Stephen A. takes James Harden over Giannis Antetokounmpo ‘any day of the week’ | First Take

  • Опубликовано: 9 янв 2019
  • Stephen A. Smith rattles off a list of reasons as to why he would take Houston Rockets star James Harden over Milwaukee Bucks Giannis Antetokounmpo.
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  • young buckets
    young buckets 2 часа назад

    thank you Stephen A he's been doing this

  • Darth Baylen
    Darth Baylen 3 часа назад

    max kellerman is nut's go kill your self m8 you will make humanity big favor! tarded MVB!you are comparing a legit 2 times MVP playerr with a nobody still yet antetokoumpo who the only thing he accomplished is a shitty improved player! lol just go jump from everest or go stand in the highway and find the 1st truck and jump on the wheel''s tarded reporter

  • Jayvee Paguia
    Jayvee Paguia 19 часов назад

    Max is trippin man. He relies too much on analytics 🤦🏻‍♂️🤦🏻‍♂️

  • Jayvee Paguia
    Jayvee Paguia 19 часов назад

    I’ll take Harden over Giannis

  • Sotero Mares
    Sotero Mares 21 час назад

    Giannis has a better team than James Harden, but he isn't the better player. The easiest way to prove that is by asking yourself if Giannis could win games without Middleton, Brogdon, and Bledsoe. Then answer is NO. Anybody who says Giannis is better is just some salty fuckhead who is tired of seeing James Harden win.

  • rudy2fat
    rudy2fat День назад

    Love Harden but his not a top 5 player. Top 10 for sure.

  • Misael Gavia
    Misael Gavia День назад

    Hi!!! To all the Harden haters!!! Specially you Max

  • Derp Lord
    Derp Lord День назад

    Harden sucking some ref D to get those cheap non-fouls called and travelling every other shot. PFT

  • kf 3
    kf 3 День назад

    durant >>> harden scoring wise

  • Nenad Drobnjak
    Nenad Drobnjak День назад

    These guys dont even think about what they are saying, its just about saying something....

  • Logan's forehead
    Logan's forehead День назад

    Kellerman is something else man. He waffles pure shit

  • climaxdesigns
    climaxdesigns День назад

    sigh i can't watch these two clowns scream at each other, the conversation minus the screaming would be great. yeah i get 'baber shop talk' but damn the baber shop dont be this loud

  • Neev Rathod
    Neev Rathod День назад +1

    Harden has no help in his team if you take Giannis antetokoumpo out of bucks bucks still make the playoffs You take James harden out of rockets they will be 30 in the NBA

  • Chris
    Chris 2 дня назад

    When Greek Freak gets a consistent 3point shot he will be a beast and I'm not even a bucks fan shit !

  • Gorka Arzallus
    Gorka Arzallus 2 дня назад

    This take is beyond bad. Giannis over Harden any day.

  • Adam Masters
    Adam Masters 2 дня назад

    Did he just give Harden props because the refs baby his ass? The only reason Harden is unstoppable, is because he is allowed to travel, and no one is allowed to guard him.

  • Getmoneytay 30
    Getmoneytay 30 2 дня назад

    Harden is a playoff team by himself ..Gianni’s can’t carry scrubs to the off sorry

  • Getmoneytay 30
    Getmoneytay 30 2 дня назад

    Max hold this L smh..

  • RaZeThreatz
    RaZeThreatz 2 дня назад +1

    This is hilarious

  • N i c k
    N i c k 3 дня назад

    Harden is a great 3 point shooter. Curry obviously way better. But Harden is better than good at 3s.

  • anonymous
    anonymous 3 дня назад +1

    I kno it's TV business and they have to disagree but Max is becoming a dumbass, I used to agree with him but he just be talking out his neck now..

  • Πανος Κεκελος
    Πανος Κεκελος 3 дня назад

    harden puts 40 points but nooooo defense at all.

