13 episodes

Charges with Rex Chapman takes its audience on a journey through some of the most fascinating scandals that have rocked the world of sports – from brawls to betting to bribery, and everything in between. Hosted by Chapman, an NBA and Twitter legend, each episode centers around an interview with a famous athlete who ran afoul of the law. We’ll relive their rise to fame as well as their fall from grace – and hear their side of the events that changed their lives forever.

Created by Portal A & CTRL Media

Produced by DBPodcasts

Executive Producers: Steve Nash, Ezra Holland, Brandon Kraines, Nate Houghteling & Todd Barrish

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    • 4.5 • 441 Ratings

Charges with Rex Chapman takes its audience on a journey through some of the most fascinating scandals that have rocked the world of sports – from brawls to betting to bribery, and everything in between. Hosted by Chapman, an NBA and Twitter legend, each episode centers around an interview with a famous athlete who ran afoul of the law. We’ll relive their rise to fame as well as their fall from grace – and hear their side of the events that changed their lives forever.

Created by Portal A & CTRL Media

Produced by DBPodcasts

Executive Producers: Steve Nash, Ezra Holland, Brandon Kraines, Nate Houghteling & Todd Barrish

    Vol. 12: Jayson Williams

    Vol. 12: Jayson Williams

    For the twelfth episode of Charges, Rex brings Jayson Williams on to the show to talk about overcoming tragedies as a child and adult plus overcoming alcohol addiction. Rex & Jayson discuss: When he knew basketball would change his life forever, overcoming tragedies in his family then playing for St. John's University, being drafted into the NBA, if he loved playing basketball & his interests outside of basketball, committing accidental murder, being charged & going to prison, his alcholism, creating an adventure rehabilitation center & more. This episode is not to be missed!

    Charges is Created by CTRL Media & Portal A. It's produced by DBPodcasts in association with iHeartMedia. 
    Executive Producers: Steve Nash, Brandon Kraines, Ezra Holland, Nate Houghteling, and Todd Barrish.

    Charges with Rex Chapman Theme Music
    Artist: Illegal Kartel (@illegal_kartel_mikal_shakur)
    Produced by: Gene Crenshaw (@yuyuthemaker) & Draft (@Draft3009)
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    • 59 min
    Vol. 11: Charlie Engle

    Vol. 11: Charlie Engle

    For the eleventh episode of Charges, Rex brings Charlie Engle on to the show to talk about pulling himself from the drug induced streets to a world renowned ultra marathon runner. Rex & Charlie discuss: Where he grew up, addiction running in his family & his drug problem (5:15), when he hit rock bottom (13:20), sobriety & starting to run (24:09), when he began running ultra distances & across The Sahara Desert, the making of the documentary (27:21), going to prison (43:15), for those who need to get over the mental hurdles of running (58:38) & more. This episode is not to be missed!
    Charges is Created by CTRL Media & Portal A. It's produced by DBPodcasts in association with iHeartMedia. 
    Executive Producers: Steve Nash, Brandon Kraines, Ezra Holland, Nate Houghteling, and Todd Barrish.
    Charges with Rex Chapman Theme Music
    Artist: Illegal Kartel (@illegal_kartel_mikal_shakur)
    Produced by: Gene Crenshaw (@yuyuthemaker) & Draft (@Draft3009)
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    • 1 hr 9 min
    Vol. 10: Matt Barnes & Stephen Jackson - Part 2

    Vol. 10: Matt Barnes & Stephen Jackson - Part 2

    For the tenth episode of Charges, Rex brings Matt Barnes & Stephen Jackson on to the show for Part 2 to talk about the media ascension. Rex, Matt & Stephen discuss: Matt putting his family on reality television (2:00), being arrested in Manhattan Beach, CA & being targeted by a police officer (8:05), The Derek Fisher fight (15:13), their relationship with marijuana (24:54), The Kwame Brown social media incident (33:28), what's next for them both (40:58) & more. This episode is not to be missed!
    Follow @_stak_5, @matt_barnes9 & @allthesmoke on Instagram
    Charges is Created by CTRL Media & Portal A. It's produced by DBPodcasts in association with iHeartMedia. 
    Executive Producers: Steve Nash, Brandon Kraines, Ezra Holland, Nate Houghteling, and Todd Barrish.
    Charges with Rex Chapman Theme Music
    Artist: Illegal Kartel (@illegal_kartel_mikal_shakur)
    Produced by: Gene Crenshaw (@yuyuthemaker) & Draft (@Draft3009)
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    • 49 min
    Vol. 9: Matt Barnes & Stephen Jackson - Part 1

    Vol. 9: Matt Barnes & Stephen Jackson - Part 1

    For the ninth episode of Charges, Rex brings Matt Barnes & Stephen Jackson on to the show for Part 1 of 2 to talk about the highs/lows in their careers and post-career media ascension. Rex, Matt & Stephen discuss: Where they were raised & basketball taking them places from a young age, Being NBA Champions & how they got through their lengthy careers (1:45), the perception of being tough guys in the league (25:59), The Malice at the Palace (32:23), Stephen's incident at an Indiana strip club (38:08), a responsibility to discuss hard social issues & the loss of Stephen's dear friend George Floyd (43:01). This episode is not to be missed!
    Follow @_stak_5, @matt_barnes22 & @allthesmoke on Instagram
    Charges is Created by CTRL Media & Portal A. It's produced by DBPodcasts in association with iHeartMedia. 
    Executive Producers: Steve Nash, Brandon Kraines, Ezra Holland, Nate Houghteling, and Todd Barrish.

