Stephen A. breaks down how LeBron should adjust without Anthony Davis | First Take

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Stephen A. Smith details whether or not LeBron James should be doing more with Anthony Davis out of the Los Angeles Lakers' lineup.
0:00 LeBron on the Lakers missing Anthony Davis.
0:56 Stephen A. doesn't think it is unfair to ask LeBron to do more for the Lakers.
2:27 Max Kellerman doesn't think LeBron should have to do any more for the Lakers at his age.
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Latchman Mangra
Latchman Mangra Acum 3 Zile
The whole river disconcertingly frame because dahlia surprisingly fasten up a deserted denim. necessary, bumpy grandfather
PhenomThe1st
PhenomThe1st Acum 4 Zile
Ok don’t ask him to do more then, just lose smh 🤦🏽‍♂️
sshaxy
sshaxy Acum 5 Zile
Remember how crazy Kobe was when he had to “adjust” when Shaq was out??? That guy was so fire 🔥 and willed his team to many crazy wins
Sax Fiff
Sax Fiff Acum 5 Zile
Lebron doesn’t know how to adjust in the way that he needs to, it’s not in his game. He’s not a great one one one player, nor is he a great shooter or ball handler, he’s not clutch and doesn’t don’t know when to activate attack mode. He’s made it this far off his athleticism, but he needs to be able to score 40 and 50,
odinga77
odinga77 Acum 5 Zile
Jordan in Washington.
odinga77
odinga77 Acum 5 Zile
Did anyone demand this of jordan in Washington.
Jose Hernandez
Jose Hernandez Acum 6 Zile
I agree with Max
Brian Pilimai
Brian Pilimai Acum 6 Zile
How bout making the game winning shot? That’s it. Lejames says he’s the goat?
Eugene Mangune
Eugene Mangune Acum 6 Zile
give him a few more games and he'll figure this out. one thing i learned from watching lebron is he always figure things out...
Flight Ramirez
Flight Ramirez Acum 6 Zile
Molly looked beautiful in yesterday's show omg
Rebel86 Rebel86
Rebel86 Rebel86 Acum 6 Zile
Dis convo wouldve neva had to be had about Jordan...
Rebel86 Rebel86
Rebel86 Rebel86 Acum 6 Zile
@Gregory Hayes jordan retired twice won more finals a betta defensive player a betta clutch player betta free throw shooter a betta all around player...lol u really bringin up da wizards wea jordan still was da teams best player scorer defender n rebounder at 39 n 40 n didnt lebron jus miss da playoffs 2 years ago dead n his prime🤔🤔🤔....i see da truth hurts🤣🤣🤣🤣
Gregory Hayes
Gregory Hayes Acum 6 Zile
Jordan didn't play in 18 season. When jordan came back to the wizards he missed the playoff both years.
Kung Fu Kenny
Kung Fu Kenny Acum 7 Zile
ESPN: LEBRON is MVP REALITY: WIZARDS >>> LAKERS WITHOUT AD 😆🤦‍♂️😆
Frank Edwards
Frank Edwards Acum 7 Zile
Lebron Ears icy
Real Conspiracy Wow!
Real Conspiracy Wow! Acum 7 Zile
Stephen A is right look at all those broken parts on LA then you get rid of Rando who ever owns that team don't know what there doing.
wanto tre
wanto tre Acum 7 Zile
You know what he should do? practicing free throws
Marko Morales
Marko Morales Acum 7 Zile
Max has better advice than Stephen a smith !!!! Max is the truth always ... reason they have to always bring in Bucket of chicken Perk to agree with him so they can disagree with Max 😂
A Jamal
A Jamal Acum 7 Zile
did u see when Mark Cuban came in there and skip and Stephen A didnt know when to utilize the zone vs conevntional man 2 man 😂😂😂
MC
MC Acum 7 Zile
AD should be traded. Lol. That is wasted time and money tbh. Time waste. for Lebron bc father time is catching up and money lost for Lakers org
Techneeque South Africa
Techneeque South Africa Acum 8 Zile
If Lebron doesn't average 30 points per game, the Lakers just might watch the NBA Finals from the couch.
ZodusX3
ZodusX3 Acum 8 Zile
Like lebron the only player in the league trying to backpack a team...cough cough Dame, kd when Kyrie was out, Bradley Beal when the whole team was out, luka. But we’re gonna make a big sob story about lebron being asked to do too much
Leovic Rosal
Leovic Rosal Acum 8 Zile
Jimmy outhustled Lebrn, simple as that, he shyed away and gave the shots to his teammates so he won't get blame, very same look during the finals against Dallas, looking for someone else to takeover on clutch moments. Lakers were lucky Dragic and Bam wasn't well last year's finals.
