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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.

Latest Episodes

Episode 26: Matthew McConaughey (featuring A’ja Wilson)

It's another double dose of star power on this week's 'Old Man and the Three'.First,JJ and Tommy welcome in Oscar winning actor Matthew McConaughey to discuss his new book "Greenlights", as well ashis "Give Thanks" campaign with Wild Turkey, career highlights and lowlights, making friends with mountain lions, and much more.Then, to cap things off, WNBA superstar and reigning MVP A'ja Wilson joins the program to talk about WNBAnews, current and past coachesBill Laimbeer and Dawn Staley, her foundation for Dyslexia, and the TOP 5/Draft. RUNDOWN Matthew McConaughey Explainsthe "With Thanks" Wild Turkey campaign Talks about his new book Discusses a moment in rehearsals that changed his professional life On understanding the process of acting and what makes a take successful Retellsa storyabout taking Peyote in Mexico andsitting witha mountain lion. Where does his curiosity in lifecome from Is there a timewhere he exceeded his dreams and expectations How his journal has played such an integral part in his life - through good and bad JJ brings up one of MM'snot so known filmsReign of Fire How prevalent are existential crisis'in Hollywood Who has he worked with that he felt just really had it all together There's no secret sauce to acting, sports, etc.It's preparation and the basics On getting fullyinto character and having cast-mates do the same Breaking downInterstellar and it's impact​ A'ja Wilson ​Whather offseason plan is looking like and whatshe isexpecting for next year Was the game different for her in the bubble On the current conditions and hownext season will be effected Putting the WNBA MVP award in context withinher career achievements What impact didbeing benched in her freshman yearhaveonher career On the level of trust between her and SC Coach DawnStaley What is Bill Laimbeer likeas a coach Does the social justice movement help ratingsinthe WNBAas well as awareness​ The importance of having the top players lead the movement by example Discusses her foundation for Dyslexiahttps://www.ajawilsonfoundation.org TOP 5/Draft Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

81 min6 d ago
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Episode 26: Matthew McConaughey (featuring A’ja Wilson)

Episode 25: Fred VanVleet (featuring Sue Bird and Shea Serrano)

It's another star studded episode of "The Old Man and the Three" as JJ and Tommy start things off with a wide ranging interview with Toronto Raptors rising star Fred VanVleet. He brings some brutal honesty in discussing topics such as free agency, his rise from the G-League, playing with Kawhi, and what it takes to win the chip. Then, to follow that up, it's a power packed Top 5/Draft as they welcome in journalist Shea Serrano and WNBA Legend Sue Bird. It's all here on OldMan3. RUNDOWN Fred VanVleet Discusses the CBA and early start of the season How he ishandling the free agency period Taking the average fan through what being afree agentis like On reaching a point in your careerwhere a big payout is due How much does being given the opportunity to run a team factor into his destination Breaking downthe formula for winning and what they have in Toronto If he had to think of an NBA city to play in this year, where would it be How the Covid protocol is going to look in the2021 season Discusses his bubble experience On his trajectory from the G-League to where he is now and the role it played​ Did he ever have a low moment where he was bitter about how it started What was his thought process when he heard of the Kawhi trade HowKawhiwasas a teammate What did he learn about playing from behind during the championship run How theanonymityof that team assisted in their run How yourperspective of the gamecan change after having children Was winning a championship the hardest thing he's ever done in basketball Is mental toughness the separator for a champion Discussing the mentally tough players throughout the league. Feeling like an outsider making his way through high school and college On having a chip on his shoulder and using it to his advantage Sue Bird and Shea Serrano ​Shea talks about his book and how it came about Congrats to Sue and Megan on their engagement TOP 5/Draft Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

93 min1 w ago
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Episode 25: Fred VanVleet (featuring Sue Bird and Shea Serrano)

Episode 24: Alex Caruso

Alex Caruso.Los Angeles Laker,Alex Caruso.NBA Champion,Alex Caruso.Not many would've expected that scenario just a few years back when he was in the G-League trying to break into the NBA, but here he is.In this episode of the "Old Man and the Three", JJ and Tommy sit down with Alex to discuss his incrediblejourney,what life has been like since becoming an NBA champion,where he goes from here, plus much more. Capping it all off is a Top 5/Draft that includes players even your great grandfather might have known.Enjoy. RUNDOWN What have the last few weeks been like after the championship Getting recognized walking around in LA When did the Lakers really start to gel and turn it on Discusses how the Lakers would lock in during then playoffs ​WhyFrankVogel was the right pick to coach this team What are some of the little things that make LeBron so great Who was his favorite player growing up​ At what point this year does he feel he gained LeBron's trust What was his reaction to AD landing in LA Is he comfortable with his "celebrity" His favorite meme about himself Does it ever feel surreal to be where he is now What was his headspace like when he didn't get drafted What goes into being successful in the NBA What part of his game does he think needs the most improvement Were there players he watched and aspired to be What wasgoing through his head when he realized he was going to be an NBA Champion Talking trash with Duncan in the finals How does he feel about the quick turnaround into the next season Why JJ and Alex wear their respective #4's TOP 5/Draft Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

