Jonathan Clay "JJ" Redick is an American professional basketball player for the Philadelphia 76ers of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Redick is a podcaster and hosts a basketball and entertainment podcast for The Ringer.
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.
JJ Redick joins Andrew to talk about becoming a leader in the NBA, the challenges of being a dad, and advice for players starting out in the league. Watch this conversation on YouTube: https://youtu.be/IYsf1FqMhLAJJ Redick - https://twitter.com/jj_redickAndrew Yang - https://movehumanityforward.com | https://twitter.com/AndrewYangZach Graumann - https://twitter.com/Zach_Graumann
The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by NBA veteran and New Orleans Pelican JJ Redick to discuss some of the challenges of staying NBA-ready during the pandemic, the benefits of regimented training and recovery, thoughts on the “Orlando bubble,” LeBron’s gravitas among NBA players, the playoffs format, and more (1:44). Then Bill talks with screenwriter and former entertainment journalist Cord Jefferson about the social significance of HBO’s ‘Watchmen’ and its "second impact," his time at Gawker, the grind of late-night TV, working with television titans like Damon Lindelof (‘Watchmen’) and Mike Schur (‘The Good Place’), elevating the superhero genre, and more (42:35).
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.