Lakers should explore using brandon ingram at pg - stephen a. smith | first take

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Stephen A. Smith and Max Kellerman break down how the Los Angeles Lakers used improved defense and Brandon Ingram at point guard to beat the Minnesota Timberwolves at Staples Center. ✔ Subscribe to ESPN on YouTube: Subscribe to ESPN FC on YouTube: Subscribe to NBA on ESPN on YouTube: Watch ESPN on YouTube TV: on Social Media: ► Follow on Twitter: Like on Facebook: Follow on Instagram: ESPN on YouTube to get up-to-the-minute sports news coverage, scores, highlights and commentary for NFL, NHL, MLB, NBA, College Football, NCAA Basketball, soccer and more. More on ESPN.com:
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Mamba
Mamba

Lol these fools still want us to trade Ingram. The only person I’m trading Ingram for is Anthony Davis PERIOD. That’s how crazy his potential is on both ends of the floor.

2018-11-08
Goblin Mixes
Goblin Mixes

One minute you're like trade this fool, next minute ur like keep him for point gaurd. You sound like my bipolar ex.. trash reporter. No one replacing my boy lonzo's spot

2018-11-08
Kurt Nordan Terriquez
Kurt Nordan Terriquez

Didn’t Stephen A. Smith asked the Lakers to trade Brandon Ingram just yesterday? SMH

2018-11-08
Snoop The Dawg
Snoop The Dawg

Stephen “I always change the narrative” Smith

2018-11-08
Jalen Rose
Jalen Rose

Watch the Lakers will go on a two game losing streak and then Stephen A will say they should trade Ingram again 😂😂

2018-11-08
MrKingOmarr
MrKingOmarr

wtf. he literally said they should trade him like yesterday. this man a joke

2018-11-08
Molly Qerim-Rose
Molly Qerim-Rose

We're considering testing Stephen A. for memory loss.

2018-11-08
that baller kobe
that baller kobe

The media is pathetic, every game there's a new narrative... If the Lakers have a bad game they won't make the playoffs, if they have a good game then they will compete in the playoffs. if someone has a bad game then they will say trade him, if they have a good game then they will be an all star... It doesn't work game by game... Stop doing this bs

2018-11-08
Ballislife
Ballislife

Lebron hasn't blamed anyone this season. All he said was u don't wanna see my patience run thin when asked about it and everyone calling LeBron a lockeroom cancer already lol. Its not his fault the media follows him everywhere he goes and starts trade rumours to divide the lockeroom and make headlines for their ratings

2018-11-08
Jason Futrell
Jason Futrell

LeBron actually defended last night props to him their team defence was pretty good they just need to work on perimeter defence cause them 3s be raining

2018-11-08
pswag200
pswag200

It’s hard asf to play defense in this time , soon as you try to play defense refs blow a whistle 😂

2018-11-08
Amit Bazarh
Amit Bazarh

D Rose should be an all star

2018-11-08
Josh 333
Josh 333

This man just said rondo won the game for them I’m done with this

2018-11-08
Goatdell Beckham Jr.
Goatdell Beckham Jr.

DERRICK ROSE THE REAL STORY 🤷🏽‍♂️

2018-11-08
Victor Espiritu
Victor Espiritu

Ingram is a franchise player people just don’t see it yet

2018-11-08
Nehemiah Howard
Nehemiah Howard

I thought yesterday ingram should get traded?

2018-11-08
Mr.Brian Wise
Mr.Brian Wise

Lonzo can be the next Jason Kidd or Steve Nash. Lakers shouldn’t give up on him yet

2018-11-08
KING Ganksta
KING Ganksta

Don't compare Westbrick to prime Rose

2018-11-08
blake knight
blake knight

As a Laker fan, they better not even be entertaining the thought of trading B.I, especially for someone like Bradley Beal.

2018-11-08
Play That Again Bruh
Play That Again Bruh

This man always trying to trade Ingram smh

2018-11-08
Super Asian;Sayian
Super Asian;Sayian

The difference between Rose and Westbrook is offensive efficiency.

2018-11-08
Frankie Russell
Frankie Russell

ESPN is literally reacting to every Lakers game.

