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Chris Mannix, one of the leading journalists covering the NBA for Yahoo Sports' platform The Vertical, will bring fans closer to the league in this weekly podcast series, The Vertical Podcast with Chris Mannix. Each week you will learn more about the...Show More
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Inside the Free Agent Madness

1:10:25 | Jul 2nd

Joining SI's Chris Mannix this week are YES Network and FS1 NBA analyst Sarah Kustok and The Crossover's Rohan Nadkarni. Mannix, Kustok and Nadkarni dive into the Nets big weekend, Kyrie's short term fit, the Warriors next move, a revamped Sixers tea...Show More
Let the Madness Begin

1:03:50 | Jun 26th

Joining SI's Chris Mannix this week are former Hawks GM Wes Wilcox and SI.com NBA draft analyst Jeremy Woo. Mannix and Wilcox dive into the biggest stories headed into next week's free agency, from Kawhi's decision to Kevin Durant's next stop to the ...Show More
AD winners/loser

1:09:42 | Jun 19th

Joining SI’s Chris Mannix this week are SI’s Rohan Nadkarni and Jeremy Woo. Mannix and Nadkarni break down the Anthony Davis trade—from the Lakers to the Pelicans to the Celtics fallout—and Kyrie Irving’s free agency. Later, Mannix and Woo dive into ...Show More
The Durant Effect

1:23:26 | Jun 12th

Joining SI's Chris Mannix this week are Sarah Kustok, Nets analyst for the YES Network and NBA analyst for FS1, and SI senior writer Scott Price. Mannix and Kustok dive into the ripple effect of Kevin Durant's Achilles injury--from what it means for ...Show More
The Underdog Warriors?

48:35 | Jun 6th

Joining SI's Chris Mannix this week is SI staff writer Rohan Nadkarni. Mannix and Nadkarni dive into Toronto's Game 3 win -- from the Raptors flexing their depth, to Klay's injury, to how much pressure this puts on Kevin Durant to return from a linge...Show More
Another Lakers mess

47:43 | May 29th

Joining SI's Chris Mannix this week is SI staff writer Rohan Nadkarni. Mannix and Nadkarni dive into the latest messy Lakers story, this time courtesy of ESPN, that describes alarming dysfunction within the Lakers organization. Plus the Raptors Kawhi...Show More
More Lakers Mayhem

1:18:22 | May 22nd

Joining SI's Chris Mannix this week is Dan Woike, national NBA writer for the LA Times. Mannix and Woke dive into the latest drama in Los Angeles, from Magic Johnson's napalming of the organization, to Rob Pelinka's response, to Jeanie Buss's culpabi...Show More
Lottery Madness

45:26 | May 16th

Joining SI's Chris Mannix this week is SI.com NBA draft analyst Jeremy Woo. Mannix and Woo dive into a wild night at the NBA draft lottery in Chicago, from the Pelicans landing the No. 1 pick--and another franchise player in Zion Williamson--the dept...Show More
The South Beach 5

47:26 | May 8th

Joining SI's Chris Mannix this week is SI staff writer Rohan Nadkarni. Mannix and Nadkarni talk about the Celtics being pushed to the brink of elimination, if Kyrie Irving played his last game in Boston, what to make of this Bucks team now, how Houst...Show More
Big, bad ... Boston?

52:52 | Apr 30th

Joining SI's Chris Mannix this week is YES Network and FS1 NBA analyst Sarah Kustok. Mannix and Kustok dive into Boston's early playoff run, pressure on Milwaukee going into Game 2, the ongoing referee drama in the Golden State-Houston series, the Su...Show More
The Super Important Semi's

1:12:50 | Apr 24th

Joining SI's Chris Mannix is Associated Press NBA writer Brian Mahoney and SI's Rohan Nadkarni. Mannix, Mahoney and Nadkarni discuss Boston's sweep, what's at stake for each team in the Eastern Conference semifinals, if the Nets have chipped away at ...Show More
The Last Laker Standing

56:12 | Apr 17th

Joining SI's Chris Mannix this week is Bleacher Report's Howard Beck and ESPN's Ian Begley. Mannix, Beck and Begley dive into the latest Lakers drama, if LA should look outside the organization for a new top exec, David Griffin's hire in New Orleans,...Show More
LeBron and Luke?

1:01:34 | Apr 10th

Joining SI's Chris Mannix this week is SI staff writer Rohan Nadkarni. Mannix and Nadkarni dive into the best use of instant replay in basketball, Dwyane Wade's final season -- and if he should reconsider hanging 'em up -- the Wade/Paul Pierce debate...Show More
The Great E-Sports Debate

42:45 | Apr 3rd

Joining SI's Chris Mannix in studio this week is actor Jerry Ferrara. Mannix and Ferrara--a gaming enthusiast who moonlights as the head scout for Knicks Gaming, New York's entry in the NBA 2K League, which kicks off its third season on Tuesday--deba...Show More
Who are the Celtics?

57:49 | Mar 27th

Joining SI's Chris Mannix this week is former NBA forward Brian Scalabrine. Mannix and Scalabrine talk about the impact Jusuf Nurkic's injury will have on the Blazers, what another losing streak means for Boston, how the Lakers will rebuild after ano...Show More
The Big Bad Bucks

1:34:54 | Mar 5th

Joining SI's Chris Mannix this week are SI staff writer Rohan Nadkarni and Andre Ingram, swingman for the G-League's South Bay Lakers. Mannix and Nadkarni dive into how dangerous the Bucks can be in the playoffs, what's at stake for the top Eastern C...Show More
Big Market Blues

41:00 | Feb 26th

Joining SI’s Chris Mannix this week is SI staff writer Rohan Nadkarni. Mannix and Nadkarni talk about the latest struggles in LA and Boston, if the revamped Rockets are suddenly threats in the West again and if projected No. 1 pick Zion Williamson sh...Show More
An Eventful All-Star Weekend

1:14:44 | Feb 20th

Joining SI’s Chris Mannix this week is SI staff writer Rohan Nadkarni and Hornets All-Star guard Kemba Walker. Mannix and Nadkarni talk everything All-Star weekend, from Anthony Davis’s comments about his future to how to make the event better. Plus,...Show More
Inside The AD Fallout

1:11:03 | Feb 11th

Joining SI’s Chris Mannix is former Nets and Sixers GM Billy King and SI NBA draft analyst Jeremy Woo. Mannix and King dive into a wild NBA trade deadline week, from the Anthony Davis drama (and what’s next) to the Sixers big moves to Milwaukee’s qui...Show More
The race for Anthony Davis

1:07:43 | Feb 5th

Joining SI's Chris Mannix this week are Sports Illustrated staff writer Rohan Nadkarni and Ira Winderman, Heat beat writer for the South Florida Sun-Sentinal. Mannix and Nadkarni sift through the latest Anthony Davis news, if the Pelicans should wait...Show More
Let The AD Sweepstakes Begin

48:28 | Jan 28th

Joining SI’s Chris Mannix this week is Sirius XM NBA Radio’s and NBC Sports Boston analyst Brian Scalabrine. Mannix and Scal take a deep dive into Anthony Davis, from his trade demand, to the Pelicans options, to if the Lakers can get a deal done bef...Show More
Boogie's Back

55:00 | Jan 23rd

Joining SI's Chris Mannix is YES Network analyst and Fox Sports NBA Insider Sarah Kustok. Mannix and Kustok examine DeMarcus Cousins debut in Golden State--and if anyone can touch the Warriors now that he's back--Utah's recent surge, what's behind th...Show More
Most Valuable Giannis

1:06:47 | Jan 15th

Joining SI's Chris Mannix this week are Sports Illustrated staff writer Rohan Nadkarni and J. Michael, Pacers beat writer for the Indianapolis Star. Mannix and Rohan dive into what's behind the Celtics latest struggles, the rise of the Nuggets in the...Show More
The end for Tom Thibodeau

50:28 | Jan 8th

Joining SI's Chris Mannix this week is SI staff writer Rohan Nadkarni. Mannix and Nadkarni discuss Minnesota's decision to fire Tom Thibodeau, Thibodeau's next move, Jimmy Butler's dustup with the Sixers coaching staff, the Raptors season, how they a...Show More
Where now, John Wall?

