Every reality show has a breakout star, and although you may be glued to the current season of ‘Basketball Wives,’ there’s only one woman who left a hole in the franchise when she made her exit. Enter, Draya Michele

1. ‘Basketball Wives’ alum Draya Michele swaps lay-ups for touchdowns for the August cover of CASSIUS

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2. Clad in her own Mint Swim line, Draya worked the sex x sports theme.

Draya BTS cover shoot CASSIUS Source:iOne Studios

3. Draya gave plenty of face during our shoot, her life as a model is real.

Draya BTS cover shoot CASSIUS Source:iOne Studios

4. Looks like Draya took a few pointers on how to survive wearing a helmet from her NFL fiancé, Orlando Scandrick

Draya BTS cover shoot with CASSIUS Source:Courtesy of iONE Studios

5. Draya’s cover look was completed with official football gear: Riddell shoulder pads and a Schutt helmet

Draya BTS cover shoot with CASSIUS Source:Courtesy of iONE Studios

6. From the runway to the field, Draya always knows how to command a camera

Draya BTS cover shoot with CASSIUS Source:Courtesy of iONE Studios

7. The success of Draya’s swimwear line has pushed her into elite entrepreneur territory, making her even more fearless.

Draya BTS cover shoot with CASSIUS Source:Courtesy of iONE Studios

8. Rocking her own Mint Swim top, Nike football pants and Ferragamo booties, Draya combines high end with sports gear.

Draya BTS Cassius Cover shoot Source:iOne Studios

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9. Sweltering heat was no match for Draya’s fire.

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10. Once she sets her mind to do something, Draya puts in her all, she brought that contagious energy on set.

Draya BTS cover shoot CASSIUS Source:iOne Studios

11. Each pose was executed with precision once Draya got comfortable

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12. Draya was an absolute pro on set taking pointers from Team Cassius, including SVP, Kierna Mayo.

Draya BTS Cassius Cover shoot Source:iOne Studios

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13. Draya brought a sexy swag to each look, including this Mitchell & Ness jersey, Chromat shorts and Fendi boots.

Draya BTS cover shoot CASSIUS Source:iOne Studios

14. Draya prepared for the “multiple Draya” shot.

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15. A close up of Draya’s fancy footwork. Salvatore Ferragamo to be exact.

Draya BTS cover shoot with CASSIUS Source:Courtesy of iONE Studios

16. Draya transformed this football field into her playground, and showed Team Cassius why she was the right pick for the cover.

Draya BTS cover shoot with CASSIUS Source:Courtesy of iONE Studios

17. Our glam squad had a beautiful canvas to work with.

Draya BTS cover shoot with CASSIUS Source:Courtesy of iONE Studios

18. Draya made orange over-the-knee boots look like part of the game. Hello, Manolo Blahnik.

Draya BTS cover shoot with CASSIUS Source:Courtesy of iONE Studios

19. Our Executive Director of Style & Special Projects, Marielle Bobo brought the entire vision to life.

Draya BTS cover shoot with CASSIUS Source:Courtesy of iONE Studios

20. Draya. For. The. Win.

Draya BTS cover shoot with CASSIUS Source:Courtesy of iONE Studios
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