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NBA scores, stats, standings and moves are fodder for hot takes on The Crossover with Chris Mannix and Howard Beck. Get into every NBA playoffs battle, free agent frenzy, draft dilemma and trade rumor. Plus hear the most in-depth and interesting interviews from SI's NBA insiders with unparalleled ac… read more

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Don't Blame Frank Vogel & Quarter Season Awards

November 30th, 2021

59:24

Mannix and Beck discuss the news of Houston Rockets and John Wall finally engaging in talks over whether or not he will play this season, why Lakers coach Frank Vogel isn't to blame for his teams biggest struggles this …

Family, Hoops & Honoring Our Past, w/ Dan Grunfeld

November 26th, 2021

1:06:44

On the Friday edition, Howard Beck welcomes Dan Grunfeld – the son of former NBA veteran Ernie Grunfeld -- to discuss his new book “By the Grace of …

The Lakers Really Miss Caruso & The Kings Actual Problems

November 23rd, 2021

55:26

Mannix and Beck discuss the fallout and suspensions from Sunday's near brawl between the Lakers and Pistons and why the Christmas deadline to start worrying about L.A. might need to be moved up a bit. We also discuss …

Grant Hill Talks Hawks, Paul Pierce Tells The Truth

November 19th, 2021

1:12:32

On a jam-packed Friday edition, Grant Hill discusses the rapid rise of his Atlanta Hawks, his new role leading USA Basketball and his exclusion from …

Wizards Look Legit & Questions About The Cavs

November 16th, 2021

55:49

Mannix and Beck discuss the latest in the Ben Simmons holdout drama after his agent, Rich Paul, challenged the Sixers in comments made to The …

Kevin Garnett Demands Your Attention, w/ Eric Newman & Brian Dailey

November 12th, 2021

1:10:39

On the Friday edition, Howard Beck welcomes the filmmakers behind “Kevin Garnett: Anything is Possible,” the two-hour film premiering Nov. 12 on Showtime. Co-director Eric Newman and executive producer Brian Dailey …

More Issues In Portland & Teams In Panic Mode

November 9th, 2021

1:00:49

Mannix and Beck get into the latest on Suns owner Robert Sarver after last week's bombshell piece by ESPN, the news surrounding Portland GM Neil Oshey and the allegations that he fostered a toxic work environment, and …

Pau Gasol’s Journey & SI’s Cover Mystique

November 5th, 2021

1:22:51

On a jam-packed Friday edition, Howard Beck welcomes two guests: First, two-time NBA champion Pau Gasol discusses his career and his new Amazon Prime …

The Bulls Are For Real & The Celtics Spiral

November 2nd, 2021

1:07:45

Mannix and Beck talk to K.C. Johnson from NBC Chicago Sports about the fast start the Bulls are off to with their new offseason additions and Scottie …

Luka, Lineups & Leadership Councils, w/ Tim Cato

October 29th, 2021

1:05:43

On the Friday edition, Howard Beck welcomes Tim Cato, Mavericks beat writer for The Athletic, to discuss early impressions of the Jason Kidd era, …

Lakers Early Stumbles & The Hornets Early Success

October 26th, 2021

1:11:27

Mannix and Beck break down the Lakers early struggles on defense through three games, Ben Simmons indefinite absence from the 76ers, the electrifying Charlotte Hornets, and more surprises from the first week of the …

First impressions, with Jim Jackson

October 22nd, 2021

36:29

On the Friday edition, Howard Beck welcomes NBA analyst Jim Jackson, to break down what we’ve seen so far from the Lakers, Warriors, Sixers and Bucks – and what it tells us about the season to come.

Learn more about …

NBA Potluck Season Preview Extravaganza (Eastern Conference)

October 19th, 2021

1:22:29

On today's episode, Mannix and Beck are joined by Sports Illustrated writers Michael Pina, Rohan Nadkarni and Chris Herring to preview the Eastern Conference! We'll discuss the latest drama of Ben Simmons being kicked …

Gliding into the NBA’s 75 greatest w/ Clyde Drexler

October 15th, 2021

50:00

On the Friday edition, Howard Beck welcomes Hall of Famer Clyde “the Glide” Drexler, to discuss the NBA’s 75th anniversary team and the new season. Drexler also shares his thoughts on the Kyrie Irving and Ben Simmons …

Kyrie's Vax Stand Off & Lakers Injury Woes

October 12th, 2021

50:36

Mannix and Beck discuss Kyrie Irving not being allowed to play at the Barclays Center, the possibility of Ben Simmons returning to the 76ers, The buildup of Injuries to the Lakers roster and if the NY Knicks will win …

Westbrook's L.A. Role & Shaquille O'Neal

October 5th, 2021

1:13:24

Mannix and Beck discuss how Russell Westbrook will fit into the Lakers offensive scheme, what the expectations are for the Utah Jazz this season, and Joel Embiid's comments on Ben Simmons from training camp before …

Processing Sixers’ Dysfunction, w/ Yaron Weitzman & Jake Fischer

October 1st, 2021

1:09:10

On the Friday edition, Howard Beck welcomes authors Yaron Weitzman (“Tanking to the Top”) and Jake Fischer (“Built to Lose”) to break down the Ben Simmons fiasco in Philly, what went wrong with the Process, and where …

Recapping A Busy Media Day 2021

September 28th, 2021

1:13:02

Mannix and Beck run through the top stories from the NBA’s Media Day, from Kyrie Irving’s vaccination status — and how the vaccine holdouts will be …

Trickery, Shenanigans and Officiating, w/Monty McCutchen

September 24th, 2021

1:09:28

On the Friday edition, Howard Beck welcomes the NBA’s head of officiating, Monty McCutchen, to discuss all the rules tweaks for the 2021-22 season. …

One Week Out From NBA Training Camp

September 21st, 2021

43:01

With the opening of NBA training camps just one week away, Mannix and Beck open the Mailbag to answer listener questions on John Wall, coaches on the hot seat, teams likely to disappoint, early trade chatter, an early …

Deliberating the NBA’s 75 greatest players, w/Jack McCallum

September 17th, 2021

1:20:00

On the Friday edition, Howard Beck welcomes SI alum Jack McCallum to discuss their ballots for the NBA’s 75th anniversary team. How do we define the …

The Ben Simmons Countdown Continues

September 14th, 2021

42:27

Mannix and Beck dive into the evolving Ben Simmons situation in Philadelphia, Portland's role in it, plus reactions to the Hall of Fame induction …

Chris Webber Is a Damn Legend w/ Doug Christie

September 10th, 2021

1:07:24

On the Friday edition, Howard Beck welcomes former Kings guard Doug Christie to reflect on Chris Webber’s career, his Hall of Fame induction and the many what-ifs of the early-2000s Sacramento Kings.

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Paul Pierce's Hall of Fame Journey

September 7th, 2021

39:44

In recognition of a decorated, 19-year NBA career, Paul Pierce will be enshrined in the Basketball Hall of Fame on Saturday. On a special episode of …

On Hoops and Social Justice, w/ NBA exec James Cadogan

September 3rd, 2021

1:00:55

On the Friday edition, Howard Beck welcomes James Cadogan, the first ever executive director of the National Basketball Social Justice coalition. They discuss the one-year anniversary of the Jacob Blake shooting and the …

Maybe It IS Easy Being Green, w/ Danny Green

August 31st, 2021

51:14

It’s been a great offseason for Sixers vet Danny Green, who signed a rich new contract and married his longtime girlfriend Blair Bashen. The three-time NBA champ discusses his decision to return to Philly, the Sixers’ …

Everything You Wanted To Know About The NBA Schedule w/ Evan Wasch and Tom Carelli

August 27th, 2021

1:21:36

On the Friday edition, Howard Beck welcomes the NBA’s scheduling czars, Evan Wasch and Tom Carelli, to explain how the schedule gets made. How did …

Answering the Burning Questions of the Offseason w/ Sam Amick

August 24th, 2021

1:25:14

We’ve reached the dog days of summer -- but there’s still plenty to debate! The Athletic’s Sam Amick joins Howard Beck to discuss the Draymond-KD interview, the revived Best Player in the NBA debate and six burning …

Talking Willis Reed, Sinatra and Ali, with photographer George Kalinsky

August 20th, 2021

1:00:14

On the Friday edition, Howard Beck welcomes legendary photographer George Kalinsky, who will be inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame next month. Kalinsky, the official photographer for Madison Square Garden since …

Predicting Lottery Success w/ Fran Fraschilla

August 17th, 2021

51:11

Chris Mannix welcomes analyst Fran Fraschilla to break down how well Jalen Green will be this season with the Rockets young roster, why the Raptors chose Scottie Barnes over Jalen Suggs, Alperen Şengün's impressive …

Navigating the Free Agency Waters w/ Todd Ramasar

August 13th, 2021

1:04:23

On the Friday edition, Howard Beck welcomes agent Todd Ramasar to discuss this years fast paced moves, what the league is watching for when it comes to tampering, and how he prepares his clients for entering free agency

Free Agency Wrap Up w/ Marc Stein & Officiating Dilemma's

August 10th, 2021

1:14:32

Chris Mannix is joined by Marc Stein to break down the U.S. gold medal win, Dennis Schröder's free agency misstep, & where the Laker's new pieces …

Reliving the Malice at the Palace, w. Jermaine O’Neal

August 6th, 2021

51:43

On the Friday edition, Howard Beck welcomes former Pacers star Jermaine O’Neal to discuss the infamous brawl between players and fans at a Pacers-Pistons game on Nov. 19, 2004. The incident is the subject of a new …

An Explosive Start To NBA Free Agency

August 3rd, 2021

1:09:07

Mannix and Beck break down the wild start of NBA free agency including Chris Paul's huge four year deal to return to Phoenix, what Kyle Lowry can …

Jerry Colangelo on reviving USA Basketball

July 30th, 2021

47:52

On the Friday edition, Chris MAnnix sits down for an extended one on one conversation with director of USA Basketball, Jerry Colangelo, to discuss …

Big Offseason Moves & Draft Week w/ Chad Ford

July 27th, 2021

1:13:16

Mannix and Beck dive into what could be a busy week leading up to Thursday's NBA draft, from the Grizzlies/Pelicans trade to what Golden State is …

Welcome To The Space Jam! with Don Cheadle & Director Malcolm D. Lee

July 23rd, 2021

41:31

On the Friday edition, Howard Beck welcomes the director and star of 'Space Jam: A New Legacy', Malcolm D. Lee and Don Cheadle, to talk working with …

Mega Crossover NBA Finals Recap

July 21st, 2021

1:24:41

On today's episode, Michael and Chris are joined by Rohan and special guest, Sports Illustrated Senior Writer Howard Beck, who also co-hosts SI's Crossover NBA Show. The guys talk about the Finals, Giannis …

Bucks on the Brink and a Draft Primer

July 20th, 2021

1:00:09

Filling in for Beck this week is SI's Rohan Nadkarni. Mannix and Nadkarni discuss how Milwaukee has seized control of this series, what's going on …

Fear the Deer! With Bucks owner Marc Lasry & Sr. VP Alex Lasry

July 16th, 2021

50:51

On the Friday edition, Howard Beck welcomes Bucks co-owner Marc Lasry and Bucks exec Alex Lasry, to discuss the 2021 Finals, the incredible rise of Giannis Antetokounmpo and lessons learned in seven years of franchise …

Bucks Are Back and Inside the Overtime Elite

July 13th, 2021

1:14:16

Mannix and Beck dive into how the Bucks got back into the series, how significant is USA Basketball's exhibition loss to Nigeria, Damian Lillard's comments on Portland, Jamahl Mosley's hire in Orlando and more. Later, …

Spencer Dinwiddie is making big plans

July 9th, 2021

50:37

On the Friday edition, Howard Beck welcomes Nets veteran Spencer Dinwiddie, who has declared himself (accurately) “the best free agent point guard” available this summer. Spencer goes into depth about his free agency, …

It's Finals week! & Atlanta's Bright Future

July 6th, 2021

48:09

This week Mannix and Beck dive into the Suns-Bucks matchup, take a deep dive into the Hawks future, look back at an awkward introductory press conference for Chauncey Billups in Portland and more. Subscribe, rate and …

Hornswaggled Hoops w/ an actual Clippers fan, Jamel Johnson

July 2nd, 2021

55:13

On the Friday edition, Howard Beck welcomes comedian and host of 'NBA Story Time', Jamel Johnson to discuss the Shaq/Hakeem one on one that never …

Clock Running Out on Dame Time

June 29th, 2021

1:02:37

Mannix and Beck take a deep dive into Damian Lillard's future in Portland -- along with potential trade partners that could emerge in the coming …

