Stephen A.: Carmelo can't adjust to his role with the Rockets | First Take

  • Ajoutée 31 oct. 2018
  • Stephen A. Smith and Max Kellerman break down Carmelo Anthony's inability to fit into his role with the Houston Rockets and the possibility of the league having passed him by.
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  • Chiniwins Bastards
    Chiniwins Bastards Il y a 6 mois

    We all know melo is overrated.. He's a c+ player Who's never bent his knees..Lol Never been on a first team anything.. Y'all asking too much from that 🍅

  • Omar Cervantes
    Omar Cervantes Il y a 6 mois

    No One wins anything with melo on their team.

  • Benjamin Perry
    Benjamin Perry Il y a 6 mois

    Melo has played on 4 teams, been to the conference finals once. There is a reason Bosh, Wade, and Lebron have rings, and Melo doesn't. The man was a scoring machine, but he has proven he is not a winner on the NBA level. Melo lovers DEAL. Your boy is selfish, old, and because of that he can't even handle being the third best player on a contenting team.

  • Dan’s Wonders
    Dan’s Wonders Il y a 6 moiséo.html

  • closs
    closs Il y a 6 mois

    If CP3 didn’t sign a max they coulda gotten someone better... let that sink in

  • glen davis
    glen davis Il y a 6 mois +1

    Lmao, SAS trying to get Melo more playing time ha ha ha!!! Slick move. When on earth had a bad player, playing more, is beneficial to the overall success of the team!?! ...We all know SAS struggles with being objective towards Melo... c'mon bro, melo is a 5min per night heat check guy to see if hes hot for that nite or not.

  • Kirby Augustine
    Kirby Augustine Il y a 6 mois

    Melo is a scorer and always has been unfortunately he’s past his prime but refuses to accept it. He still thinks he is a top caliber player and should be a cornerstone of a franchise. His ego won’t allow him to accept the truth and adapt to his current reality which has been Melo’s problem all along.
    After his time in Houston Melo will probably be out of the league in the same way Allen Iverson departed.

  • 林冠仰Joseph Lin
    林冠仰Joseph Lin Il y a 6 mois

    People kept on saying Melo legacy, but when did he? Any ring?
    He was a great player but no legacy to start with. Jordan has legacy, Kobe has legacy. You need that ring to be called legacy. Stop abusing this word...🤣

  • Prince of Peace
    Prince of Peace Il y a 6 mois

    It's the coache's fault

  • Wetzel 19
    Wetzel 19 Il y a 6 mois


    APPLE MAN Il y a 6 mois

    chris paul is getting paid $40M for the next 4 years, there is no way in the world these athletes should go broke if they are managing their money right. Get the app to see how your money is looking people. you don't need a financial advisor or accountant if you know how to manage money right

  • justme8031
    justme8031 Il y a 6 mois

    stephen a never lets people get their points and thoughts out. he's always interrupting. so annoying and hard to watch.

  • Heath Bilbrey
    Heath Bilbrey Il y a 6 mois +1

    This video did not age well.

  • Jake Rojas
    Jake Rojas Il y a 6 mois

    Melo needs to man up and get in the face of whoever is not getting him the ball. F this fast Break system. Post up Melo and start winning more. This fast tempo crap is only good for James and the league's model franchise -GSW

  • Mtdmpls
    Mtdmpls Il y a 6 mois

    Greatest dramatic pause in TV history. "Carmelo Anthony..... Is bad".

  • The Expression
    The Expression Il y a 6 mois

    This is dopeéo.html 🔥🔥🔥

  • Jonathan Vaughan
    Jonathan Vaughan Il y a 6 mois

    Played well today

  • Carmelo pearman
    Carmelo pearman Il y a 6 mois

    He’s had three 20+ point games this season

  • Incredible World
    Incredible World Il y a 6 mois

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  • Lil B The Based God
    Lil B The Based God Il y a 6 mois


