Pat Riley to the Lakers rumors are picking up steam - Stephen A. | First Take

Stephen A. Smith, Max Kellerman, Michael Wilbon and Tony Kornheiser discuss the possibility of Pat Riley joining the Los Angeles Lakers' front office to right the ship in L.A. Stephen A. says Jeanie Buss is looking to hire a big name, and Wilbon also brings Jerry West into the conversation.
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  1. Delton Coakley

    Delton Coakley

    10 dias atrás


  2. lol


    13 dias atrás

    D Wade have 3 rings in Miami but never been a highest pay under patopat Riley. It’s a shame. For the last 3 yrs , I guess DWade has the lowest pay,

  3. lol


    13 dias atrás

    Pat Riley and Lebumm! OMG. This is gonna be a Super Drama Lakers.

  4. charismatic9904


    21 dia atrás

    I'm being told SAS is leaving ESPN for PBS.

  5. charismatic9904


    21 dia atrás

    Such bullshit. More fake shit. Im a straight guy and I'll say this. No chance in hell riley leaves..if he did, i will blow everyone on the internet.

  6. Jason Tidd

    Jason Tidd

    22 dias atrás

    And QUEEN JAMES couldn't handle having the great Jerry West in the Lakers front office cause even Jerry West would pick apart QUEEN JAMES in everything he's doing wrong



    23 dias atrás

    Why is Molly still there?

  8. Terence Smith

    Terence Smith

    24 dias atrás

    If any team wants to stop GS they better pick some of those guys from that team and break them up...LeBron should worried about Clay Thompson,and Livingston...instead of kawai or kyrie or AD....and get pat riley or spolstras!

  9. Ricky Garcia

    Ricky Garcia

    24 dias atrás

    Won't matter.. LeBron is a control freak.. toxic.. and office personal is better off having Steve wonder as GM .

  10. Paul Je

    Paul Je

    25 dias atrás

    Molly shut the fck up

  11. MexiKing74


    26 dias atrás

    MR LOGO!!!

  12. anthony w

    anthony w

    26 dias atrás

    How did the Lakers not secure Jerry West,Pat Riley,Phil Jackson..............all Lakers...... Thats' the problem......Jerry West should have been a lifelong -Highly paid laker front office CEO......

  13. tony simmons

    tony simmons

    26 dias atrás

    Jeanie called Pat, told him she wants him & will pay him anything he wants. Pat asked Jeanie that if he takes the job can he hire his own GM & coach, Jeanie's responded NO! Pat said thanks but NO THANKS!



    27 dias atrás

    All the speculation means nothing. They’re getting paid to hype shit up that’s not even true. These talkshows are just too opinionated from people can’t even play the sport, from people never played a sport before, from people who were not good at playing the sport before and it’s fucking pathetic

  15. F.O.E Fitness

    F.O.E Fitness

    27 dias atrás

    Max has a hard job working with Stephen whether it’s admitted or not. The man hardly gets to finish a point without Stephen jumping back in after he’s talked for the longest.

  16. F.O.E Fitness

    F.O.E Fitness

    27 dias atrás

    O....M....G! Stephen A. Will you shut the hell up and let SOMEBODY ELSE GET A WORD IN!?! I mean damn you speak for 6 years and someone else starts talking and we here you say time out. WTH? I just can’t...where’s Undisputed?

  17. Loony T

    Loony T

    27 dias atrás

    Another day another band of bronsexuals begging people to quit they jobs to come help lebron

  18. MarvelAgeofComics


    27 dias atrás

    I would love to see riley put lebron in check.

  19. John Doe

    John Doe

    27 dias atrás

    Follow on instagram @shungali_nfe

  20. John Doe

    John Doe

    27 dias atrás

    Miami is where I’m from n pat not leaving

  21. Diego Duarte

    Diego Duarte

    27 dias atrás

    This is not journalism, it's pure gossip!

  22. T-Tyme


    27 dias atrás

    I love the idea of mixing the talk show host. Do this more often ESPN. Money!

