Stephen A. and Max react to LeBron James' broken hand | First Take | ESPN

  • Published on Jun 11, 2018
  • First Take's Stephen A. Smith and Max Kellerman react to LeBron James' broken hand, which he revealed after Game 4 of the NBA Finals.
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    WEWARD 20 hours ago

    The Jew is wrong.

  • Brendan Walsh
    Brendan Walsh Month ago +1

    Dude is a COWARD

  • AnkleTaker 2
    AnkleTaker 2 Month ago

    So SAS knew LeBron broke his hand after game 1 and didn’t report on it? The next day, or the day after that? Or the day after that? Or the day after that?
    Seems to me like SAS doesn’t WANT to give LeBron an excuse even if it’s PLAUSIBLE!!!
    He talks all this about let us do the reporting and just play ball, well guess what ladies and gentlemen. Who knows if SAS would’ve even reported it after the series was over!
    THAT is the reason LeBron does what he does, you either let someone else control what’s said about you ( which they can skew the story as much as LeBron can ) or you take it on your own hands.
    SAS asks where was the cast after game 1, 2, 3?
    Well I ask SAS where was the report after game 1, 2, 3, 4? Remember guys, he said EVERYONE knew he hurt his hand after game 1.🤷🏼‍♂️🤷🏼‍♂️

  • 陳笠笠
    陳笠笠 2 months ago

    2:40 and then skip the rest☺️

  • Derrick Williamson
    Derrick Williamson 2 months ago

    That's not even a real cast . he needs to quit this bull crap are you guys serious ? nice try man this reverse phycology will not work

  • Ronald M
    Ronald M 3 months ago +1

    Fckn excuse maker...ends up jukping to another team...again..

  • TheBestMusicOnly
    TheBestMusicOnly 3 months ago +2

    LeBron throws a childish temper tantrum and breaks his hand. Displaying incredible leadership skills. The media gave him a pass as usual and blame the series loss on JR Smith. Never again do I want to hear him called a great leader or even a good teammate. This was a selfish act that left his team without any chance to compete. Take the blame off JR Smith and put it on this so called team leader.

  • Luis Francisco
    Luis Francisco 3 months ago +1

    Max is such a dumb Bronsexual its so hilarious! 😂😂😂

  • Donald Rivers
    Donald Rivers 4 months ago

    It took lebron 3 games later for him to realize his hand is broke lollllllllllllll

  • Micheal Johnson
    Micheal Johnson 5 months ago +1

    Stephen A is right that was weak got swept now Bron crying again sympathy is what Bron want I mean GSW don't have anybody new except kd oh yeah they got boogie but they don't need him to play a game n they still want win Bron has been overrated for a while and the analyst just keep giving him a pass

  • SSG  Jusblow
    SSG Jusblow 5 months ago +2

    And Allen Iverson didn't get swept by the lakers

  • CJ Carpenter
    CJ Carpenter 6 months ago

    Kobe played with broken fingers and shot the ball left handed. LBJ didn’t have a whole broken hand and dribble with it..

  • Mike Odunze
    Mike Odunze 6 months ago

    Would he have come out with that cast if the Cavs won?

  • Barney Chan
    Barney Chan 6 months ago

    It looks like you're making excuses as to why you lost. Man up. JR did.

  • 420 nibbles
    420 nibbles 6 months ago

    Stfu smith if the man wanted to give he will give up the man give it his all!

  • Equint77
    Equint77 7 months ago

    I cant wait for lebron to kick a tree in LA after a loss and comes to the press conference in on a wheelchair. And blame nature.

    • AFG Incite
      AFG Incite 5 months ago

      Equint77 buhahaha lebron is a bitch

  • Wis Dom
    Wis Dom 7 months ago

    Lebron is a huge fucking child. #BabyHuey

  • G
    G 8 months ago

    stephen a isn't making sense to me. lebron was mad because of jr smith's blunder which resulted in a broken hand, but i think that instead of it giving the warriors an advantage, lebron knew if he sat out then the cavs would just get even more demolished.

  • Basketball God
    Basketball God 8 months ago

    To many haters man smh 🤦🏾‍♂️

  • Michael Land
    Michael Land 8 months ago

    Why do these bitches keep lying? There was no overturned call in game 1. One official had a charge and the other had a block, they did their due diligence, reviewed the play and got it right which instant replay revealed. Overturned my ass!! They say Kobe had a naive fan base and to that I say bullshit!!!

