Stephen A. confirms Carmelo Anthony’s name is being smeared in NBA circles | First Take

https://youtube.com/watch?v=zAoZf5GscksStephen A. Smith reports that NBA GM’s and coaches are talking behind Carmelo Anthony’s back and says the Portland Trail Blazers and Philadelphia 76ers should be interested in signing Melo.…

Westbook-Harden can rival any dynamic duo in the NBA – Stephen A. | First Take

https://youtube.com/watch?v=_wOIydS6bQQStephen A. Smith and Jalen Rose agree that Russell Westbrook and James Harden will be one of the best duos in the NBA for the Houston Rockets, but Stephen A.…

The Bucks will lose to the Celtics in the NBA playoffs – Ryan Hollins | First Take

https://youtube.com/watch?v=mSXxyklFmMMRyan Hollins expects Giannis Antetokounmpo to struggle in the NBA playoffs, causing the Milwaukee Bucks to lose the Boston Celtics in the second round. Will Cain sees the Bucks representing…

LeBron vs. Kyrie Irving is the best rivalry in the NBA – Stephen A. | First Take

https://youtube.com/watch?v=2icHtx7rm-QStephen A. Smith makes it clear that it was a look-alike and not him that ran onto the court to break up a fight between the Philadelphia 76ers' Joel Embiid…

James Harden is the most indispensable player in the NBA – Stephen A. | First Take

https://youtube.com/watch?v=irQHLzyWPusStephen A. Smith says James Harden is more valuable than Giannis Antetokounmpo, but Max Kellerman sees Antetokounmpo as more important to the Milwaukee Bucks' success than Harden is for the…

LeBron, Lakers missing the playoffs is ‘really bad for the NBA’ – Max Kellerman | First Take

https://youtube.com/watch?v=QXZNSbT7FTAStephen A. Smith and Max Kellerman evaluate the significance of LeBron James and the Los Angeles Lakers missing the 2019 NBA Playoffs. Max says LeBron is always the star of…

NBA should make James Dolan sell the Knicks after fan run in – Max Kellerman | First Take

https://youtube.com/watch?v=UZuf7XBrao4Stephen A. Smith and Max Kellerman react James Dolan’s confrontation with a frustrated New York Knicks fan at Madison Square Garden. Stephen A. and Max both defend the fan and…

Does Lakers’ tampering investigation by the NBA show lack of respect for the rule?| First Take

https://youtube.com/watch?v=fP-Gku_dUKwWill Cain and Max Kellerman debate whether the NBA investigation into the Los Angeles Lakers for potential tampering with 76ers guard Ben Simmons shows a league-wide issue with the tampering…

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

https://youtube.com/watch?v=Pg8WWiA45RsStephen 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 help trade a player…

Warriors’ only competition in the NBA is the Celtics and Raptors – Stephen A. | First Take

https://youtube.com/watch?v=jDrf7AaI_7wStephen A.Smith states his case that the only competition the Golden State Warriors will face this season is from the Boston Celtics and Toronto Raptors, however Stephen A. doesn’t expect…