Stephen A. issues a massive apology to Damian Lillard: 'I APOLOGIZE, IT'S MY FAULT!' | First Take

15. feb. 2021
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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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  • 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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    • @WayTooLeetGaming he only was bad in one finals

      Jeffrey YoungJeffrey YoungPred 12 dnevi
    • Stephen A. ugly asf, G! Waterheadazz!

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

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  • Dame’s a warrior. You dont see them anymore cause theyre a dying breed rn.

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  • real MVP

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  • Damian Lillard for MVP say I 🙏

    Tammy LTammy LPred 3 dnevi
  • Notice how Stephen A started screaming after messing up Nurkic's name to distract from the fact he couldn't say it lmao

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  • D rose was more athletic than Russ

    John WilliamsJohn WilliamsPred 7 dnevi
    • Dame is mvp

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  • 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.

    John WilliamsJohn WilliamsPred 7 dnevi
  • Stephen A. broke the ESPN's broadcast limiter

    Claudio LongoClaudio LongoPred 7 dnevi
  • Who the helk cares, its literally not that deep. The man still made the all star team.

    SpeedHomeAttackSpeedHomeAttackPred 7 dnevi
  • Max is the kind of guy that just shouldn't talk sports at all he has a lot of foot to mouth disease

    D Man JrD Man JrPred 7 dnevi
  • It's all good, Damian Lillard gets the most props from other NBA players.

    KrisKrisPred 7 dnevi
  • so good to get a segment without molly interrupting and throwing everything off

    ceerw butyceerw butyPred 7 dnevi
  • “and we got two hours...we got two hours everyday.” 😂😂

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

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  • 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

    AdamAdamPred 9 dnevi
  • 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 ⌚

    B MoneyB MoneyPred 10 dnevi
  • Lillard was beast last night in the closing minutes. He zoned out.

    vbddfy euuytvbddfy euuytPred 10 dnevi
  • 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 CavinessRodney CavinessPred 10 dnevi
    • @Smd_ thats your opinion..I respect that..but way better is an overstatement..I might give Steph the edge too...but its always been close..if you've been really following Dames career he has always been top 3 gaurd in the league..since his rookie year when he won Rookie Of The Year He plays in Portland so he doesn't get the recognition as players in the bigger markets..but Damian has outplayed Steph in several matchups..and vice versa its about even if you look at their matchup stats, its just that Steph has always had a much better team...when you have great teammates who can shoot like Klay and KD, .it makes it alot easier for Steph to get open looks..Steph rarely gets double teamed when they matchup because he has so many shooters around him...Dame always get double teamed in playoffs. In fact in Stephs first finals without KD he played poorly and Iggy took home the finals MVP, then against Cleveland Kyre ...out played him..and he had a marginal series performance...Kyre Dame and Steph are my top 3 players but if...you understanding the X O's of the game Steph clearly has a better advantage in the system he plays..just being honest

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    • @Rodney Caviness Steph always outplayed dame in every matchup even without kd. It should be no debate at all Curry is way better in my opinion

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    • @Smd_ True but ..over the last 3 years still debatable..when you consider the roster makeup Steph has by comparison...Dame would have just as many rings as Steph if he played with KD, Klay and Drammond, his best teammate is a very good but inconsistent and always injured CJ (not nearly on the level of KD and Klay)

      Rodney CavinessRodney CavinessPred 2 dnevi
    • he was only the best pg last year when curry didn’t play.

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    • @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

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  • 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 .....

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  • Skip take note my boi

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  • Dame is mvp

    Jason PhilbrickJason PhilbrickPred 10 dnevi
  • Same is mvp

    Jason PhilbrickJason PhilbrickPred 10 dnevi
  • calm down man, jeez

    Rohan MayorRohan MayorPred 11 dnevi
  • Steven A. Is a joke. The loudest in the room is not the same as being the smartest person in the room.

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  • Thats Right goddamit !

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  • He almost went full Denzel on this apology 😂

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  • 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

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

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

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  • Luca‼️

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  • Imagine espn without Stephen A

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

    Connor CavinessConnor CavinessPred 12 dnevi
  • Stephen A. Going to roast Dame Time next week...just watch

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    • He’s really funny.

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  • Black standards... Lets go!

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  • Max need to stop it

    Jaheem WilliamsJaheem WilliamsPred 12 dnevi
  • 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

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  • Man you dont no nothing dude@Stephen a Smith

    Nate TunerNate TunerPred 12 dnevi
  • Leave Westbrook out of this (🐐)

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

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

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    • 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" 😭😭😭😭😭😭

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  • 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!

    Will NelsonWill NelsonPred 13 dnevi
    • Damian Lillard is amazing. What, he has not made a deep playoff run???? He took Portland to the WCF LAST YEAR. 🤷‍♂️

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

    Alex Caruso Junior.Alex Caruso Junior.Pred 13 dnevi
    • 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

      bouytt guytbouytt guytPred 12 dnevi
  • Stephen a smith a foo 🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣

    Darron HolmesDarron HolmesPred 13 dnevi
  • The chest slaps almost had me drop a tear finally some respeck on his name

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  • 😂😂😂😂😂

    Thomas CarterThomas CarterPred 13 dnevi
  • great take!

