KD prioritizing free agency over the Finals would start an 'avalanche' - Jalen Rose | First Take

  • Publicado em 24 Mai 2019
  • Jalen Rose says Kevin Durant's future will be hurt if the Golden State Warriors win the NBA Finals and KD does not play to prioritize his free agency decision.
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Comentários • 965

  • Darin Bicknell
    Darin Bicknell 5 dias atrás

    SAS... well this didn't age well. Makes SAS look very bad. SAS to blame for KD going back. SAS got his narrative and rip achilles. Hope you feel good SAS.

  • To Pi
    To Pi 5 dias atrás

    Watching this after KD tore his Achilles

  • Nick Halfmann
    Nick Halfmann 6 dias atrás +3

    And Max was right about that Achillies injury.

  • Natural Dizaztah presents Real Talk Live!

    If i am kd i am having a convo with AD and i am going to new Orleans

  • Brent Thompson
    Brent Thompson 17 dias atrás

    Bias Sports Media having a conversation on national TV to paint a worst narratives to help it Cash cow LeBron James sad truth we have to deal with I guess. All they do is say anything they can anti KD for the groupies to continue watching and hiding from the truth

  • K F
    K F 17 dias atrás

    KD needs to suck it up Warriors need him at critical times he can’t go wtf

  • Delon Lawrence
    Delon Lawrence 18 dias atrás

    KD needs to stay.

  • The Salmon People
    The Salmon People 18 dias atrás

    NBA players should start a revolution an start signing with small market teams. 1 yr. Deal. An THEY should pick who wins. Take all control from NONE players. Empty ur pockets, keep ur Honor.

  • David Moreno
    David Moreno 19 dias atrás

    KD you’re just a luxury to GSW that they didn’t need, but wanted. Sry dude it’s the cold truth. 🤷‍♂️

  • Forgotten KingzTv
    Forgotten KingzTv 19 dias atrás

    How does KD get a asterisks besides his name .this man had one helluva season and just because he's threatening to surpass LeBron now we have to create narratives to down play kd resume and accolades...If the warriors win without him that's what a team is supposed to do...only these morons look at it like KD is gonna be jealous if the warriors win without KD..that's Krazy KD will be Overjoyed adding another ring to the collection...I'm sure he'll return next season

    • Forgotten KingzTv
      Forgotten KingzTv 17 dias atrás

      @Maurice Williams not stats but rings and resume and now can be mentioned along the greats of Kobe mj Lebron...and how am I the hater when Bron hasnt made the playoffs yet these anchors wanna label LeBron the goat it makes no sense to me

    • Maurice Williams
      Maurice Williams 17 dias atrás

      Forgotten KingzTv you are taking itboutbof contest. Wat is he going to pass lebron as most points. Most assist. Most minutes play. You guys are just as much a haters as the persons you all are calling haters dammm

  • darr0en
    darr0en 19 dias atrás

    Jalen's a dumbass

  • king_has_no_cloths kul
    king_has_no_cloths kul 20 dias atrás

    smith stop hyping KD. he did junk when he was with russel. playing with loaded warriors is nothing to brag about. he is great but not that great. Kawhi will be the great( if he can win here). put kd on toronto they wont make it to finals. put leonard on gsw, lord, they would never lose!
    kawhi is knocking ont he door of greatness. if tornoto steps up, it is very doable.

  • Machado
    Machado 20 dias atrás

    Max has a point cause Toronto situation with Kawhi is different from Warriors situation with KD.

  • Danilo Painter
    Danilo Painter 20 dias atrás

    Coat-Tailing NEVER has a good ending. Durant is the CLASSIC example.

  • jpiz224
    jpiz224 20 dias atrás

    Absolutely nobody
    Steven A: people think kd wants the warriors to lose.

  • El Grynch
    El Grynch 20 dias atrás

    Stephen A. looks like he spits when he talks...

  • Darren Da Silva
    Darren Da Silva 20 dias atrás

    Jalen Rose wear a fucking tie. Your thug fab five days died 25 years ago at least try and be a professional.

