Stephen A. issues a massive apology to Damian Lillard: 'I APOLOGIZE, IT'S MY FAULT!' | First Take
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Stephen A. Smith is very sorry for overlooking Damian Lillard's exceptional performances this season.
0:00 Stephen A. reacts to Damian Lillard's game-winner for the Portland Trail Blazers against Luka Doncic and the Dallas Mavericks.
2:06 Stephen A. notes the difference between Dame and Stephen Curry when it comes down to clutch points.
2:52 Stephen A. makes his apology to Lillard.
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    ESPN

    0:00​ Stephen A. reacts to Damian Lillard's game-winner for the Portland Trail Blazers against Luka Doncic and the Dallas Mavericks. 2:06​ Stephen A. notes the difference between Dame and Stephen Curry when it comes down to clutch points. 2:52​ Stephen A. makes his apology to Lillard.

    • Jeffrey Young
      Jeffrey Young

      @WayTooLeetGaming he only was bad in one finals

    • אֱלִישׁוּעַ Edwardz
      אֱלִישׁוּעַ Edwardz

      Stephen A. ugly asf, G! Waterheadazz!

    • Jason Wall
      Jason Wall

      Everyone knows you don't go full Training Day Denzel. Steven A just did that.

    • Habeev07
      Habeev07

      Kobe is pissed off they started Luka 1:37

    • Jeffrey Young
      Jeffrey Young

      @Micah Richardson no doubt i kind of forget he plays pg for some teason but yea he up he just got to put more time in before i put him above dame

  • sehhi vooty
    sehhi vooty

    Notice how Stephen A started screaming after messing up Nurkic's name to distract from the fact he couldn't say it lmao

  • John Williams
    John Williams

    D rose was more athletic than Russ

    • sehhi vooty
      sehhi vooty

      Dame is mvp

  • John Williams
    John Williams

    Max what has embiid done besides crying after kawhii hit that shot. Dame got Portland to the wcf. Forget a market your the dude to say a depleted giants team should be favored over a healthy loaded bills team.

  • Claudio Longo
    Claudio Longo

    Stephen A. broke the ESPN's broadcast limiter

  • SpeedHomeAttack
    SpeedHomeAttack

    Who the helk cares, its literally not that deep. The man still made the all star team.

  • D Man Jr
    D Man Jr

    Max is the kind of guy that just shouldn't talk sports at all he has a lot of foot to mouth disease

  • Kris
    Kris

    It's all good, Damian Lillard gets the most props from other NBA players.

  • ceerw buty
    ceerw buty

    so good to get a segment without molly interrupting and throwing everything off

  • soiung toiue
    soiung toiue

    “and we got two hours...we got two hours everyday.” 😂😂

    • ceerw buty
      ceerw buty

      Why Stephen A yellin' at me for? I voted for Dame! smdh

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    • soiung toiue
      soiung toiue

      Luca‼️

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    yarn vulgar

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  • Adam
    Adam

    Right now i can only to Stephen A..Max,Skip Bayless,Shannon are haters..they always say anything just to make headlines such as Max tell Brady cliff theory and Skip "lebron hater" Bayless..Shannon also Brady Hater..keep it up Stephen A

  • B Money
    B Money

    Big fan of Damian Lillard ... His been destroying the League since 2012 Pluse I don't think he even reach his prime yet biggest clutch player I ever seen. his percentages is out this world..... Deffilty Mvp run up for real !!!! 💯 game ⌚

  • vbddfy euuyt
    vbddfy euuyt

    Lillard was beast last night in the closing minutes. He zoned out.

  • Rodney Caviness
    Rodney Caviness

    Finally Stephen A and others are acknowledging the truth...That Damian Lillard is the best PG in the NBA and probably has been for the last 2 or 3 years..(Steph did not play last year..and Kyre has too many personal issues (although he and Damian are my favorite players)

    • Rodney Caviness
      Rodney Caviness

      @vbddfy euuyt He does but he does make a valid point about market..Portland is not the same market as NY, LA , Golden State, Miami etc...so you don't hear about them that much and they get less TV time than the big markets..but of course the same can be said for OKC..but still Westbrooks gets alot of press and he's no where close to Dame. Damian is the rel deal and has been for long time...Portland has always been an ignored market even when Walton won the Chip ..and as good as Drexler was..he didn't get the coverage..he was just considered a west coast version of MJ and probably the most underrated player before his tragic career ending illness Brandon Roy..didn't get the props he deserved either

    • vbddfy euuyt
      vbddfy euuyt

      Max need to stop it

  • Makh Demb
    Makh Demb

    Dame Dollar been my favorite since i first heard him slaughter Shaq on the mic , and then I started to watch his highlights and I was just gone . Try to get a Portland jersey shipped to Soweto South Africa in February 2020 and not because i stay there No No No , i get my traffic fines sent there somehow because the government is not interested that sharing a highway isn't sharing an area code . I digress , got the jersey after a year and we locked up again and it's 2am and I'm here claiming to be a life long fan when i barely got my jersey .....

