Does LeBron regret joining the Lakers? | First Take

Stephen A. Smith and Max Kellerman debate whether LeBron James regrets joining the Los Angeles Lakers.
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  1. Raven


    22 horas atrás

    The question is if the Lakers regret signing this drama queen

  2. Billy


    Dia atrás

    Am I the only one who puts the most blame for the Lakers struggles on LeBron. Other then the injuries I truly believe this is LeBron's fault.

  3. Big Bird78

    Big Bird78

    Dia atrás

    Max is a fucking moron!! Cavs did everything Lebum wanted!

  4. DropSixteenTV Tv

    DropSixteenTV Tv

    Dia atrás

    Max trying to act like ppl didn't act like Ingram was greatest thing to happen to Lakers in a while lol.

  5. DropSixteenTV Tv

    DropSixteenTV Tv

    Dia atrás

    I told ppl he should have went to Raptors with ppl who been there before. Superstar or not, he's on a young team which in two years can be a great team.

  6. James Smith

    James Smith

    Dia atrás

    LeBron regrets being such a nerd. 🤓

  7. Vishon Narine

    Vishon Narine

    2 dias atrás

    LEBITCH should have gone to the Sixers. They would definitely be in the finals and have a good chance in winning it all

  8. D Heisenberg

    D Heisenberg

    2 dias atrás

    LBJ should have signed with the GSW for 1 or 2M a year to get 6 rings!

  9. Daniel


    2 dias atrás

    The problem is that Ingram is a turnover machine

  10. Carl Carefor

    Carl Carefor

    2 dias atrás

    The white male talking about Cleveland Cavaliers championship season obviously did not do his homework. Trades were made mid-season that had a large impact on Cleveland championship. It required more than James plus Love and Irving. Please do not speak what you do not know.

  11. Matt Anderson

    Matt Anderson

    2 dias atrás

    LeBum is a crybaby

  12. Vhyb


    2 dias atrás

    And people said he was going to bring them a ring that’s funny

  13. Vhyb


    2 dias atrás

    And that is how lebron ruined his career for the next 4 years.

  14. Nick Hamlin

    Nick Hamlin

    2 dias atrás

    You need to deal with NBA executive more! Like that clown has ever done any kind of deal! He has an agent do his deals, himself!

  15. Jeremy Harris

    Jeremy Harris

    2 dias atrás

    This guy such a hypocrite. He was riding him so hard to the western conferenceu final. Now might not make playoffs. No accountability

  16. Malachi Santos

    Malachi Santos

    2 dias atrás

    He regrets, ruining the chemistry and getting injured.

  17. Eric Gway

    Eric Gway

    2 dias atrás

    Lebron is the reason why the tanked in this game trying to force a trade for Davis getting rid of the whike damn team. No man is worth that much especially when he plays onlyb60 games a year because he alwyas gets hurt. Im all dor getting a max player but u dont trade away your future and your youth for one player that is stupid because u are gonna need thise young guys to play a part if u plan on winning a cgampionship.

  18. grigsolve


    2 dias atrás

    LeBron’s racist talk is coming back to bite his ass.

  19. Andrej Lorenci

    Andrej Lorenci

    2 dias atrás

    Does Lakers regret is the question too.

  20. Stanley H

    Stanley H

    2 dias atrás

    If LeBron could stay Healthy the Lakers will make the Playoffs

  21. Dirk Diggler

    Dirk Diggler

    2 dias atrás

    man, maybe lebron should have joined the steelers.. sounds like nobody wants him in the nba He should give the nfl a shot. He could goto the Pats and be teh New Gronk

  22. Marcus King

    Marcus King

    3 dias atrás

    LeBron didn't go there to win a championship

  23. Sergio - If he dies, he dies - Ramos

    Sergio - If he dies, he dies - Ramos

    3 dias atrás

    I can easily see Lebron playing with his son Bronny in NBA one day I can also see Lebron easily trading him.

