ESPN: Stephen A. Smith
A native of Hollis, Queens, who built his foundation as a journalist over the course of 14 years in New York and Philadelphia, Stephen A. Smith rounds out the sports day with exclusive interviews, insider knowledge and an in-your-face style, accentuated with a perspective rarely seen or heard in mainstream media.
Stephen A. Smith: 4/25 [hr2]
The last edition of the Stephen A. Smith Show for ESPN Los Angeles continues as Stephen breaks down the NBA playoffs and how the Lakers stack up to the rest of the competition in the Western Conference. Stephen also touches on the NFL Draft and how some of the top teams in the 1st Round should draft.
Stephen A. Smith: 4/25 [hr1]
Stephen A. Smith gets into Metta World Peace's twitter rant calling out the media and former NBA players for their hypocracy in regards to his suspension for his elbow to James Harden. Stephen also announces that today's show will be his last for ESPN Los Angeles as he embraces a larger role with ESPN as a whole.
SAS Hour 2: 4/24
Stephen A. Smith addresses the conyentious rift growing between NBAPA President, Derek Fisher & Union Head, Billy Hunter. SAS belives Fisher carries greater creditability in this instance & soon we will know the truth. Reaction to Metta World Peace pours in from Laker fans and SAS is stunned.
SAS Hour 1: 4/24
Stephen A. Smith reacts for the 1st time to Metta's elbow on James Harden and the 7-game suspension handed down late this afternoon. SAS belives their is no justification whatsoever for an elbow to the back of the head & is stunned by Laker fans & their defense of MWP & his actions.
Stephen A. Smith: 4/23 [hr2]
A Martinez and the Coach Dave Miller sit in for Stephen. The Metta World Peace debate continues as everyone in LA waits to see how long his suspension will be. Intentional or not, World Peace's elbow to James Harden could hurt the Lakers going into the playoffs.
Stephen A. Smith: 4/23 [hr1]
A Martinez and the Coach Dave Miller sit in for Stephen. Lakers win a thriller against the OKC Thunder, but at the cost of Metta World Peace most likely being suspended for his vicious elbow on James Harden. How can the Lakers deal with the loss of World Peace for the 1st Round of the playoffs?
Stephen A. Smith: 4/12 [hr2]
A Martinez and Darius Walker sit in for Stephen. The Lakers and Clippers are neck and neck in the race for the Pacific Division. Should the Lakers continue to sit Kobe Bryant or do they need him back now to hold their spot?
Stephen A. Smith: 4/12 [hr1]
A Martinez and Darius Walker sit in for Stephen. The Lakers and Clippers both had big wins against the Spurs and Thunder, but the real question is whose win was more impressive? Also, who is more valuable to the Lakers for their playoff run: Kobe Bryant or Andrew Bynum?
Stephen A. Smith: 4/10 [hr2]
A Martinez, former NFL player Darius Walker, and Pedro Moura of ESPNLA.com sit in for Stephen. Lakers take on the Spurs and Kobe is scheduled to sit as of now. If your Mike Brown and Kobe says he can play, do you put him in? Also, opening day at Dodger Stadium as there was a noticeable increase in security in and around the ball park.
Stephen A. Smith: 4/10 [hr1]
A Martinez, former NFL player Darius Walker, and Pedro Moura of ESPNLA.com sit in for Stephen. Breaking News as Arkansas Head Football Coach Bobby Petrino is fired; The guys wonder if he was fired for his inapropriate relationship or because he lied about it.
Stephen A. Smith: 4/05 [hr2]: 4/5
A Martinez and the Coach Dave Miller sit in for Stephen. The Dwight Howard drama continues as Magic Coach Stan Van Gundy publicly said Howard wants him fired. Andrew Bynum has his own issues, but who is the guy you want on your team?
Stephen A. Smith: 4/05 [hr1]: 4/5
A Martinez and the Coach Dave Miller sit in for Stephen. The Blake Griffin hate train is rolling on through Lakers Land and the guys break it all down. Is the way Griffin plays the game disrespectful to players and is the hate from Lakers fans justified?
Stephen A. Smith: 4/2
A Martinez and the Coach Dave Miller sit in for Stephen. As a head coach who do you want on your side: management or the team's superstar? Martinez and Coach compare such a situation to what's going on in Lakers Land with Mike Brown and his team.
Stephen A. Smith: 3/30 [hr2]
Stephen A. opens up with the sale of the Dodgers and what it means for LA. He comments on Saints head coach Sean Payton's season long suspension and closes with some NCAA Men's basketball insight.
Stephen A. Smith: 3/30 [hr1]
Stephen A. talks about the Lakers loss to Oklahoma City and Kobe's thoughts that he can beat any team and anybody. Also, listener phone calls about the Lakers.
