Lakers should explore using Brandon Ingram at PG - Stephen A. Smith | First Take

  • Δημοσιεύτηκε στις 8 Νοέ 2018
  • 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.
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  • Vincent E Stone
    Vincent E Stone Πριν 9 ημέρες

    TO STEPHEN A. & MAX, You two double handedly have DESTOYED this Beautiful NBA season. With talking about NOTHING specifically The Lakers. PATHETIC !

  • Eric Long
    Eric Long Πριν 2 μήνες

    B shaw or mark jackson will be the coach for the laker.

  • Eric Long
    Eric Long Πριν 2 μήνες

    Laker get luke walton out of here with his no coaching ass.You can't put pope and hart in and lonzo in the back court with bi @ power forward.

  • Awen24
    Awen24 Πριν 3 μήνες

    I've come back to this video three weeks after watching it...
    now that Rondo has a broken hand and BI has been running the offense quite a bit.
    Invariably, commentators have been talking about how stagnant and slow the offense is at times (despite the Lakers being a high paced team).
    And here's the thing: it slows down because BI is a slow-down, iso-scorer. Think James Harden. Dribble, dribble, dribble... but instead of the step-back 3, BI takes mid-range jumpers, turnarounds or gets to the basket.
    He's competent, but I'm not sure he's a good fit with the Lakers' new offensive strategy... and as much as he's taken huge strides defensively, he clashes with LeBron (they both require the ball too much), isn't a great outside shooter, and isn't fitting with the up-tempo style that guys like Lonzo, Josh Hart and Kyle Kuzma really gel with.
    I think it's time for the Lakers to put him on the trading block. As much as I like the guy, we need a shooter more than we need Brandon Ingram at this point.

  • Masato
    Masato Πριν 3 μήνες

    idk Brandon Ingram ball handling skills isn't that good enough . I'm not saying he's bad. but not good enough.

  • KniGht1st
    KniGht1st Πριν 4 μήνες

    oh great let's use Ingram as PG and put Ball and Rondo on the bench and let Josh Hart play 48 minutes per game with no back up

  • Florida boi
    Florida boi Πριν 4 μήνες

    The lakers should try to trade ingram, pope & rondo for beal and satoransky. If you can trade Covington and saric for butler. Then i think you can do this deal. 🤔

  • Corey Mccoy
    Corey Mccoy Πριν 4 μήνες

    Smartest move i keep thinking of is not trading any of their core 4 young players: Ball, Ingram, Kuzma, Hart. So what if they don’t make playoffs this year. They shouldn’t have to hinder their development as the next big team by getting carried by Lebron and a second superstar. I think Lakers should wait it out and not trade any of these guys. All have so much potential, including Zo.

  • Connaugh Grace
    Connaugh Grace Πριν 4 μήνες

    What's up with the girl in the middle?? She's basically a mediator for them two and that's it haha

  • Mateusz Kozak
    Mateusz Kozak Πριν 4 μήνες

    "Bwandon Ingwam"

  • Blackbean Burger
    Blackbean Burger Πριν 4 μήνες

    he doesn't have the handles to play point... SAS is so fucking dumb sometimes

  • izzy 23
    izzy 23 Πριν 4 μήνες

    He should actually be in that post with that size smfh

  • Christian Samayoa
    Christian Samayoa Πριν 4 μήνες

    I liked your joke molly 😘

  • Khabib The Eagle
    Khabib The Eagle Πριν 4 μήνες

    For once I Agree With something Stephen A Says about the lakers

  • Drew Peacock
    Drew Peacock Πριν 4 μήνες +1

    Ingram has the most potential of the new guys besides Kuzma. If they develop him right he can be like a Kevin Durant type of scorer

  • Carl Kieline
    Carl Kieline Πριν 4 μήνες

    Punk ass reporter!

