Open Floor: SI's NBA Show

Open Floor: SI's NBA Show

From the NBA draft to the playoffs and back again, Open Floor takes you on a ride across the NBA standings, laying out the latest news and rumors along the way and leaving no basketball conspiracy theory stone left unturned. Join hosts Chris Herring and Rohan Nadkarni as they let their imaginations run free up and down the court and around the world. Welcome to the Open Floor Globe.

Episodes

June 13, 2024 29 mins

Chris Mannix us joined by The Athletics Jovan Buhato break down the Celtics dominant Finals performance that has them one win away from a title before getting into the Lakers coaching search and why UConn's Dan Hurley turned them down

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Chris Mannix is joined by Howard Megdal from the IX Sports to discuss Caitlin Clark's first month in the league, other players rough play, the media's coverage of her, and the national explosion of the league as a whole this season

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June 3, 2024 36 mins

Chris Mannix is joined by Rachel Nichols to discuss if the Timberwolves can really run it back and possible trade destinations for Karl-Anthony Towns before getting into the finals matchup and Kyrie's growth as a member of the Mavericks

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Chris Mannix and Mark Medina break down the Karl-Anthony Towns led Wolves victory in game five and whether they can win in Minnesota to force game six. We also get into if the Celtics run to the finals was really that easy and if the Lakers head coaching position is really all that it's cracked up to be 

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May 20, 2024 30 mins

Chris Mannix breaks down the Timberwolves huge comeback win against the Nuggets and why Denver's lack of bench help may be a problem for them going forward. Chris also welcomes Chris Forsberg from NBC Sports Boston to discuss the return of Kristaps Porziņģis, Tyrese Haliburton's impact on the game, and why Aaron Nesmith will be the x factor in this series

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May 17, 2024 17 mins

Chris Mannix is joined by SI's Kevin Sweeney to break down Bronny James performance at the draft combine, the uncertainty about who will be taken with the first pick, where Zach Edey will be taken, and why some prospects draft stock fell in the last year

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May 15, 2024 37 mins

Chris Mannix is joined by Mark Medina to break down if JJ Redick is really the best candidate for the Lakers head coaching job, how a healthy Indiana Pacers team has found themselves losing to an injury ravaged Knicks, if the Lakers can keep LeBron with a sizable pre draft trade, and if the Suns can salvage their immediate future by trading Kevin Durant

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Chris Mannix breaks down the questionable decision by the NBA to fine and not suspend Jamal Murray after the Nuggets guard threw a heat pack onto the court during play in the team's gams two loss to Minnesota. He also discusses Patrick Beverley being dealt a four game suspension for throwing a ball at a fan before bringing in the  NY Post's Ryan Glasspiegel to discuss the developments in the league's new TV rights deal

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Chris Mannix talks to NBA veteran and current Celtics analyst Brian Scalabrine about if Paul George would find more success with the Magic or Sixers, what the Clippers and Lakers can do with a lack of immediate home grown talent, and how much the Celtics will be miss an injured Kristaps Porziņģis in their second round matchup against the Cavaliers

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Mannix is joined again by Rohan Nadkarni and Chris Herring to break down how the MVP race between Nikola Jokić & Joel Embiid has gotten even closer, if the Lakers are really a contender with Anthony Davis missing crucial games, the failure of Michael Jordan during his tenure as the owner of the Charlotte Hornets ...

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March 16, 2023 60 mins

Rohan and Chris and joined by Chris Mannix again on this week's Open Floor where we break down a wide open western conference and why the Kyrie Trade hasn't worked out so far in Dallas, how a once dead in the water Lakers team has become competitive with their retooled roster, the weaknesses of the Denver nuggets, and how the how far the Cavaliers defense could take them in the playoffs

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Chris Mannix joins Rohan & Herring to get into both the real life and basketball consequences that Ja Morant could face after his gun related IG live controversy. We also discuss the red hot NY Knicks and how the Celtics have slid in the standings after a tough post all star game schedule

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On today’s show, Rohan and Chris react to the news of LeBron’s ankle injury and if the Lakers can still make the playoffs. Then they discuss a fun weekend of hoops, including Nikola Jokic’s 40-point triple double against the Clippers and his budding MVP case. After that, they hop around the league to marvel at the very fun Knicks, the depth of the Bucks, and the emergence of the Kings. And finally, Rohan closes the show with the re...

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February 23, 2023 57 mins

On today’s show, Rohan and Chris preview the final quarter of the NBA season. They run through their thoughts on the Warriors and Stephen Curry, the Clippers deciding to sign Russell Westbrook, Nikola Jokic’s MVP case, if anyone can compete with Boston and Milwaukee in the East, and much more! 

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Rohan Nadkarni and Chris Herring are joined by the Crossover podcasts Chris Mannix and Howard Beck for part 2 of our trade deadline megapod to break down some of the biggest storylines from the trade deadline. In this episode, Rohan is attacked for his lukewarm feelings on the Lakers’ moves. Everyone is surprised by the lack of action from the Toronto Raptors. And the group wonders if the Warriors received enough in the James Wisem...

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February 7, 2023 64 mins

On today’s show, Rohan and Chris react to the Kyrie Irving trade. They discuss their skepticism about the trade on and off the court, whether it was worth the risk for the Mavericks, and if Dallas can make it further than it did in last year’s playoffs. Then they wonder what the Nets should do with Kevin Durant, and if Brooklyn potentially got better as a result of this trade. They also break down what the deal means for the Lakers...

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January 31, 2023 61 mins

On today’s show, Rohan and Chris start by discussing the OG Anunoby-mania surrounding the trade deadline. They break down whether he will be worth the seemingly high trade price, and which teams they would most like to see him play for. Then they praise Joel Embiid for his performance against Nikola Jokic, and wonder if it will be enough for him to win MVP. Also, are the Sixers now the Celtics’ biggest threat in the East?

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January 27, 2023 55 mins

On today’s show, Rohan is joined by Sports Illustrated senior writer Chris Mannix. They begin by discussing some of the week’s rivalry games, including Nets-Sixers and Warriors-Grizzlies. Topics include the future of Ben Simmons and if the Grizzlies would be favored in a playoff rematch against the Dubs. Then they break down Anthony Davis’s return and what it means for the Lakers. Finally, the duo go through their All-Star rosters ...

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January 17, 2023 57 mins

On today’s show, Rohan and Chris start by discussing some notable performances from MLK Day, including Walker Kessler’s big night against the Wolves. Then they ruminate on the league’s scoring boom and what it means for how players of this era will be judged. And finally, they dive in deep on the Knicks and what they expect from the team moving forward

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January 13, 2023 66 mins

On today’s show, Rohan and Chris begin by discussing their observations from Thursday night’s games, including Luka’s minutes and the third-quarter Thunder. Then they break down some surprising trends from the first half of the NBA season, such as the Bucks’ struggling offense, the under .500 Raptors, the MVP race, and more

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