  24. Balaplays The Balaphon

    Balaplays The Balaphon

    3 dias atrás

    I think Lebron should go to the nicks. They are so good at tanking. They’ll be able to tank enough so that they can draft bronny jr.

  25. Victor Salazar

    Victor Salazar

    3 dias atrás

    LeBron needs to realize he is done winning championships as long as the Warriors have their core players

  26. eric maurer

    eric maurer

    3 dias atrás


  27. Sergio Perez

    Sergio Perez

    3 dias atrás

    if the lakers don't bring anyone in free agency, then he'll regret it

  28. jay hill

    jay hill

    3 dias atrás

    I said this from the jump. LeBron should have went to Philly. It would be a guaranteed Finals. But he went to a team that was going to have to be rebuilt. Not smart. Unless he went to LA for other reasons.

  29. joshua morales

    joshua morales

    3 dias atrás

    Of course he does, watch him play. He tainted his legacy. Ad on the lakers will make no difference next year. Should have finished his career in a cavaliers uniform. Period

  30. windy city

    windy city

    3 dias atrás

    And nobody cares about LeBron. Didn't Nobody tell him to run over there

  31. Hadzic Rae

    Hadzic Rae

    3 dias atrás

    He went there for Los Angeles not the Lakers. I doubt he was thinking championships when he signed there. Even said himself he has nothing left to prove.

  32. Antone Fulmer

    Antone Fulmer

    3 dias atrás

    Bron is a bum,,,never will be like "Mike"

  33. Marshawn Lynch

    Marshawn Lynch

    3 dias atrás

    Smh lakers now choose between lebron or their future.......

  34. Rock’n’Rolla


    3 dias atrás

    LeBron is a toxic player. Amazing abilities but he destroys team chemistry.

  35. JamesNathanielVlogs


    4 dias atrás

    Poor Lebron, no 2 other superstars and Joey Crawford anymore 😂

  36. Andrew Hord

    Andrew Hord

    4 dias atrás

    All the other players need to step it up!! Before lebron gets injured they in 4th place during his absence fall to 8th place!! Like max was saying look who they could have got in the draft besides Ingram and Ball! I would trade Ingram and Ball both away for an All Star!!! But who know maybe Ingram gets better but they need to step up!

  37. K Biz

    K Biz

    4 dias atrás

    You watch. The cavs get Zion and then they have K Love, Zion, Sexton, Jordan Clarkson and you have the space to bring in a couple decent veteran role players. The Cavs could be a worst to first kind of situation.

  38. Picnic Chicken

    Picnic Chicken

    4 dias atrás

    Don’t you mean “Do the Lakers regret signing a Lebron?”

  39. MistaTofMaine


    4 dias atrás

    lol, the mediator keeps trying to cut in

  40. Tim Reeves

    Tim Reeves

    4 dias atrás

    I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again. Fuck I hate SAS. He is and has been, the worst.

  41. Robert El Lewis

    Robert El Lewis

    4 dias atrás

    Lakers should still have D. Russell that's were they messed up at. Max & Stephen A. be reaching at times for shit like kids for the cookie jar. LeBron missed close to a month they'll get there chemistry back, and make the playoffs.

  42. Jr Woodson

    Jr Woodson

    4 dias atrás

    Don't win a game no more. That all y'all have to do for me.

  43. Carlos Ramos

    Carlos Ramos

    4 dias atrás


  44. Slade Wind NEW

    Slade Wind NEW

    4 dias atrás

    Nope. He went for money. Clearly not legacy. Team is trash

  45. Patrick McQuail

    Patrick McQuail

    4 dias atrás

    The lakers aren’t the problem, LeBron is the problem. No one wants to play with LeBron, look at the last deadline in Cleveland, they got players but all second tier players.