  • Christopher Jackson
    Christopher Jackson 20 dias atrás

    Jalen acting like Joel Osteen

  • Hombre Consejo
    Hombre Consejo 21 dia atrás

    Stephen A. need sum mf sleep😴

  • Teddy Joned
    Teddy Joned 21 dia atrás

    How does SAS know about being a champ?

    FROMSCLA 21 dia atrás

    It's a complete season you guys.

  • shane christian
    shane christian 21 dia atrás

    the difference is LBJ still playing in the east that time..and they are playing the raptors now

  • Ezeter Mosley
    Ezeter Mosley 21 dia atrás

    This thee most whooped I’ve seen jalen hair... & iss barely whooped 😅

  • Liftheavy85
    Liftheavy85 21 dia atrás

    Zero chance KD going to come back and risk next year

  • Diesel Diesel
    Diesel Diesel 21 dia atrás

    bro ahaha fucking Max almost put ESPN on blast right now. "Might be me! I dunno..." like it's out of his control what he believes and doesn't believe in basketball

  • Moreno12
    Moreno12 21 dia atrás

    The warriors beat 98% of all competition... they will walk through the bucks the raptors, the rockets, the blazers... but if next year, lebron has a super 3, if Houston makes a super 3, if giannis gets another elite player, if drake jumps in and plays with Lowry and kawhi, then the warriors need KD. Kd is the ultimate. He’s the guy you only bring out for the biggest threat. I wish we all knew already if lebron is getting AD and someone else. That way the warriors organization can tell kd, “you want to build a true legacy, stay and let’s defeat this new threat” I bet he’d stay and I bet hed lead the warriors over lebron and the lakers.

  • Apex Reign
    Apex Reign 21 dia atrás +1

    Stephen A is carrying ESPN.

  • Terry Smith
    Terry Smith 21 dia atrás

    I hate Twitter fights and beef. I don't beef with people I can't meet.

  • christopher kettler
    christopher kettler 21 dia atrás

    If i was kd i would hate these guys always speculating whats in his head....shut the fuck up

  • George Law
    George Law 21 dia atrás

    Almost everything from these guys is negative and speculative. KD is hurt & they are not facing Lebron this year. Every game KD can rest is one more day he can heal and be ready if the first couple games don't go GS's way. KD being healthy is like a secret weapon in your back pocket. These sports broadcasters assume that these players don't have enough money and KD is going to go play for a crap team just to get a huge payday. KD could very well retire with GS if he wants. If he is ready to retire then he will go play for New York with whatever basket case they have on their roster. GS seems to be the exception to the rule and their big three are probably hoping KD suits up for every game because we all know anything can happen in the NBA. With small rosters and less than a handful of stars GS like any other team are one player away from from loosing the championship. For argument sake if KD doesn't play and GS wins a Championship they would have never got to the championship without him. Just because your injured doesn't mean your any less valuable than the players that are not. It seems once again these guys are trying to create drama where there shouldn't be any. I hope the players on both teams playing in the Championship avoid this kind of stuff. The Pistons were not suppose to beat the Lakers in 2004. Nothing is Guaranteed. KD will play if he can. No one wishes for there team to loose. I am going to stop watching this broadcast team and go back to watching old Boxing matches, Magic Videos and Bug Wars. I will enjoy the champion games without this kind of commentary. In the end it seems controversy is what sell tickets. I may be in the minority but I like positive, funny or informative sports clips. Sorry for the rant. Please don't crucify me for this post.

  • M K
    M K 22 dias atrás

    The fact that free agency could even be considered more important than winning a championship proves why the NBA has become a joke

  • Red King
    Red King 22 dias atrás

    GS needed KD to stop lebron no lebron they can win pretty easily.

  • Steve Walker
    Steve Walker 22 dias atrás

    Raptors up 0-3. KD comes back game 4 to save the series GS wins . KD is the Hero..

  • Justin Nelson
    Justin Nelson 22 dias atrás

    Duhhh there are better with him or with out him they been winning without him like come on 3 finals and and a championship!!!!!

  • Anton Sears
    Anton Sears 22 dias atrás

    How was KD not happy 😆

  • Bert C
    Bert C 22 dias atrás

    Jalen Rose, you are a KD Hater, NO DOUBT!!!