"Be Where Your Feet Are", says Scott O’Neil

June 25th, 2021

55:19

On the Friday edition, Howard Beck welcomes 76ers CEO Scott O’Neil, to discuss Philly’s playoff collapse and what comes next. They also discuss the …

The Jazz Fizzle Out & Ben Simmons Future

June 22nd, 2021

54:33

Mannix and Beck dive into a disappointing finish in Utah (with an assist from The Athletic's Tony Jones), Ben Simmons's future in Philadelphia, a housecleaning in Dallas, Brad Stevens makes his first big trade, why Stan …

Forever (Thad) Young

June 18th, 2021

54:03

On the Friday edition, Howard Beck welcomes 14-year NBA vet Thaddeus Young, who has seen it all in his career: playing with Allen Iverson, living through The Process in Philly, being traded for Kevin Garnett and Kevin …

Inside the Lakers Offseason; Collin Sexton

June 15th, 2021

1:05:19

Mannix and Beck dive into what could be an interesting Lakers offseason (with an assist from LA Times Lakers beat writer Dan Woike), the Clippers …

Was It a Movement or a Moment? With Howard Bryant

June 11th, 2021

59:41

On the Friday edition, Howard Beck welcomes author Howard Bryant to discuss the state of NBA activism, one year after the George Floyd protests. Is the league still engaged? Or has everyone already moved on? Bryant also …

The Future of Damian Lillard

June 8th, 2021

54:52

Mannix and Beck discuss the future of Blazers guard Damian Lillard (with an assist from NBC Sports Northwest reporter Dwight Jaynes), the Clippers series saving comeback against Dallas, the Mavericks need to improve the …

The Nets rock! With The Gaslight Anthem’s Benny Horowitz

June 4th, 2021

1:10:20

On the Friday edition, Howard Beck welcomes diehard Nets fan Benny Horowitz, the drummer for the New Jersey punk-rock band, The Gaslight Anthem. They discuss the Nets’ rapid transformation, James Harden’s seamless …

The End of the Danny Ainge Era

June 3rd, 2021

27:41

BONUS POD! Joining Mannix for this bonus episode is Ryan McDonough, longtime NBS executive and former assistant GM in Boston. Mannix and McDonough discuss Danny Ainge's decision to step down in Boston, ownership's …

Fans Gone Wild (And, hey -- Berger's back!)

June 1st, 2021

48:09

Mannix and Beck are joined by longtime NBA writer Ken Berger, who is back with a new basketball newsletter focused on sports science. Mannix, Beck and Berger discuss the run of ugly incidents at NBA arenas, the state of …

“We’re playing with fire”: NBA mental health, with Derick Anderson and Michael Pina

May 28th, 2021

57:58

On the Friday edition, Howard Beck welcomes Dr. Derick Anderson, a psychologist who works with players and referees; and SI’s Michael Pina, who wrote …

A Moment of Truth for the Clippers

May 25th, 2021

54:46

Mannix and guest host Rohan Nadkarni discuss a big offseason in Golden State (with an assist from Warriors beat man Anthony Slater), a huge moment …

Lamar Odom: Reborn

May 21st, 2021

35:21

On our new Friday edition, Howard Beck welcomes two-time NBA champion Lamar Odom, to discuss his new documentary 'Lamar Odom: Reborn', chronicling his recovery from addiction. and Kobe Bryant’s enduring impact.

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Unveiling the MVP; Scott Brooks

May 18th, 2021

1:14:20

This week, Mannix and Beck unveil their MVP ballots, explore the success of the play-in tournament, look at the most compelling first round matchups and debate the Hall of Fame merits of Robert Horry. Later, Wizards …

The Great Marv Albert

May 17th, 2021

57:25

BONUS episode! In 2017, Mannix sat down with Marv Albert, the longtime voice of the NBA with NBC, TNT and others. With Albert announcing his retirement this week, we bring back that conversation with a broadcasting …

Live, from Studio J… it’s Adam Lefkoe!

May 14th, 2021

1:07:11

On our new Friday edition, Howard Beck welcomes NBA on TNT host Adam Lefkoe, who just wrapped the second season of the (newish) Tuesday show. Adam shares a ton of Shaq stories, plus insights on Dwyane Wade, Candace …

Can the Lakers Recover?

May 11th, 2021

1:00:28

Mannix and Beck discuss the state of the Lakers (with an assist from The Athletic's Bill Oram), LeBron's place on the All-NBA ballot, what the eye-popping numbers of Russell Westbrook really mean, the Wizards as a No. 8 …

Coaching (and not coaching) in a pandemic, with Lloyd Pierce

May 7th, 2021

56:31

On our new Friday edition, Howard Beck welcomes former Hawks coach Lloyd Pierce. They discuss the unique challenges of this season, Pierce’s …

Is Chris Paul the MVP?

May 4th, 2021

1:03:01

Mannix and Beck discuss the Nets biggest playoff issue (with an assist from YES Network analyst Sarah Kustok), Chris Paul's MVP candidacy, OKC's …

Playin’ for the play-in, with the NBA’s Evan Wasch

April 30th, 2021

53:25

On our new Friday edition, Howard Beck welcomes NBA scheduling czar Evan Wasch, to discuss the new play-in tournament and its impact on tanking. …

Inside The Knicks Success and Portland's Struggles

April 27th, 2021

1:01:49

Mannix and Beck discuss the surging Knicks (with an assist from MSG analyst Alan Hahn), the struggling Blazers and Kevin Durant's return in Brooklyn. Plus your Twitter questions on Zach LaVine's contract talks, a …

No lie: The Knicks are back! w/ Sam Morril & Stavros Halkias

April 23rd, 2021

1:18:42

On our new Friday edition, Howard Beck welcomes Pod Don’t Lie hosts (and Knicks fans) Sam Morril and Stavros Halkias. The two stand-up comics are all in on this amazing/captivating/surprising Knicks team and its playoff …

Are The Boston Celtics Back?

April 20th, 2021

1:06:25

Mannix and Beck are joined by Chris Forsberg, Celtics reporter for NBC Sports Boston, to discuss the suddenly white-hot Celtics, the growth of Jayson Tatum, the aborted Myles Turner trade and what's at stake for Boston …

Scoop, Here They Are! It’s Tag Team!

April 16th, 2021

33:10

On our new Friday edition of the show, Howard Beck welcomes Tag Team – DC The Brain Supreme and Steve Rolln – to discuss their incredibly popular …

A-Rod in Minnesota ... or Seattle?

April 13th, 2021

56:53

This week Mannix and Beck discuss A-Rod's surprise entrance into the NBA ownership ranks (with an assist from The Athletic's Jon Krawczynski), the state of the MVP race and just how serious a threat is Utah to win the …

The Bucks Go All-In

April 6th, 2021

35:48

Mannix and Beck dive into Milwaukee's decision to extend Jrue Holiday -- and go all-in on the Giannis/Khris Middleton/Holiday core -- and what it …

State of the Lakers

March 30th, 2021

47:57

Joining SI's Chris Mannix this week is Dan Woike, Lakers beat writer for the LA Times. Mannix and Woike discuss the Kyle Lowry trade that wasn't, the impact of Andre Drummond, how concerned the Lakers are about Anthony …

A Day of Deadline Drama

March 26th, 2021

54:15

Mannix and Beck discuss a wild NBA trade deadline, from the Raptors decision not to move Kyle Lowry, the Heat’s pivot to Victor Oladipo, the Nuggets arming up for a run in the Western Conference, the Rockets (seemingly) …

Trade Season Extravaganza

March 23rd, 2021

1:59:31

The trade deadline is upon us! Where will Oladipo land? Who’s getting Aaron Gordon? Should the Knicks buy or sell? Mannix and Beck dive into the …

Does C-Webb belong in the HOF?

March 17th, 2021

46:47

On this week’s pod, Mannix and Beck dive into Chris Webber’s case for the Hall of Fame – and why his college basketball accomplishments should be …

One Year of COVID, Where Does LaMarcus Aldridge Land?

March 11th, 2021

55:30

This week, Mannix and Beck dive into the one-year anniversary of the NBA's decision to shut down its season, from what we thought was going to happen back then to how the NBA has handled in its attempt to exist during a …

The Knicks are back! (Maybe)

March 3rd, 2021

1:37:55

On this week’s Crossover, Mannix and Beck explore the Knicks’ fantastic resurgence and whether it’s sustainable. They also discuss the Hawks’ firing of Lloyd Pierce, the Kristaps Porzingis trade rumors and whether Kobe …

It’s Snub Season!

February 25th, 2021

1:43:21

On this week’s Crossover Pod, Mannix and Beck discuss the All-Star reserves. Was there a legitimate snub? Should the NBA change how reserves are …

What's Wrong with the Boston Celtics?

February 17th, 2021

1:05:28

On this week’s Crossover pod, Mannix and Beck discuss the Celtics sluggish play, if injuries are the biggest reason for it, what kind of changes …

All-Star Predictions & Jarrett Allen

February 10th, 2021

1:15:49

This week on The Crossover Podcast, Mannix and Beck dive into their NBA All-Star picks, from which Pelican deserves a spot to how many Nets should …

Do You Believe In The Utah Jazz?

February 3rd, 2021

1:01:52

On this episode of The Crossover Podcast, Chris Mannix and Howard Beck discuss the Jazz’s strong start to the season (and if Utah is built to win in the playoffs), Shaq's comments towards Donovan Mitchell, what's …

Sixers Strong Start & Early MVP Candidates

January 28th, 2021

1:04:26

On this week’s Crossover Pod, Howard Beck talks to the Washington Post's Michael Lee about the 76ers' strong start, their victory over the Lakers and their championship hopes. With the season at the one-quarter mark, …

All Eyes on the Brooklyn Nets

January 20th, 2021

57:28

On this week’s Crossover Pod, Mannix and Beck discuss the early returns for the Nets, from James Harden’s inspired play, to the chemistry Harden has with Kevin Durant to concerns about the Nets lack of depth after the …

James Harden Exits Houston

January 13th, 2021

32:59

BONUS POD! Mannix and Beck discuss the trade that sends James Harden to Brooklyn. Did the Rockets get enough, why Indiana is a sneaky big winner and how the new -- probable -- Harden, Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving trio …

Is COVID crippling the NBA?

January 13th, 2021

50:20

Mannix and Beck discuss the run of coronavirus-related postponements, the NBA tightening restrictions on player movement, Kyrie Irving's absence from the Nets, if it's time for Washington to shop Bradley Beal, the …

The Future of Stephen Curry in Golden State

January 7th, 2021

1:02:24

Mannix and Beck discuss Beck's story on James Harden, how the Warriors might handle Steph Curry's future, the Suns' hot start, the Knicks staying power and has Jaylen Brown become too big to trade?

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Is There Hope for Harden?

December 30th, 2020

45:11

Mannix and Beck dive into the NBA's decision to fine Daryl Morey, hope for James Harden in Houston, the impact of the Spencer Dinwiddie injury in Brooklyn, if the Clippers blowout loss foreshadows problems to come, …

Mailbag! - Regular Season Tip-Off Edition

December 23rd, 2020

49:05

Mannix and Beck take your questions this week on the Mavs, Jazz and Lakers plus R.J. Barrett's sophomore season and how worried should Boston be …

The Giannis Saga is Over

December 17th, 2020

58:18

Joining SI's Chris Mannix this week is Howard Beck, SI's newest senior writer -- and the new co-host of the Crossover Pod! Mannix and Beck discuss Giannis Antetokounmpo's landmark contract extension, the NBA's health …

Inside the James Harden Drama

December 10th, 2020

1:10:35

Joining SI’s Chris Mannix this week is Michael Shapiro, Rockets reporter for SI.com. Mannix and Shapiro discuss the developing James Harden situation in Houston, from Harden’s decision to make a late arrival at training …

Paul Westhead

December 3rd, 2020

45:33

Joining SI's Chris Mannix is Paul Westhead, former NBA coach and author of the new book, The Speed Game. Mannix and Westhead discuss Westhead's path …

Inside the Offseason

November 25th, 2020

40:57

Joining SI's Chris Mannix this week is Jeff Zilgitt, senior NBA writer with USA Today. Mannix and Zilgitt discuss the retooling of the two LA teams, …

Houston, we have a problem(s)

November 19th, 2020

1:05:41

Joining SI's Chris Mannix this week are Billy King, former general manager of the Nets and 76ers, and Sam Amick, senior NBA writer with The Athletic. Mannix, King and Amick discuss a weird situation in Sacramento, …

Stephen Silas; Jeremy Woo

November 11th, 2020

54:04

Joining SI's Chris Mannix this week is Houston Rockets head coach Stephen Silas. Mannix and Silas discuss Silas's journey to the Rockets bench, fighting perceptions of nepotism early in his career, telling his father, …

Change is Coming in Philadelphia

November 5th, 2020

53:35

Joining SI's Chris Mannix this week is longtime NBA writer Howard Beck. Mannix and Beck discuss the latest with the NBA restart, Daryl Morey and a …

Are You Ready for Next Season?

