Stephen A. reacts to Lonzo Ball calling him out on social media 👀 | First Take YouTube Video
Stephen A. reacts to Lonzo Ball calling him out on social media 👀 | First Take YouTube Video Description
Stephen A. reacts to Lonzo Ball calling him out on social media 👀 | First Take
Stephen A. Smith responds to Lonzo Ball calling him out on social media with a video saying he is physically healthy.
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Stephen A. reacts to Lonzo Ball calling him out on social media 👀 | First Take Automated Transcript By Speak
Yesterday, I was talking about Alonzo Ball. Doggie Kim and I talked about how I wish him nothing but the best because I’m not hearing great things about his knee.You’ve had people saying damn, it’s difficult for him to even even get up from sitting down and stuff like that. So he went on Twitter and he was like on one leg getting up on getting back and forth from, well, you talk about Stephen, I like you man. But what you talk about, who’s your sources? Blah, blah, blah, blah, blah um Lonzo Ball, who I’m fond of? I really, really like the kid and I really believe that if he were healthy, that the Chicago Bulls would be better. I’m not trying to throw any shade on him covering the NBA for as long as I have. You hear things and you hear people speaking in Jess and talk about how difficult it is for him, how painful the things have been with his knee and that’s what I was alluding to. But then you’re gonna do something on poolside on Twitter. Is that your definition of really being healthy? Lonzo Ball? Now, why are you scheduled not to play before January. Why did the Chicago Bulls issue an official statement in June talking about they didn’t know and that your, your season, the 2023 season might be in jeopardy.
Why did they do that? I’d also like to add to Alonzo to Alonzo Bull who, by the way, uh turns 26 in October. This is a man that had a cartilage transplant in his left knee in March. The procedure on his knee was the third procedure he has had since he signed a four year, $80 million deal with the Bulls in 2021. It’s more than a year and a half since he actually played in his last NBA game, that date would be January 14th 2022. And since signing his deal in 2021 he’s played in only 35 games. Ok. He’s played, I’m sorry, in only 35 games before the injury. So what I’m saying to you is this games do miss due to injury in the last two seasons last year, he missed all 82 games and he’s scheduled to miss at least half the season now, right the year before that, he missed 47 games. 42 of those games was due to injury. All right. Ok. In his career, 2017, 20 18, 29 games, missed knee and shoulder, 35 games, missed ankle in, in 2018, 2019, 2019, 2026 minute games miss because of his groin. 2021 17 games missed because of his thumb, his toe, his hip, his knee and then obviously last year’s knee, you really gonna sit poolside on the bench and think because you’re getting up and sitting down and getting up and sitting down, that makes you healthy.
Does that have anything to do with running up and down the damn court for 30 35 minutes a night? Come on, bro. Come on now. So that’s all I’m gonna say. You know, I, I’m like, I’m just, I’m just, I’m like, really? And then you got these idiotic trolls all over social media and, and, and, and of course, you know, these websites, the bleacher
report and others. Oh, you really tore into Stephen a, don’t you have the stats? Don’t you know how many games he’s missed? Hey, guys, don’t y’all see me walking all the time, don’t you see me running around in here when I gotta run from one room to another? Ok. I’ve had a crack patella. I still got a six inch screw on my knee. If I go on a basketball court and I play for 20 or 30 minutes, I gotta ice my damn knee and I don’t feel like playing for another month. Does that mean that I’m healthy? Really? That don’t make, don’t, don’t let me get all up on, on in y’all. Ok. Stop the nonsense now. Maybe you can get up and get down, maybe somebody exaggerate. All right, you know, you can stand up and sit down, bro, you ain’t healthy. You’ve missed about 48% of your games and you’re only four years into your career. And on top of it all, you would think that since you missed all last season and 47 games a season before that and you’re scheduled to miss games at least until the new year, that upcoming season
that you wouldn’t make a video proclaiming that you’re healthy because instead of looking at me and I’m not talking to, I’m talking to the idiot trolls out there. Instead of looking at me, what if I was a Bulls fan? And I said, and I looked at him and oh, so you can’t play, you play, you play since you’re doing that because the answer would be
I sit your ass down until another time and I’m wishing you luck because I like Lonzo and I like the ball family. I know a lot of people got on his dad. I got, I like his dad and I love Lamelo. Thanks for watching ESPN on youtube for live streaming
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