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 on Trump's refusal to commit to peaceful transfer of power: 'What country are we in?' Democratic groups using Bloomberg money to launch M in Spanish language ads in Florida Harris faces pivotal moment with Supreme Court battle 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 Anthony BookerBipartisan praise pours in after Ginsburg's death DHS opens probe into allegations at Georgia ICE facility Democratic lawmakers call for an investigation into allegations of medical neglect at Georgia ICE facility MORE's (D-N.J.) presidential campaign in 2019.

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The news drew the ire of some Republicans, including Sen. Josh HawleyJoshua (Josh) David HawleySenate GOP faces pivotal moment on pick for Supreme Court Renewed focus on Trump's Supreme Court list after Ginsburg's death What Facebook's planned change to its terms of service means for the Section 230 debate MORE (Mo.), who has criticized the NBA over its business in China, and Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpBiden on Trump's refusal to commit to peaceful transfer of power: 'What country are we in?' Romney: 'Unthinkable and unacceptable' to not commit to peaceful transition of power Two Louisville police officers shot amid Breonna Taylor grand jury protests MORE Jr.