76 min2 w ago
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Episode 24: Alex Caruso

Episode 23: Bradley Beal (featuring Jon Favreau)

It's a very special Old Man & The Three this week as JJ and Tommy welcome in Washington Wizards All-Star sharpshooter Bradley Beal.In awide ranging interview the boys breakdown the flawed all-starvotingprocess,thenever ending trade rumors surrounding Beal, his workout routines, how to invest in the step-back three, and much more.But before all that starts, Pod Save America's Jon Favreau joins the show for an in-depth breakdown of what's going on with the election, the voting pitfalls to be aware of, and whatJoe Biden's sell to America is.Plus a sweetTop 5/Draft that'll be sure to jar a few fillings loose."Great draft Beal" Jon Favreau An overview of where we are a week out from the election Jon explains "Vote Save America" Explains the nakedballotand how important Pennsylvania is to the electoral vote Explains the pollsright now and how it relates to 2016 What is your biggest sell for Joe Biden for President Bradley Beal ​ What's the feelingconcerning the proposed Dec 22nd NBA start date Takeaways from the bubble -outside looking in What was it like not being in the bubble Discusses theyear hehad The All-Star game being a popularity game How winning (or lack thereof) hasaffected his standing with the fans Who's the second best player he has played with Breaking down his long term deal with the Wizards How much of a distraction are the trade rumors JJ reminisces about a January game in 2014 that changes his game What was his transition to the NBA like Discusses the physical challenges he faced in the beginning of his career Breaks down his workout procedure Investinginthe "step-back"​ and dissecting the footwork involved How he never got to work with Kobe OnCoach K comparing Bradley toJJ in the recruiting pitch Whyhe endedup at Florida instead of Duke On his relationship with JaysonTatum TOP 5/Draft Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

91 min3 w ago
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Episode 23: Bradley Beal (featuring Jon Favreau)

Episode 22: John Brennan (featuring PFT Commenter)

In this episode of the Old Man and the Three, it's a two for one special.JJ and Tommy lead off with a spectacular interview with former CIA Director John Brennan, where they take a deep dive into his life in the CIA, his recent book,the bizarre world of Trump, the Osama bin Laden raid, and much more.Then, things take a bit of adifferent turn when they welcome in Pardon My Take'sPFT Commenter for the TOP 5/Draft and Mailbag question.And, as you can probablyimagine, PFT does not disappoint. John Brennan What was the motivation for writing his book How exposure to the world helps you understand how special the United States is Do Americans fully understand what civil servants do and their importance Director Brennan explains his experience of playing basketball overseas in Cairo What were the challenges of writing the book How does he swallow the madness that is going on in the White House/Congress/etc. Where would he say American stands right now in terms of division in his lifetime How technology has made the spread of hate and misinformation worse How does technology effect protocols in the CIA On the secrecy on the CIA and not being able to share info like a normal member of society Are there any movies or TV shows that have depicted the CIA correctly - or even closely The most impactful/memorable event in his career Discussing thebin Laden raid His feeling about Trumps tweets and re-tweets Who are some of the best leaders he's been around and what are their qualities PFT Commenter Discusses Mt Rushmore and how it came about Comparing Big Cat's place with JJ's The story of how he came up with his handle Would PFT Commenter be a fan of JJ Who's the grittiest current NBA player TOP 5/Draft Mailbag question Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

82 minOCT 20
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Episode 22: John Brennan (featuring PFT Commenter)

Episode 21: Coach K, Mike Krzyzewski (featuring Sue Bird)

