Anthony Davis will be a Laker either via trade or free agency - Stephen A. | First Take

  • Published on Feb 18, 2019
  • Stephen A. Smith, Max Kellerman and Will Cain all agree that New Orleans Pelicans’ Anthony Davis denying that the Boston Celtics weren’t on his list means nothing as they expect him to eventually be a Los Angeles Laker whether it be via trade this upcoming offseason or when he hits free agency in 2020.
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  • Carr Rexx
    Carr Rexx Month ago

    You know why Anthony Davis ain't a Laker? HIS NAME! Anthony Davis? COME ON! It should be Qwando Cellular Arrogondo Simplistico! Now that's American! OhhhhhYeaaaaa!

  • milton Borne
    milton Borne 2 months ago

    Molly loves to hear herself talk. Problem is nobody else does.

  • josh forbidden
    josh forbidden 2 months ago

    do not trade lakers anymore.... zubac was a great center. was traded to open up space for carmelo.. definitely lakers will get kyrie ,davis. or leonard. just wait for the free agency.. that fucking trade ruined the lakers momentum ... pelicans somewhat played with the lakers..

  • Gregory Wilson
    Gregory Wilson 3 months ago

    How can u trade the brow for anything less than LeBron??

  • Bisskits
    Bisskits 3 months ago

    Once this trade happens ESPN will have nothing to talk about

  • asterisk911
    asterisk911 3 months ago

    Max sure likes saying "Max" as in "Max extension" and "Super Max".

  • Caleb Attinger
    Caleb Attinger 3 months ago

    Max is so butthurt that the Lakers didnt get AD lol

  • Anish Pandey
    Anish Pandey 3 months ago

    Stephen A Smith is an irritation, and I was forwarded to this video, I didn't click. This man should not be allowed to talk.

  • Sports Couch
    Sports Couch 3 months ago

    Jump over to the sports couch and check us out!

  • Peter Mota
    Peter Mota 3 months ago

    This is the same guy who 7 consecutive times he picked the wrong team to win the NBA championship. This wasn’t at the beginning of the season. It was at the finals and pic-um.

  • Rata Paga
    Rata Paga 3 months ago

    That's great news for the celtics.
    I'm happy

  • Cyril G
    Cyril G 3 months ago

    Good to replace Molly by Will even tho i Hate his opinions. Get Broussard or Jalen to replace Will.

  • panther god
    panther god 3 months ago

    the brow wont be a Lakers if the Lakers don't make the playoffs .he specifically said that he wants to play for a winner not a Hollywood soap opera .he might want to seriously consider Boston Brooklyn or how about Miami .he can replace Wade as the superstar in Wade county .him and white side would dominate the paint .

  • Lit
    Lit 3 months ago +1


  • Flex Gaming
    Flex Gaming 3 months ago

    Can’t let Lebrun miss the playoffs

  • verdes25
    verdes25 3 months ago

    Lebron needs more help! What a pathetic athlete.

  • Delvin Kyles
    Delvin Kyles 3 months ago

    Both of these Dudes wear 23 kuzza Jordan.... So how is Lebanon James the GREATEST?!!!!

  • Captain Galaxy
    Captain Galaxy 3 months ago

    Who cares? They need more than Anthony Davis. How about last rights? Because this year is a dead issue.

  • Isaiah Thomas
    Isaiah Thomas 3 months ago

    I disagree I like Molly stop hating on smart and sexiness

  • Chris Hansen
    Chris Hansen 3 months ago

    Man, Steven A. Smith looks and sounds a lot like Stanley from The Office.

  • Mack Deen
    Mack Deen 3 months ago

    ESPN and media pushing this nonstop. It’s getting old. AD may not end up at LA and if he does it won’t happen until 2020. These morons had him in a Laker uniform the minute he bought a home there last summer but it didn’t happen and here they are beating this dead horse. Just stop

  • AustrianCitizen
    AustrianCitizen 3 months ago +1

    But... All three times LeBron left, the team he left got nothing for him. If players are stripped of the opportunity to demand trades teams will ultimately pay the price.

