Not signing Kevin Durant would be a complete failure for the Knicks - Max Kellerman | First Take

Max Kellerman of First Take takes a shot at New York Knicks owner James Dolan, suggesting that if the New York Knicks do not sign Kevin Durant this offseason, it is a complete failure by the franchise and the owner.
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  • Mavericks' fans stand up!!!!!

    Larri LindseyLarri LindseyPřed 5 hodinami
  • why would KD join the knicks?

    MarSHMarSHPřed 12 hodinami
  • Who is that long hair person in the background to promote non sexism

    Blaine RennBlaine RennPřed 19 hodinami
  • Max is a hating ass bitch. He said he used to be a knick fan but is now a Laker fan. That goes to show his nature. Real fans live and die with their teams.

    Los RamosLos RamosPřed dnem
  • Actually his estranged dictator brother had a little to with him leaving

    jotice trennjotice trennPřed dnem
  • Knicks are GUCCI bro they tank the rest of the season, get a potential 1st round pick, sign an allstar maybe 2 allstars and BOOM!!! Automatic playoff team.

    Playing gamesPlaying gamesPřed dnem
  • As a Knicks fan, we don’t need Kyrie. We need Kemba,KD,and Boogie

    Denis TuohyDenis TuohyPřed dnem
  • Max turning into Stephen A smith 😂

    SheMakeThatBackMoveSheMakeThatBackMovePřed 2 dny
  • Max and the other guy is great.. but Molly... 😔

    Everstorm GamerEverstorm GamerPřed 2 dny
  • Most of y'all don't understand, 1. KP was out , no matter what the KNICKS wanted to do. The damage was done during the Phil Jackson era. 2. KP not only said he wasn't going to resign and but he also threatened to go back to Europe for the rest of the season , which would have took away any leverage the KNICKS would have had in a trade for KP..... 3. KP threatened to tell other players not to come to new York. WHAT ELSE COULD THE KNICKS HAVE DONE, IF KP WAS UNWILLING TO GIVE THE NEW KNICKS FRONT OFFICE A CHANCE TO RIGHT THE SHIP? KEEP IN MIND THE NEW KNICKS FRONT OFFICE HAS DONE A GREAT JOB THIS YEAR ..... We have cap space for 2 max contracts, 7 1st round picks in the next 4 years, plus a stable of talented young players . They might even get ZION ..... What else could the KNICKS have done?

    Karl StephensKarl StephensPřed 3 dny
  • imagine Knicks with PG: Kyrie SG: Dennis smith JR SF: KD PF: Zion C: Jordan

    Rapid GaminnRapid GaminnPřed 3 dny
  • He’s not going to the knicks he said he wasn’t lol wtf

    Mustafa AnsariMustafa AnsariPřed 3 dny
  • Who’s the white guy impersonating Stephen a Smith lol

    REAL WavvesREAL WavvesPřed 3 dny
  • Max knows what he is talking about

    The ComedyJunkerThe ComedyJunkerPřed 3 dny
  • Gotta be honest that metaphor by Max was perfect.

    Yousuf MohammadYousuf MohammadPřed 4 dny
  • molly is so annoying

    Weichen XuWeichen XuPřed 4 dny
  • Tampering

    Brad MasonBrad MasonPřed 4 dny
  • Tampering

    Brad MasonBrad MasonPřed 4 dny
  • Use me as a please fire Molly button

    hip360hophip360hopPřed 4 dny
  • Molly stfu

    OfInterestOfInterestPřed 4 dny
  • Wtf does Molly hate Max or something? I never see her agree with him; Only talking over or against him 😒🙄

    Steven SaraviaSteven SaraviaPřed 5 dny
  • This was a really bad take by Max lol. How doesn’t he get they couldn’t get KD, Kyrie, & KP w/o ridding of Hardaway & Lee contracts. Needed to pair KP w/ bad contracts for a team to accept them. Very simple.

    Plugs Radio 96.7 FMPlugs Radio 96.7 FMPřed 5 dny
  • Can the Knicks be sued for false advertising?

