Zion has been playing against boys, he’s about to face men in the NBA – Stephen A. | First Take


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Stephen A. Smith is holding back from anointing Zion Williamson as the NBA’s next generational player since his only competition so far has been college athletes.

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Andrew Wiggins was hype

3 days ago

He is 2 hunned and eddy pounds

4 days ago

6:06 stephen a did max so dirty lmaoo “im not like youuu”

1 week ago

Tbh I think they are overly hyping him and he hasn't even been in a single NBA game... Don't get me wrong, I'm not saying he's weak ...far from it lol he's freaking good! buttttttt we have to be realistic cuz college ball is college ball... NBA is the big man's league and I ain't talking bout size, take for example Steph Curry what he's doing & he's nowhere near big....nyways let's see how he does when he plays an actual NBA game(s). Also I feel like he wld be a tad slow because of his size... Maybe he shld lose some weight because that cld hold him back from his potential too.

1 week ago

What about Kobe Bryant???? Stop leaving out Kobe= One of the Greatest

1 week ago

So he just gonna skip over Kobe? #shame

1 week ago

Zion style is weird. Relies too much on athleticism.

1 week ago

All I see is a guy dunking with nobody defending him and with a terrible footwork.

1 week ago

You didn't know who I was till I put on Pistons jersey and started draining 3's.

1 week ago

Talking down on AD now him and Zion on the same team.

1 week ago

Grant hill was a bust

1 week ago

Stephen A should shut his mouth, Nigga dont even play ball, dude just sits around comfortable talking shit about people who work there ass off.

1 week ago

Wasnt lonzo ball hyped

1 week ago

Molly stfu... “I have to Interrupt you it’s his birthday...”

1 week ago

He's been playing against boys. He's a boy himself. Once he becomes a man he'll do well against the men of the NBA.

1 week ago

They said that to lebron in an article on a paper before draft night look how that ended

1 week ago

Lamelo ball was also very hype....

1 week ago

Why are they so mad

1 week ago

why you gotta yell man

1 week ago

Fuck this guys. Why am i watching this anyway

1 week ago

Lonzo was also hyped and... yikes

1 week ago

College players suck nowadays. What happened to the days when Georgetown had Ewing and the boys trying to win the championship and Hakeem and the Houston Cougars with Clyde the Glyde on the team. These guys are all hall of fame players that stayed at least 2 years in college and learned how to play the game. Guys now are drafted after 30 games!! Are you kidding me? If you go to the lowly Pac-12 and average 12 points per game and 6 rebounds as a freshman you can be in the lottery. Just one decent year is all it takes now, and that is why basketball is kinda hard to watch at times.....good players but not real pros. We need to be drafting college players like Jalen Brunson with experience that can come right in and play. Guys drafted higher with less or no college experience are not playing or are in the G league somewhere......stay in school guys and work on your game with coaches.

1 week ago

while everybody was so hype about Lamelo ball or Lonzo ball. i was already hyped about this Zion williamson

1 week ago

You can’t argue that Stephen is actually right

1 week ago

Men yes but still smaller guys. He's gonna eat if his game elevates.

1 week ago

This is why Stephen gets the big bucks.

1 week ago

Lonzos a bust and everyone thought he was gonna be the next Kobe and shit

1 week ago

deeezy baby Who in the fuck said that?

1 week ago

Dude, Zion has the ceiling. He will reach his ceiling because he has shown that potential. He has all the tools. He is motivated, cognizant, and has shown all the variables you'd want to see in a future star. I would bet Zion will be a perennial allstar and maybe even more. Love the kid.

1 week ago

If you were an NBA owner would you be more comfortable if Zion stayed another year and proved himself or is he good after just one year at Duke? How many Duke players enter the draft each year never to be heard of again, or they resurface after 2 or 3 years in the G league learning how to play? You want a proven veteran or betting on potential? Greg Oden had potential. Kwame Brown had potential. Kareem Abdul Jabbar had talent and proved in in college and the NBA. Even Dwight Howard had potential but not the mindset to be successful.

1 week ago

Max is a horrible analyst

1 week ago

Max....Most hyped because of the way technology spreads information, he compared his hype against players mostly from before internet and cell phones lol.

1 week ago

thank you

1 week ago

Did u all remember Mo Bamba? Hyped him up and nobody talking about him anymore. College is way different than the Nba. Also the Euro League is way better than this College teams.
Luka for example came in the NBA with a level, that most Draft Picks can`t reach at this age

1 week ago

Mo Bamba will come around. If you look up the phrase "late bloomer", his picture comes up.

1 week ago