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.RUNDOWNFred 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
Episode 24: Alex Caruso
Episode 26: Matthew McConaughey (featuring A’ja Wilson)
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.