  • Jt_ Ballin_23
    Jt_ Ballin_23 8 months ago +3

    So many excuses for LeBron

  • Bilbo Swaggins
    Bilbo Swaggins 8 months ago +3

    Michael Jordan after "The Flu Game" in the 1997 Finals: "If you give up, then [your teammates] give up. So, I didn't want to give up."
    LeBron James after JRs fuck up: Bitch, moans, and complains. Plays passively in OT. Acts like a fucking child. Slams his hand on a drawing board like a crybaby bitch. Loses faith that he can win so his teammates lose faith as well.

    • AFG Incite
      AFG Incite 5 months ago

      Bilbo Swaggins lebron is made of bitch ingredients

  • Jay J
    Jay J 9 months ago

    Max just lied so bad. He couldn't even believe it

  • Desadee Allen
    Desadee Allen 9 months ago

    Max : sometimes you should realize that your arguments are trash , meaning your not saying anything...

  • Desadee Allen
    Desadee Allen 9 months ago

    Week later lebron jumps off a cliff , with no cast on , lmao this was a weak move bron

  • Calvin Adams
    Calvin Adams 9 months ago

    You sound like a hater.

  • Fabulos1
    Fabulos1 9 months ago +1

    jordan v lebron debate is over, and now he is trying to do shit outside of bball, But we're talking about bball not schools and charities, dude is a fucking loser.

  • harvir mangat
    harvir mangat 9 months ago +16

    bro there are videos of him doing pushups before game 2 and game 3 like wtf, he is a drama queen, he just super mad the warriors killing his legacy

  • Deven Lee
    Deven Lee 10 months ago +4

    He got Swept he's no King, he's the Queen

  • Fred Ayers
    Fred Ayers 10 months ago

    When you coming back 🤨

  • Kobe Bryant
    Kobe Bryant 10 months ago

    Excuses kobe>lebron

  • john johnson
    john johnson 10 months ago

    Mike woulda went in in overtime..lbj folds up

    • Judah Mourneth
      Judah Mourneth 9 months ago

      john johnson thank you. Mike probably wouldn’t of beat but he damn sure wouldn’t of gotten swept

  • Mark Sawyer
    Mark Sawyer 10 months ago

    Lebron videotaped the day after the Finals without a cast:

  • Mark W
    Mark W 10 months ago

    I broke my hand once it was still usable especially after punching something I also didnt have to wear a cast.

  • Mobile_MaNiAc
    Mobile_MaNiAc 10 months ago

    Not ONE game?????

  • dominatorX
    dominatorX 10 months ago

    Lebron broke his hand by punching a white bore

  • Suween Kannangara
    Suween Kannangara 10 months ago

    I'm a big fan of LeBron but Stephen A is right(in this case), if he really did have a broken or even a sprain on his hand, he should have ATLEAST wore a wristband or something like that. But when you do it after four games, or a sweep,it seems fake to anyone with 3 brain cells.
    I had MJ and Bron at the same level of GOAT, but this changed my mind. #Hisairnessthe🐐

  • Nvious Xpressions
    Nvious Xpressions 10 months ago

    I remember when KD was on the foul line and missed one of em. Draymond got the board and they turned it from 1 to 3 point play..
    Bron was over there bitching at the refs.. that's two points they came back to bite that ass. They don't talk about all the other things.. They don't talk about his turnovers, they don't talk about him standing around in disbelief with his arms up while the ball still alive.

  • Nvious Xpressions
    Nvious Xpressions 10 months ago

    Bron is the shit the man can ball dominant and athletic. Individual stat padder. That's what he does gang. He not worried about chips. Better than Kobe and Mj? Nahhj

  • Luis Francisco
    Luis Francisco 11 months ago

    Max Kellerman is a Lebron dicksucker dont even listen to this GARBAGE!!Lebron got SWEPT take the L like a man!!😡

  • Ian Forsyth
    Ian Forsyth 11 months ago

    Isn't max wrong when he asserted that the refs have never reviewed a call like that? I've heard multiple sources/journalists/players say that identical reverses have been made about a dozen times in the last couple of years. It was not unprecedented. Max likes to play the "smart guy" because he attended Columbia but getting crucial facts wrong to underpin a key argument is the height of unprofessionalism.

