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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.

Language:

English


Episodes

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


Inside KD's Summer + Celtics' Win Streak

11/16/2017
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GQ staff writer Zach Baron joins to explore the mind of Kevin Durant, who Baron spent time with this summer to write a GQ profile. Then A. Sherrod Blakely of NBC Sports Boston helps us analyze how the Celtics keep winning without Gordon Hayward. Finally, John Schuhmann joins for a trivia question about Celtics rookie Jayson Tatum.

Duration:01:00:33


Bledose to Bucks, Rise of Porzingis + More

11/9/2017
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Bleacher Report's Howard Beck joins us to discuss the Bucks' trade for Eric Bledsoe, the hope in New York surrounding Kristaps Porzingis, struggles in Cleveland, and more. Then John Schuhmann stops by for some Unicorn-related trivia.

Duration:00:56:48


NBA Business with Hawks CEO Steve Koonin

11/2/2017
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New co-host Greg Anthony joins Sekou for a conversation with Hawks CEO Steve Koonin about re-branding an NBA franchise, building an arena for the future, reaching a younger generation, cricket tacos, and more. Then John Schuhmann stops by for a trivia question about which player is the most improved after two weeks.

Duration:00:59:05


Wall vs. Ball, Wizards' West Coast Trip + More

10/26/2017
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Candace Buckner of The Washington Post joins Sekou Smith and Kevin Cotrell to talk about the Wizards' loss in L.A., their upcoming matchup with Golden State, and more. Then John Schuhmann joins to take a look at how OKC is distributing shots early in the season.

Duration:00:33:49


Opening Week + Miami's Justise Winslow

10/19/2017
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NBA season is here! We break down the action from an 11-game Wednesday, analyze the impact of Gordon Hayward's injury, and debate the state of the East. Then Miami forward Justise Winslow joins the show to talk about his summer training, goals for this season and more.

Duration:00:51:49


NBA Fantasy Preview

10/5/2017
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Get set for your 2017-18 NBA Fantasy Drafts with NBA.com fantasy expert Matt Dagostino. We talk about Fantasy draft prep, metrics to use when evaluating players, potential sleepers, and much more. Then John Schuhmann stops by for a look at his annual GM Survey.

Duration:00:54:03


Eastern Conference Preview with David Aldridge

9/28/2017
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David Aldridge joins to help us break down all 15 teams in the Eastern Conference after we talked West last week. We discuss the major roster turnover for Boston and Cleveland, LeBron's legacy, the continuity in Toronto, D.C., and Milwaukee, plus much more. Then John Schuhmann stops by for some East trivia.

Duration:00:56:33


Western Conference Preview

9/21/2017
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What's changed in the West after an offseason full of movement? John Schuhmann joins us to go through the standings and preview the 2017-18 NBA season for all 15 Western Conference teams.

Duration:00:44:18


Best Duos in the NBA?

9/14/2017
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A summer full of players on the move has resulted in some new, superstar pairings around the league. Which duo is the most dynamic? Which has the highest potential? And can any duo compete with Kevin Durant and Steph Curry in Oakland? We debate it all with John Schuhmann.

Duration:00:23:37


Tracy McGrady talks Hall of Fame, NBA career & more

9/7/2017
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NBA legend Tracy McGrady joins the show to talk about his life, NBA career and much more before being enshrined in the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame on Friday. Then John Schuhmann stops by for a McGrady-themed trivia question.

Duration:00:36:56


Cavs Trade Kyrie Irving to Celtics

8/23/2017
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The Vertical's Michael Lee joins us to analyze every angle of Tuesday's blockbuster deal between Cleveland and Boston. Then John Schuhmann stops by for more analysis and his weekly trivia question.

Duration:00:52:38


'17-18 NBA Schedule Special

8/15/2017
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The 2017-18 NBA schedule is here! We look ahead to all the major matchups, discuss which teams we're most excited to watch, and play some trivia with John Schuhmann.

Duration:00:48:59


Most Underrated Moves of the Summer

8/3/2017
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John Schuhmann stops by to help us analyze some of the most underrated moves of the offseason so far. We talk about the Lakers, Clippers, Nuggets, Timberwolves, Rockets and more before taking a crack at Schuhmann's weekly trivia question.

Duration:00:46:24

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