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Stephen A. reacts to the Lakers’ blowout loss to the Jazz | First Take
Stephen A. Smith and Max Kellerman react to the Los Angeles Lakers' 114-89 loss to the Utah Jazz without Anthony Davis.
0:00 Stephen A. reacts to the Lakers’ loss to the Jazz.
3:00 Stephen A. explains why he isn’t giving the Lakers a pass for the loss to the Jazz.
5:40 Max Kellerman explains why he is giving the Lakers a pass for the loss to the Jazz with Anthony Davis out.
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  1. ESPN
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    0:00​ Stephen A. reacts to the Lakers’ loss to the Jazz. 3:00​ Stephen A. explains why he isn’t giving the Lakers a pass for the loss to the Jazz. 5:40​ Max Kellerman explains why he is giving the Lakers a pass for the loss to the Jazz with Anthony Davis out.

    1. Graciela Comisky
      Graciela Comisky
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      dont know if anyone cares but last night I hacked my friends Instagram account by using insta portal. Just google for it if you wanna try it yourself

    2. Laurence Williams
      Laurence Williams
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      Bro good point

    3. narciso negron
      narciso negron
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      ESPN pls, create another show. THIS ONE IS OVER. SPORTS IQ IS LOW. THEIR ARGUMENTS STUPID. TRUE FANS WANT STATS, ANALYSIS, PLAYS (HOW THEY DEVELOPE, EVRY SPORT). ONE GUY THINKS HE IS A GENIUS AND THE OTHER ONE BETTER STICK WITH BOXING.

    4. El EF
      El EF
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      Your man Lebron is NOTHING HE IS OVERATED GOAT

    5. tlovehater
      tlovehater
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      LeBrick and the Lakers are getting exposed.

  2. Thomas Nichol
    Thomas Nichol
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    It's a team sport but one player makes a big difference. If the roles were reversed where LJ was injured and AD was fit the Lakers would struggle as well.

  3. Sun'sayid Rahsad
    Sun'sayid Rahsad
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    Refs always sit down with lebron to figure out how they gonna make him a win

  4. Sun'sayid Rahsad
    Sun'sayid Rahsad
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    Historically great🤣😆😂

  5. Danny Howard
    Danny Howard
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    I wish folks quit yelling lebron is MVP their crazy and this proves it! They miss AD

  6. Benjamín Tirado García
    Benjamín Tirado García
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    Where was this when Miami had 8 players on their roster?

  7. Mak mak
    Mak mak
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    Its not lebrons fault...except he completely stopped playing in the 3rd quarter because he saw they were going to lose. not a leader.

  8. The Notorious Michael Jackson Shakur Prime Infinite
    The Notorious Michael Jackson Shakur Prime Infinite
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    Lakers 2nd & 3rd best players was out...

  9. TimeCop
    TimeCop
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    Lebron gets all the credit when his team wins. Gets none of the blame when they lose. Espn is full of Bronsexuals. Lakers a .500 team without AD. Facts. Max said the Heat didn't have a great record during the regular season when Lebron was there 😂Heat 27 game winning streak 🤪

  10. Jesse Guido
    Jesse Guido
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    I thot lebron was the next jordon

  11. Camron Lewis
    Camron Lewis
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    🤣 until play offs comes and every body buts get tight and hands get sweaty ... so hold you horses please and thank you

  12. MrBSHAW333
    MrBSHAW333
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    Just say it he can't win without AD

  13. Jakeyy
    Jakeyy
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    marc gasol is so bad why would the lakers let javale and dwight go

  14. Baker Acted
    Baker Acted
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    Maxi Pad Kellerman bleeds idiocy. Steven A. Is just a fool.

