Stephen A. reacts to Danny Green suggesting LeBron may skip the start of the season | First Take

2020-ж., 27-окт.
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Stephen A. Smith reacts to Los Angeles Lakers SG Danny Green suggesting LeBron James would sit out for the first month of the season if the NBA chose to begin the 2020-21 season on December 22, 2020.
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  • One of the few times I can agree with Stephen A Smith

    Christopher CruzChristopher Cruz10 күн мурун
  • It was at this point where Danny knew he was out of LA

    Freely FadedFreely Faded14 күн мурун
  • Who’s here after Danny Green trade 😂

    Queen BeeQueen Bee18 күн мурун
  • I get that this is a business. But people have to understand how physically demanding this business is for athletes. Definitely for athletes who play in the best leagues in the world. Yes other jobs are hard but an athletes job is one of the hardest.

    Cameron FullerCameron Fuller21 күн мурун
  • Whens the Olympics?

    Aaron WilsonAaron Wilson26 күн мурун
  • “We’re going to work on New Years this year” “Maybe not me but..” 😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂

    Saharsh TalwarSaharsh Talwar26 күн мурун
  • Well Danny... that mi amigo is why he is Lebron, and u not...

    Mike PollakMike Pollak27 күн мурун
  • " So what, let me...let me. PUT THE DAM CAMERA ON ME AND TAKE AWAY THOSE DAM HIGHLIGHTS!!.....👂👀..."SO WHAT!" 😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂 got me rolling

    Ker LozKer Loz27 күн мурун
  • Sorry fellows, no one cares. NBA hates its fan base. You reap what you sow

    Stephen RalstonStephen Ralston28 күн мурун
  • NBA needs to start ASAP because they pushed politics and lost a lot of money. It wasn't because of the NFL.

    Andrew ToddAndrew Todd28 күн мурун
  • Players don't run the league. They signed their contracts. They play when told to. Plain and simple.

    Andrew ToddAndrew Todd28 күн мурун
  • everyone had to make sacrifices this year... yet in a time of "struggle' the rich got even richer.

    Kris CruzKris Cruz29 күн мурун
  • I thought forsure Stephen A was gonna say you had 4 monthes off and you definitely weren’t playing basketball

    Richard LongRichard Long29 күн мурун
  • This NBA championship was BS. It was nothing but a tournament.

    Wall Street DaveWall Street DaveАй мурун
  • The Christmas game is huge for revenue. You make that cheddar, time to put that work in at the office.

    Javier LaraJavier LaraАй мурун
  • They sound like the teachers... Get to work

  • Bro half a billion for one month? 🤦🏾‍♂️ My goodness...

    Gseric47Gseric47Ай мурун
  • Everybody’s going to be hung over on January 1, so start January 2.

    RedLeo3000RedLeo3000Ай мурун
  • When Danny Green's salary goes from 15mil to 1.5mil dude will be full-uniform ready December 19th shooting(missing) shots

    Kristina YunKristina YunАй мурун
  • But lebron wanted to play and get his Mickey Mouse ring in the middle of the pandemic lmaooo make them play shut up and dribble

    Tecatito lopezTecatito lopezАй мурун
  • He's right. They signed up for the super star lifestyle and million dollar contracts, these are the sacrifices that need to be made for it. The Corona situation will not be like this forever , we have to bite through the sour right now before we'll get to the sweet

    Rene TreurRene TreurАй мурун
  • LeBron James you’re the king of LA let’s now home the homeless you brung a championship to LA now let’s bring homes to the homeless king James

    Jose ZamoraJose ZamoraАй мурун

    Robert SanchezRobert SanchezАй мурун
  • Retire if you don't want to play mr. $40 mil a year lebron pfffff.

    C. C.C. C.Ай мурун
  • Then retire! I would love to ball anytime any day

    C. C.C. C.Ай мурун
  • Football player had 2 weeks to 1 month off this year, and they're the ones who are called pansies

    Pedro SousaPedro SousaАй мурун
    • And that's the soccer kind of football I'm talking about

      Pedro SousaPedro SousaАй мурун
  • I guess these players forgot that they are employees as well as celebrities.