49:37 | Jan 1st

Joining Chris Mannix of Sports Illustrated this week is SI's Rohan Nadkarni. Mannix and Nadkarni dive into the short and long term impact of John Wall's injury in Washington, how LeBron James has elevated the young Lakers, if Utah is capable of engin...Show More
Richard Jefferson

50:04 | Dec 18th, 2018

Joining Chris Mannix of SI this week if former NBA forward Richard Jefferson. Mannix and Jefferson dig into Luke Walton's job performance in LA, the challenges of coaching LeBron James, advice Jefferson offered in coaching him and more. They also dis...Show More
The Past, Present And Future Of The Warriors

32:14 | Dec 12th, 2018

Joining Chris Mannix of Sports Illustrated this week is SI Senior Writer and author of the SI Sportsman of the Year story on the Golden State Warriors, Chris Ballard. Mannix and Ballard talk about Ballard's months of reporting for the Sportsman piece...Show More
Rohan Nadkarni and Trae Young

57:48 | Dec 4th, 2018

Joining Chris Mannix of Sports Illustrated are SI’s Rohan Nadkarni and Hawks guard Trae Young. Mannix and Nadkarni dive into the Bulls decision to fire Fred Hoiberg, the Jazz slow start, Memphis’s turnaround and more; later, Mannix and Young sit down...Show More
Rohan Nadkarni and Brian Scalabrine

1:06:17 | Nov 28th, 2018

Joining Chris Mannix of Sports Illustrated this week are SI's Rohan Nadkarni and former NBA forward Brian Scalabrine. Mannix and Nadkarni talk about the Clippers fast start, what's wrong with the Wizards, the future of Markelle Fultz, Trae Young vs. ...Show More
Nick Wright

1:05:27 | Nov 20th, 2018

Joining Chris Mannix of Sports Illustrated this week is FS1's Nick Wright. Mannix and Wright dive into the trouble in Golden State--and if it could derail the Warriors run at a third straight title--Carmelo Anthony's future, the state of the Lakers a...Show More
Sarah Kustok

57:44 | Oct 24th, 2018

Joining Chris Mannix of Yahoo Sports this week is Sarah Kustok, Nets analyst for the YES Network and NBA analyst for FS1. Mannix and Kustok dive into the simmering feud between Rajon Rondo and Chris Paul, the Lakers rocky start, the red hot Raptors, ...Show More
Gary Washburn and Elton Brand

47:04 | Oct 17th, 2018

Joining Chris Mannix of Yahoo Sports this week are Gary Washburn, who covers the Celtics for the Boston Globe, and Elton Brand, the new GM of the Philadelphia 76ers. Mannix and Washburn talk about the new-look Celtics, Gordon Hayward's recovery, Kyri...Show More
Erik Horne and Matt Velazquez

49:00 | Oct 10th, 2018

Joining Chris Mannix of Yahoo Sports this week are Milwaukee Bucks reporter for the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Matt Velazquez and OKC Thunder beat reporter Erik Horne from The Oklahoman. Chris and Matt talk about the Bucks new head coach, Mike Budenh...Show More
Washington Post senior NBA writer Tim Bontemps & The Athletic's Joe Vardon

47:25 | Oct 3rd, 2018

Joining Chris Mannix of Yahoo Sports this week are Washington Post senior NBA writer Tim Bontemps and The Athletic's Joe Vardon. Mannix and Bontemps dive into the Lakers early returns, LeBron's chances to win MVP, Brad Stevens criticisms of his team ...Show More
Dan Woike

58:58 | Sep 25th, 2018

Joining Chris Mannix of Yahoo Sports this week is Dan Woike, the national NBA writer with the Los Angeles Times. Mannix and Woike take a deep dive into LeBron James's first media day as a Laker, LA's point guard position battle, the latest with Jimmy...Show More
Tim Bontemps

1:00:05 | Sep 19th, 2018

Joining Chris Mannix of Yahoo Sports this week is Tim Bontemps, national NBA writer for the Washington Post. Mannix and Boston talk about Lee Jenkins surprise move from SI to the Clippers, what can stop the Warriors, expectations for LeBron James and...Show More
Frank Isola and Jeff McDonald

57:13 | Sep 11th, 2018

Joining Chris Mannix of Yahoo Sports this week are longtime Knicks beat writer Frank Isola and Jeff McDonald, who covers the Spurs for the San Antonio Express-News. Mannix and Isola talk about the Knicks quiet offseason, expectations for David Fizdal...Show More
Candace Buckner and Tony Jones

57:23 | Sep 5th, 2018

Joining Chris Mannix of Yahoo Sports are Candace Buckner, Wizards beat writer for the Washington Post, and Tony Jones, who covers the Jazz for the Salt Lake Tribune. Mannix and Buckner dive into the Wizards decision to sign Dwight Howard, how he fits...Show More
Jonathan Feigen and Michael Grange

57:17 | Aug 30th, 2018

Joining Chris Mannix of Yahoo Sports this week is Jonathan Feigen of the Houston Chronicle and Michael Grange of Rogers Sportsnet. Mannix and Feigen discuss Houston's roster turnover, the Carmelo Anthony-Mike D'Antoni relationship, how 'Melo fits in ...Show More
Mark Medina and Keith Pompey

54:47 | Aug 21st, 2018

Joining Chris Mannix of Yahoo Sports this week are Mark Medina from the San Jose Mercury News and Keith Pompey from the Philadelphia Inquirer. Mannix and Medina talk about the interesting offseason for the Warriors, adding Demarcus Cousins, and how t...Show More
FS1's Nick Wright

48:30 | Aug 14th, 2018

Joining Chris Mannix of Yahoo Sports this week is Nick Wright, the co-host of First Things First on FS1. Mannix and Wright dive into the surprising report that Carmelo Anthony will come off the bench in Houston, LeBron’s impact on the Lakers next sea...Show More
Brad Stevens

34:03 | Aug 7th, 2018

Joining Chris Mannix of Yahoo Sports this week is Celtics coach Brad Stevens. Mannix and Stevens look back on Boston's Game 7 loss, LeBron's decision to leave the conference, how Stevens approaches his starting lineup this season, Kyrie Irving's loom...Show More
Sarah Kustok and Arash Markazi

1:22:33 | Aug 1st, 2018

Joining Chris Mannix of Yahoo Sports this week are Sarah Kustok, NBA analyst for the YES Network and Fox Sports 1, and ESPN's Arash Markazi. Kustok and Mannix dive into LeBron James's first public comments since joining the Lakers, if the Rockets rea...Show More
Washington Wizards head coach Scott Brooks

36:11 | Jul 24th, 2018

Joining Chris Mannix of Yahoo Sports this week is Wizards head coach Scott Brooks. Mannix and Brooks discuss Washington's season, John Wall's health, the Wizards offseason moves--including bringing in Dwight Howard--and more.
Fran Fraschilla

37:50 | Jul 17th, 2018

Joining Chris Mannix of Yahoo Sports this week is Fran Fraschilla, former college coach and college basketball analyst. Mannix and Fraschilla dive into everything summer league, from big names like Marvin Bagley and Trae Young to rising players Kevin...Show More
Former NBA GM Wes Wilcox

49:11 | Jul 10th, 2018

Joining Chris Mannix of Yahoo Sports this week is Wes Wilcox, former GM of the Atlanta Hawks. Mannix and Wilcox discuss the Lakers recent additions, DeMarcus Cousins impact on Golden State, Carmelo Anthony's future and more.
Former NBA GM Billy King

