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Sports Illustrated’s Chris Mannix provides a weekly window into the world of basketball, from breakdowns of the biggest news and trends to conversations with players and personnel.

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Sports Illustrated’s Chris Mannix provides a weekly window into the world of basketball, from breakdowns of the biggest news and trends to conversations with players and personnel.

iTunes Ratings

432 Ratings
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23

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By Cap2015 - Dec 15 2019
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Thoughtful and insightful perspectives on the NBA.

Great podcast.

By MatthewPE - Dec 07 2019
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Love this podcast. Chris is articulate, bright, and engaging.

iTunes Ratings

432 Ratings
Average Ratings
341
37
23
8
23

Listen

By Cap2015 - Dec 15 2019
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Thoughtful and insightful perspectives on the NBA.

Great podcast.

By MatthewPE - Dec 07 2019
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Love this podcast. Chris is articulate, bright, and engaging.
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The Crossover NBA Show with Chris Mannix

Latest release on Jun 25, 2020

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Sports Illustrated’s Chris Mannix provides a weekly window into the world of basketball, from breakdowns of the biggest news and trends to conversations with players and personnel.

Rank #1: Front Office Insider Bobby Marks and Draft Expert Jonathan Givony

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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 Durant's injury and the upgrades Cleveland made to their roster. Chris is also joined by draft expert Jonathan Givony to give an early look at some of the potential top draft picks and who has something to prove heading into the NCAA tournament. It's all here on The Vertical Podcast with Chris Mannix.

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Mar 01 2017

1hr 5mins

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Rank #2: Front Office Insider Bobby Marks and Draft expert Mike Schmitz

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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 Love-Carmelo Anthony trade, as well as if the Kings should part ways with Demarcus Cousins. Chris is also joined by draft expert Mike Schmitz to give an early look at some of the potential top draft picks. It's all here on The Vertical Podcast with Chris Mannix.

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Feb 07 2017

1hr 12mins

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Rank #3: Former NBA player and current NBA TV analyst Brent Barry

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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 Jackson's comments, Golden State's troubled defense and what's behind the rise of the Clippers in the Western Conference. It's all here on The Vertical Podcast with Chris Mannix.

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Nov 15 2016

41mins

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Rank #4: Ian Thomsen

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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 discuss LeBron James’s role in Thomsen’s book, his future in Cleveland, a combustible Kawhi Leonard situation in San Antonio, Thomsen’s lengthy interview with Gregg Popovich and more.

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Apr 25 2018

55mins

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Rank #5: Boston Celtic Center; Al Horford

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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 he chose Boston. It's all here and more on The Vertical Podcast with Chris Mannix.

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Jan 03 2017

37mins

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Rank #6: Portland Trail Blazers guard C.J McCollum and Front office Insider Bobby Marks

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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 with C.J. about the slow start to the season from Portland and how he has taken over a leadership role on the team. Chris is also joined by Bobby Marks who talks with Chris about the latest around the NBA. It's all here on The Vertical Podcast with Chris Mannix.

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Jan 10 2017

55mins

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Rank #7: Brad Stevens joins the podcast

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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 season and Stevens's strange love of Ms. Pac-Man. 

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Aug 21 2017

41mins

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Rank #8: 2016 YAHOO NBA DRAFT SHOW

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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 Bobby Marks, and Mike Schmitz and Jonathan Givony from DraftExpress.com.

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Jun 24 2016

3hr 52mins

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Rank #9: USA Today's NBA Insider Sam Amick

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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 done major damage to his son Lonzo's career. All that and more in this episode of the yahoo Sports NBA Podcast.

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Feb 14 2018

56mins

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Rank #10: Michael Lee and Shams Charania

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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 Celtics, Raptors and T'Wolves have had so far. The guys also talk about the situation that is the New York Knicks. It's all here and more on The Vertical Podcast with Chris Mannix.

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Jul 11 2017

54mins

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Rank #11: Brad Stevens

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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 this season, Kyrie Irving's looming free agency and more. 

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Aug 07 2018

34mins

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Rank #12: ESPN and NY Knicks broadcaster Mike Breen

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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 how much Bill Walton means to him and his family. It's all here on The Vertical Podcast with Chris Mannix.

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Nov 29 2016

46mins

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Rank #13: The Battle for LA

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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 from Ernie Grunfelds. Plus who had the better offseason--Lakers or Clippers? And if Houston is a better team now than the one that ended last season.

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Jul 24 2019

56mins

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Rank #14: Bleacher Report senior writer Howard Beck

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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 market for DeMarcus Cousins, Becky Hammon’s promotion and more.

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Jun 28 2018

58mins

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Rank #15: Stephen Bulpett and Billy King join the podcast

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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 with the guys about Irving being a franchise player in the NBA, how Isaiah Thomas' long term health could affect his future and the end of the Nets-pick era in Boston. It's all here and more on The Vertical Podcast with Chris Mannix

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Aug 29 2017

53mins

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Rank #16: Bleacher Report's Howard Beck

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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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May 08 2018

55mins

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Rank #17: The Past, Present And Future Of The Warriors

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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 Warriors, Chris Ballard. Mannix and Ballard talk about Ballard's months of reporting for the Sportsman piece, from the relationship between Kevin Durant and the rest of the Warriors, Stephen Curry's influence, Steve Kerr's coaching gifts and more.

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Dec 12 2018

32mins

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Rank #18: Inside a (likely) busy trade season

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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 needs, to Philadelphia's search for shooting to teams looking at New Orleans for spare parts. Later, Mannix and Forsberg dig into the Celtics, to Kemba Walker's fit, Jaylen Brown and Jayson Tatum's post-Kyrie season to how aggressive Boston will be at the trade deadline -- and if Marcus Smart is still in play.

