J.J. Redick is an American professional basketball player. He is currently playing in the shooting guard position of the Philadelphia 76ers. Aside from playing professionally, he is also a basketball and entertainment podcaster.
Redick was already a top scorer while attending Cave Spring High School. He was ranked as the top 2 shooting guard and 13th top player in the country in 2002. He continued his studies at Duke University. He received many awards while playing for Duke and set numerous school records as well, such as the All-Time Leading Scorer.
Orlando Magic selected Redick during the 2006 NBA draft. While set as a backup for Grant Hill in the beginning, Redick soon gained more and more playing time. He was in the starting line-up in all 7 games of the 2008 to 2009 Eastern Conference Semi-Finals. Redick led the team in scoring on March 28, 2010 and also had 7 rebounds and 8 assists.
Redick was traded from the Magic to the Milwaukee Bucks on February 21, 2013. He was traded again to the Los Angeles Clippers on July 10, 2013. He scored several career-high points with the team, reaching up to 40 points in a victory over the Houston Rockets.
He recorded 3 three-pointers in a game, making a franchise record. Redick went on to sign with the Philadelphia 76ers on July 8, 2017.
Career Accomplishments:National college player of the year (2006)2× Adolph Rupp Trophy (2005, 2006)2× Consensus first-team All-American (2005, 2006)Third-team All-American – NABC (2004)2× ACC Player of the Year (2005, 2006)2× First-team All-ACC (2005, 2006)2× ACC Tournament MVP (2005, 2006)No. 4 retired by DukeMcDonald’s All-American MVP (2002)