Vegas Likes Warriors Over ‘95-96 Bulls | First Take | June 6, 2017

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  • The First Take crew debates if most Las Vegas sportsbooks are correct when they predict the Golden State Warriors would be the 1995-1996 Chicago Bulls.
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  • MrSportsGuy13
    MrSportsGuy13 6 days ago +1

    The 2013 Heat that went on a 27 game win streak with prime LeBron would beat the 2017 Warriors.

  • Let'sAllLove Lain
    Let'sAllLove Lain 24 days ago

    The 3 best athletes on the court would be Bulls... MJ, Rodman, and Pippen, in that order. So much for evolution... what a BS narrative. The average NBA vertical back then was 28". The average vertical today... 28".
    Then there's the "it was a bunch of white plumbers" narrative. The league back then 75% black. Today... 75% black.
    Average height of an NBA player back then... 6'6". Today... 6'6"
    Science is the only thing that's evolved. Players today have better physique on average because of it. If they played today so too would they.

  • Lord Beerus
    Lord Beerus Month ago +1

    Let's say kd,klay and Draymond is guarding Mj ... Back then zone defense was illegal ... It not anymore... So 3 of would slow down mj tremendously .... Let's say still mj drops 30 ... Who will take their offense??? In the other hand if scottie is taking on kd then there is Curry and klay they will shot 3s and 3s how would you stop that. And

  • jim boukis
    jim boukis Month ago

    this white guy is dumb lololol wow i wouldnt bet 1 game against jordan but a series? hahahahahahah DUDE this hick needs to stop sniffing coke before talking MJ WOULD SHIT ON THOSE LITTLE GUYS, but wait wait wait the warriors are bigger??? WHO??? wtf is this nigga talking about. they LITTLE compared and vegas? fuck vegas, dude all those things this guy is saying, you know what it would do? GIVE MJ 1000X MORE FUEL TO KICK YOUR ASS BAD MOVE JACK, last thing you wanna do is piss mj off and bet against him, vegas would lose and the warriors well they would walk off like the pistons did when the bulls beat them in 91. If you can make the BAD BOY PISTONS GIVE UP AND WALK OFF BEFORE THE GAME IS OVER?? hahahahah Imagine what these puny little warriors would do.

  • Antoine Wright
    Antoine Wright Month ago

    This didn’t age well as they won this year and the year after 😂😂

  • TheSmartEagle - Stuff 101

    Warriors in 7, I feel like Klay being a quality defender would partly neutralize MJ.

  • Corey Burns
    Corey Burns 2 months ago

    Mj would average so many points they would have to foul him to stop him you millennials have no idea how tough the bulls era was as far as being physical and the bulls played defense!!!! Smh you kids will never learn

  • The Perfectionist
    The Perfectionist 3 months ago

    Warriors are soft

  • BIG BIKE FARANG
    BIG BIKE FARANG 3 months ago

    Jordan never lost in the finals the warriors lost twice....

  • Adrian Brown
    Adrian Brown 4 months ago

    Dude imagine Jordan without hand checking 🤣🤣 40 ppg aint don't nobody on the warriors can guard like pippen and Jordan or harper or rodman 💯

  • Sijan Grg
    Sijan Grg 5 months ago +2

    The bias with the bulls I tell ya🤦🏻‍♂️

  • Rally Raw
    Rally Raw 5 months ago

    How much would MJ average without hand checking...???

  • Let'sAllLove Lain
    Let'sAllLove Lain 5 months ago +1

    Players don't get better and stronger, science does. Said science has demonstrated that if Olympic sprinter from the 40's Jessie Owens had been running on the same surface as guys today he would have been only 1 step behind Usain Bolt's record 100 meter dash. That doesn't even account for the benefits he would have reaped from modern nutrients, and, I'll just be blunt... PED's. If so he may have set a record that still stands 80 years later.
    This notion that athletes are better today is a fallacy based as much on cognitive dissonance as it is ignorance. Same with the people who think everything was better in their day.
    Who would I take? Objectively, Bulls in 6. These Warriors teams have shown vulnerability against physical teams, and the 90's Bulls are as physical as they get. Harper, Jordan, and Pippen are 3 of the best wing defenders in NBA history. Rodman can guard 1-5 and would kill Green on the boards and frustrate him to detriment. Kukoc is the type of player that would benefit greatly from today's landscape... 6'11" with unlimited range and can get up and down the court. And if the game is close late the Bulls have the best finisher in NBA history. It's a game of matchups and it'd be a bad one for the Warriors.
    The 86 Celtics are a team that'd test those Bulls.

