Kevin Durant's injury could fuel the Rockets' chase for the No. 1 seed - Max Kellerman | First Take

  • Published on Mar 13, 2019
  • Stephen A. Smith and Max Kellerman preview the Houston Rockets' game vs. the Golden State Warriors, who are slated to be without Kevin Durant for the game, and break down and what a win for James Harden and company could mean for Houston heading into the 2019 NBA Playoffs.
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  • Fernando Torres
    Fernando Torres 17 days ago

    Going for Houston I want them to win series 4-3

  • Paul Arlukiewicz
    Paul Arlukiewicz 2 months ago

    Hope he get better soon i like durant

  • Vule
    Vule 2 months ago +1

    KD will always be a snake.

  • Shawn Hammack
    Shawn Hammack 2 months ago

    Awe damn, da nigga got hurt.

  • Michael Kelligan
    Michael Kelligan 2 months ago +1

    Its those gay assed sneakers he was wearing lol

  • NotBlackJustDarkSkinned

    When are they going to fire that annoying chick

  • Michael Kearney
    Michael Kearney 2 months ago

    I don't care if their the 4th seed, 8th seed, or Hennessy... Dubs in fo'

  • Steven Porras
    Steven Porras 2 months ago

    Harden playing defense? Cut that bullshit out.

  • Rachel Hall
    Rachel Hall 2 months ago

    Perhaps if took those woman’s shoes off he wouldn’t be falling like a drunk woman in heels

  • Pierce
    Pierce 2 months ago


  • Billy Clob
    Billy Clob 2 months ago +1

    If you dont wanna play, dont fake and incident. Just tell your coach.

  • Daveed da sick
    Daveed da sick 2 months ago

    Those pink shoes lowered his testosterone

  • 2 0
    2 0 2 months ago

    SAS loves to show love. Shoutout from Htown brotha!

  • Free R kelly
    Free R kelly 2 months ago

    Is this Faggot wearing pink shoes?

  • Pat Smith
    Pat Smith 2 months ago

    Pink sneakers?

  • Kilmer Porter
    Kilmer Porter 2 months ago

    You know, are you talking heads seem to miss the fact that Kevin Durant normally gets injured around this time or close to it. All that happens is he gets healthy and destroys in the playoffs and then wins a championship, So just stop

  • Samantha Board
    Samantha Board 2 months ago

    Take off pink tennis shoes

  • Wayne Tucker
    Wayne Tucker 2 months ago

    Don't forget about about the spurs they can beat any team in the west de Rosen is playing really gud ball rite now two okc with Paul George and west brook Steve Adam's which I think can beat the rockets they forget bout other teams I think that worriors and rockets will get knock out by 2nd round depending on who they play

  • young Nuketown
    young Nuketown 2 months ago

    rockets could lose to the dam spurs

  • 3 Hotz N a Cot
    3 Hotz N a Cot 2 months ago

    Angular Resolution and Our World (1-6):

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    3 Hotz N a Cot 2 months ago