  46. wddr12


    4 dias atrás

    Imagine how much the lakers regret signing over hyped Lebron instead of kawhi

  47. wddr12


    4 dias atrás

    They should trade Lebron

  48. wddr12


    4 dias atrás

    Lebron has always been carried and for the first time no one is there to carry him he’s throwing the whole team under the bus. Poisonous player and highly overrated

  49. mtrev playz

    mtrev playz

    4 dias atrás

    If he wanted to be in LA he should've went to the clippers

  50. Seantino Lin

    Seantino Lin

    4 dias atrás

    Lebron made a mistake to come LA, many unexpected things had happened these two months, top East teams have more space to sign max deals, young core grew up fast. See if he resigned another year with Cavs, he would be more respectable, and this summer he can go Knicks, Celtics, Sixers or Bucks. Even Clippers is more intriguing than Lakers.

  51. *MamaSaid Stfu*

    *MamaSaid Stfu*

    4 dias atrás

    Stephen just need to go ahead and cut his hair

  52. *MamaSaid Stfu*

    *MamaSaid Stfu*

    4 dias atrás

    Nah he had to get away from JR Smith lmfao and his family is probably loving it out there in tha valley and hills

  53. joeykantot


    4 dias atrás

    147 million reasons not to regret it

  54. Aaron Lewis

    Aaron Lewis

    4 dias atrás

    Lebron shouldve stayed in Cleveland. Its his own fault

  55. BlueStrings134


    5 dias atrás

    Lebron James just #SUCK 🤣🤣🤣

  56. tony montana

    tony montana

    5 dias atrás

    LeBron James needs to retire

  57. Ravishing Beast

    Ravishing Beast

    5 dias atrás

    Philly wanted him. He'd be there instead of Jimmy Butler. Imagine Tobias, Lebron, JoJo, Ben, and Redick as your Five. Golden State is not beating that team.

  58. matt seay

    matt seay

    5 dias atrás

    I knew it was a bad move.. he fucked up his own legacy.

  59. Yo BroMan

    Yo BroMan

    5 dias atrás

    I think LeBron, as good as he is, is more of a cancer than anything else. Why doesn't anyone want to play with him? That says a lot.

  60. Steve Morales

    Steve Morales

    5 dias atrás

    Lebron would have eclipsed Jordan if he had joined the Sixers.

    • Lawrence McDonald

      Lawrence McDonald

      5 dias atrás

      😂😂keep dreaming

  61. corvettebmw


    5 dias atrás

    Oh poor Lebron, whats wrong, its not a cake walk to the finals anymore.

  62. Gary Vartevanain

    Gary Vartevanain

    5 dias atrás

    Lakers didn't get the same LeBron Miami did.

  63. Christian Judson

    Christian Judson

    5 dias atrás

    Sorry LeBron, I find it funny that you left a city where the fans literally worshipped the ground you walked on. To go to a teem that is barely above .500. Oh yeah, you are sooo not Mike.

  64. Ponky Shaun

    Ponky Shaun

    5 dias atrás

    Jason Tatum, Diangelo Russel, and Kristaps Porzingas is going to give LeBron a championship.

  65. jiveAt5


    5 dias atrás

    LeBron is a quitter

  66. Humilde Reservado

    Humilde Reservado

    5 dias atrás

    Mann were getting kyrie and durant!!

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  68. Seantino Lin

    Seantino Lin

    5 dias atrás

    Yes he is. Where he goes.

  69. James Boyle

    James Boyle

    5 dias atrás

    Good. Shoulda never left the Land!!!!

  70. jpalm32


    5 dias atrás

    Hope he is miserable

  71. SabuPtolemy


    6 dias atrás

    LeBron will retire with 3 rings - unless he signs a vet minimum deal with the Warriors 4 years from now. LOL

  72. Jesus Ortiz

    Jesus Ortiz

    6 dias atrás

    LeBron lost,yes feels good.

  73. Audio Visual Proof

    Audio Visual Proof

    6 dias atrás

    The bigger question is, "Does the Laker organization regret signing LeBron?" Yup! But I'm sure they knew they were getting a complaining, whining wanker before they signed him, so I can't feel sorry for either side.

  74. Sho Nuff

    Sho Nuff

    6 dias atrás

    Lebron just aint that great without superstars around him.

