NBA writer Sekou Smith passes from Covid

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NBA writer Sekou Smith passes from Covid 

Post#1 » by Atmanne » Tue Jan 26, 2021 11:34 pm

Read on Twitter


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Post#2 » by The High Cyde » Tue Jan 26, 2021 11:35 pm

Oh wow, weird hearing this

RIP Sekou Smith!
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Post#3 » by Homer38 » Tue Jan 26, 2021 11:37 pm

Tragic news...RIP
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Post#4 » by donkeylips » Tue Jan 26, 2021 11:38 pm

wow, way too young.
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Post#5 » by donkeylips » Tue Jan 26, 2021 11:38 pm

wow, way too young.
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Post#6 » by HoopsterJones » Tue Jan 26, 2021 11:38 pm

That’s terrible news...
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Post#7 » by NUCKER101 » Tue Jan 26, 2021 11:39 pm

married with 3 kids apparently

Incredibly sad news

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Post#8 » by MagicBagley18 » Tue Jan 26, 2021 11:39 pm

Wow that sucks, prayers to him and his family. Really bad news
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Post#9 » by Lalouie » Tue Jan 26, 2021 11:39 pm

holy shhhhh

i wonder if he had a pre existing condition. he's young right?
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Post#10 » by cl2117 » Tue Jan 26, 2021 11:40 pm

That's horrible. This is some scary stuff. It's crazy to think we've let it get this bad. So disappointing/depressing.
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Post#11 » by strokerace » Tue Jan 26, 2021 11:40 pm

Bummer, Liked his bball insight. It can happen to anyone. Do the right thing out there people.
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Post#12 » by GusFring » Tue Jan 26, 2021 11:41 pm

Lalouie wrote:holy shhhhh

i wonder if he had a pre existing condition. he's young right?


It can kill ya without any preexisting conditions sadly.
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Post#13 » by Clyde Frazier » Tue Jan 26, 2021 11:42 pm

This is so sad. You could tell he loved the game anytime I saw him on NBA TV. There's an outpouring of support on Twitter right now from his peers saying he was the nicest guy too.

RIP, Sekou.
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Post#14 » by Pharenheit » Tue Jan 26, 2021 11:42 pm

Wow he did some great work for NBATV. Looked unrecognizable when he went through that big weight loss years ago. Either way RIP
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Post#15 » by kg01 » Tue Jan 26, 2021 11:43 pm

Truly saddened. Was a fan of his since his Hawks beat writer days. Good guy.
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Post#16 » by DarkXaero » Tue Jan 26, 2021 11:43 pm

RIP. He was a big part of NBA TV and by all accounts, he was beloved by his peers in sports media. Really tragic news.
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Post#17 » by xxSnEaKyPxx » Tue Jan 26, 2021 11:46 pm

Man, just awful. His family is in my prayers. :-(
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Post#18 » by Buzzard » Tue Jan 26, 2021 11:47 pm

Damn damn damn. I remember him from his Hawks days. Horrible news. He was a fair reporter and called it without a homer slant once he went national.

RIP Sekou.
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Post#19 » by Lalouie » Tue Jan 26, 2021 11:48 pm

GusFring wrote:
Lalouie wrote:holy shhhhh

i wonder if he had a pre existing condition. he's young right?


It can kill ya without any preexisting conditions sadly.


i just did a google news on him and the result was a 2wk old zoom discussion on bet about covid cancellations, and of course he seemed fine
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Post#20 » by BodieB » Tue Jan 26, 2021 11:49 pm

RIP. I really liked him and his work. Damn Covid.

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