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

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 Nov 20, 2020
Didn't like JJ the player at Duke. But I respect him now as a player in the NBA but even more hearing his insight and thoughts on the NBA and life. He and Tommy make a great team.


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 27: Megan Rapinoe
As a soccer superstar, Megan Rapinoe is beloved and admired worldwide. But as her millions of fans know, it's not just because of what she does on the pitch. A well known activist, she has been outspoken and a leading voice on several topics like salary payscales, gender inequality, and police brutality. She has also written a book titled "One Life" detailing her experiences in these particular areas, and in this episode she sits down with JJ and Tommy to discuss all of that and more. To cap it off, they all dig into a Top 5/Draft that will surely leave your mouth watering.    ​RUNDOWN Megan discusses her motivation behind writing her new book Was it difficult to truly open up during the writing process On her and Sue's tweets that broke the internet Reflecting on this personal wave of good fortune that she is presently​ experiencing  Does she ever take a step back to recognize her legacy What motivates her to keep competing  When did she learn how to focus as a professional Is it difficult to compartmentalize her life  Breaking down the pay scale/inequality issue in women's soccer Undertanding how the players fighting for equal pay today will likely never see the benefits in their careers Did she fully understand/expect the backlash of siding with Colin Kaepernick  Discussing inequality in sports in general Has she ever second guessed herself and does she feel vindicated now On being keenly aware of the noise around her and the release of running through it to win it all How can the World Cup fandom translate over to the domestic league What play or moment stands out the most in her career TOP 5/Draft  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Nov 25, 2020
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 as his "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 WNBA news, current and past coaches Bill Laimbeer and Dawn Staley, her foundation for Dyslexia, and the TOP 5/Draft.  RUNDOWN  Matthew McConaughey Explains the "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 Retells a story about taking Peyote in Mexico and sitting with a mountain lion.  Where does his curiosity in life come from Is there a time where 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's not so known films Reign 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 fully into character and having cast-mates do the same Breaking down Interstellar and it's impact​ A'ja Wilson ​What her offseason plan is looking like and what she is expecting for next year Was the game different for her in the bubble On the current conditions and how next season will be effected Putting the WNBA MVP award in context within her career achievements What impact did being benched in her freshman year have on her career On the level of trust between her and SC Coach Dawn Staley What is Bill Laimbeer like as a coach Does the social justice movement help ratings in the WNBA as well as awareness​ The importance of having the top players lead the movement by example Discusses her foundation for Dyslexia TOP 5/Draft Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Nov 17, 2020
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 is handling the free agency period Taking the average fan through what being a free agent is like On reaching a point in your career where a big payout is due How much does being given the opportunity to run a team factor into his destination   Breaking down the 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 the 2021 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  How Kawhi was as a teammate What did he learn about playing from behind during the championship run How the anonymity of that team assisted in their run How your perspective of the game can 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
Nov 11, 2020
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 incredible journey, 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  ​Why Frank Vogel 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 was going 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
Nov 05, 2020
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 a wide ranging interview the boys breakdown the flawed all-star voting process, the never 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 what Joe Biden's sell to America is. Plus a sweet Top 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 naked ballot and how important Pennsylvania is to the electoral vote Explains the polls right now and how it relates to 2016 What is your biggest sell for Joe Biden for President Bradley Beal ​ What's the feeling concerning the proposed Dec 22nd NBA start date Takeaways from the bubble - outside looking in What was it like not being in the bubble Discusses the year he had The All-Star game being a popularity game How winning (or lack thereof) has affected 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 Investing in the "step-back"​ and dissecting the footwork involved How he never got to work with Kobe On Coach K comparing Bradley to JJ in the recruiting pitch Why he ended up at Florida instead of Duke On his relationship with Jayson Tatum  TOP 5/Draft Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Oct 28, 2020
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 a different turn when they welcome in Pardon My Take's PFT Commenter for the TOP 5/Draft and Mailbag question. And, as you can probably imagine, 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 the bin 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
Oct 20, 2020
Episode 21: Coach K, Mike Krzyzewski (featuring Sue Bird)
