NBA Hang Time

By NBA Digital

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Veteran NBA writer Sekou Smith and former player Greg Anthony analyze the latest NBA news, storylines, and more with guests from around the NBA world.

Episode Date
David Aldridge on Kawhi Leonard, Free Agency + More
00:28:02
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
Jun 19, 2018
NBA Finals Game 4: Instant Analysis
00:15:23
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
Jun 09, 2018
NBA Finals Game 3: Instant Analysis
00:21:15
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. via Knit
Jun 07, 2018
NBA Finals Game 2: Instant Analysis
00:14:42
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. via Knit
Jun 04, 2018
NBA Finals Game 2 Preview
00:09:44
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. via Knit
Jun 02, 2018
NBA Finals Game 1: Instant Analysis
00:17:20
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
Jun 01, 2018
Conference Finals Game 6 Previews
00:28:42
Sekou Smith and John Schuhmann analyze the East and West Conference Finals before pivotal Game 6s in Cleveland and Oakland this weekend. via Knit
May 25, 2018
Takeaways From First Two Games of Conf. Finals
00:44:52
Sekou Smith and John Schuhmann break down the NBA conference finals before pivotal Game 3s this weekend. Plus, NBA playoffs trivia, Mike Budenholzer to Milwaukee and Suns win Draft lottery. via Knit
May 18, 2018
Conference Finals Preview + Predictions
00:53:37
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. via Knit
May 10, 2018
Playoffs + More with David Aldridge
00:45:55
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. via Knit
Apr 26, 2018
LeBron Takes Control + Other First-Round Storylines
00:58:24
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. via Knit
Apr 19, 2018
NBA Playoffs First Round Preview
00:42:14
The playoffs are here! Sekou Smith, Greg Anthony and John Schuhmann analyze all eight first round series before the action begins on Saturday. via Knit
Apr 15, 2018
Rex Chapman + MVP Debate
01:09:59
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. via Knit
Apr 04, 2018
Impact of Injuries + State of Standings
00:30:32
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. via Knit
Mar 29, 2018
West Playoff Chase + Jemele Hill
00:44:43
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. via Knit
Mar 22, 2018
Playoff Chase, Rookie of the Year + Acie Law
00:36:17
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. via Knit
Mar 15, 2018
Struggles In San Antonio + West Playoff Picture
00:46:31
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. via Knit
Mar 07, 2018
Standings Tighten In East + West
00:34:10
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. via Knit
Feb 28, 2018
Storylines To Watch After All-Star Break
00:08:50
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. via Knit
Feb 22, 2018
Trade Deadline Aftermath + All-Star Predictions
00:41:56
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. via Knit
Feb 14, 2018
NBA Trade Deadline Breakdown
00:24:33
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. via Knit
Feb 09, 2018
NBA Trade Season Is Here
00:39:38
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. via Knit
Jan 31, 2018
Bucks Fire Kidd, Drama in Cleveland + All-Star Reserves
00:52:40
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. via Knit
Jan 23, 2018
State of the Eastern Conference
00:27:35
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. via Knit
Jan 11, 2018
IT Returns, Star Dynamics In NBA + Warriors vs. Rockets
00:40:26
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. via Knit
Jan 04, 2018
Storylines To Follow on Christmas Day
00:51:57
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. via Knit
Dec 21, 2017
State of the Philadelphia 76ers
00:37:33
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. via Knit
Dec 14, 2017
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
00:43:24
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. via Knit
Dec 07, 2017
David Fizdale & Blake Griffin + Blazers with Jason Quick
00:37:16
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. via Knit
Nov 30, 2017
NBA Thanksgiving with Tony Rock
00:34:41
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. via Knit
Nov 23, 2017
Inside KD's Summer + Celtics' Win Streak
00:58:08
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. via Knit
Nov 16, 2017
Bledose to Bucks, Porzingis + Cavs
00:54:19
Bleacher Report's Howard Beck joins us to discuss the Bucks' trade for Eric Bledsoe, the hope in New York surrounding Kristaps Porzingis, the struggles in Cleveland, and more. Then John Schuhmann stops by for some unicorn-related trivia. via Knit
Nov 09, 2017
NBA Business with Hawks CEO Steve Koonin
00:56:36
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. via Knit
Nov 02, 2017
Wall vs. Ball, Wizards' West Coast Trip + More
00:31:28
Candace Buckner of The Washington Post joins Sekou Smith and Kevin Cottrell 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. via Knit
Oct 26, 2017
Opening Week + Miami's Justise Winslow
00:51:11
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. via Knit
Oct 19, 2017
NBA Fantasy Season Preview
00:53:26
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. via Knit
Oct 05, 2017
Eastern Conference Preview with David Aldridge
00:55:55
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. via Knit
Sep 28, 2017
Western Conference Preview
00:44:18
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. via Knit
Sep 21, 2017
Best Duos in the NBA?
