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JJ Redick
Position: G
Born: 06/24/84
Height: 6-4 / 1.93
Weight:190 lbs. / 86.2 kg.
Salary: $23,000,000
Some 1,850 miles away and three weeks later, Paul has just come down from the roof of the Toyota Center. Up there, he has just posed for photos alongside Harden, and he’s buoyant — until the topic turns to the Clippers. His smile fades, his brow furrows and he rubs his temples as Rivers’ comments are relayed to him. “Let Doc be Doc … ” he says, trailing off. “I’m sure I’m a tough leader,” Paul finally says. “But if I’m so bad to play with, then how come Luc and J.J. wanted to be here with me?” (Says Redick: “Is Chris tough to play with? Yes, in the sense that there’s an edge to the way he plays, and if you have a different personality, it can grind at you a little bit. I always liked it.”)
1 day ago via ESPN
Having signed a one-year, $23 million deal with the Sixers the following afternoon, Redick now has plenty of his own resources. Yet the 11-year veteran is sitting back in his new team’s practice facility in Camden, N.J., discussing his 90-minute commute from Brooklyn. “I got used to it in L.A. The traffic in L.A was pretty bad,” the former Clippers sharpshooter says. “My first year in L.A., to and from games and to and from practices could to take anywhere from 45 minutes to an hour or so.” “The season is 7-9 months long,” Redick counters. “If I had a normal job—let’s say I was an investment banker and I was doing a project, not even drivable—let’s say I lived in New York and I was doing a project 7-9 months long in Chicago. I wouldn’t move my family. I would come back when I could. That’s just a normal thing that you have to do when you have a wife and kids.”
Redick originally planned to bounce between home cities via Amtrak. “I’m all about public transpo,” he says. He rode the subway to summer workouts in Manhattan, scrolling through Twitter while zooming underground. He does not Tweet, but filters his feed for a post-training news source and feverishly reconnects his phone to the MTA’s free underground wifi when the train rolls into a station. But since joining the Sixers, Redick has only driven the 100-mile gap between his home and the facility. He commuted to South Jersey twice a week during September team workouts, checking off a lengthy to-do list on each leg of the journey. The lease on his Chevy Tahoe back in California wasn’t going to settle itself—so Redick checked it off his list while on the phone. “I will be hard in the podcast game, for sure,” Redick says.