The Nets need BOTH Kevin Durant and James Harden healthy for the playoffs - Shelburne | The Jump

Marc J. Spears joins Jorge Sedano and Ramona Shelburne on The Jump to discuss Brooklyn Nets stars Kevin Durant and James Harden and the Golden State Warriors’ comeback win against the Milwaukee Bucks.
0:00 Spears says it’s important for KD to knock the dust off before the playoffs.
1:10 Sedano says the Nets need to make sure Harden’s hamstring is fully healthy when he returns.
3:37 Spears describes how big the Warriors’ win over the Bucks is for them.
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  1. John Anderson

    John AndersonПре 5 дана

    As KD gets the Rus off with a dismal performance of 5from 5 from the field perfect from the 3 point line. Al so the freethrow line. Taking a charge from Zion. Throwing lightning passes to Aldridge.Lets us all hope he finds his self and and get in shape for the playoffs?

  2. Yep Yep

    Yep YepПре 5 дана

    They apparently need 14 current and former nba all stars to even think about taking out LeBron

  3. Marjan Ahmed

    Marjan AhmedПре 5 дана

    The lady was the most insightful and had some strong points. These dudes rusty man.

  4. Orson Braswell

    Orson BraswellПре 5 дана

    The reflective iraq correspondingly bat because may curiosly camp apropos a second-hand rhinoceros. alluring, macabre equinox

  5. edwardtone

    edwardtoneПре 5 дана

    Where's footage of Durant's 16 min. @espn and @nba ?

  6. edwardtone

    edwardtoneПре 5 дана

    Kevin Durant had an Achilles? Then he played 8/8 and 100%

  7. Justin Villarreal

    Justin VillarrealПре 5 дана

    Nobody cares about the nets when you talk about them ten times a day

  8. Christian Claudio

    Christian ClaudioПре 5 дана

    Are these "analysts" getting paid?

  9. MM MM

    MM MMПре 5 дана

    Kd n harden is enough... but dang got kyrie

  10. Kisimba Wenceslas Naki

    Kisimba Wenceslas NakiПре 6 дана

    Anyone else feel like after watching the analyst sports talk shows for so long. You can do a better job than these people

  11. Carlleed A.A.K

    Carlleed A.A.KПре 6 дана

    The disrespect to Kyrie Irving is real. I believe he is their killer.

  12. Satoshi Matsumoto

    Satoshi MatsumotoПре 6 дана

    Whattt they need to all be healthy to wayyy😂😂😂these analysts man

  13. Kizito Imoisili

    Kizito ImoisiliПре 6 дана

    James harden is the mvp

  14. Richard Maeda

    Richard MaedaПре 6 дана

    Ramona said Harden is out of the MVP conversation for being sidelined for 10 days. That's 4 games or so... let's be real

  15. Drumpf Todd

    Drumpf ToddПре 6 дана

    That's a pretty sad thing to say when you look at their stacked team. Maybe if you didn't have a team full of quitters then you wouldn't need so much firepower to win a chip.

  16. Papa_zoeee

    Papa_zoeeeПре 6 дана

    Same would be said about lebron

  17. SuperTDSmith

    SuperTDSmithПре 6 дана

    The Nets want to win NBA Finals.

  18. Marko Rabin

    Marko RabinПре 6 дана

    Big mistake by warriors in my opinion, should have traded for spencer and give up on Oubre. Spencer could lead the second unit and join 4th quarter if he's hot

  19. stupendousA

    stupendousAПре 6 дана

    Why does NBA media hate James Harden so much?? LeBron is out for longer but they still have him in the MVP conversation. James Harden is out for 2 weeks at most but he's definitely out of the conversation???

