Stephen A. Smith

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Karl Buscheck
August 22, 2019 - 1:56 pm
The departure of Kevin Durant is much traversed terrain. But when ESPN’s Stephen A. Smith and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons — two of the foremost voices on planet basketball — discuss said topic, it’s worth giving it a listen. On the latest episode of Simmons’ eponymous pod, the pair did just that and...
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Karl Buscheck
May 07, 2019 - 12:31 pm
In the wake of the Warriors’ loss to the Rockets on Monday night, there has been no shortage of noise surrounding the back-to-back champs and what ails them. There has been plenty of talk, too, about Klay Thompson, who was 5-for-15 from the field and 1-for-6 from beyond the arc, tallying 11 points...
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Karl Buscheck
December 20, 2018 - 9:30 am
Amid the Warriors’ 108-103 loss to the Jazz on Wednesday night, the hosts were daring Draymond Green to shoot, often sagging five feet off the vet when he approached the top of the arc. Green was 0-for-2 on triples and is now shooting 18.9 percent (7-for-37) on the season. Stephen A. Smith thinks...
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Karl Buscheck
November 06, 2018 - 10:23 am
Alfonzo McKinnie, whose rise to prominence has been one of the best storylines of the young NBA season, had another big night on Wednesday, this time against the Grizzlies. The two-way player went 6-for-9 from the field dropping 14 points in 29 minutes off the bench. Then he dropped the hammer on...
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Karl Buscheck
June 28, 2018 - 8:57 am
In spite of months of reports declaring that Kevin Durant will be back with the Warriors next season, there’s no stopping the relentless content machine that is the NBA offseason rumor mill. On ESPN’s “First Take,” Stephen A. Smith dropped the following scoop on Thursday morning: “I got two phones...
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Karl Buscheck
September 11, 2017 - 2:29 pm
After the Raiders took care of the Titans 26-16 in Nashville on Sunday, ESPN's Stephen A. Smith offered a bullish assessment of the AFC West club. “The Raiders are the one team — outside of the Pittsburgh Steelers — that I believe the New England Patriots have to watch out for," Smith said. The...
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Karl Buscheck
July 25, 2017 - 4:36 pm
The feud between Stephen A. Smith and LeBron James just keeps getting more entertaining. The back-and-forth between the ESPN star and the four-time MVP began on Monday when Smith reported that LeBron was “tempted” to fight Kyrie Irving after the guard asked to be traded out of Cleveland. “I had...
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Karl Buscheck
May 29, 2017 - 12:11 pm
Perhaps the only accomplishment more impressive than LeBron James making seven conseutive appearances in the NBA Finals, is that Stephen A. Smith -- the host of ESPN's "First Take" -- has incorrectly predicted the winner for each of the past six. Smith is well aware of his infmaous streak,...
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