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T.J. McConnell on Being an Unlikely Hero, Bringing the Grit, and Player-Coach Relationships

The third-year guard discusses how he ended up on one of the league’s most promising young teams

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J.J. Redick sits down with his Philadelphia 76ers teammate T.J. McConnell to discuss being an unlikely hero of the Process (4:14), his unconventional journey to the NBA (7:14), and developing as a young player on a team without veterans (20:14). Then they discuss McConnell’s basketball superpower (26:30), playing under 76ers head coach Brett Brown (31:24), and their mutual love of wine (35:31).

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