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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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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

An Ugly Eastern Conference Finals & L.A.'s Coaching Search

5/24/2022
Mannix and Beck break down an ugly Eastern Conference Finals that has been back and forth and why Jayson Tatum is the key to the Celtics winning the series. We also take a look at the Minnesota Timberwolves hiring executive Tim Connelly to a five year deal, how it impacts the franchise, and why the Denver Nugget made a big mistake in letting him go. Finally, we take a look at the leading candidates for the Lakers head coaching position and why Darvin Ham is the best pick for the job See...

Duration:00:41:19

Diving Into the Draft Pool w/ SI’s Jeremy Woo

5/20/2022
On the Friday edition, Howard Beck welcomes SI draft expert Jeremy Woo, to discuss his latest mock draft and this week’s lottery results. Why is Jabari Smith his No. 1 prospect? Is Chet Holmgren a sure thing, or a massive risk? Should the Rockets grab Paolo Banchero to pair with Jalen Green? What should the Kings do at No. 4? Can the Blazers get Dame help at No. 7? See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:52:52

Boston's Defense & Suns Collapse the Story of Two Game 7's

5/16/2022
Mannix and Beck break down two very different game 7's including how the Celtics defense and role players allowed them to salvage the back half of the series and the Phoenix Suns historically bad performance against a dominating Luke Dončić led Mavericks team. We also discuss James Harden's future with the Sixers after Daryl Morey's season ending press conference, if Kyrie Irving will be with the Nets next season after GM Sean Marks comments, and Patrick Beverly's comments on, well, everyone...

Duration:01:07:27

Clutch Time w/ Robert Horry

5/13/2022
On the Friday edition, Howard Beck welcomes seven-time NBA champion Robert Horry, now a broadcaster and co-host of the NBA Finals Files podcast. They discuss Nikola Jokic’s back-to-back MVPs (and the snub of Joel Embiid), the Warriors’ chances of winning the title, DeAndre Ayton’s importance to the Suns, why Ja Morant’s style is worrisome and much more. Plus, Horry names his top five clutch shooters of all time. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:01:08:50

Al Horford & James Harden Turn Back the Clock

5/10/2022
Mannix is joined this week by Sarah Kustok to break down Al Horford's absolute takeover in the Celtics game four win over the Bucks and why the Celtics are poised to take game five at home. We also look at how James Harden looked his old Houston self in the Sixers game four win at home, the reactions around the league to Nikola Jokic being names MVP for the second straight year, and Sarah's thoughts on her Nets going into the offseason See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:53:26

Knuckleheads, w/ Quentin Richardson & Darius Miles

5/6/2022
On the Friday edition, Howard Beck welcomes NBA legends Quentin Richardson and Darius Miles, the co-hosts of the popular Knuckleheads podcast. They reminisce about their early days with the Clippers and explain the origin of their iconic “two fists-to-the-forehead” celebration. They also weigh in on Dillon Brooks’ flagrant foul of Gary Payton II. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:47:36

The Physicality of the Playoffs & Assessing The Utah Jazz

5/3/2022
Mannix and Beck break down the playoff officiating after the questionable flagrant 2 call on Draymond Green in game one and how other players are adapting to a more physical style of basketball in the playoffs. We also look at the next move for the Jazz after a first round exit in a season when many considered them title contenders and Doc Rivers coaching decisions being put under a microscope after round one See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:49:59

Ant Edwards, Player Pain, & Covid Surges w/Dr. Robby Sikka

4/29/2022
On the Friday edition, Howard Beck welcomes Dr. Robby Sikka, former VP of basketball ops and player wellness for the Timberwolves, to discuss all the latest injury and health issues impacting the playoffs. Will Covid infections warp this postseason? Plus, Sikka shares his experiences working with breakout star Anthony Edwards. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:59:22

Brooklyn's Tumultuous Season Finally Ends & Boston's Great Odds

4/26/2022
Mannix and Beck share their thoughts on Ja Morant's surprising win for Most Improved Player before breaking down the Nets embarrassing end to their season including Ben Simmons not showing up on the sidelines for game four, whether Kyrie will be with the team long term, Kevin Durant continuing to rack up major minutes in the playoffs, and if Steve Nash is right for a head coaching role. The guys also look at the Celtics and why they look like the clear title favorite in the East after the...

