Ja Morant will be drafted right behind Zion Williamson - Max Kellerman | First Take

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  • Published on Mar 22, 2019
  • Stephen A. Smith, Jay Williams, Max Kellerman and Will Cain grade the opening round, triple-double performance by Murray State’s Ja Morant in the 2019 NCAA tournament. The First Take crew then discuss Morant's NBA value compared to Duke's RJ Barrett and how high he will be chosen in the 2019 NBA Draft.
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  • Derrick Zha
    Derrick Zha 25 days ago +1

    Max def from the future

  • Mr Henick
    Mr Henick 25 days ago +1

    Approved.

  • TheGoatKing
    TheGoatKing Month ago

    3:12 Giannis jumped over tim hardaway

  • Marcus King
    Marcus King Month ago

    The Anthony Mason/Larry Johnson comparison to Zion is spot on.

  • Above The Line
    Above The Line Month ago

    3 way deal: Grizzlies get Lonzo Ball and Brandon Ingram from the Lakers, Knicks get Mike Conley, Lakers get 2nd Pick from Memphis and select Ja Morant.

    • J Beast23
      J Beast23 Month ago

      Bruh grizzlies not going to give up Ja for lonzo bum trash ass

  • nnjjaa bae
    nnjjaa bae Month ago

    I'm from Western Kentucky I hope ja Morant makes Steven A eat his words

  • idkman09
    idkman09 Month ago

    Can’t stand this mannequin eyed asshole. Jay Williams acts like he’s the gatekeeper of basketball knowledge and condescends anyone who disagrees with him.

  • Soul & Fire SeNK'sET

    Ja gone b better than zion

  • calvin watson
    calvin watson 2 months ago

    RJ is the best all round player in this draft.

    • J Beast23
      J Beast23 Month ago

      @calvin watson that he can't shoot for shit can't even shoot free throws consistently

    • calvin watson
      calvin watson 2 months ago

      @Katlego Mabilane what does that even mean?

    • Katlego Mabilane
      Katlego Mabilane 2 months ago

      calvin watson volume shooter

  • calvin watson
    calvin watson 2 months ago +1

    If your getting a 1-5 top pick,you should be clicking your heels.

  • Jerryd Haralson
    Jerryd Haralson 2 months ago

    Ja Morant reminds me of Steve Francis

  • ladarius saulsberry
    ladarius saulsberry 2 months ago

    And if Zion is picked over a Triple double averaging player in college I kno some

  • ladarius saulsberry
    ladarius saulsberry 2 months ago

    Ja morant will be drafted number 1 or Zion will be overshadowed by Anthony Davis at Pelicans if Pelicans are smart they will use him to trade for other good players ✊🏾

  • Adam Kerwin
    Adam Kerwin 2 months ago

    Can Jay Williams replace Stephen Annoying Smith. Stephen, STOP YELLING you suck.

  • PIRATE
    PIRATE 2 months ago +2

    It's not Ja's fault he went to Murray St and not one of the leading schools. The scouts fucked up. They let this guy fly under the radar and didn't see his value. Shows the current scouts don't always know what they're looking for.

  • Raymon Eldridge
    Raymon Eldridge 2 months ago

    Cam Reddish

  • CUBBIES 2019
    CUBBIES 2019 2 months ago

    How bout Tariq Owens??

  • louis smith
    louis smith 2 months ago

    South Carolina boys...Ja is from the area Ray Allen played high school ball. Most ppl in the state didnt recognize Ja but he's always been that scorer on a bad team...be ready to see him score in the NBA also

  • Cameron Potts
    Cameron Potts 3 months ago +1

    Ja Morant is tha New Penny Headway love Godlike yea ya ya ha ha :D

  • Trevor Burgess
    Trevor Burgess 3 months ago

    I mostly end up fast forwarding Steven a smith

  • Samson Vasquez
    Samson Vasquez 3 months ago

    This is funny....too much talking shits

  • Jack Marchetti
    Jack Marchetti 3 months ago

    anybody who thinks Morant is a better prospect than RJ Barrett either doesn't know basketball or is severely mentally handicapped

  • Alexander
    Alexander 3 months ago

    Look at Max's face when they ask him a question... this dude takes himself waaaaaay too serious

  • pit man
    pit man 3 months ago

    dam near explosiver then Zion.. I did make up a word jus then lol this guy can play fr

  • Reginald Person
    Reginald Person 3 months ago +1

    Zion is worth the pick, but not Ja Morant. Edwards from Purdue is better.

  • V. Scott
    V. Scott 3 months ago

    Who would you pick number one if all of these guys were in the same draft. Zion Williamson, Larry Johnson, Jerry Stackhouse, Chris Webber?

  • chris ramos
    chris ramos 3 months ago

    Max Kellerman my boy I def Know he Blows Loud Now his Eyes Glossy Asl 👀👀👀😂😂💨💨🔥🔥 my boy Did a Wake and bake before the show lol

  • Hassan Simpkins
    Hassan Simpkins 3 months ago

    Knew about him since December

  • Erik Naccarato
    Erik Naccarato 3 months ago +2

    Suns went 48-34 in the 2013-2014 season

  • Erik Hopkins
    Erik Hopkins 3 months ago +1

    Marbury averaged 19 and 7 for a career.

