Lakers need to hold on to Kyle Kuzma for dear life - Stephen A. Smith | First Take

Stephen A. Smith and Max Kellerman of First Take get into a heated debate on whether or not the Los Angeles Lakers need to trade Kyle Kuzma for another NBA star. Stephen A. explains why the Lakers should hold on to Kuzma for dear life and try to sign Anthony Davis.
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  • Wajahat Alii
    Wajahat Alii

    Kuzma > Tatum

    15 ore fa
  • melekey
    melekey

    Kuzma fuckin trash 😂

    22 ore fa
  • Luka doncic best player in the NBA already
    Luka doncic best player in the NBA already

    Kyle kuzma is the perfect player to be the face of the Lakers team they don't realise somebody tell em

    2 giorni fa
  • Harrison Flynn
    Harrison Flynn

    I'm a Laker fan! The reality is that Danny Ainge doesn't care about any of his future picks as players, he's gonna throw most, if not all the picks plus a few players for Anthony Davis. He's probably planned this for a while and Boston will win the Davis bid. Even without Davis the Lakers can create a championship team literally for the start of next season without even losing anything. Lakers can go the Bradley Beal approach and give up on Ingram, KCP, 1st Rnd pick. In free agency, if Cousins is back to healthy, Lakers should offer good contract for his services. Lonzo, Beal, Bron, Kuzma, Cousins with bench of free agents (rondo, stephenson, maybe jeff green) plus youngsters of Hart, Zubac, Wagner and Myk! Sounds like a championship team right there and highly possible! There's always different ways to get back to the top!

    2 giorni fa
  • Hebrew Isralite
    Hebrew Isralite

    Kuz

    3 giorni fa
  • Anthony Hendrix
    Anthony Hendrix

    Ingratiate is Steven A. Smith favorite word but he’s right keep Kuzma trade Zo he can’t shoot and once he gets to the hole he’ll miss or pass it...great defender and great court vision but my guy Kuz is about his buckets and didn’t need the whole dad hype me up bcuz I’m not that good package deal

    3 giorni fa
  • meenmug804
    meenmug804

    Banana?

    3 giorni fa
  • Ezaarkash
    Ezaarkash

    Kuzma is life time LAKER - here to stay - PERIOD !

    4 giorni fa
  • Alexander Mejia
    Alexander Mejia

    What a miss from Lakers,whaaaatttttt are you out of your mind, Paul is not doing enough for the thunders kuzma should stay period

    4 giorni fa
  • lenny ash
    lenny ash

    trade brandon please please trade that man and josh hart spends 43 min on the floor and scores 5 points and he can't guard any body please trade lonzo you can trade his a 2x

    4 giorni fa
  • 2 PAC
    2 PAC

    Molly😍😍😍😍😍😍❤️🌹💍

    4 giorni fa
  • Bryce Hammerton
    Bryce Hammerton

    Lakers should offer hart ball Ingram and 4 first rounders. I have a hard time believing the pelicans say no to that. also allows lakers to keep kuzma

    4 giorni fa
  • Zhorell Ski
    Zhorell Ski

    Lonzo (lavar) Ball trade that sucker!

    5 giorni fa
  • David Parker
    David Parker

    They do NOT need a Superstar like these fools keep saying. The Lakers lost to Cleveland without Lebron. Let them go through the fire. Let them sow and grow. LeBron will love it come playoff and finals THIS YEAR! A lot of this rhetoric will be on my compilation video at the end of the season and postseason when the Lakers win the FINALS. Yep, I said it! The Lakers are the best team in the NBA right NOW. If LeBron can get to the finals with K. Love and the funny bunch, he can win the FINALS with the deep bench he has NOW!

    5 giorni fa
  • Hank Chinaski
    Hank Chinaski

    Ingram is the one they need to get rid of. The kid holds the ball for too long. If he's going to attack the basket he's got to be quick about it or pass the ball. I hate watching the lakers move the ball well until it comes to Ingram and he'll dribble like six times trying to figure out what he wants to do. Let lonzo, lebron and Rondo facilitate the offense. Ingram needs to catch and shoot, catch and pass, or catch and dribble penetrate, just like Kuzma.

    5 giorni fa
  • Hank Chinaski
    Hank Chinaski

    Lonzo ball is going to be a great player. Court vision, basketball IQ, athletisism, defense, rebounding. It was not a mistake to draft him. The only hole in his game is shot creating / scoring. If he can fix that part of his game he'll be an all star. Only people who dont know the game of basketball or harbor a grudge because of his dad think hes trash.

    5 giorni fa
  • Charles C
    Charles C

    Kuzma will be an NBA All-Star within 2 yrs keep him & pay him

    5 giorni fa
  • rob Stevens.
    rob Stevens.

