Lakers need to hold on to Kyle Kuzma for dear life - Stephen A. Smith | First Take

  • Published on: December 10 Jan 201

  • Stephen A. Smith and Max Kellerman of First Take get into a heated debate on whether or not the Los Angeles Lakers need to trade Kyle Kuzma for another NBA star. Stephen A. explains why the Lakers should hold on to Kuzma for dear life and try to sign Anthony Davis.✔ Subscribe to ESPN on YouTube: http://es.pn/SUBSCRIBEtoYOU...✔ Subscribe to ESPN FC on YouTube: http://bit.ly/SUBSCRIBEtoES...✔ Subscribe to NBA on ESPN on YouTube: http://bit.ly/SUBSCRIBEtoNB...✔ Watch ESPN on YouTube TV: http://es.pn/YouTubeTVESPN on Social Media:► Follow on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/espn► Like on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/espn► Follow on Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/espnVisit 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: http://www.espn.com
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COMMENTS: 40

  • melekey
    melekey   4 hours ago

    Kuzma fuckin trash 😂

  • Harrison Flynn
    Harrison Flynn   1 days ago

    I'm a Laker fan! The reality is that Danny Ainge doesn't care about any of his future picks as players, he's gonna throw most, if not all the picks plus a few players for Anthony Davis. He's probably planned this for a while and Boston will win the Davis bid. Even without Davis the Lakers can create a championship team literally for the start of next season without even losing anything. Lakers can go the Bradley Beal approach and give up on Ingram, KCP, 1st Rnd pick. In free agency, if Cousins is back to healthy, Lakers should offer good contract for his services. Lonzo, Beal, Bron, Kuzma, Cousins with bench of free agents (rondo, stephenson, maybe jeff green) plus youngsters of Hart, Zubac, Wagner and Myk! Sounds like a championship team right there and highly possible! There's always different ways to get back to the top!

  • Anthony Hendrix
    Anthony Hendrix   3 days ago

    Ingratiate is Steven A. Smith favorite word but he’s right keep Kuzma trade Zo he can’t shoot and once he gets to the hole he’ll miss or pass it...great defender and great court vision but my guy Kuz is about his buckets and didn’t need the whole dad hype me up bcuz I’m not that good package deal

  • Ezaarkash
    Ezaarkash   3 days ago

    Kuzma is life time LAKER - here to stay - PERIOD !

  • Alexander Mejia
    Alexander Mejia   3 days ago

    What a miss from Lakers,whaaaatttttt are you out of your mind, Paul is not doing enough for the thunders kuzma should stay period

  • lenny ash
    lenny ash   3 days ago

    trade brandon please please trade that man and josh hart spends 43 min on the floor and scores 5 points and he can't guard any body please trade lonzo you can trade his a 2x

  • Lil Bink
    Lil Bink   4 days ago

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  • 2 PAC
    2 PAC   4 days ago

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  • Bryce Hammerton
    Bryce Hammerton   4 days ago

    Lakers should offer hart ball Ingram and 4 first rounders. I have a hard time believing the pelicans say no to that. also allows lakers to keep kuzma

  • Zhorell Ski
    Zhorell Ski   4 days ago

    Lonzo (lavar) Ball trade that sucker!

  • David Parker
    David Parker   4 days ago

    They do NOT need a Superstar like these fools keep saying. The Lakers lost to Cleveland without Lebron. Let them go through the fire. Let them sow and grow. LeBron will love it come playoff and finals THIS YEAR! A lot of this rhetoric will be on my compilation video at the end of the season and postseason when the Lakers win the FINALS. Yep, I said it! The Lakers are the best team in the NBA right NOW. If LeBron can get to the finals with K. Love and the funny bunch, he can win the FINALS with the deep bench he has NOW!

  • Hank Chinaski
    Hank Chinaski   4 days ago

    Ingram is the one they need to get rid of. The kid holds the ball for too long. If he's going to attack the basket he's got to be quick about it or pass the ball. I hate watching the lakers move the ball well until it comes to Ingram and he'll dribble like six times trying to figure out what he wants to do. Let lonzo, lebron and Rondo facilitate the offense. Ingram needs to catch and shoot, catch and pass, or catch and dribble penetrate, just like Kuzma.

  • Hank Chinaski
    Hank Chinaski   4 days ago

    Lonzo ball is going to be a great player. Court vision, basketball IQ, athletisism, defense, rebounding. It was not a mistake to draft him. The only hole in his game is shot creating / scoring. If he can fix that part of his game he'll be an all star. Only people who dont know the game of basketball or harbor a grudge because of his dad think hes trash.

  • Charles C
    Charles C   4 days ago

    Kuzma will be an NBA All-Star within 2 yrs keep him & pay him

  • rob Stevens.
    rob Stevens.   5 days ago

    Why are we giving lonzo ball a pass, he has games where he scores 0 points in 36min. That is disturbingly low.

  • VT
    VT   5 days ago

    Max Kellerman has no clue. And please stop with the defense crap. BI doesn't play any defense.

  • Pascall Williams
    Pascall Williams   5 days ago

    Forget the offense....the king is here, lets get some exoerienced guys(that can defend)bcuz our defense is shit...our offense was never a problem........

  • Focus Focus
    Focus Focus   5 days ago

    So hot so cold where is the loyalty? Keep everyone,we got a winner, we been together for a half-season, you guys forget we beat the warriors twice the second time without LeBron for most of the time. The Cavs just had something to prove they've been made to look like their chomps,this game meant more to the Cavs and it did to the Lakers that's so obvious LeBron will come back they'll make the playoffs they might even win the chip this year!!

  • Pablo De Bella
    Pablo De Bella   5 days ago

    Lakers made the same mistake they made with Paul George with Leonard, Spurs at that moment asked for Hart, Ingram and some picks and the Lakers wouldnt trade because they thought Kawhi would go there on his own. In the end they are stucked with too many young players that are too overhyped and too green to do a decent playoff run.

  • CLK_RSILLIKUS
    CLK_RSILLIKUS   5 days ago

    Kuzma drops 40 now everybody got eyes on him he was averaging almost 20 as a rookie stop sleeping

  • NERVE 100
    NERVE 100   5 days ago

    How the fuck is Tatum better than kuzma

  • Joaquin
    Joaquin   5 days ago

    These guys acting like AD leaving is a given like he hasn’t said in ANY way that he wants to leave

  • PeWNyPnOY
    PeWNyPnOY   5 days ago

    If any ones getting traded it’s going to be bi

  • Ben Mercer
    Ben Mercer   6 days ago

    Lonzo is turning into a force on D, dont trade him. Kuzma is turning into a force on offence, dont trade him either. Anyone else is fair game.

  • Daniel
    Daniel   6 days ago

    They shouldn't trade Kuzma. The real question is would Magic trade him, and that answer I think is yes

  • Cyril G
    Cyril G   6 days ago

    Stephen A’s Hair needs to be traded to Bron’s hair.

  • Cyril G
    Cyril G   6 days ago

    How the hell can LA get AD if u will not surrender Kuzma?

  • Ethan Beers
    Ethan Beers   6 days ago

    dude like w eek ago he said nobody is safe lol

  • Benjamin Leyva
    Benjamin Leyva   6 days ago

    This guy needs to stf up cuz Lonzo is the best passer in NBA fight me bro

  • Ezra Brown
    Ezra Brown   6 days ago

    Put some respect on Lonzo name, he gon be rondo/jason kidd 2.0

  • Van Ignacio
    Van Ignacio   6 days ago

    Stephen A. is a poor mans Ludacris....