Gordon Hayward is a liability, Game 4 is a must-win for the Celtics – Stephen A. | First Take

  • Published: 06 May 2019
  • Stephen A. Smith says Game 4 is a must-win for the Boston Celtics, otherwise Giannis Antetokounmpo and the Milwaukee Bucks are headed to the NBA Finals after Game 5.
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  • Dragomir Marinov
    Dragomir Marinov  6 months back

    Hayward should have played no more than 25 min per game all season, even less during the playoffs, and should not have been a starter. The Celtics spit in the face of Terry Rozier's work and failed to reward him for his contributions, and they're now paying the price for it. This team has no spirit and is not coming back.

    • CDXXIX
      CDXXIX  6 months back

      big yikes max

      • jchris333
        jchris333  6 months back

        Max has been saying some absurdly stupid shit lately

        • Sandernista
          Sandernista  6 months back

          Did Gordon Hayward fuck stephen A's girl? The hate is unbelievable

          • justin Stillings
            justin Stillings  6 months back

            The best finals scenario is the bucks vs rockets it would be amazing to see the two MVP candidates go to battle on the biggest stage in basketball. I’m going for the bucks to make it all the way and I have Giannis for MVP. It would be legendary if he beats the runner up for MVP in the finals. If it happens I hope it goes to 7

            • 414beastmode
              414beastmode  6 months back

              Dude Why doesn’t ESPN just let these guys speak honestly? I know damn well Max knows Celtics have no chance🤦🏽‍♂️🤦🏽‍♂️🤦🏽‍♂️

              • MrPrizziceless
                MrPrizziceless  6 months back

                Max is officially a troll. What a monumental twatt. He at least with skip u had the benefit of knowing basketball history. This numb nuts hasn't got a damn clue! Keep hurting him Stephen A.

                • mat beezy
                  mat beezy  6 months back

                  Tf #Max talking bout....🤦🤷....boy ....how TF u figure they CAN go down game 4 ...and still win ....🤷.... 👀....umm no..... max "dummy" dumbass kellerman. Max must jus wanna debate if he believe that shit.... Fkn clown

                  • jd2616
                    jd2616  6 months back

                    Gordon makes enough money for Boston to hire three more real ballers in his place and pay them all 10 million dollars each a year, and that’s a fact...

                    • William Titus
                      William Titus  6 months back


                      • Black Lyfe
                        Black Lyfe  6 months back

                        Niggas are haters

                        • Oliver Phippen
                          Oliver Phippen  6 months back

                          NO its Kyrie as the Celtics went to the finials 7th game last year with out Kyrie and Hayward
                          This year they had Kyrie and they didnt even make it to the finals of the eastern conference ??
                          KYRIE NEED S to go for a legitimate center ???
                          Kyrie is too selfish ???

                          • HlddenTalent
                            HlddenTalent  6 months back

                            I'm mad at my 76ers we could of been playing the bucks right now. I want them bucks

                            • SHAFT MOSLEY
                              SHAFT MOSLEY  6 months back

                              Ole maximillion talks very well, but he is constantly wrong. I mean damn. He still my boy tho

                              • gostly cat223
                                gostly cat223  6 months back

                                It’s kyrie not Hayward at all start terry and you see the difference I think players tired of kyrie attitude

                                • Bruce Maddox
                                  Bruce Maddox  6 months back

                                  Stephen be racialist!! yeah yeah

                                  • Kyle Basgaard
                                    Kyle Basgaard  6 months back

                                    Down 3-1, The Celtics will still win the series.

                                    • Brian Simmons
                                      Brian Simmons  6 months back

                                      Max is a sports idiot 😂

                                      • Midwest slotgeeks
                                        Midwest slotgeeks  6 months back

                                        Kyrie has and is the problem

                                        • oldnew newold
                                          oldnew newold  6 months back

                                          Max you are WRONG again !!!

                                          • Lex Boogie
                                            Lex Boogie  6 months back

                                            Kyrie can't carry a team, it's that simple.

                                            • Sean Ammon
                                              Sean Ammon  6 months back

                                              Failed to mention Pat Connaughton's athleticism, who is having a field day with the Celtics. I'm pretty sure they don't even watch these games

                                              • Sean Ammon
                                                Sean Ammon  6 months back

                                                I love seeing these videos after the result. Kyrie is a POS and he's playing like dog ass in the series against the Bucks

                                                • Joe Kastner
                                                  Joe Kastner  6 months back

                                                  Hmmm ... How you feeling today, Max?

