Episode 24: Alex Caruso
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Alex Caruso. Los Angeles Laker, Alex Caruso. NBA Champion, Alex Caruso. Not many would've expected that scenario just a few years back when he was in the G-League trying to break into the NBA, but here he is. In this episode of the "Old Man and the Three", JJ and Tommy sit down with Alex to discuss his incredible journey, what life has been like since becoming an NBA champion, where he goes from here, plus much more. Capping it all off is a Top 5/Draft that includes players even your great grandfather might have known. Enjoy. 


  • What have the last few weeks been like after the championship 
  • Getting recognized walking around in LA
  • When did the Lakers really start to gel and turn it on
  • Discusses how the Lakers would lock in during then playoffs 
  • ​Why Frank Vogel was the right pick to coach this team
  • What are some of the little things that make LeBron so great
  • Who was his favorite player growing up​
  • At what point this year does he feel he gained LeBron's trust
  • What was his reaction to AD landing in LA
  • Is he comfortable with his "celebrity"
  • His favorite meme about himself
  • Does it ever feel surreal to be where he is now
  • What was his headspace like when he didn't get drafted
  • What goes into being successful in the NBA
  • What part of his game does he think needs the most improvement 
  • Were there players he watched and aspired to be
  • What was going through his head when he realized he was going to be an NBA Champion 
  • Talking trash with Duncan in the finals
  • How does he feel about the quick turnaround into the next season
  • Why JJ and Alex wear their respective #4's
  • TOP 5/Draft

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