Zion Williamson’s injury is a ‘blow to the NBA’ - Stephen A. | First Take

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    Stephen A. Smith and Max Kellerman react to New Orleans Pelicans rookie Zion Williamson expected to miss a “period of weeks” to start the NBA season with his knee injury and explains what it means for the league.
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Xander Zyrus
Xander Zyrus

I hope he will not be like Greg Oden

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T.C Holmes
T.C Holmes

Is this new woman replacing Molly??

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Tone Desh
Tone Desh

It’s a blow for the Pelicans but not the NBA. The start of the season has been very entertaining and the games have been fun to watch.

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Jonathan Lee
Jonathan Lee

So much hype ... hmmmm

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Adly Titus
Adly Titus

Ahh😾

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Jackson Brown
Jackson Brown

Zion will be a nobody he will keep getting hurt.

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RiizMo JellyMan
RiizMo JellyMan

This woman is better than Molly

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Sean L
Sean L

The next Greg Oden

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vic viper
vic viper

He's way overrated He's screwed, knees don't get better after surgery unless your adrian Peterson and zion Williamson is no adrian Peterson Greg oden, Derrick rose, Brandon roy, amre stoudamire where never the same after knee surgery Zions career is over before it even started. He will be playing in ice cube's big 3 league before u know it

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CrimsonTide
CrimsonTide

He too heavy

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GURU
GURU

Max is exactly right Zion can’t be power jumping like d rose

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Kez
Kez

Torn meniscus is a 'serious' injury LoL

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Shonda Harper
Shonda Harper

I like sis a lot better than Molly.

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Shonda Harper
Shonda Harper

I like sis a lot better than Molly.

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Yimmy Simmy
Yimmy Simmy

Keep this beautiful lady

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Zion Izlegend
Zion Izlegend

Stephen A tha forgotten one.

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Alexander K
Alexander K

Here we go! Zion needs to drop weight and play a bit more tentatively to maintain his health... going 100% at all times is a receipe for disaster.

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Daniel Saintil
Daniel Saintil

So shaq should lose weight to right

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PlayBae
PlayBae

Good! The NBA deserves this for FIXING the NBA Draft. The odds of their two worst performing teams (Pelicans and Grizzlies) getting the number 1 & 2 picks DESPITE having pretty decent records is greater than the odds of winning Powerball back to back in consecutive weeks AND no one is talking about it. Karma NBA, karma.

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Travar Taylor
Travar Taylor

Needs to develop a post game, drop some lb's and get a jumper. All that dunking his career will be over within 6yrs. Not good for the knees overtime!!

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Joenel Saracho
Joenel Saracho

He is full of energy and overeacting that his problem

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samo hero
samo hero

It's over

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Para will
Para will

The weight is NOT the issue.....at this point. The issue has to do with his injury history since high school. Non-contact (or light contact) knee injuries happens to all shapes and sizes, so it isn't only about his weight. The biggest worry is if he is prone to injuries playing basketball which can be a serious problem given the way he plays. Yes, weight loss will help him, but he will have to change the way he plays the game as well. The young man has had a number of lower extremity injuries at a young age, so I would definitely consider shutting him down the whole year since he will be out nearly 2 months or longer. Allow him to heal and rehab after the surgery, and work on other things to help make him more durable.

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Andrej Lorenci
Andrej Lorenci

Best before end: 20 dunks, 3 spins, 30 rebounds.

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kcuse315 tck
kcuse315 tck

Yup I said it when he was at Duke playing hill get hurt and hill be nobody in the NBA seen it coming

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QBUBUU
QBUBUU

When Stephen A said this might be the best season in the last quarter century. I felt that.

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Ali Ali
Ali Ali

This one sports YouTuber called it,

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Ronald Johnson
Ronald Johnson

This is what this struggling franchise didn't need, they rigged the lottery to help the Grizzlies and pelicans sorry franchises, but hopefully this kid loses 15 pounds and have a good career, I hope he's not Gregg Olden, the pelicans and Grizzlies cannot sell tickets without a star or potential star,

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PhAtAL The Kollector
PhAtAL The Kollector

Ros Gold-Onwude is great for this show!

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Kid Corey
Kid Corey

Here after the knee surgery 😭😭

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Jerry Phillips
Jerry Phillips

Just like Sam Bowie and Greg Oden he was already hurt before the draft so stop it! The Pels knew it and picked him knowing he'd shut it down and recover. They hope he'll be 100% but who knows? He is a big boy.

