Stephen A. is not picking the Lakers to win the West right now | First Take

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Stephen A. is not picking the Lakers to win the West right now | First Take
Stephen A. Smith and Max Kellerman discuss whether they would pick the Los Angeles Lakers to win the Western Conference right now.
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0:00 Stephen A. Smith is not picking the Lakers to win the West right now.
1:30 Stephen A.: LeBron is not looking healthy.
2:20 Max Kellerman is nervous for the Lakers.
2:50 If the Lakers are healthy, they are the best team in the West - Max.
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ESPN Acum 12 Zile
0:00 Stephen A. Smith is not picking the Lakers to win the West right now. 1:30 Stephen A.: LeBron is not looking healthy. 2:20 Max Kellerman is nervous for the Lakers. 2:50 If the Lakers are healthy, they are the best team in the West - Max.
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Joseph Ruidias Acum 11 Zile
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Winter Malerkey
Winter Malerkey Acum 11 Zile
No.... if the lakers match-up with the clippers I 'don't think so. I'll go to the Clippers.
Tommy Acum 12 Zile
@Jad Santana how does it feel botting or using alts to reply to these comments. Must be sad
Tommy Acum 12 Zile
@Ephraim Bruce this man is using alts to advertise flixzone lmao I saw the same two comments in many nba related videos
Felicia Williams
Felicia Williams Acum 12 Zile
@Gerald McIntosh you sound crazy Bron is 36 yrs old and injuries do not heal as fast the older you get. You can tell he has no lift or speed. Let's not talk about all the playing time on his body. Those are things you have to take into consideration.
GreenFridays Acum 3 Zile
So Stephen A "reserves the right to change his mind" but Max can't? I don't want to hear anything about Max and the cliff or Kawhi again. And Max needs to stop being so soft and call him out for being so weak.
Raymond Brown
Raymond Brown Acum 5 Zile
Lebron have a good chance with the help on the nba adam silver the refs and espn aka lebron network liein making excuses for him. The NBA is corrupt at it's finest we can clearly see lebum is the biggest fraud in history
Brian Tep
Brian Tep Acum 6 Zile
I am an NBA savant, also i can also change my mind
Myztinct Acum 6 Zile
La wins the west Stephen A : I told you guys
Moses Props
Moses Props Acum 6 Zile
That’s because theses men in this day and age are soft lol lebron need go back to his old workout regiment get that muscle back especially A.D
Teran Icer
Teran Icer Acum 7 Zile
SAS flips more than an undone pancake. Make a pick & own it til the end.
Frank Evans
Frank Evans Acum 9 Zile
Stephen A I believe you on this one
J_Songz201 IG
J_Songz201 IG Acum 9 Zile
Funny last season was a free chip for lakers....portland was injured, Dallas and luka playing thru injuries, Miami injured....but now everyone healthy
J_Songz201 IG
J_Songz201 IG Acum 9 Zile
Jordan would have played thru the injury.... just saying! And he wouldn’t say “without me we won’t win!” That’s basically what he said
Melancholita Dizon
Melancholita Dizon Acum 10 Zile
Dont count them.out....
Melancholita Dizon
Melancholita Dizon Acum 10 Zile
Cant blame him....
Majin Vegeta
Majin Vegeta Acum 10 Zile
*Can we start putting Molly's interruptions in the time stamps please?*
Will Inneed
Will Inneed Acum 10 Zile
Kuzma is trash
Nathen Jayden
Nathen Jayden Acum 10 Zile
Lebrons game has been studied so much by the new generation he isn’t going to be able to shine forever. If he already doubts his abilities to return to 100% healthy he might as well retire.