  • perkol8ter
    perkol8ter 11 months ago

    Wow...Max Kellerman is so, SO bad at this. You can tell he's trying to be bombastic like Steven A., but failing in an epic way.

  • Mr. Invisible
    Mr. Invisible 11 months ago +1

    Kobes always played with splints and casts and never complained, and jordans flu game👍👍👍👍, either the new nba generation is now a bunch of softies or full of players who need to switch to baseball with playin off the injuries

  • W P
    W P 11 months ago

    SMH bronsexuals acting like lebron was so good but he got swept by the warriors. Who remembers when Jordan swept the warriors in a wheelchair and 2 broken arms with the team on his back

  • Joey Alph
    Joey Alph 11 months ago

    i was with max until he said babe ruth was the greatest of all time

    JESSE RUSHING 11 months ago

    Im pretty sure the medical staff would not clear him to play with a broken hand and im pretty sure throwing down dunks with a broken hand would be pretty painful.. If it was a legit injury that he was trying to hide, why even put the soft cast on for the post-game interview? It sounds like an excuse to me..

  • mc remy
    mc remy 11 months ago

    the disrespect he puts on lebron

  • Three60Crusader
    Three60Crusader 11 months ago

    Basketball? 😴
    Lebron should stick to talking tough on twitter.

  • Carlos Morales
    Carlos Morales 11 months ago +1

    Lebron can really play a role in Los Angeles his a good actor

  • jabib100 _
    jabib100 _ 11 months ago

    bro u have to be a dumbass stephen a smith... how he gon play w a cast.. if he don't play they get swept regardless

  • Lamont Turner
    Lamont Turner 11 months ago

    Lebron could be Jesus himself and they still would find some way to make him a bad guy😏...ijs

  • Hann David Films Productions

    (WAKANDAN VOICE) IS THIS YOUR KING?! LeBroom Sweep James Jr.

  • N N
    N N 11 months ago

    Max is just reciting a synopsis of events. So pointless

  • Alt Right White
    Alt Right White 11 months ago

    That black doosh should go back to Africa and wear a loin cloth. I spit at him!

    JOHN SMITH 11 months ago


  • P.B. Gonzaga
    P.B. Gonzaga 11 months ago

    cant stand this max kellerman guy. looks & sounds like an idiot

  • Donna Narine
    Donna Narine 11 months ago


  • J R
    J R 11 months ago

    Jr you stupid idiot

  • Taras Kobets
    Taras Kobets 11 months ago

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  • Russell Gentsch
    Russell Gentsch 11 months ago

    I agree with stephen a.

  • S.W. Biggs
    S.W. Biggs 11 months ago

    Most points but still can't win so guess all those points meant nothing! The situation speaks for itself. I give straight facts no man jacking going on unlike yourself. Stupid people shouldn't comment so this is your hint to stop

  • Michael Strom
    Michael Strom 11 months ago

    All you ever hear about is how Jordan and bird were such fiery competitors and would get after their teammates when they make a mistake but for some reason only LeBron is supposed to coddle them. Hypocrisy much.

  • Harryb Allsack
    Harryb Allsack 11 months ago

    Fuck u Stephen A. Smith

  • Noah Jones
    Noah Jones 11 months ago

    Lol if his hand was broken he wouldn’t be moving it like that

  • Anthony Paul
    Anthony Paul 11 months ago

    Do they pay this dude to be pissy about everything?
    Shut up

  • Balzac T. Bagher
    Balzac T. Bagher 11 months ago

    LeBron went 1-5 in overtime in the first game. The man gave up and he has no one to blame on how bad this Cavs team was but himself for approving all these roster changes.

  • Jojo Breez
    Jojo Breez 11 months ago

    I’m with max on this one

  • The10man81
    The10man81 11 months ago

    Just another LeBron flop. Bet the sun was in his eyes too. He’s trash. Wants to be the GOAT? Play defense. Build up your teammates. Play in all games.

  • harry cho
    harry cho 11 months ago

    Cleveland Cavaliers should sue LJ. LJ is a bought commodity. I believe that somewhere in his contract, it says that he cannot do "stupid" things that will injure yourself. Monta Ellis did the same thing in his career when he injured himself riding a moped. Like I said, the Cavaliers should sue LJ.

