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Former NBA sharpshooter and Duke legend 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.
 
The Basketball Soapbox where I share my thoughts and viewpoints of the NBA. Various breakdowns of the league, teams, & players from a fans perspective. Join me as I dive into the world of basketball & all that comes with it, the good, the bad, and the ugly. From sneakers and videogames, to styles and substance. Look at the games past, present, & future of a game I've watched since I was a child I look forward to sharing as I rant and rave from my basketball soapbox.
 
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Every fan loves a comeback story. There are few moments more thrilling or inspiring. From an athlete’s resurgence after being left for dead to a cellar-dwelling franchise who suddenly defies all odds, these sports comeback moments stay with us and get passed down through generations. And no one knows how to come back better than host and former NFL…
 
The Old Man and The Three is back with two amazing interviews. First up we have Boston Celtics guard, Derrick White. If you haven't heard Derrick's story then be prepared to start cheering for this guy because he has one of the most unique NBA journeys we've ever heard. First he talks about being a 5'6" freshman in high school — unrecruited and und…
 
Verno and KOC discuss Kawhi Leonard’s return in last night’s Clippers win over Hornets (02:28). They debate whether his return was blown a little out of proportion before discussing the impressive Pacers' win over the Warriors. The guys dive right into the drama in Atlanta surrounding the Hawks' franchise player, Trae Young, and head coach Nate McM…
 
Rob & Shap talk about another big loss to a pretty healthy team while the Clippers are missing a lot of their firepower.. The duo talk about the heavy legs between Marcus Morris and Reggie Jackson, the play of the young Clippers, John Wall's minutes on a healthy team, & the hope for reinforcements in the near future easing everyone's role.…
 
Verno gives KOC the floor to start the show because Killian Hayes had himself a breakout game last night against the Mavs (02:24). After giving Hayes his flowers, the guys discuss the Mavs' struggles and debate what moves, if any, they can make to give Luka Doncic some help. In looking at the Celtics, they agree that Jayson Tatum is special this ye…
 
Our guest this week has one of the best NBA stories this season. He’s Utah Jazz star and Most Improved Player candidate, Lauri Markkanen. The episode begins with JJ Redick and Tommy Alter’s discussion about The Utah Jazz’s real changes to make the playoffs this season. Then we immediately get into our interview with Lauri. Topics include: A story a…
 
Verno and KOC recap some of the exciting games from last night, including Lakers-Pacers, Magic-Nets, and more (02:05). While discussing the Wizards-Timberwolves game, KOC mentions that Tim Connelly could have other moves in mind to fix the struggling T-Wolves (20:41). In looking at the Thunder-Pelicans game, they discuss two of the league's up-and-…
 
Shapn, Justin (@laclippersfilm), & Jamal (@JamCristopher) get together pre-turkey to talk about a short handed Clippers loss to the Golden State Warriors. While the game was never quite in the balance, there were some positive signs from a lot of the role players, but still questions about the end of the rotation. Happy Thanksgiving everyone!…
 
With Thanksgiving this week, Verno and KOC each give five things they are thankful for this NBA season (06:15). Some of the things the guys are thankful for is Russell Westbrook accepting his bench role, the Spurs' tasteful tanking, the 'NBA on TNT' crew, Kevin Durant, and more. Hosts: Chris Vernon and Kevin O’Connor Producer: Jessie Lopez Learn mo…
 
Today's episode of The Old Man and The Three is a bucket list episode for us. Our guest is Golden State Warriors guard and greatest shooter of all time, Stephen Curry. Steph was gracious enough to give us almost 90 minutes of stories, insight and so much more. Topics include: the immediate importance of Klay Thompson's personal success as it relate…
 
Shap & Cole (@colehoops) recap another encouraging win for the Clippers vs. the Utah Jazz, behind great performances from Reggie Jackson and Norman Powell. The guys talk about the look of the small ball rotation, Kawhi's presence, hand out deserved medals, and touch on the Paul George injury news.By Lucas Hann
 
Verno and KOC discuss the good and bad from the NBA this week, beginning with the amazing run that Shai Gilgeous-Alexander is on before discussing the Suns, the Kings' resurgence in Sacramento, and the Knicks, who are starting to look better (02:17). The bad takes a look at two teams who have a single player carrying them: the Warriors with Steph C…
 
