Kobe Bryant is right that super teams are good for competition - Max Kellerman | First Take

  • Publicado em 21 Mar 2019
  • Max Kellerman agrees with Kobe Bryant that super teams make for good competition in the NBA. Stephen A. Smith does not see anything wrong with super teams, but dominant teams like the Golden State Warriors since Kevin Durant was signed create too much of an imbalance.
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Comentários • 1 484

  • B Dot
    B Dot Mês atrás

    Rodman on the Bulls was NOT a super team!!! I wish people would stop saying that shit.

  • Bos Marley
    Bos Marley 2 meses atrás

    I think 2 stars per team is better for the league jot no damn 4 n 5 stars on 1 or 2 teams

  • tyrone loki
    tyrone loki 2 meses atrás

    if they all agree that KD is so imbalanced, then why he not the KING?

  • Dead Pool
    Dead Pool 2 meses atrás

    Boring!!! Is this the lakers channel?

  • Weijie Liu
    Weijie Liu 2 meses atrás +1

    www.nba2stream.com/ is very good for looking up nba streaming links

  • Chris Wilkins
    Chris Wilkins 2 meses atrás

    The Warriors have not won every game. Every dynasty eventually comes to an end.

  • Brandon Ohara
    Brandon Ohara 2 meses atrás

    Imagine kobe and dirk on the same team lol yikes and ya I think it would of worked so don't@ me because its a hypothetical lol

  • Randy Miller
    Randy Miller 2 meses atrás

    No one in history can stop Kobe/Shaq. No one

  • blueberry smasher
    blueberry smasher 2 meses atrás

    Kobe threatened leaving, perhaps to Chicago aforementioned by SAS, as a negotiation leverage. Buss family would've sat on their hands and wallet had they thought Kobe was adamant on being Lakers for life. Muse on that.

  • Kelvin Feliciano
    Kelvin Feliciano 2 meses atrás

    Max is super duper dumb

  • Jonh Lopez
    Jonh Lopez 2 meses atrás +1

    It just shows how players don't have heart to compete. Like KD and Cousin bitch made men. Did they forget Timmy and manu. Made not bought

  • oogabooga72
    oogabooga72 2 meses atrás

    This is a lie, when KD joined that's when GSW became a superteam.
    Who was on lebrons level before KD got there? That's right, it's LeBron who had a superteam and needed leagues help to beat them.

  • Hoodrat Pat
    Hoodrat Pat 2 meses atrás

    Stop with mixed up timelines. When Kobe was considering Chicago and Denver, that was when he and Shaq couldn’t be on the same team anymore. When they pulled off the Gasol heist, he was considering the Knicks. But that was more so the challenge of playing in another big ass market. #Mamba4life

  • John
    John 2 meses atrás

    Shut up Molly

  • R J
    R J 2 meses atrás

    MF Steven A. Smith said, "Seattle had Shawn Kemp before he became Shawn Klump." 😆😩😁 You have to be a certain age to appreciate that comment.

  • Juan Acosta
    Juan Acosta 2 meses atrás

    Molly really asked where Kobe was going when he wanted out 🤦‍♂️ just shows they put her on the show just as a pretty face

  • James Dawny
    James Dawny 2 meses atrás

    He may have threatened to leave but that’s business doesn’t mean he wanted to leave la

  • James Dawny
    James Dawny 2 meses atrás

    I’m usually with u Smith. But love didn’t say he didn’t try that. He didn’t wanna leave he wanted help. And it was force the hand or not go back and look

  • Jeff Assassin
    Jeff Assassin 2 meses atrás

    Kobe played on a superteam when Karl Malone and Gray Payton played for the Lakers and they Lost to the Pistons in the finals not all superteams can become champions. superteams are overrated and i think the nets had a superteam once with Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce but they were over quick

    • daveslash marfil
      daveslash marfil Mês atrás

      malone and payton are out of their primes already when they joined shaq and kobe so it's not considered a super team.

  • NOAH
    NOAH 2 meses atrás

    Man i miss kobe a lot!

