NBA Reviews

Updated 12 Jan 2021

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Adam Silver
98 Ratings
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  • "Less than ideal work-life balance; very political work environment; lower than adequate salary compared to market equivalent(in 22 reviews)

  • "Long hours during peak points throughout the season, compensation does not reflect work put in(in 11 reviews)

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  1. "GMO"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at NBA full-time

    Pros

    Awesome but only during regular season

    Cons

    You only earn in mils

  2. Helpful (1)

    "Ok place to work at"

    2.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at NBA full-time

    Pros

    Good benefits, vibrant culture in NY

    Cons

    Bad culture in regional offices, no vision for the business


  3. Helpful (1)

    "Good culture; low accountability"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at NBA full-time

    Pros

    - Great employee-first culture. Lots of free stuff - Clearly defined goal and result-oriented business

    Cons

    - Not as transparent as the company claims to be - Management not as clued into international business as they should be

  4. "Yes"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Route Sales Representative 

    I have been working at NBA full-time

    Pros

    Fast and Fun place to work

    Cons

    They never let me play

  5. "Lots of Red Tape But Overall Great Place To Work"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Associate Manager in Secaucus, NJ
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at NBA full-time

    Pros

    Good attitude and energy among the majority of employees; general concern for employees' well-being

    Cons

    Sometimes difficult to get things done due to internal politics; compensation and raises usually not consistent

  6. "Solid"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Athlete in Chicago, IL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at NBA full-time

    Pros

    It’s actually pretty cool af

    Cons

    Not really any cons tbh

  7. "Great experience"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Account Executive in Hong Kong
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at NBA full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    perks and experience are great for resume

    Cons

    lack of leadership and growth opportunities

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  8. "NBA Asia"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Director in Hong Kong

    I have been working at NBA full-time

    Pros

    Great work life balance. Expected to work hard but they also respect your off work time

    Cons

    Pay isn't great compared to other industries. Stretch targets handed down from NYC who don't understand the local landscape

  9. "Not a bad place to work"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Manager, Digital Marketing in Hong Kong
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at NBA full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Working with good people, many at the top of their game.

    Cons

    A clear progressive path upwards, but unless you wait for people to leave, it's hard to move up.

  10. "A good place to get to know how sports work"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Manager in Shanghai, Shanghai
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at NBA full-time

    Pros

    Lots of excitement around the sport in the office. Company's brand is huge and gives a good sense of pride for employees. A great motivation driving young/ new employees.

    Cons

    There is a clear hierarchy. Brand name has been a big factor to attract talent, however, there seems a lack of clear professional career path. There wasn't a strong feel of teamwork as workplace culture despite it's the league's core value.

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