Chris Mannix


Chris Mannix

The SI writer talks playoffs.

April 24, 2019 - 1:30 pm

Info & Stats: SI NBA/Boxing Writer

All Topics: Damian Lillard game-series winner | Paul George on Lillard’s bad shot | Russ Westbrook | Westbrook needs some soul searching | Paul George’s decision to sign long term with OKC | Portland’s rebuild | CJ McCollum | Milwaukee vs. Boston rematch | Mike Budenholzer | Blake Griffin’s health | Brook Lopez’s impact on Bucks | Celtics are evolving weekly | Kyrie Irving | Philly vs. Toronto | Ben Simmons is not likeable | Lakers-GM opening | Adam Silver conversation

April 24th 2019

Mar 5th 2019

All Topics: Quality of life | 2018-19 Boston Celtics not being able to play together | Celtics players not understanding the sacrifice it takes to make this team better | Kyrie Irving has struggled to be a leader | Bottom falling out for the Lakers | Lakers building around LBJ differently than his other teams | LeBron’s skills | Is it time to shut down James? | 2020 NBA Free Agents | Kawhi Leonard’s free agency |

Feb 6th 2019

All Topics: Tobias Harris to Philly trade | Big swing by 76ers to acquire Harris | Future of Markelle Fultz in Philly | 76ers will be active in the buyout market | Fultz’s market value | Kyrie Irving’s recent comments about free agency has some in Boston nervous | Celtics feel like they are on the same page with Irving | Disappointing season for the Celtics | Anthony Davis not wanting to go to Boston | Explains how the Celtics view Anthony Davis | Offers for Anthony Davis | Jayson Tatum is what the Pelicans want |

Nov 1st 2018

All Topics: Going back to SI | Will re-brand his podcasts and continue to do them | 2018-19 Season | Early observations of NBA Season | Mike Budenholzer is Milwaukee’s Steve Kerr | Toronto Raptors have taken Kawhi Leonard on seamlessly | Eastern Conference number one seed | Boston Celtics | Golden State Warriors are clicking | Houston starting 1-5 | Houston’s offense is a mess | Rick Pitino and the NBA | Derrick Rose’s 50 point game | Rose’s civil rape trial

Sept 17th 2018

All Topics: Gennady Golovkin vs. Canelo Alvarez 2 | Alvarez gets the decision over Golovkin | Alvarez not fading in the middle rounds | Alvarez had to show strong after steroid mess | Alvarez changing it up from the last fight against GGG | Alvarez’s strategy against Floyd Mayweather was God awful | Credit to Alvarez’s team this time | Alvarez’s chin | Alvarez walking through GGG’s punches | GGG’s future | GGG just not having a signature win | Mayweather vs. Pacquiao 2 | Floyd wanting to draw attention away from Oscar De La Hoya’s promotion | Manny Pacquiao vs. Amir Khan possibility

June 8th 2018

All Topics: Bryan Colangelo out in Philly | Markelle Fultz | 2018 NBA Finals, Game 4 | Thinks Golden State finishes tonight | Thinks the Cavs know they are done | LeBron James | LeBron wants to win | LeBron might not even know where he goes | Kevin Durant’s Game 3 | Thinks Golden State’s Kevin Durant’s team | Golden State is in the middle of  their run


May 7th 2018

All Topics: NBA Playoffs | Brad Stevens | The greatness of Stevens | Boston leading Philly 3-0 | Al Horford’s praise of Stevens | Stevens’ out of bounds play designs | Caron Butler saying he’d take Brad Stevens over any player in the NBA | Al Horford | Terry Rozier | Ben Simmons’ struggles vs. Boston | Boxing | GGG vs. Canelo |


CBS Sports Network Interview Highlight

Apr 16th 2018

All Topics: Most important postseason of Russell Westbrook’s career | Paul George’s summer | Boston Celtics beating Milwaukee in Game 1 | Milwaukee should be embarrassed | Boston without Kyrie | Cavs losing Game 1 to Indiana | LeBron James | Kawhi Leonard – San Antonio situation is just strange | Spurs players being frustrated with Kawhi

CBS Sports Network Interview Highlight