  15. Joshua Mohammed
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    Warriors just win 3 games back to back no excuse curry is 1 man against 5 no 🧢

  16. David
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    Schroder back - its on baby!

  17. Dezzilio Devellini
    Dezzilio Devellini
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    One would have thought that those people who host sports shows would have some commonsense. They do NOT! Understandingly, LEBRON must carry MOST of the burden, when the Lakers have suffered such calamities as the injury of Anthony Davis and the ABSENCE of Dennis Schroder. However NO megastar can singularly WIN a game. That they have chosen to badger LBJ with horseshit criticism and abstain from a serious measure of critique for the REST of the Lakers' Team is something I can only describe as "jackass-glorification", with the hope of finding an audience who either hate LBJ or a simply jealous of him. It is no wonder that one's HAIR is is deserting him and the other's EYES are about to fly out from the socket. Lebron James e` il figlio di Dio. Io sono un tifoso fedele di Lebron james...oggi e per sempre!

  18. Masanao YT
    Masanao YT
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    So... When LeBron turned 36 and AD and Schroeder was still Healthy people said Age doesn't matter for LeBron cuz they were winning.. but now that they're losing y'all are now saying LeBron's old he 36 he can't carry a team no more... So what is it really?

  19. ben81305
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    2020~2021 NBA Final UTAH or LAC VS BKN NETS

  20. Spider Sense
    Spider Sense
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    Max is right, and let me put a little simpler and harsher for you people who are saying everybody has injuries and other teams are dealing with this Shroder and Davis is their second and third leading scorers and the second and third best players, AND the best 2 players on defense what other teams are dealing with this!!?? I know you Lakers haters are ready to pounce on us while we're struggling, but that's just the truth Kcp, caruso, matthews, gasol, tht, morris,and kuzma have not shown that they can be confidently depended on enough to help carry the team while AD and schroder is out, AND thats not an excuse it's a fact

  21. J W
    J W
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    Should’ve kept rondo or cousins smh

  22. Philip Jade Dizon
    Philip Jade Dizon
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    If Jazz and Clippers went to WCF this season will we call them the series of 3-1 deficits?

  23. Randy Kuff
    Randy Kuff
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    Curry is playing great with role players yet he doesn't get a pass, LeBron plays without his No2 and he gets a pass? Come on yall.

  24. sazhawk
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    A pass? For your guys’ “GOAT”? Your guys’ MVP The self proclaimed “king”?! NO! Missing important free-throws at the end of games etc.?! This guys is supposed to be the MVP? He’s not even the MVP on this Lakers squad. He’s the biggest Chokester who doesn’t get recognized as one. Look at his win percentage without AD. Look at his first season with the Lakers. Steph Curry is carrying a WORSE Warriors team better than LeChoke is this Lakers team yet Steph is not even in the MVP convo This is starting to get ridiculous If you’re the GOAT, the best on earth, the KING, you don’t get a pass for a losing streak like this.

  25. Jordan Mabuza
    Jordan Mabuza
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    Max’s point doesn’t make sense if your defending champions there’s no excuses because it’s not a one man game , as much as AD and Bron are the driving force still doesn’t give them an excuse , if anything they (the team) should be stepping up to show it’s not just a 2 man team

  26. Steven Gaunty
    Steven Gaunty
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    LeBron always need help!....And he's suppose to be the goat?....

  27. Kory Palmer
    Kory Palmer
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    Lakers just expect AD and Lebum to do all the work! It’s so comical😂

  28. MrOunce3
    MrOunce3
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    Montrez Harrell avg 18 ppg in 27 mins off the bench last yr. Markieff Morris avg 11ppg for Detroit in 22 min per game. The Lakers have more than Max wants to pretend.

  29. Donny Lee
    Donny Lee
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    Lebron without AD is a guaranteed L

  30. snake doctor
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    LeBron is the best player on the Lakers but A. D is their most important player. This losing streak might hurt LeBron chances at the mvp. When A. D was injured they lost

  31. Brandon Massey
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    Giving up Dwight Howard was the dumbest move they could have made. Way more valuable than Harrell.

  32. John L
    John L
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    I saw a team not really wanting to play for Lebron....

