Not signing Kevin Durant would be a complete failure for the Knicks - Max Kellerman | First Take

  • Опубликовано: 11 фев 2019
  • Max Kellerman of First Take takes a shot at New York Knicks owner James Dolan, suggesting that if the New York Knicks do not sign Kevin Durant this offseason, it is a complete failure by the franchise and the owner.
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Комментарии • 2 158

    GOSSIPOFTHECITY 13 часов назад

    Tampering ...

  • nwjennings
    nwjennings 15 часов назад

    Shut up, Molly.

  • alfonso Hernandez
    alfonso Hernandez 16 часов назад

    Molly stfu,, u just saying shit ppl said before..

  • Vintage Lauren
    Vintage Lauren 16 часов назад

    Lmao Kp Being Compared To The Dream & Dirk LMAOOOOOO

  • Justin Majewski
    Justin Majewski 17 часов назад

    KP defensive monster?!!!! LMAO OMG

  • Stephon Adair
    Stephon Adair 19 часов назад

    That was a good Comparison Max “They one the lottery then used the money to by more tickets” Perfect of all your similes that’s my Favorite😂👌🏾

  • Calob Adams
    Calob Adams 21 час назад

    Kyrie and Jimmy B is fine and good because they can draft Zion possibly . But they never should traded Porzingis🤷🏽‍♂️🤷🏽‍♂️

  • Bill Hove
    Bill Hove 21 час назад

    Kp didn't love new york matter fact he most likely never got over being booed out the building on draft night. Knowing liberal new york they probably saw a white guy get drafted and assumed it was his privilege or whatever nutty conspiracy theories are being pushed by the crazy communist perfessor on campus that week lmao

    • Bill Hove
      Bill Hove 21 час назад

      But hey new york fans weren't really wrong kp didn't do anything for that team except avg. 16 points they didn't make the playoffs with him i don't even think they won 30 games with him so maybe the boos were justified

  • West bound
    West bound 23 часа назад

    The girls on this show always try to jump in but they only know like a part of it and look dumb.

    • West bound
      West bound 23 часа назад

      Note: I don’t have anything against them I just think when they try to join in and don’t know what their talking about it just comes across as dumb

  • VAK94
    VAK94 День назад

    With Knicks luck and Front office they're going to sign Jimmy Buckets and Kemba to max deals LMAOOOOOOOO

  • Seaux Savage
    Seaux Savage День назад

    Kellerman is a cock sucker #Knickstape

  • Lorenzo Bontorin
    Lorenzo Bontorin День назад

    The Knicks are so bad that even Max Kellerman can be right about something. Good to know :D

  • tomismop
    tomismop День назад

    Just stay with your team damn. I hate the Warriors but if everyone already thinks you're a snake you might as well have 10 rings to go with it

  • Kao Saechao
    Kao Saechao День назад

    Durant Kyrie Zion !!!

  • klimundas1
    klimundas1 День назад

    i like max way better then skip and he was a str8 savage here

  • Zero Two
    Zero Two День назад

    True... if knicks doesnt sign knicks this summer, i cant imagine how bad their trade is just to fail this free agency..

  • standorasbox
    standorasbox День назад

    Max you keep looking at the mistakes they made in the past that led to porzingis wanting to leave; so in the CURRENT situation they made the best move the could. Obviously what they did up to that point was idiotic; we’re talking about what they had to do NOW to remedy a bad situation!

  • Jeff Stevens
    Jeff Stevens День назад

    So the Knicks are dumb for making this move. Sure. They traded away a 7”3 talented crybaby who wasn’t patient enough to let the young talent around him develop, who’s never played a full season since he got into the league. And all they got was a 2nd year player that’s a solid pg, the most cap space in the league, and TWO first round draft picks. Yup. Completely dumb. I hope they draft Zion and he yams it on him. This isn’t like Anthony Davis’s situation where he’s given 7 years to the pelicans and they couldn’t put a solid team around him, this is a guy who can’t stay on the floor, and is too impatient to be “the man” of any team, let alone the one team that any star player would immediately gain immortal status to the public if they simply contend again. Dallas will see the best in him but only because he’ll be playing second fiddle to Luka.

