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

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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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Feb 11, 2019




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frederick galloway
I hate to be that guy, but Molly is extremely annoying!
Kyle Vidrine
Kyle Vidrine 10 days ago
Literally the only reason anybody would sign to the Knicks is because they’re in NYC
Keaun Thomas
Keaun Thomas 12 days ago
"I am talking to you... James Dolan." Here comes the wrath😂😂
Danky D
Danky D 19 days ago
3:17 Max, you ok?
Bavar Lall
Bavar Lall 19 days ago
I could listen to Max complain about the Knicks all day, spoken like a true NY die hard fan
Adam Samuel
Adam Samuel 20 days 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 23 days ago
Kyrie’s a superstar BUT, he not KD, Lebron level. And he’s on another level than Kemba.
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
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*
i cant stand molly
Shivan Anirudhra
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 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.
Che Aroyewun
Che Aroyewun 25 days ago
Fuck you
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 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
molly is so annoying
Brad Mason
Brad Mason 2 months ago
Brad Mason
Brad Mason 2 months ago
hip360hop 2 months ago
Use me as a please fire Molly button
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
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
Tampering ...
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 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 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 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 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 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
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
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 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
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 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
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