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The Crossover NBA Show with Chris Mannix and Howard Beck

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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 access.

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 access.

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New York, NY

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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 access.

Language:

English


Episodes

It’s Snub Season!

2/25/2021
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 chosen? Plus what happened with the Minnesota coaching change, if the ‘Wolves deserve the criticism being leveled at them, if DeMarcus Cousins can help a contender, what’s going wrong in Boston and more; later, former Boston Herald beat writer Steve Bulpett on 35 years on the Celtics beat, why covering Reggie Lewis’s death was his most challenging...

Duration:01:41:29

What's Wrong with the Boston Celtics?

2/17/2021
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 Danny Ainge can make before the trade deadline, how much blame should be leveled at Brad Stevens – and if the Celtics are really tuning him out – and more. Plus a look at the suddenly scorching Suns and how aggressive Phoenix should be before the trade deadline, how concerned the Lakers should be about the health of Anthony Davis, the trade market...

Duration:01:04:04

All-Star Predictions & Jarrett Allen

2/10/2021
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 make the team to Tobias Harris's case for being the 76ers second All-Star to Jaylen Brown's argument for being an All-Star starter, more. Plus the backlash to holding an All-Star game from top NBA players did the Knicks make the right decision re-acquiring Derrick Rose? Later, Cavs forward Jarrett Allen on his journey from Texas to the NBA,...

Duration:01:14:25

Do You Believe In The Utah Jazz?

2/3/2021
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 wrong with the Mavericks, the NBA’s plans to push ahead with an All-Star game during the pandemic, the latest developments with Bradley Beal, more. Plus the impact the pandemic has had on sports journalism, why reporters have stopped going to games, more. Later, Jayson Tatum on...

Duration:01:00:07

Sixers Strong Start & Early MVP Candidates

1/28/2021
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, who's the stronger MVP candidate: Joel Embiid or LeBron James? Beck and Lee also reflect on the one-year anniversary of Kobe Bryant's death, and his enduring influence in today's NBA. Finally, the two discuss the passing of their friend Sekou Smith, the widely respected and...

Duration:01:01:39

All Eyes on the Brooklyn Nets

1/20/2021
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 trade. Plus Kyrie Irving spoke to the media on Tuesday – what can we take away from Irving’s first public comments since taking leave of the team? And will Irving embrace a new roll alongside Harden and Durant? Also the Rockets are excited about the assets they received in the...

Duration:00:55:45

James Harden Exits Houston

1/13/2021
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 will mesh. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:33:04

Is COVID crippling the NBA?

1/13/2021
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 Knicks recent struggles and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:48:01

The Future of Stephen Curry in Golden State

1/7/2021
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? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:01:01:38

Is There Hope for Harden?

12/30/2020
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, Washington's early season struggles and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:42:40

Mailbag! - Regular Season Tip-Off Edition

12/23/2020
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 about Kemba Walker? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:47:44

The Giannis Saga is Over

12/17/2020
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 and safety plans to return, James Harden's future in Houston, the new-look Nets and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:56:58

Inside the James Harden Drama

12/10/2020
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 camp to how the Rockets will handle it to the perspective trade partners for Harden. Later, Sarah Kustok, analyst for the YES Network and FS1, on the Nets chemistry, how the Harden trade rumors could impact it, Kyrie’s early media boycott, Russell Westbrook’s fit in...

Duration:01:12:18

Paul Westhead

12/3/2020
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 to the NBA, hiring Pat Riley, getting run out of LA by Magic Johnson, if Diana Taurasi could have played in the NBA and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:46:29

Inside the Offseason

11/25/2020
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, why the market was cool for Montrezl Harrell, Gordon Hayward's massive contract (and Charlotte's curious decision to give it to him), Houston's moves, John Wall's future, more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:42:03

Houston, we have a problem(s)

11/19/2020
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, Houston's problems with James Harden and Russell Westbrook, what to expect when free agency opens on Friday, Klay Thompson's injury on Golden State and more. Later, Tony Parker on his 18-year NBA career, why he decided to call it quits, his relationship with Tim Duncan and Gregg...

Duration:01:04:09

Stephen Silas; Jeremy Woo

11/11/2020
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, Paul Silas, he got the Rockets job, the challenge of the job in Houston, more. Later, Jeremy Woo with the latest draft chatter, what Golden State will do with the second pick, how far LaMelo Ball could fall, more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit...

Duration:00:52:32

Change is Coming in Philadelphia

11/5/2020
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 revamped leadership team in Philadelphia, the Nets bulking up Steve Nash's staff in Brooklyn, what Morey and Mike D'Antoni's exit says about Houston and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:53:05

Are You Ready for Next Season?

10/29/2020
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 influence LeBron James will have over the decision and why the NBA seems to be determined to play games in home arenas -- and not another bubble. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:46:25

Harvey Araton

10/22/2020
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 book, a 45-year season-ticket holder, how Araton utilized her as a source, how James Dolan is viewed by the Knicks fan base, covering Hubie Brown’s brief run in New York and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:41:48