Kevin Durant is clearly the most important piece to the Brooklyn Nets - Stephen A. | First Take

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Kevin Durant is clearly the most important piece to the Brooklyn Nets - Stephen A. | First Take
Stephen A. Smith and Max Kellerman weigh in on whether Kevin Durant or James Harden is more important to the Brooklyn Nets.
0:00 Stephen A. explains why KD is most important to the Nets.
1:40 "Kyrie Irving is box office" - Stephen A.
3:08 Max weighs in, saying Harden is the key for Brooklyn.
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  • 0:00 Stephen A. explains why KD is most important to the Nets. 1:40 "Kyrie Irving is box office" - Stephen A. 3:08 Max weighs in, saying Harden is the key for Brooklyn.

    ESPNESPNپیش 4 روز
    • KD can helps his teammates to win championship.

      Lee Jun LinLee Jun Linپیش 3 روز
    • ESPN Stephen A is the REAL MVP he was the face the mouth that built this NETS team. You guys owe Stephen A the scary part this could’ve been the Knicks.

      James BrownJames Brownپیش 3 روز
    • @Cire Williams Bronsexuals on denial 😭😭😭

      Max MXMax MXپیش 4 روز
    • @Max MX on top of the best shooter at the time and HOF champion Ray Allen joining them in Miami as well like c'mon now idk why they try and act like it's not the same.

      Cire WilliamsCire Williamsپیش 4 روز
    • @Aaron Carver Lmao. He just didn’t join Wade. He joined a 11 times All Star player and future HOF Bosh So yeah, if we can agree both KD and Lebron rings are cheap I have no problems Bronsexual 🤣

      Max MXMax MXپیش 4 روز
  • this show straight up the same thing every day

    PUSBPUSBپیش 8 ساعت
  • 1:29 ' Now Kyrie Irving is Box Office, he's a show stopper. You walk through the turnst.. let me tell ya'll something right now' LOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOL There's nobody like Stephen A Smith man. I'm from the UK and this guy just makes commentary/analysing sports so entertaining

    Kirko BangzKirko Bangzپیش روز
  • Harden plays a big part. Kyrie does. KD does. joe Harris does. Jeff green does. Claxton does. Deandre does. THE WHOLE TEAM DOES❤️🔥

    Moses MusaMoses Musaپیش روز
  • its clear harden is . wait no its kyrie. nah its kd

    probly zuitedprobly zuitedپیش روز
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    Kratos SpartanKratos Spartanپیش 2 روز
  • Weird topic

    antonio youngantonio youngپیش 2 روز
  • Harden all day

    Jonathan FordJonathan Fordپیش 2 روز
  • Kd and Harden are both great. But, kd’s injury will stop him for playing too long. Kd is very important, but Harden is the most important.

    lisa kelisa keپیش 2 روز
  • Nets not making it out of the east? Someone please cut Stephen A. off he has clearly had enough :D

    Alex LindbjergAlex Lindbjergپیش 2 روز
  • No Harden no deal. You put Durant out their without Kyrie and Harden and the Nets don’t make playoffs

    frank jacobsfrank jacobsپیش 2 روز
  • They need all 3 to have a shot to win the Championship

    frank jacobsfrank jacobsپیش 2 روز
  • Stephen A literally said just a couple weeks ago that the Nets could make it out of the East WITHOUT KD and just Harden and Kyrie😐

    Lunatic MonkeyLunatic Monkeyپیش 2 روز
  • they not winning it without harden

    Floz McgFloz Mcgپیش 2 روز
  • Kevin Durant kissed you, like this to undo

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  • you gotta feel bad for kd tho man like this is supposed to be his time , like hes on the god squad and they gotta go crazy. as they said , all healthy nobody beats them , its just ( to me ) pretty sad to see kd a 7ft shot creator who dosent miss sitting on the bench

    wkey jakewkey jakeپیش 2 روز
  • I'd trust KD x Kyrie or KD x Harden more than I'd trust Kyrie & Harden to get to the finals and have the best chance to win. The only player ahead of KD in the league is LeBron.

