Kobe feels LeBron will not be loved by Lakers fans until he gets a ring - Stephen A. | First Take

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  • Published on Mar 20, 2019
  • Stephen A. Smith reacts to Kobe Bryant's interview with Mike Greenberg on ESPN's Get Up! and explains how Kobe is holding LeBron James accountable for bringing a championship to the Lakers.
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  • Judah Mourneth
    Judah Mourneth 2 months ago

    I find it funny, Lakers haven’t made the playoffs since 2013 and recorded their worst time under Kobe. You guys should be a little more humble.

  • VT 24
    VT 24 4 months ago +1

    Lakers fans aint about saying "Oh he tired"... "oh he dont have 3 Superstars to carry him" or "Oh he played the Finals w/ a broken hand" like those Lavs fans, Lakers fans expect to win, no excuses!!

  • CRuixoteGaming
    CRuixoteGaming 4 months ago

    Dont care if lebron gets ring or not. Still don't like him.

  • Grant Parker
    Grant Parker 5 months ago +1

    All the steriods are making Lebron bald af....

  • minnie cee
    minnie cee 5 months ago

    Stephen is right. I want him to get a Championship

  • Jordan Bledsoe
    Jordan Bledsoe 5 months ago

    Max kellerman needs to be fired. If you don’t think Kobe deserves to be in the goat debate with MJ you’re just wrong 😂. Nobody has ever been such an assassin as Kobe was. Different beast same animal

  • eric landry
    eric landry 5 months ago

    Jalen Rose blinks way too much, i can't trust him

  • RON DOC
    RON DOC 5 months ago

    Ever heard of "False Hope?".

  • arvin nazari
    arvin nazari 5 months ago

    Patience is key remember God's perfect timing 💪💓👌😂♨️🙏

  • Kevin Garcia
    Kevin Garcia 5 months ago

    Top 5 NBA player
    1 Jordan
    2 Kobe
    3 LeBron
    4 Kareem
    5 Bill Russell

  • Kevin Garcia
    Kevin Garcia 5 months ago

    LeBron Can't win a Ring WITHOUT TWO Stars, unlike Jordan and Kobe only need ONE Superstar

  • Errordemn6
    Errordemn6 5 months ago

    Thanks for telling us how Kobe feels.

  • Davey J Wheels !
    Davey J Wheels ! 5 months ago

    Did howard get them a ring lol

  • Paper Plat00n1
    Paper Plat00n1 5 months ago

    Dumb ass ur KEY WORDS SURROUNDED BY ALL STARS,if you are surrounded by ALL STARS you can NEVER be considered as G.O.A.T if you flop can't be the G.O.A.T if you give up on ur team you can not be the G.O.A.T.

  • hillmut berger
    hillmut berger 5 months ago

    LeBumBron is trash!

  • To No
    To No 5 months ago

    not till he gets a shape up

  • Shawn Tanner
    Shawn Tanner 5 months ago

    So basically lakers fans are gonna band wagon when LBJ gets a ring

  • Taifa Haynes
    Taifa Haynes 6 months ago

    Excuses excuses

  • octavio araujo
    octavio araujo 6 months ago

    Molly is obviously the smartest and and prettiest person on this show. Really! Steven and Max, I named both my dogs after your names in the 80's, and they are both dead, and still wittier than the both of you.

  • octavio araujo
    octavio araujo 6 months ago

    Kobe speaks three languages fluently, and has Luke's back. Translation, either support Luke or their will be a civil war in the Laker house. Ms. Buss, if she were like her late father would trade Lebron, and fire Magic for destroying the team. And I 'm from LA, East side!

  • Bobby Hendricks
    Bobby Hendricks 6 months ago

    Lebron finished

  • Big Cheif
    Big Cheif 6 months ago +1

    "BREAKING News"
    "LeBum" James seen climbing the Empire state Building......................
    Trump scrambling jet fighters to the scene.......

  • Ike Achufusi
    Ike Achufusi 6 months ago

    Stephen A literally made like 90% of this shit up lmfaooo

  • Frederic McFadden
    Frederic McFadden 6 months ago

    LeBron has to deliver the Chip. Period..... Don't want to hear oh his team this his team that... Just make it happen or you will be talked about badly for years and years...