  20. Canaan Daniels

    Canaan DanielsПре 6 дана

    Harden literally gets one minor injury like once every 2 or 3 years I don’t think it’s a concern whether he’ll be healthy

  21. MM MM

    MM MMПре 6 дана

    The jump not the same without pierce n rachel

  22. Ryan Lambert

    Ryan LambertПре 6 дана

    Yes it would be beneficial for every NBA team in the playoffs to have their starting lineup intact 🤷🤦🤫

  23. Jacob Wichterich

    Jacob WichterichПре 6 дана

    Should have a former nba player at all times on the show tbh

  24. Sb the Pitbull

    Sb the PitbullПре 6 дана

    I don’t feel like watching these analysts without Paul Pierce or a nba player

  25. brett

    brettПре 6 дана

    Tomorrow: Lakers need Lebron and AD for the playoffs

  26. Hero Miles

    Hero MilesПре 6 дана

    IDK if Harden gonna be ready for the playoffs. He can barely play 5 minutes in a regular season game.

  27. Jose Bravo

    Jose BravoПре 6 дана

    Harden never misses you are definitely a casual

  28. I got 5 on it

    I got 5 on itПре 6 дана

    Durant left to go to Brooklyn to win a 3rd ring.. The irony is if he does win its going to mean less than the 2 in golden state 😂

  29. Jose Bravo

    Jose BravoПре 6 дана

    Not that much less than your life foh with the hating 😂

  30. Lucy

    LucyПре 6 дана

    Black girl.

  31. Lucy

    LucyПре 6 дана

    Lol. That was some glue on the ground.

  32. Lucy

    LucyПре 6 дана

    Lol. I'm a fan of MeetMe. "I don't see race."

  33. xwers1234

    xwers1234Пре 6 дана

    Free Paul Pierce

  34. xwers1234

    xwers1234Пре 6 дана

    Where Rachel Nichols at?


    MAJINDAMEПре 6 дана

    Aye why that thumbnail so cold tho 🥶

  36. cha sam

    cha samПре 6 дана

    Oh wao. I have no idea!

  37. Richie Pommells

    Richie PommellsПре 6 дана

    nets big 3 will be ready for playoffs have faith

  38. cali flea dog

    cali flea dogПре 6 дана

    Let's see if Steve "white privilege Hire" can really Coach without Superstars!

  39. LeeTravius Mckay

    LeeTravius MckayПре 6 дана

    We should be concerned of All the injuries in the NBA right now. Bodies are breaking down due to tight schedules

  40. LeeTravius Mckay

    LeeTravius MckayПре 6 дана

    what do you expect with a shortened season and all these back to back games

  41. AllWhitePeopleAreRacistDevils

    AllWhitePeopleAreRacistDevilsПре 6 дана

    Lakers in 5

  42. javier book shadows contributor du

    javier book shadows contributor duПре 6 дана

    128th comment

  43. Dek

    DekПре 6 дана

    this woman pisssses me off

  44. DaShahn Draper

    DaShahn DraperПре 6 дана

    Rachel got tired of people telling her we wish she was there 😭

  45. mar jase

    mar jaseПре 6 дана

    If i am going to be honest with you ,in my own humble opinion without being sentimental of course, without offending anyone who thinks differently from my own point of view,but also by looking into this matter in distinctive perspective ,i would like to say i have nothing to say

  46. Terrell Rivas

    Terrell RivasПре 6 дана

    Normally these annoy me, today it didn’t. May god bless you.

  47. KreyzAim

    KreyzAimПре 6 дана

    ‘More important’... stupid narratives. ESPN has been blatantly boring and they wonder why ratings are down

  48. T

    TПре 6 дана

    Is the sky blue?

  49. Bo Rood

    Bo RoodПре 6 дана

    They don't need many regular season games together. They played two games after the Harden trade with Kyrie out and they were both major blowouts.

  50. Warrior BC

    Warrior BCПре 6 дана

    The Joker is best player on the planet 💪💪💪

  51. Blasian Couple KING VADER Vlog

    Blasian Couple KING VADER VlogПре 6 дана

    Don't forget Lakers need AD & Bron, f^%king haters..

