The Stephen A. Smith Show
Hour 2: Nate Robinson joins: 5/22/18
Stephen talks to Nate Robinson about the NBA playoffs and...flag football? He also gets into the age old LeBron v. Jordan debate. You know it never gets old!
Hour 1: Uncertainty in the East: 5/22/18
Stephen starts off talking about the uncertainty surrounding the Eastern Conference Finals, and how if the Rockets don't win tonight, the series is over.
All or nothing.: 5/22/18
While Lebron James and the Cavs tied the series at two games apiece, Stephen is worried that if the Rockets don't do the same tonight their series is over.
Bad Conference Finals: 5/21/18
We got another blowout in the Conference Finals and Stephen A. feels it might be time for the Rockets to shake up their lineup.
Hour 2: Brady No-Show, Pippen's Comments: 5/21/18
Stephen doesn't give a damn if Tom Brady doesn't show up to OTAs, especially if it's contract related. He also cannot believe what Scottie Pippen said about LeBron v. Jordan.
Hour 1: NBA Conference Blowouts: 5/21/18
Stephen talks about the series of blowouts that has been the NBA Conference Finals, and voices his disappointment in Houston. He also touches on some NFL items.
Hour 2: LeBron Comments, Moms on Twitter: 5/18/18
Stephen addresses comments made by Trey Wingo about his LeBron take (this is a can't miss), and transitions to Draymond Green's mom's tweets about KD.
Hour 1: PEDs, Reasoning with LeBron: 5/18/18
Stephen starts off talking about Mark Teixeira's comments on Cano's PED use, and asks why LeBron would even want to go to the Finals?
Look at the resume: 5/18/18
Stephen A talks about LeBron's NBA Finals legacy, Steph Curry's healht and Mark Teixeira's comments on Robinso Cano testing positive for PED's.
The Stephen A. Smith Show: 5/17/18
Stephen A. discusses what the Rockets have built thanks in large part to Daryl Morey, plus what's the right fit for LeBron James?
Jeff Van Gundy: 5/17/18
ESPN NBA Analyst Jeff Van Gundy joins the show to talk about both Conference Finals, plus are we overblowing all the "adjustment" talk
Daryl Morey: 5/17/18
Rockets GM Daryl Morey joins the show to talk about his teams' game two victory and what changed between game one and two.
Hour 2: Lakers Rumors: 5/17/18
Stephen touches back on the Rocket's victory and talks about the very interesting off season the Lakers will be having chasing multiple big names.
Hour 1: Jeff Van Gundy, Daryl Morey join: 5/17/18
Stephen talks to Jeff Van Gundy about the adjustments the Rockets made from Game 1 to Game 2 and talks to Daryl Morey about the obsession with beating the Warriors.
Cavs are in trouble: 5/16/18
After losing game two to the Celtics, Stephen A. wonders out loud did some of the Cavs just give up?
Hour 2: Gambling, David Tepper: 5/16/18
Stephen thinks that various leagues will do just fine with legalized gambling, and talks about new Panther's Head Coach David Tepper.
Hour 1: Do the Cavs Want It?: 5/16/18
Stephen has a lot of questions for the Cavs following their Game 2 loss last night, and is Stephen becoming soft? Iconic caller Carlton thinks so.
Hour 2: Dan Graca and Keyshawn Johnson filling in: 5/15/18
Dan and Keyshawn talk about the upcoming Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Finals, and the news of Robinson Cano being suspended 80 games for violating the PED policy.
Hour 1: Dan Graca and Keyshawn Johsnson filling in: 5/15/18
Dan and Keyshawn talk about the Warriors Game 1 win over the Rockets. Is this series over? They debate whether or not the Warriors dominance is good for the NBA.
Hour 2: Dan Graca and Keyshawn Johnson filling in: 5/14/18
Dan and Keyshawn turn their attention to the NBA Playoffs, including the Cav's 25-point loss and Game 1 of Rockets - Warriors tonight.
Hour 1: Dan Graca and Keyshawn Johsnson filling in: 5/14/18
Dan and Keyshawn talk about the legalization of sports betting in New Jersey and the other states that might follow suit, as well as Mark Cuban's comments on it.
Raptors fire Casey: 5/11/18
Stephen A. is a little irate as to why the Raptors would fire Dwane Casey for losing to Lebron James especially since their roster wasn't built to beat him.
Hour 2: Playoffs, Matt Patricia: 5/11/18
Stephen starts off talking NBA Playoffs, and the long road LeBron has ahead of him. He also gets into what he thinks about Matt Patricia's current situation.
Hour 1: Fired: 5/11/18
Stephen is not happy with the news that Dwane Casey was fired, and addresses the heat he got for saying that Brett Brown should be.
Hour 2: Dan Graca filling in, Keith Hernandez joins: 5/10/18
Dan Graca jumps in for Stephen, he talks to Keith Hernandez about his new book and the Met's struggles since their impressive start, as well as Matt Harvey's career.
Hour 1: Final Four are Set: 5/10/18
Only four teams remain in the NBA Playoffs, and Stephen breaks down who he thinks will make it out of this round and why.
