I want full credit for Kawhi if he shuts down Kevin Durant in Game 5 - Max Kellerman | First Take

  • Published on Jun 10, 2019
  • Stephen A. Smith, Max Kellerman and Jay Williams weigh in on how they expect Kevin Durant to contribute to the Golden State Warriors if he plays in Game 5 of the 2019 NBA Finals.
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  • G Ghecko
    G Ghecko 6 days ago

    Hey TVclip. I HATE basketball. Stop putting basketball videos in my feed.

  • Fred Brooks
    Fred Brooks 7 days ago +2

    The only credit you get from me Max Kellerman is for being a buster. It's obvious the way KD was cooking before he went down to injury nor Kawhi or anyone else was shutting down KD. In fact KD was on his way to scoring 30-40 points the way he was playing and that was coming back from being out for 5 weeks.

  • Joefry Angus
    Joefry Angus 7 days ago

    Let's go Raptors 🖐️🔥

  • Impeach 45
    Impeach 45 8 days ago +2

    Max Kellerman makes as much sense as Trump on his worst days. Zero.

  • Tommy Going
    Tommy Going 8 days ago

    Sas careless huh

  • twes619
    twes619 8 days ago


  • Cormorant_on_aRock
    Cormorant_on_aRock 8 days ago

    sports "writers" have become monsters. As the Flaming Lips once put it, "ego tripping at the gates of hell" :L

  • Chi
    Chi 8 days ago +1

    No body stops KD but KD

  • Taylor
    Taylor 8 days ago +2

    Bahaha guess he won’t get that credit! Couldn’t even beat the warriors without KD!! Kawhi is great but overrated

  • cort reynolds-bolan
    cort reynolds-bolan 8 days ago +1


  • jagusto shard
    jagusto shard 8 days ago

    Yes dumbface max he totally shut him down he only had 11 in 12 minutes.Blow some cock would be a better job for you

    • jagusto shard
      jagusto shard 7 days ago

      Lightswitch yes lol and i am being sarcastic about his statement cause kawi didnt do shit against him

    • Lightswitch
      Lightswitch 8 days ago

      You do realize he said this BEFORE the game right? 🤣

  • Sheri Addis
    Sheri Addis 8 days ago

    Still want credit?

  • Nate the Memelord
    Nate the Memelord 8 days ago

    KD shut himself down

  • DJ
    DJ 8 days ago

    You man gave KD that Injury jinx!

  • Fred Wilson
    Fred Wilson 8 days ago +3

    And kd killed him lol they would've won by 20 if he didn't get hurt again

    • Sani
      Sani 4 days ago

      Fred Wilson maybe, but injuries are part of the game and if you had a more balanced lineup with good bench support maybe you’d be able to win without your star...

  • Josh Adams
    Josh Adams 8 days ago +1

    You got no credit

  • Spaghetti
    Spaghetti 8 days ago

    DeMar becomes bait

  • David 4949
    David 4949 8 days ago +2

    This didn’t age well.

  • Swen Dalagan
    Swen Dalagan 8 days ago +1

    Kawhi needs to prove more than that at his pinacle of his game not just one or two finals game. And goes for KD too.

  • NINO
    NINO 8 days ago

    Does a torn Achilles count

  • 2 PAC
    2 PAC 8 days ago +1

    Molly shut the fuck up and suck this big thang bitch 😍😍😍😍😍😍❤️🌹💍

  • kisstharing
    kisstharing 8 days ago +1

    KD drained 2 threes right in Kawhi face, he was finnin' to put 30+ right in Kawhi eyeball. Dude is a killer im so angry that we couldn't see a healthy kd vs a healthy Kawhi it would have been an epic showdown, all we got was 1 qrter and KD won that.

  • Chris Solano
    Chris Solano 8 days ago

    Well he did shut down... made Kd shutdown himself...

  • .period
    .period 8 days ago

    Soooo what had happen was...... Achilles heel

  • dc_hello_1
    dc_hello_1 8 days ago +6

    We all saw KD have no problem scoring on Kawhi. Raptors are so lucky KD is out.