  • Some Guy
    Some Guy 3 months ago

    fucking sweet

  • Cristian Arreola
    Cristian Arreola 3 months ago

  • muzamal nazir
    muzamal nazir 3 months ago

    Bet you he goes to the wizards, that team stinks rn and they just waved Makeiff Morris

  • Richard Eberhart
    Richard Eberhart 3 months ago

    That's all the Lakers need. Another crybaby player that complains about not being able to win a championship without multiple stars.

  • LowHanging Fruit
    LowHanging Fruit 3 months ago

    Herpes on Max is flaring up, you’d think he could get a prescription for that.

  • The Real Drone
    The Real Drone 3 months ago

    **Trades Anthony Davis to the Warriors for a second round draft pick**

  • KXD Hart23
    KXD Hart23 3 months ago

    We still on this?

  • Higher Dimensions Spiritual Connection

    Surviving The Hebrew Israelites

  • Truth Hurts
    Truth Hurts 3 months ago +1

    Zimbabwe was once the most wealthy and prosperous nation in Africa, but then evil black racists murdered all of the innocent white people, and now 99% of blacks in Zimbabwe live in extreme poverty and the government went bankrupt. I guess they have no appreciation for the hundreds of thousands of WHITE MEN who died fighting in the Civil War to free black slaves, or the fact that whites donate more aid to Africa than all other races combined. Go ahead and keep murdering innocent white people; all you're doing is showing the whole world how evil you are and turning the U.S. into a third-world shit-hole. It's funny how black African men scream that white people don't belong in Africa, but then those same black hypocrites immigrate to Europe to get better jobs working for white owned businesses and try to marry white women. It's even more funny that there is still rampant BLACK-ON-BLACK SLAVERY today in African nations like MAURITANIA. BLACK HYPOCRITES!!!!!!!vgyyy

  • Jamie Gaskins
    Jamie Gaskins 3 months ago

    Trade deadline is over why is this still being talked about every fucking day

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  • Sudan Hidalgo
    Sudan Hidalgo 3 months ago

    Loyalty is forever by 32 su on RUclip listen

    SCAR THE GOD 3 months ago

    Then what number would he wear

  • The Wealth Generator
    The Wealth Generator 3 months ago

    ESPN wants this to be true so badly

  • Conlan Edwards
    Conlan Edwards 3 months ago

    wow what a fucking unique take i havent heard before

  • Shadow Kraze
    Shadow Kraze 3 months ago +1

    If he goes to Celtics it’s gonna be a very interesting nba finals

  • Joe Alessandra
    Joe Alessandra 3 months ago

    Didn't they say this about Paul George a few years ago? That he was going to be a Laker after a 1 year contract...

  • trainspotting17
    trainspotting17 3 months ago +1

    ESPN is deperate for another all star to join LeBron. I'm a huge Laker fan and of course I would like to see them win but not like this. This is pathetic...this team would be assembled but there won't be any gratification from this. There won't be a relationship from players and the team. As much as people hate the Warriors they got to see Steph Curry and Klay grow to their potential. Same with Kobe and the Lakers or Jordan and the Bulls...but this is pure fabrication and cheating.

  • Hahaha Givemeasmile
    Hahaha Givemeasmile 3 months ago

    Max sounds like a broken record

  • Swag Cat
    Swag Cat 3 months ago

    Subscribe to pewdiepie he needs our

  • Kailma
    Kailma 3 months ago

    Time to trigger chat ad to golden state warriors :)

  • Mae Cervantes
    Mae Cervantes 3 months ago

    Here we go again... Stephen a smith whatever and whenever he sat in any sort of sports game he been saying bad stuff...