The West is set: 5/9/18
With both the Rockets & Warriors wrapping up their respective series Stephen A. marvels at the play of Chris Paul.
Hour 2: Michael Kay Joins: 5/9/18
Stephen talks about Mike James' place in the NFL vs. weed saga, talks to Michael Kay about the Yankees, and gives his conditional prediction for BOS v. PHI.
Hour 1: Who Wins the West?: 5/9/18
Stephen talks about the exciting match-up the NBA has in the West, which would be better if these officials would lay off doing one thing.
History of pain: 5/8/18
With David Fizdale being introduced to NY, Stephen A. wanted to welcome him and remind him about the pain the Knicks have caused their fans while hoping he can help change it.
Hour 2: Kylia Carter, Malcolm Jenkins : 5/8/18
Stephen gets into Wendell Carter's argument against the NCAA and Malcolm Jenkin's current situation with NFL owners.
Hour 1: Fizdale Presser, LeBron Praise: 5/8/18
Stephen thinks David Fizdale was being too PC at his introductory press conference, and is torn about the NBA Playoffs.
The Greatness of LeBron: 5/7/18
Stephen A. discusses the greatness of Lebron James and might he be playing his best ball at the moment. Plus, he shares why Big Ben only has himself to blame.
Hour 2: 76ers Avoiding Sweep, Ben Roethlisberger: 5/7/18
Stephen starts off talking about the 76ers, who need to avoid being swept by the Celtics, and Ben Roethlisberger's hurt feelings about the draft.
Hour 1: LeBron, Van Gundy News: 5/7/18
Stephen goes on a rant about LeBron James, who is fresh off of a buzzer beater, and discusses the news of the Pistons firing Van Gundy.
Fizdale it is.: 5/4/18
While Stephen A. is ok with the hiring of David Fizdale, he is worried that the culture won't change when it comes to MSG, plus could Brett Brown be coaching for his job?
Hour 2: Would This Trade Work?: 5/4/18
Stephen brings up a hypothetical NBA trade that he thinks could work for both teams, and addresses Kanye West's remarks about slavery.
Hour 1: David Fizdale, Brett Brown: 5/4/18
Stephen gets into the Knicks hiring David Fizdale as their Head Coach, and why he thinks Brett Brown might be coaching for his job.
Hour 2: Dan Graca filling in: 5/3/18
Dan touches back on the NBA Playoffs and gives his thoughts on the rumors that Sam Darnold could start for the Jets opening day.
Hour 1: Dan Graca filling in: 5/3/18
Dan Graca is talking NBA Playoffs. Can the Cavs bounce back from Game 1? Also, Knick's coaching updates.
Hour 2: NBA Drama: 5/2/18
Stephen gets into the NBA Playoffs and the drama surrounding one eliminated team in particular. He also touches on the Met's decline and the Knick's coaching search.
Hour 1: Who's Getting Paid?: 5/2/18
Stephen believes that O’Dell Beckham Jr. deserves his money, and tells you why. He also gets into the NBA Playoffs and Eric Reid's collusion grievance against the NFL.
NBA Playoffs: 5/1/18
Even though it was only one game should we be concerned about the 76ers? Plus Steph Curry is back tonight for the Warriors.
Time for a culture change: 5/1/18
With news that the Knicks have interviewed 11 different candidates for their HC position, all Stephen A. asks from them is to not get it wrong and hire Mark Jackson.
Hour 2: AJ Green Joins: 5/1/18
AJ Green joins the show to talk about everything ranging from his offseason activities to his football mortality, and Stephen voices his concerns with the 76ers.
Hour 1: Knicks Search for a Coach: 5/1/18
Stephen A. goes off on the Knick's terrible job at maintaining a culture as their coaching search comes to a close.
The time is now Philly: 4/30/18
With the NFL draft finally behind us, Stephen A. focuses on the NBA playoffs and says the time is now for the 76ers to find their way into the Finals.
Hour 2: Mel Kiper Jr. Joins: 4/30/18
Stephen talks to Mel Kiper, who recaps this past weekend's NFL Draft, and talks about Russell Westbrook's issue with some Utah Jazz fans.
Hour 1: Draft in the Books, NBA Playoffs: 4/30/18
Stephen hits on the NFL Draft but mainly focuses on the NBA Playoffs and the future of LeBron.
Franchise QB: 4/27/18
With Sam Darnold falling to the Jets at 3, Stephen A. asks do the Jets finally have their franchise QB, plus Josh Rosen just needs to focus on playing.
Todd Bowles: 4/27/18
Jets Head Coach Todd Bowles joins Stephen A. to discuss the drafting of Sam Darnold, plus does Darnold have a shot at winning the starting job?
Hour 2: Todd Bowles joins: 4/27/18
Stephen talks to Todd Bowles about the good fortune that fell upon the Jets, and gets into his predictions for the NBA Playoffs this weekend.
Hour 1: Bill Polian Joins: 4/27/18
Stephen starts the show talking about last night's NFL Draft, and the big storylines in NY. Bill Polian joins to get more in-depth on the pros and cons of the picks.