The word legend gets thrown around a lot these days.But then again, in some rarecases it almost doesn't seem to be enough.That is precisely what we have on this episode of "The Old Man and the Three" as JJ and Tommy welcome in a true legend of the game on every level, the one and only "Coach K", MikeKrzyzewski.And, as if that isn't enough, another guest worthy of "legend" statusjoins for the intro and TOP 5/Draft, WNBA Champion and future Hall of Famer Sue Bird. Sue Bird RUNDOWN Recaps her WNBA Finals victory Having Megan with her in the bubble First thing she did after she got out of the bubble Acclimating to life outside the bubble and being back in society NBA Finals breakdown How the lack of fans played a major role in the playoffs The effect of no fans on shooting performances Describing the elation of winning a championship CoachK RUNDOWN What was his first impression of JJ JJ's practice routine Coachcomments on JJ's turnaround in the NBA What's the goal for this college basketball season On the practice/social distancingprocess at Duke What was it like telling his players that the NCAA tournament was cancelled On helping his players through quarantine and creating a virtual national championship for them Putting closure on last season. Discussion about JJ's sophomore season troubles and how he "crossed a bridge" to get through it May 21st 2004.The most important day in JJ's basketball career How he watcheshis players closely tokeep a healthy environment​ On his belief in therapy and talking it through with players Tells a great story about Marshall Plumlee and his accomplishment of becoming an Army Ranger JJ talks about the momentCoachKwent from just acoachto acoachand a friend On giving full impowerment to his teams and how that builds confidence. On roastingCoachK Embracing the "one and done" era How would JJ have done if he left early Adaptability is vital to success Embracing change and being impressed with the younger generation How America needs to get better How close wasCoachKto taking the Lakers job in 2004 Coachshares an amazingKobe story Dream team vs Redeem team... who wins? How great the NBA has handled the pandemic What separates the "LeBrons" and "Kobes" from everyone else​ TOP 5/DRAFT Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

111 minOCT 14
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Episode 21: Coach K, Mike Krzyzewski (featuring Sue Bird)

Episode 20: DeMar DeRozan

If there’s anyone that knows the difficulty in beating Lebron James in the playoffs, it’s DeMar DeRozan.And on this episode of the Old Man and the Three, JJ and Tommy welcome in the San Antonio Spurs superstar for a frank discussion that covers pushing back against analytics, the emotions of watching the Raptors win a championship, and leading on mental health in the NBA.Plus, don't miss a TOP 5/Draft that will have you grabbing your keys and heading for the drive-thru. RUNDOWN NBA Finals recap How he attacks the defense the Lakers were showing in game 4 On the uniqueness of Anthony Davis Talks about KCP's play in the finals Relying on your stars to create shots in the playoffs The difficulty of beating a LeBron led team 4 times in a series The brilliance of LeBron What it felt like watching the Raptors make their run last year Reliving the bone-chilling 2016 all-star game On building a winning culture Discussing the fans passion in Toronto The challenge of going through customs all through the season On being an elite scorer without shooting 3's Breaking down his style of play On the skill of generating 3 pointers instead of taking them Discusses the players who influenced his game The nuances of drawing fouls when a team is in the bonus Addresses mental health and his tweet about depression that started a movement in the NBA How money isn't the answer for life's problems On the importance of addressing your mental health Discusses his AAU and college experience The LA basketball scene TOP 5/Draft Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

73 minOCT 8
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Episode 20: DeMar DeRozan

Episode 19: Andrew Yang

On this episode of the "Old Man and the Three", JJ and Tommy are joined byentrepreneur, philanthropist,former presidential candidate, and all around great guy Andrew Yang.Delving into topics such as his presidential run, how politicians are trying to infuse themselves into sports, the Facebook dilemma, the 2020election and more, it's an interview yousurelywon't want to miss.Plus, there's the TOP 5/Draftthatwillput you in a New York State of mind. RUNDOWN​ Discussingthe polls at the present time as compared with 2016 Explains his role in the upcoming election Talks about how the south is turning and there may be some surprising results Dissects Ted Cruz'sobsession with knocking the NBA Who would win in a oneonone game: Yang or Cruz? Making sense of theNBA ratings right now Politicians trying to infusethemselves into sports Is there is a way out of this toxic climate in America How do we get companies like Facebook to clean up their act Discussing his run for the presidency and the meaning of Human Centered Capitalism The knee jerk reaction of claiming socialism when discussing universal basic income Does he look back as his run as a success Lesson learned on the campaign trail Is there a fix to the "popular vote" issue and is rank choicevoting the answer On "Humanity Forward" Howtrillion dollar companies like Amazon pay no taxes and how changing that can cure so much How does he successfully pivot from one career to the next Doing a jobyou don't like will turn you into an unhappy person On investing in the paths for the younger generation Breaking down the entire Trump ordeal over the last week TOP 5/Draft Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

80 minOCT 7
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Episode 19: Andrew Yang

