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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.

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English


Episodes

Do We Still Believe? w/ Chris Ballard

12/9/2022
On the Friday edition, Howard Beck welcomes veteran NBA scribe (and esteemed Sports Illustrated alum) Chris Ballard to discuss Steph Curry’s Sportsperson of the Year honor, the origins of the Warriors dynasty, and where the franchise goes from here. They also discuss “The Basketball Vault,” a new compilation of stories from the pages of SI, for which Ballard served as editor. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:57:56

Trouble In Atlanta & Our Top Duo's

12/6/2022
Mannix and Beck break down what has turned things around for the Lakers and if they can really keep it up, the keys behind the Pelicans great start to the season, the growing conflict between Trae Young & head coach Nate McMillan, and who we think is the best duo in the NBA See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:53:43

Jonesing for Hoops (But Not the NBA) w/ Leigh Ellis

12/2/2022
On the Friday edition, Howard Beck welcomes longtime NBA podcaster Leigh Ellis, who recently left his role with the popular No Dunks pod to play pickup hoops around the world. Why quit a great job talking about the NBA to go play basketball in far-flung places with strangers? Well, you need to hear Leigh explain it. Don’t miss your chance to preorder Sports Illustrated’s new book on the Lakers, The Greatest Show on Earth, available here: https://bit.ly/Lakers75. Use promo code LAKERS30 for a...

Duration:01:07:28

Our MVP Leaders & Indiana's Big Questions

11/29/2022
Mannix and Beck break down why we shouldn't get too excited about the Lakers winning five of six, our MVP leaders a quarter of the way through the season, how the Celtics are by far the best team in the NBA despite their head coaching change, and if the Pacers will blow up their roster despite a surprisingly good start to the season See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:58:27

Kyrie's Return & The Floundering Warriors

11/22/2022
Mannix and Beck break down Kyrie Irving's return from suspension and how much better he makes a Nets team that has been playing better of late. We also wonder when the Warriors will finally break out of their slump to start the season and if an exciting Kings team can actually make a run at the playoffs this year See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:55:46

Breaking Down The Modern Game w/ Mike Prada

11/18/2022
On this edition of the Friday Crossover Howard talks to the Athletics Mike Prada, the author of SPACED OUT: How the NBA's 3-Point Revolution changed everything you thought you knew about basketball. We pick our favorite surprises from the start of this season, why some superteams aren't working out, how three point attempts have jumped to an all time high, and the players who still thrive in small ball. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:01:10:36

Boston Bounces Back & The Knicks Lose Big

11/15/2022
Mannix and Beck break down why Kyrie Irving still hasn't come back from his suspension as it reaches seven games, how the Boston Celtics have remained on top after a drama filled offseason, and if anyone should really be surprised at the Knicks mediocre start See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:48:06

On Kyrie, Antisemitism & the NBA w/ Dan Grunfeld

11/11/2022
On the Friday edition, Howard Beck welcomes back author (and former player) Dan Grunfeld, to discuss the issues stemming from Kyrie Irving’s promotion of an antisemitic film. How should the NBA respond? What role can the league play in educating people about antisemitism? Grunfeld’s father Ernie is the only player in NBA history to come from Holocaust survivors – a journey detailed in Dan’s book, By the Grace of the Game: The Holocaust, a Basketball Legacy, and an Unprecedented American...

Duration:00:47:23

The (Mostly) Positive NBA Stories So Far

11/8/2022
Mannix and Beck wonder if it's time for the Lakers to finally make a trade after their 2-8 start to the season before discussing the hot start that the Bucks are having without Khris Middleton, whether the Jazz can sneak into the playoffs instead of tanking, if the Cavs are a legit finals contender, and what to expect from the Suns after their 7-3 following a drama filled offseason See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:01:02:03

Pleasant surprises & Unpleasant Nets w/ Stan Van Gundy

11/4/2022
On the Friday edition, Howard Beck welcomes TNT analyst Stan Van Gundy to discuss what (aside from Kyrie) is ailing the Nets, and whether a new coach can fix it. Or is it already time to blow it up and start over? Then they discuss some of the pleasant surprises of the season, including the Trail Blazers, Cavaliers, Jazz and Spurs. Be the first to preorder Sports Illustrated’s new book on the Lakers, The Greatest Show on Earth, available here: https://bit.ly/Lakers75. Use promo code LAKERS30...

