Recapping the 2018 NBA draft: Picks, trades, fashion, storylines and more | The Jump | ESPN

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Comments • 326

  • Dave Damnis
    Dave Damnis 7 months ago

    Devin Booker is only
    ‘6 6’ 1/4

  • don ice
    don ice 9 months ago

    Luka doncic is the next Lonzo Ball. Triple DDD's of Dallas.

  • jeremiah beck
    jeremiah beck 9 months ago

    Y’all ain’t even mentioning josh Jackson for Phoenix smh he’s a good player. He’s better than people think.

  • Chuck Lee
    Chuck Lee 9 months ago

    Lollllllll. Idiots

  • rip93ford
    rip93ford 9 months ago

    If Booker and Ayton become Kobe/Shaq 0.5 I'll be happy.

  • zan marinic
    zan marinic 9 months ago

    safer pick with Trey Young??? Are you kidding me?

  • z33n1c3
    z33n1c3 9 months ago

    WHAT!!!?? Actual positivity from the jump!!!!! I’m about to cry 😢

    • z33n1c3
      z33n1c3 9 months ago

      I talking about their Suns take by the way

  • TheHasta666
    TheHasta666 9 months ago

    ESPN, come on. Where's the credentials of these people to talk about basketball? Women? The dude's 120 kg?! They should be ashamed of themselves

  • Deja RuizS
    Deja RuizS 9 months ago

    There will never be another Shaq, Shaq was just pure dominance over anybody.

  • Claud Flee
    Claud Flee 9 months ago

    What happened to the audio at 4:27?

  • Liam Jay
    Liam Jay 9 months ago

    Calm down you guys. Brian Windhorst needs to stop whatever he’s been smoking.

  • Jordan
    Jordan 9 months ago +1

    Can’t be Shaq and kobe if u both don’t play defense.

  • Mikel Best
    Mikel Best 9 months ago +1

    Jackie macmullan- “the mavs picking mo bamba made no sense to me at all”
    .......really? No sense? Not any at all? Lol

  • Никола .Бакърджиев


  • Alan KS
    Alan KS 9 months ago

    suns, mavs will still play like they're tanking.

  • Sports Sidelined
    Sports Sidelined 9 months ago

    Who’s Mo Mama?

  • Jay Money
    Jay Money 9 months ago

    Sexton is retiring #2 Simple.

  • Keyzus The Great
    Keyzus The Great 9 months ago

    I hope they turn into new age shaq and Kobe ,

  • Jason De Leon
    Jason De Leon 9 months ago

    Thumbnail is plain disrespectful...

  • Vontae star woods
    Vontae star woods 9 months ago

    Shaq & Kobe was greatest duo of my childhood, Too soon to say 2.0

  • Jeremy Vallejo
    Jeremy Vallejo 9 months ago

    It’s not a bad comparison, it isn’t the most accurate because they’re more offensively focused. Kobe and Shaq played defense every game and Devin Booker really doesn’t defend and Ayton needs to be consistent on both ends game in and game out. They’re young though, but I would say their like a Drazen Petrovic and David Robinson to me.

  • j j
    j j 9 months ago +1

    2.0 really?!🤔 So damn disrespectful 2 Shaq and Kobe. 😡

  • Greasy Slick Water Buffalo

    Windhorst need to watch more basketball, less cheesecake

  • arubacan 321
    arubacan 321 9 months ago

    Anyone else see the studio guy in the background?

  • Jack
    Jack 9 months ago

    The logic is wrong that the hawks took trae young bc they were uncomfortable with doncic the real reason they took him was to sell tickets bc of the exciting play style of him

  • Dubois Watkins
    Dubois Watkins 9 months ago

    Ayton got confused somewhere. Kobe and Shaq played DEFENSE. They weren't just a flashy 1-2 punch. They won games with their defense

  • sthao1
    sthao1 9 months ago

    phoenix has some young good players but they are still going to suck lol

    EL CUAU 9 months ago

    Hmm 🤔
    Nahhh bruhhh! 👎🏼

  • Quite Possible
    Quite Possible 9 months ago

    Well actually, this would be Penny/Shaq 3.0

  • Sentido Offical
    Sentido Offical 9 months ago

    Dont ever compare yall selves to kobe and shaq

  • Mitchell Lister
    Mitchell Lister 9 months ago

    The suns duo won’t play D, it’s more like 2014 Rockets

  • Mr. Fluffles
    Mr. Fluffles 9 months ago

    I find this extremely disrespectful to Kobe and especially Shaq....

