Report: Silver quick to distance himself from NFL commissioner job
Report: Silver quick to distance himself from NFL commissioner job

Would NBA commissioner Adam Silver consider taking his administrative talents to the world of professional football? Not for a second, apparently.

With NFL commissioner Roger Goodell seeking an incentive-based contract extension that would pay him as much as $49 million per year plus additional perquisites, the confidant of one NFL owner reached out to Silver to gauge his interest in hypothetically switching leagues, "to which Silver immediately said no," ESPN's Don Van Natta Jr. and Seth Wickersham report.

Silver has worked in the NBA for 25 years, with his responsibilities ranging from president of NBA Entertainment, to NBA chief of staff, to special assistant to the commissioner, to deputy commissioner, before finally taking his seat in the big chair in 2014. It seems that, at least for now, he's intent on staying there.

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