  • Pharaoh Elijah
    Pharaoh Elijah 3 дня назад

    Lol anything short of making the nba finals is not playoff success Greek freak does more for his team than AD will

  • TJ The 90s KID
    TJ The 90s KID 4 дня назад

    No Steven a smith, James harden is the most un-guardable player because of how biased the refs are when it comes to him. You can’t defense him without sending him to the line. We’ve seen what happens when the refs aren’t calling ghost fouls for him.

  • aaron berhane
    aaron berhane 4 дня назад +1

    4:43 Someone please make Stephen A’s face into a meme 😂😂

  • yougoBoy
    yougoBoy 4 дня назад

    Curry doesn’t play defense either..

  • ej arts
    ej arts 4 дня назад

    11 percent on 3 points in a generation of shooting basketball.lmao and when did the bucks with him win anything, in the east.

  • RIFICA777
    RIFICA777 4 дня назад

    Kellerman doesnt know basketball? Is he more knowledgable on boxing since he was in Creed 2?

  • Armstrong Neil
    Armstrong Neil 4 дня назад

    😂😂😂😂Max said Timeout

  • Mike Pollak
    Mike Pollak 4 дня назад

    Its just cuz hes in milwaukee. Foreal no one ever gives anybody there enough atention. Even when they have been good, granted its been a wile, but people dnt even watch whole games even now with all the hype. People like S.A.S. Think they only need tk watch a few mins and theyre automatically experts cuz their so good at their job they must not need to watch as much as ur average person or even close to it. They only even just started nationally broadcasting the bucks like this yr.. hadnt had a game on christmas since 1970 somthin, whats that tell u, folks aint payin atention.

  • Alex Craciun
    Alex Craciun 5 дней назад

    Max educate yourself about Hardens 3pt shot

  • FaTaL ChaosDcuo
    FaTaL ChaosDcuo 5 дней назад

    Stephen a smith needs to make up his mind on who is the greatest scorer harden or Durant.

  • kambge
    kambge 5 дней назад

    Giannis plays more D and gives you rebounds and hustle but Harden has way superior offense. They are both equally good facilitators in different ways. Depends what you are lacking in your team. And 39% is excellent 3pt shooting its probably top 5 in the league so yeah.

  • Trevon Adams
    Trevon Adams 5 дней назад

    Give me Giannis every day

  • Witty Wobbafet
    Witty Wobbafet 5 дней назад

    is it wrong hearing stephen a's voice even without watching😂

  • Gian Linarez
    Gian Linarez 5 дней назад

    And his championships

  • TheBombDotCom
    TheBombDotCom 5 дней назад +1

    So Harden taking his team to the playoffs, to WCF a number of times and nearly beating the warriors up 3-2 until Paul went down; and Harden doesn’t show up ?

  • Broad-Y x4
    Broad-Y x4 5 дней назад +1

    0:50 *fRoWlS*

  • insanemidget
    insanemidget 5 дней назад

    stephen a will get a heart attack one day

  • Garrett Vinson
    Garrett Vinson 6 дней назад

    James harden is the greatest bitch in basketball. He is complete trash when it matters

  • Savage
    Savage 6 дней назад

    basically, james harden has the worst team in the nba, even worse than the worst 76ers a while ago.. nigga without harden the rockets wouldnt even win 2 games

  • Savage
    Savage 6 дней назад

    only better player than harden is leborn, but not this season so far... besides him no1 comes at james harden lol

  • edd edward
    edd edward 6 дней назад

    the ability to draw frars ? 😂😂

  • Brett Hanson
    Brett Hanson 6 дней назад

    SAS is right come soon prob come playoff time the Celtics, Pacers, etc. will collapse the paint and make him less effective

  • kakashi hatake
    kakashi hatake 6 дней назад

    Midrange game? What midrange game?

