Ja Morant will be drafted right behind Zion Williamson - Max Kellerman | First Take

  • Published on Mar 22, 2019
  • Stephen A. Smith, Jay Williams, Max Kellerman and Will Cain grade the opening round, triple-double performance by Murray State’s Ja Morant in the 2019 NCAA tournament. The First Take crew then discuss Morant's NBA value compared to Duke's RJ Barrett and how high he will be chosen in the 2019 NBA Draft.
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  • Cameron Potts
    Cameron Potts 19 hours ago

    Ja Morant is tha New Penny Headway love Godlike yea ya ya ha ha :D

  • Trevor Burgess
    Trevor Burgess 8 days ago

    I mostly end up fast forwarding Steven a smith

  • Samson Vasquez
    Samson Vasquez 8 days ago

    This is funny....too much talking shits

  • Jack Marchetti
    Jack Marchetti 9 days ago

    anybody who thinks Morant is a better prospect than RJ Barrett either doesn't know basketball or is severely mentally handicapped

  • Alexander Petry
    Alexander Petry 11 days ago

    Look at Max's face when they ask him a question... this dude takes himself waaaaaay too serious

  • pit man
    pit man 12 days ago

    dam near explosiver then Zion.. I did make up a word jus then lol this guy can play fr

  • Reginald Person
    Reginald Person 13 days ago +1

    Zion is worth the pick, but not Ja Morant. Edwards from Purdue is better.

  • V. Scott
    V. Scott 14 days ago

    Who would you pick number one if all of these guys were in the same draft. Zion Williamson, Larry Johnson, Jerry Stackhouse, Chris Webber?

  • chris ramos
    chris ramos 15 days ago

    Max Kellerman my boy I def Know he Blows Loud Now his Eyes Glossy Asl 👀👀👀😂😂💨💨🔥🔥 my boy Did a Wake and bake before the show lol

  • Hassan Simpkins
    Hassan Simpkins 16 days ago

    Knew about him since December

  • Erik Naccarato
    Erik Naccarato 17 days ago +2

    Suns went 48-34 in the 2013-2014 season

  • Erik Hopkins
    Erik Hopkins 17 days ago +1

    Marbury averaged 19 and 7 for a career.

  • Nick Schuman
    Nick Schuman 17 days ago

    Steven a is the dumbest mf on this planet

  • Boots Bailey
    Boots Bailey 18 days ago

    All hail Will the Mod

  • deecharming
    deecharming 18 days ago

    Zion's game reminds me of Shawn Kemp's game

  • Danilo Painter
    Danilo Painter 18 days ago

    Robinson from Virginia is Steve Nash 2.0.

  • Yaboy PC
    Yaboy PC 18 days ago

    I didn't even know who this guy was untill today

  • Jack Rhodes
    Jack Rhodes 19 days ago +1

    Good to see these so called experts finally waking up. They've been sleeping on Ja too long as is!

  • Quel aka Lil Nino
    Quel aka Lil Nino 19 days ago +1

    That boy in the gym rn , he gone be scary frfr

  • _itscjgraham _
    _itscjgraham _ 19 days ago

    Omg if the suns get ja morant it's game over y'all

  • Ezralibrascale
    Ezralibrascale 19 days ago

    Nba all star game in Chicago for the first time since 89/90? They rigging it for us definitely

  • Watermelon Man
    Watermelon Man 20 days ago

    3:18 Giannis jumped over hardaway jr

  • jon snipe
    jon snipe 20 days ago

    jay williams is a fucking idiot... dumbass

  • Chris Napolion
    Chris Napolion 20 days ago


  • Mac Turner
    Mac Turner 21 day ago

    Steven A makes me wonder that if I hate a hater like him, for being a hater ,does the fact that I hate the hater ,make me a hater?

  • K. Beam
    K. Beam 21 day ago +2

    giannis jumped clear over tim hardaway jr ...

  • Tex
    Tex 21 day ago

    Watch Tacko get drafted 1st

  • Vincent Homo
    Vincent Homo 22 days ago

    Ja morant is just dennis smith jr 2.0 not russel westbrook

  • Vincent Homo
    Vincent Homo 22 days ago

    Ja morant is just dennis smith jr 2.0 not russel westbrook

  • nabil chowdhury
    nabil chowdhury 22 days ago +1

    Imo, it should be
    1)RJ Barrett
    2)Zion Williamson
    3)Ja Morant

    • Crazy Luigi
      Crazy Luigi 17 days ago

      After today's game against Michigan State, R.J. shall be a lot lower than that now! :P

  • Lamario Harvey
    Lamario Harvey 22 days ago

    NOBODY breeds em like us, South Carolina has entered the building. 👀💯💪

  • Chris Williams
    Chris Williams 22 days ago

    This is the best draft since 03 draft this past years draft has some serious talent as well it’ll exciting but this is the next class to carry the league forward

  • Taye_Ra
    Taye_Ra 23 days ago

    This kid is the real deal.

