Stephen A. is 'irritated' by LaMarcus Aldridge signing with the Nets | First Take
Stephen A. is 'irritated' by LaMarcus Aldridge signing with the Nets | First Take
Stephen A. Smith and Max Kellerman react to LaMarcus Aldridge signing with the Brooklyn Nets.
0:00 Stephen A. explains why he is "turned off" by the Nets adding Aldridge and Blake Griffin.
1:34 Stephen A. reflects on Kevin Durant joining the Golden State Warriors.
2:40 Max Kellerman weighs in on Aldridge to the Nets.
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    0:00 Stephen A. explains why he is "turned off" by the Nets adding Aldridge and Blake Griffin. 1:34 Stephen A. reflects on Kevin Durant joining the Golden State Warriors. 2:40 Max Kellerman weighs in on Aldridge to the Nets.

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      Stephen A is just mad that Lebron is not guaranteed a chip. Its all good when he does it. All these players are tired of Lebron hoping on and off teams and grouping a bunch of great players to win. Now they're doing what he does and now everyone is mad.

  • OtakuN Lyfe
    OtakuN Lyfe

    This didn't age well

  • • AST3RIOD •
    • AST3RIOD •

    Bruh what if he just wanted to live in New York when he retired so he was like lemme just get on that team so I can Alr be there

  • Goku Kakarot
    Goku Kakarot

    LaMarcus Aldridge last emotional speech: "You never know when something will come to an end, so make sure you enjoy it every day. I can truly say I did just that" 🙏🏾😔

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    Who is here after he announces his retirement?

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    Be quite. Man from harden coming was bs. They are soft. And the signings on after harden are so trash the nba is a trash league all soft players

  • Garick Brown
    Garick Brown

    If they don’t make the finals or win the finals, I wonder what excuses they’ll make in the media....

  • Spidaman CK
    Spidaman CK

    Lemarcus Aldridge dropped 22 shooting and dunking

  • Ab Nice
    Ab Nice

    The nba only like seeing Lebron on stacked teams

  • Adam Pennington
    Adam Pennington

    LA and BG are gonna be a problem off the bench.

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      Lenny the gump summers

      Lamarcus retired

    • Fredo2x

      Why they not starting ?

  • HS T9
    HS T9

    breaking news serena williams , tiger woods and tom brady joined the nets 🤣

  • KayExVentures

    Y’all can thank lebron for the skipping out to join another team for a ring. Why stephen a not yelling at lebron

  • illokano

    “The rest of the NBA needs to get better, it’s not our fault” - Klay Thompson

  • G S
    G S

    It’s kind of funny how watered down the NBA is now. NBA desperately needs some rebranding cause it’s falling apart by the day.

  • Schauncy North
    Schauncy North

    Y'all narrative making came back and bit yall in the azz 😂😂😂😂 yea was just saying both these dude are just short of trash now that they with the nets ohh they still pretty good thats crazy 😂😂 y'all a trip

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    stephen a smith is trash all he does is hate on people and complain about race. Race baiting or hating is all he is good for please fire this man

  • Al Austin
    Al Austin

    Facts by Max Kellerman on Snake KD joining Golden state

  • ogugua obidike
    ogugua obidike

    I mean in all honesty what did you expect. These guys have seen what beats LeBron and they want to win a ring. Not saying I like it, but after 2016 I'm not even the slightest bit surprised anymore.

  • David garden
    David garden

    MR Steven a and max stop and one day listen to the noise in the business nba that is Mr Lamarcus and Blake Griffin are great workers spurs are great without him and was great with him and Blake la clippers Detroit and now nets .

  • Givanni Jenkins
    Givanni Jenkins

    These dudes act like LaMarcus didn't score 50 in the last 2 to 3 seasons. I guess that means nothing!

  • Mark L
    Mark L

    As a Spurs fan, Aldridge was a big let down. He isn’t a leader at all.

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    Sean Tyrone Gamboa

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  • Micah Maggio
    Micah Maggio

    Kevin Durant practically doesn't have a ring, the dude arguing against people making those claims cause he knows its true.

  • Taccara Williams
    Taccara Williams

    Yo Max Kyrie brought in KD

    • Taccara Williams
      Taccara Williams

      Also Lebron and Chris Bosh joining Dwade is different.... U think the Celtics didn’t build a team tryna to keep a young Lebron out of the Finals... So KD and the Warriors tryna build a team to stop Lebron is the first time someone built a team to stop Lebron 🤷🏾‍♂️👀😂😂😂

  • Ronnie Johnson
    Ronnie Johnson

    Breaking news,..there' s no breaking news..

  • Mitch Smith
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    senni bgon

    Kids today don’t understand LA in Portland tho 👀👀. That’s what they think the nets are getting hahaha

  • Emir Omerović
    Emir Omerović


    • senni bgon
      senni bgon

      They Nets are using an approach alot like the Yankees used under George Steinbrenner.

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  • Kevin Scott
    Kevin Scott

    Kd don't get a pass at ALL!!! I don't care if he was the man in OKC. He jumped on the team that beat him. That's 10 times worse than anything Aldridge or Griffin could EVER do!!!!!

  • migue moreno
    migue moreno

    Because LA don't sign with Knicks 🤣🤣😂🤣🤣

  • Zidan Z
    Zidan Z

    Stephen A. does not understand basketball. It is not clear to me why the media is transmitting his opinion about basketball. His opinion is irrelevant.

