Stephen A. reacts to Zion Williamson’s NBA debut | First Take

  • Stephen A. Smith, Max Kellerman and Jay Williams weigh in on New Orleans Pelicans rookie Zion Williamson dropping 17 straight points in the 4th quarter in his NBA debut vs. the San Antonio Spurs.
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Comments • 80

  • imking the man himself

    Steven z full of it

  • Dexter Aguirre
    Dexter Aguirre 23 days ago

    Zions greatest challenge is to stay healthy and play the game for a long time .. he's the future face of NBA

  • chris williams
    chris williams 29 days ago

    I'm I the only one who notice Steven a always says superstar wrong lol

  • lexy Daniel
    lexy Daniel Month ago

    Is just a PRESEASON!!!!!!!!!!

  • R. H
    R. H Month ago

    It's not Zy-un. It's Zi-en, like Lion.

  • Gregory Campbell
    Gregory Campbell Month ago

    Zion is going to be a good player

  • Deshaun Witts
    Deshaun Witts Month ago

    Max and Steven A...the Best Duo..

  • Luzuko Myoyo
    Luzuko Myoyo Month ago

    Stephen A's doctor tryna restrict his minutes on ESPN😂😂

  • alanlancer008
    alanlancer008 Month ago

    dude is trash lol

  • ChicagosM0stWanted
    ChicagosM0stWanted Month ago

    Zion should play for the BULLS!!!

  • nella teea
    nella teea Month ago

    kobe died

  • Kris Hall
    Kris Hall Month ago

    Dude jay Williams is annoying

  • Gerald Buncum
    Gerald Buncum Month ago

    Demar Derozan is in his prime and not the “latter” part of his career....

  • The Truth
    The Truth Month ago

    “Max, you actually explained why?” - SAS WOW!!!

  • bowen voowy
    bowen voowy Month ago

    4:01 Jay out here looking like Hector from Breaking Bad. Get this mfer his bell

  • bodoti qwiu
    bodoti qwiu 2 months ago

    “He said sometimes you irritate me” sounds like me talking to my girl

    BRIGHT 2 months ago

    Fxck the politics Zion balled out 🙄😂🤟🏾🦊

  • Randy Gutierrez
    Randy Gutierrez 2 months ago

    And he lost lol 😂

    • bowen voowy
      bowen voowy Month ago

      When your girl thinks she can cook then hands you the plate 4:02

  • Andnrew Morris
    Andnrew Morris 2 months ago

    Stephen A. I saw some video of you hitting the mitts. It looks more ridiculous than your hairline, Cuz.

    • oiuet souiu
      oiuet souiu 2 months ago

      I agree with Stephen A he was not looking a 💯percent healthy 🤔

  • kfarns
    kfarns 2 months ago

    0:04 Stephen A Smith just cant help it. His face says it all. We have another molly question.

  • Soinas Doyi
    Soinas Doyi 2 months ago

    Stephen A’s face in the thumbnail is me when she lets me hit

  • Andrew L
    Andrew L 2 months ago

    zion looking like sam perkins out there

    • Soinas Doyi
      Soinas Doyi 2 months ago

      The whole while Max was talking, I was thinking “Steph A. don’t like Max making good points.” Lmao

  • Stepe Official
    Stepe Official 2 months ago

    REPENT REPENT REPENT! Jesus is coming back !

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    ming Li 2 months ago

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    • Soinas Doyi
      Soinas Doyi 2 months ago

      Remember what they told about Doncic

  • Justice McCallister Jr
    Justice McCallister Jr 2 months ago

    These guys having a complete different conversation 😂😂😂 yea max and dude was right about the gameplay and Steven A was simply stating that he not back to his peak condition physically...when your pride won’t let you listen 😂

  • Down Hill
    Down Hill 2 months ago

    as advertised! Zion is legit

  • Soniel Elica
    Soniel Elica 2 months ago

    Haha, so zion is from a Lab made from Lebron ang Vince carters DNA lol

  • ProGamer&Mechanic
    ProGamer&Mechanic 2 months ago

    4:02 thought Jay knew I passed gas.....

  • As we Go Round
    As we Go Round 2 months ago

    Generation mike bron magic
    Makes Us Z!

  • As we Go Round
    As we Go Round 2 months ago

    Super Z Man!

  • Koby Schechter
    Koby Schechter 2 months ago

    Rave about Zion all you want but that man has gotta lose weight... He’s way too top heavy.

