Apr 9, 2012, 10:04 PM EST
Chris Mannix of Sports Illustrated swung by the NBC SportsTalk studios to talk about the big stories in the NBA — like how far Carmelo Anthony can take the Knicks (first round of the playoffs), Lakers, and the mess that is the Orlando Magic.
It’s “5 Things You Need to Know About the NBA.” Which is just another reason you should be watching SportsTalk on NBC Sports Network. The primary reason being a chance to see the stylish clothing of myself and Craig Calcaterra are wearing, of course.
- Rumor: Ray Allen leaning toward retirement, not return 3
- Josh Smith makes Rockets debut, throws down two-handed dunk (VIDEO) 10
- Carmelo Anthony on the Knicks: “The fans are dying, we’re dying” 18
- Rockets officially sign Josh Smith, who will play Friday night; waive Tarik Black 6
- Clippers win ‘nice, boring’ Christmas Day battle with Warriors 1
- Miami fans give LeBron warm welcome, Heat team not so much in upset win 24
- Russell Westbrook inspires Thunder to skid-stopping win over Spurs 8
- LeBron James, Stephen Curry leading in early All-Star voting returns 30