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Veteran NBA writer Sekou Smith analyzes the latest NBA news, storylines, and more with guests from around the NBA world every Monday, Wednesday and Friday!

Veteran NBA writer Sekou Smith analyzes the latest NBA news, storylines, and more with guests from around the NBA world every Monday, Wednesday and Friday!


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Veteran NBA writer Sekou Smith analyzes the latest NBA news, storylines, and more with guests from around the NBA world every Monday, Wednesday and Friday!




Michael Grady and the Brooklyn Nets

Michael Grady, courtside reporter for the YES network joins the NBA Hang Time podcast to talk about the dynamic duo of Kyrie Irving and Kevin Durant. Michael sheds light on Kyrie’s “personal leave”, the depth of the Nets bench and how they need to improve defensively if they hope to go deep in the playoffs. See for privacy information.


Boston Celtics with Gary Washburn

Boston Globe NBA writer Gary Washburn hops on the Hang Time podcast to shed light on his experience traveling with the Boston Celtics, how Jaylen Brown and Jayson Tatum have evolved on and off the court and what it will take for the Celtics to get the NBA Finals. See for privacy information.


Majority of the Minority with Candace Parker

Los Angeles Spark and NBA on TNT analyst Candace Parker joins the Hang Time podcast to discuss the justice movement the WNBA is driving forward. Candace shares her thoughts on how Becky Hammon served as the first woman head coach for the San Antonio Spurs, how the WNBA is the "majority of the minority in this country" and the evolution of the game. See for privacy information.


Logan Murdock and Steph's 62

Logan Murdock of The Ringer kicks off the 2021 Hang Time podcast with his initial reaction to Stephen Curry’s career high 62 points. Logan touches on how social media pressured Steph into such an incredible performance, how the rise of social media plays into the spontaneity of basketball and the importance of players utilizing their platform for social justice. Sekou and NBA writer John Schuhmann reflects on his Power Rankings for the week. See for privacy...


The Glove, Gary Payton

NBA Hall of Famer and NBATV analyst, Gary Payton, “The Glove” hops on the Hang Time podcast to talk his thoughts on the Clippers losing by 50 points, the shortened season and why he thinks the NBA is still “soft”. writer John Schuhmann dives into his Power Rankings for this week. See for privacy information.


Reactions and Previews with Master Tesfatsion

Bleacher Report on-air talent and senior writer Master Tesfatsion reacts to the games from Opening Night and how the dynamic duo of Kyrie Irving and Kevin Durant will be impossible to stop this season. Master shares why he's excited for the continuation of the Luka domination in Dallas, why this is Luka's era of NBA basketball and what he's looking forward to with the Christmas day games. See for privacy information.


Power Rankings with John Schuhmann

NBA writer John Schuhmann talks early season power rankings with Sekou Smith. They dive into their favorite teams heading into the season and which teams they expect to make a big splash. John shares some concerns for Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons and why the Portland Trailblazers will finish the season as one of the top four teams in the West. See for privacy information.


The Future of the Atlanta Hawks with Dominique Wilkins

NBA Hall of Famer Dominique Wilkins joins the Hang Time podcast to talk about why the Atlanta Hawks might surprise some people in this upcoming season, Trae Young’s leadership and what it's like to be a generational player. See for privacy information.


Jason Jackson Previews the East

Miami Heat sportscaster and writer Jason Jackson previews the Eastern Conference on this newest addition of NBA Hang Time. Jason sheds light on who he sees making the Finals, why the Nets have his interest and why the Bucks have so much to prove this season. Jason also picks his Eastern conference award recipients. See for privacy information.


Channing Frye Previews the West

With NBA Opening Night quickly approaching, NBA Champion Channing Frye joins the Hang Time podcast to preview the Western Conference. Channing talks about his favorite to come out of the Western Conference, sleeper teams in the West and individual Western Conference award selections. See for privacy information.


Brad Turner Wants Some Respect

LA Times sports reporter Brad Turner hops on the Hang Time podcast to talk about the big splashes the Lakers made in NBA free agency. Brad sheds light on the growing tension between Lakers and Clippers after the Lakers acquired Montrezl Harrell. He also mentions how Magic Johnson, Rob Pelinka and Jeanie Buss are a triple-threat…oh yeah and Brad wants some damn respect! See for privacy information.


Tony Parker "Beyond All My Dreams"

NBA Champion, former Spurs and French international star point guard, Tony Parker talks with Sekou about his newest book "Beyond All My Dreams". Tony reflects on his experience as the first European point guard, the evolution of the international player in the NBA, his favorite championship run and how being a champion in the NBA was one of his biggest dreams. See for privacy information.


Andy Katz and the NBA Draft

Andy Katz joins Sekou to talk everything NBA draft related on this special episode of NBA Hang Time. Andy shares who he thinks will go number one and who might fall to the later rounds. Sekou and Andy discuss how the pandemic and early start to the NBA season will affect this rookie class in the future. See for privacy information.


Dave Bing "Attacking The Rim"

NBA Hall of Fame inductee, former Detroit Pistons guard and former mayor of Detroit, Michigan, Dave Bing joins Sekou Smith to discuss the release of his newest book “Attacking the Rim”. Dave talks about how his style of basketball would allow him to play in the NBA today, why he had to be a mentor to the younger players in the league and how he ended up as the Mayor of Detroit and the owner of his own company. See for privacy information.


Paul Westhead "The Speed Game"

Former NBA, WNBA and collegiate basketball coach Paul Westhead talks with Sekou about the release of his new book, The Speed Game. Paul sheds light on the resistance he faced from his players and other coaches about fast-break basketball and his experience coaching basketball legends. See for privacy information.


Harvey Araton "Our Last Season"

New York City sports journalist Harvey Araton joins Sekou on this episode to discuss his newest book “Our Last Season”. Henry dives into how a friendly relationship with a New York Knicks fan turned into a lifelong friendship. See for privacy information.


Over 100 Days in the Bubble

Members of the Turner Sports family, Morgann Mitchell and Jonathan Scott join the Hang Time podcast to talk about their experience in the Orlando bubble. Morgann dives into why she asks those thought provoking questions to the players, the importance of protecting Black women and how her NBA background has made her comfortable talking to just about anyone in the league about anything. Jonathan Scott has spent over 100 days in the bubble and he talks about his unique experience being one of...


Playoffs in the Bubble with NBA Deputy Commissioner Mark Tatum

NBA Deputy Commissioner Mark Tatum joins Sekou to talk about the thoroughness and the amount of planning he went through to make the bubble possible. Mark sheds light on his approach to social equity and what he will tell his family and friends about his bubble experience. See for privacy information.


Spencer Haywood, The Godfather of Free Agency

NBA Hall of Famer and Godfather of free agency, Spencer Haywood discusses with Sekou about his upcoming book, The Spencer Haywood Rule. Spencer talks NBA Finals, the importance of passing stories down and how the NBA wouldn’t be where it is today without him. See for privacy information.


Playoffs in the Bubble with Marc Spears

Senior NBA writer for The Undefeated, Marc Spears talks with Sekou about the crucial blow the Miami Heat took after losing Bam Adebayo and Goran Dragic to injuries after Game 1 of the NBA Finals, the people behind the scenes who made the Bubble possible and the NBA's approach to hiring more Black head coaches. See for privacy information.