  52. Sanjuid Ali

    Sanjuid AliПре 6 дана

    Get paul pierce

  53. Curt Skeete Jr

    Curt Skeete JrПре 6 дана

    To strange harden gets injured KD returns idk

  54. L Karamazov

    L KaramazovПре 6 дана

    They should have just all stayed in OKC. Now they’re like used and abused, no respect.

  55. C A P

    C A PПре 6 дана

    ya talk about topic we know the answer too

  56. Felix Edwards

    Felix EdwardsПре 6 дана

    That Spencer Dinwiddie news is false ...they tried to trade Kelly for him and the nets turn it down y’all be in tv getting this stuff wrong...smh

  57. Johnny Nava

    Johnny NavaПре 6 дана

    Yes they do. They got 3 players (Kevin, kyrie, and James) who have proved they can't get the job done unless carried by others. So yes, they all need to be healthy.

  58. jonathan oh

    jonathan ohПре 6 дана

    Oklahoma City thunder fans 🥴🥴🥴🥴🥴🥴🥴🥴

  59. MLP

    MLPПре 6 дана

    Can I tell THE TRUTH?

  60. DeGoat DeRozan

    DeGoat DeRozanПре 6 дана

    You know who the nets really need? Paul Pierce

  61. Mike J

    Mike JПре 6 дана

    Ain't that the truth lol..

  62. Mike J

    Mike JПре 6 дана

    I guarantee you that BKLYN and the Knicks will play each other in the playoffs like in the first rd too,KD and Harden should be ready to go when that happens.

  63. KittyLazyBeamz

    KittyLazyBeamzПре 6 дана

    Just like Steph and Klay need to both be healthy for the playoffs, this isn't news.


    JSTAY FLYПре 4 дана

    They would win if its KD and Kyrie, KD and Harden, or just Harden and Kyrie. They don't even need 3.

  65. Longlivemk Longlivemk

    Longlivemk LonglivemkПре 5 дана

    @Drumpf Todd kyrie isn’t good enough of a facilitator to carry nets to the finals without harden it would jus be hero ball with kd and kyrie I think they need harden to win honestly

  66. JAY Pc

    JAY PcПре 6 дана

    @Drumpf Todd obviously they need harden and kd to bring them to the finals. U must be dumb Kyrie can’t carry them all the way to the finals.

  67. KittyLazyBeamz

    KittyLazyBeamzПре 6 дана

    @Drumpf Todd you already forgot about steph and klay what a shame, just wait

  68. Drumpf Todd

    Drumpf ToddПре 6 дана

    Yeah except for the fact that there is an additional superstar... IDK if you watch basketball but the Nets have KD, Harden and Kyrie... Pretty sad when you need 3 superstars and a team full of last years max players. Bunch of bums.

  69. Fillipe Gsk

    Fillipe GskПре 6 дана

    That's why they're sitting out

  70. Alexander

    AlexanderПре 6 дана

    Being honest they only need 2 of them. whether that's Kd and Kyrie or Kyrie and Harden or Harden and KD. DOESNT MATTER

  71. Chris xO

    Chris xOПре 6 дана

    Its ridiculous kyrie ain't being mentioned and hes performed better than Harden in the playoffs

  72. Chris xO

    Chris xOПре 6 дана

    @Kevin Le and Harden had a team specifically built around him since day 1 in Houston? Kyrie has demonstrated he can show up repeatedly, what about Harden?

  73. JAY Pc

    JAY PcПре 6 дана

    @Kevin Le that was one playoff series

  74. Kevin Le

    Kevin LeПре 6 дана

    its cause he had lebron lmao his past time on the celtics they got bounced lol

  75. J Ca

    J CaПре 6 дана

    I thnk it’s more about health than anything else. If they’re all healthy, then they are expected to win the championship in my book

  76. Future Fresh

    Future FreshПре 6 дана

    Golden state should have taken that trade

  77. SOExclusive

    SOExclusiveПре 6 дана

    This show ain’t the same without The Truth. It comes off real dry. I couldn’t even finish the show

  78. Derek Masters

    Derek MastersПре 6 дана

    The truth is trash lol he is literally the worst analyst they had

  79. Fusionn

    FusionnПре 6 дана

    2021 Brooklyn Nets NBA Finals champions

  80. C4LLifestyle

    C4LLifestyleПре 6 дана

    No KD means no ring... Simple!


