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JJ Redick, iconic and legendary college basketball player from Duke University and current player for the NBA’s Philadelphia 76ers has taken his sweet shooting stroke behind the mic. The Chronicles of Redick will bring fans closer to the players and the life of a professional athlete with this first of a kind podcast, from a current NBA player's perspective. Join JJ each week as he chats with current basketball personalities and close friends to give you an inside look beyond the court.

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JJ Redick, iconic and legendary college basketball player from Duke University and current player for the NBA’s Philadelphia 76ers has taken his sweet shooting stroke behind the mic. The Chronicles of Redick will bring fans closer to the players and the life of a professional athlete with this first of a kind podcast, from a current NBA player's perspective. Join JJ each week as he chats with current basketball personalities and close friends to give you an inside look beyond the court.

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329 Ratings
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5/5

By KingNathan31 - Nov 08 2019
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Great podcast. JJ speaks very eloquently and knows his stuff.

JJ Redick podcast uninterrupted

By Xris!! - Mar 15 2018
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Epic pod. JJ Redick is so eloquent and sincere

iTunes Ratings

329 Ratings
Average Ratings
292
17
6
5
9

5/5

By KingNathan31 - Nov 08 2019
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Great podcast. JJ speaks very eloquently and knows his stuff.

JJ Redick podcast uninterrupted

By Xris!! - Mar 15 2018
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Epic pod. JJ Redick is so eloquent and sincere
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The Chronicles of Redick

Latest release on Jul 19, 2017

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

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Rank #1: Steve Nash joins The Vertical Podcast. Plus, Jamal Crawford stops by to hang with JJ

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Two-time NBA Most Valuable Player Steve Nash joins Los Angeles Clippers guard J.J. Redick for a revealing conversation on the Vertical Podcast with JJ Redick. JJ’s teammate with the Clippers, Jamal Crawford, jumps on the podcast for an entertaining segment on trying to judge current and former star players in a historical context. For the first time, Nash lays out his potential interest in the head coaching vacancy with the Phoenix Suns, as well as the possibility of holding a role with the organization in the future.
1:30: The story behind JJ’s Arm Sleeve Tattoo.
5:00: JJ’s All-Star Weekend Three-point contest strategy and plan.
7:45: Steve Nash lays out his potential interest in coaching and working for the Phoenix Suns.
10:00: Nash describes emptiness of post-playing career professional life.
13:20: Why Steve Nash is almost never moved to shoot basketball anymore.
16:20: How Nash sees Steph Curry as a growth of his own game.
18:40: The evolution of the NBA point guard position.
22:06: Canadian basketball boom.
26:10: Nash’s favorite NBA teammates
27:25: Best shooter Nash ever played with.
29:30: Nash’s top four all-time point guards
31:33: JJ’s top four all-time point guards

34:50: Jamal Crawford
37:15: Jamal’s Top four all-time point guards
40:35: Struggling to compare pre-ABA-NBA merger players to today’s stars.
43:05: Importance of championships in judging point guards
47:20: Jamal’s rec basketball plans as old man.

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Feb 08 2016

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Rank #2: Bill Simmons joins The Vertical Podcast

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HBO's Bill Simmons joins JJ Redick on The Vertical podcast. Simmons discuss his new HBO show, his evolution as a podcast host and talks with Redick about how social media has impacted professional athletes. Simmons and Redick discuss the relationship between athletes, including Redick's own history as a villain at Duke. Here are some key moments:

1:03: Why Simmons doesn’t go on other podcasts and his evolution as a host.

3:45: Social media allowing athletes to control their message.

9:35: Are NBA players too sensitive with the media?

12:25: Has the podcast market become oversaturated?

15:16: The difference between doing a studio show and a podcast.

21:10: The goal of Simmons’ show “Any Given Wednesday.”

26:48: Simmons’ best piece of advice for someone starting a podcast.