    K.F. ChowK.F. ChowPřed 5 dny
  • Lol what do molly and will not get? the point Max makes is pretty easy to understand and verify

    Isaac SchreiberIsaac SchreiberPřed 5 dny
  • Isn't this the same retard who said Durant isn't a top 5 player in the NBA? You can't listen to anything Max says honestly. Plus he's a fucking bitch for switching up teams

    Jeremy FullerJeremy FullerPřed 5 dny
  • But KP won't play a minuet for the Mavs in 2019 lol Knicks win. He's been pro three years and hurt three years.

    SharpWanker EliteSharpWanker ElitePřed 5 dny
  • Max is so salty about trading off KP. LMAO

    Camron ClandeningCamron ClandeningPřed 5 dny
  • It is clear Max misses Stephen A. Smith....the impersonation is funny!

    The Holy YogiThe Holy YogiPřed 5 dny
  • Everytime max has a hot take 🤦‍♂️🤦‍♂️🤦‍♂️🤦‍♂️🤦‍♂️🤦‍♂️🤦‍♂️🤦‍♂️🤦‍♂️🤦‍♂️🤦‍♂️🤦‍♂️🤦‍♂️🤦‍♂️🤦‍♂️🤦‍♂️🤦‍♂️🤦‍♂️🤦‍♂️🤦‍♂️🤦‍♂️🤦‍♂️🤦‍♂️🤦‍♂️🤦‍♂️🤦‍♂️🤦‍♂️🤦‍♂️🤦‍♂️🤦‍♂️🤦‍♂️🤦‍♂️🤦‍♂️🤦‍♂️🤦‍♂️🤦‍♂️🤦‍♂️🤦‍♂️🤦‍♂️🤦‍♂️🤦‍♂️🤦‍♂️🤦‍♂️ i hate KD but why the f would he wanna ho to the worst franchise in the league with the worst owner in the league??? No one with a brain wants to play for dolan. Same reason why no one wants to stay in cleveland. Cause dan gilbert is an asshole

    Haywood JablomyHaywood JablomyPřed 5 dny
  • Imagine .....KD, kuzma, Zion , kyrie,anthony Davis to the knicks

    Willie BluntWillie BluntPřed 5 dny
  • Tampering ...

    GOSSIPOFTHECITYGOSSIPOFTHECITYPřed 5 dny
  • Shut up, Molly.

    nwjenningsnwjenningsPřed 5 dny
  • Molly stfu,, u just saying shit ppl said before..

    ElVer GalargaElVer GalargaPřed 5 dny
  • Lmao Kp Being Compared To The Dream & Dirk LMAOOOOOO

    Vintage LaurenVintage LaurenPřed 5 dny
  • KP defensive monster?!!!! LMAO OMG

    Justin MajewskiJustin MajewskiPřed 5 dny
  • That was a good Comparison Max “They one the lottery then used the money to by more tickets” Perfect of all your similes that’s my Favorite😂👌🏾

    Stephon AdairStephon AdairPřed 5 dny
  • Kyrie and Jimmy B is fine and good because they can draft Zion possibly . But they never should traded Porzingis🤷🏽‍♂️🤷🏽‍♂️

    Calob AdamsCalob AdamsPřed 5 dny
  • Kp didn't love new york matter fact he most likely never got over being booed out the building on draft night. Knowing liberal new york they probably saw a white guy get drafted and assumed it was his privilege or whatever nutty conspiracy theories are being pushed by the crazy communist perfessor on campus that week lmao

    Bill HoveBill HovePřed 5 dny
    • But hey new york fans weren't really wrong kp didn't do anything for that team except avg. 16 points they didn't make the playoffs with him i don't even think they won 30 games with him so maybe the boos were justified

      Bill HoveBill HovePřed 5 dny
  • The girls on this show always try to jump in but they only know like a part of it and look dumb.