  • Whodatt
    Whodatt

    Skip take note my boi

  • Jason Philbrick
    Jason Philbrick

    Dame is mvp

  • Jason Philbrick
    Jason Philbrick

    Same is mvp

  • Rohan Mayor
    Rohan Mayor

    calm down man, jeez

  • KPZ
    KPZ

    Steven A. Is a joke. The loudest in the room is not the same as being the smartest person in the room.

  • Omillio m
    Omillio m

    Thats Right goddamit !

  • Papa Sang
    Papa Sang

    He almost went full Denzel on this apology 😂

  • Kacey Jones
    Kacey Jones

    wish they would have put Zach LaVine on that list cuz he currently has 15 30pt games this season he was tied with Steph when this came but now he tied with Dam and it only been a week

  • vtownboxingfan
    vtownboxingfan

    Why Stephen A yellin' at me for? I voted for Dame! smdh

    • Rock girl
      Rock girl

      Steven A. Is a joke. The loudest in the room is not the same as being the smartest person in the room.

  • Bari413
    Bari413

    Luca‼️

  • Don peta Zaragomatuta
    Don peta Zaragomatuta

    Imagine espn without Stephen A

    • Rock girl
      Rock girl

      between Dame and Stephen Curry when it comes down to clutch points. 2:52​ Stephen A. makes his apology to Lillard.

  • Connor Caviness
    Connor Caviness

    Stephen A. just gets me everytime he says Poutland!!!! Not Portland, POUTLAND!!!!!!😂🤣

  • Fa'Sil Gu'à
    Fa'Sil Gu'à

    Stephen A. Going to roast Dame Time next week...just watch

    • bouytt guyt
      bouytt guyt

      He’s really funny.

  • L A
    L A

    Black standards... Lets go!

  • Jaheem Williams
    Jaheem Williams

    Max need to stop it

  • Marvin Mitchell
    Marvin Mitchell

    Stephen A you can’t be mad about him not being talked about. We the viewers been knowing he was better than Russ. Y’all the media just now catching on after all these years

  • Nate Tuner
    Nate Tuner

    Man you dont no nothing dude@Stephen a Smith

  • j h
    j h

    Leave Westbrook out of this (🐐)

  • אֱלִישׁוּעַ Edwardz
    אֱלִישׁוּעַ Edwardz

    I’m sick of bootleg George Jefferson here always bloviating & pontificating!🤦🏾‍♂️

  • Marlon Robinson
    Marlon Robinson

    THANK YOU!!!!!! HE IS A MVP AN HAS BEEN SINCE . TEAM MATETHE FIRST ONE TO REALIZE IT LEFT FOR SANTINO

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    skuba steve

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    • bouytt guyt
      bouytt guyt

      Stephen A was about to say "He's a baaaadddd mann" he had to stop himself and he ended up saying " He's a biggg deal" 😭😭😭😭😭😭

  • Will Nelson
    Will Nelson

    The trailblazers have been decimated by injuries since dame been taking off years ago he literally has to raise the level role players and bail them out in crunchtime when they need a bucket hes the top of the list right now for me personally if i need someone to make a bucket with my life on the line. He literally cant have off games or they lose. my MVP!

    • bouytt guyt
      bouytt guyt

      Damian Lillard is amazing. What, he has not made a deep playoff run???? He took Portland to the WCF LAST YEAR. 🤷‍♂️

  • Alex Caruso Junior.
    Alex Caruso Junior.

    You know Stephen A. Smith is bluffing when he started to stutter so you know when to believe him or not.

