Stephen a. on duke's blowout win vs. kentucky: "my god" | first take

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Stephen A. Smith is in awe of how wide the gap was between Duke and Kentucky in the 2018 Champions Classic, led by RJ Barrett and Zion Williamson. Max Kellerman says this juggernaut Blue Devils team is good for college basketball. ✔ Subscribe to ESPN on YouTube: Subscribe to ESPN FC on YouTube: Subscribe to NBA on ESPN on YouTube: Watch ESPN on YouTube TV: on Social Media: ► Follow on Twitter: Like on Facebook: Follow on Instagram: ESPN on YouTube to get up-to-the-minute sports news coverage, scores, highlights and commentary for NFL, NHL, MLB, NBA, College Football, NCAA Basketball, soccer and more. More on ESPN.com:
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De'Aaron Fox
De'Aaron Fox

😕

2018-11-07
Gio Rodriguez
Gio Rodriguez

Need some of what Stephen A is on, DUKE doesn't play kansas today!!!! Got me looking on google for 20 minutes smh

2018-11-07
Lokra
Lokra

Stephen A. got the wrong job. He should have been a preacher.

2018-11-07
Todd Michaelsen
Todd Michaelsen

RJ reminds me of D. Wade (but taller and lefty) and Zion reminds me of......The Hulk. 😳

2018-11-07
Josh Lampani
Josh Lampani

Lol imagine having the 3rd best recruit in the country being your 3rd best player. This is insane...

2018-11-07
taha Siddiqui
taha Siddiqui

Comparing RJ Barret to Jalen Rose is an insult to RJ

2018-11-07
tashun` miller
tashun` miller

And we just not gonna mention Cam reddish 22 pts and 4 stls🤔

2018-11-07
Jordan Davis
Jordan Davis

This is the best team since the 2012 Kentucky team with Anthony Davis

2018-11-07
Derrick Burch
Derrick Burch

The Cleveland Cavaliers are about to Tank it....😂😁😂😂😁😏

2018-11-07
Pk
Pk

Damn, duke just made Kentucky fried chicken

2018-11-07
MboySwag04
MboySwag04

Duke would whoop the cavs right now.

2018-11-07
mack diddy
mack diddy

No disrespect. But this Duke team will be better than the Fab Five

2018-11-07
Angel Hernandez
Angel Hernandez

Jalen Rose need to shut it. He gave up 81 points. HE wouldn’t start for the Fab Five no more. That team would look at him with a disgrace 😂 Fab Five never won anyways. Case closed. This Duke team is a monster. And like SA said, they’re a juggernaut. Something the Fab Five never was.

2018-11-07
WildHunt2020
WildHunt2020

Duke Big 3 gonna have the Miami Big 3 Heat type of hype. They about to slump everybody.

2018-11-07
Yacov B
Yacov B

man, i think this duke team can beat john wall and the wizards

2018-11-07
Robert Mills
Robert Mills

Did Molly take a shot at Chris Webber? Lol I keep forgetting that she married jalen rose.

2018-11-07
Brian Cheng
Brian Cheng

Zion Williamson should've went straight to the NBA. He's bigger and more athletic now than 98.9% of all the NBA players. Dude is an athletic freak of nature like LeBron James was.

2018-11-07
Robert Gray
Robert Gray

Zion is a baaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaad man!

2018-11-07
Roberto Ruiz
Roberto Ruiz

People keep forgetting they have the number 1 pg in the 2018 class tre jones

2018-11-07
Alltainment
Alltainment

There's plenty of rjs in the league no zions

2018-11-07
dk dk
dk dk

Max: Why couldn't the Fab 5 win the whole thing Molly: Well we know why, that was a different story.... Molly always having Jalen's back..... lol

2018-11-07
fraby811
fraby811

what's also not being mentioned is, NCAA basketball actually lets the players play way more physical than in the NBA, Kentucky was really trying to stop duke but duke honestly was moving the ball

2018-11-07
dt
dt

Reminds me of Blake griffin with Charles Barkley body

2018-11-07
NFL360
NFL360

If Duke doesn't win the title something is very wrong. Got arguably the 3 top NBA prospects on the same team. There will be some crazy blowouts this year.