  • Racer X
    Racer X Πριν 4 μήνες


  • Patrick Chen
    Patrick Chen Πριν 4 μήνες

    According to my analysis, for the Lakers to contend, they need to complete 2 trades for disgruntled superstars:
    1. Ingram & Ball for Kemba Walker.
    2. KCP & McGee & 1st Rnd Pick for Marc Gasol & Omri Casspri.
    Lakers would have a line-up of
    Kemba Walker/Rondo
    According to advanced statistical analysis, this is the best line-up that the Lakers can get, and would win 59 games based on a statistical simulator.

  • J Tate
    J Tate Πριν 4 μήνες

    It's just drose highlights and debate

  • reggiebw11
    reggiebw11 Πριν 4 μήνες

    The lakers team will be dominant shortly.. somebody on the team need to get on lebron to go hard on defense period, They got plenty of offense so no need to “save” your energy

  • god
    god Πριν 4 μήνες

    didnt stephen said lakers should trade ingram now u want them to explore him at pg. bruh 🤣🤣

  • Patrick Chen
    Patrick Chen Πριν 4 μήνες

    I think the Lakers need to package Ingram with ball and try to get a disgruntled superstar. Maybe Ingram, ball, and a couple of picks for John Wall? They just missed out on the Jimmy Butler fire sale and I can't think of anyone else.

  • tavo Vazquez
    tavo Vazquez Πριν 4 μήνες

    Last year Ingram ran the point like a beast when Lonzo was injured. That's also when Lakers starting winning more. They should trade Lonzo if they can something worth while for him

  • Duke Harvard
    Duke Harvard Πριν 4 μήνες +1

    PG- LeBron James
    SG- Josh Hart
    SF- Brandon Ingram
    PF- Kyle Kuzma
    C- Tyson Chandler
    6- JaVale McGee
    7- Lonzo Ball
    8- Rajon Rando
    9- Lance Stephenson
    10- KCP

  • Desire Kidd
    Desire Kidd Πριν 4 μήνες

    Wasn't he just talking bout how the Lakers should trade him 3 days ago? Now he talking about how they should use him. Damn Stephen A? You speak the truth but damn

  • Mehdi X. Ismael
    Mehdi X. Ismael Πριν 4 μήνες

    I still don’t know what she sounds like

  • Just Anon
    Just Anon Πριν 4 μήνες

    Alright.. I think I know nothing about basketball.

  • Karma
    Karma Πριν 4 μήνες

    Why are ppl worrying? Like lakers are on track to hit the wins that they should as a team. Don’t have unrealistic expectations for them

  • Rmr Qnt
    Rmr Qnt Πριν 4 μήνες

    Trade! Thats it. And for u A. Shut the F up!

  • J Phantom Official
    J Phantom Official Πριν 4 μήνες

    They’re completely ignoring this girl 🤣🤣

  • Felipe Toro
    Felipe Toro Πριν 4 μήνες

    L James n brandon I

  • elevation
    elevation Πριν 4 μήνες +1

    Can she stop

  • YOB Music
    YOB Music Πριν 4 μήνες

    Y’all people don’t listen he said putting Ingram is a possibility, if it works then they maybe could keep him

  • Emmanuel Nwankwo
    Emmanuel Nwankwo Πριν 4 μήνες

    Why when you have rondo, ball, and LeBron too!

  • Alexandria Fritschie
    Alexandria Fritschie Πριν 4 μήνες

    1. Sub
    2. Like
    3.Comment done
    4. I’ll do the same!😁

  • Erick Phillips
    Erick Phillips Πριν 4 μήνες

    The Lakers should definitely sign Nick Young

  • 2 Cents
    2 Cents Πριν 4 μήνες

    They should because he always wants the ball like last time when he was waving at lebron for the ball & lebron just told him go back to position.
    Experimenting is the only way to see what works better.

    UFAMORIGINALIFE Πριν 4 μήνες


  • Nathan Exde
    Nathan Exde Πριν 4 μήνες +1

    If he had this same kind of compassion when Carmelo was playing for New York they might’ve been big rn

  • Che'Quan Johnson
    Che'Quan Johnson Πριν 4 μήνες


  • Ron D.
    Ron D. Πριν 4 μήνες

    Mollie breasts are the real MVP tho..