  • 999
    999 8 days ago +2

    this video didn’t age well

  • Joshua Mandela
    Joshua Mandela 8 days ago +2

    Title didn’t age well did it

  • Tramaine Terrance
    Tramaine Terrance 8 days ago

    Hello, Humans.👋
    "You can choose to fight your journey every step of the way or you can embrace it, recognizing each stumble or setback as a opportunity to strengthen your character, finesse your craft, and deepen your passion. Oh this journey can be beautiful if you allow yourself to enjoy the rain!"
    ~Kierra C.T. Banks

  • Esketit Esketit
    Esketit Esketit 8 days ago +3

    It was the other way around and kd went tf off while clamping Kawhi. Foh

  • 2 Pitbulls
    2 Pitbulls 8 days ago


  • n1ko
    n1ko 8 days ago

    Too soon.....too soon.

  • Richie Famus
    Richie Famus 8 days ago +4

    Yeah wasn’t nobody giving KD the business. In fact when he was playing it looked like the Raptors had no chance.

    • Richie Famus
      Richie Famus 8 days ago +1

      ..And Max is so utterly ridiculous that he says that at least 5 other players in the NBA are better. 🤡’s statement MK. CLEARLY Max has NEVER played pick-up basketball. Where are these other players at when Lebron has 1st pick each year in the All-Star game? Who does Lebron pick? Lmao. Omg. To make a comment like that completely renders EVERYTHING else you say about basketball meaningless.

    • John Carter 35
      John Carter 35 8 days ago +2

      Exactly i been told these clown KD is the best

  • CommentStealer
    CommentStealer 8 days ago +2

    Well you could say kd is shut down

  • chris falcon
    chris falcon 8 days ago +1

    Haha fuck Leonard

  • Patreece Pickett
    Patreece Pickett 8 days ago +3

    They Couldn’t shut Down KD the Injury Gods shut Down KD that 11 was the Reasons they Won SAS is Correct wasn’t no rust it was a Physical move away from getting Hurt max was just saying The Soft Freak was the Best a Guy who Can’t Shoot at All that was max a month ago now it’s The Klaw please it’s KD an cut it out

  • Captain Teeko
    Captain Teeko 8 days ago +2

    I mean kawhi didn’t shut him down his own heel did 🤷🏻‍♀️ I hope he gets better tho :c even tho I’m still a kawhi fan bc I’m from SA and I want Toronto to win I wouldn’t wish any athlete a torn Achilles’ tendon :(

  • Jamieriggensyahoo.com187 Riggens

    Who cares!! Only sleepers sit down and waste there time watching nothing. Lol. You news people's like Turing nothing into something. You practice just as much as those entertainers

  • SquirrelyBlake
    SquirrelyBlake 8 days ago +1

    Not good.

  • Patreece Pickett
    Patreece Pickett 8 days ago +1

    He Didn’t Do Shit he’s Good But He’s not KD

    • David Lin
      David Lin 4 days ago

      @Cjbeast3000 Whos KD? Some guy who got shut down so hard his achilles got torn off? Raptors played pity defense on KD and he still got his achilles destroyed. Talk about ankle breakers.

    • Cjbeast3000
      Cjbeast3000 4 days ago

      @David Lin So you didn't watch how KD dropped 11 in 12 minutes while clamping kawhi. He bust 2 3s in kawhi face while double teamed on another one. A 70% KD outplayed kawhi in one quarter and was looking at around 40 points. Kawhi sleeping happy that KD didn't play and he got another ring

    • David Lin
      David Lin 8 days ago

      KD got shut down so hard he blew his achilles. Kawhi best player cemented.

  • Patreece Pickett
    Patreece Pickett 8 days ago +3

    Kahwi Didn’t shut down shit Max is a Band wagoner he knows Nothing About Basketball

  • zê rø
    zê rø 8 days ago +10

    Well youre wrong max they couldnt STOP kd..nobody could stop him.. we know youre GS HATER..