30:06: The players Redick wishes he could have played with and the chemistry required for great teams.

39:38: How the Warriors will incorporate Kevin Durant.

47:49: The Clippers’ decision to bring everybody back this summer.

51:05: The toughest players in the league for Redick to guard.

54:25: Imagining a sequel to “Swingers” with a new cast.

58:09: Four-on-Four: Best things about living in Los Angeles they didn’t know before moving there.

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Aug 15 2016

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Rank #3: Adam Morrison joins The Vertical Podcast

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The elusive Adam Morrison, the No. 3 pick in the 2006 NBA Draft, joins the Vertical Podcast with JJ Redick. Morrison and Redick discuss their days as the co-national players of the year at Gonzaga and Duke, where they had a parallel partnership in ruling college basketball. After falling out of public view after a short-lived NBA career, Morrison opens up about his jagged journey, including his view of NBA locker room culture, his inability to get another chance in the NBA and, yes, addresses public suspicions that he's overseeing an "Apocalyptic bunker."

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Apr 04 2016

44mins

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Rank #4: Kyle Korver joins The Vertical Podcast

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Kyle Korver of the Atlanta Hawks, one of the best shooters in the NBA, joins JJ Redick for a fascinating conversation on what it takes to be one of the planets best shooters. Korver and Redick -- two of the best three-point shooters in recent NBA history -- exchange thoughts on shooting styles, practicing the craft and, yes, how it came that both of them named their sons Knox. In the weekly 4 on 4 segment, Redick and Korver rate the most underrated shooters in league history. (Yes, a Curry did make the list.)

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Mar 07 2016

39mins

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Rank #5: Chris Collins joins The Vertical Podcast

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Northwestern University head coach, former player and assistant coach for the Duke Blue Devils, Chris Collins, joins JJ this week. The two reminisce about getting JJ to Durham, North Carolina and how Chris had to use landmarks and a cell phone in order to get to the Redick residence during a recruiting trip. Chris gives us a glimpse into how he was able to motivate JJ in a special verbal way during a big ACC tilt against Boston College and how the Duke way helped him while he was a part of Coach K's Team USA staff.

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Mar 14 2016

1hr 7mins

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Rank #6: Aaron Rodgers joins The Vertical Podcast

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Green Bay Packer superstar QB Aaron Rodgers joins JJ Redick for an in depth discussion on being one of the best QB's in the NFL and what characteristics the new crop of NFL QB's need in order to succeed at the next level. JJ, who hit his first game-winning buzzer beater this year, asks Aaron to describe the feeling of connecting on not one, but two Hail Mary's this season. The guys also tackle this week's 4 on 4 which is top NFL QB's that never won a Super Bowl.

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Apr 25 2016

42mins

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Rank #7: Jamal Crawford joins The Vertical Podcast

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Three-time NBA Sixth Man of the Year winner Jamal Crawford, joins his Los Angeles Clippers teammate JJ Redick for a candid conversation a day after being eliminated from the 2016 NBA playoffs. Jamal opens up to J.J. about the ups and downs of the season and how the Clippers were unable to escape the injury bug that hit Chris Paul and Blake Griffin late in the first round series loss to Portland. A free agent this summer, Jamal talks to J.J. about his desire to re-sign with the Clippers and his dream of playing in Seattle—if the NBA ever brings a team back there. JJ and Jamal get in-depth with this week's Four-on-Four: The Top-4 Musical Acts /Performers, in honor of the late musical icon, Prince.

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May 02 2016

51mins

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Rank #8: Mike Krzyzewski joins The Vertical Podcast

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Duke and U.S. National Coach Mike Krzyzewski joins JJ Redick on The Vertical Podcast.
Krzyzewski and Redick discus their shared times and relationship together, the vast differences in coaching different skill levels of Duke teams through the years
and the issue of whether players should get paid on the NCAA level.
Redick and Krzyzewski talked about the coach's time as the U.S. National coach and if that experience has played a part in filling the void of having never taken the leap to coach in the NBA.
Krzyzewski talked about his experiences coaching multiple Olympic and World Championship teams and what he has learned coaching the best players in the world.