  23. Christophe Bergmans

    Christophe Bergmans

    27 dias atrás

    Pat Riley as GM and Popovitch as coach 😂

  24. Carolyn Boiss

    Carolyn Boiss

    27 dias atrás

    People Jerry West is 80 f****** years old... why the hell do they keep talking about bringing him back to the Lakers??? To do what ??? sit in the rocking chair??? come on man ... where are all the Jerry West disciples???? Turn the organization over to LeBron James AND his management team... the Man has been in the league 15 years... He knows how to run everything... I say let LeBron run the team for the next three years... take whoever He suggests and if they don't win in the next 3 years ... it's on Him...

    • pepsitruck


      27 dias atrás

      You're right. He knows how to run everything...into the ground.

  25. Carolyn Boiss

    Carolyn Boiss

    27 dias atrás

    LeBron doesn't need no damn coach he coach his damn self he's a greatest of all time

  26. 1cooksnmrcs


    27 dias atrás

    Hi Molly! :)

  27. Benjamin Thornton

    Benjamin Thornton

    27 dias atrás

    Really pat riley?? Yall just bring up anything for content,,why would pat riley leave Miami a team he damn near control and run to go coach the Lakers, what sense do that make

  28. Miami 808

    Miami 808

    27 dias atrás

    Great roundtable discussion, especially with Wilbon and Stephen A. The only thing missing to make it perfect was if Molly would have brought homemade sandwiches for them.

  29. Anakin Flow

    Anakin Flow

    27 dias atrás

    aint NO WAY riley leaving miami ... he owns piece of the heat ... lakers gota give him piece of that and jeanie bus gota give him piece of her pie too lol to even make him consider it lol

  30. C. J.

    C. J.

    27 dias atrás

    PTI has a new format? Interesting

  31. HCM 619

    HCM 619

    28 dias atrás


  32. David Horne

    David Horne

    28 dias atrás

    Why is Pat stalking LeBron he still upset LeBron left maima

  33. TheNamesDitto


    28 dias atrás

    If this does happen, those twigs like Kuz, Ball and Ingram are gonna be shredded by next season. Pat imposed that 9% BF max and it did wonders for their team.

  34. nplovingham


    28 dias atrás

    just makin up stuff - talkin heads!

  35. SNAKE


    28 dias atrás

    Pat Riley could have saved the titanic

  36. Katie Rae

    Katie Rae

    28 dias atrás

    Man people be laffin at Stephen a that niggas a clown

  37. 53mango


    28 dias atrás

    large enough shovel hasn't been invented, that could handle this shyte

  38. 53mango


    28 dias atrás

    Playoffs and you people are talking about a train wreck , what a joke is LeBron paying you all ?

  39. Zach Van Harris JR

    Zach Van Harris JR

    28 dias atrás

    Phil "Zen" Jackson

  40. Jonathan Ramirez

    Jonathan Ramirez

    28 dias atrás

    You guys sounds like highschool students at lunch. Lul.

  41. Habibur Rahman

    Habibur Rahman

    28 dias atrás

    Enough with lakers already, lebron is old and they are not winning anything before lebron retires

  42. Jack Su

    Jack Su

    28 dias atrás

    Why would Pat leave Miami to rejoin up with the diva? Hes got a good thing going in Miami with a major offseason coming up next year. Why would he go to Lakers to delay a rebuild longer?

  43. Ryneek Timms

    Ryneek Timms

    28 dias atrás

    A lie

  44. Druovanni Defoe

    Druovanni Defoe

    28 dias atrás

    ESPN at it AGAIN smdh..!!!🤦‍♂️🤦‍♂️ Let's dragggg the Lakers from outside the Playoffs into a segment at any and all costs..!!😂😂😂

  45. paul C

    paul C

    28 dias atrás

    Kobe is the next splash

  46. Dyanne Rocco Ilaria

    Dyanne Rocco Ilaria

    28 dias atrás

    why the hell would Riley leave the Heat for the LAL? He has too much stock in the Heat, hell, he might become part owner when he retires from being president. And dont be surprised if he goes after some free agents next year. there are some interesting Free Agents next summer. Hayward, Drummond, AD, DeRozan have player options in 2020. Eric Gordon, Jahil Okafor are UFA. Sabonis, Ingram, Ben Simmons, Hield are RFA. So a lot of options.

  47. Big Ole357!

    Big Ole357!