October 29th, 2020

47:27

Joining SI's Chris Mannix this week is Dan Woike, national NBA writer with the Los Angeles Times. Mannix and Woike discuss the NBA's desire to start next season around Christmas, how the players will respond, the …

Harvey Araton

October 22nd, 2020

42:07

Joining SI’s Chris Mannix this week is Harvey Araton, longtime New York newspaper writer and author of the new book, Our Last Season: A writer, a Fan, a Friendship. Mannix and Araton talk about the inspiration for the …

What Happened in Houston?

October 16th, 2020

27:49

Joining SI's Chris Mannix is Michael Shapiro, SI's Rockets Insider. Mannix and Shapiro discuss Daryl Morey's surprising decision to step away from Houston, what went into the decision, what his lasting legacy will be, …

Who was Spencer Haywood?

October 15th, 2020

41:54


Joining SI’s Chris Mannix this week is Gary Washburn, senior NBA writer at the Boston Globe and co-author of The Spencer Haywood Rule: Battles, …

Crossover Daily: Game 5 Preview

October 9th, 2020

22:46

SI’s Rohan Nadkarni and The Ringer’s Rob Mahoney preview Game 5 of the NBA Finals, including the Anthony Davis-on-Jimmy Butler matchup, the Lakers’ shooting advantage from three, and potential rotation changes for the …

A big NBA offseason looms

October 8th, 2020

56:11

SI's Chris Mannix this week is Ryan McDonough, former GM of the Phoenix Suns. Mannix and McDonough dive into a (likely) Lakers championship, if LA …

Crossover Daily: Where Do We Go From Here?

October 8th, 2020

24:26

SI’s Rohan Nadkarni and The New York Times’s Sopan Deb discuss the NBA Finals, the construction of the Lakers, and what the next NBA season could …

Crossover Daily: Heat Therapy Session

October 7th, 2020

27:06

 SI’s Rohan Nadkarni, the GOAT podcast’s Andrew Sharp, and producer Chris Lindsay discuss Game 4 of the NBA Finals, the one-sided nature of the series, and lament the injury to guard Goran Dragic.

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Crossover Daily: Adjusting to the Adjustments

October 6th, 2020

21:44

 SI’s Rohan Nadkarni and Basketball News’s Nekias Duncan look ahead to Game 4 of the NBA Finals, and discuss how both teams may adjust to strategic wrinkles introduced in Game 3.

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Crossover Daily: The Butler Did It

October 5th, 2020

23:00

SI’s Rohan Nadkarni and GQ’s Clay Skipper discuss the Heat’s shocking Game 3 win in the Finals, including Jimmy Butler’s heroics, Tyler Herro’s eating habits and what it all means moving forward.

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Crossover Daily: It’s Worth A Chuckle

October 2nd, 2020

21:51

SI’s Rohan Nadkarni and SI’s Jeremy Woo discuss the aftermath of the Lakers’ Game 1 blowout win in the Finals and if the injury-laden Heat still have a chance. They also break down what Doc Rivers’s arrival in Philly …

Crossover Daily: Well, That Escalated Quickly

October 1st, 2020

20:35

SI’s Rohan Nadkarni and The Chicago Tribune’s DeAntae Prince discuss the Lakers’ dominant Game 1 win in the Finals, how Goran Dragic’s injury affects the series, and if Anthony Davis is an early favorite for Finals MVP.

The End for Doc Rivers

September 30th, 2020

1:12:04

Joining SI's Chris Mannix this week is Howard Beck, senior NBA writer with Bleacher Report. Mannix and Beck discuss the Clippers decision to part with Doc Rivers, the chances Ty Lue gets the top job, if Phil Jackson can …

Crossover Daily: L.A. Confidential

September 30th, 2020

23:48

SI’s Rohan Nadkarni and The Athletic’s Jovan Buha discuss the NBA Finals and LeBron’s standing among fans in Los Angeles. Buha also breaks down all the behind-the-scenes drama with the Clippers.

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Crossover Daily: Opposite Ends of the Spectrum

September 29th, 2020

24:45

SI’s Rohan Nadkarni and GQ’s Michael Pina look ahead to the Finals matchup between the Heat and Lakers, ponder what another championship would mean …

Crossover Daily: Bammed Up

September 28th, 2020

21:00

SI’s Rohan Nadkarni and SI’s Jeremy Woo discuss the Heat clinching a berth to the NBA Finals and Rohan gloats about Bam Adebayo. They also offer early thoughts on the Finals matchup and the Celtics future.

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Crossover Daily: The Junkyard Lakers

September 25th, 2020

23:57

SI’s Rohan Nadkarni and the Light Years Podcast’s Sam Esfandiari discuss the Lakers’ gritty Game 4 win over the Nuggets, what style of LeBron team the Lakers are, if Denver is the spiritual successor to the Warriors, …

Does LeBron have an (MVP) beef?

September 24th, 2020

43:27

Joining SI's Chris Mannix this week is Dan Woike, national NBA writer with the Los Angeles Times. Mannix and Woike talk about LeBron's frustration at receiving too few MVP votes, the perception of Giannis, how the …

Crossover Daily: I Can Be Your Herro, Baby

September 24th, 2020

23:30

SI’s Rohan Nadkarni and ESPN’s Jorge Sedano discuss Tyler Herro leading the Heat to a Game 4 win over the Celtics, why Miami’s 3-1 lead is …

Crossover Daily: He Thought the Series Was Over

September 23rd, 2020

22:08

SI’s Rohan Nadkarni and CNN’s Omar Jiminez discuss there Nuggets’ Game 4 win over the Lakers, Jamal Murray’s place among NBA point guards, and if the …

Crossover Daily: Who the Hell is Spreading the Peanut Butter?

September 22nd, 2020

23:02

SI’s Rohan Nadkarni and The OC Register’s Kyle Goon discuss the Lakers’ run through the postseason, examine LeBron’s relationship with Anthony Davis, and try to make sense of Rajon Rondo.

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Crossover Daily: Turn Off Your Mentions

September 21st, 2020

22:29

SI’s Rohan Nadkarni and GOAT’s Andrew Sharp discuss the Lakers’ thrilling Game 2 win over the Nuggets, including what Mason Plumlee was thinking on the last play of the game, why Anthony Davis unlocks the Lakers, and …

Crossover Daily: The Spozone Layer

September 18th, 2020

22:12

SI’s Rohan Nadkarni and The Ringer’s Ron Mahoney break down the Heat’s Game 2 win over the Celtics in the Eastern Conference finals, including Miami’s zone defense, Jimmy Butler’s heroics, and the struggles of Jayson …

Crossover Daily: Panic! At Staples Center

September 17th, 2020

20:28

SI’s Rohan Nadkarni and Crooked Media’s Gideon Resnick discuss the fallout of the Clippers’ shocking postseason exit and where they should go from …

Championship or Bust (Next Season)

September 17th, 2020

1:08:11

Joining SI's Chris Mannix this week is Billy King, former Sixers and Nets general manager. Mannix and King talk the Clippers latest playoff meltdown, …

Crossover Daily: A Novelty Into a Certainty

September 16th, 2020

18:59

On the first episode of Crossover Daily, SI’s Rohan Nadkarni and The Ringer’s Paolo Uggetti discuss the Nuggets’ Game 7, upset win over the Clippers, …

The New King of Brooklyn

September 7th, 2020

59:49

Joining SI's Chris Mannix from the NBA bubble this week is Sam Amick, senior writer with The Athletic. Mannix and Amick discuss the Nets hiring Steve Nash in Brooklyn, what challenges Nash will face in his first season, …

Lottery Fallout; Taj Gibson

August 31st, 2020

59:39

Joining SI's Chris Mannix this week is Jeremy Woo, SI.com's NBA draft analyst. Mannix and Woo discuss Minnesota's options at the top of the draft, …

When the NBA Stopped

August 27th, 2020

30:02

Joining SI's Chris Mannix this week is Shaun Powell, longtime NBA writer for NBA.com. Mannix and Powell discuss the events of this week, from the Bucks decision to sit out a playoff game, to the NBA's response, to the …

Trouble With the Top Seeds?

August 20th, 2020

1:13:36

Joining SI's Chris Mannix this week is former Suns GM Ryan McDonough. Mannix and McDonough dive into Phoenix's future, how GM's will be impacted by virtual draft prep and a little insight into McDonough;s decision to …

All NBA Bubble All-Stars

August 13th, 2020

33:34

Joining SI's Chris Mannix this week is Marc Stein, senior writer with the New York Times. Mannix and Stein discuss the latest bubble developments, from the play of Devin Booker and TJ Warren, the future of the play-in …

How Will the NBA's West Be Won? - NBA Bubble Insider

August 6th, 2020

54:35

Joining SI's Chris Mannix this week is Nick Wright, co-host of First Thing's First on FS1 and host of What's Wright on SIRIUS XM. Mannix and Wright dive into early returns on the Lakers, the Bucks three-point defense, …

The (Bubble) Battle for Los Angeles - NBA Bubble Insider

July 30th, 2020

41:08

Joining SI's Chris Mannix this week are two of his bubblemates: Tania Ganguli of the Los Angeles Times and Orange County Register's Lakers beat …

BONUS: Podding the Bubble - Part 3: Will the NBA Bubble Burst?

July 29th, 2020

28:00

Podding the Bubble is a three-part mini-series taking a deep dive look into the biosphere created by the NBA in Orlando. Part 3 puts the NBA's plan into the context of what other major sports leagues are doing, and of …

BONUS: Podding the Bubble - Part 2: Will the NBA Players Go Stir Crazy?

July 28th, 2020

31:23

Podding the Bubble is a three-part mini-series taking a deep dive look into the biosphere created by the NBA in Orlando. Part 2 follows the lives of …

BONUS: Podding the Bubble - Part 1: A Deep Dive into the NBA Biosphere

July 27th, 2020

24:07

Podding the Bubble is a three-part mini-series taking a deep dive look into the biosphere created by the NBA in Orlando. Part 1 explores how the NBA …

Let the LeBron vs. Giannis Debate Begin - NBA Bubble Insider

July 23rd, 2020

42:52

Joining SI's Chris Mannix from the NBA bubble in Orlando is Mark Medina, NBA writer at USA Today. Mannix and Medina talk about their early experiences in the bubble, what kind of access teams are offering, how players …

It's a Hard Knock (NBA Bubble) Life - NBA Bubble Insider

July 16th, 2020

1:03:06

Joining SI's Chris Mannix this week is Joe Vardon, senior NBA writer for The Athletic. Mannix and Vardon talk about life inside the bubble, from daily testing to being landlocked in a room for seven days. Plus Victor …

Should the NBA reseed?

July 9th, 2020

52:50

Joining SI's Chris Mannix this week is Sarah Kustok, YES Network and FS1 NBA analyst. Mannix and Kustok discuss the Wizards and Nets depleted …

Here Comes the NBA; Lloyd Pierce

July 2nd, 2020

55:36

Joining SI's Chris Mannix this week is Sam Amick, senior NBA writer for The Athletic, and Atlanta Hawks coach Lloyd Pierce. Mannix and Amick dive into the NBA's plans to return, what the greatest concern is, how the …

Can the NBA Return Safely?

June 25th, 2020

40:00

Joining SI's Chris Mannix this week is Jeff Zilgitt, senior NBA writer at USA Today. Mannix and Zilgitt dive into the NBA's plans to return, the coronavirus spike in Florida, players withdrawing (with more likely to …

Jason Whitlock on Kyrie Irving and the Social Justice Movement

June 18th, 2020

47:13

Joining SI's Chris Mannix this week is Jason Whitlock. Mannix and Whitlock discuss Kyrie Irving's push for players to consider not resuming the NBA season, LeBron James's use of social media, James's position on a …

Is It Safe to Play?

June 11th, 2020

47:14

Joining SI’s Chris Mannix this week is SI staff writer Rohan Nadkarni. Mannix and Nadkarni discuss the NBA’s 22-team format, the ESPN report that some players were considering not returning, post-pandemic favorites, …

John Thomas

June 4th, 2020

47:12

Joining SI's Chris Mannix this week is former NBA forward -- and current Timberwolves exec -- John Thomas. A Minneapolis native who played college …

An NBA return is imminent

May 28th, 2020

1:31:47

Joining SI's Chris Mannix this week is Howard Beck, senior NBA writer with Bleacher Report. Mannix and Beck discuss the latest in the NBA's return talks, from the scenarios being floated around, players feelings about …

Who was Jerry Krause?

