JJ Redick joins Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy board of directors
The Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy announced on Wednesday that former professional basketball player JJ Redick is joining the organization’s board of directors.
“I’m thrilled to serve on the board of the Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy,” said Redick, who is a Brooklyn resident. “The Park and incredible range of Conservancy events and programming has been such an important part of my family’s life since we moved to Brooklyn five years ago. I look forward to helping and giving back to our community here in Brooklyn.”
Redick is an NBA veteran, podcast host and co-founder of ThreeFourTwo Productions. After 15 seasons in the NBA, Redick announced his retirement from the league on September 21, 2021.
Redick the former No. 11 pick of the 2006 Draft, played for six teams in his NBA career and spent last season with the New Orleans Pelicans and Dallas Mavericks. He averaged 12.8 points in 940 regular-season games and his 1,950 career makes from 3-point range rank him 15th in NBA history in that category.
“We’re very excited to welcome JJ Redick to the Board of Directors,” said Chris Coffey, Conservancy board chairman. “JJ’s diverse range of talent, experience, and skills provides an extremely strong asset to our team, as we bring dynamic, thoughtful, and inclusive programming to the public.
“As we celebrate an extremely successful season coming to a close and look forward to next year, we’re eager to have JJ’s rich expertise on board as we work to bring an exciting balance of recreational, cultural, and educational opportunities for everyone to enjoy in the Park.”
Redick famously played college basketball for the Duke Blue Devils where he still remains their all-time leading scorer. He also set several other Duke records, including most points in a single season. Redick’s jersey was retired by Duke on February 4, 2007, making him just the 13th Duke player to have his jersey retired.
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In February of 2016, Redick took his talent off court when he launched his first podcast and in 2017 that same podcast moved to The Ringer. In 2020, after completing 100 episodes, Redick started a production company, ThreeFourTwo Productions, where he launched his next podcast, The Old Man and The Three.
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