  • Tjkxys_
    Tjkxys_ 9 months ago

    Arrr damn not this

  • Robert Sanders
    Robert Sanders 9 months ago

    Mavs won the draft

  • Matus
    Matus 9 months ago +1

    fat guy (sorry never know his name) is saying everything and he is not even bothering to pronounce Doncic name right :(

  • BigMo_BITW
    BigMo_BITW 9 months ago

    I give ALL NBA TEAMS Donkey Of The Day for not selecting Liangelo Ball who is an exponentially better shooter than everyone in the draft.

  • Daddy
    Daddy 9 months ago

    That shit would happen to Windy’s mic lol

  • alvin081988
    alvin081988 9 months ago

    Ayton doesn't look to athletic to me

  • michael porter
    michael porter 9 months ago

    LUCA is the European LEBRON

  • michael porter
    michael porter 9 months ago +1

    Ayton x Booker is like Kobe X Shaq on crack.. on some shit but not good enough

  • CamryGang
    CamryGang 9 months ago +1

    I’m surprised I didn’t see “first” in the comments yet. Usually people go crazy to be the first to the vid lmao

  • Jerry Eric
    Jerry Eric 9 months ago

    They are the same thing kobe was drafted 13 and devin was to and shaq was the number 1 over all pick so was adein

  • LJTK
    LJTK 9 months ago

    Doncic is by far from best player from this draft. Bagley and Aytons trash defence should be a huge red flag

  • Eric Chuang
    Eric Chuang 9 months ago

    Except booker is big bro tho

  • Eric Chuang
    Eric Chuang 9 months ago

    Rachel vs colin

  • TheJevardo
    TheJevardo 9 months ago


  • Will Lim
    Will Lim 9 months ago

    if mavs signs cousins...they will definitely be a contender in the west!!!

  • Abibifahodie Man
    Abibifahodie Man 9 months ago

    Get the vagina juice outta your mouth, Jackie.
    It's pronounced "BOM-BUH"

  • Doctor Doom
    Doctor Doom 9 months ago

    Mavs will be a playoff team for years to come.

  • Fast-Lane Jones
    Fast-Lane Jones 9 months ago +2

    The most overblown cliche of all time "he can make everyone around him better". We hear it about nba players all the time lol. Don't kill me. Just staying the obvious.

  • TheKingJason3
    TheKingJason3 9 months ago

    5:44 Anyone took a minute to look at LeBron's outfit. I know it's probably photoshopped, but it's still a nice fit.

  • ubadman1
    ubadman1 9 months ago

    i simply dont understand how taking a worse player is more comfortable.

  • LostNFound Oasis
    LostNFound Oasis 9 months ago

    Don’t compare them to shaq and Kobe, Shaq and Kobe played defense

  • Khalid Dacula
    Khalid Dacula 9 months ago

    Too much hype for this No. 1 pick hopefully he wouldn't end up like D Howard.

  • alittlelionfish
    alittlelionfish 9 months ago

    So we have Shaq 2.0 and Curry 2.0 in one draft. Legends are so cheap to come by.

  • Rudie Obias
    Rudie Obias 9 months ago +1

    Before Kobe and Shaq, the NBA had Hardaway and Shaq.

  • Jason Cox
    Jason Cox 9 months ago

    how many times is brian going to call luka "donic" before he gets it right?

  • ImAviex
    ImAviex 9 months ago

    I think the Mavericks are going to be significantly better next season especially if they convince a center to sign there. They could easily be a playoff team if a player like DeAndre Jordan signed there, and sky is only the limit, Luka isn't some 5 PPG kid on a bench getting over hyped, he literally has been shitting on adults since he was 16 years old and was easily the best player in the second best league in the world. Don't sleep on him.