  • Farty McGee
    Farty McGee Πριν 4 μήνες

    Does anyone else remember when Magic claimed that he put together this team, not thinking about creating a great shooting team in a 3 point shooting league, but rather a team based upon gutsy and gritty Defense! Lmao, what happened to this Defensive juggernaut that Magic claims to have created?!

  • Farty McGee
    Farty McGee Πριν 4 μήνες +1

    Skip is SUCH an LA homer!!! I do agree that trading Ingram would fetch LA the shooter that they need! Using Ingram at PG is genius too Bc it will have one of two likely results: Ingram becomes the starting PG, making the lakers much better, OR, he will become trade bait of much greater value! Worst case: Ingram flops entirely, devaluing him for the Lakers and damaging his career irreparably!
    It’s awesome seeing D Rose make this unprecedented comeback with his career! I hope for the very best for Rose, seeing a man overcome such mental challenges is wonderful and should give hope to others struggling with similar battles all across the country!

  • Andrew Leigh
    Andrew Leigh Πριν 4 μήνες +1

    Ingram playing point? Rondo, Lonzo, Stephenson and Lebron all play point... lets get more!! Stephen A Stupid.

  • Mike C
    Mike C Πριν 4 μήνες

    Lmaoooo he said ingram for bradley beal gtfo why cause the lakers should ruin their roster so lebron can get another shooter

  • Mark Zaragoza
    Mark Zaragoza Πριν 4 μήνες

    Lebron is most laziness player

  • Greysen G
    Greysen G Πριν 4 μήνες

    Well kd can put all his effort in cuz if he tired, he got the whole rest of the team to help him. Not saying the lakers are bad, but they dont have a all star scoring player

  • Sami
    Sami Πριν 4 μήνες

    Nah they should explore a trade partner instead. This dude has become a distraction lately.

  • Riley Dinkleman
    Riley Dinkleman Πριν 4 μήνες

    I’m dead, she js said Westbrook a better dresser than Rose though 🤦‍♂️🤦‍♂️🤦‍♂️🤦‍♂️ really? I didn’t know we were judging a fashion show.

  • Riley Dinkleman
    Riley Dinkleman Πριν 4 μήνες +1

    Stfu Stephen keep Brandon’s name out your punk ass mouth. - Rajon Rondo.

    • D.O.P.E Views
      D.O.P.E Views Πριν 4 μήνες +1

      Riley Dinkleman lmaooo damn finally the quote came out 😂😂

  • Scott Bheir
    Scott Bheir Πριν 4 μήνες +1

    Lakers would be retarted if they traded Ingram

  • Dr. Upper90
    Dr. Upper90 Πριν 4 μήνες

    Brandon Ingram is ass

    DEE DUBZ Πριν 4 μήνες

    Ingram at Point Guard ?!! WTF! Players on the same team as LeBron has to do all the adjusting apart from him, yet this is the so called greatest. Give me a break. SAS you should be ashamed for letting this nonsense spew out your mouth.

  • Relax Music
    Relax Music Πριν 4 μήνες

    the only way to build a real dynasty is to do it with your draft picks
    like how the warriors are doing, 4 starters are draft picks
    trading for players and what not does not make it special
    if they wanna keep on trading their #2 picks for players
    and make some fake all star team then whatever

  • TheOpinionatedOne
    TheOpinionatedOne Πριν 4 μήνες

    If they trade ingram for beal it should be straight up just those 2 in the trade. Ingram and beal are pretty even

  • Mikie Lee
    Mikie Lee Πριν 4 μήνες

    Lakers should explore bringing Andre Ingram back cause Lebron ain't enough, rondo would rather have a UFC match, Lonzo flops, and every one else is more worried about how many minutes they play rather than actually playing the damn game.

