Richard Jefferson reacts to Kawhi Leonard trade to Raptors for DeMar DeRozan | Get Up! | ESPN

  • Published on Jul 18, 2018
  • Richard Jefferson addresses DeMar DeRozan saying “you’re going to a great place” while discussing the reported trade between the San Antonio Spurs and the Toronto Raptors centered around Kawhi Leonard.
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  • Jeff Berg
    Jeff Berg 21 day ago

    Lowry played well the last two years in the playoffs.

  • TomPlatz OfAbs
    TomPlatz OfAbs 5 months ago +1

    Guy in the middle sounds identical to Robert Downey Jr

  • Lol Lol
    Lol Lol 6 months ago +1

    Watching again after 4-0 start from Raptors with Kawhi 😂

  • Giga 13
    Giga 13 6 months ago

    I actually really like RJ as an analyst

  • OriginalChordTheory
    OriginalChordTheory 6 months ago +1

    Kawhi you are a Canadian. Enjoy hell.

  • Benvienido jabon
    Benvienido jabon 7 months ago

    what a smile

  • Rudebwoytroy
    Rudebwoytroy 7 months ago

    whos this brown nigga

  • Lake Lake-Arrak
    Lake Lake-Arrak 7 months ago

    bro love ya' check out the small forward we got for demar'' kawhii-i leo-narz, your poistion white nigga off a white nigga team'''79-89-94 depending on stats

  • The GOAT
    The GOAT 8 months ago

    Richard Jefferson is one of my favorite players cuz of this, simply cuz he doesn’t have a big ego he’s very respectable

  • Warp Hype
    Warp Hype 8 months ago

    The ideal scenario (though unrealistic) would've been to get Kawhi without having to trade DeMar, Kyle, OG, Pascal or Jakob.

  • miopera40
    miopera40 8 months ago

    leonard is better asset to a team than lebron or any of the scared ass 3 shooters from gsw. You can find a bunch of good offensive players with nice numbers but not a single one plays elite defense. If the raptors heads are smart they could build a ring winner team, bring the kid from the blazers lillard to support Leonard and you got a ring candidate team, unquestionable.

  • sir dabsalot
    sir dabsalot 8 months ago

    One of my favorite nets players, i hope you get to come home for one more hoorah

  • Elias Cerda
    Elias Cerda 8 months ago

    Tell me why nigga in middle has Wi-Fi ears

  • Roger Roger
    Roger Roger 8 months ago +1

    Jefferson basically said Kawhi will never play beyond next year in toronto. I hope this comment not only invigorates toronto but it show that clowns like this should be proven wrong. He spoke so glowingly of the Demar trade on the spurs side. Dude can obviously see the hate towards toronto. Raptors fans let’s all prove mr Jefferson wrong and show him that raptors will not only win the east but make a strong showing in the finals and this clown can go back to eating Doritos and making bad predictions on his couch from ikea.

  • Roger Roger
    Roger Roger 8 months ago +1

    A lot of players fail in the business side of the NBA because of thoughts like Richard Jefferson. This guy is frowning in every which way you look at this trade. He’s just mad Kawhi coming to Toronto and establishing his career as the next great player for this organization. Mr Jefferson I think you forget the raptors got swept two years in a row and have lost 10 straight games in the playoffs to LeBron James. You sir are not Making sense. Mr Jefferson ya Boston lost but they almost beat LeBron without Kyrie Irving. The raptors basically got swept with their full roster. Dude you need to pay attention as opposed to making bad assumptions.

  • Mc Muffin
    Mc Muffin 8 months ago

    DeMar should be happy he's about to be coached my the best coach rn... And he needs it he isn't even fully developed so he can get better

  • Simon Phoenix
    Simon Phoenix 8 months ago

    Richard speaks well for a NBA player, interesting....

  • mike leschber
    mike leschber 8 months ago

    Glad Leonard was traded. He is damaged goods and won't be back.

  • Canadian Beast
    Canadian Beast 8 months ago

    Kawhi Leonard is loyal and you take a team like the Raptors that just shipped off their franchise player the best player to ever strap up the uniform and shoes and he's going to look at that and say yeah I'm not coming back here

  • Canadian Beast
    Canadian Beast 8 months ago


  • shut up already
    shut up already 9 months ago

    Take that dumbass on my right off this show please! He's not logical and angry. Pointing at people like a dumbass. Bitch your right there they can see you!