Episode 18: Carmelo Anthony

On this episode ofthe'OldManandtheThree', JJandTommy sit down with sure-fire Hall of Famerandcurrent PortlandTrail BlazerCarmelo Anthony.In thisincrediblyin-depthinterview, nothing isoff-limitsas Melo opens up about his career pathandaccomplishments, his tumultuous time in NY (as well as OKCandHouston), Phil Jackson,social justice,andmuchmore.Plus a TOP 5/Draft that'll have you game ready and hungry at the same time. RUNDOWN Relivingthe2002 McDonalds All American Game Melo’s first impression of JJ Thelast 3 ofthe2002 McDonalds All American class DiscussingMelo’s time in Denver Fans today only knowthegamefromthe"big 3" moving forward On spending two 2 years from A.I. Imagining his Denver teams inthesocial media age Thekind of personalities that those teams attracted On his experience in NY When Phil Jacksontook over in NY Studyingandexecutingthetriangle Onthemedia scrutiny in NY How he handled losing after winning for so long Melo’s "hat" stage in NY TheSteve Novak "get paid"story On his experiencesin OKCandHoustonandhowthey differ Dealing with goingfrom a #1 option to a 2nd or 3rd option What was it like being out of basketball On finally ending up in Portlandandwhat it brought to him How much longer does he want to play Reflectingon his own personal legacy in basketball Histhoughts ontheBreonna Taylor case On settingthestage fortheyounger players concerning social justice TOP 5/DRAFT STAYME7O PROPEL Program Earlier this month as part of New York Fashion Week, Carmelo’s fashion bannerSTAYME7O presentedthePROPEL SS21 collection, “A Black Future”, featuring collaborations from seven Black designers as a way to honortheBlack creative community.TheSTAYME7O PROPEL Programis an ongoinginitiative that champions not just emerging fashion talent but honors a vision of Black excellenceandreimaginesthecultural landscapeand creative spaces where diversity has been underserved, starting withinthefashion industry.Theimmersive, virtual 3-D fashion showthat launchedtheprogram’s debut collectionfocused onthemovement for Black independence, freedom of expressionandhow Black creativity always has,andcontinues to moveandchangetheworld around us.https://stayme7o.com/ TheSocial Change Fund This summer, Dwyane Wade, Carmelo AnthonyandChris Paul launchedtheSocial Change Fund, which is dedicated to investing inandsupporting organizations that advocate fortheBlack community through long-term policy solutions, community representation,andnarrative change.TheFund focuseson critical issues including ending police brutality, championing criminal justice reformandinclusion, advocating forthehumanrights of all Black lives, empowering communities of color by expanding access to votingandcivic engagement, increasing Black representation in government,andbuilding economic equity for Black people through investment in education, employment, wages,andhousing.https://www.thesocialchangefund.org/ TheCarmelo Anthony Foundation Carmelo Anthony foundedtheCarmelo Anthony Foundationover 15 years ago as a vehicle for actionable change focused on community impact through a variety of outreach programs, disaster relief initiatives,anddonations.The nonprofit has since established programs to refurbish basketball courts in underserved communities, provide families in need with foodandpersonal supplies duringtheholidays,andprovide much-needed disaster relief inthe wake of tragedies such as super storm Sandy,theFlint Water Crisis, Hurricane Mariaandmore.TheCarmelo Anthony Foundation has always been focused on initiatives for social reformandcommunity impact,andcontinues today in support oftheBlack Lives Matter movementandchampioning open discussionandactionable change around protests, police brutalityandprogress.http://www.thecarmeloanthonyfoundation.org/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

100 minOCT 1
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Episode 18: Carmelo Anthony

Episode 17: Grayson Allen

From his National Championship win to his highly publicized tripping incidents at Duke, current Memphis Grizzlies shooting guard Grayson Allen has definitely seen his share of highs and lows.In this eye-opening interview with JJ and Tommy, he covers it all with brutal honestly and paints a picture of how it all went down. Plus, there’s a Top 5/Draft that’ll surely bring out the villain in all of us. RUNDOWN Welcome Gaming in the bubble/2k rankings Building confidence going into his second year How has his experience been adjusting to the NBA What were his expectations coming into the NBA His ‘Welcome to the NBA’ moment Discussing the uniqueness of KD On the preparation for games: NBA vs College What stands out about Ja Morant How the scheduled seed-in games for Memphis were so tough Diving into the Duke experience Does he regret not leaving after his sophomore year The difficulty of dealing with the high player turnover at Duke The process of managing his teammates and being a leader On feeling the “fishbowl” pressure at Duke Who was hated more at Duke: Grayson or JJ? How social media plays into that hatred Playing the Duke villain Grayson delves into his tripping incidents and the impact on his career SPEED ROUND TOP 5/DRAFT Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

93 minSEP 28
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Episode 17: Grayson Allen