  • Nick Schuman
    Nick Schuman 3 months ago

    Steven a is the dumbest mf on this planet

  • Boots Bailey
    Boots Bailey 3 months ago

    All hail Will the Mod

  • deecharming
    deecharming 3 months ago

    Zion's game reminds me of Shawn Kemp's game

  • Khult Herro
    Khult Herro 3 months ago

    Robinson from Virginia is Steve Nash 2.0.

  • Yaboy PC
    Yaboy PC 3 months ago

    I didn't even know who this guy was untill today

  • Jack Rhodes
    Jack Rhodes 3 months ago +1

    Good to see these so called experts finally waking up. They've been sleeping on Ja too long as is!

  • QuelakaLilNino
    QuelakaLilNino 3 months ago +1

    That boy in the gym rn , he gone be scary frfr

  • _itscjgraham _
    _itscjgraham _ 3 months ago

    Omg if the suns get ja morant it's game over y'all

  • Ezralibrascale
    Ezralibrascale 3 months ago

    Nba all star game in Chicago for the first time since 89/90? They rigging it for us definitely

  • Watermelon Man
    Watermelon Man 3 months ago

    3:18 Giannis jumped over hardaway jr

  • jon snipe
    jon snipe 3 months ago

    jay williams is a fucking idiot... dumbass

  • Chris Napolion
    Chris Napolion 3 months ago

    Yes

  • Mac Turner
    Mac Turner 3 months ago

    Steven A makes me wonder that if I hate a hater like him, for being a hater ,does the fact that I hate the hater ,make me a hater?

  • K. Beam
    K. Beam 3 months ago +2

    giannis jumped clear over tim hardaway jr ...

  • Golazo Highlights
    Golazo Highlights 3 months ago

    Watch Tacko get drafted 1st

  • Vincent Homo
    Vincent Homo 3 months ago

    Ja morant is just dennis smith jr 2.0 not russel westbrook

  • Vincent Homo
    Vincent Homo 3 months ago

    Ja morant is just dennis smith jr 2.0 not russel westbrook

  • nabil chowdhury
    nabil chowdhury 3 months ago +1

    Imo, it should be
    1)RJ Barrett
    2)Zion Williamson
    3)Ja Morant

    • Crazy Luigi
      Crazy Luigi 3 months ago

      After today's game against Michigan State, R.J. shall be a lot lower than that now! :P

  • Lamario Harvey
    Lamario Harvey 3 months ago

    NOBODY breeds em like us, South Carolina has entered the building. 👀💯💪

  • Chris Williams
    Chris Williams 3 months ago

    This is the best draft since 03 draft this past years draft has some serious talent as well it’ll exciting but this is the next class to carry the league forward

  • Taye_Ra
    Taye_Ra 3 months ago

    This kid is the real deal.

  • Charles James
    Charles James 3 months ago

    So jay played in the league. He was horrible. Now he’s an expert on a sport he was never the top 50 player in. Cool story. Fuck you talking about Stephen a

  • Charles James
    Charles James 3 months ago

    Dollar dame? Dame dollar u mean lmfao wth

  • YouSure?
    YouSure? 3 months ago +1

    so basically lonzo ball with an offensive game

  • Ian
    Ian 3 months ago

    Jay will spitting basketball facts on Stephen a the talking head 💯

  • Happy Feet
    Happy Feet 3 months ago

    Stephen A getting jumped lmao 😂

  • Chris
    Chris 3 months ago

    Ja is not dominated he’s okay not better then RJ

  • Devon D Knuckles
    Devon D Knuckles 3 months ago

    JA is going number 1 if my Knicks get the first pick I don’t want to fill seats with Zion I want a playoff run with that boy JA

  • Kurt Rogers
    Kurt Rogers 3 months ago

    Can we have Jay Williams every day?

  • Dave Israel
    Dave Israel 3 months ago

    Ja Morant will be the next Allen Iverson!

  • wiggywil
    wiggywil 3 months ago

    JA would be Perfect as a Pelican, growing in his game and leadership working side by side with Jrue Holiday...

  • frogeater
    frogeater 3 months ago

    Jr I'll play you on one on one

  • 88smjls
    88smjls 3 months ago

    Stephon Marbury overrated and very selfish.

  • angelica sobmer
    angelica sobmer 3 months ago

    Nothing against Morant games against Marquete but one game and now media hype bout him. ....stop it

  • Joe Bug
    Joe Bug 3 months ago

    Giannis jumped over a dude

  • Steve
    Steve 3 months ago

    jay Williams expose Stephen a has a ban wagon

  • Dyanne Rocco Ilaria
    Dyanne Rocco Ilaria 3 months ago

    Just imagine Suns get him? Booker and Morant in backcourt, with Ayton at center?

  • Robert guzek
    Robert guzek 3 months ago

    We all know Stephan A and Kellerman suck each other after each show

  • Josh Galvan
    Josh Galvan 3 months ago

    Rui hachimura gonna be the best player in the whole damn draft, ya'll sleep

  • Arron Williams
    Arron Williams 3 months ago

    Stephen A just decoded the evolution of the Prototype guard!!!