  • KrystalWolf24
    KrystalWolf24 День назад

    Max is 100% right. You can’t ignore what happened if you’re talking about the position the Knicks are in now

  • Tj perry
    Tj perry День назад

    Max kellerman is the only guy who thinks a 7'3 guy with injury issues is a good investment smh this guy is delusional

  • Daniel Lopez
    Daniel Lopez День назад

    Max is tripping! Porzingas is going to be a Shawn Bradley at best. Another soft ass European stick. I guarantee the unicorn will be hurt almost every season.

  • ChrispyD
    ChrispyD День назад

    This guy MAX is STOOPID. Who would want to play for that DUMB DUMB owner ?? Honestly. Nets far more appealing

  • Matthew Hough
    Matthew Hough День назад +1

    KD isn't going. GSW is a dynasty team. There not my team but they got it for 4 more titles

  • will smith
    will smith День назад

    Yooo max on his Stephen a smith vibes

  • thinking man of 1978
    thinking man of 1978 День назад

    These 2 make a good duo

  • hafiz norhashim
    hafiz norhashim День назад

    what about Zion??

  • Tamara Davis
    Tamara Davis День назад

    Max is right. Im so over this Knicks bullshit. You've had more than enough time to build a team that can compete for a title. We didn't wait 20 years for you to build a 2nd round team. Show me a title chance or GET OUT MY FACE

  • Andrew “GOAT” Luck “CPOY” “MVP”

    You can tell the Knicks have severely damaged Max as a human. This is authentic PTSD from the poor guy

  • Pre Got Beats
    Pre Got Beats День назад

    Max is slowly transforming into Steven A Smith

  • BokLao
    BokLao День назад

    Molly STFU damn

  • Joshua Olson
    Joshua Olson День назад

    KD only goes to championship teams tho...

  • tshepo legodi
    tshepo legodi День назад

    Wait a minute wasn't Max going around not so long ago claiming that KD is NOT A TOP 5 PLAYER??

  • Jhon Barthelmy
    Jhon Barthelmy День назад

    And as a knicks fan..... KD should come through chip or not. Knicks gon hand KD the Keys ! FOREVER ! Win a chip in NY and you a Legend up there with Jordan damn near ! And the rest will follow all the all stars and rookies, whatever everybody know Golden State is for the Golden Boys Curry & Klay lol

  • Jhon Barthelmy
    Jhon Barthelmy День назад

    Bro ! Talk Facts !
    Max going OFF .
    Why these new guys trynna play a OG like Max smh lol
    Will & Molly gotta convince us better I’m starting to feel a sense of antics coming along .
    Complete failure if knicks don’t get KD and we ain’t have to trade Porzingis.
    Porzingis , KD , ( Kyrie, Jimmy Butler, or Kemba) andddddddd maybe ZION ! Come on.

  • Ralph
    Ralph День назад

    Max hits the nail on the head. Dolan is worst owner in franchise history. I would like to add ... Fizdale is worst coach in Knicks history as well.

  • Playah Dub
    Playah Dub День назад

    Ima say it
    Kp is a overrated injury prone player

  • Eric Bellamy
    Eric Bellamy День назад

    Max annoying

  • Remarkable SeiF
    Remarkable SeiF День назад

    Why tf does Max keep saying Kristaps is an elite defender? So not true.

  • Miguel Silvestre
    Miguel Silvestre День назад

    Molly is so annoying

  • anthony espinosa
    anthony espinosa День назад

    molly. shut the FUCK up please for the love of jesus

  • osayamen omigie
    osayamen omigie День назад

    Only Steve A. knows how to calm him down... lol

  • Bubble Caramel Peach20
    Bubble Caramel Peach20 День назад

    If he goes there then he will be fishing in cancun early.... knicks is a weak ass team....

  • Rebel5012 Rebel5012
    Rebel5012 Rebel5012 День назад

    Damn the knicks are desperate

  • Jamar Roberts
    Jamar Roberts День назад

    Max sound like a women scorn lol

  • Jamar Roberts
    Jamar Roberts День назад

    Max get off Dolan D... You pathetic

  • Ethan Ackley
    Ethan Ackley День назад

    molly is so annoying

  • vambo13257
    vambo13257 День назад

    Molly needs to clam up!!

