Stephen A. and Max react to the Nets falling to the Cavs in Kyrie Irving's return | First Take

Stephen A. Smith and Max Kellerman discuss their concerns for the Nets following Collin Sexton scoring 42 points for the Cleveland Cavaliers in a 147-135 win against Kyrie Irving, James Harden, Kevin Durant and the Brooklyn Nets.
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  • I feel as though their ego may get in the way, and cause them to self-destruct. God forbid.

    GhostOfSJGhostOfSJVor 27 Tage
  • See the agenda 👀 They lost 2 games with the Big 3 together and every media show and podcast and haters mouths where overly disrespectful especially at Kyrie talking about trade him because they know if they don't create any drama and try anything they can to put a wedge between Kyrie and this team then at the end of the season they'll have to eat their words while the championship parade is going on in Brooklyn period. 2 wins and not a peep from the same shows and media dummies who a week ago had waaaayyyy to much to say the same energy ain't there why is that??? Keep hating I love it guess I have to wait until they lose again to hear that Kyrie hate and a word from you Nets haters and media dummies and parrots 🤣😭😂

    onendonly32onendonly32Vor 28 Tage
  • Kyrie is a cancer on any team he’s on. And I keep telling ppl that just because a team lineup looks great on paper doesn’t mean they are going to be great. The nets are going to the playoffs, but will they win the playoffs is the question.

    Yo.boi_ Hood619Yo.boi_ Hood619Vor 28 Tage
  • Is Kevin Durant paying Stephen A's rent or something?

    Yaddak MelaYaddak MelaVor 29 Tage
  • Kyrie look skinny af

    Life of MarkavionLife of MarkavionVor 29 Tage
  • I agree with Max. I don't think that game is typical...sometimes Harden will shoot less than 15, and sometimes Kyrie will be the one shooting less than 15, and occasionally it will be Durant...I don't think the Nets are sweating it as much as the media is.

    jessejesseVor Monat
  • Lack of defense, lack of depth, lack of continuity, lack of size...the Nets will score lots of points and beat some really good teams, but they will also lose to a lot of mediocre teams and will most likely fizzle at the end of the season.

    jessejesseVor Monat
  • Kyrie had 38 points and you guys are saying he shouldnt have the ball as much

    Ian YoshimotoIan YoshimotoVor Monat
  • Molly cutting him off at the end... Yea.. yea... yea.... Lmao what the F*ck do she be doing? Lmao.

    Tariqe Conscious TVTariqe Conscious TVVor Monat
  • Stephen A smith sounds close to a pissed off black woman when he talks lmao

    SuperOlivessSuperOlivessVor Monat
  • so tired of this Kyrie slander. Literally shows he has less touches. It’s not his fault that he plays aggressive when he gets the ball.

    Showtime CityShowtime CityVor Monat
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  • Kyrie is not a pg he just short he a 2 guard but the ball has to go through kd for them to win

    Streetz Da DonStreetz Da DonVor Monat
  • Dudes annoying. He’s voice is like nail on a chalk board especially when rambling. They should have him on a teleprompter. You can tell he’s not and should be.

    Ryan BrownRyan BrownVor Monat
  • why you need kyrie if you have durant and harden

    cryingmushroom47cryingmushroom47Vor Monat
  • So now it's "offense wins championships" lol

    Nicholas LewisNicholas LewisVor Monat
  • Cavs are my favorite team!

    Alex LibbyAlex LibbyVor Monat
  • Trade Kyrie for the best 1-4 defender you can find and this team gets better.

    Libertarian NeighborLibertarian NeighborVor Monat
  • nets play better without kyrie

    Brandon PelkeyBrandon PelkeyVor Monat
  • How about Kyrie shooting 23 instead of 28, Harden 19 instead of 12, KD staying with his 25, yikes! Stephen A already in excuse modus^^

    Apple Schorle dumm wie ToastbrotApple Schorle dumm wie ToastbrotVor Monat
  • Kevin Durant needs to be the leader and take control. Dictate the offense and score when he needs to, he’s being to nice .

    mike Dprodigymike DprodigyVor Monat
  • They are hibernating on Harris ? Dude is a pure shooter. Mark my word, Harris will bust 40 points and will hit 8 three pointers in a game. Maybe a few. Because all they have to do is kick it out. And somebody will have a triple double by feeding him.

    RobertRobertVor Monat
  • Jay Williams: THE MOST TALENT TRIO EVER IN NBA HISTORY!! Yeah, but what about the defence?

    Jomaru JoestarJomaru JoestarVor Monat

    marko petrovikmarko petrovikVor Monat
  • Its a new team. Give them time.

    Irwn AybIrwn AybVor Monat
  • It’s a shame how Kyrie is that good and too not too be a leader wit no damm defense

    Marc KeyyMarc KeyyVor Monat
  • IT seems like they want the nets to win because i see it as hes wants the team with 3 all starts to win i really dont care about Stephen anymore

    Nemeton GamerNemeton GamerVor Monat
  • SAS was just here to attack kyrie

    Zakarihau OdewaleZakarihau OdewaleVor Monat
  • so kyrie shoots 52 percent and its still a problem 😭

    Maldinni NicolasMaldinni NicolasVor Monat
  • Kirye is almost equal to James. Nets need to trade him ASAP. So team could build chemistry. They could get 3 good players + more.

