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Adam Silver, the new NBA Commissioner, talks with Sacramento Kings majority owner Vivek Ranadive as the Kings play the Toronto Raptors during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game in Sacramento, Calif., Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014. Silver replaced David Stern Feb. 1,  who retired after 30 years as the head of the NBA. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

Adam Silver, the new NBA Commissioner, talks with Sacramento Kings majority owner Vivek Ranadive as the Kings play the Toronto Raptors during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game in Sacramento, Calif., Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014. Silver replaced David Stern Feb. 1, who retired after 30 years as the head of the NBA. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

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