Stephen A. reacts to Kobe saying he would have won 12 rings if Shaq were in shape | First Take

Stephen A. Smith reacts to Kobe Bryant saying he would have won 12 rings if Shaquille O’Neal stayed in shape throughout his career.
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  • Shaq may have been overweight but no one could man up on him. Kobe may have taken too many shots and Shaq not enough

    Jimmie Lee PattersonJimmie Lee Patterson6 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Stephen "I've Known Both Of Them A Long Time" A. Smith

    ZE ROZE RO10 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Max was right about how Kobe complimented Shaq if anything!

    Knight RydahKnight Rydah10 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Max 100% right

    teamMiller MillerteamMiller Miller11 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Max right on the money

    Ashish WilsonAshish Wilson11 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • I agree he was about 50 pounds overweight and they would of won more championships if he was in better condition in my opinion

    Grr KppGrr Kpp12 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • 😢

    Sid HowardSid Howard13 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Imagine if he could shoot threes 💀

    Black Ops 4Black Ops 413 วันที่ผ่านมา
    • Then the nba would be over 💀💀💀😂

      DW NationDW Nation4 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • I despise Stephen A with a passion.

    Oscar HerreraOscar Herrera13 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • And he has a doctorate

    Coco 205Coco 20524 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Max talking facts only ...

    Fifa KingFifa King26 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • 12 is too high a number, but they would have won more chips. They would have gotten along better and stayed together longer if Shaq had the same work ethic/mindset.

    JeffybabyJeffybaby26 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Naw they wouldnt have won 10-12..they could of won 5 maybe 6..when Shaq was there in 04 he was slowly aging.

    Kenny HillKenny Hill27 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Stephen a smith is trash

    Sasaf 767Sasaf 76728 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Kobe is the GOAT.

    Hristijan DimitrovskiHristijan Dimitrovskiหลายเดือนก่อน
  • If a team with Magic, Kareem, and Worthy couldnt win 12 rings than Kobe with Shaq aint winning them either. In fact Kobe and Shaq should not even have won 3 straight. Portland and Sacramento were screwed by the refs in their matchups with the Lakers.

    centenario de orocentenario de oroหลายเดือนก่อน
  • I'm sorry but Max nails it on here and Stephen A is off by a mile.

    Ruben KogelRuben Kogelหลายเดือนก่อน
  • How many kobe & tim duncan would've won??

    Eric ParrEric Parrหลายเดือนก่อน
  • I don’t know about 12 but definitely more than 5. The great What if

    finish firstfinish firstหลายเดือนก่อน
  • Max is 100% Right!!!

    Tijani BelloTijani Belloหลายเดือนก่อน
  • Their egos were too big. Shaq was out of shape and played himself into shape. But was never in shape like Orlando. And Kobe shot the Lakers out of the pistons series

  • How would you have 12 the Pistons put clamps on the entire team including you Kobe

    vanderbotsch regalvanderbotsch regalหลายเดือนก่อน
    • Bc then the Kobe Shaq beef wouldn’t exist😂

      Kevin SmithKevin Smithหลายเดือนก่อน
  • I don't think it would be 12 but for sure many more!

    Geno BournGeno Bournหลายเดือนก่อน
  • Stephen A Smith is jealous of Max. It shows every time Max makes a good point.

  • hehe the 2004 Finals was hilarious, Kobe and Shaq got flushed down the toilet

    Elation MediaElation Mediaหลายเดือนก่อน
  • I agree with KOBE!!! Shaq could have been the GOAT! He was that good. Goes to show you how bad KOBE wanted to win. Shaq on a bad day can get a double double.

    Patrick WeydemullerPatrick Weydemullerหลายเดือนก่อน
  • What Stephen said about Kellerman is exactly what i think of Stephen. What Kellerman said is exactly how i feel.

    west 2caliwest 2caliหลายเดือนก่อน
  • Neither of them isn’t top 5 Max

    Nikolla GjokaNikolla Gjokaหลายเดือนก่อน
  • Kobe was right on. Shaq was driven to about 70% of his potential. Give him Kobes drive and there is no discussion...Shaq would be the GOAT. As it is I'm not sure hes top 10.

    Maximos TiberiusMaximos Tiberiusหลายเดือนก่อน
  • Some dudes claim kobe needed shaq more than shaq needed kobe. Well shaq played with penny who was very good and didnt win a ring. He played with 3rd/4th best guard ever in d wade and won one. Kobe played in the most competitive division ever, the golden era west with role players and a top 20 big in pau gasol and won 2/3 being the mvp. So no. The big guy little guy duos will always favour the big guy in awards because of stats but truth is its easier to find a chunk of meat to score easy backets than an orchestrator with ball skills and the ability to make game winning in your face almost half court three point shots. Never has a big guy won without a top notch little guy. Guards and small forwards however have won without a top 5 big.

    Loukas BampalisLoukas Bampalisหลายเดือนก่อน
  • SA fuLL of 💩

    Gee BaddGee Baddหลายเดือนก่อน
  • Shaq was addicted to Big 🖥s!!!!! Me 2

    Gee BaddGee Baddหลายเดือนก่อน
  • Rest in Peace one of the greatest ball players to had ever blessed the court.

    Octane Street - Apprentice MechanicOctane Street - Apprentice Mechanicหลายเดือนก่อน
  • Shaq was a super talented player

    stan pointstan pointหลายเดือนก่อน
  • Really? We saw Shaq get fatter and fatter over time until he got to fat to be Shaq anymore.

    Chudi NwikeChudi Nwikeหลายเดือนก่อน
  • Meh...Very few of us know actually how tough it is to be THAT big AND play a physically grueling sport at the level Shaq did. It's more than likely Kobe wouldn't have been able to push HIS body to the same extent if HE was 7ft, 300 plus pounds. Shaq's work ethic is probably number one amongst 300 pounders in league history. We all need to get better at considering viewpoints other than our own.