  33. Ariel Gustavo Crespo Domenech
    Ariel Gustavo Crespo Domenech
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    Bubble champs

  34. Blunt Ops
    Blunt Ops
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    6:06 "Rethent years"

  35. KingCarterSlums
    KingCarterSlums
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    Stephen A Smith is out of his mind. He literally just contradicted himself. If anything they get an excuse defensively especially if they’re missing the reigning “DPOY”. This show is a joke.

  36. Blacx Adam
    Blacx Adam
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    They're better than the 07 cavaliers. They just don't play as well together without a key piece. Nobody "carries" any successful team. It's how they mesh together. So do that lebron narrative already. Thanks.

  37. Xavier Xavier
    Xavier Xavier
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    ❗ i like AD... dislike LeBrick tho.... CURRY IS THE GOAT 🐐, HE CHANGED THE NBA FROM DUNKS TO DOWNTOWN 3's 🏀 ...tell me who in our current NBA roster have accomplished that.. no one

  38. Aubrey Beavers
    Aubrey Beavers
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    They Need Drummond 😈

  39. nocturnaltube
    nocturnaltube
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    LeBron runs and forms superteams so it makes it easier to win. Lebron can't carry a team alone. Lebron ain't that great how the media and LeBron fans are making him be.

  40. jalil monroe
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    why does lebron get a pass but james harden beat the suns by himself without kyrie or kd ? kyrie beat the jazz without kd or harden ? so i guess the lakers are allowed to just lose every game until AD gets back

  41. Ghost in the Robot
    Ghost in the Robot
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    Fuk your narratives. Just enjoy the hooping, bruh. The world is ending and people are dying.

  42. Demitrius Bragg
    Demitrius Bragg
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    SAS out 2 starters to the best team I. The league but they’re suppose to win lol

  43. scuppo
    scuppo
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    He alwYs needs help.. gtfo.

  44. scuppo
    scuppo
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    I thought lakers were the best? Now they’re playing short? It’s only 1 guy out. Max stop being a groupie

  45. scuppo
    scuppo
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    They don’t get a pass when you have a cry baby calling himself the goat.

  46. Silk Lion
    Silk Lion
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    Puff puff pass...

  47. Dee Snuts
    Dee Snuts
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    I dont care what seed my Lakers finish, as long as everyone is healthy in the playoffs. Nobody will beat the Lakers 4/7 times.

  48. brooklynflyboii23
    brooklynflyboii23
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    Max said Lebron is in his incubation period like he some type of alien nah he getting old n that’s that can’t hide it anymore

  49. Crank System
    Crank System
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    The Utah Jazz got a chip on they shoulder 😂

  50. Gym Winning
    Gym Winning
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    Harden been playing with role players his whole career and been dragging hymns to playoffs and gets roasted for losing to better teams. Harden greatness will be appreciated more and more as these other players fold

  51. G Lyle
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    I expected us to lose. But it’s how we lost. It’s the fact that we were down 16 at the half, with Donovan Mitchell only scoring like 3 points at the time.

  52. Doctor Too-Much
    Doctor Too-Much
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    wow thats INCREDIBLE. humans can get exhausted sometimes and lose games? but to generate some money everyone needs to call it somehting else...

  53. Rafael Trowell
    Rafael Trowell
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    Everybody fault but Lefraud

  54. Edward Brink
    Edward Brink
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    Injuries expose the depth of a team

  55. Marc Rohrmoser
    Marc Rohrmoser
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    Alex carusoooo

  56. Miguel morales
    Miguel morales
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    There go the lakers making excuses again

  57. Semaj Allison
    Semaj Allison
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    Max is definitely right on this one Anthony Davis is the best defense player and he’s out!!!