2018-11-08
Haroon Ahmed
Haroon Ahmed

Lonzo is the best PG we have. The guy just has to get to the rim more and Luke gotta play him more. Look what happened when Rondo was suspended. Lonzo was playing great

2018-11-08
513OVA EVERYTHING
513OVA EVERYTHING

Ain’t no coach called you and told you to do nothing Stephen A..... That’s something you wanted to say.... Stop Lyin

2018-11-08
jerry dormon
jerry dormon

Brandon Ingram is 21 years old. He has so much potential. Lebron coming to the Lakers has impacted him because he was the main guy. Him and Lebron play the same position. Why do you want to trade him when the season literally just started??

2018-11-08
KING Ganksta
KING Ganksta

Brandon Ingram will be a star the second he becomes consistent

2018-11-08
C J
C J

Max said the thing that separates rose and Westbrook is that d.rose won mvp. Didn't Westbrook win mvp too crazy ass ?!

2018-11-08
Trevel The Critic
Trevel The Critic

Lonzo won’t progress on this team with ball dominant LeBron and Rondo taking up the point guard duties. Trade him and give him to someone that can develop him properly.

2018-11-08
777GOTHVM 777
777GOTHVM 777

Yes Molly, they heard your joke they just want to STFU and moderate.

2018-11-08
Dreadrockz
Dreadrockz

Stephen A Smith "Brandon Ingram , This Brotha is special, As it not pertains to Tristian Thompson"

2018-11-08
Russell WestGoat
Russell WestGoat

Lowkey Lonzo played great when Rondo, Ingram were suspended 🤷‍♂️

2018-11-08
Brooklyn
Brooklyn

Yesterday you wanted the man traded..Today he should be PG.. Tomorrow he will be the best player on the team.. Trade LeBron ASAP hes only good with HOFers on the team

2018-11-08
T-Mex-
T-Mex-

After watching First Take for some time im starting to notice a pattern in Stephen A. He constantly changes the narrative, hell go from praising a player and saying that "they have arrived!!" to saying that their team should explore trading that player. Like cmon, he was so happy about Bron going to LA and he doesnt stop bashing them now, yes they need to get their act togther but if hes been working with the NBA for so long he should know the first 15 games or so are like a buffering period, and history shows that Lebron teams have a slow start.

2018-11-08
BetUrLife Tv
BetUrLife Tv

If you Trade Ingram who’s Guarding Durant, Pg13, Giannis, khwai, Any Big Wing. Cant say lebron thats not happen an Kuz is a hard workin Clone of Carmelo basicly his Defense is not elite

2018-11-08
Rob Gronkowski
Rob Gronkowski

Trade Lonzo to the Suns! He’d flourish there as a young upcoming team who needs somebody to run their offense.

2018-11-08
Michael Jordan
Michael Jordan

DRose got fouled at the end.

2018-11-08
Patrick Fang
Patrick Fang

So sick of this whole lebron joins a team, cries about losing, blows up the team, needs more help, adds players just to compete. Lebron is a toxic player and ruins careers. He may even ruin the lakers legacy

2018-11-08
Booty Full
Booty Full

Trade stephen a smith to telemundo

2018-11-08
Ethan Eardley
Ethan Eardley

Lakers shouldn’t trade Ingram but I’d love to see him on another team playing like a point forward his playmaking was great last year when Lonzo was out he can slash to the rim and he has a jump shot to keep defenders honest, so if he had shooters around him years down the line he could be that great point forward great for the modern day NBA. This is what you build around people like LeBron, Giannis and Simmons

2018-11-08
James Ayers
James Ayers

I'm just happy Rose is doing good

2018-11-08
Akhil Dupal
Akhil Dupal

Max is annoying

2018-11-08
Playa.Pimpinひ
Playa.Pimpinひ

Stephen A just need to SHUT THE HELL UP FOR THE IMMEDIATE FUTURE in his words. He already made you eat your words once. 💪🏽🦍

2018-11-08
Edward Smith
Edward Smith

Derrick Rose is not being held back no more!!!

