Adam Silver worked as David Stern’s right hand (deputy commissioner) for nearly eight years. Silver reportedly earned the administration during the 2011 lockout, as he helped to craft a deal that put League’s finance back in order.
During the production of Michael Jordan to the Max starring, silver served as NBA president, COO, and as executive producer of NBA Entertainment. Since joining the NBA, Silver has also held the position of NBA Entertainment, senior VP, and Special Assistant to the commissioner.
Besides, one of the main goals of Silver was to make league's 30 teams even more useful through the continuous expansion of league's revenues and enhanced cost certainty.
Many people believe that Silver and the owners may push for huge salary at that time, the league will be able to opt out of the current agreement after the 2016-17 season.
Silver announced that he is favor of legalized and regulated sports betting, where he published "The New York Times" mentioning that it “should be brought out of the underground and into the sunlight, where it can be appropriated lately monitored and regulated.
Adam Silver is a married man. Silver tied his wedding knot wife Maggie Grise in may 2015 and the couple only has one daughter.
In 2016, Sports Business Journal ranked Silver No. 1 on its list of the 50 Most Influential People in Sports Business. After that, Silver was named an executive of the Year by Sports Business Journal Adam Silver. As of 2018, his net worth is about $25 million, as NBA commissioner; he currently earns a salary of $10 million per year.