  • worken360
    worken360 8 days ago

    Max Kellerman is like a fish out of water, he's flopping this way and that way going back and forth. "I want full credit when the team who scores the most points and makes the most baskets win" Max Kellerman

  • Peter L
    Peter L 8 days ago +15

    Another WRONG take by Max.... why is he even covering the NBA???
    - Kawhi did nothing against Kevin Durant in Game 5.

  • Tony Fair
    Tony Fair 9 days ago +14

    Who's here AFTER KD went down in Game 5? 😥 🤦‍♂️

    • Mixer-OXY_Iyseya
      Mixer-OXY_Iyseya 8 days ago

      Me. Raptors fans are complete bums after they cheered at his injury

  • sealand000
    sealand000 9 days ago

    The real question is, if the Warriors were up 3-0 or 3-1, would they have cleared KD to play?

  • reseller7
    reseller7 9 days ago +3

    Curry's stats are better than Lenard's in the finals!!! Curry has played 10 mths more than most NBA plAYERS OVER ThE LAST 5 YR'S!!!

    • reseller7
      reseller7 8 days ago

      @Caulifla #Universe6 Durant stats www.espn.com/nba/player/gamelog/_/id/3202/kevin-durant

    • reseller7
      reseller7 8 days ago

      @Caulifla #Universe6 Leonard stats www.espn.com/nba/player/gamelog/_/id/6450/kawhi-leonard

    • reseller7
      reseller7 8 days ago

      @Caulifla #Universe6 Curry stats www.espn.com/nba/player/gamelog/_/id/3975/stephen-curry

    • Caulifla #Universe6
      Caulifla #Universe6 8 days ago

      What are curry final stats so far?

  • Besthooper2k
    Besthooper2k 9 days ago +1

    Why the hell do they keep repeating the whole “kd makes any team better” deal. Every body on every sports show and their mom has said that already. Move on

  • Aqua Ghost Si
    Aqua Ghost Si 9 days ago

    Max Kawhi doesn’t know you.

  • Donna Morgan
    Donna Morgan 9 days ago

    Well,well, well, now we see that the calf injury is now for sure an Achilles injury NOW! I didn't even watch game 5. When I saw K.D, I was like" oh well, there will be a game 6, seriously. To wake up this morning, see 105/106, with headlines " Kevin Durant, achilles injury! All I could think was, that so sad. I am sure he knew this was the risk he was taking for the game he loves so much. Athletes take risk All the time. This may well have been his last game in the finals with the GSW. One thing is for sure, when that achilles is back to normal K.D will be THE PLAYER that another franchise will pay big time money to have on their roster. I loved watching him as a young player on OKC with Westbrook, Harden(I was a fan) I wasn't a fan of his move to the Warriors. I really felt the Thunder could have beat the Warriors with the combination they had. All this just to say, I am truly a Kevin Durant fan now. I have watched footage of this guy without any fancy foot work just play what I see as just down right PRETTY basketball😲. It's like poetry in motion. I am over the decision he made to go to an already well oiled machine. The fact is in my eyes, right now, he should go down in history as a top 10 all around GREAT ballers. Achilles injury or not, that's a Baaaaaaaaad MAN!😘Thank you Stephen A. for the training😉

  • LosBlancos
    LosBlancos 9 days ago +1

    i think warriors can win the championship without durant if cousins play as he did in the kings before

    • King Maine
      King Maine 8 days ago

      LosBlancos That’s a big IF

  • Jango Manango
    Jango Manango 9 days ago +3

    Once KD is healthy there ain’t a player that can defend him end of conversation

  • epiphany
    epiphany 9 days ago

    This man broke into jaylen roses closet

  • Pavan Man
    Pavan Man 9 days ago

    Durant shuda not felt that pressure...ima raps fan respect to him

  • snipeslikewesley
    snipeslikewesley 9 days ago

    Max is wrong Raptors lose.