May 21st, 2020

49:14

Joining SI's Chris Mannix this week is former Sixers and Nets GM Billy Kiing. Mannix and King discuss the final episodes of The Last Dance documentary, from the portrayal of Hall of Fame GM Jerry Krause to how realistic …

There will be a (post)season

May 13th, 2020

38:18

Joining SI's Chris Mannix this week is Dan Woike, senior NBA writer with the LA Times. Mannix and Woike discuss the last two episodes of The Last Dance, from Michael Jordan's foray into baseball to the tragic death of …

The Future of Sports

May 7th, 2020

42:10

Joining SI's Chris Mannix this week are SI's Stephanie Apstein, Alex Prewitt and Albert Breer. The staff takes a dive into the future of the four major sports, from plans to re-open, the impact of the layoff and how an …

Michael Jordan: The First Last Dance (Bonus)

May 1st, 2020

35:34

Sports Illustrated is opening up the SI Vault and examining its most consequential work about the moments that defined the most legendary athletes in …

To Open or Not to Open?

April 30th, 2020

38:00

Joining SI's Chris Mannix this week is Rohan Nadkarni, SI.com staff writer. Mannix and Nadkarni discuss the NBA's plan to re-open practice …

The NBA vs. College Basketball

April 23rd, 2020

57:15

Joining SI's Chris Mannix this week is Jeremy Woo, SI's NBA draft insider, and Eric Musselman, a former NBA and G-League coach now the head coach at Arkansas. Mannix and Woo dive into the NBA's new G-League initiative, …

Rich Kleiman

April 15th, 2020

53:08

Joining SI’s Chris Mannix this week is Rich Kleiman, co-founder of Thirty Five Ventures and the manager of Nets All-Star Kevin Durant. Kleiman talks …

A Lost Season for the Lakers?

April 9th, 2020

57:56

Joining SI's Chris Mannix this week is Lakers forward Jared Dudley. Mannix and Dudley talk about how the Lakers were playing before the stoppage, if LeBron James really cares about winning MVP, how players feel about an …

The NBA in the White House

April 1st, 2020

50:42

Joining SI's Chris Mannix this week is Dan Pfeiffer, former White House communications director during the Barack Obama administration, author and co-host of Pod Save America. Mannix and Pfeiffer talk about basketball …

Inside a Front Office

March 26th, 2020

45:06

Joining SI's Chris Mannix this week is former Hawks GM Wes Wilcox. Mannix and Wilcox dive into what is going on in NBA front offices right now, what a shortened season might look like, the merits of radically changing …

Coronavirus in the NBA

March 17th, 2020

25:43

Joining SI's Chris Mannix this week is Dr. Celine Gounder, an infectious disease specialist and CNN contributor. Mannix and Dr. Gounder discuss the state of the coronavirus and sports, the NBA's response to it, the …

Coronavirus Seeps Into Sports

March 11th, 2020

48:45

Joining SI's Chris Mannix this week is Howard Beck, senior NBA writer at Bleacher Report. Mannix and Beck talk about how the coronavirus has -- and likely will -- impact the NBA, dive into Kenny Atkinson's exit in …

The Rise of Jayson Tatum

March 5th, 2020

1:00:36

Joining SI's Chris Mannix this week is Jeff Goodman, basketball Insider at Stadium. Mannix and Goodman talk about Jayson Tatum's recent surge, if he can be a No. 1 option on a title team, Boston's ceiling and more. …

Second Half Storylines

February 18th, 2020

1:01:57

Joining SI's Chris Mannix this week are SI staff writer Rohan Nadkarni and SI.com Lakers reporter Melissa Rohlin. Mannix, Nadkarni and Rohlin look …

Trade Deadline Fallout

February 12th, 2020

56:15

Joining SI's Chris Mannix this week is Sarah Kustok, YES Network analyst and NBA analyst for FS1. Mannix and Kustok talk the NBA's trade deadline winners and losers, Houston going all-in on small ball, the Sixers …

Trade Deadline Special

February 4th, 2020

1:06:29

Joining SI’s Chris Mannix this week is former Hawks GM Wes Wilcox. Mannix and Wilcox dive into all the pre-trade deadline chatter, from the latest with Clint Capela, to the Clippers next move, Minnesota’s obsession with …

Remembering Kobe Bryant; Terry Rozier

January 30th, 2020

1:01:16

Joining SI's Chris Mannix this week is ESPN broadcaster Ryan Ruocco and Charlotte Hornets guard Terry Rozier. Mannix and Ruocco look back at the life and career of Kobe Bryant, from his impact on the game, on young …

State of LA

January 22nd, 2020

1:09:54

Joining SI's Chris Mannix this week is FS1's Nick Wright. Mannix and Wright look at the state of the two LA franchises, from the Lakers Kyle Kuzma problem, to where the Clippers fit in the pecking order out West to what …

Kyrie's Back

January 14th, 2020

55:28

Joining SI's Chris Mannix this week is Sarah Kustok, Nets analyst for YES Network and FS1 NBA analyst. Mannix and Kustok talk Kyrie's return to the Brooklyn lineup, expectations for the rest of the season, the Lakers …

A Fine Mess in Cleveland

January 9th, 2020

45:47

Joining SI's Chris Mannix this week is SI NBA reporter Jeremy Woo. Mannix and Woo dive into all the drama in Cleveland, from John Beilein's inflammatory remarks, to Beilein's NBA future, to Kevin Love's trade value to …

It's Draft Season

January 2nd, 2020

33:22

Joining SI's Chris Mannix this week is Jeremy Woo, SI.com NBA draft analyst. Mannix and Woo talk about the evolving top of the draft board, why he …

Inside a (likely) busy trade season

December 19th, 2019

56:46

Joining SI's Chris Mannix this week is Billy King, former GM of the Nets and Sixers, and Chris Forsberg, Celtics Insider for NBC Sports Boston. Mannix and King dive into the beginning of trade season, from Milwaukee's …

Cleaning up the Knicks mess

December 13th, 2019

1:03:51

Joining SI's Chris Mannix this week is Sarah Kustok, YES Network analyst and FS1 NBA analyst. Mannix and Kustok dive into the Knicks decision to fire …

Mailbag!

December 5th, 2019

30:13

On this week's show, SI's Chris Mannix takes listener questions on the Lakers, David Fizdale's future, the Celtics frontcourt needs, the Raptors …

Schedule Madness

November 27th, 2019

45:58

Joining SI’s Chris Mannix this week is Billy King, former GM of the Nets and Sixers. Mannix and King dive into reports of potential changes in the …

Panic time in Portland?

November 22nd, 2019

50:53

Joining SI’s Chris Mannix this week is Jeremy Woo, SI.com NBA Insider and draft analyst. Mannix and Woo discuss the Lakers fast start, how much of it is sustainable, the ‘Melo panic button pushed in Portland, the Nets …

Rob McClanaghan

November 14th, 2019

52:02

Joining SI's Chris Mannix this week is Rob McClanaghan, author and veteran basketball trainer. Mannix and McClanaghan dive into McClanaghan's new book, Net Work, his relationships with players, stories from the 2008 …

Houston, do we have a problem?

November 7th, 2019

1:07:06

Joining SI's Chris Mannix this week is Rohan Nadkarni, staff writer at Sports Illustrated, and Arash Markazi, columnist for the LA Times. Mannix and …

Is there a real battle for LA?

October 31st, 2019

54:31

Joining SI's Chris Mannix this week is Howard Beck, senior writer at Bleacher Report. Mannix and Beck dive into all the early season storylines, from the Clippers separating from the field, to the Lakers early season …

'Tis the (extension) season!

October 25th, 2019

58:34

Joining SI's Chris Mannix this week is SI NBA writer and draft analyst Jeremy Woo. Mannix and Woo look at the Lakers/Clippers opener, Kyrie Irving's explosion, if Philadelphia's offense can catch up to its defense and …

The NBA/China fallout

October 17th, 2019

43:01

Joining SI's Chris Mannix this week is Jeremy Woo, SI NBA writer and draft analyst. Mannix and Woo discuss everything that has happened since Daryl Morey's tweet, from the NBA's response, China's reaction and LeBron …

To Kyrie or not Kyrie? (Live from Brooklyn!)

October 10th, 2019

54:10

Joining SI's Chris Mannix are YES Network analyst Sarah Kustok, Bleacher Report's Howard Beck and ESPN's Malika Andrews. They discuss a wild Nets offseason, pressure on Kyrie Irving, what to expect when Kevin Durant …

The Next Steps (Live from DC!)

October 7th, 2019

1:06:31

Joining SI's Chris Mannix this week are Washington Post Wizards beat writer Candace Buckner, The Athletic's Wizards reporter Fred Katz and Andrew Sharp. The group discuss a tough season for the Wizards, the future of …

So what happened (Live from Boston)

October 4th, 2019

1:06:10

Joining SI's Chris Mannix are Hall of Fame writer Bob Ryan, Celtics beat writer Adam Himmelsbach and NBC Sports Boston analyst and former NBA forward Brian Scalabrine. Mannix, Ryan, Himmelsbach and Scalabrine take a …

Editor Edition!

September 26th, 2019

46:58

Joining SI's Chris Mannix this week are Crossover editors Matt Dollinger and Deantae Prince. Mannix, Dollinger and Prince discuss the NBA's announced …

The Future of Markelle Fultz

September 19th, 2019

48:05

Joining SI's Chris Mannix this week is Dan Woike, national NBA writer with the Los Angeles Times. Mannix and Woike dive into Orlando's decision to …

A USA Basketball Crisis?

September 11th, 2019

54:49

Joining SI's Chris Mannix this week is YES Network analyst and FS1 NBA analyst Sarah Kustok. Mannix and Kustok dive into USA Basketball's quarterfinal loss to France, what it means for the future of USA Basketball and …

Superlatives!

September 5th, 2019

38:17

Joining SI's Chris Mannix this week is Sports Illustrated staff writer Rohan Nadkarni. Mannix and Nadkarni run through a few NBA superlatives, from the most interesting team and player, to the coach with the most …

Ramona Shelburne

August 28th, 2019

49:53

Joining SI's Chris Mannix this week is ESPN's Ramona Shelburne. Mannix and Shelburne dive into Shelburne's five-part podcast series "The Sterling Affairs" which reexamines Donald Sterling's rise and unceremonious fall …

Scott Brooks

August 21st, 2019

39:27

Joining SI's Chris Mannix this week is Wizards coach Scott Brooks. Mannix and Brooks discuss a disappointing 2018-19 season in Washington, from missing the playoffs for the first time in Brooks three years as coach, to …

The end for Carmelo?

August 15th, 2019

49:39

Joining SI's Chris Mannix this week is Sarah Kustok, Nets analyst for YES Network and NBA insider for FS1. Mannix and Kustok take a deep dive into the future of Carmelo Anthony, why USA Basketball chose to pass on his …

What now, USA Basketball?

August 7th, 2019

36:53

Joining SI's Chris Mannix from Las Vegas this week is Marc Stein, NBA reporter at the New York Times. Mannix and Stein dive into the 2019 USA Basketball team, from the dozens of players who declined invitations, those …

Frank Vogel

July 31st, 2019

42:06

Joining SI's Chris Mannix this week is Lakers coach Frank Vogel. Mannix and Vogel discuss Vogel's early days working for Rick Pitino, how he nearly took a job on Pitinio's staff at Louisville, how the Lakers situation …

The Battle for LA

July 24th, 2019

56:30

Joining SI's Chris Mannix this week is Howard Beck, senior writer at Bleacher Report. Mannix and Beck talk about the Wizards decision to elevate Tommy Sheppard--and what Sheppard needs to do to differentiate his regime …

Summer League Rundown

July 17th, 2019

42:44

Joining SI's Chris Mannix this week is ESPN draft analyst Fran Fraschilla. Making his annual return to the pod, Fraschilla weighs in on Zion Williamson's short week, the Ja Morant/Jaren Jackson tandem in Memphis, his …

Ryan Saunders

July 11th, 2019

45:42

Joining SI's Chris Mannix is Minnesota Timberwolves head coach Ryan Saunders. Saunders tells Mannix about the best age-related joke he heard last …

The Battle for LA

July 10th, 2019

51:30

Joining SI's Chris Mannix this week is LA Times columnist Arash Markazi. Mannix and Markazi dive into a wild weekend in Los Angeles, where the …

Inside the Free Agent Madness

July 2nd, 2019

1:10:25

Joining SI's Chris Mannix this week are YES Network and FS1 NBA analyst Sarah Kustok and The Crossover's Rohan Nadkarni. Mannix, Kustok and Nadkarni dive into the Nets big weekend, Kyrie's short term fit, the Warriors …

Let the Madness Begin

June 26th, 2019

1:03:50

Joining SI's Chris Mannix this week are former Hawks GM Wes Wilcox and SI.com NBA draft analyst Jeremy Woo. Mannix and Wilcox dive into the biggest stories headed into next week's free agency, from Kawhi's decision to …

AD winners/loser

June 19th, 2019

1:09:42

Joining SI’s Chris Mannix this week are SI’s Rohan Nadkarni and Jeremy Woo. Mannix and Nadkarni break down the Anthony Davis trade—from the Lakers to the Pelicans to the Celtics fallout—and Kyrie Irving’s free agency. …

The Durant Effect

June 12th, 2019

1:23:26

Joining SI's Chris Mannix this week are Sarah Kustok, Nets analyst for the YES Network and NBA analyst for FS1, and SI senior writer Scott Price. Mannix and Kustok dive into the ripple effect of Kevin Durant's Achilles …

The Underdog Warriors?

