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.
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  • Vincent E Stone
    Vincent E Stone Місяць тому

    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 3 місяці тому

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

  • Eric Long
    Eric Long 3 місяці тому

    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 4 місяці тому

    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.

  • Mariano Quintos, Jr.
    Mariano Quintos, Jr. 5 місяців тому

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

  • KniGht1st
    KniGht1st 5 місяців тому

    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 5 місяців тому

    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 5 місяців тому

    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 5 місяців тому

    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 5 місяців тому

    "Bwandon Ingwam"

  • Blackbean Burger
    Blackbean Burger 5 місяців тому

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

  • izzy 23
    izzy 23 5 місяців тому

    He should actually be in that post with that size smfh

  • Christian Samayoa
    Christian Samayoa 5 місяців тому

    I liked your joke molly 😘

  • Khabib The Eagle
    Khabib The Eagle 5 місяців тому

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

  • Drew Peacock
    Drew Peacock 5 місяців тому +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 5 місяців тому

    Punk ass reporter!

  • Racer X
    Racer X 5 місяців тому

    👽👍👽

  • Patrick Chen
    Patrick Chen 5 місяців тому

    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
    Hart/Stephenson
    LeBron/Casspri
    Kuzma/Beasley
    Gasol/Chandler
    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 5 місяців тому

    It's just drose highlights and debate

  • reggiebw11
    reggiebw11 5 місяців тому

    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 5 місяців тому

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

  • Patrick Chen
    Patrick Chen 5 місяців тому

    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 5 місяців тому

    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 5 місяців тому +1

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

  • Desire Kidd
    Desire Kidd 5 місяців тому

    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 5 місяців тому

    I still don’t know what she sounds like

  • Just Anon
    Just Anon 5 місяців тому

    Alright.. I think I know nothing about basketball.

  • Karma
    Karma 5 місяців тому

    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 5 місяців тому

    Trade! Thats it. And for u A. Shut the F up!
    #23

  • J Phantom Official
    J Phantom Official 5 місяців тому

    They’re completely ignoring this girl 🤣🤣

  • Felipe Toro
    Felipe Toro 5 місяців тому

    L James n brandon I

  • elevation
    elevation 5 місяців тому +1

    Can she stop

  • YOB Music
    YOB Music 5 місяців тому

    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 5 місяців тому

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

  • Alexandria Fritschie
    Alexandria Fritschie 5 місяців тому

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

  • Erick Phillips
    Erick Phillips 5 місяців тому

    The Lakers should definitely sign Nick Young

  • 2 Cents
    2 Cents 5 місяців тому

    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
    UFAMORIGINALIFE 5 місяців тому

    SHUT THE FUCK UP. TIRED OF WATCHING OLD WASHED 90S PLAYER. PUT IN THE NEXT GENERATION WHO ARE MORE ENTERTAINING TO WATCH. ALREADY TRADED ALWAY A SHOOTER, CLARKSON. A DEFENSIVE PLAYER NANCE, RANDLE AGGRESSIVELY ON DEFENSE AND OFFENSE. THIS SHT GETS BORING

  • Nathan Exde
    Nathan Exde 5 місяців тому +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 5 місяців тому

    Primetime rose is better then Westbrook period. ROSE WAS THE YOUNGEST MVP AND GAVE THE MAMI HEAT RUN FOR THERE MONEY BY HISSELF WHEN MAMI HAD LEBRON BOSH AND WAYNE

  • Ron D.
    Ron D. 5 місяців тому

    Mollie breasts are the real MVP tho..

