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 was the most talented player to step on the court. Put the greatest raw talent next to greatest hard worker = NO ONE EVEN DEBATING WHO THE GOAT IS.

    Kobe BryantKobe Bryantวันที่ผ่านมา
  • Kobe is the GOAT!

    Aria DamavandiAria Damavandi4 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • lol rich people and their problems

    Roman ReignsRoman Reigns4 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • i agree with max. Really it's almost a compliment really.

    lightningsmokerXxlightningsmokerXx5 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • kobe and shaq were both right. stephen a is a fucking moron and he is wrong. he was not on the court? why does his opinion matter? put him on the court. stephen a what is your exuse? are you addicted to burger king?

    dutchie dutchdutchie dutch6 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Kobes a rapist

    Raw Mic UndergroundRaw Mic Underground8 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Kobe is a fucking idiot. 1999 shaq was in great shape, spurs won. Kobe just can't admit his team's got beat by better team's.🤦

    Scott SullivanScott Sullivan10 วันที่ผ่านมา
    • @Scott Sullivan you call Kobe a fucking idiot while simultaneously not knowing how to interpret the main point someone online is making. Thats rich.

      SoCrazyIJusMightWorkSoCrazyIJusMightWork7 วันที่ผ่านมา
    • @SoCrazyIJusMightWork Don't matter, spurs would've still won, Tim duncan was a unstoppable force.😊

      Scott SullivanScott Sullivan7 วันที่ผ่านมา
    • Cherry pick 1 Year out of a whole career. Pre-Phil Jackson no less.

      SoCrazyIJusMightWorkSoCrazyIJusMightWork7 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • I don’t agree with Max often but this time I’m starting to believe he didn’t lie on his job job resume. 😂 Kobe meant that in a compliment; he said basically he was better then him if he worked harder. Media be quick to flip it and shaq is emotional for responding that way. Men to men they know each other and Kobe didn’t say that with negative narrative.

    Heavy ChevyHeavy Chevy11 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • You mean Max's argument was too smart for you and the masses? That's your argument? lol

    Captain SmokeCaptain Smoke11 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • A fist fight against Shaq? Why not fight a train or an airplane then?

    Captain SmokeCaptain Smoke11 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Geronimo ContrerasGeronimo Contreras12 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Bull, ego wouldnt have allowed that.

    Mac JMac J12 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Stephen A. Smith knows nothing about the game of basketball. All his predictions in the nba draft are wrong and all his predictions of playoffs are wrong, still he remains ignorant. These are psychopathic traits fyi

    Carsten LorenzenCarsten Lorenzen13 วันที่ผ่านมา
    • Wouldn't surprise me.

      Captain SmokeCaptain Smoke11 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • not 12, he'd have 6 or 7 total

    Cosplay Time CapsuleCosplay Time Capsule13 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Is this the debate club why does Stephen a and max go back and forth and can’t agree once

    Kalam JawadKalam Jawad15 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Get him in shape so you don’t become the most dominate big man ever being in shape even strongmen like Brian shaw Eddie hall are over weight there not fit too move Yao Ming you have be just as tall or just as heavy and Shaq wasn’t that tall so he had to be as strong now I’m not saying that Kobe isn’t right he is right Kobe was the hardest worker ever in the nba back then but I think his point is Wrong

    Rb 26Rb 2615 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • I'm fairly certain Stephen A. was waaaay wrong in this debate. The people will remember "Shaq's laziness cost them" is way off base. When Kobe Bryant speaks, the general basketball public listen. The man freaking admitted Shaq was more talented than him, that in no way is an insult. You shot a freakin brick on this Stephen A.

    Zerø KaiZerø Kai15 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • I hate when Stephen A tries to twist a simple question and tries to sound smart against Max. Like stop, Max is right - Shaq would be the best ever if he has Kobe’s work ethic.

    C OC O15 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • G

    SaintsGoated 32SaintsGoated 3218 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Jordan is the best player of all time. Shaq is one of the best, but he ain't surpassing Jordan, regardless of how fit he got.

    mikiy84mikiy8418 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • as great of a player as Kobe is to say he would have 12 rings is just ridiculous. I'm not hating on Kobe but I believe at the end of the day MJ's Bulls could beat Kobe's Lakers in a series to 7

    Nicholas FosterNicholas Foster20 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • The white guy is stating to sound like skip bayless through out the time

    Gowiththeflow 420Gowiththeflow 42025 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • SAS hold this L

    Dawn CassoDawn Casso26 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • SAS made no sense.

    Top 1 GamingTop 1 Gaming27 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Always a dig at your cohost, eh Smith?

    Steven B.Steven B.29 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Shaq played better when he was over weight and 350 lbs Kobe’s just crying he left

  • Not fowl. At all. Kobe was being blatantly honest, and its true. Its not cause he was lazy, its because he wasnt at the fitness level as he should've been. Not fowl.

    The ArtistThe Artistหลายเดือนก่อน
  • typical stephen A style, he ignores everyone else. This guy talks as if he’s always right. Kobe gave a others see it otherwise is ridiculous

  • Max is right

  • Somehow LBJ gets involved in debates and gets compared to MJ...

  • Eating Big Macs definitely didn’t help his career, but at least he enjoyed himself. He could have ate healthier to help him be healthier, but practicing 10 hours a day wears down your body. I think it was a good move for Shaq to rest a lot during the off season. Moving 300 pounds around is a lot of stress on your knees/ feet/ etc. If Kobe would have rested more in his prime, he might not of had so many injury problems later in his career

    Eric DodsonEric Dodsonหลายเดือนก่อน
  • But Shaq was in shape...A round shape

    Jay PJay Pหลายเดือนก่อน
  • SAS know Kobe is right, but ESPN need someone to have the opposite argument! You can not debate if both people are on the same side otherwise it's a conversation not a debate.

