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

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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  1. ESPN

    ESPNPred 15 dnevi

    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.

  2. Jeffrey Young

    Jeffrey YoungPred 7 dnevi

    @WayTooLeetGaming he only was bad in one finals

  3. אֱלִישׁוּעַ Edwardz

    אֱלִישׁוּעַ EdwardzPred 7 dnevi

    Stephen A. ugly asf, G! Waterheadazz!

  4. Jason Wall

    Jason WallPred 10 dnevi

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

  5. Habeev07

    Habeev07Pred 11 dnevi

    Kobe is pissed off they started Luka 1:37

  6. Jeffrey Young

    Jeffrey YoungPred 12 dnevi

    @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

  7. sehhi vooty

    sehhi vootyPred dnevom

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

  8. John Williams

    John WilliamsPred 2 dnevi

    D rose was more athletic than Russ

  9. sehhi vooty

    sehhi vootyPred dnevom

    Dame is mvp

  10. John Williams

    John WilliamsPred 2 dnevi

    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.

  11. Claudio Longo

    Claudio LongoPred 2 dnevi

    Stephen A. broke the ESPN's broadcast limiter

  12. SpeedHomeAttack

    SpeedHomeAttackPred 2 dnevi

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

  13. D Man Jr

    D Man JrPred 2 dnevi

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

  14. Kris

    KrisPred 2 dnevi

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

  15. ceerw buty

    ceerw butyPred 2 dnevi

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

  16. soiung toiue

    soiung toiuePred 3 dnevi

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

  17. ceerw buty

    ceerw butyPred 2 dnevi

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

  18. wewe we

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  19. soiung toiue

    soiung toiuePred 3 dnevi

    Luca‼️

  20. yarn vulgar

    yarn vulgarPred 4 dnevi

    The psychedelic bracket serologically knit because toenail revealingly copy to a shut schedule. understood, billowy salmon

  21. Adam

    AdamPred 4 dnevi

    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

  22. B Money

    B MoneyPred 5 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 ⌚

  23. vbddfy euuyt

    vbddfy euuytPred 5 dnevi

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

  24. Rodney Caviness

    Rodney CavinessPred 5 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)

  25. Rodney Caviness

    Rodney CavinessPred 5 dnevi

    @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

  26. vbddfy euuyt

    vbddfy euuytPred 5 dnevi

    Max need to stop it

  27. Makh Demb

    Makh DembPred 5 dnevi

    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 .....

  28. Whodatt

    WhodattPred 5 dnevi

    Skip take note my boi

  29. Jason Philbrick

    Jason PhilbrickPred 5 dnevi

    Dame is mvp

  30. Jason Philbrick

    Jason PhilbrickPred 5 dnevi

    Same is mvp

  31. Rohan Mayor

    Rohan MayorPred 6 dnevi

    calm down man, jeez

  32. KPZ

    KPZPred 6 dnevi

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

  33. Omillio m

    Omillio mPred 6 dnevi

    Thats Right goddamit !

  34. Papa Sang

    Papa SangPred 6 dnevi

    He almost went full Denzel on this apology 😂

  35. Kacey Jones

    Kacey JonesPred 6 dnevi

    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

  36. vtownboxingfan

    vtownboxingfanPred 6 dnevi

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

  37. Rock girl

    Rock girlPred 6 dnevi

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

  38. Bari413

    Bari413Pred 6 dnevi

    Luca‼️

  39. Don peta Zaragomatuta

    Don peta ZaragomatutaPred 6 dnevi

    Imagine espn without Stephen A

  40. Rock girl

    Rock girlPred 6 dnevi

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

  41. Connor Caviness

    Connor CavinessPred 7 dnevi

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

  42. Fa'Sil Gu'à

    Fa'Sil Gu'àPred 7 dnevi

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

  43. bouytt guyt

    bouytt guytPred 7 dnevi

    He’s really funny.

  44. L A

    L APred 7 dnevi

    Black standards... Lets go!

  45. Jaheem Williams

    Jaheem WilliamsPred 7 dnevi

    Max need to stop it

  46. Marvin Mitchell

    Marvin MitchellPred 7 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

  47. Nate Tuner

    Nate TunerPred 7 dnevi

    Man you dont no nothing dude@Stephen a Smith

  48. j h

    j hPred 7 dnevi

    Leave Westbrook out of this (🐐)

  49. אֱלִישׁוּעַ Edwardz

    אֱלִישׁוּעַ EdwardzPred 7 dnevi

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

  50. Marlon Robinson

    Marlon RobinsonPred 8 dnevi

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

  51. skuba steve

    skuba stevePred 8 dnevi

    The kindly curve characteristically discover because skate lovely extend out a third processing. unhealthy, coherent footnote

  52. bouytt guyt

    bouytt guytPred 8 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" 😭😭😭😭😭😭

  53. Will Nelson

    Will NelsonPred 8 dnevi

    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!

  54. bouytt guyt

    bouytt guytPred 8 dnevi

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

  55. Alex Caruso Junior.

    Alex Caruso Junior.Pred 8 dnevi

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

  56. bouytt guyt

    bouytt guytPred 7 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

  57. Darron Holmes

    Darron HolmesPred 8 dnevi

    Stephen a smith a foo 🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣

  58. Quis Adams

    Quis AdamsPred 8 dnevi

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

  59. Thomas Carter

    Thomas CarterPred 8 dnevi

    😂😂😂😂😂

  60. Darnell Lakes

    Darnell LakesPred 8 dnevi

    great take!

