LeBron James will never eclipse Kobe Bryant in L.A.- Stephen A. | First Take

  • Опубликовано: 03 октября 2018
  • Stephen A. Smith says LeBron James will never eclipse Kobe Bryant in L.A. because of what Kobe was able to accomplish after Shaquille O'Neal left the Lakers.

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Комментарии • 4 911

  • Bob Suma
    Bob Suma  2 дней назад

    lebron has better stats than kobe, but will he get 5 rings?

    • Armando Koz
      Armando Koz  2 дней назад

      As a Laker, as a player ever! Kobe is on another level!

      • Mozues Olympian
        Mozues Olympian  6 дней назад

        Lebron doesn't have enough time

        • Alexis Cando
          Alexis Cando  1 недель назад

          Offcourse he isn't gonna eclipse Kobe because he is for the Lakers as Lebron is for the Cavaliers... His real kingdom is at Cleveland...

          • Chelsea Grin
            Chelsea Grin  1 недель назад

            Lakers is basically called the kobe team so shut the fuck up haters

            • Oussama Okbi
              Oussama Okbi  1 недель назад

              Basket ball analysis would be so much better if everyone stopped sucking MJ dick for a second. Goddamn this shit is like a broken record.

              • Tony Rome
                Tony Rome  1 недель назад

                Kobe would have pass karl in points if he wouldn't got that injury blame david for not letting chris come

                • Greg Allan
                  Greg Allan  1 недель назад

                  lebron is gay, dating magic's son these days. king and queen of la

                  • Robert Miguel Pantaleon
                    Robert Miguel Pantaleon  2 недель назад

                    Just wait until I join Lakers. I'm taking over Kobe legacy.

                    • Isaiah Turner
                      Isaiah Turner  2 недель назад

                      Why is this even a debate

                      • kaiser genius
                        kaiser genius  2 недель назад

                        Kobe will leave lakers after this upcoming season b/c they will not able to get in the finals...

                        • Carl Threatt
                          Carl Threatt  2 недель назад

                          Lebron will never be an all-time laker

                          But no Laker player will be considered to be a Greater Player than Lebron
                          Media distorting this by comparing Lebron's final years of his career to player's careers that they spent with the lakers for ten plus years

                          ***** Lebron has nothing else to prove

                          ****** But still has things that he can still achieve.
                          As of March 2019
                          LEBRON JAMES

                          Career Points 32,543
                          Career Assists 8,606
                          Career Rebounds 8,844
                          Career Blocks 918
                          Field Goal Attempts 23,400
                          Field Goals Made 11,848
                          Free Throws Made 7,140
                          MICHAEL JORDAN

                          Career Points 32,292
                          Career Assists 6,672
                          Career Rebounds 5,643
                          Career Blocks 893
                          Field Goal Attempts 24,537
                          Field Goals Made 12,192
                          Free Throws Made 7,327

                          KOBE BRYANT

                          Career Points 33,643
                          Career Assists 6,303
                          Career Rebounds 7,047
                          Career Blocks 640
                          Field Goal Attempts 26,200
                          Field Goals Made 11,719
                          Free Throws Made 8,378
                          No current NBA player will ever be able to even “SNIFF” the above trajectory that Lebron is on

                          Lebron has (or will) score more points on less shots than both MJ and Kobe (FACT)

                          and in my opinion will be the all time leading scorer (passing Kareem Abdul Jabbar) and be the #3 all time in career assists (passing Magic Johnson)
                          (that’s 24 ppg for next 3 years to pass Kareem to be all-time scoring champ and 6.24 assists per game for next 3 years to pass Magic Johnson for 3rd all time in assists)

                          The only players with more assists than Lebron James will be Stockton with 16000+ and Kidd with 12000+. Everyone else will be passed by Lebron James in assists.

                          Lebron is already the all-time leading playoff scorer in NBA History and has already been voted NBA Player of the Week and Month more times than any other player in NBA history.

                          LBJ is the only member of the 30,000 points, 7,000 assists and 7,000 rebounds club; then he became the only member of the 30,000, 8,000 and 8,000 club;

                          During the 2019-2020 season he will be the only member of the 30,000, 9,000 and 9,000 club

                          And I feel he has a realistic shot to reach 40,000, 10,000 and 10,000 [A TRIPLE QUINTUPLE !]

                          And yes, be the only player in NBA History with a Triple Quintuple !!
                          Again, he has nothing left to prove but still has things that he can achieve.

