Stephen A. Smith Makes Bizarre Comment About Kyrie Irving And Russia Bombing Ukraine

Stephen A. Smith (Credit: Screenshot/Twitter Video https://twitter.com/gifdsports/status/1518594504726618114 and Sputnik/Aleksey Nikolskyi/Kremlin via REUTERS)

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Stephen A. Smith made an incredibly strange comment Monday about Nets star Kyrie Irving.

The ESPN superstar was ripping the Nets guard for having inconsistent availability, according to BroBible, but he might have gone a shade too far with one of his remarks! (RELATED: David Hookstead Is The True King In The North When It Comes To College Football)

“When Russia bombed Ukraine, I thought Kyrie Irving wasn’t going to show up for work,” Stephen A. told ESPN viewers when talking about Kyrie, who is currently down 0-3 to the Celtics, finding reasons to not play.

I’m honestly not even sure what point Stephen A. was attempting to make here. I get that he’s frustrated with Kyrie’s lack of availability over the years, but this comment was next level!

In terms of hot takes, this one was scorching!

Russia and Ukraine and engaged in an absolutely brutal war, and Stephen A. used it to make an example about Kyrie Irving. Yeah, that might be a bit too hot to stomach.

If you find yourself comparing athletes to an active war zone, things have probably gone off the rails. Leave that to the pros like me.

Let us know your thoughts on Stephen A.’s remark in the comments below. I’m guessing most of you will agree with me.