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.RUNDOWNChris Long1:40 - Chris talks about podcasting4:00 - NBA news (Conference finals, D'Antoni out in Houston)8:30 - NFL discussion13:15 - is there rhythm for NFL players? 15:00 - Chris' charity work16:40 - Top 5/DraftBubba Wallace29:05 - Wallace intro29:40 - What goes on the cars and why?30:34 - How does one become a race car driver32:20 - bringing NASCAR to younger diverse fans34:54 - how does a young driver transition into bigger cars36:57 - was Bubba a cocky kid?38:42 - JJ tells his "you can google me" story39:40 - Racial issues in NASCAR and in society48:00 - the pressure on athletes to get it right when speaking out50:35 - being attacked by Trump56:00 - Black athletes have to be twice as good to get the same respect100:08 - how hard is it to win in NASCAR103:39 - how do friendships work in NASCAR105:45 - are there any good racing movies?107:40 - Is that a cardboard cutout of yourself in the background?
Episode 12: Kevin Durant and Rich Kleiman
Episode 14: Steve Nash
About The Show
Dallas Mavericks 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.