Adam Silver’s statement regarding the passing of Red McCombs

NEW YORK – NBA Commissioner Adam Silver issued the following statement today regarding the passing of former San Antonio Spurs team governor Red McCombs:

“Red McCombs brought the Spurs to San Antonio and was a driving force in creating the modern NBA.  He was an innovator and savvy entrepreneur who never shied away from taking risks.  We mourn Red’s passing and send our heartfelt condolences to his family and friends and the Spurs organization.”