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.

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Episode 14: Steve Nash
On this episode of the "Old Man and the Three", JJ and Tommy welcome in Hall of Famer, 2-time MVP, and new coach of the Brooklyn Nets, Steve Nash. In a wide ranging interview, they cover all things NBA, including Steve's new gig, the playoffs, the evolution of the NBA coach, KD and Kyrie, and so much more. Plus, a Top 5/Draft that'll leave you saying "wow... that escalated quickly". RUNDOWN How Steve came to accept the Nets job JJ recalls 1st question he asked Steve in 2016 The role of a coach The challenge of player accountability  Did Steve's time in the bay help him deal w/ unique personalities  The evolution of the game for a coach When did he first get to know Kyrie Planning the KD/Kyrie 2-man game  The media backlash to Steve getting the Nets job There's white privilege and there's player privilege Does it bother Steve that he didn't win a championship as a player What career moments gnaw at Steve Being up 3-1 and staving off momentum Playoff point differential On the Heat's playoff run and culture ​ Bam's epic block Holding on to the game On Steve's personal journey after his retirement and his last days in LA What would he average in today's NBA TOP 5/DRAFT Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Sep 17, 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
Sep 14, 2020
Episode 12: Kevin Durant and Rich Kleiman
In this Cadence13 Special Event, the stars align - literally - as JJ and Tommy sit down with Kevin Durant and Rich Kleiman from the Boardroom Out of Office podcast. Nothing is off the table as the crew tackles topics on and off the court. Plus, they cap it off with a Top 5/Draft that every long suffering sports fan can relate to. It's all here on the Old Man and the Three. RUNDOWN 2:33 - The great defender debate / defense in the NBA 20:20 - Kevin's run-in with the OKC media 23:30 - Media criticism.  28:10 - Kevin's backlash from the media and fans 34:30 - KD's decision to go to the Warriors 38:40 - JJ's past playoff experiences 46:40 - JJ talks about not winning a championship 49:40 - JJ and KD reminisce about Texas vs Duke and JJ's 41 point explosion  54:05 - The big "KD to the Knicks" rumor and his move to the Nets 1:03:00 - KD's situation with Draymond 1:06:20 - Do the Nets need a third star? 1:10:50 - KD's reaction to Steve Nash coaching the Nets 1:12:20 - on always learning and getting better 1:17:20 - What's Ja Morant's ceiling 1:20:10 - JJ and KD argue about whether he carries when he dribbles 1:21:41 - Kevin clapping back at people on twitter 1:24:28 - Top5/Draft Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Sep 10, 2020
Episode 11: Chris Bosh
Few players have been thrown into the fire like Chris Bosh was when he joined the Miami Heat and formed a Big 3 with Lebron James and Dwyane Wade. On this episode of The Old Man and the Three, JJ and Tommy deep dive on the Heatles era, life after basketball, the NBA playoffs, the challenges of repeating as champs, and much more. Plus, this episode’s draft strikes a musical chord and you won’t want to miss it. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Sep 07, 2020
Episode 10: D'Angelo Russell
Joining JJ and Tommy on this episode of the OM3 is Minnesota Timberwolves point guard D'Angelo Russell. They dive deep into several subjects, including what it's like changing teams, his Laker experience in LA with Kobe, free agency, his newly found golf obsession, and much more. And of course, it's a can't miss OM3 Top 5/Draft as the group picks their all time favorite NBA jerseys. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Sep 03, 2020
Episode 9: Mark Cuban
There is only one Mark Cuban, and it's easy to see why in this fantastic interview with the brilliant Dallas Maverick's owner. Covering subjects ranging from the NBA Boycott and the future of rising star Luka Doncic, to winning a championship and what makes a leader, he presents it all in his brutally honest and unique way. Plus, controversy arises in the OM3 Top 5/Draft after a last minute change to the topic puts JJ in a hole. Was it a simple oversight, or a calculated move by Tommy? Enquiring minds want to know. Listen in to see how it all shakes out.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Aug 31, 2020
Episode 8: NBA Boycott w/ Landry Shamet
On this OM3 emergency pod, JJ and Tommy sit down with LA Clippers PG Landry Shamet to discuss the decision to boycott last night's NBA playoff games and what lies ahead for the game as well as our country. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Aug 27, 2020
Episode 7: Kevin Love
Fasten your seatbelts and brace yourself. On this episode of the Old Man & the Three, JJ and Tommy sit down and cover just about everything with NBA Champion, 5-time All Star, Gold Medal winner, and well known mental health advocate, Kevin Love. Plus, stick around for an OM3 Top 5/Draft that will leave you looking for your sunscreen and beach towel. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Aug 26, 2020
Episode 6: Sue Bird
When it comes to excelling on and off the court, no one does it quite like Sue Bird. Join JJ and Tommy as they sit down with the Seattle Storm superstar and take a deep dive into such topics as free agency, finding your own identity, "JJ Redick contracts", Collective Bargaining Agreements, an awesome Kobe story, and even a little Major League Baseball. Plus you won't want to miss the OM3 Top 5 Draft. It's all here on The Old Man and the Three. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Aug 20, 2020
Episode 5: Dwyane Wade
On this episode of "The Old Man and the Three", NBA legend and 3-time Champion (and surefire Hall of Famer) Dwayne Wade joins JJ and Tommy to discuss life after the NBA, being part of "The Decision", his relationship with Kobe, his emerging wine business, and so much more. Don't miss this incredible interview with one the games best - on and off the court. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Aug 17, 2020
Episode 4: Jayson Tatum
JJ and Tommy sit down with the Boston Celtic's star to discuss life in the bubble, realizing your potential, the playoffs, the Duke brotherhood, and much more. All that and the "Old Man and the Three" draft and top five. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Aug 13, 2020
Episode 3: Joel Embiid
As any NBA fan knows, when it comes to Joel Embiid there's never a dull moment, and when JJ and Tommy sit down with the 76'er big man for this week's "Old Man and the Three" podcast, that certainly rings true once again.
Aug 10, 2020
Episode 2: Stacey Abrams
In this installment of "The Old Man and the Three", JJ and Tommy sit down with American politician, author, former Georgia House of Representatives member, and possible VP selection Stacey Abrams for a spectacular interview.
Aug 06, 2020
Episode 1: Damian Lillard
On the opening episode of JJ Redick and Tommy Alter's new podcast "The Old Man and the Three", they sit down with superstar guard Damian Lillard of the Portland Trail Blazers. Don't miss it as they dig in to life in the bubble, rivalries, fellow NBA players, and their favorite rap albums.
Aug 05, 2020
Introducing: The Old Man and the Three
“The Old Man and the Three with JJ Redick and Tommy Alter” launches August 5th.
Jul 27, 2020