Former NBA Commissioner David Stern has died after brain hemorrhage

Stern took over the NBA in 1984

Former NBA Commissioner David Stern has died after brain hemorrhage
IMAGE DISTRIBUTED FOR HASHTAG SPORTS - David Stern, former NBA commissioner, speaks at the Hashtag Sports Conference in New York, on Monday, June 26, 2017. (Adam Hunger/AP Images for Hashtag Sports) (Source: Adam Hunger)

CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - The NBA announced today that former Commissioner David Stern died Wednesday afternoon.

Stern passed away after he suffered a brain hemorrhage three weeks ago.

Stern was 77-years-old.

His wife Dianne, and their family were with him at his bedside.

You can read NBA Commissioner Adam Silver’s statement on the passing of Stern below.

The Cavs have issued a statement on Stern’s passing.

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