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Former NBA sharpshooter and Duke legend JJ Redick and his co-host Tommy Alter discuss the NBA, current events and interview some of the biggest names in the NBA, entertainment and political worlds. Launching from inside the NBA bubble, the show offers unprecedented access to the league while telling the stories of an eclectic rotating group of guests.
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On this Monday’s episode of The Old Man and the Three Things, JJ is joined by Nekias Duncan and Steve Jones Jr. to break down their most notable takeaways from Game 1 of these first round series: Jalen Brunson, Josh Hart and the New York Knicks vs. Joel Embiid, Tyrese Maxey, and the Philadelphia 76ers; LeBron James, Anthony Davis and the Los Angeles Lakers vs. Nikola Jokic, Jamal Murray and the Denver Nuggets; and Luka Doncic, Kyrie Irving and the Dallas Mavericks vs. Paul George, James Harden, and the Los Angeles Clippers.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Episode 228: Dan Hurley

Episode 228: Dan Hurley

2024-04-1901:08:201

This week we are extremely excited to welcome UConn men’s head basketball coach Dan Hurley to the show! JJ and Tommy open the show breaking down what LeBron James, Anthony Davis, and the Lakers need to do to in order to upset Nikola Jokic, Jamal Murray, and the Denver Nuggets in the 2-7 matchup in the first round. Then, Hurley joins to share what he’s learned from winning back-to-back NCAA national championships, who some of his biggest coaching influences are, and the legacy basketball family he grew up in with his dad, Bob Hurley (Hall of Fame coach) and Bobby Hurley (former Duke point guard, lottery pick, and ASU head coach). Hurley also shares what intangible characteristics he looks for in recruits, the teams and leagues his UConn offense is inspired by, and so much more. Let’s go!See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
JJ Redick shares who he voted for on his NBA Awards ballot for the 2023-24 season, including MVP, All-NBA teams, All-Defense teams, Defensive Player of the Year, Rookie of the Year, All-Rookie teams, Coach of the Year, Most Improved Player, Clutch Player of the Year, and Sixth Man of the Year.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Episode 226: Rudy Gobert

Episode 226: Rudy Gobert

2024-04-1201:21:061

This week we are excited to welcome Minnesota Timberwolves star Rudy Gobert to ‘The Old Man and the Three’! We get into so many different topics with Rudy. JJ and Tommy open the pod by discussing how fantastic this NBA regular season has been and how much they are looking forward to the final weekend this weekend. Then when Rudy joins, he discusses his mentality around blocking dunks and how he leads as the defensive anchor of the Wolves. He also shares his defensive philosophy on the Wolves with having teammates like Karl-Anthony Towns, Jaden McDaniels, Anthony Edwards, and more, and how that compares to the personnel he had with the Utah Jazz. JJ and Rudy also get into detail about how great defense isn’t always the flashiest, why perimeter defenders get more shine than big men, and some of Rudy’s pick-and-roll secrets. Rudy also shares what he’s thought about Victor Wembanyama’s season and what he’s seen in him since meeting him five years ago. Then, they have a draft of ‘French Things.’ It’s a packed episode. Let’s go!See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
On this Monday’s episode of ‘The Old Man and the Three Things,’ JJ Redick is joined once again by Nekias Duncan and Steve Jones Jr. of The Dunker Spot. This week they discuss where’s the New York Knicks land in the Eastern Conference playoff picture and if Jalen Brunson is a top-10 player in the NBA this season, what first round playoff matchups with the possible play-in teams could lead to an upset, and if the Boston Celtics will have any weaknesses come the start of the postseason. Let’s go!See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
This week we are excited to welcome Bob Myers to ‘The Old Mad and the Three!’ This conversation with Bob was everything we expected it to be, and more. JJ and Tommy open the episode talking about the Oklahoma City Thunder’s expectations for the playoffs and the MVP race. Bob and JJ discuss Bob’s time in the league as an agent (even as JJ’s first agent) and Bob’s various insights into that role, such as the complaints he got the most from players. Bob then got into so much about his time as General Manager of the Golden State Warriors. He talked about his lessons from the position and what it was like joining the Warriors when they had zero expectations, the contagious joy of Steph Curry, what it takes to be a leader in the NBA for both players and as someone in the front office, having Kevin Durant join the team, winning multiple NBA Finals, crisis management, and so much more behind the scenes insights. Bob and JJ also share their experiences calling games for ESPN. Then Oklahoma City Thunder star Jalen Williams joins the show for a check-in and a draft of movie houses to live in.-See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
On this Monday’s episode of ‘The Old Man and the Three Things’, JJ Redick is joined by Nekias Duncan and Steve Jones Jr. of The Dunker Spot to decide if Dallas Mavericks star Luka Doncic has a legitimate MVP case this season, discuss what they think is the best way to defend Nikola Jokic and the Denver Nuggets, and create some playoff seeding hypotheticals. Let’s go!See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
This week we’re incredibly excited to welcome NBA legend Ray Allen to The Old Man and the Three! Ray and JJ discuss so much, including Ray’s thoughts about youth basketball and coaching and what they miss most about being NBA players. Ray drops gems about what his mindset was around being a professional, leader, and how he approached practicing his shooting, conditioning, and training, plus what he thinks makes greatness. JJ also shares with Ray some meaningful interactions that they had together as players, and what Ray told JJ during his career that helped him and gave him confidence. They of course discuss Ray’s time on the Boston Celtics and Miami Heat and the sacrifices he needed to make for team success. They also, of course, discuss pregame routines, shooting, and Ray’s legendary shot in Game 6. Then, Tim Legler joins JJ and Tommy for a draft of which players from the 90s would be great in today’s NBA. Needless to say, it’s a packed episode. Let’s go!See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
On this Monday’s episode of ‘The Old Man and the Three Things,’ JJ is joined by ESPN’s Tim Legler to share their current unsung heroes  — their guys who deserve more recognition right now — in the NBA. JJ shares his from the Eastern Conference (Miles McBride, Josh Hart, Payton Pritchard), and Tim shares his from the Western Conference (Trey Murphy III, Derreck Lively and Daniel Gafford, Mike Conley). Let’s go!See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
We have a packed episode on this week’s ‘Old Man and The Three!’ JJ and Tommy open the show asking and answering some questions they have about possible play-in teams. Then, ESPN’s Tim Legler joins JJ to take a deep look at the Western Conference playoff picture, including if they think the OKC Thunder will be affected by their lack of playoff experience, why the New Orleans Pelicans might be a sleeping giant, if the Los Angeles Clippers can return to their top form, and what to expect from the Sacramento Kings. Then, Miami Heat standout rookie Jaime Jaquez Jr. joins share what his first NBA season has been like, his experience playing four years in college at UCLA, what he’s learned in the NBA, and much more. Jaime also sticks around for a draft of fictional movie villains. Let’s go!See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
On this Monday’s episode of ‘The Old Man and the Three Things,’ JJ Redick is joined once again by ESPN’s Tim Legler to discuss how the Phoenix Suns have run out of time to figure it out after a disappointing loss to the Milwaukee Bucks, how Luka Doncic, Kyrie Irving, and Dallas Mavericks are officially in the mix for Western Conference contention, and how Jaylen Brown might be the best player for the Boston Celtics after the All-Star break. Let’s go!See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Episode 218: Devin Booker

