LeBron James doesn't have the 'clutch gene' like Jordan or Kobe - Scottie Pippen | First Take

Scottie Pippen joins Stephen A. Smith and Max Kellerman at the First Take debate desk to discuss why it is not fair to compare LeBron James and Michael Jordan because he doesn't have that "clutch gene" like MJ and Kobe Bryant did.
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  1. Carl Schreffler

    Carl Schreffler

    57 minutos atrás

    How about him cleaning up his AST. TO TURNOVER RATO WHEN YOUR IN THE 2S YOU SUCK!

  2. Ray


    4 horas atrás

    I don't like the interviewers on the right. Feels like this dudes is giving out a speech. Watch out man, Scottie's words are more important than you!

  3. Het Patel

    Het Patel

    6 horas atrás


  4. Alchie Tagapan

    Alchie Tagapan

    8 horas atrás

    Pippen is a Pure hater

  5. Kid HyperYt

    Kid HyperYt

    9 horas atrás

    I’m like is this Scottie and I look at the face and he’s sweating like hell like he still plays

  6. hoopin


    11 horas atrás

    Nigga sweatin like he just hit & found out it was a tranny & waitin on the aids test results & Dr j came BK lookin sorry shakin his head wit bad news!!!!!

  7. louis ayala

    louis ayala

    18 horas atrás

    LeBron’s clutch numbers are better than Kobe’s. Kobe missed 14,481 shots in his career. That’s more than a thousand shots greater than the guy in second place. He led the league in missed shots 7 out of 8 years. The only reason it wasn’t 8 years in a row was he was injured that one year. People forget the negative when they idolize someone.

  8. Lagiar hurlorage

    Lagiar hurlorage

    Dia atrás

    👏YES👏SIR👏THANKS👏YOU👏TELL'EM👏SCOTTIE👏 harden stole his mvp

  9. m718o


    Dia atrás

    MJ Kobe KD TD Lebron

  10. JayPee Onale

    JayPee Onale

    Dia atrás

    The only equation that ends this none sense. Here it goes: GOAT = MJ > (Kobe > LBJ)

  11. Abraham Gideon

    Abraham Gideon

    Dia atrás

    Michael Jordan is the Muhammad Ali of Basketball and LeBron is Floyd Mayweather - there is no way that Floyd can beat Ali ...same goes for LeBron...ain't no way he is beating MJ.

  12. bledredwine


    Dia atrás

    Here's how you know that this is 100% correct - If not for 2 of Lebron's teammates, Lebron has guaranteed 1, maybe even 2 less rings. Case 1 - Relying on Chris Bosh to rebound and pass to Ray Allen for the miracle 3 pointer. Without that shot, Lebron loses and has a choke job JUST as bad as 2011 (of course he turned it around). GOAT debate immediately over, though it is anyway. Case 2 - Lebron gets all the credit, but in 2016 Kyrie averaged 27.1 PPG to Lebron's 29.7 PPG... Kyrie won the most pivotal game single-handedly in the clutch! Michael Jordan? Never allowed a game 7 because he was so damned clutch in pivotal games. As a bonus, here are two more cases - Kevin Durant absolutely crushing Lebron in the clutch two finals in a row over the last two years. Oh another bonus - lebron was swept last year. Hmmmm

  13. Edward White

    Edward White

    Dia atrás

    Pippen change his view every six months

  14. paseey


    Dia atrás

    scottie is's not that clutch gene that lbj doesn't have, rather it's that bitch gene that he has

  15. Allen Cagle

    Allen Cagle

    Dia atrás

    Lebron is somewhere in my 7 to 10 slot for the top ten all time!

  16. Datboi101 truth

    Datboi101 truth

    Dia atrás

    It simple, if you took MJ off of the bulls and put lebron on that same team at that time would they still win?