    • bouytt guyt
      bouytt guyt

      Love how people keep apologizing to Dame after the fact the All-Star starters are announced. He is literally a top 3-5 MVP candidate. C'mon. Happens every season

  • Darron Holmes
    Darron Holmes

    Stephen a smith a foo 🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣

  • Quis Adams
    Quis Adams

    The chest slaps almost had me drop a tear finally some respeck on his name

  • Thomas Carter
    Thomas Carter

    😂😂😂😂😂

  • Darnell Lakes
    Darnell Lakes

    great take!

  • Xraided 559
    Xraided 559

    Stephen A is a hater

  • Arnold K
    Arnold K

    Love how people keep apologizing to Dame after the fact the All-Star starters are announced. He is literally a top 3-5 MVP candidate. C'mon. Happens every season

  • KJ
    KJ

    About “Dame” time! 👏🏾👏🏾👏🏾💪🏾💪🏾💪🏾

  • Tarrence Bailey
    Tarrence Bailey

    It doesn't and shouldn't matter where he plays he's in the NBA and going at ALL of the elite NBA players and holding it down, the best NBA player ( whoever you think it is ) holds Dame in the highest regard and knows that they can't sleep on Dame . Dame is a threat to any and everybody he plays against and he doesn't get the respect and credit he deserves.

  • Peter
    Peter

    2nd round playoff exit

  • 1 Cook Greek
    1 Cook Greek

    God bless you, ALLELUJA brother! :)

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    Brittney Tracey

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  • Michael Hogan
    Michael Hogan

    max lookin thicc

  • jesse guterrez
    jesse guterrez

    Bunch of hypocrites

  • kenny ross
    kenny ross

    Damian Lillard is amazing. What, he has not made a deep playoff run???? He took Portland to the WCF LAST YEAR. 🤷‍♂️

  • Rock girl
    Rock girl

    Stephen A was about to say "He's a baaaadddd mann" he had to stop himself and he ended up saying " He's a biggg deal" 😭😭😭😭😭😭

  • Travis Johnson
    Travis Johnson

    If Portland can get deep in the playoffs nothing can change my mind on Dame being MVP

    • Rock girl
      Rock girl

      and give me such a buzz! Go Dame keep doing your thing regardless.

  • Aaron Goines
    Aaron Goines

    Brad should be high on the mvp list

  • WE WASH PROPERTIES MG-STREAMS
    WE WASH PROPERTIES MG-STREAMS

    Dame in Philly would be crazy 🤪

  • Roc Roc
    Roc Roc

    Thank you finally. Tmhu

  • Marlon Williams
    Marlon Williams

    Lillards good n all but Booker had a 80 point game

    • Da Cleva 1
      Da Cleva 1

      *70

  • Jacob Solanki
    Jacob Solanki

    Yurkic

  • Eric Munsterteiger
    Eric Munsterteiger

    Bout Dame time you said something!!!

  • Sherwin Yanzy Enriquez
    Sherwin Yanzy Enriquez

    DAME TIME!!!!!!

  • J H
    J H

    Amen

  • Prez AC
    Prez AC

    I'm here for the comments 🤣🤣🤣

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  • Mickey Minor
    Mickey Minor

    SAS sound like Denzel Washington in training day lol

  • Professor Triip
    Professor Triip

    You etha clutch or you ain't yall stop acting like Brandon Ingram is clutch he ain't

  • Dan Fowler
    Dan Fowler

    dame is 100% better than russ in his prime

  • Onkel Kroko
    Onkel Kroko

    Dame won't win a ring in Portland.

  • Brian Ryu
    Brian Ryu

    Damian Lillard doesn’t get media attention cuz he doesn’t get into trouble. Media cant work with that.

  • Andyontherocks
    Andyontherocks

    Hallelujah! Finally Dame is getting talked about the way he should. I watch him and often think "why is this dude not in the conversation?". Those logo 3's take my breath away and give me such a buzz! Go Dame keep doing your thing regardless.

  • Moustapha Samatar
    Moustapha Samatar

    Steve a Smith u the men to apologize to my favor nba players dame $ for last 5 years

  • Sean Murphy
    Sean Murphy

    I’m so sorry for Dame. I’m crying...; 😵 just stop SAS. So now he’s better than LJ? Really? Stop it. How much PR $ is ESPN getting from Dame for this? Really? Really? Ohhhhh dame time? We never heard of this? Really, just stop Stop . Larry Bird; hold my converse. magic : hold my converse. Bill Russel; you all hold all my everything ! Fame time is just fine. Stop wining about it. Want some cheese with that wine? Bs....