    • Jef Versavel
      Jef Versavel 9 months ago

      give luka a nice center to run the pick and roll and throw lobs to and all will be great

  • Matt Bayley
    Matt Bayley 9 months ago

    the greatest duo of all time is wade and Lebron. Lebron is no#2 greatest ever, and wade the 3rd best shooting guard of all time

  • Joseph Moorer
    Joseph Moorer 9 months ago

    bulshit, not even gonna tend to whats being said...

  • Andrew Goering
    Andrew Goering 9 months ago

    Now the Suns have Devin Booker, Josh Jackson, and DeAndre Ayton, as well as Dragan Bender, Tyler Ulis, etc!
    There is no excuse for them to remain one of the worst teams in the league this coming season with all that fresh, young talent!
    Especially since Devin Booker is a young superstar! There's just no excuse! We'll just have to see.......

  • twelve98
    twelve98 9 months ago

    Suns GM mortgaged their future. He should be getting killed for trading that Miami pick

  • Nathan A. Torres
    Nathan A. Torres 9 months ago

    1.0 -> .5*

  • Cmindless
    Cmindless 9 months ago

    GS: dynasty
    HOU: 65 win team with the mvp
    Playoff Teams:
    POR: dame & cj 50 win team
    UTAH: 50 win team with dpoy and a young star
    NO: 50 win team with a top 4 player
    OKC: Mr tripple double + might keep pg
    MIN: Young stars and a top 12 veteran player
    SA: won 50+ games for 20 seasons lmao
    Non Playoff teams:
    LA: Good young core, might get big name players
    DEN: great young core (the next warriors) will make playoffs next year
    PHE: great young core
    MEM: good team that can still make the playoffs
    DAL: Dynamic Back court
    Ass Teams:
    SAC: what r they doing lmao
    LA (2): ew
    BOS: Great young players/veterans + top 2 coach
    Playoff Teams:
    PHI: Great young team, 2 Mvp caliber players
    TOR: chokes every year
    CLE: Might lose lebron
    IND: oladipo
    MIA: Need to rebuild
    MIL: inconsistent and disapointing
    WAS: Might need to blow it up
    Non Playoff teams:
    NY: All star porzingis
    DET: might make playoffs, good frontcourt
    CHI: passed up on mpj
    Ass Teams:
    Hornets: ass
    Nets: ass
    Magic: ass
    Hawks: ass af
    and ppl rlly say theres not a big difference lmao

    • Cmindless
      Cmindless 9 months ago

      top 10 players:
      1 lebron: who knows
      2 kd: west
      3 steph: west
      4 AD: west
      5 Kawhi: who knows
      6 harden: west
      7 giannis:east
      8 westbrook: west
      9 kyrie : east
      10 cousins: west

  • SBN3
    SBN3 9 months ago +49

    ESPN's audio is so bad compared to FS1

    • SBN3
      SBN3 8 months ago

      get off ESPN you're only here to research how jocks act when you unload an AR15 at your school

    • leviticus x
      leviticus x 8 months ago

      SBN3 Good, I can feel your anger. Your hate has made you powerful

    • SBN3
      SBN3 9 months ago

      I'll crack your fucking face open, nerd

    • leviticus x
      leviticus x 9 months ago +5

      SBN3 Skip is this your burner account?

    • MaBinti Yillah
      MaBinti Yillah 9 months ago

      Consistently bad especially on this show

  • Jay King
    Jay King 9 months ago +1

    Wtf was Trae Young thinking with the shorts?My forearms are thicker than his thighs, My index finger equals his calf muscle. Has there ever been a weaker player drafted in the top five?

  • Benjamin Aguilar
    Benjamin Aguilar 9 months ago

    How tf do you just completely forget about the 2nd pick? Shit show

  • thgdsn
    thgdsn 9 months ago

    Suns still don't have a good enough playmaker............... good luck

  • Mitchell Ellicott
    Mitchell Ellicott 9 months ago

    Shaq & Kobe minus the defense

  • Rhetorical Amusement
    Rhetorical Amusement 9 months ago

    The suns need a point guard and a clutch 2 guard then they can make a run to the playoffs

  • BamBam KapoW
    BamBam KapoW 9 months ago

    dennis schroder really bad that atlanta have to get tae young ?

