NBA teams should tank for Zion Williamson - Stephen A. Smith | First Take

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Stephen A. Smith says NBA teams like the Pheonix Suns, Cleveland Cavaliers and New York Knicks should be tanking for a player like Duke's Zion Williamson.
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9-Yan, 2019

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Keyinroq ko‘rish
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lolhahah21 38 daqiqa oldin
"Zion: I kind of hate being classified as a dunker." Then FUCKING STOP DUNKING SO MUCH. LOLLL like even Michael Jordan didn't dunk that much.
Rahaman Awelenje
Rahaman Awelenje 2 soat oldin
Wow😑😑this mad is beyond a Hypocrite , a Sellout & just Delusional, This SAS same man that blasted teams for Tanking just wow
Dave Wray
Dave Wray 4 soat oldin
New yolk?
Dave Wray
Dave Wray 4 soat oldin
Why is George Jefferson sitting in for Smith?
O Dogg
O Dogg 5 soat oldin
rj is nothing special barret
Joku Sekou
Joku Sekou 6 soat oldin
300 lbs . 67 vert Big dick balls touch the toilet water .. Stephen A . Everyday
Leezy 6 soat oldin
As a Pels fan we would like you to strongly consider us as the worst team in the NBA. Anthony Davis does not factor into this as he is a team by himself and should not be taken into consideration when discussing the matter. We will gladly accept the number 1 pick in the draft this year. Thanks.
Raul Diaz
Raul Diaz 7 soat oldin
Imagine if Zion was 7'2 😰😰😰😰
Eric Dupree
Eric Dupree 8 soat oldin
I see Zion like a Shawn Kemp
Crypto Dwayne
Crypto Dwayne 9 soat oldin
He has Blake Griffin written all over him..Hows that NBA career going so far? Out there in no mans land Detroit Michigan. I rest my case.
Kori H
Kori H 9 soat oldin
Greg Mercedes
Greg Mercedes 11 soat oldin
Watch the Celtics end up with the number 1 pick lmao
eksentrysyti 11 soat oldin
6'6" - 6'"7 and weighs 285 lbs? That screams weight problems leading to injuries and a fast decline in athleticism. Shaq in his rookie year was that weight... with several inches in height advantage.
MajIn TB
MajIn TB 11 soat oldin
Im just saying he’s going to be the best
Doctor Doom
Doctor Doom 12 soat oldin
He will be a Charles Barkley type of player.
Julius Coates
Julius Coates 12 soat oldin
Shaq was over 300 lb and how many titles he ended up with, set him up with a good point guard who can break down the defense and one shooting guard and you got yourself a title....
Shu Jiang
Shu Jiang 12 soat oldin
Love this guy, but very worried about his knees... 🤦🤦
larry jones
larry jones 12 soat oldin
Teams that tank fans should stop supporting that team, fans want to see their team win not lose.
blaide waters
blaide waters 13 soat oldin
Let me be perfectly clear......lmao
playboi e
playboi e 13 soat oldin
Stephen A talkin bout the Nets and aint even mention the best player on they team, D’Angelo Russell 😤😤😤
oo70mar 13 soat oldin
john Carlos
john Carlos 14 soat oldin
Max is an idiot! You want James Dolan to say they tank?! Does he not know the nba fines owners who say publicly that they tank?
Indict Hillary & Obama
He needs to go to the Knicks.
vishnu sekar
vishnu sekar 16 soat oldin
Check Phoenix Suns spelling in description
specos4 16 soat oldin
Stephen A. i am sick of your “markets” promotions.
Linda Kettrick
Linda Kettrick 17 soat oldin
Rj Barrett the next Kobe tho
Bullet Ignacio
Bullet Ignacio 17 soat oldin
I don't know but this kid ZION, is a bust once drafted in the NBA. :) there is nothing special with this guy. just my opinion. :)
Ill blahzay Ill
Ill blahzay Ill 17 soat oldin
The way the NBA is set up. Unless ur team is holding major money they are just stepping stones
Anthony Wea
Anthony Wea 18 soat oldin
Why would you want to live in COLD ass New York or Chicago if you can make your money in like a LA, Phoenix or Miami
Jutas Jutas
Jutas Jutas 18 soat oldin
lol what was that?
Bow Hunter
Bow Hunter 19 soat oldin
Zion is another Blake Griffen. Not going to win a Championship with him.
asterisk911 20 soat oldin
Who's going to laugh when there are sudden worries about his health, teams sour on him, and he slips all the way down to 26 or so where the Warriors get him? (And then he turns out to be just as good as people are predicting right now).
Geert Matthys
Geert Matthys Kun oldin
Everything Stephen A. says doesn't come true so don't draft Zion, he'll be injured bust
Chester Mcbadbitch
So his vertical went from 40 to 45 to 46 now?
