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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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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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Winter Malerkey
Winter Malerkey 3 օր առաջ
No.... if the lakers match-up with the clippers I 'don't think so. I'll go to the Clippers.
Tommy 4 օր առաջ
@Jad Santana how does it feel botting or using alts to reply to these comments. Must be sad
Tommy 4 օր առաջ
@Ephraim Bruce this man is using alts to advertise flixzone lmao I saw the same two comments in many nba related videos
Jad Santana
Jad Santana 4 օր առաջ
@Ephraim Bruce Yea, been watching on flixzone for since december myself :D
Frank Evans
Frank Evans Օր առաջ
Stephen A I believe you on this one
J_Songz201 IG
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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
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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 Օր առաջ
Dont count them.out....
Melancholita Dizon
Melancholita Dizon Օր առաջ
Cant blame him....
Majin Vegeta
Majin Vegeta Օր առաջ
*Can we start putting Molly's interruptions in the time stamps please?*
Will Inneed
Will Inneed Օր առաջ
Kuzma is trash
Nathen Jayden
Nathen Jayden 2 օր առաջ
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 2 օր առաջ
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 2 օր առաջ
WHENwhenwhen will people STOP saying Lebron James is the best player in Basketball?😳
Jeeb TV
Jeeb TV 2 օր առաջ
I learned my lesson to not bet against bron .. I’m a Celtics fan btw
Bigrhythm4 2 օր առաջ
and nobody cares, nobody watches the NBA anymore
Johnny Lazo
Johnny Lazo 2 օր առաջ
Clippers all day!!!
Derrick Jordan
Derrick Jordan 2 օր առաջ
AD is nothing without bron he might as well be back in NO
Facz Kill
Facz Kill 2 օր առաջ
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 2 օր առաջ
Knows nothing about predicting correct and he's the master of that. Period
SuperStar Marr
SuperStar Marr 2 օր առաջ
Soon as the lakers have a great game maybe blowout he gone change his mind
Carter Huff
Carter Huff 2 օր առաջ
Ok, go ahead and doubt LeBron James. He ain't gonna have this opinion for too long.
Silent Grind.
Silent Grind. 2 օր առաջ
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 2 օր առաջ
keep that same energy Stephen
Andy Atmosphere
Andy Atmosphere 2 օր առաջ
They should’ve NEVER got rid of Howard and McGee.
King B
King B 2 օր առաջ
The 🐐 will come out on top.
Shaney Nocomplainey
Shaney Nocomplainey 2 օր առաջ
Ian Forbes
Ian Forbes 2 օր առաջ
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 2 օր առաջ
Elizaer Cowherd
Elizaer Cowherd 2 օր առաջ
Max is so nuts
Puggie Baby
Puggie Baby 2 օր առաջ
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 2 օր առաջ
Steve Spears
Steve Spears 2 օր առաջ
Lakers miss McGhee&Howard for real;!!!!!
J-Dogg Wong
J-Dogg Wong 2 օր առաջ
Lakers are done!
Wulfenacht Wulfenacht
Wulfenacht Wulfenacht 2 օր առաջ
Stephen "dishonor before death" Smith
Gregory Leggett
Gregory Leggett 2 օր առաջ
SAS is a windsock. Whatever direction the wind happens to be blowing in is the direction he takes.
Gregor Ayling
Gregor Ayling 2 օր առաջ
If the playoffs started right now, i'm not even picking the Lakers to come out the 1st round.
APO LAKAY 2 օր առաջ
Exactly! Without PlaYOffs Rondo?
Dezi X
Dezi X 2 օր առաջ
Bad take Steven A
FL champ33
FL champ33 2 օր առաջ
What?? Lakers are 2021 champs 🏆 im calling it already
Shaney Nocomplainey
Shaney Nocomplainey 2 օր առաջ
Keep dreaming
Truth Spewer
Truth Spewer 2 օր առաջ
They're already setting the stage. Lakers have an "identity issue". The most vague thing they can come up with. They'll have problems, maybe, up until the playoffs start. Then they'll start talking about how "playoff lebron" shows up for the playoffs, and they'll be back in sink again. All rigged and orchestrated, so lebron can beat a fully healthy nets team in the finals. This proving he can do, what he could never do, his whole career. Beat a team, in the finals, that was better than his team. All to get people talking about who's the goat, since people have pretty much excluded lebron from that convo. You heard it here first. Lakers winning the title. Mark my words.
Eliko Sim
Eliko Sim 2 օր առաջ
Here we go again
Wendel Bartoline
Wendel Bartoline 2 օր առաջ
Here they are again
Antonio Scott
Antonio Scott 2 օր առաջ
I remember when MJ played with tha flu tha whole game ..these weak players these days is straight garbage
Waisale Vuta
Waisale Vuta 2 օր առաջ
Pippen played with back spasms
Marcos Gallo
Marcos Gallo 2 օր առաջ
Knicks start winning and he throws the lakers out the door x)
Pulling The strings
Pulling The strings 2 օր առաջ
Stephen "Durant has a 7'6" foot wingspan" Smith
Pulling The strings
Pulling The strings 2 օր առաջ
Ohh not right now, he'll pick them when they're up 3-1 in the finals.
