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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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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

416 Ratings
Average Ratings
330
35
22
8
21

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 Feb 18, 2020

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

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Rank #1: The Vertical 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 Cavs losing Game 3 of the ECF, Lebron's poor performance and how much of an issue Lavar Ball might be for any team that draft Lonzo.. It's all here and more on The Vertical Podcast with Chris Mannix.

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May 23 2017

52mins

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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: 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 #4: Dan Patrick, Longtime TV/Radio Broadcaster

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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 Finals and his best story involving an interview with Michael Jordan. It's all here on The Vertical Podcast with Chris Mannix. Here are some key moments:

0:37: Mannix getting lost in Rio.

2:45: Getting to know Patrick Ewing and the side he doesn’t show the media.

7:17: The limited amount of access that the media has to athletes compared to earlier eras.

12:00: Covering Jordan during his championship years.

17:32: Jordan’s first retirement from the Bulls and baseball career.

22:22: Growing up a fan of the Cincinnati Royals, and seeing Oscar Robertson, Nate Archibald and Pete Maravich play.

28:28: Comparing players and teams from different eras.

32:58: Patrick’s experiences with Kareem Abdul-Jabbar.

36:57: Seeing Wilt Chamberlain when the Lakers visited Cincinnati.

39:15: Entering into radio work during the late 1990s.

44:11: Patrick’s heavy workload in recent years.

46:14: Patrick’s friendship with Sandler and the broadcaster's movie appearances.

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Aug 16 2016

51mins

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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: Minnesota T'Wolves G Andrew Wiggins and Bobby Marks

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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 Vertical Bobby Marks. Wiggins talks with Chris about the upcoming season with Minnesota and how he and his teammates have high hopes for this season. Andrew also talks about what its been like in the early stages with a new head coach. Mannix is also joined by front office insider Bobby Marks. Bobby and Chris preview the upcoming season. It's all here on The Vertical Podcast with Chris Mannix.

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Oct 25 2016

54mins

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Rank #7: 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 #8: 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 #9: San Antonio Spurs Guard Andre Miller

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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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Mar 24 2016

47mins

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Rank #10: 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:

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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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Rank #11: 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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Rank #12: 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 #13: 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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Rank #14: 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 #15: Draft Express Mike Schmitz and NBA Front Office Insider Bobby Marks

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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 who some of the top prospects in the upcoming NBA Draft are. Chris is also joined by Bobby Marks and they talk about the latest news surrounding the league. It's all here and more on The Vertical Podcast with Chris Mannix.

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Apr 18 2017

1hr 18mins

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Rank #16: Dennis Scott and Larry Brown

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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. Chris is also joined this week by the legendary head coach Larry Brown. Larry talks about what it was like coaching Allen Iverson and where he ranks in terms of the best players of all time. It's all here and more on The Vertical Podcast with Chris Mannix.

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Sep 06 2016

52mins

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Rank #17: 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 #18: Former NBA Head Coach Eric Musselman

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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 head coach. Eric also talks about being the current college coach of Nevada. It's all here on The Vertical Podcast with Chris Mannix.

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Sep 27 2016

50mins

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Rank #19: Former NBA All-Star Baron Davis

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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 his potential comeback to the NBA . It's all here and more on The Vertical Podcast with Chris Mannix.

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Apr 19 2016

29mins

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Rank #20: More Lakers Mayhem

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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 response, to Jeanie Buss's culpability and the power structure within the Lakers. Plus the Warriors non-Durant sweep, where Portland goes from here, the Clippers free agent targets and Ryan Saunders elevation to full time head coach in Minnesota

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May 22 2019

1hr 18mins

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