NBA Commissioner Adam Silver Discusses the 2021 NBA All-Star Game | NBA on TNT

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver joined the Inside crew to discuss the 2021 NBA All-Star Game in Atlanta.
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  1. Dj Boz

    Dj BozDay ago

    The nba is being ran by politicians, don’t think we dont see what’s going on !!! #TheSetUpInAtl

  2. The M.U.D.

    The M.U.D.2 days ago

    Judging by the comments here it seems like the fans care more about the players safety then the commisioner and the owners. Bu what else is new if they are addicted to blue cheese. Don't lie on the fans!!

  3. Curtiss Elston Jr.

    Curtiss Elston Jr.3 days ago

    I live in the city Atlanta too much partying here everybody all over the world coming here this weekend every party is all star related😂🤷🏾‍♂️

  4. Logical Reason

    Logical Reason9 days ago

    What's the fatality count on professional sports players? 0. Why would this be controversial

  5. Raine Soke

    Raine Soke9 days ago

    Hes gonna blame needing the game on us? I know he has a good heart but he should of kept it real

  6. Sit Back Relax

    Sit Back Relax10 days ago

    I wish someone would ask adam silver hard questions like why is it that every day there is a garbage game-changing refereeing decision, why after a game where players have been touching each other they get manhandled by security because they "shouldn't" hug or swap jerseys after a game, why players get fined for saying things that are unpopular, etc.

  7. JPL

    JPL10 days ago

    We will see what happens. The players are hired to play basketball and should stop complaining in my opinion. In one year they get paid more than most of us in can ever dream of making in a lifetime. That does not allow nba to do whatever they want with them ofcourse, but this is in their contract and they can adapt to their employee as everyone else does every day.

  8. droog milk

    droog milk10 days ago

    I thought this was a basketball show not a horror show. 😳 Can you imagine waking up in the middle of the night,and seeing Adam Silver standing there... Yikes.

  9. UR Served LLC

    UR Served LLC10 days ago

    Please we cannot even open school properly but the NBA wants to do an NBA All-Star over everything else.

  10. Coleyboy

    Coleyboy11 days ago

    Everyone quick to talk trash on Silver because he's "hiding" that the NBA wants money... This is a fan driven sport, the only reason the All Star weekend makes the NBA money is because *yall* enjoy it and tune in. Silver isn't lying, they are doing the All Star Game because fans want it, that's also why they went to extraordinary lengths to continue NBA basketball at all. Yes they make money as well, but be real with yourself, you like that the NBA is active right now and if proper protocols are being followed there's no reason to be self righteous and pretend that the players are under an inhumane amount of risk. If a bus driver in Atlanta can drive hundreds of people around a year for $50,000 then an NBA player can play a single game with a dozen other people that have undergone the most extensive testing/ COVID protocols for $50,000. The NBA is a corporation, it like any other business wants to make money, but it only makes money when fans are willing to consume its content. This is a two way street. I personally think Adam Silver is a breath of fresh air, certainly better than commissioners like Goodell, everyone is looking to demonize someone these days.

  11. Tyson Dominguez

    Tyson Dominguez11 days ago

    Its about the fans but they can't attend huh its money from sponsors

  12. tommy shelby

    tommy shelby11 days ago

    No respect to the NBA on this one. These players deserve the time off. You forced an early and condensed season and now force these players to play otherwise fine them. Gtfoh

  13. Agustin Collao

    Agustin Collao11 days ago


  14. Renzo Claros - Tech & Cameras

    Renzo Claros - Tech & Cameras11 days ago

    First time i heard silver struggling to explain something

  15. Lubus Maximus

    Lubus Maximus11 days ago

    Super! Georgia is going to do a Great Job and the All Star festivities are going to bring lots of happiness and joy to the World! Good Luck and Have Fun! PS There is no HORSE this go around🤷‍♂️ ...well i really enjoyed that event when you guys had it, (also it can be done remotely so thats cool 🙌) Hey you know what would be even cooler? If the name of the game was changed from horse to water, or river, or ocean...they are all 5 letters ✌️ On account ah when you play that game horse with your pals, and somebody has ✌️letters they are already know... Also when they have 3 letters we say some stuff thats not so they are already know... ( ive played the game a handful of familiar ) even 4 letters... now its plural, So if you think its a good idea to say those things when playing with your pals, or ladies or other people, than you keep doing that. If you think that ocean, river, or water is a good idea than play that way. my choice would B option B. 🙏 ☮️💜