44:55 | Jul 2nd, 2018

Joining Chris Mannix of Yahoo Sports this week is former Nets and Sixers general manager Billy King. Mannix and King dive into LeBron James’s deal with the Lakers, what it means for Kawhi Leonard, Paul George’s decision to lock himself into Oklahoma ...Show More
Bleacher Report senior writer Howard Beck

58:09 | Jun 28th, 2018

Joining Chris Mannix of Yahoo Sports is Howard Beck, senior writer at Bleacher Report. Mannix and Beck dive into LeBron’s free agency, Paul George, the market for DeMarcus Cousins, Becky Hammon’s promotion and more.
The Yahoo Sports 2018 NBA Draft show

5:11:03 | Jun 22nd, 2018

Yahoo Sports NBA draft show featuring Mike Hopkins, Wes Wilcox and Pete Thamel.
2018 NBA Draft Preview Show

1:04:40 | Jun 21st, 2018

Joining Chris Mannix of Yahoo Sports is Yahoo’s NBA draft crew: Pete Thamel, Mike Hopkins and Wes Wilcox. The crew dives into the top of the draft, explore who might be the next Donovan Mitchell, riskiest picks and more.
Caron Butler

40:46 | Jun 11th, 2018

Joining Chris Mannix of Yahoo Sports is former All-Star Caron Butler. Mannix and Butler look at Kevin Durant's two years in Golden State, LeBron James's actions in Game 1, James's future, the market for DeMarcus Cousins and more.
Yahoo NBA writers Shams Charania and Michael Lee

1:19:25 | Jun 7th, 2018

Joining Chris Mannix of Yahoo Sports this week are Yahoo NBA writers Shams Charania and Michael Lee. Mannix and Charania discuss Bryan Colangelo’s ouster as GM of the Sixers, Kawhi Leonard’s future in San Antonio, the market for restricted free agent...Show More
NBA Finals Preview

53:16 | May 30th, 2018

Joining Chris Mannix of Yahoo Sports this week is Jason Lloyd from The Athletic and Mark Medina from the San Jose Mercury News. Mannix and Lloyd talk about LeBron's performance in the conference finals, what he has left for the NBA Finals, who needs ...Show More
Jeff Zilgitt of USA Today and Pete Thamel of Yahoo Sports

1:01:08 | May 21st, 2018

Joining Chris Mannix of Yahoo Sports this week are Jeff Zilgitt from USA Today and Pete Thamel from Yahoo Sports. Mannix and Zilgitt dive into the Cavs-Celtics series, the Bucks hiring Mike Budenholzer, the impact of legalized sports gambling on the ...Show More
Brian Scalabrine

42:36 | May 14th, 2018

Joining Chris Mannix of Yahoo Sports this week is Brian Scalabrine, former NBA forward and NBA Insider for Yahoo and NBC Sports Boston. Mannix and Scal talked Cavs-Celtics, the coaching change in Toronto, the battle over Mike Budenholzer, the Sixers ...Show More
Bleacher Report's Howard Beck

54:24 | May 8th, 2018

Bleacher Report’s NBA writer Howard Beck joins Chris to break down the NBA Playoffs and give his thoughts on the Knicks hiring of new head coach David Fizdale.
Sarah Kustok

51:55 | May 1st, 2018

Joining Chris Mannix of Yahoo Sports this week is YES Network and Fox Sports NBA analyst Sarah Kustok. Mannix and Kustok examine the future of Oklahoma City, LeBron’s incredible first round series, Boston’s young stars and more
Ian Thomsen

55:14 | Apr 25th, 2018

Joining Chris Mannix of Yahoo Sports is Ian Thomsen, longtime NBA writer and author of the new book, The Soul of Basketball. Mannix and Thomsen discuss LeBron James’s role in Thomsen’s book, his future in Cleveland, a combustible Kawhi Leonard situat...Show More
Dan Pfeiffer

57:46 | Apr 17th, 2018

Joining Chris Mannix of Yahoo Sports this week is Dan Pfeiffer, former White House Communications Director, author and co-host of Pod Save America. Mannix and Pfeiffer talk about the impact of basketball in the Obama White House, why Dan Trusts the P...Show More
Nick Wright of FS1's First Things First

57:07 | Apr 10th, 2018

Joining Chris Mannix of Yahoo Sports this week is Nick Wright, the co-host of First Things First on FS1. Mannix and Wright take a deep dive into the state of the Cavs, LeBron James’s future, Kawhi Leonard’s trade value and what kind of season it’s be...Show More
Adam Himmelsbach of The Boston Globe

27:17 | Apr 3rd, 2018

Joining Chris Mannix of Yahoo Sports this week is Adam Himmelsbach, Celtics beat writer for the Boston Globe. Mannix and Himmelsbach discuss Boston's improbable winning streak, Kyrie Irving's knee injury, what the team needs from Al Horford and more....Show More
Walter McCarty

34:19 | Mar 28th, 2018

Bonus pod! Joining Chris Mannix of Yahoo Sports is Walter McCarty, the former Celtics assistant and new Evansville head coach. Mannix and McCarty look back on McCarty's years playing for Rick Pitino, what he will adopt from Pitino's college coaching ...Show More
Caron Butler and Donovan Mitchell

55:21 | Mar 27th, 2018

Joining Chris Mannix of Yahoo Sports this week is Caron Butler, two-time NBA All-Star and the co-host of Chris and Caron on Fox Sports Radio. Mannix and Butler dive into the drama in San Antonio, injuries to Stephen Curry and Kyrie Irving, the Cavs d...Show More
Brian Scalabrine and CJ McCollum

1:06:17 | Mar 20th, 2018

Joining Chris Mannix of Yahoo Sports this week are two guests: Former NBA forward Brian Scalabrine on Ty Lue’s health problems, Portland’s hot play, Utah’s second half surge, Boston’s injuries and more. Later, Mannix sits down with Blazers guard CJ M...Show More
Paul Flannery of SB Nation and Anthony Slater of The Athletic

50:24 | Mar 13th, 2018

Joining Chris Mannix of Yahoo Sports this week are SB Nation writer Paul Flannery and Anthony Slater from The Athletic. Mannix and Flannery discuss the surging Trail Blazers, Boston's injury woes, the playoff mess in the West and more. Later, Mannix ...Show More
Ric Bucher

36:55 | Mar 6th, 2018

Joining Chris Mannix of Yahoo Sports is Ric Bucher, longtime NBA writer, podcaster and radio host. Mannix and Bucher discuss the volatility atop the Eastern Conference, the tight Western Conference playoff race, the NBA’s tanking problem, LeBron’s ch...Show More
Celtics broadcaster Mike Gorman

57:42 | Feb 27th, 2018

Joining Chris Mannix of Yahoo Sports this week is Mike Gorman, the longtime Boston Celtics broadcaster. Mannix and Gorman discuss Gorman’s 36-plus years calling Celtics games, his relationship with Tommy Heinsohn, the passings of Len Bias and Reggie ...Show More
Former NBA GM Billy King and Chris talks with Paul Pierce and Chris Bosh

56:38 | Feb 21st, 2018

Chris talks with the former NBA GM Billy King about the Cavs additions at the trade deadline, Celtics pre-break problems and Utah’s push to the playoffs. Chris also had a chance to talk with Paul Pierce and Chris Bosh in LA during All-Star Weekend. A...Show More
USA Today's NBA Insider Sam Amick

56:05 | Feb 14th, 2018

Chris talks with USA Today's NBA Insider Sam Amick about the moving up of the NBA Trade deadline, the Cavs moves, what those moves mean for the Celtics and the latest drama surrounding LaVar Ball and how he may have done major damage to his son Lonzo...Show More
Yahoo! Sports NBA writers and insiders round table

