NBA.com's Hang Time Podcast

NBA.com's Hang Time Podcast

United States

NBA news, analysis and commentary from the staff at NBA.com. Sekou Smith hosts the weekly podcast with Rick Fox and Lang Whitaker, with guests from all around the league and the people who cover it.

Episodes

'17-18 NBA Schedule Special  

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.

Most Underrated Moves of the Summer  

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.

Kyrie Irving's Trade Request, Cavs' Future + More  

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.

Summer League Reflections + Cavs Coach Ty Lue  

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.  

Free Agency Roundup + Next Steps for Utah  

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.

Talking Chris Paul, Jimmy Butler, Phil Jackson & More  

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.

2017 NBA Draft: Instant Analysis  

Lang Whitaker, John Schuhmann, Scott-Howard Cooper and Trey Kerby recap Thursday's draft.

NBA Draft Preview with Malik Monk & Scott Howard-Cooper  

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.

Major Takeaways from 2017 NBA Finals  

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.

NBA Finals Game 5: Instant Analysis  

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.

NBA Finals, Game 4: Instant Analysis  

Sekou Smith and Lang Whitaker break down all the action from the Cavaliers' 137-116 victory over the Warriors in Game 4.

NBA Finals Game 3: Instant Analysis  

Sekou Smith, Lang Whitaker and John Schuhmann analyze the Warriors' thrilling, 118-113 win over the Cavaliers in Game 3.

Game 3 Preview with Matt Bonner  

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.

NBA Finals Game 2: Instant Analysis  

Sekou Smith and John Schuhmann break down all the action from the Warriors' 132-113 victory over the Cavaliers in Game 2.

NBA Finals Game 1: Instant Analysis  

Sekou Smith and John Schuhmann break down all of the action from the Warriors' 113-91 win over the Cavaliers in Game 1.

NBA Finals preview with Kevin McHale  

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.

LeBron James Debate with Complex's Russ Bengston  

Where does LeBron rank among the all-time greats? Will he ever surpass Michael Jordan? 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.

NBA Conference Finals, Lakers' Lottery Luck + More with Kevin Ding  

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.

Celtics-Wizards Talk With Sean Grande  

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.

Warriors Talk with Marcus Thompson  

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.

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