  • Aleksander Olsen
    Aleksander Olsen 9 days ago

    How do they fail to recognize the discussion they created themselves. Everyone who say Warriors is better without KD say so because of how they play without KD. They play faster and harder and both these idiots have said the same thing....

  • Stephen Williams
    Stephen Williams 9 days ago


  • Jason Tan
    Jason Tan 9 days ago +2

    Trash ass Kellerman KD better than Kawhi

  • Alan MHF
    Alan MHF 9 days ago

    So LeBron isn’t the best in the world right now ?

  • C N
    C N 9 days ago +5

    Well, now what!? Kawhi didn't shut down KD, even on a bad wheel... but it's all moot! I think it should be clear... Max isn't worried about Kawhi getting the credit... he just wants to fuel the fire of hate for KD!

  • Tommy Christian
    Tommy Christian 9 days ago +2

    Max Kellerman please step down and bow down to the "W"....cause WE DA WEST HOMIE. with all due respect Kawhi didn't know how to act with KD on the floor ate his lunch and if he finishes the game would have taken his girl if he got one. You want cho cornbread Kawhi? Pahahaha.

  • Big Mike69
    Big Mike69 9 days ago

    If Stephen A Smith can say Ruiz looks like butterbean then it’s fair game to say Stephen A Smith looks like a young Bill Cosby!!! Facts!!! It’s true!!!!
    Please share!!!

  • AreLL Lio
    AreLL Lio 9 days ago +1

    so what now? KD came out and showed up in the 1st qtr.... kawhi lost.. and didn't do shit tonight lol
    so that means KD is the best huh... FULL CREDIT Max

  • kramer911
    kramer911 9 days ago

    Jay williams with the turtleneck

  • amidoinitright
    amidoinitright 9 days ago

    Set playback speed to .25
    Go to 1:50
    Hear the Cosby spill out

  • Jesus Shuttlesworth
    Jesus Shuttlesworth 9 days ago

    "I want full credit for Kawhi if he shuts down KD in Game 5"....Max you're dumbass. KD shouldn't even play the finals because not only he would come at 20-50% of his best but he would risk an injury and in fact he got injured this game. The title is so wrong.

  • Mr.E
    Mr.E 9 days ago +3

    Damn, here after the game... dammmmmmmnnnnnnnnnn

  • Mike will
    Mike will 9 days ago +1

    Toronto Raptor fans cheering Kevin Durant getting injured is one of the worst things I have seen, since the Pacers went into the crowd and started hitting fans. It shows they are Assclown, moose fucking idiots ( Pacers go into the crowd, fight with fans) tvclip.biz/video/z0o4gIBgPfU/video.html

  • DkPianoman
    DkPianoman 9 days ago

    Max confidence is getting there over time

  • Fin6as
    Fin6as 9 days ago +1

    Max was right %100

  • Ang elo
    Ang elo 9 days ago +8

    We all know kawhi is a good defender. But I don't think he can stop Durant in scoring.

    • Milk2Percent
      Milk2Percent 8 days ago

      Kawhi had 23 when kd had 13. Thats when kawhi was a spur and GSW injured Kawhi.

  • Andre Crosby
    Andre Crosby 9 days ago

    Kd should've listen to max. This is why kwahi didn't play

  • Victoria Johnson
    Victoria Johnson 9 days ago

    Max eyes are strange. He is strange. And petty!

  • Victoria Johnson
    Victoria Johnson 9 days ago

    SAS put the camera on you right now. He proved to the on a that he is a leader , strong, champion DNA. You call his move to the Warriors as weak fueling that hate. Please be a man and say your're sorry.😑

  • Smokey 66
    Smokey 66 9 days ago

    The best thing that could happen to the world of sports commentating would be if Max Kellerman would keep his punk ass bitch mouth SHUT ❗️❗️❗️

  • Rusty Hustler
    Rusty Hustler 9 days ago

    I could list all the ways these guys have been wrong...
    But instead Im just gonna enjoy the fact that SAS will have to go back to TO yet again for 7.
    I hope it snows.