Stephen A. Smith: 3/26 [hr2]
Stephen A. Smith continues his discussion into the untimely passing of teenager Trayvon Martin in Florida and brings Florida law to the fore front of the conversation. Stephen also touches on the bounty scandal surrounding the New Orleans's Saints and the season long suspension of head coach Sean Payton.
Stephen A. Smith: 3/26 [hr1]
Stephen A. Smith is beside himself and does not understand why Kobe Bryant was benched in the 4th quarter last night. What was Mike Brown thinking? Stephen thinks this situation is still circling back to Jim Buss taking over the franchise and trying to make his mark. Stephen also discusses the untimely passing of Trayvon Martin in Florida.
Stephen A. Smith: 3/19 [hr2]
Stephen is upset that Los Angeles hasn't shown a little more respect towards Derek Fisher. He is of the opinion that the Lakers management are too focused on money and not basketball. He is also of the opinion that Kobe was not happy with Fisher being moved. Callers react.
Stephen A. Smith: 3/19 [hr1]
Stephen takes a look at the Peyton Manning decision to go to the Denver Broncos, and where Tim Tebow may go? Mark Kiszla of the Denver Post comes on to give the reaction in Denver and how the Broncos will adjust. ESPN NFL Insider John Clayton joins Stephen to discuss the Manning decision.
Stephen A. Smith: 3/15 [hr2]
Stephen A. Smith opens up this hour being joined by ESPN NBA Insider Chris Broussard discussing all the big trades that did and didn't go down in the NBA. Also, Stephen breaks down his NCAA Tournament bracket and who he thinks will win it all.
Stephen A. Smith: 3/15 [hr1]
Stephen A. Smith isn't thrilled with the Lakers post trade deadline. The Lakers trade of Derek Fisher does not sit well with Stephen and he is letting everyone know about it. According to Stephen, the Lakers are going through a smilar situation that the 2009 Yankees went through as well.
Stephen A. Smith: 3/12 [hr2]
Stephen contemplates on the breaking news that Randy Moss signed a one year deal with the 49'ers. Stephen thinks it is an joke that the Jets feel the need to "coddle" Mark Sanchez and doesn't understand why they won't have a legitimate backup to challenge Sanchez.
Stephen A. Smith: 3/12 [hr1]
Stephen defines greatness and whether Andrew Bynum fits this definition. Dave McMenamin join the discussion and talks about the many facets of the Los Angeles Lakers as the trade deadline looms near. Stephen reflects on Kobe and Kevin Garnett's similar legacies in the NBA.
Stephen A. Smith: 3/8 [hr2]
Stephen comments on the release of Peyton Manning from the Colts. As an elite NFL quarterback, Stephen doesn't understand why more NFL teams aren't taking a serious look at him. Stephen discusses the alleged point shaving scandal that is coming out of the Univeristy of Auburn basketball program. Stephen takes calls from listeners.
Stephen A. Smith: 3/8 [hr1]
Stephen A. Smith has something to say about the Lakers losing 2 back to back road games to under achieving teams. Stephen says it has all to do with just one man and it may not be who you think it is. Also, Ramona Shelburne of ESPNLA.com joins the show from Minnesota to discuss some of the issues the Lakers players are having with Coach Mike Brown.
Stephen A. Smith: 3/5 [hr2]
A Martinez fills in for Stephen. Now that the Lakers have beat the Heat Martinez asks the question: Do you trust the Lakers now? Also, he gives his thoughts on the New Orleans Saints alleged Bounty Program.
Stephen A. Smith: 3/5 [hr1]
A Martinez sits in for Stephen. The Lakers defeat the Heat and Martinez thinks the Purple and Gold finally understand who they actually are. This may even affect how the Lakers proceed leading into the trade deadline.
Stephen A. Smith: 3/1
Stephen A. Smith touches on Kobe Bryant continuing to prove his greatness as he excells despite having a broken nose and concussion. The Clippers have axed their most visible fan and Stephen has something to say about it. Also, Ramona Shelburne of ESPNLA.com joins Stephen to discuss the behavorial issues that have plagued UCLA Basketball for the last few years.
Stephen A. Smith: 2/28 [hr2]
A Martinez fills in for Stephen A. Smith tonight. Dodgers' Manager Don Mattingly said that LA is still a Dodgers' town and not an Angels city yet. Martinez thinks it could be the start of better cross town rivalry. Also, Kobe's concussion and what it could mean for the Lakers going into the 2nd Half of the season.
Stephen A. Smith: 2/28 [hr1]
A Martinez fills in for Stephen A. Smith tonight. Kobe Bryant has a nasal fracture and a concussion from the hit he took from Dwayne Wade during the All Star Game. To A Martinez this is one of many reasons why All Star games in sports are pointless.
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