Stephen A. reacts to Paul Pierce leaving LeBron out of his top 5 list | First Take

Stephen A. Smith and Max Kellerman discuss if Paul Pierce was wrong for leaving Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James off of his list of the top-5 players of all time.
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  • Max was always an idiot but LeBron is NOT ahead of Kobe Bryant but they're both better than kareem and bill russell

    Zachary BrownZachary BrownGün önce
  • goat james is the goat of goats.

  • I think what Paul Pierce's is trying to say is that the top players of all time, like whom he mentioned, helped in building up in their organization. Before LeBron left Cleveland and joined Miami, Miami was Dwayne Wade's team and then it became LeBron's team. LeBron has built up the organization in Cleveland but also played a big impact in his first two championships with the Heat. But at the end of the day, I consider LeBron as one one the greatest players in the basketball.

    Joshua V. SantosJoshua V. SantosGün önce
  • Wilt Chamberlain Kareem Abdul jabbar Bill Russell Michael Jordan Kobe Bryant Sorry but LBJ is not better than these guys in there prime. And another name that could be before lbj is penny Hardaway

    Preston PinckneyPreston Pinckney2 gün önce
  • Paul Pierce is on CRACKKKKK!

    GoodNight RobicheauxGoodNight Robicheaux3 gün önce
  • Not putting LeBron in the top 5 I just blatant lie though we can ecpect it as we all know how pp hate LeBron. As for me : 1. MJ 2. Lebron 3. Kareem 4. Tim Duncan 5. Magic 6. Bird 7. Shaq 8. Kobe 9. Dirk 10. Wilt

    Lucifer MorningstarLucifer Morningstar3 gün önce
  • Paul pierce is jealous because lebron is a better basketball player than him! Paul pierce is jealous lebron accomplish more than him.

    Anthony LloydAnthony Lloyd5 gün önce
  • Yes he makes a team he's dominant but he's nowhere near my top 20 all-time list

    dj7909djdj7909dj10 gün önce
  • The salt is heavy on this one. Paul Pierce will forever hate on Lebron and his greatness. Loser.

    Yaniel MendezYaniel Mendez10 gün önce
    • Didn’t pierce send Lebron packing to Miami ? Lol

      Diego VelazquezDiego Velazquez8 gün önce
  • It's his own personal list. Cant be wrong on his own subjective list. I don't have the same list as PP so I don't agree with him. But when your top 5 have players who were dominant in an aspect of the game for a period and are historical greats with a legacy it's good enough. Obviously if he did not have criteria and said players like Anthony Bennett and Kwame Brown then he would be wrong as you can show that a significant ammount of players were better in multiple criteria and legacies.

    G MG M11 gün önce
  • LeBron can’t handle the truth.

    99 Coyote Swap99 Coyote Swap12 gün önce
  • Pierce:LeBron Ain't On MY Top 5 Everyone:We Sleep Pierce:I'm Better Than Dwade Everyone:We Sleep Pierce:*Boston Beat Bucks In game 1* It's Over!! Milwaukee Is Done. Everyone:We Sleep

    James HardGOATJames HardGOAT12 gün önce
    • Lebron is top 10. He’s just not top 5 lol

      Diego VelazquezDiego Velazquez8 gün önce
  • LeBron isn't top 5 I agree with Paul lespn propaganda needs to stop.

    zax the hooperzax the hooper12 gün önce
  • Everybody got his top 5. So nobody's wrong That's why it's personal choice.

    Glenn MedinaGlenn Medina12 gün önce
  • Paul Pierce 💯%facts

    Till BerzelTill Berzel12 gün önce
  • Wala yan c lebron ky Michael Jordan c Michael Jordan 100% #1 Goat Jordan #23

    rex pajorex pajo14 gün önce
  • lebron is my sec fav player of all time tbh first is kawhi

    Ha ha HaHa ha Ha14 gün önce
  • Goat 100% #1 Jordan goat

    rex pajorex pajo14 gün önce
  • #1 100% Goat Michael Jordan #23

    rex pajorex pajo14 gün önce
  • We all know that Paul Pierce is a clown...he doesn’t need to try and prove it any more.