  • jascam1
    jascam1 22 dias atrás

    The NBA is full of talent, but the ones we see as the best players aren't necessarily the best team players. B/Ball is still a team sport and until the "starters" and ball-hogs realize this they'll never win a championship.

  • Simeon Life
    Simeon Life 22 dias atrás

    This is the line up i always want to see on first take.

  • Jimmy Butler
    Jimmy Butler 22 dias atrás

    You guys literally find every lil thing to talk about

  • Jimmy Butler
    Jimmy Butler 22 dias atrás

    Wow KD gets injured and it’s his fault

  • joeykantot
    joeykantot 22 dias atrás

    KD is already made man, he got money and easy rings. he should go to any team

  • Real Conspiracy Wow!
    Real Conspiracy Wow! 22 dias atrás

    Jalen what the hell you talking about bra ???? Jalen trying to give us the Curse of Cactus Jack ,he got to be cloned.

  • jasyn zangari
    jasyn zangari 22 dias atrás

    Lol how do u argue something that hasn’t even happened? This is what ESPN is now, let’s make up a story, beat it to death and then brag about how it was right, or wrong, later

  • Bossgaming743
    Bossgaming743 22 dias atrás

    Max being cheeky made me laugh

  • elai314
    elai314 22 dias atrás

    kd got "injured" thinking the warriors would need him to win the title, he expected he would return as a savior and put an end to the talk that he's not needed, kd did not see this coming

  • Ricky W
    Ricky W 22 dias atrás

    What if KD joins other team and not winning, then why not staying GSW until other team beats him.

  • Jerry Whitlow
    Jerry Whitlow 22 dias atrás

    I can't play with dehydrated sore calves so I imagine KD's injury is even worse. This muscle tear ain't something you can just "toughen up" with and play. Lol.

  • Charles
    Charles 22 dias atrás

    KD is getting ready for the Big stage: NBA CHAMPIONSHIP THE FINALS.

  • owenirc
    owenirc 22 dias atrás

    Pssst. Look up Bird Rights.

  • Oscar Dacome Jr.
    Oscar Dacome Jr. 22 dias atrás

    Dear ESPN Editor, been watching some videos for sometime now. YOUR AUDIO SUCKS, just saying that there is room for improvement. Kindly improve it. Thanks!
    Going to topic. KD will go. I think!

  • Rah
    Rah 22 dias atrás

    I had to unsubscribe from this gossip girl show.

  • Marquinho0731
    Marquinho0731 22 dias atrás

    KD is not going to come and say anything, he loves the drama. He's probably at home laughing at all these guys speculating about his future. For all we know he decides to go to any Sorry team just to prove a point.

  • Ezra Timorason
    Ezra Timorason 22 dias atrás

    kd aint beating the warriors no matter which team he will play for besides the warriors

  • dead account
    dead account 22 dias atrás

    Just win baby. It's all that matters. Risking your career for a title makes perfect sense. On a totally unrelated topic. What ever happened to RG3?

  • justtind
    justtind 22 dias atrás

    Man... these guys have nothing real to talk about

  • GhettoMist
    GhettoMist 22 dias atrás

    Why do they say the same shit everyday?

  • Derek Dementia
    Derek Dementia 22 dias atrás

    Kimba will be a Warrior next year. Fact

  • Jacob Olvera
    Jacob Olvera 23 dias atrás

    KD needs Jesus

  • Charlie 2k
    Charlie 2k 23 dias atrás

    Jalen is such a hater

  • Henry Street
    Henry Street 23 dias atrás

    Max get on my fucking nerves every time he recalls a time when somebody was up on the Warriors in the playoffs. Who cares!? Spurs would've won the game, lost the series. Rockets with or without Chris Paul should've beaten em last year but instead of blaming it on injury blame it on they sorry ass shooting at the worst time. Old news

  • Joshua Howard
    Joshua Howard 23 dias atrás

    Stephen A. brought up a good ass point 🤣🤣

  • ken pimpin
    ken pimpin 23 dias atrás

    KD should stay at golden state for the next 10 year's.

  • KY Chan
    KY Chan 23 dias atrás

    Jordan stayed with the Bulls for over 7 yrs.
    Why would KD leave GSW after just 3?