  • CoolBreeze Mike
    CoolBreeze Mike 2 meses atrás

    Kobe and Dirk would've won

  • Makinmoney Bucks
    Makinmoney Bucks 2 meses atrás

    Will Cain just proved what we always knew if they don't like the person they will shit on his game he didn't like Kobe cuz he wasn't happy like shaq what

  • About_that_Action 456
    About_that_Action 456 2 meses atrás

    So we going to act like we didn't watch the Worst SuperBowl in Nfl History

  • RusseII Westbrick
    RusseII Westbrick 2 meses atrás

    I really miss when the NBA was super competitive where there was 1-2 all stars each team battling out against their opponent,

  • slysta 323
    slysta 323 2 meses atrás +1

    I don't have a problem with super teams ,I have a problem with the Super Duper! Teams😂😂😂

  • T. CROWN 321
    T. CROWN 321 2 meses atrás

    2many talking heads on one set, super teams hurt the league for example look at the yankees, patriots , these teams spread the bread and you know you will compete for RINGS an THING$.

  • Big Balls
    Big Balls 2 meses atrás

    Molly really hates Will lol

  • chase noneya
    chase noneya 2 meses atrás

    Max your argument is childish... Only because you said super duper

  • Charles Charles
    Charles Charles 2 meses atrás

    Kobe Bryant is not right to me is is it if it's only a few super teams it's not fair so what do the other team supposed to do when you got a super team keep losing if you got a super team all the teams won a Super team how do that f****** look you got a super team and you playing against the team they don't have a super team it's just like seeing I got to rich white boys lunch and I got to go to and I got to go to school with a poor black man while on lunch now we good you just like saying I got Kobe Bryant garage the other team got and I look you in your eyes but your dumbass say that's fair I seen fair to you I glue a chuckle up garage are you going to Kobe Bryant garage can you say it's fair I don't think it's fair or not one bit Lebron James been that way for the longest two or three Superstars every time you play it to a team that don't have no superstars look you in your eyes so you see that's where you just seem like to me everybody want LeBron James the whole up would be the biggest superstar that they ever find no matter what you all sitting around crying like losing you so important how many teams win what at all the rest he's only one winner team and all the rest of lose no matter what they do no matter what they failures at that time yours are they at that time

  • Adam Norell
    Adam Norell 2 meses atrás

    What about when old men Mavs beat the crap out of one of these so called "super duper" teams?

  • Average Piano Guy
    Average Piano Guy 2 meses atrás

    Really? The bulls adding a 34 year old rodman or whatever it was made them a super duper team? Shut the fuck up. It's like saying the raptors are a super team for adding gasol.

  • MLG
    MLG 2 meses atrás

    There goes max again: doing the Levron legacy indoctrination.
    Adding rodman was that significant compared to having 3 franchise players like on the heat?
    The heat we're not much much better on paper than the Spurs and Dallas?
    Stop it!!!!

  • ExilixE
    ExilixE 2 meses atrás

    Wow I'm so surprised Will Cain actually admitted about Kobe what most people are not. He is unlikeable by the media members who were the bullied white boys in their childhood that they only like nice community guys, thats why they love Lebron. He is the last of a breed who didnt give a damn about likeability and was only focused on one thing and that is delivering championships. Now that he's gone people appreciate him.. At least Will Cain admitted it, I'll give him props

  • TheDeniz09
    TheDeniz09 2 meses atrás

    How does it robs us of drama.. The warriors went game 7 in wcf twice.. The west can compete that's why lebron will never win in the west

  • Action Jackson
    Action Jackson 2 meses atrás

    I bet LeBron wishing he joined Philly or Houston

  • Action Jackson
    Action Jackson 2 meses atrás

    Sooo now dennis Rodman bulls were a superteam 😂😁😂🤣 kellerman is a fu-king joke

  • DeAndre Davis
    DeAndre Davis 2 meses atrás

    Greatest answer max ever gave.... KD

  • Mob money Television
    Mob money Television 2 meses atrás

    Kobe top 3 all time

  • Louchieano The GOAT
    Louchieano The GOAT 2 meses atrás

    Kobe made Max Day bro was Smiling like Yeah The Goat Speaks

  • Victor Andrews
    Victor Andrews 2 meses atrás

    She hates will cane cause hes going to take her job as the host lol !