48:35 | Feb 7th, 2018

Joining Chris Mannix of Yahoo Sports this week is a round table of NBA writers and insiders. Mannix talks with Brian Scalabrine, Michael Lee and Shams Charania about the issues that surround the Cavaliers and LeBron's fututre. The guys also talk abou...Show More
Yahoo's Brian Scalabrine and College Basketball writer Seth Davis

1:05:59 | Jan 30th, 2018

Joining Chris Mannix of Yahoo Sports this week is the former NBA player Brian Scalabrine and Fieldhouse's Seth Davis. Chris talks with Scal about the lineup changes in Cleveland, struggles in Boston and the great play of the Thunder. Chris is also jo...Show More
ESPN's Front Office Insider Bobby Marks

48:13 | Jan 23rd, 2018

Joining Chris Mannix of Yahoo Sports this week is the ESPN front office Insider, Bobby Marks. Chris talks with Bobby about the Cavs and trade issues, the Kemba Walker news and the latest with 76ers rookie, Fultz. It's all here and more on The Vertica...Show More
Fox Sports 1 NBA Insider Chris Broussard

46:02 | Jan 19th, 2018

Joining Chris Mannix of Yahoo Sports this week is the NBA Insider for Fox Sports 1; Chris Broussard. Mannix talks with Broussard about the struggles the Cleveland Cavaliers have been facing defensively, what he thinks might happen before the trade de...Show More
Lakers insider Bill Oram and Cavs Insider Jason Lloyd

41:34 | Jan 11th, 2018

Joining Chris Mannix of Yahoo Sports this week is the Los Angles Lakers reporter for the SoCal News Group; Bill Oram and the Cleveland Cavs reporter for The Athletic; Jason Lloyd. Chris talks with Bill about the relationship with Lonzo Ball and Luke ...Show More
Former NBA player and Vertical NBA analyst Brian Scalabrine

38:03 | Jan 3rd, 2018

Joining Chris Mannix of Yahoo Sports this week is the NBA analyst for Yahoo Sports NBA and NBC Sports Boston; Brian Scalabrine. Chris talks with Scal about the return of IT to the NBA, the rise of the Toronto Raptors and what's going on in South Beac...Show More
Former NBA player and Yahoo Sports NBA Analyst Brian Scalabrine

33:32 | Dec 26th, 2017

Joining Chris Mannix of Yahoo Sports this week is the NBA analyst for Yahoo Sports NBA and NBC Sports Boston; Brian Scalabrine. Chris talks with Scal about the Boston Celtics early success and few struggles as of late, the play of Celtics Rookie Tatu...Show More
Yahoo's Michael Lee and Orlando Magic Head Coach Frank Vogel

43:07 | Dec 19th, 2017

Joining Chris Mannix of Yahoo Sports this week is The Vertical's Michael Lee and the Orlando Magic Head Coach; Frank Vogel. Chris talks with Michael about the Cavs play of late and the issues with the OKC Thunder. Chris is also joined with by Frank V...Show More
ESPN's Bobby Marks

49:04 | Dec 12th, 2017

Joining Chris Mannix of Yahoo Sports this week is Bobby Marks, ESPN’s front office Insider. Mannix and Marks dive into the Cleveland Cavaliers, the Houston Rockets being one of the best teams in the NBA and Jahlil Okafor on the Nets. It's all here an...Show More
Former NBA player and The Vertical's NBA Analyst Brian Scalabrine

46:21 | Dec 5th, 2017

Joining Chris Mannix of Yahoo Sports this week is the NBA analyst for The Vertical and NBC Sports Boston; Brian Scalabrine. Chris talks with Scal about the Cavs winning streak, David Fizdale getting fired, the recent play of Devin Booker and the dram...Show More
FS1 NBA analyst Chris Broussard and Pistons beat reporter Vince Ellis

53:34 | Nov 28th, 2017

Joining Chris Mannix of Yahoo Sports this week is the NBA analyst for FS1; Chris Broussard and the Detroit Pistons beat reporter Vince Ellis. Mannix talks with Chris about the Boston Celtics start to the season, John Wall's injury, and the future or ...Show More
Former NBA GM Billy King and Boston reporter A. Sherrod Blakely

45:19 | Nov 21st, 2017

Joining Chris Mannix of Yahoo Sports this week is the former NBA GM Billy King and the Boston Celtics reporter for NBC Sports Boston; A. Sherrod Blakely. Chris talks with Billy about Lonzo Ball and how he would handle Lonzo if he were in charge of th...Show More
Utah Jazz head coach Quin Snyder and ESPN’s Bobby Marks

1:15:37 | Nov 14th, 2017

Joining Chris Mannix of Yahoo Sports this week is Bobby Marks, ESPN’s front office Insider. Mannix and Marks dive into Boston’s hot start, Cleveland’s struggles and if Detroit is a true conference contender. Later, Mannix sits down with Jazz coach Qu...Show More
Hall of Fame Basketball Writer Jack McCallum

49:26 | Nov 7th, 2017

Hall of Fame hoops writer Jack McCallum joins Chris Mannix on the podcast this week to talk about his new book about the Lakers of the 70's and 80's and the rise of the Golden State Warriors.
Actor Michael Rapaport joins the podcast

55:23 | Oct 31st, 2017

Joining Chris Mannix on The Vertical this week is the actor and NY Knicks super fun Michael Rapaport. Chris talks with Michael about is new book, Lebron James and the future of the New York Knicks. It's all here and more on The Vertical Podcast with ...Show More
Milwaukee Bucks GM Jon Horst

36:07 | Oct 24th, 2017

Joining Chris Mannix on The Vertical this week is the GM of the Milwaukee Bucks; Jon Horst. Chris and Jon talk about rise of Giannis Antetokounmpo, building a team around him and retaining talent in a small market. It's all here and more on The Verti...Show More
Washington Post NBA writer Tim Bontemps and Stephen Bulpett

1:05:42 | Oct 17th, 2017

Joining Chris Mannix on The Vertical this week is The Washington Post NBA writer Tim Bontemps. Chris and Tim talk about the upcoming NBA season, game 1 between the Cars-Celtics and Kyrie Irving's return to Cleveland. Chris is also joined by the Celti...Show More
Sarah Kustok and Nick Collison

1:17:16 | Oct 10th, 2017

Chris is joined by Brooklyn Nets TV analyst Sarah Kustok to take a look at how she is preparing for her new role with the team and how she handled the social media backlash once her new position was announced. Plus, Nick Collison stops by to talk ab...Show More
Washington Wizards PG John Wall and The Vertical's Michael Lee

1:03:12 | Oct 3rd, 2017

Joining Chris Mannix on The Vertical this week is The Washington Wizards star PG John Wall and The Vertical's Michael Lee. John sits down with to talk about signing his new contract extension, being part of one of the best backcourts in the NBA and t...Show More
NBPA Executive Director Michele Roberts

24:32 | Sep 28th, 2017

Joining Chris Mannix of The Vertical in a special bonus episode of the podcast is Michele Roberts, Executive Director of the NBPA. In a wide-ranging conversation, Mannix and Roberts discuss NBA players response to Donald Trump's racially charged atta...Show More
ESPN's Jeff Goodman and Stephon Marbury

56:06 | Sep 26th, 2017

Joining Chris Mannix on The Vertical this week is Jeff Goodman from ESPN and Stephon Marbury. Chris talks with Jeff about the latest in the NBA with Carmelo Anthony, OKC and the Cleveland Cavs. Chris is also joined by Stephon Marbury. The guys talk a...Show More
Kevin O'Connor from The Ringer

1:02:14 | Sep 19th, 2017

Joining Chris Mannix on The Vertical this week is Kevin O'Connor from The Ringer. Chris and Kevin talk about how fast Boston can come together and gel, the OKC Thunder and which coach is most on the hot seat. It's all here and more on The Vertical Po...Show More
Howard Beck from Bleacher Report