    Why are we giving lonzo ball a pass, he has games where he scores 0 points in 36min. That is disturbingly low.

    5 giorni fa
  • mrchicago87
    mrchicago87

    NO TRADES...

    5 giorni fa
  • VT
    VT

    Max Kellerman has no clue. And please stop with the defense crap. BI doesn't play any defense.

    5 giorni fa
  • Pascall Williams
    Pascall Williams

    Forget the offense....the king is here, lets get some exoerienced guys(that can defend)bcuz our defense is shit...our offense was never a problem........

    6 giorni fa
  • Focus Focus
    Focus Focus

    So hot so cold where is the loyalty? Keep everyone,we got a winner, we been together for a half-season, you guys forget we beat the warriors twice the second time without LeBron for most of the time. The Cavs just had something to prove they've been made to look like their chomps,this game meant more to the Cavs and it did to the Lakers that's so obvious LeBron will come back they'll make the playoffs they might even win the chip this year!!

    6 giorni fa
  • Pablo De Bella
    Pablo De Bella

    Lakers made the same mistake they made with Paul George with Leonard, Spurs at that moment asked for Hart, Ingram and some picks and the Lakers wouldnt trade because they thought Kawhi would go there on his own. In the end they are stucked with too many young players that are too overhyped and too green to do a decent playoff run.

    6 giorni fa
  • CLK_RSILLIKUS
    CLK_RSILLIKUS

    Kuzma drops 40 now everybody got eyes on him he was averaging almost 20 as a rookie stop sleeping

    6 giorni fa
  • NERVE 100
    NERVE 100

    How the fuck is Tatum better than kuzma

    6 giorni fa
  • Joaquin
    Joaquin

    These guys acting like AD leaving is a given like he hasn’t said in ANY way that he wants to leave

    6 giorni fa
  • PeWNyPnOY
    PeWNyPnOY

    If any ones getting traded it’s going to be bi

    6 giorni fa
  • Subscribe for no Please
    Subscribe for no Please

    I think they should go for it

    6 giorni fa
  • Ben Mercer
    Ben Mercer

    Lonzo is turning into a force on D, dont trade him. Kuzma is turning into a force on offence, dont trade him either. Anyone else is fair game.

    6 giorni fa
  • Daniel
    Daniel

    They shouldn't trade Kuzma. The real question is would Magic trade him, and that answer I think is yes

    6 giorni fa
  • SLIP NORRIS
    SLIP NORRIS

    Stephen A Smith worships Kyle Kuzma

    7 giorni fa
  • BIG Blizz
    BIG Blizz

    i’m sick on max he dumb

    7 giorni fa
  • Cyril G
    Cyril G

    Stephen A’s Hair needs to be traded to Bron’s hair.

    7 giorni fa
  • Cyril G
    Cyril G

    How the hell can LA get AD if u will not surrender Kuzma?

    7 giorni fa
  • Ethan Beers
    Ethan Beers

    dude like w eek ago he said nobody is safe lol

    7 giorni fa
  • Benjamin Leyva
    Benjamin Leyva

    This guy needs to stf up cuz Lonzo is the best passer in NBA fight me bro

    7 giorni fa
  • Ezra Brown
    Ezra Brown

    Put some respect on Lonzo name, he gon be rondo/jason kidd 2.0

    7 giorni fa
  • Van Ignacio
    Van Ignacio

    Stephen A. is a poor mans Ludacris....

    7 giorni fa
  • FullThrotle speedking
    FullThrotle speedking

    Max dumb asf

    7 giorni fa
  • dvsworm
    dvsworm

    Banana?

    7 giorni fa
  • Ora Monika
    Ora Monika

    Biggest mistake signing Lonzo?? So much disrespect. Can we let the brother have a few more years before we start saying he's a bust?

    7 giorni fa
  • SolidBoi_Onyx 1
    SolidBoi_Onyx 1

    Indiana had no intention trading Paul George to the Lakers period that wasn’t a miss Larry Bird shut that down

    7 giorni fa
  • ERICK CH
    ERICK CH

    Ingram might stay but Zo Will Be Traded

    7 giorni fa
  • ERICK CH
    ERICK CH

    KD To The Knicks Confirmed

    7 giorni fa
  • Adam McBride
    Adam McBride

    I just love how y’all be making 2k trades for AD. Y’all must think the pelicans are going to trade him to La just cuz he say he wants to go there and he not signing no where else teams don’t care someone will take that chance to win a title and sway a player. And he ain’t sitting out and balling any less no matter what jersey he wearing. Lastly trading for AD will hollow the team out and if AD can’t carry the pelicans what makes you think a hollowed la roster is going to do with AD if lebron gets injured. He a fool if he go be a robin when he already Batman

    7 giorni fa
  • Eddy Shluger
    Eddy Shluger

    The media need to assemble for Leflop another super team.