00:23:37
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. via Knit
Sep 14, 2017
Tracy McGrady talks Hall of Fame, NBA career & more
00:36:56
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. via Knit
Sep 07, 2017
Cavs Trade Kyrie Irving to Celtics
00:52:00
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. via Knit
Aug 23, 2017
'17-18 NBA Schedule Special
00:48:59
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. via Knit
Aug 15, 2017
Most Underrated Moves of the Summer
00:45:46
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. via Knit
Aug 03, 2017
Kyrie Irving's Trade Request, Cavs' Future + More
00:40:00
SB Nation's Paul Flannery joins us to talk about a wild week around the NBA. We analyze Kyrie Irving's reported trade request, how it affects the Cavs, and possible trade scenarios for Irving around the league. Then John Schuhmann stops by with his weekly trivia question and we discuss the possibility of NBA expansion to Seattle. via Knit
Jul 27, 2017
Summer League Reflections + Cavs Coach Ty Lue
00:21:00
NBA.com's Matt Dagostino joins us in Las Vegas to recap all of the Summer League action from the first two weeks of July. Then Cavaliers coach Ty Lue talks about Cleveland's offseason, where his team can improve, and the changing landscape in the Eastern Conference.   via Knit
Jul 14, 2017
Free Agency Roundup + Next Steps for Utah
00:50:05
We recap all of the moves of the past week with John Schuhmann, talk about the state of the West, and debate if Boston has enough to challenge Cleveland. Then Tony Jones of the Salt Lake Tribune stops by to discuss what's next for Utah after losing Gordon Hayward. via Knit
Jul 06, 2017
Talking Chris Paul, Jimmy Butler, Phil Jackson & More
00:38:10
NBA offseason won't slow down! We breakdown all the latest headlines, from Phil Jackson departing New York to the NBA Awards to the NBA Draft. Then John Schuhmann helps us analyze the Rockets' deal for Chris Paul, and Steve Aschburner gives us the inside scoop on Minnesota's deal for Jimmy Butler. via Knit
Jun 29, 2017
2017 NBA Draft: Instant Analysis
00:06:01
Lang Whitaker, John Schuhmann, Scott-Howard Cooper and Trey Kerby recap Thursday's draft. via Knit
Jun 23, 2017
NBA Draft Preview with Malik Monk & Scott Howard-Cooper
00:35:29
NBA offseason is in full swing! We analyze all of the trades this week, from the No. 1 pick to Dwight Howard to D'Angelo Russell, then get set for Thursday's NBA Draft with top prospect Malik Monk and NBA.com draft expert Scott Howard-Cooper. via Knit
Jun 21, 2017
Major Takeaways from 2017 NBA Finals
00:40:52
What will be our last memory from the Warriors' 2017 NBA championship? We discuss that, Kevin Durant's MVP, LeBron James' performance, next steps for Cleveland, and much more. Then John Schuhmann stops by with an NBA Finals trivia question and his stat of the series. Plus, we debate which hypothetical five-man unit could challenge Golden State. via Knit
Jun 15, 2017
NBA Finals Game 5: Instant Analysis
00:11:17
Sekou Smith and John Schuhmann break down all of the action from the Warriors' 129-120 win over the Cavaliers in Game 5 to win the NBA championship. via Knit
Jun 13, 2017
NBA Finals, Game 4: Instant Analysis
00:06:13
Sekou Smith and Lang Whitaker break down all the action from the Cavaliers' 137-116 victory over the Warriors in Game 4. via Knit
Jun 10, 2017
NBA Finals Game 3: Instant Analysis
00:08:29
Sekou Smith, Lang Whitaker and John Schuhmann analyze the Warriors' thrilling, 118-113 win over the Cavaliers in Game 3. via Knit
Jun 08, 2017
Game 3 Preview with Matt Bonner
00:28:53
Two-time NBA champion Matt Bonner joins us to help preview Game 3 of The NBA Finals in Cleveland. Will the Cavs be able to stop the undefeated Warriors? Find out at 9 p.m. ET on ABC tonight. via Knit