  58. Robiul Miah
    Robiul Miah
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    Lakers need to get rid of 3 or 4 players who are so useless

  59. Wavey
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    Steff is carrying Golden states game in and game out so don’t make excuses for the Lakers. They still have a good team

  60. Chiron 26
    Chiron 26
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    Jazz the best lol

  61. tope tot
    tope tot
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    KCP CARUSO AND KUZMA MOST LIKELY A SUPERSTAR.. GASOL AND MONTREZ CAME FROM A GOOD TEAM BEFORE AND THEY ARE VERY GOOD PLAYER.... CONCLUSION IS THEY ARE EQUIVALENT TO AD AND SHRUDER?? THEY ARE AFRAID MAKING A MOVE BECAUSE OF THIS SO CALLED KING!! SPACE JAM NO MORE

  62. Behdad M
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    Typical Stephan A smith.We dont forget that he was proposing jumping off the lakers bandwagon 3 games into the bubble last year smh

  63. Bryant Edwards
    Bryant Edwards
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    maaaaan...they lost period no basketball team is going undefeated

  64. marco mcdowell
    marco mcdowell
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    lol those lowlights were Bron missing shots and turning the ball over but Max is blaming the role players

  65. Brawl Nation
    Brawl Nation
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    From Lakers fan we're done, no energy now, no chemistry, when Davis and Schroeder come back, still gon struggle. Nets vs Utah in finals, Nets in 5 for the chip

  66. Leovic Rosal
    Leovic Rosal
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    Haha media going easy on Lebron, coz if Lebron legacy falls there credibility falls, fanboys. Nike probably tryin to buy some mouths to shutup too, they gambled billions of $ for LBJs legacy, and he got exposed these past few games.

  67. Rey Mendoza
    Rey Mendoza
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    as i always said... Leflop is overrated.. he cant win without 5 other superstars

  68. queen671 letitgo
    queen671 letitgo
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    Live by the three Die by the three

  69. Lasha Xoperia
    Lasha Xoperia
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    I don't blame ESPN for speaking about Lebron every day, because they love talking about basketball and Lebron James is the basketball ! What about Lakers, first of all there is no doubt they will go to playoffs, if in the playoffs they are healthy they are going to repeat for sure. Secondly Lakers are planning to add some new players as well and until playoffs we can easily see way different roster than now. Thirdly this goes again again and again -> they speak about regular season, blaming Lebron etc, but when it comes to playoffs that guy winning nearly everything.

  70. Guillaume Clémenceau
    Guillaume Clémenceau
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    Curry didn’t lose 4 games in a row and look at the roster he has with him

  71. RaWMeSee SoundSavvvy
    RaWMeSee SoundSavvvy
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    Looking a whole lot like the 2019 Lakers 🤷🏿‍♂️ But go ahead and give them "a pass" since they apparently don't have the defending 6th Man of the Year and MVP candidate.

  72. damir huselja
    damir huselja
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    It's still a team of LBJ, Kuzma, Gasol and Harrel . . .

  73. Nickolas Nielson
    Nickolas Nielson
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    The profuse regret informally carve because feast willy fear down a flashy cathedral. humorous, threatening shrimp

  74. Morris Burns
    Morris Burns
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    If this was Kawhi they would get a pass

  75. Jemar Ejercito
    Jemar Ejercito
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    It's not an excuse anymore that they lost 4 straight. They have lebron James haha but look what happened about your G.O.A.T LMAO

  76. Jemar Ejercito
    Jemar Ejercito
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    Is that an excuse co'z without AD and schroeder??.haha what about warriors team, they don't have klay, chriss, injured wiseman, and looney. But they win without center. But what happened to Lakers? They have two center and only loss two main players. And can't even win because of the absence of players. . Facts, lebron cannot Carry his team without 3 all star in his rosters.

  77. adopted son
    adopted son
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    I luv 2 c teams come up! Makes top name teams 2 stay focus But I've been say n from the beginning when lakers let go of Mcgee and Howard That defense will b 🔑 2 them win n another chip!

  78. adopted son
    adopted son
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    Lebron's turn over's and free throws though 🙄Stephen a. Said it all well! Lebron should always make sure he has 1 great shooter and 1 great big man who can play good defensive and rebound the ball..thats his win n recipe!

