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NBA's Adam Silver Tops SBJ's List Of 50 Most Influential People In Sports BusinessPublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 12 / 06 / 16
NBA Commissioner ADAM SILVER tops SPORTSBUSINESS JOURNAL's annual list of the 50 Most Influential People in Sports Business. His influence has "never been greater," as he presides over a league that this year will reach more than $8B in revenue. Franchise values are "soaring, revenue is skyr...
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