Frank Vogel; Bobby Marks on why the Nets passed on Kobe Bryant, the Celtics trade and more

Frank Vogel; Bobby Marks on why the Nets passed on Kobe Bryant, the Celtics trade and more

Open Floor: SI's NBA Show - December 1, 2015 - 55:33

Welcome to episode No. 7 of the Open Floor NBA podcast hosted by Sports Illustrated's Chris Mannix. Coming on the heels of Kobe Bryant's retirement announcement, Mannix shares his thought on the decision and whom he believes is his heir apparent. Indiana Packers head coach Frank Vogel also joins the show, and he shares some stories about Larry Bird, talks about Paul George and more. Bobby Marks, former assistant GM for the Brooklyn Nets, also joins Mannix to talk hoops. They discuss the Nets passing on Kobe Bryant in the draft, the trade with the Boston Celtics and more. Tweet Chris Mannix at twitter.com/ChrisMannixSI, 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 or Stitcher. -- Open Floor is brought to you by the SeatGeek app, the easiest way to to find a great deal, pay for your ticket and get to your seat. Download the SeatGeek app and enter our code: OPENFLOOR, for $20 off your first purchase. We’re also sponsored by FanDuel, the leader in one-week fantasy sports, with more winners and more payouts than any other site. Enter promo code OPENFLOOR at FanDuel.com to play a risk-free tournament for up to $10.

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