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Silver says draft eligibility age likely to be changed

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver is certain that changes are coming to the league.

Some are easy.

Others, not so much.

Speaking after the NBA's Board of Governors meeting on Tuesday night, Silver said he thinks the league is ready to scrap the rule requiring players to be out of high school for a year before becoming eligible to enter the draft. That one should be relatively simple to move forward now, while notions such as how to find more competitive balance are still a puzzler to the league and its commissioner.

"I'm not here to say we have a problem," Silver said. "And I love where the league is right now. But I think we can create a better...

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