Who Was Sekous Smith Wife? Here's Everything You Need to Know
Learn all the details related to the wife and married life of the late NBA reporter Sekou Smith.
NBA world was stunned by the news of the passing away of one of the most important reporters of the game, Sekou Smith. He was a renowned NBA reporter and analyst for over 20 years, and he died from Covid-19 on January 26, 2021. He worked for NBA TV and a contributor to NBA.com since 2009.
Apart from his invaluable contribution to the NBA media over the years, many people also want to learn about his personal life. Below, we take a look at the details of his wife and married life and learn about his love life before his demise.
Who Was Sekou Smith Wife?
Sekou Smith was survived by his wife Heather Pulliam and their three children Gabriel, Rielly, and Cameron. Not much information is available about Smith's married life and wife because he was a pretty private person and kept a majority of details regarding his personal life under the wraps.
Sekou Smith was married to Heather Pulliam before his demise.
Source: Sekou Smith Instagram
However, Sekou Smith also used to give a little bit of a glimpse into his private life on his social posts. Often times, he used to share pictures of his wife and children on his Instagram account. He was indeed leading a happy married life, as evident from his 2020 Mother's Day post in which he praised his wife.
'If you only knew what it takes for this one to ever take a bow as the great mother, wife, teacher and all around beautiful soul that she is and always has been (she puts up with me, so she must be an angel,' Sekou Smith wrote in the caption of the image he shared of his beloved wife. It turns out Sekou loved his wife very much.
Sekou Smith's son Cameron shared a post in tribute to his father's death on his Instagram post. 'Today I lost my best friend and my mentor it hurts but I know he is in a better place now I love you forever dad,' he wrote in the caption of the image he shared of his late dad.
A Little Information on the Professional Life of Late Reporter Sekou Smith
As per his Linkedin profile, Sekou Smith worked as a Senior Analyst NBA Digital at Turner Broadcasting for over 11 years, as he had been working there since November 2009. Besides, he also authored Hang Time Blog on NBA.com and hosted 'The Hang Time Podcast.' In addition, Sekou was also a Senior Analyst on NBA TV's 'The Beat.'
Sekou Smith worked for Turner Broadcasting for over 11 years.
Source: The Spun
Furthermore, Sekou Smith covered NBA for Atlanta Journal-Constitution for four years, from 2005 to 2009. Similarly, he also covered the league for The Indianapolis Star from 2001 to 2005 and The Clarion-Ledger from 1994 to 2001. Sekou Smith had attained a Bachelor's degree from Jackson State University.
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