  • shut up already
    shut up already 9 months ago

    Who that dumbass talking to Richard like he knows basketball lol

  • PadInMy Mouth
    PadInMy Mouth 9 months ago +1

    Richard Jefferson is the most generic NBA player ever

  • ArGonzalez
    ArGonzalez 9 months ago

    Why do the people with the least to say speak with the most authority? That guy on the right doesn't know what he's talking about.

  • JunPeng Zhu
    JunPeng Zhu 9 months ago

    see u guys next summer

  • gdc615
    gdc615 9 months ago

    Say would you want about lebron but thats why respect the way he goes about his business. He realized there's no loyalty in sports so he turned the tables and gave himself the power to do things his way and on his terms. Very smart business man.

  • infearandfaiith
    infearandfaiith 9 months ago

    RJ is a cool guy.

  • Itsjust AR
    Itsjust AR 9 months ago

    I hope Kawhi is happy not ever winning an NBA championship while with the Raptors. The Raptors couldnt beat GS even if they had Vince Carter in his prime on the team.

  • K Steve
    K Steve 9 months ago

    I love when the actual athletes get on and decimate these guys and their generalities and personal feelings. Richard killed it!

  • Ryan Stafford
    Ryan Stafford 9 months ago

    I'll miss you Kawhi. You were my favorite player from my home team. Even though I'm still pissed, you'll still be my favorite. Support and much love. 👌🏾💯

  • Mike Gee
    Mike Gee 9 months ago

    Kyrie Irving to Spurs next year, Spurs will be fine, they always are

  • Thanos
    Thanos 9 months ago

    oh canada the place where we fire and trade people for nothing.

  • Democrat Guns Owner
    Democrat Guns Owner 9 months ago

    Crazy respect for Richard Jefferson. GREAT PLAYER, VERY UNDERRATED. Also, he knew earlier his hairline was suspect so he went with the clean look and he hasn't aged at all. KNOW YOUR HAIRLINE Limits

  • think e'M
    think e'M 9 months ago

    WOW RJ is saving players vs org.... I like this guy!

  • Professor REd
    Professor REd 9 months ago +1

    Rj really is a better analyst than most of these other guys out here lmao

  • Jonathan Hunter
    Jonathan Hunter 9 months ago

    Richard sounds white. 🤔😅

  • ReaperHunt
    ReaperHunt 9 months ago

    Loyalty does not do business.... SMH

  • hiphopesq
    hiphopesq 9 months ago

    “That’s the business you guys chose.” Why is lying so acceptable, to the point we are telling players you CHOSE this lying-ass industry?!”

    MANG TISYONG 9 months ago +1


  • DirtRoadKing 4X4
    DirtRoadKing 4X4 9 months ago

    Raptors made that trade just to win a conference championship that's it I'm mean c'mon why would they do something so dumb like that Kawhi is leaving now derozan is gone they will be a rebuilding team in 2019-2020

  • Alan Smith
    Alan Smith 9 months ago

    NFL and NBA I wish best !!

    • Alan Smith
      Alan Smith 9 months ago

      Rip A Ness sorry to hear about your problem ,but it wasn't me,call police if got rapped..

  • Manuel Carranza
    Manuel Carranza 9 months ago

    His head is so damn shinny lol.

  • Ima Nalien
    Ima Nalien 9 months ago

    The only thing I hate about Kawhi is he never shuts up.

  • sam21skin
    sam21skin 9 months ago

    Haven't even watched the video yet but am already cursing Richard Jefferson out

  • Smsrules1
    Smsrules1 9 months ago +1

    It boggles my mind how people think this was a stupid trade from Toronto's perspective. They get a top 5 player in the league along with a 3 and D player and get 1 more year to be a competitive team. The Raptors with DeRozan weren't going anywhere. They would constantly underperform in the playoffs, and DeMar's performances would generally highlight the team's struggles. Worst case scenario, they accelerate a potential rebuild by getting DeRozan's contract off the books, and take a PR hit for this "loyalty" nonsense (flashback to IT and Boston - who really cares now?). Best case, they prove that this core with Kawhi is one of the best defensive squads of recent years, play convincing playoff basketball, and Kawhi decides he likes winter weather for 5 more years. It was absolutely a risk worth taking, and proved that Toronto's management doesn't only care about making a profit.

  • Smsrules1
    Smsrules1 9 months ago

    Real losers of this trade: ESPN. They'll have to show Raptors games on their network now.

