The Rockets trading James Harden for Kyrie Irving would be a bad move - Stephen A. | First Take


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    Stephen A. Smith, Max Kellerman and Jay Williams debate whether the Houston Rockets should demand that the Brooklyn Nets include Kyrie Irving in a trade package for James Harden.
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    1. JJ skyflyer

      I love hearing people thinking allowed after trades have been done and big boobs have been made most of the stuff they're saying makes more sense than the trade itself it's going to be interesting to see how Brooklyn is but it's very sad they dismantled that team there was some really great players all together in one place I think all they really needed was Kyrie and Durant all there and everybody healthy to see how they were going to be because that never

    2. JJ skyflyer

      James Harden is spectacular during the regular season and then all of the expectation and pressure of the playoffs is too much for him. Kyrie Irving is inconsistent and just not a general good teammate and the guy has little Hissy Fits. The trade has been done we now have three superstars on one team and we will have to see who makes the sacrifice

    3. Ryan Posadas

      Max was trying his hardest to hide that Covid lol

    4. kiddo

      i really hate this jay williams guy.

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    8. David Junto

      Using initials as nicknames is a fad that will pass, hopefully soon.

    9. Ichie Agu

      Stopped watching when I heard "KI"

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    11. Christopher Smith

      Kyrie isn’t a 4.5 star player. Most overrated

    12. Reason For Living

      Down vote bc Jay Will on the show.

    13. Reason For Living

      I hate seeing Jay Will. GET HIM OFF THE SHOW!

    14. Chris Parker

      The Rockets wouldn’t make that trade even if James Harden left them his beard

    15. Jason Redhorn

      Kyrie and 2 first round picks for Harden

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    17. Step by Step Photography and Video

      "KI" is too close to AI, please Jay Williams, please

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    19. Honey Badger LX

      Only KI I know is the shooter from Chicago not no Kyrie Irving!

    20. Ray Manning

      Man look im a lifelong Rockets fan...i live in Htown.....the media can dream up a James Harden KD reunion all they want.....the fact of the matter is that the Rockets have NO INTEREST in what Brooklyn is offering them for Harden....period.....not even Kyrie because of his availability the point where they are not even answering the phone for the Nets at this if they want Harden...they gonna have to get a 3rd team involved to satisfy the Rockets demands......and at this point....Houston basically has stopped ALL Harden and Westbrook trade negotiations and is ready to run it back another year with those two.

    21. Pierre Labriel

      No one: Not a single soul: Max Kellerman everyday the past 3 days: “Kobe you’re a 5K diamond...”

    22. Fat Panda

      Just call him "Kyrie" like everybody else, KI corny af

    23. trey graham

      Literally Nobody: Jay Williams: Referring Kyrie as "KI"

    24. Nick Roles

      Jay Will is so corny lol “KI” is the worst and most forced sounding nickname ever. Relax dude.

    25. John John

      If they trade Kyrie then there is only one way it ends... Mfer retiring and becoming a full time preacher

    26. Stan Sole

      Jay Will is so corny lol “KI” is the worst and most forced sounding nickname ever. Relax dude.

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    28. carterthee3rd

      It amazes me that the “former teammate” angle is being used once again with James Harden.. Russell Westbrook was a former teammate, and is currently a teammate.. yet they talk about the two of them like the relationship went bad. (Bad or not they likely looked at the league around them and figured, if this team is paying the two of us, and we aren’t enough, we aren’t going anywhere..) BUT this is the same group of clowns talking about KI🤣 and KD like they are best buddies. Laughable. Irving was nothing special before LBJ came back home.. leaving that team erased him from any relevance. Durant couldn’t get anything done before joining the enemy (GS), I expect less of him now. Goofy KD practically joined a championship team in the last two minutes of the game. Rings are real, but not much to speak on.. means less than his run in OKC.

    29. carterthee3rd

      0:29 “Graduated” A graduation typically follows success.. he isn’t capable of being the main guy.. no graduation necessary, he flunked out.

