Carmelo Anthony of the New York Knicks and Kobe Bryant of the Los Angeles Lakers battle for positioning at Staples Center on December 25, 2012 in Los Angeles, California.
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After 28 years as NBA Commissioner, David Stern announced that he’ll resign his post in 2014. In this photo, just his second year on the job, Stern and the world champion Lakers visit Ronald Reagan in The White House. (Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images)
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