Stephen A. Smith: Paul George will stay with Cavs as long as LeBron stays with Cavs

By now, most NBA fans know that the Cleveland Cavaliers have been engaged in trade talks with the Indiana Pacers over the past few weeks for All-Star swingman Paul George. As of now, those discussions have stalled a bit, but there are clues being dropped along the trail. According to ESPN’s Stephen A. Smith, should he be traded to the Cavs, George, 27, would like for LeBron James...
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17 hours ago

Lamar Odom threatens legal action against ESPN for Stephen A. Smith’s ‘crack’ comments

Stephen A. Smith crossed the line again on Thursday’s episode of First Take when he screamed on air about former Lakers forward Lamar Odom’s crack addiction in reference to Phil Jackson’s poor history as a general manager. Now Odom is calling Smith’s comments “slander,” asking ESPN to denounce what Smith said and use the situation as an opportunity to become more...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Lamar Odom responds to Stephen A. Smith comment about crack addiction

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4 days ago

Stephen A. Smith screams about Lamar Odom’s crack usage in vein-busting rant

One thing you have to admit about Stephen A. Smith: The guy is passionate. While many TV talking heads share opinions that seem contrived or scripted, Stephen A. shares his takes with so much enthusiasm that it’s almost impossible to imagine he doesn’t actually believe them. Well on Thursday morning’s edition of First Take, Stephen A. delivered what might be his most classically...
Via Awful Announcing
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Stephen A. Smith shot back at Kevin Durant’s mom Wanda, but missed the target

It looks like Stephen A. Smith’s long-running feud with Kevin Durant is now a full-blown feud with Durant’s mother Wanda as well. Wanda Durant went on First Take last week while Smith wasn’t there (he took time off following the death of his mother) and said “Who are you, Stephen A., to come at my boy like that?” and that Smith couldn’t call Durant’s move weak given...
Via Awful Announcing
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Dwyane Wade roasted on social media over Game 4 outfit

Dwyane Wade was at Game 4 of the NBA Finals, which in itself doesn’t seem particularly noteworthy. However, his choice of clothing was a hot topic of discussion on social media during the game.Just prior to tipoff, the NBA’s official Twitter account passed along a photo of Stephen A. Smith, Wade, and Shaq. Shortly after, the internet had a field day with Wade’s outfit. Here...
Via Larry Brown Sports
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Stephen A. Smith writes truly beautiful tribute to his late mother Janet

Stephen A. Smith’s mother Janet died Thursday morning, and Smith wrote a moving tribute to her, which was tweeted out by the First Take Twitter account. Here’s what it said: My mom would always joke with me about how I never got my mouth from her. What she couldn’t possibly know is that I never cared too much about not measuring up to her because I always knew perfection...
Via Awful Announcing
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Oscar De La Hoya issues challenge to Floyd Mayweather

Oscar De La Hoya has a major fight to promote, and now he’s trying to involve one of the biggest names in boxing.After Canelo Alvarez beat Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. on Saturday in Las Vegas, De La Hoya announced that Alvarez would fight Gennady Golovkin next. That’s a fight boxing fans have been dying to see, and Oscar’s Golden Boy Promotions is making it happen.De La Hoya appeared...
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 09, 2017  |  Discuss

Stephen A. Smith, LaVar Ball went at it on ‘First Take’

LaVar Ball doubled down on his hot take about Michael Jordan on Thursday’s edition of “First Take.” Even though media outlets have been criticized for giving Ball a platform to air his ridiculous opinions on, ESPN had no problem doing it, in hopes of boosting their ratings. It probably worked, because this clip we’re about to show you featuring Stephen A. Smith and Ball screaming...
Via The Sports Daily
March 23, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Knicks, Melo to part ways by next season

The trade speculation surrounding Carmelo Anthony has been heating up, and now one plugged-in NBA reporter says ‘Melo and the New York Knicks will part ways by next season. ESPN’s Stephen A. Smith says Anthony will be gone either by the trade deadline or summer. @stephenasmith on @carmeloanthony "he will be gone by the deadline or by the summer" — Michael Kay Show YES...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 20, 2017  |  Discuss

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