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Kawhi is the best player in the world, ahead of LeBron! - Max Kellerman | First Take

Max Kellerman insists Kawhi Leonard is the best player in basketball, even ahead of LeBron James. #FirstTake ✓ Subscribe to ESPN on YouTube: ...

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‘I’m stunned, I thought it was over after Game 1’ – Stephen A. on Bucks vs. Raptors | First Take

Stephen A. Smith is in disbelief after the Toronto Raptors protected home court from the Milwaukee Bucks in the Eastern Conference finals. #FirstTake ...

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Klay Thompson's All-NBA snub is a 'disgrace' - Stephen A. | First Take

Stephen A. Smith is upset that Klay Thompson's All-NBA snub could cost him $30 million. #FirstTake ✓ Subscribe to ESPN on YouTube: ...

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Draymond Green's stellar play doesn't devalue KD - Stephen A. | First Take

Stephen A. Smith claims Draymond Green's triple-double in Game 4 of the 2019 Western Conference finals doesn't devalue Kevin Durant's worth for the Golden ...

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Stephen A. has 'lost faith' in Giannis and the Bucks' chances vs. the Raptors | First Take

Stephen A. Smith has lost faith in Giannis Antetokounmpo and the Milwaukee Bucks vs. the Toronto Raptors in the Eastern Conference finals, but says the Greek ...

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‘He’s Drake, for crying out loud!’ – Stephen A. has no problem with Drake’s heckling | First Take

Stephen A. Smith does not understand the "uproar" concerning Drake's on-court antics during the Eastern Conference finals because he says Drake is an ...

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‘Milwaukee is scaring me’ – Stephen A. has a change of heart | First Take

Stephen A. Smith says the Milwaukee Bucks' performances in Toronto for Games 3 and 4 of the Eastern Conference finals have convinced him their chances of ...

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KD prioritizing free agency over the Finals would start an 'avalanche' - Jalen Rose | First Take

Jalen Rose says Kevin Durant's future will be hurt if the Golden State Warriors win the NBA Finals and KD does not play to prioritize his free agency decision.

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Magic Johnson says Lakers GM was ‘backstabbing’, Luke Walton firing was the final straw | First Take

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 ...

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James Harden isn't worthy of 1st team All-NBA - Max Kellerman | First Take

Max Kellerman and Stephen A. Smith disagree on whether James Harden deserves a spot on the 2018-19 All-NBA first team. Max says Harden's postseason ...

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The Greek Freak will rule the East with LeBron on the Lakers – Max Kellerman | First Take

Max Kellerman and Stephen A. Smith react to Giannis Antetokounmpo opening up to the media about what LeBron James' absence in the Eastern Conference ...

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The Warriors’ Finals streak is more impressive than LeBron’s – Stephen A. | First Take

Stephen A. Smith doesn't hesitate to pick the Golden State Warriors' fifth consecutive Finals appearance over LeBron James as the most impressive NBA Finals ...

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Kyrie joining the Lakers would 'save the end' of LeBron's career - Max Kellerman | First Take

Max Kellerman and Stephen A. Smith predict if Kyrie Irving is better suited on the New York Knicks or the Los Angeles Lakers with LeBron James, should he ...

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‘I wouldn’t change anything’ – Magic on failed Anthony Davis trade | First Take

Magic Johnson opens up about the Los Angeles Lakers' trade talks with the New Orleans Pelicans for Anthony Davis leading up to the 2019 NBA trade deadline ...

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Magic laughs at the idea of the Lakers trading LeBron | First Take

Magic Johnson dismisses rumors about Los Angeles looking to trade LeBron James and explains how LeBron mentored Lonzo Ball when he joined the Lakers.

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I’d love to buy the Lakers – Magic Johnson | First Take

Magic Johnson says he would ask Jeanie Buss to sell him the Los Angeles Lakers franchise if it were up for sale and talks about the possibility of Kobe Bryant ...

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With or without KD, the Warriors wouldn't beat the Bucks in the Finals - Max Kellerman | First Take

Max Kellerman says a Kevin Durant return for the 2019 NBA Finals won't matter for the Golden State Warriors, as he predicts Giannis Antetokounmpo and the ...