The benefit of the doubt: 4/26/18
While some might condemn Josh Allen for his tweets when he was a teenager Stephen is willing to give him the benefit of the doubt.
Hour 2: Adam Schefter Joins: 4/26/18
Stephen revisits Russell Westbrook and LeBron's amazing performances last night and Adam Schefter joins to break down tonight's NFL Draft.
Hour 1: Josh Allen Tweets, NBA Playoffs: 4/26/18
Stephen is willing to give Josh Allen the benefit of the doubt regarding his high-school tweets, and can't believe the great performances in the NBA Playoffs last night.
Onto the next one.: 4/25/18
While in Philly Stephen had to answer for his Donovan Mitchell over Ben Simmons ROY stance plus can the NCAA be fixed?
Hour 2: NFL Trust, Andy Jasner: 4/25/18
Stephen talks about the broken trust in the NFL following the owners meeting leak, and talks to Andy Jasner about his book about his late father Phil Jasner.
Hour 1: 76ers, Free Meek: 4/25/18
Stephen is in hot water with the 76ers for standing his being of the year take, and points out how Meek Mill’s release from prison shines light on bigger issues.
What's wrong with OKC: 4/24/18
With the Thunder being pushed to the brink of elimination by the Jazz, Stephen A. wonders what's happened to a team people had high hopes for?
Hour 2: Todd McShay joins: 4/24/18
Stephen talks to Todd McShay about the mystery surrounding the NFL draft, and gives a caller a much needed wake-up call.
Hour 1: Thunder Trouble: 4/24/18
Stephen starts with the NBA Playoffs, especially the trouble on the Thunder (and who could benefit from it) and why the 76ers shouldn't spring for LeBron.
Is there any hope for Cleveland: 4/23/18
While Lebron James and the Cavs were able to tie their series with the Pacers at 2 games a piece Stephen just doesn't see the Cavs being able to win a title.
Hour 2: Sam Darnold Joins: 4/23/18
Stephen talks to Sam Darnold about his feeling surrounding Thursday's NFL Draft, and can't believe how much people are overreacting about Jay Feely's picture.
Hour 1: 76ers Taking Over East?: 4/23/18
Stephen A. doesn't see the Cavs winning the title, and has had a change of heart when it comes to who he thinks will take it all in the East.
"Trust the Process": 4/20/18
While everyone else might be screaming "trust the process" Stephen reminds everyone that the 76ers tanked seasons and he will never accept it.
Hour 2: PJ Carlesimo Joins, Dez Rumors: 4/20/18
Stephen talks to PJ Carlesimo about the current state of the NBA Playoffs, and the fragile state of GSW. He also talks about what Dez Bryant should do amid NYG rumors.
Hour 1: Process is a Disgrace: 4/20/18
Stephen has some words for those of you who trust the process, and talks about the Pelicans making themselves contenders against the West, even against GSW.
Lebron James takeover: 4/19/18
Lebron James led the Cavs to a game two win but Stephen is concerned that it just might be too much work for Lebron though, plus the Pelicans have the Blazers on the ropes.
Hour 2: Misusing the Process: 4/19/18
Stephen goes on a rant about the 76ers unwillingness to play Embiid and talks about some of the less talked about NBA Playoff series.
Hour 1: Frank Isola joins: 4/19/18
Stephen talks about the struggles in OKC during these playoffs, and Frank Isola joins to talk about the current culture of the Knicks organization.
What's going on in NE?: 4/18/18
Stephen A. isn't buying that Tom Brady won't play next year, plus as the Knicks prepare to hire yet another coach, Stephen A. reminds us all how just inept they've been lately
Hour 2: Mel Kiper Jr. Joins: 4/18/18
Stephen talks to Mel Kiper Jr.(who was right all along) as we are a week away from the NFL Draft, and iconic caller Carlton needs to talk Belichick.
Hour 1: Bradley Chubb Joins, Knicks Talk: 4/18/18
Stephen starts off talking about the Pats situation with Brady and the Knick's head coach progress, and is joined by Bradley Chubb to talk about his NFL Draft status.
Let him play.: 4/17/18
After losing Game two to the Heat, Joel Embiid went on social media to voice his displeasure about not playing and Stephen completely agrees Embiid should be on the floor.
NBA Commissioner Adam Silver: 4/17/18
NBA Commissioner Adam Silver joined Stephen A. to discuss a myriad of topics from tanking to the ROY voting, plus playoff reform.
Hour 2: Revisiting Silver, Embiid's Comments: 4/17/18
Stephen revisits his fascinating conversation with NBA Commissioner Adam Silver, and gets into Joel Embiid's comments on his frustration over having to sit out.
Hour 1: Commissioner Adam Silver Joins: 4/17/18
Stephen is gives his opinions on the NBA Playoffs so far, and is then joined by Commissioner Adam Silver, who is not afraid to make changes to the League.
Harden goes off.: 4/16/18
According to Stephen A. James Harden proves once again why he's NBA MVP, plus after losing Game 1 is Game 2 a must win for the Cavs?
