Stephen A. reacts to the Knicks losing to the Nuggets | First Take

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Stephen A. reacts to the Knicks losing to the Nuggets | First Take
Stephen A. Smith reacts to the New York Knicks losing to the Denver Nuggets 113-97.
0:00 Flashback to Stephen A.'s Knicks rant.
0:40 Stephen A. brushes off the Knicks' loss to the Nuggets.
3:45 Max Kellerman breaks down the Eastern Conference standings.

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  • Knicks has been and still is the Buffalo Bills of the Past.. Destin to lose no matter how good they look

  • Nuggets got busy!

  • Who's here after the Knicks beat the Clippers

  • Haliburton can't stay healthy...Topping will prove everyone that doubts him wrong.

  • A team that was planned to be where we are now instead of two years is a success. It would be delusional for anyone to think that this team will have over 30 wins by the end of the season. News flash, they are up passing expectation above 37 wins, and I still see them winning more. We can all agree that this is not a super team. But to see them being where they are today far exceeds expectations and shows that they are having success with the cards they have been dealt with. As an organization, you guys have to Stop being too subjective regarding anything that comes from the Knicks and start giving props when credit is due. As much as I see that the point you guys do what you do is for entertainment, Molly and Max Remember that when you guys don't call it right. And attack an organization. You are also attacking the fan base. The last time I checked, this is the #1 Franchise when it comes to basketball, and the reason for that is because these fans are loyal and continue to be devoted to their team.

  • Molly at the

  • Knicks are going to kill the Lakers

  • 4:44 😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂

  • man the joker ruled gotham... he blew up the whole knicks franchise. remember when they said the clippers are the worst run franchise in sports - here come your 2k ny knicks... in 2 yrs theres a 50th anniversary coming: half a century without a title!

  • Yo Molly's a lame with her little hater vibes lol

  • ESPN did Stephen A dirty there😪

  • Who cares about Knicks?

  • Max called them midpack lol

  • I didn’t realize how much SAS and Skip are alike until today

  • Msg lit..Stephen A. n Max we have to call out people who had a problem with Austin Rivers contract in LA he is a winning play teammate and even coach of the year coach Tim signed him because of merit...sometimes we have

    • @Andy Broqueza Knicks played well against the suns. Its just the suns have more talent to close the game

    • Knicks been overhyping and Thib is not COTY. Did you saw what Monty Williams did to your Knicks earlier? He out coached him so Monty Williams COTY. Sorry not sorry.

  • MVP-🃏🍯

  • How does molly still have this job lol

  • Molly STFU!!!!!😡😡

  • You can't fix biased pricks

  • Remember when Max Kellerman had the Heat in the Finals...oh wait.

  • I dont like the female host

  • As a Knicks fan, I hate watching ESPN especially when I see that Molly speaking.

  • Kellerman is a HATER!!!💯 WE'RE BEATING TEAMS WE'RE SUPPOSED TO SMASH!! Something we weren't doing last year...LET'S GO KNICKS!!!🟠🔵

    • Yeah you’re supposed to beat mediocre and low level teams and you did it. But can you defeat or swept the elite teams? Sorry, but the Knicks can’t. Not a hater, but stop this Knicks overhype because they are not the teams who had the better comeback story this season.

  • Lmao the flashback

  • Hey Mr. Smith let's nuild up those Knicks up up up so they can fall hard sound like the Cowboys right Mr.Smith Go COWBOYS

  • Molly jokes are not funny

  • Molly is the most annoying person to host a tv show I swear

  • The fact that ESPN can disrespect a team like this on national TV is crazy to me mind you this team is 4th in the East Atleast give them the respect of saying they have a chance against any team they play

    • They did not disrespect the Knicks tho. SAS even openly admitted he supports the Knicks and the Knicks winning streaks have been overly broadcasted in ESPN and both Max and Molly congratulated the Knicks for their wins. But, the bigger question is the Top #4 Knicks can win against the elite teams especially in the West? The answer is no and they are speaking the truth. This overhype for the Knicks in the media had suddenly went away because they lost to the Nuggets and the Suns.

  • Stephen racist

  • i didnt care about Molly before but now she just too much bruh

  • Molly is so annoying 🤦🏾‍♂️ I love the way they tried to play Stephen A like as soon as the Knicks loose it’s like “see I told u they were trash”

    • Nobody said the Knicks are trash. The problem is the Knicks are overhype by SAS himself. Like SAS made the Knicks look the best team in the league in his Instagram and in ESPN and the Knicks are not even in the Top 5 Power rankings team in the league. This SAS overhype of the Knicks ended when the Knicks can’t even win against now from the Nuggets and the Suns.

  • Meanwhile the Nets out there just lost 4 straight....

  • I don't agree with Max and his logic at all. Doesn't matter who's healthy or not. If you stay ready, you don't have to get ready. Thats why this is a TEAM game.

