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Stephen A. hints that Kyrie Irving might join the Lakers in free agency | First Take

Stephen A. Smith says that an unnamed source told him that it would be easier for Boston Celtics star Kyrie Irving to join the Los Angeles Lakers after ...

Kyrie Irving is using LeBron James as a prop - Max Kellerman | First Take

Max Kellerman suggests that Kyrie Irving's phone call to LeBron James shows maturity, while it also sends a message to his teammates that they should follow ...

Antonio Brown was wrong to rip Emmanuel Sanders - Stephen A. | First Take

Stephen A. Smith is up in arms about Pittsburgh Steelers WR Antonio Brown calling out Emmanuel Sanders over Twitter for his comments about Brown on the ...

LeBron's injury may deter big-name free agents from joining the Lakers - Stephen A. | First Take

Stephen A. Smith is very concerned about LeBron James' injury and how it affects the Los Angeles Lakers going into the playoffs and their ability to recruit ...

Boogie Cousins' Warriors debut isn't a big deal for Golden State - Stephen A. | First Take

Stephen A. Smith says DeMarcus Cousins' return to the basketball court does not have an effect on the Golden State Warriors' odds of winning the 2019 NBA ...

Is it fair to blame James Harden for Rockets’ playoff failures? | First Take

Stephen A. Smith and Max Kellerman aren't convinced that the Houston Rockets' James Harden can keep up his incredible regular season performance in the ...

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, and the Los ...

76ers are one shooter away from winning the East - Stephen A. | First Take

Stephen A. Smith says that the Philadelphia 76ers are starting to find a flow with Joel Embiid and Jimmy Butler, but they need another 3-point shooting threat in ...

Was Clemson being served fast food at the White House disrespectful? | First Take

Stephen A. and Max Kellerman discuss whether it was disrespectful for President Donald Trump to serve fast food to Clemson's football team during their White ...

Is Charles Barkley the best Zion Williamson comparison? | First Take

Stephen A. Smith says Jim Boeheim's comparison of Zion Williamson to Charles Barkley is accurate. However, Max Kellerman weighs in that Blake Griffin is a ...

The Cowboys constantly invent new ways to lose - Stephen A. | First Take

Stephen A. Smith confronts Will Cain on the Dallas Cowboys' loss to the Los Angeles Rams, telling Will the Cowboys constantly invent new ways to lose, and if ...

Will the Chiefs' defense stop Tom Brady and the Patriots in the AFC Championship? | First Take

Tedy Bruschi joins Stephen A. Smith and Max Kellerman on First Take to look at the Kansas City Chiefs' defense and whether or not it has the ability to stop Tom ...

Stephen A. impersonates Adam Gase's eyes from his Jets press conference | First Take

Stephen A. Smith is confused by some of the looks new Jet coach Adam Gase gave during the introductory press conference, saying if a player showed up like ...

Kyler Murray to Dolphins, Dwayne Haskins to Giants in Mel Kiper's 2019 Mock Draft 1.0 | First Take

Mel Kiper Jr. joins First Take to break down his 2019 NFL Mock Draft 1.0, which includes the New York Giants taking Ohio State Buckeyes quarterback Dwayne ...

Tom Brady and the Patriots have no reason to feel disrespected - Stephen A. | First Take

Stephen A. Smith says Tom Brady and the New England Patriots have no reason to feel disrespected because the conversation hasn't revolved around whether ...

LeBron James being sidelined this long concerns me - Stephen A. l First Take

Stephen A. Smith and Max Kellerman debate if LeBron James being out for this long raises a cause of concern for the Los Angeles Lakers. ✓ Subscribe to NBA ...

Rams DB Marcus Peters could have a rough day against the Saints - Stephen A. | First Take

Stephen A. Smith expects the New Orleans Saints to target Los Angeles Rams DB Marcus Peters but not because of any comments he made to the media but ...

Tom Brady beating the Chargers doesn’t change Max's 'falling off cliff' theory | First Take

Max Kellerman admits that while he can't say anything bad about Tom Brady's performance against the Los Angeles Chargers, he still believes that Bradys' ...

The Celtics are running out of time to be contenders - Stephen A. | First Take

Stephen A. Smith says the Boston Celtics have problems and "time is running out" to be legitimate contenders this season. Max Kellerman says Kyrie Irving is ...

Kyrie Irving's lack of leadership is causing the Celtics' dysfunction - Max Kellerman | First Take

Stephen A. Smith and Max Kellerman debate who is most to blame for the Boston Celtics' struggles in the 2018-19 season. Max says that Kyrie is to blame and ...

Stephen A. takes issue with Ben Roethlisberger not being criticized like Antonio Brown | First Take

Stephen A. Smith says he thinks the real issue with the Pittsburgh Steelers is that critics are focusing more on Antonio Brown than they are on Ben ...

Terence Crawford: Beating Amir Khan would make me the best pound-for-pound boxer | First Take

Terence Crawford joins First Take to say that if he's able to beat Amir Khan, he will be considered the best pound-for-pound boxer over Vasyl Lomachenko.

The Rams stopping Drew Brees is the key to victory | First Take

Stephen A. Smith predicts the New Orleans Saints will beat the Los Angeles Rams in the NFC Championship, adding that the Rams' only chance to win is if their ...

Stephen A. breaks out a cigar to celebrate the Cowboys’ playoff loss | First Take

Stephen A. Smith dons a cowboy hat and breaks out a cigar to celebrate the end of the Dallas Cowboys' season on First Take. ✓ Subscribe to ESPN on ...

Kyler Murray isn't a 1st-round NFL draft pick - Stephen A. | First Take

Stephen A. Smith insists that Kyler Murray isn't a 1st-round draft pick not because of his talent, but his willingness to play in the NFL. ✓ Subscribe to ESPN on ...

The Rockets are threatening the Warriors' chances to three-peat – Max Kellerman | First Take

Max Kellerman says the Houston Rockets are a legit threat to the Golden State Warriors because of James Harden's greatness, Chris Paul coming back from ...

Does Tom Brady deserve more credit than Bill Belichick for Patriots' win vs. Chargers? | First Take

Max Kellerman says Bill Belichick clearly deserves more credit than Tom Brady for the New England Patriots' 41-28 win vs. the Los Angeles Chargers in the AFC ...