Courtside Club with Rachel DeMita
Ashley Nicole Moss on Draymond-Dillon Brooks, Ja Morant & what the Knicks making the playoffs would mean to NYC!: 3/16/23
Rachel DeMita hangs with Ashley Nicole Moss on the beef between Draymond Green and Dillon Brooks, the next NBA podcast, Ja Morant, and much more!
Deja Kelly being recruited by North Carolina and Duke, playing in the NIL era and playing with acrylics: 3/9/23
Rachel DeMita hangs with UNC hoops star Deja Kelly talking about being recruited by North Carolina and Duke, playing in the NIL era and playing with acrylics! Plus, growing womens hoops, the future of social media for athletes, Skylar Diggins being her role model and much more!
Nick DePaula on working with Kobe, PJ Tuckers shoe collection, becoming a sneakerhead and the GOAT sneakers: 3/2/23
Rachel DeMita hangs with writer, host and sneaker head Nick DePaula talking about how he got his start in the business, working with Kobe Bryant, which NBA players have the greatest shoe collections, the GOAT sneakers, whats next for Kyrie and his signature shoes and much more!
Adrien Broner on getting into the best shape of his career, most extreme ways of making weight before a fight & best walk out songs : 2/23/23
4-time world champ boxer Adrien Broner on getting into the best shape of his career, most extreme ways of making weight before a fight & best walk out songs. Which athletes would win in a boxing ring between: Patrick Mahomes & Joe Burrow, growing up in Ohio as a sports fan and much more.
Sports performance osteopath Fabrice Gautier on working with Tony Parker, Carmelo Anthony, Candace Parker and the biggest differences between the NBA and euro-league hoops : 2/16/23
Rachel DeMita hangs with sports performance osteopath and physical therapist Fabrice Gautier talking about working with Tony Parker, Rudy Gobert, Carmelo Anthony, Candace Parker and the biggest differences between the NBA and euro-league hoops. Plus, Fabrice tells his story of how he broke into the NBA sports therapy world, the biggest keys to recovery from injuries and the importance of sleep and diet for any professional athlete.
The Bachelor star Nick Viall on relationships, mental health and the greatest stars from The Bachelor universe : 2/9/23
Rachel DeMita hangs with TV Personality, Bachelor Star and Host Nick Viall from The Bachelor to discuss his career as a TV personality, relationship advice from the celebrity perspective and advice for couples in the spotlight. Plus, his fandom of the Bucks and Packers and drafting an all-star team from The Bachelor universe.
NFL Network Anchor & Reporter Taylor Bisciotti on Super Bowl storylines, Patrick Mahomes legacy and SEC football culture | Courtside Club w/ Rachel DeMita: 2/2/23
Rachel DeMita hangs with NFL Network anchor and reporter Taylor Bisciotti, talking about the top storylines for Super Bowl LVII between the Eagles and Chiefs. Plus, what's next for Patrick Mahomes' legacy, Odell Beckham Jr.'s future, the SEC football culture, and how Taylor nearly became an accountant before pursuing broadcast journalism?
Host, Actor and Author Mike Hill on covering his most memorable games, the evolution of sports media & advocating for mental health| : 1/26/23
Rachel DeMita hangs with sports host, actor and author Mike Hill talking about the evolution of sports media, social media, mental health and covering his most memorable games as a host. Plus, recapping the NY Giants playoff season and what is next for them this offseason, Mike Checks taking the audience behind the curtain of social media and much more!
Former NFL Running back Rashad Jennings on NFL Wild Card weekend, winning Dancing with the Stars and his most bizarre hobbies: 1/19/23
Rachel DeMita hangs with former Giants and Jaguars running back & host of The Bag Rashad Jennings to discuss his career motivations as a professional athlete, being recruited and winning Dancing with the Stars, who the hardest hitting player he went up against and some of his most bizarre hobbies. Plus, Rashad gives his take on where Tom Brady will go next, Super Bowl predictions, why the NFL needs to get rid of playing on artificial turf and much more.
