Kawhi Leonard is the 2nd-best player in the NBA - Max Kellerman | First Take

  • Published on:  Thursday, December 6, 2018
  • Max Kellerman explains why Toronto Raptors superstar Kawhi Leonard's defensive prowess pushes him past Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant as the 2nd-best player in the NBA. Stephen A. Smith says Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid needs to work on his game with his back to the basket and Stephen A. also wants to see more out of Ben Simmons.

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  • Bardia Afzal

    Bardia Afzal

     6 months ago

    This aged well

  • justin persad

    justin persad

     6 months ago

    Who's here after Toronto chip win??

  • Pyroman /

    Pyroman /

     7 months ago

    Kawhi sent two giants home crying in the 2019 play offs

  • Pyroman /

    Pyroman /

     7 months ago

    The best 2 way player in the game ... it's a two way game so I geuss he is the best player

  • R A R E MACKツ

    R A R E MACKツ

     7 months ago +1

    How can bron be the best player when he dont play defense

  • Smitty J

    Smitty J

     8 months ago


  • Santa So

    Santa So

     8 months ago +1


  • Tyrone Charles

    Tyrone Charles

     8 months ago +1

    I'm here after this nigga dropped 45

  • Ray Eurill

    Ray Eurill

     9 months ago

    Max can u stop talking basketball pls sheesh

  • Drizzle


     11 months ago

    Giannis is 3rd

  • Marx Stewart Mamhot

    Marx Stewart Mamhot

     11 months ago +3

    Kawhi is the best nba player right now.. people dont know because he is so quiet..

  • Lil Quez

    Lil Quez

     11 months ago

    Kd is better then kawhi

  • George Paypa

    George Paypa

     11 months ago +1

    Kawhi is better

  • Whypigsfly YT

    Whypigsfly YT

     a years ago


  • aikidoboynj


     a years ago

    I think Kawhi is the best player in the league because he can fit on any team, any play-style. He gives you elite offense, elite defense, he's efficient from everywhere and he is super dependable in the clutch, and most importantly you can drop him on any team and he doesn't need to disrupt the entire team to benefit them. The NBA is moving faster and faster into this position-less style where athletic players with well rounded skillsets are more valuable then super ball dominant, Kawhi fits this perfectly (yet he can still take over a game when needed). The only thing Lebron has on him is that Kawhi is always dealing with some nagging injury or missing games and Lebron is an ironman who doesn't get hurt even into his mid 30s it seems.

  • gutenbird


     a years ago

    Max Kellerman’s one function is to be so stupid that it makes Stephen A look smart.

  • Nucky Mancini

    Nucky Mancini

     a years ago

    Ben simmons Stinks

  • zelmon Bahadur

    zelmon Bahadur

     a years ago

    Toronto is just a better team.

  • mike vic

    mike vic

     a years ago

    this is worst show ever..

  • Black Emperor

    Black Emperor

     a years ago

    Kawhi is the BEST player in the league