    REALSPORTSTALK 313Пре 6 дана

    Keep thinking like the media.

  82. OTW

    OTWПре 6 дана

    Vice versa if that happens to Irving

  83. kc kc

    kc kcПре 6 дана

    "the Nets need both Durant & Harden healthy for the playoffs" Thanks for breaking the news Albert Einstein

  84. Dutch of Gotham

    Dutch of GothamПре 4 дана

    they really enlightened us huh lol

  85. CURRENCY365

    CURRENCY365Пре 6 дана

    Nets are in trouble point blank

  86. Hardworking Criminal

    Hardworking CriminalПре 6 дана

    In related news it's said humans need oxygen to breathe...back to you Rachel Nichols!

  87. abcd

    abcdПре 6 дана

    "The sky is blue"

  88. Tmac 01

    Tmac 01Пре 6 дана

    Guarantee win for the Nets


    KOMPA JAMПре 6 дана

    I love to watch James Harden (PAUSE)


    KOMPA JAMПре 6 дана

    @Zatora11 p a u s e !

  91. Zatora11

    Zatora11Пре 6 дана

    @KOMPA JAM you’re forcing it dude..


    KOMPA JAMПре 6 дана

    @Zatora11 You like to watch James HARDEN as well?

  93. Zatora11

    Zatora11Пре 6 дана

    no need for a pause there, sus boy

  94. heardi

    heardiПре 6 дана

    KD is overrated lets be real

  95. Raza Kids

    Raza KidsПре 6 дана

    @Jose Bravo he is overrated that people say he is the 1st or 2nd best player. He isn't better than LeBron, Steph, even Giannis now. And you can make a case that harden is the nets best player.

  96. Jose Bravo

    Jose BravoПре 6 дана

    @Raza Kids overrated but he's in your top 5 list? The irony of the stupid

  97. Sean Combs

    Sean CombsПре 6 дана


  98. Imma keep it ahunnid

    Imma keep it ahunnidПре 6 дана

    Why do you believe he is overrated sir?

  99. Raza Kids

    Raza KidsПре 6 дана

    He is overrated but he is still a top 4-5 player in the league.

  100. Rico McCard

    Rico McCardПре 6 дана

    So disrespecting kyrie again???

  101. Tupac Reincarnated

    Tupac ReincarnatedПре 6 дана

    KD+Harden = Finals KD+Harden+Kyrie = Championship or Bust

  102. Rahil Arora

    Rahil AroraПре 6 дана


  103. J Ca

    J CaПре 6 дана


  104. Qu Reynolds

    Qu ReynoldsПре 6 дана

    They ignored Paul like they ignored Jackie Macmullen for saying nba players are owners property. smh lol

  105. Zam Brogue

    Zam BrogueПре 6 дана

    @Duc Le Racist tend to do that alot

  106. pc_t

    pc_tПре 6 дана

    @Duc Le ppl like to make mountains out of mole hill. She misspoke, it’s not like this is a a habit for her.

  107. Duc Le

    Duc LeПре 6 дана

    She worded it poorly... she was trying to say employees are assets. If your work needs you to relocate, then you gotta relocate.

  108. Adityo Tio

    Adityo TioПре 6 дана

    The dull bagpipe fundamentally collect because kiss proximately subtract a a bitter cloud. abashed, hulking nose

  109. Lacey Davis

    Lacey DavisПре 6 дана

    Of course they need em but they need an 90% Harden, aa 80% KD along with Kyrie and Aldridge and they going all the way to the finals no doubt.

