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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 the league and its personalities with in-depth conversations with the top names in the game, as well as what’s happening around the league.

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 the league and its personalities with in-depth conversations with the top names in the game, as well as what’s happening around the league.
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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 the league and its personalities with in-depth conversations with the top names in the game, as well as what’s happening around the league.

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Episodes

The Super Important Semi's

4/24/2019
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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 the Knicks' New York advantage, the Lakers' coaching search. Later in an interview from SI TV's In The Paint, NBA commissioner Adam Silver on the future of the NBA's age minimum, problems with tampering, creating a level playing field and more.

Duration:01:10:39

The Last Laker Standing

4/17/2019
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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, the Warriors vulnerabilities (or lack thereof) and more.

Duration:00:56:12

LeBron and Luke?

4/10/2019
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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, LeBron James's curious defense of Luke Walton, top playoff storylines and more.

Duration:00:51:33

The Great E-Sports Debate

4/3/2019
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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--debate the future of e-sports. Is gaming an actual skill? Should kids be encouraged to play it? Should the NBA put its stamp of approval on it? A lot to discuss.

Duration:00:42:44

Who are the Celtics?

3/27/2019
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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 another playoff-less season and what Denver's chances are of being the team to come out of the Western Conference.

Duration:00:57:49

The Big Bad Bucks

3/5/2019
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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 Conference contenders, whether Brandon Ingram has closed the gap with Jayson Tatum and if Trae Young's surge makes you think twice about the Young-Luka Doncic debate. Later, Mannix and Ingram talk about Ingram's struggle to find pro success, last...

Duration:01:34:54

Big Market Blues

2/26/2019
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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 should shut it down for the rest of the season--and if the NBA’s one-and-done rule needs to go.

Duration:00:41:00

An Eventful All-Star Weekend

2/20/2019
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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, second half storylines, the buyout market, Melo’s future and more. Later, Mannix and Walker sit down to talk about Walker’s rise from New York City streetball to UConn, from a winning situation in college to a losing one in the pro’s, his...

Duration:01:14:44

Inside The AD Fallout

2/11/2019
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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 quiet upgrades. Later, Mannix and Woo talk all things Zion Williamson, the rise of Ja Morant, sleeper prospects going into the conference tournament and more.

Duration:01:11:03

The race for Anthony Davis

2/5/2019
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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 for a post trade deadline offer from Boston, how aggressive the Lakers should be and more. They also look at Kyrie Irving's recent comments about his free agency and the Knicks decision to trade Kristaps Porzingis. Later, Ira Winderman is in to...

Duration:01:07:43

Let The AD Sweepstakes Begin

1/28/2019
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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 before the trade deadline. Mannix and Scalabrine also discuss Gordon Hayward, how DeMarcus Cousins is fitting in with Golden State, James Harden’s scoring binge in Houston and if the Rockets are threats in the West again.

Duration:00:48:28

Boogie's Back

1/23/2019
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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 the Nets surprising success this season, some brutal decisions on the All-Star ballot and what's next for Carmelo Anthony.

Duration:00:54:59

Most Valuable Giannis

1/15/2019
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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 West, DeMarcus Cousins imminent return, a handful of midseason awards and more. Later, Mannix and Michael talk about the surging Pacers, who are in the mix for a top-three seed in the East.

Duration:01:06:47

The end for Tom Thibodeau

1/8/2019
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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 are working to retain Kawhi Leonard and more.

Duration:00:50:28

Where now, John Wall?

1/1/2019
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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 engineering another midseason turnaround, Boston's continued uneven play this season and more.

Duration:00:49:37

Richard Jefferson

12/18/2018
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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 discuss how Kawhi Leonard has fit in Toronto and Boston's recent surge.

Duration:00:50:03

The Past, Present And Future Of The Warriors

12/12/2018
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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, from the relationship between Kevin Durant and the rest of the Warriors, Stephen Curry's influence, Steve Kerr's coaching gifts and more.

Duration:00:32:14

Rohan Nadkarni and Trae Young

12/4/2018
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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 to talk about the first quarter of Young’s season, his struggles from the perimeter, the constant comparisons to Luka Doncic and more.

Duration:00:57:48

Rohan Nadkarni and Brian Scalabrine

11/28/2018
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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. Luka Doncic and more; later, Mannix and Scalabrine dive into the Celtics early season woes.

Duration:01:06:17

Nick Wright

11/20/2018
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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 month into the season, what's wrong with Boston's offense and more.

Duration:01:05:27