Kawhi is the best player in the world, ahead of LeBron! - Max Kellerman | First Take

  • Published on May 24, 2019
  • Max Kellerman insists Kawhi Leonard is the best player in basketball, even ahead of LeBron James.
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Comments • 3 891

    HAYDEN LOFTIN 13 days ago +2

    Max was right lol.. it was Kd's achilles, not his calf

  • Erik Benezra
    Erik Benezra 18 days ago +2

    Stehpan A never won an argument against Max

  • Paul Kim
    Paul Kim 21 day ago

    Max: dont know shit about basketball SAS: knows basketvall but Gets wrong whens hes confident in something

  • Polaris KYE
    Polaris KYE 25 days ago

    U guys forget that lebron ran the east for 8 years before kawhi don’t get shi twisted nigga

  • Bon Julius
    Bon Julius 25 days ago

    Stephen a should go bald

  • Toranosuke Edo
    Toranosuke Edo 27 days ago


  • Steven Jones
    Steven Jones 28 days ago

    Stick with boxing Maxie-boy......you know squat about basketball......

  • dee ward
    dee ward 28 days ago

    I'm big laker fan and I will always say Kobe for life but kawhi reminds me a lot of Kobe. His defense might be better than Kobe's ever was and scoring ability if keeps going at the pace he's at now he could very well at the end of his career match Kobe or surpass him. His play shows me he is the best player right now.

  • Anthony Howard
    Anthony Howard 28 days ago

    The clickbait in this video is unreal 🤣 LEONARD IS LEGIT THE BEST PLAYER EVER BETTER THAN LEBRON
    2 seconds in
    "Do you think Leonard is the best player ever? No"

  • Fiorello Borge
    Fiorello Borge 28 days ago

    Max shut up you don't know what you are talking about

  • marioscire1982
    marioscire1982 28 days ago +2

    Kawhi Leonard is the best player in the world.

  • Dead Pool
    Dead Pool 28 days ago

    As long as they meet the quota for Lakers and Lebron mentions in a day. Raptors who? Never heard of em. Any other nba teams out there? Naah.

  • Life 4 Learning
    Life 4 Learning 29 days ago

    Yea Kawhi..keep puttin in work. Do what's best for you and your family. Let's not forget all the clowns that were 2nd guessing you when you didn't want to play for Pop goes the weasel MK Ultra team. Success is such sweet revenge 🤣😂🤣

  • Jakob Chavez
    Jakob Chavez 29 days ago

    I'm glad Kyle kuzma made max layoff the drugs.

  • 330 Native
    330 Native 29 days ago

    Max had that 2 minute rant. And SAS debunked all of that at the end in like 5 seconds 😂😂

  • xBacon Dreamsx
    xBacon Dreamsx 29 days ago


  • Koby Schechter
    Koby Schechter 29 days ago

    Someone tell me what Max is smoking.

  • top flight security
    top flight security 29 days ago

    Okay gsw got a chance to put dis kawhi almost beating us a couple of years

  • robert holmes
    robert holmes 29 days ago

    Too many hypocrites!!

  • Keke Edordu
    Keke Edordu 29 days ago

    MAX has been saying this for the past 2 yrs .. Kawhi Leonard. it was blasphemous when he said it but not so much now .

  • Landy H
    Landy H Month ago

    What the Hell if you the Best player you don't go to a Damn Game 5. Golden State going to Smoke those Clowns.

  • Diesel Diesel
    Diesel Diesel Month ago

    SAS *almost* cracked up when my man Max hit em with the sleep line

  • Justin Williams
    Justin Williams Month ago

    Max...the two best players are Durant and Kawhi. Bron is not second.

  • Chris Ore
    Chris Ore Month ago

    But can't lie steven A smashed max at the end as usual!!!

  • Chris Ore
    Chris Ore Month ago

    Max a do anything to disrespect kd ...max your hate is getting ridiculous...show respect to the game and the back to back mvp and why do u only use injury to discredit when you want....bs

  • MYG MK
    MYG MK Month ago +1

    Last phrase: kawhi lost to KD. Auto corrector kawhi lost to zaza

  • yusef immanuel
    yusef immanuel Month ago

    So scoring defines the best player. No one has a clue. I doubt most fans actually understands the game of basketball. 🤦🏽‍♂️🤦🏽‍♂️

  • Jebac budala
    Jebac budala Month ago

    when did thes dudes get in fron of lebron

  • Moment 2 Moment Pictorial & Cinematic

    did this numbskull forget about Steph Curry's dominance the past few years? SMH

  • Dale Francis
    Dale Francis Month ago

    Thank you, Stephen A I can’t take everyone trying to put KD down when he is on the court his work speak for his self 🤗 God is good and he will show all the haters 🙄

  • P Jones
    P Jones Month ago

    Stephen A I got peace for you.... However Kawhi is a awesome player on BOTH sides oF the ball....

  • Steve Visa
    Steve Visa Month ago

    This series has been tale of coaching straight up. Anytime you win 1st 2 games of series then loose next 4 its a damm scheme/strategic/coaching discrepancy... Budenheiser & co has had absolutely had no counter.. FACTS

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  • Nathan Moboto
    Nathan Moboto Month ago +1

    LeEspn, back at it!