  61. Xraided 559

    Xraided 559Pred 8 dnevi

    Stephen A is a hater

  62. Arnold K

    Arnold KPred 8 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

  63. KJ

    KJPred 8 dnevi

    About “Dame” time! 👏🏾👏🏾👏🏾💪🏾💪🏾💪🏾

  64. Tarrence Bailey

    Tarrence BaileyPred 8 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.

  65. Peter

    PeterPred 8 dnevi

    2nd round playoff exit

  66. 1 Cook Greek

    1 Cook GreekPred 8 dnevi

    God bless you, ALLELUJA brother! :)

  67. Brittney Tracey

    Brittney TraceyPred 8 dnevi

    The horrible alligator modestly spoil because jail intrestingly decorate between a dispensable neon. windy, tense sprout

  68. Michael Hogan

    Michael HoganPred 8 dnevi

    max lookin thicc

  69. jesse guterrez

    jesse guterrezPred 8 dnevi

    Bunch of hypocrites

  70. kenny ross

    kenny rossPred 8 dnevi

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

  71. Rock girl

    Rock girlPred 9 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" 😭😭😭😭😭😭

  72. Travis Johnson

    Travis JohnsonPred 9 dnevi

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

  73. Rock girl

    Rock girlPred 9 dnevi

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

  74. Aaron Goines

    Aaron GoinesPred 9 dnevi

    Brad should be high on the mvp list

  75. WE WASH PROPERTIES MG-STREAMS

    WE WASH PROPERTIES MG-STREAMSPred 9 dnevi

    Dame in Philly would be crazy 🤪

  76. Roc Roc

    Roc RocPred 9 dnevi

    Thank you finally. Tmhu

  77. Marlon Williams

    Marlon WilliamsPred 9 dnevi

    Lillards good n all but Booker had a 80 point game

  78. Da Cleva 1

    Da Cleva 1Pred 6 dnevi

    *70

  79. Jacob Solanki

    Jacob SolankiPred 9 dnevi

    Yurkic

  80. Eric Munsterteiger

    Eric MunsterteigerPred 9 dnevi

    Bout Dame time you said something!!!

  81. Sherwin Yanzy Enriquez

    Sherwin Yanzy EnriquezPred 9 dnevi

    DAME TIME!!!!!!

  82. J H

    J HPred 9 dnevi

    Amen

  83. Prez AC

    Prez ACPred 9 dnevi

    I'm here for the comments 🤣🤣🤣

  84. Leo Tan

    Leo TanPred 9 dnevi

    The repulsive chard implicitly terrify because course kelly walk apud a frequent architecture. hospitable, gaudy cupcake

  85. Mickey Minor

    Mickey MinorPred 9 dnevi

    SAS sound like Denzel Washington in training day lol

  86. Professor Triip

    Professor TriipPred 9 dnevi

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

  87. Dan Fowler

    Dan FowlerPred 9 dnevi

    dame is 100% better than russ in his prime

  88. Onkel Kroko

    Onkel KrokoPred 9 dnevi

    Dame won't win a ring in Portland.

  89. Brian Ryu

    Brian RyuPred 9 dnevi

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

  90. Andyontherocks

    AndyontherocksPred 9 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.

  91. Moustapha Samatar

    Moustapha SamatarPred 9 dnevi

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

  92. Sean Murphy

    Sean MurphyPred 10 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....

  93. Sean Murphy

    Sean MurphyPred 10 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

  94. Adam G

    Adam GPred 10 dnevi

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

  95. The Life Of Me In Poetry!

    The Life Of Me In Poetry!Pred 10 dnevi

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

  96. Emac

    EmacPred 10 dnevi

    He cant make it to the finals 🤔

  97. Benson Lekwuwa

    Benson LekwuwaPred 10 dnevi

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

  98. Kris Aguila

    Kris AguilaPred 10 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.

  99. Kevin Bunn

    Kevin BunnPred 10 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

  100. Kim Mathenge

    Kim MathengePred 10 dnevi

    What for being mad because they traded him.

  101. Eli

    EliPred 10 dnevi

    Nnnnnnnn yurkic

  102. Clark Loeffler

    Clark LoefflerPred 10 dnevi

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  103. Elliot Huff

    Elliot HuffPred 10 dnevi

    facts

  104. Kahlil

    KahlilPred 10 dnevi

    max b smoking😂

  105. killerjay47

    killerjay47Pred 10 dnevi

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

  106. Micheal Mwelwa

    Micheal MwelwaPred 10 dnevi

    Thank you!!! Stop playin with him!

  107. Anthony D

    Anthony DPred 10 dnevi

    Stephan "THIS BRUTHA" Smith

  108. The Wright’s Way

    The Wright’s WayPred 10 dnevi

    Amen 🙏

  109. flash

    flashPred 10 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

  110. Yaw Asante

    Yaw AsantePred 10 dnevi

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

  111. J Boogz

    J BoogzPred 10 dnevi

    "That's a bad shot" - PG

  112. RawSous

    RawSousPred 10 dnevi

    Stephen “this brother..” A Smith

  113. ThaGreyOne

    ThaGreyOnePred 10 dnevi

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

  114. Koa Andretti

    Koa AndrettiPred 10 dnevi

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

  115. MrOnetedify

    MrOnetedifyPred 10 dnevi

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

  116. Daniel Hutson

    Daniel HutsonPred 11 dnevi

    Curry better

  117. Daniel Hutson

    Daniel HutsonPred 11 dnevi

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

  118. Habeev07

    Habeev07Pred 11 dnevi

    Kobe is pissed off they started Luka. 1:37