  • Darien Gregory
    Darien Gregory 9 days ago

    Max be smoking that crack rock!

  • Douglas Morales
    Douglas Morales 9 days ago +2

    No credit! Kd burned kawhi with one good wheel! Kd is the best player in the nba. He proved tonight.

    • Mr.E
      Mr.E 9 days ago

      Yes. I agree.

  • Zach Maier
    Zach Maier 9 days ago +4

    lol KD destroyed Kawhi until he got injured lmao

  • Stephen Gilstrap
    Stephen Gilstrap 9 days ago +1

    Lmao fuck Kellerman

  • andrea micucci
    andrea micucci 9 days ago +14

    Btw max....he didnt shut him down, KD was on pace for 40

  • Jamie Holmes
    Jamie Holmes 9 days ago +4

    Thanks for blowing his Achilles Max.

  • Trambone j. Williams

    KD should never have started. it looks badder right now.

  • kathy 1234
    kathy 1234 9 days ago +2

    Honestly max!!! I can't freaking stand this guy anymore

  • Sprite Cranberry
    Sprite Cranberry 9 days ago +1

    This aged like milk.

  • Florent Boga
    Florent Boga 9 days ago

    I just hope it's not an achilis injury. It Will be sad to lose a player of his caliber for a Longtime. KD respect to you bro!

    • Mr.E
      Mr.E 9 days ago

      Warriors have 2 7 footers with Achilles injuries on the roster. This was not GSW's year

    • Trambone j. Williams
      Trambone j. Williams 9 days ago

      it is this achilles. it's very bad.

  • Troy P
    Troy P 9 days ago

    These idiots pushed Kevin Durant to play with a strained achilles, now Kevin Durant is done for the next 2 years.

  • MickSmooth
    MickSmooth 9 days ago +1

    Oh, this Max character. Always trying to find his own stupid angle. Always creating some idiotic narrative. Why can‘t he just be less annoying. It‘s not that hard. Just let your seat be a place of silent reflection, man!

  • Elementary Watson
    Elementary Watson 9 days ago +1

    Your man Kawhi can get all the credit for crapping in Game 5 at home. Happy now Max?

    • Mr.E
      Mr.E 9 days ago +1

      Kawhi was ballin. But so was kd, before the injury

  • jerry graeber
    jerry graeber 9 days ago

    what a great game to bad the refs were on Toronto side and golden state still won

  • Lil Dody
    Lil Dody 9 days ago +5

    Who is here after game 5

  • Mỹ Toàn Nguyễn
    Mỹ Toàn Nguyễn 9 days ago

    golden win, haha

  • Philip Williams
    Philip Williams 9 days ago +1

    Max "flip flop" Kellermen don't know sh1t KD healthy is the best player in the nba Final.

  • mike monroe
    mike monroe 9 days ago

    who the moma?

  • mustache man
    mustache man 9 days ago

    Kevin durant injuried

  • Janet Lee
    Janet Lee 9 days ago

    Yes we take it by force...kd looneylove speedy recovery

  • escamunich A
    escamunich A 9 days ago

    Update: KD's calf shut himself down

  • Cool P
    Cool P 9 days ago +1

    Max kellerman has been looking like a prophet for a few weeks now lol

  • Kevin George
    Kevin George 9 days ago

    Heart of a champion

  • Janet Lee
    Janet Lee 9 days ago

    Congrats warriors I know u would win now we win at oakland.no mercy curry Klay Draymond Andre Livingston Jordan keep going like a champions u are I wish I could be there to see Win..but my prayers are u and do it for kd...true champion u are ... remember come agressive...Cooke step up now that kd is out Cooke ..

  • ls4life DLS
    ls4life DLS 9 days ago +1

    Duran shut down the Raptor only playing like 8 minutes. If he would be playing the whole series, GSW would had won in 5 game.