The Vertical Podcast with Chris Mannix

The Vertical Podcast with Chris Mannix

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Chris Mannix, one of the leading journalists covering the NBA for Adrian Wojnarowski's 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.

Episodes

Caron Butler Joins Chris  

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  

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 be busy before the trade deadline. It's all here on The Vertical Podcast with Chris Mannix.

Portland Trail Blazers guard C.J McCollum and Front office Insider Bobby Marks  

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 role on the team. Chris is also joined by Bobby Marks who talks with Chris about the latest around the NBA. It's all here on The Vertical Podcast with Chris Mannix.

Boston Celtic Center; Al Horford  

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 and more on The Vertical Podcast with Chris Mannix.

Former NBA player Brian Scalabrine  

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's all here and more on The Vertical Podcast with Chris Mannix.

Front Office Insider Bobby Marks  

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 Cousins. It's all here on The Vertical Podcast with Chris Mannix.

Former Boston Celtic Tommy Heinsohn  

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  

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  

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 and his family. It's all here on The Vertical Podcast with Chris Mannix.

LA Clippers beat writer Dan Woike and Bobby Marks  

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 in the playoffs this year. Chris is also joined by former NBA GM and Front Office Insider for The Vertical Bobby Marks. Bobby talks with Chris about the first quarter of the NBA season. It's all here on The Vertical Podcast with Chris Mannix.

Former NBA player and current NBA TV analyst Brent Barry  

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 Western Conference. It's all here on The Vertical Podcast with Chris Mannix.

The Vertical's NBA writer Michael Lee  

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 the hype. It's all here on The Vertical Podcast with Chris Mannix.

The Vertical's Front Office Insider Bobby Marks  

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 will challenge the Cavs and how good Joel Embiid has looked early in the season. It's all here on The Vertical Podcast with Chris Mannix.

Minnesota T'Wolves G Andrew Wiggins and Bobby Marks  

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 and his teammates have high hopes for this season. Andrew also talks about what its been like in the early stages with a new head coach. Mannix is also joined by front office insider Bobby Marks. Bobby and Chris preview the upcoming season. It's all here on The Vertical Podcast with Chris Mannix.

Former NBA player Brian Scalabrine  

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 here on The Vertical Podcast with Chris Mannix.

New Orleans Pelicans Head Coach Alvin Gentry and Jason Lloyd  

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 joined by the Akron Beacon Journal's Jason Lloyd to talk about the Cleveland Cavaliers. Jason also talks about the offseason moves from Cleveland and if he think JR Smith is going to end up playing with the Cavs this season. It's all here on The Vertical Podcast with Chris Mannix.

Front Office Insider Bobby Marks and Anthony Slater  

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 Golden State Warriors and how long the adjustment period might take with Kevin Durant. Chris is also joined by Golden State Warriors beat writer Anthony Slater. Anthony gives us an insider look of how Kevin Durant has been adjusting to his new team and new teammates. It's all here on The Vertical Podcast with Chris Mannix.

Former NBA Head Coach Eric Musselman  

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 being the current college coach of Nevada. It's all here on The Vertical Podcast with Chris Mannix.

Former NBA All-Star Mark Price  

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 thrown out of two NBA games. It's all here on The Vertical Podcast with Chris Mannix

Bobby Marks from The Vertical  

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 and more on The Vertical Podcast with Chris Mannix.

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