                          And a reminder what the media does to distort a narrative and show their BIAS
                          During the 2012-13 season, Lebron James was unanimously voted on the ALL DEFENSIVE 1st Team…a nice honor one would think, until you realize that he was SNUBBED LIKE NO OTHER THAT YEAR in 2012-13.
                          He lost in a close vote to Marc Gasol for the 2012-13 Defensive Player of the Year Award --- but there was one problem --- Marc Gasol finished on the 2nd Team All Defensive Team that 2012-13 year………now that’s a riddle for you….HOW DID THIS HAPPEN???……for which the answer to the riddle is MEDIA BIAS and HATE also exists when the media does their post season awards……..and LBJ was victimized that 2012-13 year like no other.

                          This will soon be non-debatable (WHERE DOES LEBRON RANK?) --- and a lot of these media folks are quite simply and frankly on the wrong side of history with these narratives and rankings

                          Our kids – kids won’t even understand what all the debate and fuss was about.

                          We are all witnesses !

                          • Sergio Mendez
                            Sergio Mendez  2 недель назад

                            I call bullshit noone was going to harm kobe

                            • Justin Case Wright
                              Justin Case Wright  2 недель назад

                              These idiots just need somthing to talk about..

                              • Gerardo Martinez
                                Gerardo Martinez  2 недель назад

                                Max is stupid

                                • Soggy weiner
                                  Soggy weiner  2 недель назад

                                  Lebron is a bitch for going to the Lakers he shoulda stayed in HIS city in Cleveland,he’s pathetic for trying to do everything he can to get love

                                  • Soggy weiner
                                    Soggy weiner  2 недель назад

                                    Lebron is a bitch for going to Kobe’s team

                                    • Leon Pressley
                                      Leon Pressley  2 недель назад

                                      Kobe is the best LA lakers after magic johnson point blank even after Shaq left he still Won two more champion chips so hands down gotta give respect where its due even if i did not like the lakers Kobe bryant was the baddest mother fucker after MJ retired i have yet to see lebron do what KOBE can do ...facts bro just calling it like i see it

                                      • stefan moniedafe
                                        stefan moniedafe  2 недель назад

                                        Lebron james joined Lakers at 34 and you guys are here talking about him reaching a 20years veteran in that team. You guys better stop talking trash n be realistic sometimes. I'm disappointed when people like Stephan Smith even jumped on the talk. I leave the studio when unrealistic topics come on. I can live with a general Kobe and Lebron argument not this shit.

                                        • Sam Paul
                                          Sam Paul  2 недель назад

                                          Lebron joins the Lakers at 34, of course no match for Kobe's Lakers career.
                                          Is there really any fucking space for debating on this???????

                                          I think ESPN is just running out of topics.

                                          • Jimmy Swang
                                            Jimmy Swang  2 недель назад

                                            Kobe is the reason LeBron is where he is fresh out of high school ijs

                                            • Rorschach Mercer
                                              Rorschach Mercer  2 недель назад

                                              Kobe Bryant locked LBJ every time facts

                                              • Lyndell Hall
                                                Lyndell Hall  3 недель назад

                                                MAGIC will always be the face of L.A. get it right. Everybody always wanna hate on LeBron because he's the only player to ever come up as the greatest player alongside of Michael Jordan LeBron has proven himself beyond yalls stupid reasonable doughts that he is the GREATEST PLAYER OF ALL TIME. he said it himself & thats good enough for me

                                                • spartacus the bringer of piss
                                                  spartacus the bringer of piss  3 недель назад

                                                  he will never get love like kobe.

                                                  • jpin0002 jpin0002
                                                    jpin0002 jpin0002  3 недель назад

                                                    SAS is not from the streets.. don't know why he thinks he has such street cred. Your a scorekeeper SAS. Even your own black people don't really respect the Waterboys and scorekeepers lol.

                                                    • Divo Trinugraha
                                                      Divo Trinugraha  3 недель назад

                                                      To compare these guys, you need to wait until it is all said and done

                                                      • SleventySixty
                                                        SleventySixty  3 недель назад

                                                        You're delusional if you think James is gonna overtake Kobe as the greatest Laker ever, Kobe is LA's child from beginning to end. i know people named after that guy an i live in the fuckin UK.

                                                        • Sahej Sodhi
                                                          Sahej Sodhi  3 недель назад

                                                          no shit lebron literally played for a year with the lakers and will play max 5 years with them. Kobe played his WHOLE CAREER with lakers. Obviously in terms lakers, kobe was much more influential. In the NBA, Lebron was more influential

                                                          • anastacio hernandez
                                                            anastacio hernandez  3 недель назад

                                                            fuk lebron!!!

