Chris Mannix, one of the leading journalists covering the NBA for Yahoo Sports' platform The Vertical, will bring fans closer to the league in this weekly podcast series, The Vertical Podcast with Chris Mannix. Each week you will learn more about the the league and its personalities with in-depth conversations with the top names in the game, as well as what’s happening around the league.
On this week's episode of The Vertical Podcast with Chris Mannix, Charlotte Hornets head coach Steve Clifford joins the program. Clifford digs deep into his past to discuss his early days as a small school college coach to his rise up the latter to the NBA. Steve also touches on the many friendships he shares with his former players, and gives his take on why Patrick Ewing hasn't been offered a head coaching gig in the NBA.