    7 giorni fa
  • Titus Graham
    Titus Graham

    Smh lonzo makes basketball so easy for other Lakers. I Dont know how people dont see it. Look at how many leak out points kuz n Ingram get from lonzo full court passes. Lets not mention how much he sets up zubac n McGee Lately or beastly 19 points in 19 min. Watch lonzo on those buckets. Yea he a horrible free throw shooter n last year he couldn't shoot or finish at rim. Out of those 3 categories he fix 2 of them, its called progression. Rondo didn't learn to shoot till like 7 yrs in.

    8 giorni fa
  • クリエーターNagasode
    クリエーターNagasode

    Lakers are a PG away, they just not any PG or one that's marginally better than Lonzo they need a dynamite offensive PG who can shoot and spread the floor but also get jiggy off the dribble, Dame Lillard is who I'm thinking he'd be the perfect PG for Lakeshow and would pair great with LeBron, trade is highly unlikely but I'd unload anyone other than LeBron for Dame. Lonzo, Ingram, 1st round pick for Dame in a hypothetical world.

    8 giorni fa
  • calvin brown
    calvin brown

    This is funny, Kuz is not as good as people claim and has cost the Lakers games with his jacking and selfish play and no defense.. He is simply a Rashard Lewis light player. Ingram is the better player of the 2, way better defender, way better 1 on 1 player, more heart and determination..

    8 giorni fa
  • Young Geez
    Young Geez

    All the Lakers need to do is stick together and let Ball play the 2 role hart at da 1 Kuzma at the 3 an James at 4 cause ain't ah 4 in da game that can hold em #OhyGeez

    8 giorni fa
  • Gerald Leonard
    Gerald Leonard

    Finally someone calls it as it is.. the lakers fell into the hype with lonzo. Lonzo is an okay player who has the talent to be great but he seems to not have the passion for it like kuzma. When you look at the talent they passed up for Lonzo who are already better then him even markannen is a better player then him.. I see exactly what Stephen A is saying

    8 giorni fa
  • Max Kellerman
    Max Kellerman

    HODL FOR KUZ

    8 giorni fa
  • kevin
    kevin

    Lol tatum better than kuzma. Good one max

    8 giorni fa
  • Thayslan Costa
    Thayslan Costa

    Max is hating, Kuz is '99 Kobe

    8 giorni fa
  • gondarX
    gondarX

    This is obvious, which is why I'd be surprised if they can get AD without trading Kuz away. Kuzma>Ingram

    8 giorni fa
  • Beibaosa Siakhai
    Beibaosa Siakhai

    Kyle Kuzma is the second best players in the Lakers roster so,don't trade him with any of the superstars.Next season he will be the NBA Superstar

    8 giorni fa
  • Ver Giron
    Ver Giron

    why are you always talking about LA??? I've never heard you talk about Aldridge and the spurs, aldridge is unstopable inside, very dangerous to play against in the playoff, Add AD to the lakers and it will not be enough to beat the warriors,Spurs might beat the lakers in the playoff.

    8 giorni fa
  • Swoosh Walker
    Swoosh Walker

    why still talking about paul george? he's where he is. don't have have other topics?

    8 giorni fa
  • Lilgoat Biggoat
    Lilgoat Biggoat

    SAS looking like he misses Skip Bayless. SAS should sign a Max deal with FS1.

    8 giorni fa
  • Markeyes Justice
    Markeyes Justice

    This the same nigga that said pack him up and let him go

    8 giorni fa
  • David Dorsey
    David Dorsey

    I am so glad u 2 are in Media and not GM's....and pleasw hurry up deadline so these bitch assd mofos can talk about something else other than trading LAKER players....

    8 giorni fa
  • Emir Hankour
    Emir Hankour

    When will Max just stop talking about basketball ffs

    8 giorni fa
  • aldrin phillips
    aldrin phillips

    STEPHEN A SHIT man what are you smoking!!? Are u DRUNK!! Trade LONZO BALL..LONZO BALL WILL BE ONE OF THE GREATEST POINT GUARDS of ALL TIME!! BLASTED BASKET BALL DUNCE!

    8 giorni fa
  • AFICIONADO23
    AFICIONADO23

    Restore!🤣🤣

    8 giorni fa
  • Taste of Twenty
    Taste of Twenty

    Best player in the near future will be Giannis. He'll over take Lebron very soon.

    8 giorni fa
  • BrokeBot
    BrokeBot

    No

    8 giorni fa
  • Soupun Sillem
    Soupun Sillem

    Kuzma and Ball thay can play with or without LeBron..pls don't trade the Laker feature.

