Jeff Hornacek; Baxter Holmes on Kobe Bryant, D'Angelo Russell and more
Chris Mannix shares his thoughts on the Rockets' decision to fire Kevin McHale, what he thinks of the team and which big name coaches could take the job. Jeff Hornacek, former NBA guard and now the head coach of the Phoenix Suns, joins the podcast to talk about some memorable moments from his playing days, who he thinks is the best shooter of all time, how he got into coaching, Tom Chambers's dunking skills, playing for Jerry Sloan and more. ESPN's Baxter Holmes also joins the program to talk about Kobe Bryant, D'Angelo Russell, Byron Scott and the mess that is the Los Angeles Lakers. 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 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. We’re also sponsored by the SeatGeek app, the easiest way 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.
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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.