Kobe feels LeBron will not be loved by Lakers fans until he gets a ring - Stephen A. | First Take

Stephen A. Smith reacts to Kobe Bryant's interview with Mike Greenberg on ESPN's Get Up! and explains how Kobe is holding LeBron James accountable for bringing a championship to the Lakers.
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  1. Grant Parker

    Grant Parker

    Dia atrás

    All the steriods are making Lebron bald af....

  2. minnie cee

    minnie cee

    2 dias atrás

    Stephen is right. I want him to get a Championship

  3. Young Catorce Jr.

    Young Catorce Jr.

    2 dias atrás

    Max kellerman needs to be fired. If you don’t think Kobe deserves to be in the goat debate with MJ you’re just wrong 😂. Nobody has ever been such an assassin as Kobe was. Different beast same animal

  4. eric landry

    eric landry

    5 dias atrás

    Jalen Rose blinks way too much, i can't trust him

  5. Рональд Доктор

    Рональд Доктор

    18 dias atrás

    Ever heard of "False Hope?".

  6. arvin nazari

    arvin nazari

    19 dias atrás

    Patience is key remember God's perfect timing 💪💓👌😂♨️🙏

  7. Kevin Garcia

    Kevin Garcia

    21 dia atrás

    Top 5 NBA player 1 Jordan 2 Kobe 3 LeBron 4 Kareem 5 Bill Russell

  8. Kevin Garcia

    Kevin Garcia

    21 dia atrás

    LeBron Can't win a Ring WITHOUT TWO Stars, unlike Jordan and Kobe only need ONE Superstar

  9. Errordemn6


    22 dias atrás

    Thanks for telling us how Kobe feels.

  10. Davey J Wheels !

    Davey J Wheels !

    22 dias atrás

    Did howard get them a ring lol

  11. Paper Plat00n1

    Paper Plat00n1

    23 dias atrás

    Dumb ass ur KEY WORDS SURROUNDED BY ALL STARS,if you are surrounded by ALL STARS you can NEVER be considered as G.O.A.T if you flop can't be the G.O.A.T if you give up on ur team you can not be the G.O.A.T.

  12. hillmut berger

    hillmut berger

    23 dias atrás

    LeBumBron is trash!

  13. To No

    To No

    23 dias atrás

    not till he gets a shape up

  14. Shawn Tanner

    Shawn Tanner

    26 dias atrás

    So basically lakers fans are gonna band wagon when LBJ gets a ring

  15. Taifa Haynes

    Taifa Haynes

    27 dias atrás

    Excuses excuses

  16. octavio araujo

    octavio araujo

    28 dias atrás

    Molly is obviously the smartest and and prettiest person on this show. Really! Steven and Max, I named both my dogs after your names in the 80's, and they are both dead, and still wittier than the both of you.

  17. octavio araujo

    octavio araujo

    28 dias atrás

    Kobe speaks three languages fluently, and has Luke's back. Translation, either support Luke or their will be a civil war in the Laker house. Ms. Buss, if she were like her late father would trade Lebron, and fire Magic for destroying the team. And I 'm from LA, East side!

  18. Bobby Hendricks

    Bobby Hendricks

    28 dias atrás

    Lebron finished

  19. Edward Waliczek

    Edward Waliczek

    28 dias atrás

    "BREAKING News" "LeBum" James seen climbing the Empire state Building...................... Trump scrambling jet fighters to the scene.......

  20. Ike Achufusi

    Ike Achufusi

    29 dias atrás

    Stephen A literally made like 90% of this shit up lmfaooo

  21. Frederic McFadden

    Frederic McFadden

    29 dias atrás

    LeBron has to deliver the Chip. Period..... Don't want to hear oh his team this his team that... Just make it happen or you will be talked about badly for years and years...

  22. stl gets nasty

    stl gets nasty

    29 dias atrás

    LeBron is better than Kobe

  23. Goshindo Tanaka

    Goshindo Tanaka

    29 dias atrás

    He will never win in L.A.