    8 giorni fa
  • Justin Y Brother.
    Justin Y Brother.

    I dont know whats going on

    8 giorni fa
  • Jooeey Perera
    Jooeey Perera

    i say lets stay with the young guys because they will be the futures best players

    8 giorni fa
  • Soupun Sillem
    Soupun Sillem

    we don't need the star.we need the championship. fans from Micronesia.

    8 giorni fa
  • Soupun Sillem
    Soupun Sillem

    yes don't make a trade..Kuzma stay in Laker.

    8 giorni fa
  • marcedout
    marcedout

    Max we dont give a fucc about Paul George

    8 giorni fa
  • Rodney Robinson
    Rodney Robinson

    Lonzo has to go asap,molly you are getting to be anoring let the fellows taik then give your input,stop trying to over talk or talking at the same time

    8 giorni fa
  • Dany Deee
    Dany Deee

    Fuck Paul George

    8 giorni fa
  • SolteroConDinero
    SolteroConDinero

    Lakers were on the right path with the young talent before they decided to join the Lebron circus

    8 giorni fa
  • Eliam Sousa
    Eliam Sousa

    Funny debate... it seems they desagre with eachother but is just different points

    8 giorni fa
  • Jason Stegriy
    Jason Stegriy

    Lakers should keep who they have. They just need more growth and they will win it all

    8 giorni fa
  • Max
    Max

    Swear Max is actually right this time but Stephen just has to disagree. Like I feel like they have to disagree and make a pointless argument just for the sake of the show.

    8 giorni fa
  • Mollie McPhee
    Mollie McPhee

    D

    8 giorni fa
  • Brady Wade
    Brady Wade

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    8 giorni fa
  • Ezra ramos
    Ezra ramos

    Magic Johnson races!!

    8 giorni fa
  • Ezra ramos
    Ezra ramos

    Why get rid of our clay Thompson..kuzmun to the lakers are u fucken stoopid

    8 giorni fa
  • Vivian Davis
    Vivian Davis

    Go Lonzo! some Laker Fans believe in you1!!!!

    8 giorni fa
  • Wyatt Morton
    Wyatt Morton

    Follow @LargeBaggage_V.1 for some of the hottest memes on Instagram

    8 giorni fa
  • Armando Rodrigues
    Armando Rodrigues

    not so long ago Stephen A.Smith said everyone is up for the trade BUT Josh Hart, now it's all about keeping Kuzma, which is it?

    8 giorni fa
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    Andrius4ajgmt

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    8 giorni fa
  • RISSCO RISSCO
    RISSCO RISSCO

    He was just saying trade him 🤣🤣🤣🤦‍♂️

    8 giorni fa
  • RISSCO RISSCO
    RISSCO RISSCO

    Like a week ago 🤣

    8 giorni fa
  • Los Lakers en Español
    Los Lakers en Español

    Kuzma is what Ingram development should have been this year. I'm disappointed in Ingram

    8 giorni fa
  • Room Admin
    Room Admin

    Trade the KUZ....HSB!!!...nope not happenin...they'll whittle down every mofo in that team to keep Bron and KUZ...

    8 giorni fa
  • A Frisky Bear
    A Frisky Bear

    watch my videos if you want to learn a thing or five about increasing the size of your testicles

    8 giorni fa
  • Future Determined
    Future Determined

    Do these people even know what earth is anymore?

    8 giorni fa
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    Johnny Encinias

    sub for a sub i am super fast and i dont delete. lets grow together!!!

    8 giorni fa
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    Johnny Encinias

    also comment on one of my videos to let me know you subscribed!

    8 giorni fa
  • Paul Oleson
    Paul Oleson

    The Lakers should trade Lebron James for Giannis Antetokounmpo or Ben Simmons and hope for a championship later on. We're not going to get one without ruining our future.

    8 giorni fa
  • Ryan Friel
    Ryan Friel

    Don’t let this distract you from the fact that Britain blew a 13 colony lead.

    8 giorni fa
  • FIRETAPEZ
    FIRETAPEZ

    N E G R O S P I R I T U A L S

    8 giorni fa
  • brando nine
    brando nine

    Don't trade any

    8 giorni fa
  • brando nine
    brando nine

    All y'all dumb Kuzma Ingram and Ball we all be all stars one day.

    8 giorni fa
  • SE7EN1NE7ES
    SE7EN1NE7ES

    Kyle Kuzma & Lonzo for AD. Then you got Rondo, Hart, Ingram, LBJ, & AD

    8 giorni fa
  • ELEVATOR OF HELL
    ELEVATOR OF HELL

    Lol once Lebrun dint get his banana 6:23

    8 giorni fa