57 episodes

JJ Redick of New Orleans Pelicans interviews some of the biggest names in basketball—including his teammates!—and many other celebrities. It’s an inside look at life in the NBA and conversations with people who interest Redick and his co-host, Tommy Alter, the most.
 

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JJ Redick of New Orleans Pelicans interviews some of the biggest names in basketball—including his teammates!—and many other celebrities. It’s an inside look at life in the NBA and conversations with people who interest Redick and his co-host, Tommy Alter, the most.
 

    Players Opting Out of the NBA's Return, Stories From the Road, and Condiments With Win Butler

    Players Opting Out of the NBA's Return, Stories From the Road, and Condiments With Win Butler

    JJ and Tommy are joined by Grammy winner and Arcade Fire lead singer Win Butler. They discuss some of the cities they have traveled to and stories from the road. They also touch on Win's love of basketball, the politics of playing in an NBA celebrity all-star game, and the importance of the NBA returning to the masses. All before power-ranking their favorite condiments.

    • 1 hr 26 min
    Taylor Rooks on the NBA’s Bubble, Black Voices in Media, and Favorite ’90s Movies

    Taylor Rooks on the NBA’s Bubble, Black Voices in Media, and Favorite ’90s Movies

    JJ and Tommy are joined by broadcaster and sports journalist Taylor Rooks to talk about the upcoming return of the NBA in Orlando and the unknown variables that some might not have taken into account. They also discuss the importance of Black voices in sports broadcasting and promoting diversity of thought. Finally, they pick their top five favorite ’90s movies.

    • 1 hr 16 min
    Pat Connaughton on the NBA Orlando Bubble, Understanding White Privilege, and Passion Projects

    Pat Connaughton on the NBA Orlando Bubble, Understanding White Privilege, and Passion Projects

    Milwaukee Bucks forward Pat Connaughton sits down with JJ and Tommy talk about the return of the NBA in Orlando. Then they talk about having vital conversations about race after the killing of George Floyd along with the ways of addressing and acknowledging white privilege. Then Connaughton breaks down his personal passion for real estate and how he was almost a professional baseball player before coming to the NBA.

    • 1 hr 13 min
    Malcolm Brogdon on Being Black in America, Doubts About the NBA’s Return, and Drafting Stories

    Malcolm Brogdon on Being Black in America, Doubts About the NBA’s Return, and Drafting Stories

    JJ and Tommy sit down with Indiana Pacers guard Malcolm Brogdon to share his thoughts during this time of civil unrest in America. He talks about what has inspired him to be an activist, including his grandfather in the ’60s. JJ and Malcolm also talk about the NBA’s July return and what concerns the players association may have in the weeks ahead. Finally, JJ shares how he desperately tried to get the Clippers to draft Malcolm when they had the chance.

    • 1 hr 7 min
    Jamal Crawford on Police Brutality, the Killing of George Floyd, and Leadership

    Jamal Crawford on Police Brutality, the Killing of George Floyd, and Leadership

    Jamal Crawford joins JJ and Tommy to share his thoughts on the killing of George Floyd, who died while in police custody, and how the resulting nationwide protests have sparked a broad conversation. They also discuss how a lack of national leadership has provoked tension and how we can all do better in standing against police brutality.

    • 1 hr
    Politics, the NBA's Return, and Favorite Romantic Comedies With Shea Serrano

    Politics, the NBA's Return, and Favorite Romantic Comedies With Shea Serrano

    JJ and Tommy are joined by The Ringer's Shea Serrano to talk about his process and inspiration for being a writer. They also talk about new developments in the NBA's possible return and the art of talking politics online. Then they pick their desert island romantic comedy movies.

    • 1 hr

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