The Old Man and the Three with JJ Redick and Tommy Alter

The Old Man and the Three with JJ Redick and Tommy Alter

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New Orleans Pelicans Guard 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.

Recent Episodes

Episode 16: De'Aaron Fox
SEP 24, 2020
Episode 16: De'Aaron Fox
Well, due to some technical difficulties, it took a while to get this one going. But once it started, it certainly didn't disappoint. Sacramento Kings PG De'Aaron Fox visited the 'Old Man and the Three' and delivered on every level in this wide ranging interview where they discussed the present NBA culture, the 'One and Done' system, learning from the veterans, and much more. Plus, it's another classic Top 5/Draft. Does JJ take a dive to help stop Tommy's run? Listen in to hear. THE RUNDOWN Life since the bubble (De'Aaron got engaged) Least favorite/favorite parts of the bubble AAU teammates who play in the NBA His HS Class of 2016 How De'Aaron ended up at Kentucky The Kentucky "one and done" system On John Calipari What's it like playing for Calipari Did he ever imagine this level of success when he was in HS The difference of being a top prospect today compared to years past In this basketball culture, how did De'Aaron stay so grounded Does he feel like he has made it Does he tailor his game to anyone in the NBA De'Aaron's welcome to the NBA moment JJ's welcome's to the NBA moment Who surprised him when he got to the NBA The first year learning curve Learning from the vets Analyzing De'Aaron's shot Being smart with your body De'Aaron's playoff takeaways  Did he think Bam was going to be this good Discussing the day the NBA postponed the season Is there a rivalry with him and Lonzo Ball? SPEED ROUND Top 5/Draft Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
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74 MIN
Episode 15: Michael Lewis (featuring Duncan Robinson)
SEP 21, 2020
Episode 15: Michael Lewis (featuring Duncan Robinson)
It's a power packed episode of "The Old Man and the Three" as JJ and Tommy welcome in award winning author and financial journalist Michael Lewis (Money Ball, The Blind Side, The Big Short). The discussion ranges from the pandemic and the challenges our society faces, to NBA analytics and the two kinds of nerds. But before (and after) that interview, Miami Heat sharp shooter and Old Man 3 NBA Correspondent Duncan Robinson joins the show to break down his team's series with the Celtics, the art of drawing a foul, whether or not he's caught the tattoo bug, and much more. Plus, he comes back after the interview for an ice cold Top 5/Draft that will leave you running to the freezer. RUNDOWN Duncan Robinson Discussing the Miami/Boston series On Duncan's shot selection How Boston is guarding him Duncan talks about his release JJ and Duncan breakdown the Marcus Smart experience Who's the biggest flopper in the league The art of drawing fouls  Do JJ's tattoos gain him respect? Duncan might be making the tattoo leap Earning playoff respect Mailbag question Top 5 Draft   Michael Lewis On Quarantine  Macro Takeaways from the pandemic  ML story of “how is he going to kill me” on pain killers from hip surgery  He/and prominent billionaire’s idea of a Trump death clock in Times Square “Trump is an accident of Democracy”   “we have an idiot’s ability” as Americans to change  Trump’s pandemic response / Woodward quotes  Tribalism / Is there a fix   The Fifth Risk book / Distrust of Expertise Theme is that a lot of examples in government of folks we don’t value being important  Activism of Younger Generation / Finding Hope  “Science progresses one funeral at a time”  Moneyball  JJ story on SVG / adoption analytics  On the two types of nerds  Daryl Morley/ Analytics Battier was “a guy whose value was not perceived”   JJ on first year in Philly v. final year  Duncan Robinson Part II Top 5/Draft Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
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83 MIN
Episode 13: Bubba Wallace (featuring bonus guest Chris Long)
SEP 14, 2020
Episode 13: Bubba Wallace (featuring bonus guest Chris Long)
On this episode of "The Old Man and the Three", it's a double dose of stars as JJ and Tommy sit down with NASCAR's Bubba Wallace to discuss his life on and off the track, his career ascension, and the unique circumstances he's had to deal with. But before that, as an added bonus, former NFL standout Chris Long joins the show to talk about the NFL, NBA, his charity, his podcast (Green Light), and much more. Plus, he sticks around for the Top 5/Draft where he puts his personal spin on things. RUNDOWN Chris Long 1:40 - Chris talks about podcasting 4:00 - NBA news (Conference finals, D'Antoni out in Houston) 8:30 - NFL discussion 13:15 - is there rhythm for NFL players?  15:00 - Chris' charity work 16:40 - Top 5/Draft Bubba Wallace 29:05 - Wallace intro 29:40 - What goes on the cars and why? 30:34 - How does one become a race car driver 32:20 - bringing NASCAR to younger diverse fans 34:54 - how does a young driver transition into bigger cars 36:57 - was Bubba a cocky kid? 38:42 - JJ tells his "you can google me" story 39:40 - Racial issues in NASCAR and in society 48:00 - the pressure on athletes to get it right when speaking out 50:35 - being attacked by Trump 56:00 - Black athletes have to be twice as good to get the same respect 100:08 - how hard is it to win in NASCAR 103:39 - how do friendships work in NASCAR 105:45 - are there any good racing movies? 107:40 - Is that a cardboard cutout of yourself in the background? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
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72 MIN