    Bruno BagsbyBruno BagsbyАй мурун
  • Let's be clear the veteran nba players will have an say so if they will start in the lineups in the next nba season due to bargain agreements the public cant reach or ignore the networks who will be paid back pay and they wouldnt mind that bcuz the gambling being paid first among the majority if the season starts in January including how they introduce the new champion to the new bets on who they want as new champion next season, the games they want to see and the games with star players they want to see if they're healthy pays a factor to which contract deals the owners might lease to trades, expansion, or benefits to start early yet might play a factor to ratings to achieve the types of games in the season from the teams, networks and analysts platforms to the end of season and playoffs for a new champion it sounds like bets being place if commentator has more power to decide than a referee in the playoffs yet idk and it will lead to another champion with bets taking on beat them and so waiting on the official association deciding on other platforms trying to conquer for improper tv ratings and another cable provider for platform purposes

    Mundo FrelixMundo FrelixАй мурун
  • If Geen would have made that shot all of y'all would be on his nuts...facts

    Derrick BennettDerrick BennettАй мурун
  • A lot of these dudes acting like they know what it feels like to play high intensity playoff basketball for 3 months. You saw jimmys body after that one interview in the finals

    Last Ones StandingLast Ones StandingАй мурун
  • How much of that 600 million do the players get??? As a league??? The players should start in January with a 62 game season. Cause all NBA franchises don't make money like that

    russell smithrussell smithАй мурун
  • at the beginning of the season is when they do the strongest drug test.

    MrDangelo7777MrDangelo7777Ай мурун
  • If the players won’t play then why should we watch? Oh that’s right no one is watching anyway.

    Raw Chicken SandwichRaw Chicken SandwichАй мурун
  • Stephen A can STHU about nba players schedule and social activism if he finna take off some holidays. Come on Stephen A, stay in youre lane brotha.

    Charles SmitherCharles SmitherАй мурун
  • Awwww these multi millionaires don’t want to play on time...I feel so bad for them.

    Stanley YelnatsStanley YelnatsАй мурун
  • I don't think anyone cares what Danny Green thinks lol.. maybe just me though

    Elliott StevensElliott StevensАй мурун
  • 01:19 tough what? 🤔

    Jahrell HardenJahrell HardenАй мурун
  • they paid me 320 dollars a month but i don't complain working on holidays..

    iRrTViRrTVАй мурун
  • Here u go again steven a Smith man them men needs to rest and be with their families and the viruses is still going on AND IT'S NOT LIKE U ARE LOOSING MONEY come on man make sense u speaking 4 the network just be straight up 600 million is nothing to compare with 5 net work worth billions of dollars

    Men MaturityMen MaturityАй мурун
  • These were the same players that were complaining about the food and the hotels at Orlando.... most entitled players ever, smh

    Michael ChengMichael ChengАй мурун
  • That is too early to start! So last does have a asterisk beside it! If they are starting the season this soon!

    Power !!!Power !!!Ай мурун
  • Nba losing money. Go woke go broke... just like espn..😂😂😂

    Greg NielsonGreg NielsonАй мурун
  • Proverbs 21:21 He that followeth after righteousness and mercy findeth life, righteousness, and honour.

  • Let them rest take a break

    G'ees world 414 Da kidG'ees world 414 Da kidАй мурун
  • I think you should also give time for the Champions to celebrate. Being a champion for two months isn't much time before you're forgotten into the new season.

    City of GentlemenCity of GentlemenАй мурун
  • Give them a break bro they just played through the playoffs for US while being stuck in a bubble let them have time with there family

    Ryan LucasRyan LucasАй мурун
  • This would be the first time there would be no LA parade smh...

    Life Coach JesseLife Coach JesseАй мурун
  • SaS carries ESPN like Lebron carries teams to the Finals.

    Matt HGMatt HGАй мурун
  • This isn't about George Floyd or the rona. Now these millionaire ball-bouncers are just being lazy.

