Stephen A. confirms Carmelo Anthony’s name is being smeared in NBA circles | First Take

Stephen A. Smith reports that NBA GM’s and coaches are talking behind Carmelo Anthony’s back and says the Portland Trail Blazers and Philadelphia 76ers should be interested in signing Melo.
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  • I STILL say Carmelo is top 20 players in this league. I will NEVER allow any of these "analytic nerds" to convince me otherwise. I dont let anyone think for me i know what i see. And what i see is a man that can still drop FIFTY on a good day. I want to see him pllay cause I ENJOY watching his unlimited offensive moves. The NBA is entertainment and Melo is entertaining af. There i said my piece.

    George CostanzaGeorge Costanza16 saatler önce
  • Melo hurts Melo ...he walks in with an attitude that is not healthy. He has to work!! He has to understand he isnt a superstar anymore!

    Tina NickersonTina Nickerson4 gün önce
  • Lets do it to his front then. Dude is boat anchor, who is not an NBA player right now. He is volume shooter, that has zero physical ability left.

    roylynn wallroylynn wall6 gün önce
  • Here's were you have a point without realizing it

    Man ChildMan Child9 gün önce
  • We are oh-okay Love Your Neighbor ❤

    SEAN ROYSEAN ROY11 gün önce
  • The Hornets need him.

    consuetudinaryconsuetudinary17 gün önce
  • Soooooo what? Somebody please sign this dude so he can suck and get it over with

    Will StricklandWill Strickland17 gün önce
  • Lakers get Carmelo. He.plays with LeBron, it'll be like the old days with Michael Jordan and Scotty Pippin

    Isaiah PraterIsaiah Prater17 gün önce
  • Marbury Iverson Melo when the league hates it's never about your skill it's always something else something personal. Never has anything to do with basketball.

    Andre BrowneAndre Browne18 gün önce
  • Max is not the 12th best player on any team. Max fuggin buggin.

    Andre BrowneAndre Browne18 gün önce
  • wasn’t melo the reason lin was removed from the knicks?

    Don VDon V18 gün önce
  • 0:00 to 0:10 SAS jacket optical illusion

    BuddhaWrathBuddhaWrath18 gün önce
  • he deserve all that bs. look what he did to Jeremy lin did he deserve that no. what goes around comes around. go cry in your locker bitch.

    sasuke dadsasuke dad18 gün önce
  • Here’s the truth Melo would have been great if he would have stayed in Denver The Best teams he played on were in a Nuggets uniform.

    Jeffrey LaskyJeffrey Lasky19 gün önce
  • He's been black listed!

    L-VEEL-VEE19 gün önce
  • LINSANE

    Third LeagueThird League20 gün önce
  • Dis nigga jus compared Quinn cook to melo... I’m done🤦🏽‍♂️

    Tony DoeTony Doe20 gün önce
  • Same thing Iverson went through... I saw it coming, and that is garbage.

    Iron ManIron Man21 gün önce
  • He will win a ring this year if he leave LALA

    panama colonpanama colon21 gün önce
  • What about Melo getting a coach fired and benching/trading Lin? Now you want the guys he refused to team up to save him?Life is a bitch huh?

    carlos rioscarlos rios21 gün önce
  • melo's attitude is what's keeping him out of the NBA ! no one needs to smear his name coz he made it himself !!! he's bust now ! no team would pick him up anymore coz they know he is a liability .

    Iyham DolfinIyham Dolfin23 gün önce
  • did this lovely young lady replace molly?

    QintzQintz23 gün önce
  • Why should LBJ put in a word for Melo , Melo had a chance to play with him when he was at his best but he chose to go another route so now that his career is done he wants his help. SMDH

    Donja GrahamDonja Graham24 gün önce
    • 💯💯💯💯

      IG: confused_melo to see proof he is garbage #GingaIG: confused_melo to see proof he is garbage #Ginga23 gün önce
  • Go to gsw melo

    FLIIBOIITRaVFLIIBOIITRaV24 gün önce
  • Melo is a grown ass man.. he came in the league with LeBron and Dwade.. he no champion bottom line. Go sit next to the waterboy.. and pass out Gatorade.☺

    Maddtrucker loveMaddtrucker love24 gün önce
  • This lady might be the best mediator on First Take since Cari was the mediator.

    The KingThe King24 gün önce
  • Max " yea no kidding your the twelveth best guy on the team, you take what we give yea" lol lol max has a point.

    Kenny FernandKenny Fernand24 gün önce
  • Lebron James need to do something for Carmelo Anthony and bring him to join the Lakers

    Rahtez HamiltonRahtez Hamilton24 gün önce
  • SAS u gettting high again?? Stop riding Melos jock. He is a poison to a lockerroom

    Trey BertinTrey Bertin24 gün önce
  • Carmello doesnt Hustle. He didn't work hard to stay in great shape. He didnt make winning a priority in the NBA. His defense sucks. He isnt worth the huge money.

