Tension flares between Malika Andrews and Stephen A. Smith over Ime Udoka

Stephen A. In "First Take", there was tension between Smith and Malika Andrews over the Ime Udoka scandal.

ESPN's talent would eventually land the plane in the segment, but it started with a fierce battle on both sides.

The 27-year-old host of "NBA Today" Andrews called into the show after the Celtics held a press conference on Udoka.

If I may start with this first: Stephen A., with all due respect, this is not about finger-pointing.

Stop it," Andrews said. "What became clear to me at this press conference is that we don't have all the information here.

It was disappointing to me that the Celtics refused to elaborate or provide more information about

Andrews said it stood to him that Brad Stevens was troubled by the "massive Twitter bull-t" hurled at women in the Celtics organization on social media this week.