Jhon Snow
Jhon Snow Acum 8 Zile
No Ring without AD. mark my word
Kay Sheye
Kay Sheye Acum 8 Zile
good thing he'll be back by April then :)
Terrell Evans
Terrell Evans Acum 8 Zile
Kd is the best player in the world. The true best player player of this era. They have so many excuses for his failures its unbelievable. He is not clutch and has no killer instinct. Always passin when he should be taking the last shot. Been like this his entire career. Even james harden is better than Lebron.
Terrell Evans
Terrell Evans Acum 8 Zile
@hz01 im talkin about lebron is not clutch
hz01
hz01 Acum 8 Zile
LOL no one ever said that KD is not clutch. He's just beta asf like you who couldn't tell. He has talent but wasted.
Erick Santos
Erick Santos Acum 8 Zile
I think LeBron should do enough to get them to the playoffs, and the work out whatever problems the team may have, the players may have, before the time comes. He shouldn't turn it up and just be playoff LeBron just because he's LeBron. If he is injured, the Lakers are going out the first round if they even make it to the playoffs, even if AD comes back 100%.
Raymond Rivera
Raymond Rivera Acum 8 Zile
Lebron,Davis,griffin,and 🌹to Chicago by 2022 .....3peat ☝
Selfish Stockton
Selfish Stockton Acum 8 Zile
When Lebron first teamed up with AD he should have known he was more fragile than a wet paper bag
NerdNel
NerdNel Acum 8 Zile
It is fair to ask Lebron for more. The way he hogs all accolades on any Lakers W. Also he is a self-proclaimed GOAT
Sauce Cards
Sauce Cards Acum 8 Zile
Trade for Wendell Carter Jr. Let them know.
Trevor Rogers
Trevor Rogers Acum 8 Zile
man is 36 and needs to do more lol . I get he is suppose to be the best player in the world but come on he needs more help from the other players rather than that
Mark anthony Mundo
Mark anthony Mundo Acum 8 Zile
lebron wasnt talking about himself to adjust,its about his teammates,they need to stepped up,
Tyler Kom
Tyler Kom Acum 8 Zile
SAS the type to say lebron "didn't want it enough"
Albert Morales
Albert Morales Acum 8 Zile
I wouldn't say that Lebron should be doing more but rather the supporting cast needs to find a way to contribute more than they have been, that's what should be addressed. Lebron may be shooting 36% from 3-point range as of now, but he's 9-46 from the perimeter in the last 7 games... he needs to get his shot going.
jjmcwill
jjmcwill Acum 8 Zile
Basically Stephen A is saying they need to play Bronball.
dvon1097
dvon1097 Acum 8 Zile
People forget schroder has missed a few games recently too
Vivek Shenoy
Vivek Shenoy Acum 8 Zile
Is it fair to ask LeBron to carry them? I don't know and it doesn't matter because if he doesn't become a superhuman until AD comes back Lakers aren't gonna do much. All we can do is pray AD comes back 100%. 🙏
Clement Decker
Clement Decker Acum 8 Zile
LeBron's role players have ALWAYS underperformed and I am starting to wonder if he might be at least partially responsible...
Robert hall
Robert hall Acum 8 Zile
When i was watching heat vs the lakers he saged off on the offenseive end when he passed the ball Bron needs 2 be more.active i know hes 36 Yes he still looks good at his age
Lazuardi Firdaus
Lazuardi Firdaus Acum 8 Zile
Max has some good takes after giving up 'The Cliff'. This is one of his better take
Zico Money
Zico Money Acum 8 Zile
Always been a winner? Dude is 4-6 barely
Israel Fresse
Israel Fresse Acum 8 Zile
Bruh Stephen A is really a clown
Ran Cheng
Ran Cheng Acum 8 Zile
Lebum
Swift Breezy
Swift Breezy Acum 8 Zile
Cant spell adjust w out AD lol
Cosmic King
Cosmic King Acum 8 Zile
"Stephen A Smith how can Lebron improve the lakers performance with AD out?" Stephen A Smith: Do more...