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Jul 11 2016

53mins

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Rank #9: Chris Paul joins JJ Redick

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All-Star guard Chris Paul joins his partner in the Los Angeles Clippers backcourt, JJ Redick, on the Vertical Podcast.
Chris and JJ discuss their early years as rivals in the ACC and how they didn't like each other, the process of moving past those old grudges to become friends on the Clippers. Chris and JJ discuss the process of starting over a new season and getting back to the playoffs, how Chris is working on improving his relationships with referees and how Chris was a part of starting the NBA's conversation on race and law enforcement over the summer with LeBron James, Carmelo Anthony and Dwyane Wade. Here are some key moments:

3:30: Redick on disliking Paul before becoming teammates.

5:21: The beginning of their relationship and hating each other while in college.

8:51: Duke starting a walk-on to matchup with Paul and foul him early.

11:56: Paul taunting Redick for being inactive as a rookie with the Magic.

14:45: Paul signing off on the Clippers acquiring Redick in 2013.

16:12: The mundane preparations required to return to the playoffs each year.

20:37: When Paul fully dedicated himself to taking care of his body around the clock.

25:00: Paul’s ability to adapt and manage people within a game.

28:56: His emotion during his first visit to the Hall of Fame.

34:42: Does Paul ever think about his legacy?

42:00: Shouldering the burden for the team’s playoff shortcomings, including the Game 5 loss to Oklahoma City in 2014.

46:37: The importance of grit and perseverance in determining success.

52:36: How James, Wade, Anthony and Paul planned their speech at the ESPYs.

54:46: How can the ongoing conversation enact real change?

58:13: Social media’s role in increasing awareness of social injustices.

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Sep 26 2016

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Rank #10: Jeremy Lin joins The Vertical Podcast

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Brooklyn Nets guard Jeremy Lin joins JJ Redick on The Vertical Podcast.
Lin discusses the opportunity to become a starter again with the Nets and what attracted him to GM Sean Marks and coach Kenny Atkinson’s new program.
Lin and Redick retrace the journey from Linsanity with the New York Knicks and the emotional rollercoaster of the unforgettable run.
He discusses his Asian heritage, his popularity and charity work.
In the four on four segment, Redick discusses the best hair styles in the NBA with Lin, who is sporting a new set of cornrows.

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Jul 25 2016

37mins

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Rank #11: Ryan Anderson joins The Vertical Podcast

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Ryan Anderson of the New Orleans Pelicans joins the Vertical Podcast with JJ Redick. Ryan and JJ formed a strong bond as teammates with the Orlando Magic discuss a common love of beats, rap music and the formation of a rap supergroup called Waste Management. Ryan speaks candidly about his impending free agency this summer. In a moving segment, Ryan delves into the impact that ex-Pelicans coach Monty Williams and his late wife, Ingrid, had on Anderson while dealing with the suicide of his girlfriend. Anderson discusses how he reached out to Williams after the recent tragic death of Ingrid. Here are some key moments from this week's podcast: 1:40: The two discuss living in Los Angeles

3:55: Waste Management: the rap group they formed during their time with the Magic

10:53: Ryan’s Wikipedia page calling him the fraternal twin of NFL quarterback Derek Anderson

13:27: Their time as teammates with the Magic

18:31: Stan Van Gundy’s impact on their careers and their departures from the Magic

24:00: Their perspective on restricted free agency

26:06: The ups and downs of Ryan’s four years with the Pelicans, including injuries and the suicide of his girlfriend

28:55: Ryan discusses how former Pelicans coach Monty Williams and his wife, Ingrid, helped him during his grieving process and how he reached out to Monty following Ingrid’s death this season