  • stl gets nasty
    stl gets nasty 6 months ago

    LeBron is better than Kobe

  • Goshindo Tanaka
    Goshindo Tanaka 6 months ago

    He will never win in L.A.

  • WhateverDude
    WhateverDude 6 months ago

    LeBron the Mayweather of hoops

  • TheJohnnystockman
    TheJohnnystockman 6 months ago

    I’m a Lakers fan and I honestly hope they fail with LeBron. I was so pumped last year to see these young kids mature and play last year. Now we take a step back with LeBron and don’t know who we are losing. I think D-Russ had to go he obviously is talented. But Zubac, Randall and most likely Kuz and Ball will all be gone. For what? LeBrons 3 years in LA. Everyone talks his injury. They stink. You could argue that they might, might have 42 wins right now.

  • Malik Queen
    Malik Queen 6 months ago

    Did Kobe win a ring without help no. When Magic won championships it was showtime lakers. When Shaq won he had Kobe. When Kobe won he had gasol etc. LeBron has young players with no experience and injuries? Come on and yall expect him to win in a stacked Western conference. Come on now Biased

  • Ronald L Greene
    Ronald L Greene 6 months ago

    Are YOU forgetting: Kobe, five rings in TWENTY YEARS. Russell, 11 rings in 13 years.

  • J Lorenzo
    J Lorenzo 6 months ago

    It’s MJ baby why y’all talkin about Kobe or Lebron..? MJ the goat stupid shut up

  • daniel occoner
    daniel occoner 6 months ago

    Lol, his days of getting a ring are over, and so is the Lakers. They are several years at least, away from a playoff sport, forget about a ring. There will be no celebrations in L. A. for a long time. The worst part is they pissed away all that money on a has been, instead of investing it into some good young players.

  • Robert Beltran
    Robert Beltran 6 months ago

    Max should not be allowed to talk about basketball. Such an idiot.

  • realniggaj91
    realniggaj91 6 months ago

    Kobe lowkey loving this lol

  • Steve Cobblestone
    Steve Cobblestone 6 months ago

    old dog new tricks...."james" will run back too Cleveland...

  • 天天打王者
    天天打王者 6 months ago

    I like to NBA2K games james..

  • Satira Lamar
    Satira Lamar 6 months ago

    Everytime this bitch max talk about the lakers he say Kobe Not Jordan. KOBE IS KOBE BITCH

  • xX MoBFiGa
    xX MoBFiGa 6 months ago

    Boxing analyst brushes off Kobe as if he knows anything basketball. Gtfo here Kellerman. You and your espn propaganda can’t fool real true NBA fans. Whenever old school hall of fame players are asked to pick between the two, they always pick Kobe. I’ll take their word over these fucking bums at ESPN who never played a game.

  • ExilixE
    ExilixE 6 months ago

    Jalen is right. Kobe and Lakers fans are outraged because Kobe turned down movies and hollywood or drinking wine?? or sitting out or conplaining, etc. Kobe always woke up at 4am everyday, sacrificed time with his family, hollywood deals, etc. and gave his life to basketball. And with a talent like Lebron, Kobe feels he could give more to the game practice wise instead of relying on his talent. he is losing athleticism and still doesnt have a go to move, doesnt seem to be improving on his game (defensive principle-wise, post-game, scoring arsenal, etc), worsening on his free-throws, and seems a bit heavier

  • ALI Chambliss
    ALI Chambliss 6 months ago

    Fuck the Lakers

  • Johnathan E. Horne, Sr.

    Jalen should give Molly some tips on how to moderate! Just saying.

  • God
    God 6 months ago +1

    *1:06** lebitch going bald.*

  • Abdulraqib Khan
    Abdulraqib Khan 6 months ago

    Where’s Corey Harris when you need him. Didn’t the lakers draft him in 2017🤔

  • jay
    jay 6 months ago +1

    Jalen:
    Everybody: 81

  • IMMORTAL LEGACIA
    IMMORTAL LEGACIA 6 months ago

    Kobe is the Goat

  • 5PercentTint
    5PercentTint 6 months ago

    But the most important thing: love from these fans ain’t unconditional
    When there’s much room from growth, they’ll campaign and they stick with you
    But when you get bigger, they’ll do anything to belittle you
    But, win or lose, STAR POWER MAKES YOU INVINCIBLE!

