JJ Redick reportedly in the mix for prominent NBA broadcasting role
JJ Redick may be in line for a prominent NBA broadcasting role on the No. 1 team for ESPN, according to a report from Andrew Marchand of the New York Post.
The opening came after Doc Rivers left to become the coach of the Milwaukee Bucks, and it would be alongside Mike Breen and Doris Burke. Marchand reported that ESPN is considering whether to add Redick, or let Breen and Burke work the NBA Finals together.
A decision is expected after the All-Star break, which is less than a month away.
NEWSLETTER+: ESPN plans to either add JJ Redick or go with duo of Mike Breen and Doris Burke in wake of Doc Rivers’ exit.https://t.co/AoVVeL4zJ4
— Andrew Marchand (@AndrewMarchand) January 29, 2024
Redick currently works on a broadcast team with Ryan Ruocco and analyst Richard Jefferson. Marchand also reported that while Jefferson is still in contention to join the No. 1 as well, but “the feeling right now is that if ESPN adds a third voice with Breen and Burke, it would be Redick.”
Redick initially joined ESPN in 2021 after a 15-year NBA career.
Redick is Duke’s all-time leading scorer, with 2,769 points, and he’s also Duke’s all-time leader in 3-pointers by a wide margin with 457 and free-throw accuracy at 91.2%.