59:19 | Sep 12th, 2017

Joining Chris Mannix on The Vertical this week is Howard Beck from Bleacher Report. Howard talks with Chris about the Cavs press conference when they introduced IT, the Cavs delaying surgery for IT and what is the major problem with the NBA. It's all...Show More
Marc Berman of the NY Post and Jason Lloyd from The Athletic

46:41 | Sep 6th, 2017

Joining The Vertical Podcast with Chris Mannix this week is the New York Post Knicks write Marc Berman and Jason Lloyd from The Athletic. Chris talks with Jason about the Cavs big trade and what the future holds with them. Chris also talks with Marc ...Show More
Stephen Bulpett and Billy King join the podcast

53:05 | Aug 29th, 2017

Joining The Vertical Podcast with Chris Mannix this week is the Celtics beat writer Stephen Bulpett and the former NBA GM Billy King. Chris talks with the guys about Irving being a franchise player in the NBA, how Isaiah Thomas' long term health coul...Show More
Brad Stevens joins the podcast

40:56 | Aug 21st, 2017

Joining The Vertical's Chris Mannix this week is Celtics head coach Brad Stevens. Mannix and Stevens discuss the recruitment of Gordon Hayward, the latest on Isaiah Thomas's hip injury, playing with expectations next season and Stevens's strange love...Show More
Lee Jenkins joins the podcast

48:16 | Aug 14th, 2017

Joining Chris Mannix on The Vertical this week is the great NBA writer Lee Jenkins. Chris and Lee breakdown all the latest from the NBA off-season. It's all here and more on The Vertical Podcast with Chris Mannix.
Arturas Karnisovas joins the podcast

48:38 | Aug 9th, 2017

Joining Chris Mannix on The Vertical this week is the general manager of the Denver Nuggets; Arturas Karnisovas. Chris talks with Arturas about playing against the Dream Team, international players in the NBA and bringing Paul Millsap to Denver. It's...Show More
Scott Brooks joins the podcast

43:42 | Aug 1st, 2017

Joining Chris Mannix on The Vertical this week is the head coach of the Washington Wizards, Scott Brooks. Chris talks with Scott about how he would grade his first season in Washington, what it was like working with John Wall and how important it was...Show More
Fran Fraschilla joins the podcast

42:55 | Jul 25th, 2017

Joining Chris Mannix on The Vertical this week is ESPN's Fran Fraschilla. Fran talks with Chris about the play from the top rookies who were out in Las Vegas for Summer League. Fran talks about which of the rookies he thinks is going to make the bigg...Show More
Howard Beck joins the podcast

1:01:26 | Jul 18th, 2017

Joining Chris Mannix on The Vertical this week is Howard Beck from Bleacher Report. Howard talks with Chris about the situation that is the New York Knicks, Lonzo Ball's Summer league MVP and if the NBA will ever see reseeding for the playoffs. It's ...Show More
Michael Lee and Shams Charania

53:55 | Jul 11th, 2017

Joining Chris Mannix on The Vertical this week is The Vertical's NBA writer Michael Lee and the NBA Insider for The Vertical Shams Charania. Chris talks with Michael and Shams about the offseason that that Boston Celtics, Raptors and T'Wolves have ha...Show More
Billy King and Vinny Del Negro join the podcast

54:22 | Jul 6th, 2017

Joining Chris Mannix on The Vertical this week is the former NBA gm Billy King and the former NBA head coach Vinny Del Negro. Chris talks with both guys about some of the big moves that teams have made in free agency and what some teams need to do in...Show More
Front Office Insider Bobby Marks

49:19 | Jun 29th, 2017

Joining Chris Mannix on The Vertical this week is the front office insider Bobby Marks. Bobby joins Chris to talk about the NBA free agency. Chris and Bobby talk about the Chris Paul trade and the firing of Phil Jackson. It's all here and more on The...Show More
Legendary broadcaster Marv Albert

56:36 | Jun 27th, 2017

Joining Chris Mannix on The Vertical this week is the legendary broadcaster Marv Albert. Chris talks with Marv about his broadcasting career and what it was like covering the biggest and best athletes around the world. It's all here and more on The V...Show More
The Vertical's 2017 NBA Draft Live Show

4:32:00 | Jun 23rd, 2017

The Vertical crew takes you through the NBA Draft with analysis, reaction and breakdown of the 2017 NBA Draft.
Tom Crean and Bobby Marks

47:17 | Jun 22nd, 2017

Joining Chris Mannix on The Vertical this week is the front office insider Bobby Marks and the former Indiana Hoosiers head coach Tom Crean. Chris talks with Bobby and Tom the night before the NBA Draft and the guys talk about some of the top player ...Show More
Draft Express Mike Schmitz and Hawks GM Travis Schlenk

1:00:25 | Jun 13th, 2017

Joining Chris Mannix on The Vertical this week is the Draft Express NBA Draft expert Mike Schmitz and new Hawks GM Travis Schlenk. Chris talks with Mike about the upcoming NBA draft and who has seen their stock rise and fall over the last few weeks. ...Show More
Actor Jerry Ferrara joins the podcast

58:47 | Jun 6th, 2017

Joining Chris Mannix on The Vertical this week is the great actor and huge NYK fan Jerry Ferrara. Chris and Jerry talk about Entourage and get into what is wrong with the Knicks. It's all here and more on The Vertical Podcast with Chris Mannix.
Anthony Slater, Jason Lloyd and Bobby Marks join the podcast

1:12:09 | May 31st, 2017

Joining Chris Mannix on The Vertical this week is the front office insider Bobby Marks, Warriors beat writer Anthony Slater and Cavs writer Jason Lloyd. Bobby joins Chris to talk about the offseason moves for the Knicks and Kings, while Anthony gives...Show More
The Vertical Front Office Insider Bobby Marks

52:03 | May 23rd, 2017

Joining Chris Mannix on The Vertical this week is the front office insider Bobby Marks. Bobby joins Chris to talk about the Cavs losing Game 3 of the ECF, Lebron's poor performance and how much of an issue Lavar Ball might be for any team that draft ...Show More
NBA Draft Lottery Show

54:21 | May 17th, 2017

In this episode, Chris talks with The Vertical's Adrian Wojnarowski and Jonathan Givony right after the NBA Draft lottery. The guys break down who they think will be the best fit for each team in the lottery. All that and more in this episode of The ...Show More
Brian Scalabrine and The Vertical's Front Office Insider Bobby Marks join Chris

1:05:00 | May 11th, 2017

In this episode, Brian Scalabrine and Chris sit down immediately after the Celtics win over the Wizards in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals. Plus, The Vertical's Front Office Insider, Bobby Marks, joins to talk about some of the teams that...Show More
The Vertical Front Office Insider Bobby Marks

44:42 | May 2nd, 2017

Joining Chris Mannix on The Vertical this week is the front office insider Bobby Marks. bobby joins Chris to talk about Larry Bird's decision to step down. Also... the future of the Clippers, the Bulls, and other NBA talk. It's all here and more on...Show More
Actor and lifelong Knicks fan Michael Rapaport

1:03:03 | Apr 25th, 2017

Joining Chris Mannix on The Vertical this week is actor and longtime New York Knicks fan Michael Rapaport. Chris talks with Michael about the future of the New York Knicks, what should happen with Phil Jackson and what the problem is with the MVP awa...Show More
Draft Express Mike Schmitz and NBA Front Office Insider Bobby Marks

1:18:11 | Apr 18th, 2017

Joining Chris Mannix on The Vertical this week is the Draft Express NBA Draft expert Mike Schmitz and front office insider Bobby Marks. Chris talks with Mike about who saw their stock ride during the NCAA tournament and who some of the top prospects ...Show More
Brooklyn Nets C Brook Lopez

