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NBA Commissioner Silver gave maximum contribution to Biden campaign

NBA Commissioner Silver gave maximum contribution to Biden campaign
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NBA Commissioner Adam Silver donated the maximum contribution permitted to former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenBiden offers support to union organizing efforts Senate Democrats nix 'Plan B' on minimum wage hike Kavanaugh dismays conservatives by dodging pro-Trump election lawsuits MORE's presidential campaign, according to data from the Federal Election Commission.

Silver, who replaced longtime commissioner David Stern in 2014, donated $2,800 to the presumptive Democratic nominee's campaign last month.

Overall, Silver has donated more than $20,000 to various Democratic candidates and political action committees over the years, including former President Obama's reelection campaign and Sen. Cory BookerCory BookerObama says reparations 'justified' Congressional Black Caucus unveils '100 Day Plan' Menendez reintroduces corporate diversity bill MORE's (D-N.J.) presidential campaign in 2019.

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