Stephen A. Smith didn't expect 'roller-coaster season' from Celtics & Brad Stevens | First Take

  • Опубликовано: 11 янв 2019
  • Stephen A. Smith is concerned with the direction the Boston Celtics' 2018-19 NBA season following a loss to the Miami Heat. Max Kellerman and Stephen A. are also surprised with the San Antonio Spurs' success after their win in double-overtime over the Oklahoma City Thunder.
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  • 2 PAC
    2 PAC 3 дня назад


  • heygringo7
    heygringo7 4 дня назад

    "ek cetra, ek cetra" - SAS

  • Mitch MC
    Mitch MC 4 дня назад

    Brad Stevens should be fired..he is trash as a coach

  • sholove Sholove
    sholove Sholove 4 дня назад

    And folks still act like poppivich system was only great because of tim Duncan! SMH

  • Mel Gray
    Mel Gray 4 дня назад

    I want Max to stop talking about basketball........ he don't know shit.

  • Alyssa McKee
    Alyssa McKee 4 дня назад

    Jason Tatum needs to attack the rim more

  • Luka xXlunch pail guyXx Doncic
    Luka xXlunch pail guyXx Doncic 4 дня назад

    their is one more way to shave a pussy. landing strip or forbidden Forrest?..........

  • Bryan Ahn
    Bryan Ahn 5 дней назад

    Stephen A, I bet you didn't expect your hairline to have such a "roller-coaster season" neither

  • Dean Bergin
    Dean Bergin 5 дней назад

    What about Indianna in the East Stephen A?? Tough to beat. Every night.

  • Nick Kane
    Nick Kane 5 дней назад

    More than 1 way to skin a cat ? 😂 wtf

  • Chia_ Jy
    Chia_ Jy 5 дней назад

    Fire type was super effective against the grass type 😂

  • Gurpreet Lubana
    Gurpreet Lubana 5 дней назад

    Lemme see them get 53-29 record without it now

  • Gurpreet Lubana
    Gurpreet Lubana 5 дней назад +1

    This is what they get for trading IT karma is a bitch

  • Y G
    Y G 5 дней назад

    I’m a thunder fan the rest of the spurs and Marco bellinelli was making up for the threes demar and Aldridge wasn’t making they made about 27 threes

  • A Nigga that Loves to Hate
    A Nigga that Loves to Hate 5 дней назад +1

    Fuck the 3-pt line.

  • A Nigga that Loves to Hate
    A Nigga that Loves to Hate 5 дней назад +1

    LBJ is so lucky. The NBA's top teams are all in chaos, Celtics, Warriors, Rockets, etc. The fix is in!!!

  • joseph chavez
    joseph chavez 5 дней назад

    And they just lost to magic lmao kyrie no leader!

  • Lio Sock Fon
    Lio Sock Fon 5 дней назад

    The Most Disappointed NBA team this season: Boston Celtics
    The Most Surprised NBA Team this season: Denver Nuggets

  • Elann Suvat
    Elann Suvat 5 дней назад +1

    Aldridge scored only 7 points in double overtime. He could have easily scored 70-80 points. Maybe fatigue set in.

  • JthaGreat B-SpottEnt.
    JthaGreat B-SpottEnt. 5 дней назад

    Boston gotta make a trade ASAP

  • alanchanpanda
    alanchanpanda 5 дней назад

    Real nba fans know......derozan is a allstar and a phenomenal player...he just can’t beat lebron!!!!

  • Alll Beee
    Alll Beee 5 дней назад

    Marcus Morris is playing better than Tatum. Their numbers are very similar with Morris efficiency much better while playing about 5 mins less a game. Tried to tell y'all you were hyping Tatum way top much.

  • A K
    A K 5 дней назад +1

    More than 1 way to skin a cat??? Where the fuck are you from Max????

  • Josh Edwards
    Josh Edwards 5 дней назад

    Celtics is not consistent at all. I have always believed that Kyrie Irving is a slight bit overrated. Kyrie just doesn’t make this team much better at all, matter of fact the Celtics has there two best seasons with Kyrie either wasn’t on the team or couldn’t play because of the injury. If I was owner of the Celtics I would offer him in a trade package with couple of draft picks, for Anthony Davis. Tyler Rozier can play the point, just like the past two seasons.