    Stoney JacksonStoney Jacksonหลายเดือนก่อน
    • Is not that hard to not eat pizzas instead of having a good diet in the middle of the season. He could have taking care of his body a lot more and extend be 75% of his prime maybe 4 or 5 years more than he did.

      Sergei StalinSergei Stalinหลายเดือนก่อน
  • Who is here after his death😭😭😭

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  • Nobody: Stephen A Smith: Shaq was addicted to Big Macs

    Daniel OsayandeDaniel Osayandeหลายเดือนก่อน
  • Looool I don't know why but I'm dying after he said Big Shaq addicted to the Big Mac

    Frank ChillaxingFrank Chillaxingหลายเดือนก่อน
  • How does Stephen a feel now

    Sean KnappSean Knappหลายเดือนก่อน
  • Stephen. He didn't say he was lazy.

    Tomi IgoTomi Igoหลายเดือนก่อน
  • Max wins here. Come on man. That was a freakin' compliment.

    Tomi IgoTomi Igoหลายเดือนก่อน
  • I went back to this clip because, Man,oh man was Kobe a Mamba for REAL. Hand combat with the Shaqster🤯That's crazy: Thankfully folks were there to intervene

    Donna MorganDonna Morganหลายเดือนก่อน
  • Zeeee or Zed

  • *Stephen A is so condescending and arrogant and doesnt know how to admit to losing a debate/arguement and Its disgusting. Admitting to being wrong and owning it is humbling and a good thing and will build respect in other peoples minds. Stuff like this makes Stephen A hard to respect and harder to watch.*

    Z&N F & S & JZ&N F & S & Jหลายเดือนก่อน
  • Bruh Stephen A swear he just know everybody he kill me with that bro 😂

    Ellis LivseyEllis Livseyหลายเดือนก่อน
  • Max nailed it.

  • It is not Kobe fault that people will misinterpret what was obviously a compliment. SAS shows what a clown he is for not being able to recognize this and then projecting his own tendency to view things from his own myopic perspective onto Max.

    Quantux TechnologiesQuantux Technologiesหลายเดือนก่อน
  • I'd like to see Kobe come back one last time to try and get another ring. Maybe the Lakers can find a spot for him on the bench and he can be a role player.

    • You do know that Kobe passed, right?

      smill 1985smill 1985หลายเดือนก่อน
  • And now you are dead.

  • I hate S.a.s with all my heart

    Noam MashiachNoam Mashiachหลายเดือนก่อน
  • SAS why the need to scream

    Vsh vVsh vหลายเดือนก่อน
  • what is the problem of that blonde dude.

    İzzet Can Karakoçİzzet Can Karakoçหลายเดือนก่อน
  • I love how Stephen starts like talkin all soft and then blows up all of a sudden. That is a skill

    Regis ItRegis Itหลายเดือนก่อน
    • No it’s not

      Oscar HerreraOscar Herrera13 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Why do they shout so much?

    Michael BogackiMichael Bogackiหลายเดือนก่อน
  • Stay off the Big Macs

  • Kobe right they would of had atleast 6 or 7 idk about 12

    Delvon RobinsonDelvon Robinsonหลายเดือนก่อน
  • Kobe said shaq had gifts to be goat if he put the effort

    Keke EdorduKeke Edorduหลายเดือนก่อน
  • check out my shannel

    Hello peopleHello peopleหลายเดือนก่อน
    • Imagine Tryin To Self Promo But Being Too Stupid To Spell Channel Right

      Terrox FNTerrox FNหลายเดือนก่อน
  • duncan has the best work ethic as much as kobe tbh

    Dylan EatonDylan Eatonหลายเดือนก่อน
  • Rest easy kobe

    Hunting _spotlightHunting _spotlightหลายเดือนก่อน
  • *Fantasy Match Up* Kobe, Curry, Lebron, Duncan, Shaq Vs M.J, Iverson, Magic, Bird, Wilt *Who wins?*

    Meeean AzzMeeean Azzหลายเดือนก่อน
  • If Shaq had half of Kobe's work ethic, we'd be talking about Shaq as the GOAT. Shaq coasted through his career on talent and talent alone. Even at his best, he was distracted and dismissive. You know that anime character where he's so good that he doesn't even have to try but ends up losing because he goes up against the one dude whose sheer grit and grind breaks through innate ability? That's Shaq. He could have been the GREATEST. We would be debating whether Shaq or Jordan was the superior player and if LeBron could measure up to Shaq's legacy. Instead, we got "just" 4 rings, 3 FMVPs and 1 MVP.

    Adrian ArshadAdrian Arshadหลายเดือนก่อน
  • Shaq is great...but cmon'.. Kobe is Kobe.

    chille 3000chille 3000หลายเดือนก่อน
  • He did not say it cost him chips . He said they could have won . Get your facts right woman

    Freya murtemFreya murtemหลายเดือนก่อน
  • They would of won 4-6 rings for sure. Duncan would of still got his maybe only 3-4 though. If kobe could embrace the art of passing same thing. His selfishness was worse than shaqs shape.

  • He was force great

    Ed venutoEd venutoหลายเดือนก่อน
  • he doesn't need 12 championships he is at least a top 7 player all time by his resume. Not every player needs to be the absolute best player all time. Lebron and jordan are already the best 2 basketball players, was kobe supposed to be even better than them just ignoring the history of the game?

    Mark WilliamsMark Williamsหลายเดือนก่อน
  • Stephen A is an idiot

Stephen A. reacts to Kobe saying he would have won 12 rings if Shaq were in shape | First Take