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James Harden won’t get ‘superstar calls’ against LeBron – Max Kellerman | First Take

Max Kellerman explains why Houston Rocket stars James Harden and Chris Paul shouldn't expect to get superstar calls from NBA referees when playing ...

Lakers vs. Rockets isn’t proof LeBron can carry LA to the playoffs – Stephen A. | First Take

Stephen A. Smith dismisses the Los Angeles Lakers' narrow 111-106 win over the Houston Rockets as proof that the Lakers can make a run for the postsea...

Stephen A. blasts Max for his take on Giannis surpassing LeBron with a Bucks finals run | First Take

Max Kellerman claims Giannis Antetokounmpo can surpass LeBron James and become the best player in the NBA if the Milwaukee Bucks make the NBA Finals ....

NBA stars want to beat LeBron, not play with him – Stephen A. | First Take

Stephen A. Smith doesn't think big-name 2019 NBA free agents will want to join LeBron James on the Los Angeles Lakers because they would rather beat h...

Was the 2019 All-Star Weekend good for the NBA? | First Take

Stephen A. Smith really enjoyed the festivities at 2019 NBA All-Star Weekend, citing he really enjoyed the Skills Competition, the 3-point Contest and...

LeBron, like Kobe Bryant, cannot be trusted with his health – Max Kellerman | First Take

Max Kellerman airs his concerns about LeBron James' health after LeBron admitted to “activating” his playoff intensity earlier than he normally would ...

No way a healthy Zion should quit the season to prepare for the NBA Draft – Stephen A. | First Take

Stephen A. Smith is adamant that Zion Williamson should return to the court for the Duke Blue Devils if the knee injury he sustained against North Car...

Duke's 2019 NCAA title hopes are done without Zion Williamson - Stephen A. | First Take

Stephen A. Smith, Max Kellerman and Will Cain evaluate the Duke Blue Devils' chances of winning the 2019 NCAA national championship without Zion ...

Zion has the right to be ‘unethical’ and shut it down at Duke – Max Kellerman | First Take

Max Kellerman defends Zion Williamson's right to pull out of his commitment to the Duke Blue Devils and sit out for the rest of the season after the f...

Kyrie Irving is ‘beginning to tick me off’ with whining about media – Stephen A. | First Take

Stephen A. Smith calls out Kyrie Irving for complaining about media speculation surrounding his upcoming free agency decision after enjoying dinner in...

Kings are not scared to face Warriors in the NBA playoffs - Stephen A | First Take

Stephen A. Smith sees potential for a riveting playoff showdown between the Sacramento Kings and Golden State Warriors, while Max Kellerman says that ...

'Antonio Brown is melting down' - Stephen A. Smith | First Take

Stephen A. Smith, Max Kellerman, Damien Woody and Molly Qerim of First Take break down how Antonio Brown's outspoken displeasure with the Pittsburgh ....

Aaron Rodgers should never be criticized by former teammates – Stephen A. | First Take

Stephen A. Smith passionately disagrees with Aaron Rodgers' former Green Bay Packers teammates criticizing him. Will Cain and Max Kellerman find it .....

LeBron, Lakers aren’t making the playoffs – Jalen Rose | First Take

Jalen Rose dismisses LeBron James and the Los Angeles Lakers' chances of making the playoffs this season after the Lakers lost to the Atlanta Hawks 11...

Anthony Davis botched his trade demand to the Pelicans – Stephen A. | First Take

Stephen A. Smith blames Anthony Davis and Rich Paul for botching the trade request from the New Orleans Pelicans. Max Kellerman blames the New Orleans...

Antonio Brown and Aaron Rodgers would be happy together on the Packers – Stephen A. | First Take

Stephen A. Smith says the best landing spot for Antonio Brown is with Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers if the Pittsburgh Steelers trade AB. Wat...

Manny Machado's 10-year deal with Padres is 'entirely too long' - Stephen A. Smith | First Take

Stephen A. Smith, Max Kellerman and Molly Qerim try to make sense of Manny Machado's 10-year deal with the San Diego Padres, both agreeing that such ....

'This is Jason Garrett's last year in Dallas' - Stephen A. | First Take

Stephen A. Smith, Will Cain and Max Kellerman of First Take break down Jerry Jones' stance on Jason Garrett and discuss the possibility of Sean Payton...

Russell Westbrook and Paul George can take down the Warriors – Stephen A. | First Take

Stephen A. Smith believes two superstars like Russell Westbrook and Paul George with the Oklahoma City Thunder can dethrone the Golden State Warriors ...

Zion's shoe blowout and injury 'couldn't be worse' for Nike - Max Kellerman | First Take

Stephen A. Smith, Max Kellerman and Will Cain debate how much responsibility Nike should take for Zion Williamson's injury, which came after blowing t...

Pittsburgh Steelers' message to Le'Veon Bell failed - Max Kellerman | First Take

Max Kellerman of First Take says the Pittsburgh Steelers "sacrificed" their 2018 season to show Le'Veon Bell and other NFL players that they do not ha...

Stephen A. disagrees with Joel Embiid naming Wilt Chamberlain the GOAT over MJ | First Take

Stephen A. Smith, Max Kellerman and Molly Qerim of First Take break down Joel Embiid's comments about Wilt Chamberlain being the G.O.A.T over Michael ...

Stephen A.: Rich Paul is a good agent but LeBron's defense of him is off | First Take

Stephen A. Smith of First Take thinks that criticism of Rich Paul is not warranted because people are jealous of how good of an agent he is. He also r...

Stephen A. wants Kaepernick to release details of his settlement with NFL | First Take

Stephen A. Smith of First Take appreciates Colin Kaepernick for shining a light on the issues that plague society but he doesn't like how Kaepernick a...