    GARY GwinGARY Gwin24 gün önce
  • Melo to the warriors let’s get him golden state please make it happen

    Jah SonJah Son24 gün önce
  • Melo chose the Rockets over the Heat! BIGGEST CAREER MISTAKE!!

    FURIAA305FURIAA30524 gün önce
  • carmelo anthony hasn't been worth a damn since he was with the nuggets and has always always been a liability on defense

    Dallas WoodDallas Wood25 gün önce
  • Get max off the air melo better than 70 percent of the league there wont be 9 other people better than him on any team

    matthew kingmatthew king25 gün önce
  • Carmelo should try to go to OKC Best fit

    Ander PerezAnder Perez25 gün önce
  • He should have stayed in ATL

    John GaltJohn Galt25 gün önce
    • John Galt he never played in atlanta

      V0laRixV0laRix18 gün önce
  • Why would anyone want Carmelo?? An older, volume shooter, who plays no defense & is delusional & believes for whatever reason he's still a starter... I'm sure there's a lot of teams looking for that resume'... lol

    tim simpsontim simpson25 gün önce
  • Please can we move on from this melo shit. Everyone knows why he's not being picked up.

    William LiuWilliam Liu25 gün önce
  • Melo nba career is over just play overseas my dude.

    Wes WesWes Wes25 gün önce
  • LeBron don't owe him shit. The guy is a role player now that doesn't play defense & didn't he disappear on the Rockets

    Maurice GainesMaurice Gaines25 gün önce
  • I just don't think Carmelo Anthony could really put up the points even at this point in his career people seem to still be overestimating his output he's one of those guys he could maybe get your 10 points tonight maybe but if that's coming on with him unable to play Team ball still trying to play in this isoball that it's not worth it I think you would be best served on a team that's kind of on the cusp of getting better like Wonderland or something some team that's top-tier Carmelo would slow them down like Portland is James Stephen A Smith name in Los Angeles I still need to be like LeBron needs to get him a job in LA LeBron's not running that team you can make suggestions but he's not running that team he is also at the point in his career where he needs to show that he can produce this season 2 LeBron's not sitting pretty he needs to really take the Lakers to another level this season with a team with no depth

    skyflyerskyflyer26 gün önce
  • Jeremy Lin is blackballed in nba, why no one stands for him like they do for melo ? media double standards ?

    Marcin SkóraMarcin Skóra26 gün önce
    • @Age wilson he just now signed with Chinese team because nba gave up on him, thats his own words from interview.

      Marcin SkóraMarcin Skóra25 gün önce
    • Marcin Skóra Jeremy Lin just won a ring last year. What are you talking about?

      Age wilsonAge wilson25 gün önce
  • Melo should've left New York before he signed his big contract

    George HunterGeorge Hunter26 gün önce
  • ESPN molly sucks ass please listen to the fans!!! Molly is a bitch thank you

    Same HunoSame Huno26 gün önce
  • Melo in summary: a defensive liability with predictable offense, and he doesnt adjust his game as he gets older.

    SideboxSidebox26 gün önce
  • At this point, Melo needs a chance to ball out. Everyone is saying he can't play ball anymore is def motivating him.

    Malwand GulbanMalwand Gulban26 gün önce
  • I still believe Melo is better than 50% of the 2019 NBA players, why can’t he on a roster?

    Mike SimonMike Simon26 gün önce
    • No one can say this if they truly saw how Melo was playing in games the last 2 years. His shots are horrible. Not just the selection but also his percentage. Also he can't defend. He's not fast enough to be on the perimeter. And he not strong enough or have enough explosion to get defend down low or get rebounds. This story they're pushing is for people are for people who only like Melo. But not his play style.

      Charles JonesCharles Jones24 gün önce
    • Funny thing is, they never mention what the teams did after Melo..nothing. They blame Melo, he left and none of those teams have won anything. They need to focus on how horrible Chandler Parsons is, but they can't be cause they can't handle the truth!

      Taylor MadeTaylor Made25 gün önce
  • Video: About Melo Comments: About Molly

    The ArbiterThe Arbiter26 gün önce
  • Stop playing all his bad highlights bitch

    Elisha Johnson-WhatleyElisha Johnson-Whatley26 gün önce
  • Carmelo Anthony still thinks hes the best player in the league lol. That's why noone is signing him.

