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NBA players, past and present take to Twitter in reaction to David Stern's death

Today the NBA world learned of the passing of former Commissioner David Stern, who died aged 77 due to a brain hemorrhage he suffered approximately three weeks ago.

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Stern brought the NBA to the world, serving as Commissioner for 30 years, driving its expansion from a fledgling league, to a global powerhouse.

Stern was the league's longest-serving Commissioner, taking on the role in 1984-2014, serving for exactly 30 years, before passing the job on to Adam Silver. Stern held the title of commissioner emeritus until his death.

A collection of players, past and present took to Twitter to share their condolences.

Michael Jordan issued the following statement via his manager:

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