42:23 | Apr 11th, 2017

Joining Chris Mannix of The Vertical this week is Nets center Brook Lopez. In a wide-ranging conversation, Lopez opens up about his relationship with his brother, dealing with a career-threatening foot injury, playing through constant trade rumors an...Show More
The Vertical Front Office Insider Bobby Marks

1:04:18 | Apr 4th, 2017

Joining Chris Mannix on The Vertical this week is the front office insider Bobby Marks. Chris talks with Bobby about how LeBron James is playing too many minutes down the stretch, the future of Russell Westbrook and what the league should do about te...Show More
Cleveland Cavs F Kevin Love

57:39 | Mar 29th, 2017

Joining Chris Mannix on The Vertical this week is the Cleveland Cavaliers F Kevin Love. Chris talks with Kevin about his time in Cleveland and his relationship with Lebron James. It's all here and more on The Vertical Podcast with Chris Mannix.
Anthony Slater and Sam Amico Join Chris

49:00 | Mar 22nd, 2017

San Jose Mercury News beat writer Anthony Slater and Fox Sports Ohio's Sam Amico join Chris to take a deep dive into the 2 conference contenders, the Golden State Warriors and the Cleveland Cavaliers
The Vertical Front Office Insider Bobby Marks Joins Chris

40:47 | Mar 14th, 2017

Joining The Vertical’s Chris Mannix this week is Bobby Marks, The Vertical Front Office Insider and former assistant GM of the Brooklyn Nets. Mannix and Marks discuss San Antonio’s rise to the top seed in the West, Utah’s rapid development, Minnesota...Show More
Former NBA Head Coach Mike Dunleavy Sr.

43:23 | Mar 7th, 2017

Joining Chris Mannix on The Vertical this week is the former NBA Head Coach and current coach at Tulane, Mike Dunleavy Sr. Mike talks with Chris about his thought process of transitioning from the NBA to college. The guys also talk about Mike's time ...Show More
Front Office Insider Bobby Marks and Draft Expert Jonathan Givony

1:04:39 | Mar 1st, 2017

Joining Chris Mannix on The Vertical this week is the former NBA Asst. GM and Front Office Insider for The Vertical, Bobby Marks and Draft Express' Jonathan Givony. Bobby talks with Chris about the impact of Kevin Durant's injury and the upgrades Cle...Show More
Trade Deadline Special

2:14:52 | Feb 23rd, 2017

Joining Chris Mannix on The Vertical for a special Trade Deadline podcast is the entire Vertical crew. The guys breakdown all the trades that took place and also talk with some of the NBA GM's. It's all here on The Vertical Podcast with Chris Mannix.
The Vertical's Adrian Wojnarowski and Bobby Marks

1:00:05 | Feb 21st, 2017

Joining Chris Mannix on The Vertical this week is Adrian Wojnarowski and Bobby Marks. Woj and Bobby talk with Chris about the DeMarcus Cousins trade, the top trade rumors and the Lakers hiring Magic Johnson as President of Basketball Operations. It's...Show More
Vinny Del Negro and Greg Anthony join the show

54:47 | Feb 14th, 2017

Joining Chris Mannix on The Vertical this week is the former NBA head coach Vinny Del Negro and former NBA player and current analyst for TNT and NBA TV Greg Anthony. Chris talks with Vinny about how the Eastern Conference might pan out. Chris is als...Show More
Front Office Insider Bobby Marks and Draft expert Mike Schmitz

1:11:27 | Feb 7th, 2017

Joining Chris Mannix on The Vertical this week is the former NBA GM and Front Office Insider for The Vertical Bobby Marks and Draft Express' Mike Schmitz. Bobby talks with Chris about the drama surround a possible Kevin Love-Carmelo Anthony trade, as...Show More
Larry Krystkowiak Joins Chris

44:10 | Jan 31st, 2017

Joining Chris Mannix on The Vertical this week is the former NBA player and current head coach of the Utah Utes; Larry Krystkowiak. Larry talks with Chris about playing with Shaq in the Orlando and again in LA with the Lakers. Larry also talks about ...Show More
NBA Front Office Insider Bobby Marks

25:55 | Jan 27th, 2017

Joining Chris Mannix on The Vertical this week is the former NBA GM and Front Office Insider for The Vertical Bobby Marks. Bobby talks with Chris about the future of Carmelo Anthony and what teams might be interested in working out a trade for him. I...Show More
Caron Butler Joins Chris

53:53 | Jan 24th, 2017

14 year NBA veteran Caron Butler joins Chris to tell stories from his NBA career, the teams he played for, and the players he got to know over the years.
NBA Front Office Insider Bobby Marks

47:39 | Jan 16th, 2017

Joining Chris Mannix on The Vertical this week is the former NBA GM and Front Office Insider for The Vertical Bobby Marks. Bobby talks with Chris about Derrick Rose not showing up for a Knicks game, the future of Carmelo Anthony and what teams might ...Show More
Portland Trail Blazers guard C.J McCollum and Front office Insider Bobby Marks

54:51 | Jan 10th, 2017

Joining Chris Mannix on The Vertical this week is the Blazers guard C.J. McCollum and Front Office Insider for The Vertical Bobby Marks. Chris talks with C.J. about the slow start to the season from Portland and how he has taken over a leadership rol...Show More
Boston Celtic Center; Al Horford

36:25 | Jan 3rd, 2017

Joining Chris Mannix on The Vertical this week is the Boston Celtic Center; Al Horford. Al talks with Chris about growing up in the baseball-crazed Dominican Republic, when he knew it was time to leave Atlanta and why he chose Boston. It's all here a...Show More
Former NBA player Brian Scalabrine 2

34:59 | Dec 28th, 2016

Joining Chris Mannix on The Vertical this week is the former NBA player and The Vertical's NBA analyst; Brian Scalabrine. Chris talks with Brian about why he is so high on the Milwaukee Bucks and what has gone wrong with the Portland Trailblazers. It...Show More
Front Office Insider Bobby Marks

40:51 | Dec 20th, 2016

Joining Chris Mannix on The Vertical this week is the former NBA GM and Front Office Insider for The Vertical Bobby Marks. Bobby talks with Chris about the latest with Nerlens Noel and what if anything the Sacramento Kings can do with DeMarcus Cousin...Show More
Former Boston Celtic Tommy Heinsohn

45:47 | Dec 13th, 2016

Joining Chris Mannix on The Vertical this week is the former Boston Celtics player and coach. Chris talks with Tommy about Bill Russell, Red Auerbach and 60 years with the Celtics. It's all here on The Vertical Podcast with Chris Mannix.
Minnesota Timberwolves Shooting Guard Zach LaVine

45:41 | Dec 6th, 2016

Minnesota guard Zach LaVine joins Chris Mannix to talk about playing for Timberwolves coach Tom Thibodeau, going for a third straight slam dunk title, and more.
ESPN and NY Knicks broadcaster Mike Breen

45:33 | Nov 29th, 2016

Joining Chris Mannix on The Vertical this week is the great ESPN and New York Knicks broadcaster Mike Breen. Mike and Chris talk about his start in the broadcasting world, what it was like filling for Marv Albert and how much Bill Walton means to him...Show More
LA Clippers beat writer Dan Woike and Bobby Marks

1:03:47 | Nov 22nd, 2016

Joining Chris Mannix on The Vertical this week is the LA Clippers beat writer for the OC Register to talk about it's like covering the Clippers, how they have transformed into a defensive team and what the Clippers need to do in order to make a run i...Show More
Former NBA player and current NBA TV analyst Brent Barry

40:56 | Nov 15th, 2016

Joining Chris Mannix on The Vertical this week is former NBA player and current analyst for NBA TV Brent Barry. Brent and Chris talk about Phil Jackson's comments, Golden State's troubled defense and what's behind the rise of the Clippers in the West...Show More
The Vertical's NBA writer Michael Lee

