Episode 16: De'Aaron Fox
Play • 1 hr 15 min

Well, due to some technical difficulties, it took a while to get this one going. But once it started, it certainly didn't disappoint. Sacramento Kings PG De'Aaron Fox visited the 'Old Man and the Three' and delivered on every level in this wide ranging interview where they discussed the present NBA culture, the 'One and Done' system, learning from the veterans, and much more. Plus, it's another classic Top 5/Draft. Does JJ take a dive to help stop Tommy's run? Listen in to hear.


  • Life since the bubble (De'Aaron got engaged)
  • Least favorite/favorite parts of the bubble
  • AAU teammates who play in the NBA
  • His HS Class of 2016
  • How De'Aaron ended up at Kentucky
  • The Kentucky "one and done" system
  • On John Calipari
  • What's it like playing for Calipari
  • Did he ever imagine this level of success when he was in HS
  • The difference of being a top prospect today compared to years past
  • In this basketball culture, how did De'Aaron stay so grounded
  • Does he feel like he has made it
  • Does he tailor his game to anyone in the NBA
  • De'Aaron's welcome to the NBA moment
  • JJ's welcome's to the NBA moment
  • Who surprised him when he got to the NBA
  • The first year learning curve
  • Learning from the vets
  • Analyzing De'Aaron's shot
  • Being smart with your body
  • De'Aaron's playoff takeaways 
  • Did he think Bam was going to be this good
  • Discussing the day the NBA postponed the season
  • Is there a rivalry with him and Lonzo Ball?
  • Top 5/Draft

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