1 hr 51 min

Episode 21: Coach K, Mike Krzyzewski (featuring Sue Bird) The Old Man and the Three with JJ Redick and Tommy Alter

    • Basketball

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
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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
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1 hr 51 min

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