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WNBA Statement Regarding The Passing Of NBA Commissioner Emeritus David J. Stern

NEW YORK, Jan. 1, 2020 – WNBA Commissioner Cathy Engelbert released the following statement:

“We are deeply saddened by the passing of NBA Commissioner Emeritus David Stern. The WNBA will be forever grateful for his exemplary leadership and vision that led to the founding of our league. His steadfast commitment to women’s sports was ahead of its time and has provided countless opportunities for women and young girls who aspire to play basketball. He will be missed.”