Alexander Adonyae
Alexander Adonyae Acum 10 Zile
Lebron declined after "2018" and i feel like Lebron "individually" was putting up monster insane numbers 💯💯 after that season he got hurt(2019) as he is getting older/fast foward= it's 2021!! Lebron definitely declining but he gonna go down as the 3rd greatest player behind Kobe and Mike
Schoolius Delta
Schoolius Delta Acum 10 Zile
WHENwhenwhen will people STOP saying Lebron James is the best player in Basketball?😳
Jeeb TV
Jeeb TV Acum 10 Zile
I learned my lesson to not bet against bron .. I’m a Celtics fan btw
Bigrhythm4 Acum 10 Zile
and nobody cares, nobody watches the NBA anymore
Johnny Lazo
Johnny Lazo Acum 10 Zile
Clippers all day!!!
Derrick Jordan
Derrick Jordan Acum 10 Zile
AD is nothing without bron he might as well be back in NO
Facz Kill
Facz Kill Acum 10 Zile
Please Lakers win so China James has to answer all the questions he has been hiding from. Oh wait you smips won't ask any hard questions. Protect the Queen
Jr Hruaia
Jr Hruaia Acum 10 Zile
Knows nothing about predicting correct and he's the master of that. Period
SuperStar Marr
SuperStar Marr Acum 10 Zile
Soon as the lakers have a great game maybe blowout he gone change his mind
Carter Huff
Carter Huff Acum 10 Zile
Ok, go ahead and doubt LeBron James. He ain't gonna have this opinion for too long.
Silent Grind.
Silent Grind. Acum 10 Zile
Hi everyone My name is Byron and all of my orgasms ever have come from Lebron James failures. I thrive on watching king James make blunders politically and on the court. Oh and don’t get me started on injuries , when Lebron got stabbed by a camera in the finals I broke my record for nuts in one day
Korey Palmer
Korey Palmer Acum 10 Zile
keep that same energy Stephen
Andy Atmosphere
Andy Atmosphere Acum 10 Zile
They should’ve NEVER got rid of Howard and McGee.
King B
King B Acum 10 Zile
The 🐐 will come out on top.
Shaney Nocomplainey
Shaney Nocomplainey Acum 10 Zile
Ian Forbes
Ian Forbes Acum 10 Zile
LOL. This dude changes his opinion more than the wind changes direction. Wasn't long ago I recall he said Lakers were guaranteed to win it all this yr.
Duane stackhouse
Duane stackhouse Acum 10 Zile
Elizaer Cowherd
Elizaer Cowherd Acum 10 Zile
Max is so nuts
Puggie Baby
Puggie Baby Acum 10 Zile
Lebron is smart his tryna take out the strongest first that way it’s gonna be a cake walk this guy controls the media he’s controlling AD he’s Controlling his team LEBRON JAMES IS THE BEST LEADER IN THE NBA HISTORY !!! Just watch my guy work !
Shaney Nocomplainey
Shaney Nocomplainey Acum 10 Zile
Steve Spears
Steve Spears Acum 10 Zile
Lakers miss McGhee&Howard for real;!!!!!
J-Dogg Wong
J-Dogg Wong Acum 10 Zile
Lakers are done!
Wulfenacht Wulfenacht
Wulfenacht Wulfenacht Acum 10 Zile
Stephen "dishonor before death" Smith
Gregory Leggett
Gregory Leggett Acum 10 Zile
SAS is a windsock. Whatever direction the wind happens to be blowing in is the direction he takes.
Gregor Ayling
Gregor Ayling Acum 11 Zile
If the playoffs started right now, i'm not even picking the Lakers to come out the 1st round.
APO LAKAY Acum 11 Zile
Exactly! Without PlaYOffs Rondo?
Dezi X
Dezi X Acum 11 Zile
Bad take Steven A
FL champ33
FL champ33 Acum 11 Zile
What?? Lakers are 2021 champs 🏆 im calling it already
Shaney Nocomplainey
Shaney Nocomplainey Acum 10 Zile
Keep dreaming
Eliko Sim
Eliko Sim Acum 11 Zile
Here we go again
Wendel Bartoline
Wendel Bartoline Acum 11 Zile
Here they are again
Antonio Scott
Antonio Scott Acum 11 Zile
I remember when MJ played with tha flu tha whole game ..these weak players these days is straight garbage
Waisale Vuta
Waisale Vuta Acum 10 Zile
Pippen played with back spasms
Marcos Gallo
Marcos Gallo Acum 11 Zile
Knicks start winning and he throws the lakers out the door x)
Pulling The strings
Pulling The strings Acum 11 Zile
Stephen "Durant has a 7'6" foot wingspan" Smith
Pulling The strings
Pulling The strings Acum 11 Zile
Ohh not right now, he'll pick them when they're up 3-1 in the finals.