Duration:00:55:36

Kyrie, Kindness & Collective Bargaining, w/ Tamika Tremaglio

4/22/2022
On the Friday edition, Howard Beck sits down with Tamika Tremaglio, the new executive director of the NBA players association, to discuss her first 100 days on the job, priorities for the next labor deal and Kyrie Irving’s caustic clash with Celtics fans. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:39:17

Great Playoff Basketball Is Here & Magic Johnson Interview

4/20/2022
Mannix and Beck break down the surprising Defensive Player of the Year Award and why Bam Adebayo has no reason to be upset about not being a finalist. The guys also break down why the Sixers are dominating the Raptors so far, what else we can we expect from Celtics/Nets after a phenomenal game one, and Chris sits down with NBA legend Magic Johnson to discuss his many matchups with the Celtics, what may or may be true on the HBO series 'Winning Time', and his new series 'They Call Me Magic'...

Duration:00:57:21

Big Time w/ Muggsy Bogues

4/15/2022
On the Friday edition, Howard Beck welcomes NBA legend Muggsy Bogues to discuss his new book, “Muggsy: My Life from a Kid in the Projects to the Godfather of Small Ball. Bogues reflects on the obstacles he had to overcome growing up in Baltimore, holding the record for shortest player in NBA history, and still having a connection to the Hornets and city of Charlotte See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:37:18

Revealing Our Awards Voting & Trae Young Interview

4/13/2022
Mannix and Beck break down the not surprising news of Frank Vogel's firing as coach of the Lakers and if we've not only seen Russell Westbrook play his last game as a Laker, but as an NBA player. We also reveal our official votes for Most Valuable Player, Defensive Player of the Year, Rookie of the Year, and Coach of the Year before Howard chats with Atlanta Hawks all star guard Trae Young ahead of this years play in tournament See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:01:22:23

KD’s moment of Zen w/ Logan Murdock

4/8/2022
On the Friday edition, Howard Beck welcomes Logan Murdock of The Ringer, to discuss his recent feature on Kevin Durant, and how Durant has thrived amid chaos in Brooklyn. They also discuss the Warriors’ playoff hopes and LeBron James’ recent declaration that he’d like to play with Steph Curry. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:01:06:53

Adnan Virk on Tiger at the Masters & "The Slap"

4/7/2022
Episode 383 of the "Sports Illustrated Media Podcast" hosted by Jimmy Traina features a conversation with Adnan Virk of the MLB Network and the NHL Network. Topics covered include the upcoming Major League Baseball season, Tiger Woods playing in the Masters, whether he wants to call games or just work in the studio. Virk, who hosts the "Cinephile" podcast, had very strong opinions on the Will Smith-Chris Rock Oscar's controversy, what the Academy Awards got wrong and HBO's Winning Time. We...

Duration:01:15:25

How The Nets Season Will End & Kevin Love Interview

4/5/2022
Mannix and Beck discuss what the Lakers could have done differently after another loss leaves them outside of the play in tournament. We also look at Ben Simmons filing a grievance against the Sixers for withholding $20 million, the ramifications it could hold for others in the future, and what the Nets have to do to end the season in the playoffs. Mannix also sits down with Cavaliers forward Kevin Love to hear about being on the wrong side of LeBron's massive dunk recently, if James could...

Duration:01:14:07

No Fools Allowed: Stan Van Gundy & Ben Wallace

4/1/2022
On the Friday edition, Howard Beck first welcomes TNT analyst Stan Van Gundy to break down the East and West races for the Finals, plus Stan’s favorites for Coach of the Year and other awards. Then, Hall of Famer Ben Wallace joins the show to discuss his new cannabis line, “Undrafted,” his thoughts on the Defensive Player of the Year race and much more. Follow @HowardBeck on Twitter See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:01:36:57

Miami Meltdown, The All-NBA Debate, And Howard's Volatility Index

3/29/2022
This week on the Crossover, Mannix and Beck dive into the ripple effects of the Robert Williams injury and how it might impact Boston's ability to "bludgeon" their opponents. Plus, Miami's late season swoon, the raging debate over All-NBA slots, a bizarre feud between Ty Lue and Daryl Morey, and why the Nets with Kyrie back full time (but still no Ben Simmons) are causing Howard to invent the "Volatility Index." See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:48:38

Zion-Watch w/ Antonio Daniels & Studying Sleep w/Andre Iguodala

3/25/2022
On the Friday edition, Howard Beck first welcomes Pelicans analyst Antonio Daniels to discuss Zion Williamson’s (potential? Eventual? Imminent?) return to the court, plus thoughts on Heat infighting and the secret of Popovich’s success. Then, three-time champ Andre Iguodala joins the show to discuss sleep habits and his role in the new documentary, “The Quest for Sleep.” See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:01:14:17

Boston Looks Perfect & Exposing Miami's Weaknesses

3/22/2022
Mannix and Beck look back at the long career of Jamal Crawford who officially retired after twenty years in the NBA before taking a look at the Boston Celtics, who are poised to be the top team in the East heading into the playoffs after an abysmal start. The guys also take a look at the Miami Heat and what their weaknesses are compared to the team that reached the finals in 2020 See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:49:00