Former NBA sharpshooter JJ Redick revealed last week that he was ejected from a youth basketball game for the first time on the latest episode of his podcast, «The Old Man & The Three.»

Redick set up the story by asking former NBA guard Jamal Crawford if he’s ever been kicked out of a youth basketball game. Crawford said no, and Redick revealed the location of his story, which he said occurred on April 16 in New Jersey.

CLICK HERE FOR MORE SPORTS COVERAGE ON FOXNEWS.COM

JJ Redick talks to Luka Doncic

Dallas Mavericks guard JJ Redick (17) talks with guard Luka Doncic during the second quarter against the New York Knicks at American Airlines Center on April 16, 2021 in Dallas. (Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports)

The former Dallas Mavericks player said his team was down a notch, and he thought a player from the other team had clearly traveled but was not called. He said a player from his team was called up for a trip even though he may have been borderline.

«I said to the ref, ‘Are you seriously not going to call a trip when you just asked one of my kids for a trip?’ And he prepared me for that,» Redick said. «That’s all I said. And as he was pulling me away, I just said, you know, my sarcasm, ‘Are you serious?’ And he kicked me out for it.»

Redick said he was «surprised by my self-control» after deciding not to turn on the referee after being sent off.

JJ Redick broadcasts

JJ Redick announces the game between the Los Angeles Lakers and Denver Nuggets at Ball Arena on October 26, 2022 in Denver, Colorado. (Jamie Schwaberow/Getty Images)

NBA WON’T SUSPEND GRIZZLIES’ DILLON BROOKS AFTER BELOW-BELT PUNCH ON LEBRON JAMES: REPORT

«These are the bulls—,» Redick added. «I’m going to shake the kids’ hands, the coach’s hands, and I’m going to the ref. I’m like, ‘Why did you kick me out? I didn’t raise my voice to you, I didn’t step for you.’ And you know, he said what he had to say, which I respect. Whatever, it’s all good. And then the other team comes and starts taking pictures with me. So, he realizes who I am at this point. And then he sees my coach later that day and says, ‘Hey, are you going to tell JJ I’m sorry? I shouldn’t have done that.'»

Redick, after a stellar college career at Duke, played in the NBA from 2006 to 2021.

CLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APP

JJ Redick warms up

Dallas Mavericks guard JJ Redick warms up before a game against the Philadelphia 76ers at the American Airlines Center on April 12, 2021 in Dallas. (Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports)

During the 2020-2021 season, he played for the New Orleans Pelicans and the Mavericks. He averaged 7.4 points per game in 44 games.