  17. Harisan Sivanesan

    Harisan Sivanesan

    Dia atrás

    messi is the best

  18. Alejandro Gomez

    Alejandro Gomez

    Dia atrás

    MJ The 🐐. Kobe The Second 🐐. That's it,

  19. dfdfdgg gjhjjh

    dfdfdgg gjhjjh

    Dia atrás

    How come Jordan never comes on these shows and gives his analysis?

  20. Joey Brooks

    Joey Brooks

    Dia atrás

    Michael Jordan had a raw, competitive nature. When the game is on the line, Jordan's killer instinct just takes over during clutch situations or deficits. There is not too many players that possessed that. Michael Jordan, Kobe Bryant, Larry Bird, Patrick Ewing, Derrick Rose, Allen Iverson, and Reggie Miller are players that often thrive under pressure. Lebron James is an awesome basketball player, but he does not fit in that category.

  21. tony toni

    tony toni

    2 dias atrás

    Set the record straight scottie

  22. Grindmode Vlogs

    Grindmode Vlogs

    2 dias atrás

    Pippen right harden don't go as hard on defense. Giannis, Leonard, Paul George Durant and curry all play defense lebron will but him and harden slack on defense

  23. Gord Rubio

    Gord Rubio

    2 dias atrás

    LeBron James is a brilliant basketball player and whether you except it, or whether you like it or not he is already in a catagory with Jordan and Bryant how many basketball legends can you say have achieved what James has? Now think about it.... i'm not talking about Jordan, Bryant, Magic or Bird i'm talking about a one man band who can move from one team to another achieving a championship, even when the team was not playoff bound? You can mark my words right now!!! When James is retired, when he's 70 years old he will be one of the most respected player of the game as we know it today.

  24. Kwamu Hill

    Kwamu Hill

    2 dias atrás

    being clutch is not about DNA , but about faith and vision LBJ has none of the two !

    • Obi-Wan Kenobi

      Obi-Wan Kenobi

      Dia atrás

      Kwamu Hill It’s just a phrase...

  25. The Freaky Robber

    The Freaky Robber

    2 dias atrás

    Tired of Max always hating on Kobe. Damn Bronsexuals!!!

  26. curtys kingdom

    curtys kingdom

    2 dias atrás

    Kyrie and Ray Allen more clutch then Leblame.

  27. VIC Washington

    VIC Washington

    3 dias atrás

    Lebron should have never come to the Lakers. He cant even live up to the Kobe hype let alone Jordans... it was a bad decision on his part and Magic!

  28. MrBonas Fernandes

    MrBonas Fernandes

    3 dias atrás

    coming from mj sidekick lol always talking about mj because your not in the conversation about the greatest pinoquio looking mdf

  29. dave ortwine

    dave ortwine

    3 dias atrás

    Why Scottie sweatin so hard? Tried to wipe off some sweat during the segments an got caught

  30. Nitro Gang

    Nitro Gang

    3 dias atrás

    Pippen sweating like MJ holding a gun to his head to say these things

    • Anthony Johnson

      Anthony Johnson

      2 dias atrás

      LMAO 😂😂😂😂😂😂

  31. Mmmd Dhdhdh

    Mmmd Dhdhdh

    3 dias atrás

    It took lebron a year to become a great and lebron is as if not more clutch

  32. PaulGreen11


    3 dias atrás

    Lebron took three teams to the Finals on his back, by himself! Lebron came back from 3 down to beat GS By Himself!!!

  33. Crisanto Velasquez

    Crisanto Velasquez

    3 dias atrás


  34. kosta1605


    3 dias atrás

    Was Scottie sick during this? Maybe suffering from the flu or something?

  35. Frank Martinez

    Frank Martinez

    3 dias atrás

    #1Kobe Bryant #2Eddie Jones #3Michael Jordan

  36. Frank Martinez

    Frank Martinez

    3 dias atrás

    Kobe #1

  37. MJ JJ

    MJ JJ

    3 dias atrás

    And Scottie don’t either.. Nobody cares about Scottie long face puppet any way..



