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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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    • 4.7 • 52 Ratings

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.

    An Explosive Start To NBA Free Agency

    An Explosive Start To NBA Free Agency

    Mannix and Beck break down the wild start of NBA free agency including Chris Paul's huge four year deal to return to Phoenix, what Kyle Lowry can bring to the Miami Heat, the questions surrounding the Knicks signing of Evan Fournier, and what the Lakers new additions can bring to L.A.
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    • 1 hr 9 min
    Jerry Colangelo on reviving USA Basketball

    Jerry Colangelo on reviving USA Basketball

    On the Friday edition, Chris MAnnix sits down for an extended one on one conversation with director of USA Basketball, Jerry Colangelo, to discuss getting players to commit after their third place Olympic finish in 2004, the keys to putting the roster together, and his history as a sports executive
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    • 47 min
    Big Offseason Moves & Draft Week w/ Chad Ford

    Big Offseason Moves & Draft Week w/ Chad Ford

    Mannix and Beck dive into what could be a busy week leading up to Thursday's NBA draft, from the Grizzlies/Pelicans trade to what Golden State is thinking to Oklahoma City's next move. Plus the state of USA Basketball (hint: not good) and how the NFL's new COVID protocols could foreshadow the NBA's. Later, draft insider Chad Ford on intrigue at the top of the draft, trade chatter in Toronto, Oklahoma City, potential sleepers outside the lottery and what are teams really saying about Jared Butler? Subscribe, rate and review on Apple Podcasts, Spotify or wherever you download podcasts. 
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    • 1 hr 13 min
    Welcome To The Space Jam! with Don Cheadle & Director Malcolm D. Lee

    Welcome To The Space Jam! with Don Cheadle & Director Malcolm D. Lee

    On the Friday edition, Howard Beck welcomes the director and star of 'Space Jam: A New Legacy', Malcolm D. Lee and Don Cheadle, to talk working with LeBron, shooting hoops on set, and acting vs. playing in the NBA
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    • 41 min
    Mega Crossover NBA Finals Recap

    Mega Crossover NBA Finals Recap

    On today's episode, Michael and Chris are joined by Rohan and special guest, Sports Illustrated Senior Writer Howard Beck, who also co-hosts SI's Crossover NBA Show. The guys talk about the Finals, Giannis Antetokounmpo's place in history, super teams, Chris Paul's future, whether Mike Budenholzer should retire on top, and so much more!
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    • 1 hr 24 min
    Bucks on the Brink and a Draft Primer

    Bucks on the Brink and a Draft Primer

    Filling in for Beck this week is SI's Rohan Nadkarni. Mannix and Nadkarni discuss how Milwaukee has seized control of this series, what's going on with Chris Paul, Damian Lillard's latest comments, the state of USA Basketball and more; later, Jeremy Woo joins to discuss the latest draft chatter, where newly eligible Jared Butler could fall, the non-lottery player Woo sees as a future All-Star, more. Subscribe, rate and review on Apple Podcasts, Spotify or wherever you download podcasts! 
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    • 1 hr

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
52 Ratings

52 Ratings

Dj VsB ,

What up Beck..

One of the best NBA Podcasts! Beck & Mannix make a great duo. 💯

dan77m ,

What Up! Beck’s Back

Old mate Howard has a new home and it’s a winner. You’ll still get the usual NBA analysis and random stuff that shows both Beck & Mannix have a personality.

Plus the extra episode addition of the in depth chat with someone new each week is a cool addition.

A worthy call up to your rotation.

NRG51628 ,

Love from a land down under

As an Australian starved for NBA content, I love listening to the crew discuss the nuances of the game and the issues that vex or excite them every week. An immediate listen when it hits the playlist.

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