Courtside Clubs best halftime and buzzer beaters segments from Rachel DeMita & a collective of special guests from this season: 1/19/23
Rachel DeMita and special guests share the best buzzer beaters and halftime segments from this season including Josiah Johnson, Crissa Jackson, Lamorne Morris, Rob Weiss, Christen Harper, The Professor and much more! Plus, the best responses to ideal courtside fit, food/drink combos, guest and historical events.
Courtside Club Recaps the best from each interview with Rachel DeMita & a collective of special guests from this season : 1/5/23
Best of 2022 conversations with many special guests and unique topics including: best dunkers of all time, why Shaq declined to franchise Starbucks, Soccers GOAT, bringing exposure to the WNBA, Russell Westbrook vs the media, the genesis of Lets get ready to rumble! And so much more!
Anthony "Spice Adams on working with Shaq, celebrity basketball games, and the origin story of Cream E. Biggums : 12/22/22
Rachel DeMita hangs with comedian, actor, former NFL LB & host Anthony Spice Adams to talk about working with Shaq, celebrity basketball games, and the origin story of Cream E Biggums. Spice talks about the unpredictability working with Shaq, and who he would build a franchise around for sports teams, comedy teams and podcast networks. Plus, Spice reveals how he went from being a professional athlete to a professional entertainer and what is next in his career.
Jay Bilas on CBB teams to watch this season, playing for Coach K, and Duke all-time starting 5: 12/15/22
Rachel DeMita hangs with ESPN college basketball analyst Jay Bilas to talk all things College Basketball. Jay gives his teams to watch this season and shares his thoughts on the NIL and how it impacts college athletics. Jay discusses what it was like playing for Coach K, gives his best Coach K stories, and reveals his all-time Duke starting 5. Jay also explains how he began tweeting Jeezy lyrics and plays a game of Name the Jeezy Song. Plus, Jay interviews Rachel for 94 Feet.
Terence Crawford on his upcoming fight against David Avanesyan, Logan and Jake Paul, and Floyd Mayweathers legacy : 12/8/22
Rachel DeMita hangs with WBO Welterweight Champ Terence Crawford to talk about his upcoming fight against David Avanesyan. Terence describes his training and how he approaches social media heading into fights. Terence also gives his thoughts on Logan and Jake Paul, Errol Spence Jr., and Floyd Mayweathers legacy. Terence also shares stories about the craziest things he has done to cut weight.
Comedian, Writer and #1 Trailblazers fan Ian Karmel on the NBA, GOAT Standup comedians and the inside story of his infamous halftime routine with Venus and Gronk | Courtside Club w/ Rachel DeMita: 12/2/22
Rachel DeMita hangs with comedian, write and #1 Trailblazers fan Ian Karmel. They discuss his NBA fandom, GOATS of standup comedy, hating the Lakers, and the greatest Trailblazers of all time. Plus, impersonating Kyrie on Twitter, becoming the co-lead writer of The Late Late show with James Corden, his infamous halftime dance routine with Venus Williams and Gronk and much more!
Josiah Johnson on the eras of Twitter, the new generation of NBA stars, and co-hosting The No Chill Podcast with Gilbert Arenas : 11/24/22
Rachel DeMita hangs with producer, content creator and host of The No Chill Podcast with Gilbert Arenas, Josiah Johnson, to talk basketball and social media. Josiah discusses the different eras of Twitter, including the most recent era under Elon Musk. Josiah talks about the next generation of the NBA with stars like Giannis Antetokounmpo and Luka Don i leading the way and how the league has changed over the generations. Josiah also talks about his experiences co-hosting with Gilbert Arenas on The No Chill Podcast with Gilbert Arenas and reveals his favorite athlete-podcasters including Draymond Green, JJ Redick, and Matt Barnes.
