No need to overreact to Giannis walking out of the press conference – Stephen A. | First Take

  • Published: 27 May 2019
  • Stephen A. Smith puts into perspective Giannis Antetokounmpo’s decision to exit the Game 6 press conference after the Milwaukee Bucks lost to the Toronto Raptors.
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  • Eddy Escobar
    Eddy Escobar  2 months back

    The fact that he got mad is because Malika Andrews was following the bucks all year and covering him and so he felt like she back stabbed him after he was always loyal to answering her questions and for her to write something like that right after a lost or before the game is flat out messed up.

    • Panagiotis Papadimitriou
      Panagiotis Papadimitriou  5 months back

      Despite the regular season awards, despite 60 W, despite progress comparing last year, really bitter finish. bitter.

      • arran kambo
        arran kambo  5 months back

        Max kellerman is so trash

        • Granola Bars
          Granola Bars  5 months back

          max a fucking clown

          • Matavis Kubiak
            Matavis Kubiak  5 months back

            There planning on keeping everyone dumbest move ever

            • Demartel Gilbert
              Demartel Gilbert  6 months back

              And the whole story was A Lie that was the biggest part

              • IceColdKilax
                IceColdKilax  6 months back

                Giannis Won't be Answering Any Questions from ESPN from now On. ESPN is Character assasinating Him and writing smear articles. 🙌🔥

                • Art Fitness
                  Art Fitness  6 months back

                  Max is a moron jeez dude talks like that for the views

                  • KILLER BEAR
                    KILLER BEAR  6 months back

                    SAS is a dumb ass every time i listen to him i want to punch him more and more, god damn

                    • The Total Package
                      The Total Package  6 months back

                      The media is ridiculous right now!

                      • Marco Iglesias
                        Marco Iglesias  6 months back

                        The Greek can't take the drama 🎭

                        • Sween Bean24
                          Sween Bean24  6 months back

                          Sorry 💔 but molly killing her

                          • I Wear Classics
                            I Wear Classics  6 months back

                            imo...i think losing team should not be obliged to attend press conference

                            • MEMNON III
                              MEMNON III  6 months back

                              But when Cam walked out the SUPERBOWL interview. They torched him

                              • ProjectsSpiel 182
                                ProjectsSpiel 182  6 months back

                                cam is a bitch tho and no one likes him the Greek freak answered questions for like 5 mins before any of this even happened... cam was just a salty faggot crybaby the whole time.

                            • 18magicMARKer
                              18magicMARKer  6 months back

                              Stop acting like KD, this is your job: to play basketball and answer media questions! You need to take the personal issue out....teams can trade you, you can leave in FA. These new NBA players are so sensitive.

                              • ProjectsSpiel 182
                                ProjectsSpiel 182  6 months back

                                who gives a shit about media asking retarded questions id fucking leave too and take the fine after every playoff game, they ask the dumbest shit. fuck that.

                            • Matt Yung
                              Matt Yung  6 months back

                              Shouldn't have lost thought he was the best in the league what happened that's not an MVP walking out on his team.

                              • Nkem Oji
                                Nkem Oji  6 months back

                                I don't have a problem with it, he answered every other question very well until this question. I think it was one of those things where it's better I leave or walk away before i tell this dumb ass reporter how i really feel after writing that dumb as article. Especially after losing a series you were up two games. I like the fact that he actually walked away, that's a lot of passion for the game. He was not disrespectful, combatant.....he simply, walked away.

                                • Honorable Jimmie L Williams Jr

                                  This is a major point to my distaste with the media. How they get to assume rhetoric, based off secondary or second hand content, and run with an observation as if it’s concert based on their sources. Any writer or journalist needs to report or leisure opinions or observations with terms of “hypothetical or allegedly”. And, if it’s in the context of someone’s personal, leave all that off limits, unless you heard it or got your information from the person’s mouth and their permission.

                                  All of this, “I’m saying it first” or the first to Broadcast the uncertainty, is truly premature and irresponsible to say the least. So, in going to this level of reporting, there’s also an experience level in know the 5 “W’s” to reporting, based on the climate of excise or occasion. You need to be sensitive to the assumption of any outcome, even for the lows, because it can be these kind of moments where historically history can be made too. CONGRATS TO BUCKS: NEXT YEAR!!

                                  • fraerot
                                    fraerot  6 months back

                                    why the media is naming him "greek" freak ? waste majority of greek people (who are living in Greece) will never ever count him as greek .Golden dawn rules !

                                    • ProjectsSpiel 182
                                      ProjectsSpiel 182  6 months back

                                      no one cares about normal Greek people they are literately irreverent in this world.

                                  • Jeramy Jay
                                    Jeramy Jay  6 months back

                                    SAS backing his fellow "journo"?! Color me surprised. That "journo" spreading distrust and animosity in the team she "covers", right after they lost, and expect a response?
                                    Max is a woke beta, and doesn't seem to have a competitive cell in his body why does he talk sports?

                                    • Anthony Hilton
                                      Anthony Hilton  6 months back

                                      He needs to work on his game he got exposed. And stop thinking you can't work out with other players.

