iHeartMedia and NBA Launch New Podcast With 76ers Star Tyrese Maxey

— Maxey’s First-Ever Podcast “Maxey On The Mic” To Launch March 2 —

— Listen to the official audio trailer now HERE

NEW YORK, Feb. 23, 2023 – Today iHeartMedia, the No. 1 podcast publisher globally according to Podtrac, and the National Basketball Association (NBA) unveiled the trailer for their first player-led podcast, “Maxey On The Mic,” hosted by Philadelphia 76ers guard and 23-year-old Texas native Tyrese Maxey. The official audio trailer is available today HERE, and the first episode will debut on Thursday, March 2 on the iHeartRadio app and everywhere podcasts are heard.

“Maxey On The Mic” will feature weekly episodes throughout the remainder of the NBA regular season and beyond, with Maxey taking listeners inside his life as an NBA player, and sharing incredible stories and insights from his guests including teammates, family and friends.

“Maxey On The Mic” is the first podcast featured on the iHeart/NBA Podcast Network that is hosted by an active NBA player in-season. The show will be distributed by iHeartPodcasts and available on the iHeartRadio app and everywhere podcasts are heard. Fans can check out the entire NBA podcast slate HERE.

“I’m thrilled to tip off my new podcast and can’t wait to tap in with my lineup of amazing guests,” said Maxey. “I’ve always wanted to do something like this and I’m grateful to the NBA and iHeartMedia for giving me this amazing platform.”

A Kentucky standout prior to getting drafted 21st in the 2020 NBA Draft by the Philadelphia 76ers, Tyrese Maxey is the team’s star guard and in the midst of a breakout season. A Dallas-area native known for his bright smile, his talent and lovable energy, Maxey has the 76ers in position to finish the regular season strong ahead of a deep postseason run. Throughout the journey, he’ll record episodes on the road and everywhere in between, giving fans a unique, behind-the-scenes glimpse into the life of one of the league’s youngest and most talented stars. Follow @tyresemaxey @nba @iheartpodcasts @sixers @klutchsports to learn more.

About the NBA

The National Basketball Association (NBA) is a global sports and media organization with the mission to inspire and connect people everywhere through the power of basketball. Built around five professional sports leagues: the NBA, WNBA, NBA G League, NBA 2K League and Basketball Africa League, the NBA has established a major international presence with games and programming available in 214 countries and territories in more than 50 languages, and merchandise for sale in more than 200 countries and territories on all seven continents. NBA rosters at the start of the 2022-23 season feature 120 international players from 40 countries. NBA Digital’s assets include NBA TV, NBA.com, the NBA App and NBA League Pass. The NBA has created one of the largest social media communities in the world, with 2.1 billion likes and followers globally across all league, team, and player platforms. Through NBA Cares, the league addresses important social issues by working with internationally recognized youth-serving organizations that support education, youth and family development, and health-related causes.

About iHeartMedia, Inc.

iHeartMedia (NASDAQ: IHRT) is the number one audio company in the United States, reaching nine out of 10 Americans every month. It consists of three business groups.

With its quarter of a billion monthly listeners, the iHeartMedia Multiplatform Group has a greater reach than any other media company in the U.S. Its leadership position in audio extends across multiple platforms, including more than 860 live broadcast stations in over 160 markets nationwide; its National Sales organization; and the company’s live and virtual events business. It also includes Premiere Networks, the industry’s largest Networks business, with its Total Traffic and Weather Network (TTWN); and BIN: Black Information Network, the first and only 24/7 national and local all news audio service for the Black community. iHeartMedia also leads the audio industry in analytics, targeting and attribution for its marketing partners with its SmartAudio suite of data targeting and attribution products using data from its massive consumer base.

The iHeartMedia Digital Audio Group includes the company’s fast-growing podcasting business -- iHeartMedia is the number one podcast publisher in downloads, unique listeners, revenue and earnings -- as well as its industry-leading iHeartRadio digital service, available across more than 500 platforms and 2,000 devices; the company’s digital sites, newsletters, digital services and programs; its digital advertising technology companies; and its audio industry-leading social media footprint.

The company’s Audio & Media Services reportable segment includes Katz Media Group, the nation’s largest media representation company, and RCS, the world's leading provider of broadcast and webcast software.

Visit iHeartMedia.com for more company information.