Mike Maljak on working with Logan Paul, making his WWE debut, and interviewing Shaquille ONeal: 11/17/22
Rachel DeMita hangs with podcast host, YouTube creator, and author Mike Majlak to discuss his WWE debut with Logan Paul and the toll professional wrestling takes on the body. Mike discusses his relationship with Logan Paul and working with him on the podcast Impaulsive. Mike talks about interviewing high-profile guests, including Antonio Brown, Tekashi69, and NBA superstar Shaquille ONeal in front of a live audience. Mike also discusses his NYTimes best selling book The Fifth Vital.
Chiney Ogwumike on the state of the Lakers, all-time starting five and why Giannis is already a GOAT | Courtside Club w/ Rachel DeMita: 11/11/22
Rachel DeMita chats with current ESPN NBA analyst and 2014 first-overall WNBA selection Chiney Ogwumike. Chiney shares her unique expertise gained from being both a professional athlete and an analyst and how she can balance a sports and media career. Who are Chineys sleeper teams this season? Is the Lakers season salvageable? If so, how? Why does Chiney believe Giannis Antetokounmpo is the perfect star to lead the NBAs next era? Who did Chiney name for her all-time and current starting five NBA lineup? And finally, the growth of womens basketball and what Chiney believes needs to happen to continue its growth.
Golf Prodigy Paris Hilinski on Golf, Fashion and playing with GOATS: Michael Jordan and Wayne Gretzky : 11/3/22
Rachel DeMita hangs with Golf Prodigy Paris Hilinksi on her first ever podcast appearance! Paris describes how she got started playing golf when she was 13 and made her first US Open appearance only after a year and a half of training. Paris recaps her experiences playing golf with her biggest role models and sports legends Michael Jordan and Wayne Gretzky. Paris talks about the return of snapchats activity and how golf can grow for the next generation of players and fans.
David Jacoby on his Nets optimism, why Russell Westbrook is unfairly criticized, and working with Jalen Rose on Jalen & Jacoby: 10/27/22
Rachel DeMita hangs with writer, producer, and host of Jalen & Jacoby, David Jacoby to talk all things NBA. Jacoby breaks down the Eastern Conference and explains why hes a Nets believer. Jacoby discusses the Lakers struggles and why he feels Russell Westbrook doesnt deserve all the blame. Rachel and Jacoby make their early NBA Finals and MVP predictions, and Jacoby gives his current and all-time NBA starting 5s. Jacoby also discusses his relationship with Jalen Rose and what its like working with him on Jalen & Jacoby.
Stu Holden on expectations for the USMNT in the 2022 World Cup, playing in the Olympics and World Cup, and shooting a penalty kick against Shaq: 10/20/22
Rachel DeMita hangs with Former MLS and USMNT Player Stu Holden to preview the 2022 World Cup in Qatar. Stu shares his expectations for the U.S. Mens National Team in the group stage and explains why they have an edge. Stu reveals the difference between playing in the Olympics and the World Cup for the United States. Rachel and Stu also discuss what could draw more attention to soccer in America and what has elevated womens soccer. Stu reveals the top 5 teams to watch in the 2022 World Cup and also shares stories about shooting a penalty kick against Shaquille ONeal.
Sara Echeagaray on transitioning from a TikTok star to actor, being cast on Big Shot on Disney+, and how going viral led to opportunities outside of social media: 10/13/22
Rachel DeMita hangs out with actress and TikTok star Sara Echeagaray to discuss her transition from TikTok creator to actor. Sara talks about being cast on the second season of the Disney+ show Big Shot and working on her basketball skills for the role. Sara shares stories from the Big Shot set and talks about what it was like working with John Stamos. Sara describes her experiences creating videos for TikTok and explains how going viral led to opportunities outside social media platforms. Sara also talks about actors, including Jessica Alba, reaching out to her after watching her TikToks and reveals her top five actors and TikTokers.