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Kobe is winning the Lakers' 'Game of Thrones' over Magic, LeBron - Max Kellerman | First Take

Max Kellerman claims Magic Johnson "didn't understand the game he was playing" when he accepted the of role of president of basketball operations for the ...

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'You give this man that money!' - Stephen A. on Dak Prescott's contract desires | First Take

Stephen A. Smith says Jerry Jones and the Dallas Cowboys need to cater to Dak Prescott's counteroffer and make him one of the highest paid quarterbacks in ...

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Steph, Draymond revolutionized the NBA, KD is a luxury for the Warriors – Max Kellerman | First Take

Max Kellerman reacts to Kawhi Leonard's Game 3 heroics against Giannis Antetokounmpo and the Milwaukee Bucks. #FirstTake ✓ Subscribe to ESPN on ...

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Steph Curry is more influential than LeBron on the court - Max Kellerman | First Take

Max Kellerman argues that Steph Curry's style of play makes him "the most influential figure in the NBA" on the court over LeBron James because he says Curry ...

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Did Magic Johnson quit to avoid blame? | First Take

Molly Qerim calls attention to the curious timing of Magic Johnson's resignation and wonders if he stepped down just in case the Los Angeles Lakers failed to ...

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Steph Curry choked in the Finals, can't be in the best player argument - Max Kellerman | First Take

Max Kellerman and Stephen A. Smith debate if Steph Curry should be considered one of the top players in the NBA after his Golden State Warriors teammate ...

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‘What can go wrong, will go wrong’ – Stephen A. reacts to the Knicks losing out on Zion | First Take

Stephen A. Smith explains his roller-coaster ride of emotions the moment he witnessed the New York Knicks receiving the No. 3 overall pick in the 2019 NBA ...

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LeBron is probably thinking ‘What the hell did I get myself into?’ – Matt Barnes | First Take

Matt Barnes weighs in on the drama in Los Angeles after the Lakers hired Frank Vogel as head coach after a highly publicized coaching search. #FirstTake ...

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LeBron is right, ‘I could have done it a different way’ – Magic on suddenly resigning | First Take

Magic Johnson joins First Take and answers for not informing LeBron James about his decision to resign as the president of basketball operations for the Los ...

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Kawhi is the best, most clutch basketball player on Earth right now – Max Kellerman | First Take

Max Kellerman gloats after Kawhi Leonard's historic buzzer-beater sinks the Philadelphia 76ers and calls him the best and most clutch player on Earth.

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‘I’m not going to disrespect Dame Time like that’ – Stephen A. takes Warriors in 6 | First Take

Stephen A. Smith takes exception to Damon Jones claiming the Golden State Warriors vs. Portland Trail Blazers series is over after Game 1. #FirstTake ...

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Steph Curry will remind the Warriors of his greatness with KD out - Stephen A. | First Take

Stephen A. Smith breaks down how Kevin Durant's series-ending injury vs. will benefit Steph Curry as the Golden State Warriors look to close out the Houston ...

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‘James, why do you make me do this?’ – Max blames Harden for Rockets’ loss to Warriors | First Take

Max Kellerman regrettably breaks down how James Harden failed the Houston Rockets against the Golden State Warriors in the 2019 Western Conference ...

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Kawhi is ‘sitting on the Iron Throne right now’ – Max Kellerman | First Take

Max Kellerman reacts to Kawhi Leonard's Game 3 heroics against Giannis Antetokounmpo and the Milwaukee Bucks. #FirstTake ✓ Subscribe to ESPN on ...

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Kawhi is not as clutch as Kobe – Matt Barnes | First Take

Matt Barnes disagrees with Max Kellerman's take on Kawhi Leonard being more clutch than Kobe Bryant. #FirstTake ✓ Subscribe to ESPN on YouTube: ...

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Kawhi is better than Kobe under pressure - Max Kellerman | First Take

Max Kellerman breaks down why Kawhi Leonard is better under pressure than Kobe Bryant much to the dismay of Stephen A. Smith and Jay Williams.

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‘The Lakers got LeBron and still screwed stuff up’ – Stephen A. | First Take

Stephen A. Smith says it's hard to believe that even with LeBron James, the Los Angeles Lakers' franchise isn't as well-run as the New York Knicks. #FirstTake ...

