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Kevin Durant could surpass LeBron with the Nets - Max Kellerman | First Take ESPN
1 months back
Max Kellerman does not expect Kevin Durant to win another NBA title, but says he could surpass LeBron James if he defies the odds with the Brooklyn Nets.
Stephen’s A-List: Top 5 athletes with the biggest impact | First Take ESPN
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Stephen A. Smith counts down his list of the top athletes with the biggest impact with John McEnroe and Chris Evert. #FirstTake 1. Muhammad Ali 2. Michael ...
Stephen A. applauds the Giants for replacing Eli Manning with Daniel Jones | First Take ESPN
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Stephen A. Smith and Max Kellerman react to the New York Giants replacing Eli Manning with rookie Daniel Jones as the starting QB. #FirstTake #NFL ...
The overhyped Browns got beat down by the Titans - Stephen A. | First Take ESPN
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Stephen A. Smith is not surprised by the Cleveland Browns' 43-13 loss to the Tennessee Titans in Week 1 of the NFL regular season. #FirstTake #NFL ...
Stephen A. picks prime Kobe over prime Shaq | First Take ESPN
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Stephen A. Smith and Max Kellerman debate whether they would rather have Kobe Bryant in his prime or Shaquille O'Neal in his prime. #FirstTake #NBA ...
Kawhi, Clippers will win the title this season – Max Kellerman | First Take ESPN
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Max Kellerman predicts Kawhi Leonard and Paul George will lead the LA Clippers to an NBA championship this season. #FirstTake ✓ Subscribe to ESPN+ ...
Stephen A.: Kevin Durant 'was not feeling Steve Kerr — at all' | First Take ESPN
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Stephen A. Smith and Max Kellerman weigh in on Stephen Curry's reaction to Kevin Durant's criticisms of Golden State on his way out. Stephen A. also reports ...
Stephen A. picks Dak Prescott over Carson Wentz | First Take ESPN
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Stephen A. Smith breaks down why he would rather have Dallas Cowboys QB Dak Prescott over Philadelphia Eagles QB Carson Wentz. #FirstTake #NFL ...
The Knicks have lost New York to the Nets – Stephen A. | First Take ESPN
3 months back
Stephen A. Smith comes to terms with the fact that the New York Knicks will not sign Kevin Durant or Kyrie Irving in free agency this summer. #FirstTake ...
The Raiders have to cut Antonio Brown – Max Kellerman | First Take ESPN
2 weeks back
Stephen A. Smith, Max Kellerman and DeMarcus Ware debate what the Oakland Raiders should do with Antonio Brown after his latest incident with general ...
The Panthers need to find Cam Newton’s successor – Max Kellerman | First Take ESPN
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Max Kellerman calls on the Carolina Panthers to figure out a succession plan for Cam Newton as the QB's injuries mount. #FirstTake #NFL ✓ Subscribe to ...
The Lakers’ biggest issue is the Clippers – Stephen A. | First Take ESPN
1 months back
Stephen A. Smith breaks down the biggest issues facing the Los Angeles Lakers, starting with the LA Clippers. #FirstTake ✓ Subscribe to ESPN+ ...
The Cowboys are taking advantage of Dak Prescott - Stephen A. | First Take ESPN
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Stephen A. Smith says Dak Prescott has been a model citizen and a great leader for the Cowboys, so Dallas is denying Prescott the appreciation he deserves by ...
‘I’ve been losing faith in Cam Newton’ – Stephen A. | First Take ESPN
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Stephen A. Smith breaks down Cam Newton's shortcomings at the quarterback position following the Carolina Panthers' 20-14 loss to the Tampa Bay ...
Starting a franchise around LeBron or KD would be ridiculous - Max Kellerman | First Take ESPN
3 weeks back
Stephen A. Smith and Max Kellerman debate where LeBron James and Kevin Durant should rank on a list of the best players to build an NBA franchise around.
Stephen A. reacts to Kobe saying he would have won 12 rings if Shaq were in shape | First Take ESPN
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Stephen A. Smith reacts to Kobe Bryant saying he would have won 12 rings if Shaquille O'Neal stayed in shape throughout his career. #FirstTake ✓ Subscribe to ...