June 6th, 2019

48:35

Joining SI's Chris Mannix this week is SI staff writer Rohan Nadkarni. Mannix and Nadkarni dive into Toronto's Game 3 win -- from the Raptors flexing their depth, to Klay's injury, to how much pressure this puts on …

Another Lakers mess

May 29th, 2019

47:43

Joining SI's Chris Mannix this week is SI staff writer Rohan Nadkarni. Mannix and Nadkarni dive into the latest messy Lakers story, this time courtesy of ESPN, that describes alarming dysfunction within the Lakers …

More Lakers Mayhem

May 22nd, 2019

1:18:22

Joining SI's Chris Mannix this week is Dan Woike, national NBA writer for the LA Times. Mannix and Woke dive into the latest drama in Los Angeles, from Magic Johnson's napalming of the organization, to Rob Pelinka's …

Lottery Madness

May 16th, 2019

45:26

Joining SI's Chris Mannix this week is SI.com NBA draft analyst Jeremy Woo. Mannix and Woo dive into a wild night at the NBA draft lottery in Chicago, from the Pelicans landing the No. 1 pick--and another franchise …

The South Beach 5

May 8th, 2019

47:26

Joining SI's Chris Mannix this week is SI staff writer Rohan Nadkarni. Mannix and Nadkarni talk about the Celtics being pushed to the brink of elimination, if Kyrie Irving played his last game in Boston, what to make of …

Big, bad ... Boston?

April 30th, 2019

53:37

Joining SI's Chris Mannix this week is YES Network and FS1 NBA analyst Sarah Kustok. Mannix and Kustok dive into Boston's early playoff run, pressure on Milwaukee going into Game 2, the ongoing referee drama in the …

The Super Important Semi's

April 24th, 2019

1:13:35

Joining SI's Chris Mannix is Associated Press NBA writer Brian Mahoney and SI's Rohan Nadkarni. Mannix, Mahoney and Nadkarni discuss Boston's sweep, what's at stake for each team in the Eastern Conference semifinals, if …

The Last Laker Standing

April 17th, 2019

56:57

Joining SI's Chris Mannix this week is Bleacher Report's Howard Beck and ESPN's Ian Begley. Mannix, Beck and Begley dive into the latest Lakers …

LeBron and Luke?

April 10th, 2019

1:02:19

Joining SI's Chris Mannix this week is SI staff writer Rohan Nadkarni. Mannix and Nadkarni dive into the best use of instant replay in basketball, …

The Great E-Sports Debate

April 3rd, 2019

43:30

Joining SI's Chris Mannix in studio this week is actor Jerry Ferrara. Mannix and Ferrara--a gaming enthusiast who moonlights as the head scout for Knicks Gaming, New York's entry in the NBA 2K League, which kicks off …

Who are the Celtics?

March 27th, 2019

58:34

Joining SI's Chris Mannix this week is former NBA forward Brian Scalabrine. Mannix and Scalabrine talk about the impact Jusuf Nurkic's injury will have on the Blazers, what another losing streak means for Boston, how …

The Big Bad Bucks

March 5th, 2019

1:35:39

Joining SI's Chris Mannix this week are SI staff writer Rohan Nadkarni and Andre Ingram, swingman for the G-League's South Bay Lakers. Mannix and Nadkarni dive into how dangerous the Bucks can be in the playoffs, what's …

Big Market Blues

February 26th, 2019

41:45

Joining SI’s Chris Mannix this week is SI staff writer Rohan Nadkarni. Mannix and Nadkarni talk about the latest struggles in LA and Boston, if the revamped Rockets are suddenly threats in the West again and if …

An Eventful All-Star Weekend

February 20th, 2019

1:15:29

Joining SI’s Chris Mannix this week is SI staff writer Rohan Nadkarni and Hornets All-Star guard Kemba Walker. Mannix and Nadkarni talk everything All-Star weekend, from Anthony Davis’s comments about his future to how …

Inside The AD Fallout

February 11th, 2019

1:11:48

Joining SI’s Chris Mannix is former Nets and Sixers GM Billy King and SI NBA draft analyst Jeremy Woo. Mannix and King dive into a wild NBA trade deadline week, from the Anthony Davis drama (and what’s next) to the …

The race for Anthony Davis

February 5th, 2019

1:08:28

Joining SI's Chris Mannix this week are Sports Illustrated staff writer Rohan Nadkarni and Ira Winderman, Heat beat writer for the South Florida Sun-Sentinal. Mannix and Nadkarni sift through the latest Anthony Davis …

Let The AD Sweepstakes Begin

January 28th, 2019

49:13

Joining SI’s Chris Mannix this week is Sirius XM NBA Radio’s and NBC Sports Boston analyst Brian Scalabrine. Mannix and Scal take a deep dive into Anthony Davis, from his trade demand, to the Pelicans options, to if the …

Boogie's Back

January 23rd, 2019

55:45

Joining SI's Chris Mannix is YES Network analyst and Fox Sports NBA Insider Sarah Kustok. Mannix and Kustok examine DeMarcus Cousins debut in Golden …

Most Valuable Giannis

January 15th, 2019

1:07:32

Joining SI's Chris Mannix this week are Sports Illustrated staff writer Rohan Nadkarni and J. Michael, Pacers beat writer for the Indianapolis Star. …

The end for Tom Thibodeau

January 8th, 2019

51:13

Joining SI's Chris Mannix this week is SI staff writer Rohan Nadkarni. Mannix and Nadkarni discuss Minnesota's decision to fire Tom Thibodeau, Thibodeau's next move, Jimmy Butler's dustup with the Sixers coaching staff, …

Where now, John Wall?

January 1st, 2019

50:22

Joining Chris Mannix of Sports Illustrated this week is SI's Rohan Nadkarni. Mannix and Nadkarni dive into the short and long term impact of John Wall's injury in Washington, how LeBron James has elevated the young …

Richard Jefferson

December 18th, 2018

50:49

Joining Chris Mannix of SI this week if former NBA forward Richard Jefferson. Mannix and Jefferson dig into Luke Walton's job performance in LA, the challenges of coaching LeBron James, advice Jefferson offered in …

The Past, Present And Future Of The Warriors

December 12th, 2018

32:59

Joining Chris Mannix of Sports Illustrated this week is SI Senior Writer and author of the SI Sportsman of the Year story on the Golden State …

Rohan Nadkarni and Trae Young

December 4th, 2018

58:33

Joining Chris Mannix of Sports Illustrated are SI’s Rohan Nadkarni and Hawks guard Trae Young. Mannix and Nadkarni dive into the Bulls decision to …

Rohan Nadkarni and Brian Scalabrine

November 28th, 2018

1:07:02

Joining Chris Mannix of Sports Illustrated this week are SI's Rohan Nadkarni and former NBA forward Brian Scalabrine. Mannix and Nadkarni talk about the Clippers fast start, what's wrong with the Wizards, the future of …

Nick Wright

November 20th, 2018

1:06:12

Joining Chris Mannix of Sports Illustrated this week is FS1's Nick Wright. Mannix and Wright dive into the trouble in Golden State--and if it could …

Sarah Kustok

October 24th, 2018

58:29

Joining Chris Mannix of Yahoo Sports this week is Sarah Kustok, Nets analyst for the YES Network and NBA analyst for FS1. Mannix and Kustok dive into …

Gary Washburn and Elton Brand

October 17th, 2018

47:49

Joining Chris Mannix of Yahoo Sports this week are Gary Washburn, who covers the Celtics for the Boston Globe, and Elton Brand, the new GM of the Philadelphia 76ers. Mannix and Washburn talk about the new-look Celtics, …

Erik Horne and Matt Velazquez

October 10th, 2018

49:45

Joining Chris Mannix of Yahoo Sports this week are Milwaukee Bucks reporter for the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Matt Velazquez and OKC Thunder beat reporter Erik Horne from The Oklahoman. Chris and Matt talk about the …

Washington Post senior NBA writer Tim Bontemps & The Athletic's Joe Vardon

October 3rd, 2018

48:10

Joining Chris Mannix of Yahoo Sports this week are Washington Post senior NBA writer Tim Bontemps and The Athletic's Joe Vardon. Mannix and Bontemps dive into the Lakers early returns, LeBron's chances to win MVP, Brad …

Dan Woike

September 25th, 2018

59:43

Joining Chris Mannix of Yahoo Sports this week is Dan Woike, the national NBA writer with the Los Angeles Times. Mannix and Woike take a deep dive into LeBron James's first media day as a Laker, LA's point guard …

Tim Bontemps

September 19th, 2018

1:00:50

Joining Chris Mannix of Yahoo Sports this week is Tim Bontemps, national NBA writer for the Washington Post. Mannix and Boston talk about Lee Jenkins surprise move from SI to the Clippers, what can stop the Warriors, …

Frank Isola and Jeff McDonald

September 11th, 2018

57:58

Joining Chris Mannix of Yahoo Sports this week are longtime Knicks beat writer Frank Isola and Jeff McDonald, who covers the Spurs for the San …

Candace Buckner and Tony Jones

September 5th, 2018

58:08

Joining Chris Mannix of Yahoo Sports are Candace Buckner, Wizards beat writer for the Washington Post, and Tony Jones, who covers the Jazz for the Salt Lake Tribune. Mannix and Buckner dive into the Wizards decision to …

Jonathan Feigen and Michael Grange

August 30th, 2018

58:02

Joining Chris Mannix of Yahoo Sports this week is Jonathan Feigen of the Houston Chronicle and Michael Grange of Rogers Sportsnet. Mannix and Feigen discuss Houston's roster turnover, the Carmelo Anthony-Mike D'Antoni …

Mark Medina and Keith Pompey

August 21st, 2018

55:32

Joining Chris Mannix of Yahoo Sports this week are Mark Medina from the San Jose Mercury News and Keith Pompey from the Philadelphia Inquirer. Mannix and Medina talk about the interesting offseason for the Warriors, …

FS1's Nick Wright

August 14th, 2018

49:15

Joining Chris Mannix of Yahoo Sports this week is Nick Wright, the co-host of First Things First on FS1. Mannix and Wright dive into the surprising report that Carmelo Anthony will come off the bench in Houston, …

Brad Stevens

August 7th, 2018

34:48

Joining Chris Mannix of Yahoo Sports this week is Celtics coach Brad Stevens. Mannix and Stevens look back on Boston's Game 7 loss, LeBron's decision to leave the conference, how Stevens approaches his starting lineup …

Sarah Kustok and Arash Markazi

August 1st, 2018

1:23:18

Joining Chris Mannix of Yahoo Sports this week are Sarah Kustok, NBA analyst for the YES Network and Fox Sports 1, and ESPN's Arash Markazi. Kustok and Mannix dive into LeBron James's first public comments since joining …

Washington Wizards head coach Scott Brooks

July 24th, 2018

36:56

Joining Chris Mannix of Yahoo Sports this week is Wizards head coach Scott Brooks. Mannix and Brooks discuss Washington's season, John Wall's health, the Wizards offseason moves--including bringing in Dwight Howard--and …

Fran Fraschilla

July 17th, 2018

38:35

Joining Chris Mannix of Yahoo Sports this week is Fran Fraschilla, former college coach and college basketball analyst. Mannix and Fraschilla dive …

Former NBA GM Wes Wilcox

July 10th, 2018

49:56

Joining Chris Mannix of Yahoo Sports this week is Wes Wilcox, former GM of the Atlanta Hawks. Mannix and Wilcox discuss the Lakers recent additions, …

Former NBA GM Billy King

July 2nd, 2018

45:40

Joining Chris Mannix of Yahoo Sports this week is former Nets and Sixers general manager Billy King. Mannix and King dive into LeBron James’s deal …

Bleacher Report senior writer Howard Beck

June 28th, 2018

58:54

Joining Chris Mannix of Yahoo Sports is Howard Beck, senior writer at Bleacher Report. Mannix and Beck dive into LeBron’s free agency, Paul George, …

The Yahoo Sports 2018 NBA Draft show

June 22nd, 2018

5:11:48

Yahoo Sports NBA draft show featuring Mike Hopkins, Wes Wilcox and Pete Thamel. 