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Damian Lillard tried to ‘pull a Steph Curry,' Warriors will win in 5 games – Stephen A. | First Take

Stephen A. Smith says Damian Lillard's 4th-quarter execution against the Golden State Warriors was a focal point in the Portland Trail Blazers' Game 2 loss, ...

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LeBron is more likely to leave the Lakers than win a title for L.A. - Max Kellerman | First Take

Max Kellerman says there is a stronger chance that LeBron James will depart from the "dysfunctional" Los Angeles Lakers franchise than win them a title for the ...

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The Raptors don’t have enough firepower to beat the Bucks – Stephen A. | First Take

Stephen A. Smith is ready to call the series after the Milwaukee Bucks beat the Toronto Raptors in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals. (5:23) Max ...

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Steph Curry is a huge problem in the playoffs – Max Kellerman | First Take

Max Kellerman says Steph Curry has been a worse version of himself in the NBA playoffs and the Golden State Warriors should be concerned about him this ...

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Rockets vs. Warriors series will be over in 5 games – Stephen A. | First Take

Stephen A. Smith believes it would take a “Herculean effort” that James Harden cannot pull off for the Houston Rockets to overcome the Golden State Warriors' ...

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People forget how talented the Splash Brothers are – Matt Barnes | First Take

Matt Barnes defends Steph Curry and Klay Thompson's ability to lead the Golden State Warriors to victory against the Portland Trail Blazers without Kevin Durant ...

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Steph and Klay are a nightmare for Dame and CJ – Stephen A. | First Take

Stephen A. Smith picks the Golden State Warriors to beat the Portland Trail Blazers in the Western Conference finals because Steph Curry and Klay Thompson ...

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The Raptors beat the 76ers so bad even Drake was trolling – Stephen A. | First Take

Stephen A. Smith reacts to the Philadelphia 76ers' blowout loss to the Toronto Raptors in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference semifinals. #FirstTake ✓ Subscribe ...

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I'd 'shut down' Ezekiel Elliott's extension talks after brush with the law - Stephen A. | First Take

Stephen A. Smith reacts to Ezekiel Elliott being handcuffed at a Las Vegas music festival. Stephen A. suggests Jerry Jones and the Dallas Cowboys "stall ...

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‘Can I hire you as my publicist?’ – Max is floored by Stephen A. defending Kyrie Irving | First Take

Max Kellerman doesn't allow Stephen A. Smith to point fingers at anyone but Kyrie Irving for the Boston Celtics' failed season. #FirstTake ✓ Subscribe to ESPN ...

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‘I have to say the obvious!’ – Stephen A. on D’Angelo Russell | First Take

Stephen A. Smith gives advice to Brooklyn Nets All-Star D'Angelo Russell after being cited for marijuana possession at LaGuardia Airport in New York.

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It's not an accident Magic Johnson was on First Take today - Jalen Rose | Jalen & Jacoby

Jalen Rose and David Jacoby of Jalen & Jacoby react to the Magic Johnson First Take interview, and discuss what it means for the Los Angeles Lakers, GM Rob ...

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ESPN FIRST TAKE 5/23 LIVE HD | Stephen A. Smith on ESPN GET UP & ESPN SportsCenter | NBA Playoffs

ESPN FIRST TAKE 5/23 LIVE HD | Stephen A. Smith on ESPN GET UP & ESPN SportsCenter | NBA Playoffs ▷ SUBSCRIBE ➥ to get notified when new videos ...

I'll carry his bags, clean up his locker! - Stephen A. begs for KD to join the Knicks | First Take

Stephen A. Smith gives his best sales-pitch for Kevin Durant to join the New York Knicks this summer after hopes of selecting Zion Williamson with the top pick in ...

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Lakers can’t win a championship with Vogel and Kidd coaching – Max Kellerman | First Take

Max Kellerman expects Jason Kidd to replace Frank Vogel after one season, even though he says neither coach can lead the Los Angeles Lakers to a title.

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Klay Thompson is tired of getting Steph and KD’s 'crumbs' - Stephen A. | First Take

Stephen A. Smith says he has heard from sources that Klay Thompson is not happy and is tired of playing third wheel behind Kevin Durant and Steph Curry, but ...

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