  • Grant Riley
    Grant Riley Πριν 4 μήνες

    If this what we doin put Lebron at pg

  • Slim Chain
    Slim Chain Πριν 4 μήνες

    If only Westbrook could shoot like Rose can now..

  • John Young
    John Young Πριν 4 μήνες

    Everybody has their own opinion. But
    Stephen A Smith is crazy. He he never played on the NBA level nor the college level and he's talking about trading someone...crazy. just like KD said "he don't know what he's talking about".

  • Aj Torres
    Aj Torres Πριν 4 μήνες

    Derrick rose looks great..its inspiring tbh. I lowkey teared up when he dropped 50

  • Guy Boome
    Guy Boome Πριν 4 μήνες

    Honestly he is not going to fit in the rotation anymore Juana is clearly the better player to start and eventually Ingram is going to be frustrated about not starting.

    • D.O.P.E Views
      D.O.P.E Views Πριν 4 μήνες

      Guy Boome who THE FUCK is Juana ? 😡😡

  • Mitch C
    Mitch C Πριν 4 μήνες

    Lonzo to Heat or Magic

  • Travis Jones
    Travis Jones Πριν 4 μήνες

    That's why I dont fuck with Stephen A like that

  • Ian Ashley
    Ian Ashley Πριν 4 μήνες


  • STS Tech
    STS Tech Πριν 4 μήνες

    Lol Bring it another star lol the Lakers are stacked.
    They are just not measuring up with the rest of the league.
    Ya gotta deal with losing better.

  • STS Tech
    STS Tech Πριν 4 μήνες +1

    Why would you want to trade Brandon Ingram to look for another strong shooter lol.
    It's Brandon Ingram he is that strong shooter and he's also a great player. That's just silly.

  • Laker Logic
    Laker Logic Πριν 4 μήνες

    They should let Bi run point!
    Zo isn't doing anything out there. Bi can only be better at this point

  • Nasty Nase
    Nasty Nase Πριν 4 μήνες +1

    You guys are always talking about LEBRON James is so Great,but he excepted to play there and now you wanna Trade this person and that person because you have a loosing record!

  • Delaney Salazar
    Delaney Salazar Πριν 4 μήνες

    This man just said KCP can play point. IM DONE

  • Davon Jones
    Davon Jones Πριν 4 μήνες

    Stephan A Seems Pretty Smart But He Let's One Game Or A Sequence Of Define A Team

  • Punit Modi
    Punit Modi Πριν 4 μήνες

    Lol this will never happen, as long as lebron needs to control the ball it’s going to be hard for anybody else to truly be the point guard of the team

  • jack
    jack Πριν 4 μήνες

    Ingram as a pg? Not a bad idea 😂 kuzma can ball with bron anyways so why not

  • A Z
    A Z Πριν 4 μήνες

    Jalen rose lucky dude

  • Jason Clark
    Jason Clark Πριν 4 μήνες

    Molly sexy asf

  • drew Mow
    drew Mow Πριν 4 μήνες

    OMG MOLLY!!! great winter colors.

  • D Rose
    D Rose Πριν 4 μήνες

    Save this: Brandon Ingram gonna be nasty real soon

  • Sale CNC
    Sale CNC Πριν 4 μήνες

    Please trade Stephen A for another speaker. Yesterday just say another story!

  • James Noles
    James Noles Πριν 4 μήνες

    We need to trade Ingram for Beal I have been saying this forever Ingram won’t flourish on this team

  • TheLegend 27
    TheLegend 27 Πριν 4 μήνες

    Didn’t he just say to trade him lmaoo

  • TYB Godly Perry
    TYB Godly Perry Πριν 4 μήνες

    The Lakers won't be playoff contenders this year and they know that this year is to figure each other all they need is a shooter if they trade at deadline it's Lonzo or BI Magic even said BI is unavailable and Lonzo is showing his value so you can tell that this year will be a make the playoffs surprise some people land a Free Agent it could work I think Bradley Beal will come Wizards are over matched in the east this year I doubt they'll make the playoffs if the Lakers can show enough bite maybe win 2 games against the Warriors go to the Western Conference Finals he'll join along the way I feel like a veteran shooter could at least bandage the wound at a 3PT shooter for them *cough cough* Ray Allen

