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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

Next Steps For Sixers?

12/13/2018
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Sekou Smith and John Schuhmann discuss big wins by the Pelicans and Raptors on Wednesday night. Then Keith Pompey of the Philly Inquirer joins to dig into the latest Sixers storylines, from Jimmy Butler to Joel Embiid to Markelle Fultz. Finally, David Grzybowski calls in to discuss his new book on Philly basketball legend Tom Gola. via Knit

Duration:00:47:48

What's Changed For Bucks This Season?

12/6/2018
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Sekou Smith and John Schuhmann discuss their takeaways from a 10-game NBA Wednesday. Then Matt Velazquez of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel joins to give his perspective on Giannis Antetokounmpo and the rejuvenated Bucks, who have the 2nd-best record in the East. via Knit

Duration:00:37:25

Bulls Fire Hoiberg + Week 8 Power Rankings

12/3/2018
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Sekou Smith and John Schuhmann analyze the Bulls' decision to part ways with coach Fred Hoiberg. Then they dig into the Week 8 Power Rankings, where the Celtics, Sixers and Lakers are looking strong as the season enters December. via Knit

Duration:00:36:47

Grizzlies with Lang Whitaker + MVP Ladder

11/29/2018
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Sekou Smith and John Schuhmann are joined by Lang Whitaker of Grind City Media to discuss the Grizzlies' strong start, the MVP race after a quarter of the season, and much more. via Knit

Duration:00:35:26

Week 7 Power Rankings

11/26/2018
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Sekou Smith and John Schuhmann analyze the NBA.com Power Rankings at the quarter-point of the '18-19 season. They discuss the Clippers, Knicks, Mavericks, Kings, Magic, Sixers and more as they run down the weekly ranking. via Knit

Duration:00:34:09

Week 6 Power Rankings: Clippers at No. 1

11/19/2018
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Sekou Smith and John Schuhmann analyze the Week 6 NBA Power Rankings where the LA Clippers have climbed to the top spot. In addition to the Clippers, they discuss the latest from the Lakers, Warriors, Thunder, Celtics, Rockets, Kings and Wizards. via Knit

Duration:00:35:16

GM P.O.V. with Wes Wilcox

11/15/2018
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Former Hawks GM Wes Wilcox joins Sekou Smith and John Schuhmann to give a GM's perspective on the major storylines to start the NBA season from Philadelphia to Houston to Utah to Golden State. via Knit

Duration:00:42:06

Butler To Sixers, 'Melo + Week 5 Power Rankings

11/12/2018
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Sekou Smith and John Schuhmann analyze the Sixers' trade for Jimmy Butler and how he will fit next to Ben Simmons and Joel Embiid. Then they break down the Week 5 NBA.com Power Rankings, the Blazers' undefeated week and the latest reports out of Houston. via Knit

Duration:00:22:51

Wizards' Slow Start + Lakers Add Chandler

11/8/2018
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Sekou Smith and John Schuhmann are joined by Candace Buckner of the Washington Post to discuss the Wizards' disappointing 2-8 start to the season. Plus, Sekou and Schuhmann discuss the Lakers with Tyson Chandler and the Bucks vs. Warriors game on Thursday night. via Knit

Duration:00:36:55

Week 4 Power Rankings

11/5/2018
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Sekou Smith and John Schuhmann discuss the Warriors, Bucks, Nuggets, Celtics, Thunder, Lakers, Pelicans, Pistons, Wizards and more as they run down the latest NBA.com Power Rankings. via Knit

Duration:00:35:36

D-Rose Scores 50 + Latest From Toronto

11/1/2018
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Sekou Smith and John Schuhmann discuss Derrick Rose, Klay Thompson and Sacramento's strong play. Then Eric Koreen of The Athletic joins to analyze the Raptors' 7-1 start with Kawhi Leonard. via Knit

Duration:00:35:59

Cavs Fire Lue + Week 3 Power Rankings

10/29/2018
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Sekou Smith and John Schuhmann analyze the surprise move by Cleveland to fire coach Ty Lue after an 0-6 start to the season. Then they survey the latest NBA.com Power Rankings and discuss the play of the Raptors, Bucks, Wizards, Rockets, Pistons and Clippers. via Knit

Duration:00:28:46

Cavs Fire Lue + Week 3 Power Rankings

10/29/2018
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Sekou Smith and John Schuhmann analyze the surprise move by Cleveland to fire coach Ty Lue after an 0-6 start to the season. Then they survey the latest NBA.com Power Rankings and discuss the play of the Raptors, Bucks, Wizards, Rockets, Pistons and Clippers. via Knit

Duration:00:29:00

Warriors' Start, Trae Young + Rockets' Struggles

10/25/2018
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Anthony Slater of The Athletic joins Sekou Smith and John Schuhmann to discuss Stephen Curry's 51-point game, the Warriors' strong start to the season and the recovery timetable for DeMarcus Cousins. Plus, Sekou and Schuhmann discuss the early play from Trae Young, the Rockets' slow start and the very-early MVP race. via Knit

Duration:00:33:56

First Weekend + Week 2 Power Rankings

10/22/2018
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Sekou Smith and John Schuhmann talk about the scuffle in L.A. and other action from the first weekend. Then they analyze the Week 2 Power Rankings, the Wizards' difficult upcoming road trip and the increase in scoring around the league. via Knit

Duration:00:19:42

Early Takeaways + Top 100 Players

10/18/2018
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Sekou Smith and John Schuhmann discuss takeaways from the season openers for the Sixers, Celtics, Bucks, Hornets, Wolves, Spurs, Rockets, Pelicans and more. Then Tim Bontemps of the Washington Post joins to talk Lakers, Warriors and his annual Top 100 Players list. via Knit

Duration:00:35:08

Week 1 Power Rankings + Opening Night Preview

10/15/2018
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Sekou Smith and John Schuhmann analyze the debut NBA.com Power Rankings and set the stage for Opening Night on TNT. via Knit

Duration:00:32:25

Jimmy Butler, LeBron's Lakers + Award Predictions

10/11/2018
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Sekou Smith and John Schuhmann discuss the latest from Minnesota, the Lakers during the preseason, and their 2018-19 NBA season-long award favorites. via Knit

Duration:00:29:33

Kevin Love On His Career, '18-19 Cavs + More

10/8/2018
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All-Star Kevin Love joins Sekou Smith for a wide-ranging conversation about NBA longevity, skill development, off-court interests, LeBron's departure to L.A., the new-look Cavaliers, and much more. via Knit

Duration:00:26:27

David Griffin Talks GM Survey Results

10/4/2018
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NBA TV analyst and former Cavaliers GM David Griffin joins Sekou Smith and John Schuhmann as they discuss the results from the annual NBA.com GM Survey. via Knit

Duration:00:40:38