Stephen A. reacts to the Bucks' win vs. the Nets: 'I DON'T care!' | First Take

Stephen A. reacts to the Bucks' win vs. the Nets: 'I DON'T care!' | First Take
Stephen A. Smith and Max Kellerman discuss what the Milwaukee Bucks’ 117-114 win over Kevin Durant and the Brooklyn Nets means for Giannis Antetokounmpo.
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0:00 Stephen A. Smith doesn’t care about what the Bucks are doing during the regular season.
2:15 Stephen A. points out the Knicks’ win over the Rockets.
3:15 I owe Julius Randle an apology - Max Kellerman.
4:20 Max says James Harden is the most important player on the Nets.
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  1. ESPN

    ESPNПре 11 дана

    0:00 Stephen A. Smith doesn’t care about what the Bucks are doing during the regular season. 2:15 Stephen A. points out the Knicks’ win over the Rockets. 3:15 I owe Julius Randle an apology - Max Kellerman. 4:20 Max says James Harden is the most important player on the Nets.

  2. Informal English

    Informal EnglishПре 8 дана

    Giannis is a two way player in the third seed , he's the MVP , he's been as good as anyone offensively but not everybody has been as good as him Defensively , he's clearly the MVP

  3. Betrayed King

    Betrayed KingПре 8 дана

    @M vE cvVCvCVzv

  4. Boomer Ang

    Boomer AngПре 10 дана

    Wanna link to Julius Randle makeshift jersey?

  5. tonyjr97

    tonyjr97Пре 10 дана

    theres different expectations for different players and teams, bucks focused on a ring, knicks just happy to improve, which if fair for what theyre expectations were along with what julius randles expectations for the season was

  6. Monsuta Man

    Monsuta ManПре 10 дана

    max is right, Nets need all their horses to win the east because "They don't have a coach."

  7. GreenFridays

    GreenFridaysПре 2 дана

    Nobody lied or took anything out of context Stephen A. You're scared to call out KD, James Harden or CP3, but love calling out Russ and Giannis. KD only won because of the weakest move ever, but his mama called and you got scared. None of the rest have rings, but you only call out who you aren't scared of or friends with.

  8. Hype B-ball

    Hype B-ballПре 7 дана

    The bucks need to show up in the playoffs they will earn respect so I agree with Stephen A becuase it is the regular season sure it’s a great win but we need to see what the bucks have in the post season

  9. Lane Lewandowski

    Lane LewandowskiПре 7 дана

    Stephen A is such a joke

  10. ProcardcollecterAndGamer

    ProcardcollecterAndGamerПре 7 дана

    If the bucks lose to a lower seed strip Giannis of his mvps

  11. H- BLADE

    H- BLADEПре 8 дана

    Man im sorry but I care about the regular season just as the playoffs because every thing counts

  12. Elijah McElroy

    Elijah McElroyПре 8 дана

    It's funny how KD + Kyrie is somehow "not enough" now 🤔🤔 weird

  13. Majin Vegeta

    Majin VegetaПре 8 дана

    Molly really out here interrupting people like she getting paid per Cringe 😬

  14. Lee Yoko

    Lee YokoПре 8 дана

    I wish the arenas could be filled with fans again I would love to see the Garden in the playoffs lit up. Oh yeah and then Hornet games with Lamelo they would be sold out also.

  15. Im not mark

    Im not markПре 8 дана

    This year is their time. Davis is gone. Only embid is the treat.

  16. Ray Larock

    Ray LarockПре 8 дана

    Hey Stephen A, Suck the nets off then!!! You Hater you just mad cause they beat not only 1 game but 2 so you better care BOY

  17. Zain fatehmahomed

    Zain fatehmahomedПре 8 дана

    This take would be so different if the nets won

  18. Mr Black

    Mr BlackПре 8 дана

    But if the nets won back to back he would be saying they going to win the chip

  19. Jimmy Buster

    Jimmy BusterПре 8 дана

    Bucks is just a good team in regular season just like a strong wild dear. But in the post season they are like a crying lame dear,being busted in the playoffs. . 😂 😂 😂 That's what Stephen mean.

  20. Mike Lay

    Mike LayПре 8 дана

    Meanwhile Doncic & Lillard are giving the Lakers the option of either playing Steph or Kawhi/PG13 in the first round! That is pure wizardry going on over in the West! Absolute nightmare scenario the Lakers tank job will cost them dearly if they don’t pull it together fast!

