Max Kellerman speaks highly of Kobe Bryant's fierce competitiveness | First Take

Stephen A. Smith, Max Kellerman, Mike Greenberg and Laura Rutledge react to the death of Kobe Bryant and weigh in on his legacy with the Los Angeles Lakers.
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  1. RJ Markoe

    RJ Markoeپیش 9 روز

    this is still so unreal smh...its like Mufasa and Simba dying

  2. Carlton Vincent

    Carlton Vincentپیش 15 روز

    I wake up every morning and I have to remind myself that Kobe Bryant is dead from a helicopter crash.

  3. TheDucciano

    TheDuccianoپیش 15 روز

    Stephen A Smith cannot match Kellz or even Greeney for being psychologically poignant when it comes to handling matters that begin to transcend sports. They should let him have the first take because he definitely could not follow Kellerman and it was kinda deflating . . .

  4. James Sosa

    James Sosaپیش 16 روز

    Max is so fake he do be disrespecting kobe

  5. Bryan Dominguez

    Bryan Dominguezپیش 16 روز

    Who else confused Greenberg with Kellerman?

  6. Darth Thomarius

    Darth Thomariusپیش 17 روز

    Ball skills wise, Kobe had a better jumper, but because he had to. More defenders were sky walkers in Kobe's NBA than Jordan's. Mike went around and over people until his J became more useful. Another thing I saw Kobe do that Mike didn't was a 360-dunk. All else was practically the same and there's footage out there that someone took time to parse together. It's scary. Mike said only Kobe could be a challenge in one-on-one because 'he stole all my moves.' Yet, in some ways, Kobe took them to another level. I believe had he not had that injury, he'd have 6 rings. 6 rings AND passed Mike on the all-time scoring list? That "argument" would be a real argument.

  7. Cynthia Gonzales

    Cynthia Gonzalesپیش 17 روز

    He was a PHENOMENON!!!

  8. hansome91b

    hansome91bپیش 18 روز

    Mamba,Mamba,Kobe we will miss you so much. Blessings always to you and family.😭🙏💜💛💜💛💜💛😭🙏

  9. 21 Navage

    21 Navageپیش 18 روز

    i love what Max said. so true

  10. Wayne Beauford

    Wayne Beaufordپیش 18 روز

    Please stop the jordan comparisons pkease

  11. Alfred Canizales

    Alfred Canizalesپیش 18 روز

    I wish the media will stop lying to us already. Lebron has no business in the Kobe & Jordan convo. If Jordan & Kobe went to the finals as many times as Lebron with the teams he had they would've won more than half of those. Give Kobe 2 all stars & shooters around him every yr like Lebron best believe he's winning every yr. Same with Jordan. Lebron & his 2 & a half championships. His 3-1 comeback to GSW, ur blind if u didn't see that series was given to Bron.

  12. Kat Lap

    Kat Lapپیش 19 روز

    Now he does, just 3 years earlier Max ripped Kobe to pieces, that’s why I like Stephen a smith, he is more real, not fake, correct me if I am wrong

  13. NickOnPC

    NickOnPCپیش 19 روز

    *The NBA needs to retire #24 and #8 for all teams, nobody should be able to wear those numbers again. We will always remember Kobe every time I see the 24 second shot clock or the 8 second back court violation I think of Kobe.*

  14. AR15cuz BlackGunsMATTER

    AR15cuz BlackGunsMATTERپیش 19 روز

    MJ, Kobe, and LeBron in that order. Then the rest

  15. Gold Diamond & Jewels GDJ

    Gold Diamond & Jewels GDJپیش 19 روز

    Kobe was as fake a Black person as you can be, never married a Black woman seems like he was desperate to befriend whites! ! Kobe was fake! !!

  16. Joe Gomez

    Joe Gomezپیش 19 روز

    one word to define Kobe: Greatness

  17. QQ Lifestyle

    QQ Lifestyleپیش 19 روز

    Why are there two max Kellermans on the show

  18. Precy Luchinske

    Precy Luchinskeپیش 19 روز

    Kobe is kobe not a new mj generation.. ❤❤❤

  19. K3V1N C

    K3V1N Cپیش 19 روز

    Hes number 2 ive said that since the day i found out who MJ was im from Pasadena, born and raised, Kobe was the first basketball player ik literally he was the greatest to me I remember there were riots in LA when the lakers lost to the celtics I remember all 3 finals I especially remember the 2009 WCF kuz seeing Melo force Kobe to put 40+ ppg made Melo my favorite player of all time its like he put fear in god Kobe immitated MJ in a lot of ways u cannot compare Lebron to MJ before comparing Kobe to him in all my Kobe arguments ive had thats the main reason he is better than Lebron and he played mainly during a time when every team had a person who could win MVP

  20. 007thematrix007

    007thematrix007پیش 19 روز

    the heir to his airness, the one the only the greatest disciple of the g.o.a.t.

  21. William Mansker

    William Manskerپیش 19 روز

    I refused to listen to Kellerman because I believe in giving people their props when they are alive and with us! Loved Kobe and their is a hole in my "heart" that he use to occupy. I pray for all who are felling the loss and their families.