  • Sexy Aussie
    Sexy Aussie 5 дней назад

    Stephen A: “There’s only 4 teams in the east competing: Boston, Philly, Toronto and Milwaukee”!! Ah mate, pretty sure the Pacers are right in the mix too considering they’re currently the 3rd seed. Yet again, Pacers not talked about at all

  • Youtube Channel
    Youtube Channel 6 дней назад

    Celtics will be fine. I ain't even a Celtics fan, only competition they have are the Raptors in the ECF

  • Jelani Finkley
    Jelani Finkley 6 дней назад

    Don’t disrespect Indiana like that Stephen a they’ve been #3 in the east all year long you can’t just ignore them and only talk about the Celtics

  • Jaiden Hawkins
    Jaiden Hawkins 6 дней назад

    HOLD UP MAX........... game of the year goes to Raptors vs warriors in Toronto

  • modogg42
    modogg42 6 дней назад

    Celtics had easiest schedule in the league for first 1/3. of course they should have good numbers

  • RyanIsAwesome 0
    RyanIsAwesome 0 6 дней назад

    Doesn’t matter. Warriors in 4

    TRiSKRiDER 6 дней назад

    all i hear is blah-blah-blah!

  • Official Adz
    Official Adz 6 дней назад

    Stephen A Smith in the Goose!

  • Madvillian
    Madvillian 6 дней назад

    Lakers Celtics 2019 NBA finals

    ILL BOMBER! 6 дней назад

    The refs,ONCE AGAIN, stole the game4 S.A!! with that foul call that took away P.G 3 pointer that would have TIED THE GAME. S.A is OVERRATED

  • AmericanFallacy
    AmericanFallacy 6 дней назад

    “Brad Stevens is a better coach than Pop”

  • Sebastian Hill
    Sebastian Hill 6 дней назад

    Max is absolutely right C’s took a scheduling loss there. It was the 2nd night of a back-to-back on the road.

  • Elaine Arruda
    Elaine Arruda 6 дней назад

    A 15-6 streak is not a "hot" streak for a team many thought would win over 60 games

  • Roger Tiwari
    Roger Tiwari 6 дней назад

    Celtics will pull it together before the playoffs.

  • I shoot Nikon
    I shoot Nikon 6 дней назад

    Max Max Max my man you're totally wrong about the Celtics the Celtics have been Jekyll and Hyde all season long they've had how many team meetings how many times does the players got together it's helped but it always just Fades away and leads to mediocre Celtics.
    Jaylen Brown needs to be traded I agree with Charles Barkley the Celtics need to make a trade or they're going nowhere the chemistry that they have the players that they have don't work another 10 team meetings are not going to fix it I say get rid of Jaylen Brown.
    The Celtics are not going to all of a sudden find their self at the 75 game mark they're done for the season unless Danny Ainge can make a deal.
    Bradley Beal they should go full force for Bradley Beal he would fit perfectly on the Celtics Jaylen Brown in my opinion was never that good Danny Ainge took a chance on him turned him into a project he's been unreliable at best he'll come out and score 21 his next five games you'll get six points the guy's just not good.

  • Manny Tanios
    Manny Tanios 6 дней назад

    No love for the Heat?

  • Trevian Hipp
    Trevian Hipp 6 дней назад

    We need to get our shit together.

  • Wilkong
    Wilkong 6 дней назад

    He dropped 56 in a game with 2 OT... Stop overrating.

  • Klejaraa
    Klejaraa 6 дней назад

    Prime Aldrige and Demar ofc not need to tank wtf

  • Isaac Generette
    Isaac Generette 6 дней назад

    Missed shots and a lack to compete against Miami is why the Celtics lost. That lack to compete was why Morris got mad and went at Jaylen Brown. Overall, They got humbled. Nothing more nothing less.

  • O.G. John Doe
    O.G. John Doe 6 дней назад

    Remember how good and stable they were with out Kyrie

  • O.G. John Doe
    O.G. John Doe 6 дней назад

    Kyrie Irving is all hype and can't lead a team because he's to selfish

  • JD 3
    JD 3 6 дней назад +1

    I got 76ers and raptors making the east finals
    I got lakers and warriors making the west finals
    Raptors and warriors at the finals

  • Alex I
    Alex I 6 дней назад

    haha a series between Toronto and the Celtics is not going 6 games. It's done in 5.

  • Arthion
    Arthion 6 дней назад

    all SAS talks about is the letdown of the celtics

  • kim alonzo
    kim alonzo 6 дней назад

    Anyone who encourages tanking is a LOSER!!!

  • kim alonzo
    kim alonzo 6 дней назад

    Whoever didn't see this coming once the "stars" got back doesn't know basketball OR human nature. FACTS!! Just goes to show that SAS isn't as insightful as he claims to be!