Latest Episodes

Episode 26: Matthew McConaughey (featuring A’ja Wilson)

It's another double dose of star power on this week's 'Old Man and the Three'.First,JJ and Tommy welcome in Oscar winning actor Matthew McConaughey to discuss his new book "Greenlights", as well ashis "Give Thanks" campaign with Wild Turkey, career highlights and lowlights, making friends with mountain lions, and much more.Then, to cap things off, WNBA superstar and reigning MVP A'ja Wilson joins the program to talk about WNBAnews, current and past coachesBill Laimbeer and Dawn Staley, her foundation for Dyslexia, and the TOP 5/Draft. RUNDOWN Matthew McConaughey Explainsthe "With Thanks" Wild Turkey campaign Talks about his new book Discusses a moment in rehearsals that changed his professional life On understanding the process of acting and what makes a take successful Retellsa storyabout taking Peyote in Mexico andsitting witha mountain lion. Where does his curiosity in lifecome from Is there a timewhere he exceeded his dreams and expectations How his journal has played such an integral part in his life - through good and bad JJ brings up one of MM'snot so known filmsReign of Fire How prevalent are existential crisis'in Hollywood Who has he worked with that he felt just really had it all together There's no secret sauce to acting, sports, etc.It's preparation and the basics On getting fullyinto character and having cast-mates do the same Breaking downInterstellar and it's impact​ A'ja Wilson ​Whather offseason plan is looking like and whatshe isexpecting for next year Was the game different for her in the bubble On the current conditions and hownext season will be effected Putting the WNBA MVP award in context withinher career achievements What impact didbeing benched in her freshman yearhaveonher career On the level of trust between her and SC Coach DawnStaley What is Bill Laimbeer likeas a coach Does the social justice movement help ratingsinthe WNBAas well as awareness​ The importance of having the top players lead the movement by example Discusses her foundation for Dyslexiahttps://www.ajawilsonfoundation.org TOP 5/Draft Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

81 min6 d ago
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Episode 26: Matthew McConaughey (featuring A’ja Wilson)

Episode 25: Fred VanVleet (featuring Sue Bird and Shea Serrano)

It's another star studded episode of "The Old Man and the Three" as JJ and Tommy start things off with a wide ranging interview with Toronto Raptors rising star Fred VanVleet. He brings some brutal honesty in discussing topics such as free agency, his rise from the G-League, playing with Kawhi, and what it takes to win the chip. Then, to follow that up, it's a power packed Top 5/Draft as they welcome in journalist Shea Serrano and WNBA Legend Sue Bird. It's all here on OldMan3. RUNDOWN Fred VanVleet Discusses the CBA and early start of the season How he ishandling the free agency period Taking the average fan through what being afree agentis like On reaching a point in your careerwhere a big payout is due How much does being given the opportunity to run a team factor into his destination Breaking downthe formula for winning and what they have in Toronto If he had to think of an NBA city to play in this year, where would it be How the Covid protocol is going to look in the2021 season Discusses his bubble experience On his trajectory from the G-League to where he is now and the role it played​ Did he ever have a low moment where he was bitter about how it started What was his thought process when he heard of the Kawhi trade HowKawhiwasas a teammate What did he learn about playing from behind during the championship run How theanonymityof that team assisted in their run How yourperspective of the gamecan change after having children Was winning a championship the hardest thing he's ever done in basketball Is mental toughness the separator for a champion Discussing the mentally tough players throughout the league. Feeling like an outsider making his way through high school and college On having a chip on his shoulder and using it to his advantage Sue Bird and Shea Serrano ​Shea talks about his book and how it came about Congrats to Sue and Megan on their engagement TOP 5/Draft Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

93 min1 w ago
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Episode 25: Fred VanVleet (featuring Sue Bird and Shea Serrano)

Episode 24: Alex Caruso

Alex Caruso.Los Angeles Laker,Alex Caruso.NBA Champion,Alex Caruso.Not many would've expected that scenario just a few years back when he was in the G-League trying to break into the NBA, but here he is.In this episode of the "Old Man and the Three", JJ and Tommy sit down with Alex to discuss his incrediblejourney,what life has been like since becoming an NBA champion,where he goes from here, plus much more. Capping it all off is a Top 5/Draft that includes players even your great grandfather might have known.Enjoy. RUNDOWN What have the last few weeks been like after the championship Getting recognized walking around in LA When did the Lakers really start to gel and turn it on Discusses how the Lakers would lock in during then playoffs ​WhyFrankVogel was the right pick to coach this team What are some of the little things that make LeBron so great Who was his favorite player growing up​ At what point this year does he feel he gained LeBron's trust What was his reaction to AD landing in LA Is he comfortable with his "celebrity" His favorite meme about himself Does it ever feel surreal to be where he is now What was his headspace like when he didn't get drafted What goes into being successful in the NBA What part of his game does he think needs the most improvement Were there players he watched and aspired to be What wasgoing through his head when he realized he was going to be an NBA Champion Talking trash with Duncan in the finals How does he feel about the quick turnaround into the next season Why JJ and Alex wear their respective #4's TOP 5/Draft Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

