The Raptors 'might get swept' if Steph Curry gets hot in the NBA Finals - Stephen A. | First Take

  • Published: 27 May 2019
  • Stephen A. Smith says the Golden State Warriors have the potential to sweep the Toronto Raptors in the 2019 NBA Finals if Steph Curry gets rolling and plays like he did in the Western Conference finals.

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Comments • 5 101

  • Jeff Berg
    Jeff Berg  3 weeks back

    Stephen A never gets tired of being wrong about the Raptors.

    • CoolsBreeze
      CoolsBreeze  2 months back

      Me flipping a quarter had more accuracy than Stephen A.

      • siggi zippan
        siggi zippan  2 months back

        You just lost. The Raptors just won against the GS. Are you serious.

        • Hero Miles
          Hero Miles  3 months back

          Well this did not go down as expected at all. Finals turned out to be a disaster

          • kyle jayanun
            kyle jayanun  3 months back

            Once again Stephen a was wrong 🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣

            • Timothy Kennedy
              Timothy Kennedy  3 months back

              This aged well

              • K P
                K P  3 months back

                I've never seen an NBA team get so much hate throughout the playoffs as the 2019 Raptors did, never have I witnessed the media count out a team with as much talent as the 2019 Raptors had. It was actually quite bizarre. End of the day we all know the elephant in the room, its simply because they're based in Canada. Pathetic and amateurish "experts" in US media.

                • Dara Aujla
                  Dara Aujla  3 months back

                  Stephen A hates Canada. He literally said on first take I don't wanna a championship.coming from Canada anymore

              • Konformation07
                Konformation07  4 months back

                He straight up disrespected Van Vleet. Van Vleet shut Curry down when he was guarding him

                • Matthew Bradley
                  Matthew Bradley  4 months back

                  fire steven a smith

                  • Chris Ayo
                    Chris Ayo  4 months back

                    Whichever team Stephen a pick go opposite lol

                    • Antonio Ricardo G GEE
                      Antonio Ricardo G GEE  4 months back

                      LOL SWEPT LMFAO AMERICANS. ITS BAD ENOUGH U STOLE OUR GANME BUT THIS IS PURE GOLD !! ty Kawhi for putting ur baby in kg n the falls on too !!! FUCK off YANKEES !!!! MAKE UR OWN CUTURE MFERS !! BLACK CULTURE lol WHWERE WHAT ... I LIVE IN AFRICA lmao !!!!!!! No language till u where trained and arabs slaved u from 600 till today and u still see only 500 years see b4 1492 BITCH and Eygypt and shit they owned u since 1 Englannd freed u of all ppl while ur own sold u to portugal and Spain ... Look in a mirror or beat down a fucken ARAB FOOLS !!!!!!! READ up on WHY EUROPE fought off invvasion and took the World ove !! Try steal their land and well Karma and Indains u russian anyway altaia mfs so FUCK UR SO CALLED LAND !!! TOO !!!

                      • Abdul Aden
                        Abdul Aden  4 months back

                        Let tell you why ur wrong and here is the reason 😂😂😂😂

                        • M M
                          M M  4 months back

                          GSW were Kawhi’s finger tips away from not stealing game 2 and it would never even had gotten to a game 5 that Nick Nurse kicked away by 1 pt loss....series should have been a 4 game sweep.

                          • M M
                            M M  4 months back

                            Add Klay Thomson playing OUT of his damn mind shooting 60% from 3 in a high volume shooting for the series and it still didn’t matter did it when the Warriors lost a critical game 4 at the Oracle to go down 3-1 losing by 14 pts with Klay shooting the lights out to keep them in it.

                            • M M
                              M M  4 months back

                              Hahaha If Curry gets hot Raptors might get swept????

                              Steph Curry drops 47 pts...Raptors still win by DOUBLE digits IN THE ORACLE.🤣

                              Curry averages 33pts in the series and Warriors could have EASILY been swept in 4 games 🤣🤣🤣🤣

                              • QuantumDan
                                QuantumDan  5 months back

                                this aged very very well lmao

                                • Kenny Smith
                                  Kenny Smith  5 months back

                                  Keep laughing defense wins championship Toronto Raptor world champions.

                                  • MyCareer23
                                    MyCareer23  5 months back

                                    Curry dropped 51 and still lost nothing goes Stephan’s way 😂

                                    • CoolsBreeze
                                      CoolsBreeze  5 months back

                                      This basically shows that anyone can be a sports pundit. The key thing is just to be dramatic and loud on tv.

                                      • GABRIEL DOCTRINE
                                        GABRIEL DOCTRINE  5 months back

                                        Look at my comments....just scroll down a bit I called it correctly and with how and why

                                    • kingrobinho777
                                      kingrobinho777  5 months back


                                      • Pablo Gonzalez
                                        Pablo Gonzalez  5 months back

                                        From the future raptors won in 6

                                        • matthew brian
                                          matthew brian  5 months back

                                          YOU KNOW WHY IM HERE BITCH BOI!!!!!!

                                          • Jonathan turner
                                            Jonathan turner  5 months back

                                            Swept you say?