Kha'len McCoy
Kha'len McCoy Kun oldin
If you're a team and you wanna tank your whole season to take the risk of one person you're a joke
Jack Wong
Jack Wong Kun oldin
Why you gotta yell tho
Lorenzo Alonzo
Lorenzo Alonzo Kun oldin
Zion Williamson is overrated! I am not overly impressed! Hes a decent player not a great player! Perhaps he will prove me wrong when he make the NBA.
Jake Lamoreaux
Jake Lamoreaux Kun oldin
The cavs would be the worst place for him to go, too much expectations can kill a man! If I were to root for teams, I would say the Bulls or the Knicks
brandon hooks
brandon hooks Kun oldin
Just like how Stephen a just exclude Druss for the reason the Brooklyn nets are a factor
Gonna be breaking down Zion film check us out
Dillon K
Dillon K Kun oldin
Max secretly likes Stephen A. That smirk isn't rehearsed. Hes holding in a smile xD
Johnny Blade
Johnny Blade Kun oldin
Should tank? They definitely already are. This could be a legendary draft.
Camo Watson
Camo Watson Kun oldin
I’m a okc fan but I’d love to see Zion in NY honestly. Any other team would destroy him. NY give their rookies a chance look a knox and the unicorn. They can teach Zion how to play under the spot light
Zion is like a faster more athletic Shaq dare i say stronger
KoOLKiddo313 Kun oldin
Every time analyst predict the future stars I always wonder who is going to be the hidden gem.
Jeff Assassin
Jeff Assassin 2 kun oldin
Why do people get so hyped up about these college players just because these kinds of players like Zion Williamson are really good dosent exactly mean they will be any good once they play in the NBA its much harder than college ball.
Carter Dees
Carter Dees 2 kun oldin
Imagine Lebron and Zion on the same team
Erik Bernard
Erik Bernard 2 kun oldin
The Knicks are terrible
Ryan Bogan
Ryan Bogan 2 kun oldin
Then this dude says he can live up to lebron hype....you talking g about on and off the court Stephen A...and I'd so remember we are talking about a 18 year old kid...everybody ain't like lebron and if they are then credit lebron for molding the next breed of college and professional athletes....#GREATTEAMMATES
Ryan Bogan
Ryan Bogan 2 kun oldin
Zion is a man in a kids league right now dont be fooled these media people quick to put these young dudes up high on the pedestal but if your fault when these kids let you down let's not forget about Kwame Brown...the great Michael Jordan thought he was a number one pick I have to believe that he was listening to Stephen A and Skip Bayless when he made his decision lol
Ryan Bogan
Ryan Bogan 2 kun oldin
Quick to talk bad about lebron but also quick to compare the next man to him and put the next young dude on a pedestal... was awww you love KD but you always talking about Lebron....#shutupstwphenA
Ryan Bogan
Ryan Bogan 2 kun oldin
Lol Stephen A think again did you see the game tonight the zone was too much and at home you should be able to shoot...but could he...and secondly stop trying to compare everyone who is athlete to Lebron James you Nut...you should be commentating chess or checkers young bull...come out here and see me if you feel otherwise lol
Liam 2 kun oldin
Quit talking hairline.....
King Rod The Trainer
Hypocritical to say they should thank for Zion and saying Sam Hinkie's strategy was not viable
MetalFace MovieReviews
Future Jazzer . It’s destiny. Zion National Park is in Utah
Farquad Shmoogle
Farquad Shmoogle 2 kun oldin
He is so far being so hyped up. You gotta wonder, is he all hype??? Is he a player or is he just so damn athletic??? Only time will tell, but you know there have been many high flyers before, nothing came much of them.
TC3 Inspirational
TC3 Inspirational 2 kun oldin
He should intentionally shoot more just to develop his mid-range. This is the key to longevity. He can do that while he's young, but it won't last forever especially at that size. I think about D Rose when I see his explosiveness and doing it on that level over time has the potential to lead to serious injuries. Coming down off them dunks over time will eventually take a toll on knees and ankles. Nonetheless it sells out crowds now and head his stock high. What he's doing right now with his athleticism is some 👽 stuff. Some MJ floating in the air type stuff, some Steph Curry 3 points from half court type stuff. Just not normal. Can't wait to see how his freakish athleticism will change the NBA.
Jonathan Hoard
Jonathan Hoard 2 kun oldin
He reminds me of Charles Barkley kinda
Ballout 2 kun oldin
Let him go anywhere but Cleveland. People gonna expect him to play exactly like LeBron
James Williams
James Williams 2 kun oldin
When Stephen A comes on I switch to Cowherd .
AP 2 kun oldin
Absolutely disgraceful suggestion, losing on purpose?? Makes a mockery of competition. Fuck Stephen A for this
Erika Johnson
Erika Johnson 2 kun oldin
Zion to the Knicks
TYuri 2 kun oldin
Cavs 2019 starting lineup PG: Colin Sexton SG: Rodney Hood SF: Cam Reddish PF: Kevin Love C: ???
