50 Most Influential: No. 47 — Mark Cuban
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Few executives can drive public commentary more than Cuban, as evident by his comments about a “slippery slope” on the NBA’s actions on Donald Sterling and “hogs get slaughtered” on the NFL’s penchant for exposing its product. He also aims to be out front in bringing new technology to the fan experience.
NBA writer John Lombardo and Executive Editor Abraham Madkour discuss Adam Silver's selection as No. 1 atop our Most Influential list as well as many of the other NBA executives on the list.