  21. Mike Lay

    Mike LayПре 8 дана

    Nets trying hard to slide into that 3rd seed so they can get Boston & the Heat in back to back rounds. Very wise they don’t want the Knicks in the 2nd round or the Wizards in the 1st. True geniuses on this years Nets team. Very well done no one even suspects it.

  22. Alexander Pena

    Alexander PenaПре 8 дана

    I’m really glad Max owed up and said he owes Randle an apology cuz he was violating him when they signed him 💯

  23. Blake Howard

    Blake HowardПре 8 дана

    I’m glad Giannis said this because he knows now that whether ur the first or eighth seed u must be great in the postseason

  24. Mang Simeon

    Mang SimeonПре 8 дана

    It will be LOL to SAS when he's Knicks beat the Bucks in the Playoffs

  25. Shazam757

    Shazam757Пре 8 дана

    how many rings does KD have when he's not jumping ship exactly I don't care!!

  26. Mericaa

    MericaaПре 8 дана

    Stephen A gonna start caring when we sweep the Nets.

  27. Shahiin Allah

    Shahiin AllahПре 8 дана

    How about them Knicks! Brooklyn what!

  28. carter dyreson

    carter dyresonПре 8 дана

    See what’s gonna happen is everyone is saying nobody can beat the nets with all three but the bucks will take them to 7 and lose and everyone will say the bucks choked again but everyone is saying nobody can beat them so why do the bucks have different standards, the whole offseason is gonna be giannis can’t win in the playoffs but we expect them to lose this year

  29. TheFartsNalga

    TheFartsNalgaПре 8 дана

    Getting James Harden ready for the playoffs😂😂😂. He's never ready for the playoffs🤣🤣🤣

  30. King Moe

    King MoeПре 8 дана

    I don’t blame stephen A Smith. When a team chokes in the playoffs but does well during the regular season that’s what you always expect. Middleton is not a legit star. Giannis sucks when it counts but it’s the bucks. No one expects them to win. They don’t have the personnel to have a winning team in the playoffs And giannis is the invisible man! It’s given. Until I see different, I’m looking at the bucks like it’s the wizards

  31. Cleon Pierre

    Cleon PierreПре 8 дана


  32. Shao Ron

    Shao RonПре 8 дана

    They hate Giannis & the bucks.! Cause they don't have a super team. Lol it's more than hate.

  33. NBA RAP

    NBA RAPПре 8 дана

    Well I care

  34. john thonig

    john thonigПре 8 дана

    Go Bucks

  35. JR De Vera

    JR De VeraПре 8 дана

    James hasn't proved anything either like Giannis. Let's see in the playoffs who can move to the next level.

  36. Rubin Palmer

    Rubin PalmerПре 9 дана

    Fase book sucks

  37. Edward Yang

    Edward YangПре 9 дана

    SAS actually made a good point wow. I'm impressed

  38. LIBRAGOD90

    LIBRAGOD90Пре 9 дана

    Molly's talking again :(

  39. DJForte

    DJForteПре 9 дана

    Stephen A gotta chill wit theses random Knicks conversations

  40. Da_Woo

    Da_WooПре 9 дана

    Nets lost twice and they was trying. If Harden does not come back-all that talk about KD being top two will drop in T.I. Voice.....EXPEDITIOUSLY

  41. jacob desimone

    jacob desimoneПре 9 дана

    Molly let them talk

  42. Deonte Anderson

    Deonte AndersonПре 9 дана

    I see where max comin from he tryna say James got that got that cp3 facilitator role where he can still put up points efficiently


    DANNY BLVCKПре 9 дана

    when the knicks beat the nets then whats going to be said

  44. BigTrisStreams

    BigTrisStreamsПре 9 дана

    The Knicks actually gon cause some issues in the playoffs

  45. Angel Thegreat

    Angel ThegreatПре 9 дана

    Can’t win a chip when all your star player does is run and dunk lol

  46. Sotiris Katsoylas

    Sotiris KatsoylasПре 9 дана

    Since when a win doesn't mean something? Ffs respect the game of basketball.. If the roles were reversed we would hear Giannis fell short, he doesn't have a shooting game, a post up game, etc etc.. You can say whatever, Giannis mentality is as it should be. You face off a big team like Nets you give them no quarter, not even in an exercise game.

  47. Nathan Kennedy

    Nathan KennedyПре 9 дана

    Giannis turning into a ripped Durant

  48. Ricky Mitchell

    Ricky MitchellПре 9 дана

    The Knicks have made improvements but they are NOT WINNING a 🏆😂

  49. jso416

    jso416Пре 9 дана

    As a Nets fan, I’m not worried about the Bucks at all. Two pretty close games without our top floor general on the court. Also I don’t believe Durant is at full Durant form just yet. Playoffs will be fun.