  • Port Gambino
    Port Gambino День назад

    Max a New York native that changed to a Laker fan everything he says is cap

  • Nate Rod
    Nate Rod День назад

    Y’all some haters kd and Kyrie next year to the Knicks, just watch!! Knicks for life

  • Shimo barikage
    Shimo barikage День назад

    Max was trippin loooolllllllll

  • Carl Benjamin
    Carl Benjamin День назад

    Kyrie and jimmy would been nice enough for a franchise whose botched it for a while

  • Kudoss Guitar Music
    Kudoss Guitar Music День назад

    Im in a crazy box😂😂😂💀💀

  • Daniel Lopez
    Daniel Lopez День назад

    knicks havent been relevant since the 90s. the media needs to realize this and stop hyping them up as a top FA destination city. not a single superstar wants to play with the knicks.

  • Danny Blau
    Danny Blau День назад

    As a Warriors fan, i'm going to say this. Is it a possibility KD leaves at the end of the season? Sure. Is it likely it is to the Knicks? Absolutely not. Look....the Knicks right now and the last several years are basically The Warriors of most of my life. They are an inept organazation with a terrible owner, haven't drafted well, had burdened themselves with bad contracts. They have nothing to offer outside of money and the fact that it's "new york". literally, nothing. They have a top 5 draft pick? They have been terrible at drafting for a decade and you can probably argue they lucked into KP despite themselves. Remember, The Warriors biggest Free Agent they signed of the last 20 years before KD they signed was Igoudala. Even at that time, he wasn't a top 10 player in the league in anyone's eyes. It took the Warriors getting new owners, a new coach, drafting well and promisingly multiple years in a row, Steph proving he was healthy, them getting to the playoffs and winning a series against a team better than them before even Igoudala was willing to go sign there. Then it took them winning a championship, winning 73 games and losing in game 7 to get their first big time free agent signing pretty much ever in KD. That isn't even addressing all the conflicts of KD going to new york. The fact that he hasn't ever really expressed any interest in wanting or needing his own team and to be the guy from the ground up, he doesn't handle media pressure particularly well so going to a garbage team in a city with the most relentless and critical sports media in the country isn't really something he would be clamoring to go to.

  • Richard W
    Richard W День назад

    Max is right

  • Keith Nandin
    Keith Nandin День назад

    I like max, but he’s just a salty knicks fan. Porzingis has potential but he has health concerns. To compare him to Hakeem at the end of his career as max did is almost laughable. Porzingis can defend the rim, yes. But out on the perimeter he’s slow and has poor stamina. At least let him play 70 games in back to back years with good production before you start acting like the knicks sold away an all time great lol.

  • evan browne
    evan browne День назад

    Get ready for failure.

  • Richard Luna
    Richard Luna День назад

    Knicks are not getting shit

    MLG_HAVOC JD23 День назад


    MLG_HAVOC JD23 День назад

    Where is Stephen A.???? im worried

  • The3Natural
    The3Natural День назад

    Molly: trust the process. Max’s entire point was how they botched the process.

  • Kessel Bloxk
    Kessel Bloxk День назад +1

    That’s the best possible analogy for the situation 😂niggas hit the jackpot and spent it on lotto tickets

  • Vaughan Hogan
    Vaughan Hogan День назад

    Max know my boi curry need 3 mo rings right?kd aint goin no wea yall buggin frfr😕😴

    M PHILLIP День назад

    James Dolan must have smashed Max lady, because he is going too hard at Dolan.. smh

  • wajid khan
    wajid khan 2 дня назад

    I think if they get one of kd or kyrie then they still failed. Because they could have had kp to match up with the other. Also Knicks could have waited to trade him this off-season to Dallas.

  • Sergio DO OR DIE
    Sergio DO OR DIE 2 дня назад +1

    Kd needs the warriors the warriors need kd

  • Chocolate ThunderBear
    Chocolate ThunderBear 2 дня назад

    Max is right. You should run your franchise so a player like Porzingas doesn't want to leave. The Knicks have been run so poorly for so long.

  • Jose Reyes
    Jose Reyes 2 дня назад +1

    max is 100% right. I dont get why people dont understand. They traded their best player in 20 years for CAP SPACE. yea cap space is good. nice of you to notice. you DONT trade your best player for it! its unreal. some knick fans even say if they dont sign a free agent this offseason just keep the rebuild going. what??? so keep sinking as a franchise trade away your best player and hope to sign someone in a few years?? you mean when cap space would of cleared anyways?? what plan is that?? a smart franchise would of KP AND cap space. In 2 years the mavs bad contracts will be gone and they will have KP and donic for the next 14 years! This team sucks. the trade had some good elements to it. but ultimately what it is is trading your best player for lottery tickets. and fans continue to support it. If the knicks dont land KD and an all start now im done w the knicks. I cant give them any more leeway.