2018-11-07
Jeff King
Jeff King

Somebody wanna tell Stephen A. that Duke doesn't play Kansas tonight?

2018-11-08
Aj soutar
Aj soutar

Duke has alot of game changers! That block that kept the ball in play by Zion, ran the floor and made a pocket pass to Rj was special! Ive never seen 2 left handed talents on one team...they change the dynamics of the floor game...majority of left handed player can only shoot or be one dimensional out of pick n roll..what makes them special..Zion & Rj can beat you alone with their complete package...blocks steals run the floor rebound and court vision...& they put up 118...61 coming by those 2 alone...sorry to say i saw army play marist college...Duke is going to beat Army by 60 points...Dukes going to shatter records in that game...History is gonna be made in that game.

2018-11-07
Young boi Tury
Young boi Tury

Nobody is talking about Cam Reddish he dropped 21👀

2018-11-07
Geneo M
Geneo M

Duke would finish second in the west behind Golden state and first in the east.

2018-11-07
Derrick
Derrick

I don’t like Duke. Actually I hate Duke. But Barrett and Williamson were ballin out man. I can’t hate these dudes. And coming from me, this is huge. I’ve hated Duke since they defeated the UNLV Runnin’ Rebels in the ‘91 national title game. Barrett was crazy hoopin’ and Williamson lived up to the “hype”. It was fun to watch, I can’t lie.

2018-11-07
Dione James
Dione James

Once again we rank Kentucky and Michigan State too high too early

2018-11-07
Mr Q Ceaz
Mr Q Ceaz

Cameron Reddish is gonna get that Wendell Carter affect because R.J. & Zion are that damn good

2018-11-07
JMR TV
JMR TV

now everybody wants to jump on the duke bandwagon hell nooooo!!!! dont come now

2018-11-07
Reid Zeising Jr
Reid Zeising Jr

Cam Reddish is also insane! This team is rilly something special.

2018-11-08
98 Savage
98 Savage

She said ucon women’s basketball and I could tell he was baffled

2018-11-07
D Brown
D Brown

Steven A and Jalen gonna fight one day lol

2018-11-07
Cedrick Carson
Cedrick Carson

Its one game but Duke looking serious. Kentucky isn't no chopped liver either. Coach Cal should've recruited better honestly. Who's the guy to watch on Kentucky???? 🤔

2018-11-07
kim s.h :
kim s.h :

2019 draft special edition!!!!!!!!

2018-11-07
onefastr6
onefastr6

Saw Zion in person several times last year. He looked like a grown man playing against a bunch of 8 year olds.

2018-11-07
Warriors Blew a 3-1 lead
Warriors Blew a 3-1 lead

This is the warriors of college basketball

2018-11-07
Justin Ramirez
Justin Ramirez

IMAGINE AYTON, ZION AND BOOKER🔥🔥

2018-11-07
Willy's Toys
Willy's Toys

Why isn't Zion already in the NBA? 🔥

2018-11-08
Thatboy Vince
Thatboy Vince

Myyy Gauwwd!!

2018-11-07
NICKOLAS CAIN
NICKOLAS CAIN

Zion Williams is IMPRESSIVE 😲. I used to say he’s only left handed and he can’t shoot but he’s developing a smooth jumper. NBA beware!

2018-11-07
Steve Hall
Steve Hall

Barrett will be the PENNY HARDAWAY that PENNY HARDAWAY wanted to be given he had full health over pro career...MY GOODNESS

2018-11-07
Tyji Brown
Tyji Brown

Put this Duke team in the NBA and put the current Cavs team in the NCAA 😂😂😂

2018-11-08
Dennis Menace
Dennis Menace

This Duke team is going to be the GSW of college basketball

2018-11-07
TajWolfe
TajWolfe

Stephen A don’t get me excited for a Duke be Kansas game tonight like that. 😒 they don’t play again til Sunday

2018-11-07
Joe Misek
Joe Misek

They don't need to shoot. Just fly over everybody. Unbelievable.

