Two years ago Minnesota appeared to be one of the brightest young teams in the NBA. But as frustrations bubbled and rumors swirled, the narrative around the Timberwolves took a genuinely shocking turn.
With SI's Top 100 NBA players list released, The Crossover now has the full benefit of hindsight. Let's look at the spots where we got it wrong in 2018 and dissect how those decisions led to huge leaps—and huge falls—in 2019.
Ricky Rubio grew up right before our eyes as a Spanish YouTube sensation dating back to 2006. Now older and wiser he has found a near-perfect basketball situation in Utah after years of floundering in Minnesota.
There has been much debate about Kawhi Leonard's current standing within the NBA hierarchy. After an ugly divorce with the Spurs, The Open Floor Podcast crew goes behind the process of leaving him off the top 10 players of 2019.
With the recent Hall of Fame rule change in mind, The Crossover took a look at current players and considered who would be in, out or on the bubble. Where will LeBron James, Stephen Curry and others land?
Kyle Lowry and the Raptors have experienced their best years together, taking Toronto to heights it had never seen before. But while their success was groundbreaking, the star point guard might still be on his last leg.
Will 39-year-old LeBron James still be dominant in the year 2023? The Open Floor podcast crew predicts his future and discusses why LeBron James Jr. might be his motivation to play late into his career.
While the summer is a quiet time for basketball, the NBA draft clock never quite stops ticking. With that in mind, The Crossover's Front Office evaluate players who helped or hurt their stock this offseason.
Draymond Green is one of the best defenders on the planet and a future Hall of Famer. He's also a lot to handle. Here's why Green, not Kevin Durant, will likely be the first member of the Hamptons Five to part with Golden State.
After 16 seasons in the NBA, San Antonio Spurs guard Manu Ginobli announced his retirement. From his imitation-spawning eurostep to his bat-catching abilities, he will go down as one of the most exciting players in history.
Chicago revitalized its roster with youth and flexibility for Fred Hoiberg to effectively run his modern NBA offense. Will he finally silence his critics, or will the 2018-19 season culminate in his exit…stage left?
Facing his third free-agency decision, LeBron James traveled on a new path and picked the Lakers. The Crossover takes you inside the process that led James to join an iconic franchise and follow in the footsteps of legends.
Which Dennis Rodman should we remember? The unselfish, relentless Hall of Famer that was ahead of his time? Or the one popping up on TMZ and traveling to North Korea? The NBA's rebounding king carries a complicated legacy.
Kevin Durant uses the power of sneakers to connect with the next generation, embarking on trips throughout the United States and Asia. His designer, Leo Chang, provides The Crossover with a window into the KD 11 and Nike tour.
The sneaker market typically heats up in the summer, with new deals and releases popping up from major companies. While this year has been a bit slower, LeBron James, Kawhi Leonard and others created headlines. The Crossover picked winners and losers from the bunch.
On behalf of Tissot, the 5th pick in the NBA Draft and new Atlanta Hawks Guard, Trae Young, joins Crossover TV to talk about flat Earth theories and more. For more of this interview and Crossover TV, subscribe to SI TV.