Jerome Estrada
Jerome Estrada Acum 11 Zile
Nets vs Suns 2021 NBA finals, Suns in 7
Andy Firstt
Andy Firstt Acum 11 Zile
If the lakers win on Thursday he gon change his mind
SlykTech Acum 11 Zile
Lets face it King James is old now and AD is often broken. This is not last year when the current top teams in the West across the board got A LOT better.
Steven G
Steven G Acum 11 Zile
These dudes all said the Lakers wouldn't win a chip last year, 🧢🧢
LatinLegacy Acum 11 Zile
As shown in the game versus Denver, they will just have to keep it close so the refs can help to push them over the finish line.
lairdriver Acum 11 Zile
The reality is, LeBron is 36. He's slightly bigger than Deontay Wilder, he's injured small muscles in his ankle, father time is catching up. That huge frame has become liability. He can't play a full game. Maybe three quarters right now. If LeBron says he might not be the same again, believe him. The Raptors killed them and they didn't even have OG, Fred and Trent
Patrick Taliauli
Patrick Taliauli Acum 11 Zile
Steven A smith changes his favourite team to win a million times. Team wins “they’re winning” team loses “they’re not winning”
hard knocklife
hard knocklife Acum 11 Zile
This isn't exactly a bold statement. We all know fully healthy the lakers would be a top 4 seed rn but they can't get right to save their lives
Survival Acum 11 Zile
Stfu Stephen A, you're always like that. Ya always want to be right
Karim Acum 11 Zile
Lbj is done
MindsOfConflict MOC
MindsOfConflict MOC Acum 11 Zile
Nets in 4 regardless
Robert Rucker
Robert Rucker Acum 11 Zile
Back "before" LBJ got hurt -when AD first got banged up my feeling was that they were done back then. AD is fragile (no disrespect intended because some people just cant help it) that said - LBJ was playing too many minutes! I felt bad for the Laker coach because I know that he wanted to cut LBJs minutes back then big time. But LBJ was not sitting down for nobody. Now LBJ is hurt. And if that ankle sprain is anything like it possibly could be, LBJ is probably going to need months to fully recover. I wish both of them well. Just an opinion.
Jeff Reisen
Jeff Reisen Acum 11 Zile
New York cop is run down and killed after lechina James makes threats
Carey Smith
Carey Smith Acum 11 Zile
This remind me of the Brady Buccaneers, he jumped off the wagon and regretted it
Supreme Highlights
Supreme Highlights Acum 11 Zile
Hot take, huh 😒
Carey Smith
Carey Smith Acum 11 Zile
Steven A jump ship again, don't jump back on our Lakers wagon
Does kobe, mj, or AI sit out because of a sore ankle in the last 6 minutes?
Danny Wilson
Danny Wilson Acum 11 Zile
Fu(k looserbron
Darryl Hayes
Darryl Hayes Acum 11 Zile
Oh No if SAS picks them the opposite is gonna happen except win it comes to the DALLAS COWBOYS... period
Philly Acum 11 Zile
Lakers vs sixers see ya in june
Tim Muul
Tim Muul Acum 11 Zile
Please replace Molly. Her interruptions constantly kills the debate. She adds nothing.
Royal Digital Media
Royal Digital Media Acum 11 Zile
Stephen A. doesn't know sports. He's a comedian.
Brandon Fig
Brandon Fig Acum 11 Zile
LeChina really be milking this ankle sprain. Give me a break. I’d hate to see how he acts with a real injury.
