Episode 37: Tyrese Haliburton (featuring Josh Hart)
Playing successfully in the NBA is difficult enough, but excelling in the NBA as a rookie can be both a monumental challenge as well as an outer-body experience. You'll see how both come into play when JJ and Tommy sit down with Sacramento Kings rookie point guard Tyrese Haliburton. He opens up about what it's like being a rookie, his 'welcome to the NBA' moments so far, his R.O.Y. chatter, the uniqueness of the 2020 draft, and much more. It's easy to see that the Kings will be in good hands moving forward on and off the court with Tyrese running the floor. Then, the episode closes out on yet another high note when OM3 favorite Josh Hart joins the show for the TOP 5/Draft. RUNDOWN Dealing with the challenging situation of the NBA Covid testing and how it effects the daily routine How did he prepare for the incredibly unique 2020 draft Was he shocked falling down to #13 in the draft to Sacramento On gelling with his teammates and fitting in Describing the rocket ascent that he's had over the last 3 years Does he use negative chatter about him as a 'chip on the shoulder' motivational tool Where does his efficiency as a player come from Was there any player that he tried to emulate growing up Has there been a 'welcome to the NBA moment' this year On being able to consistently shoot threes from the logo like Dame and other NBA stars Is he cognizant of the buzz around him for R.O.Y. On being compared to LaMelo Managing the quick turnaround of the NBA schedule Coming up with his "call God" trash talk On his relationship with Talen Horton-Tucker and Tyler Herro Discusses how he addressed the insurrection at the Capital
Episode 36: Markelle Fultz (featuring Sue Bird & Mero)
Episode 38: Dr. J (featuring Taylor Rooks)
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.