Hour 2: Ice Cube joins: 4/16/18
Stephen talks to Ice Cube about the NBA Playoffs and the Big 3, and talks about Colin Kaepernick invoking the voice of Jackie Robinson in a Twitter post.
Hour 1: NBA Playoffs Have Begun: 4/16/18
Stephen starts off talking about the NBA Playoff that started this past weekend, including the Cav's surprising loss. Would LeBron rather lose now?
Hour 2: Westbrook Delivers, Kaepernick News: 4/12/18
Stephen talks about Russell Westbrook's historic season and doesn't understand the hate he gets. He also gets into the rumors surrounding the Seahawks meeting with Kaepernick.
Hour 1: Hornacek Out, Mikah Fitzpatrick joins: 4/12/18
Stephen is thrilled that the Knicks finally let Jeff Hornacek go, now they need to hire Mark Jackson. Mikah Fitzpatrick joins to talk about his college and future NFL career.
Don't do it NY: 4/11/18
While it's still early Stephen is worried about the Yankees struggles, plus if the Knicks make the wrong decision when it comes to their HC Stephen will not be happy.
Hour 2: Michael Kay Joins, Meek Mill Sentence: 4/11/18
Michael Kay joins the show to talk about the Yankees struggles, especially Giancarlo Stanton's. Stephen also gets in to the weird circumstances surrounding Meek Mill's arrest.
Hour 1: Try Him, Knicks: 4/11/18
Stephen starts off with his worries about the Yankees and then reacts to a couple of nightmare scenarios involving the New York Knicks.
NBA MVP Race: 4/10/18
While Lebron James has been ridiculous, Stephen believes James Harden deserves the MVP, plus while Ben Simmons is box office, Donovan Mitchell is the ROY.
Hour 2: Clyde Drexler Joins, Pat Riley on LeBron: 4/10/18
Stephen talks to Big 3 Commissioner Clyde Drexler, who believes a lot of his guys could still play in the NBA. He also talks about Pat Riley's comments on LeBron's departure.
Hour 1: Final Days of the Regular Season: 4/10/18
Stephen talks about the final days of the NBA regular season, including his MVP stance and LeBron causing turmoil. He also addresses Richie Incognito's retirement.
Isiah Thomas: 4/9/18
Basketball HOF and Turner Analyst Isiah Thomas joins the show to discuss the recent success of the 76ers,plus are still the favorite in the East?
Sorry Houston.: 4/9/18
While we welcome San Antonio & Houston as a new affiliates, Stephen has some bad news for Rocket fans, they aren't winning the title.
Hour 2: Isiah Thomas Joins, McGregor Thoughts: 4/9/18
Stephen is joined by Isiah Tomas to talk about the chase for the final NBA Playoff spots, and tells us why he changed his mind about Conor McGregor's outburst.
Hour 1: Pressure in the NBA, Tiger is DONE: 4/9/18
Stephen tells you who he is NOT predicting to win the NBA Finals, and wonders who has more pressure on them: Durant or Harden? He also gives his thoughts on the Masters.
Hour 2: Dwight Freeny joins, NFL Draft: 4/6/18
Jason Fitz and Elle Duncan talk about potential NFL Draft moves, and are joined by Dwight Freeny to elaborate on that and the Patriot's possibilities for a future QB.
Hour 1: Brett Okamoto joins, Master Updates: 4/6/18
Jason Fitz and Elle Duncan fill you in on The Masters and discuss Connor McGregor creating the "worst night in UFC history" (according to Dana White) with Brett Okamoto.
Mets send a message to NL East: 4/6/18
Dan Graca feels great about the Mets sending a message to the Nationals and the rest of the NL East and tries to figure out what the best course of action is for the Giants at #2.
Figueroa on Mets' hot start, playing in cold: 4/6/18
SNY analyst Nelson Figueroa discusses the Mets' hot start and how hard it is to play in colder weather.
Hour 2: Damien Woody and Jeff Goodman Join: 4/5/18
Jason Fitz and Elle Duncan talk to Damien Woody (aka the Dancing Bear) about what he'd do with Odell Beckham, and Jeff Goodman about how the Celtics loss of Kyrie.
Hour 1: Tiger's Return, Kyrie is Out: 4/5/18
Jason Fitz and Elle Duncan talk about the biggest stories of the day: Tiger’s return to (whiffing balls into the crowd at) The Masters, and the ill-timed loss of Kyrie.
Mets off to fast start, Yanks' glimpse of future: 4/5/18
Dan Graca discusses the Mets' fast start and the Yankees offering a glimpse at their immediate future. What will the Giants & Jets do with their top picks?
McVay better be ready.: 4/4/18
While the Rams continue to make big time moves, Stephen A. hopes Sean McVay is ready to handle the expectations that come with making moves like this.
Hour 2: Todd McShay, NFL Draft, NBA: 4/4/18
Stephen is joined by Todd McShay to talk about the interesting QB situation in the upcoming NFL Draft. Who will land where? He also talks about a variety of NBA topics.