  • Jay Woods
    Jay Woods 2 months ago

    Molly agrees with everything max says I’m 100% sure they fuccin

  • Felipe Bailleres
    Felipe Bailleres 2 months ago

    When your girl thinks she can cook then hands you the plate 4:02

  • David Saunders
    David Saunders 2 months ago

    These dudes don’t know what to talk about.. he is going to be great

  • Reggie Reagan
    Reggie Reagan 2 months ago

    Can Steven.A even play

  • Matthew Paul
    Matthew Paul 2 months ago

    I agree with Stephen A he was not looking a 💯percent healthy 🤔

  • Vlad 11
    Vlad 11 2 months ago


  • oiuet souiu
    oiuet souiu 2 months ago

    The whole while Max was talking, I was thinking “Steph A. don’t like Max making good points.” Lmao

    • oiuet souiu
      oiuet souiu 2 months ago

      Williamson like Greek ,Johnson and Bron 'zi Son!🌅

  • MBA Presents
    MBA Presents 2 months ago

    Remember what they told about Doncic

  • Kanye South
    Kanye South 2 months ago

    Remember LBJ's first game was a lost

  • Ernesto Valdez
    Ernesto Valdez 2 months ago

    PREACH MAXX!!! Preach!!! He didn’t stick with his dunking and his crazy defense of skills ,but he read what the defense gave him!! Stephen a smith your a basketball GOD analyst I give you that my man, but come on bud he did what he was tolled to do, which was to PLAY SMART,

    Btw ZO IS going to be beyond great
    He is the brain of this pelicans team

  • Xavier Diaz
    Xavier Diaz 2 months ago

    Who skips max kellerman part ?🙌

  • Travion Hargrove
    Travion Hargrove 2 months ago

    They be acting like Zion 600lbs or something 🤦🏾‍♂️

  • Tommy O'Rourke
    Tommy O'Rourke 2 months ago

    Max and Stephen suck, simply hate ESPN, JW was like get me out of this segment

  • COVI D-19
    COVI D-19 2 months ago

    Stephan A: Zion is not looking good trust me I have sources telling me he’s not going to pan out
    Times passes by
    Stephan A: this kid, Zion, maybe you’ve heard of him will be the greatest superstar we’ve ever seen prob in conversation with MJ and LJ trust me!!

  • Scootalo o
    Scootalo o 2 months ago

    Fake talking points...fake rigged sports....fake (predetermined) stats. Michael and Kobe are out of the league and LeBron will be out in 3-4 years. (Three more titles)
    Zion is the next predetermined Superstar based in Gematria.... This language of billionaires is for a reason. This country is run by Churches, Banks, corporations and Hollywood. EVERYTHING you see on television is scripted.... Everything.....sports, war, politics and news....TIME TO WAKE UP PEOPLE!!

  • ukiyo -
    ukiyo - 2 months ago

    I'm blown away and let me tell you why

  • O'Wavy Wayy
    O'Wavy Wayy 2 months ago

    Ben Simmons left the chat

  • The Inktician
    The Inktician 2 months ago

    I'm with SAS on this one. The point of Zion being out for an *extended* time was so he could more in shape for the season. Why does he look less in shape instead?

  • Deuce B
    Deuce B 2 months ago

    lmao the thumbnail tho

  • As we Go Round
    As we Go Round 2 months ago

    Williamson like Greek ,Johnson and Bron 'zi Son!🌅

  • As we Go Round
    As we Go Round 2 months ago

    Feli Zi On

  • Theoakty
    Theoakty 2 months ago

    preach max

  • Ermanno Sorricchio di Valforte

    why is stephen a. still on air

  • LuvfaMoneyGreenwade1
    LuvfaMoneyGreenwade1 2 months ago

    Right Zion got a lot more to prove JA morant on top right now

  • Augusto Chaves
    Augusto Chaves 2 months ago

    Ngannou ?

  • Brown Iverson
    Brown Iverson 2 months ago

    Plays like zbo

  • Malik McKenzie
    Malik McKenzie 2 months ago

    You aren’t a super star after one game. It was the same for Lebron, Steph, KD, Kobe, etc. let his career develop first

  • TheOpinionatedOne
    TheOpinionatedOne 2 months ago

    Am i the only one who noticed stephen A and jay try not to laugh when max said he was blown away by zion? Lol

  • browandre8144
    browandre8144 2 months ago

    What does everyone want from this guy? All I hear is doubt and comment about his weight. What, should he be scoring 50pts per game it's his first game for crying out loud. The media is just becoming TMZ.🤦

  • Emmanuel Brown
    Emmanuel Brown 2 months ago

    Max, he's 19 not 20

  • aaronbrandon1
    aaronbrandon1 2 months ago

    I dont see Zion being healthy a whole season. he is already limping again. He is to heavy his knees will be shot.