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2018 NBA Draft Preview Show

June 21st, 2018

1:05:25

Joining Chris Mannix of Yahoo Sports is Yahoo’s NBA draft crew: Pete Thamel, Mike Hopkins and Wes Wilcox. The crew dives into the top of the draft, explore who might be the next Donovan Mitchell, riskiest picks and …

Caron Butler

June 11th, 2018

41:31

Joining Chris Mannix of Yahoo Sports is former All-Star Caron Butler. Mannix and Butler look at Kevin Durant's two years in Golden State, LeBron …

Yahoo NBA writers Shams Charania and Michael Lee

June 7th, 2018

1:20:10

Joining Chris Mannix of Yahoo Sports this week are Yahoo NBA writers Shams Charania and Michael Lee. Mannix and Charania discuss Bryan Colangelo’s …

NBA Finals Preview

May 30th, 2018

54:01

Joining Chris Mannix of Yahoo Sports this week is Jason Lloyd from The Athletic and Mark Medina from the San Jose Mercury News. Mannix and Lloyd talk about LeBron's performance in the conference finals, what he has left …

Jeff Zilgitt of USA Today and Pete Thamel of Yahoo Sports

May 21st, 2018

1:01:53

Joining Chris Mannix of Yahoo Sports this week are Jeff Zilgitt from USA Today and Pete Thamel from Yahoo Sports. Mannix and Zilgitt dive into the …

Brian Scalabrine

May 14th, 2018

43:21

Joining Chris Mannix of Yahoo Sports this week is Brian Scalabrine, former NBA forward and NBA Insider for Yahoo and NBC Sports Boston. Mannix and Scal talked Cavs-Celtics, the coaching change in Toronto, the battle …

Bleacher Report's Howard Beck

May 8th, 2018

55:09

Bleacher Report’s NBA writer Howard Beck joins Chris to break down the NBA Playoffs and give his thoughts on the Knicks hiring of new head coach David Fizdale.

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Sarah Kustok

May 1st, 2018

52:40

Joining Chris Mannix of Yahoo Sports this week is YES Network and Fox Sports NBA analyst Sarah Kustok. Mannix and Kustok examine the future of Oklahoma City, LeBron’s incredible first round series, Boston’s young stars …

Ian Thomsen

April 25th, 2018

55:59

Joining Chris Mannix of Yahoo Sports is Ian Thomsen, longtime NBA writer and author of the new book, The Soul of Basketball. Mannix and Thomsen …

Dan Pfeiffer

April 17th, 2018

58:31

Joining Chris Mannix of Yahoo Sports this week is Dan Pfeiffer, former White House Communications Director, author and co-host of Pod Save America. Mannix and Pfeiffer talk about the impact of basketball in the Obama …

Nick Wright of FS1's First Things First

April 10th, 2018

57:52

Joining Chris Mannix of Yahoo Sports this week is Nick Wright, the co-host of First Things First on FS1. Mannix and Wright take a deep dive into the state of the Cavs, LeBron James’s future, Kawhi Leonard’s trade value …

Adam Himmelsbach of The Boston Globe

April 3rd, 2018

28:02

Joining Chris Mannix of Yahoo Sports this week is Adam Himmelsbach, Celtics beat writer for the Boston Globe. Mannix and Himmelsbach discuss Boston's improbable winning streak, Kyrie Irving's knee injury, what the team …

Walter McCarty

March 28th, 2018

35:04

Bonus pod! Joining Chris Mannix of Yahoo Sports is Walter McCarty, the former Celtics assistant and new Evansville head coach. Mannix and McCarty look back on McCarty's years playing for Rick Pitino, what he will adopt …

Caron Butler and Donovan Mitchell

March 27th, 2018

56:06

Joining Chris Mannix of Yahoo Sports this week is Caron Butler, two-time NBA All-Star and the co-host of Chris and Caron on Fox Sports Radio. Mannix and Butler dive into the drama in San Antonio, injuries to Stephen …

Brian Scalabrine and CJ McCollum

March 20th, 2018

1:07:02

Joining Chris Mannix of Yahoo Sports this week are two guests: Former NBA forward Brian Scalabrine on Ty Lue’s health problems, Portland’s hot play, Utah’s second half surge, Boston’s injuries and more. Later, Mannix …

Paul Flannery of SB Nation and Anthony Slater of The Athletic

March 13th, 2018

51:09

Joining Chris Mannix of Yahoo Sports this week are SB Nation writer Paul Flannery and Anthony Slater from The Athletic. Mannix and Flannery discuss …

Ric Bucher

March 6th, 2018

37:40

Joining Chris Mannix of Yahoo Sports is Ric Bucher, longtime NBA writer, podcaster and radio host. Mannix and Bucher discuss the volatility atop the …

Celtics broadcaster Mike Gorman

February 27th, 2018

58:27

Joining Chris Mannix of Yahoo Sports this week is Mike Gorman, the longtime Boston Celtics broadcaster. Mannix and Gorman discuss Gorman’s 36-plus years calling Celtics games, his relationship with Tommy Heinsohn, the …

Former NBA GM Billy King and Chris talks with Paul Pierce and Chris Bosh

February 21st, 2018

57:23

Chris talks with the former NBA GM Billy King about the Cavs additions at the trade deadline, Celtics pre-break problems and Utah’s push to the …

USA Today's NBA Insider Sam Amick

February 14th, 2018

56:50

Chris talks with USA Today's NBA Insider Sam Amick about the moving up of the NBA Trade deadline, the Cavs moves, what those moves mean for the Celtics and the latest drama surrounding LaVar Ball and how he may have …

Yahoo! Sports NBA writers and insiders round table

February 7th, 2018

49:20

Joining Chris Mannix of Yahoo Sports this week is a round table of NBA writers and insiders. Mannix talks with Brian Scalabrine, Michael Lee and Shams Charania about the issues that surround the Cavaliers and LeBron's …

Yahoo's Brian Scalabrine and College Basketball writer Seth Davis

January 30th, 2018

1:06:44

Joining Chris Mannix of Yahoo Sports this week is the former NBA player Brian Scalabrine and Fieldhouse's Seth Davis. Chris talks with Scal about the lineup changes in Cleveland, struggles in Boston and the great play …

ESPN's Front Office Insider Bobby Marks

January 23rd, 2018

48:58

Joining Chris Mannix of Yahoo Sports this week is the ESPN front office Insider, Bobby Marks. Chris talks with Bobby about the Cavs and trade issues, …

Fox Sports 1 NBA Insider Chris Broussard

January 19th, 2018

46:47

Joining Chris Mannix of Yahoo Sports this week is the NBA Insider for Fox Sports 1; Chris Broussard. Mannix talks with Broussard about the struggles the Cleveland Cavaliers have been facing defensively, what he thinks …

Lakers insider Bill Oram and Cavs Insider Jason Lloyd

January 11th, 2018

42:19

Joining Chris Mannix of Yahoo Sports this week is the Los Angles Lakers reporter for the SoCal News Group; Bill Oram and the Cleveland Cavs reporter for The Athletic; Jason Lloyd. Chris talks with Bill about the …

Former NBA player and Vertical NBA analyst Brian Scalabrine

January 3rd, 2018

38:48

Joining Chris Mannix of Yahoo Sports this week is the NBA analyst for Yahoo Sports NBA and NBC Sports Boston; Brian Scalabrine. Chris talks with Scal about the return of IT to the NBA, the rise of the Toronto Raptors …

Former NBA player and Yahoo Sports NBA Analyst Brian Scalabrine

December 26th, 2017

34:17

Joining Chris Mannix of Yahoo Sports this week is the NBA analyst for Yahoo Sports NBA and NBC Sports Boston; Brian Scalabrine. Chris talks with Scal about the Boston Celtics early success and few struggles as of late, …

Yahoo's Michael Lee and Orlando Magic Head Coach Frank Vogel

December 19th, 2017

43:52

Joining Chris Mannix of Yahoo Sports this week is The Vertical's Michael Lee and the Orlando Magic Head Coach; Frank Vogel. Chris talks with Michael about the Cavs play of late and the issues with the OKC Thunder. Chris …

ESPN's Bobby Marks

December 12th, 2017

49:49

Joining Chris Mannix of Yahoo Sports this week is Bobby Marks, ESPN’s front office Insider. Mannix and Marks dive into the Cleveland Cavaliers, the Houston Rockets being one of the best teams in the NBA and Jahlil …

Former NBA player and The Vertical's NBA Analyst Brian Scalabrine

December 5th, 2017

47:06

Joining Chris Mannix of Yahoo Sports this week is the NBA analyst for The Vertical and NBC Sports Boston; Brian Scalabrine. Chris talks with Scal about the Cavs winning streak, David Fizdale getting fired, the recent …

FS1 NBA analyst Chris Broussard and Pistons beat reporter Vince Ellis

November 28th, 2017

54:19

Joining Chris Mannix of Yahoo Sports this week is the NBA analyst for FS1; Chris Broussard and the Detroit Pistons beat reporter Vince Ellis. Mannix talks with Chris about the Boston Celtics start to the season, John …

Former NBA GM Billy King and Boston reporter A. Sherrod Blakely

November 21st, 2017

46:04

Joining Chris Mannix of Yahoo Sports this week is the former NBA GM Billy King and the Boston Celtics reporter for NBC Sports Boston; A. Sherrod …

Utah Jazz head coach Quin Snyder and ESPN’s Bobby Marks

November 14th, 2017

1:16:22

Joining Chris Mannix of Yahoo Sports this week is Bobby Marks, ESPN’s front office Insider. Mannix and Marks dive into Boston’s hot start, Cleveland’s struggles and if Detroit is a true conference contender. Later, …

Hall of Fame Basketball Writer Jack McCallum

November 7th, 2017

50:11

Hall of Fame hoops writer Jack McCallum joins Chris Mannix on the podcast this week to talk about his new book about the Lakers of the 70's and 80's …

Actor Michael Rapaport joins the podcast

October 31st, 2017

56:08

Joining Chris Mannix on The Vertical this week is the actor and NY Knicks super fun Michael Rapaport. Chris talks with Michael about is new book, Lebron James and the future of the New York Knicks. It's all here and …

Milwaukee Bucks GM Jon Horst

October 24th, 2017

36:52

Joining Chris Mannix on The Vertical this week is the GM of the Milwaukee Bucks; Jon Horst. Chris and Jon talk about rise of Giannis Antetokounmpo, building a team around him and retaining talent in a small market. It's …

Washington Post NBA writer Tim Bontemps and Stephen Bulpett

October 17th, 2017

1:06:27

Joining Chris Mannix on The Vertical this week is The Washington Post NBA writer Tim Bontemps. Chris and Tim talk about the upcoming NBA season, game 1 between the Cars-Celtics and Kyrie Irving's return to Cleveland. …

Sarah Kustok and Nick Collison

October 10th, 2017

1:18:01

Chris is joined by Brooklyn Nets TV analyst Sarah Kustok to take a look at how she is preparing for her new role with the team and how she handled …

Washington Wizards PG John Wall and The Vertical's Michael Lee

October 3rd, 2017

1:03:57

Joining Chris Mannix on The Vertical this week is The Washington Wizards star PG John Wall and The Vertical's Michael Lee. John sits down with to talk about signing his new contract extension, being part of one of the …

NBPA Executive Director Michele Roberts

September 28th, 2017

25:17

Joining Chris Mannix of The Vertical in a special bonus episode of the podcast is Michele Roberts, Executive Director of the NBPA. In a wide-ranging conversation, Mannix and Roberts discuss NBA players response to …

ESPN's Jeff Goodman and Stephon Marbury

September 26th, 2017

56:51

Joining Chris Mannix on The Vertical this week is Jeff Goodman from ESPN and Stephon Marbury. Chris talks with Jeff about the latest in the NBA with Carmelo Anthony, OKC and the Cleveland Cavs. Chris is also joined by …

Kevin O'Connor from The Ringer

September 19th, 2017

1:02:59

Joining Chris Mannix on The Vertical this week is Kevin O'Connor from The Ringer. Chris and Kevin talk about how fast Boston can come together and gel, the OKC Thunder and which coach is most on the hot seat. It's all …

Howard Beck from Bleacher Report

September 12th, 2017

1:00:04

Joining Chris Mannix on The Vertical this week is Howard Beck from Bleacher Report. Howard talks with Chris about the Cavs press conference when they introduced IT, the Cavs delaying surgery for IT and what is the major …

Marc Berman of the NY Post and Jason Lloyd from The Athletic

September 6th, 2017

47:26

Joining The Vertical Podcast with Chris Mannix this week is the New York Post Knicks write Marc Berman and Jason Lloyd from The Athletic. Chris talks …

Stephen Bulpett and Billy King join the podcast

August 29th, 2017

53:50

Joining The Vertical Podcast with Chris Mannix this week is the Celtics beat writer Stephen Bulpett and the former NBA GM Billy King. Chris talks …

Brad Stevens joins the podcast

August 21st, 2017

41:41

Joining The Vertical's Chris Mannix this week is Celtics head coach Brad Stevens. Mannix and Stevens discuss the recruitment of Gordon Hayward, the latest on Isaiah Thomas's hip injury, playing with expectations next …

Lee Jenkins joins the podcast

August 14th, 2017

49:01

Joining Chris Mannix on The Vertical this week is the great NBA writer Lee Jenkins. Chris and Lee breakdown all the latest from the NBA off-season. It's all here and more on The Vertical Podcast with Chris Mannix.