  • Matt The Knicks Fan
    Matt The Knicks Fan Il y a 6 mois +3

    *28PTS 9/12 FG 6/9 3PT*

  • Christian Ramirez
    Christian Ramirez Il y a 6 mois

    29 pts 6 3 pointers shut yo mouth steve

  • Christian Ramirez
    Christian Ramirez Il y a 6 mois

    Shut yo face Melo is ballin in H town

  • GB
    GB Il y a 6 mois

    Lakers already better than the rockets🤣🤣🤣

  • Legend Famas
    Legend Famas Il y a 6 mois

    HERE IS MELO’S PROBLEM. People who really watched Carmelo and studied his game know he was capable of much more. How many players in NBA history who were that ridiculously good at scoring (rebounding at his size and position too) only averaged 3 assists and were terrible on D. He never fully applied himself or committed himself the way lebron or other big time superstars did. He could have been lebrons biggest rival. Who knows he could have went to golden state before KD. Imagine that. He could have beaten Kobe in that western finals (he almost did off just pure talent) and went to the finals that year and put on a show. Imagine what Melo could have been if only he would have gotten out his own way. That’s why good coaches couldn’t get along with him cause in time they saw that potential and tried to unlock it and well it’s history now. So long Melo. We won’t miss you.

  • James Edward
    James Edward Il y a 6 mois

    Melo will never be a winner at the highest level.

    • Cal Schmidt
      Cal Schmidt Il y a 6 mois

      James Edward That's as obvious as Trumps idiocy

  • Rob D
    Rob D Il y a 6 mois

    Lmao! Toooooooooom (pause) Brady. 🤣🤣

  • Gerald K
    Gerald K Il y a 6 mois

    Give Melo his shots, he's the type of player who needs to get off early

    • Cal Schmidt
      Cal Schmidt Il y a 6 mois

      Gerald K Why can't he just play and make shit happen? Him getting the ball early got nothing to do with his shit defense and poor shot selection, Melo and winning don't go together buy people like you refuse to acknowledge to facts

    • Gerald K
      Gerald K Il y a 6 mois

      +Cal Schmidt if Melo get off early won't be none, he going to bust 32 6 10 3

    • Cal Schmidt
      Cal Schmidt Il y a 6 mois

      Gerald K 😭🤣😂😆 Excuses keep on coming, wonder what the excuse will be against the nets

    WOLFSLYWALKER Il y a 6 mois

    Melo cant ajust to the NBA as a whole. Dude is washed.

  • Cassius Cohen
    Cassius Cohen Il y a 6 mois

    Tooooooommmmmmmm.... Braaaadyyyyyyyyy

  • Gary Diehl
    Gary Diehl Il y a 6 mois

    Carmelo, the franchise killer.
    Tired of watching him smile after another loss and walk of the court and cash that big check.
    Houston we have a problem.

  • BlazeOctane44
    BlazeOctane44 Il y a 6 mois


    • Cal Schmidt
      Cal Schmidt Il y a 6 mois

      BlazeOctane44 We just got that beast dna unlike yourself

  • Polo Smith
    Polo Smith Il y a 6 mois

    Retiring time melo

  • Joe Tonga
    Joe Tonga Il y a 6 mois

    Max got caught with his pants down,😂😂😂😂

  • Savage Hippie
    Savage Hippie Il y a 6 mois

    Stephan A is biased when it come to Melo

  • racing2well
    racing2well Il y a 6 mois

    I'm sure some of us want to see Melo shine again. We're all trying to be patient with him. The truth is he lost his game a while back and most of his peers in his draft are the same because of age except for 1 or 2 guys. Melo has to realize this and take 1 or 2 steps back. He should concentrate on other aspects of the game that will help the team win. For instance, rebound the ball, make the right pass, work on defense, and be ready to shoot when he's open. The fans will respect him more and you never know the shots might start falling in. If he doesn't make this change he should just retire.

    • Cal Schmidt
      Cal Schmidt Il y a 6 mois

      racing2well Breh he never had game, just a mofo who could get points and nothing else 🤷🏿‍♂️

  • User
    User Il y a 6 mois

    Vintage terrible Stephen A. take. Melo has been terrible so... Melo should start? Oh, Melo's only good as a starter? Not last season.
    So stupid.