  • mlzanercik
    mlzanercik 3 months ago

    Praise Jesus (Yeshua) Who is the King of Kings and Lord of Lords and the Alpha and the Omega. Amen.
    I found an interesting testimony on the internet. This gentleman's name is Mickey Robinson, who experienced a near death experience; I would like to share with everyone. You can hear his testimony on the internet by looking up his name.
    Mr. Robinson was planning on doing some sky diving and got into a bad plane crash. He was burned badly in the crash. The experience started when he died on his bed. This is what he said:
    My spirit came out of my body, like you would take your hand out of a glove. Instantly, my spirit was in the spiritual world.
    I knew this was the real world. The man I was seeing was the real me. Everything about the spiritual world is more real than this world, "colors are brighter, the edges of it are sharper",
    "The emotions are enhanced," they are clearer. There is a complete absence of the awareness of time. Everything of this world is relative of time. You go to bed, wake up and things are old and new. Something born will die. Everything physical and natural is evident to this plane of life of time.
    Everything in the spiritual plane is relative to eternity. Natural to be aware of time is totally gone. It’s stunning to be conscious and know what eternity is.
    Logic and reasoning does not happen there. You know, what you know, what you know, like having a revelation constantly.
    I could feel myself traveling. I saw a white light, a pure white light, whiter than the whitest snow, brighter than 10 thousand suns. I looked right at it and it was compelling. I was being towed by a tractor beam. I also saw a blackness. It was eternal, it was without any matter, any life. It was void, it was forever non negotiable, cut off from the source of all life, it was horrifying and horrific.
    After experiencing this, I could not stand to be near anybody who could say, go to Hell after that. You wouldn't want the worst person in the world like Adolf Hitler, Sodom Hussein or Osama bin Laden to ever go there. You wouldn't want any human being to ever go in there. It was so horrible.
    This was a real place that I was seeing and feeling. I was on the edge of darkness of eternal separation. I screamed out of my spirit, "I' am sorry, I want to live, give me another chance!!" And before that was about to close in front of the light, I was standing in the presence of almighty God.

    • Phillip Louis
      Phillip Louis 3 months ago

      STFU. The flying spaghetti monster told me to keep a close eye on false prophets and testimonies.

  • Yhb Tay
    Yhb Tay 3 months ago

    Max is a ass hole

  • Grapehunter420
    Grapehunter420 3 months ago

    Max: what's really going on here is...

  • John D
    John D 3 months ago

    Whose to say AD will even be a Laker by the summer. The Lakers aren't the only team in the NBA. AD already said 29 teams are all an option so AD could go to any team if the offer is good enough.

  • Chris Benham
    Chris Benham 3 months ago

    How many times do they have to be incorrect in order to be fired?

  • larry bishop
    larry bishop 3 months ago

    He will be a dam fool to go to Boston they cut thoart

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  • Robert Davis
    Robert Davis 3 months ago

    Will Cain is garbage and Molly

  • dontworry boutit
    dontworry boutit 3 months ago

    What’s the fate for the pelicans 🤦‍♂️

  • Tiberiu Socaciu
    Tiberiu Socaciu 3 months ago


  • Jacob Graves
    Jacob Graves 3 months ago

    Kyrie AD and Bron will fart on Queeriors

  • Donae Morrow
    Donae Morrow 3 months ago +2

    AD is NOT a Shooter!
    He's not gonna fit with LeBron like that!
    And he's taking minute from McGee, who's beastin right now

    • Jaylan Oliver
      Jaylan Oliver 3 months ago

      Donae Morrow bron NEEDS A DOMINANT BIG man he’s never had one

    • Jaylan Oliver
      Jaylan Oliver 3 months ago

      Donae Morrow he can shoot

  • eliborio camacho
    eliborio camacho 3 months ago


  • Kristijan Novosel
    Kristijan Novosel 3 months ago

    This things about Davis honesty IS LIE! "29 teams are in option" (only Pelicans NOT). He and his managers could do all negotiations in secret . News has leaked out somehow!
    1. Managmet & owner of NOP could know his toughts without going in public.
    2. When the news about leaving Pelicans confirmed that created a big circus & media mess where many players were hurt.
    3. Antonio Davis hurt himself & fans of NOP the most becouse he has professional obligation to play for the Club ( for which he don't wanna play?! ) for the rest of the season.
    4. True fans remeber logo from 90's - ' I love this game '. Many people know that is not quite true this days. NBA lost part of that "love" with Davis example. True logo should be ' It's all in money'.
    5.It's not only A.D. - Lonzo Ball soap opera , Philly's "Process" etc. In this trades players who have low market value are moving like they are property - not humans. All -starr is uncontested and boring - behind the curtain this gathering become Center of comercialization, bussines deals & sponsorship.

