Stephen A. reacts to Zion's comments about the Knicks | First Take

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Stephen A. reacts to Zion's comments about the Knicks | First Take
Stephen A. Smith and Max Kellerman react to Zion Williamson’s comments about the New York Knicks after the New Orleans Pelicans’ 122-112 loss.

0:00 Max Kellerman reacts to Zion’s comments on the Knicks.
3:40 Stephen A. Smith says Zion definitely wanted to be a New York Knick.
6:00 Stephen A. says the Knicks can’t have Zion.

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  1. ESPN
    3 个月 前

    0:00 Max Kellerman reacts to Zion’s comments on the Knicks. 3:40 Stephen A. Smith says Zion definitely wanted to be a New York Knick. 6:00 Stephen A. says the Knicks can’t have Zion.

    1. Flightreacts.
      2 个月 前

      Matthew Frost better than Most of the players

    2. uDrPeppehr
      3 个月 前

      @Matthew Frost in his prime he is a top 3 scorer. He was definitely a top 5 player for a couple of stretches years ago.

    3. Jaye410 LS4L
      Jaye410 LS4L
      3 个月 前

      @Matthew Frost yea you geekin melo had the slowest moves ever and will cross you up like two glass eyes

    4. Khalil O
      Khalil O
      3 个月 前

      Stephen A. Face in the beginning...already had me laughing before I heard him

    5. K A
      K A
      3 个月 前

      Zion will be a free agent in 23. Why is it not possible?

  2. NY Notes
    NY Notes
    17 天 前

    All I wanna see is Knicks winning the championship title. Already done in my dreams 😂

  3. Knicks All Day
    Knicks All Day
    17 天 前

    We better get Zion!!

  4. Mr Mitchell
    Mr Mitchell
    20 天 前

    Zion need to request a trade.

  5. Mr Mitchell
    Mr Mitchell
    20 天 前

    Yeah baby!!

  6. Brandon Huang
    Brandon Huang
    28 天 前

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  7. Blue Moose Orchestra
    Blue Moose Orchestra
    个月 前

    Po SaS

  8. Joey AD
    Joey AD
    个月 前

    We almost had Curry and he wanted to play in New York so did Zion We’ll be relevant soon it’s slowly getting there. You can’t have the largest market having a bad team or bad teams like that.

  9. john almers
    john almers
    个月 前

    The grumpy noise counterintuitively dislike because bulb muhly follow but a straight vacation. teeny-tiny, old-fashioned colony

  10. Claudy Florestal
    Claudy Florestal
    个月 前

    Look at SAS

  11. John Lavvas
    John Lavvas
    个月 前

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  12. Knathan Knathan
    Knathan Knathan
    个月 前

    But isn’t that what everyone says though? That has been more of a mocking so what has changed?

  13. no
    2 个月 前

    0:07 had me crying for some reason 💀💀

  14. ConsoleRebels
    2 个月 前

    Y'all remember when KD was "coming to the Knicks" 🤣

  15. Nathan Darren Galvez
    Nathan Darren Galvez
    2 个月 前

    Imagine a duo of Julius Randle and Julius Randle with hops

  16. Derrick Cotton
    Derrick Cotton
    2 个月 前


  17. Derrick Cotton
    Derrick Cotton
    2 个月 前

    Just went

  18. Miracle Child
    Miracle Child
    2 个月 前

    he's too heavy he's gonna get injured

  19. Tej S
    Tej S
    2 个月 前

    The Warriors tried to trade Steph like 5 times because he was hurt a lot in the beginning. But nobody wanted him so they got real lucky that they kept him. People are quick to forget that because he now has 3 rings.

  20. Error Report
    Error Report
    2 个月 前

    Who remembers SAS crying in the car?! 🤣🤣🤣 loved the passion. Btw- either Steph or his dad did as it years later that they wanted to go to the Knicks.

  21. Austin
    2 个月 前

    Zion already plotting his path to NYC next free agency. Mark mah words y'all.