Rondoe Johnson
Rondoe Johnson Acum 8 Zile
I feel bad for bron the whole eneternet bugging him bout can't win without AD that's tuff
Sounza
Sounza Acum 8 Zile
Max is right tbh, nothing more Lebron can do
BijinXOXO
BijinXOXO Acum 8 Zile
Absolutely no credit being given to the Heat for their win lol
Jared Thomas
Jared Thomas Acum 8 Zile
lebron needs to average 40ppg, mj would have
Wraith Carter
Wraith Carter Acum 8 Zile
It's time for LeBron to play PF
User 1
User 1 Acum 8 Zile
us
Andres Quiroz
Andres Quiroz Acum 8 Zile
you are down bad if you are taking advice from stephen a smith and his green hair
Renz Dela Cruz
Renz Dela Cruz Acum 8 Zile
Imagine a new comer on the team asking the GOAT to play defense? Doesn't sound so GOAT-Y to me :D
Bryan Chapman
Bryan Chapman Acum 8 Zile
it's simple. He needs to become cleveland lebron. Score 40 a game because nobody else can score at all. Forget assists.
One Skill Point
One Skill Point Acum 8 Zile
They about to make a trade. I can feel it. Kuzma, KCP, that 2022 1st round........ idk
Mark Smith
Mark Smith Acum 8 Zile
"I'M 36!!!! I'm not THANOS!!!"😂
SHAKE WEIGHT
SHAKE WEIGHT Acum 8 Zile
"It's not enuff" - Shaq voice
gamer 101
gamer 101 Acum 8 Zile
Lebron needs to start averaging atleast 30 9 9 for the lakers to be able to compete with the nets
THIS IS CHICAGO
THIS IS CHICAGO Acum 8 Zile
We In The Winning Business and I’ve Always Been A Winner 😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂
J Black
J Black Acum 8 Zile
Lebron couldn’t even make the playoffs without ad. Mj>Kobe>lecramp
Ben Omerovic
Ben Omerovic Acum 8 Zile
Made 9 straight finals without ad Kobe needed Shaq
Adonis Keef
Adonis Keef Acum 8 Zile
In 2018 he faked an injury Bc he knew he had no chance to make the finals on his own. If you see lebron “injured” this year it means AD is probably out for a LONG time. Run bron run. He bout to join the 76ers next season 😂
Benjamin From The Tribe of Judah
Benjamin From The Tribe of Judah Acum 8 Zile
AD been accident prone
Joe Palmer
Joe Palmer Acum 8 Zile
There's not much else he can do at his age... even when he was younger, you can't expect much more from anybody performing like he is
fireFist ace
fireFist ace Acum 8 Zile
I think this a good time for the lakers players to learn and get better from AD offense
Boogie Gooba
Boogie Gooba Acum 8 Zile
Just go back to 2018 Lebron
Accolade HQ
Accolade HQ Acum 8 Zile
The title is freakin HILARIOUS
jonathan velasquez
jonathan velasquez Acum 8 Zile
He needs to learn how to close games. He's not being blown out in these games he just doesn't take over at the right times.
Hova 1987
Hova 1987 Acum 8 Zile
Man Bron need to maintain his pace until they get to the playoffs...man 36yrs old and folks expecting a Prime pace from him.. role players need to make their shots. KCP been struggling heavily.
Dexter Li
Dexter Li Acum 8 Zile
Bron need to do what Bron has always do to win...trade guys to get better guys!
Sir Toon The Great
Sir Toon The Great Acum 8 Zile
Bron needs to score period... he needs to score and have a killer mentality with AD out
Ricardo Rmz
Ricardo Rmz Acum 8 Zile
Funny how in the beginning of the season they said it was a secure championship because of the off season moves and now that AD is out and have lost 3 of 4, now Lebron has no help, I hate this narrative , he can play better he’s shooting horrible this past 2 games, he just gets the narrative that fitt him every time.
Brett Thomas
Brett Thomas Acum 8 Zile
Tip for ROLE PLAYERS: YOUR A PROFESSIONAL BASKETBALL PLAYER, MAKE WIDE OPEN SHOTS LIKE PAXSON AND KERR DID.
CruztyCrabs
CruztyCrabs Acum 8 Zile
Them new PEDs just landed for Bron lmaooo
boland850
boland850 Acum 8 Zile
Molly looking so good I don't care who don't like her
boland850
boland850 Acum 6 Zile
@Gregory Hayes🌈
Gregory Hayes
Gregory Hayes Acum 6 Zile
simp
Dom Killuminati
Dom Killuminati Acum 8 Zile
So let me get this straight, Kobe was trying to do a lot and got criticized for it around 13' thru '16 but y'all asking if LBJ needs to do more because Max thinks he doesn't need to do more
Leland Joseph
Leland Joseph Acum 8 Zile
Kobe was having negative value at that time. He wasn't doing more, he was shooting more and that shot selection became even more cringing.
B C
B C Acum 8 Zile
LMAO its goin to be a 2018-2019 LAKERS all over again.......boooo hooooooo i thought homie was the goat?