37:14: The mindset of a player in a contract season

41:04: Ryan feeling he was on the trading block every season with the Pelicans

44:22: Ryan’s top priorities entering free agency

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May 16 2016

54mins

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Rank #12: Adrian Wojnarowski joins The Vertical Podcast

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Adrian Wojnarowski joins JJ Redick on the Vertical Podcast to discuss NBA free agency.
Woj and JJ discuss the Kevin Durant move to Golden State, the influx of a new cash from a $24 billion TV contract into free agency to Woj discussing how he does his job this time of year.
Woj and JJ remember back to Redick’s own free agency, when Clippers owner Donald Sterling nearly reneged on Redick’s own free agent deal with the Clippers. They also talk about the future collective bargaining agreement and the likelihood of a lockout in 2017.

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Jul 07 2016

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Rank #13: Spencer Hawes joins The Vertical Podcast

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Charlotte's Spencer Hawes joins the Vertical Podcast with JJ Redick to discuss a number of issues, including the future of NBA basketball in Seattle, playing for owner Michael Jordan and things that Hawes and Redick would change about the NBA.

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May 11 2016

53mins

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Rank #14: CJ McCollum joins The Vertical Podcast

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Portland Trail Blazers guard CJ McCollum joins JJ Redick on The Vertical Podcast.
McCollum and Redick were on opposite sides of the Western Conference semifinal playoff series in May, and reunite on the podcast to discuss everything from Blake Griffin and Chris Paul’s season-ending injuries to how those losses impacted the Blazers’ conversation in the locker room.
Redick and McCollum discuss the young Blazers’ guard rise from a small Eastern college to become the NBA’s Most Improved Player in 2016. McCollum discusses his partnership with Blazers All-Star Damian Lillard in the Portland backcourt.
In this week’s Four on Four, CJ remembers his draft day memories with JJ.

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Jun 22 2016

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Rank #15: Matt Barnes joins The Vertical Podcast

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Sacramento Kings guard Matt Barnes joins JJ Redick on the The Vertical Podcast. Barnes, a 13-year NBA veteran, talks with Redick about everything from fatherhood to his travels through the D-League to the NBA and how dramatically different he believes his on-court persona is from his everyday life. Barnes details his tumultuous relationship with former coach Mo Cheeks and how Don Nelson gave him an opportunity to square things with Cheeks while playing for the Golden State Warriors.

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Sep 19 2016

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Rank #16: Steve Ballmer joins JJ Redick

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Clippers owner Steve Ballmer joins JJ Redick on the Vertical Podcast and discusses how his experience as Microsoft CEO has influenced his ideas in the NBA, the mistakes he's tried to avoid as a new basketball owner and how he sees the composition of these Clippers. All this and more on the Vertical Podcast with JJ Redick. Here are some key moments:

4:48: Ballmer’s involvement with the team and players, including participating in exit interviews.

9:06: Things he has learned about being an NBA owner, including details of the CBA.

12:50: Some of the frustrations owners experience dealing with the CBA, including negotiating among themselves.

16:26: Ballmer’s previous interest in joining an ownership group and his purchase of the Clippers.

22:40: His motivation for buying an NBA team.

29:00: Does he feel pressure to win a championship?

31:09: Feeling more in control at Microsoft than with the Clippers.

36:45: Ballmer’s message to the Clippers and the similarities between managing talent in different industries.

45:54: Do the Clippers have the mental makeup to win a title?

52:55: Teaching a class at Stanford and trying to make a positive impact on the country.

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Oct 03 2016

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Rank #17: Blake Griffin joins The Vertical Podcast

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Blake Griffin joins JJ for a in-depth discussion. Griffin talks about his love of stand up comedy, how it led to him trying his hand at the craft and who was responsible for him breaking into the comedy game. The teammates also discuss how frustrating a season it was for the Clippers and Griffin gives insight to what he did this offseason to get him ready, physically, for the upcoming season. Here are some key moments:

2:28: Griffin hosting a show at the Just for Laughs comedy festival and his stand-up experience.