    Media g-force
    This article is about a type of acceleration. For other uses, see G-Force (disambiguation).
    This article is about effects of long acceleration. For transient acceleration, see mechanical shock.
    In straight and level flight, lift (L) equals weight (W). In a banked turn of 60°, lift equals double the weight (L=2W). The pilot experiences 2 g and a doubled weight. The steeper the bank, the greater the g-forces.
    This top-fuel dragster can accelerate from zero to 160 kilometres per hour (99 mph) in 0.86 seconds. This is a horizontal acceleration of 5.3 g. Combined with the vertical g-force in the stationary case the Pythagorean theorem yields a g force of 5.4 g.
    The g-force (with g from gravitational) is a measurement of the type of acceleration that causes a perception of weight. Despite the name, it is incorrect to consider g-force a fundamental force, as "g-force" (lower case character) is a type of acceleration that can be measured with an accelerometer. Since g-force accelerations indirectly produce weight, any g-force can be described as a "weight per unit mass" (see the synonym specific weight). When the g-force acceleration is produced by the surface of one object being pushed by the surface of another object, the reaction-force to this push produces an equal and opposite weight for every unit of an object's mass. The types of forces involved are transmitted through objects by interior mechanical stresses. The g-force acceleration (save for certain electromagnetic force influences) is the cause of an object's acceleration in relation to free-fall.[1][2]
    The g-force acceleration experienced by an object is due to the vector sum of all non-gravitational and non-electromagnetic forces acting on an object's freedom to move. In practice, as noted, these are surface-contact forces between objects. Such forces cause stresses and strains on objects, since they must be transmitted from an object surface. Because of these strains, large g-forces may be destructive.
    Gravitation acting alone does not produce a g-force, even though g-forces are expressed in multiples of the acceleration of a standard gravity. Thus, the standard gravitational acceleration at the Earth's surface produces g-force only indirectly, as a result of resistance to it by mechanical forces. These mechanical forces actually produce the g-force acceleration on a mass. For example, the 1 g force on an object sitting on the Earth's surface is caused by mechanical force exerted in the upward direction by the ground, keeping the object from going into free-fall. The upward contact-force from the ground ensures that an object at rest on the Earth's surface is accelerating relative to the free-fall condition. (Free fall is the path that the object would follow when falling freely toward the Earth's center). Stress inside the object is ensured from the fact that the ground contact forces are transmitted only from the point of contact with the ground.
    Objects allowed to free-fall in an inertial trajectory under the influence of gravitation only, feel no g-force acceleration, a condition known as zero-g (which means zero g-force). This is demonstrated by the "zero-g" conditions inside a freely falling elevator falling toward the Earth's center (in vacuum), or (to good approximation) conditions inside a spacecraft in Earth orbit. These are examples of coordinate acceleration (a change in velocity) without a sensation of weight. The experience of no g-force (zero-g), however it is produced, is synonymous with weightlessness.
    In the absence of gravitational fields, or in directions at right angles to them, proper and coordinate accelerations are the same, and any coordinate acceleration must be produced by a corresponding g-force acceleration. An example here is a rocket in free space, in which simple changes in velocity are produced by the engines, and produce g-forces on the rocket and passengers
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  • 3 Hotz N a Cot
    3 Hotz N a Cot 2 months ago

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    It’s been just over 110 years since Einstein published his groundbreaking papers in 1905 that revolutionized physics as we know it and ushered in the quantum age. Among these papers were his theories on special relativity (not to be confused with general relativity, which he published 10 years later in 1915). His theories on special relativity discussed such strange things as length contraction and time dilation when an observer moved at speeds approaching the speed of light (3 x 108 meters per second, or c). While Einstein was a brilliant physicist, he by no means developed these theories in a vacuum. All great science comes from collaboration and parallel research. Results from an experiment from 1887 would go on to support Einstein’s theories of special relativity and help drive the quantum age alongside it. The experiment in question, the Michelson-Morley experiment, would become one of the most famous failed experiments in history.
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    The idea behind the Michelson-Morley experiment can be simplified to the analogy of a person swimming in a river with a current. Depending on whether or not the person is swimming with or against the current, his or her relative velocity (the speed of travel) will change. For Albert Michelson and Edward Morley the river is a material (or medium) called “ether” and the person swimming is light. From ideas presented by physicist James Clerk Maxwell years earlier, Michelson and Morley knew that light was a wave. From daily experiences they had some preconceived notions about waves. For example, we can observe that in order to hear sound, the sound waves must move (or propagate) throughsomething (e.g., air or water). Without a material to move through, there is no sound to be heard. If this is true for sound, thought Michelson and Morley, then surely it’s true for light as well. “Ether” was the name given to the hypothetical medium that surrounded all things that light propagated through (even the vacuum of space).
    Their experiment set out to measure different speeds of light depending on whether or not the light was “swimming” with or against the ether’s current. The results were… unexpected. Michelson and Morley saw that no matter which way the light “swam,” it maintained a constant velocity of c. If we look back to our river analogy that would mean that no matter how fast the current flowed against the swimmer, he or she would continue to swim at the same constant pace no matter what. But how? This goes against classical physics and our very intuitions about motion! What the results of this experiment meant for physics was that there was no absolute point of view (or reference frame) to measure events-that everything was relative.
    Michelson-Morley Experimental SetupImage from St. Lawrence University
    Now, I must admit, Michelson is dear to my heart. At my school, Clark University, you’ll be hard pressed to take a physics course without hearing his name. This is not just because of his contributions to quantum theory but because he was the first head of our physics department in 1889! For his contributions to science, Michelson became the first American to be awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1907. The Michelson-Morley experiment demonstrates many key aspects of the scientific process, most notably that when it comes to science there’s really no such thing as failure.
    Fowler, Michael. "The Michelson-Morley Experiment." The Michelson-Morley Experiment. University of Virginia Physics, 15 Sept. 2008. Web. 01 June 2016. "Michelson and Morley." Michelson and Morley. American Physical Society, n.d. Web. 01 June 2016. "The Michelson-Morley Experiment." Relativity. Nobel Media AB, n.d. Web. 01 June 2016.

