• Chris Haynes

    Chris Haynes

    Haynes is Yahoo Sports' Senior NBA Insider after stints covering the Golden State Warriors, Cleveland Cavaliers and Portland Trail Blazers. You can follow the Fresno State alum on Twitter (@ChrisBHaynes) and Instagram (chrisbhaynesnba).
  • Avery Bradley on leaving the Lakers, skipping the bubble & the league's health protocols
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    Avery Bradley on leaving the Lakers, skipping the bubble & the league's health protocols

    Miami Heat G Avery Bradley joins Posted Up with Chris Haynes to discuss his decisions to opt-out of the 2020 playoff bubble, leave the Los Angeles Lakers and more.

  • Heat guard Avery Bradley was upset to learn he got COVID-19 at work
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    Heat guard Avery Bradley was upset to learn he got COVID-19 at work

    Bradley revealed on the Yahoo Sports’ “Posted Up with Chris Haynes Podcast” that he’s been sidelined since Jan. 9 after testing positive for COVID-19 and placed in the NBA’s health and safety protocol.

  • Isaiah Thomas on his health, his time in Boston & advice from Kobe Bryant
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    Isaiah Thomas on his health, his time in Boston & advice from Kobe Bryant

    Free-agent guard Isaiah Thomas joined Chris Haynes on another packed episode of Posted Up. Thomas begins the podcast by opening up about his hip issues, his recovery from surgery last year and how the Celtics handled the situation while in Boston. The guys also take a trip down memory lane and touch on draft night, battling Jimmer Fredette while in Sacramento and the growth of his game from Phoenix to Boston. Isaiah caps the podcast with a couple of incredible stories. He expands on a tweet he recently shared involving a new tattoo and a game-winning shot against the Atlanta Hawks. And as we near the first anniversary of Kobe Bryant’s tragic passing, Thomas reveals how the Black Mamba helped him through struggles both on and off the court.

  • Breaking down the James Harden trade
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    Breaking down the James Harden trade

    A blockbuster four-team trade sent James Harden from the Houston Rockets to the Brooklyn Nets. Our own Chris Haynes and Vince Goodwill reconvene this week on an emergency episode for your listening pleasure. How will Harden affect the team chemistry both on and off the court? Is Brooklyn the odds-on favorite to win the East or do the Nets have a soap opera on their hands? 

  • Ben Simmons leads to 76ers fine, where is Kyrie Irving?
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    Ben Simmons leads to 76ers fine, where is Kyrie Irving?

    On this edition of Posted Up with Chris Haynes, fellow NBA writer Vince Goodwill joins the show with the latest news surrounding the NBA’s $25,000 fine of the Philadelphia 76ers. Why is the league not going after Ben Simmons & what can we expect next after two games in the last 24 hours were postponed due to COVID-19 protocols? Kyrie Irving was mysteriously absent for his 3rd straight game this weekend due to personal reasons. Has the All-Star guard spoken with the Nets leadership?  Last but certainly not least, Chris and Vince hold a conversation on race, the media, and the NBA as Minnesota Timberwolves star D’Angelo Russell asked reporters for their opinion on last week’s attack on the Capitol. 

  • Sources: Lakers hope to visit White House after President-elect Biden takes office
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    Sources: Lakers hope to visit White House after President-elect Biden takes office

    Waiting to see if Biden's schedule will be freed up for the lone occasion the Lakers travel to take on the Washington Wizards, and gathering information on what the White House COVID-19 protocols will look like are all determining factors, sources said.

  • Nicolas Batum on joining the Clippers, that embarrassing Mavericks loss & playing without fans
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    Nicolas Batum on joining the Clippers, that embarrassing Mavericks loss & playing without fans

    Los Angeles Clippers wing Nicolas Batum joins Chris Haynes for a conversation about his career and the circumstances that led him back to the Western Conference.

  • How COVID-19 protocols led to a road trip unlike any other for Oakland's Damian Lillard
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    How COVID-19 protocols led to a road trip unlike any other for Oakland's Damian Lillard

    Under a normal set of world affairs, when the All-NBA guard is in town to play the Warriors, he finds time to venture off to see his family. But due to the severity of the COVID-19 pandemic, the league implemented a new health and safety protocol for the 2020-21 season that restricts players from congregating at establishments that are not on the league’s “approved list.”

  • Brooklyn's hot start, Clippers' embarrassing loss & Daryl Morey gets fined for a retweet
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    Brooklyn's hot start, Clippers' embarrassing loss & Daryl Morey gets fined for a retweet

    Chris Haynes and Seerat Sohi discuss KD's first week with the Brooklyn Nets, the Los Angeles Clippers' blowout loss to Dallas & Daryl Morey's latest Twitter controversy.