  • dark man
    dark man 2 meses atrás

    Stephen A need to go bald and grow a beard. Then he could get sum hos.

  • Tekk Luthor
    Tekk Luthor 2 meses atrás

    Super duper?

  • BeastOrangeVI
    BeastOrangeVI 2 meses atrás

    Kobe is the least to talk and not just him Kobe happen to have landed in one of the best franchises in one of the best towns as far as basketball and sports and just a lot of things that happens in Los Angeles just as if you go to New York and the Lakers were kind of already at the successful with Shaquille O'Neal and Eddie Jones so it's no comparison the plane in Oklahoma City or Cleveland so Kobe has nothing to say on this unless he just supports people and players in their specific scenarios because Kobe did not go through with Allen Iverson went through with Tracy McGrady went through what Vince Carter went through I can go down the list

  • Delisia Store
    Delisia Store 2 meses atrás

    Kobe is 100% correct

  • Laker4life
    Laker4life 2 meses atrás

    So for all you laker fans who have dogged LeBron about not taking the Lakers to the playoffs take this video to heart. He had no help but a bunch of young pups. Young players don't win championships with one vet. But guess what? For the first year here LeBron has us in 4th place until the injury bug hit us. If you keep downing the top player in the NBA for the last 14 plus years no other free agent will come here because the Lakers fans are too judgemental to their own new players.

  • Sammy the great
    Sammy the great 2 meses atrás +1

    Kevin Durant is a absolute CANCER to the nba.The league isnt even worth watching anymore he is a straight coward

    • Jose Larios III
      Jose Larios III 2 meses atrás +1

      So was Lebron when he had to team up with Dwade & bosh just to get pass the old Celtics team. Dont ever forget

  • sufian bear
    sufian bear 2 meses atrás

    When Rodman was acquired by the Bulls it wasn’t viewed as this “super team” that Max Kellerman is saying. During the offseason It was viewed as a great addition, Yet not as an unbeatable “super team.”

  • Alex Smith
    Alex Smith 2 meses atrás

    Does a big 3 with a few non-star complimentary players constitute a super team.. i think so.

  • Kobe jordan
    Kobe jordan 2 meses atrás

    This makes me cringe

  • Lord Finesse
    Lord Finesse 2 meses atrás

    Too bad kobe is wrong on this one. super teams are terrible

  • Delisia Store
    Delisia Store 2 meses atrás

    That's what I really liked about kobe he didn't give a fuck
    About what people thought about his

  • Delisia Store
    Delisia Store 2 meses atrás

    He's right now matter how the game evolves is still going
    To be competitive because everyone is trying to be
    Stack so if everyone is doing it its going to be more competitive
    The only way is not competitive if everyone is not doing it

  • Jordan Jenkins
    Jordan Jenkins 2 meses atrás

    Why does Stephen A. look like he's thinking "Cut the crap now Molly" at 1:07

  • OutKickTheSports
    OutKickTheSports 2 meses atrás

    shut up molly. lol

  • Mike Jones
    Mike Jones 2 meses atrás

    Max said Dennis Rodman 😂

  • Kangman02
    Kangman02 2 meses atrás

    Max: KD not top 5.
    Max on another day: Super Duper team because you added KD lol

  • Chester Wilson Jr.
    Chester Wilson Jr. 2 meses atrás +1

    what if NBA finally does the right thing and bring the Supersonics back to the NBA and they mess around and build a super-team that would be something!

  • Emmanuel Medina
    Emmanuel Medina 2 meses atrás +2

    The lakers and Celtics were evenly matched, 4 hofers vs 1😂

  • Emmanuel Medina
    Emmanuel Medina 2 meses atrás +1

    Kobe only saying that cause he played on a super team with Ron artest, pau, Bynum, Fisher, Odom, Ariza and a whole bunch of awesome role players

  • Kyle Braithwaite
    Kyle Braithwaite 2 meses atrás

    If he means better competition for the top 4-5 teams then sure, it's better, but for the league as a whole it'd be better to have 2 ish stars per team.

  • I Said What I Said
    I Said What I Said 2 meses atrás

    Kobe is just speaking from the perspective of a player that I was on two super teams and couldn’t get the job done. So his take is not surprising.