  • Charles James
    Charles James 23 days ago

    So jay played in the league. He was horrible. Now he’s an expert on a sport he was never the top 50 player in. Cool story. Fuck you talking about Stephen a

  • Charles James
    Charles James 23 days ago

    Dollar dame? Dame dollar u mean lmfao wth

    VIIXXII 23 days ago +1

    so basically lonzo ball with an offensive game

  • E Breezy
    E Breezy 23 days ago

    Jay will spitting basketball facts on Stephen a the talking head 💯

  • Happy Feet
    Happy Feet 23 days ago

    Stephen A getting jumped lmao 😂

  • Chris
    Chris 23 days ago

    Ja is not dominated he’s okay not better then RJ

  • Devon D Knuckles
    Devon D Knuckles 23 days ago

    JA is going number 1 if my Knicks get the first pick I don’t want to fill seats with Zion I want a playoff run with that boy JA

  • Kurt Rogers
    Kurt Rogers 23 days ago

    Can we have Jay Williams every day?

  • Dave Israel
    Dave Israel 23 days ago

    Ja Morant will be the next Allen Iverson!

  • wiggywil
    wiggywil 24 days ago

    JA would be Perfect as a Pelican, growing in his game and leadership working side by side with Jrue Holiday...

  • frogeater
    frogeater 24 days ago

    Jr I'll play you on one on one

  • 88smjls
    88smjls 24 days ago

    Stephon Marbury overrated and very selfish.

  • angelica sobmer
    angelica sobmer 24 days ago

    Nothing against Morant games against Marquete but one game and now media hype bout him. ....stop it

  • Joe Bug
    Joe Bug 24 days ago

    Giannis jumped over a dude

  • Steve
    Steve 24 days ago

    jay Williams expose Stephen a has a ban wagon

  • Dyanne Rocco Ilaria
    Dyanne Rocco Ilaria 24 days ago

    Just imagine Suns get him? Booker and Morant in backcourt, with Ayton at center?

  • Robert guzek
    Robert guzek 24 days ago

    We all know Stephan A and Kellerman suck each other after each show

  • Josh Galvan
    Josh Galvan 24 days ago

    Rui hachimura gonna be the best player in the whole damn draft, ya'll sleep

  • Arron Williams
    Arron Williams 24 days ago

    Stephen A just decoded the evolution of the Prototype guard!!!

  • YellaYetti The Mythical

    I wonder what they all think about Mac Mclung as a baller.

  • David Martin
    David Martin 24 days ago

    3:19 and lebron

  • mill'swrld
    mill'swrld 24 days ago

    Facts Jay Williams on ja

  • Deshaun Aldridge
    Deshaun Aldridge 24 days ago

    Stephen A only gives credit when its too late which defeats the purpose of his job lol

  • Voice of REASON
    Voice of REASON 24 days ago +1

    Steven is a joke. No other way to put it. Now, on to the draft. They're both beastly in NCAA but we gotta see how they translate to the big boys league. We've ALL seen busts and we've all seen people living up to the hype. NOBODY saw Curry being what he is, EVERYONE say Greg Fkn ODEN was gonna be a beast. We know what happened, hindsight is ALWAYS 20/20. So, there is NO WAY to know how either of these boys will translate. HOWEVER, they will BOTH be taking baths in dollar bills.

  • real isrealite
    real isrealite 24 days ago

    Stephen A listen to Jason,Ja is for real.

  • Mark Barbicas
    Mark Barbicas 24 days ago

    Wow great hot take Max.. we only knew this 4 months ago...this is sports for infants and why I watch FS1 now

  • William Elliott
    William Elliott 24 days ago

    RJ Barrett is the best college basketball player.

  • Timothy Norat
    Timothy Norat 24 days ago

    What Stephen A doesn't realize is how competitive all college basketball programs are. I played at a smaller college. It was still very competitive

  • Timothy Norat
    Timothy Norat 24 days ago

    The shooters are in demand nowadays

    KIПG ΉЦППΛ 24 days ago

    only way i see Ja going 2nd is if the Suns get that pick

  • DAG 0621
    DAG 0621 24 days ago

    Ja gonna be better than Zion over time but every GM will be scared to pass on Zion because they will get roasted as Zion comes out gate with big highlights every night.

  • samuel fernand
    samuel fernand 24 days ago

    Damn I was hoping the bulls would’ve gotten him

  • James
    James 24 days ago

    wow will is so much better than molly

  • stuntedgrowth
    stuntedgrowth 25 days ago

    Don't jump the fence either way

  • J Smith
    J Smith 25 days ago

    I can see RJ and Ja having better NBA careers than Zion. Zion is undersized for his position.