  22. Mark Holmes #1 Channel Mod
    Mark Holmes #1 Channel Mod
    2 个月 前

    one of the rare times i agree with max kellerman

  23. Japseye Spectacles
    Japseye Spectacles
    2 个月 前

    Zion at the Knicks with Randle would be BEAST mode.

  24. Igris
    2 个月 前

    This guy completely forgotten about tim duncan stayong for 2 decades in a small market team.

  25. Caleb S
    Caleb S
    2 个月 前

    Molly and Stephen are lacking respect for max. They straight up rude. I h8 defending the white guy here lol but Stephen a sucks up to people he sees as above him and disrespects people he deems are below him in status. Max please man just leave the money isn’t worth forsaking yourself.

  26. Chris Gardiner
    Chris Gardiner
    2 个月 前

    why would he say that "New York is the Mecca of basketball" ?? that statement makes no sense, not only that but it makes my head hurt!

  27. Roger Young
    Roger Young
    2 个月 前

    Max needs a haircut

  28. Skitzo Heavy
    Skitzo Heavy
    2 个月 前

    *Don’t judge me pls* but I’ve been tryna find something to not like about Zion but he’s just a baller fr smh 🤷🏾‍♂️

  29. arco baleno
    arco baleno
    2 个月 前

    New York is an overrated City.

    1. Chris Gardiner
      Chris Gardiner
      2 个月 前

      here here

  30. Cory Castle
    Cory Castle
    2 个月 前

    “Kyrie and KD will REGRET not signing with the knicks”. Nobody wants to play for the knicks bud. That’s just a paycheck for some players who are beyond their years and want to eat good food in the area.

  31. Piotr Skorz
    Piotr Skorz
    2 个月 前

    They getting old.

  32. King of strings by Tyrique Lindsay
    King of strings by Tyrique Lindsay
    2 个月 前

    I will love to drop a jit in Molly!

  33. DeanOfLegends
    2 个月 前

    We can’t reach it! We can’t get Zion!

    2 个月 前

    RJ tellin bruh come on

    2 个月 前

    Hey Max could be on to something For the sake of argument let's say he's right everyone wants to play in New York.. New York New York big city of dreams. let's hope he's wrong. Go Lakers!!!!

  36. The Perfect Escape
    The Perfect Escape
    3 个月 前

    Stephen fixed that hair on his head I see😍

  37. Ryan Smith
    Ryan Smith
    3 个月 前

    Also this an off topic comment but Max would look good with a beard, no joke!

  38. Ryan Smith
    Ryan Smith
    3 个月 前

    Stephen A has a flashback at the time almost 2 years ago when he felt like Zion should’ve been the number 1 pick for The Knicks back in 2019. I feel his pain a lot!

    1. Ryan Smith
      Ryan Smith
      3 个月 前

      I see him and Zion as best friends where they think the NBA system is rigged!

  39. Madison Clay
    Madison Clay
    3 个月 前

    I don't really think Zion was saying he wants to play for the Knicks, but he was cheesing real hard, so....

  40. brenden walker
    brenden walker
    3 个月 前


  41. BLACK8ces Basketball NBA2K20-30
    BLACK8ces Basketball NBA2K20-30
    3 个月 前

    he grabbed that5head and blew his breathe...uhOh lolol

  42. Tom C
    Tom C
    3 个月 前

    So it begins with Zion... So tired of the media trying to push these guys out of small markets. It got so annoying with Giannis last year. Everyday, I could find a new article or video talking about him leaving.

  43. Simply ELITE
    Simply ELITE
    3 个月 前

    Molly looks washed

  44. Dre Wright
    Dre Wright
    3 个月 前

    Zion plays like he's in a video game

  45. Hoodie Pat
    Hoodie Pat
    3 个月 前

    Max violated lol he said you know what you’re right the Lakers will probably get Kim 😂😂😂

  46. Jr Woodson
    Jr Woodson
    3 个月 前

    I would never play for the New York Knicks never

  47. Kevin Clarke
    Kevin Clarke
    3 个月 前

    They be acting like teams in the nba be going 10 - 20 straight wins without loosing oh the knicks won 6 straight wins they havent won 6 straight in 7 years so what the only team that actually had a winner record for the past 10 years was golden state correct me if im wrong

  48. Diego Cavalcanti
    Diego Cavalcanti
    3 个月 前

    The way SAS said "jordan hill..." KILLED me, bruh 😂😂😂😂😂😂

  49. Charles godwin
    Charles godwin
    3 个月 前

    We aint good enough for zion smh i agree!