  • Murad Naghiyev
    Murad Naghiyev 6 дней назад

    Giannis hasn't been passed the first round and will get exposed come playoff time

  • boogie lingo
    boogie lingo 6 дней назад

    I like how getting respect from the officals, & drawing fouls has become a stat, & reason to call someone unguardable. Of coarse he is unguardable with all the traveling, flopping, & flailing he do. You can't guard someone who gets 15pts a game from free throws alone 😂😂

    NARDDOG Ros 6 дней назад

    Max is stupid

  • 414 Savage
    414 Savage 6 дней назад

    Max drunk harden get his team farther than giannis every year giannis haven't even got past the first round

  • 414 Savage
    414 Savage 6 дней назад

    Kd is the greatest in the game rn no question

  • vasilis bil
    vasilis bil 6 дней назад

    it bothers you that they are not American stupid Americans Giannis is MVP

  • Tobias Andersen
    Tobias Andersen 6 дней назад

    Everyone if you cant get a job just remeber these people make lot of money just by setting there talking nonsens

  • Orlando Reyes
    Orlando Reyes 6 дней назад

    If it wasnt for the refs Harden would be a Champion Rn

  • Cyril G
    Cyril G 6 дней назад

    Did Harden didn’t showed up last yr playoffs?

  • Cyril G
    Cyril G 6 дней назад

    Giannis is great and his size but Harden is different and this dude carrying a team.

  • Suave Guyy
    Suave Guyy 6 дней назад

    Idc what anybody says Harden travels and has the referees on his side but when it come to showing up in the playoffs he chokes. Giannis is a two way player and still developing. SAS don’t start kissing his ass when he start shooting threes around 35%

  • Dabuh12
    Dabuh12 6 дней назад

    Kyrie is a better shot creating scorer and is actually clutch in the playoffs

  • Alexis Gardea
    Alexis Gardea 6 дней назад

    Westbrook can lock him up

  • ShotbyEsco
    ShotbyEsco 6 дней назад

    CP3 helped Harden become the best player he could be

  • Calvin Thomas
    Calvin Thomas 6 дней назад


  • Aaron
    Aaron 6 дней назад

    2 conference finals appearance > 0 conference final appearance

  • Sadik Hammad
    Sadik Hammad 6 дней назад

    Does anyone remember a bad man named Kobe Bryant ? 🤦🏼‍♂️🤦🏼‍♂️

  • Collins Odhiambo
    Collins Odhiambo 6 дней назад

    You are stupid if you tale Harden over Giannis....Giannis is like Lebron...only thing that lets him down is his shooting....

  • Shadow Ambush
    Shadow Ambush 6 дней назад

    ESPN keeps makin Max look like the idiot all the time haha change the script once in a while guys

  • Game Boy
    Game Boy 6 дней назад

    😂😂 thats why worlds laugh at western peoples ... 😂😂 Fuck .. how any one can pick harden over giannis 😂😂 lol

  • Student Isiah Jackson
    Student Isiah Jackson 6 дней назад

    Max always talk about playoffs like damn bro

  • David Morgan
    David Morgan 6 дней назад

    Dunno why we keep calling him James Harden instead of James Haren.
    There’s no D

  • NoNameTheFirst
    NoNameTheFirst 6 дней назад

    By the way in the 15-16 season when Harden disn’t make any of the All NBA teams before D’Antoni became the coach of the Rockets, Harden averaged 29 7.5 and 6 shooting 44% from the field and 36% from 3. I don’t know what revisionist history Max is referencing, but he’s dead wrong. Harden’s ppg actually hasn’t overprojected in the D’Antoni era considering the year to year increases he was making prior to D’Antoni. His asists have taken an upturn due to D’Antoni’s offense, but honestly that’s the kind of offense Morey has been wanting to run anyway. You saw the Rockets trending towards minimizing mid-range while maximizing 3s and layups.

  • Moises Morfin
    Moises Morfin 6 дней назад

    This is my first time agreeing Stephen A.

    KHAO SHONG 6 дней назад

    Lost my respect for Stephen A for endorsing James H. James H is nothing but a cheater. Skilled player but a cheater and flopper.
    One day he will gets his karma for cheating.

  • Qyoungin Savage
    Qyoungin Savage 6 дней назад

    Clint Capela is unstoppable🏀🚀

  • Yule Moralde
    Yule Moralde 6 дней назад

    harden has no defensive ability..