Idk 2 kun oldin
1:01 New York Dicks??
Liam Vogel
Liam Vogel 2 kun oldin
Zion to the hawks
TYuri 2 kun oldin
If I’m the cavs, I take Cam Reddish #1, Trade JR Smith and Tristan Thompson along with some bench players and draft picks to try and get a good center. They don’t need someone like RJ or Zion. They need a lights out shooter like reddish and a Good big. Right now they don’t have a true center. Their tallest player is Kevin love. He isn’t a center and he shouldn’t be forced to play out of position.
Thomas Collins
Thomas Collins 2 kun oldin
Doland has kiiiilllled our new York knicks i will not support the team as long as he owns it he's gotta go, I remember when the Knicks use to be sponsored my my marine corps....... Even the corps is tired of throwing money in dolans pockets.
Jesse Frazier
Jesse Frazier 2 kun oldin
Hear that Celtics? Might as well commit to it now.
404 2 kun oldin
oh, shut the hell up stephen a
Richard Navasca
Richard Navasca 2 kun oldin
He should go to the Warriors so they can be super duper team. LOOOOOOL!
Richard Navasca
Richard Navasca 2 kun oldin
He should go to a bad team such us the Suns or Chicago Bulls.
The Channel
The Channel 3 kun oldin
He is notorious for praising every mf before he talk trash 🗑😂😭
deon yang
deon yang 3 kun oldin
Steve A Smith is missing a neck and has a double forehead.
Escobar Carter
Escobar Carter 3 kun oldin
Zion to the garden.....
Wilbert Pearson
Wilbert Pearson 3 kun oldin
why in the fuck he talking basketball man cut that fucking hair off
KOD 3 kun oldin
Whatever Stephan A the 76ers idea is great your team will be trash then it will be very very good for 10-15 or even 20 years.. With a championship possibility way better than tread millings.. The 76ers never completed the process they stuffed it up with the trade for Fultz.. They would of been a winning for a long time the tanking was worth it whether 3-4-5-6 years is worth 15-20 years of good play so stop it..
Ronnie Clayton
Ronnie Clayton 3 kun oldin
I hope this kid busts just cause of how much these analysts ride his dick
Dante Garofano
Dante Garofano 3 kun oldin
My Brooklyn Nets finally got some recognition! Thank you Stephen.
Squeet 3 kun oldin
'Globalizing the sport in the United States of America' might be the most self-centered, American sentence I have ever heard.
Squeet 3 kun oldin
So...so Stephen A. Smith are you saying tanking is the 'road to Zion' hahaha
Mark Rodriguez
Mark Rodriguez 3 kun oldin
The Cavs are tanking unintentionally... lol they just suck. Come on Zion!
J S 3 kun oldin
I admire the commitment and energy it takes to create a career out of shouting your opinion
Mahdi Knicks
Mahdi Knicks 3 kun oldin
Zion will get exposed in the NBA. Hope my stupid knicks dont fall for the hype.
sojjaz 3 kun oldin
bulls got a squad i don't know how their that bad
Lil Flame On Deck
Lil Flame On Deck 3 kun oldin
Zion Williamson is without a doubt the next LeBron James
Lil Flame On Deck
Lil Flame On Deck 3 kun oldin
what if his career ends up mirroring Lebron's exactly lmao, cleveland, "the move", miami, back to cleveland, then LA
tommy brazy
tommy brazy 3 kun oldin
zion would be nice on the suns with booker
lawrence franklin iv
A rich mans julius randle
Allen Klein
Allen Klein 3 kun oldin
zion if one ugly fkn ape ngr, i can see him raping a white dude in prison if he wasnt playing in the nba
sbannik 3 kun oldin
So now it’s okay to tank for a good draft pick, but when Philly did it Steven A had a problem Foh
MA Toujours
MA Toujours 3 kun oldin
RJ Barrett is the more complete player IMO. More NBA ready judging from his play this season.
Lebron James
Lebron James 3 kun oldin
Zion needs to get those handles better to make him self a point guard
Renaldo Smith
Renaldo Smith 3 kun oldin
Zion isn't a two way player.
RAY POETREE 3 kun oldin
*Zion is a hybrid of Larry Johnson and Jamal Mashburn.*
Two Cents J
Two Cents J 3 kun oldin
No college player is guaranteed. This is why I don’t believe in tanking.
Consistently Random
Its hard to pass on Zion, but plenty of players have been drafted much later and turned out to be better than the first round picks. Zion might end up getting injured in his first season.
Allen 4 kun oldin
Last time SA Smith talked about drafting? he disrespected Luka Doncic soooooo hard .. just wanna increase his viewership. he knows nothing about bball
Arjun Parathan
Arjun Parathan 4 kun oldin
Zion needs to be in NY man, Cavs had LeBron and had their fun, NY NEEDS THIS
bossaliniem$B tv
bossaliniem$B tv 4 kun oldin
Pistons please tank