  50. 12Gage *KingTut*
    12Gage *KingTut*
    3 个月 前

    Team Chemistry -1500

  51. Frank Brockway
    Frank Brockway
    3 个月 前

    Zion to the knicks on the future

  52. Rico BS
    Rico BS
    3 个月 前

    God u gotta love that troll smile man lol Go lakers not tru fan lol if he hop and bandwagon tho loll 🤣🤣

  53. Kyron Lieman
    Kyron Lieman
    3 个月 前

    He meant the arena not the team

  54. Yuze Wu
    Yuze Wu
    3 个月 前

    Imagine if Zion goes to the Knicks lol... Zion/Randle/RJ, that's crazy.

    3 个月 前

    We not getting no Zion

  56. Ali Baba
    Ali Baba
    3 个月 前

    Julius randle with hops, lol.

  57. Kevin Dorish
    Kevin Dorish
    3 个月 前

    Beautiful debate. I loved every minute.

  58. Oliver Ramos
    Oliver Ramos
    3 个月 前

    Thank god for the timestamp I don't have to listen to Max in regards to my new York knicks

  59. R P
    R P
    3 个月 前

    I don’t get Max’s Zion longevity comments. Like he’s implying the guy won’t last 6 seasons. There is no indication of that. When he talks about any other young player, does he mention the fact that they might not be healthy 6 years from now? Zion has barely missed any games this season, if any at all.

  60. Lyricaly Artistic
    Lyricaly Artistic
    3 个月 前

    He will go to new york when he becomes a free agent

  61. Lyricaly Artistic
    Lyricaly Artistic
    3 个月 前

    STA I know how it feels when you don't get the player you want witch means leave the players alone that be having talks of spurs or miami and oh I said the knicks was gon be a playoff team this year because they are very talented team

  62. Gregory Buck
    Gregory Buck
    3 个月 前

    Max right. LA Lakers control the’s all part of there plot. When Lebron leaves for Cleveland to retire the lakers are getting zion in FA.

  63. Dennis Tyler
    Dennis Tyler
    3 个月 前

    Zion would like the Boston fans too...

  64. icecreaman2010
    3 个月 前

    I've worked in NYC and I've lived in California. NYC is good for anyone until about 24 or so. After that its no more cold. Out of here, traded in my snow shovel for sunshine. NYC is good for under 25yrs old or so. Dealing with millions of people , driving in NYC and Jersey and snow is not so fun . If there ever is a city that is the matrix movie I would say its NYC.

  65. Cody Birchfieeld
    Cody Birchfieeld
    3 个月 前

    I love your ad pain steven a

  66. Hoop Time
    Hoop Time
    3 个月 前

    SAS low key depressed

  67. Donna Winter
    Donna Winter
    3 个月 前

    SAS is a useless human being. We got RJ BARRETT. There's nothing to be depressed about. This dude is such a clown.

  68. Lawnie08
    3 个月 前

    Say what you will about Molly..however her cracking up @6:07 over Stephen A’s anguish is HILARIOUS. Lol

  69. Clifton Moore
    Clifton Moore
    3 个月 前

    The Knicks might be in 🌆🗽The Garden, however, i just wish i was 😄!

  70. Money Gang
    Money Gang
    3 个月 前

    Max " YOU CAN'T REACH IT!.. "

    3 个月 前

    John 6:35 And Jesus said unto them, I am the bread of life: he that cometh to me shall never hunger; and he that believeth on me shall never thirst.

