Former NBA commissioner, David Stern, most recently appeared as a very special guest on the much-awaited inaugural episode of The Whoop Podcast hosted by Havard Alumni, Will Ahmed.
Stern, who served as NBA commissioner for 30 years from 1984 until 2014, opened up to the ever-engaging and socially aware Ahmed about his very candid thoughts on the widespread nationwide controversy and debated patriotism surrounding the much-maligned and vilified former NFL star, Colin Kaepernick, the ongoing rise of professional eSports as a global juggernaut, gambling legalization in America, as well as his hard-hitting and poignant views on cannabis legalization.
The highly thought provoking and honest exclusive interview on The Whoop Podcast additionally touched on Stern’s richly intriguing thoughts on the NBA’s evolution in recent years courtesy of the advanced emphasis on sports science, whilst including the most important rule changes he actioned during his successful 30 year tenure as NBA commissioner, coupled alongside his vivid and well-read recollections witnessing the meteoric rise of Michael Jordan as both a cultural icon and national treasure.
Furthermore, Stern’s candid views in hindsight on the infamous and controversial Pacers-Pistons brawl inside The Palace of Auburn Hills are fully and thoroughly revisited with perspective and unflinching commentary on The Whoop Podcast, whereas the former NBA commissioner also touches on the overall future of data analytics in professional sports in North America.


Dean Perretta

Dean Perretta is a 2x SEA Award-winning creative, Broadcast Journalist, Reporter, Courtside Analyst for BBC televised London Lions and Executive Producer who currently contributes to FOX Sports Radio, FourFourTwo Magazine and Muscle & Fitness Magazine.