    West boundWest boundPřed 6 dny
    • Note: I don’t have anything against them I just think when they try to join in and don’t know what their talking about it just comes across as dumb

      West boundWest boundPřed 6 dny
  • With Knicks luck and Front office they're going to sign Jimmy Buckets and Kemba to max deals LMAOOOOOOOO

    VAK94VAK94Před 6 dny
  • Kellerman is a cock sucker #Knickstape

    Seaux SavageSeaux SavagePřed 6 dny
  • The Knicks are so bad that even Max Kellerman can be right about something. Good to know :D

    Lorenzo BontorinLorenzo BontorinPřed 6 dny
  • Just stay with your team damn. I hate the Warriors but if everyone already thinks you're a snake you might as well have 10 rings to go with it

    tomismoptomismopPřed 6 dny
  • Durant Kyrie Zion !!!

    Kao SaechaoKao SaechaoPřed 6 dny
  • i like max way better then skip and he was a str8 savage here

    klimundas1klimundas1Před 6 dny
  • True... if knicks doesnt sign knicks this summer, i cant imagine how bad their trade is just to fail this free agency..

    Zero TwoZero TwoPřed 6 dny
  • Max you keep looking at the mistakes they made in the past that led to porzingis wanting to leave; so in the CURRENT situation they made the best move the could. Obviously what they did up to that point was idiotic; we’re talking about what they had to do NOW to remedy a bad situation!

    Stanley PalaimaStanley PalaimaPřed 6 dny
  • So the Knicks are dumb for making this move. Sure. They traded away a 7”3 talented crybaby who wasn’t patient enough to let the young talent around him develop, who’s never played a full season since he got into the league. And all they got was a 2nd year player that’s a solid pg, the most cap space in the league, and TWO first round draft picks. Yup. Completely dumb. I hope they draft Zion and he yams it on him. This isn’t like Anthony Davis’s situation where he’s given 7 years to the pelicans and they couldn’t put a solid team around him, this is a guy who can’t stay on the floor, and is too impatient to be “the man” of any team, let alone the one team that any star player would immediately gain immortal status to the public if they simply contend again. Dallas will see the best in him but only because he’ll be playing second fiddle to Luka.

    Jeff StevensJeff StevensPřed 6 dny
  • Max is 100% right. You can’t ignore what happened if you’re talking about the position the Knicks are in now

    KrystalWolf24KrystalWolf24Před 6 dny
  • #DoneWithDolan #DoneWithDolan

    Brandon GordonBrandon GordonPřed 6 dny
  • Max kellerman is the only guy who thinks a 7'3 guy with injury issues is a good investment smh this guy is delusional

    Tj perryTj perryPřed 6 dny
  • Max is tripping! Porzingas is going to be a Shawn Bradley at best. Another soft ass European stick. I guarantee the unicorn will be hurt almost every season.

    Daniel LopezDaniel LopezPřed 6 dny
  • This guy MAX is STOOPID. Who would want to play for that DUMB DUMB owner ?? Honestly. Nets far more appealing

    ChrispyDChrispyDPřed 6 dny
  • KD isn't going. GSW is a dynasty team. There not my team but they got it for 4 more titles

    Matthew HoughMatthew HoughPřed 6 dny
  • Yooo max on his Stephen a smith vibes

    will smithwill smithPřed 6 dny
  • These 2 make a good duo

    thinking man of 1978thinking man of 1978Před 6 dny
  • what about Zion??

    hafiz norhashimhafiz norhashimPřed 6 dny
  • Max is right. Im so over this Knicks bullshit. You've had more than enough time to build a team that can compete for a title. We didn't wait 20 years for you to build a 2nd round team. Show me a title chance or GET OUT MY FACE

    Tamara DavisTamara DavisPřed 6 dny
  • You can tell the Knicks have severely damaged Max as a human. This is authentic PTSD from the poor guy

    Andrew “GOAT” Luck “CPOY” “MVP”Andrew “GOAT” Luck “CPOY” “MVP”Před 6 dny
  • Max is slowly transforming into Steven A Smith

    Pre Got BeatsPre Got BeatsPřed 6 dny
  • Molly STFU damn

    BokLaoBokLaoPřed 6 dny
  • KD only goes to championship teams tho...