2018-11-07
Javarous Thomas
Javarous Thomas

man Zion looks like a create a player big and moves like a PG...yikes

2018-11-07
jt scott
jt scott

I hope bulls get one of them guys next year!

2018-11-08
Alfie Herbs
Alfie Herbs

Could Zion win the NBA dunk contest?

2018-11-07
Storm Agar
Storm Agar

I doubt that anyone will actually take time to read this ......but Started YouTube not long ago and my goal is to reach 20k subs before my birthday.... just liking this comment so more people can notice me would help..... god bless you🙏✨

2018-11-08
Storm Agar
Storm Agar

I doubt that anyone will actually take time to read this ......but Started YouTube not long ago and my goal is to reach 20k subs before my birthday.... just liking this comment so more people can notice me would help..... god bless you🙏✨

2018-11-08
Mrpedr092
Mrpedr092

Can you watch college basketball on nba league pass? Or how can you watch it?

2018-11-07
mahir sadique
mahir sadique

Kobe is the greatest college player of all time. Ik Kobe didn't go to college 😂😂

2018-11-07
king lou
king lou

Everyone hates gsw for being better than every other team but how is this any different

2018-11-07
W K
W K

All through exhibition season Kentucky has had a glaring issue with defense, but because they were easily beating the weaker opponents, the message didn't seem to sink in. I'll bet they heard it loud and clear last night. If their team is going to have a chance to reach their potential, they have to embrace hard-nosed "D". The offense will take care of itself.

2018-11-08
TOM BRADY'S MY BIITCH
TOM BRADY'S MY BIITCH

2:30 point guard messed up Zion’s highlight reel, that was clearly an alley hoop. The basketball gods were not pleased and made him miss that layup.

2018-11-07
Cedrick Carson
Cedrick Carson

This dude Zion cannot be 280 bruh..he certainly dnt play nor look like it. But if he truly is and most of that is muscle.....smh Jesus Christ!!!!

2018-11-07
Dreadrockz
Dreadrockz

Stephen A Smith Be Like: "Zion is a Special Talent, as it not pertains to Tristian Thompson."

2018-11-07
RAD-Bandz Official
RAD-Bandz Official

Duke looking like the warriors of the ncaa

2018-11-07
mrslapside
mrslapside

My have the tables turned.

2018-11-07
Michael Davenport
Michael Davenport

THIS DUDE IS A WAY BETTER BASKETBALL PLAYER THAN LEBRON.

2018-11-07
TheYeezy750Pizza
TheYeezy750Pizza

From 5’10 scrawny white kids to the Kentucky Wildcats, he’s still dominating the court. We could be seeing the next lebron especially if he grows another inch or 2

2018-11-07
Reece J
Reece J

Thanks for mentioning cam at least once but put some respect on his name 🔥🔥👌

2018-11-07
Chilli Bean YFN
Chilli Bean YFN

I'm going Barrett over Williamsion even though Zion🔥if I was starting a team I would pick R.J with #1 pick. Btw SAS keep saying "Tonight" does Duke play Kansas today what am I missing⁉️

2018-11-08
Michael antwi
Michael antwi

ms molly. your man is their peer get out your feeling.

2018-11-07
-dajoey-
-dajoey-

The fact that they still find something to argue about in this blowout win is sad, they whooped em, and they deserved it!

2018-11-08
macspeed
macspeed

Duke will blow out the cavaliers by 40 right now

2018-11-07
Matthew Spurs
Matthew Spurs

I can't believe you guys actually think Zion is better than RJ. Kill yourselvese

2018-11-07
CaliCoins 28
CaliCoins 28

Yeah bro that game gave me goosebumps. Duke is a problem. 💪

2018-11-07
bustdetector
bustdetector

Drake called, he said Zion is it chief and he trading in his Kentucky Jersey for a Duke one.

2018-11-08
Jc Ramirez
Jc Ramirez

Steven. Several things went through my mind. Molly: Clearly. Lol

2018-11-07
Pablo Pablo
Pablo Pablo

Y’all go look at they non conference schedule😂😂😂

2018-11-08
Nu Era
Nu Era

Shout out to Molly throwing shade at 4:42 💪 stand by your man sis 💅😂

2018-11-07
chriz90fly
chriz90fly

Stephen A what do you think of the Lakers form right now? 0:10 & 0:49🤣🤣

2018-11-08
Stay Focus
Stay Focus

They forget about cam because Zion and r.j are just to nasty but cam a dog too.

2018-11-07
DA_ SUNTOUCHA
DA_ SUNTOUCHA

man that Duke team looking a lil darker than normal...what up coach K!!

2018-11-07
MarshallPo
MarshallPo

They can shoot. They just don't have to cause it's so easy to get higher quality shots in the paint.

2018-11-08
Schwag Gaming and Music
Schwag Gaming and Music

No one ignores regular season in North Carolina

2018-11-07
King Kemet 25
King Kemet 25

Zion took only 13 shots Rj Barrett took only 26 shots

2018-11-07
Ziki Gala
Ziki Gala

I want to see Stephen a debate Donald Trump...

2018-11-07
Bartek Wohlert
Bartek Wohlert

I thought duke plays army next

2018-11-07
Guy Fisher
Guy Fisher

Zion is mixture of Grandmama and Charles Barkley ! RJ Barrett is a more athletic version of James Harden sprinkled with a little bit of T-Mac ! This Duke team could be best ever !!

2018-11-07
Isaiah A
Isaiah A

Damn. Stephen A came in loud asf😂😂

2018-11-07
jacs S
jacs S

Who cares about Uconn woman basketball 😂

2018-11-07
Aberrant -
Aberrant -

Duke is duke. They aint no fab 5. Fab 5 lost to duke. Not even close.

2018-11-07
Mr SportsGuy13
Mr SportsGuy13

Don't let this distract you from the fact that Kentucky still hasn't won a national championship in eight years.

2018-11-07
Char Fresh
Char Fresh

I told you I told you I told you that guaranteed if everybody stay healthy Duke University going to win the Championship hands down by a landslide facts only

2018-11-07
Stunna P
Stunna P

*These young fellas look legit. Coach K is the goat. Duke got my attention👀*

2018-11-08
Miguel J. Guerra
Miguel J. Guerra

Who picks #1 in NBA draft when it's all said and done?

2018-11-07
Spiralx ?
Spiralx ?

So Duke got the top 3 prospects and possibly have the best coach in NCAA history and you don't expect them to dominate. I don't watch alot of college bball bit i damn know well that no matter the team duke will always win lmfao

2018-11-08
Bruce Williams
Bruce Williams

I said it yesterday, *UNDEFEATED NATIONAL CHAMPION*

2018-11-07
Char Fresh
Char Fresh

Stephen A Smith that man tell the truth crazy crazy real and that man funny facts only

2018-11-07
Tilen Kopitar
Tilen Kopitar

duke can probably beat nets...

2018-11-07
Cj Armour
Cj Armour

ZION IS THE TERMINATOR AND THE NCAA TITTLE IS HIS TARGET!!!! A HEALTHY DUKE SQUAD ABSOLUTELY CAN'T BE STOPPED PERIOD!!!!!!

2018-11-08
Freakazoiddd
Freakazoiddd

Molly makes watching first take unbearable.......

2018-11-07
Bela S
Bela S

That kind talent being mentored by coach K...🤷🏽‍♂️

2018-11-07
Rance Hamilton
Rance Hamilton

Zion reminds me of a VERY athletic Draymond Green. Good passer, gets out in transition, capable of knocking down 3’s, and a crazy motor.

2018-11-07
Signs of the Times TV HQ
Signs of the Times TV HQ

Jalen Rose cant hold Zion Williamson jock strap

2018-11-07