Rank #1: Kyrie Irving on Conspiracy Theories, Tightening His Handle, and Going to the Celtics (Ep. 4)
JJ Redick sits down with Boston Celtics superstar Kyrie Irving to discuss conspiracy theories (1:45), traveling in London (11:45), the connection the two share as Duke alums (14:05), and how Kyrie developed his dribbling skills (19:20). Then, they talk about mental preparations before a game (32:35), the details of Kyrie’s move to Boston (35:25), seeking out new challenges (41:40), and the unique greatness of Celtics head coach Brad Stevens (45:30).
Rank #2: Donovan Mitchell on His Rookie Campaign, the Worst NBA Cities, and His Desire to Give Back (Ep. 16)
JJ Redick sits down with rookie sensation Donovan Mitchell to discuss taking the NBA by storm in his first season (9:00), reasons to love living in Utah, his desire to be drafted by Michael Jordan (17:00), what it would mean to win Rookie of the Year (24:05), the obsession with rewatching film from the playoffs (36:00), and ways to improve his game in year two.
Rank #3: NBA (Offseason) Mailbag | The JJ Redick Podcast (Ep. 18)
JJ Redick answers questions from the listener(s) in this very special Hamptons mailbag episode, including what team won the offseason, Ben Simmons's TMZ lifestyle, and who his starting five would be to survive on a deserted island.
Rank #4: Chris Paul on the Rondo Skirmish, Happiness in the NBA, and His Legacy | The JJ Redick Podcast
JJ Redick is joined by Chris Paul to discuss his on-court altercation with Rajon Rondo earlier this year (03:41), Adam Silver’s comments about player happiness in the NBA (08:01), and his legacy (24:30).
Rank #5: Karl-Anthony Towns on NBA Unicorns, Playing For Thibs, and Athletes Speaking Out (Ep. 3)
JJ Redick sits down with Minnesota Timberwolves star Karl-Anthony Towns to discuss the innate drive to improve (1:44), the evolution of big men in the age of "unicorns" (9:45), playing under Tom Thibodeau (27:19), meticulous self-care routines for NBA players (35:49), and the role of athletes in social activism (47:19).
Rank #6: Jimmy Butler on Perception vs. Reality, His Reputation, and the Juiciest Detail From His Infamous Practice | The JJ Redick Podcast (Ep. 25)
JJ Redick is joined by Philadelphia 76ers shooting guard Jimmy Butler to discuss how the perception of his situation in Minnesota differed from reality (13:58), a juicy detail from his infamous practice that no one knows about (26:44), and his reputation as a player (33:21).
Rank #7: Tobias Harris on Getting Traded, His Favorite Food Spots, and the Threat of the 3-Pointer | The JJ Redick Podcast
JJ Redick sits down with Philadelphia 76ers power forward Tobias Harris to discuss being traded multiple times in his career (07:48), his favorite food spots when he’s on the road (22:58), and how adding a 3-point shot changed his game (30:29).
Rank #8: Mo Bamba on Pre-draft Lessons, Coach Clifford's Quizzes, and the Importance of IG Workout Videos (Ep. 19)
JJ Redick is joined by the Magic's 2018 lottery pick and New York native Mo Bamba to discuss his maturation during the NBA draft process, lessons learned during summer league, fitting into the modern NBA, working with the other young players in Orlando, and the culture of posting offseason workout videos.
Rank #9: Kemba Walker on His Upcoming Free Agency, Feeling Underrated, and the Best Point Guards in the NBA | The JJ Redick Podcast (Ep. 20)
JJ Redick is joined by Charlotte Hornets point guard and New York native Kemba Walker to discuss his upcoming free agency (02:25), feeling underrated (23:45), and the best point guards in the league (28:13).
Rank #10: Ray Allen on His Basketball Philosophy, Life After the NBA, and Acting in 'He Got Game' | The JJ Redick Podcast (Ep. 10)
JJ Redick sits down with retired basketball star Ray Allen to talk about sticking to a routine (6:45), navigating the expectations of others while playing in the NBA (28:08), and starring in the classic basketball movie 'He Got Game' (39:35).
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Rank #11: A Very Special Mailbag Episode | The JJ Redick Podcast (Ep. 11)
JJ Redick answers questions from the listener in this very special mailbag episode, including what he thinks the best leadership traits are, if he’ll ever touch a basketball after he retires, and what the biggest difference between playing with veterans and playing with younger players is.
Rank #12: Jason Sudeikis on 'SNL' Parties and Auditioning for the Blue Man Group | The JJ Redick Podcast (Ep. 8)
Actor and comedian Jason Sudeikis joins the show to discuss playing against Ty Lue in high school (7:19), trying out for the Blue Man Group (20:10), getting mistaken for Ed Helms (36:00), and what 'Saturday Night Live' parties are really like (57:08).
Rank #13: Seth Meyers on Late-Night Rivalries, Comedy in the Age of Trump, and Giving Birth in a Lobby | The JJ Redick Podcast (Ep. 15)
JJ Redick sits down with 'Late Night' host Seth Meyers to discuss his varying forms of sports fandom (4:00), the need for comedic stat lines after a show (22:00), the many pitfalls of social media reliance (28:00), and trying to make late-night TV fun (40:00).
Rank #14: T.J. McConnell on Being an Unlikely Hero, Bringing the Grit, and Player-Coach Relationships | The JJ Redick Podcast (Ep. 6)
JJ Redick sits down with his Philadelphia 76ers teammate T.J. McConnell to discuss being an unlikely hero of the Process (4:14), his unconventional journey to the NBA (7:14), and developing as a young player on a team without veterans (20:14). Then, they discuss McConnell’s basketball superpower (26:30), playing under 76ers head coach Brett Brown (31:24), and their mutual love of wine (35:31).
Rank #15: Brian Koppelman on His Creative Process, Mental Health in the NBA, and NBA Players Loving ‘Billions’ | The JJ Redick Podcast (Ep. 12)
JJ Redick sits down with ‘Billions’ creator Brian Koppelman to talk about the creation of ‘Billions’ (06:30), how people in the finance world reacted to the show (20:00), rooting for Duke (24:00), and NBA players loving ‘Billions’ (32:15).