This week's guest on The Old Man and The Three podcast is rising Denver Nuggets star, Bones Hyland. This is such a wonderful conversation with someone who we'll be seeing a lot more of in the years to come. But first, JJ and Tommy discuss the criteria for the 'Most Improved Player' award and who they ultimately believe is the favorite right now. Th…
 
Rob and Shap recap a bad 110-95 loss the Clippers suffered to the Nets, in a game that had quite a few questionable rotational decisions that lead the duo to talk about how to manage rotations and the redundancies of many of the guards. There's even a sneak of that "consolidation" word after talking about the roster.…
 
In this one I go over the Boston Celtics 9 & 3 start to the Season. The Efficiency of the offense, The impressive play from Jaylen Brown & Jayson Tatum, As well as the others. I'm Impressed and find out why! #espn #nba #nbaontnt #react #reaction #jaylenbrown #jaysontatum #marcussmart #malcolmbrogdon #alhorford #bostonceltics #boston @NBC Sports Bos…
 
In this one I go over the Golden State Warriors slow start to the NBA season. Is it a Championship hangover or do they just need time to get back on track to being the Warriors we are used to seeing? #stephcurry #klaythompson #draymondgreen #goldenstatewarriors #warriors #jordanpoole #espn #espn #nbaontnt #react #reaction @Golden State Warriors Her…
 
Verno and KOC begin the show previewing Timberwolves-Grizzlies before diving into last night’s Blazers-Pelicans game (01:59). As the Jazz keep winning, the guys debate if it’s time to consider them a playoff team and whether or not Danny Ainge would make a move (23:44). They also discuss Luka Doncic’s struggles after the Mavs dropped their last two…
 
We're psyched to welcome back an OG Old Man and The Three correspondent and future All Star for The Indiana Pacers, Tyrese Haliburton. We have an amazing episode lined up that features mailbag questions and the return of the OM3 draft. But first, JJ and Tommy discuss The Portland Trailblazers and whether people are underestimating their ceiling. Th…
 
Verno and KOC open up the show discussing the Celtics-Grizzlies game and Jayson Tatum’s hot start to the season (02:42). After praising last night’s staggered start times in the NBA, they discuss the special bond that’s forming in Portland and dive into the Warriors' struggles. Despite not being given any chance to compete, Utah is in first place i…
 
Shap, Jamal (@JamCristopher), & Justin (@LAClippersFilm) recap an absolutely incredible win by the Clippers, 119-117 against an impressive Cavs team. The Clips had great performances up and down the roster from a still impressive Paul George, to a resurgent Terance Mann, a steady Mook, & even had some nice guard performances between Reggie and Norm…
 
Verno and KOC begin the show discussing Kyrie Irving’s apology (02:11). James Harden is expected to miss a month with a foot injury, but the guys believe the 76ers will be just fine (22:02). Also, they discuss the Cavs-Celtics game from Wednesday night, Darvin Ham finding his groove with the Lakers, and the terrible start for the Warriors (28:05). …
 
Our guest this week is none other than Chicago Bulls legend, Joakim Noah. This is about as meaty as a conversation gets with topics discussed from his childhood to prime Derek Rose and so much more. But first, JJ and Tommy talk about the early MVP race and how Giannis Antetokounmpo should be the favorite now. Then we immediately get to Joakim Noah.…
 
The Clippers didn't play great, but outstanding games by Paul George and Marcus Morris with a nice stint from Moses Brown were enough to carry the good guys to a win over the pitiful Rockets. Cole and Jag join Rob in breaking down the game, discussing the overuse of small-ball, and the Wall vs Reggie starting point guard battle.…
 
The Nets and Steve Nash agreed to mutually part ways, so Verno and KOC discuss the fallout in Brooklyn before briefly discussing the noise around Kyrie Irving (01:09). They next discuss last night’s Pistons-Bucks game and go through Giannis’s monster start, which has helped the Bucks remain the NBA’s lone undefeated team (28:19). As the Jazz contin…
 
Shap, Justin (@laclippersfilm), & Jamal (@JamCristopher) chat with a degree of relief after the Clippers pull out a 95-93 W over the lowly Rockets thanks to an absolute superstar performance by Paul George 35/9/8 with 6 steals alongside continued stellar Zu play with his 16/12 and 4 blocks. The guys talk about those two for a bit before touching on…
 