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Carl Johnson
Carl Johnson

maybe zion can get some chinese medicine

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E DUB
E DUB

Nine title contenders? Get real.

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Rozco
Rozco

Predictions on when he'll make season debut? Maybe Saturday Nov 16 vs the Heat?

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RAAB BYRT
RAAB BYRT

This moderator is fabulous. She doesn't interrupt like Molly. She doesn't make everything about her self like Molly. She doesn't have a screeching voice like Molly. And she is 50x more sexy than Molly. keep Molly away.

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lekobemcgrad y
lekobemcgrad y

This is Blake Griffin all over again

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Anfernee Tomlinson
Anfernee Tomlinson

Max’s explanation of Derrick Rose sounds like a non athletic man explaining athletics! Max is a nerd

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Kevin Dickerson
Kevin Dickerson

I think zion is going to be hurt his whole career he is suspect he was hurt at duke

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Shaun Sweeney
Shaun Sweeney

The NBA is Trash! Maybe the Chinese can heal Zion!

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Christian Trincado
Christian Trincado

Write this down, if he doesn’t drop 25 pounds he’ll be a bust in this league. It has nothing to do with talent, he just won’t be able to play physically.

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johnnydaniels18
johnnydaniels18

Might regret that 1st pick, kind of a gamble due to a big possibility he may be injury prone in the future but they did what they had to do lol and what everyone and their grandmama would have done

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Tampa is back 5904
Tampa is back 5904

My guess for the 9 contenders is 1. Lakers 2.Clippers 3.Nuggets 4.Rockets 5.Bucks 6.Sixers 7.Warriors 8.Blazers 9. I don’t have 9

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SunDevil527
SunDevil527

Celtics?

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ericlogos
ericlogos

No Molly. Thank God. She's got to go.

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RazTopics
RazTopics

Biomechanics

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jjay
jjay

Zion will be injury prone in the NBA. That big body landing on on his legs is too much pressure. He needs to get in better condition.

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Thomas Coursey
Thomas Coursey

Wow Ros is great no interruption 👍🏻

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Paul Jenkins
Paul Jenkins

Please name all 9 contenders.. I've got Clippers/Rockets/Nuggets/Lakers/Sixers/Bucks, and that's IT.

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jdoe
jdoe

Anthony Bennet 2.0

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G. Alston
G. Alston

Needs to lose weight and stop jumping so much! Your knees are first to go in basketball. Gravity is undefeated!

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dave roy
dave roy

He needs to work on his grammar

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Courtland Farrington
Courtland Farrington

He didn't make it 30 games for Duke, so how is he going to make an 82 game season?? He needs to drop 30 plus and develop a jump shot. Even Chuck had to learn to shot a 3 to save his body. Zion will get maybe 45 games to play this season at best.

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BotSkin
BotSkin

Bust alert 🚨

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zaxx19
zaxx19

Bro, drop to 240....real talk. Those joints can’t handle explosive movements at that size over and over....

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Jeffrey Richards
Jeffrey Richards

He's 19 and getting knee injuries?? He gotta lose alot of weight..

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SDAWG
SDAWG

NBA career longevity has always suited guys that were around 6'6" 210-215. With that said Zion should slim down some and ease back on all the hopping around. I just don't think his body will hold up with all that jumping through the roof on every play. I do hope his injury isn't severe and I wish him luck

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TheDawgchew
TheDawgchew

Steven a when star football players get on one team says they are trash and need to show me something on sunday because they never played, but in basketball they are championship contenders. Foh

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Officer Orange cheetolini
Officer Orange cheetolini

Idolization is real

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Kesey Designs
Kesey Designs

I agree though, opening night lost its power punch for me!

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Kesey Designs
Kesey Designs

Zions a kid, he will heal fast, they will slim him down, and he will get the best sports medicine and physical therapy money can buy. He's disciplined, he'll be back when he's 100%. No sooner. Cant risk it.

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Kesey Designs
Kesey Designs

They are being EXTRA CAUTIOUS with Zion, let this year be a learning curve and a healing time for him. And a gathering of the team players to get to know each other and bond. Next year will be the break through year. They have 5 Players 21 and under, and Ingram at 22. That's a super young team. Two at 19.

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