Kawhi is 'the only superstar in this series' - Stephen A. on Raptors exposing Giannis | Get Up!

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  • Published: 24 May 2019
  • Stephen A. Smith claims Kawhi Leonard is proving to the be the "only superstar" in the 2019 Eastern Conference finals, as Giannis Antetokounmpo has struggled to find his rhythm against the Toronto Raptors with the Milwaukee Bucks down 3-2.
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  • Trevor Philips
    Trevor Philips  4 months back

    Kawhi in that poster business 😂 1. series winning 'the shot', 2. and 'the squat', 3. the huge dunk over Joel Embiid, 4. the huge dunk on both Tobias Harris and James Ennis, 5. the superman dunk in Game 3 over Milotic, 6. the superman dunk in Game 6 over Antetokounmpo, 7. and the huge dunk in Game 4 also over Antetokounmpo

    • Devon Sollie
      Devon Sollie  5 months back

      Kawhi is playing real good but I feel like he’s getting overrated. He’s not putting up crazy numbers. His team has really stepped up on offense and especially defense

      • M C
        M C  5 months back

        Kawhi showed that soft non-American how to really play ball.

        • One Hit Shawty
          One Hit Shawty  5 months back

          Kawhi > mj

          • Bahroz Ayaz
            Bahroz Ayaz  5 months back

            Never heard of an mvp that had to work on his game

            • The one Ring to Rule them all

              Stephen Gay Smith learned a new word... "stimey".. fucken idiot

              • CK Antics
                CK Antics  5 months back

                I am a hardcore raptors and Kawhi fan but just because the raptors figured out Gianni’s and his team doesn’t mean he isn’t a superstar

                • CEO IsessoGroup
                  CEO IsessoGroup  5 months back

                  Dude the MVP but he not a superstar now? These dudes smoke real crack now? Wow.

                  • Mike Chan
                    Mike Chan  5 months back

                    The experts said the Buck will beat GS with or without KD, and now they said the raptors, who just beat the bucks, cannot beat GS

                    • PrinceLegit_
                      PrinceLegit_  5 months back

                      Mike Chan because of the Bucks length, they said it themselves

                  • jinglekeys43
                    jinglekeys43  5 months back

                    Stay off da weeeeeeeeed!!!!!!!!

                    • zuzu
                      zuzu  5 months back

                      serious question: why is jalen rose on tv? He's barely a good player while he was playing... definitely not a professional sports reporter. How did he managed got there when All he does is running that mouth...

                      • Nowell Ona
                        Nowell Ona  5 months back

                        Amazing how this asshole shifted to Kahwi from Giannis....

                        • PhoenixSuns NZ
                          PhoenixSuns NZ  5 months back

                          I'd still take Giannis over Kawhi and I'm pretty sure most GM's would too. Raptors outsmarted the Bucks.

                          • Steve Hood
                            Steve Hood  5 months back

                            People need to stop listening to Stephan A. Has next to no substance to anything he says.

                            • TheChosenRosen
                              TheChosenRosen  5 months back

                              This is the dumbass that gets paid

                              • Tobías Chaparro
                                Tobías Chaparro  5 months back

                                Man do you know what we DESPERATELY need? A playoffs MVP award.
                                What is gonna happen this year is Giannis is gonna get RS MVP,
                                GS is gonna win the title so either curry or KD is winning finals MVP.
                                And Kawhi is gonna end, this year with no awards other than second team in both all-nba teams and on the allstars, while in reality being the guy who played the BEST in the league.

                                • lion heart
                                  lion heart  5 months back

                                  WE THE NORTH SHALL PREVAIL! WE GOT THIS!

                                  • Drunken Master II
                                    Drunken Master II  5 months back

                                    He’s a fucking idiot, why am I even watching this?

                                    • Shanq Xiali
                                      Shanq Xiali  5 months back

                                      1:17 someone's at SA's door

                                      • PrimitiveFilmGroup
                                        PrimitiveFilmGroup  5 months back

                                        Mole Wawkkie

                                        • John S
                                          John S  5 months back

                                          ESPN can't afford better background graphics for Stephen? Looks like a high school kid just got introduced to Photoshop.

                                          • JJWITHA J
                                            JJWITHA J  5 months back

                                            NEVER DOUBT THE RAPTORS

                                            • JJWITHA J
                                              JJWITHA J  5 months back

                                              DANG YA HE IS

                                              • IWantMyVisionBack
                                                IWantMyVisionBack  5 months back

                                                Can't say someone in MVP talks is not a superstar.


                                                The whole all star, superstar conversation is dumb anyway.

