NBA记者兼分析师Sekou Smith死于Covid-19

塞库·史密斯, 超过二十年的NBA记者和分析师, has died from 新冠肺炎. 他是 48.

Smith worked for NBA TV and wrote for 以来 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, 包含 11 years with Turner Sports, 哪一个, like 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,” NBA commissioner Adam Silver said in a statement.
    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, 在亚特兰大.

    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, Heather, and their children, Gabriel, Rielly and Cameron,” 银说.
      Smith started his career in journalism as a sports reporter at The Clarion-Ledger in Jackson, 密西西比州, 在 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.