  • YvngMontana 537
    YvngMontana 537 Month ago

    Get off that yeyo white boii u trippin

  • Greer Fried
    Greer Fried Month ago

    Congrats, Max, you got me to click on the video.

  • Mannie Jakub
    Mannie Jakub Month ago

    How many championships does kawhi have?

  • Uno Astro
    Uno Astro Month ago

    Kawhi is better. I don't even know what Durant would do if he is Kawhi's shoes rn. Saw him against Memphis in 2013 w/o Westbrook and he can't carry OKC past the Griz. KD just don't have that mental toughness to carry a team by himself. But put him in a team like GSW w/ less pressure, he becomes an assassin right away.

  • The One Who Is Better Than You

    My son need a nap.

  • Shawn Brown
    Shawn Brown Month ago

    Gawd I hate Stephen A. Nails on a chalkboard.

  • Ash26Ken13
    Ash26Ken13 Month ago

    Max is a dipshit.

  • Onika Carrine
    Onika Carrine Month ago

    Listen to my Sports Sunday Podcast.....anchor.fm/TheOCPodcast/episodes/Sports-Sunday--We-hate-Kawhi---not-really-e45duj

  • Power Fitness
    Power Fitness Month ago

    Kawhi is way better than LeBron James.

  • Tommy Going
    Tommy Going Month ago

    Lets get this right for all yall so called ballers, SAS shutup bias ass, kawhi was the best in 2016 damn zaza Pachulia negro plz...

  • chitizzle
    chitizzle Month ago

    Kawhi is in a Jordan like mode wouldn't surprise me if Raptors won is 6.(Warriors
    never truly specified Durant's injury)

  • SharinganSakura
    SharinganSakura Month ago

    Watch them find a way to disrespect LeBron after the finals is done. I can see it now: ( Raptors win one game ) Kawhi is now better than LeBron because his team manages to get one game from Golden State. LeBron couldn't. ( Because 2016 never happened, apparently )

  • SharinganSakura
    SharinganSakura Month ago

    So now we went from KD to Harden to Giannis to Kawhi now? People desperately trying to crown someone other than LeBron. Guess what. Whoever you pick is just a temporary placeholder.

  • MrMannyfreshness
    MrMannyfreshness Month ago

    If the Raptors lose against the warriors
    Max kellerman: "Kawhi Leonard isn't even close to being the best player in basketball"

    • Black & Yellow
      Black & Yellow Month ago

      He wouldnt say that. He will just say the warriors are just a stacked team.

  • RuebenKhedoo
    RuebenKhedoo Month ago

    Bucks: Should've taken the shot fatass.
    Kawhi: Still can.

  • munkymun
    munkymun Month ago

    Max Kellerman is on drugs

  • Shane August
    Shane August Month ago

    Nope, KD is.

  • Dariru
    Dariru Month ago

    Kawhi 🙂

  • d
    d Month ago

    Stephen A Loaded 😂😂 bc Bucks lost

  • Zathid
    Zathid Month ago

    I guess it’s Deer season this year

  • Sebring 07
    Sebring 07 Month ago

    the person that wrote this title needs to kill themselves

  • Eazy Money
    Eazy Money Month ago

    Raptors in 7

  • James Robert
    James Robert Month ago

    Charles Barkley “You’re not gonna work me like a dog and not pay me.”

  • Khalid Ali
    Khalid Ali Month ago

    this guys a fucking idiot

  • Jack Heir
    Jack Heir Month ago

    Im sure im not the only person who saw it but when leonard played for the spurs you could tell he was going to be something special.

  • Baby Dance
    Baby Dance Month ago

    wow wow

  • Baby Dance
    Baby Dance Month ago

    wow wow

  • Eli Fish
    Eli Fish Month ago

    everyone in canada's dick just grew an inch i know mine did

  • Dj Tenders
    Dj Tenders Month ago

    should be a disclaimer IMO after every max kellerman comment. Guy says the obvious most of the time acting like he's some oracle trying to become the new stephen a. smith.

  • Peter Singh
    Peter Singh Month ago

    Max is so dum it is unreal you said bucks would have beaten the rafters you knows shit golden State all the way

  • John Klem
    John Klem Month ago

    Fuck you Kellerman libtwat!

  • AfectedIce4094
    AfectedIce4094 Month ago

    No te entendi ni verga no se ingles

  • Wassup TURBO
    Wassup TURBO Month ago

    Look at ur eyelids 😂

  • Wassup TURBO
    Wassup TURBO Month ago

    Black Arthur

  • AnToNcHaMp96
    AnToNcHaMp96 Month ago +1

    Kawhi ahead of LeBitch the soft ass flop queen herself? I agree with that.