  • Michael Williams
    Michael Williams 2 meses atrás

    So in other words for the media, its NOT okay for the Warriors to add a star(KD) to a team that they built and not bought (because they keep their boo thang Lebron from winning championships.) But it IS okay for their so called best player in the world (Lebron) to stack the deck and manufacture and play with multiple all stars?!? Lol And to Max Kellerman, he doesn't even consider KD a top 5 player but yet him playing with the Warriors makes them a super duper unfair team?!!? Just wow. Smh

  • Pronto B
    Pronto B 2 meses atrás

    S.A. Smith is just repeating what Max said...

  • BlueWave
    BlueWave 2 meses atrás

    It's impossible for each team to have 2 stars. There's 30 teams. That would be 60 "star" players. There aren't that many star players in the league. The reality is only about 4 to 5 players are truly super star players. There's another 10 to 15 that are "star" players or impact players. The NBA won't ever have the parity people say they want. The reality is there will be 4 to 5 teams with a legit shot at winning the title. And of that 2 will be truly favored. The rest of the teams are there provide entertainment as they get beaten by those 4 or 5 teams. It's always been that way.

    The 80's was the Lakers, Celtics, Piston, and 76ers. The 90's was the Bulls, Rockets, Pacers, and Jazz. The first decade of the 2000's was the Lakers, Spurs, with a few teams sprinkled in. The 2010's is the Spurs, Warriors, and LeBron's eastern conference teams. The league has never had parity in the modern era.

  • darnell16player
    darnell16player 2 meses atrás

    I want more variety for teams and playstyles in the NBA. One superteam is crap and it is terrible for the NBA and makes it unwatchable.

  • James D
    James D 2 meses atrás

    They're acting like the Rockets didnt take the Warriors to 7 games.

  • Kisembe Namusyule
    Kisembe Namusyule 2 meses atrás

    Dennis Rodman was age 34 through 36 in his 3 years with the bulls and wasn't even a full-time starter in 1998 with the Bulls. Stop trying to make it seem like Chicago had a big 3 they didn't. The warriors didn't have a super team they had one Super Star in Steph Curry, and Klay and Draymond became All-Stars because of how compatible their game was to his. Like Kris Middleton getting an all-star nod playing next to Giannis. Or how Moe Williams became an all-star playing with Lebron. They became a Super team after KD cam because you had two individual Super Stars in Steph and KD playing together.

  • KD35Beast
    KD35Beast 2 meses atrás

    Wow Max is being biased against GS. What a surprise?

  • Jeremy James
    Jeremy James 2 meses atrás

    Saying good morning to people at noon is knowing your demographic lol

  • EricsXtremeVideo
    EricsXtremeVideo 2 meses atrás

    Max Kellerman just said that the Bulls with a 35 year old Rodman was a "super team" but a team with a 28 year old Bosh, Wade and Lebron was alright...LOL...

  • Sean Calhoun
    Sean Calhoun 2 meses atrás

    Super Teams are the BEST thing to happen to the league in a long time. While 2-3 teams are battling for rings, EVERY team is acquiring stars in the making, wait until super teams are done. NBA will be a battlefield.

  • marecku21
    marecku21 2 meses atrás

    Of course super teams are good for competition. Like in any competitive system, when one player emerges as dominant, that forces the other players to stop up their game. Not only is it good for competition, it's good for the quality of the product.

  • Vacz Buenavista
    Vacz Buenavista 2 meses atrás

    Who remembers the not so successful super duper team in Portland?

  • Jake Sutton
    Jake Sutton 2 meses atrás


  • Tammer Mashni
    Tammer Mashni 2 meses atrás

    Stephen a call it what it is ..he plays his I'm black hand more than anyone and it's annoying

  • Qwazaar
    Qwazaar 2 meses atrás

    Rodman being added to pippen and jordan does not make a damn super team. don't let them fool you. Jordan never had a super team

  • The Plant-Based Crank
    The Plant-Based Crank 2 meses atrás

    Will Cain is the best!

  • james pa92
    james pa92 2 meses atrás

    Kobe's beard makes him look like mr steal your girl!!