  • jim boukis
    jim boukis 5 months ago

    hahaha wow this white guy and vegas are jerkoffs, ah so simple bulls in 4, mj will have 60-70 EASILY pippen would have 30-40 EASILY and defensive GOODBYE the warriors are to small to tiny, little kids compared the bulls, rodman is gonna have 20 rebounds EASILY uh lord so sad and pathetic these warriors faggots

  • meex Amillion
    meex Amillion 5 months ago

    Will Cain is the best!.....they make it seem like Jordan couldn't be beat....abdul rauf smashed the bulls....plus 90's basketball wasn't basketball, it was tackle basketball compared to skills ...other than jordan they have no one sorry scottie warriors dont play iso ball they pass better than any team..last time I checked the ball is quicker than your defensive feet...

  • Neal Pakoti
    Neal Pakoti 6 months ago

    Wow another question to bring the Almighty down. Both teams were great in there eras thats for sure. Las Vegas bet against Jordan, laughable but not true. Everyones knows if you bet all in who they will pick. Jordan will drop 50+ avg in todays game no problem then limit others teams output by sheer will to win. In todays game there isnt anyone matching that description unfortunately. Refer to Hubie Brown for reference or the great Hakeem or just every hall of famer in Jordans era. Peace on Earth.

  • ItsMax
    ItsMax 6 months ago

    Warriors would eat the bulls alive ❌🧢

  • Norman Lauron
    Norman Lauron 6 months ago

    96 Bulls would have made these Warriors look silly.

  • Norman Lauron
    Norman Lauron 6 months ago

    Heart beats metrics any day.

  • Eschatonx
    Eschatonx 7 months ago

    I side with Vegas 100% of the time. Nobody wins against the house.

  • Micheal Johnson
    Micheal Johnson 7 months ago

    Dude was right GSW will win

  • RairLamb OneSeeks
    RairLamb OneSeeks 7 months ago

    Warriors of course.
    1. Rules doesn't matter much, since if we talk about handcheck rule, warriors can also use it to defend. And if they can contain a much bigger lebron without handcheck, surely they can find a way to contain a much smaller jordan and pippen. (I'm talking about physical built btw. As of now, i'll still pick mj over lebron. Added to that, i don't hate them, but i don't like them neither, but they've earned my respect as players)
    2. Utah forced the bulls to a game six with only john stockton as the sole playmaker, with the favorite 'stockton to malone' pick and roll. Whereas, the warriors has a LOT of playmakers, and all their starters, and even shaun and iggy and bell, can execute the pick and roll easily.
    3. If you know how to play basketball, you'll know how it is harder to guard a player coming off a screen (miller and co. forced the bulls to a game 7 at the ECF, and that was with miller the only one effectively shooting threes). The warriors get most of their points from players coming off the/ out from screens.
    4. Bear in mind also, as per no. 2 and 3, players like curry and durant give picks to each other, and they're willing to do the same to the likes of livingston and iggy. To quote Shaq: "They have all-stars who play the game the right way." Not saying the bulls didn't play the right way, but it's hard to put down a team whose players are willing to do everything and are ready to to help each other.
    5. Jordan and company haven't met a team with players like durant, steph, and klay. Guys who can shoot the lights out, and provide points, from almost anywhere, even from beyond the three point line, which is far from the hacking, by the way(where the physicality won't matter much). Whereas, the warriors have proven that they can match up and withstand an onslaught from a lebron, and that is without the handcheck. Though I have to say bulls have an edge with rodman, since the warriors haven't met anyone like the worm(but I am sure they'll find a way to put dennis out of his comfort zone) Klay, steph, and kd can pour in points cleanly, without needing to push their defenders in their butts (just like what mj did to russel, remember).
    6. Maybe the only reason that the bulls will win is because of steve kerr playing for them. Because no one will call the shots for the warriors.

  • ronald ramos
    ronald ramos 8 months ago

    Lol

  • BOSS BOSS
    BOSS BOSS 8 months ago

    It was physical back then Kevin Durant is 6”9 not 6”11 nice try though

  • Video-Gamer-9000
    Video-Gamer-9000 8 months ago

    If this warriors team played in Jordan’s area. The warriors would off got eliminated in the 1st round of the playoffs if they even made the playoffs

  • francis lindayag
    francis lindayag 8 months ago

    Lol... Who would guard Jordan, Pippen and Kukoc... All are elite scorers... Plus there is the mental toughness that is so lacking with the Warriors...

  • Deans Kingdom
    Deans Kingdom 8 months ago

    01 Lakers >> Golden State 😂😂

  • Jeff Berg
    Jeff Berg 9 months ago

    Jalen Rose: "They might not win the championship this year". Or they might go 15-1. Either one right Jalen.

