Brad Daugherty is a former NBA star who has been a NASCAR analyst for ESPN since 2007. He has been passionate about racing since childhood when he attended short-track races in North Carolina with
A stand-out basketball star, Daugherty played for the McDonald’s All-America team as a high-school senior and on the University of North Carolina team that won three conference championships. The top NBA 1986 draft pick, Daugherty played his entire 10-year NBA career for the Cleveland Cavaliers.
Daugherty is the first rookie NASCAR Busch Series team owner to win with a rookie driver, long-time friend Robert Pressley. In 2009 he became part-owner of JTG Daugherty Racing, a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series team.