Kyrie Irving elected to send out a written statement instead of speaking to the media Friday "to ensure that my message is properly conveyed."
2021 ScheduleAll times ET
First Take 1st Hour: Are Baker and the Browns for real, can we trust Murray over Goff, who is better than the Seahawks, and should James Harden stay with the Rockets?
Stephen A. & Max debate if the Browns are really good this year, question if they would trust Kyler Murray or Jared Goff more, discuss what teams could be better than the Seahawks, and talk about if James Harden should stay in Houston to play with John Wall.
The guys discuss the Westbrook-Wall trade and what it means for the Nets, Knicks and the rest of the Eastern Conference. Plus, the curious case of Lamar Jackson.
The Russell Westbrook-John Wall trade just made the East even tougher. Plus, is James Harden definitely on his way out?
What does the outcome of the game between the Steelers and Ravens mean for both squads? Plus, how will KD & Kyrie coexist in Brooklyn?
Ravens and Steelers are the best rivalry in the NFL. Kendrick Perkins drops by to talk NBA with Max and answers who wins the title and who gets the MVP. Max explains why the Bears are so bad, it's simple. Is Carson Wentz a starting NFL QB.
The Warriors will open up the NBA season by heading to Brooklyn to face the Nets in what will be Kevin Durant's first game since the 2019 NBA Finals and his first game against his former team since joining the Nets that summer.
The guys look back at the Knicks and Nets first media days, and what the Jets are missing and need to find in the offseason.
The guys look back at the first media days for the Nets and Knicks, including comments from Kevin Durant and Tom Thibodeau.
First Take hour 1: Ravens and Steelers try again, Nets have high expectations with KD and can Ben Simmons take the next step?
Stephen A. and Max debate if the Ravens can end the Steelers undefeated streak with RGIII at QB, if the Nets are title contenders with Kevin Durant and if Ben Simmons can be the 76ers best player this season.
Keyshawn Johnson, Jay Williams, and Zubin Mehenti begin hour three discussing the College Football rankings and the issues they have with it. Paul Finebaum joins the show to help shed light on whats going on in college, and why it seems like the committee is finessing Ohio State into the playoff. Kevin Durant is healthy and back, but will he be on a minutes restriction?
The NBA's five-game Christmas Day slate is set. Here's everything we're most excited to see.
A matchup between Luka Doncic's Mavericks and the reigning champion Lakers will highlight the tentative Christmas Day slate, sources told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.
Kevin Durant participated in his first Nets training camp workout Tuesday, and although it was all solo work, he came out feeling "good" and emphasized that he's "just taking it a day at a time" as he makes his way back from a torn Achilles tendon.
Hahn Solo today ! Can the Giants hold onto their lead in the NFC East? Plus, a look ahead to the NBA season.
Alan talks NBA on the day of training camps opening, and we hear from RJ Barrett on Audio Files.
Adrian Wojnarowski joins Chris Carlin and talk about the frenzy of the NBA Free Agency and the Knicks offseason moves
Jay Williams joined the show for his weekly spot talking all things NBA.
The Brooklyn Nets are signing Jeff Green to a one-year contract for the veteran's minimum, a source told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.