  24. WhateverDude


    29 dias atrás

    LeBron the Mayweather of hoops

  25. TheJohnnystockman


    29 dias atrás

    I’m a Lakers fan and I honestly hope they fail with LeBron. I was so pumped last year to see these young kids mature and play last year. Now we take a step back with LeBron and don’t know who we are losing. I think D-Russ had to go he obviously is talented. But Zubac, Randall and most likely Kuz and Ball will all be gone. For what? LeBrons 3 years in LA. Everyone talks his injury. They stink. You could argue that they might, might have 42 wins right now.

  26. Malik Queen

    Malik Queen

    Mês atrás

    Did Kobe win a ring without help no. When Magic won championships it was showtime lakers. When Shaq won he had Kobe. When Kobe won he had gasol etc. LeBron has young players with no experience and injuries? Come on and yall expect him to win in a stacked Western conference. Come on now Biased

  27. Ronald L Greene

    Ronald L Greene

    Mês atrás

    Are YOU forgetting: Kobe, five rings in TWENTY YEARS. Russell, 11 rings in 13 years.

  28. J Lorenzo

    J Lorenzo

    Mês atrás

    It’s MJ baby why y’all talkin about Kobe or Lebron..? MJ the goat stupid shut up

  29. daniel occoner

    daniel occoner

    Mês atrás

    Lol, his days of getting a ring are over, and so is the Lakers. They are several years at least, away from a playoff sport, forget about a ring. There will be no celebrations in L. A. for a long time. The worst part is they pissed away all that money on a has been, instead of investing it into some good young players.

  30. Robert Beltran

    Robert Beltran

    Mês atrás

    Max should not be allowed to talk about basketball. Such an idiot.

  31. realniggaj91


    Mês atrás

    Kobe lowkey loving this lol

  32. Steve Cobblestone

    Steve Cobblestone

    Mês atrás

    old dog new tricks...."james" will run back too Cleveland...

  33. 老周就知道吃


    Mês atrás

    I like to NBA2K games james..

  34. Satira Lamar

    Satira Lamar

    Mês atrás

    Everytime this bitch max talk about the lakers he say Kobe Not Jordan. KOBE IS KOBE BITCH

  35. Smoke Ninja

    Smoke Ninja

    Mês atrás

    Boxing analyst brushes off Kobe as if he knows anything basketball. Gtfo here Kellerman. You and your espn propaganda can’t fool real true NBA fans. Whenever old school hall of fame players are asked to pick between the two, they always pick Kobe. I’ll take their word over these fucking bums at ESPN who never played a game.

  36. ExilixE


    Mês atrás

    Jalen is right. Kobe and Lakers fans are outraged because Kobe turned down movies and hollywood or drinking wine?? or sitting out or conplaining, etc. Kobe always woke up at 4am everyday, sacrificed time with his family, hollywood deals, etc. and gave his life to basketball. And with a talent like Lebron, Kobe feels he could give more to the game practice wise instead of relying on his talent. he is losing athleticism and still doesnt have a go to move, doesnt seem to be improving on his game (defensive principle-wise, post-game, scoring arsenal, etc), worsening on his free-throws, and seems a bit heavier

  37. ALI Chambliss

    ALI Chambliss

    Mês atrás

    Fuck the Lakers

  38. Johnathan E. Horne, Sr.

    Johnathan E. Horne, Sr.

    Mês atrás

    Jalen should give Molly some tips on how to moderate! Just saying.

  39. God


    Mês atrás

    *1:06** lebitch going bald.*

  40. Abdulraqib Khan

    Abdulraqib Khan

    Mês atrás

    Where’s Corey Harris when you need him. Didn’t the lakers draft him in 2017🤔

  41. jay


    Mês atrás

    Jalen: Everybody: 81



    Mês atrás

    Kobe is the Goat

  43. 5PercentTint


    Mês atrás

    But the most important thing: love from these fans ain’t unconditional When there’s much room from growth, they’ll campaign and they stick with you But when you get bigger, they’ll do anything to belittle you But, win or lose, STAR POWER MAKES YOU INVINCIBLE!