    JigglesJingleJigglesJingle26 gün önce
    • JigglesJingle thats not even true wtf🤦🏻‍♂️

      Tyner Gaming Ps4Tyner Gaming Ps425 gün önce
  • He’s clearly Melo’s friend. Melo has ALWAYS been a cancer. What a joke!

    claudetherulerclaudetheruler26 gün önce
  • Why should it be on LeBron's shoulders to save Melo's career? Melo is a big boy, and Max is right.

    salvatore bartolomeosalvatore bartolomeo26 gün önce
  • Who cares about Melo. Pfff! Hey first take, no one cares!

    David MorenoDavid Moreno26 gün önce
    • i don't care either

      johnDomainjohnDomain23 gün önce
  • Melo has the shadow of not winning a championship. A personality of egocentrism. A narrow of a scope for articulation on the ball court. That's why he isn't hired. I have never been a fan of melo- his play is empty like Dwight Howard's. Conversely, I would be happy for him and Dwight to do well late in their careers where seeing them play team-ball would be refreshing and mystical- for lack of a better term. I want these guys to do well, and I can't root against guys who have had bad pasts that are changed men: The keyword is "men" here, where Melo and Dwight I believe are finally entering manhood and either have to pay the price, change their game, or bow out because it's too late.

    OrigenOrigen26 gün önce
  • COME ON STEVEN A...YOU FLOP BACK AND FORTH LIKE A PAIR OF WINDSHEILD WIPPERS. MELO IS DONE...HE IS A CANCER...HE COULD HAVE TOOK LESS MONEY IN N.Y TO GET ANOTHER MAX PLAYER...HE DIDNT...ITS ALL ABOUT THE MONEY

    Sean moynihanSean moynihan26 gün önce
  • Pornstar Melo!!!

    Tony EvansTony Evans26 gün önce
  • yeah, LeBron should tell Melo to take care of his baby girl because having a shitty father who doesn't care about you is no fun...

    EvaEva26 gün önce
  • I wish they can stop throwing LeBron‘s name around. This shit is bigger than him. The league has been blackballing Melo since David Stern days

    CaDymuZikCaDymuZik26 gün önce
  • I like the new moderator. Keep her on the show permanently!!!!

    Retrokidbk83Retrokidbk8327 gün önce
  • He's always been a skilled offensive player. The problem is that he's also always been a black hole who stagnates ball movement. His skills have diminished and he's shown, repeatedly, that he doesn't play well as a role player, and he's a sieve on defense. He had a nice career. Let it die.

    Adam PAdam P27 gün önce
  • Max kellerman is not fun to watch or listen to.

    Ben KisseeBen Kissee27 gün önce
  • Is that Ros??

    Jamal AbdelbasetJamal Abdelbaset27 gün önce
  • Melo should have cared more about winning and not being an AHOLE when he was on top. Chauncey said it all when he said Melo only cared about Stats and getting 30 n not getting the W. He poisoned KP in NY and got Phil fired and same with Dantoni. Screw Melo. All this feel sorry for Melo BS

    trev Ntrev N27 gün önce
  • Basketball is more of a ‘moneyball’ league now. People pay a lot more attention to shooting % - since Golden State showed what a lot of shooters can do.

    Robert WeekesRobert Weekes27 gün önce
  • Dwight and Carmelo have made too much money to look so desperate

    David ParkerDavid Parker27 gün önce
  • Two words smear him La La!!

    23System Enterprises LLC23System Enterprises LLC27 gün önce
  • Stephen A please! Carmelo is done! If he could play defense still be might have a job still. But he cant! Stop the nonsense!

    Shaun KeyesShaun Keyes27 gün önce
  • Anthony: misses three point attempt, acts like its the rim’s fault.

    Andrew YaroshAndrew Yarosh27 gün önce
  • “Smeared?” How about entire NBA seeing Anthony is a non-rebounding, non-defending ball stopper? Not to mention a cancer on every team he ever played on. And do you want him projecting his attitude on younger players? Want to go from contender to also ran? Bring Anthony aboard.

    Andrew YaroshAndrew Yarosh27 gün önce
  • We all gonna forget that carmelo kicked lin out of ny during linsanity smh

    Mike MMike M27 gün önce
    • The same Lynn that just won a championship on the bench for Toronto. When is the last time Lynn was actually able to produce on an NBA game on a consistent basis. Yet he was on that chip team. You can't even compare Lynn's stats to Melo's. I believe Melo made a huge mistake in his career when he stood up to Phil Jackson for his comments about Labron's business associates. Jackson called them a possey. Melo immediately confronted Jackson about it and told him to cut it out with the racial slurs. From that point on every chance Jackson got to berate Melo's skill set he did. I can't recall that ever being done by a GM in any pro sport. The situation about Melo didn't just start today. Go fact check what I am saying. It might help you understand what's really going on.

      david ricedavid rice26 gün önce
Stephen A. confirms Carmelo Anthony’s name is being smeared in NBA circles | First Take