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Sekou Smith's Hang Time Podcast (NBA.com)

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The Hang Time lines up the laces on all things NBA for your listening pleasure, 24 hours a day and 365 days a year. Your host, Sekou Smith, is ankle-deep into his second decade covering the league, having spent five years on the NBA beat at the Indianapolis Star and five more years covering the Atlanta Hawks for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Sekou joined the NBA.com family in November of 2009.

The Hang Time lines up the laces on all things NBA for your listening pleasure, 24 hours a day and 365 days a year. Your host, Sekou Smith, is ankle-deep into his second decade covering the league, having spent five years on the NBA beat at the Indianapolis Star and five more years covering the Atlanta Hawks for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Sekou joined the NBA.com family in November of 2009.
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Atlanta, GA

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NBA Digital

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The Hang Time lines up the laces on all things NBA for your listening pleasure, 24 hours a day and 365 days a year. Your host, Sekou Smith, is ankle-deep into his second decade covering the league, having spent five years on the NBA beat at the Indianapolis Star and five more years covering the Atlanta Hawks for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Sekou joined the NBA.com family in November of 2009.

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English


Episodes

LeBron Takes Control + Other First-Round Storylines

4/19/2018
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NBA playoffs are here and there are plenty of topics to discuss! We talk Cavs-Pacers, LeBron and more with NBA.com writer Steve Aschburner. Then we play some trivia and analyze the action from other first-round series with Greg Anthony and John Schuhmann.

Duration:01:00:26

NBA Playoffs First Round Preview

4/12/2018
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The playoffs are here! Sekou Smith, Greg Anthony and John Schuhmann analyze all eight first round series before the action begins on Saturday.

Duration:00:43:19

Rex Chapman + MVP Debate

4/4/2018
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Former NBA player Rex Chapman joins to discuss player development, maintaining a long NBA career, the modern NBA, and much more. Plus, we play trivia with Greg Anthony and John Schuhmann and debate where LeBron stands in the MVP race.

Duration:01:11:59

Impact of Injuries + State of Standings

3/29/2018
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How will injuries to Steph Curry and Kyrie Irving affect Golden State and Boston? We break it down while also talking about the importance of watching games in person, the current playoff picture, best clutch shooters and more.

Duration:00:30:34

West Playoff Chase + Jemele Hill

3/22/2018
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Jemele Hill of The Undefeated joins Sekou Smith for a conversation about the NBA's evolution, the current state of the game, and much more. Plus, Sekou and GA discuss if the Rockets are the new favorites to win the title, the impact of injuries on the Warriors, and how the Cavaliers will move forward with coach Ty Lue sidelined. Then John Schuhmann stops by for some playoff trivia.

Duration:00:45:39

Playoff Chase, Rookie of the Year + Acie Law

3/15/2018
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Sekou and GA break down the standings in the East and West, debate Rookie of the Year favorites, and play trivia with John Schuhmann. Plus, Sekou talks with former pro Acie Law about the NBA's Basketball Ops. Associate program.

Duration:00:37:19

Struggles In San Antonio + West Playoff Picture

3/7/2018
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Spurs beat writer Jabari Young of the San Antonio Express News joins Sekou Smith to analyze the problems in San Antonio, where the Spurs are at risk of missing the playoffs. Then Greg Anthony and John Schuhmann call in to discuss the rest of the West and play some trivia.

Duration:00:47:27

Celtics Re-Gain Confidence As Standings Tighten

2/28/2018
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National NBA writer Gary Washburn of the Boston Globe joins Sekou Smith to analyze the Celtics' strong play since the All-Star break, their place in the East standings, and more. Then Greg Anthony and John Schuhmann join to talk about the Western Conference standings and play some trivia.

Duration:00:35:39

Storylines To Watch After All-Star Break

2/22/2018
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John Schuhmann and Shaun Powell join Sekou Smith in Los Angeles to discuss the biggest storylines to monitor in the East and West over the final two months of the NBA regular season.