Episode 218: Devin Booker

2024-03-1301:09:125

We are so psyched to finally welcome to the show, Phoenix Suns guard and superstar, Devin Booker. This is such a fantastic interview about Devin's journey in the NBA, what makes him motivated night in and night out and the state of this year's Phoenix Suns team. So much to cover so let's get to it!Topics include: JJ opens the show talking Lakers vs. Kings. Then Devin joins the show and we immediately get into his legendary sh*t talking and why he does it. He also talks about being raised around basketball with his father and how that helped his mentality growing up. How he's evolved as an NBA player over the years and what it was like being on those early Phoenix Suns teams. Scoring 70 points (before everyone was doing it) in a loss. How Devin has approached becoming a playmaker vs. a pure scorer over the last few years. Devin Booker scoring How he feels about playing with Kevin Durant and this year's Phoenix Suns championship aspirations. What Devin learned from playing with Chris Paul and so much more.Subscribe to The Old Man and The Three podcast w/ JJ Redick (ESPN / First Take) and Tommy Alter YouTube channel today for more NBA analysis, player interviews and highlights.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
On this Monday’s Old Man and the Three Things, JJ Redick is joined once again by Nekias Duncan and Steve Jones Jr. on ‘The Dunker Spot!’ This week they discuss NBA All-Defense for the first time this season and who their locks are right now, the current state of the Milwaukee Bucks and the Giannis and Dame pick-and-roll, and the recent record-setting stretch from Luka Doncic and where he lands in the MVP conversation.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
This week we are so excited to welcome NBA All-Star Jamal Mashburn (Dallas Mavericks, Miami Heat, Charlotte Hornets) to The Old Man and the Three! Mash was truly an amazing guest. He got into what he sees when watching today’s NBA and how he compares it to where the league was in the 1990s and 2000s. He also shared great stories about playing for Rick Pitino at the University of Kentucky, why he thinks Pitino is the best teacher of the game, and how he thinks Pitino was ahead of his time. Then, Mash discusses his own skillset, one that many would also consider to be ahead of its time in the 90s. JJ and Mash also have an in-depth discussion about basketball skill development in the present day and how it does or doesn’t translate to the NBA. Mash also shares what Michael Jordan once told him in a one-on-one game, and what he remembers about playing in possibly the greatest NCAA basketball game ever played (The Christian Laettner shot). New York Knicks guard Josh Hart then joins for a draft of Things That Should Be Illegal. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
On this Monday’s episode of ‘The Old Man and the Three Things,’ JJ Redick is joined by Nekias Duncan and Steve Jones Jr. of ‘The Dunker Spot’ for some in-depth breakdowns of the greatness we’ve been seeing recently from Victor Wembanyama, Nikola Jokic, and LeBron James. Let’s go!See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Episode 214: Jarrett Allen