  • Mr3191980
    Mr3191980 2 months ago

    I'm with Steven A on this one, what made Zion a great Prospect was his athletic ability and his size. Without the athletic ability he's not the player we was promised. And unless you can get back to the explosive player that he was, I don't know if you will be more then just an All-Star from time to time

  • MrOccyc
    MrOccyc 2 months ago

    Nice box score, who won the game?

  • Q wright
    Q wright 2 months ago

    Laughing at SAS Zion is going to be a Stuper star😂2:00 mark

  • Ruberto Bulberto
    Ruberto Bulberto 2 months ago

    They should limit Zion's minutes this season, just enough so that he don't get rusty.
    They ain't getting pass Rd 1 if ever they get to the playoffs anyways.

  • KountryBoi
    KountryBoi 2 months ago

    😂😂 ol dude wasn’t saying nothing Steven A “LET ME EXPLAIN LET ME EXPLAIN lol

    YO PIERRE 2 months ago

    Who else hates when first take videos end and they still arguing

  • J Moneyy
    J Moneyy 2 months ago

    All I see is shiggy now 😂😭😭

  • Cool Beans
    Cool Beans 2 months ago

    Although I'm happy for Zion's return, I get what Stephen is saying: Due to the NBA's strenuous 82-game schedule, how does/will Zion look overall backpedaling back onto defense after missed shot attempts; getting and staying low defensively while moving side-to-side as a shot defender? Can he do that impressively? I think the Pelicans' organization purposely set Zion out half the season to make him mentally feel as if he's still playing on the college schedule until they're confident in his complete rehab.

  • aklilug
    aklilug 2 months ago

    This dude is a straight hater man go sit down!

  • Jam Mac
    Jam Mac 2 months ago

    Zion is gonna be a absolute beast.Most are comparing him to lebron. But he has all the gifts to be better. Whenever he dunks I see leaping ability of Vince,Style of dominique wilkins and the power of shaq,I see Rodman when He rebounds and plays defense.He passes like lebron James, composed like kobe/jordan,Above average shooting (Which will definitely get better. This man is gonna be a absolute SUPER STAR if he stays healthy . I'm excited to watch him play for the upcoming years

  • C
    C 2 months ago

    that was pointless..a pretend, staged, faked argument zzz ...they could have talked about strategy, ideal starting 5, Zion's adaptability post injury etc but no we got some incoherent gibberish from sas instead

  • RJG 71
    RJG 71 2 months ago

    Easy to imagine a Hall Of Fame career for a healthy Zion. But fitness and durability are the first two ingredients of greatness. By these two measures Zion is anything but great. He's been great at being injured and winded late in games so far. I could see the potential for being an injury bust last year. The college season is less than half an NBA season, with games 40 minute, rather than 48 minutes, games. Contrast the start of Zion's professional career at age 19 with Charles Barkley. Barkley started his NBA career at 21 and played in 65 or more games for 12 consecutive seasons. Zion at best will get in 38 games, I believe, at age 19. Players at his size who start out careers injured typically get injured more as their careers progress. Unless he drops some serious weight, he is likely to get more injured as the time goes by.

  • Ray文
    Ray文 2 months ago

    Why Max speaks like Stephen A

  • David Shaughnessy
    David Shaughnessy 2 months ago

    Why is Steven the star of the channel now

  • Terry Scott
    Terry Scott 2 months ago

    Ladies and Gentlemen, im proud to introduce the next Greg Oden... he will be playing on the 3man leauge within 2 years.

  • Wolves React
    Wolves React 2 months ago

    Great vid

  • F.R.E
    F.R.E 2 months ago +3

    1:54 - 1:57

    when your girl finds your second phone

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      Poison Month ago


  • Joshua Black
    Joshua Black 2 months ago

    “Any man making millions of dollars who rides a motorcycle is an idiot.”
    Jay Williams is an idiot 😂😂😂 But yeah, Zion looked nice out there, but he looks too big to be able to play ball for a long time. I hope Zion can stay healthy.