Stephen A. and Will Cain Have Verbal Battle Over Phil Jackson | First Take | June 28, 2017

Stephen A. Smith and Will Cain have a verbal battle over Phil Jackson leaving the New York Knicks and whether he did his job or not.

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  • SAS is telling Cain Dolan's the problem but Phil became a huge one coming in piggy backing off Dolans laziness. Knowing the expectations aren't high based off previous performance in 9 yrs

  • who tf is the other clown?

  • Will is so wrong Phil's a superstar at coaching not being in charge of a team. Jerry West is considered superstar for how he turned the warriors around

  • will cain makes this show 10 times better then max does.. Why is everyone in the comments bitching lol this was entertaining stfu

  • " I know you can look at a piece of paper and see 1+1 what i question is your ability to add it up to 2" damn that was nice . if you debate and know your shit you clearly know will did a good job in this debate with SAS like he played stephen's game and did a good job at it … alot of people hating on the man but he is good at his job .

  • Dang Will Cain got THAT WORK.

  • Phil didn't even draft porzingis he wanted okafor

  • I don't mind a good and heated argument but this fucking cunt will cain and his smug reactions while SAS talks is what makes him a piece of shit

  • Will Cain is a fool

  • Will Cain is an idiot

  • This wigger wants a job with the knicks πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚

  • "Are you gonna make the PROCLAMATION???" LOL. Stephen A. Smith is the funniest guy on television yo

  • I only put this on so I don't have to hear my family yelling

  • Will Cain is awful lmaoooo πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ‘ŽπŸ‘ŽπŸ‘Ž

  • Will Cain spot on. Knicks have at least drafted decently.

  • TF is Will Cain talking about…..not shit!

  • Fire Will Cain. He is terrible.

  • Just bring back Steve Novak and everything will go back normal on the knicks. #threetothedome

  • To me Carmelo is the cancer there

  • Will faggot Cain is the dumbest person in existence

  • stephen a. smith is the most overrated sports journalist in the business. people only like him because he shows a lot of emotion and looks like ludacris. stepehn a smith is a great "personality". will cain is a young skip bayless. and anyone who knows anything about sports knows that skip bayless is the most knowledgable sports journalist in the business.

  • will cain is just as likeable as the feminist movement #fact #cainfuckouttaherewithurdumbass

  • Will Cain came out of a dogs ass…..get it? he is dog shit


  • bro…..this why i dont watch 1st take no more……….i really really hate will cain……like a poor mans skip bayless on hermes

  • All the people hatin on Cain are niggas πŸ˜‚

  • I've grown on Kellerman, but Cain actually debates SAS harder. It's not about being right all the time, it's about standing on a point and creating a semi-realistic argument. Cain gets under SAS skin and that's good TV. Their characters folks!!

  • "We faced resistance from the top" as Phil stated this past April !!!!

    Melo and how he infested the locker room and team, caused huge issues with the organization. I wonder who posioned KP's mind??????

    A sad day and it just goes to show you that in the NBA, the players run the teams. Sports writers and talk radio people only add to the problem by wanting to be "friends" with player and in the know. Melo might be a nice person and good father, but he's killed many coaches and several front office execs, and he's never acheived anything in the NBA by leading his own teams. George Karl knew it well, Mike D (coach of the year) experienced it, J. Lin and STAT knew it, Donnie Walsh found out, and now we know that Jackson knows it.

    Phil made mistakes, yes, no doubt but this years draft class is excellent and by adding those players to KP, Willy, Baker and the undrafted players in this year summer group, we would have seen a very competitive and defensively minded group. Now, I'm sure we'll go back to overpaying offensive minded – selfish players, trading away 1st round picks and making the players agents happy. CAA is back in the saddle of power.

    FYI – It's taken Boston, Philly and Washington 3-5 years of bottoming out to build through top 10 picks and trades for assets. * 2015 was our 1st round pick in years (KP), NO 1ST round in 2016 (traded away) and this years #8 pick.

    The NFL does it right!!!!

  • Steven A don't get yourself in trouble cuz it seem like you want to say nigga please again….

  • yea @Abfifi everything #Abfifi

  • us libras

  • The fuck was that analogy in the beginning?

  • Carmelo Anthony is no superstar. He's just another that needs a superstar next to him like lebron doing for Kyrie to be relevant.

  • I'm 7 minutes in and I don't know what they're arguing about

  • You not only on my show. Sas straight ass porkin will right there lol

  • Will Cain is terrible. Why is he heeeeeeeeeeeeerrrrrrrrrrrrreeeeeeeeeeeee?

  • fire will cain.

  • Will is almost gone, right? This whole Will thing is over?

  • Can't stand Will Cain. Closet racist. Not the type to call out any white person of being racist but too many times his faces tell too much of his disposition toward black people. Go back to the Colin Kaepernick discussion and it won't seem so crazy.

  • Phi knew what he was doing… he was building a dynasty

  • SAS mistake started the moment he thought Carmelo Anthony is a superstar