Adam Silver

American businessman and NBA commissioner

Adam Silver (born April 25, 1962) is an American lawyer and businessman. He is the current commissioner of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He has held this position since February 1, 2014.

Adam Silver
5th Commissioner of the NBA
Assumed office
February 1, 2014
DeputyMark Tatum
Preceded byDavid Stern
Deputy Commissioner of the NBA
In office
July 2006 – February 1, 2014
CommissionerDavid Stern
Succeeded byMark Tatum
Personal details
Born (1962-04-25) April 25, 1962 (age 62)
Rye, New York, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic
Spouse(s)Maggie (m. 2015)
Alma materDuke University (BA)
University of Chicago (JD)
OccupationCommissioner of the National Basketball Association (NBA)

Silver has been married to his wife, Maggie, since 2015.[1] They have one daughter.[2]


  1. "NBA commissioner Adam Silver: I'm getting married -". TODAY. Retrieved 1 February 2018.
  2. "Earvin Magic Johnson on Twitter: "Congratulations to Commissioner Adam Silver and his wife Maggie on the birth of their daughter Louise Burns Silver!"". Twitter. Retrieved 2 February 2018.

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