Giannis will develop respectable jumper soon, and that's 'scary' - Paul Pierce | The Jump

  • Published on Jan 10, 2019
  • In her daily monologue, Rachel Nichols of The Jump takes a look at Giannis Antetokounmpo after Bucks vs. Rockets, from the moment he hit James Harden in the head with an accidental pass, to what his lack of a consistent jumper means for his 2019 NBA MVP candidacy. Nichols, Amin Elhassan and Paul Pierce then discuss whether he can be the best player in the league if he gets a consistent 3-point shot.
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  • rob lenn
    rob lenn 18 days ago

    A months later and it hasn't been seen bet he won't shoot good this year and his team ain't any better their worst

  • Pask Sap
    Pask Sap 2 months ago


  • Deon Green
    Deon Green 3 months ago

    I don't think giannis will win a championships until he get anthor side kick

  • Deon Green
    Deon Green 3 months ago

    Big fan ma'am but do u think lebron will have 6

  • BlasterGamore
    BlasterGamore 5 months ago

    @1:18 when you lose to warriors without KD

  • Jonah Scarlett
    Jonah Scarlett 5 months ago

    yea right when Ben Simmons breaks Curry's record for 3s in. season

  • Nour Benoit
    Nour Benoit 5 months ago

    james harden only knows hoe to juggle a ball and drop it

  • Nour Benoit
    Nour Benoit 5 months ago

    bitch shut the fuck up and suck this big thang hes been dropping threes hoe stop talking

  • alden andrade
    alden andrade 6 months ago

    Keep it up giannis, stay humble and play with your team not with the stat..

  • alden andrade
    alden andrade 6 months ago

    Keep it up giannis, stay humble and play with your team not with the stat..

  • squadsavage swag
    squadsavage swag 6 months ago

    “He went from awful to just regular bad”😂😂😂😂

  • Marco Polo
    Marco Polo 6 months ago

    I could listen to Rachel Nichols talk basketball all day every day! 😊😘😍

  • A Soul
    A Soul 6 months ago

    Too bad. The opposite will happen because Paul Pierce said it 🙌🏿

  • Lawrence Danao
    Lawrence Danao 6 months ago +2

    I swear that play should get him the mvp alone 😂

  • I.G13
    I.G13 6 months ago +1

    imma Celtics fan but dman pp annoying dudes stays hating on bron and just can't wait to see someone better then him pp you fucking bum

  • SpaceTurtle
    SpaceTurtle 6 months ago

    Telling and wanting Yannis to develop a jump shot is like wanting shaq too. It’s not in his game. Doesn’t need it. The jump shot is necessary only when you have no where to go. Yannis ALWAYS has a place to go.

      SHUAIB AL-BAKH'KAM 6 months ago

      Show Me a Good Time well a Actually Giannis has been shooting pretty well recently 😂 so like I guess it is part of his game now

  • The Mad Ginger
    The Mad Ginger 6 months ago +2

    He’s been shooting 40% from 3 for the last few months. He has his shot

  • Isaac Howard
    Isaac Howard 7 months ago

    Giannis is great like kd and lebron man

  • Mark S
    Mark S 7 months ago

    Giannis Prime will be a Prime Lebron & KD combined

  • Yo Kel
    Yo Kel 7 months ago

    Giannis doesn’t need a 3pt shot, only a mid range. He has a mid range but he needs to make it better.

  • Meza Meza
    Meza Meza 7 months ago

    Wow lbj should not be considered

  • Jorks Family
    Jorks Family 7 months ago

    Rachel's point is a reach. Can you define .."complete game". Can mj be the goat if he does not shoot the 3 in today's standard. Come on let's think a little before sensationalizing every goddamn things just for the sake of sensationalizing it.

  • Spiros Rostobaya
    Spiros Rostobaya 7 months ago

    Xaxaxaxaxaxaxax omg έλα τώρα χαχαχα

  • Jasper Gobert
    Jasper Gobert 7 months ago

    GS change the game so much now people are looking for the Greek freak to be able to shoot 3 pointers the big man was never expected to be a good 3 point shooter he doesn't need that he's dominate enough

  • Gardetto
    Gardetto 7 months ago +2

    1:19 this face tells me that Giannis might continue to intimidate in the playoffs

  • CONAN-FA18
    CONAN-FA18 7 months ago +2

    It is so tedious listening to her monologues over and over every day. The most interesting sports analysts and commentators are spontaneous and mentally flexible in the moment. They don’t sound EXACTLY like what you would read from a newspaper columnist who worked on his script all night after the game to submit his article in time for editing and publication. She sounds like, for all we know, someone could have just written this for her, which somewhat damages the credibility of non-athlete women covering major sports. Nobody is handing Doris Burke a script to read!!!
    Thank goodness RU-clip made the iOS feature to tap the screen to fast forward.
    We want to hear what T-MAC and other NBA greats have to say, coming from their hearts and experience! Steven A and Max...Skip and Shannon...They bring energy and passion into the mix!!!
    Nice girl, but a lot of people can be trained read a script competently. If reading a script is all it takes to get a good network opportunity, how about give a Sister or Hispanic girl a chance...or how about give an Asian girl a chance???

  • Paul V
    Paul V 7 months ago

    Funny since around the time of this segment, he's been shooting 36% from 3 since January. 40% in February alone.

  • Alpha Jazz2x
    Alpha Jazz2x 7 months ago

    If Giannis could shoot threes like Steph. He would be the GOAT 😂😂

  • Iroll Sweets
    Iroll Sweets 7 months ago

    Who win giannis prime or kd prime?