  • Mike Jones
    Mike Jones 25 days ago

    Ja should be the #1 pick

  • Dee Jay
    Dee Jay 25 days ago

    I just saw Ja and why the fuck is he 2nd after Zion WTF 🤬

  • Yardley Moise
    Yardley Moise 25 days ago

    Molly too busy sucking my dick that's why she didn't made in today

  • Sook S
    Sook S 25 days ago

    Ja Morant will be Brandon Jennings in the NBA... Check

    • Barry Obama
      Barry Obama 25 days ago

      Sook S aight aight u sure hatin on my boi

  • Lamont Ward
    Lamont Ward 25 days ago

    Shit he mite go before Zion..he's more complete..better free throws.. percentage..better three point shooter..better passer....for those who just found out..better start watching everybody... instead of who the media tells you to watch

  • duke of york
    duke of york 25 days ago

    Felipe Lopez 😂😂😂 I thought he was going to be a beast.

  • Cristian Seitz
    Cristian Seitz 25 days ago

    Two words...... Lonzo Ball......hope I’m wrong

  • Cristian Seitz
    Cristian Seitz 25 days ago

    I don’t see Morant being the player at the pro level that Williamson could be. That rushing to slam could backfire when he meets a Steve Adams on his way to the rim!

  • Caleb Hardy
    Caleb Hardy 25 days ago

    What impresses me most about Ja is his ability to control the pace of the game. Like Max said, he seemed like he was playing slowed down. He's a floor general. That style will translate really well to where I think he'll play, the Phoenix Suns (unless they get the 1st pick).

  • Drwwli
    Drwwli 25 days ago

    and people were arguing about rj from duke!!!! i wonder where he fit in all of this now!!! his ass need to stay in another year!!!

  • Brodha Sattva
    Brodha Sattva 25 days ago

    Suns getting Ja Morant. THIS will finally be the guy to turn the team around.
    Booker, Ayton, Morant, Bridges, Oubre. Thats a beast team. Zero defense, but theyll score 140 every night

    • WSS_ Camo
      WSS_ Camo 24 days ago

      Brodha Sattva it’s a little d like bridges josh that’s about it tho

  • lionel howell
    lionel howell 25 days ago

    depends on the team!! but i think it's BARRETT behind ZION FOR MOST TEAMS....

  • Keith Watkins
    Keith Watkins 25 days ago

    I’m high as fuck I swear STEVEN A told the longest story ever 😭

    DJ THE SHOOTER 25 days ago +2

    I think this is a definite possibility. He's perfect for the Suns.

  • dale phewski
    dale phewski 25 days ago

    after todays game he might drop down to 4

    • dale phewski
      dale phewski 25 days ago

      +Barry Obama besides Ja there is not one player on Murray St whos name anyone can remember nor will anyone besides Ja get drafted in NBA Maybe a 5th or 8th rd pick LOL

    • Barry Obama
      Barry Obama 25 days ago

      dale phewski no the game was Ja vs FSU

  • Ericson Javier
    Ericson Javier 25 days ago

    Jamorant is more nba ready than zion...zion only plays in a well known basketball program, that's why he has more media exposure.

  • Julio Lois
    Julio Lois 25 days ago

    Turns out SA was right, didn't fare so well against FSU lol

  • DomJX
    DomJX 25 days ago

    Too much Stephen A.

  • Dre The Truth
    Dre The Truth 25 days ago

    Max always gotta say Russ is his favorite player lmao

    JUST US 25 days ago


  • Czar Island
    Czar Island 25 days ago

    If a GM picks Morant over Barrett, he better have his resumes ready to hand out.

  • mike b
    mike b 25 days ago

    Jordan Crawford Markelle fultz jimmer fredette lonzo ball etc Ja mora going to be a bust just like these players Zion Williams dunks cannot win a championship in the NBA he's not a franchise elite Superstar player both of these dudes over hyped but I wish them the best

  • Marquette Cozart
    Marquette Cozart 25 days ago

    nobody is saying that I need to stop bringing back my tape line...but imma keep doing anyway OKAY

  • Qintz
    Qintz 25 days ago +2

    max looking like he is about to cry

  • Chosen Two
    Chosen Two 25 days ago

    dolla Dame?? 😂😂😂

  • travis heldreth
    travis heldreth 25 days ago

    Anthony Mason morphed with what??? Zion is Gary Payton crossed with Shaq

  • Paul
    Paul 25 days ago

    Yea... no I’d still take RJ

  • D. A.
    D. A. 25 days ago

    Rj Barrett will be better than Zion or Morant in the NBA

  • sleuth 2077
    sleuth 2077 25 days ago

    I always love watching sas's face while Max is talking. Lol......i feel like he might have some deep seeded contempt for that man.

  • D. Booker
    D. Booker 25 days ago +2

    The IQ of some of y’all commenting makes me laugh.

  • Kyleb Feye
    Kyleb Feye 25 days ago

    It’s Vince Carter, ja morant, and the Greek Freak

  • esmael hassen
    esmael hassen 25 days ago

    ESPN 🗣