Stephen A. and Max debate Nets vs. Lakers: Which team is the best in the NBA? | First Take

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Stephen A. Smith and Max Kellerman react to the Nets' win against the LA Clippers, giving Brooklyn a sixth straight win.
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0:00 Stephen A. and Max debate Kyrie Irving's performance this season.
2:07 Max still sees the Los Angeles Lakers as the favorites in the NBA.
3:21 Stephen A. says "the Brooklyn Nets are the best team in basketball right now."
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  • Bradley Redick

    Bradley Redick

    4 hari yang lalu

    First of all you're wrong

  • Daniel Hutson

    Daniel Hutson

    6 hari yang lalu

    Curry curry team is better than both.. bang let's go

  • jorz pasana

    jorz pasana

    7 hari yang lalu

    KD #1

  • TheoryofUltran

    TheoryofUltran

    8 hari yang lalu

    The answer to the question is the Utah jazz. Not the Brooklyn nets. Not the lakers. It’s Utah.

  • jesse

    jesse

    9 hari yang lalu

    Lakers will be fine. They're probably better off as the 4th or 5th seed than as the 2nd, that way they face Utah in the second round. They're not losing to any 4th or 5th place team in the west.

  • Ces G

    Ces G

    9 hari yang lalu

    Nets

  • viol247

    viol247

    9 hari yang lalu

    Bruh the espn talk about this every day.

  • oMarcus

    oMarcus

    9 hari yang lalu

    Are they constipated?

  • Santi Romero

    Santi Romero

    9 hari yang lalu

    Wow Stephen a getting on my nerves lately. Man is just straight up disrespectful

  • Chris Mitchell

    Chris Mitchell

    9 hari yang lalu

    With Harden Creating play for his teammates at the level he is in not sure. Also Brooklyn have good Defenders, Harden and Harris are Elite. Lakers are a little better Defensively and in the Playoffs LeBrons usage rate goes much higher but I give a slight edge too Brooklyn with how Harden has fit in and is playing, Durant has a huge eFG% since Harden has been there I noticed and it seems like everyone has easier shots more often now, Kyrie also is playing like a champion and looks electric with his handle and elite finishing. Lakers are the best team Defensively in the league tho and LeBrons Usage rate goes much higher in the playoffs

  • Sam S

    Sam S

    9 hari yang lalu

    Anthony Davis is not a top 5 player, hes averaging 22 & 8 plenty of players are playing way better than that

  • S H

    S H

    9 hari yang lalu

    This is how First Take will be after every Nets game, "THE NETS ARE GONNA WIN IT ALL NO ONE CAN STOP THEM" ......" IM WORRIED ABOUT THE NETS, LOSING 2 IN A ROW TO THE CAVS"

  • F K

    F K

    10 hari yang lalu

    Stop it max AD is never #2 in the league. KEVIN DURANT is 100% netter than him. Kawhi is too and Embiid if he stays healthy is too. Especially with how poor AD played this season and max is always the first guy to point out that we talk about right now and not past accomplishments when ranking players.
    And the LeBron KD debate for number 1 isnt that clear either. LeBron is still great but he isnt as good as he was. His stats dipped from last season overall and KD is just as good as ever. The guy was never better and he will just get better with the season progressing.

  • Jomari Celis

    Jomari Celis

    10 hari yang lalu

    "kyrie irving should retire"
    "kyrie irving is the best show in basketball"
    talk about inconsistentsy SAS

  • Nik Zer0

    Nik Zer0

    10 hari yang lalu

    These two flim flam losers are suffering a bad case of mouth diarrhea or something.........ALWAYS HATING ON THE UTAH JAZZ BUT THE STAT SHEETS TELL NO LIES...well that is unless Tim Donaghey is officiating that night🙃

  • Brock Sheil

    Brock Sheil

    10 hari yang lalu

    Marc gasol is an anchor around LeBron's waist

  • Trayton Collins

    Trayton Collins

    10 hari yang lalu

    Max looks so unconvinced in his own words.