Duration:00:10:17

Trade Deadline Aftermath + All-Star Predictions

2/14/2018
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Sekou Smith, Greg Anthony and John Schuhmann discuss the new-look Cavaliers, the biggest threats to the Warriors, and more after a busy NBA trade deadline. Then Schuhmann stumps us with an All-Star trivia question and we make our predictions for State Farm All-Star Saturday Night.

Duration:00:42:31

NBA Trade Deadline Breakdown

2/8/2018
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A busy day of trades leaves a lot of questions to be answered. Sekou Smith analyzes all of the major storylines with Eric Pincus and John Schuhmann.

Duration:00:25:08

NBA Trade Season Is Here

1/31/2018
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Clippers beat writer Brad Turner of the L.A. Times joins Sekou Smith to analyze Monday's blockbuster deal between LA and Detroit. Then Greg Anthony calls in from L.A. to talk about the future for the Clippers and Pistons. Plus, John Schuhmann delivers a difficult trivia question related to Blake Griffin.

Duration:00:40:51

Bucks Fire Kidd, Drama in Cleveland + All-Star Reserves

1/23/2018
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Ryan Ruocco of YES Network and ESPN joins Sekou Smith to discuss the Bucks' decision to fire Jason Kidd, the re-energized Brooklyn Nets, and more. Then Greg Anthony calls in from San Antonio to analyze the Cavaliers and Spurs, before we play some trivia with John Schuhmann.

Duration:00:53:51

State of the Eastern Conference

1/11/2018
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Vince Goodwill of NBC Sports Chicago joins Sekou Smith to dissect all the storylines from around the East. Which team outside the top three is ready to rise? How will Jabari Parker's return change Milwaukee? And who deserves an All-Star starting spot? Then John Schuhmann stops by with trivia on the most active offensives in the NBA.

Duration:00:28:45

IT Returns, Star Dynamics In NBA + Warriors vs. Rockets

1/4/2018
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How will the addition of Isaiah Thomas affect Cleveland? Sekou Smith and Greg Anthony break it down before digging into how star players have adjusted to playing with each other over the years ... from LeBron and Kyrie, to Curry and Durant, to Harden and CP3. Then we prepare for Thursday night's Warriors vs. Rockets showdown and play some year-end trivia with John Schuhmann.

Duration:00:41:04

Christmas Day Preview with Michael Lee

12/21/2017
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Yahoo senior NBA writer Michael Lee joins Sekou Smith to discuss the states of the teams competing during the NBA's Christmas marathon on Monday. We analyze the Rockets' dominant start, the struggles in OKC, Cavs vs. Warriors, the Knicks' playoff hopes, the Wizards' lack of consistency, and much more. Then John Schuhmann stops by with a tricky trivia question about the best clutch shooters.

Duration:00:54:07

Philadelphia 76ers On The Rise

12/14/2017
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Sixers insider Jessica Camerato of NBC Sports Philadelphia joins us to dig deep into the state of the 76ers. We talk about Joel Embiid, Ben Simmons, chemistry, playoff hopes, Jahlil Okafor trade, and much more. Then John Schuhmann calls in with his weekly trivia question.

Duration:00:39:13

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

12/7/2017
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The NBA's all-time leading scorer joins us for a conversation about the longevity of LeBron James, super teams, athlete activism, Coaches vs. Cancer, and much more. Then John Schuhmann calls in for some trivia related to The Captain.

Duration:00:45:04

David Fizdale, Blake Griffin + Blazers with Jason Quick

11/30/2017
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We dissect a news-filled week in the NBA, then talk with Blazers insider Jason Quick of NBC Sports Northwest about Portland's under-the-radar start to '17-18. Plus, John Schuhmann tests us with a trivia question related to Damian Lillard.

Duration:00:37:16

NBA Thanksgiving with Tony Rock

11/23/2017
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Comedian Tony Rock joins us to talk NBA, comedy and more as we look back at the NBA things we're thankful for this season. Then John Schuhmann calls in for a Season of Giving trivia question.

Duration:00:34:56

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