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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.

 

#362

First impressions, with Jim Jackson

On the Friday edition, Howard Beck welcomes NBA analyst Jim Jackson, to break down what we’ve seen so far from the Lakers, Warriors, Sixers and Bucks – and what it tells us about the season to come. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com ... Read more

22 Oct 2021

36 MINS

36:29

22 Oct 2021


#361

NBA Potluck Season Preview Extravaganza (Eastern Conference)

On today's episode, Mannix and Beck are joined by Sports Illustrated writers Michael Pina, Rohan Nadkarni and Chris Herring to preview the Eastern Conference! We'll discuss the latest drama of Ben Simmons being kicked out of practice, If Giannis can win MVP, where the Knicks will finish, and more! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com ... Read more

19 Oct 2021

1 HR 22 MINS

1:22:29

19 Oct 2021


#360

Gliding into the NBA’s 75 greatest w/ Clyde Drexler

On the Friday edition, Howard Beck welcomes Hall of Famer Clyde “the Glide” Drexler, to discuss the NBA’s 75th anniversary team and the new season. Drexler also shares his thoughts on the Kyrie Irving and Ben Simmons situations, superteams and more. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com ... Read more

15 Oct 2021

50 MINS

50:00

15 Oct 2021


#359

Kyrie's Vax Stand Off & Lakers Injury Woes

Mannix and Beck discuss Kyrie Irving not being allowed to play at the Barclays Center, the possibility of Ben Simmons returning to the 76ers, The buildup of Injuries to the Lakers roster and if the NY Knicks will win more than forty one games Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com ... Read more

12 Oct 2021

50 MINS

50:36

12 Oct 2021


#358

Westbrook's L.A. Role & Shaquille O'Neal

Mannix and Beck discuss how Russell Westbrook will fit into the Lakers offensive scheme, what the expectations are for the Utah Jazz this season, and Joel Embiid's comments on Ben Simmons from training camp before Mannix talks to Shaquille O'Neal about Simmons, the Lakers offseason moves and his work refurbishing public basketball courts Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com ... Read more

05 Oct 2021

1 HR 13 MINS

1:13:24

05 Oct 2021


#357

Processing Sixers’ Dysfunction, w/ Yaron Weitzman & Jake Fischer

On the Friday edition, Howard Beck welcomes authors Yaron Weitzman (“Tanking to the Top”) and Jake Fischer (“Built to Lose”) to break down the Ben Simmons fiasco in Philly, what went wrong with the Process, and where the Sixers go from here. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com ... Read more

01 Oct 2021

1 HR 09 MINS

1:09:10

01 Oct 2021


#356

Recapping A Busy Media Day 2021

Mannix and Beck run through the top stories from the NBA’s Media Day, from Kyrie Irving’s vaccination status — and how the vaccine holdouts will be impacted this season — the Sixers brass’s response to Ben Simmons, Damian Lillard’s future in Portland, Zion’s injury, Porzingis at power forward and more. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com ... Read more

28 Sep 2021

1 HR 13 MINS

1:13:02

28 Sep 2021


#355

Trickery, Shenanigans and Officiating, w/Monty McCutchen

On the Friday edition, Howard Beck welcomes the NBA’s head of officiating, Monty McCutchen, to discuss all the rules tweaks for the 2021-22 season. The biggest change? A crackdown on offensive players drawing cheap fouls – with leg kicks, sideways leaps and other shenanigans. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com ... Read more

24 Sep 2021

1 HR 09 MINS

1:09:28

24 Sep 2021


#354

One Week Out From NBA Training Camp

With the opening of NBA training camps just one week away, Mannix and Beck open the Mailbag to answer listener questions on John Wall, coaches on the hot seat, teams likely to disappoint, early trade chatter, an early look at the Wizards and more.  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com ... Read more

21 Sep 2021

43 MINS

43:01

21 Sep 2021


#353

Deliberating the NBA’s 75 greatest players, w/Jack McCallum

On the Friday edition, Howard Beck welcomes SI alum Jack McCallum to discuss their ballots for the NBA’s 75th anniversary team. How do we define the all-time greatest? Should we keep everyone from the 50th anniversary list? Is there enough room for all the greats of the last 25 years? There are only two certainties: There will be a lot of tough omissions. And we’ll be debating the results for years. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com ... Read more

17 Sep 2021

1 HR 20 MINS

1:20:00

17 Sep 2021


#352

The Ben Simmons Countdown Continues

Mannix and Beck dive into the evolving Ben Simmons situation in Philadelphia, Portland's role in it, plus reactions to the Hall of Fame induction ceremony, Mannix's Paul Pierce story, the NBA dipping its toe into Mexico City and more.  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com ... Read more

14 Sep 2021

42 MINS

42:27

14 Sep 2021


#351

Chris Webber Is a Damn Legend w/ Doug Christie

On the Friday edition, Howard Beck welcomes former Kings guard Doug Christie to reflect on Chris Webber’s career, his Hall of Fame induction and the many what-ifs of the early-2000s Sacramento Kings. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com ... Read more