  • David Merrick
    David Merrick 9 months ago

    2001 lakers would smack the warriors.

  • Cristian A
    Cristian A 10 months ago

    is this the day Jalen seduced Molly, and smashed? 😁

  • ddd sssef
    ddd sssef 10 months ago

    People forget how unneficient iso game is. Bulls would get killed by screens

  • joey coronado
    joey coronado 11 months ago

    FUCK THE WARRIORS THE BULLS ARE BETTER

  • WuuF466
    WuuF466 Year ago

    Of course vegas would say that. They want you to bet on the loser. So they would win your money.

  • Big B
    Big B Year ago

    Finally someone mentions the evolution of sports
    Players just get better over time in every sport
    There is no debate
    WHO cares about handchecking when you can‘t play zone defense
    Please don‘t think hands would stop Kd, (who is better than mj and it‘s not even close) curry, draymond and klay
    You need body’s to stop them and one player can‘t stop none of those guys on his own
    Mj can‘t defend Kd neither can pippen

  • tagious Cha
    tagious Cha Year ago

    "If you want to get rich betting against Vegas, I wish you luck. There are a lot of poor man out there that thought they can get by that way..." Game Over!

  • Larriors blew a 3-1 lead #CriedToKD

    Will trying to look tough in front of Molly

  • meex Amillion
    meex Amillion Year ago

    I've seen both teams in my time. I think the bulls would struggle against the Cavs with kyrie and Bron. Warriors beat them 4-1 in finals..that said Warriors!!...and I'm a bulls fan. Now a warriors fan as well. been following since that kid from Davidson started draining 3's and got drafted to golden state. Was a fan from beginning for those thinking bandwagon.

  • 144Soldier
    144Soldier Year ago

    The warriors would shower the bulls with 3s and blow them out by half time. Folks got remember the bulls weren't even shooting 3s like that back in the day. Those lil mid range from jordan wouldn't be enough when you literally have 3 of the best 3 pointer shooters in the league on the same team. Ill take warriors in 6 and i hate the warriors and watch the bulls in the 90s.

  • Dean Graham
    Dean Graham Year ago +1

    I HEARD N HEAR SO MUCH TRASH TALK EVERYDAY,,, SHAQ IS THE MOST DOMINATE CENTER EVER, DUNCAN IS THE BEST POWERFOWARD EVER, LEBRON IS GOAT, BUT HE IS A PF, NOW GS WILL BEAT BULLS, NEVER DID THAT HAPPEN, PERIOD, ASK, PAYTON N KEMP,SHAQ N PENNY, STOCKTON N MALONE, HAKEEM N KENNY SMITH, ASK EVER BODY THAT TRIED THEM 6 YEARS , PLUS THE PISTONS,MAGIC N KAREEM, LET THOSE HOUSTON ROCKETS THAT WON 2 CHAMPIONSHIPS WHEN JORDAN RETIRED THE 1ST TIME THANK HIM FOR GIVINING THEM N THE REST OF THE NBA A BREAK FROM HIM DOMINATING,
    THE MAN OR SUPERMAN , SAT OUT HIS SECOND YEAR BECAUSE OF FOOT INJURY, CAME BACK N RULED THE NBA, PERSONALLY, RETIRED FOR 2 YEARS AND CAMEBACK N WON HIS FIRST FULL YEAR BACK, NAME ONE PERSON WHO RETIRED FROM ANY SPORT N CAME BACK N WON THE CHAMPIONSHIP NOT ONLY ONCE BUT 3 YEARS STRAIGHT,MOST DOMINATE COMPETER PERIOD IN HISTORY, YES BILL RUSSEL N BIG O WAS DOMINATE BUT THEY WERE BIGGER THEN EVERYONE ELSE. JORDAN WAS NOT,

  • Dean Graham
    Dean Graham Year ago +1

    crazy, nba has gotten softer, weaker, afraid of contact,plus way overrated, fast, stronger, more athletic! but no one is putting up better scoring averages, wtf, recall,rewind,reinstall, MJ RETURN

  • Great Clipz
    Great Clipz Year ago

    The thing is. MJ, Pippen would have completely shut down Durant and Clay. Durant couldnt shut down Jordan, clay couldnt shut down Pippen. Ron Harper was 6'6 and would have severly limited Steph. We have seen steph have Horrible shooting nights, On the other hand, MJ is the GOAT.

  • Mike Peter
    Mike Peter Year ago

    Bulls would win. MJ in his prime is better than any player from any era.