    3 dias atrás

    I agree with Pippen here

  39. lilwho


    4 dias atrás

    When Harden and George average the same steal and Harden averages more blocks😂

  40. Lucius McPimp

    Lucius McPimp

    4 dias atrás

    I'd take Kobe, Jordan and Magic over lebron

  41. it'sFckinRaw


    4 dias atrás

    got blocked by a benched player sooooo... this sums it up.

  42. William Hendrix

    William Hendrix

    4 dias atrás

    Max has no knowledge of basketball they do not shoot better today at all!!! 3point line is a few feet shorter now so hell no

  43. William Hendrix

    William Hendrix

    4 dias atrás

    Bird was better and more clutch than labron

  44. William Hendrix

    William Hendrix

    4 dias atrás

    So true and can't hit free throws

  45. Bandz TV

    Bandz TV

    4 dias atrás

    MJ, Kobe, Kareem.........................🏝Lebron

  46. craig smith

    craig smith

    4 dias atrás

    He doesn’t have to he chooses to

  47. Bruce/Cleopatra Entertainment

    Bruce/Cleopatra Entertainment

    4 dias atrás

    Is Pippen the real Darth Vader?

  48. michel crhisty

    michel crhisty

    4 dias atrás

    Curry afraid to say that name he is the best player in present time

  49. Uriel Salva

    Uriel Salva

    4 dias atrás

    max keeps riding on lebron's dick

  50. A Rob77

    A Rob77

    5 dias atrás

    Damn!!! Scottie's sweating like he owes the mob money, and they outside waiting! 🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣

  51. dane ashton

    dane ashton

    5 dias atrás

    Preach Scottie....Michael Jordan is the greatest player ever. And Kawhi is better than Harden

  52. handsome25286


    5 dias atrás

    I mean is he lying 🤷🏼‍♂️



    5 dias atrás

    Shout out to scotty for showing up for kobe my boy!...and btw the one and only true G.O.A.T are born in dec and january baby! Capricorn fasho do easy lemon squeezy.😂😉😌😏👍💪😧😧😥😀☺!

  54. Matt Mendez

    Matt Mendez

    5 dias atrás

    Kobe was better then lebron

  55. Randall Hawkins

    Randall Hawkins

    5 dias atrás

    yooo Steven A, you need to fire that make-up artist lol

  56. Rx Xmark

    Rx Xmark

    5 dias atrás

    Pippen is better than lebron

  57. bapor tabo

    bapor tabo

    5 dias atrás

    When James was in Miami he and Wade were asked where they want to be in the last few minutes of the game. Wade said he wants to be on the court. James said he wants to be on the sideline celebrating already. James wants blowout win. Maybe he gets nervous if the game is close i dont know. That interview somehow stuck to my mind.

  58. blue widow

    blue widow

    5 dias atrás

    Did pippen grease his forhead instead of his hair

  59. Yu Na

    Yu Na

    5 dias atrás

    one BIG difference between LeQueen and Jordan/Kobe is that LeChoke is a "KING W/O A KINGDOM" Jordan = CHI Kobe = LAL LeFlop = Cle? Mia? LAL? NOOO!!! media = YES!!!

  60. HAEM SO


    5 dias atrás

    I think magic jordan and bird and bad boys would struggle against ginobili spurs and curry warriors

  61. HAEM SO


    5 dias atrás

    Lebron does more and everything. I think he has confidence issues caused by background (single mother impoverished ghetto background)

  62. Obi1 Muzik

    Obi1 Muzik

    6 dias atrás

    Scottie looking like he just ate a hot greasy steak in the middle of a sweat shop.

  63. jermaine dempsetr

    jermaine dempsetr

    6 dias atrás

    Pippen is soo intelligent... I salute u.

