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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  • Carmelo will be the only way I like the Lakers again 😒

    X XX X4 aylar önce
  • 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 Costanza4 aylar 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 Nickerson5 aylar 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.

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  • Here's were you have a point without realizing it

    Man ChildMan Child5 aylar önce
  • We are oh-okay Love Your Neighbor ❤

    SeanSean5 aylar önce
  • Soooooo what? Somebody please sign this dude so he can suck and get it over with

    Will StricklandWill Strickland5 aylar önce
    • He keeps declining ice cube

      IG: confused_melo For FACTS #GingaIG: confused_melo For FACTS #Ginga4 aylar önce
  • Lakers get Carmelo. He.plays with LeBron, it'll be like the old days with Michael Jordan and Scotty Pippin

    Isaiah PraterIsaiah Prater5 aylar 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 Browne5 aylar önce
    • Things casuals say

      IG: confused_melo For FACTS #GingaIG: confused_melo For FACTS #Ginga4 aylar önce
  • Max is not the 12th best player on any team. Max fuggin buggin.

    Andre BrowneAndre Browne5 aylar önce
  • wasn’t melo the reason lin was removed from the knicks?

    Don VDon V5 aylar önce
  • 0:00 to 0:10 SAS jacket optical illusion

    BuddhaWrathBuddhaWrath5 aylar 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 dad5 aylar önce
    • 🤣🤣🤣💯💯💯💯💯

      IG: confused_melo For FACTS #GingaIG: confused_melo For FACTS #Ginga4 aylar 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 Lasky5 aylar önce
    • 🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣

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  • He's been black listed!

    L-VEEL-VEE5 aylar önce
    • @IG: confused_melo For FACTS #Ginga You are wrong Bosoe.

      L-VEEL-VEE4 aylar önce
    • How is he Blackballed when he declined teams because "dey wasn't makin da playoffs"? Think before you speak simpleton.

      IG: confused_melo For FACTS #GingaIG: confused_melo For FACTS #Ginga4 aylar önce

    Third LeagueThird League5 aylar önce
  • Dis nigga jus compared Quinn cook to melo... I’m done🤦🏽‍♂️

    Tony DoeTony Doe5 aylar önce
    • Casuals are always done when facts hurt

      IG: confused_melo For FACTS #GingaIG: confused_melo For FACTS #Ginga4 aylar önce
  • Same thing Iverson went through... I saw it coming, and that is garbage.

    Iron ManIron Man5 aylar önce
  • He will win a ring this year if he leave LALA

    Ralph Blue170Ralph Blue1705 aylar 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 rios5 aylar 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 Dolfin5 aylar önce
  • did this lovely young lady replace molly?

    QintzQintz5 aylar 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 Graham5 aylar önce
    • 💯💯💯💯

      IG: confused_melo For FACTS #GingaIG: confused_melo For FACTS #Ginga5 aylar önce
  • Go to gsw melo

    TRAVISTRAVIS5 aylar 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 love5 aylar önce
  • This lady might be the best mediator on First Take since Cari was the mediator.

    The KingThe King5 aylar 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.

    living_dimplesliving_dimples5 aylar önce
  • Lebron James need to do something for Carmelo Anthony and bring him to join the Lakers

    Rahtez HamiltonRahtez Hamilton5 aylar önce
  • SAS u gettting high again?? Stop riding Melos jock. He is a poison to a lockerroom

    Trey BertinTrey Bertin5 aylar 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 Gwin5 aylar önce
  • Melo to the warriors let’s get him golden state please make it happen

    Jah SonJah Son5 aylar önce
  • Melo chose the Rockets over the Heat! BIGGEST CAREER MISTAKE!!

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  • 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 Wood5 aylar 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 king5 aylar önce
  • Carmelo should try to go to OKC Best fit

    Ander PerezAnder Perez5 aylar önce
  • He should have stayed in ATL

    John GaltJohn Galt5 aylar önce
    • John Galt he never played in atlanta

      V0laRixV0laRix5 aylar 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 simpson5 aylar önce
  • Please can we move on from this melo shit. Everyone knows why he's not being picked up.

    William LiuWilliam Liu5 aylar önce
  • Melo nba career is over just play overseas my dude.

    Wes WesWes Wes5 aylar 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 Gaines5 aylar 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

    JJ skyflyerJJ skyflyer5 aylar önce
  • Jeremy Lin is blackballed in nba, why no one stands for him like they do for melo ? media double standards ?

    Marcin SkóraMarcin Skóra5 aylar önce
    • @Age Wilson he just now signed with Chinese team because nba gave up on him, thats his own words from interview.

      Marcin SkóraMarcin Skóra5 aylar önce
    • Marcin Skóra Jeremy Lin just won a ring last year. What are you talking about?

      Age WilsonAge Wilson5 aylar önce
  • Melo should've left New York before he signed his big contract

    George HunterGeorge Hunter5 aylar önce
  • Melo in summary: a defensive liability with predictable offense, and he doesnt adjust his game as he gets older.

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  • 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 Gulban5 aylar önce
  • I still believe Melo is better than 50% of the 2019 NBA players, why can’t he on a roster?

    Mike SimonMike Simon5 aylar 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 Jones5 aylar 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 Made5 aylar önce
  • Video: About Melo Comments: About Molly

    The ArbiterThe Arbiter5 aylar önce
  • Stop playing all his bad highlights bitch

    Elisha Johnson-WhatleyElisha Johnson-Whatley5 aylar önce
  • Carmelo Anthony still thinks hes the best player in the league lol. That's why noone is signing him.

    JigglesJingleJigglesJingle5 aylar önce
    • JigglesJingle thats not even true wtf🤦🏻‍♂️

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  • He’s clearly Melo’s friend. Melo has ALWAYS been a cancer. What a joke!

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

    salvatore bartolomeosalvatore bartolomeo5 aylar önce
  • Who cares about Melo. Pfff! Hey first take, no one cares!

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    • i don't care either

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  • 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.

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    Sean moynihanSean moynihan5 aylar önce
  • Pornstar Melo!!!

    Tony EvansTony Evans5 aylar 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...

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  • 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

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

    Retrokidbk83Retrokidbk835 aylar 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 P5 aylar önce
  • Max kellerman is not fun to watch or listen to.

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  • Is that Ros??

    Jamal AbdelbasetJamal Abdelbaset5 aylar 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

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  • 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 Weekes5 aylar önce
  • Dwight and Carmelo have made too much money to look so desperate

    David ParkerDavid Parker5 aylar önce
  • Two words smear him La La!!

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  • 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 Keyes5 aylar önce
  • Anthony: misses three point attempt, acts like its the rim’s fault.

    Andrew YaroshAndrew Yarosh5 aylar 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 Yarosh5 aylar önce
  • We all gonna forget that carmelo kicked lin out of ny during linsanity smh

    Mike MMike M5 aylar 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.

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  • LeBron doesn't want to share that basketball

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