76 min2 w ago
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Episode 24: Alex Caruso

Episode 23: Bradley Beal (featuring Jon Favreau)

It's a very special Old Man & The Three this week as JJ and Tommy welcome in Washington Wizards All-Star sharpshooter Bradley Beal.In awide ranging interview the boys breakdown the flawed all-starvotingprocess,thenever ending trade rumors surrounding Beal, his workout routines, how to invest in the step-back three, and much more.But before all that starts, Pod Save America's Jon Favreau joins the show for an in-depth breakdown of what's going on with the election, the voting pitfalls to be aware of, and whatJoe Biden's sell to America is.Plus a sweetTop 5/Draft that'll be sure to jar a few fillings loose."Great draft Beal" Jon Favreau An overview of where we are a week out from the election Jon explains "Vote Save America" Explains the nakedballotand how important Pennsylvania is to the electoral vote Explains the pollsright now and how it relates to 2016 What is your biggest sell for Joe Biden for President Bradley Beal ​ What's the feelingconcerning the proposed Dec 22nd NBA start date Takeaways from the bubble -outside looking in What was it like not being in the bubble Discusses theyear hehad The All-Star game being a popularity game How winning (or lack thereof) hasaffected his standing with the fans Who's the second best player he has played with Breaking down his long term deal with the Wizards How much of a distraction are the trade rumors JJ reminisces about a January game in 2014 that changes his game What was his transition to the NBA like Discusses the physical challenges he faced in the beginning of his career Breaks down his workout procedure Investinginthe "step-back"​ and dissecting the footwork involved How he never got to work with Kobe OnCoach K comparing Bradley toJJ in the recruiting pitch Whyhe endedup at Florida instead of Duke On his relationship with JaysonTatum TOP 5/Draft Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

91 min3 w ago
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Episode 23: Bradley Beal (featuring Jon Favreau)

Episode 22: John Brennan (featuring PFT Commenter)

In this episode of the Old Man and the Three, it's a two for one special.JJ and Tommy lead off with a spectacular interview with former CIA Director John Brennan, where they take a deep dive into his life in the CIA, his recent book,the bizarre world of Trump, the Osama bin Laden raid, and much more.Then, things take a bit of adifferent turn when they welcome in Pardon My Take'sPFT Commenter for the TOP 5/Draft and Mailbag question.And, as you can probablyimagine, PFT does not disappoint. John Brennan What was the motivation for writing his book How exposure to the world helps you understand how special the United States is Do Americans fully understand what civil servants do and their importance Director Brennan explains his experience of playing basketball overseas in Cairo What were the challenges of writing the book How does he swallow the madness that is going on in the White House/Congress/etc. Where would he say American stands right now in terms of division in his lifetime How technology has made the spread of hate and misinformation worse How does technology effect protocols in the CIA On the secrecy on the CIA and not being able to share info like a normal member of society Are there any movies or TV shows that have depicted the CIA correctly - or even closely The most impactful/memorable event in his career Discussing thebin Laden raid His feeling about Trumps tweets and re-tweets Who are some of the best leaders he's been around and what are their qualities PFT Commenter Discusses Mt Rushmore and how it came about Comparing Big Cat's place with JJ's The story of how he came up with his handle Would PFT Commenter be a fan of JJ Who's the grittiest current NBA player TOP 5/Draft Mailbag question Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

82 minOCT 20
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Episode 22: John Brennan (featuring PFT Commenter)

Episode 21: Coach K, Mike Krzyzewski (featuring Sue Bird)