  64. Zab Romero

    Zab Romero

    6 dias atrás

    Max Kellerman is mad Scottie is saying facts lol FOH

  65. Eric Castillo

    Eric Castillo

    6 dias atrás

    Michael Jordan didnt need to pass cuz he was cold assassin no matter how good ur team played Jordan always found a way to win lebron hasent found a way to win like Jordan

  66. Passerbeta Passerbeta

    Passerbeta Passerbeta

    6 dias atrás

    LeFlop wont even do any defensive plays and he's mad at pippen for his comment rofl

  67. LitRPG Re-Roll

    LitRPG Re-Roll

    6 dias atrás

    Scottie is absolutely correct. Lebron doesn't have the "clutch gene". All these millennials need to watch tape of NBA in the 80s/90s -- this is when real basketball was being played...not this powder puff stuff today.

  68. Roman Reigns

    Roman Reigns

    6 dias atrás

    comparing MJ to Kobe...MJ didn't get arrested so this is a tough one

  69. Roman Reigns

    Roman Reigns

    6 dias atrás

    i think we should compare steph curry and MJ pretty soon

  70. mugen jin

    mugen jin

    6 dias atrás

    Scottie.. When you gotta go you gotta go.

  71. Juan De la Cruz

    Juan De la Cruz

    6 dias atrás

    LJ bully ball. No post moves.



    6 dias atrás

    These questions making Scottie sweating like he's R. Kelly on the stand..

    • Pat Esangbedo

      Pat Esangbedo

      5 dias atrás

      Tough topic to discuss...

  73. Donald Alexander

    Donald Alexander

    6 dias atrás

    I know y'all Laqueen lover's hate this 📹😁

  74. henry naty

    henry naty

    6 dias atrás

    Lebron look for team to win. MJ made team to win.

  75. su57 f22

    su57 f22

    6 dias atrás

    Kobe Bryant is better than Lebron.

  76. Rodd Huge

    Rodd Huge

    6 dias atrás

    Guy in blue suit is a born cocksucker

  77. Nelflow Bigflow

    Nelflow Bigflow

    6 dias atrás

    Real player said it pipen all respect for his person in the game

  78. Lance M Waters

    Lance M Waters

    6 dias atrás

    Kobe..all day

  79. Where's my BRONSEXUALS at?

    Where's my BRONSEXUALS at?

    7 dias atrás

    There's a difference between LBJ and MJ. Here it is...

  80. WR


    7 dias atrás

    When I evaluate who the GOAT of the NBA is, I compare them head-to-head on the court. Jordan would smoke James, shooting and defending.

  81. Coonhunter #1

    Coonhunter #1

    7 dias atrás

    Ppl forget so soon what LeBron has done. Ppl forget real fast. LeBron is not a kid anymore a lot of hard miles on his body.

  82. Coonhunter #1

    Coonhunter #1

    7 dias atrás

    Takes multiple stars on a team to win in today's NBA cause teams are to stacked. The Lakers don't get another couple stars there not winning.

  83. Sincere Newark Brick City's Finest Stay Sucka Free

    Sincere Newark Brick City's Finest Stay Sucka Free

    7 dias atrás

    1 Jordan 2 Kobe 3 Magic 4 Bird 5 Jabbar 6 Wilt 7 Oscar Robertson 8 Duncan 9 Shaq Barkley Iverson etc NBA is soft now too fouls were barely even called back then this new genre would not have survived The Real NBA Bad Boy Era RNS !!

    • Donald Alexander

      Donald Alexander

      6 dias atrás

      Nope. Kareem #1,, Mj & Magic #2a #2b,. Kobe #3,. The Big O #4,. Russell #5,. Wilt #6,. West & Baylor. #7a #7b,. The Dream #8,.

    • Kamakan Khasraji

      Kamakan Khasraji

      7 dias atrás

      I put Scottie pippen on 3

  84. Gary White

    Gary White

    7 dias atrás

    Scottie sits there and talks the truth, Labron does not have a Scottie next to him, look at JORDEN'S TEAM MATES. HOW MANY RINGS DOES WESTBROOK HAVE?, HOW MANY RINGS DOES HARDEN HAVE? No one person in basketball can carry a team to a RING. LEBRON is not JORDEN. Put LEBRON on JORDEN'S teams and JORDEN on LEBRON'S teams. To me it will always be about your SUPPORTING CAST OF PLAYERS. WHO HAD THE BETTER TEAMMATES. GOD SAVE US FROM OURSELVES.