  16. Lubus Maximus

    Lubus Maximus11 days ago


  17. Lubus Maximus

    Lubus Maximus11 days ago


  18. hendrix.

    hendrix.12 days ago

    Ratings are way down, advertising dollars are being wasted, games being rescheduled, players being pulled mid game per protocol restrictions, this game could be disastrous. But the almighty dollar has the final say, I guess

  19. James Arthur

    James Arthur12 days ago

    I mean it makes sense the NBA is a business and the all star game is probably the highest watched game aside from the finals. And I honestly don't think this game makes a difference when they'll still play 70+ games with different teams. I mean its their job as Chris Paul said

  20. Jonathan Chang

    Jonathan Chang12 days ago

    Money runs the world, duh. But if this was the NBA finals would there be any controversy? No controversy with the Super Bowl. It’s all pretty hypocritical when these pandemic events are subjective decisions anyway. This shouldn’t be news...

  21. telly santos

    telly santos12 days ago

    in the words of deion sanders song "it must be the money " lol

  22. J Man

    J Man12 days ago

    💰 💰💰💰💰💰!!!!!

  23. Josh Asante

    Josh Asante12 days ago

    It sounds like there's a tv contract somewhere that says the NBA has to do the All-Star Game, OR ELSE. I don't think we want to know what the OR ELSE looks like.

  24. Monkey King

    Monkey King12 days ago

    "China really wanted an all star game"- Adam Sliver

  25. h lacy

    h lacy12 days ago

    Everybody saying they shouldn't have the game still going to watch

  26. Martin Rios

    Martin Rios12 days ago

    Man, I miss David Stern

  27. eyevinny

    eyevinny12 days ago

    Why is there an echo? The conversation opens with a comment on all the reps doing this teleconference thing...why oh why is there an echo?

  28. Allegra Geller

    Allegra Geller12 days ago

    Kenny: Why do we have the NBA?

  29. TheArchitect_24

    TheArchitect_2412 days ago

    does he have terminal cancer ?

  30. Sue

    Sue12 days ago

    It's all about the money

  31. PJ Larson

    PJ Larson12 days ago

    Let's just say it begins with money.

  32. Jabbar XYZ

    Jabbar XYZ13 days ago

    SO everyone brings up the obvious that its all about money with silver and the nba, but if these millionaire players really dont want to play and can afford to pay the fines why not make a real statement and just say NO i am not going to play. They can't because they are just as greedy for the money as is silver and the NBA. Without the players there is no game they have the power to be the masters in this situation instead they are choosing to be slaves to money. That's the real shame in all this.

  33. TrueSeek

    TrueSeek13 days ago

    It begins and ends with the fans yet fans are not allowed to games cool story bro

  34. Bigmarian

    Bigmarian13 days ago

    Money ✌️🍔. All good.

  35. The GOAT

    The GOAT13 days ago

    Really glad to see they are having it even though Lebron didn’t want all-star weekend

  36. Mohamed Ahmed

    Mohamed Ahmed13 days ago

    West and East as a conference should play for the right to have homecourt advantage in the nba finals. Now that is how you make the all star game a million times more Exciting and competitive. This new formular is allredy getting boring.

  37. Alin Friedman

    Alin Friedman13 days ago

    They should use the AllStar game to vaccinate ppl against Covid

  38. After Hours

    After Hours13 days ago

    Adam Silver really the goat no cap

  39. Jamal Abdelbaset

    Jamal Abdelbaset13 days ago

    3:15 Kenny Smith on Suicide Watch with that news.

  40. Kevin Lopez

    Kevin Lopez13 days ago

    Adam Silver is the best Commissioner in sports



    Thanks! Dana White

  42. Tim D

    Tim D13 days ago

    He needs a salad and some sunshine.....

  43. SC2point0

    SC2point013 days ago

    Guess I understand why they didn't, but I wish they woulda/coulda got Adam's direct response to LeBron, Giannis, D. Fox and other players saying they didn't wanna play in the ASG.

  44. Richard Lusk

    Richard Lusk13 days ago

    I mean the thing is the fact of it is that having any sports is a risk that they chose because of money so to get mad at them for having an allstar game cause its dangerous is hypocritical. If you really care about player health you shouldnt watch any nba

  45. Justin Vincent Kilayko

    Justin Vincent Kilayko13 days ago

    If a player tests positive after the event then it will be a catastrophic failure. Completing the season safely and without more ppds is what the fans want.