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Dec 19 2019

56mins

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Rank #19: Marc Berman of the NY Post and Jason Lloyd from The Athletic

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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 with Jason about the Cavs big trade and what the future holds with them. Chris also talks with Marc Berman and the guys get into all things Knicks and Kristaps Porzingis. It's all here and more on The Vertical Podcast with Chris Mannix.

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Sep 06 2017

47mins

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Rank #20: Celtics broadcaster Mike Gorman

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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 passings of Len Bias and Reggie Lewis and more.

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Feb 27 2018

58mins

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Can the NBA Return Safely?

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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 come) and the impact it will have on the postseason. 

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Jun 25 2020

40mins

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Jason Whitlock on Kyrie Irving and the Social Justice Movement

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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 return to play, the responsibility of NBA teams to advance the social justice movement and more. 

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Jun 18 2020

47mins

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Is It Safe to Play?

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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, Kevin Durant’s decision to officially end his season, the league’s response to George Floyd’s killing and more. 

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Jun 11 2020

47mins

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John Thomas

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Joining SI's Chris Mannix this week is former NBA forward -- and current Timberwolves exec -- John Thomas. A Minneapolis native who played college ball at Minnesota, Thomas talks about how the killing of George Floyd has impacted him, the conversations he has had in the last week, how the NBA has responded, his own experience with racism, how he responds to white people asking him what they should do and more. 

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Jun 04 2020

47mins

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An NBA return is imminent

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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 coming back and how safe will a playoff bubble be? Later, Hall of Fame writer Jack McCallum joins to discuss his new podcast series, The Dream Team Tapes. McCallum talks about the origins of the project, Michael Jordan's true feelings on Isiah Thomas and who Thomas should have been really angry at over his exclusion from the team. 

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May 28 2020

1hr 31mins

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Who was Jerry Krause?

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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 would it have been to keep the '98 Bulls team together. Plus, King's thoughts on the NBA's push to resume the season, a few Reggie Miller stories and more. 

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May 21 2020

49mins

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There will be a (post)season

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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 his father. Plus thoughts on Adam Silver's conference call with the players last week and what that call tells us about the NBA's plans for the rest of this season. 

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May 13 2020

38mins

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The Future of Sports

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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 abbreviated season could impact the future. 

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May 07 2020

42mins

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Michael Jordan: The First Last Dance (Bonus)

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Sports Illustrated is opening up the SI Vault and examining its most consequential work about the moments that defined the most legendary athletes in sports. Subscribe now to The Record wherever you get your podcasts.

In 1993, Michael Jordan shocked the sports world when he announced that he was done with the NBA at just 30 years old. Jon Wertheim revisits that fateful day and the peculiar circumstances surrounding Jordan's decision. Jessica Smetana talks to former Sports Illustrated senior writer Jack McCallum, who reported on much of Jordan's career for the magazine.

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May 01 2020

35mins

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To Open or Not to Open?

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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 facilities, if non-playoff teams should return, the Bulls next move and why Vince Carter's end isn't getting much attention.

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Apr 30 2020

38mins

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The NBA vs. College Basketball

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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, it's impact on college basketball, a look at Woo's latest draft board and more; later, Mannix gets Musselman's take on the new G-League program, how it will impact recruiting, the one-and-done rule, if the G-League can compete with college basketball for prospects and more. 

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Apr 23 2020

57mins

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Rich Kleiman

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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 growing up a Knicks fan, getting involved with Durant, expanding Durant’s brand, balancing traditional media against new media, if Mark Jackson will ever get another coaching gig, Durant’s availability for a re-started season and more. 

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Apr 15 2020

53mins

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A Lost Season for the Lakers?

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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 abbreviated playoffs and more. Later, NBC Sports Chicago's KC Johnson joins to talk about the Bulls top executive search, from why the Bulls decided to shake up the front office to what they are looking for moving forward. 

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Apr 09 2020

57mins

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The NBA in the White House

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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 in the Obama White House, from the famed Obama basketball games, to his relationship with NBA players and coaches, to Obama's future in sports and more.

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Apr 01 2020

50mins

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Inside a Front Office

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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 the NBA calendar permanently, more. 

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Mar 26 2020

45mins

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Coronavirus in the NBA

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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 future of the NBA this season and more.

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Mar 17 2020

25mins

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Coronavirus Seeps Into Sports

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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 Brooklyn and if we suddenly have a serious MVP race. 

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Mar 11 2020

48mins

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The Rise of Jayson Tatum

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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. Plus, the Knicks latest PR disaster, Zion vs. Ja Morant, the Rockets ceiling, Jay Wright's interest in the NBA and more. 

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Mar 05 2020

1hr

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Second Half Storylines

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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 back a surprisingly successful NBA All-Star weekend, a look at the Lakers and Clippers positioning headed into the playoffs, how far Houston can go in the West, the biggest threat to Toronto in the East and what do the Cavs do with John Beilein?

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Feb 18 2020

1hr 1min

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Trade Deadline Fallout

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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 shooting (and chemistry) woes, the Knicks decision to hire another front office neophyte and more. 

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Feb 12 2020

56mins

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iTunes Ratings

432 Ratings
Average Ratings
341
37
23
8
23

Listen

By Cap2015 - Dec 15 2019
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Thoughtful and insightful perspectives on the NBA.

Great podcast.

By MatthewPE - Dec 07 2019
Read more
Love this podcast. Chris is articulate, bright, and engaging.