                                                            • C.I.A The Central Intelligence Agency
                                                              C.I.A The Central Intelligence Agency  3 недель назад

                                                              TO THIS DAY!!!!

                                                              • Jimmu
                                                                Jimmu  3 недель назад


                                                                • Daze Over
                                                                  Daze Over  4 недель назад

                                                                  holy s , molly in the 1st seconds is on shrooms , look at those fucken eyes annoying bitch , espn getting rid of her i hope

                                                                  • mardiov
                                                                    mardiov  4 недель назад

                                                                    5:05 Max is from the streets too, Stephen. Max had them bars in his hay day.🔥 🔥 🔥

                                                                    • william hall
                                                                      william hall  4 недель назад

                                                                      Kobe, Magic and Kareem are the best thing that ever happened to the lakers

                                                                      • Star Lord
                                                                        Star Lord  4 недель назад

                                                                        Of course not,it's like Steph in Golden State.

                                                                        • Jack Kim
                                                                          Jack Kim  4 недель назад

                                                                          Lakers = Kobe + Magic. We don't play.

                                                                          • Steven Allen
                                                                            Steven Allen  4 недель назад

                                                                            Never will never he don't have kobes killer instinct he don't put his foot on his opponents necks with a smile on his face!!!!

                                                                            • One Quirky Individual
                                                                              One Quirky Individual  4 недель назад

                                                                              Stephen is a hater. Kobe is & will forever be the greatest. In my eyes anyway

                                                                              • kevin couture
                                                                                kevin couture  4 недель назад

                                                                                unless he gives us 3peat

                                                                                • WHOEVERKNEW !
                                                                                  WHOEVERKNEW !  4 недель назад

                                                                                  I will take Kobe over MJ anyday and anytime

                                                                                  • samurl montana
                                                                                    samurl montana  1 месяцев назад

                                                                                    kobe alk day

                                                                                    • Francisco vanen
                                                                                      Francisco vanen  1 месяцев назад

                                                                                      What's the deal with mj being better than everyone, best player ever.🤔!! Let's talk about #'s Robert Horry has 7 rings, br has 11, does that make them better than mj....and Kobe ...nah don't think so. Skill makes you better , and Kobe is more skilled than mj LeBron and br.....he has better foot work , shooting, and understanding of the game.!! Keep in mind if he was a bandwagon player going from team to team, like all these other players, I think he would have won a few more championships but he didn't ....20 years loyal.!! Shooot if he wanted to he could come back to the Lakers and win a ring coming off the bench ....than what for the media about who's better ...he'll have 6 rings

                                                                                      • I n T e R e Y e
                                                                                        I n T e R e Y e  1 месяцев назад

                                                                                        Bro, how can you get Kobe's 20 year, all NBA career with the Lakers love from just being the best player for like 2 seasons. These two things do not equate to each other. Mathematically impossible.

                                                                                        • blueboyV
                                                                                          blueboyV  1 месяцев назад

                                                                                          in overall all-time greatness we can make the argument that LBJ is the best to ever do it, but to sit back and say hes the greatest Laker whether he wins championships in LA or not is absurd. LBJs 4 year Lakers legacy is not gonna eclipse Kobes 20 years. Kobe is the best Laker ever, LBJ might be a better player but LAs love is with Kobe at the end of each day.

                                                                                          • Donald Alexander
                                                                                            Donald Alexander  1 месяцев назад

                                                                                            He'll never, NEVER over take Kobe in LA, period.😳 No, no I hate that LaBum came to LA.

                                                                                            • Ronnie
                                                                                              Ronnie  2 недель назад

                                                                                              Donald Alexander you fr sensitive af, lebron just joined LA almost 2 years ago and Kobe just played for LA in his entire career so chill the tf out kid smh. 😒

                                                                                          • idol philipines bautista
                                                                                            idol philipines bautista  1 месяцев назад

                                                                                            kobe copy moves jordan. but kobe more skills. footwork. dts y kobe better dan jordan

                                                                                            • idol philipines bautista
                                                                                              idol philipines bautista  1 месяцев назад

                                                                                              kobe better dan jordan..

                                                                                              • Rob Murphy
                                                                                                Rob Murphy  1 месяцев назад

                                                                                                81 points 5 rings