This morning on the ESPN sports chat show “First Take,” the show’s regular commentators Stephen A. Smith and Max Kellerman brought aboard reinforcements in the form of Will Cain, who led a full-on bash session aimed at NBA star Kyrie Irving.
The segment focused on an appearance Monday on the show by the all-star point guard, who recently joined the Boston Celtics after requesting a trade from the LeBron James-led Cleveland Cavaliers. During the Irving appearance, the player repeatedly evaded questions from Smith and Kellerman, and appeared to be somewhat aggressive toward Kellerman in particular.
While Cain took the lead on this morning’s Kyrie bashing — even as he professed, “I’m not here to slam Kyrie” — Kellerman also landed his shots at Irving.
Here’s the clip …