Mike Bass Rumors

The Last Two-Minute Reports, which detail accurate and inaccurate calls and non-calls in all games within five points in the final two minutes of regulation and during overtime, have been a topic of discussion during the playoffs. “We understand the referee union’s desire to protect its members, but the fact is that in today’s world, transparency is necessary for any organization,” NBA spokesman Mike Bass told USA TODAY Sports in an e-mail. “The NBA is no different and we are committed to protecting the integrity of our game.”
The NBA has promoted Mike Bass to Executive Vice President, Communications, it was announced today by NBA Deputy Commissioner and COO Adam Silver. As Executive Vice President, Bass, who reports to Silver, will oversee all public relations for the NBA, WNBA and NBA Development League, including basketball and business communications, on a global basis. Tim Frank, NBA Senior Vice President, Basketball Communications, will continue to direct the basketball communications efforts for all three leagues and will report to Bass.