  44. Darrell Lathan

    Darrell Lathan

    Mês atrás

    Tired....tired....tired..... can I get paid for my own personal thoughts. Stephen A., get rid of the arrogance please. All of you need to stop trying to compare players to past greats. You can’t compare Kareem to Wilt. You can’t compare Dr. J to MJ or MJ to Kobe or LeBron. Times are different. Players are different. Teams are different. Stop trying to speak for people. And if the Lakers are so true to achieving rings and championships, where have they been the last few years. It will take time. LeBron is the best hands down. I’m truly amazed that commentators who are NOT ballers and who has never played a professional game get to sprew so much bs when they are trying to convince others to take their side or opinion. Everyone in their respectful error is the g.o.t. You can’t measure someone’s success by comparing them bc each individual persons effect on their team is different. You’re doing fans a great disservice with this rhetoric. Let them play. If you don’t hear it from the players mouths, just shut it up. Deuces.

  45. deonte dennis

    deonte dennis

    Mês atrás

    Dwight Howard didn’t win won in LA 🤷🏾‍♂️

  46. Veeto G

    Veeto G

    Mês atrás

    Also make lebron even more overrated MJ did more then he did in lesser year js. FACTS. He isn't in the goat conversations period. Then he lost 6 finals please Kobe won two championships without another superstar Pau gasol wasnt a superstar or Ron Artest they was old n Kobe still lead them to a rings. Lebron won his rings with dwade n cbosh. Also kyrie save him in one of his rings bc he need a closer bc he isnt a closer or a good free throw shooter or shooter

  47. Veeto G

    Veeto G

    Mês atrás

    Lebron is overrated period he always been in a weak eastern conference. Then only 5 first defensive team only 5 please Kobe got 12 first all defensive team you have to defend in the western conference or you'll get torched

  48. zohoro


    Mês atrás

    Man i feel bad for lebron......i mean even kobe never face a monster team like the warrior in his career........yes yes i get it kobe also face great team before i know the point is that none of them is like the warrior

  49. SharinganSakura


    Mês atrás

    This is fabricated propaganda that people that support Kobe want to push. True or not, they'll eat it up, so SAS will twist his statements out of context so they can sell it to the anti LeBron masses.

  50. If you don't believe me Google it!!!

    If you don't believe me Google it!!!

    Mês atrás

    I'm still not respecting him because he ain't you Kobe. That's what I'd tell the Mamba. I would love to hear what Kobe would say and respect it.Max right though ,Kobe not Mike but thier more a like than Bron. 1Kobe (Yes I'm biased and contradicting myself) like Max said because I'm a Lakers fan. 2 Jordan (Really number 1 but this is my comment). I know y'all gone let me live even if it's in delusion🤣🤣🤣🤣😂🤣😂

  51. Tyrell Brown

    Tyrell Brown

    Mês atrás

    Rigged ass sport fuck let my knicks win sum

  52. LB Goon

    LB Goon

    Mês atrás

    Why tf y’all think Lebron went 2 the Lakers 2 win a ring in the west the conference y’all say so hard & once Lebron win a ring he gone be the only player 2 win a ring in both conference

  53. Lamont Ward

    Lamont Ward

    Mês atrás

    Ncaa has started..and it's good..please talk about that..Don't knowbody give a fuck about a MF team that didn't make the nba playoffs..

  54. Black Lyfe

    Black Lyfe

    Mês atrás

    It's TRUE Lakers fans will never get off of him

  55. 1.5 Slime

    1.5 Slime

    Mês atrás

    Lebron Thought it would Be a Cake walk As a Die Hard Bron Fan he has to Reevaluate the situation and come with a new mindset and focus....Dig In & ball U are The Face of the NBA and not Even in the Playoff picture Very Embarrassing being a Bron Supporter Rite Now ...he will get it together and at least get 1 or 2 chips Likely 1

  56. hannington mbaabu

    hannington mbaabu

    Mês atrás

    Wow I think I am Just not exposed but Lebron just put his mouth-guard in a cup at 1:07.

