I want full credit for Kawhi if he shuts down Kevin Durant in Game 5 - Max Kellerman | First Take

Stephen A. Smith, Max Kellerman and Jay Williams weigh in on how they expect Kevin Durant to contribute to the Golden State Warriors if he plays in Game 5 of the 2019 NBA Finals.
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  1. Fred Brooks

    Fred Brooks3 months ago

    The only credit you get from me Max Kellerman is for being a buster. It's obvious the way KD was cooking before he went down to injury nor Kawhi or anyone else was shutting down KD. In fact KD was on his way to scoring 30-40 points the way he was playing and that was coming back from being out for 5 weeks.

  2. Joefry Angus

    Joefry Angus3 months ago

    Let's go Raptors 🖐️🔥

  3. David L

    David L3 months ago

    Max Kellerman makes as much sense as Trump on his worst days. Zero.

  4. Tommy Going

    Tommy Going3 months ago

    Sas careless huh

  5. twes619

    twes6193 months ago


  6. Cormorant_on_aRock

    Cormorant_on_aRock3 months ago

    sports "writers" have become monsters. As the Flaming Lips once put it, "ego tripping at the gates of hell" :L

  7. Chi

    Chi3 months ago

    No body stops KD but KD

  8. Taylor

    Taylor3 months ago

    Bahaha guess he won’t get that credit! Couldn’t even beat the warriors without KD!! Kawhi is great but overrated

  9. cort reynolds-bolan

    cort reynolds-bolan3 months ago


  10. jagusto shard

    jagusto shard3 months ago

    Yes dumbface max he totally shut him down he only had 11 in 12 minutes.Blow some cock would be a better job for you

  11. jagusto shard

    jagusto shard3 months ago

    Lightswitch yes lol and i am being sarcastic about his statement cause kawi didnt do shit against him

  12. Lightswitch

    Lightswitch3 months ago

    You do realize he said this BEFORE the game right? 🤣

  13. Sheri Addis

    Sheri Addis3 months ago

    Still want credit?

  14. Nate the Memelord

    Nate the Memelord3 months ago

    KD shut himself down

  15. DJ

    DJ3 months ago

    You man gave KD that Injury jinx!

  16. Fred Wilson

    Fred Wilson3 months ago

    And kd killed him lol they would've won by 20 if he didn't get hurt again

  17. Sani

    Sani3 months ago

    Fred Wilson maybe, but injuries are part of the game and if you had a more balanced lineup with good bench support maybe you’d be able to win without your star...

  18. Josh Adams

    Josh Adams3 months ago

    You got no credit

  19. Spaghetti

    Spaghetti3 months ago

    DeMar becomes bait

  20. David 4949

    David 49493 months ago

    This didn’t age well.

  21. Swen Dalagan

    Swen Dalagan3 months ago

    Kawhi needs to prove more than that at his pinacle of his game not just one or two finals game. And goes for KD too.

  22. NINO

    NINO3 months ago

    Does a torn Achilles count

  23. 2 PAC

    2 PAC3 months ago

    Molly shut the fuck up and suck this big thang bitch 😍😍😍😍😍😍❤️🌹💍

  24. kisstharing

    kisstharing3 months ago

    KD drained 2 threes right in Kawhi face, he was finnin' to put 30+ right in Kawhi eyeball. Dude is a killer im so angry that we couldn't see a healthy kd vs a healthy Kawhi it would have been an epic showdown, all we got was 1 qrter and KD won that.

  25. Chris Solano

    Chris Solano3 months ago

    Well he did shut down... made Kd shutdown himself...

  26. .period

    .period3 months ago

    Soooo what had happen was...... Achilles heel

  27. dc_hello_1

    dc_hello_13 months ago

    We all saw KD have no problem scoring on Kawhi. Raptors are so lucky KD is out.

  28. Tre_Jones_Is_My_Dad_03

    Tre_Jones_Is_My_Dad_033 months ago

    this video didn’t age well

  29. Joshua Mandela

    Joshua Mandela3 months ago

    Title didn’t age well did it

  30. Tramaine Terrance

    Tramaine Terrance3 months ago

    Hello, Humans.👋 "You can choose to fight your journey every step of the way or you can embrace it, recognizing each stumble or setback as a opportunity to strengthen your character, finesse your craft, and deepen your passion. Oh this journey can be beautiful if you allow yourself to enjoy the rain!" ~Kierra C.T. Banks TERRANCE OUT

  31. Esketit Esketit

    Esketit Esketit3 months ago

    It was the other way around and kd went tf off while clamping Kawhi. Foh

  32. 2 Pitbulls

    2 Pitbulls3 months ago


  33. n1ko

    n1ko3 months ago

    Too soon.....too soon.