2018-11-08
eljireh7987
eljireh7987

Okay a few weeks ago he said Brandon Ingram shouldn't play point guard and then yesterday he said trade Brandon Ingram should be traded and now BI should play point guard??? Wtf

2018-11-08
Shane Gold
Shane Gold

This dude is a straight clown opinion changes everyday what a total joke

2018-11-08
Zico Money
Zico Money

Lol Stephen a smith don’t know what he want

2018-11-08
J CP
J CP

stephen a. smith is like lakers this last few games, inconsistent smh

2018-11-08
Pressa
Pressa

Stephen A just needs to stfu about BI. all he does is look at stats then makes assumptions

2018-11-08
I am Negan
I am Negan

Lakers need Tony Allen

2018-11-08
Ballout1997
Ballout1997

So trade him Nd then make him the PG🤔 Ok, Got It

2018-11-08
Basketball Enlightenment
Basketball Enlightenment

Lebron is better than Kobe. Prove me wrong

2018-11-08
Darius Mathis
Darius Mathis

I always thought Lakers best lineup is with LBJ at point guard.. Hart, Kuz, Ingram on the wing and McGee at Center. This have been the best 5 guys all year. Forget rondo and Zo.

2018-11-08
Lucas Menezes
Lucas Menezes

Does he even watch lakers games?? Lonzo is sooooo much better at the point than Ingram. Ingram doesn’t have a good enough handle to be pg and frankly Lonzo is better at everything apart from getting to the rim right now... that’s why Lonzo is a good PG and why Ingram is a good wing because he is a good scorer and decent at the rest

2018-11-08
piratelord89
piratelord89

THIS MAN SAID DEAD TRADE HIM YESTERDAY

2018-11-08
Eventz Beautelus
Eventz Beautelus

This man said Bradley Beal for Ingram? I ain’t going.

2018-11-08
kekemay 55
kekemay 55

And Lakers have Josh Hart so no need of having Lonzo really....

2018-11-08
Franky P
Franky P

yesterday he said they should trade him and now this . okaaaayyyy buddyyy

2018-11-08
Jovan SS
Jovan SS

Ingram at the point.. what position Rondo & Ball gonna play offensively 🤔🤔

2018-11-08
caveloc
caveloc

Max turned state on SAS about receiving that text.

2018-11-08
Taylor Cole
Taylor Cole

Is anyone else getting tired asf of Stephen a he’s been annoying as hell lately

2018-11-08
Jaguar Z
Jaguar Z

I din't know There was only one team in the whole NBA...

2018-11-08
ZombieZifiction
ZombieZifiction

refs won the game for the lakers. missed 2 fouls in the last 40 seconds.

2018-11-08
Benjamin Grunert
Benjamin Grunert

Y’all talking about Stephen A changing the narrative clearly didn’t watch the video. Within the first thirty seconds, Stephen A literally clarifies that he still thinks that they should trade Ingram but is however interested in the idea of playing him at PG if a trade were not to happen.

2018-11-08
Semi
Semi

Man these guys give LeBron so much credit. They give him a pass for not playing defense in the regulars season because he is saving himself for the playoffs. Please please check. His defense did not get better in the playoffs either. A spade is a spade. LeBron James is a bad defender.

2018-11-08
WhosYourDaddyNow
WhosYourDaddyNow

"Kevin Durant accepts the toughest defensive assignment"? Yeah, with Klay Thompson and Draymond on the court that is pretty much a lie from SAS.

2018-11-09
Gg Gg
Gg Gg

Kd doesn’t do that klay Thompson accepts the best assignment

2018-11-08
Torey D
Torey D

Nobody laughs at your damn jokes Molly THEY LAUGH AT U!

2018-11-08
Daniel Sanchez
Daniel Sanchez

How much money did Brandon Ingram pay Stephen A. Smith? After all he was lurking by the locker room.

2018-11-08
Branden Christian
Branden Christian

Steven A just gave D Rose props after he didn’t want to give him no love wen he dropped 50 smh..

2018-11-08
Lamont Adams
Lamont Adams

The Lakers need a point gaurd lonzo is trash

2018-11-08
Klay Henry
Klay Henry

Stephen A your all over the place with Brandon Ingram

2018-11-08
Mike Jones
Mike Jones

Trade Brandon Ingram for Jimmy Butler A.S.A.P.

2018-11-08
Ri
Ri

lmao espn desperately wants the lakers to trade ingram/lonzo

2018-11-08
Furious Rivera
Furious Rivera

LeBron James has lost the LAKERS 2 games this season. He reminds me of the NBA's MANNY MACHADO so far MAGIC JOHNSON has delivered 2 of these HALF ASS STARS TO L.A

2018-11-08
Silly Rabbit
Silly Rabbit

I’m done bro.. I don’t know who to trust anymore on espn

2018-11-08
Robert Ramos
Robert Ramos

Stephen A. wants Ingram traded and Max thinks Lonzo + Ingram should be traded?? These are young players that can contribute in the long-term! We're not trying to be good for just the next 4 years (while Lebron is here) then instantly turn into a lottery team that needs to rebuild man! SMFH.

