‘If you’re Kawhi Leonard, you don’t want to play with LeBron’ – Stephen A. | First Take

  • Published: 18 April 2019
  • Stephen A. Smith says he would be surprised if Kawhi Leonard opted to play with ball-dominant LeBron James on the Los Angeles Lakers instead of choosing to sign with the LA Clippers in free agency.
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Comments • 1 575

  • zerogeass21
    zerogeass21  1 months back

    Stephen A Nostradamous

    • Steven Washington
      Steven Washington  2 months back

      Stephen A. is becoming a man...I'm proud of you son.

      • KMQ
        KMQ  5 months back

        Stephen A , & Max : Toronto's not winning the championship this year

        • mitch lichterman
          mitch lichterman  5 months back

          This makes the most sense. Kawhi stays in Toronto. Kyrie signs in NJ. DeAngelo goes to the Wolves. Butler signs with the Clippers. Thompson signs with the Lakers. Durant resigns with GS and then they trade him to the Knicks or Nets.

          • The Man Who Laugh
            The Man Who Laugh  5 months back

            Hello? Raptors won the Championship hahaha

            • Vasquez De Jesus
              Vasquez De Jesus  5 months back

              Kawhi is the Champion LBJ needs to join him 🤦🏻‍♂️

              • 42 acres
                42 acres  5 months back

                yea that argument didnt age well max

                • brinda191727
                  brinda191727  5 months back

                  If you previously thought Max was an idiot, this video confirmed it :-D.

                  • Michael Pagas
                    Michael Pagas  5 months back

                    what ever. Raptors with Kawhi gonna win the championship.

                    • Tina Akinyimide
                      Tina Akinyimide  5 months back

                      I'm from two months into the future. The Raptors are up 3-1 on the Warriors

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                        Kawhi and harden instead😂

                        • Matt Barker
                          Matt Barker  5 months back

                          Max is a moron....... lol Lebron never won a championship on his own.....

                          • Manuel Filimon
                            Manuel Filimon  6 months back

                            Kawhi is Jordan
                            Pascal Siakim aka Spicy P is Pippen

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                              Anime Movies Music & Others  5 months back

                              Not gonna work in this era because other team keeps building with many all stars. Toronto needs to find a a better center.

                          • S Gill
                            S Gill  6 months back

                            Why would Kawhi leave the team where he will receive the best treatment and status in the NBA. This could be a new Era.

                            • S Gill
                              S Gill  6 months back

                              Leonard and Siakim is MJ and Pippen.

                              • Edward Cabiedes
                                Edward Cabiedes  6 months back

                                WTF kawhi will get a championship in toronto..he will end GSW era that lebron never done.

                                • Anthony Armstrong
                                  Anthony Armstrong  6 months back

                                  Jordan and Pippen were groomed into all star and Champion status (you didnt have to go and get a already made all-star to win a ring like you do in today's NBA)but why would kawhi go play with Lebron knowing you had to play 2nd fiddle,Lebron would have to change the way he plays so a team with him and kawhi can properly gel.

                                  • Dar Eus
                                    Dar Eus  6 months back

                                    See how Max attempted to push a false narrative a Steven A shut him down when he said Toronto is loaded man Max is truly a retarded dude and in the first year or two when Bosh Wade and Bron teamed up Wade was the better player......

                                    • Phil Mack
                                      Phil Mack  6 months back

                                      WE KNEW THAT IN THE EAST WE DONT KNOW THAT IN THE WEST lol 🤷🏽‍♂️🤷🏽‍♂️🤷🏽‍♂️🤷🏽‍♂️

                                      • Johnny Hernandez
                                        Johnny Hernandez  6 months back

                                        Ty Lue coaching Lebron is like Woody trying to get a word in on this debate.. Not possible

                                        • Ronald L Greene
                                          Ronald L Greene  6 months back

                                          Max needs to go. He is one of the most stupidest person I have ever heard. I mute every time he talks.

                                          • Shivan Anirudhra
                                            Shivan Anirudhra  6 months back

                                            oh my fck hes right

                                            it really would be the second coming of Jordan and Pippen but BETTER

                                            Lebron is a better scorer than pippen and is a leader. Plus hes been an assist machine his whole career

                                            Kawhi has the killer instinct and clutch gene Lebron was always questioned about... Damn if these 2 get together i See a threepeat

                                            Make it happen somebody

                                            • Jerry Jazzbo
                                              Jerry Jazzbo  6 months back

                                              Max, you have a mic. Why yell? Fuckin' shut up!