Dr. Gregory W. Stewart on Tua Tagovailoas Head Injury, the Evolution of the Concussion Protocol, and How the NFL can Improve Concussion Protocol: 10/6/22
Rachel DeMita is joined by Dr. Gregory W. Stewart, Chief of the Section of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, director of the Sports Concussion Management Program and team physician at Tulane University. Dr. Stewart discusses Tua Tagovailoas injuries sustained against the Buffalo Bills and Cincinnati Bengals. Dr. Stewart explains the nuances and complications of concussion testing and concussion protocol and also gives his thoughts on how the NFL can improve concussion management and protocol. Dr. Stewart discusses working with former NFL players and taking a holistic approach when diagnosing and treating athletes with CTE and mental and physical injuries after their careers.
Andrew Whitworth on Retiring A Winner : 9/29/22
Rachel DeMita hangs out with former NFL All-Pro tackle Andrew Whitworth to discuss his 16-year NFL career and life after football. Andrew talks about facing his former team, the Cincinnati Bengals, in Super Bowl LVI and his decision to retire after that game. Andrew gives his thoughts on player empowerment and what the NFL can do to incentivize players to stay in one city. Andrew talks about the toughest players he faced in his career and reveals his NFL G.O.A.T. Andrew also gives his predictions for the Rams and Bengals this season and reveals why he believes the Bill are the favorites this year. Rachel and Andrew discuss the passion Ohio fans have for their teams, and Andrew plays a game of New Orleans, Los Angeles or Cincinnati.
Lamorne Morris on being a LeBron James Super Fan, Re-Casting New Girl with NBA Players, and his Experience Guest Hosting Jimmy Kimmel Live!: 9/22/22
Courtside Club: Rachel DeMita hangs with actor and comedian Lamorne Morris. LaMorne talks about growing up in Chicago as a Bulls fan but now being a self-described player-first fan and rooting for LeBron James. Lamorne talks about player empowerment and how that has impacted the game and fans rooting interests. Lamorne explains why Steph Curry is universally loved and why Russell Westbrook is the most disrespected NBA player in the league right now. Lamorne gives his NBA starting five and explains why he doesnt include Ja Morant or Luka Doncic yet. Rachel and LaMorne weigh in on the Greatest of All-Time debate between Michael Jordan andLeBron James. Lamorne also describes the differences between hosting and acting and talks about his experience guest hosting Jimmy Kimmel Live!.
Zion Clark on overcoming challenges to become a competitive wrestler, setting a Guinness World Record, and transitioning into MMA: 9/15/22
Rachel DeMita hangs with former NCAA wrestler and motivational speaker Zion Clark. Zion discusses his Netflix documentary Zion and his incredible story of overcoming the challenges of living with caudal regression syndrome. Zion talks about how he got his start in wrestling and becoming an NCAA wrestler at Kent State. Zion also discusses his transition into track and field and achieving the Guinness World Record for Fastest Man on Two Hands. Zion also talks about transitioning into MMA and preparing for his next fight. Rachel and Zion discuss growing up in Ohio and play a game of Start Bench Cut: Ohio Edition. Rachel and Zion discuss the coaches who made differences in their lives and Zion explains his life motto, No Excuses.
A Courtside Club Throwback episode! Christian Crosby on hosting NBA All-Star Saturday Night, how he got his start with the NBA, and navigating the pressures of social media.: 9/8/22
Rachel DeMita hangs with NBA host and entrepreneur Christian Crosby during the 2022 NBA All-Star weekend. Rachel and Christian reflect on All-Star Saturday Night and discuss how to improve the NBA Dunk Contest. Rachel and Christian discuss how Cleveland NBA fans compare to other fanbases including the Sixers and Lakers. Christian talks about how he got his start with the NBA going from host and manager with the Sixers to NBA All-Star Saturday Night host. Christian also discusses the entrepreneurial lessons he learned through starting his own clothing line, Live Life Nice.
