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Where do LeBron and D-Wade rank among the best NBA duos of all time? l First Take

Stephen A. Smith and Will Cain rank some of the best duos in NBA history, including Michael Jordan and Scottie Pippen, Magic Johnson and Kareem ...

Stephen A.: Durant may choose LA Clippers in 2019 NBA offseason | First Take

Stephen A. Smith and Max Kellerman of First Take discuss Golden Warriors star Kevin Durant's impending free agency and where he may sign in the summer...

Why Kobe is wrong about the Warriors’ future | First Take

Stephen A. Smith explains why Kobe Bryant is wrong about the Golden State Warriors' popularity waning in the coming years. ✓ Subscribe to ESPN on ......

'Kevin Durant didn't disrespect LeBron James' - Stephen A. | First Take

Stephen A. Smith and Max Kellerman debate how LeBron James should interpret Golden State Warriors' forward Kevin Durant's comments on NBA stars being ...

Stephen A. agrees with Kevin Durant's take on why NBA stars are hesitant to join LeBron | First Take

Stephen A. Smith agrees with Kevin Durant's comments on why NBA stars are hesitant to play with LeBron James, saying it would be difficult for players...

Stephen A. not giving up on Celtics vs. Warriors Finals | First Take

Stephen A. Smith and Max Kellerman debate if the Toronto Raptors finally have what it takes to win the Eastern Conference Championship over the Boston...

Stephen A. not sold on Nuggets despite win vs. Raptors | First Take

Stephen A. Smith and Max Kellerman break down the Denver Nuggets' 106-103 win over the Toronto Raptors in Week 8 of the 2018-2019 NBA season, and ...

Stephen A. torches Max for saying Durant is not a top 5 NBA player | First Take

Stephen A. Smith and Max Kellerman get into a heated debate about the top 5 NBA players right now and why Max says that Kevin Durant barely makes the ...

Markelle Fultz is the 'biggest bust in NBA history' - Stephen A. | First Take

Stephen A. Smith says "The Process" looks awful and the Philadelphia 76ers drafting Markelle Fultz as the overall No. 1 pick is the "biggest bust in N...

Max sees LeBron’s reign as king of the NBA coming to an end | First Take | ESPN

Stephen A. Smith and Max Kellerman debate how much longer Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James can hold off the Golden State Warriors star Kevin Duran...

Lakers’ pursuit of Trevor Ariza surprises Stephen A. | First Take

Stephen A. Smith weighs in on the Los Angeles Lakers engaging in talks to try to acquire Phoenix Suns forward Trevor Ariza. ✓ Subscribe to ESPN on You...

Giannis Antetokounmpo has become as dominant as Shaq - Max Kellerman | First Take

Stephen A. Smith and Max Kellerman react to Shaquille O'Neal's comments about giving up his "Superman" nickname to Milwaukee Bucks star Giannis ...

Stephen A. disagrees with Paul George’s comment that the NBA needs super teams | First Take | ESPN

Stephen A. Smith and Max Kellerman debate Paul George's comment that the Golden State Warriors can only be dethroned by another super team. ✓ Subscrib...

LeBron James the only Laker safe from being traded - Stephen A. | First Take

Stephen A. Smith explains why LeBron James is the only player on the Lakers who is safe from trade and why Los Angeles needs to move players like Lonz...

Kawhi Leonard is the 2nd-best player in the NBA - Max Kellerman | First Take

Max Kellerman explains why Toronto Raptors superstar Kawhi Leonard's defensive prowess pushes him past Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant as ....

Stephen A. to Chris Paul: You couldn’t have taken less money? | First Take

Stephen A. Smith says the Rockets need Trevor Ariza back in Houston and looks to Chris Paul's big contract as a reason why the Rockets are struggling.

Spurs should have done everything to keep Kawhi Leonard - Stephen A. | First Take

Max Kellerman says the San Antonio Spurs players are more to blame than head coach Gregg Popovich for the team's recent struggles. Stephen A. Smith sa...

Stephen A. would choose Klay Thompson over Kawhi Leonard or Kevin Durant | Fist Take | ESPN

Stephen A. Smith would choose Klay Thompson over Kawhi Leonard or Kevin Durant as LeBron James' teammate for the Los Angeles Lakers next season.

Carmelo Anthony should go to Lakers, Heat or just retire - Stephen A. | First Take

Stephen A. Smith and Max Kellerman debate Carmelo Anthony's next move after parting ways with the Houston Rockets. Stephen A. and Max suggests joining...

LeBron has 'one of the worst games' of his career, Stephen A. worried about Lakers | First Take

Stephen A. Smith is concerned about the Los Angeles Lakers after their 117-85 loss to the Denver Nuggets because of how poorly they played. Stephen A....

Melo wasn't the Rockets' problem - Stephen A. l First Take

Stephen A. Smith and Max Kellerman praise the Dallas Mavericks for overachieving so far this season and analyze the Houston Rockets' disappointing sta...

Lakers should trade Brandon Ingram – Stephen A. | First Take

Stephen A. Smith isn't on board with Magic Johnson's belief in Brandon Ingram and calls for the Los Angeles Lakers to trade the former No. 2 pick for ...

LeBron is the reason Kyrie Irving left Cleveland not the other way around - Stephen A. l First Take

Stephen A. Smith and Max Kellerman break down what factors led to Kyrie Irving parting ways with LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers back in 2017...

Stephen A., Max disagree with Bleacher Report’s list of overhyped NBA players | First Take | ESPN

Stephen A. Smith and Max Kellerman both strongly disagree with Bleacher Report's list of the most overhyped players in the NBA. ✓ Subscribe to ESPN on...