  46. Erik Melle

    Erik Melle13 days ago

    Why does Adam Silver look like San Hill from Star Wars??

  47. Gurpal Sidhu

    Gurpal Sidhu13 days ago


  48. The Khy-Life

    The Khy-Life13 days ago

    I prefer Adam Silver to David Stern. Villain looking but just a nice capitalist. This is simply about the money. The same reason for the NBA playing in an epidemic; same reason why they made a freaking bubble in Disneyland. It’s pretty consistent. The owners gotta recoup lost revenues. The allstar game is their moneymaker- their single biggest global event. Players got every right to be upset but what did they really expect when they still playing games.

  49. Rene Treur

    Rene Treur13 days ago

    Hello Mr. Freeman....

  50. SupermanHopkins

    SupermanHopkins13 days ago

    Absolutely nothing wrong with the realization that the NBA's a business, and that the All-Star Game brings in more money.

  51. Pavel Radev

    Pavel Radev14 days ago

    Adam looks scared, he knows that this should not be a thing just as much as anyone else but he is getting pressured from investors and he is worried about how this may look on his legacy as commissioner if he cancels these things. I would not villainize Adam though. He has done so many great things for the league. Too many to count so this one thing, It should not impact him that bad because he has still done amazing things for the NBA.

  52. TpolTime

    TpolTime14 days ago

    It’s rare I agree with the players on anything these days but there shouldn’t be an All-Star game

  53. Chad Butler

    Chad Butler14 days ago

    He’s trying to guilt trip the players into playing.

  54. Ben Henderson

    Ben Henderson14 days ago

    Securing da bag 💰 🥚

  55. A S

    A S14 days ago

    The players are not machines. They need rest!

  56. Daniel Mullen

    Daniel Mullen14 days ago

    -7:32 I was gonna say fester Adams, since I wasn’t clicking basketball but Slatterhouse games and I saw a creature, clicked bait on this video..😳😰

  57. Reynaldo Ranola

    Reynaldo Ranola14 days ago

    Money money money in the rich man's world!

  58. Darth Volt

    Darth Volt14 days ago

    Adam silver‘s hometown is The Uncanny Valley

  59. Colez21

    Colez2114 days ago

    Money... the answer is money

  60. Steven K Gold

    Steven K Gold14 days ago

    Adam looks like an extra from The Walking Dead.

  61. its me Ernie

    its me Ernie14 days ago

    Adam Silver looks like he'll eat your soul when youre not looking

  62. Luke

    Luke14 days ago

    It's mark Zuckerberg

  63. S H

    S H14 days ago

    I understand the NBA is a business but if you risk a few players getting Covid for one game, the entire szn could get shutdown again and you'll lose more in the long run

  64. Random ass plug

    Random ass plug14 days ago

    1:00 to me it’s bc this one all star game can be the difference for one of these players between being a hall of famed or not

  65. andrew moonbeam

    andrew moonbeam14 days ago

    I'm disappointed Adam Silver didn't use this interview as a platform to bring up the China India border problems or WHO's fact-finding mission in Wuhan.

  66. Rene Treur

    Rene Treur13 days ago

    Not his job. The mans in sports, not politics. You're watching the wrong type of show if that's what you want to talk about

  67. kawhi Leonard

    kawhi Leonard14 days ago

    This is why kawhi is the best player in the world.

  68. Krzysiek Stuttgart

    Krzysiek Stuttgart14 days ago

    UFO sick guy. I don't trust his agenda

  69. OneMan Production by KVL

    OneMan Production by KVL14 days ago

    Ernie : Why do we have to have an All-Star Game Adam : Super Bowl had no problem It's obvious about the money Limit fans in the All-Star game? What was the limit for the Super Bowl? If everything shuts down you and I will have nothing to watch and comment about. It is what it is. If one sport shuts down then all sports should. Just like retail business etc during pandemic. Of course these big time investors, owners and sponsors want these games and events to keep running even if Covid cases goes up

  70. Hold

    Hold14 days ago

    This guy looks like he eats children.

  71. I C

    I C14 days ago

    Who’s against an ALL STAR game? The players? Lol I hope not. They’d be biting the hand that feeds them.