48:14 | Nov 8th, 2016

Joining Chris Mannix on The Vertical this week is the The Vertical's National NBA writer Michael Lee. Michael and Chris talk about the Golden State Warriors and if there should be any level of concern along with Joel Embiid and how he living up to th...Show More
The Vertical's Front Office Insider Bobby Marks

43:08 | Nov 1st, 2016

Joining Chris Mannix on The Vertical this week is the former NBA GM and Front Office Insider for The Vertical Bobby Marks. Bobby talks with Chris about the extensions that some players have gotten from NBA teams, if any team in the Eastern Conference...Show More
Minnesota T'Wolves G Andrew Wiggins and Bobby Marks

53:31 | Oct 25th, 2016

Joining Chris Mannix on The Vertical this week is Minnesota Timberwolves guard Andrew Wiggins and the former NBA GM and Front Office Insider for The Vertical Bobby Marks. Wiggins talks with Chris about the upcoming season with Minnesota and how he an...Show More
Former NBA player Brian Scalabrine

40:59 | Oct 18th, 2016

Joining Chris Mannix on The Vertical this week is former NBA player Brian Scalabrine. Chris talks with Scal about the Boston Celtics and how the addition of Al Horford might give the Celtics what they need to make a run deep in the playoffs. It's all...Show More
New Orleans Pelicans Head Coach Alvin Gentry and Jason Lloyd

42:08 | Oct 11th, 2016

Joining Chris Mannix on The Vertical this week is the head coach of the New Orleans Pelicans; Alvin Gentry. Chris and Alvin talk about the upcoming season and what the Pelicans are expecting to see out of Anthony Davis this season. Chris is also join...Show More
Front Office Insider Bobby Marks and Anthony Slater

51:24 | Oct 4th, 2016

Joining Chris Mannix on The Vertical this week is the former NBA GM and Front Office Insider for The Vertical Bobby Marks. Bobby talks with Chris about the injury to Ben Simmons and how he would handle Simmons moving forward. The also talk about the ...Show More
Former NBA Head Coach Eric Musselman

49:21 | Sep 27th, 2016

Joining Chris Mannix on The Vertical this week is the former NBA Head Coach Eric Musselman. Eric talks about what it's like being a head coach in the NBA and how hard it was working his way up the ranks to becoming a head coach. Eric also talks about...Show More
Former NBA All-Star Mark Price

39:37 | Sep 20th, 2016

Joining Chris Mannix on The Vertical this week is the former NBA All-Star and great free throw shooter; Mark Price. Mark talks about giving free throw lessons to a teammate, being drafted in the 2nd Round of the NBA Draft and what he did to get throw...Show More
Bobby Marks from The Vertical

50:43 | Sep 13th, 2016

Chris is joined by The Vertical's front office insider Bobby Marks this week to discuss the start of training camps in the coming weeks and what each teams need to do and be doing in order to be ready for the start of the NBA season. It's all here an...Show More
Dennis Scott and Larry Brown

52:06 | Sep 6th, 2016

Joining Chris Mannix on The Vertical this week for a Hall of Fame edition is Dennis Scott and the great Larry Brown. Dennis talks with Chris about his good friend Shaq and how he was the most dominant player in the NBA. Chris is also joined this week...Show More
Frank Isola, New York Daily News

47:54 | Aug 30th, 2016

Joining Chris Mannix on The Vertical this week is Frank Isola of the New York Daily News. Frank talks with Chris about the future of the New York Knicks and what kind of role Phil Jackson is going to have with new head coach Jeff Hornacek. Frank also...Show More
The Vertical's Michael Lee and USAB wrap-up

43:30 | Aug 23rd, 2016

Joining Chris Mannix on the Vertical this week is The Vertical's Michael Lee. Michael talks with Chris about USA Basketball and how impressive this run for the gold was. Mannix also puts a bow on the national team in Rio and what stood out to him the...Show More
Dan Patrick, Longtime TV/Radio Broadcaster

50:52 | Aug 16th, 2016

Joining Chris Mannix on the Vertical this week is the great broadcaster, Dan Patrick. Dan talks with Chris and shares many stories of covering NBA Finals and his best story involving an interview with Michael Jordan. It's all here on The Vertical Pod...Show More
Brad Stevens, Boston Celtics Head Coach

27:56 | Aug 9th, 2016

Joining Chris Mannix on the Vertical this week is Boston Celtics head coach Brad Stevens. He covers everything from the Celtics season last year, signing Al Horford during free agency, to his teams upcoming season and he expects them to improve from ...Show More
Jerry Colangelo, USA Basketball Director

34:32 | Aug 2nd, 2016

Joining Chris Mannix on the Vertical this week is the director of USA Basketball, Jerry Colangelo. He covers everything from training with team USA to what is expected from this team in Rio during the Olympics. It's all here and more on the Vertical ...Show More
Scott Brooks, Washington Wizards head coach

34:43 | Jul 26th, 2016

Joining Chris Mannix on the Vertical this week is Washington Wizards head coach Scott Brooks. He covers everything from his days with OKC, Kevin Durant's free agency move to the Warriors, to his current situation in Washington and how he will handle ...Show More
Atlanta Hawks GM Wes Wilcox and Tim Bontemps of the Washington Post

55:12 | Jul 19th, 2016

Atlanta Hawks GM Wes Wilcox and Tim Bontemps of the Washington Post join The Vertical this week. Wilcox joined Mannix to discuss the Hawks offseason moves. Wes dives into the decision to sign Dwight Howard and what it was like when he found out Al Ho...Show More
Memphis Grizzlies Associate Head Coach J.B. Bickerstaff

44:17 | Jul 12th, 2016

Memphis Grizzlies Associate head coach J.B Bickerstaff joins the Vertical this week and takes us on a ride through his basketball journey - from his life of growing up with the game, to last season's Houston Rocket's team, to his current situation wi...Show More
Former Head Coach Vinny Del Negro and The Vertical's Front Office Insider Bobby Marks

1:01:52 | Jul 5th, 2016

Chris is joined by former NBA head coach and player Vinny Del Negro to talk about the madness that is NBA free agency and why Kevin Durant decided to leave Oklahoma to join the Warriors. Also, the Vertical's front office insider Bobby Marks joins the...Show More
The Vertical's 2016 Free Agency Special

1:46:32 | Jul 1st, 2016

With Chris Mannix running point, the NBA insiders at the Vertical break down all of the free agent action. Expert analysis from Adrian Wojnarowski, Bobby Marks and many others.
The Vertical's Adrian Wojnarowski and Orlando Magic Head Coach Frank Vogel

1:19:35 | Jun 28th, 2016

Chris is joined by Yahoo! Sports' The Verticals NBA Insider Adrian Wojnarowski to talk about the NBA Draft, the top draft picks what surprised him the most about the draft. Also, Orlando Magic head coach Frank Vogel joins The Vertical this week to di...Show More
2016 YAHOO NBA DRAFT SHOW

3:52:08 | Jun 24th, 2016

Led by Chris Mannix running point, the Yahoo Sports team breaks down the 2016 NBA draft. The expert team includes The Vertical's Adrian Wojnarowski, Indiana head coach Tom Crean, The Vertical's front office insider Bobby Marks, and Mike Schmitz and ...Show More
Former NBA player Kenny Anderson

45:48 | Jun 21st, 2016

New York native and former Boston Celtic Kenny Anderson joins The Vertical this week to discuss his journey to get to the NBA and what it was like once he was into the NBA. Kenny talks about being "The Guy" coming out of high school and even without ...Show More
Washington Post NBA writer Tim Bontemps recaps Game 5

47:27 | Jun 14th, 2016

The great Washington Post national NBA writer joins The Vertical this week to discuss game 5 of the NBA Finals between the Golden State Warriors and Cleveland Cavs. The guys also talk about the possibility of the Cavs having a historic comeback in th...Show More
The Vertical's Adrian Wojnarowski and Portland Trail Blazers Head Coach Terry Stotts