The word legend gets thrown around a lot these days.But then again, in some rarecases it almost doesn't seem to be enough.That is precisely what we have on this episode of "The Old Man and the Three" as JJ and Tommy welcome in a true legend of the game on every level, the one and only "Coach K", MikeKrzyzewski.And, as if that isn't enough, another guest worthy of "legend" statusjoins for the intro and TOP 5/Draft, WNBA Champion and future Hall of Famer Sue Bird. Sue Bird RUNDOWN Recaps her WNBA Finals victory Having Megan with her in the bubble First thing she did after she got out of the bubble Acclimating to life outside the bubble and being back in society NBA Finals breakdown How the lack of fans played a major role in the playoffs The effect of no fans on shooting performances Describing the elation of winning a championship CoachK RUNDOWN What was his first impression of JJ JJ's practice routine Coachcomments on JJ's turnaround in the NBA What's the goal for this college basketball season On the practice/social distancingprocess at Duke What was it like telling his players that the NCAA tournament was cancelled On helping his players through quarantine and creating a virtual national championship for them Putting closure on last season. Discussion about JJ's sophomore season troubles and how he "crossed a bridge" to get through it May 21st 2004.The most important day in JJ's basketball career How he watcheshis players closely tokeep a healthy environment​ On his belief in therapy and talking it through with players Tells a great story about Marshall Plumlee and his accomplishment of becoming an Army Ranger JJ talks about the momentCoachKwent from just acoachto acoachand a friend On giving full impowerment to his teams and how that builds confidence. On roastingCoachK Embracing the "one and done" era How would JJ have done if he left early Adaptability is vital to success Embracing change and being impressed with the younger generation How America needs to get better How close wasCoachKto taking the Lakers job in 2004 Coachshares an amazingKobe story Dream team vs Redeem team... who wins? How great the NBA has handled the pandemic What separates the "LeBrons" and "Kobes" from everyone else​ TOP 5/DRAFT Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

111 minOCT 14
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Episode 21: Coach K, Mike Krzyzewski (featuring Sue Bird)

Episode 20: DeMar DeRozan

If there’s anyone that knows the difficulty in beating Lebron James in the playoffs, it’s DeMar DeRozan.And on this episode of the Old Man and the Three, JJ and Tommy welcome in the San Antonio Spurs superstar for a frank discussion that covers pushing back against analytics, the emotions of watching the Raptors win a championship, and leading on mental health in the NBA.Plus, don't miss a TOP 5/Draft that will have you grabbing your keys and heading for the drive-thru. RUNDOWN NBA Finals recap How he attacks the defense the Lakers were showing in game 4 On the uniqueness of Anthony Davis Talks about KCP's play in the finals Relying on your stars to create shots in the playoffs The difficulty of beating a LeBron led team 4 times in a series The brilliance of LeBron What it felt like watching the Raptors make their run last year Reliving the bone-chilling 2016 all-star game On building a winning culture Discussing the fans passion in Toronto The challenge of going through customs all through the season On being an elite scorer without shooting 3's Breaking down his style of play On the skill of generating 3 pointers instead of taking them Discusses the players who influenced his game The nuances of drawing fouls when a team is in the bonus Addresses mental health and his tweet about depression that started a movement in the NBA How money isn't the answer for life's problems On the importance of addressing your mental health Discusses his AAU and college experience The LA basketball scene TOP 5/Draft Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

73 minOCT 8
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Episode 20: DeMar DeRozan

Episode 19: Andrew Yang

On this episode of the "Old Man and the Three", JJ and Tommy are joined byentrepreneur, philanthropist,former presidential candidate, and all around great guy Andrew Yang.Delving into topics such as his presidential run, how politicians are trying to infuse themselves into sports, the Facebook dilemma, the 2020election and more, it's an interview yousurelywon't want to miss.Plus, there's the TOP 5/Draftthatwillput you in a New York State of mind. RUNDOWN​ Discussingthe polls at the present time as compared with 2016 Explains his role in the upcoming election Talks about how the south is turning and there may be some surprising results Dissects Ted Cruz'sobsession with knocking the NBA Who would win in a oneonone game: Yang or Cruz? Making sense of theNBA ratings right now Politicians trying to infusethemselves into sports Is there is a way out of this toxic climate in America How do we get companies like Facebook to clean up their act Discussing his run for the presidency and the meaning of Human Centered Capitalism The knee jerk reaction of claiming socialism when discussing universal basic income Does he look back as his run as a success Lesson learned on the campaign trail Is there a fix to the "popular vote" issue and is rank choicevoting the answer On "Humanity Forward" Howtrillion dollar companies like Amazon pay no taxes and how changing that can cure so much How does he successfully pivot from one career to the next Doing a jobyou don't like will turn you into an unhappy person On investing in the paths for the younger generation Breaking down the entire Trump ordeal over the last week TOP 5/Draft Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

80 minOCT 7
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Episode 19: Andrew Yang