  72. John Tronzon

    John Tronzon14 days ago

    Why not

  73. YouTube User

    YouTube User14 days ago

    most overrated commissioner in sports history

  74. RJP 008

    RJP 00814 days ago

    Adam Silver look like an alien for me HAHAHA

  75. BKC

    BKC14 days ago

    Is it me or does he look sort of alien like?

  76. Seshadhri S

    Seshadhri S14 days ago

    A lot of the players dont even want to be there. Idiotic to have an ASG. Edit: Just say you want the money. Edit 2: Could have just named all stars this year instead of actually having the game

  77. ThereIsNoTrueLove

    ThereIsNoTrueLove14 days ago

    it's not just money for the NBA, players too

  78. Alex Kolarczyk

    Alex Kolarczyk13 days ago

    Players get a miniscule amount compared to the owners and league executives.

  79. Nas Max

    Nas Max14 days ago

    They should just have a 2k tournament

  80. Nas Max

    Nas Max14 days ago

    NBA: Whats litterally the worst thing we can do in this pandemic Silver: Lets get all the players together at the same time for a superspreader event NBA: Thats good, but lets make it even worse Silver: Lets do it in Atlanta NBA: Aight, thats a little too far now Adam

  81. Jack Agnew

    Jack Agnew14 days ago

    The world should be like Florida ❤️

  82. Mehoff, Jack

    Mehoff, Jack14 days ago

    Adam silver looks like how we all thought magic Johnson would end up looking like

  83. Chase Pruitt

    Chase Pruitt14 days ago

    Honestly this decision has made me lose alot of respect for him.

  84. tha magician

    tha magician14 days ago

    The all star ratings will low as well its not entertaining anymore

  85. C. Mendoza

    C. Mendoza14 days ago

    This is the most uncomfortable we have ever seen Silver when doing an interview, I mean it jumped out the screen

  86. MariosNum OneFan

    MariosNum OneFan12 days ago

    What you mean? He didn’t seem too uncomfortable

  87. Nic Dosal

    Nic Dosal14 days ago

    this man is living BS

  88. Jon Poon

    Jon Poon14 days ago

    And if enough of the all stars get hit with contact protocol and don’t play, that’s a lot of money wasted

  89. MM MM

    MM MM14 days ago

    Professor Xavier is commissioner

  90. Carlos Quinones

    Carlos Quinones14 days ago

    Bro he’s so bald

  91. LH Chinzah

    LH Chinzah14 days ago

    I don't give a ****. We finally gonna see Steph and Bron together

  92. iamlegend148

    iamlegend14814 days ago

    Number 1 reason is Finance. That's what he wanted to say.

  93. xwers1234

    xwers123414 days ago

    Fans ain’t care about all star game 😂

  94. xwers1234

    xwers123414 days ago

    Adam silver is like lex Luther’s older less buff brother

  95. Bentertainment TV

    Bentertainment TV14 days ago


  96. Robert Schwartzback

    Robert Schwartzback14 days ago

    Corporate greed and deception knows no ends. Glad more and more people aren't being fooled by it.

  97. Don Chiba

    Don Chiba14 days ago

    Nosferatu all about that money

  98. raidersp78 raidersp78

    raidersp78 raidersp7814 days ago


  99. Kaznar Ulao

    Kaznar Ulao14 days ago

    Thank god we have an all-star game this year and theirs a pandemic and its nice to have an all-star game in a pandemic because my days are becoming boring without NBA and again thank god we have an all-star in 2021

  100. Victor Kong

    Victor Kong14 days ago

    This side by side of EJ and Silver looks like a Stanley Tucci impersonation contest.

  101. Lord Borus

    Lord Borus14 days ago

    I wanna make this thumbnail my profile pic

  102. Brand Marikina

    Brand Marikina14 days ago

    Yes let's have an all star game! NBA is a bizness. We watch it. Of course they need to make money. same money being paid to players.



    But adam promised the players that if they start the season earlier they would have a rest in the middle of the season not an allstar game

  104. Dav3 Vill

    Dav3 Vill14 days ago

    Is there a slam dunk contest?

  105. Roman

    Roman14 days ago


  106. Labeld

    Labeld14 days ago

    Adam Silver still the best major sports commissioner.

  107. Ninox111

    Ninox11114 days ago

    Watching the commissioner, he makes me wanna watch the movie Powder.