Jun 07, 2017
NBA Finals Game 2: Instant Analysis
00:10:26
Sekou Smith and John Schuhmann break down all the action from the Warriors' 132-113 victory over the Cavaliers in Game 2. via Knit
Jun 05, 2017
NBA Finals Game 1: Instant Analysis
00:10:14
Sekou Smith and John Schuhmann break down all of the action from the Warriors' 113-91 win over the Cavaliers in Game 1. via Knit
Jun 02, 2017
NBA Finals preview with Kevin McHale
00:34:11
NBA legend Kevin McHale joins the show to help us preview the 2017 NBA Finals matchup between Cleveland and Golden State. We talk about the pressure on Kevin Durant, LeBron's growing legacy, Kevin Love's role in Cleveland, and much more. via Knit
May 30, 2017
LeBron James Debate with Complex's Russ Bengston
00:56:15
Where does LeBron rank among the all-time greats? Will he ever surpass Michael Jordan? Should we even try to compare the two? We debate these questions and more with Complex senior editor Russ Bengston. Then NBA.com's Scott Howard-Cooper joins to look ahead to this year's NBA Draft. via Knit
May 24, 2017
NBA Conference Finals, Lakers' Lottery Luck + More with Kevin Ding
00:48:26
Bleacher Report's Kevin Ding joins to talk about the NBA conference finals, the Lakers' offseason plans, Lonzo Ball's future in the league, LeBron's growing legacy, and much more. Then John Schuhmann stops by with his latest trivia question. via Knit
May 18, 2017
Celtics-Wizards Talk With Sean Grande
00:26:33
Celtics play-by-play announcer Sean Grande joins the show to help us analyze Boston's big Game 5 win, preview Game 6 of the Celtics-Wizards series in D.C., and look ahead to the NBA Draft Lottery on Tuesday. via Knit
May 11, 2017
Warriors Talk with Marcus Thompson
00:38:05
Marcus Thompson of the Mercury News joins us to talk about Stephen Curry, Steve Kerr's health status, Kevin Durant's first playoff run with Golden State, and much more. Then we analyze the Wizards-Celtics series and play some trivia with John Schuhmann. via Knit
May 04, 2017
ESPN's Dave McMenamin on LeBron & Cavs
00:43:23
Cleveland beat writer Dave McMenamin stops by to talk about his new book, "Return of the King", which chronicles the Cavaliers' comeback during the 2016 NBA Finals. The guys discuss LeBron's legacy, how his mindset compares to Kobe Bryant, the power structure in Cleveland, the 2017 NBA playoffs and much more. via Knit
Apr 27, 2017
First week of 2017 NBA Playoffs
00:27:48
The show hits the road for a look at some of the most interesting matchups after a week of NBA playoff action. We talk about Wizards-Hawks, Thunder-Rockets, Bulls-Celtics, Bucks-Raptors and much more. Be sure to visit NBA.com/playoffs for in-depth coverage all postseason. via Knit
Apr 20, 2017
NBA Playoffs Preview -- First Round
00:51:51
Get set for the 2017 NBA playoffs with our first round preview, which takes a look at all eight series before the games begin on Saturday. We analyze the matchups, make predictions and play some trivia with John Schuhmann. Be sure to check out NBA.com/playoffs for even more NBA playoff content. via Knit
Apr 13, 2017
NBA Playoff Races with Howard Beck
00:45:53
Bleacher Report senior writer Howard Beck joins the show to help us dissect all the playoff races around NBA with less than a week left in 2016-17 regular season. Plus, John Schuhmann stops by for a special trivia question about The Palace at Auburn Hills. via Knit
Apr 06, 2017
Bill Walton on MVP Race, Final Four, California, Life, Happiness & More
00:54:50