  • Darrell Lathan
    Darrell Lathan 6 months ago

    Tired....tired....tired..... can I get paid for my own personal thoughts. Stephen A., get rid of the arrogance please. All of you need to stop trying to compare players to past greats. You can’t compare Kareem to Wilt. You can’t compare Dr. J to MJ or MJ to Kobe or LeBron. Times are different. Players are different. Teams are different. Stop trying to speak for people. And if the Lakers are so true to achieving rings and championships, where have they been the last few years. It will take time. LeBron is the best hands down. I’m truly amazed that commentators who are NOT ballers and who has never played a professional game get to sprew so much bs when they are trying to convince others to take their side or opinion. Everyone in their respectful error is the g.o.t. You can’t measure someone’s success by comparing them bc each individual persons effect on their team is different. You’re doing fans a great disservice with this rhetoric. Let them play. If you don’t hear it from the players mouths, just shut it up. Deuces.

  • deonte dennis
    deonte dennis 6 months ago

    Dwight Howard didn’t win won in LA 🤷🏾‍♂️

  • Veeto G
    Veeto G 6 months ago

    Also make lebron even more overrated MJ did more then he did in lesser year js. FACTS. He isn't in the goat conversations period. Then he lost 6 finals please Kobe won two championships without another superstar Pau gasol wasnt a superstar or Ron Artest they was old n Kobe still lead them to a rings. Lebron won his rings with dwade n cbosh. Also kyrie save him in one of his rings bc he need a closer bc he isnt a closer or a good free throw shooter or shooter

  • Veeto G
    Veeto G 6 months ago

    Lebron is overrated period he always been in a weak eastern conference. Then only 5 first defensive team only 5 please Kobe got 12 first all defensive team you have to defend in the western conference or you'll get torched

  • zohoro
    zohoro 6 months ago

    Man i feel bad for lebron......i mean even kobe never face a monster team like the warrior in his career........yes yes i get it kobe also face great team before i know the point is that none of them is like the warrior

  • SharinganSakura
    SharinganSakura 6 months ago

    This is fabricated propaganda that people that support Kobe want to push. True or not, they'll eat it up, so SAS will twist his statements out of context so they can sell it to the anti LeBron masses.

  • If you don't believe me Google it!!!

    I'm still not respecting him because he ain't you Kobe. That's what I'd tell the Mamba. I would love to hear what Kobe would say and respect it.Max right though ,Kobe not Mike but thier more a like than Bron. 1Kobe (Yes I'm biased and contradicting myself) like Max said because I'm a Lakers fan. 2 Jordan (Really number 1 but this is my comment). I know y'all gone let me live even if it's in delusion🤣🤣🤣🤣😂🤣😂

  • Tyrell Brown
    Tyrell Brown 6 months ago

    Rigged ass sport fuck let my knicks win sum

  • LB Goon
    LB Goon 6 months ago

    Why tf y’all think Lebron went 2 the Lakers 2 win a ring in the west the conference y’all say so hard & once Lebron win a ring he gone be the only player 2 win a ring in both conference

  • Lamont Ward
    Lamont Ward 6 months ago

    Ncaa has started..and it's good..please talk about that..Don't knowbody give a fuck about a MF team that didn't make the nba playoffs..

  • Black Lyfe
    Black Lyfe 6 months ago

    It's TRUE Lakers fans will never get off of him

  • 1.5 Slime
    1.5 Slime 6 months ago

    Lebron Thought it would Be a Cake walk As a Die Hard Bron Fan he has to Reevaluate the situation and come with a new mindset and focus....Dig In & ball U are The Face of the NBA and not Even in the Playoff picture Very Embarrassing being a Bron Supporter Rite Now ...he will get it together and at least get 1 or 2 chips Likely 1

  • hannington mbaabu
    hannington mbaabu 6 months ago

    Wow I think I am Just not exposed but Lebron just put his mouth-guard in a cup at 1:07.

  • Tzaki
    Tzaki 6 months ago

    y this nigga jalen blink so much