1:16:29 | Jun 7th, 2016

Chris is joined by Yahoo! Sports' The Verticals NBA Insider Adrian Wojnarowski to talk about the NBA Finals and what it is the Cavs need to do in order to get back in this series. Also, Portland Trail Blazers head coach Terry Stotts joins The Vertic...Show More
Former NBA player Brian Scalabrine previews the NBA Finals

53:31 | Jun 1st, 2016

Former NBA player and current NBA analyst with The Vertical Brian Scalabrine joins The Vertical this week to discuss game 7 of the Western Conference Finals between the Golden State Warriors and Oklahoma City Thunder. Scal also talks with Mannix to p...Show More
Sacramento Kings Head Coach Dave Joerger and Tim Kawakami

45:03 | May 24th, 2016

New Sacramento Kings head coach Dave Joerger joins The Vertical this week to discuss the decision to become Kings coach and if he had any doubts before accepting the position. Chris is also joined by San Jose Mercury News columnist Tim Kawakami to ta...Show More
Boston Celtics PF Jared Sullinger and Nuggets GM Tim Connelly

1:09:40 | May 17th, 2016

Boston Celtics power forward Jared Sullinger joins The Vertical this week to discuss his season with the Celtics and what it was like playing under head coach Brad Stevens. Jared also talks about what he feels his future plans are in the NBA as he he...Show More
Rachel Nichols and Cavs beat writer Chris Haynes

53:55 | May 10th, 2016

ESPN host Rachel Nichols joins The Vertical this week to discuss the NBA playoffs and what she thinks will happen between Wade and Lebron James if they face each other in the next round. Chris is also joined by Cleveland.com's Chris Haynes to talk ab...Show More
NBA Insider Bobby Marks and Sacramento Kings C Kosta Koufos

1:10:24 | May 3rd, 2016

NBA insider Bobby Marks sits down with Chris to discuss the fates of the game 7 losers in Charlotte, Indiana, and L.A., while looking into the crystal ball of NBA coaching for next year as well. Also, Sacramento Kings Center Kosta Koufos joins the V...Show More
Washington Post NBA writer Tim Bontemps

58:31 | Apr 26th, 2016

Tim Bontemps of the Washington Post joins The Vertical this week to discuss the NBA coaching carousel that is going on right now. Tim and Chris breakdown the hiring of Scott Brooks in Washington, Thibs in Minnesota and who should take over the Lakers...Show More
Former NBA All-Star Baron Davis

28:31 | Apr 19th, 2016

Former NBA All-Star Baron Davis joins The Vertical this week to discuss being draft number 3 in the 1999 draft, playing for four different NBA teams and his thinking behind joining the NBA D-League this past season on his potential comeback to the NB...Show More
The Vertical Front Office Insider Bobby Marks

40:47 | Apr 15th, 2016

On this bonus episode of the Vertical Podcast with Chris Mannix, former NBA GM and front office insider with The Vertical; Bobby Marks joins the show. Bobby talks about who would be the right guy to filling the coaching voids in Washington, Minnesota...Show More
Former Seattle Supersonic Detlef Schrempf

57:15 | Apr 12th, 2016

Former NBA player Detlef Schrempf joins the Vertical this week to discuss being one of the pioneers for the NBA in bring players from Europe to play in the league, and also what it was like playing against the 1995-1996 Chicago Bulls and how this yea...Show More
Utah Jazz SG Rodney Hood and Spurs reporter Mike Monroe

51:51 | Apr 5th, 2016

On this weeks episode of The Vertical Podcast with Chris Mannix, Utah Jazz SG Rodney Hood and San Antonio Spurs longtime beat writer Mike Monroe join the program. Rodney talks about what it was like playing at Duke during the UNC-Duke games and his t...Show More
Oklahoma City Thunder Coach Billy Donovan

35:24 | Mar 29th, 2016

Thunder head coach Billy Donovan joins the Vertical this week to discuss his rise through the college ranks, his current job with OKC, and what it's like to coach two of the brightest stars in the NBA in Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook. It's all ...Show More
San Antonio Spurs Guard Andre Miller

47:12 | Mar 24th, 2016

On this bonus episode of The Vertical Podcast with Chris Mannix, Andre Miller of the San Antonio Spurs joins the program. Andre talks about being in the NBA since 1999 and how the game has changed over the years.
Minnesota Timberwolves Karl Anthony Towns

30:24 | Mar 22nd, 2016

On this weeks episode of The Vertical Podcast with Chris Mannix, Minnesota Timberwolves Rookie Karl Anthony Towns joins the program. Karl talks about what it was like going through the draft process not knowing where he might be drafted and what he s...Show More
Atlanta Hawks Guard Dennis Schroder

35:27 | Mar 15th, 2016

On this weeks episode of The Vertical Podcast with Chris Mannix, Atlanta Hawks Guard Dennis Schroder joins the program. Dennis talks about what it was like growing up in Germany and how the passing of his father motivated him to play basketball and b...Show More
Detroit Pistons All-Star Center Andre Drummond

14:20 | Mar 10th, 2016

On this bonus episode of the Vertical Podcast with Chris Mannix, Detroit Pistons All-Star Center Andre Drummond joins the program. Drummond talks about what goes into being one of the best rebounders in the NBA and what it's like playing for Stan Van...Show More
Toronto Raptors DeMar DeRozan and Yahoo Insider Bobby Marks

40:27 | Mar 8th, 2016

On this weeks episode of The Vertical Podcast with Chris Mannix, Toronto Raptors All-Star Guard DeMar DeRozan and NBA front office insider for The Vertical Bobby Marks join the program. DeMar talks about what it was like growing up in Compton, CA and...Show More
Boston Celtics Head Coach Brad Stevens

36:50 | Mar 1st, 2016

On this week's episode of The Vertical Podcast with Chris Mannix, Boston Celtics head coach Brad Stevens takes a seat with Chris to discuss his mercurial rise through the basketball ranks. Stevens talks about how his early career decisions led him to...Show More
Charlotte Hornets Head Coach Steve Clifford joins the Vertical Podcast

29:50 | Feb 23rd, 2016

On this week's episode of The Vertical Podcast with Chris Mannix, Charlotte Hornets head coach Steve Clifford joins the program. Clifford digs deep into his past to discuss his early days as a small school college coach to his rise up the latter to t...Show More
The Vertical NBA Trade Deadline Special

1:23:00 | Feb 19th, 2016

It wasn’t the wild trade deadline many hoped for, but there were still plenty of deals to talk about, and a few that didn’t happen to dissect. Join Chris, Adrian Wojnarowski, Bobby Marks and Brian Scalabrine for The Vertical NBA Trade Deadline Specia...Show More
Jimmer Fredette joins The Vertical Podcast

36:29 | Feb 16th, 2016

With the NBA trade deadline on Thursday, The Vertical Senior Writer Chris Mannix suggests three teams that should aggressively pursue trades and two that should be very cautious about making them. Plus, former National Player of the Year--and current...Show More
Former NBA Head Coach Scott Brooks joins The Vertical Podcast

40:20 | Feb 9th, 2016

On this week's episode of The Vertical Podcast with Chris Mannix, Mannix catches up with former Oklahoma City Thunder head coach Scott Brooks. Brooks discusses his nomadic NBA career as a player, the pain of being traded--and being traded mid-game, n...Show More
Paul Pierce sits down with The Vertical Podcast.

1:01:29 | Feb 2nd, 2016

Chris Mannix heads to Los Angeles for a sit down interview with Paul Pierce of the Los Angeles Clippers. Paul & Chris have known each other for many years and The Vertical Podcast with Chris Mannix debuts with this in depth interview. Bulls beat wr...Show More
The Vertical Podcast with Chris Mannix Teaser

01:36 | Jan 26th, 2016

The Vertical Podcast with Chris Mannix launches February 2nd!