6:28: The absurdity of the postgame interview.

8:23: The amount of media access and how it impacts the players.

11:17: Griffin’s routine on game day, including his music choices.

16:53: The off-court opportunities Griffin has enjoyed while playing in Los Angeles.

19:57: Griffin’s favorite commercials he has starred in, including how he got his Kia endorsement.

24:11: The roots of Griffin’s strong work ethic.

30:20: Griffin’s offseason prep following a difficult season.

32:15: What the Clippers need to do to get over the hump in the playoffs.

36:40: Griffin’s pursuit of writing, production and comedy opportunities.

40:50: Four-on-Four: Griffin’s favorite stand-up specials.

43:23: Griffin’s favorite young comedians.

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Aug 29 2016

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Rank #18: Tracy McGrady and Jared Dudley join The Vertical Podcast

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Seven-time NBA All-Star Tracy McGrady joins JJ Redick on the Vertical Podcast for a candid visit on the state of the NBA.
McGrady discusses his belief that the league has been watered down talent-wise since his prime years in the NBA, and how the style of play has evolved.
Washington Wizards forward Jared Dudley returns to the podcast and discusses, among other topics, how players spend their offseason and what it’s like to watch the playoffs once you’ve been eliminated.

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Jun 06 2016

1hr 6mins

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Rank #19: Lawrence Frank & Evan Turner join The Vertical Podcast

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Clippers Executive VP of Basketball Operations Lawrence Frank and Boston Celtics free agent guard Evan Turner join host JJ Redick on the Vertical Podcast.
Frank discusses his move from coaching into upper management with the Clippers, his quest to book pal Chris Rock onto JJ's podcast and a tribute to late Tennessee coach Pat Summitt, with whom Frank as a colleague at the University of Tennessee.
Turner discusses his intense summer workouts at an innovative Santa Barbara facility, how JJ was Turner's favorite player in high school and caused Turner to be starstruck upon finally meeting him as an NBA Player. In the this weeks' Four on Four: Weird things about Evan Turner. Here are some key moments:

2:00: Redick address a fake trade report from the NBA draft.

Lawrence Frank

4:00: Frank’s support of the podcast and his favorite episode.

5:05: Frank trying to get Chris Rock to go on Redick’s podcast.

5:33: His new front-office position with the Clippers.

8:30: The technology plans Frank and owner Steve Ballmer have for the Clippers.

11:15: The challenges the Clippers face in free agency.

14:57: A tribute to Pat Summitt and Frank’s relationship with her.

19:36: Frank’s coaching influences, including Summitt and Bobby Knight.

Evan Turner

25:34: Turner’s offseason training at P3 in Santa Barbara.

27:45: Turner being starstruck upon meeting Redick in Las Vegas.

30:44: The excitement surrounding this summer’s free agency with the rising salary cap.

33:55: Turner’s priorities entering free agency.

37:07: Reflecting on his time with the Celtics.

38:40: Being relieved of the burden of being the No. 2 pick and the difficulty of playing in Philadelphia.

41:54: Turner’s view of himself and his role entering free agency.

44:30: Four-on-Four: Weird things about Turner.

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Jun 30 2016

48mins

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Rank #20: Mike Dunleavy joins The Vertical Podcast

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Cleveland Cavaliers forward Mike Dunleavy Jr., joins JJ Redick on The Vertical Podcast.
Dunleavy and Redick discuss everything from his Dunleavy's trade to the defending champions, the issue of parity in the NBA and whether true competitive balance can ever exist in the league.
Dunleavy and Redick talk about the issues facing the league in the collective bargaining discussions, Kevin Durant's move to Golden State and whether he should be criticized for the move. Dunleavy talks about his own career, the changes he's seen and whether he has an interest in staying involved in the NBA once he retires.

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Jul 19 2016

45mins

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