    Joshua OlsonJoshua OlsonPřed 6 dny
  • Wait a minute wasn't Max going around not so long ago claiming that KD is NOT A TOP 5 PLAYER??

    tshepo legoditshepo legodiPřed 6 dny
  • And as a knicks fan..... KD should come through chip or not. Knicks gon hand KD the Keys ! FOREVER ! Win a chip in NY and you a Legend up there with Jordan damn near ! And the rest will follow all the all stars and rookies, whatever everybody know Golden State is for the Golden Boys Curry & Klay lol

    Jhon BarthelmyJhon BarthelmyPřed 6 dny
  • Bro ! Talk Facts ! Max going OFF . Why these new guys trynna play a OG like Max smh lol Will & Molly gotta convince us better I’m starting to feel a sense of antics coming along . Complete failure if knicks don’t get KD and we ain’t have to trade Porzingis. Porzingis , KD , ( Kyrie, Jimmy Butler, or Kemba) andddddddd maybe ZION ! Come on.

    Jhon BarthelmyJhon BarthelmyPřed 6 dny
  • Max hits the nail on the head. Dolan is worst owner in franchise history. I would like to add ... Fizdale is worst coach in Knicks history as well.

    RalphRalphPřed 6 dny
  • Ima say it Kp is a overrated injury prone player

    Playah DubPlayah DubPřed 6 dny
  • Max annoying

    Eric BellamyEric BellamyPřed 6 dny
  • Why tf does Max keep saying Kristaps is an elite defender? So not true.

    Remarkable SeiFRemarkable SeiFPřed 6 dny
  • Molly is so annoying

    Miguel SilvestreMiguel SilvestrePřed 6 dny
  • molly. shut the FUCK up please for the love of jesus

    anthony espinosaanthony espinosaPřed 6 dny
  • Only Steve A. knows how to calm him down... lol

    osayamen omigieosayamen omigiePřed 6 dny
  • If he goes there then he will be fishing in cancun early.... knicks is a weak ass team....

    Bubble Caramel Peach20Bubble Caramel Peach20Před 6 dny
  • Damn the knicks are desperate

    Rebel5012 Rebel5012Rebel5012 Rebel5012Před 6 dny
  • Max sound like a women scorn lol

    Jamar RobertsJamar RobertsPřed 6 dny
  • Max get off Dolan D... You pathetic

    Jamar RobertsJamar RobertsPřed 6 dny
  • molly is so annoying

    Ethan AckleyEthan AckleyPřed 6 dny
  • Molly needs to clam up!!

    vambo13257vambo13257Před 6 dny
  • Max a New York native that changed to a Laker fan everything he says is cap

    Port GambinoPort GambinoPřed 6 dny
  • Y’all some haters kd and Kyrie next year to the Knicks, just watch!! Knicks for life

    Nate RodNate RodPřed 6 dny
  • Max was trippin loooolllllllll

    Shimo barikageShimo barikagePřed 6 dny
  • Kyrie and jimmy would been nice enough for a franchise whose botched it for a while

    Carl BenjaminCarl BenjaminPřed 6 dny
  • Im in a crazy box😂😂😂💀💀

    Kudoss Guitar MusicKudoss Guitar MusicPřed 6 dny
  • knicks havent been relevant since the 90s. the media needs to realize this and stop hyping them up as a top FA destination city. not a single superstar wants to play with the knicks.