  22. Mar Reef

    Mar Reefپیش 19 روز

    I agree he looked so full of joy in the last few years post retirement. He was looking forward to being a full time dad and coaching the future mamba

  23. Christian Amlu Lopez

    Christian Amlu Lopezپیش 19 روز

    He was our Kobe Bryant. Period. Our sports icon. Our cultural icon.

  24. daniel Morales

    daniel Moralesپیش 19 روز

    The Legendary Kobe Bryant.

  25. RON DOC

    RON DOCپیش 19 روز

    Lebron is a Joke. always care and bragging about 'Legacy"

  26. Sports Are For Women

    Sports Are For Womenپیش 19 روز

    Max "I am sorry for not knowing anything about sports" Kellerman

  27. Elvy

    Elvyپیش 19 روز

    Mj and Kobe the reals goat

  28. L.Corp.

    L.Corp.پیش 19 روز

    Max is a POS and a Kobe hater, always has been. I stopped watching first take when this clown got a seat at the desk. Didn't really like Skip that much but he is better than this POS.

  29. Marlon Porras

    Marlon Porrasپیش 19 روز

    A very very very sad days when i heard kobe my idol was died. Kobe Forever...

  30. kate Katie

    kate Katieپیش 20 روز

    He is the Kobe Bryant of our generation please get this straight not anyone else's name. He is our Kobe Bryant of our generation period.

  31. Eric Kusi Peprah

    Eric Kusi Peprahپیش 20 روز

    A Legend is gone.....!

  32. Antonio Pittman

    Antonio Pittmanپیش 20 روز

    Jordan is Jordan, Kobe was our Kobe of this generation. Leave it there

  33. Walter Arevalo

    Walter Arevaloپیش 20 روز

    Max put it so well man... crazy belief in himself

  34. Astrocycles

    Astrocyclesپیش 20 روز

    Kobe had headline completely separate from line which gives a very confident and daring nature but also makes them take chances. Most of the daughters are also like him!

  35. Mike Jones

    Mike Jonesپیش 20 روز

    That said it all ll

  36. Michael Holmes

    Michael Holmesپیش 20 روز


  37. Destined Star

    Destined Starپیش 20 روز

    Gasol carried kobe too


    DJROMAXTION Sپیش 20 روز

    HEY !! give him another shoe a good one in his honor and his daughter 2 shoes to commemorate there lives the daughter shoe for girls and the kobe mamba show for men a rare collective item

  39. Rodan 99

    Rodan 99پیش 20 روز

    I wonder if Max still has Kobe on his all worst team

  40. American

    Americanپیش 20 روز

    01:04 what happened to that black dude?

  41. #WeHoopin #WeHoopin

    #WeHoopin #WeHoopinپیش 20 روز

    I've taken on the Mamba Mentality 💯

  42. kelvin smith

    kelvin smithپیش 20 روز

    Man i wish this was all a dream and i'm just about to wake up!!!!

  43. Miguel Ll

    Miguel Llپیش 20 روز

    Wow! It still doesn't seem real!

  44. Giovani Tolentino

    Giovani Tolentinoپیش 20 روز

    The Philippines honors Kobe!

  45. Gabriel Hubbard

    Gabriel Hubbardپیش 20 روز

    Personally I think Kobe is the best player ever with Jordan up there I’m just not saying that but his stats are almost better than Jordan’s no hate Jordan,(rest in peace Kobe) 😢

  46. Raul Guerra

    Raul Guerraپیش 20 روز

    why would anybody cry for this pos, search kobe was a dirty player, and tell what you think.

  47. Alpha Tarawally

    Alpha Tarawallyپیش 20 روز

    Why is there no specific base altitude to clear mountains in the Los Angeles area when flying in a helicopter and there’s low to no visibility ?

  48. fasteddie bassman

    fasteddie bassmanپیش 20 روز

    Competitivenness max??? when RAPING & SODOMING that poor girl in Colorado??? Paying his way out of it & his lawyers ruining her !!!! He was scum We remember..if you dont!!!!!

  49. GnarbySZN🐍

    GnarbySZN🐍پیش 20 روز

    Didn’t he say kwahi is better than Kobe?

  50. Daniel Rodríguez

    Daniel Rodríguezپیش 20 روز

    Please retire max kellerman

  51. Bobby

    Bobbyپیش 20 روز

    Jesus christ these first two minutes are already too much for me

  52. Christian Thao

    Christian Thaoپیش 20 روز

    He was a fierce competitor in Colorado in 2003

  53. Frank S

    Frank Sپیش 20 روز

    His legacy? The greatest Laker of all time.

  54. killa illa kaze

    killa illa kazeپیش 20 روز

    Like 3 weeks kobe wasn't in max top 5 🙄

  55. Gautam Aggarwal

    Gautam Aggarwalپیش 20 روز

    I miss you so much Kobe😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭

  56. Kas A

    Kas Aپیش 20 روز

    Rest In Peace to the human embodiment of the word “ extraordinary” we love you Kobe

  57. hubble2016

    hubble2016پیش 20 روز

    Kellerman has always been a notorious Kobe hater.

  58. Dominic Guzman

    Dominic Guzmanپیش 20 روز

    Anybody else notice the laura chick eye balling max hardcore at 4:40 lol

  59. Ben10

    Ben10پیش 20 روز

    Farewell GOAT!

  60. Tyrone Simpson

    Tyrone Simpsonپیش 20 روز

    She couldn’t let Greenie finish......