  50. Sergio Fernandez

    Sergio FernandezПре 9 дана

    How many franchise players do the Nets need to win the East???? SMH 🤦‍♂️ ..

  51. LilBitEverything

    LilBitEverythingПре 9 дана


  52. Betty Napolion

    Betty NapolionПре 9 дана


  53. James Leandre

    James LeandreПре 9 дана

    That win was really nothing lol, the bucks got knocked out by the heat

  54. Marcos Bisono

    Marcos BisonoПре 9 дана

    They didn’t say that when Miami was beating the bucks in the regular season last year.

  55. Duke AG

    Duke AGПре 9 дана

    Well Stephen A what happened last night the nets went down the second time!! Hahahahha

  56. scorpio

    scorpioПре 9 дана

    Why is this a topic, they only won by a bucket

  57. Christian Ramirez

    Christian RamirezПре 9 дана


  58. Karthikeyan Loganathan

    Karthikeyan LoganathanПре 9 дана

    Brooklyn has absolutely nobody to stop this dude. He's feasting on everyone 😂. The big 3 can score all they want 😂 But this dude is gonna eat them if they don't defend

  59. Juan Martinez

    Juan MartinezПре 9 дана

    Molly shut up

  60. Dominic Carrano

    Dominic CarranoПре 9 дана

    It means nothing. The Bucks have been a top seed back to back years and they haven't even made the conference finals either time. Giannis and this team need to make it out of the second round to "prove" anything.

  61. Jovie Nono

    Jovie NonoПре 9 дана

    First you were mocking the acquisition of Julius Randle to the Knicks and now you are praising him? You always get to eat your words ..

  62. Gabriel Hernandez

    Gabriel HernandezПре 9 дана

    Brooklyn without the big 3 ain’t beating no 76ers or bucks

  63. LoNe JaGWolf

    LoNe JaGWolfПре 9 дана

    Well covid hit last year, if that wouldn't happen then the bucks would've continue that flow and then go straight to the finals.

  64. Melinda McKenzie

    Melinda McKenzieПре 9 дана

    I disagree with Stephan A because they beat the nets 2 days ago, giannis had 49 and kd had 42 and the bucks won, they played again kd had 32, giannis had 36, and kyrie had 39, and the bucks still won. So yeah stephan A should care, and he does to good in the playoffs to.

  65. Menace

    MenaceПре 9 дана

    Ong molly annoying

  66. Kevin

    KevinПре 9 дана

    If you want a competitive playoffs you should be hoping Harden doesn't come back. Molly shut up you casual

  67. Vincent Greene

    Vincent GreeneПре 9 дана

    Kind of true. 2 years in a row choked.

  68. Spyros Michaelides

    Spyros MichaelidesПре 9 дана

    This guy is delusional

  69. Doobidoo Bidoo

    Doobidoo BidooПре 9 дана

    The NETS is just an overrated Team. I like the 2003 Spurs, 2004 Detroit Pistons, and the 2011 Mavericks way better than the 2021 NETS



    BINGO STEVEN A!! Regular season dosent get u the chip. Playoff prime time does 😉👌

  71. Justine Elijah Menor

    Justine Elijah MenorПре 9 дана

    Who would’ve thought that analysts would say that a team with Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving with a decent roster (Harris, Griffin, Green, Deandre) wouldn’t be enough and still needs James Harden an mvp type of player 🤦🏾

  72. Yugdeep Singh

    Yugdeep SinghПре 9 дана

    giannis for MVP ?

  73. M M

    M MПре 9 дана

    Max says something that makes sense for a change. Indeed, Harden is key to success of the Nets. He is a top 3 PG in the league. His impact will be significant in a guard oriented league.