  • Giancarlo Leon
    Giancarlo Leon 2 meses atrás

    I swear these guys always sneak dissing each other 🤣😂🤣😂🤣😂😂😂🤣😂😂🤣

  • Salnsd
    Salnsd 2 meses atrás

    Super teams are good for the league BUT ONLY IF THE LAKERS ARE ONE OF THOSE TEAMS, just say it Max, have some balls man,
    If the SUPER teams were Minn and Memphis then you'd have a problem with it,

  • Parish Felder
    Parish Felder 2 meses atrás

    Kobe called Dirk(which is going to be in Hall of Fame but when Lebron tries to get AD it's a problem lmao

  • Candymane TV
    Candymane TV 2 meses atrás

    The warriors made the league better. KD moving to warriors made even the worst teams step up their game, management strategies & players. Let’s be honest there are teams who used to be scrubs who came out this year maybe not the greatest but they came out swinging.

  • Nanoblu Lovaolution
    Nanoblu Lovaolution 2 meses atrás

    Max is such a Lebron apologist. Lebron James (Early in his
    Prime), D-Wade (Prime), Chris Bosh (Prime) and Ray Allen (3 good years left) with decent back up shooters. The Heat are just as good with the Warriors now with KD. Superduper team. Lebron Apologists.

  • Chiraq Updatez
    Chiraq Updatez 2 meses atrás +2

    “They never love you till you gone” I thought I was in the minority when Kobe was playing but it looks like since he retired everyone is a fan Lol

  • Yusuf Smith
    Yusuf Smith 2 meses atrás

    He stay chatting knowing dam well he wanted out of LA

  • Carlos Gordon
    Carlos Gordon 2 meses atrás

    Honestly I get what they’re are saying but gs just doesn’t look unbeatable to me

  • Leonardo De'Ureña
    Leonardo De'Ureña 2 meses atrás

    I feel like Stephen A has been angry lately. And he has beef with Max. Idk, something is off.

  • Turbo Roman
    Turbo Roman 2 meses atrás

    Warriors ring dont mean shit cos they dont have competition.Those with Durant in.

  • Bernando Turner
    Bernando Turner 2 meses atrás

    Kobe won Rings because he was On A SuperTeam! Lebron James won Rings & was not on A Super Team. Came back from being down 3-1 and took that Shytt🤷🏿‍♂️


    Espn r clout zombies. Every little thing a nba player says turns into their clickbait title

  • zJuan Torres
    zJuan Torres 2 meses atrás

    Kobe only has one mvp because mvps are media’s valuable player and the media don’t like Kobe

  • Kevin Masters
    Kevin Masters 2 meses atrás

    What Kobe is saying without saying it is that LeBron is a bitch for swapping teams all the time.

  • Law Genesis
    Law Genesis 2 meses atrás

    The Rockets almost beat the Warriors(with kd) though. That was a highly competitive series. Wish could have been the Finals.

  • Adrian Gonzalez
    Adrian Gonzalez 2 meses atrás

    If Mr. KoBrick had to face a superteam like the Warriors every year his legacy wouldn’t be the same so this is non sense 😂😂😂

  • Snapchat Tristan
    Snapchat Tristan 2 meses atrás

    He won 4 rings with super teams 😂😂😂😂

  • Job King
    Job King 2 meses atrás

    Im glad dirk wasn't picked up by kobe. Cause dirk was originally called soft and a huge chocker. That 1 ring literally changed everyones perspective of him beacause everyone found out he could put in the work to lead the team he was given to a championship.
    (And score 30k).

  • Fal Fal
    Fal Fal 2 meses atrás

    Kobe said Dirk told him that “he’s a lifer like him”....except Kobe basically begged to be traded to Chicago lol

  • Katie Rae
    Katie Rae 2 meses atrás

    You can tell she got her brains banged out the night before

  • Primo Reef
    Primo Reef 2 meses atrás

    So why did Kobe retired he should have stayed another year or two would have been another Lebron right now the nba sucks because if the warriors no competition Fuk the nba Fuk the warriors

  • Obito Clan
    Obito Clan 2 meses atrás

    Competition is more like gay orgy