  • Sean Murphy
    Sean Murphy

    Stop stop stop it..l we know Dame Time bs tv commercials . Don’t cry for me Argentina.... Steven a stop it. Stop it... 😂🥰😍 .... who strikes more fear than Damian lizard? 🦎 Really? LaBron; hold my everything 🍺🍻🥃☕️🍫🍰🍧🥫🫕🧆🌮🍟🌯🍜🍘🍢🥠🧁🍪🍩🥛🫖🫖🍬🧁🍢🍦🎂🥒🥝🍒🍊🫐🍊🥭🍑🍅🍅🥦🥦🥒🌶🌶🫑🫒🍠🍠🍠🥨🧀🧇🍖🥓🥓🍳🍳🌶🍺🍺🍺🍺🍺🍺🍺🍺🍺🍺🍺🍷🍷🍷🍷🍷🍷🍷🍷🍷🍷🥂🥂🥂🥂🥂🥂🍻🍻🍻🥤🥤🥤🥤🍼🍼🍼🍼🍼🥛🥛🥛🥛🍺🍺🍺🍺🍺🍺🍺🥃🥃🥃🥃🥃🍸🍸🍸🍸🍻🧃🍵🍯🍯🍿🎂🍮🍮🍮🍮🍮🍮🍪🍼🧃🧃🍵🍵🍻🥛🍸🍸🥃🥃🍸🍻🍣🥫🥫🌮🌮🍟🍕🫓🌯🌯🥫🥫🥫🥫🍣🍣🍣🍙🍤🍥🥮🍥🍥🦪🦪🍚🥧🥧🌰🌰🍼🥤🥤🧃🍻🍻🍻......; x 10000000

  • Adam G
    Adam G

    for all the hate stephen a gets, i will never lose appreciation for this mans moral compass

  • The Life Of Me In Poetry!
    The Life Of Me In Poetry!

    Noooooo Molly!!!! Yes!!! Breathe of fresh air!!!

  • Emac
    Emac

    He cant make it to the finals 🤔

  • Benson Lekwuwa
    Benson Lekwuwa

    A little bit too Late Steven A Smith...Shame on you All!!

  • Kris Aguila
    Kris Aguila

    The baddest clutch shot taker? Cmon man...he's not even a champion. Most feared? Lebron of course...Durant had to join a championship team to beat him and joins and Irving and recruits "step back, step back" to make sure they can beat lebron. Cmon man.

  • Kevin Bunn
    Kevin Bunn

    I'm too busy to watch this like I used to, but is this chick on here more now? Hope so cuz she's way better than molly

  • Kim Mathenge
    Kim Mathenge

    What for being mad because they traded him.

  • Eli
    Eli

    Nnnnnnnn yurkic

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  • Elliot Huff
    Elliot Huff

    facts

  • Kahlil
    Kahlil

    max b smoking😂

  • killerjay47
    killerjay47

    Its true!! No one been respecting dame time Lillard it's blasphemy!!!!

  • Micheal Mwelwa
    Micheal Mwelwa

    Thank you!!! Stop playin with him!

  • Anthony D
    Anthony D

    Stephan "THIS BRUTHA" Smith

  • The Wright’s Way
    The Wright’s Way

    Amen 🙏

  • flash
    flash

    This man 30 yrs, just now we gotta start speaking on him more ?! If you aint been rocking for bruh then it's over with

  • Yaw Asante
    Yaw Asante

    Shut up Stephen this man is the BIGGEST HYPOCRITE! THIS IS NOT THE FIRST TIME SO SHUT UP LOL

  • J Boogz
    J Boogz

    "That's a bad shot" - PG

  • RawSous
    RawSous

    Stephen “this brother..” A Smith

  • ThaGreyOne
    ThaGreyOne

    He’s the new Allen Iverson! Put some respect on his name is right!!

  • Koa Andretti
    Koa Andretti

    Great to see a person Man up and take Responsibility for what they did wrong and apologize! That was dope Stephen A.Smith!

  • MrOnetedify
    MrOnetedify

    Westbrook is the second most athletic point guard after D Rose, get it right SAS... sigh

  • Daniel Hutson
    Daniel Hutson

    Curry better

  • Daniel Hutson
    Daniel Hutson

    Warriors kill everybody nd he will never b better than steph curry

  • Habeev07
    Habeev07

    Kobe is pissed off they started Luka. 1:37

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