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The Crossover NBA Show with Chris Mannix

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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.

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Mannix does great work. Very underrated basketball personality, probably the next Woj.

Love the pod

By Oogie Dogg - Jul 18 2019
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Really enjoy the nba talk from Mannix. All things NBA he’s a great listen.

iTunes Ratings

404 Ratings
Average Ratings
322
35
19
8
20

Excellent

By Ftt14 - Nov 25 2019
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Mannix does great work. Very underrated basketball personality, probably the next Woj.

Love the pod

By Oogie Dogg - Jul 18 2019
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Really enjoy the nba talk from Mannix. All things NBA he’s a great listen.

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The Crossover NBA Show with Chris Mannix

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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.

Boston Celtics Head Coach Brad Stevens

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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 early career decisions led him to the head coaching job with Butler and then settles in to discuss the differences between coaching in college and the pros. He also breaks down the game and how he approaches life's challenges in the NBA. It's all here on the Vertical Podcast with Chris Mannix.

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Mar 01 2016

37mins

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Front Office Insider Bobby Marks

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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 and Bobby talk about the Chris Paul trade and the firing of Phil Jackson. It's all here and more on The Vertical Podcast with Chris Mannix.

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Jun 29 2017

50mins

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NBA Front Office Insider Bobby Marks

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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. Bobby talks with Chris about the future of Carmelo Anthony and what teams might be interested in working out a trade for him. It's all here on The Vertical Podcast with Chris Mannix.

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Jan 27 2017

26mins

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'Tis the (extension) season!

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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 more. Plus a look at some of the extensions NBA teams doled out, fears over Zion Williamson's knee injury, and the Kevin Love Trade Watch has begun

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Oct 25 2019

58mins

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Former NBA Head Coach Scott Brooks joins The Vertical Podcast

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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 traded--and being traded mid-game, no less--his experiences in Oklahoma City, his relationship with Kevin Durant and the disappointment he felt being let go so close to seeing the team develop into an NBA champion.

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Feb 09 2016

41mins

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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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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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Inside The AD Fallout

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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 Sixers big moves to Milwaukee’s quiet upgrades. Later, Mannix and Woo talk all things Zion Williamson, the rise of Ja Morant, sleeper prospects going into the conference tournament and more.

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Feb 11 2019

1hr 11mins

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

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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 joins The Vertical this week to discuss why he took the Magic coaching job when many other teams had an opening. It's all here and more on The Vertical Podcast with Chris Mannix. Here are some key moments:

Adrian Wojnarowski

0:50: Mannix and Woj discuss the upcoming free-agency craziness.

5:05: How locker rooms will be impacted by inflated salaries this summer.

7:15: What should we expect from Kevin Durant’s free agency?

14:20: The players who are likely to re-sign with their current teams, including DeMar DeRozan.

17:43: Al Horford’s free agency and what comes next for the Hawks.

21:34: Will a team quickly offer Harrison Barnes a big offer to try and hurt the Warriors?

26:17: Dwight Howard’s free agency and how the league views him.

31:43: Hassan Whiteside’s free agency and the difficult position the Heat are in.

35:25: The Spurs’ offseason plans, including targeting Pau Gasol.

38:20: The dysfunctional Sacramento Kings.

43:41: Ricky Rubio’s future with the Timberwolves.

46:04: Bismack Biyombo’s lucrative playoff run.

Frank Vogel

51:44: Vogel’s quick turnaround between leaving the Pacers and joining the Magic.

55:34: Did Vogel consider taking a year off between coaching jobs?

57:17: Vogel and Mannix discuss whether the Pacers overachieved last season.

1:02:37: Did Vogel's voice still resonate in the Pacers' locker room?

1:04:03: Vogel’s final phone call with Pacers president Larry Bird.

1:05:21: Vogel explains why he chose the Magic over other head-coaching jobs.

1:07:58: The importance of the relationship between head coach and general manager.

1:09:25: Vogel’s plans for how the Magic will play next season.

1:13:04: What went wrong for the Magic last season?

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Jun 28 2016

1hr 20mins

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Brad Stevens, Boston Celtics Head Coach

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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 he expects them to improve from last year. It's all here on the Vertical Podcast with Chris Mannix

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Aug 09 2016

28mins

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The end for Tom Thibodeau

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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, the Raptors season, how they are working to retain Kawhi Leonard and more. 

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Jan 08 2019

51mins

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Minnesota Timberwolves Karl Anthony Towns

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On this weeks episode of The Vertical Podcast with Chris Mannix, Minnesota Timberwolves Rookie Karl Anthony Towns joins the program. Karl talks about what it was like going through the draft process not knowing where he might be drafted and what he said to the late Flip Saunders about his interest in playing in Minnesota.

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Mar 22 2016

31mins

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Kevin O'Connor from The Ringer

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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 here and more on The Vertical Podcast with Chris Mannix.