                                      • Rashody
                                        Rashody  6 months back

                                        Giannis is way better then kawhi Max don’t know what he talking about kawhi had to double team giannis

                                        • Rae’Quan Morgan
                                          Rae’Quan Morgan  6 months back

                                          She was so damn fine, Giannis had to go see that up close 😂

                                        • Matthew Hunt
                                          Matthew Hunt  6 months back

                                          I remember SAS blasted Cam Newton after walking out of his interview. He had lost an even bigger game....What about Giannis makes this any better SAS? Hypocrite

                                          • Terry Smith
                                            Terry Smith  6 months back

                                            Greek freak you need to learn some post moves from Hakeem Olajuwon and you need to develop an 15 to 19 foot jumper if you had this you would be in the finals right now and no one would want that smoke if the d is not guarding you above the 15ft shoot there eyes out until they step up then drive like u do best

                                            • noche te ipsum
                                              noche te ipsum  6 months back

                                              I think he walked out because he was asked the exact same question and gave a detailed answer directly before her question, then she asks the same question again....It should be up to the Press to change their question if it's already asked.

                                              • James Moore
                                                James Moore  6 months back

                                                On the real the Raptors team defense stymied the Greek with Kawhi harassing him.

                                                • James Moore
                                                  James Moore  6 months back

                                                  Whether y'all give him a pass or not he's still going to be good.

                                                  • MUKASAKI X M
                                                    MUKASAKI X M  6 months back

                                                    middleton look so funny w them glasses on w giannis left😭

                                                    • fluffyknight Player
                                                      fluffyknight Player  6 months back

                                                      Expect more? How? What? Why? I don't know you from jump and I don't owe you a thing. Have your expectations on yourself. Players have no business being forced to answer questions from talentless gossipers at the height of their emotions. People who are only looking to make a career off of talking about my life. Stuff they could never do at that. It's pathetic.

                                                      • Naythin
                                                        Naythin  6 months back

                                                        Pretty sure the game was far more intense than any of the questions he was being asked and he walks out ... what is that ?!

                                                        • AJ!zzL3D
                                                          AJ!zzL3D  6 months back

                                                          Max is talking like he walked out because of the question. He got up as soon as he realized who was talking lol.

                                                          • Branden McFadden
                                                            Branden McFadden  6 months back

                                                            Female reporter who doesn’t know shit about the sport, as a pro athlete I would have ignored her too. Another reporter already asked that question prior to.. Giannis takes the game seriously!! Stephen A Smith is Capping for her!! Super man cape-ing!! She made a horrible decision to ask that question @ that time!!

                                                            • Richard H
                                                              Richard H  6 months back

                                                              ESPN are some savages. Sponsored content, predicting the future, asking Savage fucking questions, then changing their own narrative. Sounds confusing but long story short -- they paid for you to watch this video

                                                              • Max Kellerman
                                                                Max Kellerman  6 months back

                                                                Everybody: Overreacts*

                                                                Stephan A: “No Need ro overreact!”

                                                                Everybody: Doesnt Overreact*

                                                                Stephan A: Overreacts

                                                                • Martin Humphreys
                                                                  Martin Humphreys  6 months back

                                                                  And HE MUST STAY PROFESSIONAL. PEOPLE WATCH HIM. WHAT KIND OF ROLE MODEL IS HE? How disrespectful and embarrassing has he been with his teammate? NO BLOODY EXCUSE. SHAME ON YOU STEPHEN. AN ATHLETE OF THIS CALIBER SHOULD NEVER!!!!! LEAVE LIKE THAT. YOU DONT LEAVE SAYING “WHATEVER”. Shame. On. You. Stephen A Smith

                                                                  • HRTBRKJNZ
                                                                    HRTBRKJNZ  6 months back

                                                                    But when Cam Newton did it... 🤔

                                                                    • lilredryder21
                                                                      lilredryder21  6 months back

                                                                      Who's the girl

                                                                      • JionvanZ TV
                                                                        JionvanZ TV  6 months back

                                                                        these conversation is bullshit, they take it as a big issue thats bullshit

                                                                        • bishop Jones
                                                                          bishop Jones  6 months back

                                                                          Don't matter if he should gets a pass or not...cause he's already getting one

                                                                          • bishop Jones
                                                                            bishop Jones  6 months back

                                                                            Max ain't never played sports he don't and won't. Get it

                                                                            • bishop Jones
                                                                              bishop Jones  6 months back

                                                                              Media and real life athletes don't mix....she's writing a story ...he's making a living doing something he is that compatible?....this is real life ..ain't no damn bedtime story

                                                                              • Shabazz Noah
                                                                                Shabazz Noah  6 months back

                                                                                ESPN = TMZ

                                                                                • Noel Nantais
                                                                                  Noel Nantais  6 months back

                                                                                  I think it’s embarrassing they have the headline “the Greek weak?” At the top. Young player frustrated to have to answer the same question after an emotional loss. Weak call on ESPN.

                                                                                  • Jacob Maldonado
                                                                                    Jacob Maldonado  6 months back

                                                                                    Gianiss needs to grow up tim duncan and the spurs were up 2 games on Lakers best of 7 series and the lakers won 4 straight he didnt get but hurt and walkaway from press conference and he was 24 years old to. GROW UP BRO! DONT BE LIKE CAM NEWTON BE A MAN! EVERYBODY WANTS TO DO INTERVIEWS WHEN THEY WIN BUT WHEN THEY LOOSE THEY DONT WANT TO TALK GROW THE FUCK UP MAN UP MOTHER FUCKER!

                                                                                    • Emmanouil Grimm
                                                                                      Emmanouil Grimm  6 months back

                                                                                      For one time in your miserable life stop talking.

                                                                                      • Kevin CoquiiCoquii
                                                                                        Kevin CoquiiCoquii  6 months back

                                                                                        These dudes aren't players so they don't care

                                                                                        • Javier Vassell
                                                                                          Javier Vassell  6 months back

                                                                                          Every week we see a new player in the world!! Smdh