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Rex Chapman, former NBA star and Twitter power-user, is launching a weekly podcast in which he talks with pro athletes about their run-ins with the law — a subject he’s personally familiar with. The podcast, “Charges With Rex Chapman,” is produced by Steve Nash’s CTRL Media, Portal A, DBPodcasts and iHeartMedia. In each episode, Chapman sits down with a different sports star to talk about their past legal scrapes, and he gives them the chance to tell their side of the story. The conversations ultimately culminate in “a story of redemption and reinvention,” per the show’s producers.
Chapman’s friend Steve Nash — a two-time NBA MVP and current coach of the Brooklyn Nets — first contacted him with the concept for the podcast. “If I’ve learned anything from my post-NBA career, it’s that you’re not as bad as your worst moment,” Chapman said. “That’s why I wanted to do this show: to talk to athletes about their low points and how they came back from them. My hope is that there’ll be lessons in there for all of us.”
In each episode, Chapman sits down with a different sports star to talk about their past legal scrapes, and he gives them the chance to tell their side of the story. The conversations ultimately culminate in “a story of redemption and reinvention,” per the show’s producers. Guests on the podcast will include Metta World Peace, Lamar Odom, Ryan Leaf, Michael Vick and other sports personalities.
Chapman noted that Stephen Curry’s mother, Sonya, became a key figure in his life when he was a young professional learning the ropes of adulthood: “Sonya was basically raising me and Steph at the same time,” Chapman explained. “I didn’t know how to do laundry and I’m a rookie, and she came over to my place … And Dell apparently told Sonya to come down to my apartment and just look inside. So she came in … and I didn’t know how to do laundry, so on the road I just bought like 60 new pairs of underwear, and I was just wearing underwear brand new … She had to wash like 50 pairs of underwear.”