  • Dylan Grubish
    Dylan Grubish 9 months ago

    Y’all ever gonna make an episode of roadtrippin’ again or nah

  • Kingoffun 21
    Kingoffun 21 9 months ago

    Jefferson fit this job

    • Kingoffun 21
      Kingoffun 21 9 months ago

      Rip A Ness ur life fits in a sewers

  • Nick Blake
    Nick Blake 9 months ago


  • John Basher
    John Basher 9 months ago

    Yeah this trade should really shake up the NFL!!

  • 19swaggkidd
    19swaggkidd 9 months ago

    Fuck THE 6!!

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    Ashley Denise Marie 9 months ago

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  • Sagacious Negation
    Sagacious Negation 9 months ago

    Who cares about this shit, over paid people who contribute zero to's 2018 and the world needs all of us to help out and we're hosting a show about over paid people going to get more overpaid?? How pathetic

  • meestaShin
    meestaShin 9 months ago

    Replace Hollins With Jefferson. MUCHH MUCH better

  • Red Ring of Death
    Red Ring of Death 9 months ago

    NBA are too soft nowadays. Can’t fight? Can’t push? Can’t throw your mouthpiece without a fine with the price tag of a brand new car? What ever happened to the word competitive? And not only that but all the players do is sob about players leaving... boo hoo things change... now let me go back to watching boxing

  • Juani Araujo
    Juani Araujo 9 months ago

    Richard Jefferson is a very good analyst.

  • Come to Butthead -
    Come to Butthead - 9 months ago

    These other guys are so short it looks like Jefferson is stuck at the little kids table.

  • Vincent Von Dudler
    Vincent Von Dudler 9 months ago

    Admittedly I'm not into 🏀 but if it's in Tending then it should have some broad appeal. This video is generic garbage sports talk.

  • Hiram Clarke Beats
    Hiram Clarke Beats 9 months ago

    is it possibility for Lakers to trade some1 for Demar ?

  • Levi Schaffer
    Levi Schaffer 9 months ago

    i honestly think ppl are underrating danny green if u ask me he may be a better fit with Toronto. He can shoot the three which is huge these days demar CANT shoot threes so demar needs the ball in his hands to be effective same with lowry. He also plays really good D. So id rather pay green 15 mill then pay demar 33 mill. Now they can just either ride with this crew if kawhi stops being a little bitch or trade him and start the rebuild now. I think thats what they will do. Hopefully the lakers can get kawhi and maybe even lowry for like hart, ingram, lonzo and a 1st or two 1st round picks.

  • Levi Schaffer
    Levi Schaffer 9 months ago

    Rj may havent been the player that demar is but its not a huge gap between em at all. He was the second best player on those nets teams maybe even tied for first with kidd. I like demar but rj is a 7 if demar is 7.5

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  • college choice
    college choice 9 months ago

    Greenie says a lot of words but speaks nothing

  • Lansing JP
    Lansing JP 9 months ago

    RJ 🚮

  • PixelBaller
    PixelBaller 9 months ago

    Jefferson is made for the media and analysis, great presence, genuine, intelligent.

  • SoRetro
    SoRetro 9 months ago

    2019 NBA MVP goes to...

    Demar DeRozan

  • Know One
    Know One 9 months ago

    These kids and their "loyalty." You want loyalty? marry a loyal woman.

  • Derik Markonchi
    Derik Markonchi 9 months ago +1

    Richard Jefferson still looking like the 2k create a player I started but forgot to finish

  • Sans Mans
    Sans Mans 9 months ago

    Why is this still on trending?

  • TheJayzGaming
    TheJayzGaming 9 months ago

    I think the spurs actually did good on this trade.. You have Coach Pop for 2-3 yrs left, Derozan and Aldridge P&R will be nice to see.

  • Shannon Bolenbaugh
    Shannon Bolenbaugh 9 months ago

    Brain dead

  • lndsyvghnbubert
    lndsyvghnbubert 9 months ago

    I know nothing of what they’re talking about. I don’t have a clue who these people are. But this man is beautiful. Beautiful!

    MIKE WAITE 9 months ago +1

    UofA mofos !!!!!

  • Sinner Savedbygrace
    Sinner Savedbygrace 9 months ago

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  • trinigrl09
    trinigrl09 9 months ago

    We know that this is a business but that's not the issue here.....The issue is COWARDICE......DeMar specifically asked them if he was being considered in a possible trade deal and the Raptors executives told him no......They lied to him.....We understand that this is a business but have the courage to look DeMar in the face and tell him the truth instead of being disingenuous and attempting to handle or patronize him by giving him false information to ease his concerns.......If the Raptors executives did tell him that he wouldn't be traded before trading him to San Antonio, it was a spineless move on their part.....