    30. Ayinde Hiss

      When did ben simmons become 4 1/2 star NBA player max? they didnt wven put Damina lillard name up in the discussion wth

    31. kis012ger ;lut'noh

      Max trying so hard to hide his covid

    32. Jayson Raphael Murdock

      Irving is a dumpster fire mentally.

    33. Cassandra Williams

      Literally Nobody: Jay Williams: Referring Kyrie as "KI"

    34. Mimi Vaskov

      Max literally says the same thing everyday 😂😂😂

    35. Writer Man1

      I would love for Kyrie to come to the West after all of that trash talking that he did about LeBron and then have to face him possibly in the playoffs. So he can get exposed and eliminated.....

    36. Shyt Brick

      Didn't even watch. Not going to happen. Nets would lose KD as well. Forget the only reason he went there was to play with "KI" (Thanks comment section)

    37. Azariah Bedford

      It's about titles not eagles check it at the door

    38. Rich Hop

      This would be hilarious because kyrie did so much brown nosing to jump on kd's back so he could show up lebron and face the Lakers in a finals battle, only for the whole plan to be detoured and he gets traded lmao

    39. Rich Hop

      This would be a smart move for Brooklyn, bad move for Houston, kyrie is self destructible

    40. Christian Meneses

      For me there’s 6 stars and the only players who are a 6 star players are kawhi lebron and Kevin durant for me a six star is they come into your team and make you great make you winners 2 way players for me kawhi durant and lebron are different level to everybody else they can do almost everything

    41. Justin Ace

      Max trying so hard to hide his covid

    42. JADiaz10

      I can see that three team trade Max talked about but instead of Ben, it’s Embiid. Russel n Ben makes no sense as teammates so Embiid would be a far better fit. Houston needs a big too. Philly can get LeVert, Dinwiddie n a pick from each organization.

    43. Legs Dimon

      She is so much better than Molly!

    44. Daniel Medina

      Jay Williams: “Ki” Everybody else: 😒

    45. Darrell Pierce

      Kyrie n boogie once upon a time would've been a great combo

    46. fanny Rodriguez

      Literally Nobody: Jay Williams: Referring Kyrie as "KI"

    47. Maitrik p

      Everybody in this planet: Kyrie Irving Jay Williams: KI

    48. William MacDonald

      Kylie would not show up in Houston. Bad story

    49. tec738caf ;dik'fac

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    50. Mr. Balawis

      The only big three i want to see is Kevin Durant, James Harden and Russel Westbrook in a sub par team.

    51. SkinCarver

      Players have become such greedy cry babies over the years it's turned off a lot of fans.

    52. Shiraz

      BAM! Kyrie goes to the Rockets lol

    53. Mitz Claros

      Nets can't trade irving for harden

    54. Marc Cioffi

      Why on earth would the nets trade Kyrie if they want to win a championship with him and KD.. makes zero sense

    55. Valentin Huerta

      They should probably trade them know what if gosh forbid westbrook or harden gets hurt they're screwed and half to keep them on a bad contract.

    56. Carlo Gambino

      If that happens Kyrie will Become a laker

    57. Michael Parsley

      Stephen A is Right. James harden is a better player than Erving. It's not going to be fair but whatever they say......Russell Westbrook won't win anymore with only PJ Tucker and Ben Macklemore!

    58. LeGritty Taylor

      Lol 😂 they’d be fine stfu this time Stephen A

    59. Julio Algarra

      Those three are so f@

    60. Josh

      Anyone else cringe every time Jay Williams said “KI”

    61. Damien Butler

      Why not ask for Kyrie in return for Harden? Get as much back for trading away a star player as you can. Also Jay Will does sound cringy saying K.I. 😂😂😂

    62. LoneMusic

      Max pulling out the 2k Franchise Star ratings and didn’t even shout out lol

    63. Perry Brown

      Kyrie isn't taken no team to the finals. playoffs, maybe but that is as far as it gets with him.