Buster Scher on Founding Hoops Nation, Hosting The Buster Show and Crew League, and Sports Collectibles: 9/1/22
Rachel hangs with media personality and entrepreneur, Buster Scher, to discuss his start with Hoops Nation when he was just 11 years old. Buster discusses his mentors including Gary Vaynerchuk, and how theyve helped him in his career. Buster talks about hosting his podcast, The Buster Show, and interviewing high-profile guests like Tracy McGrady and Jerry West. Buster also discusses how the Crew League started and reveals his best celebrity hoopers. Buster plays a game of Starting 5s and ranks his starting 5 social media stars including Jake and Logan Paul, starting 5 podcasts, and starting 5 NBA players. Buster explains why hed take Michael Jordan over LeBron James and why everything MJ does is news. Buster discusses athletes on social media and why he is impressed with retired athletes JJ Redick and Kendrick Perkins on social media. Buster also discusses the sports collectibles industry and his most prized collectibles.
Jalen Rose on the Turning Points in His Life, How LeBron Changed the Game, and Why Steph Curry is the Most Influential Player in the NBA Right Now: 8/25/22
Rachel DeMita hangs with Jalen Rose in Detroit to discuss the turning points in his life and how growing up in Detroit has made him who he is today. Jalen talks about not having his father in his life growing up and how that motivated him to succeed and provide a better life for his mother. Jalen reveals what impresses him most about Bronny James and explains why Bronny should attend Michigan. Jalen shares his thoughts on the NIL and the state of college athletics. Jalen explains how LeBron changed the game when he left Cleveland to join the Heat and why Kevin Durant wasnt happy after winning a title with the Warriors. Jalen shares his thoughts on Steph Currys winning mentality and how he has shattered the NBA mold becoming the most influential player in the NBA. Jalen also reveals why he thinks Luka Doncic will win MVP this season, gives his starting 5 NBA players of all time, and his starting 5 in the NBA right now. Jalen discusses the Jalen Rose Leadership Academy and the work JRLA is doing to improve the educational system for students and teachers.
Jordan Schultz on his path into sports media, working with CJ McCollum and Kevin Durant, and breaking NFL stories including Rob Gronkowskis retirement: 8/18/22
Rachel DeMita hangs out with NFL insider Jordan Schultz to discuss his career in sports media. Jordan talks about growing up as the son of Howard Schultz, the founder of Starbucks, and what it was like creating his own path. Jordan explains how Adam Schefter has mentored him in his career and explains how building relationships with athletes has helped him break news involving players like DK Metcalf and Rob Gronkowski. He also explains how he teamed up with CJ McCollum on Pull Up and Kevin Durant on The Board Room. Jordan shares personal stories of growing up around stars including Magic Johnson and Shaquille ONeal, and their relationship to his familys business, Starbucks. Jordan and Rachel also discuss how Steph Curry has changed the NBA and also name the players on their All-Time NBA Mount Rushmore.
Former NFL Player & Super Bowl Champion Willie Colon on Playing for the Steelers & Jets and How the NFL Handled DeShaun Watson: 8/11/22
Rachel DeMita hangs with former NFL player Willie Colon to discuss his journey from Steelers fourth-round draft pick to Super Bowl champion. Willie talks about NIL collectives and how college programs can better assist their athletes for a world beyond sports. Willie gives his thoughts on how the NFL handled DeShaun Watson. Willie also compares playing for the Steelers to his experiences playing with the Jets, and makes his season predictions for the Jets and Giants. Willie shares stories of his transition from a professional athlete to broadcasting and discusses analysts who havent played sports commenting on player performances.
SI Model Christen Harper on What Its Like on a SI Shoot and Life With Fiance Jared Goff: 8/4/22
Rachel DeMita hangs with Sports Illustrated model and philanthropist Christen Harper to discuss how she made it into Sports Illustrated. Christen dives into what life is like in Michigan with her fiance, Detroit Lions quarterback Jared Goff, and how she helps get him game day ready. Christen talks about what its like to be shooting on set with Sports Illustrated and how physical the photo shoots can get. Christen shares stories about her social media growth and how one can go viral over any moment shared online. Christen discusses her passion for volunteer work with nonprofits like Girls Inc. and women who inspire her like Camille Kostek.