NBA legend Bill Walton joins the show for a wide-ranging conversation about his NBA career, living in California, his health, the MVP race, the Final Four, Draft prospects, and a lot more. You never know what he will talk about next. Plus, John Schumann stops by for another round of NBA playoff trivia. via Knit
Mar 30, 2017
East Playoff Races + Goran Dragic On Miami's Turnaround
00:40:49
Heat point guard Goran Dragic joins the show to talk about Miami's playoff push, Dion Waiters' limitless confidence, Erik Spoelstra's coaching style and more. Plus, we analyze the Eastern Conference standings, play some trivia with John Schuhmann, and look at how the schedule breaks down for East teams over the final three weeks. via Knit
Mar 23, 2017
West Playoff Races + Prospects To Watch In Tournament
00:39:48
We analyze all the races in the West and play some playoff trivia with John Schuhmann. Then NBA.com's Scott Howard-Cooper joins to tell us which potential NBA prospects we should keep an eye on during the NCAA Tournament this month. via Knit
Mar 16, 2017
NBA MVP Debate with Nathaniel Friedman
00:57:03
Which player is most deserving of '16-17 NBA MVP? GQ's Nathaniel Friedman (a.k.a. Bethlehem Shoals of Free Darko) joins us to debate the merits of Russell Westbrook, James Harden, Kawhi Leonard and LeBron James. Then John Schuhmann stops by with his MVP take and another NBA trivia question. via Knit
Mar 09, 2017
Kevin Durant Injury with Anthony Slater
00:30:38
What's next for the Warriors now that Kevin Durant is out at least four weeks? We discuss that and more with Golden State beat writer Anthony Slater of the San Jose Mercury News. Plus, John Schuhmann tries to stump us with another NBA trivia question. via Knit
Mar 02, 2017
Jerry Stackhouse on Life As D-League Coach, His Career & More
00:13:28
Former NBA All-Star Jerry Stackhouse joined us at All-Star weekend in New Orleans to talk about adjusting to life as a coach in the D-League. Plus, we look back at a memorable 2017 NBA All-Star game dominated by hometown star Anthony Davis. via Knit
Feb 23, 2017
Anthony Davis on Hosting NBA All-Star
00:08:34
Pelicans' star Anthony Davis joins us in New Orleans to talk about all the added responsibilities that come when your team hosts NBA All-Star. Plus, he gives the inside scoop on his favorite restaurants in The Big Easy. via Knit
Feb 17, 2017
All-Star Trivia with John Schuhmann
00:12:26
NBA.com's John Schuhmann joins us for a special NBA All-Star edition of Hang Time from New Orleans. He tries his best to stump us with 10 trivia questions about this year's All-Stars. Find out if we were able to pass his test. via Knit
Feb 16, 2017
JBL Three-Point Preview with Nick Young
00:10:26
Lakers' sharpshooter Nick Young stops by to talk about his preparations from this Saturday's three-point shootout in New Orleans. Plus, we make our predictions and look back at last year's showdown between Klay Thompson and Steph Curry. via Knit
Feb 15, 2017
Taco Bell Skills Challenge Preview with Devin Booker
00:08:08
Phoenix Suns' star Devin Booker stops by to help us get ready for NBA All-Star Weekend in New Orleans. He talks about how he's preparing for the Taco Bell Skills Challenge, who he's eager to play with in the BBVA Rising Stars Challenge, and his favorite moment from All-Star weekend last year. via Knit
Feb 14, 2017
Verizon Slam Dunk Preview
00:16:33
Pacers' Glenn Robinson III and Suns' Derrick Jones Jr. join us to talk about their preparations for 2017 Verizon Slam Dunk. Then we analyze the four-player field, make our predictions and relive last year's classic battle. Be sure to stay tuned all week for special NBA All-Star 2017 coverage from New Orleans. via Knit
Feb 13, 2017
Grant Hill on Jabari Parker, Life as an NBA Owner & Trade Deadline Season
00:37:06