10 Sep 2021

1 HR 07 MINS

1:07:24

10 Sep 2021


#350

Paul Pierce's Hall of Fame Journey

In recognition of a decorated, 19-year NBA career, Paul Pierce will be enshrined in the Basketball Hall of Fame on Saturday. On a special episode of The Crossover, key voices from Pierce's career -- including Roy Williams, Antoine Walker, Rick Pitino and Doc Rivers -- weigh in on some of its pivotal moments.  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com ... Read more

07 Sep 2021

39 MINS

39:44

07 Sep 2021


#349

On Hoops and Social Justice, w/ NBA exec James Cadogan

On the Friday edition, Howard Beck welcomes James Cadogan, the first ever executive director of the National Basketball Social Justice coalition. They discuss the one-year anniversary of the Jacob Blake shooting and the player wildcat strike that followed, the NBA’s support of police reform and voting rights and what the else coalition hopes to accomplish. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com ... Read more

03 Sep 2021

1 HR 00 MINS

1:00:55

03 Sep 2021


#348

Maybe It IS Easy Being Green, w/ Danny Green

It’s been a great offseason for Sixers vet Danny Green, who signed a rich new contract and married his longtime girlfriend Blair Bashen. The three-time NBA champ discusses his decision to return to Philly, the Sixers’ title hopes, the fate of Ben Simmons and much more Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com ... Read more

31 Aug 2021

51 MINS

51:14

31 Aug 2021


#347

Everything You Wanted To Know About The NBA Schedule w/ Evan Wasch and Tom Carelli

On the Friday edition, Howard Beck welcomes the NBA’s scheduling czars, Evan Wasch and Tom Carelli, to explain how the schedule gets made. How did they decide who plays on Christmas? What influence do teams have? Why did YOUR team get screwed? (Kidding, no one got screwed.) And when will the NBA stage its own “Field of Dreams” style game? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com ... Read more

27 Aug 2021

1 HR 21 MINS

1:21:36

27 Aug 2021


#346

Answering the Burning Questions of the Offseason w/ Sam Amick

We’ve reached the dog days of summer -- but there’s still plenty to debate! The Athletic’s Sam Amick joins Howard Beck to discuss the Draymond-KD interview, the revived Best Player in the NBA debate and six burning questions, such as: Which star will be traded next? What team is poised for a Suns-like breakthrough? And who do we think will finish in the top four of each conference? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com ... Read more

24 Aug 2021

1 HR 25 MINS

1:25:14

24 Aug 2021


#345

Talking Willis Reed, Sinatra and Ali, with photographer George Kalinsky

On the Friday edition, Howard Beck welcomes legendary photographer George Kalinsky, who will be inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame next month. Kalinsky, the official photographer for Madison Square Garden since 1966, shares stories from his time with Knicks legend Willis Reed, as well as Frank Sinatra, Muhammad Ali and others. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com ... Read more

20 Aug 2021

1 HR 00 MINS

1:00:14

20 Aug 2021


#344

Predicting Lottery Success w/ Fran Fraschilla

Chris Mannix welcomes analyst Fran Fraschilla to break down how well Jalen Green will be this season with the Rockets young roster, why the Raptors chose Scottie Barnes over Jalen Suggs, Alperen Şengün's impressive summer league play, and Sam Presti's choice to nab Josh Giddey at number six Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com ... Read more

17 Aug 2021

51 MINS

51:11

17 Aug 2021


#343

Navigating the Free Agency Waters w/ Todd Ramasar

On the Friday edition, Howard Beck welcomes agent Todd Ramasar to discuss this years fast paced moves, what the league is watching for when it comes to tampering, and how he prepares his clients for entering free agency Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com ... Read more

13 Aug 2021

1 HR 04 MINS

1:04:23

13 Aug 2021


#342

Free Agency Wrap Up w/ Marc Stein & Officiating Dilemma's

Chris Mannix is joined by Marc Stein to break down the U.S. gold medal win, Dennis Schröder's free agency misstep, & where the Laker's new pieces fit in before talking to league Vice President of referee development and training Monty McCutchen on what changes to the rules and officiating might be coming next season Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com ... Read more

10 Aug 2021

1 HR 14 MINS

1:14:32

10 Aug 2021


#341

Reliving the Malice at the Palace, w. Jermaine O’Neal

On the Friday edition, Howard Beck welcomes former Pacers star Jermaine O’Neal to discuss the infamous brawl between players and fans at a Pacers-Pistons game on Nov. 19, 2004. The incident is the subject of a new Netflix documentary, Untold: Malice at the Palace. O’Neal opens up about his role in the melee, the impact on his career and the NBA’s ongoing concerns about fan misbehavior. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com ... Read more

06 Aug 2021

51 MINS

51:43

06 Aug 2021