  • Dj.Young Ro
    Dj.Young Ro Il y a 6 mois

    If Melo drop 50 like rose next game yall would see the difference of first take an the media

    • Cal Schmidt
      Cal Schmidt Il y a 6 mois

      Dj.Young Ro You know I'm right, winning and Melo don't go together

    • Dj.Young Ro
      Dj.Young Ro Il y a 6 mois

      +Cal Schmidt lol

    • Cal Schmidt
      Cal Schmidt Il y a 6 mois

      Dj.Young Ro But not the viewers, most of us know he's been ass since Denver

  • M 0C
    M 0C Il y a 6 mois

    kellerman is trash

  • VeinyDickTracy
    VeinyDickTracy Il y a 6 mois

    Yelling A Smith sucks

  • slippery pete
    slippery pete Il y a 6 mois

    CP has B=====o rockets.

  • Derrick
    Derrick Il y a 6 mois

    everyone blamed Melo when he was on Thunder, but look at how Thunder's doing now

    • Derrick
      Derrick Il y a 6 mois

      +Cal Schmidt If you think they're not a contender now, you think there's anything they could do about it this season? Keep in mind, Rockets also lost Ariza and Mbah, proven defenders, so it's not like their recent loses are solely Melos fault... I personally think Melo may be a better fit in Houston than OKC, but I guess we'll see. If LeBron can get a high contract at 34 years old, it's only fair to see what Melo can do on a vet contract, to say the least...

    • Cal Schmidt
      Cal Schmidt Il y a 6 mois

      Derrick So let the team go to shit because he's cheap? Lol that's pretty asinine especially when u thought you were contending for a ring, just get rid of that PROVEN loser

    • Derrick
      Derrick Il y a 6 mois

      +Cal Schmidt at this point, why not. He's only 2 mil

    • Cal Schmidt
      Cal Schmidt Il y a 6 mois

      Derrick Everyone says that so should they wait till the all star break to realize he's a team killer?

    • Derrick
      Derrick Il y a 6 mois

      +Cal Schmidt let's give it a few more games into the season and see what happens

  • Thegambinoaffect
    Thegambinoaffect Il y a 6 mois +2

    The way it started off though😂😂😂 Carmelo bad😂😂😂

  • PG Loso
    PG Loso Il y a 6 mois

    Stephen a right on this one

  • Tomashee Jones
    Tomashee Jones Il y a 6 mois

    he should of went to golden state and came off the bench the rockets fucking suck and cp3 is old and weak and can't guard kyrie or curry

  • $tayfreshMEL313🚬
    $tayfreshMEL313🚬 Il y a 6 mois

    Fire dantoni trade melo to hornets trade Gordon trade Carter Williams and midseason rebuild n try get 8 seed

  • $tayfreshMEL313🚬
    $tayfreshMEL313🚬 Il y a 6 mois

    Billy Donovan said what you sayen steve 8mths ago melo a trickster and allll finesse cp3 gone c by midseason cause rockets went from good to horrid losers dantoni #GoOkc

    • Cal Schmidt
      Cal Schmidt Il y a 6 mois

      from313freeBG504 Melo is the only noe that needs to go

  • sthao1
    sthao1 Il y a 6 mois +1

    stephen a needs to stop dickriding this bum as loser. he will always be a loser. i remember mfers thinking houston can compete with gsw because they got carmelo. i remember mfers thought okc can beat gsw with carmelo. lol dumb asses.

  • paidxtra
    paidxtra Il y a 6 mois


  • Joshua Rivers
    Joshua Rivers Il y a 6 mois

    Blaming Melo when Gordon, Harden and CP3 have been playing like Casper the fucking chicken Ghost done stole their soul of some shit, THAT'S A GREAT IDEA!!! Fucking dumbass.

    • Cal Schmidt
      Cal Schmidt Il y a 6 mois

      Joshua Rivers Difference is those same guys went to the WcF, when's the last time bum Melo went?🤔🤔😆😆😆

  • Martin S
    Martin S Il y a 6 mois

    CP3 overpaid

  • Martin S
    Martin S Il y a 6 mois

    Fuck Melo

  • Christopher Yoon Kim
    Christopher Yoon Kim Il y a 6 mois

    Social media has been cyber bullying tf out of Melo 🤣😂 All good for CM, he coolin' with his millions

    • Cal Schmidt
      Cal Schmidt Il y a 6 mois

      Christopher Y. Kim A garbage millionaire 🤷🏿‍♂️

  • Eric GoodLife Johnson
    Eric GoodLife Johnson Il y a 6 mois +2

    Certain players just don't know how to make their team better. And Carmelo Anthony is one of those guys. He can go out and get you 20 points a night 5 rebounds. But all he cares about is himself and stats. He doesn't care about the team and he still doesn't understand how to win a championship. It's unbelievable how the Rockets are terrible now that they have Carmelo Anthony.

