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The Crossover NBA Show with Chris Mannix

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.

Basketball
Sports
Sports News
1
Kyrie's Back
51 min
2
A Fine Mess in Cleveland
42 min
3
It's Draft Season
30 min
4
Inside a (likely) busy trade season
53 min
5
Cleaning up the Knicks mess
60 min
6
Mailbag!
26 min
7
Schedule Madness
42 min
8
Panic time in Portland?
47 min
9
Rob McClanaghan
48 min
10
Houston, do we have a problem?
63 min
11
Is there a real battle for LA?
50 min
12
'Tis the (extension) season!
54 min
13
The NBA/China fallout
39 min
14
To Kyrie or not Kyrie? (Live from Brooklyn!)
50 min
15
The Next Steps (Live from DC!)
62 min
16
So what happened (Live from Boston)
62 min
17
Editor Edition!
43 min
18
The Future of Markelle Fultz
44 min
19
A USA Basketball Crisis?
51 min
20
Superlatives!
34 min
21
Ramona Shelburne
46 min
22
Scott Brooks
35 min
23
The end for Carmelo?
45 min
24
What now, USA Basketball?
33 min
25
Frank Vogel
38 min
26
The Battle for LA
52 min
27
Summer League Rundown
38 min
28
Ryan Saunders
41 min
29
The Battle for LA
47 min
30
Inside the Free Agent Madness
66 min
31
Let the Madness Begin
60 min
32
AD winners/loser
65 min
33
The Durant Effect
79 min
34
The Underdog Warriors?
44 min
35
Another Lakers mess
43 min
36
More Lakers Mayhem
74 min
37
Lottery Madness
41 min
38
The South Beach 5
43 min
39
Big, bad ... Boston?
49 min
40
The Super Important Semi's
69 min
41
The Last Laker Standing
56 min
42
LeBron and Luke?
61 min
43
The Great E-Sports Debate
Jerry Ferrara and the NBA 2k League
42 min
44
Who are the Celtics?
57 min
45
The Big Bad Bucks
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 at stake for the top Eastern Confe
94 min
46
Big Market Blues
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 projected No. 1 pick Zion Williamson should
41 min
47
An Eventful All-Star Weekend
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 to make the event better. Plus, sec
74 min
48
Inside The AD Fallout
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 qu
71 min
49
The race for Anthony Davis
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 news, if the Pelicans should wait for
67 min
50
Let The AD Sweepstakes Begin
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 Lakers can get a deal done before
48 min
51
Boogie's Back
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 State--and if anyone can touch the Warriors now that he's back--Utah's recent surge, what's behind the Ne
55 min
52
Most Valuable Giannis
Joining SI's Chris Mannix this week are Sports Illustrated staff writer Rohan Nadkarni and J. Michael, Pacers beat writer for the Indianapolis Star. Mannix and Rohan dive into what's behind the Celtics latest struggles, the rise of the Nuggets in the Wes
66 min
53
The end for Tom Thibodeau
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 w
50 min
54
Where now, John Wall?
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 Lakers, if Utah is capable of engineeri
49 min
55
Richard Jefferson
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 coaching him and more. They also discuss
50 min
56
The Past, Present And Future Of The Warriors
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, fr
32 min
57
Rohan Nadkarni and Trae Young
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 fire Fred Hoiberg, the Jazz slow start, Memphis’s turnaround and more; later, Mannix and Young sit down to
57 min
58
Rohan Nadkarni and Brian Scalabrine
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 Markelle Fultz, Trae Young vs. Luka
66 min
59
Nick Wright
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 derail the Warriors run at a third straight title--Carmelo Anthony's future, the state of the Lakers a mon
65 min
60
Sarah Kustok
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 the simmering feud between Rajon Rondo and Chris Paul, the Lakers rocky start, the red hot Raptors, how
57 min
61
Gary Washburn and Elton Brand
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, Gordon Hayward's recovery, Kyrie Ir
47 min
62
Erik Horne and Matt Velazquez
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 Bucks new head coach, Mike Budenholze
49 min
63
Washington Post senior NBA writer Tim Bontemps...
