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The Lakers’ biggest issue is the Clippers – Stephen A. | First Take

Stephen A. Smith breaks down the biggest issues facing the Los Angeles Lakers, starting with the LA Clippers. #FirstTake ✓ Subscribe to ESPN+ ...

Stephen A. & Max Kellerman's Lakers vs. Clippers predictions | First Take

Max Kellerman is confident that the LA Clippers have much bigger expectations on opening night of the 2019-20 NBA season because they have a lot more ...

Stephen A. wishes for a Lakers vs. Clippers WCF showdown | First Take

The Los Angeles Lakers potentially facing the LA Clippers in the Western Conference finals is top of mind for Stephen A. Smith ahead of the 2019-20 NB...

The Lakers might be better off without DeMarcus Cousins – Domonique Foxworth | First Take

Domonique Foxworth explains why DeMarcus Cousins' torn left ACL might not spell disaster for the Los Angeles Lakers' title hopes this season. #FirstTa...

It's a failure if Anthony Davis doesn't win a title with LeBron - Stephen A. | First Take

Stephen A. Smith explains why it will be a failure if Anthony Davis does not win a title with LeBron James and the Los Angeles Lakers. #FirstTake ✓ Su...

The Lakers as 2020 title favorites is ‘valid’ – Stephen A. | First Take

Stephen A. Smith breaks down why the addition of Anthony Davis to the Lakers makes Los Angeles 2020 NBA title favorites. #FirstTake ✓ Subscribe to ESP...

Andre Iguodala would give the Lakers a title edge over the Clippers – Stephen A. | First Take

Stephen A. Smith breaks down why adding Andre Iguodala to the roster would make the Los Angeles Lakers the clear-cut favorites over the LA Clippers to...

Lakers' DeMarcus Cousins suffers a possible knee injury | First Take

Stephen A. Smith and Max Kellerman react to Adrian Wojnarowski's report on Los Angeles Lakers big man DeMarcus Cousins sustaining a possible knee inju...

Stephen A. predicts a 2020 Lakers championship if Anthony Davis joins LeBron | First Take

Stephen A. Smith is "rolling with the Lakers to win the title immediately" if Anthony Davis joins LeBron James in Los Angeles during NBA free agency b...

‘Major bust’ if the Lakers don’t win a title with LeBron, Anthony Davis – Max Kellerman | First Take

Max Kellerman breaks down why it would be considered a “major bust” if LeBron James and Anthony Davis fail to win a championship for the Los Angeles ....

Shaq predicts LeBron will be on the Lakers' Mt. Rushmore if he 3-peats with AD | First Take

Shaquille O'Neal says LeBron James potentially winning one championship in Los Angeles wouldn't be enough to carve himself into the Lakers Mt. Rushmor...

Carmelo Anthony could change his legacy by joining the Lakers – Stephen A. | First Take

Stephen A. Smith breaks down why Carmelo Anthony joining LeBron James and Anthony Davis on the Los Angeles Lakers could change his NBA legacy.

Kawhi runs L.A., not LeBron and the Lakers - Will Cain | First Take

Will Cain is adamant that Kawhi Leonard and the LA Clippers run Los Angeles over the Lakers because Kawhi chose to join the Clippers in free agency in...

Snoop Dogg sings ‘AD is on the way’ to the Lakers, says LeBron is taking control | First Take

Snoop Dogg is optimistic that LeBron James and the Los Angeles Lakers will not strike out in the offseason and starts singing “AD is on the way,” in a...

Stephen A.: LeBron & AD are a better duo, but the Clippers are better team | Stephen A. Smith Show

Stephen A. Smith says that LeBron James and Anthony Davis on the Los Angeles Lakers might have the better duo but he firmly believes that the Los Ange...

Stephen A. Smith "reacts to" Will Lakers the loss of DeMarcus Cousins be a big deal? | First Take

Stephen A. Smith "reacts to" Will Lakers the loss of DeMarcus Cousins be a big deal? | First Take #stephenasmith #firsttake #maxkellerman #stephenasmi...

Did Kawhi Leonard play the Lakers? - Stephen A. Smith Shocked | First Take ESPN

Did Kawhi Leonard play the Lakers? - Stephen A. Smith Shocked | First Take ESPN.

Time for LeBron to give the Lakers an ultimatum – Stephen A. | First Take

Stephen A. Smith proposes LeBron James should call the shots for Jeanie Buss and the Los Angeles Lakers in their search for a new head coach, and if t...

Stephen A. explains how the Lakers can still sign Kyrie Irving | First Take

Stephen A. Smith would “love” for the Los Angeles Lakers to sign Kyrie Irving in free agency and breaks down how they can navigate around cap space is...

Jimmy Butler is a perfect fit with LeBron, Anthony Davis on the Lakers – Max Kellerman | First Take

Stephen A. Smith says Jimmy Butler would be a “fool” to sign with any team but the Philadelphia 76ers in free agency. (2:30) Max Kellerman breaks down...

LeBron and the Lakers are officially done, front office changes to come - Stephen A. | First Take

Stephen A. Smith, Jalen Rose and Max Kellerman debate whether LeBron James and the Los Angeles Lakers' season is finished after a crucial loss to the ...

LeBron has the clout to get Carmelo Anthony signed - Stephen A. | First Take

Stephen A. Smith appreciates former NBA player Royce White saying Carmelo Anthony deserves to be on a roster, agreeing that LeBron James has significa...

Stephen A. is hearing Kawhi is strongly considering the Lakers in free agency | First Take

Stephen A. Smith says Kawhi Leonard will grant the LA Clippers, Toronto Raptors and Los Angeles Lakers a meeting as he makes his free-agency decision.

Why should Anthony Davis have to pay for the Lakers’ mistakes? – Max Kellerman | First Take

Max Kellerman doesn't think Anthony Davis should waive his $4 million trade bonus, as the Los Angeles Lakers try to create cap space to sign another s...