  • Troy Elam
    Troy Elam

    Please don’t go there Max! This team is just as stacked, if not more so than the Golden state warriors were! I wouldn’t necessarily quick Kevin Durant down for that, since he was there first, but James Harden gets no points for this!

  • Jiether Secret
    Jiether Secret

    Max really hates GSW huh. The fact that he mentioned Curry and Thompson cannot beat Lebron when literally Lebron lost against warriors without Kyrie and Love says it all. I would accept it Max if you just said, Curry and Thompson cannot beat Lebron, Kyrie, and Love so they teamed up with KD (although I think Warriors couldve won that 2016 finals if not for the Game 6 mess)

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  • Roy Lopez
    Roy Lopez

    He’s mad because Brooklyn is stacked!

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  • Seba J
    Seba J

    But can we just acknowledge that Kd is always on god squads

  • Saitamaking

    Blake’s washed they both in the twilight of their career

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  • Ben Johnson
    Ben Johnson

    They Nets are using an approach alot like the Yankees used under George Steinbrenner.

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  • Servio Moreno
    Servio Moreno

    Shut up Steven A Smith. Let them be. They payed their dues.

  • Jay Kin
    Jay Kin

    It’s like the nba vs lebron James !

  • crazyvoice12

    I think it all sucks and despite what anyone says, it takes away from the game

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  • RobertoBenet2021

    It's the ny Yankees way that other teams do if they can afford...Buy a championship..

  • kmusic

    If they don't win it this year.. it'll be hilarious

  • Sambo401 S
    Sambo401 S

    Stephen A. Is a fool.

  • apeking269 ceemore
    apeking269 ceemore

    I'm so tired and irritated by these 2 idiots

  • convictedxcon

    Lakers get curry and a healthy klay and its over for the nets 🤣 4-0 sweep in the finals

  • Richieray04

    Pick up MJ and AI. GG

  • Tessa Otis
    Tessa Otis

    vAaron Rodgers

  • OG kreflOO
    OG kreflOO

    Max always on fire 🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥

  • Nathan Mas
    Nathan Mas

    Harden doesn’t even fit in the nets offense dumb trade and I know for a fact he’s not resigning

  • R J
    R J

    Stephen A argument weak on this topic ..... he should stop and move on

  • M Luna
    M Luna

    What S.A. said makes absolutely no sense. Zero.

  • Arjun Ambarnath
    Arjun Ambarnath

    Brooklyn have added quantity rather than quality. And they still haven't addressed their biggest weakness: Defense. Without that, I don't think they can go to the Finals.

  • Kerry Yang
    Kerry Yang

    Nets 76ers Lakers best now

  • L.O.U

    They trash but yall really this pressed by this move?

  • Ra El
    Ra El

    KD played on super teams his whole career and only has two rings. Chew on that.

  • Notfrom Thisworld
    Notfrom Thisworld

    If they lose the internet will break they won’t be able to hide the crazy part is they will deserve it Nets is a turn off big time

  • Michael Franzese
    Michael Franzese

    Max is completely downplaying experience. If Aldridge is one of your reserves on a contending team, you're lucky. Making the right pass, limiting turnovers, calm in pressure situations, overall bball IQ are all very important attributes on a contender. He won't win you a game, but you don't have to worry about him losing it either.


    And they go 111 to 89 against hornets

  • ZodusX3

    Can’t believe I’m saying this but max right

  • Mike Tyson
    Mike Tyson

    Put some respect on LaMarcus Aldridge name he's gonna hav a good second half of the season with the nets!!

  • yo cloak
    yo cloak

    I want super team versus super team I want LeBron to get Damian Lillard and Luka doncic on the Lakers that will probably never happen😭😭

  • PortMiamiMike

    When was LA even that guy🤔

  • Brett Smith
    Brett Smith

    But it’s okay for Lebrun to have all the stars right?

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    Hulk Timberlake

    This commissioner is letting this get out if control. This does nothing good for the market

  • Gerald Foushee
    Gerald Foushee

    naaa...i don't see a problem...sorry Steven a...

  • Jarvis Juice
    Jarvis Juice

    They dont wanna compete in the NBA

  • Daniel Mccoy
    Daniel Mccoy

    SAS always irritated

  • Korey Pemberton
    Korey Pemberton

    He's just mad that he went to the Nets instead of the New York Knicks...

  • Alejandro Monterroso
    Alejandro Monterroso

    Everybody trashing the Nets for acquiring players left & right but these same mfs don’t say jack squat about LeRun 🏃🏾‍♂️🏃🏾🏃🏻‍♀️ who been doing this ish for a minute already.. The first to chase a ring no matter what

  • UrbanUnderground

    Just my opinion, but I personally think this is going to end up JUST LIKE it did for the lakers back when they got Karl Malone and those dudes.. Collect ALL the offensive talent you want.. DEFENSE wins Championships.. Where are their defenders? KD and who else? D Jordan is a SHELL of his former defensive self... One game in a series may end in a shootout, ok Nets will win that one.. The other games they won't be able to guard Elite Bigs NOR elite outside shooters...Just my opinion..

  • Jack Acronym
    Jack Acronym

    Stephen A sounds like a fool.

  • Thai Fitness
    Thai Fitness

    Shut the heck up stephen a. Smith.

  • Timothy Wright
    Timothy Wright

    No one wants to be Karl Malone. 🤷🏻‍♂️

  • K Info
    K Info

    Nba is a joke, all big teams signing everyone


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