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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.

    Disappointing Nets, Rising Bulls, & Positionless Lineups

    Disappointing Nets, Rising Bulls, & Positionless Lineups

    On today's episode, Michael and Chris break down the first power ranking of the season. Which team has been the most disappointing? Which undefeated team is for real? Who's the best team in the league? They then have a discussion about the best positionless lineups in the league, and which player (current or retired) could best lead them down a Youtube rabbit hole. 
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    • 1 hr 13 min
    Our Top 5 Players Ever & Beginning of Season Breakdown

    Our Top 5 Players Ever & Beginning of Season Breakdown

    On today's episode, Michael and Chris talk about the NBA's Top 75 team and rank their five best players of all time. Then it's a breakdown of Thursday night's doubleheader (Warriors-Clippers, Hawks-Mavericks), a conversation about when Frank Vogel should bring Russell Westbrook off the bench, Knicks praise, and more!
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    • 1 hr 15 min
    NBA Potluck Season Preview Extravaganza (Western Conference)

    NBA Potluck Season Preview Extravaganza (Western Conference)

    On today's episode, Michael, Rohan, and Chris Herring are joined by Sports Illustrated Senior writers Howard Beck and Chris Mannix to preview the Western Conference! Can the Lakers miss the playoffs? Are the Nuggets contenders? Will Ja Morant make the All-Star team? Who's the best player in the conference right now? All that and more, before tomorrow's Part II over on The Crossover podcast's feed, where the five SI writers break down the East. 
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    • 1 hr 21 min
    Worst NBA Trends & Our Surprise Teams

    Worst NBA Trends & Our Surprise Teams

    In today's episode, Michael and Rohan open up the mailbag and discuss annoying coaching trends, teams that will surprise people for the better (Sacramento?), the one GM who's the best drafter in the league, and, of course, horror movies. 
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    • 1 hr 19 min
    Kyrie & Simmons Sagas Continue, Best Five Man Lineups

    Kyrie & Simmons Sagas Continue, Best Five Man Lineups

    In today's episode, Michael and Chris discuss the latest developments with Kyrie Irving and Ben Simmons (including a brief discussion on why they haven't been traded for each other yet), and then open up the mailbag to talk about 5-man units they can't wait to see, and active players who can potentially crack all-time Top 10 conversations. 
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    • 1 hr 16 min
    Answering the NBA's Annual GM Survey

    Answering the NBA's Annual GM Survey

    On today's episode, Michael and Chris open up the mailbag to answer a couple questions before diving into the NBA's annual GM survey, including who is most likely to have a breakout season, this years MVP, the 2022 NBA Finals winner, and the one player you would sign if you were starting an NBA franchise today (Spoiler: the Celtics will be the best defensive team in the league)
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    • 1 hr 11 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
2.2K Ratings

2.2K Ratings

Grown OG ,

1 on 1

I agree KG would be a definite finalist in any 1on1 competition. His trash talk alone would take out half the competitors.

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👍

“This is unhinged” - Rohan

Love the pod but unsure if the Boston stuff is a bit 😂

Just add water ,

Enjoying the new pod direction

While I’m a big fan of Golliver and hated to see him leave (proud goat subscriber though), loving Pina taking over the reins as host. Have enjoyed staying on with the pod and listening to some well rounded basketball takes

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