                                                  • Braxton Crumbie
                                                    Braxton Crumbie  6 months back

                                                    24 hrs later. Hayward had two points lol

                                                    • Conor Forever
                                                      Conor Forever  6 months back

                                                      Kyrie needs his daddy lebron

                                                      • ROGERTROUTMAN1
                                                        ROGERTROUTMAN1  6 months back

                                                        Hayward.....2pts, 3rebs.....27 minutes. Ainge paid him $30M/yr you are supposed to be an elite performer.

                                                        • Andrew Wian
                                                          Andrew Wian  6 months back

                                                          The white commentator couldn't be any more wrong

                                                          • Frank Garrett
                                                            Frank Garrett  6 months back

                                                            So many triggered white people in the comments section. Upset that an under-performing white guy is getting blame when the expectations were so high

                                                            • Jacob  Baca
                                                              Jacob Baca  6 months back

                                                              Hayward a liability baynes a liability rosier a liability but yet there getting all this playing time I blame it on the coach

                                                              • Beybiehek
                                                                Beybiehek  6 months back

                                                                Ohhh my the got destroyed again😂😂

                                                                • L. Thomas
                                                                  L. Thomas  6 months back

                                                                  They aren’t going to bench Gordon because he’s what the Celtics and their fans want a strain player to look like. They’d rather lose than bench him. It’s super deep

                                                                  • Jacob  Baca
                                                                    Jacob Baca  6 months back

                                                                    Gayward is the problem he sucks 31 million a year for 2pts in 26 mins gtfoh

                                                                    • Daniel Wang
                                                                      Daniel Wang  6 months back

                                                                      remember when kobe blocked kyrie's shoot? easy money... if he were that great, he would be unstoppable... instead he gets blocked 1on1

                                                                      • I laugh at Internet gangstas

                                                                        Why are they already saying the bucks are up 3-1 if you look on nba.com but game 4 hasn’t been played yet🤔🤔🤔
                                                                        I’ll bet anyone $100 the bucks when tonight any takers? #RIGGED

                                                                        • nephz ice
                                                                          nephz ice  6 months back

                                                                          Alot of lebron's so called trash teammates were ballin without him around. Hood, hill, even shumpert does ok in HOU. lol

                                                                          • Mr No Crime
                                                                            Mr No Crime  6 months back

                                                                            Bucks fan Fear the Dear !

                                                                            • John Dough
                                                                              John Dough  6 months back

                                                                              Hayward is absolute trash and silly billy Boston fans will do anything to excuse that horrid contract the great snake Danny Ainge signed him to.

                                                                              • Nata Milaqi
                                                                                Nata Milaqi  6 months back

                                                                                after being down 3-1 i think irving is a problem too, everyone should stop to think Kyrie is a superstar/leader , he isn't.

                                                                                • William Brown
                                                                                  William Brown  6 months back

                                                                                  Kyrie is overrated. Celtics are a worse team with him.

                                                                                  • loltheworld
                                                                                    loltheworld  6 months back

                                                                                    It is Hayward's fault. When he plays well they always win. When he doesn't or derps it up they lose.

                                                                                    • LexNonScripta
                                                                                      LexNonScripta  6 months back

                                                                                      Max faked Smith with Boston hopes...Smith left with no arguments to go on a rant!

                                                                                      • LexNonScripta
                                                                                        LexNonScripta  6 months back

                                                                                        It's simple...no one can play the Greek Freak...It's not about Kyrie,Hayward,Tatum,Smart or whoever else they got...It's the Greek Freak destroying every defence pure raw talent...he can outplay them all day any day it's just nature!Nothing's wrong with that!

                                                                                        • Tom Kirk
                                                                                          Tom Kirk  6 months back

                                                                                          I used to think it was funny now I feel bad for Howard SAS doesn’t let him have one dam thing no matter what happens Hayward gets killed

                                                                                          • Travis D
                                                                                            Travis D  6 months back

                                                                                            All LeBron needed was that 4% chance

                                                                                            • GARDEN STATE SMOKE
                                                                                              GARDEN STATE SMOKE  6 months back

                                                                                              3-1 let's goooooooo

                                                                                              • Jeromegrant Johns
                                                                                                Jeromegrant Johns  6 months back

                                                                                                Here's a thought; these pundits think the know everything about the game, if I was a gambling man, anything these guys say, bet the other way..you could get rich... that's why I don't pay these clowns any mind.. especially Steven A.. the worse.

                                                                                                • Kaze Jah
                                                                                                  Kaze Jah  6 months back

                                                                                                  This dude said Kyrie is the most skilled player that ever lived. Im done.