Verno and KOC go through the good, the bad, and the ugly of the NBA season. Some of the good includes stars playing like stars, the higher scoring around the league, Jalen Brunson and Christian Wood fitting in with their new teams, the excitement of being able to watch all of Victor Wembanyama’s games for free, and more (01:11). The bad focuses on …
 
This one is relevant to my industry. It's a common topic of talk amongst all sport enthusiasts and leagues. Fighting is something that happens often, it builds hype and gives onlookers a chance to critique. I wanted to hear what Tee and Shea thought, their perspective and how honest and risky they would be with the topic. Tee's views were honest - …
 
We are proud to present a new installment of The Old Man and The Three's 'Coaching Series' where we dive deep into the insights and strategy of the top coaches in basketball. In this episode, we welcome former NBA player, form Head Coach of The NBA Champion Cleveland Cavaliers and current head coach of The Los Angeles Clippers, Tyronn Lue. Ty Lue h…
 
Rob and Shap recap a brutal Clippers loss in one of the tank capitals in America, losing to forgotten son Shai Gilgeous-Alexander and the Thunder 108-94. The duo go through what was a bad loss despite having some personnel issues of their own, but also highlight solid play from Zu and Luke. Is there any reason for concern?…
 
Verno and KOC go through a list of the hottest NBA topics in ‘That’s True, That Might Be True, or That’s Ridiculous!’ They discuss whether the Nets are a potential play-in team, the Blazers' hot start, and whether there’s growing concerns with the Timberwolves (01:34). Also, the guys debate whether Kyle Lowry is toast after his poor start to the se…
 
In Episode two I go over the leagues opening week From the Lakers,Celtics, to the rest of the league. Give our Opinions on award winners and Finals picks for the 2022-2023 NBA Season. •What's going on LAWhat are their options #FreeRussLeBron, AD•Boston Celtics Fast StartThe progression of the jaysMalcom Brogdon Impact• The Rest of the League(Nets,P…
 
Lucas & Shap chat after a discouraging loss against PHX 112-95. Some nice spark from John Wall was featured as well as continued strong play from Marcus Morris, but the rest of the squad were a bit of a mixed bag and awkward rotations have continued. The guys also touch on Paul George's 40 vs. SAC, and how Kawhi's minute allocation has had ripple e…
 
With the NBA season officially underway, Verno and KOC go through their first impressions. They begin discussing the bad vibes in Philadelphia before moving on to the 0-2 Lakers, how the Knicks look with Jalen Brunson, and KOC’s beloved Pelicans (01:56). Also, they discuss the brilliant debut of Paolo Banchero, not being impressed by what Steve Nas…
 
This week’s featured episode is from newly launched podcast Run Your Race. A podcast that has some serious momentum and is taking the space by storm! Our host Theo Pinson, from the Dallas Mavericks, is joined by one of his close friends Devonte’ Graham of the Pelicans. They talk about growing up in North Carolina and who inspired them on their jour…
 
In this episode of The Old Man and The Three, we are joined by brand new Cleveland Cavalier, Donovan Mitchell. This one is truly special as Donovan opens up about past failures, rumors and that world changing evening in March 2020. But first, JJ and Tommy discuss their 'way-too-early' NBA playoff seeding predictions. Full topics include: Donovan's …
 
Lucas, Shap, & Jag (@Mjags24) celebrate the return of Regular Season Hoops as the Clippers trip onto a 103-97 win against the other LA team. Kawhi came off the bench, Wall pushed the pace, and rotations are still in some question, but Ivica Zubac remains as solid as a rock. How did the guys feel about the up and down win? How do they feel about thi…
 
In this episode I go over what I believe the standings in the Eastern Conference & Western Conference respectively. I give my award front runners for NBA Awards (MVP,DPOY,COY, etc) and my picks for winners in the opening week of the NBA season. Here are the links if you guys can follow on these other platforms. More Content coming this week. YouTub…
 
Verno and KOC discuss who did and didn’t get contract extensions as NBA rosters are now set for the start of the season (01:59). Then, the guys discuss KOC’s latest article on The Ringer, a profile on 76ers GM Daryl Morey (20:58). The NBA returns Tuesday, and the guys are ready to give you their semi-bold predictions for the year (38:40). You can f…
 
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