  85. hustle onair

    hustle onair

    7 dias atrás

    Pippen is MAD RIGHT

  86. Mike Rodriguez

    Mike Rodriguez

    7 dias atrás

  87. Shayla Bodway

    Shayla Bodway

    7 dias atrás

    LeBron will never be the king of LA like Kobe Bryant was

    • su57 f22

      su57 f22

      6 dias atrás

      Kobe Bryant is King of La ....not was

  88. Charlie Tan

    Charlie Tan

    7 dias atrás

    After the game against new york earlier.. and practically the entire 2019 season.. maybe lebron should reflect about his game..

  89. precious bolden

    precious bolden

    8 dias atrás

    And you dont and never had a clutch gene ever especially as a husband player hater

  90. Kane Campbell

    Kane Campbell

    8 dias atrás

    MJ played harder in practice then LBJ does in a real game. A lot of players use to say that MJ played every game like it was Gm 7 of the finals. LBJ doesn't even play Gm7 of a final like it's Gm7 of a final.

    • Kane Campbell

      Kane Campbell

      Dia atrás

      +Edgel Gabriel MJ never faced elimination because he eliminated the competition. How about you go and check out MJs playoff records!

    • Manuel Roberts

      Manuel Roberts

      2 dias atrás

      +HanM jordan was a huge dick lol why u surprised? Champion mentality u either got it or dont KG mad glen davis cry doesnt make him less great than what he was

    • HanM


      3 dias atrás

      +Kane Campbell I got that book as a kid. It was disillusioning- I found out Jordan was kind of a dick.

    • Edgel Gabriel

      Edgel Gabriel

      3 dias atrás

      Kane Campbell lbj plays best in elemination games and game 7s. Check out his team records then come back later. Don't just use narratives you pick up wherever.

    • Kane Campbell

      Kane Campbell

      4 dias atrás

      +M.L. Alston I read books. Ever read the "Jordan Rules"? His team mates made statements that he played as hard in practice as he played in a real game. The statement about him playing every game like it was Game 7 came from his opponents.

  91. Zen Croth

    Zen Croth

    8 dias atrás


  92. Joe Walton

    Joe Walton

    8 dias atrás

    Lebron better than all yall asses

  93. Telly Gst

    Telly Gst

    8 dias atrás

    Max kellerman always the trying to make excuses for lebron James like hes not the best player in the world

  94. Puro Eastside Vato

    Puro Eastside Vato

    8 dias atrás

    SAS looking like a Simpson's character @1:19 😂

  95. Julius Madridejos

    Julius Madridejos

    8 dias atrás

    I see a lot of lebron fans on their way to get pissed

  96. Faraji Tucker

    Faraji Tucker

    9 dias atrás

    Scotty to worried about LBJ....THATS WHY FUTURE WAS FUCKING HIS BITCH

  97. M.E M.E

    M.E M.E

    9 dias atrás

    Let LeBron play in MJ's era LeBron gonna flop like a fish

  98. Daiki De Jesus

    Daiki De Jesus

    9 dias atrás

    Scottie your lucky bcoz of jordan without jordan you cant win a championship 😂😂

    • King Jemver

      King Jemver

      6 dias atrás

      And without Scottie Jordan will be ringless

  99. Sway Ssh

    Sway Ssh

    9 dias atrás

    Everyone back then we’re fucking garbage like Larry bird how tf did he even make the nba oooo he can shoot 3’s bruh anyone can lock him up in the nba today he won’t go anywhere

  100. Cameron Bowers

    Cameron Bowers

    9 dias atrás

    Peep game 6:51: The way Pippen looked at max after he said LeBron doesnt compare to Kobe.

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