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 Stevens criticisms of his team in B
47 min
64
Dan Woike
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 position battle, the latest with Jimmy But
58 min
65
Tim Bontemps
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, expectations for LeBron James and the
60 min
66
Frank Isola and Jeff McDonald
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 Antonio Express-News. Mannix and Isola talk about the Knicks quiet offseason, expectations for David Fizdale as
57 min
67
Candace Buckner and Tony Jones
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 sign Dwight Howard, how he fits in
57 min
68
Jonathan Feigen and Michael Grange
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 relationship, how 'Melo fits in Hous
57 min
69
Mark Medina and Keith Pompey
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, adding Demarcus Cousins, and how the W
54 min
70
FS1's Nick Wright
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, LeBron’s impact on the Lakers next season
48 min
71
Brad Stevens
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
34 min
72
Sarah Kustok and Arash Markazi
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 the Lakers, if the Rockets really
82 min
73
Washington Wizards head coach Scott Brooks
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 more.
36 min
74
Fran Fraschilla
Joining Chris Mannix of Yahoo Sports this week is Fran Fraschilla, former college coach and college basketball analyst. Mannix and Fraschilla dive into everything summer league, from big names like Marvin Bagley and Trae Young to rising players Kevin Kno
37 min
75
Former NBA GM Wes Wilcox
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, DeMarcus Cousins impact on Golden State, Carmelo Anthony's future and more. 
49 min
76
Former NBA GM Billy King
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 with the Lakers, what it means for Kawhi Leonard, Paul George’s decision to lock himself into Oklahoma City
44 min
77
Bleacher Report senior writer Howard Beck
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.
58 min
78
The Yahoo Sports 2018 NBA Draft show
Yahoo Sports NBA draft show featuring Mike Hopkins, Wes Wilcox and Pete Thamel. 
311 min
79
2018 NBA Draft Preview Show
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 more. 
64 min
80
Caron Butler
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 James's actions in Game 1, James's future, the market for DeMarcus Cousins and more. 
40 min
81
Yahoo NBA writers Shams Charania and Michael Lee
Joining Chris Mannix of Yahoo Sports this week are Yahoo NBA writers Shams Charania and Michael Lee. Mannix and Charania discuss Bryan Colangelo’s ouster as GM of the Sixers, Kawhi Leonard’s future in San Antonio, the market for restricted free agents an
79 min
82
NBA Finals Preview
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 for the NBA Finals, who needs to s
53 min
83
Jeff Zilgitt of USA Today and Pete Thamel of Ya...
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 Cavs-Celtics series, the Bucks hiring Mike Budenholzer, the impact of legalized sports gambling on the NBA
61 min
84
Brian Scalabrine
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 over Mike Budenholzer, the Sixers offs
42 min
85
Bleacher Report's Howard Beck
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.
54 min
86
Sarah Kustok
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 and more
51 min
87
Ian Thomsen
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
55 min
88
Dan Pfeiffer
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 White House, why Dan Trusts the Proce
57 min
89
Nick Wright of FS1's First Things First
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 and what kind of season it’s been f
57 min
90
Adam Himmelsbach of The Boston Globe
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 needs from Al Horford and more.&nbs
27 min
91
Walter McCarty
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 from Pitino's college coaching styl
34 min
92
Caron Butler and Donovan Mitchell
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 Curry and Kyrie Irving, the Cavs defen
55 min
93
Brian Scalabrine and CJ McCollum
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 sits down with Blazers guard CJ McCol
66 min
94
Paul Flannery of SB Nation and Anthony Slater o...
Joining Chris Mannix of Yahoo Sports this week are SB Nation writer Paul Flannery and Anthony Slater from The Athletic. Mannix and Flannery discuss the surging Trail Blazers, Boston's injury woes, the playoff mess in the West and more. Later, Mannix and
50 min
95
Ric Bucher
Joining Chris Mannix of Yahoo Sports is Ric Bucher, longtime NBA writer, podcaster and radio host. Mannix and Bucher discuss the volatility atop the Eastern Conference, the tight Western Conference playoff race, the NBA’s tanking problem, LeBron’s chance
36 min
96
Celtics broadcaster Mike Gorman
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 Lewi
57 min
97
Former NBA GM Billy King and Chris talks with P...
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 playoffs. Chris also had a chance to talk with Paul Pierce and Chris Bosh in LA during All-Star Weekend. All t
56 min
98
USA Today's NBA Insider Sam Amick
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 c
56 min
99
Yahoo! Sports NBA writers and insiders round table
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 fututre. The guys also talk about th
48 min
100
Yahoo's Brian Scalabrine and College Basketball...
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 of the Thunder. Chris is also joined
65 min