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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.

The Crossover NBA Show with Chris Mannix and Howard Beck Sports Illustrated

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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.

    Going 1x1 w/ Tracy McGrady

    Going 1x1 w/ Tracy McGrady

    On the Friday edition, Howard Beck sits down with Hall of Famer Tracy McGrady to discuss his new venture, the Ones Basketball League, a barnstorming tour of one-on-one competitions that launched in April. They also discuss McGrady’s friendship (and rivalry) with Kobe Bryant, why baseball is still his first love and why he walked away from his ESPN gig

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

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

    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

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

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

    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?

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

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

    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

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    • 58 min
    Clutch Time w/ Robert Horry

    Clutch Time w/ Robert Horry

    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.

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    • 1 hr 1 min
    Al Horford & James Harden Turn Back the Clock

    Al Horford & James Harden Turn Back the Clock

    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

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    • 44 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
48 Ratings

48 Ratings

Spoonsie#1 ,

Great show

Most famous words in niche podcasting: what up beck! Great to have Howard back interviewing! Perfect show for basketball fans

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YES! BECK IS BACK!!

Looking forward to to this!!! 🏀

Jaymey34 ,

One of the best in business

Substance over style. Chris is great

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