Hawks owner and former NBA superstar Grant Hill joins the show to talk about Jabari Parker's latest setback, how difficult it is to recover from recurring injuries, adjustments he's made as an NBA owner, and what it's like for players during Trade Deadline season. Plus, John Schuhmann stops by with his latest trivia question. via Knit
Feb 09, 2017
Southeast On The Rise + Trade Deadline Chatter
00:36:03
The Vertical's Michael Lee stops by to analyze three teams on the rise in the Southeast Division -- Washington, Atlanta and Miami. Plus, we look ahead to this month's trade deadline and speculate which teams will make a move. via Knit
Feb 02, 2017
Drama in the East, Trade Rumors & Nuggets' Trainer Steve Hess
00:46:13
What's going on in Cleveland, Chicago and New York? We break it down and debate where's the best landing spot for Carmelo Anthony. Then legendary Nuggets' trainer Steve Hess joins with his top tips for getting the most out of your workout routines. via Knit
Jan 26, 2017
CP3's Injury + George Karl On His New Book
00:42:06
What's next for LA with Chris Paul out 6-to-8 weeks? Clippers beat writer Dan Woike joins to answer that question and more. Then coaching legend George Karl stops by to discuss his new book. Plus, John Schuhmann tests our knowledge with another round of trivia. via Knit
Jan 19, 2017
George Gervin, D-Rose, Boogie Cousins + More
00:41:07
Hall of Famer George Gervin joins us to talk NBA and make his picks for All-Star 2017 starters. Plus, we examine the Knicks' difficult week, debate if DeMarcus Cousins should sign an extension in Sacramento, and play some trivia with John Schuhmann. via Knit
Jan 12, 2017
East Playoff Race, Rise of Giannis & Trade Talk
00:44:00
CSN Chicago's Vince Goodwill joins us to look at the crowded Eastern Conference playoff picture and debate which squads should make a move. Plus, we marvel at Giannis Antetokounmpo's latest superstar moment, dissect the Rajon Rondo situation, and play some trivia with John Schuhmann. via Knit
Jan 05, 2017
Top 10 NBA Moments of 2016
00:39:41
Relive a memorable year of NBA hoops with our countdown of the Top 10 Moments in 2016. From Game 7 of The Finals to Kobe Bryant's farewell tour to an iconic Dunk Contest, there were plenty of moments to remember over the last year. via Knit
Dec 29, 2016
Talking Blazers, Boogie & Blake
00:37:59
Portland star Damian Lillard joins the podcast to talk about his journey from Oakland to the NBA. Plus, Sekou and Lang discuss Blake Griffin's injury and wonder if DeMarcus Cousins will still be on the Kings after February's NBA Trade Deadline. via Knit
Dec 22, 2016
Biggest Surprises Of NBA Season So Far
00:53:41
Brent Barry and Rick Fox join us for a jam-packed episode full of the most surprising storylines from the 2016-17 season. From underachievers (Atlanta, Minnesota, Portland) to overachievers (Memphis, OKC, Houston, New York), there have been plenty of surprises during more than seven weeks of NBA action. Plus, Brent Barry talks about Tim Duncan's jersey retirement, John Schuhmann gives us his most surprising stat and we hear Bucks' announcer Marques Johnson rip Lang for his All-Star prediction. via Knit
Dec 15, 2016
Cavs Roll, Klay Scores 60 & Russ Flirts With History
00:40:34
ESPN's Dave McMenamin joins us to talk about the Cavaliers' dominant start, their historic pace from 3-point land and Kevin Love's career-best play. Plus, we dig into Klay Thompson's unreal 60-point game and predict if Russell Westbrook will break Wilt Chamberlain's triple-double streak. via Knit
Dec 08, 2016
Freaks & Greek: Talking Towns, Porzingis, Embiid and Giannis with Zach Harper
00:49:32