  • mansoor p
    mansoor p 2 дня назад

    Max is so much smarter than everyone on First Take.

  • Mack McCoy
    Mack McCoy 2 дня назад

    Is it just me or has Molly been doin’ her homework? They let her talk a little bit and she actually sounded like she knew what she was talking about.

  • Jeff Ree
    Jeff Ree 2 дня назад

    Up next on "two dumb white guys and a girl talk basketball"

  • Grant Jackson
    Grant Jackson 2 дня назад

    I used to think that Max was annoying... but man he seems like a pretty likeable guy compared to this thottie Will Cain

  • Nick
    Nick 2 дня назад +1

    He isn’t basically Yao Ming’s height dude what the fuvk are u talking about Yao Ming 7’6 no shoes Kristaps 7’3 is a stretch

  • Marcus Brown
    Marcus Brown 2 дня назад

    Y’all forget porzingis was about to be out. He was gonna sign a 1 year deal and bounce

  • Marcus Brown
    Marcus Brown 2 дня назад

    Max just said it has to be a top 5 player but didn’t he say kd wasn’t top 5? 🤔

  • Matthew Edwards
    Matthew Edwards 2 дня назад

    Someone needs to tell that woman to shut up and do her job

  • GadesGades
    GadesGades 2 дня назад

    KD and Zion are gonna dominate on the Knicks next year

  • kyuu021
    kyuu021 2 дня назад

    max a clown

  • Ben Johnatan
    Ben Johnatan 2 дня назад

    Max the hack,why are you screaming ?!

  • Deenomz
    Deenomz 2 дня назад

    I see the molly hate but she’s needed here

  • Kevin durant burner account
    Kevin durant burner account 2 дня назад

    Why does Molly talk? Seriously he's debating Will not Will and her dumb ass. Please jalen get her pregnant so she can go away

  • Serafim Alves
    Serafim Alves 2 дня назад

    james dolan is not as bad as mike ashley... ashley out nowwww!!!!!!

  • Josh
    Josh 2 дня назад

    As a Knicks fan and would love to see KD come NY, why would he? They can offer him a max deal seems like the only actual draw. Other teams can too who are in better positions. Now the KP thing. I didn't like it, I think he has a great style that is fun to watch (kind of why I like KD so much, lanky with a good move set), but he requested the trade. What should they have done? Hold onto him and just let him walk? Glass half full me says they got rid of some big contracts which would have been hard to get rid of otherwise so that's good. He is also showing signs of being injury prone. He has yet to play a full season and has played less games each year he's been in the league. Who knows what the future will bring for him, but I hope he gets and stays healthy and has a great career.

  • Bráulio Bosi
    Bráulio Bosi 2 дня назад

    Max did not get enough praise for that mega millions take. That was brilliant!

  • Mark
    Mark 2 дня назад

    molly is the reason why I watch undisputed. She's probably the reason why Skip went there too

  • Michaelveli9
    Michaelveli9 2 дня назад

    The knicks are already a complete failure

  • Israel Mena
    Israel Mena 2 дня назад

    I'm on max! Smh why Knicks just why! 🧕🤯🤯

  • Ben Charlton - Hibbert
    Ben Charlton - Hibbert 2 дня назад

    Will got it and was arguing a separate point. Molly didn’t get it😂

  • Vince Smith
    Vince Smith 2 дня назад

    Max is talking to the 2 dumbest ppl on this earth

  • sinistavoicez
    sinistavoicez 2 дня назад

    The Knicks are getting no one. Not Kyrie, not KD, no one

  • Chris Tacopina
    Chris Tacopina 2 дня назад

    Just to be clear here, Molly is supposed to be a moderator right? Someone remind her of that because her input is horrible.

  • chenrayen
    chenrayen 2 дня назад

    Max did a great Stephen impression.

  • The Big Time Channel
    The Big Time Channel 2 дня назад

    KD will not sign with the Knicks. He needs a bandwagon to jump on. He's proven that.