  72. Pizza Man
    Pizza Man
    3 个月 前

    New Orleans will never let go of Zion! Keep dreaming NY! Can't control what Zion does when his Pels contract ends, but for at least the next 4 seasons we Pels fans will love it 🤣😂😜

  73. Rose Namajunas
    Rose Namajunas
    3 个月 前

    SAS so consistent after so many years he can win an Oscar.

  74. junior ochoa
    junior ochoa
    3 个月 前

    But zion is a julius type player and julius is a big part of the Knicks success. I think they'd do much better with a lamelo ball

  75. nate nelson
    nate nelson
    3 个月 前

    Knicks fans can’t be happy if they can’t attend the games there. And watch Zion in a empty house ... Also I could see the big three of Duke come to NYK. RJ, Zion and Cam.

  76. Igorot Eye Views
    Igorot Eye Views
    3 个月 前

    nah zion cant do ANYTHING

  77. Joyal Koshy
    Joyal Koshy
    3 个月 前

    Stephen Smith faking those emotions was oscar worthy

  78. Memphiz 10 Boi
    Memphiz 10 Boi
    3 个月 前

    Y'all have a MVP on your team already

  79. OTTO Sophia
    OTTO Sophia
    3 个月 前

    Axed that ???

  80. Young Suit
    Young Suit
    3 个月 前

    6:00 listens to exodus by bob marley once

  81. djshortcutt
    3 个月 前

    Listen if AD would have stayed in N.O and just given Zion a chance!! They would have won the title last year, instead of AD & LeBron

  82. Eugene Oleary
    Eugene Oleary
    3 个月 前

    Don't be shocked if zion and Morant go to the knicks to team up with Barrett

  83. Graeme Matamua
    Graeme Matamua
    3 个月 前

    Haahha steven got some PTSD hhaha

  84. tubenachos
    3 个月 前

    Pelicans are still not a good team. Why?

  85. Knowledge B
    Knowledge B
    3 个月 前

    I’m digging in my closet as we speak!

  86. yuyufool117
    3 个月 前

    espn is reaching at this point.

  87. James Yates
    James Yates
    3 个月 前

    Smith's rants are getting tiresome and dull . Smith desperate to be an entertainer.

  88. Lean6
    3 个月 前

    New York and Philadelphia have the most obnoxious and hostile fans and media. It’s no wonder that no super stars want to play there...until they’re washed up.

  89. MoMoneyLessProblems
    3 个月 前

    We ain't waiting seven years for Zion. He can mob over in four years after his Rookie contract is up or he can watch as the Knicks ascend to championship contenders in four-five years.

  90. WonkaBots
    3 个月 前

    Was Jordan’s favorite place. Shea was chippers favorite place...

  91. Mike Laundry
    Mike Laundry
    3 个月 前

    Outside of when the Knicks had Ewing they have been garbage for the last 30 years. They are only relevant because the town they are in which is also overated like the Knicks.

  92. Hum Dee
    Hum Dee
    3 个月 前

    I'll ALWAYS pick JULIUS RANDLE over Zion!!

  93. Jonathan hicks-pepin
    Jonathan hicks-pepin
    3 个月 前

    people in the future wont know the difference between an axe and a question

  94. Raymond R
    Raymond R
    3 个月 前

    Zion as Knicks lit

  95. ChubbThaGOAT 216
    ChubbThaGOAT 216
    3 个月 前

    lol he will never go there. Just like lebron never did. LeBron also said it was his favorite place to play lmao

  96. Shazam096
    3 个月 前

    Stop it RJ has been amazing for you guys. give him the love he desired!

  97. Sky1Luv
    3 个月 前

    The ending with Max was so dope. And so on point. Lol and smh.

  98. Michael
    3 个月 前

    Knicks fans right now “omg Zion coming here we back 2027 nba champs we getting KD KYRIE STEPH LEBRON GIANNIS & ZION”

  99. Pcorf Creations
    Pcorf Creations
    3 个月 前

    Williamson is a beast. A true power forward.

  100. Edward Dean
    Edward Dean
    3 个月 前

    Zion won't leave NO. Too much money on a Max Deal.