  • Mike Hawk
    Mike Hawk 6 дней назад +1

    56 points?? DASS TUFF

  • David Richards
    David Richards 6 дней назад

    They need to trade kyrie

    TITAN DMC 6 дней назад

    It's clear the ice bucket dude didn't watch the games he is mentioning

  • Jabrony Lin
    Jabrony Lin 6 дней назад

    Max stop overhyping Marcus Morris

  • yeah, and thats like your opinion or something

    Overrated and trash team. Tatum needs to dip on these bums

  • Kevin Schart
    Kevin Schart 6 дней назад

    molly screaming over the talent yet again....why can't she wait for max to finish?

  • Einniv Xel
    Einniv Xel 6 дней назад

    Not same TEAM at all

  • Einniv Xel
    Einniv Xel 6 дней назад

    Let’s look 👀.... out all last year they were very close to making finals and possibly winning it all and now you have healthy baby back bitch kyrie look at them now

  • Einniv Xel
    Einniv Xel 6 дней назад

    Can we say kyrie!!!! Seems to be that man can’t lead and he’s the issue just not a winner

  • Leutrim M
    Leutrim M 6 дней назад +1

    Celtics are having a roller coaster season ok. But people are making drama of very loss they are taking. Damn you really thought we were going 82-0??

    • Jaime Mendoza
      Jaime Mendoza День назад

      +Alex I Just beat Toronto. Like i said, plenty of season still left. It's on the guys on the floor, can they get it together. Once they do it's game over

    • Alex I
      Alex I 6 дней назад

      +Jaime Mendoza 6 Games....with Toronto missing players all year. Goodluck.

    • Jaime Mendoza
      Jaime Mendoza 6 дней назад +1

      i thought the same thing. i never understood how people expected Gordan Hayward was going to come back in full form and expected no issues at the guard position. Al Horford is hurt. at 25-16 Boston is only 4 games behind the Bucks and Raptors. plenty of basketball to be played

  • valente garcia
    valente garcia 6 дней назад

    Celtics are the thunder of last year

  • Hamza T
    Hamza T 6 дней назад

    Ima say it here... as a raptors fan, the bucks scare me a lot more than the celtics

  • LyricalMurderer1
    LyricalMurderer1 6 дней назад

    Stephen A is so dismissive of Max’s point even though he can’t come up anything expect quote archaic stats such as PPG, APG, etc. Notice how Stephen A said nothing to refute Max’s point about the Celtics. SAS is a phoney

  • Larry Kaye
    Larry Kaye 6 дней назад

    In my opinion the story around the Celtics is that Brad Stevens' inability to manage player egos. It looks to me that Stevens is a coach that can get a team to the point where they are playoff ready, but not the coach to take them to the next level or win a championship. What's also very telling is the way Jaylen Brown and his ego have handled this. If he isn't the focal point of the offense, he seems to fade in and out. At times he's looked disinterested in playing. One of two things is going to have to happen. Either Ainge is going to move Stevens along, which I'm sure won't happen. Or he is going to have to make a trade and shake things up a bit. I don't know if anyone in the NBA is willing to trade with Boston. Daniel Ainge isn't going to find many people willing to help him out, nor should they.

  • kayvon jefferson
    kayvon jefferson 6 дней назад

    Thank you max

  • Sports_Grinder
    Sports_Grinder 6 дней назад

    Stephen A thinks he's the best basketball analyst just because he used to play a bit..

  • VelocitySnipes
    VelocitySnipes 6 дней назад

    Bruh they just smacked the 3rd seed by 30... Y'all gotta relax they had a bad game 😴

  • Fürst
    Fürst 6 дней назад

    Why does Molly have to yell?

  • Shoney Carpenter
    Shoney Carpenter 6 дней назад

    Remember when zombie Gregg Popovich called Boston the "Spurs of the East" and gave him his talent.........maybe it was a trap.........GAME OF ZONES WHERE YA AT!!!

  • Ronnie Lenhardt
    Ronnie Lenhardt 6 дней назад

    1) they gonna make the playoffs 2) let them have time to figure out each it’s not the serious 3) wait till the playoffs 4) believe in Ainge 5) people doubted Boston and was one game reaching the finals without Kyrie & Gordon ... if ya think Boston gonna fall short think again

    • Ronnie Lenhardt
      Ronnie Lenhardt 3 дня назад

      Alex I that what people said last year 😂😂😂😂

    • Alex I
      Alex I 6 дней назад

      Out in the fist round.