2018-11-09
dan mills
dan mills

This fool Stephen A Smith need to quit. Lebron has slowed down our progress. It's the best in the world's fault. Let the young core do it's thing with Lebron who can't play off the ball

2018-11-08
Jaydaytoday Jayjay
Jaydaytoday Jayjay

The Lakers issues come down to two things. First they lacked a backup big the could rebound and defend the post. Second Lebron has been very poor on defense And they just fixed one.

2018-11-09
Firstname Lastname
Firstname Lastname

Stephen A looks like a Sesame Street character LOL and I've been wondering is that a cold sore on your friends lip lol😂😂😂😂

2018-11-08
Dugg Lyfe Entertainment
Dugg Lyfe Entertainment

If you guys haven't noticed SAS says whatever whenever... there is no honor behind his words he spews them out like doo doo out your butt. There is no meaning behind what he says he says it for that day and it won't count after that lol.

2018-11-08
Jas Dosanjh
Jas Dosanjh

they gotta play Josh Hart more,,,the kid is a BALLER

2018-11-08
Westside Buddy
Westside Buddy

Yesterday you said they needed to get rid of him, now you’re saying he should....nevermind 🙄 shut up SAS.

2018-11-08
360 Crazy
360 Crazy

Lonzo Ball should be on the Suns by the end of the year, and Devin Booker should be on the Lakers.

2018-11-08
NBAT7
NBAT7

this guys called "experts" smh

2018-11-08
Jax Ace
Jax Ace

One day SAS is saying Ingram will be the next superstar next to Lebron, another day he says the lakers should trade Ingram, the next day he should be playing point guard. Luckily Magic ain’t listening lol

2018-11-09
Max McDonald
Max McDonald

Stephen the type of guy to say you should be traded then the next day say that you’re playing great and should be the point guard.

2018-11-09
Can't Park Jihyo She's a Train
Can't Park Jihyo She's a Train

Rose news is more relevant than anything else that can happen in the NBA

2018-11-08
steelers
steelers

ingram drops 6 points: trade him ingram drops 20 points: move him to PG I don't think ingrams a superstar, or has the potential to be but stephen a smith is pathetic lol

2018-11-09
Brooke S
Brooke S

D Rose 🌹

2018-11-08
RiduFly
RiduFly

This dude just said to trade Ingram last night. He is the most flip flop journalist we have today faxxxxxx

2018-11-08
King C
King C

Hence the reason why Stephen A sits on his ass and not a coach because he will have no idea wtf to do when he lose one game a few hours ago he said trade Ingram now he wants Ingram to play point. Lakers is not in no kind of trouble the team have a bunch of old fellars that just joined the squad, so now they have to go through a transitional period.

2018-11-09
Nicholas Frechen
Nicholas Frechen

He just said trade him yesterday?

2018-11-09
Logan Richardson
Logan Richardson

this is the same man that gets mad at max for changing his answer then says the complete opposite thing THE NEXT DAY

2018-11-09
Brandon Lopez
Brandon Lopez

They need to keep lonzo on the floor

2018-11-08
SaNdMaNoNdAtRaK
SaNdMaNoNdAtRaK

Miami should trade one of our shooters or defenders for Lonzo Ball since we badly need a point guard and the Lakers need shooting and defense. Its a win win for both teams Lakers fans agree?

2018-11-08
Alen Ajradinovik
Alen Ajradinovik

Molly just shut up!!!!!!

2018-11-08
E-Football Nation - eWorldCup Video Highlights
E-Football Nation - eWorldCup Video Highlights

I WOULD LIKE TO EXPLORE STEPHEN HAIRLINE 🤣🤣

2018-11-08
Sunny Darko'
Sunny Darko'

LOL STEVEN A TRYNA CORRECT HIS ASSSSS

2018-11-08
trollsRtrix
trollsRtrix

translation lonzo is trash

2018-11-08
Yuo BandZi
Yuo BandZi

Lakers trash end of discussion 🤣

2018-11-08