  • Broly Brodie1321
    Broly Brodie1321 9 months ago

    If they would’ve traded ayton for KAT like they were pose to then I a would agree to call them the diet version of shaq and Kobe

  • Selfish Stockton
    Selfish Stockton 9 months ago

    How did they just casually slip over the most skilled player in the draft, Marvin Bagley III?

  • Selfish Stockton
    Selfish Stockton 9 months ago

    Brian windhorst just said everything about damn near everybody in this years draft smh

  • my heart is my unicorn
    my heart is my unicorn 9 months ago


  • richcity06
    richcity06 9 months ago

    Where the fuck is the defense????

  • Decarri Richardson-Curry
    Decarri Richardson-Curry 9 months ago +2

    Ayton went #1 like shaq
    Booker went #2 like Kobe
    Dats crazy

    Read more

    • Wardi S
      Wardi S 9 months ago

      Lorenzo Fisher booker was 13 aswell

    • Gabriel Munos
      Gabriel Munos 9 months ago

      Lorenzo Fisher lol

    • Lorenzo Fisher
      Lorenzo Fisher 9 months ago +1

      Decarri Richardson-Curry Kobe was the 13th pick not the 2nd 🤦🏾‍♂️

  • Sonrayz
    Sonrayz 9 months ago

    Eldridge Payton is gonna love this!

  • t a
    t a 9 months ago

    how can a 6'9" player be a "small" anything? what is a "five"? when there's only 3 positions? guard/forward/center? AND, how did my team, the Knicks do w/ the KY. player?

  • 2Clutch Productions
    2Clutch Productions 9 months ago +1

    Philly should’ve took MPJ

  • DJ ShaqTown
    DJ ShaqTown 9 months ago

    I hate those type of comparisons let the young players grow and not have to live to unprecedented expectations

  • Carl CJ Johnson
    Carl CJ Johnson 9 months ago

    Y’all so slow they basically mean they have potential of being like shaq and Kobe but booker is already better then Kobe was first two years and ayton I see him probably average 15 pts 10.5 rebs

  • Equipois3
    Equipois3 9 months ago

    ... Thats acutally a Great Question. Do you retire kyrie jersey ??

    • Jef Versavel
      Jef Versavel 9 months ago +1

      made probably the biggest shot in cavs history so yea

    • LePED James
      LePED James 9 months ago

      When he retires.
      No question.

    BLVCKØUT 9 months ago

    Booker and Ayton will never be Shaq and Kobe.

  • Julio El Chavez
    Julio El Chavez 9 months ago

    Dumb comparison, ayton isn’t dominant and booker is good but he’s no kobe that will take over games

  • LeKuz Ball
    LeKuz Ball 9 months ago +2

    Suns bandwagons incoming

  • Benjamin Grunert
    Benjamin Grunert 9 months ago +12

    Mavs absolutely slaughtered the draft. First, they steal Doncic, who is most likely a future superstar and the best rookie in the draft. Then, they get a 19 ppg scorer on the best college basketball team as THE 33RD PICK then on top of that, they get Giannis' younger brother. If I was a Mavs fan, I would still be crying tears of joy.

    • Koh Smoger
      Koh Smoger Month ago

      Do you still think luka is overrated?

    • Benjamin Grunert
      Benjamin Grunert 9 months ago

      Nick Green they traded him to the Mavs

    • Nick Green
      Nick Green 9 months ago

      Benjamin Grunert thought 76ers got kostas

    • Brandon Martin
      Brandon Martin 9 months ago +1

      Benjamin Grunert Luka overated af. Mark my words. I think he’ll be a good career 16 and 10 player but that’s nothing special.

  • Lirdawg
    Lirdawg 9 months ago

    I dont underatand how they traded 2 firsts for bridges and not porter?!?
    Porter Jr

  • adam7mma
    adam7mma 9 months ago +5

    Yall can get your jokes off but my Suns are coming to kick yall teams asses and we're going to the promised land

  • zippity dandy
    zippity dandy 9 months ago +6

    Amin E-Hassan, Amino Acid, "I mean...I'll ask him" ; Don't matter, Warriors in fo'

  • Joshua Black
    Joshua Black 9 months ago

    I just want to lye back comfortably and hold Rachel while watching Netflix... 😎

  • Studyo Gangsta
    Studyo Gangsta 9 months ago

    I would love it....if no-neck...just comes out and says he gave LBJ...a BJ!!!

    PG 13PACERNATION 9 months ago

    Denver Nuggets potential 2018-19 starting lineup is gonna be 🔥!‬
    ‪PG: Jamal Murray‬
    ‪SG: Gary Harris‬
    ‪SF: Michael Porter Jr. * ‬
    ‪PF: Paul Millsap‬
    ‪C: Nikola Jokic‬

  • Jacob Stueckemann
    Jacob Stueckemann 9 months ago +86

    In what universe is Trae Young is a safer pick than Luka?

    • Robert Sanders
      Robert Sanders 9 months ago

      jeremiah greenwood Tony Parker and Manu aren’t stars? There’s always exceptions. Doncic has had a better career than both kris and dirk

    • tas0666666
      tas0666666 9 months ago

      I guess he meant getting Trae at the 5 and having another draft pick from DAL next year is safer than picking Luka at 3. I don't think it was a 1vs1 comparison of the players.

    • Its Mellow
      Its Mellow 9 months ago

      Alexander Gonzalez Yeah, and Eu league players are more athletic than college players. Luka has proven himself against full grown men, college players have proved themselves against a bunch of kids.

    • Kev3004
      Kev3004 9 months ago

      jeremiah greenwood I didn’t know darko won MVP,Final Four,etc. lmfao foh

    • Kev3004
      Kev3004 9 months ago

      Alexander Gonzalez Okay and what are NCAA athletes lmfao Luka is more prepared dumbass

  • YRN Garrett
    YRN Garrett 9 months ago

    All u niggas in here sum haters shut yall asses up

  • D West
    D West 9 months ago

    It is too early to be comparing them to one of the best duo's ever

  • Isaac DiSanto
    Isaac DiSanto 9 months ago +35

    Everyone keeps talking about how Sexton started recruiting LeBron when he was basically forced into it by his interview after he was picked. Recruiting LeBron isn't really a bad thing, but it just goes to show that ESPN can easily create their own narrative about someone and throw it onto us. They asked him what his pitch was to LeBron and then had all of their analysts talk about how he made a pitch to LeBron. This wasn't Collin Sexton. This was ESPN

    • VeryEvilPettingZoo
      VeryEvilPettingZoo 9 months ago +1

      Isaac - I couldn't agree more. That really pissed me off when I watched the reporter set the young man up like that. It was unfair to put him in an unexpected no-win situation. That's doubly true given that he was surely riding an emotional high and couldn't be expected to be react as astutely to such an awkward predicament as he might be in more ordinary circumstances. I think anyone criticizing Sexton for that is being extremely unfair.

    • Isaac DiSanto
      Isaac DiSanto 9 months ago +3

      St. Lou you make a great point. This isn't Sexton's fault at all. ESPN asked him a question that really only had one correct answer, and when he gave the answer they basically forced him to give, they took that and paraded it around as if he had just done something amazing. ESPN basically made this entire situation themselves

    • Hidden Secrets
      Hidden Secrets 9 months ago +8

      Isaac DiSanto they need material really bad.

  • Josh
    Josh 9 months ago +6

    Amin’s getting the stephen a hairline treatment

    • William Freeze
      William Freeze 9 months ago

      So true lmao. They are both old friends.....they go way back!

  • Eddie Banda
    Eddie Banda 9 months ago +1

    Yo the disrespect to compare these two to shaq and kobe!!🙏🏽

    THE FUHRER TV 9 months ago +8