  • Jody Ducasse

    Jody Ducasse

    10 hari yang lalu

    Nets

  • Nick Barnes

    Nick Barnes

    10 hari yang lalu

    The pumped lotion early file because teller likely present like a harmonious delete. truthful, ethereal message

  • Cameron Burnett

    Cameron Burnett

    10 hari yang lalu

    Max and people who think like him gotta take it easy on Kyrie when he says teams got worse with him on them. Sure Boston was probably the worst chapter in his career all things considered, however they did make the playoffs as a top 4 seed both years he was there but because his team got bounced to in the second round to the 2x league MVP, Kyrie keeps getting labeled more as a disruptive player instead of the great player he truly is. He shouldn’t be shamed this much to this day over losing a series to the bucks 2 years ago...

  • Joe MasterBiden

    Joe MasterBiden

    10 hari yang lalu

    Stephen A is such a Houston Hater. I hear it all the time. Funny when Harden and CP3 were together or Westbrook, or Clint Capela, or even Dwight Howard. He talked smack about all those teams and how they weren't good enough. Now all of a sudden Brooklyn is unbeatable and I'd have to argue that KD is only as good as CP3 or Westbrook was with Harden. I hope Lebron smash all over Harden again and again and again!!!! I don't think that the Nets can beat the Lakers or the 76's when it counts. We shall see but I think Lebron is not going to give up any more glory and Harden sure doesn't deserve any.

  • Lenny Beason

    Lenny Beason

    10 hari yang lalu

    The Lakers struggled with an injured HEAT team in the Bubble BS. Now they're unbeatable??? The NETS have 3 weapons to the Lakers 2 and they shoot the 3 ball better and are better shooters period. The Lakers defensive weakness is on the perimeter. The NETS have the type of offense that will overcome the Lakers defense.

  • Kevin Bunn

    Kevin Bunn

    10 hari yang lalu

    Stephen A getting way too emotional with Brooklyn. I know it's hard being a Knicks fan, but he's talking about kyrie like he's jordan or Kobe. And a few weeks ago he thought he was a disgrace and should retire. His team's since Cleveland have sucked until now, Max is right.

  • Sam

    Sam

    10 hari yang lalu

    AD this year has NOT been a top 5 player. Stop it fellas. He hasn’t been better than KD, Embiid, or Jokic or Steph, and I could keep going.

  • Damon Mixson

    Damon Mixson

    10 hari yang lalu

    LeBron is not the best player in the NBA I wish y'all shut up with that

  • T Mot

    T Mot

    10 hari yang lalu

    I wonder if Lebron wins mvp and Kd wins finals mvp, who would be considered the best player in the league?

  • Saturnino Ende

    Saturnino Ende

    10 hari yang lalu

    U know guys the nets is unfair fans of other team said because they slowly recruits the all star first irving second durant third harden but u know if ur not the time to win finals . Not yet.

  • TheRomanticTruth

    TheRomanticTruth

    10 hari yang lalu

    Stephan A Smith owning Max in this argument lol.
    But Kudos to Kyrie finally getting his respect after all the mess he was getting during his media out burst in the fall. People paid more attention to that then his actual game. Nets are doing their thing! But I'm a Lebron fan and I'm sure Lakers are gonna come through with a win

  • Jay Love

    Jay Love

    10 hari yang lalu

    If smoking teams is winning by 5-7 tht crazy 🤣🤣with 2 superstars

  • J D

    J D

    10 hari yang lalu

    Didn’t stephen A say that kyrie should retire?

  • real me

    real me

    10 hari yang lalu

    Lakers need shrouder backs

  • Amara Camara

    Amara Camara

    10 hari yang lalu

    A kyrie shud a retire - a sas a ediat tpc😂

  • Iceman0113

    Iceman0113

    10 hari yang lalu

    Aside from an injury once KD gets back there is no way any team is beating the Nets. I don’t care if Davis comes back, Lakers can’t touch that line up. LeBron got checkmated this year.

  • BigHomie ET

    BigHomie ET

    10 hari yang lalu

    Max is a hater!

