Hang Up and Listen on the NBA playoffs, the Sacramento Kings' relocation, The Brady 6, and Justin Duchscherer's depression.

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In this week's episode of Slate's sports podcast Hang Up and Listen, Josh Levin, Mike Pesca, and guest Joe Posnanski discuss the start of the NBA playoffs, the Sacramento Kings' likely relocation to Anaheim, ESPN's documentary The Brady 6, and Baltimore Orioles pitcher Justin Duchscherer's battle with depression.

Here are links to some of the articles and other items mentioned on the show:

Joe's Sports Illustrated blog and writer archive.
Subscribe to Joe's Sports Poscast.
Memphis beat San Antonio for its first playoff victory in franchise history.
Yahoo's Marc Spears on what was likely the Kings' last game in Sacramento.
Sacramento mayor Kevin Johnson is pushing to keep the team from moving.
Mike Wise's Washington Post column on the Kings' departure.
Wikipedia's list of professional sports team relocations.
Joe's favorite baseball player, Duane Kuiper.
ESPN's "Year of the Quarterback."
ESPNBoston.com's Mike Reiss on the documentary The Brady 6.
Tom Brady talks about getting passed over in the 2000 NFL draft.
An excerpt from Pat Jordan's Men's Journal article on Justin Duchscherer.
Jordan's 2001 New York Times Magazine article on Rick Ankiel.
Joe's 2009 Sports Illustrated cover story on Zach Grienke.
A 2010 Sports Illustrated feature on baseball players with depression.
The Reds' Joey Votto missed part of the 2009 season with anxiety problems.
Dontrelle Willis and Khalil Greene have also suffered from social anxiety disorder.

Hang Up and Listen's weekly Carmazzis:
Mike's Carmazzi: The Bakersfield Jam of the NBA's D-League play in a 420-seat arena.
Joe's Carmazzi: The inevitable return of the debate over Pete Rose's Hall of Fame candidacy.
Josh's Carmazzi: The worst golf holes ever played, including Kevin Na's 16 at the Texas Open.

Podcast production and edit by Abdullah Rufus.

You can e-mail us at hangup@slate.com.

Josh Levin is Slate's executive editor.

Mike Pesca is the host of the Slate daily podcast The Gist. He also contributes reports and commentary to NPR.

Joe Posnanski is a senior writer at Sports Illustrated.

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