                                              • Mandeep Banwait
                                                Mandeep Banwait  6 months back

                                                The Raps are heading to the Finals....these guys must be eating thier words now!

                                                • VoV Sports
                                                  VoV Sports  6 months back

                                                  LeBron would make a good Pippen for GOATWHI.

                                                  • Les Cherry
                                                    Les Cherry  6 months back

                                                    LeBron would become a PG

                                                    • HardCopy
                                                      HardCopy  6 months back

                                                      Why do they do not have Leornard & James on the show.

                                                      • Michael Bacon
                                                        Michael Bacon  6 months back

                                                        bron bron needs to retire already

                                                        • Commen Cents
                                                          Commen Cents  6 months back

                                                          Didn't hakeem win without another allstar 6:22

                                                          • James Ross
                                                            James Ross  6 months back

                                                            "There's never been a player in the history of Basketball who could win a championship without another All-Star" - Max
                                                            DIRK NOWITZKI

                                                            • Michael Gallego
                                                              Michael Gallego  6 months back

                                                              ‘If you’re Kawhi Leonard, you want to play with the Mighty Golden State Warriors!

                                                              • ramon nunez
                                                                ramon nunez  6 months back

                                                                Any basketball player with common sense would like to play with LeBron. He makes everybody around him better. Stephen A hates LeBron James that's all.

                                                                • Rudy Herrera
                                                                  Rudy Herrera  6 months back

                                                                  Kawhi dosent want to be ball dominant period he will get da same amount of shots and even better percentage shots if wit lebron this discussion makes no sense

                                                                  • mm mm
                                                                    mm mm  6 months back

                                                                    kawhi n lebron need each other cuz they get hurt injured doing it alone

                                                                    • Wiremu Kearney
                                                                      Wiremu Kearney  6 months back

                                                                      LeBron is the coach

                                                                      • santosonly7
                                                                        santosonly7  6 months back

                                                                        I like Ty, but Ty didn't take the Cavs anywhere. That was all LBJ!!

                                                                        • Mo Tar
                                                                          Mo Tar  6 months back

                                                                          we got our pippen last season.. now all we need is our jordan.. hopefully kawhi leonard signs with the lakers. As long as lebron can realize he's the pippen we'll win it all

                                                                          • Tony Castellanos
                                                                            Tony Castellanos  6 months back

                                                                            This is bull shit, Kawhi can't be on the same team with Lebron James who is top 5 in NBA History in assists? shut the fuck up

                                                                            • R R
                                                                              R R  6 months back

                                                                              Injuries fk'd them up this year. They need to stay healthy. Get a center and some shooters.

                                                                              • Alejandro Leon-Rebonne
                                                                                Alejandro Leon-Rebonne  6 months back

                                                                                max be singing a different song now

                                                                                • Bulldozer Beast
                                                                                  Bulldozer Beast  6 months back

                                                                                  get outta here bro... 2019 kawhi is clearly better than this years lebron james..... lebron aint the same anymore he's still a very good player but not the best

                                                                                  • Hector Laureano
                                                                                    Hector Laureano  6 months back

                                                                                    All these are hypothetical discussions. leads nowhere. is crazy this people get paid for this arguments.

                                                                                    • Enes Ali
                                                                                      Enes Ali  6 months back

                                                                                      So here we are after the first buzzer beater in game 7 in the history of NBA by take a wild guess...yes, Kawhi Leonard himself.

                                                                                      And it's very probable he's gonna win the whole thing with quite a modest team. Gotta hand it to Max though, he was right. He's not on Lebron's level. He's way better!

                                                                                      • David Horne
                                                                                        David Horne  6 months back

                                                                                        Steven over worked A you don't no nothing about basketball chemistry you can't play and you never played in the NBA so what makes your opinion better than basketball minds who played the game you never won shit but yet your know what you talking about your guessing fool

                                                                                        • Super Mega Foxy Awesome Hot

                                                                                          Stephen A has no idea what Kawhi wants, don't listen to him

                                                                                          • Bernard Maiberg
                                                                                            Bernard Maiberg  6 months back

                                                                                            DURANT AND CURRY?????

                                                                                            • Jomaru Joestar
                                                                                              Jomaru Joestar  6 months back

                                                                                              And David Blatt???

                                                                                              • Jon Jones
                                                                                                Jon Jones  6 months back

                                                                                                Stephen Smith you dumb need to die I'm tierd of listening to your loser ass mouth