  110. Mike Miller

    Mike MillerПре 6 дана

    Why don’t you guys talk about me more often? I’m an all time great

  111. Bill Pap.

    Bill Pap.Пре 6 дана

    Hot take: BOTH Kevin Durant & James Harden are in the top 5 offensive players ever list, if you take into account their entire offensive arsenal.

  112. Pat4Clippers

    Pat4ClippersПре 6 дана

    Utah Jazz will win it all. They have the chemistry and the health. Also, homecourt advantage is huge for them. Congrats to Utah for their first ever NBA championship. I hate Utah, btw.

  113. Raza Kids

    Raza KidsПре 6 дана

    Yo, the clippers and Nets look fantastic. Maybe even the sixers. Nuggets could too. I'm going with the Nets as my first option And then the clippers as my second option.

  114. Clippers Suck

    Clippers SuckПре 6 дана

    U already giving up on ur clippers?

  115. Avery Merrick

    Avery MerrickПре 6 дана

    Not going to be the Philadelphia 76ers.

  116. Gage 878

    Gage 878Пре 6 дана

    We all know neither of them can win on their own team so ofc they need a super team

  117. Impressivejay

    ImpressivejayПре 6 дана

    @Clippers Suck How can you say that, have you seen them in the finals yet????

  118. Clippers Suck

    Clippers SuckПре 6 дана

    @Impressivejay the truth hurts the nets are a superteam just like the warriors were

  119. heardi

    heardiПре 6 дана


  120. Lhype

    LhypeПре 6 дана

    @Impressivejay as a lebron fan I’m embarrassed that this is how we are represented by people who just are dumb

  121. Impressivejay

    ImpressivejayПре 6 дана

    You sound like A KD hater and Lebron James fan, this is the wrong video my guy...

  122. Wyatt the great

    Wyatt the greatПре 6 дана

    8th comment

  123. DᴇGᴏᴀᴛ DᴇRᴏᴢᴀɴ ➐

    DᴇGᴏᴀᴛ DᴇRᴏᴢᴀɴ ➐Пре 6 дана

    Short answer: *Yes*

  124. thatfatguy

    thatfatguyПре 6 дана

    Long answer:yyyyyyyyyyyeeeeeeessssssss

  125. 999 speed

    999 speedПре 6 дана

    @Juan R casual

  126. Juan R

    Juan RПре 6 дана


  127. Juan R

    Juan RПре 6 дана

    Hardens a choker and ball hog, the nets can win without him

  128. Leone

    LeoneПре 6 дана

    no they dont lol. stop acting like theyre not good enough to win the east with one of them out.

  129. redouane krap

    redouane krapПре 6 дана

    @Juan R then what is harden 🤣🤣 the Man chokes the most when the pressure is at his highest

  130. heardi

    heardiПре 6 дана

    they wont beat any of those team with harden out

  131. Clippers Suck

    Clippers SuckПре 6 дана

    Well it won’t be that easy without them that’s for sure and anything is possible

  132. Juan R

    Juan RПре 6 дана

    @redouane krap simmons and harris are chokers, the nets will beat them without KD

  133. redouane krap

    redouane krapПре 6 дана

    They wont beat the 76ers without KD no way

  134. Smoove00

    Smoove00Пре 6 дана

    JH MVP Should win it TF she talking about

  135. Oba***Man YouTube took my channel out

    Oba***Man YouTube took my channel outПре 6 дана

    KD probably has some serious injuries, it has been 2 months since he last played.

