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NBA Twitter reacts to Stephen A. Smith’s declaration to run for the USA presidency

Arjun Julka

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Veteran NBA analyst Stephen A. Smith makes a sensational declaration about running for the presidency.

One of the most known faces on television, Stephen A. Smith, is a regular on sports debate shows. The New York native is a brand in himself, with thousands tuning in to watch his takes on American sports, especially when it comes to the NBA.

The First Take analyst is ESPN’s most prized possession, given his ability to engage viewers with his candid nature and orating skills. Smith has been in the business for over two decades, having built a net worth of $16 million. The former Philadelphia Inquirer columnist is a cheat code to boost ratings.

Recently, Smith sent shockwaves everywhere with his claim to run for the presidency if required in the future. Currently prepping for Straight Shooter: A Memoir of Second Chances and First Takes, slated for release in 2023, the ESPN veteran reiterated his statements to Paul Finebaum.

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Smith’s recent statements drew strong reactions from social media, especially Twitter. Surprisingly, this isn’t the first time the 54-year-old voiced his aspirations to run for President. In 2020, the veteran analyst made a similar statement.

NBA Twitter reacts to Stephen A. Smith’s claim to run for the presidency.

Well, this isn’t the first time a celebrity has declared to run for the presidency of the USA. Nevertheless, it remains to be seen if Smith is considering the possibility.

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Arjun Julka

Arjun Julka


Arjun Julka is a NBA author at The SportsRush. Basketball isn’t just a sport for this 26-year-old, who hails from Mumbai. He began watching the sport after stumbling upon a court in his society, helping him identify an undiscovered passion for the game of hoops. Now an ardent fan, Arjun supports Stephen Curry and the Warriors but also enjoys watching Giannis Antetokounmpo own the paint. When it comes to the GOAT debate, the TSR author feels LeBron James is yet to receive a lot of his due but cannot deny marveling at Michael Jordan’s resume.

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