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LeBron James lacks Michael Jordan’s 'assassin' mentality – Stephen A. | First Take

Stephen A. Smith puts LeBron James among his top 3 NBA players of all time but he can't put him ahead of Michael Jordan because LeBron developed his ....

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...

Stephen A. Smith FRUSTRATED by Anthony Davis injures shoulder - First Take

Stephen A. Smith FRUSTRATED by Anthony Davis injures shoulder - First Take.

Stephen A. to Magic Johnson: Drafting Lonzo Ball was a mistake | First Take

Stephen A. Smith reports that Magic Johnson has taken personal responsibility for every basketball decision made during his tenure with the Los Angele...

Isiah Thomas laughs at Stephen A. for getting called out by Magic Johnson | First Take

Detroit Pistons legend Isiah Thomas joins the First Take crew and shares a laugh at the expense of Stephen A. Smith, who left Magic Johnson off his St...

Tom Brady has surpassed Joe Montana as the GOAT – Stephen A. | First Take

Stephen A. Smith, Max Kellerman, and Damien Woody dissect New England Patriots QB Tom Brady. Stephen A. says he is the best leader and player in the N...

Rajon Rondo is a key piece for Lakers' playoffs hopes – Stephen A. | First Take

Stephen A. Smith really likes what he saw from Rajon Rondo in Thursday's win vs. the Boston Celtics, saying that he could be extremely important in a ...

Stephen A. praying the Lakers land Anthony Davis | First Take

Stephen A. Smith says he is truly praying the Los Angeles Lakers land Anthony Davis because LeBron James didn't go to L.A. to be there my himself with...

The Clippers won the Tobias Harris trade with the 76ers – Stephen A. | First Take

Stephen A. Smith breaks down why the LA Clippers got the better end of the deal in the six-player blockbuster trade that sent Tobias Harris to the Phi...

Stephen A. torn between Celtics keeping Kyrie Irving or trading him for assets | First Take

Stephen A. Smith recognizes the value that Kyrie Irving has on the trade market before his contract expires, but also argues that Irving is too good o...

Stephen A. enjoys Max and Will debating Brady vs. Jordan | First Take

Stephen A. Smith sits and listens as Max Kellerman and Will Cain get heated about evaluating if Tom Brady's career is as successful as Michael Jordan'...

The NBA is against schemes of LeBron James and Rich Paul – Stephen A. | First Take

Stephen A. Smith says Anthony Davis going to the Los Angeles Lakers is unlikely because the league doesn't want to see LeBron James' agent Rich Paul h...

LeBron James is absolutely right with how the public view trades – Stephen A. | First Take

Stephen A. Smith reacts to Los Angeles Lakers' LeBron James comments about the Harrison Barnes in-game trade. Max Kellerman breaks down why players .....

'Zion might not be the number 1 overall pick' – Stephen A. | First Take

Both Stephen A. Smith and Max Kellerman say they would take Zion Williamson with the number one overall pick in the 2019 NBA draft. However, Stephen A...

Lakers, Rockets & Thunder can't compare to the Warriors - Stephen A. | First Take

Stephen A. Smith is convinced that the Golden State Warriors' ability to step on the gas when they need to is the most frightening thing about them, a...

Lakers and Knicks will struggle to get Anthony Davis –Stephen A. | First Take

Stephen A. Smith, Max Kellerman, and Jalen Rose react to the news that New Orleans Pelicans superstar Anthony Davis is requesting a trade. Stephen A. ...

No way I’m trading Joel Embiid for Anthony Davis – Stephen A. | First Take

Stephen A. Smith says there is no way he would trade Joel Embiid for Anthony Davis because of Embiid's numbers and his personality, which puts people ...

Markelle Fultz is on the verge of being the biggest NBA draft bust – Stephen A. | First Take

Stephen A. Smith explains why Markelle Fultz's trade from the Philadelphia 76ers to the Orlando Magic is an opportunity for the No. 1 pick to prove he...

Stephen A. won’t entertain LeBron-Michael Jordan comparisons | First Take

Stephen A. Smith says that LeBron James definitely deserves to be on the Mount Rushmore of basketball, but adds it would be sacrilegious to try to com...

Patriots’ defense deserved Super Bowl MVP – Stephen A. | First Take

Stephen A. Smith says someone on the New England Patriots' defense deserved to win MVP instead of Julian Edelman. Max Kellerman says Bill Belichick co...

Magic Johnson can’t risk losing out on Anthony Davis to the Clippers – Stephen A. | First Take

Stephen A. Smith highlights how much pressure Magic Johnson is under to trade for Anthony Davis before the February 7th NBA trade deadline. #FirstTake...

Saints' loss to Rams is 'on the league office' - Stephen A. | First Take

Stephen A. Smith, Max Kellerman, and Damien Woody say the missed pass interference call that gave the Los Angeles Rams the NFC Championship over the ....

Kyrie Irving is not the problem with the Celtics – Stephen A. | First Take

Stephen A. Smith calls out NBA fans for blaming Kyrie Irving for the Boston Celtics' struggles this season. ✓ Subscribe to ESPN on YouTube: ...

Stephen A. & Max mock draft LeBron's and Giannis' picks for the 2019 NBA All-Star Game | First Take

Stephen A. Smith and Max Kellerman have their own mock draft for who Los Angeles Lakers' LeBron James and Milwaukee Bucks' Giannis Antetokounmpo ...