    HaksHaksپیش 2 روز
    • One like from me 😊

      M0nkiDRufiM0nkiDRufiپیش 2 روز
  • Ok, what's fascinating about this video and the topic is asking which guy is more important both Max and Stephen A. get to the crux at the end. The question only matters if both guys are healthy and in full swing by the time the playoffs start and they have to get all the way through. The real question is do a completely healthy Nets have good chemistry on the court? Stephen A. says Durant is more important based on talent but Harden is statistically the better all around player and is basically running the point. But are both guys willing to take a backseat if Kyrie goes on a tare that lasts throughout the playoffs? What happens if the Nets play the Bucks and Giannis, Middleton and Holiday have basically neutralized Durant, Harden and Kyrie but Milwaukee's front court guys can't handle Aldridge? Are these 3 guys willing to sit back and support Aldridge like a bunch of back ups? Remember when Kevin Durant got angry at Draymond Green (average shooter and average ball handler) for not giving up the ball on the last possession (which Durant was clearly right) What happens in the last possession with Kyrie or Harden (two of the top ball handlers and shooters in the league)? The point, whose more important is irrelevant, I think the Nets have a big problem if everyone's healthy.

    norrisb1981norrisb1981پیش 2 روز
  • Yes Kevin Durant is the most important piece to the Nets he is a army Swiss knife everyone knows that every Golden State Warriors fan understood that s*** it seems to us that Steve Kerr didn't understand that Steve Kerr is not the f****** coach of the Warriors future and we need to get over glamorizing this man he is the reason we lost Kevin Durant truthfully a good coach would have figured out a way to beat the Raptors with Stephen Curry Boogie cousins and Andre Iguodala we're going to f*** around and lose Stephen Curry because it is fuckary

    600 Selly600 Sellyپیش 2 روز
  • Max love talkin down on KD

    Tyreik SmithTyreik Smithپیش 2 روز
  • I want lebron to win but if he don't I hope harden and kyrie win with kd missing all playoffs

    nmb Memphis beast24nmb Memphis beast24پیش 2 روز
  • I am not sure anyone has noticed, but KD is the best player in the world.

    M MM Mپیش 2 روز
  • why was shaq on yr show again last time?

  • KD never averaged a triple double or ever came close to what Harden is doing rn

    Jake YoungJake Youngپیش 2 روز
  • I hate to say this cuz he's also my favorite player but KD only gets a ring on a superteam that he hops to or forms

    Jake YoungJake Youngپیش 2 روز
  • How many times did Harden when without KD? Oh yeah lol... every time. Can't say the same for anybody else.

    Jake YoungJake Youngپیش 2 روز
  • Stephen A . wishes that he was the coach of the Nets! Not Steve Nash because he's not social like Mick Dantoni was.

    EmanuelEmanuelپیش 2 روز
  • Casual. Harden is by far. Harden is like having 2 players and I remind you they didn't start winning until he came.

    Sunny DarkoSunny Darkoپیش 2 روز
  • it's harden not kd

    Ira BontaIra Bontaپیش 2 روز
  • harden been doing all the winnings since joined KD used to fumble till they got two more full legs

    Ira BontaIra Bontaپیش 2 روز
  • Stephen:I wanna put the world on pause Me:you can’t pause a multiplayer game

    Super EpicproSuper Epicproپیش 2 روز
  • What is he talking about? Just like The Dubs weren't a super team without KD The Nets Aren't a super team. Without KD , they maybe beatable. With him, they raise that O Brian trophy. Just like the Dubs would have. There is about 7 or 8 team that if you insert KD they win it. KD is the best player, right now in the league.

    John AndersonJohn Andersonپیش 2 روز
  • Stephen A is absolutely right, Kevin Durant is the most important player on the Nets!

    Bill JohnsonBill Johnsonپیش 2 روز
  • Kyrie has been stepping it up and James harden does his thing with these role players they are making it to the eastern conference finals and winning still but it will be hard but they’re winning still

    dacobia-_-dacobia-_-پیش 2 روز
  • Harden is important to get other players involved and KD and Kyrie are important for Clutch moments simple. TBH KD should just take over 4th quarters he can do it any time.

    Alejandro AyalaAlejandro Ayalaپیش 2 روز
  • Lol no KD on the nets the expectation is still a chip SA. I have never wanted a team to lose so bad in the playoffs than this any sport.

    Justin WoodJustin Woodپیش 2 روز
  • The title of this video doesn’t sit right especially if you were in his shoes 👟

    Justin BriggsJustin Briggsپیش 2 روز
  • Harden is the most important because the offense run through him. And if he is under performed the Nets will be in danger.. KD is great but he is just someone who is free in the Court, but either Harden, Steph or Russ is the leader of the team where he is belong..

    Nasri JumaidiNasri Jumaidiپیش 2 روز
  • I mean if any of the 3 are gone they aren't a lock to win the East... Max was right on...

    Jon FisherJon Fisherپیش 2 روز
  • Let’s be honest. Nets are guaranteed views and likes, so SAS and Max will talk about them every single day. I get that. Superteams are exciting and we are all basically waiting to see Steve Nash saying “Avengers assemble!” with KD, Harden, Kyrie, Aldridge and Griffin lineup.