  34. Richie Famus

    Richie Famus3 months ago

    Yeah wasn’t nobody giving KD the business. In fact when he was playing it looked like the Raptors had no chance.

  35. Richie Famus

    Richie Famus3 months ago

    ..And Max is so utterly ridiculous that he says that at least 5 other players in the NBA are better. 🤡’s statement MK. CLEARLY Max has NEVER played pick-up basketball. Where are these other players at when Lebron has 1st pick each year in the All-Star game? Who does Lebron pick? Lmao. Omg. To make a comment like that completely renders EVERYTHING else you say about basketball meaningless.

  36. John Carter 35

    John Carter 353 months ago

    Exactly i been told these clown KD is the best

  37. CommentStealer

    CommentStealer3 months ago

    Well you could say kd is shut down

  38. Grand Wizard

    Grand Wizard3 months ago

    Haha fuck Leonard

  39. Patreece Pickett

    Patreece Pickett3 months ago

    They Couldn’t shut Down KD the Injury Gods shut Down KD that 11 was the Reasons they Won SAS is Correct wasn’t no rust it was a Physical move away from getting Hurt max was just saying The Soft Freak was the Best a Guy who Can’t Shoot at All that was max a month ago now it’s The Klaw please it’s KD an cut it out

  40. Captain Teeko

    Captain Teeko3 months ago

    I mean kawhi didn’t shut him down his own heel did 🤷🏻‍♀️ I hope he gets better tho :c even tho I’m still a kawhi fan bc I’m from SA and I want Toronto to win I wouldn’t wish any athlete a torn Achilles’ tendon :(

  41. Jamieriggensyahoo.com187 Riggens

    Jamieriggensyahoo.com187 Riggens3 months ago

    Who cares!! Only sleepers sit down and waste there time watching nothing. Lol. You news people's like Turing nothing into something. You practice just as much as those entertainers

  42. SquirrelyBlake

    SquirrelyBlake3 months ago

    Not good.

  43. Patreece Pickett

    Patreece Pickett3 months ago

    He Didn’t Do Shit he’s Good But He’s not KD

  44. David Lin

    David Lin3 months ago

    @Cjbeast3000 Whos KD? Some guy who got shut down so hard his achilles got torn off? Raptors played pity defense on KD and he still got his achilles destroyed. Talk about ankle breakers.

  45. Cjbeast3000

    Cjbeast30003 months ago

    @David Lin So you didn't watch how KD dropped 11 in 12 minutes while clamping kawhi. He bust 2 3s in kawhi face while double teamed on another one. A 70% KD outplayed kawhi in one quarter and was looking at around 40 points. Kawhi sleeping happy that KD didn't play and he got another ring

  46. David Lin

    David Lin3 months ago

    KD got shut down so hard he blew his achilles. Kawhi best player cemented.

  47. Patreece Pickett

    Patreece Pickett3 months ago

    Kahwi Didn’t shut down shit Max is a Band wagoner he knows Nothing About Basketball

  48. zê rø

    zê rø3 months ago

    Well youre wrong max they couldnt STOP kd..nobody could stop him.. we know youre GS HATER..

  49. worken360

    worken3603 months ago

    Max Kellerman is like a fish out of water, he's flopping this way and that way going back and forth. "I want full credit when the team who scores the most points and makes the most baskets win" Max Kellerman

  50. Peter L

    Peter L3 months ago

    Another WRONG take by Max.... why is he even covering the NBA??? - Kawhi did nothing against Kevin Durant in Game 5.

  51. Tony Fair

    Tony Fair3 months ago

    Who's here AFTER KD went down in Game 5? 😥 🤦‍♂️

  52. Azx Iyseya

    Azx Iyseya3 months ago

    Me. Raptors fans are complete bums after they cheered at his injury

  53. sealand000

    sealand0003 months ago

    The real question is, if the Warriors were up 3-0 or 3-1, would they have cleared KD to play?