The word legend gets thrown around a lot these days. But then again, in some rare cases 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", Mike Krzyzewski. And, as if that isn't enough, another guest worthy of "legend" status joins 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 Coach K RUNDOWN What was his first impression of JJ JJ's practice routine Coach comments on JJ's turnaround in the NBA What's the goal for this college basketball season On the practice/social distancing process 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 watches his players closely to keep 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 moment Coach K went from just a coach to a coach and a friend On giving full impowerment to his teams and how that builds confidence. On roasting Coach K  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 was Coach K to taking the Lakers job in 2004 Coach shares an amazing Kobe 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
Oct 14, 2020
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
Oct 08, 2020
Episode 19: Andrew Yang
On this episode of the "Old Man and the Three", JJ and Tommy are joined by entrepreneur, 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 2020 election and more, it's an interview you surely won't want to miss. Plus, there's the TOP 5/Draft that will put you in a New York State of mind.  RUNDOWN​ Discussing the 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's obsession with knocking the NBA Who would win in a one on one game: Yang or Cruz? Making sense of the NBA ratings right now Politicians trying to infuse themselves 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 choice voting the answer On "Humanity Forward" How trillion 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 job you 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
Oct 06, 2020
Episode 18: Carmelo Anthony
On this episode of the 'Old Man and the Three', JJ and Tommy sit down with sure-fire Hall of Famer and current Portland Trail Blazer Carmelo Anthony. In this incredibly in-depth interview, nothing is off-limits as Melo opens up about his career path and accomplishments, his tumultuous time in NY (as well as OKC and Houston), Phil Jackson, social justice, and much more.  Plus a TOP 5/Draft that'll have you game ready and hungry at the same time.   RUNDOWN Reliving the 2002 McDonalds All American Game Melo’s first impression of JJ The last 3 of the 2002 McDonalds All American class Discussing Melo’s time in Denver Fans today only know the game from the "big 3" moving forward On spending two 2 years from A.I. Imagining his Denver teams in the social media age The kind of personalities that those teams attracted On his experience in NY  When Phil Jackson took over in NY  Studying and executing the triangle On the media scrutiny in NY How he handled losing after winning for so long Melo’s "hat" stage in NY The Steve Novak "get paid" story On his experiences in OKC and Houston and how they differ Dealing with going from a #1 option to a 2nd or 3rd option What was it like being out of basketball On finally ending up in Portland and what it brought to him How much longer does he want to play Reflecting on his own personal legacy in basketball His thoughts on the Breonna Taylor case On setting the stage for the younger players concerning social justice TOP 5/DRAFT   STAYME7O PROPEL Program Earlier this month as part of New York Fashion Week, Carmelo’s fashion banner STAYME7O presented the PROPEL SS21 collection, “A Black Future”, featuring collaborations from seven Black designers as a way to honor the Black creative community. The STAYME7O PROPEL Program is an ongoing initiative that champions not just emerging fashion talent but honors a vision of Black excellence and reimagines the cultural landscape and creative spaces where diversity has been underserved, starting within the fashion industry. The immersive, virtual 3-D fashion show that launched the program’s debut collection focused on the movement for Black independence, freedom of expression and how Black creativity always has, and continues to move and change the world around us.     The Social Change Fund This summer, Dwyane Wade, Carmelo Anthony and Chris Paul launched the Social Change Fund, which is dedicated to investing in and supporting organizations that advocate for the Black community through long-term policy solutions, community representation, and narrative change. The Fund focuses on critical issues including ending police brutality, championing criminal justice reform and inclusion, advocating for the human rights of all Black lives, empowering communities of color by expanding access to voting and civic engagement, increasing Black representation in government, and building economic equity for Black people through investment in education, employment, wages, and housing.     The Carmelo Anthony Foundation Carmelo Anthony founded the Carmelo Anthony Foundation over 15 years ago as a vehicle for actionable change focused on community impact through a variety of outreach programs, disaster relief initiatives, and donations. The nonprofit has since established programs to refurbish basketball courts in underserved communities, provide families in need with food and personal supplies during the holidays, and provide much-needed disaster relief in the wake of tragedies such as super storm Sandy, the Flint Water Crisis, Hurricane Maria and more. The Carmelo Anthony Foundation has always been focused on initiatives for social reform and community impact, and continues today in support of the Black Lives Matter movement and championing open discussion and actionable change around protests, police brutality and progress.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Oct 01, 2020
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
Sep 28, 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
Sep 24, 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
Sep 21, 2020
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) Dwyane 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 Celtics 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. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
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. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
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. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
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. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Jul 27, 2020