Jerome Estrada
Jerome Estrada 2 օր առաջ
Nets vs Suns 2021 NBA finals, Suns in 7
Andy Firstt
Andy Firstt 2 օր առաջ
If the lakers win on Thursday he gon change his mind
SlykTech 2 օր առաջ
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 3 օր առաջ
These dudes all said the Lakers wouldn't win a chip last year, 🧢🧢
LatinLegacy 3 օր առաջ
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 3 օր առաջ
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 3 օր առաջ
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 3 օր առաջ
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 3 օր առաջ
Stfu Stephen A, you're always like that. Ya always want to be right
Karim 3 օր առաջ
Lbj is done
MindsOfConflict MOC
MindsOfConflict MOC 3 օր առաջ
Nets in 4 regardless
Robert Rucker
Robert Rucker 3 օր առաջ
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 3 օր առաջ
New York cop is run down and killed after lechina James makes threats
Carey Smith
Carey Smith 3 օր առաջ
This remind me of the Brady Buccaneers, he jumped off the wagon and regretted it
Supreme Highlights
Supreme Highlights 3 օր առաջ
Hot take, huh 😒
Carey Smith
Carey Smith 3 օր առաջ
Steven A jump ship again, don't jump back on our Lakers wagon
KHUFU KHAFRE 3 օր առաջ
Does kobe, mj, or AI sit out because of a sore ankle in the last 6 minutes?
Danny Wilson
Danny Wilson 3 օր առաջ
Fu(k looserbron
Darryl Hayes
Darryl Hayes 3 օր առաջ
Oh No if SAS picks them the opposite is gonna happen except win it comes to the DALLAS COWBOYS... period
Philly 3 օր առաջ
Lakers vs sixers see ya in june
Tim Muul
Tim Muul 3 օր առաջ
Please replace Molly. Her interruptions constantly kills the debate. She adds nothing.
Royal Digital Media
Royal Digital Media 3 օր առաջ
Stephen A. doesn't know sports. He's a comedian.
Brandon Fig
Brandon Fig 3 օր առաջ
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 3 օր առաջ
SAS will change his mind faster than you can buy some White Castle and pass gas for crying out.
punizzzle 3 օր առաջ
Stephen A the biggest bandwagoner lmfaoooooooooo definition of prisoner of the moment
Russell Hurtado
Russell Hurtado 3 օր առաջ
Nets to the queen James you are next. James nets are a racist team lol
Thomas Nickel
Thomas Nickel 3 օր առաջ
I pick max to make it into a racial issue if they don't win it all.
elzydoe 3 օր առաջ
Stfu, Denver just lost 2 the Lakers.
MistaTofMaine 3 օր առաջ
I hope the Lakers don't win the finals, I hate communism.
Devon Walker
Devon Walker 3 օր առաջ
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 3 օր առաջ
Greek Freak is easily MVP
Don Jenkins
Don Jenkins 3 օր առաջ
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 3 օր առաջ
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 3 օր առաջ
The Suns is looking good
W Smith
W Smith 3 օր առաջ
Suns is looking really good right now
Michael Townley
Michael Townley 3 օր առաջ
If lakers win the title this year stephen A will say lebron played in a "weak west."
LARRY JORDAN 3 օր առաջ
UTAH/PHOENIX/CLIPPERS are coming out of the west...
Phex 3 օր առաջ
Zachary Ravel
Zachary Ravel 3 օր առաջ
1) Jazz 2) Lakers 3) Clippers 4) Suns
mjac167 3 օր առաջ
Maybe not, but I am picking LeBron James as AZZ CLOWN of the year.
Bucket_ Life_ Living
Bucket_ Life_ Living 3 օր առաջ
He is get afraid of the Nets
Nina Bee
Nina Bee 3 օր առաջ
I hope they don’t win
Mike James
Mike James 3 օր առաջ
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 3 օր առաջ
He stayed in the game For 4 minutes to svote double digit,are you talking about that injury???TEAMWORK
Mike James
Mike James 3 օր առաջ
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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Eyob Family
Eyob Family 3 օր առաջ
King give up unless 100% healthy they will loss,AD & others depending on King.....Shame on management!!!!!!
Marcos Montenegro
Marcos Montenegro 3 օր առաջ
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 3 օր առաջ
This guy spews out too much hate. Quit your job. You’re full of negativity.
Fil Mart
Fil Mart 3 օր առաջ
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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I Still Pick The Lakers To Win Another Title This Year If The Lakers Have LBJ And Davis 💯 Fully Healthy I Still Believe Them To Win This Year
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Trey Timmermans 3 օր առաջ
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Real Conspiracy Wow! 3 օր առաջ
Lebron just want a fast food Championship like he had in the bubble .The only problem is Lebron Legacy is on the line to equal or pass Michael Jordan. Then on top of all that now Lebron is reneging on this tournament because his team is losing ..........ALL that politicking behind the seen since his Cleveland days ,and all that negative energy trying to get get players traded(Kyrie) and acting as General Manager instead of focusing on making his team better ,this is the in result .......KARMA ......The apocalypse of the heart ......he is finished.......Kyrie Irving , James Hard Head, and Cup Cake Durant are your new dynasty.
D E S 3 օր առաջ
Stop it.
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