    28 dias atrás

    LeBron needs to stop passing the ball and drive to the basket like a ball hog. If the lane is clogged up, then shoot a 15-foot jumper. Rondo is one of the best passers in the league. There's no reason for LeBron to play the point forward. All they would need after that, is a big man who grabs rebounds and blocks shots.

  48. Whatsgeetchie


    28 dias atrás

    Don’t tell Stephen A shit he’s gonna tell your business

  49. KniGht1st


    28 dias atrás

    Why the fuck would Pat Riley go to Lakers? He is at front office heaven Miami Heat. Heat owner Mickey Arison doesn't care about winning anymore, happy to pay luxury tax, and he is not involved in any team decision. Pat Riley is 74 all he needs to do is cruise control until he retires.

  50. Anthony


    28 dias atrás

    Would be dope not gonna happen

  51. Kelly Sebzda

    Kelly Sebzda

    28 dias atrás

    They have the best in the business on their show and they won't shut up and let them talk lol

  52. ash ketchum

    ash ketchum

    28 dias atrás

    don't play me man. just don't pat riley to LA. this shit too good to be true

  53. Major Tom

    Major Tom

    29 dias atrás

    The best part of that segment is they kept Molly's mouth shut. Just sit up there and look pretty, that's all you gotta do, be seen and not heard.

  54. alberto032973


    29 dias atrás

    I hope it's true if not maybe kobe or shaq as coach

  55. CodyS777


    29 dias atrás

    Who gives af?! Lakers are gonna be Garbage REGARDLESS of Who is coaching because Lebron is a washed up Bum who doesn’t play defense.

  56. Thomaz Brasil/China

    Thomaz Brasil/China

    29 dias atrás

    Excellent video, these 4 are fantastic

  57. Thomas Latraille

    Thomas Latraille

    29 dias atrás

    For everybody saying no way this could happen, I read this article a few years ago basically it is an article about leaving Miami to retire in Malibu, when all this talk started happening I thought about it, if Jeanie Buss can make a Godfather type deal to Mr. Riley I think it is possible

  58. Wally Payton

    Wally Payton

    29 dias atrás

    ESPN..Every Second Pretend News

  59. Anton Shurik

    Anton Shurik

    29 dias atrás

    The Lakers are so comfortable with losing that its sickening 🤢😵

  60. Justice Supreme

    Justice Supreme

    29 dias atrás

    Miss Buss stop trying to make the big splash and get the best people for the damn job!

  61. Anton Shurik

    Anton Shurik

    29 dias atrás

    Bring em home

  62. John Mack

    John Mack

    29 dias atrás

    Riley going to LA would completely ruin Riley and his twilight years. The Lakers are cursed and bound for disappointment and frustration and criticism for another decade or more...😇

  63. GRABA85


    29 dias atrás

    Just change the name of the show to 'Fake Take'. Neither Jerry West nor Pat Riley is coming. Lakers will not get a top tier free agent. Lebron is aging and the franchise is dysfunctional for years and also AD will not be traded to LAL.

  64. Tré


    29 dias atrás

    I’m convinced people just make shit up collectively and everyone runs with it



    29 dias atrás

    There are some VERY. STUPID. PEOPLE. commenting below. In-Sports PEOPLES WORD MEAN (NOTHING)!!! Just because Pat Riley "said" he's going to stay in Miami, does not mean he's not just saying that as a Negotiating tool, to get MORE MONEY & POWER from the Lakers before he Leaves Miami.

  66. Stay Withwork

    Stay Withwork

    29 dias atrás

    Does ESPN knows that there are talented player such as Kyrie, Steph, Durant to talk about? Lebron is not even the playoffs.

  67. Rohan Allen

    Rohan Allen

    29 dias atrás

    Gossip, gossip niggas just stop it lmao!!!

  68. arabion knights

    arabion knights

    29 dias atrás

    I am gonna say the same thing i say when Phil Jackson returned to coach the knicks.. He doesn't have the players. And they don't have the shooters. This is wishful thinking..

  69. jesse guy

    jesse guy

    29 dias atrás

    Hey Stephen A, what did your sources tell you about Russian collusion?

  70. TheVJProduction


    29 dias atrás

    A coach from a different generation of basketball era. This does not look good.