  • Andrew Goering
    Andrew Goering 7 дней назад

    Let me just put it this way.....
    Giannis is so tall and long and fast and strong and dominant that he doesn't have to do all that crap that Harden does..
    He doesn't have to get to the line 30 times every game in order to get 30 pts.....
    He doesn't have to travel to make buckets......

  • Icyyy Bray
    Icyyy Bray 7 дней назад

    I think it’s safe to say that harden is way better than Russ the 2 year Argument is over

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    Lanre Sanni 7 дней назад

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  • macbook 16
    macbook 16 7 дней назад

    yo molly looking guuuuuud

  • gilbertblaine8
    gilbertblaine8 7 дней назад

    What has giannis done in the playoffs???

  • Hrishikesh Manjunath
    Hrishikesh Manjunath 7 дней назад

    SAS actually right for once Lolz
    James Harden is 💯

  • Chan Sichen
    Chan Sichen 7 дней назад

    Max harden hater 😂

  • Baggelhs1 Vysus
    Baggelhs1 Vysus 7 дней назад

    Last month for stephen a smith the greatest scorer was durant lol he is trippin

  • David Alexander
    David Alexander 7 дней назад

    The bucks just beat them

  • Unai Alday
    Unai Alday 7 дней назад

    It’s so easy to say that Giannis can be defended by leaving him space. If you leave him space he is gonna drive like a runaway train and dunk on anyone at 65ish % efficiency. That’s the equivalent of a 43% 3pt shooter if you do the maths.

  • Bobby Chimes
    Bobby Chimes 7 дней назад

    Omg these guys are hilarious

  • arey davis
    arey davis 7 дней назад

    Keep that same energy

  • Vanisher
    Vanisher 7 дней назад

    Btw max is pronouncing giannis surname rlly weirdly

  • Vanisher
    Vanisher 7 дней назад

    This is a hard decision but we need to make the circumstances clear. If we are talking about overall game, I belive giannis is better because he does so well on defense while playing elite offence. If we are talking who is gonna get you more points, definitely harden cos he can play in the paint just not as well as giannis but he is a great mid range player and a solid 3 point shooter

  • S 93
    S 93 7 дней назад

    James harden is his worse enemy lol

  • Jamal Imam
    Jamal Imam 7 дней назад

    0:48 frowls

  • _ NVNDO _
    _ NVNDO _ 7 дней назад

    Yea Giannis might not have peaked yet and is only 23, the way Harden is playing now, I’m takin him all day any day

  • 2k Ma-tricks
    2k Ma-tricks 7 дней назад

    jokic MVP Allstar ,take jokic away From Denver and they r nothing why media is sabotaging Jokic !Steven A over Jokic WTF!!!😡

  • Frank Amisi
    Frank Amisi 7 дней назад

    These guys BOTH stupid

  • J Money
    J Money 7 дней назад +1

    Agree with Stephen A here.. Harden is just clearly better. It’s crazy how these 2 just switch off being right and wrong. Wtf is Max talking about here 😂

  • Kobe
    Kobe 7 дней назад

    Foul on harden by Max 3 Free throws.

  • vitorressan pasa
    vitorressan pasa 7 дней назад


  • Apex Gaming
    Apex Gaming 7 дней назад

    Frals😂😂 dead 💀

  • Big Natie
    Big Natie 7 дней назад

    At the end of the day, Antetokounmpo averages 26 and barely shoots jumpers lol. He would average 35 if he could actually shoot. Plus Harden production decreases in the playoffs........ give me Greek Freak. Ohh and he plays defense.

  • elwingy
    elwingy 7 дней назад

    stop shouting ffs wtf is this garbage? Do they really think that this makes it more engaging to watch or something? Holly shit give me subtitles so i can mute this shit lol.

  • C.T. Marshall
    C.T. Marshall 7 дней назад

    Same here.

  • rupel
    rupel 7 дней назад

    Lol harden benefits from the system around him, but giannis doesn't benefit from a system where he is surrounded by 4 shooters that space the floor around him so he can get to the basket? Foh max

    R3sG THEPVS 7 дней назад

    Alsow Harden has the abilty to make his divenciv matchup look like a all star