  • Jeepers Kreepers
    Jeepers Kreepers 3 months ago

    First they said pg13 on the lakers then kawhi then Kyrie and now AD they building a USA Dream Team 2.0

  • Bruce Wayne
    Bruce Wayne 3 months ago +1

    Yeah aight

  • Kish P
    Kish P 3 months ago

    Max literally says the same thing every show.

  • MrKillian1983
    MrKillian1983 3 months ago

    No he won't. Nobody wants to play with crybaby James.

  • Ben Johnatan
    Ben Johnatan 3 months ago +1

    what's the attraction to LA anyway,washed up lebron ?! Lakers are DONE...

  • Ben Johnatan
    Ben Johnatan 3 months ago

    why is Steven A pushing for LA ?! I think the Lakers are paying him in the down low

  • zvonimir osican
    zvonimir osican 3 months ago

    Would you bet your job in ad to finish in la 2020? With 36 year old le bron? Who the f in basketball cares about la, except you reporters?

  • Nordic Blood84
    Nordic Blood84 3 months ago

    It was evident that the list was a front. And its understandable. The media specifically that big media outlets wants stories juicy stories. So they spin it to their narrative to have content. No problem with that. It keeps me glued in and listen to the radio when im on the road. And obviously here they are basically breaking the news thats it was never really a news after all. The morons in these are fans or followers that create this arguments how AD is this and that... Why NO is this and that. Dell Demps should never trade AD to the Lakers and the league basically in collusion with other teams to stop AD from getting traded. Well mofo the guy has his choice and he is absolutely free to make them. So the news is technically old news.

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    LDN_Chaoz 3 months ago

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  • sasaugebun
    sasaugebun 3 months ago

    How small markets get a fair game when idiots on tv are also hoping that a big star go into a big market team like Lakers. Dumb ass

  • Devon Washington
    Devon Washington 3 months ago

    That hairline go way way waaaay back 🙆🏾‍♂️

  • axe-tech newegg
    axe-tech newegg 3 months ago

    GT: COSMO RED STARS 3 months ago

    I thought the man in the middle was going to be have Max job (Skip Bayless replacement). I'm happy Max is the man with the job.

  • Dwain Trent
    Dwain Trent 3 months ago

    SAS knows everyone and everything!! All you insecure Molly haters on here commenting so sad

  • young time
    young time 3 months ago

  • Hh Fh
    Hh Fh 3 months ago

    wait but if the lakers get davis what will they trade

  • Banga aka Hulk
    Banga aka Hulk 3 months ago

    Big issue is..Lebron will be 36 by then...not a lot of petrol left in that tank at 36

    • Banga aka Hulk
      Banga aka Hulk 3 months ago

      Guess you didn't understand what I am saying. He his fighting to go play with Lebron who will be past his prime by it's useless him trying to go there. I don't see why he wants to go there, after they give away the shop, Lakers will suck again once Lebron retires.

    • Phillip Louis
      Phillip Louis 3 months ago

      So what. Lebron is done. The league does not owe his ass anything, teams should be helping themselves not lebron. I'm glad he is finished. First year out west and his groin goes, lol. All his finals appearances are overrated.

  • 916 neighborhood watch
    916 neighborhood watch 3 months ago +2

    If Kawhi goes to the Clippers, AD will follow.

  • Brandon Asbury
    Brandon Asbury 3 months ago

    Boston fans in the comments salty cause nobody wants to play for them LMAO Hello Lakers

  • Kae Camp
    Kae Camp 3 months ago

    Y'all stupid Stephen A Smith know what he talking about!

  • P Smith
    P Smith 3 months ago

    Antony Davis is a cunt and will never get a ring.