    Darnell LakesDarnell LakesPred 13 dnevi
  • Stephen A is a hater

    Xraided 559Xraided 559Pred 13 dnevi
  • 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

    Arnold KArnold KPred 13 dnevi
  • About “Dame” time! 👏🏾👏🏾👏🏾💪🏾💪🏾💪🏾

    KJKJPred 13 dnevi
  • 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.

    Tarrence BaileyTarrence BaileyPred 13 dnevi
  • 2nd round playoff exit

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  • God bless you, ALLELUJA brother! :)

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  • max lookin thicc

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  • Bunch of hypocrites

    jesse guterrezjesse guterrezPred 13 dnevi
  • Damian Lillard is amazing. What, he has not made a deep playoff run???? He took Portland to the WCF LAST YEAR. 🤷‍♂️

    kenny rosskenny rossPred 13 dnevi
  • 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" 😭😭😭😭😭😭

    Rock girlRock girlPred 14 dnevi
  • If Portland can get deep in the playoffs nothing can change my mind on Dame being MVP

    Travis JohnsonTravis JohnsonPred 14 dnevi
    • and give me such a buzz! Go Dame keep doing your thing regardless.

      Rock girlRock girlPred 14 dnevi
  • Brad should be high on the mvp list

    Aaron GoinesAaron GoinesPred 14 dnevi
  • Dame in Philly would be crazy 🤪

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  • Thank you finally. Tmhu

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  • Lillards good n all but Booker had a 80 point game

    Marlon WilliamsMarlon WilliamsPred 14 dnevi
    • *70

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  • Yurkic

    Jacob SolankiJacob SolankiPred 14 dnevi
  • Bout Dame time you said something!!!

    Eric MunsterteigerEric MunsterteigerPred 14 dnevi
  • DAME TIME!!!!!!

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  • Amen

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  • I'm here for the comments 🤣🤣🤣

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  • SAS sound like Denzel Washington in training day lol

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

    Professor TriipProfessor TriipPred 14 dnevi
  • dame is 100% better than russ in his prime

    Dan FowlerDan FowlerPred 14 dnevi
  • Dame won't win a ring in Portland.

    Onkel KrokoOnkel KrokoPred 14 dnevi
  • Damian Lillard doesn’t get media attention cuz he doesn’t get into trouble. Media cant work with that.

    Brian RyuBrian RyuPred 14 dnevi
  • 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.

    AndyontherocksAndyontherocksPred 14 dnevi
  • Steve a Smith u the men to apologize to my favor nba players dame $ for last 5 years

    Moustapha SamatarMoustapha SamatarPred 14 dnevi
  • 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 MurphySean MurphyPred 15 dnevi
  • 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

    Sean MurphySean MurphyPred 15 dnevi
  • for all the hate stephen a gets, i will never lose appreciation for this mans moral compass

    Adam GAdam GPred 15 dnevi
  • Noooooo Molly!!!! Yes!!! Breathe of fresh air!!!

    The Life Of Me In Poetry!The Life Of Me In Poetry!Pred 15 dnevi
  • He cant make it to the finals 🤔

    EmacEmacPred 15 dnevi
  • A little bit too Late Steven A Smith...Shame on you All!!

    Benson LekwuwaBenson LekwuwaPred 15 dnevi
  • 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.

    Kris AguilaKris AguilaPred 15 dnevi
  • 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

    Kevin BunnKevin BunnPred 15 dnevi
  • What for being mad because they traded him.

    Kim MathengeKim MathengePred 15 dnevi
  • Nnnnnnnn yurkic

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  • facts

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  • max b smoking😂

    KahlilKahlilPred 15 dnevi
  • Its true!! No one been respecting dame time Lillard it's blasphemy!!!!

    killerjay47killerjay47Pred 15 dnevi
  • Thank you!!! Stop playin with him!

    Micheal MwelwaMicheal MwelwaPred 15 dnevi
  • Stephan "THIS BRUTHA" Smith

    Anthony DAnthony DPred 15 dnevi
  • Amen 🙏

    The Wright’s WayThe Wright’s WayPred 15 dnevi
  • 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

    flashflashPred 15 dnevi
  • Shut up Stephen this man is the BIGGEST HYPOCRITE! THIS IS NOT THE FIRST TIME SO SHUT UP LOL

    Yaw AsanteYaw AsantePred 15 dnevi
  • "That's a bad shot" - PG

    J BoogzJ BoogzPred 15 dnevi
  • Stephen “this brother..” A Smith

    RawSousRawSousPred 15 dnevi
  • He’s the new Allen Iverson! Put some respect on his name is right!!

    ThaGreyOneThaGreyOnePred 15 dnevi
  • Great to see a person Man up and take Responsibility for what they did wrong and apologize! That was dope Stephen A.Smith!

    Koa AndrettiKoa AndrettiPred 15 dnevi
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