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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 Michael Pina, 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.

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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 Michael Pina, 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.

    NBA Draft Breakdown w/ Jeremy Woo

    NBA Draft Breakdown w/ Jeremy Woo

    Rohan and SI's NBA draft insider Jeremy Woo break down the big trade that sent Russell Westbrook to the Lakers, the big winners & losers of the draft, and the surprising picks from one of the deepest drafts in recent years
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    • 1 hr 8 min
    The Making of an Improbable MVP w/ Mirin Fader

    The Making of an Improbable MVP w/ Mirin Fader

    On today’s episode, Chris is joined by Ringer feature writer and author Mirin Fader, who has an upcoming biography on two-time MVP and now Finals MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo. They talk about the incredible odds he and his family have overcome, how and why he began to see himself differently after a couple years in Milwaukee, and what we’re likely to see from him now that he’s an NBA champion with an even bigger platform.
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    • 1 hr 2 min
    Mega Crossover NBA Finals Recap

    Mega Crossover NBA Finals Recap

    On today's episode, Michael and Chris are joined by Rohan and special guest, Sports Illustrated Senior Writer Howard Beck, who also co-hosts SI's Crossover NBA Show. The guys talk about the Finals, Giannis Antetokounmpo's place in history, super teams, Chris Paul's future, whether Mike Budenholzer should retire on top, and so much more!
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    • 1 hr 22 min
    A Game Five Instant Classic & Team USA Drama

    A Game Five Instant Classic & Team USA Drama

    In today's episode, Michael and Rohan open up the mailbag to discuss Team USA drama and Kawhi Leonard's ACL surgery before a deep NBA Finals dive. Game 5 was another classic. Can the Suns tie it up Tuesday night? Keep the emails coming to OpenFloorMail@Gmail.com!
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    • 1 hr 8 min
    An Instant Finals Classic & Giannis' Impossible Block

    An Instant Finals Classic & Giannis' Impossible Block

    On today's show, Michael and Chris break down Game 4, an absolute and instant Finals classic that was packed with memorable moments, from Giannis' brilliant block to Devin Booker's foul to all the excellent shot making Khris Middleton (and Booker) had throughout the contest to Chris Paul's costly turnovers. This was the best Finals game since...? Let us know what you think! OpenFloorMail@gmail.com
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    • 1 hr 14 min
    Giannis Turn Superhuman, Top 5 Individual Finals Performances

    Giannis Turn Superhuman, Top 5 Individual Finals Performances

    In today's episode, Michael and Rohan break down Game 3 of the NBA Finals and wonder if there are any adjustments the Suns can make to slow down Giannis Antetokounmpo. Speaking of Giannis, in his honor they then list the top 5 individual Finals performances that they've ever seen. If you have any thoughts on this series, our great Finals performance rankings, or Rohan's favorite sandwich, Email the show at OpenFloorMail@Gmail.com!
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    • 1 hr 15 min

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