Zach Harper stops by to help us marvel at the emerging crop of young, talented superstars in the NBA. From Karl-Anthony Towns to Kristaps Porzingis to Giannis Antetokounmpo to Joel Embiid, has there ever been a more skilled group of big men in the league? All that, plus awful movie talk, John Schuhmann trivia and more. via Knit
Dec 01, 2016
NBA Thanksgiving with Netw3rk
00:44:06
The Ringer's Jason Concepcion helps us give thanks to all the NBA players, teams and personalities we're thankful for this season. From Kristaps Porzingis to the Clippers to Joel Embiid to the rise of unique NBA hairstyles and more, we cover it all in this special holiday episode. via Knit
Nov 24, 2016
Russell Westbrook, Kristaps Porzingis, LA Clippers & More With Rick Fox
00:40:19
NBA season is in full swing as we marvel at Russell Westbrook's ferocious play, dissect the Clippers' dominant starting unit with John Schuhmann, and talk Kristaps Porzingis, Phil Jackson, Lakers, Hawks, Dwight Howard and much more with our good friend Rick Fox. via Knit
Nov 17, 2016
What Changed In L.A.? Kevin Ding Talks Lakers, Clippers, Kobe And More
00:33:04
Bleacher Report's Kevin Ding joins Sekou Smith and Lang Whitaker to talk about the young Lakers' surprising start, the impact of Kobe Bryant's retirement, the Clippers' dominant trio, plus much more. via Knit
Nov 10, 2016
Howard Beck's First Impressions After Week One Of NBA Season
00:30:31
Bleacher Report's Howard Beck joins us to talk about LeBron and Cleveland, Russell Westbrook, Golden State, the NBA Awards Show, Ray Allen's retirement, and much more. Plus, NBA.com's John Schuhmann stops by to analyze Stephen Curry's improved efficiency at the rim. via Knit
Nov 03, 2016
Warriors' Opening Night Loss + Nick Collison On Thunder Without Kevin Durant
00:37:55
What happened to Golden State on Tuesday night? Sekou Smith and Lang Whitaker break it down along with a recap of a 10-game Wednesday highlighted by Joel Embiid's debut. Then Oklahoma City veteran Nick Collison joins to talk about Russell Westbrook, moving forward without Kevin Durant, and much more. via Knit
Oct 27, 2016
More Or Less? Predicting Win Totals For All 30 NBA Teams
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Which NBA teams will be better this season? Which will be worse? Sekou Smith and Lang Whitaker predict how many games each team will win during the 2016-17 NBA season. via Knit
Oct 21, 2016
Kevin McHale On Kevin Garnett, Houston Rockets & Team Building
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Hall of Famer Kevin McHale joins Sekou Smith and Lang Whitaker to talk Kevin Garnett, the Houston Rockets, the role of analytics and much more. Then the guys make their picks for NBA season awards including MVP, Rookie of the Year and Most Improved. via Knit
Oct 19, 2016
Hawks' Kent Bazemore On Social Activism, Chance The Rapper & More
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Sekou Smith and Lang Whitaker sit down with Atlanta Hawks' forward Kent Bazemore to talk about how players respond to social issues, his friendship with Chance the Rapper and much more. Then the guys recap the latest NBA news, including another injury to Anthony Davis. via Knit
Oct 12, 2016
NBA Fantasy Preview: Draft Strategy, Sleepers To Watch & Players To Avoid
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Sekou Smith and Lang Whitaker get you ready for your NBA fantasy drafts with NBA.com's fantasy expert, Matt D'Agostino. Learn all about draft strategy, sleepers to watch and much more. via Knit
Oct 05, 2016
Ronnie2K from NBA 2K On Making NBA's Most Beloved Game