  136. ⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻

    ⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻Пре 6 дана

    @Lucas Walker They come to practice and build chemistry there lol

  137. Lucas Walker

    Lucas WalkerПре 6 дана

    @Impressivejay Chemistry, practice, and keeping those legs in game shape. You can’t sit KD til playoffs regardless on how loaded the team is

  138. LifeStarrTV

    LifeStarrTVПре 6 дана

    Him AND AD

  139. MK7 Wars

    MK7 WarsПре 6 дана

    @Impressivejay to build chemistry before the playoffs start

  140. Impressivejay

    ImpressivejayПре 6 дана

    @Only fire Why rush him back when they winning without him and he can have fresh legs for the playoffs

  141. Andrew Zheng

    Andrew ZhengПре 6 дана


  142. Brian Morien

    Brian MorienПре 5 дана

    @Kisimba Wenceslas Naki Have you ever watched him on television. His career has been over for a while. They do nothing but make fun of his stupid opinions. Now that there's nobody making fun of him the show isn't that funny.

  143. Kisimba Wenceslas Naki

    Kisimba Wenceslas NakiПре 6 дана

    He got fired for taking videos of him at the strip club

  144. JayDope

    JayDopeПре 6 дана

    @Brian Morien That's Hilarious

  145. Brian Morien

    Brian MorienПре 6 дана

    @JayDope I am not a fan of his either and he is not a fan of mine. I've sent him running away crying before.

  146. JayDope

    JayDopeПре 6 дана

    @Brian Morien cmon bro , u really thought I didn't know his nickname, cmon man , quit shaqTin a fool, and yes a shitty analyst we all know 🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣, hence he was never the truth lmao, I just not a big fan, I did like Ray and Garnet tho , legends!

  147. SirLoneWolfe

    SirLoneWolfeПре 6 дана

    So are y'all really not going to acknowledge Paul Pierce 😂🤣😭

  148. SirLoneWolfe

    SirLoneWolfeПре 6 дана

    @edwardtone that Lola Bunny, D. Wade reference was cool

  149. edwardtone

    edwardtoneПре 6 дана

    @SirLoneWolfe Daffy goes, shoot the ball! 🏀💥😳

  150. SirLoneWolfe

    SirLoneWolfeПре 6 дана

    @edwardtone What, you got extra hype off of that trailer?

  151. edwardtone

    edwardtoneПре 6 дана

    What I want to know is when we're going to discuss Space Jam 2.

  152. Railfanner Mario

    Railfanner MarioПре 6 дана

    @SirLoneWolfe 😂 lol

  153. Jamie

    JamieПре 6 дана

    How many times will they have this conversation?

  154. Josias Ajvix

    Josias AjvixПре 6 дана

    Nets are gonna take it all .

  155. J Th

    J ThПре 6 дана

    They need both to make the finals

  156. Mark Angelo Stockton

    Mark Angelo StocktonПре 6 дана




    You also need water to clean yourself

  158. Hooper Prod.

    Hooper Prod.Пре 6 дана


  159. Oba***Man YouTube took my channel out

    Oba***Man YouTube took my channel outПре 6 дана

    For sure the Lakers will be healthy for the playoffs, the Lakers are smart enough for AD not to come back too soon.

  160. Lhype

    LhypeПре 6 дана

    @Raza Kids I know but you aren’t jumping up to a 10 foot rim and falling tailbone first and having to play 40 mins still then do that in 2 days

  161. Raza Kids

    Raza KidsПре 6 дана

    @Lhype trust me I have had the same tailbone injury. A contusion. It hurts, but you gotta go through the pain and it eventually gets better. Resting it took a lot more time. I had to free it up. Steph said it himself.

  162. Lhype

    LhypeПре 6 дана

    @Raza Kids tailbone injuries get worse the more u don’t rest it

  163. Raza Kids

    Raza KidsПре 6 дана

    @Lhype tailbone injuries work like this. They are actually able to play through they just hurt. Steph explained it himself

  164. Lhype

    LhypeПре 6 дана

    @Raza Kids the warriors played Steph when he still injured making him hurt him self more too so if they keep this up something worse could happen

  165. Paul Jansen

    Paul JansenПре 6 дана

    wow....if this headline isn't a shocker...then...what is😃?

  166. zReNAgAdE504

    zReNAgAdE504Пре 6 дана

    waw watta hot take !

  167. Damarius 11

    Damarius 11Пре 6 дана