50 Most Influential: No. 24 — Michael Levine / Howard Nuchow
CHANGE FROM 2013: +6The duo of Nuchow and Levine are still trying to make CAA as relevant and successful in sports as it is in entertainment. Unrivaled sales talent and representation of top-shelf properties and athletes help bolster their case. Deeply involved in a cross-section of industry deals, they now have to withstand competition from William Morris Endeavor, the rival Hollywood talent shop and new owner of IMG.
NBA writer John Lombardo and Executive Editor Abraham Madkour discuss the reasoning behind Adam Silver being No. 1 on our Most Influential list.