  • Kudah Kudah

    Kudah Kudah

    10 hari yang lalu

    I swear max said Westbrook was his favorite show on the court

  • MonsterPill

    MonsterPill

    10 hari yang lalu

    I can’t deal with these flip flopping opinions 🤦🏽‍♂️

  • Instructor Irving Tony Campos Lugo

    Instructor Irving Tony Campos Lugo

    10 hari yang lalu

    "They're smoking cats" LOL 😆😂🤣

  • Mojena Talien

    Mojena Talien

    10 hari yang lalu

    Stephen A is so annoying

  • Aidan Chung

    Aidan Chung

    10 hari yang lalu

    Ad isn’t even top 10 this year

  • Mojena Talien

    Mojena Talien

    10 hari yang lalu

    I’m so sick of this topic

  • los ramirez

    los ramirez

    10 hari yang lalu

    4:59 👍👍👍100% with max. Fk you Stephen A Smith

  • los ramirez

    los ramirez

    10 hari yang lalu

    Lakers need one more superstar and AD healthy for the playoffs 100

  • los ramirez

    los ramirez

    10 hari yang lalu

    0:19 🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣😂😂

  • John Le

    John Le

    10 hari yang lalu

    Wow.. Lebron is good but he's really not playing that great.. Curry is destroying the league in a "Solo act".. Name one person that pulls 2 defenders to the half court line every posession and still 2nd in scoring?

  • Jackson Stevens

    Jackson Stevens

    10 hari yang lalu

    Stephen a brought out his inner molly at the start😂

  • Mad J

    Mad J

    10 hari yang lalu

    Has James Harden ever been injured?

  • Xavier Santiago

    Xavier Santiago

    10 hari yang lalu

    Ya dumb clippers got robbed but won't talk about that

  • Decarri Richardson-Curry

    Decarri Richardson-Curry

    10 hari yang lalu

    Why do People say AD is top 5🤦🏾‍♂️
    Bron
    KD
    Kawhi
    Harden
    Curry
    Giannis(hes carried a team better than AD ever)
    AD
    Luka
    Kyrie
    Dame

    • The Omen

      The Omen

      10 hari yang lalu

      Kd over bron unless KD chokes

  • Richard Philbert

    Richard Philbert

    10 hari yang lalu

    Lebrons defense looks better because he has AD back there protecting the rim. Since AD has been injured Lebrons defense hasn’t been that impressive.

  • deluxeh0

    deluxeh0

    10 hari yang lalu

    Harden needs more credit

  • Damo Brown

    Damo Brown

    10 hari yang lalu

    The nets is the best team in basketball 💯

  • Dale Dan-Irabor

    Dale Dan-Irabor

    10 hari yang lalu

    Okay! If the only way to be the best team in basketball is to dethrone the defending Champs, then why even have this stupid debate! smdh!

  • Ahmed Meshref

    Ahmed Meshref

    10 hari yang lalu

    Love how Stephen A sees the BS in the arguments and narratives made about Kyrie over the years

  • N.Y vs L.A

    N.Y vs L.A

    10 hari yang lalu

    Max, "You got to prove it", Kellerman

  • Gackt Kun

    Gackt Kun

    10 hari yang lalu

    1:59 Max, he missed a lot of shots in the final minutes of the game including that missed 3 pointer in which DJ was fortunate enough to put back in. He is playing hero ball, when in fact it should be give it to the open man and have everyone play as a team.

  • Gibran Mir

    Gibran Mir

    10 hari yang lalu

    Right now who's the best player in the NBA..???
    James Harden.
    and the Logic is simple: He plays, and Brooklyn are the best team in the league. If he's out they're a really good team but not the best in the league...

  • Armando Nova

    Armando Nova

    10 hari yang lalu

    stephen A. cant call out max for not deciding if AD is top 3 or 5 in the nba when he keeps flip flopping between the best in the nba with Bron and KD.