  • Olly Hollins
    Olly Hollins Il y a 6 mois

    You like Gerald Green because you know he will come up to that studio and bust that ass

  • Zachariah-Bin Yisrayl
    Zachariah-Bin Yisrayl Il y a 6 mois +2

    Houston is a GOT DAYUM FOOL for giving CP3 a max deal. Now they're FKKED. They ain't got no money to sign a big name player. Add to that, they're no longer a threat to the Warriors. I don't feel bad for them AT ALL. 😆

  • Zachariah-Bin Yisrayl
    Zachariah-Bin Yisrayl Il y a 6 mois +1

    CP3 talked Melo into coming to a LOSING situation. Neither one of them is ever gonna get a 💍. Now Melo is in Houston looking FOOLISH. Lawdhamercy. 😞

    • Zachariah-Bin Yisrayl
      Zachariah-Bin Yisrayl Il y a 6 mois

      Cal Schmidt Very much agree. He was chasing the dollar for YEARS. Now all of a sudden he wanna chase a 💍. He can GTFOH...fa real. Him and CP3. 😆

    • Cal Schmidt
      Cal Schmidt Il y a 6 mois

      Zachariah-Bin Yisrayl Melo looks foolish everywhere breh, just because he scores doesn't make him a good player. There's a reason he's only been to two conference finals 🤣😂🤷🏿‍♂️

  • Zachariah-Bin Yisrayl
    Zachariah-Bin Yisrayl Il y a 6 mois +1

    Ya know what Melo's REAL problem is ?? His problem is that he KNOWS he's finished...but he's scared to leave the NBA because of how it would make him he keeps trying to play. That's his REAL problem.

  • Zachariah-Bin Yisrayl
    Zachariah-Bin Yisrayl Il y a 6 mois +1

    MELO....IS....FINISHED !! How many times I gotta tell u ??? Next caller !! 😄

  • Chuck Chuk
    Chuck Chuk Il y a 6 mois +1

    if cp3 get's injured again which he will "please no the point god is dead" this season is over.

  • Michael Obi
    Michael Obi Il y a 6 mois

    Stephen A goofy for sayin they had Iguodala back

  • Charles Dalton
    Charles Dalton Il y a 6 mois

    The Rockets can't take off, the thrusters are broken...

  • Domtheguam Materne
    Domtheguam Materne Il y a 6 mois +1

    Just when I thought we had something they bring in Carmelo and then its back to shit!!!!

  • slick flair
    slick flair Il y a 6 mois +1

    Fuck it cut melo and pick up a hungry work hard player

  • Angel Zenny
    Angel Zenny Il y a 6 mois

    Carmelo anthony keep it up man. I know you are a good man. from Puerto Rico. your dad is from Puerto Rico.

  • Teech
    Teech Il y a 6 mois

    China needs mello

  • Savon X
    Savon X Il y a 6 mois

    I keep telling people Carmelo AND CP3 trash! You'll never win a chip with either on your squad....seen this song and dance in Denver 😒

  • lewis20002000
    lewis20002000 Il y a 6 mois

    Stephen A needs to face reality about Carmelo's decline.

  • Don Vette
    Don Vette Il y a 6 mois

    Yall gone make Carmelo kill himself

    ILL BOMBER! Il y a 6 mois

    Melo only played a COUPLE GAMES DAMN!!!! give it time. If you want QUICK OAKMEAL go buy some.

  • Blake Ward
    Blake Ward Il y a 6 mois


  • Sith_lord_steve
    Sith_lord_steve Il y a 6 mois

    Carmelo is trash.... We have known this for years..... And y'all really thought he would be better than ariza....

  • Ross Best
    Ross Best Il y a 6 mois

    *Melo can't dribble past anyone he has to stand still behind the 3pt line.. Anyone can do that.. He's was done last year. Melo WILL NOT SEE THE PLAYOFFS IN a Rockets Jersey*

  • Incredible World
    Incredible World Il y a 6 mois

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  • mali mall
    mali mall Il y a 6 mois

    Does SAS actually watched the games?? Melo has been the best player since Harden got injured. He's a clown that uses stars for click bait and ratings.

