NBA appoints new President, League Operations

By iSportconnect | July 1, 2016

Byron Spruell, cough has been appointed NBA President, League Operations, as announced by NBA Commissioner Adam Silver. 

In his new role, Spruell will oversee critical league operations, including the Basketball Operations and Referee Operations departments and the processes regarding the management of rule changes, the evaluation and training of game officials, and the enforcement of conduct standards and discipline. 

Spruell will also collaborate with USA Basketball and the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) to promote the global growth of the game.

Adam Silver said: “Byron’s excellent track record of operations and employee management coupled with his established leadership skills make him well-suited to further develop and enhance the processes supporting our game,”

“An innovator with strong strategic vision and a willingness to challenge the status quo, Byron is a terrific addition to the NBA’s executive team and will be instrumental in helping to shape the future of our league.”