    Cipher618Cipher61814 gün önce
  • Other than Kobe I wouldn't say one is WRONG to put them over LeBron. I put LeBron over Magic because Magic had Kareem. But that's not WRONG exactly...that said for Wilt, Russel had 7 hall of famers. That Wilt beat that even once makes him top 5 to me. But can't take that away from Bill either for being the guy on a team with that many greats.

    James PusoJames Puso14 gün önce
  • I will never understand the championship argument for goat debate. Anyone can look at Bill Russell and see he would be an undersized Rudy Gobery in this day

    Andrew6JamesAndrew6James15 gün önce
    • What ? Bill Russell was an insane athlete lol. At the west coast relays, he tied Charlie Dumas in the high jump. Charlie Dumas went on to win gold for the US Olympics. Bill Russell was ranked #7 high jumper in the world and #2 in the untied states. Rudy Gobert dosent even belong in the same conversation athletically and skills wise he’s not even close to the complete player Russell was.

      Diego VelazquezDiego Velazquez8 gün önce
  • Well im not suprise.. Paul pierce is trash hahahaha

    chelle chellechelle chelle15 gün önce
  • Pierce is speaking big facts💯💯💯 LeBron not top 5 all time frfr

    Juwan TaylorJuwan Taylor16 gün önce
  • Agree with paul... my top five Jordan- The Goat Magic- better passer and rebounder Kareeem - the stats and longivity Wilt Kobe 6. LeBron

    Xaviel PerezXaviel Perez16 gün önce
  • Paul pierce was off the weed

    J U S T I NJ U S T I N16 gün önce
  • Lebron not even better than KD

    Real spiffy Carpet and upholstery cleaningReal spiffy Carpet and upholstery cleaning17 gün önce
  • U smoking if u think lebron better than Kobe or Jordan max shut up

    Real spiffy Carpet and upholstery cleaningReal spiffy Carpet and upholstery cleaning17 gün önce
  • Im 23 but i been picking wilt for my #1 since I was 8

    Jets Set .Jets Set .19 gün önce
  • Everybody’s list is personal, and Paul is right lebron hasn’t cracked the top 5 yet he still has more to prove to pass some of the all time greats

    Ryan JohnsonRyan Johnson20 gün önce
  • I mean, can’t people have an opinion without all the drama. Is this middle school?

    Joshua NolanJoshua Nolan20 gün önce
  • Kobe #2

    nini*** Peabody ***nini*** Peabody ***20 gün önce
  • Paul sucks frfr😂😂😂

    Frank WhiteFrank White21 gün önce
  • That’s my same top five

    Carter LeeCarter Lee22 gün önce
  • Jordan > Kobe > Magic, Bird, Dr. J, Hakeem, Kareem, and Iverson >>> everybody else. Stats, accolades, and athleticism count, but they're garnish in the overall recipe of a ball player.

    DJ HubcapDJ Hubcap23 gün önce
  • Kobe Bryant top 5

    John HanncockJohn Hanncock23 gün önce
  • Watch this at x1.25.......So muuuuchh better

    RandomRandom24 gün önce
  • Imma need for everyone to stop disrespecting Kobe Bean🙃

    Ajay StallyAjay Stally24 gün önce
  • Paul Pierce look like he hanging over, thats probably messing with his conscience bros talking straight BS

    Kyy JKyy J24 gün önce
  • Michael Jordan Tim Duncan LeBron

    Himanshu YadavHimanshu Yadav24 gün önce
  • The fact that Wade had to tell LeBron to not defer to him and take lead is the exact reason why he’s not above Kobe and Mike in my opinion. You can take stats all day long, but LeBron lacks the killer mentality that I think was players like Mike, Kobe, and Larry’s best attribute. Just my opinion, so save your breathe about how much you disagree, if you disagree.

    Caleb HarmsCaleb Harms25 gün önce
  • Bird magic Kobe Jordan Kareem

    Lukas VlogsLukas Vlogs25 gün önce
  • I see you what Paul pierce talking about just taking team By yourself to Championship

    abdiman AMGabdiman AMG25 gün önce
  • Everyone doesn't have lebron in their top 5. Mine is Jordan, kareem, wilt, magic, russel

    RealMusicLives33RealMusicLives3325 gün önce
    • Were you dropped on your head lol most people got him at number 2.