  • Joshua Howard
    Joshua Howard Year ago

    The 2 dudes at 5:12 had me 😂😂

  • Joshua Howard
    Joshua Howard Year ago

    Will is wrong

  • Vernon Robinson
    Vernon Robinson Year ago +1

    The Warriors would win; People need to stop exaggerating Jordan

  • Charles Eduard Quisio

    Will Cain = trash analyst ever

  • Wildy Pantoja
    Wildy Pantoja Year ago

    Imagine telling Jordan,Pip, Worm. You guys can't beat that Warriors team. They're too good on 3s. Lol. Lets see how they are perform.

  • Deans Kingdom
    Deans Kingdom Year ago

    Hi Bandwagons let’s be honest 17 Warriors would lose to the 96 Bulls Pippen would slow down Durant Jordan would smoke Curry Rodman would punish Draymond Ron Harper and Klay Thompson is a good matchup defense is a issue for the Warriors remember game 1 in the Western conference finals where Kawhi Leonard and the Spurs Locked up the Warriors the warriors were down by 25 points when Kawhi got injured and left the game the Warriors started doing good Jordan,Pippen and Rodman is like 3 Kawhi Leonard’s Warriors would not beat the 96 Bulls

  • Andrew Yates
    Andrew Yates Year ago

    "People get bigger, better, faster" ye some people Will but I'm pretty sure Steph, Klay, Draymond and Livingston aren't bigger, stronger and faster than Jordan, Pippen, Harper and Rodman. You have Iggy who could compete on that front and Durant is only taller, he isn't faster or stronger. Total strawman argument. Rodman would pound them on the boards. Pippen would wrap them up and MJ did everything Westbrook did but with a basketball brain and Westbrook is the best pure athlete in the NBA today. Max did give a semi rebuttal to that by pointing out Jordan and Pippen would be the best athletes on the court but he should have hammered it home that the Bulls would suffocate the Warriors as they also had Rodman who was relentless. I guess they were close to saying that at the end but time run out.

  • suirad69 batistA
    suirad69 batistA Year ago

    He forgot that Kukoc shot 3s too.

  • Gnev Gnok
    Gnev Gnok Year ago +2

    The Warriors didn't even win in 2016 gtfoh. Talk offense all you want, but defensively Curry Thompson, and Durant would get exposed bad vs the Bulls. Three guys with no upper body strength at all vs three guys in Pippen, Mike, and Rodman who were some of these most physically gifted athletes ever? Please....

  • Zeyaad1000
    Zeyaad1000 Year ago

    Warriors would win. It’s not a popular choice because everyone hates the Warriors, but it’s the truth. If they played each other the Bulls would execute well designed plays for two points, but then Klay/Curry/Durant would just go back the other way and hit threes all game long, just like how they destroy teams now. The Bulls might be able to beat the 2016 Warriors, but no way are they beating the 2017 Warriors, mostly because of that coward KD.

  • Uptowngunna From da b

    A lot of people don’t know b-ball Steve Kerr changed the warriors system when he came in as a coach because before he he was there mark jackson was the coach and none of you were on this topic Kerr’s dna is the bulls and Phil Jackson and also other teams that Kerr went against he uses it all screens from Utah ball movement from the Phoenix suns and most important the triangle he mixes it all up so without Steve Kerr as a coach warriors stay a regular 3 point shooting team and let me not forget the defense it comes from Kerr’s knowledge from being on the best defensive team period

  • cmindless
    cmindless Year ago

    3s vs 2s simple

    • bwink23
      bwink23 Year ago +1

      Cmindless Michael Jordan. Simple.

  • pud lah
    pud lah 2 years ago

    The fact that it had to take Vegas 21 years to make a conclusion like this...is a testament to the '96 Bulls. 21 years after the 1996 season the 3-point shot has evolved and has now become the preferred default weapon for all NBA teams. It also had to take all 5 positions to be more clinical with the 3 point shot so we could have this debate right now

  • Yugi Motou
    Yugi Motou 2 years ago +5

    I'm a Warriors fan, I don't care if we are the greatest team or not, having a seat at the table in that conversation with 90s Bulls and showtime etc makes me proud enough. How can Cavs fan cheer when Jalen says MJ is the GOAT if they are the only ones in the league saying LeBron is the GOAT?

  • Choppaaah
    Choppaaah 2 years ago

    16-17 Warriors > 95-96 Bulls

  • Dylan Neville
    Dylan Neville 2 years ago +1

    if the 96 bulls r better how come no one complains about them being a super team. thrn showtime lakers and the celtics. super teams have always existed why do people act like its a new thing

  • Sean
    Sean 2 years ago +1

    in today's rules draymond would get ejected if Rodman covered him. I take MJ and Harper over Play and stef especially on the defensive side. Durant over Pippen but kukoc hits more 3s

  • S P
    S P 2 years ago

    Warriors in 6 against them
    Fucking fight me