    AJ RXAJ RXАй мурун
  • Money is important, if I was a NBA player I'll always put money ahead of family and you have kids after your done playing

    HitmanKing JayHitmanKing JayАй мурун
  • NBA players stop bitching and do your job, it's about making that money and family can wait money is important

    HitmanKing JayHitmanKing JayАй мурун
  • Stephen a only saying that because with out them he dont get paid ethier

    Juzzy HodgeJuzzy HodgeАй мурун
  • All I know is that I’m boutta pop off dropping 5 point per game 😈😈😈🥱🥱🥵

    Danny RedDanny RedАй мурун
  • Danny Green stop crying y'all get played plenty of money and y'all lost a lot of money so stop whining and start the season in December 22nd

    Kevin RuffinKevin RuffinАй мурун

    James IsthemanevaroJames IsthemanevaroАй мурун
  • Princess Lebron lol

    blue diamond gemblue diamond gemАй мурун
  • If you choose to sit out, you dont get paid. You aren't Congress. You're a basketball player. I'm not near Lebrons calibur but I love the game. Pay my 5k a game and ill show up everytime i'm told to.

    Mystery VampMystery VampАй мурун
  • Everything not about money Stephen!

    P. CreontaP. CreontaАй мурун
  • Bron calls his PED dealer, doubles the order

    D. SmithD. SmithАй мурун
  • Stephan A Smith the racist!

    Empire FilmsEmpire FilmsАй мурун
  • Boo hoo, bunch of whiny multi-millionaires that play a game for a living. They dont want to play? I'll scab for half of minimum. Me and Bill Murray would be in there balling. But the NBA is the only league in sports that acts as a doormat for its players,so it looks like no december basketball

    Robb NobleRobb NobleАй мурун
  • SAS talks like he can fight...hahahaha

    Eric TinsleyEric TinsleyАй мурун
  • It's funny, cause their talking like the pandemic isn't gonna be around on the 22nd. What do they know that we don't? HMMMMM

  • Molly - "They have alot on their shoulders" Stephen A Smith along with a majority of sports fans. - "So what!" "You get paid millions."

    sam connersam connerАй мурун
    • Yeah, people don't always enjoy going to work, but they have to. It is pro athletes JOB to play! Too long a break also causes lack of fitness and more injuries. Future contracts should be based on number of games played and performance. Then, check how many will be complaining. %95 will then say, the more we play, the merrier:) Le Bron can afford to sit out a few more games. Fair enough. He knows how to handle his body, better than anyone else.

      Ahmet TurgutAhmet TurgutАй мурун
  • Start it up in December Lebron need another ring

    Visionary ActsVisionary ActsАй мурун
  • They should start in December, these players had plenty of time to be physically ready for months. Unless they don't want to get paid which is fine by everyone else 🤣

    Justin LorJustin LorАй мурун

    Dontaye KingDontaye KingАй мурун
  • It will take care of itself. This is all publicity for the new season. Lakers will be ready when the time comes.

    Toto IkeToto IkeАй мурун
  • Stephen it gives a perfectly good exclamation Molly BuT wHy

    konrand mierzekonrand mierzeАй мурун

    Dr. Boolin'Dr. Boolin'Ай мурун
  • Gosh that would suck to have to go back to "work" after only 2 months off. And for Lebron especially, who only scrapes by on a $37 million salary, that's just ridiculous to ask him to come back so soon.

    Jmp417Jmp417Ай мурун
  • Everyone is forgetting that the nhl had the same bubble as the nba and you dont hear the players complaining about when they'd restart

    Sydney PineiroSydney PineiroАй мурун
  • LBJ skip games? I'll believe it when I see it. Unless he's making a statement, I find that hard to believe

    John MurrayJohn MurrayАй мурун
    • Lebron hardly played an 82 game season in his career. He always is use to skipping some games.

      J GJ GАй мурун
  • Molly - "They have alot on their shoulders" Stephen A Smith along with a majority of sports fans. - "So what!" "You get paid millions."

    Vinson DongVinson DongАй мурун
    • This jackass logic is only applied to athletes, as if they're the only people in the entertainment industry that aren't allowed to be human. No one complains about actors and singers speaking up about their problems...