    Daniel LopezDaniel LopezPřed 6 dny
  • As a Warriors fan, i'm going to say this. Is it a possibility KD leaves at the end of the season? Sure. Is it likely it is to the Knicks? Absolutely not. Look....the Knicks right now and the last several years are basically The Warriors of most of my life. They are an inept organazation with a terrible owner, haven't drafted well, had burdened themselves with bad contracts. They have nothing to offer outside of money and the fact that it's "new york". literally, nothing. They have a top 5 draft pick? They have been terrible at drafting for a decade and you can probably argue they lucked into KP despite themselves. Remember, The Warriors biggest Free Agent they signed of the last 20 years before KD they signed was Igoudala. Even at that time, he wasn't a top 10 player in the league in anyone's eyes. It took the Warriors getting new owners, a new coach, drafting well and promisingly multiple years in a row, Steph proving he was healthy, them getting to the playoffs and winning a series against a team better than them before even Igoudala was willing to go sign there. Then it took them winning a championship, winning 73 games and losing in game 7 to get their first big time free agent signing pretty much ever in KD. That isn't even addressing all the conflicts of KD going to new york. The fact that he hasn't ever really expressed any interest in wanting or needing his own team and to be the guy from the ground up, he doesn't handle media pressure particularly well so going to a garbage team in a city with the most relentless and critical sports media in the country isn't really something he would be clamoring to go to.

    Danny BlauDanny BlauPřed 6 dny
  • Max is right

    Richard WRichard WPřed 6 dny
  • I like max, but he’s just a salty knicks fan. Porzingis has potential but he has health concerns. To compare him to Hakeem at the end of his career as max did is almost laughable. Porzingis can defend the rim, yes. But out on the perimeter he’s slow and has poor stamina. At least let him play 70 games in back to back years with good production before you start acting like the knicks sold away an all time great lol.

    Keith NandinKeith NandinPřed 7 dny
  • Get ready for failure.

    evan browneevan brownePřed 7 dny
  • Knicks are not getting shit

    Richard LunaRichard LunaPřed 7 dny
  • MAX PULLED A STEPHEN A. SMITH AND SPOKE FACTS LMAO

    MLG_HAVOC JD23MLG_HAVOC JD23Před 7 dny
  • Where is Stephen A.???? im worried

    MLG_HAVOC JD23MLG_HAVOC JD23Před 7 dny
  • Molly: trust the process. Max’s entire point was how they botched the process.

    The3NaturalThe3NaturalPřed 7 dny
  • That’s the best possible analogy for the situation 😂niggas hit the jackpot and spent it on lotto tickets

    Kessel BloxkKessel BloxkPřed 7 dny
  • Max know my boi curry need 3 mo rings right?kd aint goin no wea yall buggin frfr😕😴

    Vaughan HoganVaughan HoganPřed 7 dny
  • James Dolan must have smashed Max lady, because he is going too hard at Dolan.. smh

    M PHILLIPM PHILLIPPřed 7 dny
  • I think if they get one of kd or kyrie then they still failed. Because they could have had kp to match up with the other. Also Knicks could have waited to trade him this off-season to Dallas.

    wajid khanwajid khanPřed 7 dny
  • Kd needs the warriors the warriors need kd

    Sergio DO OR DIESergio DO OR DIEPřed 7 dny
  • Max is right. You should run your franchise so a player like Porzingas doesn't want to leave. The Knicks have been run so poorly for so long.

    Chocolate ThunderBearChocolate ThunderBearPřed 7 dny
  • max is 100% right. I dont get why people dont understand. They traded their best player in 20 years for CAP SPACE. yea cap space is good. nice of you to notice. you DONT trade your best player for it! its unreal. some knick fans even say if they dont sign a free agent this offseason just keep the rebuild going. what??? so keep sinking as a franchise trade away your best player and hope to sign someone in a few years?? you mean when cap space would of cleared anyways?? what plan is that?? a smart franchise would of KP AND cap space. In 2 years the mavs bad contracts will be gone and they will have KP and donic for the next 14 years! This team sucks. the trade had some good elements to it. but ultimately what it is is trading your best player for lottery tickets. and fans continue to support it. If the knicks dont land KD and an all start now im done w the knicks. I cant give them any more leeway.

    Jose ReyesJose ReyesPřed 7 dny
  • Max is so much smarter than everyone on First Take.

    mansoor pmansoor pPřed 7 dny
Not signing Kevin Durant would be a complete failure for the Knicks - Max Kellerman | First Take