Adam Silver released a statement on Thursday saying that the league disagrees with the recent comments made by NBAP union executive director Michele Roberts.
The NBA's owners voted down proposed changes to the draft lottery system on Tuesday, in favor of the existing system.
NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said that the league is considering rescheduling some marquee games in order to grow the league's audience in China.
NBA commissioner Adam Silver said the league will consider basing teams in Europe if the arenas are up to league standards.
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.