Il giornalista e analista NBA Sekou Smith muore a causa del Covid-19

Sekou Smith, reporter e analista NBA da più di due decenni, has died from Covid-19. È stato 48.

Smith worked for NBA TV and wrote for NBA.com da 2009.
We are all heartbroken over Sekou’s tragic passing,” Turner Sports said in a statement. “His commitment to journalism and the basketball community was immense and we will miss his warm, engaging personality.
Smith covered the NBA for more than two decades, Compreso 11 years with Turner Sports, quale, come la CNN, is owned by WarnerMedia.
    The NBA mourns the passing of Sekou Smith, a beloved member of the NBA family. Sekou was one of the most affable and dedicated reporters in the NBA and a terrific friend to so many across the league,” Il commissario NBA Adam Silver ha detto in una dichiarazione.
    Josh Smith #5 of the Atlanta Hawks bumps fists with sportswriter Sekou Smith before tipoff against the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game Four of the Eastern Conference Semifinals during the 2009 NBA Playoffs at Philips Arena on May 11, 2009, ad Atlanta.

    Sekou’s love of basketball was clear to everyone who knew him and it always shined through in his work. Our heartfelt condolences go to his wife, Erica, and their children, Gabriel, Rielly and Cameron,” Silver ha detto.
      Smith started his career in journalism as a sports reporter at The Clarion-Ledger in Jackson, Mississippi, nel 1994, according to his Linkedin profile. He then worked four years each at The Indianapolis Star and the Atlanta Journal-Constitution before joining Turner Sports.
      Smith is survived by his wife Heather and their three children Gabriel, Reilly and Cameron.

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