  • Everytime someone put "sas" i think of the spurs smh

  • Knicks 1 star away from championship potential jokic is no joke prob real mvp this year

    • 1 star away? Knicks isn’t included in the Top 5 Power rankings of the NBA and the Knicks are 1 star away from Championship potential? The Knicks may not even pass the 1st round if they continue to lose to the elite teams in the west.

  • Ok so clearly this is why god doesn't allow the Knicks to be good often their fans are unbearable a 4th seed and they act like they are finals favourites lol

  • Can someone tell Molly and Max to let SAS have his moment. No one is saying the Knicks is going to beat the Sixers, Nets, or Bucks in a 7 game series. But the Knicks will make those series as difficult as possible. Even if they get swept. Also, the few games the Knicks lost to the Sixers and Nets all came down to the final possession.

    • @Andy Broqueza why not? Knicks shown they can keep us with the Hawks with or without Trae

    • The bigger question is, can Knicks even pass the 1st round? 💁‍♂️🙃

  • 2:31 come on Nobody seen that they need to fine the refs

  • They lost because of that first quarter they out scored the nuggets every other quarter

  • Molly is annoying af

  • As a fan knick the playoff is already a good season inspite of the players. Nxt year they will be a contender

  • Jesus, why American anchors have to act like clowns? This is so cringe.

  • Max Kellerman said we can’t beat elite teams but we beat the Bucks by 20 this season and we also beat the Warriors by 15 and the Jazz by over 10 points🤦🏾‍♂️

  • just needs to say 'dawn of a new age' and he'd basically be a cowboys fan :D


  • The Nuggets loss shows our Knicks need a Center who can play BOTH sides of the hoop. I'm looking at Utah State's Neemias Queta.

  • Joker mvp

  • In defense of the Knicks, they were ice cold that game vs the Nuggets and they got scorched in the 1st quarter but they actually won the remainder of the 3 quarters.

  • They couldn’t hit a shot in the first quarter. That was the problem. When you score less than 15 in the first quarter you ain’t gonna win. Worst 1st quarter I’ve ever witnessed.

  • Why did we start taking it easy on Molly, she jus sounds so cocky now

  • Bro can we get Molly off the show.

  • Them doing stephen A dirty with that flashback lol

  • Lol

  • if joke wins mvp then 3 year ina row a euro player won the nba mvp! that's bad look.

  • 4:43 Stephen a caught slipping 🤣🤣🤣🤣

  • yooo, Jokic hates the knicks he had to dunk 2 handed! thats very rare for him

  • The way Max broke down the teams the knicks beat vs the teams they lost too. Wow….better than sorry teams but not on the level of elite teams

  • Mere bag of shells lol, quote from my best t.v. Show. Honeymooners 😂😂😭

  • SAS gonna go nuts if knicks eliminate nets in the playoffs

  • knicks did destroy bucks earlier this season

  • nuggets crushed knicks the 1st qt but knicks beat them the next 3 but wasnt enough for the win that shows you they still had grit for the rest of the game

  • Hey I'm left handed

  • The funny thing is that the Knicks aren't a finish product just yet, they're going to add better talent real soon.

  • LOL, It's hilarious vids man. When he goes all fanboy over the Knicks. It's good seeing this kind of enthusiasm! The Knicks could cause an upset if they make the second round! That's why it's called an UPSET! There have been bigger upsets in sports. So, who knows? The Knicks get home-court advantage in the first round??-- they can beat the Hawks in the first round. If they get a banged-up Nets or whoever in the second round, who knows? I think if the Knicks make it to the second round-- that is an unbelievably successful season! That I feel at this point is the goal- make the playoffs in that 4/5th seed and push for the second round!

    • @Andy Broqueza You can come up with all the scenarios you want and hate on the Knicks-- that's your right to clown off. But, regardless, this has been a successful season for the franchise. The Knicks have been a losing team for years. As an organization, they're making progress. btw, they beat the Clips and might come out of the west trip at worst, splitting wins and losses.

    • The Knicks right now may even fall to the play-in tournament with their streak loss and faced the Top 3 teams in the East in the 1st round 😂

  • The Knicks are gonna beat one of those teams

    • @Andy Broqueza lol naw we'll win one of them for sure

    • Sorry, but the Nuggets, Suns, Clippers and the Lakers said: YOU SHALL NOT PASS 😂

  • I still don't know why Obi Toppin is only playing 11 MPG. This guy was the 8th overall pick. Let him play, Thibs.

  • Max named 10 playoff or at least play in teams

  • The Jokic highlight starts and it's just sad. Traveling, carrying the basketball, fouling.. etc etc...

  • As a lefty they go left too much 😂😂😂

  • The Knicks are 12-2 in the last 14 and they are making a big deal about a lost. Every team in the league get this work at some point over the long season.

