Skip Bayless’ First Take seat to be filled by another loudmouth…for a day

Skip Bayless appeared on his last First Take episode on Tuesday and now we’ll be experiencing that awkward time where the show experiments with different people to sit across from Stephen A. Smith and yell at him for an hour. Until then, they’ll likely have some guests and it looks like there’s one loudmouth who’s willing to step up and start it off for us.

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It’s none other than boisterous Kentucky basketball coach John Calipari:

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Calipari will be in New York (as will the show) for the NBA Draft as he expects four of his former players to be drafted in Skal Labissiere, Tyler Ulis, Alex Poythress and Jamal Murray. Why not sit down in the debate chair with Stephen A. Smith too, right? He’s already shown his feistiness this summer taking shots at in-state rival Rick Pitino and at Duke’s Coach K so this seems like the perfect opportunity to make it quite clear what he means and who he intends to insult.

[h/t CollegeSpun]

Ben Bornstein was born in San Antonio, TX. That would explain his love for the Spurs and good basketball. He was raised in Orlando, Florida for most of his life though, so he has special feelings for the Magic too. He is an avid NBA, NCAA, and NFL fan who ...Read more
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