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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  • KemuelG23
    KemuelG23

    if they trade kuz they will regret it

    Mese 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.

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  • 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

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  • 게비스콘
    게비스콘

    keep everybody and keep being a shitteam

    Mese fa
  • voetbal12
    voetbal12

    Fuck Kuzma, get rid of him

    Mese 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.

    Mese fa
  • John Radz
    John Radz

    voetbal12, Fuck Lebron, he’s the problem.

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  • O L
    O L

    Do you say sign a second banana for LeBron are you calling other players monkeys

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  • Danny Rose
    Danny Rose

    Flint town

    Mese fa
  • hbukh jhbui
    hbukh jhbui

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

    Mese fa
  • ivan c
    ivan c

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

    Mese fa
  • John Bodnar
    John Bodnar

    Kuzma is great,

    Mese fa
  • HotMessMemories1
    HotMessMemories1

    What “cracks in the warriors”?

    Mese 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.

    Mese fa
  • DropSixteenTV Tv
    DropSixteenTV Tv

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

    Mese fa
  • THUGGWAFFLE88
    THUGGWAFFLE88

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

    2 mesi fa
  • ray ortiz
    ray ortiz

    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.

    2 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.

    2 mesi fa
  • John Radz
    John Radz

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

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  • 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

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  • James Brown
    James Brown

    LeBron just get Love and blake

    2 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

    2 mesi fa
  • Mark Murphy
    Mark Murphy

    Almost mvp in paul george? what are you smoking?

    2 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.

    2 mesi fa
  • Wajahat Alii
    Wajahat Alii

    Kuzma > Tatum

    2 mesi fa
  • melekey
    melekey

    Kuzma fuckin trash 😂

    2 mesi 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 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!

    2 mesi fa
  • Hebrew Isralite
    Hebrew Isralite

    Kuz

    2 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

    2 mesi fa
  • meenmug804
    meenmug804

    Banana?

    2 mesi fa
  • Ezaarkash
    Ezaarkash

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

    2 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

    2 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

    2 mesi fa
  • Lil Bink
    Lil Bink

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

    2 mesi fa
  • 2 PAC
    2 PAC

    Molly😍😍😍😍😍😍❤️🌹💍

    2 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

    2 mesi fa
  • Zhorell Ski
    Zhorell Ski

    Lonzo (lavar) Ball trade that sucker!

    2 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!

    2 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.

    2 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.

    2 mesi fa
  • Charles C
    Charles C

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

    2 mesi 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.

    2 mesi fa
  • mrchicago87
    mrchicago87

    NO TRADES...

    2 mesi fa
  • VT
    VT

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

    2 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........

    2 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!!

    2 mesi 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.

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  • CLK_RSILLIKUS
    CLK_RSILLIKUS

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

    2 mesi fa
  • NERVE 100
    NERVE 100

    How the fuck is Tatum better than kuzma

    2 mesi 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

    2 mesi fa
  • PeWNyPnOY
    PeWNyPnOY

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

    2 mesi fa
  • L1 Highroller
    L1 Highroller

    I think they should go for it

    2 mesi 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.

    2 mesi fa
  • Daniel
    Daniel

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

    2 mesi fa
  • SLIP NORRIS
    SLIP NORRIS

    Stephen A Smith worships Kyle Kuzma

    2 mesi fa
  • BIG Blizz
    BIG Blizz

    i’m sick on max he dumb

    2 mesi fa
  • Cyril G
    Cyril G

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

    2 mesi fa
  • Cyril G
    Cyril G

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

    2 mesi fa
  • Ethan Beers
    Ethan Beers

    dude like w eek ago he said nobody is safe lol

    2 mesi fa
  • Benjamin Leyva
    Benjamin Leyva

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

    2 mesi fa
  • Ezra Brown
    Ezra Brown

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

    2 mesi fa
  • Van Ignacio
    Van Ignacio

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

    2 mesi fa
  • FullThrotle speedking
    FullThrotle speedking

    Max dumb asf

    2 mesi fa
  • dvsworm
    dvsworm

    Banana?

    2 mesi 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?

    2 mesi 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

    2 mesi fa
  • ERICK CH
    ERICK CH

    Ingram might stay but Zo Will Be Traded

    2 mesi fa
  • ERICK CH
    ERICK CH

    KD To The Knicks Confirmed

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  • 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

    2 mesi fa
  • Eddy Shluger
    Eddy Shluger

    The media need to assemble for Leflop another super team.

    2 mesi 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.

    2 mesi fa
  • おきちゅhachi
    おきちゅhachi

    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.

    2 mesi 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..

    2 mesi 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

    2 mesi 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

    2 mesi fa
  • Max Kellerman
    Max Kellerman

    HODL FOR KUZ

    2 mesi fa
  • kevin
    kevin

    Lol tatum better than kuzma. Good one max

    2 mesi fa
  • Thayslan Costa
    Thayslan Costa

    Max is hating, Kuz is '99 Kobe

    2 mesi fa
  • gondarX
    gondarX

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

    2 mesi fa
  • Lakher Siakhai
    Lakher 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

    2 mesi 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.

    2 mesi fa
  • Swoosh Walker
    Swoosh Walker

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

    2 mesi fa
  • Lilgoat Biggoat
    Lilgoat Biggoat

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

    2 mesi fa
  • Markeyes Justice
    Markeyes Justice

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

    2 mesi 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....

    2 mesi fa
  • Emir Hankour
    Emir Hankour

    When will Max just stop talking about basketball ffs

    2 mesi 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!

    2 mesi fa
  • SIX7 250LBS ACTOR
    SIX7 250LBS ACTOR

    Restore!🤣🤣

    2 mesi fa
  • Taste of Twenty
    Taste of Twenty

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

    2 mesi fa
  • BrokeBot
    BrokeBot

    No

    2 mesi fa
  • Soupun Sillem
    Soupun Sillem

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

    2 mesi fa
  • Justin Y Brother.
    Justin Y Brother.

    I dont know whats going on

    2 mesi fa
  • Jooeey Perera
    Jooeey Perera

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

    2 mesi fa
  • Soupun Sillem
    Soupun Sillem

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

    2 mesi fa
  • Soupun Sillem
    Soupun Sillem

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

    2 mesi fa
  • marcedout
    marcedout

    Max we dont give a fucc about Paul George

    2 mesi 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

    2 mesi fa
  • Dany Deee
    Dany Deee

    Fuck Paul George

    2 mesi fa
  • SolteroConDinero
    SolteroConDinero

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

    2 mesi fa
  • Eliam Sousa
    Eliam Sousa

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

    2 mesi fa
  • Jason Stegriy
    Jason Stegriy

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

    2 mesi 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.

    2 mesi fa
  • Mollie McPhee
    Mollie McPhee

    D

    2 mesi fa