Arturas Karnisovas joins the podcast

August 9th, 2017

49:23

Joining Chris Mannix on The Vertical this week is the general manager of the Denver Nuggets; Arturas Karnisovas. Chris talks with Arturas about playing against the Dream Team, international players in the NBA and …

Scott Brooks joins the podcast

August 1st, 2017

44:27

Joining Chris Mannix on The Vertical this week is the head coach of the Washington Wizards, Scott Brooks. Chris talks with Scott about how he would …

Fran Fraschilla joins the podcast

July 25th, 2017

43:40

Joining Chris Mannix on The Vertical this week is ESPN's Fran Fraschilla. Fran talks with Chris about the play from the top rookies who were out in Las Vegas for Summer League. Fran talks about which of the rookies he …

Howard Beck joins the podcast

July 18th, 2017

1:02:11

Joining Chris Mannix on The Vertical this week is Howard Beck from Bleacher Report. Howard talks with Chris about the situation that is the New York Knicks, Lonzo Ball's Summer league MVP and if the NBA will ever see …

Michael Lee and Shams Charania

July 11th, 2017

54:40

Joining Chris Mannix on The Vertical this week is The Vertical's NBA writer Michael Lee and the NBA Insider for The Vertical Shams Charania. Chris talks with Michael and Shams about the offseason that that Boston …

Billy King and Vinny Del Negro join the podcast

July 6th, 2017

55:07

Joining Chris Mannix on The Vertical this week is the former NBA gm Billy King and the former NBA head coach Vinny Del Negro. Chris talks with both guys about some of the big moves that teams have made in free agency …

Front Office Insider Bobby Marks

June 29th, 2017

50:04

Joining Chris Mannix on The Vertical this week is the front office insider Bobby Marks. Bobby joins Chris to talk about the NBA free agency. Chris …

Legendary broadcaster Marv Albert

June 27th, 2017

57:21

Joining Chris Mannix on The Vertical this week is the legendary broadcaster Marv Albert. Chris talks with Marv about his broadcasting career and what it was like covering the biggest and best athletes around the world. …

The Vertical's 2017 NBA Draft Live Show

June 23rd, 2017

4:32:45

The Vertical crew takes you through the NBA Draft with analysis, reaction and breakdown of the 2017 NBA Draft.

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Tom Crean and Bobby Marks

June 22nd, 2017

48:02

Joining Chris Mannix on The Vertical this week is the front office insider Bobby Marks and the former Indiana Hoosiers head coach Tom Crean. Chris talks with Bobby and Tom the night before the NBA Draft and the guys …

Draft Express Mike Schmitz and Hawks GM Travis Schlenk

June 13th, 2017

1:01:10

Joining Chris Mannix on The Vertical this week is the Draft Express NBA Draft expert Mike Schmitz and new Hawks GM Travis Schlenk. Chris talks with Mike about the upcoming NBA draft and who has seen their stock rise and …

Actor Jerry Ferrara joins the podcast

June 6th, 2017

59:32

Joining Chris Mannix on The Vertical this week is the great actor and huge NYK fan Jerry Ferrara. Chris and Jerry talk about Entourage and get into what is wrong with the Knicks. It's all here and more on The Vertical …

Anthony Slater, Jason Lloyd and Bobby Marks join the podcast

May 31st, 2017

1:12:54

Joining Chris Mannix on The Vertical this week is the front office insider Bobby Marks, Warriors beat writer Anthony Slater and Cavs writer Jason Lloyd. Bobby joins Chris to talk about the offseason moves for the Knicks …

The Vertical Front Office Insider Bobby Marks

May 23rd, 2017

52:48

Joining Chris Mannix on The Vertical this week is the front office insider Bobby Marks. Bobby joins Chris to talk about the Cavs losing Game 3 of the ECF, Lebron's poor performance and how much of an issue Lavar Ball …

NBA Draft Lottery Show

May 17th, 2017

55:06

In this episode, Chris talks with The Vertical's Adrian Wojnarowski and Jonathan Givony right after the NBA Draft lottery. The guys break down who they think will be the best fit for each team in the lottery. All that …

Brian Scalabrine and The Vertical's Front Office Insider Bobby Marks join Chris

May 11th, 2017

1:05:45

In this episode, Brian Scalabrine and Chris sit down immediately after the Celtics win over the Wizards in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals. Plus, The Vertical's Front Office Insider, Bobby Marks, joins to …

The Vertical Front Office Insider Bobby Marks

May 2nd, 2017

45:27

Joining Chris Mannix on The Vertical this week is the front office insider Bobby Marks. bobby joins Chris to talk about Larry Bird's decision to step …

Actor and lifelong Knicks fan Michael Rapaport

April 25th, 2017

1:03:48

Joining Chris Mannix on The Vertical this week is actor and longtime New York Knicks fan Michael Rapaport. Chris talks with Michael about the future …

Draft Express Mike Schmitz and NBA Front Office Insider Bobby Marks

April 18th, 2017

1:18:56

Joining Chris Mannix on The Vertical this week is the Draft Express NBA Draft expert Mike Schmitz and front office insider Bobby Marks. Chris talks with Mike about who saw their stock ride during the NCAA tournament and …

Brooklyn Nets C Brook Lopez

April 11th, 2017

43:08

Joining Chris Mannix of The Vertical this week is Nets center Brook Lopez. In a wide-ranging conversation, Lopez opens up about his relationship with his brother, dealing with a career-threatening foot injury, playing …

The Vertical Front Office Insider Bobby Marks

April 4th, 2017

1:05:03

Joining Chris Mannix on The Vertical this week is the front office insider Bobby Marks. Chris talks with Bobby about how LeBron James is playing too many minutes down the stretch, the future of Russell Westbrook and …

Cleveland Cavs F Kevin Love

March 29th, 2017

58:24

Joining Chris Mannix on The Vertical this week is the Cleveland Cavaliers F Kevin Love. Chris talks with Kevin about his time in Cleveland and his relationship with Lebron James. It's all here and more on The Vertical …

Anthony Slater and Sam Amico Join Chris

March 22nd, 2017

49:45

San Jose Mercury News beat writer Anthony Slater and Fox Sports Ohio's Sam Amico join Chris to take a deep dive into the 2 conference contenders, the …

The Vertical Front Office Insider Bobby Marks Joins Chris

March 14th, 2017

41:32

Joining The Vertical’s Chris Mannix this week is Bobby Marks, The Vertical Front Office Insider and former assistant GM of the Brooklyn Nets. Mannix and Marks discuss San Antonio’s rise to the top seed in the West, …

Former NBA Head Coach Mike Dunleavy Sr.

March 7th, 2017

44:08

Joining Chris Mannix on The Vertical this week is the former NBA Head Coach and current coach at Tulane, Mike Dunleavy Sr. Mike talks with Chris …

Front Office Insider Bobby Marks and Draft Expert Jonathan Givony

March 1st, 2017

1:05:24

Joining Chris Mannix on The Vertical this week is the former NBA Asst. GM and Front Office Insider for The Vertical, Bobby Marks and Draft Express' Jonathan Givony. Bobby talks with Chris about the impact of Kevin …

Trade Deadline Special

February 23rd, 2017

2:15:37

Joining Chris Mannix on The Vertical for a special Trade Deadline podcast is the entire Vertical crew. The guys breakdown all the trades that took place and also talk with some of the NBA GM's. It's all here on The …

The Vertical's Adrian Wojnarowski and Bobby Marks

February 21st, 2017

1:00:50

Joining Chris Mannix on The Vertical this week is Adrian Wojnarowski and Bobby Marks. Woj and Bobby talk with Chris about the DeMarcus Cousins trade, the top trade rumors and the Lakers hiring Magic Johnson as President …

Vinny Del Negro and Greg Anthony join the show

February 14th, 2017

55:32

Joining Chris Mannix on The Vertical this week is the former NBA head coach Vinny Del Negro and former NBA player and current analyst for TNT and NBA TV Greg Anthony. Chris talks with Vinny about how the Eastern …

Front Office Insider Bobby Marks and Draft expert Mike Schmitz

February 7th, 2017

1:12:12

Joining Chris Mannix on The Vertical this week is the former NBA GM and Front Office Insider for The Vertical Bobby Marks and Draft Express' Mike Schmitz. Bobby talks with Chris about the drama surround a possible Kevin …

Larry Krystkowiak Joins Chris

January 31st, 2017

44:55

Joining Chris Mannix on The Vertical this week is the former NBA player and current head coach of the Utah Utes; Larry Krystkowiak. Larry talks with Chris about playing with Shaq in the Orlando and again in LA with the …

NBA Front Office Insider Bobby Marks

January 27th, 2017

26:40

Joining Chris Mannix on The Vertical this week is the former NBA GM and Front Office Insider for The Vertical Bobby Marks. Bobby talks with Chris about the future of Carmelo Anthony and what teams might be interested in …

Caron Butler Joins Chris

January 24th, 2017

54:38

14 year NBA veteran Caron Butler joins Chris to tell stories from his NBA career, the teams he played for, and the players he got to know over the years.

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NBA Front Office Insider Bobby Marks

January 16th, 2017

48:24

Joining Chris Mannix on The Vertical this week is the former NBA GM and Front Office Insider for The Vertical Bobby Marks. Bobby talks with Chris about Derrick Rose not showing up for a Knicks game, the future of …

Portland Trail Blazers guard C.J McCollum and Front office Insider Bobby Marks

January 10th, 2017

55:36

Joining Chris Mannix on The Vertical this week is the Blazers guard C.J. McCollum and Front Office Insider for The Vertical Bobby Marks. Chris talks …

Boston Celtic Center; Al Horford

January 3rd, 2017

37:10

Joining Chris Mannix on The Vertical this week is the Boston Celtic Center; Al Horford. Al talks with Chris about growing up in the baseball-crazed Dominican Republic, when he knew it was time to leave Atlanta and why …

Former NBA player Brian Scalabrine 2

December 28th, 2016

35:44

Joining Chris Mannix on The Vertical this week is the former NBA player and The Vertical's NBA analyst; Brian Scalabrine. Chris talks with Brian about why he is so high on the Milwaukee Bucks and what has gone wrong …

Front Office Insider Bobby Marks

December 20th, 2016

41:36

Joining Chris Mannix on The Vertical this week is the former NBA GM and Front Office Insider for The Vertical Bobby Marks. Bobby talks with Chris about the latest with Nerlens Noel and what if anything the Sacramento …

Former Boston Celtic Tommy Heinsohn

December 13th, 2016

46:32

Joining Chris Mannix on The Vertical this week is the former Boston Celtics player and coach. Chris talks with Tommy about Bill Russell, Red Auerbach and 60 years with the Celtics. It's all here on The Vertical Podcast …

Minnesota Timberwolves Shooting Guard Zach LaVine

December 6th, 2016

46:26

Minnesota guard Zach LaVine joins Chris Mannix to talk about playing for Timberwolves coach Tom Thibodeau, going for a third straight slam dunk …

ESPN and NY Knicks broadcaster Mike Breen

November 29th, 2016

46:18

Joining Chris Mannix on The Vertical this week is the great ESPN and New York Knicks broadcaster Mike Breen. Mike and Chris talk about his start in the broadcasting world, what it was like filling for Marv Albert and …

LA Clippers beat writer Dan Woike and Bobby Marks

November 22nd, 2016

1:04:32

Joining Chris Mannix on The Vertical this week is the LA Clippers beat writer for the OC Register to talk about it's like covering the Clippers, how they have transformed into a defensive team and what the Clippers need …

Former NBA player and current NBA TV analyst Brent Barry

November 15th, 2016

41:41

Joining Chris Mannix on The Vertical this week is former NBA player and current analyst for NBA TV Brent Barry. Brent and Chris talk about Phil …

