- Full Name Sarah Grace Kustok
- Occupation Journalist, Reporter, NBA analyst, Former basketball player
- Nationality American
- Birthplace Orland Park, Illinois, USA
- Birth Date Dec 17, 1981
- Age 41 Years, 11 Months
Sarah Kustok | BiographyFormer Basketball Player
Besides YES, Kustok is also a regular NBA analyst at FOX Sports 1's 'First Things First' morning show. During the summer of 2018, Kustok has also worked as a game commentator for FOX Sports' coverage of the inaugural Jr. NBA World Championship and as a sideline reporter for FOX Sports' NFL game coverage.
Sarah Grace Kustok works as a journalist for the YES Network and Fox Sports.
Who is Sarah Kustok?
Sarah Kustok is an American sports reporter who joined the YES network in 2012 following three years as a reporter and anchor with Comcast SportsNet Chicago.
In March 2015, she worked on her first Nets game as an analyst on YES, and she performed a handful of Nets games over the next two seasons. Similarly, after five NBA seasons as the network's Nets courtside reporter, Kustok's first season as a primary game commentator for YES was in 2017-18.
Besides YES, Kustok is also a regular NBA analyst at FOX Sports 1's First Things First morning show. During the summer of 2018, Kustok has also worked as a game commentator for FOX Sports' coverage of the inaugural Jr. NBA World Championship and as a sideline reporter for FOX Sports' NFL game coverage.
In addition, she was a studio commentator for FS1's Big 12 and Big East women's basketball tournaments for the last four seasons. She was also an analyst for FS1's Men's Big East regular-season games during the 2017-18 season.
Moreover, Kustok served as an analyst on WNBA telecasts during the 2017 and 2018 seasons for the Connecticut Sun. She has also offered game commentary on NBA G-League Finals telecasts for the past three seasons. Additionally, throughout the Western Conference Finals of the 2018 NBA Playoffs, she worked as a game analyst for Turner's Virtual Reality coverage.
Age & Early Life
Sarah Grace Kustok was born in Orland Park, Illinois, USA, on 17 December 1981. As of November 2021, she is 39 years old.
Kustok grew up with her older brother Zak in the Orland Park neighborhood of Chicago. She followed Zak wherever he went, from the basketball court to the baseball diamond to the football field.
In 2010, Kustok's father, Allan Kustok, was found guilty of murdering his wife and Kustok's mother, Anita "Jeanie" Kustok. The latter Kustok was shot in the face with a .375-caliber revolver on 28 September 2010. Allan Kustok waited over an hour to drive his late wife to the hospital and didn't dial 911 for help. As a result, Allan faced a sentence of 60 years of life in prison.
As a communication/media studies graduate of DePaul University, Kustok was a vital member of the Blue Demons' women's basketball team that progressed to the NCAA tournament twice, in 2003 and 2004. She captained the team both seasons, and they finished in the top 25 each time.
During the 2005-2006 season, Kustok was an assistant women's basketball coach at DePaul, where she helped the team reach the NCAA Sweet Sixteen for the first time in program history. She was also enlisted in the Chicagoland Sports Hall of Fame in 2012.
Kustok later got her master's degree in corporate & multicultural communication from DePaul.
Where Does Sarah Kustok Work?
Kustok is currently an NBA analyst and Ambassador for Lululemon. In 2017, Kustok became the first female full-time commentator for an NBA team's local TV broadcasts when the YES Network upgraded her from sideline analyst for Brooklyn Nets games to full-time analyst.