David Stern Autograph

David Stern

David Joel Stern (September 22, 1942 – January 1, 2020) was an American lawyer and business executive who was the commissioner of the National Basketball Association (NBA) from 1984 to 2014. Stern oversaw NBA basketball's growth into one of the world's most popular sports during the 1990s and 2000s. He is credited with developing and broadening the NBA's audience, especially internationally by setting up training camps, playing exhibition games, and recruiting more international players. In addition, with Stern's guidance the NBA opened 12 offices in cities outside the United States, and broadcast to over 200 territories in over 40 languages. Stern also helped found the Women's National Basketball Association and the NBA G League, the NBA's development league. Under Stern, the NBA launched their digital presence with NBA.com, NBA TV, and NBA League Pass. He also established the NBA's social responsibility program, NBA Cares. More about David Stern

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Current items with a signature of David Stern

These are the most current items with a signature of David Stern that were listed on eBay and on other online stores - click here for more items.

Picture Item Title Price Store
thumbnail(1) DAVID STERN 2014 Panini HOF Autographed BAS Beckett HOF Rare ROOKIE Auto NBA$299.99logo
thumbnailDAVID STERN 1984 Star Company #21 Autographed BAS Beckett HOF Rare NBA RC Auto$399.99logo
thumbnailDavid Stern Autographed 1998 NBA All-Star Game Program - Kobe Debut - Jordan MVP$2499.99logo
thumbnailDavid Stern NBA Commissioner Signed Basketball Hall of Fame HOF Auto Card PSA$499.99logo
thumbnailDavid Stern Signed Basketball Card NBA Hall of Fame Autograph Auto$39.95logo
thumbnailDavid Stern Signed Basketball Signature Card NBA Hall of Fame Autograph HOF$39.95logo
Stern started with the NBA in 1966 as an outside counsel, then joined the NBA in 1978 as general counsel and became the league's executive vice president in 1980. He became commissioner in 1984, succeeding Larry O'Brien. After 30 years, Stern retired in 2014 as the longest-tenured commissioner in the history of major North American sports leagues. He was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame and FIBA Hall of Fame. Stern was on the Rutgers University Board of Overseers, a Director of Jazz at Lincoln Center and chair of JALC's Marketing Committee, and was a Chair Emeritus of the Board of Trustees of Columbia University. He was also a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.

David Stern was born in Manhattan, New York City, one of three children of Anna (née Bronstein, 1918–1990) and William Stern (1918–1980), a Jewish family. He grew up in Teaneck, New Jersey, and his father ran a Jewish delicatessen in the Chelsea neighborhood of Manhattan. Stern grew up a New York Knicks fan, considered Carl Braun his hero, and attended games at Madison Square Garden with his father. He played basketball briefly in adulthood before sustaining a serious right knee injury during a New York Lawyers League game. Read even more about David Stern at Wikipedia

Traded items with a signature of David Stern

In total, we tracked 174 items since 01/01/2008. The chart below shows the trade volume over time.

The most expensive item with a signature of David Stern (David Stern Signed Auto 1986 Fleer #132 PSA Authentic) was sold in July 2020 for $1099.99 while the cheapest item (DAVID STERN Authentic Hand Signed 4X6 Photo - NBA HOF 2014 - with LeBron James) found a new owner for $0.50 in October 2017. The month with the most items sold (9) was January 2020 with an average selling price of $52.99 for an autographed item of David Stern. Sold items reached their highest average selling price in May 2016 with $999.99 and the month that saw the lowest prices with $0.99 was March 2011. In average, an autographed item from David Stern is worth $39.97.

Most recently, these items with a signature of David Stern were sold on eBay - click here for more items.

Picture Item Title Price Store
thumbnail2014 Panini Hall of Fame #DS David Stern Signed RC HOF Rookie Beckett BAS Auto$135.00logo
thumbnailDAVID STERN 2014 Panini HOF Autographed PSA DNA HOF Rare NBA ROOKIE Auto$299.99logo
thumbnailDavid Stern 2014 Panini HOF NBA Card RARE Signed Autograph ? BAS BECKETT ?$18.30logo
thumbnailDavid Stern Autograph NBA Logoman Beckett Authenticated Slab$49.00logo
thumbnailDavid Stern Cut Signature PSA/DNA Certified Authentic Signed *2514$79.00logo
thumbnailDAVID STERN PSA DNA Autographed Auto HOF UNIQUE Custom Card w/ Larry Bird$66.19logo
thumbnailDavid Stern Signed Basketball Card NBA Hall of Fame Autograph Auto$39.95logo
thumbnailKobe Bryant Autographed Basketball Spalding NBA David Stern$800.00logo
thumbnailNBA Commissioner David Stern Naismith Basketball HOF –AMERICANA autograph $37.00logo
thumbnailNEW - New York Knicks Jersey - Autographed by late NBA Commissioner David Stern$102.50logo

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Latest News about David Stern

NBA At 75: What to expect at the league's 100th anniversary (04/08/22): It was David Stern's running joke. ''In 10 years,'' the then-commissioner of the NBA would say. Stern was always looking ahead, looking for the next thing, the next innovation to keep the league moving.

NBA executive explains why David Stern killed Chris Paul to Lakers’ trade (12/17/21): Former NBA exec says it was less about how good it made the Lakers than it was how good it made the Hornets.

Former NBA executive explains why David Stern nixed Chris Paul trade to Lakers f (12/17/21): Stern wanted the Hornets to look attractive to a new buyer Go to news article

Women's Basketball HOF to induct David Stern (07/26/20): Former NBA commissioner David Stern, who died Jan. 1 at age 77 and was instrumental in launching the WNBA in 1997, will be inducted into the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame next year. Go to news article

Stern's life, legacy celebrated at NYC memorial (01/22/20): A crowd of thousands from across the NBA world filled the lower bowl at Radio City Music Hall on Tuesday to remember former commissioner David Stern. Go to news article

Older News Stories about David Stern

NBA stars pay respects to David Stern at late commissioner's memorial service in (01/2020): Stern passed away earlier this month from a brain hemorrhage Go to news article

Former NBA commissioner David Stern remains in serious condition following surge (12/2019): Stern, 77, reportedly collapsed at a Manhattan restaurant on Thursday and was rushed into emergency surgery Go to news article

Kobe Bryant Calls David Stern's Plan To Create An Olympic Age Limit 'Stupid' (07/2012): In the wake of a condensed 66-game season and the dropping out of many Olympic hopefuls due to injuries, David Stern was one of many who proposed Team USA select only younger players to preserve the health of veteran superstars like Bryant. Go to news article