    Mohammad SohelMohammad SohelVor Monat
  • Nobody STILL wants to address the elephant in the room of this being the Houston Rockets 2.0. As long as Mike D'Antoni is a part of any team's coaching staff, there's going to be high scoring and little or no defense. ...and Nash is an enabler to this, thus complicit as the head coach.

    Gary AugustusGary AugustusVor Monat
  • Serves the cry baby right.

    Some SoccerguySome SoccerguyVor Monat
  • Kyrie bumass thinks he's better than Harden lmao he'll learn so I hope they trade him he's a cancer to a teams chemistry

    Nate 13Nate 13Vor Monat

    Mr AppleMr AppleVor Monat

  • The plan was for kyrie to open up the offense once he got hot. Well. He never got hot. Either way the team was ready to live with those consequences .

  • Nets are clippers part 2

    Kevin RamosKevin RamosVor Monat
  • You not scoring 40 on me until I foul out!! I'm hacking😂😂

    George CubieGeorge CubieVor Monat
  • Kyrie shouldn't be taking offensively EVER when Harden and KD are on the floor.

    Tivo KenevilTivo KenevilVor Monat
  • Lonzo ball would be perfect for the nets.

    Tivo KenevilTivo KenevilVor Monat
  • we counting shots now, analytics xD

    AidanAidanVor Monat
  • Kyrie is a luminous talent, but he's not a guy I'd want. He's not worth the baggage, and that's saying something. He is also NOT the best show in the NBA. That would be Steph Curry, preferably when he's not the only guy on his team who can hit a shot.

    WhatsWongNowWhatsWongNowVor Monat
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    Sam WangSam WangVor Monat
  • Kyrie is a great player but he's not a great facilitator! This team needs a good passing point.

    Jed SteelwellJed SteelwellVor Monat
  • Molly did her job this time.

    ZanZanVor Monat
  • I will never bet on this garbage team again. I thought they could beat them by -6.5 points in the rematch. The nets blew up a good team. Now, they middle of the pack to me...

    Mike RMike RVor Monat
  • James harden not a point guard His also not a closer

    limelight360prolimelight360proVor Monat
  • Cavs was on . Everyone balled. Nets should of done better defense. But cavs was on that night

    Just a 5ohJust a 5ohVor Monat
  • Kyrie for Simmons. This is the only way.

    Sotero A. GomezSotero A. GomezVor Monat
  • The Problem is Steve Nash.

    Sotero A. GomezSotero A. GomezVor Monat
  • No depth problems with team chemistry and the worst defensive team in the NBA = Nets choking in the playoffs. Have no rim defense and Kyrie is a defensive liability now

    TheLusciousTheLusciousVor Monat
  • Stephen A has beef with everybody it seems: Kareem LeBron now Kyrie. He’s not objective just a overpaid mouth runner

    TheLusciousTheLusciousVor Monat
  • Nets have no defensive identity. They traded that away with Jarrett Allen

    TheLusciousTheLusciousVor Monat
  • Cavs had worst offense due to Sexton just getting back. Love, Garland, Exum, Okoro, Windler, Porter were all injured and Allen and Prince weren’t in Cleveland yet

    Raschaud FarmerRaschaud FarmerVor Monat
  • The Cavs been injured

    Raschaud FarmerRaschaud FarmerVor Monat
  • yes kyrie shouldnt always shoot more shots then harden and kevin durant ... but kyrie shot over 50% and had 37... so i think it was valid and some nights he willl have 30 and some nights harden will have 30 i think the defense was the problem more than kyrie having 37 on over 50% shooting and SAS being upset that some of those points didnt go to harden or KD

    WallyyWallyyVor Monat
  • A volcano erupted in Hawaii Stephen A: Kyrie was the one who shot the ball in the volcano

    0netyr0netyrVor Monat
  • Lol hope the nets implode

    Antonio NeriAntonio NeriVor Monat
  • They traaaash

    SGTSayzSGTSayzVor Monat
  • I'm just glad to see Kyrie came back not looking homeless.

    MegaEdouble1MegaEdouble1Vor Monat
  • Jose FloresJose FloresVor Monat
  • Nets should get to the finals once they figure things out....but when they meet Lebron and AD in the finals its gonna be da sha vu all over again...This team is nothing more than version 2 of OKC 2012, Harden, KD, and Kyre replacing Westbrook against Lebron, & AD replacing Dwade

    Rodney CavinessRodney CavinessVor Monat
  • They should have kept Allen...they got no backup in the post when Jordan foes out

    Rodney CavinessRodney CavinessVor Monat
  • What's the saying, teams better without Kyrie lol

    SwoodySwoodyVor Monat
  • Does Stephen A ever have anything positive to say? Always so cynical. Just an old, angry, jealous black man.

    Nate McDonoughNate McDonoughVor Monat
  • Kyrie has a misguided Ego.. a short man ego..he's dangerous an in 3years done.

    Gold Star 1000Gold Star 1000Vor Monat
  • Talent don't equal chemistry you have to learn and want to play with each other and defend that's what equals championship pedigree and the minute you don't have it all plus talent it's gone look at the warriors

    Mr JonesMr JonesVor Monat
  • He been beefin with Kyrie for a min . Why?

    Mo ChamberlainMo ChamberlainVor Monat
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  • People seem to forget that Collin Sexton is the same guy who nearly won a 3v5 lol Man is a legend

    J-LonJ-LonVor Monat
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