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Episode 31: Swin Cash and Marques Brownlee

The Old Man and the Three with JJ Redick and Tommy Alter

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  • 2 months ago
  • 01:15:15

It's double the pleasure on today's OM3 pod as JJ and Tommy start things off with the incredibly impressive Swin Cash, the current vice president of basketball operations and team development for the New Orleans Pelicans. The hoops legend takes us through her journey to the NBA, her Hall of Fame career, what was it like playing for Gino Auriemma, the challenges of dealing with NBA players, and more. Following that, the guys welcome in the planet's hottest tech reviewer Marques Brownlee - as well as professional ultimate frisbee player - to give us the lowdown on whether the perfect tech product exists, and also breaks down why his videos are so popular. Lastly, he joins JJ and Tommy in a TOP 5/Draft that focuses on tech gadgets we all wish were real. So grab you Jet-Pack and join in. RUNDOWN Swin Cash ​On her first impressions of SVG The difference between good coaches and great coaches On dealing with superstar talents who push the envelope What was it like playing for Gino Auriemma and what's his secret Discusses practicing against the top level talent at UCONN and how it translated to games On the generational connection with past and future UCONN players - both men and women What is her hope for the Pelicans this year Was the opportunity to build a culture down in N.O. a reason for coming On playing a pivotal leadership role within the organization On what drove her to play basketball  Reflects on the accomplishment of making the women's HOF and being nominated for the Naismith HOF What has surprised her the most about working with NBA players on a daily basis ​ Marques Brownlee What makes his videos so popular and why do they connect with the public so well Where and how did he obtain all of his tech information Is there a perfect tech product out there TOP 5/Draft Talks about the Pro Frisbee Football league he is in Breaks down what is so great about YouTube Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Episode 30: Chris Paul

The Old Man and the Three with JJ Redick and Tommy Alter

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  • 3 months ago
  • 01:30:47

Buckle up and pray that your basketball IQ is up to date because there are your normal hoop discussions... and then there's what takes place on this very special episode of the Old Man and the Three. Joining JJ and Tommy today is all 'everything' NBA superstar and close friend Chris Paul of the Phoenix Suns, and pretty much nothing is off limits. CP3 tackles just about everything in this hilarious but intimate and in-depth discussion where they deep dive into x's and o's, his history with JJ, how he's settling in with the Suns, the important leadership role he plays within the NBA, and so much more.    RUNDOWN How he's settling in to Phoenix On his influence on the younger NBA generation What made Phoenix an attractive destination for him Discusses Monty Williams and reconnecting with him JJ talks about being wired the same as CP3 Discusses how efficient the Clippers were when they were together When in his career did he reach that level where he could manipulate the game in his favor Breaking down drop coverage On the defensive scheme when was in Houston Does he think about getting so close to the finals in his first year with the Rockets On preparation and the shift and transition he made in his training How the league is advancing in training and prep  How having control over your body and feeling healthy changes everything Discusses how the OKC team last year adopted his personality  Is there ever a way to turn his competitiveness off On CP3 and JJ going against each other in college and having a history when they first met Delving into the JJ/CP3 vitriol in the early years  On being a part of the NBA's leadership and what he's faced over the last year How hard was it to focus and compartmentalize everything playing both sides On the difficulty of looking out for every NBA player and their respective situations  TOP 5/Draft​ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Episode 29: David Rubenstein (Leadership Series Part I)

The Old Man and the Three with JJ Redick and Tommy Alter

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  • 3 months ago
  • 51:04

Many factors go into being successful: intelligence, experience, street smarts, luck... they all play a part. But there's always more to the story than what the public sees. With that in mind, JJ and Tommy bring you this inaugural episode of "The Old Man and the Three - Leadership Series". In these bonus episodes, you will be taken behind the curtain and given a look at how some of the most successful people in the world made their mark, and the unique qualities and traits that lead them down their respective paths. In today's wide ranging interview, the guys sit down with co-founder and co-executive chairman of the American private equity firm 'The Carlyle Group' David Rubenstein. RUNDOWN What was Duke like when he went there in the 60's Why he ended up there On Coach K and how he has transformed the university Following Coach K's legacy A deep dive into JJ's tattoos David breaks down his book and his curiosity to ask questions  What are the most important characteristics of leadership EQ (Emotional intelligence) vs IQ How to manage ego On being able to pivot and handling failure How to spread the word about what you're doing Because of social media, is it harder now to be a leader Is having a chip on your shoulder a common factor in being successful​ On the challenges of being a woman trying to lead Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Episode 28: Tyler Herro

The Old Man and the Three with JJ Redick and Tommy Alter

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  • 3 months ago
  • 01:01:20

On this episode of the Old Man and the Three, JJ and Tommy welcome in Miami Heat sharpshooter Tyler Herro. Tyler tackles questions about his trash talking, his swagger and where it comes from, the experience of flipping from the hometown Badgers to the Kentucky Wildcats, the Heat's title run, and much more. (Maybe a budding rap career??) Plus, there's the TOP 5/Draft that centers around the city of Miami and features many familiar names and faces - and... some not so familiar. (We're looking at you Mr. Alter.) RUNDOWN ​​Tyler brings us up to speed on what he's been doing Discusses his new tattoo Talks about the differences between him and Duncan Robinson On his unique style of play and how quickly he picks up on new moves Who did he model his game after while growing up On being compared to other NBA players Where his swag comes from How the whole Heat team feeds off that type of attitude  On the importance of leaning on Jimmy Butler throughout his rookie year Does he use the "chip on the shoulder" approach for motivation Where does he get his confidence from When he feels the Heat really started to trust him What was it about Kentucky that made him go there Does he carry any animosity after de-committing from Wisconsin to Kentucky  On his high School mix tapes Breaks down how his shot has changed over the years When did he get into fashion Talks about his 'rapping' How did he connect with Jack Harlow What does year 2 look like for him Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Episode 27: Megan Rapinoe

The Old Man and the Three with JJ Redick and Tommy Alter

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  • 3 months ago
  • 01:04:48

As a soccer superstar, Megan Rapinoe is beloved and admired worldwide. But as her millions of fans know, it's not just because of what she does on the pitch. A well known activist, she has been outspoken and a leading voice on several topics like salary payscales, gender inequality, and police brutality. She has also written a book titled "One Life" detailing her experiences in these particular areas, and in this episode she sits down with JJ and Tommy to discuss all of that and more. To cap it off, they all dig into a Top 5/Draft that will surely leave your mouth watering.    ​RUNDOWN Megan discusses her motivation behind writing her new book Was it difficult to truly open up during the writing process On her and Sue's tweets that broke the internet Reflecting on this personal wave of good fortune that she is presently​ experiencing  Does she ever take a step back to recognize her legacy What motivates her to keep competing  When did she learn how to focus as a professional Is it difficult to compartmentalize her life  Breaking down the pay scale/inequality issue in women's soccer Undertanding how the players fighting for equal pay today will likely never see the benefits in their careers Did she fully understand/expect the backlash of siding with Colin Kaepernick  Discussing inequality in sports in general Has she ever second guessed herself and does she feel vindicated now On being keenly aware of the noise around her and the release of running through it to win it all How can the World Cup fandom translate over to the domestic league What play or moment stands out the most in her career TOP 5/Draft  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices