Not signing Kevin Durant would be a complete failure for the Knicks - Max Kellerman | First Take

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  • Published on Feb 11, 2019
  • Max Kellerman of First Take takes a shot at New York Knicks owner James Dolan, suggesting that if the New York Knicks do not sign Kevin Durant this offseason, it is a complete failure by the franchise and the owner.
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  • frederick galloway
    frederick galloway 6 days ago

    I hate to be that guy, but Molly is extremely annoying!

  • Kyle Vidrine
    Kyle Vidrine 11 days ago

    Literally the only reason anybody would sign to the Knicks is because they’re in NYC

  • Keaun Thomas
    Keaun Thomas 13 days ago

    "I am talking to you... James Dolan." Here comes the wrath😂😂

  • Danky D
    Danky D 21 day ago

    3:17
    Max, you ok?

  • Bavar Lall
    Bavar Lall 21 day ago +1

    I could listen to Max complain about the Knicks all day, spoken like a true NY die hard fan

  • Adam Samuel
    Adam Samuel 21 day ago

    This topic is bullshit KD ain't moving from Oracle and if he does move its Clippers who team looks best for him to go to, but i hope he stays and wins two more rings with GS.

  • nabil chowdhury
    nabil chowdhury 25 days ago +1

    Kyrie’s a superstar BUT, he not KD, Lebron level. And he’s on another level than Kemba.

  • Legacy
    Legacy Month ago

    Max is right. Knicks owner ships and management sucks. Porzingis is next dirk they showed of kept this 22 year old star

  • Anthony Sotillio
    Anthony Sotillio Month ago

    Calm down 😂

  • Abbas Haghighi
    Abbas Haghighi Month ago

    I love combo of this two

  • Leveret Xu
    Leveret Xu Month ago

    Will has the right to condescend yet he plays fair and square with his verbal skill to kill Max. Molly is just condescending Max on top of Will's argument. I wonder how Max ego could handle her attitude after all these years.

  • Edwin Hicks
    Edwin Hicks Month ago

    "Put the camera on me"
    *Proceeds to look at wrong camera*

  • KTJ OGREKOK
    KTJ OGREKOK Month ago

    i cant stand molly

  • Shivan Anirudhra
    Shivan Anirudhra Month ago

    Knicks are a joke and New York lost Amazon
    Maybe not the greatest city in the world anymore lol

  • Larri Lindsey
    Larri Lindsey 2 months ago

    Mavericks' fans stand up!!!!!

  • MarSH
    MarSH 2 months ago

    why would KD join the knicks?

  • Blaine Renn
    Blaine Renn 2 months ago

    Who is that long hair person in the background to promote non sexism

  • Los Ramos
    Los Ramos 2 months ago

    Max is a hating ass bitch. He said he used to be a knick fan but is now a Laker fan. That goes to show his nature. Real fans live and die with their teams.

  • jotice trenn
    jotice trenn 2 months ago

    Actually his estranged dictator brother had a little to with him leaving

  • Playing games
    Playing games 2 months ago

    Knicks are GUCCI bro they tank the rest of the season, get a potential 1st round pick, sign an allstar maybe 2 allstars and BOOM!!! Automatic playoff team.

  • Denis Tuohy
    Denis Tuohy 2 months ago

    As a Knicks fan, we don’t need Kyrie. We need Kemba,KD,and Boogie

  • SheMakeThatBackMove
    SheMakeThatBackMove 2 months ago

    Max turning into Stephen A smith 😂

  • Everstorm Gamer
    Everstorm Gamer 2 months ago

    Max and the other guy is great.. but Molly... 😔

  • Karl Stephens
    Karl Stephens 2 months ago

    Most of y'all don't understand,
    1. KP was out , no matter what the KNICKS wanted to do. The damage was done during the Phil Jackson era.
    2. KP not only said he wasn't going to resign and but he also threatened to go back to Europe for the rest of the season , which would have took away any leverage the KNICKS would have had in a trade for KP.....
    3. KP threatened to tell other players not to come to new York.
    WHAT ELSE COULD THE KNICKS HAVE DONE, IF KP WAS UNWILLING TO GIVE THE NEW KNICKS FRONT OFFICE A CHANCE TO RIGHT THE SHIP?
    KEEP IN MIND THE NEW KNICKS FRONT OFFICE HAS DONE A GREAT JOB THIS YEAR .....
    We have cap space for 2 max contracts, 7 1st round picks in the next 4 years, plus a stable of talented young players .
    They might even get ZION .....
    What else could the KNICKS have done?

  • Rapid Gaminn
    Rapid Gaminn 2 months ago

    imagine Knicks with
    PG: Kyrie
    SG: Dennis smith JR
    SF: KD
    PF: Zion
    C: Jordan

  • Mustafa Ansari
    Mustafa Ansari 2 months ago

    He’s not going to the knicks he said he wasn’t lol wtf

  • REAL Wavves
    REAL Wavves 2 months ago

    Who’s the white guy impersonating Stephen a Smith lol

  • The ComedyJunker
    The ComedyJunker 2 months ago

    Max knows what he is talking about

  • Yousuf Mohammad
    Yousuf Mohammad 2 months ago

    Gotta be honest that metaphor by Max was perfect.

  • Weichen Xu
    Weichen Xu 2 months ago +1

    molly is so annoying

  • Brad Mason
    Brad Mason 2 months ago

    Tampering

  • Brad Mason
    Brad Mason 2 months ago

    Tampering

  • hip360hop
    hip360hop 2 months ago +1

    Use me as a please fire Molly button

  • OfInterest
    OfInterest 2 months ago

    Molly stfu

  • Steven Saravia
    Steven Saravia 2 months ago

    Wtf does Molly hate Max or something? I never see her agree with him; Only talking over or against him 😒🙄

  • Plugs Radio 96.7 FM
    Plugs Radio 96.7 FM 2 months ago

    This was a really bad take by Max lol. How doesn’t he get they couldn’t get KD, Kyrie, & KP w/o ridding of Hardaway & Lee contracts. Needed to pair KP w/ bad contracts for a team to accept them. Very simple.

  • K.F. Chow
    K.F. Chow 2 months ago

    Can the Knicks be sued for false advertising?

  • Isaac Schreiber
    Isaac Schreiber 2 months ago

    Lol what do molly and will not get? the point Max makes is pretty easy to understand and verify

  • Jeremy Fuller
    Jeremy Fuller 2 months ago

    Isn't this the same retard who said Durant isn't a top 5 player in the NBA? You can't listen to anything Max says honestly. Plus he's a fucking bitch for switching up teams

  • SharpWanker Elite
    SharpWanker Elite 2 months ago

    But KP won't play a minuet for the Mavs in 2019 lol Knicks win. He's been pro three years and hurt three years.

  • Camron Clandening
    Camron Clandening 2 months ago

    Max is so salty about trading off KP. LMAO

  • The Holy Yogi
    The Holy Yogi 2 months ago

    It is clear Max misses Stephen A. Smith....the impersonation is funny!

  • Barry McCockner
    Barry McCockner 2 months ago +1

    Everytime max has a hot take 🤦‍♂️🤦‍♂️🤦‍♂️🤦‍♂️🤦‍♂️🤦‍♂️🤦‍♂️🤦‍♂️🤦‍♂️🤦‍♂️🤦‍♂️🤦‍♂️🤦‍♂️🤦‍♂️🤦‍♂️🤦‍♂️🤦‍♂️🤦‍♂️🤦‍♂️🤦‍♂️🤦‍♂️🤦‍♂️🤦‍♂️🤦‍♂️🤦‍♂️🤦‍♂️🤦‍♂️🤦‍♂️🤦‍♂️🤦‍♂️🤦‍♂️🤦‍♂️🤦‍♂️🤦‍♂️🤦‍♂️🤦‍♂️🤦‍♂️🤦‍♂️🤦‍♂️🤦‍♂️🤦‍♂️🤦‍♂️🤦‍♂️ i hate KD but why the f would he wanna ho to the worst franchise in the league with the worst owner in the league??? No one with a brain wants to play for dolan. Same reason why no one wants to stay in cleveland. Cause dan gilbert is an asshole

  • Silkysmooth 81
    Silkysmooth 81 2 months ago

    Imagine .....KD, kuzma, Zion , kyrie,anthony Davis to the knicks

  • GOSSIPOFTHECITY
    GOSSIPOFTHECITY 2 months ago

    Tampering ...

  • nwjennings
    nwjennings 2 months ago

    Shut up, Molly.

  • ElVer Galarga
    ElVer Galarga 2 months ago

    Molly stfu,, u just saying shit ppl said before..

  • Vintage Lauren
    Vintage Lauren 2 months ago

    Lmao Kp Being Compared To The Dream & Dirk LMAOOOOOO

  • Justin Majewski
    Justin Majewski 2 months ago

    KP defensive monster?!!!! LMAO OMG

  • Stephon Adair
    Stephon Adair 2 months ago

    That was a good Comparison Max “They one the lottery then used the money to by more tickets” Perfect of all your similes that’s my Favorite😂👌🏾

  • Calob Adams
    Calob Adams 2 months ago

    Kyrie and Jimmy B is fine and good because they can draft Zion possibly . But they never should traded Porzingis🤷🏽‍♂️🤷🏽‍♂️

  • Bill Hove
    Bill Hove 2 months ago

    Kp didn't love new york matter fact he most likely never got over being booed out the building on draft night. Knowing liberal new york they probably saw a white guy get drafted and assumed it was his privilege or whatever nutty conspiracy theories are being pushed by the crazy communist perfessor on campus that week lmao

    • Bill Hove
      Bill Hove 2 months ago

      But hey new york fans weren't really wrong kp didn't do anything for that team except avg. 16 points they didn't make the playoffs with him i don't even think they won 30 games with him so maybe the boos were justified

  • West bound
    West bound 2 months ago

    The girls on this show always try to jump in but they only know like a part of it and look dumb.

    • West bound
      West bound 2 months ago

      Note: I don’t have anything against them I just think when they try to join in and don’t know what their talking about it just comes across as dumb

  • VAK94
    VAK94 2 months ago

    With Knicks luck and Front office they're going to sign Jimmy Buckets and Kemba to max deals LMAOOOOOOOO

  • Seaux Savage
    Seaux Savage 2 months ago

    Kellerman is a cock sucker #Knickstape

  • Lorenzo Bontorin
    Lorenzo Bontorin 2 months ago

    The Knicks are so bad that even Max Kellerman can be right about something. Good to know :D

  • tomismop
    tomismop 2 months ago

    Just stay with your team damn. I hate the Warriors but if everyone already thinks you're a snake you might as well have 10 rings to go with it

  • Kao Saechao
    Kao Saechao 2 months ago

    Durant Kyrie Zion !!!

  • klimundas1
    klimundas1 2 months ago

    i like max way better then skip and he was a str8 savage here

  • Zero Two
    Zero Two 2 months ago

    True... if knicks doesnt sign knicks this summer, i cant imagine how bad their trade is just to fail this free agency..

  • Stanley Palaima
    Stanley Palaima 2 months ago

    Max you keep looking at the mistakes they made in the past that led to porzingis wanting to leave; so in the CURRENT situation they made the best move the could. Obviously what they did up to that point was idiotic; we’re talking about what they had to do NOW to remedy a bad situation!

  • Jeff Stevens
    Jeff Stevens 2 months ago

    So the Knicks are dumb for making this move. Sure. They traded away a 7”3 talented crybaby who wasn’t patient enough to let the young talent around him develop, who’s never played a full season since he got into the league. And all they got was a 2nd year player that’s a solid pg, the most cap space in the league, and TWO first round draft picks. Yup. Completely dumb. I hope they draft Zion and he yams it on him. This isn’t like Anthony Davis’s situation where he’s given 7 years to the pelicans and they couldn’t put a solid team around him, this is a guy who can’t stay on the floor, and is too impatient to be “the man” of any team, let alone the one team that any star player would immediately gain immortal status to the public if they simply contend again. Dallas will see the best in him but only because he’ll be playing second fiddle to Luka.

  • KrystalWolf24
    KrystalWolf24 2 months ago

    Max is 100% right. You can’t ignore what happened if you’re talking about the position the Knicks are in now

  • Tj perry
    Tj perry 2 months ago

    Max kellerman is the only guy who thinks a 7'3 guy with injury issues is a good investment smh this guy is delusional

  • Daniel Lopez
    Daniel Lopez 2 months ago

    Max is tripping! Porzingas is going to be a Shawn Bradley at best. Another soft ass European stick. I guarantee the unicorn will be hurt almost every season.

  • ChrispyD
    ChrispyD 2 months ago

    This guy MAX is STOOPID. Who would want to play for that DUMB DUMB owner ?? Honestly. Nets far more appealing

  • Matthew Hough
    Matthew Hough 2 months ago +1

    KD isn't going. GSW is a dynasty team. There not my team but they got it for 4 more titles

  • will smith
    will smith 2 months ago

    Yooo max on his Stephen a smith vibes

  • thinking man of 1978
    thinking man of 1978 2 months ago

    These 2 make a good duo

  • hafiz norhashim
    hafiz norhashim 2 months ago

    what about Zion??

  • Tamara Davis
    Tamara Davis 2 months ago

    Max is right. Im so over this Knicks bullshit. You've had more than enough time to build a team that can compete for a title. We didn't wait 20 years for you to build a 2nd round team. Show me a title chance or GET OUT MY FACE

  • Andrew “GOAT” Luck “CPOY” “MVP”

    You can tell the Knicks have severely damaged Max as a human. This is authentic PTSD from the poor guy

  • Pre Got Beats
    Pre Got Beats 2 months ago

    Max is slowly transforming into Steven A Smith

  • Moffo
    Moffo 2 months ago

    Molly STFU damn

  • Joshua Olson
    Joshua Olson 2 months ago

    KD only goes to championship teams tho...

  • tshepo legodi
    tshepo legodi 2 months ago

    Wait a minute wasn't Max going around not so long ago claiming that KD is NOT A TOP 5 PLAYER??