  75. Sho Nuff

    Sho Nuff

    6 dias atrás

    No, Lebron regrets joining the western conference. It is not a bunch of JV players in this conference.

  76. Momodou Camara

    Momodou Camara

    6 dias atrás

    Time to Ball Mr James. You the G.O.A.T after all bro. Let’s go 🏀🏀🏀

  77. Anthony P

    Anthony P

    6 dias atrás

    He’s a dickhead he should’ve came to Philly and won a ring but now we’re gonna win one without him and he’s gonna miss the playoffs LeBITCH

  78. Eric Garza

    Eric Garza

    6 dias atrás

    Max says Cavaliers didnt get lebron what he needed yet they had the highest payroll in the league multiple years and they did bring all his buddies. Its not cavs fault that guys like jr smith which lebron wanted to get signed is a head case.

  79. Rod


    6 dias atrás

    Lakers prolly regret signing his butt

  80. Negan Negan

    Negan Negan

    6 dias atrás

    Kobe: Hey LeBron it’s Kobe. Today I saw a video on BR-channel saying that you are regretting joining the Los Angeles Lakers. Is that true Bruh? LeBron: Yeah Kobe I regretted it the first day I came to the team. I’m just tired with young players missing shots. Kobe: Ah Man That’s Cool! Anyways They Don’t Need You. Let’s see what happens in 4 years when your contract ends with the Lakers. They will lose. LeBron: You and I are the Best NBA players. These fools came and Basketball become trash. Kobe: Your Right. Okay Bye my OG. LeBron: See-you Later Brother.

  81. Alejandro Gomez

    Alejandro Gomez

    6 dias atrás

    The Lakers are a mess because of Magic Johnson and Lebron James. They ready to give away all the young talent and assets/draft picks to risk it on an injury prone Player, that still won't help them beat Golden State.

  82. Halfman Halftree

    Halfman Halftree

    6 dias atrás

    the question should be; do the lakers regret signing leold

  83. bee boo

    bee boo

    6 dias atrás

    Gaybron had a problem when he acted like a bitch, the moment the NBA drafted him. SO WHAT'S NEW ???

  84. Alan Cobain

    Alan Cobain

    6 dias atrás

    These young talent got potential and there's no doubt they're gonna win a championship later on but they got to develop. If LeBron thought they were gonna win a championship this post season then idk what he was thinking. LeBron can help these young talent and probably win a championship next season.

  85. Celebrity Jarron.

    Celebrity Jarron.

    6 dias atrás

    That’s a great view outside.

  86. North Fresh

    North Fresh

    6 dias atrás

    Why anyone would ever listen to SAS and take him seriously is beyond me, he has proven OVER AND OVER AND OVER again that he really has no clue what he is talking about. Lakers were NOT setup to be a contender this year and everyone that know basketball was fully aware of it and not expecting it to happen. Look at the current contracts, its EXTREMELY obvious that LA was built to make changes next year in order to make a real playoff run. Pels flat out asked for too much its better that the trade didnt happen and if LA doesnt get AD after this year its NOT the end of the world!!! there are other players to pursue that would fit in very well and we wouldnt have to give up THAT much to give them. Guess what the REAL problem is??? Luke Walton!!! look at his absurd rotations!! just look at this crap!!! u can have all the good players u want but if your coach cant put them in the right spots at the right time then it means literally NOTHING!!! Walton has to make changes to his style of play or LA needs a new coach its that simple. Trade Zo, get him and his loser Dad as far away from the team as possible and get a new PG to run the show. SAS makes statements to get headlines, he doesnt make educated statements.

  87. wnerk o

    wnerk o

    6 dias atrás

    cavs were a ruined team when kyrie left.i dont know about now adays but if you kept team hopping it put tarnish on a legacy unlike one who stays with a team.lebron shouldve stayed in least he had more help.but he ruined that team with his demands.probably woulda stayed broken too.hard to rebuild with a superstar in win now mode.and no free agents wanted any part of that mess.