    • Marc Bibanga
      Marc Bibanga 22 dias atrás +1

      KY Chan idk KD personally but maybe he feels his titles aren’t validated.

  • Marshall
    Marshall 23 dias atrás

    Is it just me or is Jalen lacking in intelligence?

  • Walker Texas Ranger
    Walker Texas Ranger 23 dias atrás

    Jalen got a good barber , probably paying 100 for a lineup 😂

  • mistaseeforce
    mistaseeforce 23 dias atrás

    Its an Achilles tear small tear

  • MrElpajita
    MrElpajita 23 dias atrás

    Jalen m p,ease, STFU

  • Big L
    Big L 23 dias atrás

    wheres molly?

  • money Mark
    money Mark 23 dias atrás

    Kd gotta play in the finals or they will say he didn't earn his third ring if the warriors win

  • Whois He
    Whois He 23 dias atrás

    Stephen A fighting sleep again!

  • skaval24
    skaval24 23 dias atrás +2

    You all forget KD took them over the Rockets. You forget that.

  • Dan , McGill
    Dan , McGill 23 dias atrás

    GS wins title against depleted Cavs. GS loses against Complete Cavs. GS recruits KD. KD becomes 2 times finals MVP. KD gets hurt,...can't contribute, GS stepping up every game even though they should have nearly lost every game, yet the new narrative is warriors don't need KD interesting being that the warriors would have been beaten by the clippers if KD did not play! Steph is awesome,... and Klay is awesome but they both go cold from time to time. KD probably is the most consistent shooter in the NBA. Steve Ker begs KD to take over the Clippers series. He bails them out,... and some how, 5 minutes later while he can't even play, a new narrative appears and Steph is the new greatest player ever Again! Wait- I take that back, now it's Kawhi Leonard because as Jalen said, "things change in the blink of an eye." I understand why players detest the Media. I do have to say, I watch this shi* . lol. but I do feel like its become the new national enquirer

  • Paulafan5
    Paulafan5 23 dias atrás +1

    Warrior will lose in 5 if Raptors get through and KD isn't playing. They need KD to drive and free up space for the Warriors shooters. If not; Raptors will crush them defensively.

  • Allan Johnson
    Allan Johnson 23 dias atrás

    This just shows you greatness can’t catch a break. They slam KD when he plays and when he doesn’t. I respect Jalen because he managed to have himself a nice NBA career, but NONE of these people can carry KD’s jockstrap.
    I wish KD could read this-KD tell all these mofo’s to kiss your rich ass. SO tired of the KD hate. He doesn’t deserve it.

  • Yaw Obeng
    Yaw Obeng 23 dias atrás

    What's Steve A telling us? You've already questioned KD if the latter narrative you just cited happens so stop saying it ain't going to be you.

  • John Spicer
    John Spicer 23 dias atrás

    A popped my Achilles I had the exact same reaction as kd.. lookin back like something hit you..I just don’t believe it’s a calf strain

  • Mdmchannel
    Mdmchannel 23 dias atrás

    I’d be happy with 5 million

  • Marat
    Marat 23 dias atrás

    The difference between the warriors winning a title now compared to the impact of the 15 title to KDs legacy, the team is supposed to be less deep now. Iggy older too, if the warriors still handle Kawhi it just proves Steph/Klay is all they need.

  • Coinraker
    Coinraker 23 dias atrás +1

    How ironic that the media would say that. All they've been doing is "prioritizing" KD's free agency ever since he joined the Warriors.

    • Paulafan5
      Paulafan5 23 dias atrás +1

      Media is tampering, pretty much. They tried all year to get Kawhi on the Lakers (even though he showed no interest in the Lakers). He might go to the Clippers, but not the Lakers. They tried desperately to get Zion to the Knicks and made it seem like the Knicks are getting a bad player at 3. KD and Kawhi on the Raptors next season would be hilarious just to watch the ESPN guys go INSANE.