MarkiBash
MarkiBash Acum 8 Zile
@B C that’s y, I hold him partially accountable for that pathetic run but still, u can’t ignore the fact that they were like a 4th seed 30ish games in I believe?
B C
B C Acum 8 Zile
@MarkiBash he came back in January that season
MarkiBash
MarkiBash Acum 8 Zile
Wasn’t Lebron injured at the worst time that season when the lakers were like the 4th seed, though I will hold him partially accountable for the “playoff run” when he returned.
Eric Valenzuela
Eric Valenzuela Acum 8 Zile
Nothing he can do. According to the experts Brooklyn has it all wrapped up anyway. Today at least
DJaySplitSecond
DJaySplitSecond Acum 8 Zile
If the big three avoids injuries, they winning the chip this year!
Jonathan Blanton
Jonathan Blanton Acum 8 Zile
What experts are saying it's a wrap for Brooklyn, or that they're even anything more than slight favorites? In fact most experts still have the Lakers winning the championship, and the Lakers are still the Vegas favorites to win it all.
Chri Jame!
Chri Jame! Acum 8 Zile
Me 4 of my boys can drop 100 on the nets
DC_Galaxy
DC_Galaxy Acum 8 Zile
@Chay Tiano lol he has a point. About 2 weeks ago. They just said they were worried about the nets. Lakers lose 2 starters and of course they worried about them. Any top teams that lose 2 starters. Especially if they are the 2nd and 3rd best player then yeah it's gonna be rough.
Chay Tiano
Chay Tiano Acum 8 Zile
Stop crying.
Phill Moe
Phill Moe Acum 8 Zile
Not missing games? Pretty sure LeBron only played 1 full season in his career. Max took a pay off
Aaron Ward
Aaron Ward Acum 8 Zile
Always been a winner? What’s your record in finals buddy?
Gabriel Dorta Hernández
Gabriel Dorta Hernández Acum 8 Zile
Maybe if Schröder was available Stephen A would have a point, they are lacking 2 of their best 3 players...
JerryOne JonesSecond
JerryOne JonesSecond Acum 8 Zile
AND PEOPLE KEEP AVOIDING THAT SMH
Omar W
Omar W Acum 8 Zile
People listen to stephen A when he said the nets wont work but know since he talkn about lebron dont believe what stephen A says
Shaz Khan
Shaz Khan Acum 8 Zile
Should have kept rondo, he was a leader with a high IQ
Lakers In 5
Lakers In 5 Acum 8 Zile
Rondo left on his own, know what you're talking about before you talk.
Nemsz
Nemsz Acum 8 Zile
Lebron need to learn it’s not about him it’s about the team that’s why the nets gonna take this chip
FlameBullet 21
FlameBullet 21 Acum 8 Zile
I hate how lakers Lebron plays he is too passive. I miss cleaveland Bron where he would always attack and score
Karnige
Karnige Acum 8 Zile
shows how overrated lebron is. can only win with other superstars...................
JP H
JP H Acum 8 Zile
Wow you really that dumb
Kalvin Verner
Kalvin Verner Acum 8 Zile
I 100% agree with Max!
zooie 72
zooie 72 Acum 8 Zile
He's gotta spend some time practicing them free throws.
GildedWarrior331
GildedWarrior331 Acum 8 Zile
Noooooo CAPPPPPPP bron be killing me. Lol
Urbain Delva
Urbain Delva Acum 8 Zile
I've said this many times. LeBron needs to modify his game so that when he's off the floor, his teammates can sustain without him. That's the best way the Lakers are gonna turn things around. Outside of that, there's not much else he can do
Rossjyn Fallorina
Rossjyn Fallorina Acum 6 Zile
@Lakers In 5 maybe make his on-the-floor game less reliant on him running the offense? Most of the time it’s him facilitating (when he’s not scoring) - when he’s off the court the team just looks lost since no one runs the show as much as Lebron. They don’t get enough minutes to do that. Rondo worked since he has the IQ and experience.
Anthony Harris
Anthony Harris Acum 8 Zile
@Lakers In 5 🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣
Lakers In 5
Lakers In 5 Acum 8 Zile
Modify his game? If he's off the floor how can he control what happens on the court? Make it make sense.
rick santana
rick santana Acum 8 Zile
SAS sound silly. LeBron is 37 years of age and 18 years deep in the NBA. No way he should “do more.” Ask his teammates to do more. See...here’s what SAS loves to do, he’ll setup a narrative that he can later tear down. In this case it’s LeBron doing more. Now, if LeBron does not perform at SAS’s level, he’ll circle back around and use it as a way to offer harsh critique of LeBron.
Martin Brankov
Martin Brankov Acum 8 Zile
Lakers are in trouble I’m worried!
