NBA Hang Time

NBA Hang Time

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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February 19, 2021 85 min
NBA Hang Time continues to pay tribute to its longtime host Sekou Smith. His former Hang Time co-hosts Rick Fox and Lang Whitaker reflect on their bond that formed into a brotherhood. The Athletic writer Marcus Thompson and Miami Heat Courtside Reporter Jason Jackson discuss the impact Sekou had on their personal lives. Yahoo Sports writer Chris Haynes and NBA TV analyst Dennis Scott share why Sekou put such an emphasis on professi...
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NBA Hang Time continues to pay tribute to its longtime host Sekou Smith. The Undefeated’s Marc Spears & writer / host Jemele Hill share stories and fond memories of their friend and colleague. Young, rising talent The Ringer’s Logan Murdock & Bleacher Report’s Master Tesfatsion discuss how Sekou inspired and encouraged them. The outpouring of love continues with a collection of messages from around the league. See omnystud...
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February 15, 2021 52 min
NBA Hang Time pays tribute to its longtime host Sekou Smith with a pair of conversations between his friends and colleagues: NBA.com’s John Schuhmann & The Boston Globe’s Gary Washburn and NBA.com’s Shaun Powell & The Athletic’s David Aldridge. The outpouring of love continues with a collection of messages from around the league. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
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January 12, 2021 26 min
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 omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
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January 9, 2021 24 min
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 omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
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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 omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
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January 5, 2021 28 min
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...
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December 29, 2020 26 min
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”. NBA.com writer John Schuhmann dives into his Power Rankings for this week. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
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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 omnystudio.com/listener f...
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December 22, 2020 18 min
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 omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
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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 omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
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December 17, 2020 25 min
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 omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
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December 15, 2020 30 min
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 omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
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November 26, 2020 20 min
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 omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
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November 19, 2020 17 min
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 omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
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November 16, 2020 26 min
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 omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
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November 14, 2020 25 min
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 omnystudio.com/l...
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October 29, 2020 23 min
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 omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
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October 24, 2020 34 min
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 omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
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October 9, 2020 28 min
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 b...
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