    TheSiemekTheSiemekپیش 2 روز
  • Stephen A is correct though. Harden and Irving can’t beat the heat without Kd, probably even with him,

    Remy BeatzRemy Beatzپیش 2 روز
  • Either way he left a 73-9 team to go form a super team what a super star

    Remy BeatzRemy Beatzپیش 2 روز
  • Brooklyn Nets is a smashing team, if the big 3 combines.

    Franz PacisFranz Pacisپیش 3 روز
  • Great talent, but does this man even has an ounce of competitive juice in his body though? Look at his teams lmao.

    MusicLover SylverMusicLover Sylverپیش 3 روز
  • With or without Durant, they'll win. I hate them.

    Citizen XCitizen Xپیش 3 روز
  • With out harden nets not winning not just KD💀

    Jada KucblongJada Kucblongپیش 3 روز
  • They wouldn’t make it if Harden was hurt either 🤷🏾‍♂️

    Ricky GodetteRicky Godetteپیش 3 روز
  • None of what sas said was cap

    Jah TillahJah Tillahپیش 3 روز
  • This topic is as equally annoying as the big 3 loud mouth idiots on the nets.

    Casey KetchellCasey Ketchellپیش 3 روز
  • KD is better than Lebron at getting into better teams. Warriors + NETS > Lakers + CLE + MIAMI

    John LeJohn Leپیش 3 روز
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  • Just counting the clock till Durant is hurt again. Month?

    Todd StarksTodd Starksپیش 3 روز
  • Harden out here as one of the top MVP candidates, and KD has only played 20 games, and SAS giving all the credit to KD. SAS been on KD 🥜 since KD mom yelled at him. 😂

    GOAT JamesGOAT Jamesپیش 3 روز
  • As the 2003 pistons and the 2011 mavericks demonstrated, any team can be beat in a 7 game series with the right mix of veteran stars, great young players and a Deep bench. Don't give the title to the Nets just yet.

    cvvvvvvvvccvvvvvvvvcپیش 3 روز
  • If Julius Randall's son could break down crying to this clip, that would make my day.

    Cathryn NaikerCathryn Naikerپیش 3 روز
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  • Bru harden and Kyrie by themselves would make it to the ecf

    easy money97easy money97پیش 3 روز
  • True facts: This is the best roster in nba history. Clearly as white they will win this season easily. Finals Los Angeles Lakers 1 Brooklyn Nets 4 Finals Mvp JamesHarden Trust me im not joking!

  • stephen a smith is trash all he does is hate on people and complain about race. Race baiting or hating is all he is good for please fire this man

    NamibiaNamibiaپیش 3 روز
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    FBA.D.O.S CuttheCHECK!!FBA.D.O.S CuttheCHECK!!پیش 3 روز
  • A rookie coach never coached a day in his life is winning a championship why is Stephen A hating.

    Soulex DiohSoulex Diohپیش 3 روز
  • I'm a kd fan but I think we can win it with kyrie harden Griffin an alrdrige

    Hash HussainHash Hussainپیش 3 روز
  • Nets are going to be in the Finals not the Fakers LoL 🤣 LeBitch Blames and Anthony Davis will come back but they're going to get injured again 😂!Lol.

    Chris DrakeChris Drakeپیش 3 روز
  • KD is the most important imo because, imo the Nets aren't winning a chip w/o him edit: Harden statistically is an postseason choke artist, and Kyrie can't carry a team.

    Jahbez McLemoreJahbez McLemoreپیش 3 روز
  • Durant will never feel the tears or fulfillment of a champion like Lebron and Kobe did. There is something fulfilling about winning against the odds carrying a team...fighting the fair fight. If the Nets win it will mean more to the organization than the players

    Hulk TimberlakeHulk Timberlakeپیش 3 روز
  • Stephen A repeats the same phrases about Kyrie all the time. Like come up with other content dude

    TyChaserTyChaserپیش 3 روز
  • Clippers not even making WCF last year will be forgotten about if Nets can't win the entire thing this year.

    Ananno MyssAnanno Myssپیش 3 روز
  • James harden is the best player in the league and media/fans/peers refuse to acknowledge it. He has been that for years

    Fernando MoralesFernando Moralesپیش 3 روز
  • Thought max was about to start spittin when that beat dropped

    TezTezپیش 3 روز
  • Kevin Durant, Lebron James, Embid, AD, Jannis, Lillard, Harden, Irving. Where is Nikola Jokić where where Stephen A, the best point Center of all time the Joker where where where😤😡😠??????????????

    Warrior BCWarrior BCپیش 3 روز
  • hardens clearly the best player on the nets lol

    KN PlaysKN Playsپیش 3 روز
  • I hope KD is ready for that Sixers match up on the 14th

    brian harleybrian harleyپیش 3 روز
  • Sthepen A change narrative

    King RaiKing Raiپیش 3 روز
  • Max is right. If Nets are healthy, it's game over for everyone else.