  • Renxsis
    Renxsis 2 дня назад

    "They were morons! We got it!" loool Will

  • Christopher Jackson
    Christopher Jackson 2 дня назад

    You telling the truth max

  • joseph mackey
    joseph mackey 2 дня назад

    Nobody wants to play for the KNICKS 😂😂😂😂 simple all that new York knick PRIDE is cool but there organization is terrible only thing the Knicks can offer is MADISON SQUARE GARDEN that's it and the city that never sleeps that it lol

  • jaebiz
    jaebiz 2 дня назад

    Max has been watching too many rap battle videos: "The most failed owner" STFU dude this is hyperbole at its worst.
    I know drawing on the past and tossing out some physical specifications of a player you like passes for intelligent sports talk but lets deep dive into the landscape:
    1.) Three of the top tier FA already have RINGS. While 6 rings sounds nice, Kyrie, Kawhai, Klay, and KD all have, rings, multiple in some cases. So brand building, exposure from a marketing standpoint and transitioning into other business ventures might make sense in the tri state area for some on this list. Well two. But if that doesn't happen...
    2.) The coffers will be full(er) The Knicks draft capital moving forward:
    2019: Top-5 overall pick + 2nd rd via ORL, CLE or HOU
    2020: NYK 1st + CHA 2nd
    2021: NYK 1st + DAL 1st (unprotected) + CHA 2nd
    2022: NYK 1st + NYK 2nd
    2023: NYK 1st + DAL 1st (protected 1-10) + NYK 2nd
    Look at Bostons or the Sixers position a few years ago, and hauls are similar. The Knicks are in excellent position moving forward. If they suck for three years? Wonderful. Knox/Roberson/Trier/DSJ/Zion(2019)/top 5 pick(2020)/top ten pick + possible top one to fifteen pick(2021) the Knicks will have a ton of tradable or developmental lottery talent. This hasn't happened since I've followed the team.
    3.) They aren't done! I know some fans don't care about high draft picks, but fortunately most other GMs do-they are regarded as valuable to rebuilding teams and for good reason-there is real analytical evidence as to why collecting draft capital-or even former lottery picks that have been up and down production wise-is the way forward. Again Sixers/Boston/Brooklyn are recent examples of this.
    4.) Availability is the best ability. KP has missed 110 of 296 possible games in four seasons thanks to a long list of injuries. Since 2015, he has suffered the following:
    Torn left ACL
    Sore left Achilles
    Sore left knee
    Sprained left ankle
    Sore left groin
    Strained left quad
    Bruised left thigh
    Sore right hip
    Sprained right ankle
    Sore right foot
    Inflammation to the bone and tendon of his right knee
    Lower-back tightness
    Right-shoulder strain
    An unspecified right-elbow issue
    Plus, Porzingis has missed games for an upper-respiratory infection and bouts of stomach flu. The Knicks jump started its rebuild and multiple shots (2019,2020,2021) at giving out two max spots or trading for a max player, all the while collecting young players in the draft. So if now of those 2 Mavs first round picks becomes an heathy all star, this trade is a resounding win for the Knicks. Oh I know KP is going to make them a WCF contender and the pick a mid 20s one right? Well see above. Oh and he's also 7'3'.
    Or you can give him the supermax, give his brother input into personnel selection and hope he doesn't miss games, and hope to sell FA on your theoretical superstar. Notice how a lot of players stayed silent about this trade except Lebrons social media guard dog Joel E. Word gets around.
    Knicks strike out this year? OK. Then they can keep taking swings at the draft batting circle with 7 first round picks over 5 years. It's already netted the team Knox, Roberson, and Tier. Three of the next 5 years of FA classes has a superstar player in it.If they hit with a #1 in any of those years, you can package that, another one of your picks, and a young player or two and trade for a superstar and retain his supermax rights in some cases. So with the salary cap, draft picks, and young assets as a team moving forward, the Knicks are truly in a modern position from a basket ball roster strategy perspective. I know its easier to simply stick to 'they suck' theme and cut and paste it, but this is how you rebuild in todays NBA.
    Max you really sound uninformed about todays NBA.

  • NamisIll
    NamisIll 2 дня назад

    Kellerman is a talking head ,KP wanted out of NY ,Don't blame him for that ,But this idiot to blame the owner for knick losses is wrong

  • Vhyb
    Vhyb 2 дня назад

    KD is always on the Mavericks in mycareer, just saying 🤷🏽‍♂️