(PM) – Ex-NBA commissioner David Stern underwent surgery for a brain hemorrhage on Thursday, according to current NBA commissioner Adam Silver.
Stern collapsed at Brasserie, a restaurant in Midtown Manhattan. The ex-commissioner was quickly rushed to the hospital.
David Stern was the NBA league commissioner from 1984-2014, before being succeeded by Adam Silver
The NBA released the following statement:
“NBA Commissioner Emeritus David Stern suffered a sudden brain hemorrhage earlier today for which he underwent emergency surgery. Our thoughts and prayers are with David and his family.”