The Life of a Professional Dunker, How to Fix the NBA Dunk Contest, and the Greatest NBA Dunkers of All Time: 8/1/22
Rachel DeMita hangs with professional dunkers Jonathan Clark, Brandon Ruffin, and Jordan Southerland to break down what it takes to become a professional dunker. They reveal who they think are the top professional dunkers right now, including Jordan Kilganon, and explain why consistency is key in professional dunking. The guys talk about how to fix the NBA dunk contest and why professional dunking should be an Olympic sport. They name the top five dunkers in the NBA right now and the greatest dunker of all time. They also share stories of NBA legends like Shaquille ONeal and Vince Carter showing them love for their dunking skills and what it meant to them and their careers.
Becky Lynch on SummerSlam, Logan Pauls WWE Future, and Ronda Rouseys Comeback: 7/28/22
Rachel DeMita hangs with WWE superstar Becky Lynch to discuss her training and mental state heading into a pivotal match at SummerSlam. Becky Lynch goes into how she first became interested in wrestling and her rough beginnings with the sport. Becky shares stories about stepping away from the wrestling ring and how she made her comeback. Becky discusses what its like being a new mom as a professional wrestler and talks about the household dynamic with her husband, WWE wrestler Seth Rollins. She also breaks down Logan Pauls WWE debut and explains why Ronda Rousey doesnt respect the sport.
An Inside Look At Hollywood (Ft: Rob Weiss): 7/25/22
Rachel DeMita hangs with producer, screenwriter, actor, and director Rob Weiss to discuss how the HBO series Entourage began. Rob talks about the development and success of Ballers and what it was like working with The Rock. Rob shares a story about The Rock fanboying over Nate and Nick Diaz and talks about filming with top athletes like Alvin Kamara, Terell Suggs, Danny Amendola, and Julian Edelman.
NBA photographer Cassy Athena on capturing the biggest moments for NBA stars like Steph Curry and LeBron James: 7/21/22
Rachel DeMita hangs with photographer Cassy Athena to discuss how her photography career began. Cassy shares personal stories on how she first broke into the industry and developed relationships with James Harden, Steph Curry, LeBron James, their families and celebrities, like Los Angeles rapper The Game. Cassy discusses her first wow moment when an athlete posted her photos on their social media. Rachel and Cassy discuss how social media has changed the game in the photography industry and how going viral can happen at any given moment.
Harry Jowsey Spills the Truth About Being on Netflixs Too Hot to Handle and What Its Like Being a Reality Star: 7/18/22
Rachel DeMita hangs with Harry Jowsey to discuss his experiences on Netflixs Too Hot to Handle and the Floor is Lava. Harry explains what its like being on a reality show and how his life and social media changed after appearing on Too Hot to Handle. Harry discusses whats next in his career and why he plans on transitioning away from reality shows. Rachel asks Harry about his experiences watching American sports, and Harry explains why he thinks the NFL is boring.
Drew Hanlen on working with NBA clients, why Joel Embiid is the hardest working NBA player: 7/14/22
Rachel DeMita hangs with NBA skills coach Drew Hanlen to discuss Drews experiences working with NBA clients. Drew talks about how he got his start as a skills coach and the next phase of his career helping clients off the court. Drew explains why Joel Embiid is the hardest working NBA player and how Zach Lavine put in the work to prove he is a special player. Drew and Rachel talk about their experiences playing basketball in college and how that shaped their careers. And Drew shares a story about playing golf and trash talking with Michael Jordan.