  • Iroll Sweets
    Iroll Sweets 7 months ago

    Duck dodge duck dive smoke blunt after harden u need to join the average Joe's harden

  • Iroll Sweets
    Iroll Sweets 7 months ago

    I just say yanez

  • Emmanuel Sanon
    Emmanuel Sanon 7 months ago

    someone please watch James Harden's facial expressions in 4:00-4:05 😂

  • DeShyron Grady
    DeShyron Grady 7 months ago

    See this why I wish I was in NBA offices or on the sidelines... Cone playoff time if they're worried bout teams sagging off him, put him down in the post I was jus watching a different video and Shaq gave his superman name to Giannis, Shaq won titles w/o a jumpshot (even tho he had Kobe n other shooters) he Was DOMINANT in the paint, Giannis averages 27ppg yeah he hits a few midrange and threes but mostlt its all in the PAINT. And just keep shooters around him...He'll FEAST! 🗣💯

  • TheUberdoppelganger
    TheUberdoppelganger 8 months ago +3

    Giannis is mvp 2019

    • beach life
      beach life 7 months ago

      Noo he can't even shoot 3s he's another Ben Simmons

  • Matt Bauman
    Matt Bauman 8 months ago

    He's hitting those now..

  • Jeff T
    Jeff T 8 months ago

    One things for sure...if he ever does develop one, its a wrap.

  • Panagiotis Papadimitriou

    Ball handling is by far more important than down town jumper. I am not saying that he reached yet. But his target this year is his team success. My view of what MVP means is related with the oberall impact in the organisation. Thanks to Giannis loyalty and Jason Kids dream (even if last one did not execute coaching ideally) this small market team now attracts international attention, not excluding investors, donors, high level coach, good quality players. Maybe AD is individually better in court. Maybe. But not valueble for his own team. Nothing happens around him. On the contrary Harden is a symbol in Huston. He is a really valueble player, and personality. Repeating myself however the objective is team win the champion.

  • J.D. Hague
    J.D. Hague 8 months ago

    Why do people keep on talking about what he might get and his development and what he might be? Why know what he is. He's a guy without a shot.

  • Mc LOVIN
    Mc LOVIN 8 months ago

    Off the heezy

  • thegreat one
    thegreat one 8 months ago

    Let them clog the paint Giannas just gonna throw it over all 5 of them bitches kid a beast

  • Kory Stickler
    Kory Stickler 8 months ago

    I think the fact that he can’t shoot makes what he’s doing even more impressive. All 5 defenders know where he’s going every time he has the ball in his hands and he STILL scores

  • khoa1708
    khoa1708 9 months ago

    giannis' jumper looks like markelle fultz

  • Bank of Werner
    Bank of Werner 9 months ago +1

    Did they even watch Bucks games in the past weeks? I feel like jump shots were even more consistent with Giannis than his dunks.

  • Alex Perdomo
    Alex Perdomo 9 months ago

    lebron aint noo mvp!!! imma lakers fan n he aint done enough yet he need kuzma or BI to step up to be contending n look at giannis not sucha great team but he showin up like a dynamic machine😴😴💯

  • Fiction or Nah?
    Fiction or Nah? 9 months ago

    He gets a jumper, it's over.
    He ain't scared to shoot it, so I bet he's working hard as hell on it. Ben Simmons needs to learn from that. Shoot the rock, it's the only way to know if you can.

  • Changazz
    Changazz 9 months ago

    Unpopular Opinion: Giannis would not be as dominant if he had different teammates or on a different team

  • tack tackk
    tack tackk 9 months ago +1

    F*ck bro, Its Hardens MVP 100% but Giannis deserves one too. Giannis has been doing crazy number these three last seasons.

  • Robert Balejik
    Robert Balejik 9 months ago +1

    quicker release and it will be good

  • Shane Meredith
    Shane Meredith 9 months ago +1

    GA is the most phenomenal player I have ever witnessed in my 50+ years on this earth. Given the right system and the right teammates and the right coach, a 40pt 15rb 8ast season is not unattainable for him, and it would be as a huge contributor to a dominant winning team and not as a stat padding situation.

  • Allen Fepuleai
    Allen Fepuleai 9 months ago

    I really like Rachel’s show. It’s got a good mix of analysis, storytelling, social media, drama, and her monologue is a great intro to the show

  • Savage duck 4505
    Savage duck 4505 9 months ago

    A call me crazy but bucks should add AD

  • MichaelPforRbe
    MichaelPforRbe 9 months ago

    no he won't his form is terrible, reminds me of new fultz tbh

  • Zeafer Jones
    Zeafer Jones 9 months ago

    I don't think the jump shot of Giannis is all that bad. I mean he is no Reggie Miller but he isn't Ben Simmons either. I've seen him get hot from the 3 point line in many games so he'll only get more consistent.

  • CJ Zizzari
    CJ Zizzari 9 months ago

    ahhh the magical Giannis will someday have a shot. I doubt it, But ok sure continue to have wet dreams about a world where giannis is an above 32% 3 point shooter

  • Jose Gonzalez
    Jose Gonzalez 9 months ago

    I hate it when people say can you still be mvp if you don’t have something’s in your game 1st of all harden don’t play defense look at the joker he’s not dropping 30 every night the way he impacts his team a game changer it’s not only about making buckets their is plenty more things about the game than just putting the ball in the hoop

  • thefalloftheelite
    thefalloftheelite 9 months ago

    What if that woman talks less??

  • Darius Mason
    Darius Mason 9 months ago

    I just want Giannis to win a playoff series first. 🤦🏾‍♂️

  • one name
    one name 9 months ago

    😐 his jumper will never be solid with his current form tho

  • Jordan Egerter
    Jordan Egerter 9 months ago

    0:50 👌

    MOMO MOMO 9 months ago +1

    He guard centers and big mens, he plays in all positions def and off, fuck the 3pt
    3pointers always looks gay to me, 3pt is for shoft guys..