                                                • Patrick Sutfin
                                                  Patrick Sutfin  5 months back

                                                  Kawhi is the closest thing I have seen to Jordan game wise in the NBA, he is not the leader that MJ was or have that warrior attitude but his game is so jordanesque

                                                  • Alex Franco
                                                    Alex Franco  5 months back

                                                    Let's be honest
                                                    Toronto made it to the Eastern conference finals every year
                                                    LeBron would just shut'em down
                                                    So let's give the Raptors some respeck lol

                                                    • S Walker
                                                      S Walker  5 months back

                                                      Facts. I been saying until giannis can at least knock down a jumper let's hold off on the best in league. It's my fear on Zion to. Freak athleticism will get you along way but you have to be able to knock down jumpers in today's game. They pack the paint and giannis is mediocre if he can't get to rim

                                                      • Randy Bailin
                                                        Randy Bailin  5 months back

                                                        No one brings this up, but Budenholzer is being seriously outcoached.

                                                        • TV Jumpshot
                                                          TV Jumpshot  5 months back

                                                          Here's the formula for you basic fktards in the comments: they trash who they want to win. Public hate/shaming is like fuel to an elite athlete. Stephen A, Pierce & Barkley have does this on several DOZEN occasions & got the results they SECRETLY wanted. Professional #gamblers on your television pushing their Greyhound to win with verbal epithets

                                                          • Rally351
                                                            Rally351  5 months back

                                                            Why doesn’t Stephen A get taunted the same way Paul pierce was?

                                                            • TV Jumpshot
                                                              TV Jumpshot  5 months back

                                                              See, this is how I know they bet on games. Why would you say that? Just like when Pierce saying what he said PROPELLING Milwaukee past Average Kyrie. He needed to win that bet. Barkley does the same thing

                                                              • Jason Dacosta
                                                                Jason Dacosta  5 months back

                                                                Steven a is a clones he got 5 clones

                                                                • Unit 1211
                                                                  Unit 1211  5 months back

                                                                  Yeah, this series can go 3 ways - the Raps can close this thing out in 6, make a complete 180 in their game leaving the Bucks to take the next two, or both teams come out swinging for the next two making it anyone’s game, climaxing in a close score.

                                                                  • Nas Ibrahim
                                                                    Nas Ibrahim  5 months back

                                                                    Wow..finally ..besides jalen who occasionally flip flops on the raptors all other espn analysts are anti north,anti canàda, anti raptors...stephen A is aknowledging his defeat.. i won't be surprised if the naismith trophy crosses the border this year..

                                                                    • terrence childs
                                                                      terrence childs  5 months back

                                                                      SAS : The Greek Freak is not a superstar

                                                                      Also SAS: I'm not trying to say The Greek Freak isn't a superstar

                                                                      • Dennis 671
                                                                        Dennis 671  5 months back

                                                                        It’s funny because this shit doesn’t matter. Warriors win. 🤷🏽‍♂️

                                                                        • Anthony
                                                                          Anthony  5 months back

                                                                          Giannis is about to win mvp and he’s not a superstar??

                                                                          • BlackSabotage100
                                                                            BlackSabotage100  5 months back

                                                                            Stephen A. Smith got old real quick lol. He had a baby face the last time I saw First Take.

                                                                            • john kim
                                                                              john kim  5 months back

                                                                              Nick Nurse use McCaw and Lin in your rotation. You can reduce min of the stars.

                                                                              • alonzo randolph
                                                                                alonzo randolph  5 months back

                                                                                This is over bucks lost at home , the energy will be off the charts and the bucks is not ready for it

                                                                                • M C
                                                                                  M C  5 months back

                                                                                  That first statement... dang... lol Stephen A. Just cold-commenting these NBA guys... “Only one superstar”

                                                                                  • Glitter
                                                                                    Glitter  5 months back

                                                                                    The Pelicans should trade Anthony Davis to the Suns for Booker, Ayton, Oubre, the #6 pick, and 3 future 1st round picks. This is a win win win for the Pelicans. They get a lot for Davis, Davis gets sent to a crappy team LOL, AND most importantly FUCK LOS ANGELES AND FUCK LEBRON JAMES!

                                                                                    • Vodka Brandon
                                                                                      Vodka Brandon  5 months back

                                                                                      Whenever I see this half bald crying bitch, I think of George Jefferson.

                                                                                      • Vodka Brandon
                                                                                        Vodka Brandon  5 months back

                                                                                        Whenever I see this half bald crying bitch, I think of George Jefferson.

                                                                                        • Felix Sopowera
                                                                                          Felix Sopowera  5 months back

                                                                                          Kawhi Leonard is about to do something Sundin, Carter, DeRozan, Salming, Sittler, Matthews, Clark, Tavares, Bosh and Mcgrady couldnt do: make the Finals in either the NBA or NHL (since 1967)

                                                                                          • John Mayes
                                                                                            John Mayes  5 months back

                                                                                            I would work like Stephen A. Dose for 10 million a year

                                                                                            • bru Bna
                                                                                              bru Bna  5 months back

                                                                                              Amazing me when they said Giannis is not superstar. When players lost.they are not superstar, if they won, they're superstar. Can't have it both ways. If Kawhi lost on Saturday, is Kawhi a superstar?

                                                                                              • 24/7 BlackMamba
                                                                                                24/7 BlackMamba  5 months back

                                                                                                Kawhi level.. ya love to hear it folks!