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The Crossover NBA Show with Chris Mannix and Howard Beck podcast

The Crossover NBA Show with Chris Mannix and Howard Beck

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.

 

#421

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 See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

3 hrs Ago

58 MINS

58:44

3 hrs Ago


#420

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. See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

13 May 2022

1 HR 01 MINS

1:01:59

13 May 2022


#419

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 See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

10 May 2022

44 MINS

44:41

10 May 2022


#418

Knuckleheads, w/ Quentin Richardson & Darius Miles

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] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

06 May 2022

46 MINS

46:11

06 May 2022


#417

The Physicality of the Playoffs & Assessing The Utah Jazz

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] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

03 May 2022

41 MINS

41:47

03 May 2022


#416

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

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] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

29 Apr 2022

53 MINS

53:42

29 Apr 2022


#415

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

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 sweep See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

26 Apr 2022

46 MINS

46:18

26 Apr 2022


#414

Kyrie, Kindness & Collective Bargaining, w/ Tamika Tremaglio

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] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

22 Apr 2022

30 MINS

30:55

22 Apr 2022


#413

Great Playoff Basketball Is Here & Magic Johnson Interview

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' See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

20 Apr 2022

51 MINS

51:39

20 Apr 2022


#412

Big Time w/ Muggsy Bogues

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] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

15 Apr 2022

28 MINS

28:20

15 Apr 2022


#411

Revealing Our Awards Voting & Trae Young Interview

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] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

13 Apr 2022

1 HR 14 MINS

1:14:57

13 Apr 2022


#410

KD’s moment of Zen w/ Logan Murdock

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] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

08 Apr 2022

59 MINS

59:51

08 Apr 2022


#409

How The Nets Season Will End & Kevin Love Interview

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 return to Cleveland, and the Cavs chances heading into the playoffs See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

05 Apr 2022

1 HR 10 MINS

1:10:08

05 Apr 2022


#408

No Fools Allowed: Stan Van Gundy & Ben Wallace

On the Friday edition, [Howard Beck] (https://www.si.com/author/howard-beck) first welcomes TNT analyst [Stan Van Gundy] (https://twitter.com/realStanVG) 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] (https://www.instagram.com/fearthefro) 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] (https://twitter.com/HowardBeck) See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

01 Apr 2022

1 HR 31 MINS

1:31:30

01 Apr 2022


#407

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

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] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

29 Mar 2022

48 MINS

48:39

29 Mar 2022


#406

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

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] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

25 Mar 2022

1 HR 08 MINS

1:08:20

25 Mar 2022


#405

Boston Looks Perfect & Exposing Miami's Weaknesses

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] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

22 Mar 2022

42 MINS

42:39

22 Mar 2022


#404

Lakers Misery & Pop’s Legacy, w/J.A. Adande

On the Friday edition, Howard Beck welcomes veteran scribe (and Around the Horn panelist) J.A. Adande, to discuss the state of the Lakers, Gregg Popovich’s legacy and the 2022 Coach of the Year race See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

18 Mar 2022

56 MINS

56:44

18 Mar 2022


#403

Kyrie Situation Intensifies & MVP Debate w/ Nick Wright

Mannix and Beck break down what we saw when Joel Embiid and Nikola Jokic faced off in Philadelphia and why the Kyrie Irving home playing status remains murky after he was caught in the Brooklyn locker room after a game. Mannix also talks to Nick Wright about his thoughts on how the Lakers got them into their current Russell Westbrook situation and why he thinks Luka Doncic deserves the MVP over Jokic See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

16 Mar 2022

1 HR 18 MINS

1:18:43

16 Mar 2022


#402

Nets Weirdness & Wilt’s Greatness w/ Sarah Kustok

On the Friday edition, Howard Beck welcomes YES Network’s Sarah Kustok to discuss the ever-evolving and unpredictable Nets: contender or failed experiment? Later, author Gary Pomerantz joins Beck and Kustok to discuss the 60th anniversary of Wilt Chamberlain’s 100-point game, which was featured in a recent episode of the NBA Flashback pod. See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

11 Mar 2022

53 MINS

53:35

11 Mar 2022


#401

A Close MVP Race & The Greatest Coach Ever

Mannix and Beck discuss whether or not Ben Simmons deserves a video tribute from the Sixers when the Nets come to Philly, if the Russell Westbrook slander is being taken to far by some, if the MVP race is a two or three man race, and if Gregg Popovich is the greatest basketball coach of all time as he attempts to reach the all time wins record See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

08 Mar 2022

42 MINS

42:12

08 Mar 2022