Hour 1: Yankees, Raptors v. Cavs: 4/4/18
Stephen talks about Giancarlo Stanton's 5 strikeout home opener, the Cav's dominance over the Raptors, and revisits the subject of Donte DiVincenzo's twitter.
Villanova are champs once again.: 4/3/18
Stephen A. discusses Villanova's title win and while everyone is excited they should slow down on the Jay Wright to the 76ers talk.
Hour 2: Tim Kurkjian, Raptors v. Cavs: 4/3/18
Stephen talks to Tim Kurkjian about this upcoming MLB season, and who he believes is the best early on. He also talks Cavs v. Raptors, and why TOR needs to beat LeBron.
Hour 1: Mora Conspiracy, Seth Greenberg: 4/3/18
Stephen A. talks about Jim Mora's damaging comments about Josh Rosen and a few theorys why, and Seth Greenberg joins to recap last night's NCAA title game.
Sorry Cinderella: 4/2/18
While everyone wanted to see Cinderella in the Final, Stephen is glad Michigan showed up to give us the Finals we wanted.
Hour 2: Jay Williams, Bored Rosen?: 4/2/18
Stephen A. Starts the hour talking to Jay Williams about tonight's NCAA Championship Game, and Jim Mora Jr.'s ... concerning comments about Josh Rosen.
The Stephen A. Smith Show: 4/2/18
Stephen talks about tonight's NCAA Title Game, both teams are contenders. He also talks NBA Finals, anything can play out, but one thing is sure: LeBron CANNOT lose to Kyrie.
Are NBA refs going to far?: 3/30/18
While Stephen A. believes Kevin Durant should have been ejected due to how he treated the ref, he believes NBA refs are too cavalier when it comes to handing out techs.
Hour 2: Seth Greenberg, Dan Rafael Join: 3/30/18
Seth Greenberg joins to give his thoughts on tomorrow's Final Four matchups, and Dan Rafael joins to update the status of the May 5th fight between GGG and Canelo Alvarez.
Hour 1: Durant Ejected: 3/30/18
Stephen talks about Kevin Durant's 5th ejection of the season. While he agrees with it, he also thinks NBA refs are letting their power go to their heads.
Opening Day is here.: 3/29/18
With MLB's opening day here, Stephen can't contain his excitement when it comes to the Yankees, plus Joe Lacob took a shot at the Rockets and Stephen loves it.
Hour 2: Bill Plaschke, Shots Fired: 3/29/18
Bill Plaschke joins the Stephen to preview the Dodgers/Giants opener tonight, and shot are being fired in the NBA Western Conference!
Hour 1: Michael Kay, Opening Day: 3/29/18
It's MLB Opening Day, and Stephen talks his predictions for the upcoming season. He is also joined by Michael Kay to preview the Yankees.
Mel Kiper: 3/28/18
With his latest Mock Draft out Mel Kiper joins the show to discuss who he thinks will end up #1, plus what's next for the Giants.
Anyone but the Rams: 3/28/18
Stephen believes there is no way in hell that the Giants should trade Odell especially to the Rams.
Hour 2: Mel Kiper Joins: 3/28/18
Stephen talks to Mel Kiper about his latest NFL Mock Draft, talks who he thinks the Jets should be looking at, and responds to Popovich's comments regarding gun control.
Hour 1: O'Dell Problems, MVP Race: 3/28/18
Stephen talks about the price the Giants have in mind for O'Dell Beckham Jr., and LeBron picking himself for MVP...Stephen disagrees.
Odell's future in NY: 3/27/18
What's Odell's future in NY and has the NFL finally figured out what's a catch?
Hour 2: Noah Syndergaard Joins: 3/27/18
Stephen breaks down the flaws in the new NFL catch rules and Noah Syndergaard joins to talk about his previous injury and the upcoming season.
Hour 1: Marry or Break Up: 3/27/18
Stephen thinks the Giants should try to hold on to O'Dell Beckham and revisits the charges against Michael Bennett. Carlton calls in to rant.
The Stephen A. Smith Show: 3/26/18
Stephen talks about the charges Michael Bennett is facing, has a message for the Nevada Athletic Commission in regards to GGG v. Canelo, and rants about Hinkie's tanking.
Hour 1: No More Cinderellas: 3/26/18
Stephen A. is sick of the Cinderella storyline with Loyola-Chicago and talks to Adam Schefter about QB's and what the Giants should do about OBJ, and what he would do.
Hour 2: Dan Graca filling in, Jay Bilas joins: 3/23/18
Dan Graca filling in, Jay Bilas joins him to give his Sweet 16 predictions and Dan takes calls on the NFL Draft.
Hour 1: Dan Graca filling in: 3/23/18
Dan Graca filling in, and his brackets are busted. He's not bitter, but he tells you why Cinderella teams are a problem. He also can't wait for the NFL Draft.
Lebron shows out: 3/22/18
The Cavs and more specifically Lebron James showed why Stephen believes no team in the East will beat them come playoff time, plus the Giants trade JPP.