  • Farty McGee
    Farty McGee 5 місяців тому

    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 5 місяців тому +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 5 місяців тому +1

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

  • Mike C
    Mike C 5 місяців тому

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

  • mack 2k
    mack 2k 5 місяців тому

    Lebron is most laziness player

  • Greysen G
    Greysen G 5 місяців тому

    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 5 місяців тому

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

  • Riley Dinkleman
    Riley Dinkleman 5 місяців тому

    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 5 місяців тому +1

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

    • D.O.P.E Views
      D.O.P.E Views 5 місяців тому +1

      Riley Dinkleman lmaooo damn finally the quote came out 😂😂

  • Scott Bheir
    Scott Bheir 5 місяців тому +1

    Lakers would be retarted if they traded Ingram

  • Dr. Upper90
    Dr. Upper90 5 місяців тому

    Brandon Ingram is ass

  • DEE DUBZ
    DEE DUBZ 5 місяців тому

    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 5 місяців тому

    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 5 місяців тому

    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 5 місяців тому

    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 5 місяців тому

    If this what we doin put Lebron at pg

  • Slim Chain
    Slim Chain 5 місяців тому

    If only Westbrook could shoot like Rose can now..

  • John Young
    John Young 5 місяців тому

    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 5 місяців тому

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

  • Guy Boome
    Guy Boome 5 місяців тому

    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 5 місяців тому

      Guy Boome who THE FUCK is Juana ? 😡😡

  • Mitch C
    Mitch C 5 місяців тому

    Lonzo to Heat or Magic

  • Travis Jones
    Travis Jones 5 місяців тому

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

  • Ian Ashley
    Ian Ashley 5 місяців тому

    STAY OFF THE WEEEEEEEEEEEEEDUH

  • STS Tech
    STS Tech 5 місяців тому

    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 5 місяців тому +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 5 місяців тому

    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 5 місяців тому +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 5 місяців тому

    This man just said KCP can play point. IM DONE

  • Davon Jones
    Davon Jones 5 місяців тому

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

  • Punit Modi
    Punit Modi 5 місяців тому

    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 5 місяців тому

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

  • A Z
    A Z 5 місяців тому

    Jalen rose lucky dude

  • Jason Clark
    Jason Clark 5 місяців тому

    Molly sexy asf

  • drew Mow
    drew Mow 5 місяців тому

    OMG MOLLY!!! great winter colors.

  • D Rose
    D Rose 5 місяців тому

    Save this: Brandon Ingram gonna be nasty real soon

  • Sale CNC
    Sale CNC 5 місяців тому

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

  • James Noles
    James Noles 5 місяців тому

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

  • TheLegend 27
    TheLegend 27 5 місяців тому

    Didn’t he just say to trade him lmaoo

  • TYB Godly Perry
    TYB Godly Perry 5 місяців тому

    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 5 місяців тому

    according to draft kings hes already a PG lol

  • Coming Soon
    Coming Soon 5 місяців тому +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 5 місяців тому

    Luke Walton has a tough job

  • Jesus Shuttlesworth
    Jesus Shuttlesworth 5 місяців тому

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

  • daniel bernal
    daniel bernal 5 місяців тому

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

  • CAC CAC
    CAC CAC 5 місяців тому

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

  • T. Looo
    T. Looo 5 місяців тому

    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 5 місяців тому

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

  • LD Henderson
    LD Henderson 5 місяців тому

    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 5 місяців тому

      not on offensive but all around pg chris paul id better

  • You lion
    You lion 5 місяців тому

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

  • Jonathan Briscoe
    Jonathan Briscoe 5 місяців тому

    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 5 місяців тому

    they should prioritize trading kcp lmao

  • Rollxm Joey
    Rollxm Joey 5 місяців тому

    Ingram is the only player whos untradeable

  • Sonic_Speed1
    Sonic_Speed1 5 місяців тому

    Lonzo is helping the ram as a ph more than rondo

  • Jack Patrick Dickens Essobmadje
    Jack Patrick Dickens Essobmadje 5 місяців тому

    But yesterday you want him to be traded

  • Malcolm M
    Malcolm M 5 місяців тому

    Bi Hart kuz bron McGhee

  • Alabaster
    Alabaster 5 місяців тому

    How can anyone play pg on a team with lebron?

  • Sk Massive
    Sk Massive 5 місяців тому

    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 5 місяців тому

    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 5 місяців тому

    Slender man