  • Sani Nabi
    Sani Nabi Πριν 4 μήνες

    according to draft kings hes already a PG lol

  • Movie Master
    Movie Master Πριν 4 μήνες +1

    Can someone PLEASE make a video on all the times Stephen A has done a 180 with his hot takes after a few weeks

  • Book of shadows contributor Brian
    Book of shadows contributor Brian Πριν 4 μήνες

    Luke Walton has a tough job

  • Jesus Shuttlesworth
    Jesus Shuttlesworth Πριν 4 μήνες

    ESPN should explore the discussion about every player instead of keep taking just about LA because of Bron

  • daniel bernal
    daniel bernal Πριν 4 μήνες

    Bro he just said Ingram handle isn’t good enough to run point and we should trade him??? This indecisive ass nigga

    CAC CAC Πριν 4 μήνες

    day 1: trade him
    day 2: Keep him
    lol SAS

  • T. Looo
    T. Looo Πριν 4 μήνες

    I agree I don’t like Brandon Ingram he to aggressive. He need know when to back up and allow help.

  • Blues Bros
    Blues Bros Πριν 4 μήνες

    Lakers could’ve had Jason Tatum or Donavon Mitchell...yet their stuck with Lonzo trash ass Ball. Pitiful.

  • LD Henderson
    LD Henderson Πριν 4 μήνες

    Aye for real basketball fans, Is chris paul better than kyrie irving. if so why because i think that CP3 is better...

    • Maurice Jordan
      Maurice Jordan Πριν 4 μήνες

      not on offensive but all around pg chris paul id better

  • You lion
    You lion Πριν 4 μήνες

    Do you own the team or you just a fan. Seat back and enjoy the show

  • Jonathan Briscoe
    Jonathan Briscoe Πριν 4 μήνες

    Don’t y’all pau gasol my Brandon Ingram I swear to god bro this is how it started ESPN starting the narrative that pau should be traded now they doing it with BI

  • Raymond Mendoza
    Raymond Mendoza Πριν 4 μήνες

    they should prioritize trading kcp lmao

  • Rollxm Joey
    Rollxm Joey Πριν 4 μήνες

    Ingram is the only player whos untradeable

  • Sonic_Speed1
    Sonic_Speed1 Πριν 4 μήνες

    Lonzo is helping the ram as a ph more than rondo

  • Jack Patrick Dickens Essobmadje
    Jack Patrick Dickens Essobmadje Πριν 4 μήνες

    But yesterday you want him to be traded

  • Malcolm M
    Malcolm M Πριν 4 μήνες

    Bi Hart kuz bron McGhee

  • Alabaster
    Alabaster Πριν 4 μήνες

    How can anyone play pg on a team with lebron?

  • Sk Massive
    Sk Massive Πριν 4 μήνες

    You'll trying to trade a 21 year old potential allstar because of a guy that have 2 to 3 years maximum is foolish.
    Ingram is better now than kuzma and Hart and have way more potential than both in the future.
    What the Lakers however should do is get another star in the off season and keep Ingram for when LBJ starts declining along with the other young pieces and replace some of the other veteran players that don't fit with make up of this team, I guess the Lakers makes the Sport media lots of money so they have to push different topics every day!

  • Freddy Johnson
    Freddy Johnson Πριν 4 μήνες

    Lol it will be 2020 in two years, y'all will still be waiting on Ingram to develop...Move on like ya did from D'Angelo Russell, the guy who was supposed to be the Lakers savior hahaha

  • Matthew Oh Yeah Yeah
    Matthew Oh Yeah Yeah Πριν 4 μήνες

    Slender man