Milwaukee Bucks forward John Henson walks off the court after injuring his left knee during the second half of an NBA preseason basketball game against the Chicago Bulls, Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2012, in Chicago. The Bulls won 100-94. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast) ORG XMIT: CXA111

John Henson and the need to be patient

As an NBA fan/analyst/consumer/observer, you almost certainly have an opinion on John Henson signing a four-year extension with the Milwaukee Bucks. News of the agreement broke on Friday morning. Having an opinion on Henson and his deal, in the neighborhood of $45 million, is perfectly fine. Our critical thinking and reasoning skills drive us to […]

Kobe Bryant poses with Phil Jackson and the Lakers 2010 Championship trophy

Kobe Bryant: Will He Stay Or Will He Go?

With the return of the NBA season comes unwavering coverage of one of its greatest players of all time, Kobe Bryant. An unquestioned legend, Bryant is a rarity in today’s NBA as he’s played his entire career for the same team. But will he retire with that team? There hasn’t been a shortage of attention […]

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CC – The Pod: Speed Dating in Podcast Form

Sean Woodley and Joe Manganiello reconvene for an abbreviated podcast in which the guys chat about the latest injury news in the NBA, the Crossover Chronicles Rookie Poll and whether or not the Detroit Pistons should be considered favorites for the Eastern Conference’s eighth seed. Listen at the Soundcloud link below and be sure to […]


Crossover Chronicles’ NBA Rookies Superlatives Poll

With today being NBA Media Day, and essentially the tip-off for the 2015-16 NBA season, this was the first time we officially heard from/saw the new class of NBA rookies with their respective teams since the Summer League! As we begin to gear up for the new season, the Crossover Chronicles staff came together to […]


Hall of Fame Game: The Spurs beyond the Spurs: Peter Holt and R.C. Buford

We conclude our Hall of Fame series at Crossover Chronicles — and with it, our offseason look at basketball history before tackling the upcoming NBA season in earnest — by looking at two people who should make the Hall as contributors. You will find a few team owners who have made their way inside the […]


Hall of Fame Game: The 1996 U.S. Olympic Women’s Basketball Team

Having just recommended that a Soviet national team be inducted into the Naismith Hall of Fame, we’re not bowing to any form of public or internal pressure — we promise. We’re not urging that a different American Olympic basketball team should be honored in Springfield to counter the Soviets. This isn’t geopolitics… and it shouldn’t […]


Hall of Fame Game: The Cold War is behind us — let the 1988 Soviets in

If you look at the honor roll of Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame inductees, you will notice that 10 teams are inside the gates of the estate where roundball’s immortals dwell. The Harlem Globetrotters and other barnstorming teams are on the list. Immaculata College, the trail-blazing team for women’s college basketball, is on the list. […]