    Rodrigue MavunguRodrigue Mavunguหลายเดือนก่อน
  • Sorry but no way is shaq better than kobe

    JhonnyBee SevenGodJhonnyBee SevenGodหลายเดือนก่อน
  • What kobe should be saying is I would have 2 rings if it werent for Shaq!!!!

    Jamison AlbertJamison Albertหลายเดือนก่อน
  • I agreed with max for sure

    I love GodI love Godหลายเดือนก่อน
  • Max is ryt...stephen is a nood this time

    Eeneelcheel VergaraEeneelcheel Vergaraหลายเดือนก่อน
  • Yeah that statement is what you call flat out delusional. 12 rings?? Pfff 🙄🙄🙄🙄

    alex Mottsalex Mottsหลายเดือนก่อน
  • Everyone is right... They are all just emphasizing different points more than others.

  • For the first time I actually agree with Max

    Nolan EmeryNolan Emeryหลายเดือนก่อน
  • Shaq would have been the greatest of all time. Just beyond the word genius Shaq Diesel... even Pippen said he had a hard time guarding Shaq

    Sean OmariSean Omariหลายเดือนก่อน
  • HE would've won 12 rings if some other guy was better. lol

  • Kobe and jerry rice had the best work ethic of all time

    jonathan alfonsojonathan alfonsoหลายเดือนก่อน
  • I smell fish

    Positive MentalityPositive Mentalityหลายเดือนก่อน
  • Put kobe's soul into shaq's body = godlike. Now put shaq's soul into kobe = bigmac Supreme. Kobe all the way.

    winton samwinton samหลายเดือนก่อน
  • Is it just me or the left corner of Max's mouth seems injured or something?

  • Stephen a is just a flop. Flop bball player. Flop commentator. Time to cancel sas. Max2020

  • Lol max was completely right. If you interpret that any different, you love drama.

    Cameron SmithCameron Smith2 หลายเดือนก่อน
  • Shaquille a class act, Kobe should of passed the ball more.....Yes that was a foul on Kobe’s part...

    Daily College FootballDaily College Football2 หลายเดือนก่อน
  • Kobe is a dickhead because... he basically ruined a great team and relationship because someone (Shaq) didn't meet Kobe's expectations. Instead of letting Shaq know how he felt and leaving it at that, Kobe couldn't let it go and used it as a selfish excuse. We all know guys like this and they are poison for a team. Selfish, judgmental finger pointing dickheads.

    r edr ed2 หลายเดือนก่อน
  • That proves why shaq carried this dude to the finals and needed shaq help smh

    mike lopezmike lopez2 หลายเดือนก่อน
    • mike lopez Not at all Cesar Chavez , Shaq bullshitted end of discussion. You sound like a LeBron buffer.

      TheBTranzTheBTranz2 หลายเดือนก่อน
  • Wow Stephen A is such an idiot

    soldier2009soldier20092 หลายเดือนก่อน
  • And the Shaq-Kobe saga continues...

    Dominique LeeDominique Lee2 หลายเดือนก่อน
  • It all started with good burger.

    Brandon RuffingBrandon Ruffing2 หลายเดือนก่อน
  • Shaq will never be as great as the Dream. The players go to Olajuwon for skills, even Kobe went to Olajuwon for skills. Not one player ever went to Shaq for skills. I rest my case.

    roger johnsonroger johnson2 หลายเดือนก่อน
  • I’m not laker fan at all but don’t DISRESPECT KOBE

    209Ry209Ry2 หลายเดือนก่อน
  • For the fist time max is on point

    juker vlogsjuker vlogs2 หลายเดือนก่อน
  • Kobe would have12 rings if he didn’t drive Shaq out of LA

    Noam HellmanNoam Hellman2 หลายเดือนก่อน
  • Foul, ya dont rat your boys out

    Gerald WongGerald Wong2 หลายเดือนก่อน
  • Could you seriously imagine Shaq having Kobe's worth ethic and the mamba mentality. He would no doubt have been the best ever

    Ryan KellyRyan Kelly2 หลายเดือนก่อน
  • Shaq is a CENTER and Kobe is a SHOOTING GUARD stop comparing.

    Karlo GomezKarlo Gomez2 หลายเดือนก่อน
  • Max destroyed Stephen A...

    Alex MedeirosAlex Medeiros2 หลายเดือนก่อน
  • Max is right... HANDS DOWN.

    Ricky LGRicky LG2 หลายเดือนก่อน
  • Duhh shaq already automatic 30 piece so imagine him being a gym head🙉☢️

    Lil Kayta00Lil Kayta002 หลายเดือนก่อน
  • Kobe is a glorified scorer, that’s it

    Alex DeLargeAlex DeLarge2 หลายเดือนก่อน
  • I rarely agree with Max but he's on point this time around.

    Paul David LapePaul David Lape2 หลายเดือนก่อน
  • Bomb Big Macs

    Vincent CamposVincent Campos2 หลายเดือนก่อน
  • @2:00 nobody gonna talk about how despite the presence of Shaq in the paint AI just straight went for the contact

    ProofProof2 หลายเดือนก่อน
  • Stephen is so insulting regarding Kobe's statements..and over-analyzing a simple statement

    MrCalidan69MrCalidan692 หลายเดือนก่อน
  • It wasn't foul..Kobe was asked and answered...Kobe & Shaq are and always will be brothers

    MrCalidan69MrCalidan692 หลายเดือนก่อน
Stephen A. reacts to Kobe saying he would have won 12 rings if Shaq were in shape | First Take