74 minutes | Oct 8th 2020

Episode 20: DeMar DeRozan

If there’s anyone that knows the difficulty in beating Lebron James in the playoffs, it’s DeMar DeRozan. And on this episode of the Old Man and the Three, JJ and Tommy welcome in the San Antonio Spurs superstar for a frank discussion that covers pushing back against analytics, the emotions of watching the Raptors win a championship, and leading on mental health in the NBA. Plus, don't miss a TOP 5/Draft that will have you grabbing your keys and heading for the drive-thru.

RUNDOWN

  • NBA Finals recap
  • How he attacks the defense the Lakers were showing in game 4
  • On the uniqueness of Anthony Davis
  • Talks about KCP's play in the finals
  • Relying on your stars to create shots in the playoffs
  • The difficulty of beating a LeBron led team 4 times in a series
  • The brilliance of LeBron
  • What it felt like watching the Raptors make their run last year
  • Reliving the bone-chilling 2016 all-star game
  • On building a winning culture
  • Discussing the fans passion in Toronto
  • The challenge of going through customs all through the season
  • On being an elite scorer without shooting 3's
  • Breaking down his style of play
  • On the skill of generating 3 pointers instead of taking them
  • Discusses the players who influenced his game
  • The nuances of drawing fouls when a team is in the bonus
  • Addresses mental health and his tweet about depression that started a movement in the NBA
  • How money isn't the answer for life's problems
  • On the importance of addressing your mental health
  • Discusses his AAU and college experience
  • The LA basketball scene
  • TOP 5/Draft

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