David Griffin joins The Vertical Podcast

Cleveland Cavaliers general manager David Griffin joined Adrian Wojnarowski on The Vertical Podcast. In a wide-ranging discussion, Griffin discussed on the Cavs' improbable championships comeback, LeBron James' imprint on the team and the GM's belief in how the team thrived within crisis. Griffin laid out the process of team building around James, the firing of David Blatt and what he learned about putting together rosters working for a decade and a half with the Phoenix Suns. Griffin talks about his own journey from a PR intern to NBA executive, turning down GM jobs in Memphis and Denver before finally getting the opportunity to run the Cavs. He talked about the community of GM's, the pressures of the job and the scrutiny on the processes of running teams.