  • N.W.A /IceCube
    N.W.A /IceCube Month ago

    The best player in USA maybe, don't include everyone in the world you shithead

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  • SergeIbakaIsTheGoat -

    I absolutely hate how people think lebron is the best player right now he’s absolutely NOT the best player, he’s behind giannis Kachin and Kd

  • rashad ali
    rashad ali Month ago

    2:12 "Look at your eyelids, your not getting enough sleep" -Max Kellerman 2019

  • Truf Williams
    Truf Williams Month ago

    So Kawhi gets his team to the finals and he's the best player??? Try beating the GSW, LeBron got his team to the finals 8 straight times.

  • Josh Adams
    Josh Adams Month ago

    Raptors played great team defense, the crowded the paint, used a 3-2 zone defense to stop Giannis, took away Milwaukee’s confidence on shooting. Milwaukee hesitated more from the perimeter. Kawhi was great but it was a great overall effort and adjustment by Nick Nurse

  • Reza Nabavi
    Reza Nabavi Month ago

    max kellerman predicted that the bucks would beat GS in the final. So he was wrong twice with one sentence. some "analyst"

  • Mingo G.
    Mingo G. Month ago

    Sas needs a rest a week off or something hahaha he looks tired af 😂

  • Amuurican
    Amuurican Month ago

    Can't believe Max might actually be right

  • Abst_Peter
    Abst_Peter Month ago

    You’re stupid if you say KD is better .... KD HAS HELLA PPL TO HELP HIM HIS WHOLE TEAM IS A JOKE YOU CANT GUARD ONLY KD YOU GOTTA GUARD THEIR WHOLE ALLSTAR NBA TEAM wtf!!! Kawhi was triple teamed and etc....

  • Blako Corleone
    Blako Corleone Month ago

    I'm a fung-guy. I didn't know Kawai spoke chinese.

  • Warriyah Ysrayl
    Warriyah Ysrayl Month ago +1

    Steve Smith need a painted on edge up..Ha!...He got more ford than FORD MOTOR COMPANY..

    • Warriyah Ysrayl
      Warriyah Ysrayl Month ago

      @Eazy Money you laughed and replied so the joke was worth a reply cuz you could have ignored it..SMH! so now you funny..HA! Literally

    • Eazy Money
      Eazy Money Month ago

      Haha, you actually thought that was funny coooorrrrrrnnnnnyyyyy!

  • LDBC Web Portal
    LDBC Web Portal Month ago

    Max would be a total gold-digger if he was a chick. The instant a guy pulls up with a nicer whip, s/he jumps on his nuts -- leaving her dude.

  • Mazna Khan
    Mazna Khan Month ago

    isn't this opinionated?

  • ry jo
    ry jo Month ago

    The issue is... a buck is just a deer. A raptor is an apex predator.
    Go watch Jurassic park

    CRIP BLUE Month ago

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  • Ancient Days
    Ancient Days Month ago

    People! Stop buying the nonsense. LeBron Is A 37 year old Man! Just like Kareem when 37. Jordan 37. Kobe 37. Doc 37 . Larry Bird 37. Isaiah Thomas 37. So etc etc. He A Great Player On His Own Marriet

  • Emanuel Brown
    Emanuel Brown Month ago

    Max got a new best player in the world every episode. Please take your ass back to boxing. Smh. Sad thing is I used to like this guy. Loser

  • Enternet Evolution
    Enternet Evolution Month ago +1

    1.) Kawhi is the best player.
    2.) LeBron is the best player.
    3.) Durant is the best player.
    If you don’t like comment #2 or #3, refer to comment #1. Thanks.

    • Emanuel Brown
      Emanuel Brown Month ago +1

      Enternet Evolution I know that it's so annoying. So sick of max, and others saying this. Make up your mind. Smh

  • Heart Break
    Heart Break Month ago

    Max thought, "What can get us all them hot TheXvid view?"

  • John Tahlito
    John Tahlito Month ago

    Hell nah, they lost their goddamn minds. Carmelo Anthony is the GREATEST OF ALL TIME!!!

  • Wankady TV
    Wankady TV Month ago

    Michael Jordan is the best player in the world

  • Matt Yosores
    Matt Yosores Month ago

    Stephen a looks a bit yellow

  • Primm's Hood Cinema

    SAS gotta do something with that haircut bro seriously. That shit look atrocious.

  • Tokis Efford
    Tokis Efford Month ago

    I do not understand.when a player has a couple good games,why is always that they are the best player in the world?. These guys change their tune every day..

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    Reid Power Month ago

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  • WorstQuality
    WorstQuality Month ago

    Fear the deer? More like seer the deer..

  • PandasFriend32
    PandasFriend32 Month ago +2

    Beginning of the series- “giannis is the best player in the world.
    End of the series-“ kawhi is the best player in the world.”

    • Emanuel Brown
      Emanuel Brown Month ago

      PandasFriend32 I know right all bs.im bout to stop watching I swear. Smh

  • Tsunami Rob
    Tsunami Rob Month ago

    😒come tf on max now you ready make KD come back & the warriors could possibly lose

  • Harman Kang
    Harman Kang Month ago

    Kawhi isn’t better than lebron

  • Zimix Blue
    Zimix Blue Month ago

    Max chill

    • Emanuel Brown
      Emanuel Brown Month ago

      Too much meth, crack and weed mixed together for max. He is getting annoying for sure.