  • West Coast
    West Coast 23 dias atrás

    They lucky LeBron ain't on the east

  • Michael Jenkins
    Michael Jenkins 23 dias atrás

    Kevin Durant has nothing to prove to anyone he's going to play in the finals he's a champion God only knows

  • Shirley Willis
    Shirley Willis 23 dias atrás

    Win or loose he.may still leave. Becaused kd keep looking at everything.that is going on. And listening very carefully of what people is saying out there. But no one knows where he is going.so people stop speculating.And for NY fans it takes a player or players to be ready to play for a bunch of people who dont appreciate young.people when they get drafted . the best thing that you guys do best is Boo every dam player thats been drafted that is why no one stay and no one wants to come and play for tbe knicks you guys need to shot the hell up.And untill NY could get one player to make a difference in decisions planning and dont take any shit from anyone that is the player has to be media ready to gain that respect you always have to be ready for the bunch of stupid ass you ask alot of dumb question. Peace out.

  • Rafael Gracie
    Rafael Gracie 23 dias atrás

    Can’t beat up 🤕 join them
    Durant - warriors

  • Shurland alves
    Shurland alves 23 dias atrás

    Rose u must say u talkin shit kd led injury isn’t what kawhi has ok so don’t compare

  • cortez thompson
    cortez thompson 23 dias atrás

    Why would Peyton wont Eli to lose unless its against him

  • James Winchester
    James Winchester 23 dias atrás

    Max doesn’t know basketball. And will Cain’s cunt ass doesn’t know shit about shit.

  • White Stallion
    White Stallion 23 dias atrás

    So KD is the first NBA player to rooting for his team to lose if he doesn't play. Hehe

    • Paulafan5
      Paulafan5 23 dias atrás

      I'm not sure he is rooting against his team, but if he was he wouldn't be the first one. I'm sure several impending free agents don't want their teams to succeed without them because it hurts their value. "They won without player X. Maybe player X isn't that good."

  • Nate Nittii
    Nate Nittii 23 dias atrás

  • Colton W
    Colton W 23 dias atrás

    People really forgot the Warriors losing 3 1 to Cavaliers huh? That was whole reason they went and got Durant to off set Lebron. If Raptors get through they really going to need him. Kawhi Leonard having to burn himself guarding KD could be a big x factor for that series. If he doesnt play Warriors will lose.

  • Sherwood Vhinchi
    Sherwood Vhinchi 23 dias atrás +1

    So when he was playing and averaging like 35 y’all wasn’t saying that 😂

  • Michael Lawrence
    Michael Lawrence 23 dias atrás

    KD should just sit back and say "I am gonna let you inferiors duke it out... I will sign a one year contract with whoever wins the Finals this year"

  • Colton W
    Colton W 23 dias atrás

    Only way hed leave would be if Warriors lose. Are they trying to tell us Warriors are about to lose? If not Kevin Durant aint going nowhere. Nobody passing up a opportunity to 4 peat.

  • carlos vega
    carlos vega 23 dias atrás

    If hes hurt and his team is winning why should he come back to further his injury. You guys are stupid. You didnt say that when L3-6ron got hurt this season.

  • X Kobe
    X Kobe 23 dias atrás

    KD is a champion **

  • Joel 0078
    Joel 0078 23 dias atrás

    F ESPN and this show. CONSTANTLY trying to single handily reshape the face of the league. Yeah, now KD isn’t rooting for the warriors. “It’s not gonna be me saying that but someone else will”. 🤔🤔🤔. Did he not just plant the seed for that to grow?? KD wants another championship. Who wouldn’t? Really HATE ESPN with their “gossip reporters”. I guess not even sports media can be trusted.

  • Kill Will
    Kill Will 23 dias atrás

    K.D and Klay nt leaving. They're getting another ring

    ITS QUABABY 23 dias atrás

    Warriors done it without kd facts max

    ITS QUABABY 23 dias atrás

    Kd can’t carry a team

    FRE FLO DO 23 dias atrás

    The longer this show runs the less actual sports journalism we get. Everything is pure speculation at this point on these shows. 10-15 minutes of facts followed by & drowned out by 45-50 minutes of opinions. I wish there was a feature to opt out of the 50 minutes of noise I don't care about. How many times have they said this player is DEFINITELY going to team A to play with player X & not only does the player NOT go there, he resigns & announces how proud & happy he is to stay where he's happy.

  • Underrated
    Underrated 23 dias atrás

    I had to check KD age why does Max keep saying it like KD 35 or some shit