  • Jhon Barthelmy
    Jhon Barthelmy 2 months ago

    And as a knicks fan..... KD should come through chip or not. Knicks gon hand KD the Keys ! FOREVER ! Win a chip in NY and you a Legend up there with Jordan damn near ! And the rest will follow all the all stars and rookies, whatever everybody know Golden State is for the Golden Boys Curry & Klay lol

  • Jhon Barthelmy
    Jhon Barthelmy 2 months ago

    Bro ! Talk Facts !
    Max going OFF .
    Why these new guys trynna play a OG like Max smh lol
    Will & Molly gotta convince us better I’m starting to feel a sense of antics coming along .
    Complete failure if knicks don’t get KD and we ain’t have to trade Porzingis.
    Porzingis , KD , ( Kyrie, Jimmy Butler, or Kemba) andddddddd maybe ZION ! Come on.

  • Mr. Apostle
    Mr. Apostle 2 months ago

    Max hits the nail on the head. Dolan is worst owner in franchise history. I would like to add ... Fizdale is worst coach in Knicks history as well.

  • Playah Dub
    Playah Dub 2 months ago

    Ima say it
    Kp is a overrated injury prone player

  • Eric Bellamy
    Eric Bellamy 2 months ago

    Max annoying

  • Remarkable SeiF
    Remarkable SeiF 2 months ago

    Why tf does Max keep saying Kristaps is an elite defender? So not true.

  • Miguel Silvestre
    Miguel Silvestre 2 months ago

    Molly is so annoying

  • anthony espinosa
    anthony espinosa 2 months ago

    molly. shut the FUCK up please for the love of jesus

  • osayamen omigie
    osayamen omigie 2 months ago

    Only Steve A. knows how to calm him down... lol

  • Bubble Caramel Peach20
    Bubble Caramel Peach20 2 months ago

    If he goes there then he will be fishing in cancun early.... knicks is a weak ass team....

  • Rebel5012 Rebel5012
    Rebel5012 Rebel5012 2 months ago

    Damn the knicks are desperate

  • Jamar Roberts
    Jamar Roberts 2 months ago

    Max sound like a women scorn lol

  • Jamar Roberts
    Jamar Roberts 2 months ago

    Max get off Dolan D... You pathetic

  • Ethan Ackley
    Ethan Ackley 2 months ago

    molly is so annoying

  • vambo13257
    vambo13257 2 months ago

    Molly needs to clam up!!

  • Port Gambino
    Port Gambino 2 months ago

    Max a New York native that changed to a Laker fan everything he says is cap

  • Nate Rod
    Nate Rod 2 months ago

    Y’all some haters kd and Kyrie next year to the Knicks, just watch!! Knicks for life

  • Shimo barikage
    Shimo barikage 2 months ago

    Max was trippin loooolllllllll

  • Khalie Benjii
    Khalie Benjii 2 months ago

    Kyrie and jimmy would been nice enough for a franchise whose botched it for a while

  • Kudoss Guitar Music
    Kudoss Guitar Music 2 months ago

    Im in a crazy box😂😂😂💀💀

  • Daniel Lopez
    Daniel Lopez 2 months ago

    knicks havent been relevant since the 90s. the media needs to realize this and stop hyping them up as a top FA destination city. not a single superstar wants to play with the knicks.

  • Danny Blau
    Danny Blau 2 months ago

    As a Warriors fan, i'm going to say this. Is it a possibility KD leaves at the end of the season? Sure. Is it likely it is to the Knicks? Absolutely not. Look....the Knicks right now and the last several years are basically The Warriors of most of my life. They are an inept organazation with a terrible owner, haven't drafted well, had burdened themselves with bad contracts. They have nothing to offer outside of money and the fact that it's "new york". literally, nothing. They have a top 5 draft pick? They have been terrible at drafting for a decade and you can probably argue they lucked into KP despite themselves. Remember, The Warriors biggest Free Agent they signed of the last 20 years before KD they signed was Igoudala. Even at that time, he wasn't a top 10 player in the league in anyone's eyes. It took the Warriors getting new owners, a new coach, drafting well and promisingly multiple years in a row, Steph proving he was healthy, them getting to the playoffs and winning a series against a team better than them before even Igoudala was willing to go sign there. Then it took them winning a championship, winning 73 games and losing in game 7 to get their first big time free agent signing pretty much ever in KD. That isn't even addressing all the conflicts of KD going to new york. The fact that he hasn't ever really expressed any interest in wanting or needing his own team and to be the guy from the ground up, he doesn't handle media pressure particularly well so going to a garbage team in a city with the most relentless and critical sports media in the country isn't really something he would be clamoring to go to.

  • Richard W
    Richard W 2 months ago

    Max is right