  • Ronnie Lenhardt
    Ronnie Lenhardt 6 дней назад

    1) they gonna make the playoffs 2) let them have time to figure out each it’s not the serious 3) wait till the playoffs 4) believe in Ainge 5) people doubted Boston and was one game reaching the finals without Kyrie & Gordon ... if ya think Boston gonna fall short think again

  • Ronnie Lenhardt
    Ronnie Lenhardt 6 дней назад

    1) they gonna make the playoffs 2) let them have time to figure out each it’s not the serious 3) wait till the playoffs 4) believe in Ainge 5) people doubted Boston and was one game reaching the finals without Kyrie & Gordon ... if ya think Boston gonna fall short think again

  • Legend Killer
    Legend Killer 6 дней назад


    Shut up Molly!!!

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  • El' Jefe
    El' Jefe 6 дней назад

    If LeBron went to celtics last year and this what happened to them after him being injured last year playoffs and they suck now. Stephen a would be acting like a whole entire bitch rn. Everyone gets a pass but the king

  • Miguel Arredondo
    Miguel Arredondo 6 дней назад

    They will elite in playoffs

  • Justin M.
    Justin M. 6 дней назад

    *In not worried about my Celtics 🍀 but Jaylen the jogger needs to get back on defensive faster or sit down. There is plenty on our bench that are hungry and want to eat!*

    NOSTRADAMUS TVBlog 6 дней назад +1


    TONY ALIENOGLOU 6 дней назад


  • Heat's Future
    Heat's Future 6 дней назад

    I love how there’s never any credit for the Heat... wanna talk about a bad start compared to the Celtic’s 10-10? Just look at Miami... We’re a good team but we’ll never get credit for it, ever

  • Christian Kaider
    Christian Kaider 6 дней назад

    Why they always attacking each other

  • Alen P
    Alen P 6 дней назад +1

    Right about now K.Irving wishes he never left Lebron James side

  • Michael Murrin
    Michael Murrin 6 дней назад

    I stopped watching as soon as Max started talking because 1) he sounds like the biggest douchebag every time he talks, and 2) he showed in an earlier segment that he doesn't know basketball

  • SkinCarver
    SkinCarver 6 дней назад

    Are the Pacer's still in the league nobody mentioned them? Shocking

  • Garren Williams
    Garren Williams 6 дней назад


  • Rondel Johnson
    Rondel Johnson 6 дней назад

    Lol but somehow Tatum is still better than BI huh? Bums

  • Michael Nocie
    Michael Nocie 6 дней назад

    its kyrie. get him out of there. bud around tatum and other star helping players. kyrie has to much of an ego and paycheck.

  • Dennis Menace
    Dennis Menace 6 дней назад

    Too much ego on that team especially by role players and Kyrie and Howard still haven't found their game due to previous injuries.

  • Teddy
    Teddy 6 дней назад

    Fire max.

  • Maalik Anos
    Maalik Anos 6 дней назад

    Greatest player of all time aside Greg
    Popovich is one of the greatest coaches of all time. Dont @ me

  • Cal Schmidt
    Cal Schmidt 6 дней назад

    Most people knew Kyrie and Gordon coming back was gonna clog up the minutes, this aint a surprise. Should of got rid of them both and got a big to go with these young guns.

  • quant turtle
    quant turtle 6 дней назад

    Lol. What happ to Kyrie? Thought he could compete w/o lebron

  • Jesse Lopez
    Jesse Lopez 6 дней назад

    Anybody remember that last season these guys were saying Brad Stevens was a better coach the Popovich

  • richard matthews
    richard matthews 6 дней назад

    Ready to say he was overrated?

  • Jm j
    Jm j 6 дней назад

    Kyrie wanted his own team. He got it but hasn't shown he can lead them to the ecf

  • Jm j
    Jm j 6 дней назад

    The team that played in the playoffs last year was the better team. This roster is horrible. I told my friends that kyrie didn't fit. Whatever Max their defense was better and rozier and Tatum played better.

  • Mustafa Ali
    Mustafa Ali 6 дней назад

    Spurs biggest hater: Stephen A Bitch

  • Clash Life
    Clash Life 6 дней назад

    “Reingratiate” Stephen A. stop it

  • Ed Cho
    Ed Cho 6 дней назад

    IMO, all this turmoil could very cause Danny Ainge to jettison players and a few draft picks for Anthony Davis.