Lvplack Bussy
Lvplack Bussy Acum 11 Zile
SAS will change his mind faster than you can buy some White Castle and pass gas for crying out.
punizzzle Acum 11 Zile
Stephen A the biggest bandwagoner lmfaoooooooooo definition of prisoner of the moment
Russell Hurtado
Russell Hurtado Acum 11 Zile
Nets to the queen James you are next. James nets are a racist team lol
Thomas Nickel
Thomas Nickel Acum 11 Zile
I pick max to make it into a racial issue if they don't win it all.
elzydoe Acum 11 Zile
Stfu, Denver just lost 2 the Lakers.
MistaTofMaine Acum 11 Zile
I hope the Lakers don't win the finals, I hate communism.
Devon Walker
Devon Walker Acum 11 Zile
I’m predicting this the downfall of Lebron he will continue to look like a shell of himself for the remainder of his career.... Father Time has caught up with the king unfortunately
Dd Dd
Dd Dd Acum 11 Zile
Greek Freak is easily MVP
Don Jenkins
Don Jenkins Acum 11 Zile
Of course media is not picking Lakers to win championship. It’s just a set up for them to win it all so they’ll have something to put in the headlines....
Richard Torres
Richard Torres Acum 11 Zile
Welp, atleast he didn’t guarantee the Lakers are winning the west, we all know S.A.S. With his predictions
Jordansexuals like Stephen a smith always counting lebron out
Earnest Brown
Earnest Brown Acum 11 Zile
The Suns is looking good
W Smith
W Smith Acum 11 Zile
Suns is looking really good right now
Michael Townley
Michael Townley Acum 11 Zile
If lakers win the title this year stephen A will say lebron played in a "weak west."
UTAH/PHOENIX/CLIPPERS are coming out of the west...
Phex Acum 11 Zile
Zachary Ravel
Zachary Ravel Acum 11 Zile
1) Jazz 2) Lakers 3) Clippers 4) Suns
Bucket_ Life_ Living
Bucket_ Life_ Living Acum 11 Zile
He is get afraid of the Nets
Nina Bee
Nina Bee Acum 11 Zile
I hope they don’t win
Mike James
Mike James Acum 11 Zile
Need to FIRE THE COACH for NOT being able to MOTIVATE the remaining players to step up, play hard and WIN.
darko nikolic
darko nikolic Acum 11 Zile
He stayed in the game For 4 minutes to svote double digit,are you talking about that injury???TEAMWORK
Mike James
Mike James Acum 11 Zile
The lakers ARE DONE!!! lebron IS DONE looks like it's time for lebron to retire he won't be able to catch Kobe with 5 rings OR Jordan with 6!!! DONT UNDERSTAND WHY lebron came back too early without healing up ALL THE WAY FIRST!!! VERY BAD move by lebron. He did it too himself!!!
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Pymrytz Leonarda Acum 11 Zile
ESPN is the only one watching NBA right now.
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Eyob Family
Eyob Family Acum 11 Zile
King give up unless 100% healthy they will loss,AD & others depending on King.....Shame on management!!!!!!
Marcos Montenegro
Marcos Montenegro Acum 11 Zile
I predict that LeBron is about to hit that one moment in life where his body just falls apart. "I'll never be the same" with a HIGH ANKLE SPRAIN. But let keep it 1000, he only walked off the court and didn't return because he was having a hissy fit about the way the game was going. And even more at the way AD was struggling. Isn't the first time we see him give up on a team. Wouldn't put past him to go join the Sixers or Nets soon..
Kevin Villanueva
Kevin Villanueva Acum 11 Zile
This guy spews out too much hate. Quit your job. You’re full of negativity.
Fil Mart
Fil Mart Acum 11 Zile
How nice it must be to have a job that doesn’t require you to put your name on anything. Any other job demands you to put your name on your work duties. This job on the other hand...nothing but useless opinions. His opinion or any one else’s for that matter is worth just a much as the opinion of the guy who sits on the bus stop waiting to use his bus transfer.
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