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Ilana Nunn, NBA power player

Think you have a lot of pressure at work? Sports agent to the NBA stars Ilana Nunn is responsible for cultivating the public images of multimillion-dollar players on a daily basis. Nunn dishes with Adena Andrews on setting boundaries with her clients, knowing her sport inside and out, and the value of a that banana nut bread.

Updated: February 19, 2011, 9:41 AM ET
By Adena Andrews

LOS ANGELES -- Speechwriter, personal security expert, camp counselor, concierge, bellman, peer mediator, media relations executive, short-order cook and and all-around fly girl are just half the hats Ilana Nunn, senior director of public relations at agency BDA Sports, wears on a daily basis. As the daughter of NBA director of officials Ronnie Nunn, Ilana has an all-star pedigree, but she didn't ride her father's legacy to the pros. Nunn developed her love for the game from behind the scorers' ...

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