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Training camps around the NBA are in full swing and there's plenty of news from coast to coast. Pat Riley says Chris Bosh is done in Miami. Kevin Durant and the Warriors are working through the process in Oakland. And the King and his crew in Cleveland are preparing to defend their title. We go around the league with some initial thoughts from media days and training camp and dig deep on NBA 2K17 with our main man Ronnie2K on Episode 250 of The Hang Time Podcast. via Knit
Sep 28, 2016
Pelicans' Broadcaster Joel Meyers On Future For New Orleans
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Injuries and super sized expectations overwhelmed the New Orleans Pelicans in Alvin Gentry's first season at the helm in the Big Easy. And there is more drama on the horizon for the Pelicans this season with Anthony Davis returning from injury and Jrue Holiday missing the start of the season due to a family medical emergency. We break down all things Pelicans with the team's play-by-play voice, Joel Meyers, on Episode 249 of The Hang Time Podcast. via Knit
Sep 21, 2016
Hall of Famer David Aldridge On His Induction Ceremony
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David Aldridge of TNT, NBA TV and NBA.com, is the insider's insider. No one covers the NBA like DA, who won the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame's Curt Gowdy Media Award this year. We talk Olympics, free agency, honors, the state of hoops around the world and everything else with our main man on Episode 248 of The Hang Time Podcast. via Knit
Sep 14, 2016
Allen Iverson Stories with Former Sixers' President Pat Croce
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As president of the Philadelphia 76ers Pat Croce ran the franchise during a transformative time, when Allen Iverson arrived and the Sixers went from the worst record in the NBA to playing the Los Angeles Lakers in The Finals. On the eve of Iverson's induction into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, Croce joins us on Episode 247 of The Hang Time Podcast to reflect on the Iverson era and the phenomenon known as AI. via Knit
Sep 07, 2016
Shaq Stories with Former Teammate & NBA TV's Dennis Scott
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It's #SHAQWeek around here and we're celebrating with the big fella in advance of his induction into the Naismith Hall of Fame. In honor of the Big Aristotle (or the big whatever nickname he's using these days), we spend all of our time on Episode 246 of The Hang Time Podcast talking with NBA TV's Dennis Scott (3D), one of his mentors, and oldest and dearest friends. via Knit
Aug 31, 2016
Rio Olympics Recap with The Vertical's Michael Lee
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Kevin Durant told Michael Lee of The Vertical that he needed that gold medal run at the Rio Olympics to heal himself from a tumultuous free agent summer. Durant called it therapy. We agree that he needed something to lift his spirits after coming off as the villain to many after leaving Oklahoma City for the Golden State Warriors. We break down Durant's summer and much more in the aftermath of the Olympics with Lee on Episode 245 of The Hang Time Podcast. via Knit
Aug 24, 2016
Ep. 244: Summer Games
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The Summer of 2016 could be remembered for many reasons. From Kevin Durant's departure from Oklahoma City to Oakland to join the Golden State Warriors, to the U.S. Men's Senior National Team's dramatic chase for gold at the Rio Olympics to LeBron James finally admitting what we've known all along, that he's measuring himself against the G.O.A.T. (Michael Jordan) himself. It's all a part of the Summer Games we discuss on Episode 244 of the Hang Time Podcast. via Knit
Aug 18, 2016