  74. Alexis Cando

    Alexis CandoПре 9 дана

    Why are they hating on Giannis and the Bucks whereas they are praising Joel Embiid and the Sixers?? What have they done in the last 3 years?? The Sixers lost in the 2nd round twice in 2018 & 2019 and a 1st round exit last season... The Bucks had a 1st round exit in 2018 but they took the Celtics to 7 whereas Philly only manages to took them in 5... They made the ECF in 2019 and I'm pretty sure Giannis did better against the Raptors than Embiid did against them(Jimmy is the one who force them to a game 7)

  75. uzzy909

    uzzy909Пре 9 дана

    Your I hate Molly moment at 5:46

  76. Karlo Blažek

    Karlo BlažekПре 9 дана

    I'm sorry Max but Bucks playstyle haven't changed a bit. They still depend on Giannis dominating in the paint. They're too predictable for the playoff series

  77. Trapligo_GW

    Trapligo_GWПре 9 дана

    So I don't care what they do 😂

  78. tarun kumar

    tarun kumarПре 9 дана

    Kd and Steph are one of the best shooters ever

  79. LLL BBB butter

    LLL BBB butterПре 9 дана

    Life is pain as a Giannis/ Bucks fan

  80. Jayson Guarino

    Jayson GuarinoПре 9 дана

    "we're allowed to be delusional" - Stephen A on the Knicks

  81. E-Nasty 302

    E-Nasty 302Пре 9 дана

    Camera quality is crazy rn👏🏾

  82. George Boudros

    George BoudrosПре 9 дана

    They hate bucks but i wish the will regret this. Fear the deer. Go Giannis, go Bucks!!!

  83. GO BUCS

    GO BUCSПре 9 дана

    Two in a row.

  84. John Paul Del Rosario

    John Paul Del RosarioПре 9 дана

    we all owe julius randle an apology

  85. mical2great

    mical2greatПре 9 дана

    I see Molly is in mid season form, stop interrupting mid statement

  86. Don Dinero

    Don DineroПре 9 дана

    Stephen A lost a Take to Max 🤣🤣🤣🤣Stephen A said Durant an Kyrie can go to finals with out James Harden now he looking all stupid thats why he brought up the Knicks.🤣🤣

  87. LeBaron King

    LeBaron KingПре 9 дана

    Why does Molly even open her mouth, she has nothing to contribute.

  88. Yuno Pepper

    Yuno PepperПре 9 дана

    She there for ratings bruh

  89. Pranav Kumar

    Pranav KumarПре 9 дана

    In Stephen A's head, in the time space continuum , the Knicks at MSG in the 1st round of the playoffs is the (0,0,0,0) of the universe. It is where time reset and the location where it all begins.

  90. David Howard

    David HowardПре 9 дана

    I agree Harden is the key to the Nets. They a different animal when Harden is playing

  91. Bloomin Tokyo

    Bloomin TokyoПре 9 дана

    This after SAS berated Max for not caring about the regular season a couple of weeks ago.

  92. BalloutCeeCee

    BalloutCeeCeeПре 9 дана

    Who’s here after Giannis beat the nets for a second time

  93. jreid100

    jreid100Пре 9 дана

    Relax Stephen A Smith the Knicks are not even going to get out of the east!!!!!!!

  94. MBA 84

    MBA 84Пре 9 дана

    I hope to god that the Bucks win the chip so that Stephen A actually has to go to Milwaukee multiple times in a month. Dude is such a POS hater.

  95. GameWithJay

    GameWithJayПре 9 дана

    Steph drops 41: Sas: omg he’s soooooooo gooood he’s the greatest Giannis drops 49 and beats the nets: Sas:😐

  96. KOD

    KODПре 9 дана

    That block on KD is actually amazing.. Has that ever even happened to KD before.. I doubt it..

  97. Will Lowe

    Will LoweПре 9 дана

    Why even have a regular season because nothing they talk about until seems to matter

  98. ActiveLivingChallenger

    ActiveLivingChallengerПре 9 дана

    Bucks roster is entirely different this year, people are underrating them.

  99. Robert meneses

    Robert menesesПре 9 дана

    Max speaking facts

  100. M K

    M KПре 9 дана

    I’m a Bucks fan. Stephen is right.

  101. Child Of Judah

    Child Of JudahПре 9 дана

    And they say KD better than Bron, Bron won a chip with kyrie, KD can’t do that????

  102. Child Of Judah

    Child Of JudahПре 9 дана

    Stephen a trippn, I watched that game, it was a great win and giannis went completely off

  103. Christian Meneses

    Christian MenesesПре 9 дана


  104. The Great J. Owusu

    The Great J. OwusuПре 9 дана

    Ok I think in order for the bucks to silence the critics, they need to at LEAST get to the NBA finals, I don’t really think it matters a lot if they win or not, just them getting to the finals to show they’re capable of doing so.

  105. son 4321

    son 4321Пре 9 дана

    Is easy when the other team that have 3 super stars

  106. Brian Gibbon

    Brian GibbonПре 9 дана

    Steven a won't care when they send Brooklyn home in the playoffs unless philly sends them home first.