Episode 18: Carmelo Anthony

On this episode ofthe'OldManandtheThree', JJandTommy sit down with sure-fire Hall of Famerandcurrent PortlandTrail BlazerCarmelo Anthony.In thisincrediblyin-depthinterview, nothing isoff-limitsas Melo opens up about his career pathandaccomplishments, his tumultuous time in NY (as well as OKCandHouston), Phil Jackson,social justice,andmuchmore.Plus a TOP 5/Draft that'll have you game ready and hungry at the same time. RUNDOWN Relivingthe2002 McDonalds All American Game Melo’s first impression of JJ Thelast 3 ofthe2002 McDonalds All American class DiscussingMelo’s time in Denver Fans today only knowthegamefromthe"big 3" moving forward On spending two 2 years from A.I. Imagining his Denver teams inthesocial media age Thekind of personalities that those teams attracted On his experience in NY When Phil Jacksontook over in NY Studyingandexecutingthetriangle Onthemedia scrutiny in NY How he handled losing after winning for so long Melo’s "hat" stage in NY TheSteve Novak "get paid"story On his experiencesin OKCandHoustonandhowthey differ Dealing with goingfrom a #1 option to a 2nd or 3rd option What was it like being out of basketball On finally ending up in Portlandandwhat it brought to him How much longer does he want to play Reflectingon his own personal legacy in basketball Histhoughts ontheBreonna Taylor case On settingthestage fortheyounger players concerning social justice TOP 5/DRAFT STAYME7O PROPEL Program Earlier this month as part of New York Fashion Week, Carmelo’s fashion bannerSTAYME7O presentedthePROPEL SS21 collection, “A Black Future”, featuring collaborations from seven Black designers as a way to honortheBlack creative community.TheSTAYME7O PROPEL Programis an ongoinginitiative that champions not just emerging fashion talent but honors a vision of Black excellenceandreimaginesthecultural landscapeand creative spaces where diversity has been underserved, starting withinthefashion industry.Theimmersive, virtual 3-D fashion showthat launchedtheprogram’s debut collectionfocused onthemovement for Black independence, freedom of expressionandhow Black creativity always has,andcontinues to moveandchangetheworld around us.https://stayme7o.com/ TheSocial Change Fund This summer, Dwyane Wade, Carmelo AnthonyandChris Paul launchedtheSocial Change Fund, which is dedicated to investing inandsupporting organizations that advocate fortheBlack community through long-term policy solutions, community representation,andnarrative change.TheFund focuseson critical issues including ending police brutality, championing criminal justice reformandinclusion, advocating forthehumanrights of all Black lives, empowering communities of color by expanding access to votingandcivic engagement, increasing Black representation in government,andbuilding economic equity for Black people through investment in education, employment, wages,andhousing.https://www.thesocialchangefund.org/ TheCarmelo Anthony Foundation Carmelo Anthony foundedtheCarmelo Anthony Foundationover 15 years ago as a vehicle for actionable change focused on community impact through a variety of outreach programs, disaster relief initiatives,anddonations.The nonprofit has since established programs to refurbish basketball courts in underserved communities, provide families in need with foodandpersonal supplies duringtheholidays,andprovide much-needed disaster relief inthe wake of tragedies such as super storm Sandy,theFlint Water Crisis, Hurricane Mariaandmore.TheCarmelo Anthony Foundation has always been focused on initiatives for social reformandcommunity impact,andcontinues today in support oftheBlack Lives Matter movementandchampioning open discussionandactionable change around protests, police brutalityandprogress.http://www.thecarmeloanthonyfoundation.org/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

100 minOCT 1
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Episode 18: Carmelo Anthony

Episode 17: Grayson Allen

From his National Championship win to his highly publicized tripping incidents at Duke, current Memphis Grizzlies shooting guard Grayson Allen has definitely seen his share of highs and lows.In this eye-opening interview with JJ and Tommy, he covers it all with brutal honestly and paints a picture of how it all went down. Plus, there’s a Top 5/Draft that’ll surely bring out the villain in all of us. RUNDOWN Welcome Gaming in the bubble/2k rankings Building confidence going into his second year How has his experience been adjusting to the NBA What were his expectations coming into the NBA His ‘Welcome to the NBA’ moment Discussing the uniqueness of KD On the preparation for games: NBA vs College What stands out about Ja Morant How the scheduled seed-in games for Memphis were so tough Diving into the Duke experience Does he regret not leaving after his sophomore year The difficulty of dealing with the high player turnover at Duke The process of managing his teammates and being a leader On feeling the “fishbowl” pressure at Duke Who was hated more at Duke: Grayson or JJ? How social media plays into that hatred Playing the Duke villain Grayson delves into his tripping incidents and the impact on his career SPEED ROUND TOP 5/DRAFT Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

93 minSEP 28
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Episode 17: Grayson Allen
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