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Sep 19 2017

1hr 2mins

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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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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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Trade Deadline Special

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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 Vertical Podcast with Chris Mannix.

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Feb 23 2017

2hr 15mins

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Mailbag!

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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 ceiling and the early play of Markelle Fultz.

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Dec 05 2019

30mins

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Schedule Madness

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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 NBA schedule. Will the league actually reduce the number of games in the season? Will a play-in tournament at the end of the year really discourage tanking? Plus a closer look at Andrew Wiggins surge in Minnesota and an early look at the top MVP candidates. 

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Nov 27 2019

45mins

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Panic time in Portland?

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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 early season struggles, the Celtics surge and how James Wiseman’s suspension could impact his draft stock. 

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Nov 22 2019

50mins

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Rob McClanaghan

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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 draft class, helping players through major injuries and more. 

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Nov 14 2019

52mins

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Houston, do we have a problem?

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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 Nadkarni take a close look at Houston's early season struggles, LeBron's early case for MVP, the surprising play of the Suns and Heat and more; later, Mannix and Markazi dive into the Lakers fast start, LeBron's motivation, the Clippers play and how Paul George will integrate into the mix. 

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Nov 07 2019

1hr 7mins

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Is there a real 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 dive into all the early season storylines, from the Clippers separating from the field, to the Lakers early season success, to Pascal Siakam as an MVP candidate (huh?) to the Mavericks fun new duo. Plus a bold prediction on the Knicks.

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Oct 31 2019

54mins

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'Tis the (extension) season!

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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 more. Plus a look at some of the extensions NBA teams doled out, fears over Zion Williamson's knee injury, and the Kevin Love Trade Watch has begun

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Oct 25 2019

58mins

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The NBA/China fallout

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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 James criticisms of Morey. Plus the Zion Williamson hype is real and how LaMelo Ball has put himself in the mix to be the No. 1 pick in next June's draft. 

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Oct 17 2019

43mins

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

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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 returns, if New York will ever be a Nets town and more. Later, Nets GM Sean Marks joins to take us inside the offseason.

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Oct 10 2019

54mins

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The Next Steps (Live from DC!)

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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 Bradley Beal, the upside of Washington's young core, John Wall's future and more. Later, Wizards GM Tommy Sheppard talks taking on his new role, his view on Beal and Wall and more. 

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Oct 07 2019

1hr 6mins

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So what happened (Live from Boston)

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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 deep dive into what happened last season in Boston, what happened with Kyrie Irving, Boston's offseason moves and more. Later, Mike Gorman on his nearly four-decade career in broadcasting, his thoughts on last season and more. 

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Oct 04 2019

1hr 6mins

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Editor Edition!

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Joining SI's Chris Mannix this week are Crossover editors Matt Dollinger and Deantae Prince. Mannix, Dollinger and Prince discuss the NBA's announced crackdown on tampering, the pressure on Kyrie Irving in Brooklyn, Giannis's future in Milwaukee--and how the results of this season will affect it--and more. 

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Sep 26 2019

46mins

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The Future of Markelle Fultz

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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 pick up the beleaguered Fultz's $12.3 million option in 2020-21, the impact Steve Clifford could have on Fultz, what the expectations should be and more. Plus a look ahead to the future of USA Basketball and the Lakers most consequential storyline this season. 

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Sep 19 2019

48mins

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A USA Basketball Crisis?

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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 what impact it will have on the roster for the 2020 Olympics. Plus Kevin Durant's interview in the Wall Street Journal, the Grizzlies stance on Andre Iguodala, Joe Johnson's potential NBA return and DeMarcus Cousins's NBA future. 

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Sep 11 2019

54mins

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Superlatives!

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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 pressure, to the team that could be next season's biggest surprise. 

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Sep 05 2019

38mins

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Ramona Shelburne

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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 as an NBA owner, from Sterling's purchase of the San Diego Clippers, his relationship with Jerry Buss, his obsession with Magic Johnson, his fall in 2014 and the strange, almost unexplainable connection he has to his wife, Shelly. 

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Aug 28 2019

49mins

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Scott Brooks

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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 John Wall's injury to the front office and rosteer changes that came at the end of it. Plus how Brooks sees Wall's future and the strides Bradley Beal made last season. 

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Aug 21 2019

39mins

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The end for Carmelo?

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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 services, the NCAA retreating from the 'Rich Paul rule,' Kevin Durant's first public comments about the Warriors, Mikhail Prokhorov's legacy and more

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Aug 15 2019

49mins

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What now, USA Basketball?

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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 that accepted and how the team shapes up for the FIBA World Cup. Plus Carmelo Anthony's NBA future, the Raptors next move, what a post-Warriors NBA could look like in 2019-20 and where the Lakers fit into it.

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Aug 07 2019

36mins

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Frank Vogel

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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 came together, his relationship with LeBron, how he plans to work with Jason Kidd, expectations for this season and more.

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Jul 31 2019

42mins

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