Hour 2: Lamar Jackson Debate, Manziel Returning?: 3/22/18
Stephen A. revisits the Lamar Jackson/Josh Allen discussion and addresses the caller who claims Jackson is the victim of racism. Also, Johnny Manziel's attempt to return.
Hour 1: Cavs Looking Good, JPP Trade, Lamar Jackson: 3/22/18
Stephen still thinks the Cavs have the East locked down, that JPP hasn't been the same since his incident, and why Lamar Jackson won't be drafter higher.
The NBA MVP race is a wrap.: 3/21/18
Stephen A. believes we should just give James Harden the MVP trophy right now and let him celebrate it with his fans right instead of waiting till after the finals.
Hour 2: Where Will They Land?: 3/21/18
Stephen talks about where Ndamukong Suh could land and who should prioritize him, which NBA teams should try to get Trae Young, and GGG's decision to call out Canelo Alvarez.
Hour 1: Draft Needs, James Harden: 3/21/18
Stephen talks about the needs in the upcoming NFL Draft. Also, as far as he is concerned, James Harden is the NBA MVP this season, but what is with the celebration?
Stop making excuses LA.: 3/20/18
Whether it's the Dodgers coming up short or Lonzo Ball struggling Stephen is tired of hearing excuses from LA fans, plus if he's there the Knicks can't pass on Young.
Hour 2: Pressure on Knicks and LeBron: 3/20/18
Stephen weighs the pros and cons of Trae Young to the Knicks, and the pressure LeBron would endure if he went to the Lakers.
Hour 1: Jet's Moves, No Excuses: 3/20/18
Stephen questions the Jet's motives, doesn't want to hear any excuses from the Dodgers or Lonzo Ball, and explains economics to a Tweeter comparing LeBron to Josh Rosen.
Hour 2: Does Houston Have It? Seth Greenberg Joins: 3/19/18
Stephen thinks that James Harden is the MVP of this season, but do they have it over the Warriors yet? Seth Greenberg also joins to recap the NCAA Tournament so far.
Hour 1: Jet's Plan, Warriors Injuries: 3/19/18
Stephen's brackets are busted, he hopes the Jets have a damn good plan for their number 3 pick, and can’t believe that three of the Warriors prime players are injured.
Bracket busted: 3/16/18
While we all love upsets Stephen A. can't believe his bracket was busted because Arizona didn't even bother to show up against Buffalo.
Hour 2: Lillard's Greatness, Mayweather to MMA?: 3/16/18
Stephen talks thinks it's a shame the Trailblazers are in the West because Damien Lillard is great, and will Mayweather get in over his head in MMA?
Hour 1: Arizona Loss, Eric Reid: 3/16/18
Stephen cannot believe his bracket is already busted because of Arizona's first-round loss, and gets into Eric Reid's claims he is being blackballed by the NFL.
Mel Kiper Jr.: 3/15/18
ESPN Draft Expert Mel Kiper Jr. joins the show to discuss the importance of Pro Days, does he still believe the Browns need to take a QB at one and what the Giants should do.
Should the Giants really take a Guard?: 3/15/18
Stephen A. opens up the show by discussing the stark difference between the Lakers and the Knicks, plus Tedy Bruschi thinks the Giants should take a Guard at #2.
Hour 2: March Madness: 3/15/18
Stephen doesn't understand the hyper surrounding Trae Young, and doesn't want to hear Kevin Durant complain about a lack of Curry or Thompson. It's time for him to take over.
Hour 1: Mel Kiper Jr., Giants Needs: 3/15/18
Stephen talks about why he's jealous of the Lakers, discusses the NFL Draft with Mel Kiper Jr., and revisits Tedy Bruschi's comments on the Giants need for a guard.
What's going on in Green Bay?: 3/14/18
The exodus of players continues in NE and Stephen A. wonders if it has anything to do with Bill Belichick, plus are the Packers trying to make Aaron Rodgers mad?
Hour 2: Klay Injury, RJ Bell's Brackets: 3/14/18
Stephen doesn't feel like Klay Thompson gets the respect he deserves, RJ Bell joins to do brackets Vegas style, and Royals GM Dayton Moore is hosting some interesting seminars
Hour 1: Everyone Has Problems: 3/14/18
Bill Belichick has a problem retaining players, Aaron Rodgers has a problem with the Packers, and the Giants don't even know what to do with O'Dell.
Gimme the loot: 3/13/18
Kirk Cousins just got paid despite never winning a playoff game and you know who Stephen A. blames? You the fan. Plus Steve Kerr reminds us why he's a great person.
Hour 2: H to the Izzo: 3/13/18
Stephen gives his official Final Four picks, and tells us who he thinks will be NCAA Champions. He also gets into Steve Kerr's message on gun control and revisits Cousins.
Hour 1: Kirk Cousins Finally Won Something: 3/13/18
Stephen opens the show with Kirk Cousins possibly becoming the highest paid NFL player despite never winning a playoff game, and he blames YOU. This is also bad for the Jets.
What are you thinking?: 3/12/18
While we are all excited about our Brackets, Stephen A. asks does the committee really want Virginia in the Final Four? Also what should the Giants do with Odell?