  57. Tzaki


    Mês atrás

    y this nigga jalen blink so much

  58. Rommel Cabonuan

    Rommel Cabonuan

    Mês atrás

    The white boy hates on L.A. period . GTFOUTTA HERE

  59. Tony Phan

    Tony Phan

    Mês atrás

    i thought it was a process and we were going to win in a few years? we all knew nothing was going to happen immediately.

  60. spencer brown

    spencer brown

    Mês atrás

    LeBum wont be loved by the fans anyway lol the real laker fans like myself cant stand LeBum because he searches for people and titles! And he fakes fouls and he gets cramps and causes plsyers and coaches to lose they positions! And hes a Loser KD whooped that tail of leBum 4 to 0 in the NBA Finals.Kobe doesnt really care about leBum lol my belief is that Kobe would love to see the bum fail some more lmbo!



    Mês atrás

    Lebron CANT DO IT BY HIMSELF Factual Statement



    Mês atrás

    Your Brainwashing Media

  63. Mr. Suhaib

    Mr. Suhaib

    Mês atrás

    Lebron aint gonna like all this pressure coming from Kobe. Since I think the NBA is trying hard to cement Lebron's legacy, they'll probably give him a few allstars and/or rearrange the conferences (like putting one of the Texas teams in the East and switching around other borderline markets) by next season.

  64. MrPrizziceless


    Mês atrás

    What's it say that all these years later, Kobe still the biggest name on these talkers lips. Kobe was different. He took the game to its highest ever levels through his ultra refined skill & indomitable will. Thus, GOAT. #MambaMOB

  65. Chase McBrien

    Chase McBrien

    Mês atrás

    Nobody wants to play with Lebron. They want to beat Lebron.

  66. Rob V

    Rob V

    Mês atrás

    DearNBA Media - STOP talking about LeBron. He’s not in the playoffs and there’s a ton of great players not getting coverage who are worth talking about. We all knew season 1 in LA was not a contender. Get over it please

  67. Ian Ford

    Ian Ford

    Mês atrás

    Omg....the reaching for hidden meanings behind athlete anecdotes is beyond nauseating. 😖

  68. a. barker

    a. barker

    Mês atrás

    Kobi is right. Next year is it. Kevin D. Or Davis. Nothing less including a good support staff will do.



    Mês atrás


  70. JC 40324

    JC 40324

    Mês atrás

    Lebron is too busy with his new Hollywood career to win a ring.

  71. J D

    J D

    Mês atrás

    Le crybaby is not ever bringing a ring!!!

  72. Frostshokula


    Mês atrás

    Kobe winning back to back in 09-10 was much more impressive than Lebron’s 2016 fluke chip.

  73. Frostshokula


    Mês atrás

    This has been one of my favorite seasons! 😂 Fuck L3-6ron and his retarded fans

  74. Barney Miller

    Barney Miller

    Mês atrás

    He doesn’t have shaq

  75. Luke Nuke

    Luke Nuke

    Mês atrás

    I would like for lebron to get a ring but he is in the west and only getting older.

  76. Alvaro Diaz

    Alvaro Diaz

    Mês atrás

    Every time this guys make a comment involving Kobe and Lebron we already know is gonna lead to the behalf of Lebron because they want to convince the world that Lebron is better than Kobe and the old school people know that that’s not true but of course they work to convince the young people which lack the times of Kobe Kobe is always right

  77. Darryl Maddox

    Darryl Maddox

    Mês atrás

    Safe enough to say he may not ever win another one. Too many good squads. Gotta face it.. We gotta start counting down to his retirement... He's got about 3 years max.. Warriors got at least two more.. And I know other squad thirsty af

  78. zyl zyl

    zyl zyl

    Mês atrás

    KOBE won a 3peat !! 5 rings ... LeQuit with LAKERS??? not1 . not2 . not3 . not... ever

  79. yo daddy

    yo daddy

    Mês atrás

    LeToxic is now the new Carmelo Anthony. No one who wants a winning team wants him on their roster. Guy doesnt even play defense.

