Former 76ers guard to join ESPN in an analyst role
Another former 76er is heading behind the table as an analyst. Earlier today, J.J. Redick announced that he would be joining ESPN starting next week. Redick retired from the NBA ahead of this season after a lengthy 15-year career. During the final seasons of his career, J.J. Redick was part of the 76ers from 2017 through 2019.
“After 15 years in the NBA, I am excited to take what I have learned on the court and be able to provide my insight and strong opinions about the game I love,” Redick said in a statement. “I am thrilled to have found a place on the biggest platform in sports, ESPN. I look forward to starting my post-playing career with such an incredible organization.”
It’ll be exciting to see how Redick does in this role, with some of the best personalities ESPN has to offer being former players. One other former 76ers player who has thrived on television is Charles Barkley with the TNT crew.
Alongside game broadcasts, J.J. Redick will also be part of ESPN’s in-studio shows, but no further details have been released yet. For the 76ers, they are back in action tomorrow night at home against the winless Detroit Pistons.
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