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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  • Fred Brooks
    Fred Brooks 3 months 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 3 months ago

    Let's go Raptors 🖐️🔥

  • David L
    David L 3 months ago +2

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

  • Tommy Going
    Tommy Going 3 months ago

    Sas careless huh

  • twes619
    twes619 3 months ago


  • Cormorant_on_aRock
    Cormorant_on_aRock 3 months ago

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

  • Chi
    Chi 3 months ago +1

    No body stops KD but KD

  • Taylor
    Taylor 3 months 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 3 months ago +1


  • jagusto shard
    jagusto shard 3 months 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 3 months ago

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

    • Lightswitch
      Lightswitch 3 months ago

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

  • Sheri Addis
    Sheri Addis 3 months ago

    Still want credit?

  • Nate the Memelord
    Nate the Memelord 3 months ago

    KD shut himself down

  • DJ
    DJ 3 months ago

    You man gave KD that Injury jinx!

  • Fred Wilson
    Fred Wilson 3 months ago +3

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

    • Sani
      Sani 3 months 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 3 months ago +1

    You got no credit

  • Spaghetti
    Spaghetti 3 months ago

    DeMar becomes bait

  • David 4949
    David 4949 3 months ago +2

    This didn’t age well.

  • Swen Dalagan
    Swen Dalagan 3 months 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 3 months ago

    Does a torn Achilles count

  • 2 PAC
    2 PAC 3 months ago +1

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

  • kisstharing
    kisstharing 3 months 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 3 months ago

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

  • .period
    .period 3 months ago

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

  • dc_hello_1
    dc_hello_1 3 months ago +6

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

  • Tre_Jones_Is_My_Dad_03
    Tre_Jones_Is_My_Dad_03 3 months ago +2

    this video didn’t age well

  • Joshua Mandela
    Joshua Mandela 3 months ago +2

    Title didn’t age well did it

  • Tramaine Terrance
    Tramaine Terrance 3 months 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 3 months ago +3

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

  • 2 Pitbulls
    2 Pitbulls 3 months ago


  • n1ko
    n1ko 3 months ago

    Too soon.....too soon.

  • Richie Famus
    Richie Famus 3 months 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 3 months 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 3 months ago +2

      Exactly i been told these clown KD is the best

  • CommentStealer
    CommentStealer 3 months ago +2

    Well you could say kd is shut down

  • Grand Wizard
    Grand Wizard 3 months ago +1

    Haha fuck Leonard

  • Patreece Pickett
    Patreece Pickett 3 months 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 3 months 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 3 months ago +1

    Not good.

  • Patreece Pickett
    Patreece Pickett 3 months ago +1

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

    • David Lin
      David Lin 3 months 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 3 months 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 3 months ago

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

  • Patreece Pickett
    Patreece Pickett 3 months ago +3

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

  • zê rø
    zê rø 3 months ago +12

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

  • worken360
    worken360 3 months 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 3 months 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 3 months ago +15

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

    • Azx Iyseya
      Azx Iyseya 3 months ago

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

  • sealand000
    sealand000 3 months ago

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

  • reseller7
    reseller7 3 months 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 3 months ago

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

    • reseller7
      reseller7 3 months ago

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

    • reseller7
      reseller7 3 months ago

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

    • Caulifla #Universe6
      Caulifla #Universe6 3 months ago

      What are curry final stats so far?

  • Besthooper2k
    Besthooper2k 3 months 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 3 months ago

    Max Kawhi doesn’t know you.

  • Donna Morgan
    Donna Morgan 3 months 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 3 months 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 3 months ago

      LosBlancos That’s a big IF

  • Jango Manango
    Jango Manango 3 months ago +3

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

  • epiphany
    epiphany 3 months ago

    This man broke into jaylen roses closet

  • Pavan Man
    Pavan Man 3 months ago

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

  • snipeslikewesley
    snipeslikewesley 3 months ago

    Max is wrong Raptors lose.

  • Aleksander Olsen
    Aleksander Olsen 3 months 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 3 months ago


  • Jason Tan
    Jason Tan 3 months ago +2

    Trash ass Kellerman KD better than Kawhi

  • Alan MHF
    Alan MHF 3 months ago

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

  • C N
    C N 3 months 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 3 months 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 3 months ago

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