    Charges with Rex Chapman Theme Music
    Artist: Illegal Kartel (@illegal_kartel_mikal_shakur)
    Produced by: Gene Crenshaw (@yuyuthemaker) and Draft (@Draft3009)
    Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Vol. 8: Chris "Knuckles" Nilan

    Vol. 8: Chris "Knuckles" Nilan

    For the eighth episode of Charges, Rex brings Chris "Knuckles" Nilan onto the show to talk about his career and post career struggles. Rex and Chris discuss: How he became a hockey player & where he grew up (1:51), how he ended up playing in college & NHL (5:56), how he became an enforcer & fighting as a kid (11:32), winning The Stanley Cup & drinking culture in the NHL (19:57), being out of the game in retirement & surgeries (23:18), opiods & drug use (28:44), his process of getting clean (40:25), an arrest in incident (42:54), his relationship with reputed gangster Whitey Bulger (47:45), & what he is doing now (55:28). This episode is not to be missed!
    Follow @KnucklesNilan30 on Twitter & @knucklesnilan on Instagram
    Charges is Created by CTRL Media & Portal A. It's produced by DBPodcasts in association with iHeartMedia. 
    Executive Producers: Steve Nash, Brandon Kraines, Ezra Holland, Nate Houghteling, and Todd Barrish.
    Charges with Rex Chapman Theme Music
    Artist: Illegal Kartel (@illegal_kartel_mikal_shakur)
    Produced by: Gene Crenshaw (@yuyuthemaker) and Draft (@Draft3009)
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    • 1 hr 6 min
    Vol. 7: Antoine Walker

    Vol. 7: Antoine Walker

    For the seventh episode of Charges, Rex brings Antoine Walker onto the show to talk about his career and looking back on how he lost his fortunes. Rex and Antoine discuss: Their first time meeting at University of Kentucky & where his confidence comes from (1:29), growing up in Chicago as the oldest of 6 (3:33), Coach Pitino and his time at UK (5:27), Being drafted & his time with the Boston Celtics (6:25), going against Michael Jordan & The Bulls
     (11:26), Free Agency & ending up with the Miami Heat (13:23), Training, Gambling & Reprucussions in Las Vegas (19:00), The 2007 Recession (25:25), being aware of his finances & fitting the bill for loved ones (27:00), filing bankruptcy & trying to get back into the League (33:16), when he knew he was in trouble financially & his lowest moments (37:54). How he takes care of his mental health & what's next (44:00). This episode is not to be missed! 

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    Charges is Created by CTRL Media & Portal A. It's produced by DBPodcasts in association with iHeartMedia. 
    Executive Producers: Steve Nash, Brandon Kraines, Ezra Holland, Nate Houghteling, and Todd Barrish.

    For more of your favorite former NBA and WNBA players check out the NBRPA’s Legends Media & Entertainment’s digital series and podcasts - Legends Live with Trill Withers - every Thursday at 4 pm CT and the Hoop du Jour with Peter Vecsey podcast

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    Facebook at NBA Alumni or at legendsofbasketball.com. 

    Charges with Rex Chapman Theme Music
    Artist: Illegal Kartel (@illegal_kartel_mikal_shakur)
    Produced by: Gene Crenshaw (@yuyuthemaker) and Draft (@Draft3009)
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    • 59 min

Customer Reviews

4.5 out of 5
441 Ratings

441 Ratings

hazelbnr ,

Every episode👍

Depth and humor in each episode that dares to go deep, and tell the backstory of the lives of human beings whose real stories need to be heard. The stories we think we know, but often only hear the hype - what sells. Rex, Thank you to you and your production staff.

nashlaw ,

Best voice! Awesome podcast!

I could listen to Rex all day. I don’t know him or many of the athletes…that’s how good this is. Nice surprise to hear Running Man…I’m a runner. This is an honest podcast…honest stories, humor, real-life drama…love it! And Rex’s voice is amazing…So funny that I have to Google the names of most of his guests to put a face to the voice! Love that each each episode is about an hour or more. I run and listen…

NRB76 ,

Amazing

I’ve listened to every single episode and have enjoyed and loved each one. But the most recent episode with Charlie Engle has been my favorite so far. What a gem of a human being. Rex truly has a gift for interviewing and his guests are so inspiring. So well done.

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