      ____________Ай мурун
  • This clowns are still on tv

    soloman kelatisoloman kelatiАй мурун
  • It's over Los Angeles Lakers Champs be quiet

    Brent JamesBrent JamesАй мурун
  • I’m laughing because Danny Green think he goin be a Laker nxt season😂😂

    evan griffithevan griffithАй мурун
  • NBA is dead anyway, bleeding viewers and not many care anymore.

    c3tr4c3tr4Ай мурун

    Anthony murilloAnthony murilloАй мурун
  • Start December 22nd play 72 games and finish the finals in July instead of June. Then do another 72 games season and start normal time the following year. That way they would finish on time that year and get back to normal

    Justin VinzJustin VinzАй мурун
  • I mean they all had 4 months off so that was the off season. Then play for what 2 months. Then take two months off again. Like honestly they shouldn’t be complaining

    Justin VinzJustin VinzАй мурун
  • Crybabies... meanwhile, Tens of MILLIONS lose their jobs INVOLUNTARILY...

    jimmy wadejimmy wadeАй мурун
  • I guess it's safe to say that china is out of the olympics? 😂😂

    Just AverageJust AverageАй мурун
  • Spoiled millionaires athletes being spoiled...

    Raniero CapitilloRaniero CapitilloАй мурун
  • They had a 6 month break from the end of the season to the start of the bubble... they're athletes if they want more breaks than that then they're soft.

    Corrado ScireCorrado ScireАй мурун
  • It beats digging ditches. Mic drop.

    Albert NyakundiAlbert NyakundiАй мурун
  • They aren’t being asked they are getting paid more then a regular person makes in a lifetime... screw them military doesn’t get family time when they have to go to work.

    Konar HallKonar HallАй мурун
  • vyandchad tseries haka sad housemd badboys

    everett suarezeverett suarezАй мурун
  • Start after the New Year best for all involved

    Bill DavisBill DavisАй мурун
  • Those poor players

    Kiko2010Kiko2010Ай мурун
  • DG is a trool. Let LBJ speak for himself

    Sean RuffinSean RuffinАй мурун
  • A blessing in disguise. With Lebron getting older maybe he and the Lakers could work something out in order to get him more rest so he will be healthy and rested for the post season. Sorta like an army saving their biggest,strongest, and most devastating weapon so that they can win the battle in the end.

    Ray SolorzanoRay SolorzanoАй мурун
  • Doesn’t each team have a G league? This would give those players a chance to win a spot on the main roster. Let those who will come back and play in December play and utilize the G league. Just my thought.

    Jeremy BaldwinJeremy BaldwinАй мурун
  • Put the camera on me take them highlights off 😂

    Hwa HoodHwa HoodАй мурун
  • SAS letting them know early he ain’t working Xmas and New Years😂

    just__pedrojust__pedroАй мурун
  • 99

    Rosa JonesRosa JonesАй мурун
  • No one: Literally nobody: Danny Green: "Bricks every shot, caried by LeBron to win back to back!"

    Daniel NguyenDaniel NguyenАй мурун
  • I’m sure the players will be fine with it after they hear how much money they’ll lose if they don’t start early

    Leonardo DiCaprioLeonardo DiCaprioАй мурун
  • These players NEED to realize WHO needs WHO here!!! OWNERS(excuse me governors) can EASILY find players to fill the shoes of some of these ungrateful players. It may take a while for the league as a whole(talent-wise) to reach current levels, but if they do NOT want to deal with these(BS 'because I am Black' issues), the OWNERS can draft/trade for or sign walk-ons from Europe, Latin America, Australia and even Asia!! Then they won't have to deal with all of the external political issues that got them here in the first place! As far as the type of Talent we are used to, most of the European players are BETTER(fundamentally) and some are just as good as the top players in the league. These 'Black' players really need to be appreciative of the positions they are in and stick to playing the game that FANS want to watch, enjoy, pay money to, buy merchandise and bring in the MONEY for the NBA, sponsors and most importantly THEMSELVES!!

    sonnycusasonnycusaАй мурун
  • I like Stephen A’s opinion

    Ez EliEz EliАй мурун