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NBA scores, stats, standings and moves are fodder for hot takes on The Crossover with Chris Mannix. Get into every NBA playoffs battle, free agent frenzy, draft dilemma and trade rumor. And listen to Mannix stand his ground against players, coaches, GMs, and the best minds in basketball.

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NBA scores, stats, standings and moves are fodder for hot takes on The Crossover with Chris Mannix. Get into every NBA playoffs battle, free agent frenzy, draft dilemma and trade rumor. And listen to Mannix stand his ground against players, coaches, GMs, and the best minds in basketball.

    The (Bubble) Battle for Los Angeles - NBA Bubble Insider

    The (Bubble) Battle for Los Angeles - NBA Bubble Insider

    Joining SI's Chris Mannix this week are two of his bubblemates: Tania Ganguli of the Los Angeles Times and Orange County Register's Lakers beat writer Kyle Goon. Mannix, Ganguli and Goon discuss the latest developments in the bubble, Lou Williams punishment for breaking it, how serious the Clippers ongoing health and availability issues are, how significant the loss of Avery Bradley is to the Lakers and more. 
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    • 41 min
    BONUS: Podding the Bubble - Part 3: Will the NBA Bubble Burst?

    BONUS: Podding the Bubble - Part 3: Will the NBA Bubble Burst?

    Podding the Bubble is a three-part mini-series taking a deep dive look into the biosphere created by the NBA in Orlando. Part 3 puts the NBA's plan into the context of what other major sports leagues are doing, and of the pandemic at large as it stands today. And with the help of global health expert and noted bioethicist, Dr. Zeke Emanuel, we try to answer the question: Was all of this a good idea?
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    • 28 min
    BONUS: Podding the Bubble - Part 2: Will the NBA Players Go Stir Crazy?

    BONUS: Podding the Bubble - Part 2: Will the NBA Players Go Stir Crazy?

    Podding the Bubble is a three-part mini-series taking a deep dive look into the biosphere created by the NBA in Orlando. Part 2 follows the lives of the NBA players inside the bubble who now face a unique challenge. How do they stave off restlessness and cabin fever for three months while living inside the bubble through the rest of the season and the playoffs? Not to mention, they still have to find a way to play their best basketball.
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    • 31 min
    BONUS: Podding the Bubble - Part 1: A Deep Dive into the NBA Biosphere

    BONUS: Podding the Bubble - Part 1: A Deep Dive into the NBA Biosphere

    Podding the Bubble is a three-part mini-series taking a deep dive look into the biosphere created by the NBA in Orlando. Part 1 explores how the NBA decided that a bubble was the right solution for them to be able to finish the 2019-2020 NBA season and conduct something resembling a normal playoffs and NBA finals. We'll also get into how the bubble is supposed to work on paper, both for players and basketball staff, as well as for Disney Parks employees, and for journalists.
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    • 24 min
    Let the LeBron vs. Giannis Debate Begin - NBA Bubble Insider

    Let the LeBron vs. Giannis Debate Begin - NBA Bubble Insider

    Joining SI's Chris Mannix from the NBA bubble in Orlando is Mark Medina, NBA writer at USA Today. Mannix and Medina talk about their early experiences in the bubble, what kind of access teams are offering, how players seem to be coping in the new environment and more. Plus the Blazers have emerged as a trendy spoiler pick -- can they really beat the Lakers? And the NBA awards voting window has opened. Can LeBron overtake Giannis for MVP?
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    • 42 min
    It's a Hard Knock (NBA Bubble) Life - NBA Bubble Insider

    It's a Hard Knock (NBA Bubble) Life - NBA Bubble Insider

    Joining SI's Chris Mannix this week is Joe Vardon, senior NBA writer for The Athletic. Mannix and Vardon talk about life inside the bubble, from daily testing to being landlocked in a room for seven days. Plus Victor Oladipo inching towards a return, the impact of Rajon Rondo's injury on the Lakers, Ben Simmons moving to power forward in Philadelphia and more. Later, Wizards coach Scott Brooks on his bubble experience, why making the playoffs is important to the Wizards, why he was once told beer was good for post game recovery and more. 
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