Georges Niang's blossoming media career is no accident: 'It's part of my passion'

Georges Niang's blossoming media career is no accident: 'It's part of my passion'

Georges Niang has two loves: playing basketball and making connections. Niang’s first career has centered entirely around basketball. Now in his seventh year in the NBA, the Sixers forward isn’t ready yet to entertain retirement. But he is starting to ponder life after basketball, which may involve his second love and a future in media. “Obviously I want to play as long as I can but that would be amazing,” Niang said in a phone interview. “I’ve taken broadcasting classes. …