Former commissioner of the National Basketball Association, David Stern was born into a Jewish family in New York City, New York on September 22, 1942. Growing up in Teaneck, New Jersey, he graduated from Teaneck High School and attended Rutgers University. He later graduated from Columbia Law School in 1966 and was admitted to the bar in New York after passing the state‰Ûªs bar examination. He is married to Dianne Bock Stern, and the couple has two adult sons named Eric and Andrew. They currently reside in Scarsdale, New York.