LeBron will return to form as MVP candidate if healthy next season - Stephen A. | First Take

  • Published on Apr 1, 2019
  • Stephen A. Smith insists a healthy and well-rested LeBron James be an MVP candidate next season, while Max Kellerman is skeptical the Los Angeles Lakers superstar will return to MVP form.
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  • Flying V
    Flying V Month ago

    Wouldn’t put it past LeBron (emphasis on this phrase), but I think it’s a stretch for a 35 year old LBJ to win MVP. He’s gonna slow down eventually like Max said. Stephen A is a Bronsexual.

  • Farhaan Mamdeen
    Farhaan Mamdeen 2 months ago


  • Gyijkng Ggghjj
    Gyijkng Ggghjj 3 months ago

    28 8 and 8 is better than most still 💀

  • Dennis Bloomer
    Dennis Bloomer 3 months ago

    Not to mention the chiefs got cheated by the refs in that game fuck brady and his cheating ass

  • MidnightGym
    MidnightGym 4 months ago

    Please get Molly THE FUCK OUTAA HEREEE

  • Gabriel Waggoner
    Gabriel Waggoner 4 months ago


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    Gabriel Waggoner 4 months ago


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    Gabriel Waggoner 4 months ago


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    Gabriel Waggoner 4 months ago


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    Gabriel Waggoner 4 months ago


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    Gabriel Waggoner 4 months ago


  • Marcus Yensick
    Marcus Yensick 4 months ago

    Shut up Molly and do your job

  • Jeffery May
    Jeffery May 4 months ago

    Molly says one thing and y'all fools get on her ass lol. SMFH

    • Flying V
      Flying V Month ago

      Jeffery May she fine anyway.

  • ChillxBlacky
    ChillxBlacky 5 months ago

    Sike lmaooo

  • Jacob Bradley
    Jacob Bradley 5 months ago

    Molly stop talking over everyone

  • Pull up Jumper
    Pull up Jumper 5 months ago

    Why does this surprise anyone lol lebron been MVP version for a decade lmaooo

  • lsu fan
    lsu fan 5 months ago

    Molly needs to open shirt lol

  • Ricky El Diablo
    Ricky El Diablo 5 months ago

    All playoff jokes aside, I think this will serve as a wake up call for LeBron. Now he knows what it takes to win in the west with the team he has, I think he'll come out fighting. Look at him anytime he chokes badly; he comes back with an all time mighty performance. I think this is the milestone he needs to overcome if he is to cement his position in the playoffs

  • Bradley Macanze
    Bradley Macanze 5 months ago

    “ you need to watch your mouth” 3:20 had me dying 😂😂😂

  • Kaelen Brix
    Kaelen Brix 5 months ago

    Lbj will b on that juice again SIMPLE

  • Kevin Haet
    Kevin Haet 5 months ago

    Stephen A. has the Lakers in the Finals. He ride LeBron's junk Hard.

  • ClassicJM85
    ClassicJM85 5 months ago


  • Joey Jo3Tv
    Joey Jo3Tv 5 months ago

    This is LeBron 😂 he doesn't get a down year? Really? Y'all better stop. I think the Lakers made his rep bad making him seem like a scrub and shit hahahaha what a shame? Yes!

  • Sinwoo Lee
    Sinwoo Lee 5 months ago

    Tired of LeBron talk. Does NBA stand for National Bron Association?

  • superkriIIin
    superkriIIin 5 months ago

    Confident LeBron will return to form? Find out next time on LeBron's Balls Z.

  • ItsOnLy DiRt
    ItsOnLy DiRt 5 months ago

    Max & these damn Advanced Metrics!!!! Cut it out!!!!!

  • ItsOnLy DiRt
    ItsOnLy DiRt 5 months ago

    18 games out of 82? Not much.

  • ItsOnLy DiRt
    ItsOnLy DiRt 5 months ago

    Does he have a choice??

  • 2047Rook
    2047Rook 5 months ago

    LeBron retires:
    Stephen A.: This is the most rest hes received in DECADES so I'm even MORE confident that he WILL win MVP NEXT YEAR.

  • kram twain
    kram twain 5 months ago

    The decline is real...he's getting older as the seasons go by. Can't you see? for so many times he's not playing D anymore as if his feet were glued to the floor. How funny when Kuzma pushed him in order to play defense lol!

