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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

Description:

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.

Language:

English


Episodes

LeBron James to Los Angeles Lakers

7/5/2018
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Lakers writer Bill Oram of The Athletic joins Sekou Smith to analyze how LeBron James in L.A. affects the Lakers and the rest of the league. Plus, they discuss the Lakers' other reported additions, their pursuit of Kawhi Leonard, and realistic expectations for this season.

Duration:00:24:56

LeBron James to Los Angeles Lakers

7/5/2018
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Lakers writer Bill Oram of The Athletic joins Sekou Smith to discuss how LeBron James in L.A. affects the Lakers and the rest of the league. Plus, they discuss the Lakers' other reported additions, their pursuit of Kawhi Leonard, and realistic expectations for this season. via Knit

Duration:00:24:56

NBA Free Agency Preview

6/28/2018
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Sekou Smith and John Schuhmann set the stage for the 2018 NBA free agency period, which begins this weekend. They discuss the latest Kawhi Leonard reports, possible destinations for LeBron James, under-the radar players + teams to watch this summer, plus much more.

Duration:00:41:58

David Aldridge on Kawhi Leonard, Free Agency + More

6/19/2018
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Hall of Famer David Aldridge joins Sekou Smith and John Schuhmann to talk about Kawhi Leonard's reported trade request, how it affects the rest of free agency, teams under the most pressure this summer, our thoughts on the 2018 Draft class and much more. via Knit

Duration:00:31:33

NBA Finals Game 4: Instant Analysis

6/9/2018
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Sekou Smith and John Schuhmann break down all of the action from the Warriors' 108-85 championship-clinching win against the Cavaliers in Game 4. via Knit

Duration:00:18:15

NBA Finals Game 3: Instant Analysis

6/7/2018
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Sekou Smith and John Schuhmann break down all of the action from the Warriors' 110-102 win over the Cavaliers in Game 3. The NBA.com writers discuss Kevin Durant's monster performance and whether or not LeBron James is approaching his final game in Cleveland.

Duration:00:25:01

NBA Finals Game 2: Instant Analysis

6/4/2018
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Sekou Smith and John Schuhmann break down all of the action from the Warriors' 122-103 win over the Cavaliers in Game 2, including a historic shooting performance from Stephen Curry.

Duration:00:16:05

NBA Finals Game 2 Preview

6/2/2018
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Sekou Smith and John Schuhmann point out what to watch for in Game 2 of the NBA Finals. Find out how the Cavaliers can recover from a tough Game 1 loss and what the Warriors must do to take a 2-0 lead.

Duration:00:11:44

NBA Finals Game 1: Instant Analysis

6/1/2018
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Sekou Smith and John Schuhmann break down all of the action from the Warriors' 124-114 win over the Cavaliers in Game 1. via Knit

Duration:00:19:18

Conference Finals Game 6 Previews

5/25/2018
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Sekou Smith and John Schuhmann analyze the East and West Conference Finals before pivotal Game 6s in Cleveland and Oakland this weekend.

Duration:00:31:13

Takeaways From First Two Games of Conf. Finals

5/17/2018
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Sekou Smith and John Schuhmann break down the NBA conference finals before pivotal Game 3s this weekend. Plus, we play some NBA playoffs trivia and discuss how Mike Budenholzer can help the Bucks.

Duration:00:47:21

Conference Finals Preview + Predictions

5/10/2018
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NBA.com writers Shaun Powell and John Schuhmann join Sekou Smith to preview the Celtics-Cavs East finals matchup. Then Greg Anthony joins to help preview the Rockets-Warriors West finals.

Duration:00:56:35

Playoffs + More with David Aldridge

4/26/2018
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Hall of Famer David Aldridge joins Sekou Smith to discuss the NBA playoffs, coaching vacancies around the league, the situation in San Antonio, and much more. Then John Schuhmann stops by to analyze the rise of the SIxers and their place in the East hierarchy.

Duration:00:47:36

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