  88. Daniel Winters

    Daniel Winters

    6 dias atrás

    3 mil.a yr for Steven a of the reasons I don't watch ESPN anymore

  89. David From New York

    David From New York

    6 dias atrás

    Why is he avoiding the inevitable #knicks

  90. shinomar


    6 dias atrás

    Thats why magic needs to trade lebron he is toxic😆

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      Joseph Kony - child kidnapper WarLord Prophet

      3 dias atrás


  91. Truly Dindu

    Truly Dindu

    6 dias atrás

    Lakers should’ve traded Lebron lol

  92. Eric Northman

    Eric Northman

    6 dias atrás

    Lebron James chosed wrong career. He should have been a wonderful politician. He jump across the League back and forth like shopping in the vegetable market

  93. VT 24

    VT 24

    6 dias atrás

    The title of this video alone proves that bandwagon rider aint on Jordan or Kobe's level...2 yrs from now he'll be on another team

  94. Hackin Tosh

    Hackin Tosh

    6 dias atrás

    I think it's great he went to the Lakers. Now the fans who watched Kobe play know he's a complete fraud with stats that mean nothing. 3-4 turnovers a game that never get mentioned with those 6-7 assists. No offensive rebounds and just another padded stat there. Lebron is Grant Hill without the ability to break down people off the dribble, that is on more HGH than a race horse. Wonder if Hill would have ever have had his career ruined by injuries if he took the cocktail of drugs Lebron does. He sure didn't get away with hiding behind screens until he could run over a little guy and then get a foul called on the little guy if he misses or simply throws his hands to get a call in this joke of a league. Enjoy Disney sports journalism that is desperately trying to gift Lebron another paper championship in time for his movie release, which is the entire reason he moved to LA. Wonder if we will get another Finals series like we did in Miami where more players break all time FT records previously held by Shaq due to intentional fouls (impossible but it happened). Or have another owner go over the salary cap every year and lose money so James could get championships. LOL at this rigged league and LOL more at the fake journalism. Anyone who still supports any team in a small market is an imbecile in the NBA or any sport (see the NFL). The NBA will break up the Bucks just like they broke up OKC. If a team like Detroit wins? They change the rules. If a team like the Kings are about to win a series, they steal it from them.

    • joe smith

      joe smith

      6 dias atrás

      +Hackin Tosh So what? So do the other teams. Especially these days. It's a global sport. San Antonio has been very good even prior to the international boom (going back to the '90s).

    • Hackin Tosh

      Hackin Tosh

      6 dias atrás

      +joe smith San Antonio was an international draw.

    • joe smith

      joe smith

      6 dias atrás

      FWIW, other mid-small market teams have won NBA title in the past and recent years: Detroit Pistons, San Antonio Spurs (has had a long run of success), Cleveland Cavs, Milwaukee Bucks, Portland Trailblazers, etc Potential for more : Milwaukee, OKC Thunder, Indiana Pacers, Utah Jazz, etc. Sacramento has a bright future, up and coming. While other big market teams have failed very often in recent years and haven't won in a very long time: Chicago Bulls, LA Clippers, LA Lakers (past several seasons), Houston Rockets, NY Knicks, Dallas MAvs, Philly 76ers, Washington Wizards, etc

  95. Jessika Cardenas

    Jessika Cardenas

    7 dias atrás

    LeBron should of went to the clippers plain and simple

  96. Low End39

    Low End39

    7 dias atrás

    Lebron should retire so we can get back to basketball. It’s so boring with all the politics with him.

  97. Ruger6ix


    7 dias atrás

    GO Pels!!

  98. Owner of a Busted Ricecooker

    Owner of a Busted Ricecooker

    7 dias atrás

    LeBron regrets joining LA? More like the other way around.

  99. Gmail Account

    Gmail Account

    7 dias atrás

    LeBron wanted to be Kobe...he regrets it.

  100. Warren Smith

    Warren Smith

    7 dias atrás

    MJ: Carries the wizards to playoffs at age of 40. LeBron:Goes 0-4 against a worse team every year when it mattered the most. Modern fans: lEbRoN iS bEtTeR bRuH.

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