J.J. Redick Interview: Everything from Duke and March Madness to Life After Basketball

J.J. Redick of the Duke Blue Devils pumps his fist during the 2006 NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament.

J.J. Redick of the Duke Blue Devils pumps his fist during the 2006 NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Tournament. | Streeter Lecka/Getty Images

Former Duke Blue Devil and current Los Angeles Clippers guard J.J. Redick is one of the most memorable players in college basketball history. He played four years for Duke, becoming well-known for his three-point shooting and exceptional scoring ability. Redick averaged 19.9 points per game in his four-year stint in college, even dropping 26.8 points in his senior year. In the end, he became the leading scorer in school history and one of the best to ever put on the Duke uniform.

The Cheat Sheet had the exciting opportunity to talk to Redick as his Blue Devils look like one of a handful of favorites to win the 2017 National Championship. He touched on a variety of topics, from reminiscing about his college days to his pick to win the 2017 NCAA Tournament, his current initiative with The Dove Men+Care Real Strength Manifesto, and even a conspiracy theory or two. Here is what J.J. Redick has to say, along with naming his all-time Duke Blue Devils starting five.