Lakers In 5
Lakers In 5 Acum 8 Zile
You're not a fan
MarvelAgeofComics
MarvelAgeofComics Acum 8 Zile
Lebron: I've always been a winner. Everyone: Except for 6 years in the finals.
Lakers In 5
Lakers In 5 Acum 8 Zile
Your comment shows how ignorant you are.
MarvelAgeofComics
MarvelAgeofComics Acum 8 Zile
@Desmond Hackney Jr Change an N to an E and you are exactly right. Work on that spelling.
Desmond Hackney Jr
Desmond Hackney Jr Acum 8 Zile
@MarvelAgeofComics has one of the highest win% in NBA history top 10 I’d say he’s a winner 😉🤡
MarvelAgeofComics
MarvelAgeofComics Acum 8 Zile
@Urbain Delva Even one makes ALWAYS incorrect. Funny how when he wins, it is because of him, and when he loses, it is someone else's fault.
MarvelAgeofComics
MarvelAgeofComics Acum 8 Zile
@Desmond Hackney Jr So if a football team wins 4 out of 10 games, did they have a winning season or a losing season? When you lose more than you win, you certainly can't say I've A:WAYS been a winner. He has SOMETIMES been a winner.
sports Nation
sports Nation Acum 8 Zile
I don't have to read the comments and I bet its lebron James hate 🤷🏾‍♂️💯 🏆🏆🏆🏆
Real Conspiracy Wow!
Real Conspiracy Wow! Acum 7 Zile
It's just to many LebronSexuals out there like you@ sports Nation 😭
Francis Santos
Francis Santos Acum 8 Zile
Without AD lakers is not going anywhere simple is that.
Desmond Hackney Jr
Desmond Hackney Jr Acum 8 Zile
nah they still a threat
Mesrop Mkhitaryan
Mesrop Mkhitaryan Acum 8 Zile
50 years later on espn 'what Lebron should adjust in abscence of "star" robot to win his 20 th chip? Oh and who is the 🐐 Lebron or MJ
REALTALK NOCAP
REALTALK NOCAP Acum 8 Zile
KEEP THAT SAME ENEGRY WHEN WE WILL WIN IT ALL
Manhua City
Manhua City Acum 8 Zile
Ok?
NSA
NSA Acum 8 Zile
I'm loving the Way Kuz has been playing but these other guys have to step up
bollocksnlilies
bollocksnlilies Acum 8 Zile
lmao did I just read this title. Oh also foh Max with the scary thing about PER.
AbsentRegard24
AbsentRegard24 Acum 8 Zile
Lebron Fans in January: We ain’t worried about the Nets Big 3. Harden is a choker and Kyrie is a head case. Lebron Fans in February: It’s unfair that Lebron has to go against the Nets superteam. The league shouldn’t have allowed this superteam to form.
dude
dude Acum 8 Zile
nobody says that
Tiger Hoods
Tiger Hoods Acum 8 Zile
Imagine a professional athlete taking advice from an analyst who never played professionally 😂😂
MarkiBash
MarkiBash Acum 8 Zile
@Thinh Pham swear people assume they hating and not giving constructive criticism. Difference? They want to genuinely help him out based on what they’ve experienced.
Thinh Pham
Thinh Pham Acum 8 Zile
Not everyone that had knowledge about the game of happened had to game played the game. Coaches, GMs, and many NBA analysts who game had no professional basketball experiences all have an amazing understanding of the game. Stop being ignorant
Slikk Nikka
Slikk Nikka Acum 8 Zile
Most of these problems would have never happened if they had a longer postseason..
Hudson Valdivia
Hudson Valdivia Acum 8 Zile
Lebron doesn’t need to do anything more. Everyone else just has to step up
King Alpha
King Alpha Acum 8 Zile
They can’t hit a shot to save their lives 💀
Bliss, a sensitive man
Bliss, a sensitive man Acum 8 Zile
He should adjust by retiring before he starts to look really really pathetic
Desmond Hackney Jr
Desmond Hackney Jr Acum 7 Zile
@Bliss, a sensitive man he had 31-9-13🤡
Bliss, a sensitive man
Bliss, a sensitive man Acum 8 Zile
@Desmond Hackney Jr 🤡
Bliss, a sensitive man
Bliss, a sensitive man Acum 8 Zile
@Desmond Hackney Jr Really really pathetic, I tried to tell y’all man lol
Desmond Hackney Jr
Desmond Hackney Jr Acum 8 Zile
26-8-8 50% shooting 37% from 3 retire ?? 🤡
Disgruntled Klutch
Disgruntled Klutch Acum 8 Zile
how can this man lost to JJ barea
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