  • Zoeboy305

    Zoeboy305

    10 hari yang lalu

    Lebron not the best player rn😑

  • Joe Palmer

    Joe Palmer

    10 hari yang lalu

    Stephen A. just ridiculous

  • Stanley Robinson

    Stanley Robinson

    10 hari yang lalu

    Stephen A. Smith is Irritating, praising the Nets like they've accomplished something, it's easy to jump on a super team bandwagon

    • DeeJay

      DeeJay

      9 hari yang lalu

      Lol ikr this SAS dude is hilarious 🤦🏾‍♂️

  • jessie urena

    jessie urena

    10 hari yang lalu

    KD is gonna take lebrons heart out again

  • DJ SERIOUS

    DJ SERIOUS

    10 hari yang lalu

    Max might as well not even try to talk. Smh......

  • JamRoc News and Culture

    JamRoc News and Culture

    10 hari yang lalu

    Max smoking that good stuff lol

  • JamRoc News and Culture

    JamRoc News and Culture

    10 hari yang lalu

    KD is the best player in the nba now!!!!! KD BETTER THAN AD AND KAWHI AS WELL

  • Larwsk hayann

    Larwsk hayann

    10 hari yang lalu

    Whys ad so overrated??

  • SoCal Golf

    SoCal Golf

    10 hari yang lalu

    Lebron - I need more Superstars

  • Brett Thomas

    Brett Thomas

    10 hari yang lalu

    PRISONER OF THE MOMENT SEASON😅🤣😂

  • Lakers In 5

    Lakers In 5

    10 hari yang lalu

    Don't bet your mortgage payment on those Nets. Lakers in 5

    • The Omen

      The Omen

      10 hari yang lalu

      A Disney’s get eliminated in 5 unless they get carried by Adisney himself

  • jimmy Conway

    jimmy Conway

    10 hari yang lalu

    Hopefully AD comes back healthy Lakers in 6

  • Phill Moe

    Phill Moe

    10 hari yang lalu

    I'm convinced max took a pay day and agreed to jump on this bron bandwagon for his show. Bro use to keep it funky, obviously now kellerman went Hollywood

  • Skip Bayless

    Skip Bayless

    10 hari yang lalu

    Stephen A needs to retire, not Kyrie. He's become a grumpy old fart

  • Papa-Yaw Afari (2018)

    Papa-Yaw Afari (2018)

    10 hari yang lalu

    Why did Stephen A call out Max on Kyrie when he said he should retire? Hypocritical much

  • player nine

    player nine

    10 hari yang lalu

    Lebron James is the son of Kevin Durant

  • Gerard Ligonde

    Gerard Ligonde

    10 hari yang lalu

    The waiting beat aboaly meddle because shallot probably note despite a nutritious party. teeny, blue-eyed apple

  • Edgar Hernandez

    Edgar Hernandez

    10 hari yang lalu

    talk about the game winning flop

  • WeezMuzik

    WeezMuzik

    10 hari yang lalu

    Wich team is better in the NBA?? Not those 2 teams! How about talking more about other teams that have a better record then this 2

  • FlameBullet 21

    FlameBullet 21

    10 hari yang lalu

    SAS is on demon timing

  • D.O. Speaks

    D.O. Speaks

    10 hari yang lalu

    Stephen A jumped ship on everybody 😂

  • GoatofJersey

    GoatofJersey

    10 hari yang lalu

    Stephen A is hilarious...he calls other people out for being inconsistent. “Nets are in trouble, they are the best team, kyrie should retire, kyrie is playing lights out he is the key”. Then the next segment Aaron Rodgers Aaron Rodgers Aaron Rodgers

  • Kirk Hill

    Kirk Hill

    10 hari yang lalu

    How you gonna say pick one then go and say Top 3. Pick one!!

  • Jäeger Sphinx

    Jäeger Sphinx

    10 hari yang lalu

    Harden ate kawaii’s lunch

  • Martin Brankov

    Martin Brankov

    10 hari yang lalu

    After this road trip win streak I’m worried for the Lakers!!

  • Jesse Mendoza

    Jesse Mendoza

    10 hari yang lalu

    Stephen A. Smith, you spelled Clippers vs. Nets wrong.....

