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LeBron, Steph Curry deserve mega contracts like Mike Trout's - Stephen A. | First Take

Mike Trout's record-breaking 12-year, $430+ million deal with the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim sparks Stephen A. Smith, Max Kellerman and Will Cain t...

Kobe 'doesn't care' about the NBA GOAT debate - Stephen A. | First Take

Stephen A. Smith and Max Kellerman react to Kobe Bryant's exclusive sit down with Mike Greenberg on the current state of the Los Angeles Lakers and mo...

The Warriors’ dynasty is over if Kevin Durant leaves – Max Kellerman | First Take

Stephen A. Smith and Max Kellerman map out how the Golden State Warriors could rebound from a possible departure of Kevin Durant in 2019 NBA free ...

Nets are beating the Lakers & Knicks as the top free agency destination – Stephen A. | First Take

Stephen A. Smith, Jalen Rose and Max Kellerman are all in on D'Angelo Russell and the Brooklyn Nets. The trio discuss how the Nets are one of the most...

Stephen A. Smith never jumped off Celtics’ bandwagon this season | First Take

Max Kellerman discusses why his outlook has changed for the Eastern Conference with Milwaukee Bucks guard Malcolm Brogdon being out for at least 6 to ...

Walt Frazier calling out LeBron proves the Lakers have chemistry issues - Max Kellerman | First Take

Stephen A. Smith says Walt "Clyde" Frazier "didn't know what the hell he was talking about" after calling out LeBron James for not caring in the Los A...

Giants have no reason not to draft Dwayne Haskins if he's available - Louis Riddick | First Take

Louis Riddick joins Stephen A. Smith and Max Kellerman to explain why the New York Giants' best bet in the 2019 NFL draft is to take a quarterback, pa...

Draymond Green, NBA stars can’t have everything they want – Stephen A. | First Take

Stephen A. Smith reacts to Draymond Green's comments that NBA fines are fueling the fans to act out during games and suggests players should stop ...

The Steelers, not the Browns, will win the AFC North - Stephen A. | First Take

Stephen A. Smith does not dismiss the Cleveland Browns' revamped roster, but he is still rolling with the Pittsburgh Steelers to win the AFC North bec...

North Carolina is Duke's biggest threat in the 2019 NCAA Tournament - Stephen A. | First Take

Stephen A. Smith, Max Kellerman and Jay Williams break down the 2019 NCAA Tournament field and discuss which team is most likely to knock off the Duke...

Russell Westbrook must learn how to 'harness that passion' - Damon Jones | First Take

Stephen A. Smith, Max Kellerman and Damon Jones discuss Russell Westbrook's temper after getting suspended for his 16th technical foul of the season.

Doc Rivers' success makes Clippers attractive for free agents – Stephen A. | First Take

Stephen A. Smith praises Doc Rivers as an elite NBA coach, making the Los Angeles Clippers an attractive free agent destination. Max Kellerman is conf...

Vontaze Burfict would be perfect with the Raiders after Bengals’ release - Stephen A. | First Take

Stephen A. Smith says Vontaze Burfict's release from the Cincinnati Bengals sets up a "perfect" opportunity for Jon Gruden and the Oakland Raiders to ...

Giants' Dave Gettleman is 'proving to be a bad GM' - Max Kellerman | First Take

Max Kellerman, Stephen A. Smith and Ryan Clark break down New York Giants GM Dave Gettleman's rationale for trading Odell Beckham Jr. to the Cleveland...

FIRST TAKE on ESPN | [SPOTLIGHT] : Zion Williamson: 29 Pts (13-13 FG); How can any team stop Zion?

FIRST TAKE on ESPN | [SPOTLIGHT] : Zion Williamson: 29 Pts (13-13 FG); How can any team stop Zion? -------------------------------------------- - Than...

LeBron James is the Lakers' biggest problem – Stephen A. | First Take

Stephen A. Smith doesn't consider LeBron James the best player in the league from this point forward. Stephen A. anticipated some of the Los Angeles L...

ESPN FIRST TAKE | Is Ben Roethlisberger the problem in Pittsburgh?

ESPN FIRST TAKE | Is Ben Roethlisberger the problem in Pittsburgh? ❥ Playlist Full Show: ...

ESPN FIRST TAKE | Nests defeat Kings 123-121; Significance of this win for Nests?

ESPN FIRST TAKE | Nests defeat Kings 123-121; Significance of this win for Nests? ❥ Playlist Full Show: ...

Russell Westbrook's Jazz-fan altercation could spark an ugly trend - Jalen Rose | First Take

Stephen A. Smith, Jalen Rose and Max Kellerman weigh in on Russell Westbrook's verbal altercation with a fan during the second quarter of the Oklahoma...

Draymond Green, Steve Kerr's lip-reading rift is no big deal for Warriors - Stephen A. | First Take

Stephen A. Smith and Max Kellerman analyze Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr's comments following the viral video where he appeared to call ...

NBA should make James Dolan sell the Knicks after fan run in - Max Kellerman | First Take

Stephen A. Smith and Max Kellerman react James Dolan's confrontation with a frustrated New York Knicks fan at Madison Square Garden. Stephen A. and Ma...

Zion Williamson is more comparable to Blake Griffin than LeBron - Stephen A. | First Take

Stephen A. Smith, Max Kellerman and Will Cain compare Duke Blue Devils freshman Zion Williamson to LeBron James and evaluate his potential in the NBA.

The Steelers got hoodwinked by Antonio Brown after trade with Raiders – Stephen A. | First Take

Stephen A. Smith is furious with the Pittsburgh Steelers after they agreed to trade Antonio Brown to the Oakland Raiders for a third and fifth-round p...

Chaos at every turn for LeBron and the Lakers – Stephen A. | First Take

Stephen A. Smith of First Take looks into the latest loss for the Los Angeles Lakers after their game vs. the Denver Nuggets, expresses how bad Rajon ...