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

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.

ESPN's Dave McMenamin on LeBron & Cavs  

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.

First week of 2017 NBA Playoffs  

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.

NBA Playoffs Preview -- First Round  

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.

NBA Playoff Races with Howard Beck  

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.

Bill Walton on MVP Race, Final Four, California, Life, Happiness & More  

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.

East Playoff Races + Goran Dragic On Miami's Turnaround  

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.

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