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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  • Andrew Perez
    Andrew Perez

    Lmao and here we are with AD and kuzma

    4 giorni fa
  • King Wani
    King Wani

    They did

    13 giorni fa
  • dj Zamora
    dj Zamora

    Came here to remind myself how good kuzma is

    26 giorni fa
  • Peace on Earth
    Peace on Earth

    Stephen A. with the win.

    26 giorni fa
  • David Tucker
    David Tucker

    Hanging on to Kuzman seems like the right thing to do for the Lakers. Although Ball is thought to have the biggest upside followed by BI m, it was Kuzman who had the most development over his fellow draftees. He seems to be the most instep with Lebron. Their chemistry seems undeniable. While.Ball also ‘thinks’ like Lebron. the problem is he can’t make a shot. So Ball to Lebron is great Lebron passing to Ball doesn’t cause the same buzz. In NO. I think Ball will excel if he stays healthy. I picture Ball with Zion Williamson, drew holiday and Ingram on the wings averaging double assists. That will be a given. He already is a plus defender only to get better as he gains experience. His defensive instincts are already top notch as is his rebounding from the guard position. If Ball improves his shooting percentage both from the field and the free throw line, the sky is the limit for he and his team moving forward. Kudos to David Griffith for extracting every once of juice out of the fruit (orange) that was AD.

    28 giorni fa
  • CAJ Collins
    CAJ Collins

    LAKERS GOT AD AND STILL KEPT KUZMA 5 MONTHS LATER!!!!

    29 giorni fa
  • Dalt
    Dalt

    They did!

    29 giorni fa
  • Packz z
    Packz z

    I agree with Stephen A Smith for once xD

    Mese fa
  • nabil chowdhury
    nabil chowdhury

    Kuzma has been putting up better numbers last year and this year. And Kuzma is better

    3 mesi fa
  • KemuelG23
    KemuelG23

    if they trade kuz they will regret it

    4 mesi fa
  • John Radz
    John Radz

    I’ll pay for Lakers tickets just to watch Kuzma play. This kid is the real deal. He has that killer mentality. I’d trade Lebron before Kuzma.

    5 mesi fa
  • Ethan Dowell
    Ethan Dowell

    on december 20th 2018 SAS says lakers need to do whatever they need to do to get AD even if that means trading brandon ingram. On January 10th 2019 SAS says Lakers need to hold on to Kuzma. SAS is a professional flip flopper

    5 mesi fa
  • 게비스콘
    게비스콘

    keep everybody and keep being a shitteam

    5 mesi fa
  • voetbal12
    voetbal12

    Fuck Kuzma, get rid of him

    5 mesi fa
  • voetbal12
    voetbal12

    @John Radz LeBron is one of the greatest players of all time. Kuzma is in his mid 20's and is fuck all.

    5 mesi fa
  • John Radz
    John Radz

    voetbal12, Fuck Lebron, he’s the problem.

    5 mesi fa
  • Danny Rose
    Danny Rose

    Flint town

    5 mesi fa
  • hbukh jhbui
    hbukh jhbui

    Max actually talks good basketball but don’t know shot about football

    5 mesi fa
  • Ooooeu
    Ooooeu

    stop the bull, kuzma is already a star, big potential, still in the making..

    5 mesi fa
  • John Bodnar
    John Bodnar

    Kuzma is great,

    5 mesi fa
  • HotMessMemories1
    HotMessMemories1

    What “cracks in the warriors”?

    5 mesi fa
  • DropSixteenTV Tv
    DropSixteenTV Tv

    Brah this team is young, they going to have to play together to get better. Buff the bench and be paitent. If u can get a young star for cheap, then do it.

    5 mesi fa
  • DropSixteenTV Tv
    DropSixteenTV Tv

    Should have gave Gelo a few chips and get him in as a shooter, but mfs were big headed.

    5 mesi fa
  • THUGGWAFFLE88
    THUGGWAFFLE88

    Shit Stephen a Smith has a better hairline that daequan at least...

    5 mesi fa
  • Anthony O
    Anthony O

    The media ALWAYS wants us to trade or let go of all of our young guys for established guys and when we do (dLo, Randle) they remind us how awesome They become. Newsflash...MOST guys just need a few years to develop SMDH.

    5 mesi fa
  • John Radz
    John Radz

    Kuzma is the future star of the league. A star in the making. You bring AD for what, NO!!! You look for the future. Kyle is just 23 an is just going to get better and better. Even Lebron has 2 or 3 years left. What are you going to do next? If the Lakers trade Kuzma, Magic Johnson should resign immediatly!!!! Keep Kuzma and the championships will be coming his way.

    5 mesi fa
  • John Radz
    John Radz

    hbukh jhbui, I wouldn’t like the ugliest player in LA.

    5 mesi fa
  • hbukh jhbui
    hbukh jhbui

    John Radz goofy Davis is 25 and is way better than Kuzma it’s not even close.ad is a superstar. Get Davis and maybe Kyrie or kawye and get 2 or 3 rings for sure

    5 mesi fa
  • kaleid collins
    kaleid collins

    All sports / nba fans go follow me on Twitter and subscribe to this channel ‼️ upcoming nba content come support My Twitter is kc_undercover8

    5 mesi fa
  • Mark Murphy
    Mark Murphy

    Almost mvp in paul george? what are you smoking?

    5 mesi fa
  • Emmet Hawe
    Emmet Hawe

    'A Poor mans Tatum?' Max you need to stfu! Kuz had a better rookie year than Tatum but was playing for a crap Laker team last year?? Tatum just got extra exposure due to C's making the playoffs but Kuz was a stand out and right there with Simmons and Mitchell for ROTY.

    5 mesi fa
  • Wajahat Alii
    Wajahat Alii

    Kuzma > Tatum

    5 mesi fa
  • melekey
    melekey

    Kuzma fuckin trash 😂

    5 mesi fa
  • Romeo langford kobe 2.0 taco fall
    Romeo langford kobe 2.0 taco fall

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

    5 mesi 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!

    5 mesi fa
  • Hebrew Isralite
    Hebrew Isralite

    Kuz

    6 mesi 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

    6 mesi fa
  • meenmug804
    meenmug804

    Banana?

    6 mesi fa
  • Ezaarkash
    Ezaarkash

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

    6 mesi 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

    6 mesi 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

    6 mesi fa
  • Lil Bink
    Lil Bink

    ⚓️🏀👕👕🏀🏀🏀🏀it-stream.com/stream/video-QnHYR6Qx5ao.html

    6 mesi fa
  • 2 PAC
    2 PAC

    Molly😍😍😍😍😍😍❤️🌹💍

    6 mesi 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

    6 mesi fa
  • Zhorell Ski
    Zhorell Ski

    Lonzo (lavar) Ball trade that sucker!

    6 mesi 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!

    6 mesi 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.

    6 mesi 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.

    6 mesi fa
  • Charles C
    Charles C

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

    6 mesi fa
  • Tekno
    Tekno

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

    6 mesi fa
  • mrchicago87
    mrchicago87

    NO TRADES...

    6 mesi fa
  • VT
    VT

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

    6 mesi 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 mesi 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 mesi fa