Justin Sylvester on covering sports in the entertainment industry, how sports have changed since Michael Jordan and the Bulls in the 1990s, and the next superstars after LeBron and Serena Williams: 7/11/22
Rachel DeMita hangs Justin Sylvester to discuss the intersection of sports and pop culture. Justin shares personal stories about how Ali Landry and Kyle Richards helped him to get his start in the entertainment industry. Rachel and Justin discuss how sports have changed since Michael Jordan and the Bulls dynasty in the 1990s and the impact social media has had on sports and sports superstars. Justin explains why Tom Cruise is one of the only true superstars left, and Rachel and Justin explore who will be the next sports superstars after Serena Williams and LeBron James.
Michael Buffer on his signature phrase, Lets get ready to rumble, how he got his start as a ring announcer, and if Jake Paul is a legitimate fighter: 7/7/22
Rachel DeMita hangs with Michael Buffer to discuss how Michael got his start as a ringa announcer and the origin of his signature phrase Lets Get Ready to Rumble. Michael shares the story of meeting his brother, Bruce, when he was in his 40s and reflects on the biggest fights he has called. Micahel also gives his opinion on todays celebrity influencer boxers and if Jake Paul is a legitimate fighter.
BONUS: Crissa Jackson shares secrets from inside Netflix's 'The Circle': 7/5/22
Rachel DeMita catches up with Crissa Ace Jackson to discuss Crissas time on the Netflix show, "The Circle". Crissa talks about the emotions and nerves she felt during the show and explains what it was like living without devices, music, and even clocks while filming. Crissa also reveals the weirdest thing about filming a reality show and what reality show shell do next.
Crissa Ace on playing in the NBA Celebrity Game, time with Harlem Globetrotters: 6/30/22
Rachel DeMita and CrissaAce Jackson discuss playing in the NBA Celebrity All-Star game and which celebrity's basketball skills surprised them. Crissa talks about her experiences as a Harlem Globetrotter and the platform it has given her. Rachel and Crissa share social media strategies and Crissa explains how she went from hating social media to gaining 10 million followers on TikTok during the pandemic.
FaZe Clan's massive plan to take over Esports and entertainment: 6/27/22
Rachel hangs with FaZe Sabastian to discuss FaZe Clans history as a YouTube page that started as a hobby and grew into a global brand. FaZe Sabastian talks about FaZe Clan members inspiring the next generations of creators and how FaZe Clan plans to continue changing the industry. Rachel and FaZe Sabastian share stories about their time hosting FaZe1 including navigating through a lengthy Covid shutdown, going through emotional eliminations, and forming bonds with contestants.
Rachel and official NBA Dunk Contest Coach Chuck Millan: 6/23/22
Rachel hangs with NBA Dunk Contest Coach Chuck Millan the day after the 2022 NBA dunk contest. Chuck reflects on the dunk performances and the last-minute preparation of two of the contestants. Chuck and Rachel discuss the big change coming to dunk contest scoring and how pro dunking has impacted the NBA Dunk Contest. Chuck talks about how he got into professional dunking, landing the official NBA Dunk Contest Coach job, and being called the G.O.A.T by a dunk legend.
Rachel and Grayson The Professor Boucher: 6/20/22
Rachel hangs with Grayson The Professor Boucher to discuss his journey from playing with And1 to becoming a global hoops star. Grayson dives into the emotional end of And1 and the decisions hes made to transition into the second half of his career. Grayson shares his YouTube strategy and gives advice to young hoopers trying to break into the social media space. Rachel and Grayson share personal stories about humbling moments in their careers, their experiences playing in front international audiences, and their collaborations including Spiderman Basketball. Rachel and Grayson end with Buzzer Beaters getting Grayons favorite courtside fit, best game he watched sitting courtside, and athlete hed most want to talk smack to sitting courtside.
Introducing 'Courtside Club with Rachel Demita': 6/15/22
Sit "Courtside" with host and influencer Rachel DeMita as she chats with the biggest athletes, celebrities, influencers, and creative minds. Rachel and her guests dive into sports, pop culture, and the experiences that made them who they are today.
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