      DylanDylan13 gün önce
  • Paul literally contradicted himself What has Bron done to lift a franchise then names Kobe magic and Kareem and Russell and bird Bron literally made Cleveland a championship team

    Chris ParrottChris Parrott25 gün önce
  • So LeBron didn’t make the cavaliers relevant ?

    Isaiah WyattIsaiah Wyatt26 gün önce
  • Paul Pierce act like he won 10 rings and 5 MVP's.

    Boi GeniusBoi Genius26 gün önce
  • Kobe is maybe 15th all time

    Samuel BachSamuel Bach26 gün önce
  • Just wanted to point out that the Cavs were valued at around 350 million before LeBron joined a second time, when he left they were valued at 1.3 billion. Enough said.

    nahoaj zadnahoaj zad26 gün önce
  • Are u serious that's his PERSONAL top five his picks who cares he left lebron off the top five why is that such a big deal

    sam adamssam adams26 gün önce
  • Pierce is a hatter.

    Angel MartinezAngel Martinez27 gün önce
  • Lmao convinced PP don’t know basketball .....dude didn’t even know what a wing player was ...

    Jecoree JonesJecoree Jones27 gün önce
  • Crazy to think that they are not happy with Paul’s top 5 , cracks me up and gives them something to talk about Max getting all worked up like he’s going to do something lol mate ya joking , That’s why you have. Number 2 because they couldn’t the number 1 smh 🤦‍♂️

    Mike Riley333Mike Riley33327 gün önce
  • Lebron #1 Ohio stand up

    QUiNTiN BANKSQUiNTiN BANKS28 gün önce
  • Lebum is top 5 in losing NBA Finals. 😆

    WILL i amWILL i am28 gün önce
  • scary stories

    ashley evansashley evans28 gün önce
  • Bill Russel had a much better team when he went against Wilt.

    TheTemper-KingTheTemper-King28 gün önce
  • he still salty 😂

    Thomas ZizzoThomas Zizzo28 gün önce
  • Max is right here

    Herakles ErosHerakles Eros28 gün önce
  • I’m sorry, but you can’t be on the Mt. Rushmore with multiple flameouts in the finals.

    Lets Get RealLets Get Real29 gün önce
  • Wasnt the lakers already build up last time i check cle success is all tied to lebron lmao its fosho personal

    Qualinte RanzyQualinte Ranzy29 gün önce
  • Correction Max! Gotta catch the Jordan Mafia when they're in action. Let's not change history Like you Jordan fans always do. LeBron has the Longjevity argument over Jordan. Lebron played 17 years. Jordan played 15 years. LeBron has done it, at a higher level for longer than Jordan. Jordan also quit the NBA twice, took a year and a 1/2 off and then took 3 years off before joing the wizards. He hasn't pass Kareem in longjevity cause he played 20 + years, but lebron looks like hes on his way.

    LEXLEX29 gün önce
  • Jordan, IVERSON, Kobe, shaq, dr j

    • All true leaders, winners, and loyal

  • It true the Truth did not like cry baby bron because he left Cleveland ran to wade in Bosh and try to clam Goat. Paul know LBJ a cry baby yo and Max! Boy boy LbJ might have better stat then Kobe besides rings ofcourse dnot make he a better player technically you just good at getting get stats dnot make u the Goat

    IamLucianoIamLuciano29 gün önce
  • Kobe is way ahead. LeBron is #1 @ floppin

    AcquiNote VargasAcquiNote Vargas29 gün önce
  • Anybody: “where does Lebron rank on the all time list?” Paul pierce: “Yes.”

    Joshua AlexanderJoshua Alexander29 gün önce
  • Its because he won the game of zones

    gurinder singhgurinder singh29 gün önce
  • For once they agree lmao

    shlok kshlok k29 gün önce
  • Kareem played in the modern era???

    Daniel KhanDaniel Khan29 gün önce
  • Cap kobe got 5 rings an he was beating lebron even when he wasnt in his prime plus how do we all compare kobe to mj an not give him his due

    7kingd7kingdAylar önce
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