  79. Danijel Hrup
    Danijel Hrup
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    Dear God... When did Schroder became such a big player, that the champion team depended on him - C`mon people

  80. kp61 starlet 4age highhorse
    kp61 starlet 4age highhorse
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    the king! 🤦‍♂️🤣🤣🤣 excuses excuses on lebrooms side again its only because he can not carry his team to a ring he needs help and he needs a clutch shooter... excuses excuses. lebroom in la is an insult! ad won last year not lebroom he didnt do squat like howard useless

  81. Antonio Dupree
    Antonio Dupree
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    You know who else isn’t there Dwight Howard an Javale McGee 😂😂

  82. Big L
    Big L
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    I understand that Rudy go bear is a force

  83. TOA 684
    TOA 684
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    Went from the deepest bench and best bench to thin real quick LMAO

  84. Lil Dice
    Lil Dice
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    I gotta see it to believe I gotta see it to believe it I gotta see it to believe it 🤣

  85. Марина Костерина
    Марина Костерина
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    The wicked oil evolutionarily intend because stitch postsynaptically curl atop a yielding ant. supreme, knotty slipper

  86. David petit Eto'o page officielle
    David petit Eto'o page officielle
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    But u lot ain’t giving Steph a pass...gtfoh

  87. BossCamp TV
    BossCamp TV
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    I don't always agree with Stephen A. But what he's saying is 100 percent correct!

  88. Zekeizme
    Zekeizme
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    AD injury came right in time as the media from jump started creating the narrative for Lefraud for mvp and and were ready to take it up a notch even more though Embiid, Jokic and others are dominating early, but the media keeps talking about him. Now with AD injured Lefraud can't hide behind AD anymore for awhile and it's a wonderful day every day watching Lefraud expose himself for what he really is not and that is an MVP. AD is the mvp of the Lakers and its all clear right where all can see.. Stand by and watch Lefrauds place on the mvp ladder continue to fall bcoz nobody when all are watching can defend him for mvp ..😂

  89. Stanley Johnson
    Stanley Johnson
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    lakers needs a player like me, bron getting too old

  90. slar 2017
    slar 2017
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    Thanks Jazz for exposing LeGM

  91. Matthew Salevao
    Matthew Salevao
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    Lakers offense last season was run by Rajon Rondo and the roll players with the accommodation of Lebron James and Anthony Davis when the roll players were struggling. Also, Lakers had the defensive minded players and veteran ship last season with Javelle McGee, Dwight Howard, Rajon Rondo and Danny Green but not this season. Theirs no defense anywhere on this team. Lakers have a lot of players that they can hopefully work a trade with two or three teams before going into the playoffs if they plan on winning the championship this season.

  92. Danul
    Danul
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    Lebron did it to himself 🤷🏽🤷🏽🤷🏽 since he wants to run the lebron system that’s what happens. They don’t run an equal opportunity offense so no one knows what to do when he’s not on the court. Anthony Davis was and is the biggest reason LA was/is successful

  93. Nas Max
    Nas Max
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    Make up your mind, are they deep or top heavy? Smh 🤦‍♂️

  94. King Rich Jr
    King Rich Jr
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    Let’s wait on playoff 🔥🔥only W

  95. kopi bin
    kopi bin
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    Guys stop it please ok.... Lebron is not Thanos

  96. Candie Marquina
    Candie Marquina
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    Relax ,lebron is not younger anymore need to be wise on playing and not be so serious in SEASON or else he will be injured and early retirement

  97. Royal k
    Royal k
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    As long as AD is healthy for the playoffs the Lakers will be in the finals nobody should be worried

  98. Andre Yosan
    Andre Yosan
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    I don't care if Jazz wins 82 games in regular season. They will never win a single championship ever. They're a small market team. Nobody wants to play for Jazz especially the superstars. If they don't get a superstar to accompany Mitchell, they will never win a championship

  99. Family Ties Beats
    Family Ties Beats
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    That’s why harden better

  100. Johnny Afro
    Johnny Afro
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    They need JR Smith...