    • So now, the Suns had 14-2 winning streak this season and they are not even broadcasted especially in ESPN. And you’re mad that it is a big deal for them that you lose wherein fact the Knicks have been overhype last month with their winning streak. As of today, the Knicks streak were 12-3 and may end up 12-5 if they lose against the clippers or the lakers. You should thank them that despite the loss you’re still broadcasted wherein the Suns have been left behind and didn’t recognize with their winning streak which is more than the winning streak of the Knicks.

  • The nuggets SMACKED the Knicks, but the entire story is still about a mediocre NY team?

    • @Andy Broqueza facts

    • Because the Knicks are overhyped by SAS himself

  • Alternate title: jokic humbles stephen

  • molly needs to stfu

  • Lol the Nets lost to Mavs..

  • Molly is ANNOYING

  • Look at them, we lose 2 in our last 14 and they tryna hate… i hate non knicks fans lmaoo

    • They are definitely not hating. The problem is when SAS himself discussed that the Knicks can defeat all the elite teams in the NBA. But now, it turns out they can only beat mediocre teams at best. The truth slaps him hard when now both the Nuggets and the Suns defeated your Knicks 💁‍♂️

  • Joker MVP, Knicks Stank.

  • Why is Molly such a hater?

  • Knicks can beat 6ers

  • So happy for d rose 💪

  • Knicks beat the Nuggets 3 out of 4 quarters, that was a hard freaking 1st quarter to comeback from ..

    • What? The Knicks beat the Nuggets in those quarters what????? Wherein in fact the Nuggets maintained their lead from the 1st quarter until the end 🥴

    • Jokić didnt played last quater, Knicks need good center for next season, just upgrade this team

  • Knicks have impressed me this year

  • I say there are 8 teams better than the Knicks. That's great! Add another bona-fide star and they may move up to top 4. I say that's that's win. Nothing to hate on.

    • @Andy Broqueza that's debatable. Better talent? Yes. If we going by talent knicks have 12 teams in the east better than them. If by stats of defense and offense only 8 in my opinion. Especially in playoffs where they allow more physical play.

    • 8 teams you serious? There’s 12 teams better than the Knicks right now 7 from the West and 5 from the east which includes Heat and Celtics. The Knicks are not even in the Top 10 in the power rankings so stop being delusional. If you put the Knicks in the West they will be in the play-in tournament with their seeding and you think there were 8 teams better than them? Whatttt?????? And if you add another star for sure the Knicks will not end up in the NBA Top 5 rankings.

  • Molly is so annoying

  • Molly should be charged with a flagarant 2 whenever she opens her mouth. 2 free throws for Harden.

  • Knicks lost the 1 quarter but they did win the 2quarter ,3quarter,4quarter GO KNICK'S

  • Knicks lost from the first quarter GO KNICK'S


  • Knicks won 3 quarters to 1 v Denver. Just a shame that the one they did lose, they lost big. They’ve proven that they can stand and trade with the top teams of the NBA

    • That take is ridiculous and absurd. You win in the 3 quarters and then you still lose in the end so in the end they can’t stand against top teams in the NBA. It’s not about who wins in the first 3 quarters because that’s not a factor. A mediocre or low level teams can also win the first 3 quarters but lose in the end so that take is pretty dumb.

  • Fluke loss by knicks

  • knicks WON 3 quarters and lost 1. also they missed 10 or so foul shots.

  • We 2-1 against the bucks blew em out by 25 one game too 🤷🏾‍♂️

  • Max was over there playing Tic Tac Toe against himself...

  • why we actin like the knicks didn’t play one of the top 3 teams in the west?

  • props to knicks. being above .500 is already an achievement for this season.

  • Against Brooklyn, Philly and Miami the Knicks have lost all those games by a margin of two or three points. They got blown out by Milwaukee but not before their first win of the season which is a twenty point victory against the same Milwaukee Bucks. They also blew out the Jazz before getting blown out by Utah later. Max wants to point out all of the subpar teams the Knicks beat during the streak but somehow doesn't want to acknowledge the fact that all the other elite teams have beat the same subpar teams in order to have their records...that's how it works! By the way the same Nuggets that just blew out the Knicks are the same Nuggets that lost to the Lakers without LeBron. At the same time the Knicks were getting blown out so were the Phoenix Suns by the Hawks, a team the Knicks have swept this season. What does it amount to? Nothing. Once again, Max slants facts to suit his own agenda which is discrediting the Knicks. Once again, Stephen A. fails to make the sound argument to debate Max. I just want a crack at Max. Honestly, you don't have to pay me anything, all I want is a shot in a head to head debate with Max about the Knicks and a witness. That's it.

  • Knicks team be like: Stephen A is happy we don’t need to play anymore

  • How's the Knicks now SAS? 🤣🤣🤣🤣..... My Denver winning or losing, they're very quite in face of the media....

  • That lady most do a gooood bj Don't see what also she can be good at

  • Imma die easy knicks fan 😭😭😭 i love they got they city buzzing again....