Episode 39: Mike Conley (featuring Jamal Crawford)
Mike Conley is many things on the hard court - deadly shooter, savvy ball handler, ambidextrous, underrated, and... nice? Yep, on top of all those outstanding attributes, Conley is also universally considered as the nicest guy in the league - and he has the awards to prove it! Thankfully, this interview goes a lot deeper than just his sparkling personality, as he opens up about his "grit-n-grind' days in Memphis, on being snubbed in the all-star voting, the what-if moments of his career, and much more. Then to close the show out, the incomparable Jamal Crawford joins JJ and Tommy for the Top 5/Draft. RUNDOWNMike Conley What it's like being the nicest guy in the league Breaks down the tweaks to the Utah offense Explains the adjustments he had to make in his game when he came to Utah What was it like finding out his wife was pregnant and knowing he was going to be in the bubble Looking back to the 'Grit-n-Grind' days in Memphis Takes us through the '15 playoff series against the Warriors Discusses the "what-if" moments of those years with Memphis On the drag out matchups against the Clippers while he was with Memphis The biggest character on those teams was? On the brilliance of Z-Bo Shane Battier being the smartest hoop IQ On being ambidextrous Talks about being snubbed for all star status Looks back at the group of players he was drafted with Greg Oden and the potential he had coming into the NBA Jamal Crawford Jamal catches us up on what he's been doing lately Looks back at the years since last playing with JJ on the Clippers The joy of playing with Jimmy Butler Embracing the role of coming off the bench Will he ever officially retire? On his absolute unwavering love for the game of basketball Top 5/Draft
Episode 38: Dr. J (featuring Taylor Rooks)
Episode 40: Mayor LaToya Cantrell
About The Show
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.