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  • 3 Hotz N a Cot
    3 Hotz N a Cot 2 months ago

    prob those pink sneakers

  • S laRock
    S laRock 2 months ago

    Basketball is trash. Espn is trash. I like to trash the trash. Straight basuda.

  • porgy scorgy
    porgy scorgy 2 months ago

    Not a warriors fan, but they are going to win it all yet again this year. Their saving their all for playoffs and finals

  • More Power
    More Power 2 months ago

    Pure joy, LMAO.

  • Mustafa Shah
    Mustafa Shah 2 months ago

    What is this lady talking about she trying to get involved but it’s not helping

  • L. Torrence
    L. Torrence 2 months ago

    Why is Max whispering?!

  • Brie The Princess
    Brie The Princess 2 months ago

    Don’t ignore her when she talking to you Max... I hate how they treat women and I only clicked her bc them pink shoes fyeeeee 🔥 but fuck that white guy

  • T0nyMc420
    T0nyMc420 2 months ago

    Oh its not like they don't have 4 other all is gay

  • Ishaan Kharbanda
    Ishaan Kharbanda 2 months ago

    First of all who is wearing those fucking pink sneakers in the thumbnail ? 😂😂😂😂😂

  • Keontae Carter
    Keontae Carter 2 months ago +1

    Pathetic pink shoes, nice tumble on the ground apparently XD

  • I wish I was wrong
    I wish I was wrong 2 months ago

    Haha, now take off those ugly fuckin shoes klutz.

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    Yoboijr 2 months ago

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  • gorillawarfair
    gorillawarfair 2 months ago

    Kinda messed up this is trending because someone got hurt and all anyone cares about is who is gonna win this year...

  • Tebby
    Tebby 2 months ago

    Nice shoes tho

  • Nate Dembowski
    Nate Dembowski 2 months ago

    Doesn't matter....Bucks in 6

  • dreamtimej
    dreamtimej 2 months ago

    Warriors looked really good with Cousins with out Durant.

  • Juice Juice
    Juice Juice 2 months ago


  • Uriel Maldonado
    Uriel Maldonado 2 months ago


  • The Jason Station
    The Jason Station 2 months ago

    If you need to rely on a player getting injured to consider yourself now capable of beating that team, then you're a really shitty team. Period.

  • troll ko ito
    troll ko ito 2 months ago

    How about now?
    Rockets lost

  • Orthodox 1 1
    Orthodox 1 1 2 months ago

    Pink shoes ??????????????????

  • DSkehan2004
    DSkehan2004 2 months ago

    Pink shoes?

  • Kerlin johnson
    Kerlin johnson 2 months ago

    Irene Nicholas is a witch

  • joshua holder
    joshua holder 2 months ago

    Saying the Warriors have a “Must win game” in the regular season is such a joke

  • ClickClack99
    ClickClack99 2 months ago

    5:07 anyone else hear that?

  • Dillard Hudson
    Dillard Hudson 2 months ago

    Max why are you doubting 3 core players of the 73-9 Warriors with Boogie

  • Jose Prieto
    Jose Prieto 2 months ago


  • TeamSwagGod
    TeamSwagGod 2 months ago

    What pink KDs are those? Thanks

  • Matt Kay
    Matt Kay 2 months ago

    Bucks will forever be #1. No doubt

  • Mark Jacob
    Mark Jacob 2 months ago

    Those pink shoes are so Gay.