  • Amon2012able

    Amon2012able

    10 hari yang lalu

    One day max will say to SAS Amen

  • Macky J

    Macky J

    10 hari yang lalu

    Why do they keep saying that Kyrie Irving is the best show in basketball does Steph Curry not exist

  • Don Luchi Live Legacy

    Don Luchi Live Legacy

    10 hari yang lalu

    Absolutely not kd is tha best player in tha world by far stop it max smfh lebron & a.d is top 5 to 10 best player in tha league!!

  • Mektek19

    Mektek19

    10 hari yang lalu

    AD is not top 3. He's not even top 5. Durant, Bron, Kawhi, Curry and Embiid are in the least better.

  • XxLucienxX _

    XxLucienxX _

    10 hari yang lalu

    Max went from deandre Jordan being the key to James harden, and now Kyrie is the key? There takes switch after every game.

  • John Wall

    John Wall

    10 hari yang lalu

    Bro I just watched them answer are the
    Nets the best team in the NBA

  • nikolinho2001

    nikolinho2001

    10 hari yang lalu

    Its easy being the best two teams when there exists only two teams in nba. According to espn.

  • Kevin Hicks

    Kevin Hicks

    10 hari yang lalu

    I think the Nets should go after Steph Curry. Make sure they have top four out of five guys in the league. 🤦

    • Kevin Hicks

      Kevin Hicks

      10 hari yang lalu

      @Dumberoni The defense is not the worse anymore and it doesn't matter if they are, offense is ridiculous. 3s always going to be more then 2s. I think by the time playoffs roll around everyone not a Nets fan will come together to see who will stop them.

    • Dumberoni

      Dumberoni

      10 hari yang lalu

      Bruh kd, kyrie, curry, and joe as spot up shooters while harden drives and kicks, that teams shooting 50% from 3 for the season, worst defensive team of all time tho lol

  • WesteverLoco

    WesteverLoco

    10 hari yang lalu

    Molly at the end, looks like she got work done with her face. Looks more skinny and her face expressions seem tighter. 🤷‍♀️

    • kayvone

      kayvone

      10 hari yang lalu

      who cares

  • J G

    J G

    10 hari yang lalu

    Coming at each others necks today 💀💀

  • Urbain Delva

    Urbain Delva

    10 hari yang lalu

    So the Utah Jazz, who have the best record in the league, are top 5 in offense and defense, and have been nothing but consistent since the beginning of the year aren't the best team in the league? Okay 😒

  • Ashley

    Ashley

    10 hari yang lalu

    AD will be the best defensive player in the series between Lakers vs Nets. He will slow kyrie and harden down and lakers will win the finals series with their defense

  • The Goat

    The Goat

    10 hari yang lalu

    If KD wins with this team give him credit yall said he played with a 73 team so now he’s playing with a so called “cancer” and a “stat padder”

    • The Goat

      The Goat

      10 hari yang lalu

      @Ashley no he couldn’t Kyrie and Harden can score from mid range and three also you still have to guard KD and Lebron can’t do that

    • Ashley

      Ashley

      10 hari yang lalu

      AD will be the best defensive player in the series between Lakers vs Nets. He will slow kyrie and harden down and lakers will win the series with their defense

  • Yuri Boris

    Yuri Boris

    10 hari yang lalu

    Let's goo Brooklyn 🙌 💪

  • Dr. Manhattan

    Dr. Manhattan

    10 hari yang lalu

    These mfs keep debating Nets and Lakers when they’re not even the top team in their conferences 🤦‍♂️

  • Deb King

    Deb King

    10 hari yang lalu

    If Davis is healthy lakers should win the west durant is healthy the net should win the east but neither guy are healthy so don't give up on the clippers or sixers or jazz or even the bucks

    • Deb King

      Deb King

      10 hari yang lalu

      @Ashley if he is healthy

    • Ashley

      Ashley

      10 hari yang lalu

      AD will be the best defensive player in the series between Lakers vs Nets. He will slow kyrie and harden down and lakers will win the series with their defense

  • Ej

    Ej

    10 hari yang lalu

    Max with this lakers bandwagon 😭