The Vertical's NBA writer Michael Lee

November 8th, 2016

48:59

Joining Chris Mannix on The Vertical this week is the The Vertical's National NBA writer Michael Lee. Michael and Chris talk about the Golden State …

The Vertical's Front Office Insider Bobby Marks

November 1st, 2016

43:53

Joining Chris Mannix on The Vertical this week is the former NBA GM and Front Office Insider for The Vertical Bobby Marks. Bobby talks with Chris about the extensions that some players have gotten from NBA teams, if any …

Minnesota T'Wolves G Andrew Wiggins and Bobby Marks

October 25th, 2016

54:16

Joining Chris Mannix on The Vertical this week is Minnesota Timberwolves guard Andrew Wiggins and the former NBA GM and Front Office Insider for The …

Former NBA player Brian Scalabrine

October 18th, 2016

41:44

Joining Chris Mannix on The Vertical this week is former NBA player Brian Scalabrine. Chris talks with Scal about the Boston Celtics and how the addition of Al Horford might give the Celtics what they need to make a run …

New Orleans Pelicans Head Coach Alvin Gentry and Jason Lloyd

October 11th, 2016

42:53

Joining Chris Mannix on The Vertical this week is the head coach of the New Orleans Pelicans; Alvin Gentry. Chris and Alvin talk about the upcoming season and what the Pelicans are expecting to see out of Anthony Davis …

Front Office Insider Bobby Marks and Anthony Slater

October 4th, 2016

52:09

Joining Chris Mannix on The Vertical this week is the former NBA GM and Front Office Insider for The Vertical Bobby Marks. Bobby talks with Chris …

Former NBA Head Coach Eric Musselman

September 27th, 2016

50:06

Joining Chris Mannix on The Vertical this week is the former NBA Head Coach Eric Musselman. Eric talks about what it's like being a head coach in the NBA and how hard it was working his way up the ranks to becoming a …

Former NBA All-Star Mark Price

September 20th, 2016

40:22

Joining Chris Mannix on The Vertical this week is the former NBA All-Star and great free throw shooter; Mark Price. Mark talks about giving free throw lessons to a teammate, being drafted in the 2nd Round of the NBA …

Bobby Marks from The Vertical

September 13th, 2016

51:28

Chris is joined by The Vertical's front office insider Bobby Marks this week to discuss the start of training camps in the coming weeks and what each teams need to do and be doing in order to be ready for the start of …

Dennis Scott and Larry Brown

September 6th, 2016

52:51

Joining Chris Mannix on The Vertical this week for a Hall of Fame edition is Dennis Scott and the great Larry Brown. Dennis talks with Chris about his good friend Shaq and how he was the most dominant player in the NBA. …

Frank Isola, New York Daily News

August 30th, 2016

48:39

Joining Chris Mannix on The Vertical this week is Frank Isola of the New York Daily News. Frank talks with Chris about the future of the New York …

The Vertical's Michael Lee and USAB wrap-up

August 23rd, 2016

44:15

Joining Chris Mannix on the Vertical this week is The Vertical's Michael Lee. Michael talks with Chris about USA Basketball and how impressive this …

Dan Patrick, Longtime TV/Radio Broadcaster

August 16th, 2016

51:37

Joining Chris Mannix on the Vertical this week is the great broadcaster, Dan Patrick. Dan talks with Chris and shares many stories of covering NBA …

Brad Stevens, Boston Celtics Head Coach

August 9th, 2016

28:41

Joining Chris Mannix on the Vertical this week is Boston Celtics head coach Brad Stevens. He covers everything from the Celtics season last year, signing Al Horford during free agency, to his teams upcoming season and …

Jerry Colangelo, USA Basketball Director

August 2nd, 2016

35:17

Joining Chris Mannix on the Vertical this week is the director of USA Basketball, Jerry Colangelo. He covers everything from training with team USA …

Scott Brooks, Washington Wizards head coach

July 26th, 2016

35:28

Joining Chris Mannix on the Vertical this week is Washington Wizards head coach Scott Brooks. He covers everything from his days with OKC, Kevin Durant's free agency move to the Warriors, to his current situation in …

Atlanta Hawks GM Wes Wilcox and Tim Bontemps of the Washington Post

July 19th, 2016

55:57

Atlanta Hawks GM Wes Wilcox and Tim Bontemps of the Washington Post join The Vertical this week. Wilcox joined Mannix to discuss the Hawks offseason moves. Wes dives into the decision to sign Dwight Howard and what it …

Memphis Grizzlies Associate Head Coach J.B. Bickerstaff

July 12th, 2016

45:02

Memphis Grizzlies Associate head coach J.B Bickerstaff joins the Vertical this week and takes us on a ride through his basketball journey - from his life of growing up with the game, to last season's Houston Rocket's …

Former Head Coach Vinny Del Negro and The Vertical's Front Office Insider Bobby Marks

July 5th, 2016

1:02:37

Chris is joined by former NBA head coach and player Vinny Del Negro to talk about the madness that is NBA free agency and why Kevin Durant decided to leave Oklahoma to join the Warriors. Also, the Vertical's front …

The Vertical's 2016 Free Agency Special

July 1st, 2016

1:47:17

With Chris Mannix running point, the NBA insiders at the Vertical break down all of the free agent action. Expert analysis from Adrian Wojnarowski, Bobby Marks and many others.

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The Vertical's Adrian Wojnarowski and Orlando Magic Head Coach Frank Vogel

June 28th, 2016

1:20:20

Chris is joined by Yahoo! Sports' The Verticals NBA Insider Adrian Wojnarowski to talk about the NBA Draft, the top draft picks what surprised him the most about the draft. Also, Orlando Magic head coach Frank Vogel …

2016 YAHOO NBA DRAFT SHOW

June 24th, 2016

3:52:53

Led by Chris Mannix running point, the Yahoo Sports team breaks down the 2016 NBA draft. The expert team includes The Vertical's Adrian Wojnarowski, Indiana head coach Tom Crean, The Vertical's front office insider …

Former NBA player Kenny Anderson

June 21st, 2016

46:33

New York native and former Boston Celtic Kenny Anderson joins The Vertical this week to discuss his journey to get to the NBA and what it was like once he was into the NBA. Kenny talks about being "The Guy" coming out …

Washington Post NBA writer Tim Bontemps recaps Game 5

June 14th, 2016

48:12

The great Washington Post national NBA writer joins The Vertical this week to discuss game 5 of the NBA Finals between the Golden State Warriors and …

The Vertical's Adrian Wojnarowski and Portland Trail Blazers Head Coach Terry Stotts

June 7th, 2016

1:17:14

Chris is joined by Yahoo! Sports' The Verticals NBA Insider Adrian Wojnarowski to talk about the NBA Finals and what it is the Cavs need to do in order to get back in this series. Also, Portland Trail Blazers head …

Former NBA player Brian Scalabrine previews the NBA Finals

June 1st, 2016

54:16

Former NBA player and current NBA analyst with The Vertical Brian Scalabrine joins The Vertical this week to discuss game 7 of the Western Conference …

Sacramento Kings Head Coach Dave Joerger and Tim Kawakami

May 24th, 2016

45:48

New Sacramento Kings head coach Dave Joerger joins The Vertical this week to discuss the decision to become Kings coach and if he had any doubts before accepting the position. Chris is also joined by San Jose Mercury …

Boston Celtics PF Jared Sullinger and Nuggets GM Tim Connelly

May 17th, 2016

1:10:25

Boston Celtics power forward Jared Sullinger joins The Vertical this week to discuss his season with the Celtics and what it was like playing under …

Rachel Nichols and Cavs beat writer Chris Haynes

May 10th, 2016

54:40

ESPN host Rachel Nichols joins The Vertical this week to discuss the NBA playoffs and what she thinks will happen between Wade and Lebron James if …

NBA Insider Bobby Marks and Sacramento Kings C Kosta Koufos

May 3rd, 2016

1:11:09

NBA insider Bobby Marks sits down with Chris to discuss the fates of the game 7 losers in Charlotte, Indiana, and L.A., while looking into the crystal ball of NBA coaching for next year as well. Also, Sacramento Kings …

Washington Post NBA writer Tim Bontemps

April 26th, 2016

59:16

Tim Bontemps of the Washington Post joins The Vertical this week to discuss the NBA coaching carousel that is going on right now. Tim and Chris breakdown the hiring of Scott Brooks in Washington, Thibs in Minnesota and …

Former NBA All-Star Baron Davis

April 19th, 2016

29:16

Former NBA All-Star Baron Davis joins The Vertical this week to discuss being draft number 3 in the 1999 draft, playing for four different NBA teams and his thinking behind joining the NBA D-League this past season on …

The Vertical Front Office Insider Bobby Marks

April 15th, 2016

41:32

On this bonus episode of the Vertical Podcast with Chris Mannix, former NBA GM and front office insider with The Vertical; Bobby Marks joins the …

Former Seattle Supersonic Detlef Schrempf

April 12th, 2016

58:00

Former NBA player Detlef Schrempf joins the Vertical this week to discuss being one of the pioneers for the NBA in bring players from Europe to play in the league, and also what it was like playing against the 1995-1996 …

Utah Jazz SG Rodney Hood and Spurs reporter Mike Monroe

April 5th, 2016

52:36

On this weeks episode of The Vertical Podcast with Chris Mannix, Utah Jazz SG Rodney Hood and San Antonio Spurs longtime beat writer Mike Monroe join the program. Rodney talks about what it was like playing at Duke …

Oklahoma City Thunder Coach Billy Donovan

March 29th, 2016

36:09

Thunder head coach Billy Donovan joins the Vertical this week to discuss his rise through the college ranks, his current job with OKC, and what it's …

San Antonio Spurs Guard Andre Miller

March 24th, 2016

47:57

On this bonus episode of The Vertical Podcast with Chris Mannix, Andre Miller of the San Antonio Spurs joins the program. Andre talks about being in the NBA since 1999 and how the game has changed over the years.

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Minnesota Timberwolves Karl Anthony Towns

March 22nd, 2016

31:09

On this weeks episode of The Vertical Podcast with Chris Mannix, Minnesota Timberwolves Rookie Karl Anthony Towns joins the program. Karl talks about …

Atlanta Hawks Guard Dennis Schroder

March 15th, 2016

36:12

On this weeks episode of The Vertical Podcast with Chris Mannix, Atlanta Hawks Guard Dennis Schroder joins the program. Dennis talks about what it was like growing up in Germany and how the passing of his father …

Detroit Pistons All-Star Center Andre Drummond

March 10th, 2016

15:05

On this bonus episode of the Vertical Podcast with Chris Mannix, Detroit Pistons All-Star Center Andre Drummond joins the program. Drummond talks about what goes into being one of the best rebounders in the NBA and what …

Toronto Raptors DeMar DeRozan and Yahoo Insider Bobby Marks

March 8th, 2016

41:12

On this weeks episode of The Vertical Podcast with Chris Mannix, Toronto Raptors All-Star Guard DeMar DeRozan and NBA front office insider for The Vertical Bobby Marks join the program. DeMar talks about what it was …

Boston Celtics Head Coach Brad Stevens

March 1st, 2016

37:35

On this week's episode of The Vertical Podcast with Chris Mannix, Boston Celtics head coach Brad Stevens takes a seat with Chris to discuss his mercurial rise through the basketball ranks. Stevens talks about how his …

Charlotte Hornets Head Coach Steve Clifford joins the Vertical Podcast

February 23rd, 2016

30:35

On this week's episode of The Vertical Podcast with Chris Mannix, Charlotte Hornets head coach Steve Clifford joins the program. Clifford digs deep …

The Vertical NBA Trade Deadline Special

February 19th, 2016

1:23:45

It wasn’t the wild trade deadline many hoped for, but there were still plenty of deals to talk about, and a few that didn’t happen to dissect. Join Chris, Adrian Wojnarowski, Bobby Marks and Brian Scalabrine for The …

Jimmer Fredette joins The Vertical Podcast

February 16th, 2016

37:14

With the NBA trade deadline on Thursday, The Vertical Senior Writer Chris Mannix suggests three teams that should aggressively pursue trades and two …

Former NBA Head Coach Scott Brooks joins The Vertical Podcast

February 9th, 2016

41:05

On this week's episode of The Vertical Podcast with Chris Mannix, Mannix catches up with former Oklahoma City Thunder head coach Scott Brooks. Brooks discusses his nomadic NBA career as a player, the pain of being …

Paul Pierce sits down with The Vertical Podcast.

February 2nd, 2016

1:02:14

Chris Mannix heads to Los Angeles for a sit down interview with Paul Pierce of the Los Angeles Clippers. Paul & Chris have known each other for …

The Vertical Podcast with Chris Mannix Teaser

January 26th, 2016

2:21

The Vertical Podcast with Chris Mannix launches February 2nd!

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