Jayson Tatum not Kyrie Irving will drive the Celtics’ NBA playoff run – Stephen A. | First Take

https://youtube.com/watch?v=omKCciwdaqwStephen A. Smith, Max Kellerman and Molly Qerim of First Take debate who will be the driving force behind the Boston Celtics' postseason run. Kellerman says that the Celtics will…

NBA stars want to beat LeBron, not play with him – Stephen A. | First Take

https://youtube.com/watch?v=sKBsK6QDBMYStephen A. Smith doesn’t think big-name 2019 NBA free agents will want to join LeBron James on the Los Angeles Lakers because they would rather beat him than join him.…

Was the 2019 All-Star Weekend good for the NBA? | First Take

https://youtube.com/watch?v=gGBDXREpNZAStephen A. Smith really enjoyed the festivities at 2019 NBA All-Star Weekend, citing he really enjoyed the Skills Competition, the 3-point Contest and the memorable plays from the All-Star Game,…

LeBron would be a better NBA team owner than Michael Jordan – Max Kellerman | First Take

https://youtube.com/watch?v=Ks0dWWlszXIStephen A. Smith points out how LeBron James could learn from Michael Jordan’s mistakes as an NBA team owner, but Max Kellerman scoffs at the idea that MJ is a…

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…

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

https://youtube.com/watch?v=t6Xs2BRqMZYStephen 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 isn’t the biggest…

LeBron more likely to win an Emmy than an NBA title with the Lakers – Jalen Rose | First Take

https://youtube.com/watch?v=MJO5a-KZp1cJalen Rose interprets LeBron James’ comments about “having nothing left to prove” as a sign that LeBron is taking the pressure off of himself to win a championship with the…

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…

James Harden is ‘the greatest scorer in the NBA’ – Stephen A. | First Take

https://youtube.com/watch?v=Bi_X0uaqRp0Stephen A. Smith and Max Kellerman of First Take debate who is the best offensive player in the NBA. Stephen A. explains why he thinks Houston Rockets star and reigning…