  • Rico strong
    Rico strong 9 months ago

    Misser Jefferson we need more lemon pledge.

  • EduskiiBebero
    EduskiiBebero 9 months ago +1

    Wtf is Jefferson doing on my screen?

  • KJEdward Cooke
    KJEdward Cooke 9 months ago

    Raptors 🐍 🐍 🐍

  • siranthonyrocks
    siranthonyrocks 9 months ago

    All the weakness they said DeRozan has can be better developed in SA than TOR. Imagine if the Spurs didn’t trade Hill for Leonard, I don’t think Leonard would be the established player that he is today. Not taking away from his work ethic but his ceiling would probably be averaging 15-20 points, 6-7 rebounds, assist/steals would probably be identical. His best season was ‘16-17 and who knows if he’ll be that good again. Being away from basketball a whole year maybe he show signs of rust? This season should be interesting. Hopefully he doesn’t bitch out on the Raptors and at least give em a shot.

  • Chris Hansen
    Chris Hansen 9 months ago

    Hell let those boys play ball with whoever they want. It is a business move. So go ahead and get that money

  • Kakaroto K
    Kakaroto K 9 months ago +1

    Richard knows what he is talking about. This could be great for DeMar

  • Bro Pru
    Bro Pru 9 months ago

    People trash KD and Lebron. People will now stop cheering for DeRozan and Kawhi because they are on different teams. Team fans are stupid!!!

  • Ron Geronimo
    Ron Geronimo 9 months ago

    RJ killing these two. RJ showing us both players view on being traded and being in a different situation. Road Trippin podcast represent!

  • MickyAvStickyHands
    MickyAvStickyHands 9 months ago

    Popovich making filet mingnon out of a ground beef situation.

  • My Drone Secrets
    My Drone Secrets 9 months ago

    i think jefferson was just as good as derozen.... i honeslty think demar was an all star because he was in the east

  • minischnauze13
    minischnauze13 9 months ago

    RJ is the best ESPN analyst by far

  • Sam White
    Sam White 9 months ago

    The only winner hear in the long term is smear derozan

  • M Shannon
    M Shannon 9 months ago

    Richard sounds like he’s white

  • lilyusi
    lilyusi 9 months ago

    Richard Jefferson is exceptional at being an analyst. Espn make him a regular on your shows. First take sucks right now without the real cast. And who the hell is this loud guy on the right? Get him out of here.

  • Judd Nelson
    Judd Nelson 9 months ago +1

    Give Richard Jefferson his own show already! This man is such a great analyst lol

  • Panther Gawd
    Panther Gawd 9 months ago

    richard jefferson is a great analyst fuck jalen rose

  • TheLegendaryLinx
    TheLegendaryLinx 9 months ago

    Boston was smart not to trade for Kawhi, he’s being a little bitch not playing. How many normal people can sit out a whole year from work and this bitch acting like a big baby while getting paid millions. Kick him out of the league, fucking in-grate.

  • L. James
    L. James 9 months ago

    Thought Canada was better than America when it comes to sports. Lmao backfired. There the same just a different name, just like Europe 🤔

  • Mario Jean Baptiste
    Mario Jean Baptiste 9 months ago

    It's bullshit Kewi is not that much better than Dorozan. That move will ruin both players career. They will both bounce around in the next 5 years

  • thomas smith
    thomas smith 9 months ago

    Richard Jefferson is a awesome Analyst. Why is he even speaking with the two big nose wannabes. They try to put on a front like they no so much about basketball... They make my ASS HURT!

  • Polo Graphia
    Polo Graphia 9 months ago

    Spurs fleeced the Raps

  • Long Nose Joe
    Long Nose Joe 9 months ago +1

    Please make RJ fulltime analyst ESPN. PLEASE

  • Ben Wilson
    Ben Wilson 9 months ago +1

    WHAT ARE THE RAPTORS DOING! Im not even a raptors fan but this makes no sense, I dont even think that RIGHT NOW Kawhi is better than Demar 😤 On top of this people tend to forget the connection between torntos 2 best player kyle lowry and demar I have a feeling things wont be the same for them and there team chemistry.

  • Phantom scott The most evillest guy

    This guy looks like my math teacher