  • ClickClack99
    ClickClack99 2 months ago

    Golden state is still unstoppable with just klay and curry, Durant is just insurance

  • Cosmo Kramer
    Cosmo Kramer 2 months ago +1

    Glad he’s hurt!!..🖕

  • Wicked Wolf
    Wicked Wolf 2 months ago

    Nooooo KD

  • Von Eddie20
    Von Eddie20 2 months ago

    I’m here after the game, go warriors. The rockets trash.

  • arabion knights
    arabion knights 2 months ago

    Let K D rest, the play offs are coming.

  • Natasha Favero
    Natasha Favero 2 months ago +1

    Warriors won without KD 💁

  • James Matthews
    James Matthews 2 months ago

    Snakes 🐍 don’t deserve to have legs

  • DDTV
    DDTV 2 months ago

    KD’s my boy, but warriors always play better without him. So I don’t think Houston losing to KD less warriors is bad.

  • Jon Oz
    Jon Oz 2 months ago

    Yes, they're 3 & a half back to the 2:1 but that doesn't mean that the second or even the third seed opens up. The two one would have to come into play for that to even be a option thrice.

  • Michael Bryant
    Michael Bryant 2 months ago +1

    Maybe he wouldn’t gotten hurt if he wasn’t wearing girls shoes.

  • Ian Bower
    Ian Bower 2 months ago +1

    Bassgod curse

  • sarad Limbu
    sarad Limbu 2 months ago

    in yo face MAX... rockets lose hahhahhha

  • Eva Lyn
    Eva Lyn 2 months ago

    What about the nuggets?! They literally skipped them completely. 😂

  • Kevin Loera
    Kevin Loera 2 months ago


  • Kevin Loera
    Kevin Loera 2 months ago

    Still won without KD !!!! Say mouthafucking something

  • Eric Cartman
    Eric Cartman 2 months ago

    #23 on trending

  • Stanley Odoemenem
    Stanley Odoemenem 2 months ago

    who came back here after GSW are looked at MAX as stupid and reaching for nonsense

  • Tom White
    Tom White 2 months ago

    Steven A says 31-11 (73.8%) is "flat out balling", then in next sentence says 14-5 (73.6%) is "not that impressive"

  • Juggalo MAGA
    Juggalo MAGA 2 months ago

    All y'all gonna eat some blazer dick.

  • bee boo
    bee boo 2 months ago

    Again I'll say it. It was those DAMN PINK SHOES !!!

  • Peter Burman
    Peter Burman 2 months ago

    Harden isn't the leading MVP candidate lol Stephen A hecka ignorant

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  • Jesse Flores
    Jesse Flores 2 months ago

    That's why they lost

  • Ross Martinez III
    Ross Martinez III 2 months ago

    *He can still slither around....*

  • Tim Macon
    Tim Macon 2 months ago

    Sas is a clown he don't no shit about basketball

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  • IWillSub2 Pewds!
    IWillSub2 Pewds! 2 months ago

    everyone here knows he failed this rite?

  • p3rryn
    p3rryn 2 months ago

    fuel what? they took an L right? oh ok..

  • Captain Cartman
    Captain Cartman 2 months ago

    Yeah fuck the Nuggets right? ESPN you suck.

  • Bilir Kasuh
    Bilir Kasuh 2 months ago

    quick throw a pokeball he's weakened!!!

  • Kronos92
    Kronos92 2 months ago

    The rockets are trash 😂

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  • Shane Chambers
    Shane Chambers 2 months ago

    Dunno what he was expecting wearing those trash shoes

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  • Pičku materinu jebem hejterima takoreći lagano

    If the refs are same like last season in WCF then there will be ABSOLUTELY no problems for GSW to get to the NBA finals AT ALL. I mean Rockets literally deserved to be NBA champions of the 2017/2018. THEY were BETTER than GSW in last season Western Conference Finals! FULL STOP!!!

  • Chris Renshaw
    Chris Renshaw 2 months ago

    Max is deluted

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    Dennis Tayag 2 months ago


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    Eduardo Ruiz 2 months ago

    They were saying?

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    Tony Green 2 months ago

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    SAMZIRRA 2 months ago +1

    James Harden, the worst defensive player in the league

  • runtrat9
    runtrat9 2 months ago +2

    And then the Rockets lost to the Warriors w/out KD....