Duration:00:51:39

BONUS: What To Do With Kyrie

11/4/2022
Mannix and Beck are back in a Frdiay bonus episode to break down the updates in the Kyrie Irving early season saga that has resulted in a suspension See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:30:17

Kyrie's Conspiracy Filled Weekend & Portland's Hot Start

10/31/2022
Mannix and Beck discuss the controversy surrounding Kyrie Irving's social media posts featuring anti Semitic rhetoric and how it worsens an already dismal stat to Brooklyn's season. We also discuss the surprisingly great start to the season for the Portland Trail Blazers and why Russell Westbrook's play in the Lakers first win is a sign that he's perfect for a sixth man role See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:47:01

Grit, Grind & Rehab w/ Danny Green

10/28/2022
On the Friday edition, Howard Beck welcomes three-time NBA champion Danny Green, to discuss the rise of the Grizzlies, his role as a mentor, his new side gig with ESPN and the state of his recovery from ACL surgery. Green also weighs in on former teammate Ben Simmons’ struggles, and the erosion of the Lakers since their title in 2020. Be the first to preorder Sports Illustrated’s new book on the Lakers, The Greatest Show on Earth, available here: https://bit.ly/Lakers75. Use promo code...

Duration:00:52:39

Westbrook's Problems Continue & Sixers Early Struggles

10/25/2022
Mannix and Beck discuss the continuing struggles of Russell Westbrook in L.A. after the Lakers fell to 0-3 with several miscues from him. We also take a look at what is causing the Sixers rough start and the future of the Nets core three after the start to their season See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:47:32

Overreaction Time w/ Seth Partnow

10/21/2022
On the Friday edition, Howard Beck welcomes former Bucks executive Seth Partnow, now an NBA analyst for The Athletic, to play a game of Small Sample Size Theater with the first two nights of games. Topics include Game 1 losses by the Lakers, Nets and Nuggets, early returns from Paolo Banchero, and the ball dominance of James Harden, Luka Doncic and Trae Young. Be the first to preorder Sports Illustrated’s new book on the Lakers, The Greatest Show on Earth, available here:...

Duration:00:44:13

NBA Preview Roundtable: Western Conference

10/17/2022
Mannix and Beck are joined by the Open Floor podcast's Rohan Nadkarni & Chris Herring to break down the major contenders and storylines in the western conference as the season gets underway. Stay tuned for our eastern conference roundtable out tomorrow See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:58:27

NBA Preview Roundtable: Eastern Conference

10/17/2022
Mannix and Beck are joined again by the Open Floor podcast's Rohan Nadkarni & Chris Herring as they switch sides to break down the major contenders and storylines in the western conference as the season gets underway See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:56:48

Punches, Rings & Sacrifice w/ Robert Horry

10/14/2022
On the Friday edition, Howard Beck welcomes back 7-time NBA champion Robert Horry, to discuss the Warriors’ Draymond Green problem, the Lakers’ Russell Westbrook conundrum and what to expect from both teams, who face off Tuesday, on opening night. Horry explains why Green should have been suspended, and why Westbrook needs to embrace a sixth man role. He also predicts which teams will make the Eastern and Western conference finals. Be the first to preorder Sports Illustrated’s new book on...

Duration:00:56:44

Draymond vs. Poole Fallout & Wembanyama's U.S. Debut

10/11/2022
Mannix and Beck discuss the potential repercussions for Draymond Green and the Warriors after a video was leaked of him punching Jordan Poole during a training camp practice. Mannix also talks to NBA draft insider Jeremy Woo about Victor Wembanyama's sensational debut against fellow potential lottery pick Scoot Henderson in their two exhibition games stateside See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:56:30

A New Opportunity In a Long Career w/ Jamal Crawford

10/7/2022
On the Friday edition, Howard Beck welcomes the recently retired Jamal Crawford, who joins the NBA on TNT crew after a twenty year career in the league. We get into what led him to become an analyst, what it's like working with Shaq, and his thoughts on the fallout of the Robert Sarver situation in Phoenix See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.