                                            • Hunter H Ballin
                                              Hunter H Ballin  5 months back

                                              lol sure

                                              • Omar Ahmed
                                                Omar Ahmed  5 months back

                                                Well... this didn't age well

                                              • Trademark
                                                Trademark  5 months back

                                                anyone here after the rap up 3-1

                                                • GABRIEL DOCTRINE
                                                  GABRIEL DOCTRINE  5 months back

                                                  Read the comments I called it before it happened with analysis

                                              • Steve Cormier
                                                Steve Cormier  5 months back

                                                The dumbest thing I heard. Weather you make or miss a shot will not be because of another human being and that the shot it just off. Ya the shot is off and it’s because of the shot the defender left you bonehead. Of course Defense has a lot to do with it

                                                • Steve Cormier
                                                  Steve Cormier  5 months back

                                                  So Stephen is basically saying even if no one guards a shooter at 3 point range the shooter will average 60 percent beyond the arch regardless. These guys are professionals. Look and the 3 point challenge. Shooters score more than they do when they are defended in a game. . It doesn’t make sense. He says golden state has such good shooters that a defender doesn’t matter. If the shot is off it’s only because of the misjudgement of the shooter himself. Such a crock of shit. If this was the case they would be shooting 80 percent beyond the arch. Again this is the dumbest thing I’ve heard. This guy knows nothing !

                                              • Brandon N
                                                Brandon N  5 months back

                                                Lmao espn is a joke

                                                • Lucky 11
                                                  Lucky 11  5 months back

                                                  No wonder Trump won. Next is the Rock and v.p Stephen A Smith....oh shit

                                                  • Lucky 11
                                                    Lucky 11  5 months back

                                                    They fired all the ESPN writers that know the sports for this dummy.....

                                                    • kingrobinho777
                                                      kingrobinho777  5 months back


                                                      • Jay Anthony
                                                        Jay Anthony  5 months back

                                                        I really wonder how this idiot could talk so loud after being wrong again again and again... you legit can’t be more wrong about the predictions

                                                        • Tom Zemach
                                                          Tom Zemach  5 months back

                                                          And the Raptors are up 3-1
                                                          (I am a warriors fan)

                                                          • DBG_LAVEL
                                                            DBG_LAVEL  5 months back

                                                            Bahahaha hold this L

                                                        • Justin McDonald
                                                          Justin McDonald  5 months back


                                                          • Jamie Hearsh
                                                            Jamie Hearsh  5 months back

                                                            Did not age well!

                                                            • GABRIEL DOCTRINE
                                                              GABRIEL DOCTRINE  5 months back

                                                              I called it before it happened look at my comments

                                                          • Prestional
                                                            Prestional  5 months back

                                                            Here after raptors lead the series 3-1

                                                            • andz c
                                                              andz c  5 months back

                                                              if stephen a spits his belief, no believe it. lol

                                                              • Mr Bleach
                                                                Mr Bleach  5 months back

                                                                "IF STEPH CURRY GETS ROLLING, ITS A WRAP"

                                                                got shut down by a nonstarter during 2016 finals 😂😂😂

                                                                • Mr Bleach
                                                                  Mr Bleach  5 months back

                                                                  GSW MIGHT GET SWEPT IF KLAY DIDNT SAVE THEM ON GAME 2 😂😂😂

                                                                • Mølt0BlitZ
                                                                  Mølt0BlitZ  5 months back

                                                                  *Warriors Might Get Swept if Kawhi Shoots Threes.*

                                                                  • Kaelii
                                                                    Kaelii  5 months back

                                                                    "Steph Curry get rolling IT'S A WRAP!"

                                                                    • Kaelii
                                                                      Kaelii  5 months back

                                                                      I wonder what excuse people will have when the warriors win the championship this year again. I just wonder... Cause there's always an excuse as to why they win.

                                                                      • Michael Brians
                                                                        Michael Brians  5 months back

                                                                        I wonder what excuse gsw fans will have when the warriors lose the championship this year. I just wonder... Cause there's always an excuse as to why they lose.

                                                                    • minecraft chad
                                                                      minecraft chad  5 months back

                                                                      Stephen Curry didn't have great games my guy, Lowry, VanVleet, Kwahi, everybody played good defense in game 1. Kwahi is the best player on the floor. Defense monster, offensive monster, best two-way player.

                                                                      • MOTLATSI KGWETE
                                                                        MOTLATSI KGWETE  5 months back

                                                                        This white guy is barking yo!🤦🏻‍♂️

                                                                        • bash lang walag seryoso
                                                                          bash lang walag seryoso  5 months back

                                                                          Stupid judje raptorsss

                                                                          • The713Sonic
                                                                            The713Sonic  5 months back

                                                                            Fuck Stephen Smith

                                                                            • Harvey Quine
                                                                              Harvey Quine  5 months back

                                                                              Ya two some else keep the entertainment coming I love ya

                                                                              • james lachs
                                                                                james lachs  5 months back

                                                                                Leonard is a defensive beast and he can absolutely lock down the 1-3 positions. If Curry heats up, Thompson will have to take his place because Leonard will engulf Curry. Leonard can guard anyone on GS's team, in my opinion, with the exception of a much healthy D. Cousins. Game 1 minutes showed he's not going to be a threat. Take out Durant and Cousins and the Raptors are a much bigger team. Lowry and Leonard need to play well in game 2. The role players can't continue winning games for a Championship team. Pascal S. isn't going to score 32 or 22. He's a rising star but Green isn't going to let him repeat game 1. Despite the game 1 win, Lowry only scored 4 points in the flow of the game. His final 3-pointer was long after the game was decided. 31.2 million per season for 4 points in the Finals. Step it up, Kyle! You've got to be better than Van Fleet!