Aaron Rodgers' legacy hinges on this season - Max Kellerman | First Take ESPN
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Max Kellerman says Aaron Rodgers will be remembered in a more negative light if the Green Bay Packers miss the NFL playoffs again this season. #FirstTake ...
Stephen A. warns the Cowboys: 'What can go wrong, will go wrong!' | First Take ESPN
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Stephen A. Smith isn't dismissing the Dallas Cowboys' impressive performance in Week 1 vs. the New York Giants, but believes the Cowboys will eventually get ...
Magic Johnson wants Kevin Durant to find happiness | First Take ESPN
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Magic Johnson wonders where Kevin Durant will find happiness if winning back-to-back championships with Stephen Curry, Draymond Green and Klay ...
Carmelo Anthony has reportedly been working out with Nets players | First Take ESPN
1 months back
Will Cain and Domonique Foxworth weigh in on what reports of Carmelo Anthony working out with Brooklyn Nets players might mean for Melo's future in the ...
Magic Johnson explains why Zion Williamson will not be a NBA All-Star this season | First Take ESPN
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Magic Johnson, Stephen A. Smith and Max Kellerman answer whether they believe New Orleans Pelicans rookie Zion Williamson will be an NBA All-Star this ...
Stephen A. warns: Don't sleep on the Warriors! | First Take ESPN
1 months back
Stephen A. Smith predicts the Golden State Warriors will struggle in the regular season until Klay Thompson comes back healthy. #FirstTake ✓ Subscribe to ...
LeBron-AD outrank Kawhi-PG on Stephen A.'s top duos list | First Take ESPN
2 months back
Stephen A. Smith list his top five duos in the NBA, which include LeBron James and Anthony Davis, Steph Curry and Klay Thompson, and Kawhi Leonard and ...
Deshaun Watson won't eclipse Drew Brees this season – Stephen A. | First Take ESPN
2 weeks back
Stephen A. Smith and Max Kellerman debate whether Houston Texans QB Deshaun Watson will eclipse New Orleans Saints QB Drew Brees this season.
Kevin Durant tweeted (and deleted) a response to Magic Johnson's First Take comments | The Jump ESPN
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Rachel Nichols, Ramona Shelburne and Richard Jefferson react to Brooklyn Nets forward Kevin Durant tweeting and deleting a response to Magic Johnson's ...
Cam Newton is overrated – Stephen A. | First Take ESPN
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Stephen A. Smith explains why he believes Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton is overrated. #FirstTake ✓ Subscribe to ESPN+ https://plus.espn.com/ ✓ Get the ...
‘The Jets are trash’ – Stephen A. isn’t impressed with the Browns | First Take ESPN
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Stephen A. Smith dismisses Cleveland's 23-3 win over the New York Jets, saying the Browns' performance doesn't offer any insight into whether the Baker ...
The Lakers as 2020 title favorites is ‘valid’ – Stephen A. | First Take ESPN
3 months back
Stephen A. Smith breaks down why the addition of Anthony Davis to the Lakers makes Los Angeles 2020 NBA title favorites. #FirstTake ✓ Subscribe to ESPN on ...
Stephen A. is ‘very disgusted’ by the Tim Tebow backlash | First Take ESPN
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Stephen A. Smith comes to the defense of Tim Tebow after the former Heisman Trophy winner took a strong stance against California's “Fair Pay to Play Act.” ...
James Harden and Russell Westbrook are team players – Max Kellerman | First Take ESPN
2 months back
Max Kellerman and Ryan Hollins discuss how they expect Russell Westbrook and James Harden to play together next season on the Houston Rockets.
What is the state of race in the NBA post-Donald Sterling? | First Take ESPN
4 weeks back
Stephen A. Smith, Ramona Shelburne, Natalie Diaz, Will Cain and Ros Gold-Onwude discuss the state of race in the post-Donald Sterling NBA. #FirstTake ...
Big Ben was straight garbage vs. the Patriots - Stephen A. is disgusted by the Steelers | First Take ESPN
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Stephen A. Smith and Max Kellerman agree that the Patriots will be unstoppable after Antonio Brown was released by the Oakland Raiders and signed a 1-year, ...
