So do people like Stephen A. Smith now?

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Re: So do people like Stephen A. Smith now? 

Post#21 » by Panic610 » Wed Sep 11, 2019 7:09 pm

LLJ wrote:No, he's still a dumbass but I respect his hustle. He may not be the smartest guy in the room but he tries his best to beat everyone else to the ball. So we can grudgingly respect him for that.


He doesn't come off as dumb at all. Why do you feel like he's a dumbas?
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Re: So do people like Stephen A. Smith now? 

Post#22 » by First Take » Wed Sep 11, 2019 7:48 pm

Stephen A. Smith is amazing, I enjoy his hot, controversial and informative takes. I learned a lot from Stephen A. not on the court but off the court.
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Re: So do people like Stephen A. Smith now? 

Post#23 » by First Take » Wed Sep 11, 2019 7:48 pm

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I actually got to meet him when First Take came to Toronto for the 2019 NBA Finals. The man is what you see on TV.
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Re: So do people like Stephen A. Smith now? 

Post#24 » by Lalouie » Wed Sep 11, 2019 7:58 pm

he's entertaining. i never expected anything BUT

if people want informed stuff from sports nerds, subscribe to the athletic. all these hosted shows give me the current sports news in a format i like. if i don't like someone i don't watch
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Re: So do people like Stephen A. Smith now? 

Post#25 » by blueNorange » Wed Sep 11, 2019 9:11 pm

a lot of us have been watching him since the 'quite frankly' days.

he's a tv personality that has survived the death of tv and has found a home on social media.
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Re: So do people like Stephen A. Smith now? 

Post#26 » by LKN » Wed Sep 11, 2019 9:14 pm

He's at least entertaining. I still have no idea how Colin Cowherd, who is easily one of the dumbest people I've ever seen/heard on TV, has a job.

Who the hell likes or watches that guy?
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Re: So do people like Stephen A. Smith now? 

Post#27 » by Chanel Bomber » Wed Sep 11, 2019 9:15 pm

He's a GREAT entertainer.

I don't have to agree with him to enjoy him.
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Re: So do people like Stephen A. Smith now? 

Post#28 » by Adrian_05 » Wed Sep 11, 2019 9:28 pm

He's a walking meme.
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Post#29 » by fianchetto » Thu Sep 12, 2019 12:15 am

Chris Porter's Hair wrote:I think he's an idiot, but there are a lot of idiots I don't hate. I perhaps hate ESPN for deciding at some point they'd largely stop being an actual source of sports news, and instead try to profit by having loud personalities say ridiculous things in an effort to get a reaction.


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Re: So do people like Stephen A. Smith now? 

Post#30 » by Hroz » Thu Sep 12, 2019 12:21 am

Young & stupid people seem to like him.

Whatevers.

Skip Bayless is huge as well.
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Re: So do people like Stephen A. Smith now? 

Post#31 » by 50CalClips » Thu Sep 12, 2019 12:35 am

"Talking Head" is a hustle...
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Post#32 » by JN61 » Thu Sep 12, 2019 12:41 am

I have seen a trend on ESPN last few years; instead of making solid counter arguments some of their debaters just make very dismissive comments and belittle other debaters without even acknowledging their point. That irrates me and Smith is part of that group.
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Re: So do people like Stephen A. Smith now? 

Post#33 » by _Game7_ » Thu Sep 12, 2019 12:48 am

Think he is a joke, but kinda have a soft spot for him not gonna lie.
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Re: So do people like Stephen A. Smith now? 

Post#34 » by freethedevil » Thu Sep 12, 2019 1:04 am

knicks512 wrote:He's basically a knee-jerk reacting RealGM poster with a national platform. How can any of us hate on that?

PS - I hate him.

Don't group us cultured pc posters with you GB hooligans :sleep3:
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Re: So do people like Stephen A. Smith now? 

Post#35 » by Domejandro » Thu Sep 12, 2019 1:09 am

PockyCandy wrote:I think he's an annoying blowhard who gets far too much exposure, and I never take any of his opinions seriously.

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Re: So do people like Stephen A. Smith now? 

Post#36 » by Pharmcat » Thu Sep 12, 2019 1:13 am

He is the best personality on TV. Called the miami big 3 before anyone else. Got Kyrie interview 2 summers ago . Got magic interview this summer . Called Kyrie to bkn. The sports media would be poorer without him here.
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Post#37 » by uraverage » Thu Sep 12, 2019 1:43 am

Came looking for a poll and was left wanting....
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Re: So do people like Stephen A. Smith now? 

Post#38 » by infinite11285 » Thu Sep 12, 2019 1:49 am

TacoLord wrote:I like watching him cry about the Knicks, does that count?


Yes; that's when he's at his best.



Gets a chuckle out of me every time.
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Re: So do people like Stephen A. Smith now? 

Post#39 » by Pelon chingon » Thu Sep 12, 2019 1:53 am

No he disrespected my boy Andy Ruiz because he goes hard at the taqueria but if he was of the same race as him he would refer to him as a Cinderella story.
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Re: So do people like Stephen A. Smith now? 

Post#40 » by dhsilv2 » Thu Sep 12, 2019 5:43 am

LKN wrote:He's at least entertaining. I still have no idea how Colin Cowherd, who is easily one of the dumbest people I've ever seen/heard on TV, has a job.

Who the hell likes or watches that guy?


He is entertaining at times, steven is possibly the least likable thing I have seen on tv outside of maybe bill o'Reilly.

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