  • ohlea
    ohlea Il y a 6 mois

    I can't watch this, her face is just as annoying as her voice & personality.

  • Michael VH
    Michael VH Il y a 6 mois

    Allen Iverson 2.0

  • Nag 006
    Nag 006 Il y a 6 mois

    Then they keep talkin bout tom brady age not knowin they jinxing my nigga brady , if he start slowin down on his game sooner than expected i blame yall mfs plus skip an shannon

  • Nag 006
    Nag 006 Il y a 6 mois

    Gerald green can have a bad shootin night , hea not a shooter that aint his game frfr 💯💯

  • John Davis
    John Davis Il y a 6 mois +1

    It’s funny all these lame excuses Stephen a smith makes for kelp but to smith credit he starting to come around to the general idea that bottom line Carmelo is a cancer and all his teams besides 2009 nuggets 2013 knicks suck

  • Davon Dennis
    Davon Dennis Il y a 6 mois

    Carmelo Anthony is a hall of famer him and Chris Paul Going to retire without rings

  • Dwight
    Dwight Il y a 6 mois

    Melo has been washed for years!!! Quit making excuses for him.

  • Barking Spider
    Barking Spider Il y a 6 mois

    Melon is a damn thief. Kick the POS out the league.

  • Chachi's Adventures
    Chachi's Adventures Il y a 6 mois

    The beginning of this video was like someone died....oh wait Melo's career did

  • Tay Lindsey
    Tay Lindsey Il y a 6 mois

    Trade him to the Miami heat

  • Blake's toys
    Blake's toys Il y a 6 mois

    Melo off the bench all day.

  • Duncan On Me
    Duncan On Me Il y a 6 mois

    What he should have said about Brady: "I knew the physicality against QBs and receivers were trending this way, but I needed an excuse to hide my stupidity."

  • D-iz ballin
    D-iz ballin Il y a 6 mois +1

    Max killed u sas. His points were legitimate. U nut huggin sas . Melo can’t defend he needs to jack the bench is perfect

  • Infidel14?
    Infidel14? Il y a 6 mois

    Houston is pretty much where I expected them to be: Taking a major step back from their title contending run of last season. Losing Ariza was a major blow perimeter defense(cause y'all know the Beard ain't guarding nobody). Melo was clearly a shell of his perennial All-Star self during his tenure at OKC. He's basically become a forward-sized version of Dwight Howard...the complaining and divadom will materialize sometime this season.

  • Brian Hanshaw
    Brian Hanshaw Il y a 6 mois

    Acting like he's giving a eulogy smh

  • Ruoyu Li
    Ruoyu Li Il y a 6 mois

    Carb melo. Can't melo. Cancer melo. Crap melo

  • Cal Schmidt
    Cal Schmidt Il y a 6 mois

    3:45 Finally someone says it, Cuz he's a glorified Jamal Crawford, that bum should of been did that but his low bb iq blinded him

  • Ramon Galo
    Ramon Galo Il y a 6 mois +1

    Stephen a smith should get an Emmy for how he announced Melo was bad

  • Sheba Carolina Pitbull
    Sheba Carolina Pitbull Il y a 6 mois

    Molly's yelling

  • Chance Vowell
    Chance Vowell Il y a 6 mois


  • check collector
    check collector Il y a 6 mois

    As a Warrior fan this is sad. Houston was SO GOOD last year, now they're a shell of themselves.. maybe not even that.
    Carmelo Anthony is not even as good as Trevor Ariza. The WORST all star, Max player in a long time. He shoots a ton (always bad averages) plays ZERO defense, locker room, cancer, consistent loser, and huge ego. Once Steph became a n MVP, Melo should have retired. The game doesn't need anymore scrub volume shooters. The Melo era has ended... 4 years ago.

  • courtney gates
    courtney gates Il y a 6 mois

    Leave Melo alone. He took a bench role to win a 🏆

  • Mc Muffin
    Mc Muffin Il y a 6 mois


  • Splash GMB Chady
    Splash GMB Chady Il y a 6 mois

    The Melo curse is real people !

  • Terrance Hylton-lyons
    Terrance Hylton-lyons Il y a 6 mois

    Melo is washed and makes every team ge is on worse