Stephen A. has low expectations for Cam Newton and the Panthers | First Take ESPN
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Stephen A. Smith does not have high expectations for Cam Newton this season, but does not see an issue with Newton spraining an ankle during the Carolina ...
Zeke won the deal with the Cowboys - Max Kellerman | First Take ESPN
3 weeks back
Max Kellerman explains why Ezekiel Elliott clearly won negotiations with the Dallas Cowboys after signing a 6-year, $90 million extension that includes $50 ...
Asking the Giants for a trade would tarnish Eli Manning’s legacy – Max Kellerman | First Take ESPN
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Max Kellerman says it would be weird to see Eli Manning in another jersey and cautions the veteran QB against asking the New York Giants for a trade after ...
The Steelers should sign Colin Kaepernick - Stephen A. | First Take ESPN
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Stephen A. Smith suggests the Steelers should consider signing Colin Kaepernick after Ben Roethlisberger's season-ending elbow injury. Stephen A. also says ...
Magic Johnson: Ben Simmons will 'shock everybody' with his improved jumpshot | First Take ESPN
2 days back
Stephen A. Smith predicts the Philadelphia 76ers will make the 2020 NBA Finals, but Magic Johnson says Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons need to step up for the ...
Carmelo Anthony never said anything about an NBA farewell tour | First Take ESPN
2 months back
Carmelo Anthony sits down with Stephen A. Smith on First Take to discuss how hard it was to accept a bench role and how he wished his time with the ...
‘I need answers!’ – Stephen A. grills Will Cain on the Cowboys | First Take ESPN
4 weeks back
Stephen A. Smith examines the Dallas Cowboys' chances of making it to the Super Bowl after Will Cain's bold prediction. #FirstTake ✓ Subscribe to ESPN+ ...
The Clippers’ defense looks scary – Rotimi | First Take ESPN
1 months back
Artist and actor Rotimi weighs in on the Los Angeles Lakers-LA Clippers rivalry with Stephen A. Smith, Domonique Foxworth and Molly Qerim on First Take.
'The Saints are done without Drew Brees, period!' - Stephen A. | First Take ESPN
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Stephen A. Smith is not confident that the New Orleans Saints can continue to win after Drew Brees' thumb injury vs. the Los Angeles Rams. #FirstTake #NFL ...
Can anyone be considered the Michael Jordan of the NFL? | First Take ESPN
2 months back
Ryan Clark defends his stance that Aaron Donald is the Michael Jordan of the NFL, while Max Kellerman argues that Lawrence Taylor and Deion Sanders ...
Colts fans were justified in booing Andrew Luck – Stephen A. | First Take ESPN
4 weeks back
Stephen A. Smith comes to the defense of Indianapolis Colts fans booing Andrew Luck after learning of the QB's sudden retirement. #FirstTake ✓ Subscribe to ...
Stephen A. puts the Cowboys on upset alert vs. the Redskins | First Take ESPN
1 weeks back
Stephen A. Smith, Max Kellerman and Damien Woody weigh in on whether the Dallas Cowboys should be on upset alert against the Washington Redskins.
Antonio Brown has 'acted like a clown,' lied and embarrassed himself - Stephen A. | First Take ESPN
2 weeks back
Max Kellerman is convinced that Antonio Brown planned on leaving the Oakland Raiders when he was traded to the team and Stephen A. Smith criticizes Brown ...
Will Lamar Jackson be the best QB in the AFC North? | First Take ESPN
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Stephen A. Smith, Max Kellerman and Damien Woody discuss whether Baltimore Ravens QB Lamar Jackson can become the best quarterback in the AFC North ...
Stephen A. isn’t fazed by OBJ’s watch: We’ve seen everything but winning! | First Take ESPN
2 weeks back
Stephen A. Smith is more concerned about the Cleveland Browns living up to the hype than Odell Beckham Jr.'s controversial watch. #FirstTake #NFL ...
Magic Johnson says Lakers GM was ‘backstabbing’, Luke Walton firing was the final straw | First Take ESPN
4 months back
Magic Johnson explains that he wanted to fire Luke Walton, but Los Angeles Lakers executive Tim Harris wanted to retain him and identifies Lakers GM Rob ...