  80. Dr Rumer

    Dr Rumer

    Mês atrás

    I am so done with Social Media. A friend of mine posted on FB that she's having twins. I commented "Congratulations you're finally having two kids from the same daddy". She blocked me.

  81. veerchasm1


    Mês atrás

    Not gonna happen, he’s old and no team wants to send them sh**

  82. French Toast

    French Toast

    Mês atrás

    Here Stephen goes again purposely misinterpreting what a player has said to fuel his career of being “the controversial basketball guy” Love the media

  83. Rman Manr

    Rman Manr

    Mês atrás

    Jimmer Jammer.

  84. Big Dee

    Big Dee

    Mês atrás

    the fucking guy wasn't drafted by the Lakers....

  85. stonedbori840


    Mês atrás

    ESPN does this every time

  86. Derrick Allen

    Derrick Allen

    Mês atrás

    Kobe ain't top 5, top 10 hands down. Prime Shaq is better than Kobe.

  87. D-G


    Mês atrás

    Max, "deluded fans"? Really? The level of disrespect that comes from the media should be illegal. That comment reveals a big problem that exists within the sports media. They seperate themselves from the fans and make fans appear less than them and put actual players of the game on the same level with them.

  88. MrThrock09


    Mês atrás

    Kobe is correct however I have just damn near as good chance of getting that championship ring ring as Braun Braun he’s lost a step and you got all sorts of new young guys that are his size they’re giving him all sorts of shit. With a record of three wins and six losses coming out of the East that’s some seriously weak shit. 6-0 MJ CASE DISMISSED lack of evidence…

  89. Kareem Rashid

    Kareem Rashid

    Mês atrás

    Why y'all talk in bout how kobe feels I didn't hear kobe say a got DAMM thing

  90. Slim Chain

    Slim Chain

    Mês atrás

    Kuzma & BI average 17 & 18 ppg. He has plenty of help. Enough excuses!

  91. Kareem Rashid

    Kareem Rashid

    Mês atrás

    fuck do you know how kobe feel

  92. Slim Chain

    Slim Chain

    Mês atrás

    LeBron is nowhere near Kobe. Never was. Just a stat padding loser. Who played in a week conference & needed multiple star players to win

  93. AreLL Lio

    AreLL Lio

    Mês atrás

    rose is 100 percent correct... fck Lebum asss nigga!

  94. Jordan Cacioppo

    Jordan Cacioppo

    Mês atrás

    To all fanx who bring up the 4th seed argument. They were 2 games from 10th. Stop using that shit like its any kind of accomplishment. Thats like bragging about being 4th at the start of a neck and neck race and then finishing dead ass last.

  95. Lucius McPimp

    Lucius McPimp

    Mês atrás

    fuck lebron. As a LA native most of us will never respect lebron that whiny black bitch

  96. IamMrIsom


    Mês atrás

    Kemba Walker and Klay Thompson should be ready for a great challenge this summer. Mark Jackson is the best coach on the market. I see somethings coming together for the good. #AD2020

  97. IamMrIsom


    Mês atrás

    Basketball is a team sport. How soon do we forget the years the Lakers missed the playoffs when Kobe was in his prime after he snitched on Shaq and made Phil retire and become an author. smh

  98. John Dean

    John Dean

    Mês atrás

    Top of LeBron head shiny af

  99. IamMrIsom


    Mês atrás

    Where is LeBron's Ron Artest?

  100. IamMrIsom


    Mês atrás

    Where is LeBron's Paul Gasol?

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