Hour 2: Tiger's Back? No Excuses, Warriors: 3/12/18
Stephen talks about how great it was to see Tiger competing at a high level and doesn't think the Warriors should have any excuses with Steph being out.
Hour 1: Brackets and O'Dell: 3/12/18
Stephen knows it's all about the brackets, but is the FBI probe into the NCAA affecting March Madness? He also says how HE thinks the Giants should handle O'Dell's situation.
What's next for Sherman?: 3/9/18
with news that Richard Sherman won't be in Seattle next year, Stephen A. asks the question should the Giants consider Sherman?
Hour 2: Seth Greenberg, Tiger Redemption?: 3/9/18
Stephen talks to Seth Greenberg about tonight's ACC Semifinals, and is proud that Tigers is serious competition at the Valspar Championship.
Hour 1: Sherman Release, Warriors Chances: 3/9/18
Stephen talks about the best landing spot for Richard Sherman after his release from the Seahawks, and thinks that people underestimate the Warriors sans Curry. Why? Klay.
Hour 2: Football and Charity, Kenny Smith Comments: 3/8/18
Stephen talks about JJ Watt blasting a reporter for telling Josh Rosen to make a decision, and talks about Kenny Smith's comments about the NCAA.
Hour 1: NFL Trades, Lakers, Damien Woody: 3/8/18
Stephen talks about some of the NFL trades that went down yesterday and is joined by Damien Woody to elaborate. Also, the Lakers have options.
Stephen A. Smith Best of 3-8-18: 3/8/18
Stephen A. discusses the NY Giants plans for the NFL Draft, and is joined by Damien Woody. Plus, why the Warriors are happy the Rockets are getting all the headlines.
Really Jeff Fisher?: 3/7/18
Stephen A. discusses the Rockets 16-game winning streak, plus Todd McShay's latest mock draft has the Giants passing on a QB, also Jeff Fisher just needs to stop talking.
Hour 2: Fisher's Advice, Travis Scott: 3/7/18
Stephen starts by laughing at Jeff Fisher giving Josh Rosen advice, hits on the Michael Bennett trade, and is joined by rapper Travis Scott, who is fired up about the Rockets.
Hour 1: Hornacek, Rockets, Ross' Comments: 3/7/18
Stephen can't believe what Jeff Hornacek said about next season, talks about the Rocket's winning streak, and revisits Stephen Ross' comments from yesterday.
Those who cut the checks, make the rules.: 3/6/18
Stephen A. discusses the Steelers need to sign LeVeon Bell to an extension, plus it seems like people need to be reminded that those who cut the checks make the rules.
Hour 2: D'Angelo Hall: 3/6/18
Stephen talks to D'Angelo Hall about what exactly he's doing these days, are his playing days over? He also thinks that Damien Lillard deserves some respect in the West.
Hour 1: Le'Veon Bell Tag, MIA Kneeling Ban: 3/6/18
Stephen starts off talks Le'Veon Bell potentially receiving the franchise tag today, and gives his thoughts on Stephen Ross' comments on players kneeling during the anthem.
And the Oscar goes to...: 3/5/18
Stephen A. lauds Kobe Bryant for winning an Oscar and why possibly winning an Oscar might be more gratifying then winning a title, plus the Browns better not take Barkley at 1
Hour 2: Lonzo Needs to Step Up: 3/5/18
Stephen recaps this weekend's Rockets v. Celtics game and Wilder v. Ortiz fight. He also thinks Lonzo still isn't living up to the hype, which makes callers angry.
Hour 1: Oscar Goes to Kobe, Louis Riddick: 3/5/18
Stephen confesses his pride for Kobe Bryant and his Oscar win, and talks to Louis Riddick about what he has seen at this year's NFL Combine, alongside some predictions.
Banning tackle football: 3/2/18
Sean Miller denied he did anything wrong and for his sake he better not be lying, plus the State of Illinois is trying to ban tackling in football for kids under 12.
Hour 2: Teddy Atlas: 3/2/18
Stephen talks to Teddy Atlas about this weekend's WBC heavyweight championship fight, and gets into what the Giants should do at pick 2 and NBA prospects.
Hour 1: Sean Miller, Football Laws: 3/2/18
Stephen notes the reception of Sean Miller at Arizona's home game after denying allegations of paying recruits, and gives his thoughts on Illinois' potential football ban.
We have lift off: 3/1/18
While everyone is excited about the Rockets chances agains the Warriors, Stephen A. thinks they only have a punchers chance against them.
Hour 2: Jeffcoat Firing, Knicks Rumors: 3/1/18
Stephen starts off with the much-deserved firing of Mike Jeffcoat. He also gets into the Knicks rumors swirling around and what he would like to see from the team.
Hour 1: Warriors v. Rockets: 3/1/18
Stephen A. talks about the Warriors v. Rockets game last night, highlighting James Harden's crossover on Wesley Johnson.
