In this episode of the Open Floor Podcast, Lee Jenkins welcomes in Chicago Bulls SG Jimmy Butler. They discuss some of the difficulties Butler went through growing up, transitioning into a franchise player, who he looks to in developing his leadership style, whether the Bulls have reached their full potential and much more. Ben Golliver, who wrote a feature story on Butler last year for SI, also joins the program to discuss Butler's backstory and share some insight from what he learned while writing the story and watching the team this season. Tweet Lee Jenkins at twitter.com/si_leejenkins, and use the hashtag #openfloor to have your voice heard. You can find more great Sports Illustrated podcasts at si.com/podcasts, and please subscribe to us on iTunes and Stitcher.
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About The Show
From the NBA draft to the playoffs and back again, Ben Golliver and Michael Pina take you on a ride up and down the NBA standings, laying out the latest news and rumors along the way, and leaving no basketball conspiracy theory stone left unturned. Strap on your tinfoil hat and welcome to the Open Floor Globe.