First Take is always a heated discussion as Stephen A. Smith, Max Kellerman and guests debate about the day's top stories.
Should Giannis Sign The Max?
Stephen A. & Max debate if the Bucks have done enough to show that Giannis should stay, talk about if Kliff Kingsbury has proved himself as an NFL coach, wonder if Ben Simmons will get a jump shot, and NFL Network commentator Kyle Brandt joins to talk about some NFL stories.
Baker and the Browns
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.
First Take discusses if Kawhi have regrets about teaming with Paul George, Confident level in Steelers perfect season, and Danny Garcia joins the show.
Signed, Sealed, Delivered
Stephen A. and Max discuss if LeBron or AD was the bigger signing for the Lakers, trade swap for Russell Westbrook and John Wall, and if this was a good or bad win for the Steelers.
LeBron leading on Social Justice
Stephen A, Max, Michael Eric Dyson, Errol Spence and Ryan Clark debate if LeBron's social justice work gives him GOAT status, if Errol Spence can return to form against Danny Garcia and if the Steelers can knock off the Chiefs in the AFC.
Ravens play the Steelers...for real this time
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.