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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

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

Sarah Kustok

10/24/2018
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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, how Philadelphia is rebuilding Markelle Fultz, a stunning start for Anthony Davis and the Pelicans and more.

Duration:00:57:44

Gary Washburn and Elton Brand

10/16/2018
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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, Kyrie Irving's commitment to the team long term and what could derail a loaded Boston team. Later, Mannix and Brand talk about Brand's rapid rise in the executive ranks, his job as GM of the Sixers, expectations for Markelle Fultz and more.

Duration:00:47:04

Erik Horne and Matt Velazquez

10/10/2018
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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 Budenholzer and how this Bucks group is adapting to their new coach. Later, Chris talks with Erik Horne about how surprised he was that Paul George is back in OKC, and what, if any pressure is on Billy Donovan this season. All that and more.

Duration:00:49:00

Washington Post senior NBA writer Tim Bontemps & The Athletic's Joe Vardon

10/3/2018
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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 in Boston and how Kevin Durant has decided to handle his upcoming free agency. Later, Mannix and Vardon talk about the Cavs plans post-LeBron James, the priorities for the front office, why the team chose to extend Kevin Love and more.

Duration:00:47:25

Dan Woike

9/25/2018
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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 Butler, Anthony Davis's decision to switch agents and Kyrie Irving's declaration that Boston could beat Golden State in the Finals this season

Duration:00:58:58

Tim Bontemps

9/19/2018
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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 the Lakers, how Kawhi Leonard fits in Toronto, how Boston will distribute minutes and more.

Duration:01:00:05

Frank Isola and Jeff McDonald

9/11/2018
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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 Fizdale as head coach, Frank Ntilikina's development, how the Knicks can look attractive to free agents in 2019 and more. Later, Mannix and McDonald unpack the Kawhi Leonard trade, how DeMar DeRozan fits in, Gregg Popovich's future and more.

Duration:00:57:13

Candace Buckner and Tony Jones

9/5/2018
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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 in Scott Brooks system, pressure on the John Wall-Bradley Beal backcourt and more. Later, Mannix and Jones examine Utah's quiet offseason, the next step for Donovan Mitchell, how a healthy Dante Exum fits into the mix and more.

Duration:00:57:22