    El CapitanoEl Capitanoپیش 3 روز
  • They don’t like to see this. They’ll do anything to break greatness up😭😭

    CookEm GangCookEm Gangپیش 3 روز
  • Stephen A sounding quite stupid with this one 😂😂

    Tiger ScottTiger Scottپیش 3 روز
  • Are we forgetting Denver here I mean they just traded for Aaron Gordon and won five straight games with no losses and a extra pick for Javale McGee and they’re doing just fine and I believe they’re contending in the western conference finals and aiming for a chip

    smoki deesmoki deeپیش 3 روز
  • SA😶 ur destroying the brklyn will not work dude...👎

    jojo ruzoljojo ruzolپیش 3 روز
  • Kevin Durant is the best player in the NBA.

    Mass ManMass Manپیش 3 روز
  • Max's job is literally to be on the losing side of every argument on the show. At times you can see it in his face that he does not believe the things coming out of his own mouth. Shameful, the things we do for showbiz.

    Gumz_ReezyGumz_Reezyپیش 3 روز
  • Harden is more important for me. Harden can switch from scorer to facilitator thats why they went to 1st spot from 7th spot when Harden arrives even though Kd didnt played on that run.

    Gerald BermudezGerald Bermudezپیش 3 روز
  • i think espn ran out of ideas so they just discuss the same topic week after week. lmfao

    Joe KrleJoe Krleپیش 3 روز
  • Kd is the glue of this team but, imo Harden is the most important piece.

    kreator861 201kreator861 201پیش 3 روز
  • I have not been this excited for my Nets since the Jason Kidd / Kenyon Martin/ RJ/ Kittles days...

    kreator861 201kreator861 201پیش 3 روز
  • 6ers beating them in the east... pin this comment

    Musaddiq Munir LimanMusaddiq Munir Limanپیش 3 روز
  • Kyrie and Harden could get out of the East by themselves! Competition matters so sho they go up against in the finals KD will be less or more needed.

    TheShazam76TheShazam76پیش 3 روز
  • KD was the most important pieces of the gsw too!!!!!!!! So happy to see back!!!!!!!! Go KD!!!!!!!!!!!GO!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Nicolas dinozzoNicolas dinozzoپیش 3 روز
  • Harden almost did it with the rockets too bad CP3 got injured.

    Tyson GTyson Gپیش 3 روز
  • Loyalty is forever by 32su on IRworld listen 👂

    32 Su32 Suپیش 3 روز
  • He is plus he has the rings

    eric blackwelleric blackwellپیش 3 روز
  • The media are like messy females trying to create egotistical controversy within locker rooms of nba players .

    Enlightened FamilyEnlightened Familyپیش 3 روز
  • People forget how the Houston Rockets was the only team that was a threat to The Warriors when they picked up KD.. And it's because of James Harden. James is big-time

    stupendousAstupendousAپیش 3 روز
    • @Joey AD But he lost without CP3 still. I mean yes obviously Harden is going crazy w the Nets but KD is the real no1 on that team undoubtedly

      JudeJudeپیش 2 روز
    • @Jude CP3 got injured and Harden lead that team solo as long as he could. You combine that man with a healthy KI, KD Harris brown LA and Blake the way he’s playin now lol it becomes truly unfair for the league to even have optimism 😎

      Joey ADJoey ADپیش 2 روز
    • Harden and CP3* I think your forgetting that CP3 elevates the teams he is on

      JudeJudeپیش 3 روز
  • Lebron nightmare

    San ValdersSan Valdersپیش 4 روز
  • I know yall say Mama Durant got Stephen A talking like this.. But KD's skills got the whole world saying the same thing. If the NBA wasn't desperately trying to push the fake Bron vs MJ GOAT conversation. They could easily do the KD vs Bron convo. Lol let's do it now. KD been better for YEARS. Only thing Bron ever been better than KD at was passing. He used to be better at creating super teams. KD showed yall he better at that too. 😂😂😂

  • Without Kd I believe they still make it out of the east

    Eddie PerezEddie Perezپیش 4 روز
  • Imagine top 10 players decide to play on the same team one day 😂

    Sheng ChengSheng Chengپیش 4 روز
  • LeBorn James and Anthony Davis join the GSW in 2022 season, let’s make it happen 😂 let’s play some basketball, Kawhi Lenard Paul George Giannis, and Luka Doncic to Denver 😂

    Sheng ChengSheng Chengپیش 4 روز
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  • 20 - 5 without KD, they'd still be 1 of 2 favorites to come out of the east, KD takes them over the top, I wish SAS would stop acting like they're hopeless without KD, the team is loaded

    Urban_Nerdz_Urban_Nerdz_پیش 4 روز