  54. reseller7

    reseller73 months ago

    Curry's stats are better than Lenard's in the finals!!! Curry has played 10 mths more than most NBA plAYERS OVER ThE LAST 5 YR'S!!!

  55. reseller7

    reseller73 months ago

    @Caulifla #Universe6 Durant stats www.espn.com/nba/player/gamelog/_/id/3202/kevin-durant

  56. reseller7

    reseller73 months ago

    @Caulifla #Universe6 Leonard stats www.espn.com/nba/player/gamelog/_/id/6450/kawhi-leonard

  57. reseller7

    reseller73 months ago

    @Caulifla #Universe6 Curry stats www.espn.com/nba/player/gamelog/_/id/3975/stephen-curry

  58. Caulifla #Universe6

    Caulifla #Universe63 months ago

    What are curry final stats so far?

  59. Besthooper2k

    Besthooper2k3 months ago

    Why the hell do they keep repeating the whole “kd makes any team better” deal. Every body on every sports show and their mom has said that already. Move on

  60. 99 overall Stoner

    99 overall Stoner3 months ago

    Max Kawhi doesn’t know you.

  61. Donna Morgan

    Donna Morgan3 months ago

    Well,well, well, now we see that the calf injury is now for sure an Achilles injury NOW! I didn't even watch game 5. When I saw K.D, I was like" oh well, there will be a game 6, seriously. To wake up this morning, see 105/106, with headlines " Kevin Durant, achilles injury! All I could think was, that so sad. I am sure he knew this was the risk he was taking for the game he loves so much. Athletes take risk All the time. This may well have been his last game in the finals with the GSW. One thing is for sure, when that achilles is back to normal K.D will be THE PLAYER that another franchise will pay big time money to have on their roster. I loved watching him as a young player on OKC with Westbrook, Harden(I was a fan) I wasn't a fan of his move to the Warriors. I really felt the Thunder could have beat the Warriors with the combination they had. All this just to say, I am truly a Kevin Durant fan now. I have watched footage of this guy without any fancy foot work just play what I see as just down right PRETTY basketball😲. It's like poetry in motion. I am over the decision he made to go to an already well oiled machine. The fact is in my eyes, right now, he should go down in history as a top 10 all around GREAT ballers. Achilles injury or not, that's a Baaaaaaaaad MAN!😘Thank you Stephen A. for the training😉

  62. LosBlancos

    LosBlancos3 months ago

    i think warriors can win the championship without durant if cousins play as he did in the kings before

  63. King Maine

    King Maine3 months ago

    LosBlancos That’s a big IF

  64. Jango Manango

    Jango Manango3 months ago

    Once KD is healthy there ain’t a player that can defend him end of conversation

  65. epiphany

    epiphany3 months ago

    This man broke into jaylen roses closet

  66. Pavan Man

    Pavan Man3 months ago

    Durant shuda not felt that pressure...ima raps fan respect to him

  67. snipeslikewesley

    snipeslikewesley3 months ago

    Max is wrong Raptors lose.

  68. Aleksander Olsen

    Aleksander Olsen3 months ago

    How do they fail to recognize the discussion they created themselves. Everyone who say Warriors is better without KD say so because of how they play without KD. They play faster and harder and both these idiots have said the same thing....

  69. Stephen Williams

    Stephen Williams3 months ago


  70. Jason Tan

    Jason Tan3 months ago

    Trash ass Kellerman KD better than Kawhi

  71. Alan MHF

    Alan MHF3 months ago

    So LeBron isn’t the best in the world right now ?

  72. C N

    C N3 months ago

    Well, now what!? Kawhi didn't shut down KD, even on a bad wheel... but it's all moot! I think it should be clear... Max isn't worried about Kawhi getting the credit... he just wants to fuel the fire of hate for KD!

  73. Tommy Christian

    Tommy Christian3 months ago

    Max Kellerman please step down and bow down to the "W"....cause WE DA WEST HOMIE. with all due respect Kawhi didn't know how to act with KD on the floor ate his lunch and if he finishes the game would have taken his girl if he got one. You want cho cornbread Kawhi? Pahahaha.

  74. Big Mike69

    Big Mike693 months ago

    If Stephen A Smith can say Ruiz looks like butterbean then it’s fair game to say Stephen A Smith looks like a young Bill Cosby!!! Facts!!! It’s true!!!! Please share!!!