    64. RohanBains

      ‘Kyrie’ is the same amount of syllables as ‘KI’😂

      1. Dinero NK

        Comment underrated

    65. Mike Hunt

      I think it’s a good move, kyrie ain’t harden can’t play together

    66. Speedy

      I would love to see Kyrie for Harden, Kyrie will definitely retire😂

    67. Balshem

      I hope they do trade for Harden. Nothing would make me happier than watching someone do to Irving what he does to everyone else.

    68. Rich Porter

      The three of them want to play together lol How they gone break up KD and Kyrie when Kyrie made the decision from them to go to the nets

    69. Calvin Moore

      I do! I think Kyrie needs that wake up call. Should’ve stayed with Lebron 😂

    70. The One

      No ones gonna mention Max’s rona coughs?

    71. Anthony Figueroa

      Harden to the Warriors...

    72. Division One Basketball

      JW, why are you acting like people refer to Kyrie as KI? Stop it JW, and just sit there and let MK and SAS make their points. The End!

    73. anima099

      Imagine asking Durant to go to your team, then be traded because Durant asked for Harden lmao

    74. Marxy Marx

      JW is a goof

    75. GhettoPanda21

      I want Harden with Brooklyn ! Those three would be great together !

    76. Playboichris

      KI is a great nickname for kyrie 🔥

    77. Real New York City Living

      I’ll trade kiri for harden in a heartbeats, of course if you know basketball kiri is hardly on the court. Kiri is injury prone , as for James harden he’s made out of steel and can give you 45-50 games for sure.

    78. John Nelson

      The nets should trade him.

    79. Dylan Kelly

      Kyrie irving is better than james harden easily more efficient and clutch and is a winner short memories here

    80. 6familyfirst

      Sign Giannis right after!!!! Keep Russ there and grab Serge too and have MELO and Rondo come off the bench

    81. Blake

      Trading the one man that kept their team alive for a dude that was broke the whole season..Nani!!!!

    82. Bailey Mallchok

      You know. I’m not a huge fan of these “super teams” but I’ve noticed that they really open up the floor for younger guys to maximize their potential, so I think overall they’re doing a good thing.

    83. Ramon Anzures

      Ide do it. Kyrie is toxic to teams get rid of him now and keep the other pieces instead of trading em away

    84. Phillip Gater

      Let harden play with KI and make Westbrook play big and play with kI

    85. Apple Teck

      Did you say dimwit?

    86. Lee Kasselman

      Steven A bias opinion Smith

    87. TFD Don

      So he’ll say “Kevin Durant” but refer to Kyrie Irving as “KI” I hate this dude.

    88. Thomas Devon

      A 5 star player should be able to take you to the finals

    89. Andy Farrell

      Kyrie would retire lol

    90. just a guy

      Max logic doesnt make sense, as much as basketball is a star drivin league, teams win chips, so splitting a gold to smaller nuggets to create team and later bring in another star, is not a failed move

    91. Mally richards

      I love KD so much I hope he comes back from this injury and wins a title and finals MVP

    92. Tyler Holland

      I’m gonna be honest I don’t want Harden on my team no matter the circumstance. Three very ball dominate players with strong personalities and a new coach who hasn’t coached in his life. Yeah no thank you

    93. Keith Hailey

      Blake griffin victor Oladipo and Sabonis Ben Simmons ja morant

    94. smurfx

      omg that would be hilarious if kyrie gets traded before ever getting to play with durant.

    95. Adam Suleiman

      This may be the most disliked/detested big three the league may ever have. Everyone except Nets fans will be rooting hard against this squad. Looking back at Miami's big three, people disliked them only for LeBron's stupid "Decision." But I think everyone still appreciated Wade and Bosh. Can't wait to hate this team!

    96. Emmanuel Tafari

      How much help does kd need to take down lebron 💀

    97. brock dickens

      Kyrie would retire lol

    98. Doug Cronin

      You good max

    99. mubeen abdul

      Jay try'na sound cool n start a new nickname🤦🏽‍♂️

    100. Jason West

      Man said K.I wagwan for this dude 🤣🤣🤣 but im with max on this one. 3 way trade if nec