  71. Teetee


    29 dias atrás

    As a laker fan i dont want pat riley back. He is an outsider now and old news.

  72. Kelly Sebzda

    Kelly Sebzda

    29 dias atrás

    This is the sports analysts version of pros vs joes

  73. Adroid Sucks

    Adroid Sucks

    29 dias atrás


  74. Jon Davis

    Jon Davis

    29 dias atrás

    I hope it happens becuz the lakers need a damn miracle

  75. Jon Davis

    Jon Davis

    29 dias atrás

    Lakers don’t kniw their head from their ass and Lebron wants to be a movie star

  76. James Allen jr.

    James Allen jr.

    29 dias atrás

    I speak it into existence, the second the Clippings are out of the playoffs... "Jerry West is a Laker!" Please God, help us!

  77. Jon Davis

    Jon Davis

    29 dias atrás

    They need pat riley lol lakers are fukin lost

  78. James Allen jr.

    James Allen jr.

    29 dias atrás

    I'm told Jeanie says it's Someone in the playoffs... Jerry West is still in play!!

  79. SacHitz


    29 dias atrás

    R.i.p Tony Kornheiser who's dying from cancer

  80. Martin S

    Martin S

    29 dias atrás

    Offer him half ownership? Isn't Pat 70?

  81. Pancho p Lopez

    Pancho p Lopez

    29 dias atrás

    LeBron socks

  82. FrEaMcIiNsItSM is

    FrEaMcIiNsItSM is

    29 dias atrás

    almost heard Molly.... then ZZZXxxzzzzzZZ ZZ zzzz

  83. Moshé X

    Moshé X

    29 dias atrás

    Why would he leave Miami? I just don’t see it

  84. 1blackone


    29 dias atrás


  85. Zac Lodro

    Zac Lodro

    29 dias atrás

    LaVar Ball should run the franchise

  86. Kerron Wills

    Kerron Wills

    29 dias atrás

    Damn LeBron and lakers still being talk about wow

  87. Stewart Ross

    Stewart Ross

    29 dias atrás

    Faaaarrrrkkkk. Stop talking over the top of each other, you arrogant lot.

  88. IceFrazer


    29 dias atrás

    Pat Riley to the Lakers? Pssshh they wish.

  89. Merg


    29 dias atrás

    smells like Phil’s return to me

  90. dee astley

    dee astley

    29 dias atrás

    Every week Stephen A Smith makes these ridiculous names up in Lakers rumours. One time he mentioned coach K from Duke. Like cmon you seriously think he's coming to LA hahahaha

  91. Killa Klan

    Killa Klan

    29 dias atrás

    Lakers do need an OG back in the front office. Whether it's Magic, Kareem, Jerry West, Kobe, Phil Jackson etc. Help the morale/culture going forward. Just doesn't feel right without one of them doing SOMETHING.

  92. Splash Family

    Splash Family

    29 dias atrás

    Bob Myers, Pat Riley, Jerry West are not coming to the Lakers, stop it. ESPN has been extra cringey, and thats saying something.

  93. lucien Cyriack

    lucien Cyriack

    29 dias atrás

    when lakers will win?

  94. DaReelMVP


    29 dias atrás

    Fuck the lakers and fuck the media for talking about a team that didn’t even make the playoffs. “He ain’t winning anything in Miami” he ain’t winning shit in LA either. Fuck the lakers

  95. billl o'connel

    billl o'connel

    29 dias atrás

    I like the format with TK and MB as guests. Wish it was minus Molly. Put any other lady in that chair.

  96. TheCode


    29 dias atrás

    Molly probably just be taking it 😂

  97. OKI OKI!

    OKI OKI!

    29 dias atrás

    Sassy and sus

  98. SquirrelyBlake


    29 dias atrás

    No more Stephen A. Smith videos on BR-channel Trending this weekend, please. At least save it for Monday. Get smart!

  99. Ric Rovey

    Ric Rovey

    29 dias atrás

    Pat Riley isn't going to a loser organization like the Lakers. Who 🦉 thought it was a good idea to draft Lonzo 🏀 second and sign LA Brawn at his age

  100. bob Marley

    bob Marley

    29 dias atrás

    Nobody is better than jerry west about rebuilding a team period

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