Hour 2: Doc Rivers, Josh McDaniels, NBA Tanking: 2/28/18
Stephen speculates on Doc Rivers' potential with the Knicks, Josh McDaniels hiding from Indy, and Adam Silver's memo on NBA tanking.
Hour 1: Rodgers + Jets, White House Warriors: 2/28/18
Stephen ties the future of the Jet's QB position into the future of Aaron Rodgers' QB position in Green Bay and talks about the Warriors opting out of a White House visit.
Hour 1: Aaron Rodgers to Jets? White House Warriors: 2/28/18
Stephen ties the future of the Jet's QB position into the future of Aaron Rodgers' QB position in Green Day and talks about the Warriors opting out of a White House visit.
Hour 2: Deontay Wilder: 2/27/18
Stephen is joined by Deontay Wilder to preview his upcoming WBC Championship fight against Luis Ortiz and reflects on some of his favorite moments covering sports.
Hour 1: Battle for the West, NFL Combine Woes: 2/27/18
Stephen thinks the Rockets have a chance in the West if certain starts can align, and isn't happy with the NFL Combine this year.
Hour 2: Van Gundy's comments, NFL: 2/26/18
Stephen agrees with Stan Van Gundy's comments on the NBA's one-and-done rule, and touched on a few NFL items such as Dez's advice to young players.
Hour 1: Zaza, Tiger, Popovich Fine?: 2/26/18
Stephen talks about Zaza's hit on Russell Westbrook, the public's role in Tiger Woods' downfall, and Gregg Popovich's comments on LeBron James... is this unfair to Magic?
Now we know names.: 2/23/18
Stephen A. discusses the FBI probe into CBB and what it means now that we know the names of players and schools, plus is it time to start paying players?
Hour 2: NBA is Back, Seth Greenberg: 2/23/18
Stephen talks about his concerns within the NBA now that the second half of the season has started, and Seth Greenberg joins to go in depth about the FBI's NCAA investigation.
Hour 1: NCAA Probe, Jay Bilas: 2/23/18
Stephen talks about the FBI's investigation on the NCAA, and what he thinks the real problem is. Jay Bilas joins to take the conversation further.
Is playoff realignment a good idea?: 2/22/18
While Stephen A. was originally onboard with possible playoff realignment, he has since he changed his mind because the thought of the Knicks never making the playoffs again.
Hour 2: Playoff Reform, Kawhi Out: 2/22/18
Stephen responds to LeBron James' comments on the tradition involved in the current playoff format, and warns listeners to not throw Kawhi to the wolves yet.
Hour 2: Playoff Reform, Kawhi Out: 2/22/18
Stephen responds to LeBron James' comments on the tradition involved in the current playoff format, and warns listeners to not throw Kawhi to the wolves yet.
Hour 1: Playoff Format, Mavs Problems: 2/22/18
Stephen starts off talking about possible playoff realignment, and admits that his mind has changed. He also gets into the problems the Mavericks are having.
Jets need to make the right choice.: 2/21/18
With reports that Kirk Cousins might be the first QB to get 100 million dollars guaranteed Stephen feels it shouldn't come from the Jets.
Hour 2: Pitino is the New Canseco: 2/21/18
Stephen talks about the Mavericks' myriad of troubles, and gets into his take on the dominoes falling in Louisville.
Hour 1: Kiper's Mock Draft, Kirk Cousins to NY?: 2/21/18
Stephen talks about Mel Kiper's annual Mock Draft, and the smell of desperation coming from the Jets with their insane guarantee to Kirk Cousins.
Hour 2: Dan Graca and Chris Canty filling in: 2/20/18
Dan and Chris argue the pros and cons of the recently announced MLB change of pace rules.
Hour 1: Dan Graca and Chris Canty filling in: 2/20/18
Dan and Chris talk about the current NFL franchise tag tenders, focusing on the fate of Kirk Cousins.
NBA All-Star Weekend: 2/19/18
We finally saw some defense during the NBA ALL-Star game which makes Stephen A. happy, plus Kobe believes you shouldn't have to recruit someone to play for the Lakers.
Hour 2: McCourty Lying? Cousins to Jets, Kobe's LA Opinion: 2/19/18
Stephen doesn't believe McCourty's claims that the Pats knew Butler would sit, or that the Jets should guarantee Kirk Cousins; and touches on Kobe's comments on LA recruiting.
Hour 1: All Star Weekend, Ingraham Comments: 2/19/18
Stephen starts with the memorable and not-so-memorable parts of NBA All-Star Weekend and gets into LeBron's response to the comments Laura Ingraham made last week.
Hour 2: Players Comments, Magic's Fine: 2/16/18
Stephen A. touches back on athletes commenting on politics, and tells us why he doesn't agree with Adam Silver's justification of why Magic Johnson was fined.
Hour 1: LeBron and Durant's Comments: 2/16/18
Following comments made by Kevin Durant and LeBron James, Stephen A addresses the manner in which athlete commentary on politics is perceived.
Stephen A Smith Show: Best of 2.16: 2/16/18
Following comments made by Kevin Durant and LeBron James, Stephen A addresses the manner in which athlete commentary on politics is perceived.
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