First Take

First Take is always a heated discussion as Stephen A. Smith and guests debate about the day's top stories.


Hour 1: Celtic Slide

In this episode, Stephen A. and Kendrick Perkins react to the Celtics' blowout loss to Miami last night and debate whether the loss falls more on Coach Joe Mazzulla or stars Jayson Tatum and Jaylen Brown. Plus, they tell us just how shocking this Miami heat postseason run really is. The guys react to the news of 10-time NBA All-Star Carmelo Anthony announcing his retirement after 19 seasons. Stephen A. and Perk debate if LeBron's legacy would be impacted if the Lakers get swept in the Conference Finals. And, Stephen A. has an issue with this weekend's UFC Lightweight Title decision between Haney and Lomachenko.

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 2023-05-22  46m