  • Alexgrege
    Alexgrege 5 months ago


  • Cristian Montoya
    Cristian Montoya 5 months ago

    Yall need to shut the hell up about molly, the dynamic would be weird without her regardless of her knowledge or lack of. Y’all swear like everything these guys say is spot on anyways, chill out and stop hating women you sorry asses

  • Rakheem Allah
    Rakheem Allah 5 months ago

    Why would you drag Brady n this convo....when Brady plays only side of the ball offense the qb position which is the most protected position in all sports .... lebron plays both sides so his wear n tear is way more harsher than Brady Cleveland A Smith

  • Albert Bagdasaryan
    Albert Bagdasaryan 5 months ago

    Moly please shut up and let us listen to Stephen A. And Max

  • DoubleRR Play
    DoubleRR Play 5 months ago

    Smith is sucking LeBron hard. Don't compare a quarterback Brady to a basketball player like LeBron. A 40 year old that just has to stand and throw the ball compared to a 35 year old that has to run up & down the court for 35+ minutes is totally different

  • Nathan Perona
    Nathan Perona 5 months ago

    Molly please stop interrupting oh my God this show is unwatchable with this shit

  • Susan Hagad
    Susan Hagad 5 months ago

    Stephen A. : "LeBron will return to form as MVP candidate next season"
    Me: Of course he will average 27-6-9 next season....and will lead the LAL to the 5th or 4th seed....or No!!!!!!!
    Lakers gonna be a top 2 if not top 1 in the West.....
    And will be in the Finals......
    Adam Silver: "And the 2020 NBA Champions, Los Angeles Lakers........" 2020 NBA Finals KIA MVP
    LeBron James........ James was like, okay!! it's enough...... and the haters gonna hide into their cave forever........
    Point this!!!!!!!!

  • Colten Bluhm
    Colten Bluhm 5 months ago

    Shut up Molly

  • Upper Management
    Upper Management 5 months ago

    Concerning Lebron after his injury; a major stat that was not stated, was minutes played per game. His minutes went down drastically. This stat should have been included in the conversation.

  • Otismckenzie36
    Otismckenzie36 5 months ago


  • Devin Harp
    Devin Harp 5 months ago

    These people need to understand the lebron james era is done finished

  • L3-6ron LESPN
    L3-6ron LESPN 5 months ago

    😂 0% chance he wins MVP next year

  • AJ B
    AJ B 5 months ago

    This is the idiot who said African Americans should vote for the GOP. can’t listen to him anymore.

  • Marvin Perdue
    Marvin Perdue 5 months ago

    Molly always interrupting and trying to finish her comment and they don’t even acknowledge what she said lol. Idk y ESPN hasn’t told her to chill.

  • trebledc
    trebledc 5 months ago

    Lebron wants to be the GM of the lakers, main plan takeout Luke but i think he laso succeeded taking out the reputation of Magic.

  • Bot
    Bot 5 months ago

    Uhhh what happen to Paul gorge

  • Danny O
    Danny O 5 months ago

    Molly still here?

  • p eter
    p eter 5 months ago

    what if they tanked to get a good pick and trade that pick and someone/something else for a superstar

  • shelby ingram
    shelby ingram 5 months ago


  • Benjamin Williams
    Benjamin Williams 5 months ago

    LeBron = views = higher rating y'all are stupid of course they're going to talk about him all the time.

  • Daniel Medrano
    Daniel Medrano 5 months ago

    Molly fr has the audacity to interrupt Stephen a smith out here hand up signaling him to shut up when he was still talking just say what he said in different words jalen if molly interrupts you in bed when you dirty talking I’m so sorry

  • Ken Harris
    Ken Harris 5 months ago

    💥You been wooped

  • The Podcaster
    The Podcaster 5 months ago

    Zion is 18, you guys are idiots 🤦‍♂️🤦‍♂️

  • The Podcaster
    The Podcaster 5 months ago

    Smith is an idiot

  • Jay Yu
    Jay Yu 5 months ago

    When Molly shuts up, First Take ratings will skyrocket

  • Stefan The Cannon
    Stefan The Cannon 5 months ago

    Lebron is not relevant this year talk about playoffs bound teams

  • Goofy Flan
    Goofy Flan 5 months ago

    I'm here to LMFAO at the , "Molly please STFU" comments.

  • GoodGuy
    GoodGuy 5 months ago

    So Rachel Nichols can have monologues 5 minutes long, but when Molly talks for 15 seconds everyone has a problem with it ?
    Let the woman speak, jeez

  • Dersio Carter
    Dersio Carter 5 months ago

    SA but all your predictions have been wrong, don't jinx it

  • The Flash 2019
    The Flash 2019 5 months ago +1

    Kobe took a team with Kwame Brown and Smush parker to the playoffs in the same conference as: Dirk Nowitzki, Steve Nash, Tim Duncan, Kevin Garnett, Tracy McGrady, Manu Ginobili, Tony Parker, Carmelo Anthony.