Episode 214: Jarrett Allen

2024-03-0101:10:251

This week we’re extremely excited to welcome Cleveland Cavaliers big man Jarrett Allen for his first appearance on The Old Man and The Three! JJ and Tommy open up the episode by taking a look at the recent play of the Milwaukee Bucks, Boston Celtics, Miami Heat, and other Eastern Conference contenders to find out how likely each could make it out of the east. Then, Jarrett joins to discuss whether or not he thinks he should’ve been an NBA All-Star this season and his improvements and developments on the Cavs and how it compares to his play from when he was on the Brooklyn Nets. He also gets into what it was like playing with Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving on the Nets. Jarrett also explains how the Cavs had an amazing record when Darius Garland and Evan Mobley with both injured. Then, he talks about Donovan Mitchell’s incredible (maybe MVP-like?) season, the expectations the Cavs have for this year’s playoffs, and what he learned from last year’s series against the New York Knicks. He also shares amazing insight on how his role as a big has changed over the last few seasons as the league changes, and his mindset about blocking dunks. Lastly, they close it out with a draft of their favorite baked goods.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
It’s Monday so we’re back with another episode of The Old Man and the Three Things. This week, JJ is joined by Nekias Duncan and Steve Jones Jr. of ‘The Dunker Spot’ to discuss how the Nuggets look like the championship caliber versions of themselves again, how the Celtics are separating themselves as the best team in the league, and what the post-trade deadlines versions of the Raptors and Hawks look like for the rest of the season.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
In the first episode back after the All-Star break, JJ Redick and Tommy Alter open up the mailbag to answer a bunch of listener questions. First, JJ address everything that occurred on ESPN’s ‘First Take’ this week and everything surrounding Doc Rivers (head coach of the Milwaukee Bucks), Patrick Beverley, and Phoenix Suns star Kevin Durant. Then JJ and Tommy discuss what we can expect from the Bucks the rest of the season and what are some traits that make the best head coaches in the NBA. They also have a great discussion on who the next face of the NBA could be over the next couple years: Victor Wembenyama, Jayson Tatum, Giannis Antetokounmpo, Anthony Edwards, Shai Gilgeous-Alexander, or someone else? JJ also delves into some scheme, play, and concept questions as it relates to what he sees in the NBA and also what he teaches on his kid’s basketball teams. JJ then builds a starting five of teammates he played with throughout his career, as well as a team with one player from each era to take down a team of aliens. There’s so much more great stuff in this episode as well. Thanks to everybody who sent in questions!See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
NBA All-Star weekend came and went. This Monday, JJ Redick is joined by Nekias Duncan and Steve Jones Jr. on The Dunker Spot to share the three teams that they are most excited to watch in the second half of the season and why. Let’s go!See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
We are very psyched to welcome in Tyrese Haliburton for the first time as an in-person guest on The Old Man and the Three. We get into so much with Tyrese and how he sees his season on The Indiana Pacers. Let's get to it. Topics include: JJ talks through the surging Golden State Warriors as they try to climb their way up the Western Conference ladder. Then Tyrese joins the show. He first talks about how he's handling his new level of notoriety, then he and JJ talk through his comments on the NBA 65 Game rule and how it can be fixed. Then Tyrese gives us a play-by-play breakdown of what happened between the Indiana Pacers and The Milwaukee Bucks when Giannis Antetokounmpo got upset over the game ball. Then Tyrese talks about losing Buddy Hield and trading for Pascal Siakam. He also opens up about his head coach Rick Carlisle. Finally, Tyrese talks through what he's hoping to get out of this season and why the NBA playoffs matters so much to him. Subscribe to The Old Man and The Three podcast w/ JJ Redick (ESPN / First Take) and Tommy Alter YouTube channel today for more NBA analysis, player interviews and highlights.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
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Chavez 77

Should have Luka on the podcast

May 27th
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Daniel Leu

As a converted vegetarian, loved this interview with Ethan. Personally, I've been trying to convert as many people as possible. Enjoy the podcast.

Apr 14th
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Darius Crawford

Da godfather"🖤✊🏿..🥃

Jan 27th
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dcathey99

$dmoneybagg99 🙏appreciate any blessing

Dec 10th
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Daniel Leu

The David Rubenstein podcast was great. I had to purchase his leadership book right after the podcast. Great job expanding outside of basketball.

Dec 9th
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KanMikhazy

Listening from Brasil 🇧🇷

Nov 5th
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NickADL

John Brennan... LOL

Oct 21st
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Darius Crawford

💯✊🏿

Sep 7th
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Duda Pereira

Incredible, guys!!! I'm a big fan from Brazil! Keep pushing! Eduardo

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