The Celtics and Nets will play a 44-minute exhibition game on October 19 as the NBA examines the effect of a shorter game.
The NBA is expected to sell the league's national TV rights to ESPN and TNT for $24 billion over nine years, according to Richard Sandomir of the New York Times.
In response to increased criticism of Hawks general manager Danny Ferry, commissioner Adam Silver said "In my view, those comments, taken alone, do not merit his losing his job."
A TV new deal could be worth more than $2 billion annually with ESPN and TNT.
NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said that it remains up to NBA stars to make a personal decision on whether to play for their country.
NBA referee Dick Bavetta will retire this summer after 39 years with the league, during which he called a record 2,635 regular season games.
The NBA's experiment with an extended All-Star break will be used in the 2014-15 season.
Despite the recent horrific injury to Paul George, no one on the current roster is expected to withdraw their names from consideration for the 2014 FIBA World Cup.
The NBA has cut down on its courtside photographers in half over the past few years.
Paul George's leg injury could be a tipping point for the use of star players in international play.
The NBA is adding their twitter handle to game balls next season.
Commissioner Adam Silver said on Tuesday that the league is considering the possibility of adding a mid-season tournament in Las Vegas, according to Steve Aschburner of NBA.com
NBA commissioner Adam Silver said recently that franchises which have won championships will have small gold tags on the back of their jerseys next season.
The NBA announced the 2014-15 salary cap will be $63.065 million and the tax level also increases to $76.829 million.