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    FGThrilla 11 months ago

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  • Jay notsure
    Jay notsure 11 months ago

    Wack ass analysis.

  • Blake still in the game
    Blake still in the game 11 months ago +1

    LBJ just a big crying Ass babyyyy. Sitting on the bench pouting. I ain't never seen MJ or Kobe crying and pouting like some little Bitch!!

  • Erik 000
    Erik 000 11 months ago

    Perhaps all of the flipping he's done has caused his body to do it on its own.

  • Kimberly Sanchez
    Kimberly Sanchez 11 months ago

    Not the broken hand Sweep!

  • darko galic
    darko galic 11 months ago

    LeSwept James ! Finals was GSW - Houston

  • Justin Farkas
    Justin Farkas 11 months ago

    Max is a tool. A fucking goof. Doesn't deserve to replace Skip. It's a shame ESPN executive's decided to put him in.

  • Time2watchU75
    Time2watchU75 11 months ago


  • Neal Teitelbaum
    Neal Teitelbaum 11 months ago

    That doesn't even look like a cast. It's just a covered bandage.

  • Dieudonnee Bigirimana
    Dieudonnee Bigirimana 11 months ago

    Championnat Arabie saoudite et réal madrid

  • Ryan Cochran
    Ryan Cochran 11 months ago

    Once again, Stephen A is spot on while Max is an idiot who has no idea what the hell he is talking about while shoving his nose up Baby Bron Bron's ass...

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    Vlad Koshel 11 months ago

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  • elwingy
    elwingy 11 months ago

    my god what fucking drama queen lebron is... i mean can you even imagine MJ acting like a whinny bitch like that?

  • thejokersonyou
    thejokersonyou 11 months ago

    Passive aggressive...

  • Billy Scruggs
    Billy Scruggs 11 months ago

    James always users something for an excuse when he loses.

  • Mr. Jordan
    Mr. Jordan 11 months ago

    "No MATTER how SICK I was, how TIRED I was, I felt the OBLIGATION to my TEAM and the city of CHICAGO to go out, and give that extra EFFORT.
    I was really TIRED, i was really WEAK. Somehow i found that ENERGY. Just stay STRONG.
    I WANTED IT REALLY BAD!" - Michael Jordan after Game 5 NBA Finals 1997 known as the "Flu Game"

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    Incredible World 11 months ago

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  • curse of janus
    curse of janus 11 months ago

    Is Smith lightening his skin?

  • GSon Dunn
    GSon Dunn 11 months ago

    Great for LeBron but most NHL players do this😂😂😂 Not gonna discredit him at all but you HAVE to give some respect to NHL players with playing with a fucking grocery list of injuries lol

  • Timothy Webb
    Timothy Webb 11 months ago

    2:41 - 2:46 “Not one game, not one game! You couldn’t get ONE”!! - Steve A Smith ( The way he says it is funny)

  • Black Jesus
    Black Jesus 11 months ago

    Man the fuck up. If it was that bad he wouldn’t have been allowed to play. Larry Bird played with a 5 inch gash in his foot and MJ played with the fucking Flu.

  • Connor Hill
    Connor Hill 11 months ago

    Why is this shit always "trending"

  • Christian Bautista
    Christian Bautista 11 months ago

    Why instead yelling jr gve the ball to ghill... give it to me... (lebron player in the world... iknow the game my critics dont know the game) 🤔🤔🤔 bec hes not that kind of player hes knows the textbooks of the game but dont have the will... mentality... killerinstinct... toughness... of the game... theres.a.diff knowing the game and heart game (being a champion)

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    Famous TV 11 months ago

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  • Jay Xenter
    Jay Xenter 11 months ago

    Max looks like he does a line of cocaine before every discussion

  • Jay Xenter
    Jay Xenter 11 months ago

    Say what you will about Jordan, but he would never have faked a broken hand to excuse being swept in the finals. Don’t understand why LeBron can’t just accept the L, too busy trying to find excuses.

  • earnest roper
    earnest roper 11 months ago


  • Dr Pain
    Dr Pain 11 months ago

    He had a good run

  • Frank Johnson
    Frank Johnson 11 months ago

    jerk him off max,maybe you both feel better

  • Superb Gaming
    Superb Gaming 11 months ago

    Stephen A. Smith is a black supremacist

  • Jae Mart
    Jae Mart 11 months ago

    Excuses and flops, that's all he does and has