  • Salnsd
    Salnsd 3 months ago

    OH PRAISE JESUS , my god, it's been almost 20 minutes since we heard about the Holy Lakers , I was going into a panic

  • Taylan Ertan
    Taylan Ertan 3 months ago

    ''When did Lebron demanded a trade ? '' ...Of course he never did, he only traded his whole freaking teammates...Why demand a trade when you can literally trade anyone for anything you want ?

  • Hugh Jaynis
    Hugh Jaynis 3 months ago +1

    He's going to play 1 year in Boston, then go to L.A. Clippers. I think he should go to the Bucks though, bring some Championships back to the East

  • Dwayne Johnson
    Dwayne Johnson 3 months ago

    You're not losing money by going to another team for over $150M. You're only making MORE if you stay for over $200M. Wow what a sad reality you athletes have to face!! Besides, you can still make that money up via brand and endorsements when you go to a bigger market or win more so money shouldn't even be a factor. Finish the damn contract YOU SIGNED. And if you still want that EXTRA extension money, once you're a free agent sign for 1 or 2 years and get the extension later. Don't bash your own team and fans over a contract YOU agreed to in the first place. Max is wrong!

  • Alvino Davo
    Alvino Davo 3 months ago

    is a buyout possible for AD after this season?

  • Ramon Miguel
    Ramon Miguel 3 months ago

    Same topic again hahahaha

  • William Baumert
    William Baumert 3 months ago

    i like this trio

  • SquirrelyBlake
    SquirrelyBlake 3 months ago +1


  • marcus knox
    marcus knox 3 months ago

    Man, we are going to have to hear this SAME SHIT until at least July this year, worse case, July next year! FFS....

  • Shawn
    Shawn 3 months ago

    We don't even know if Lebron will be capable of playing at an all star level after this so called rental year, he's going to be 36. Age may not affect him now but you never know in a year or 2 what could happen. This year he had his longest absence due to injury, whos to say he won't get injured again.

    • Phillip Louis
      Phillip Louis 3 months ago

      It already affects him. He got injured the first season he moved to the tougher conference. He has not played defense in years. He does not have 2 all stars next to him, to make things easy. He can't coast in the West like he used to in the east. Lebron is washed up. Offense around the league has exploded so save me the drivel on his offensive production

  • AnnoYouLater
    AnnoYouLater 3 months ago

    losing money from the super max wont be much of a problem if AD goes to LA, he'll make so much more from doing off court stuff and building his brand there

  • The Path Forward
    The Path Forward 3 months ago

    Will cain got it finally. The list is bs.

  • Joseph Daniel Batino
    Joseph Daniel Batino 3 months ago

    max at it again. free agents are free agents. They just are greedy so they still wanna sign with the same team even if they are free to go sign somewhere else! That 80 million Max keeps saying is a bonus if they remain with the team. It helps give small market teams retain their players. If they really wanted to go somewhere else then they are free to do so. So what now, you want that removed? its better to have that 80M option that to not have it all! Previously, that supermax didnt even exist. lol. There was nothing for them to "lose".

  • Johnny
    Johnny 3 months ago

    espn really trying to push the AD to lakers narrative...smh

  • Tasty Terps
    Tasty Terps 3 months ago

    King James is all class💯✌️😬

  • Joaquin
    Joaquin 3 months ago +1

    That’s what they said about kawhi and pg... what if AD DOESNT pick LA.. how do u know he prefers LA?

  • Tom McCoy
    Tom McCoy 3 months ago

    Rather have LaMarcus Aldridge as LeBron's teammate.

  • Hi-Tec Jaymes
    Hi-Tec Jaymes 3 months ago

    If this isn’t per Woj I take it with a grain of salt 🤷🏾‍♂️

  • Chey000 0
    Chey000 0 3 months ago

    When has this guy ever got any statement he said right?! 😂

  • Steve Morton
    Steve Morton 3 months ago

    Hope Lakers get Kawai and AD this summer !! Get back to where we belong, hanging championship banners from the rafters ! Yeaah

  • gramstv
    gramstv 3 months ago

    BREAKING NEWS: Carmelo Anthony will be a Laker either via trade or free agency