Zion or Harden: Who had the more impressive night? | First Take

  • Published on: 02 March 2021
  • Zion or Harden: Who had the more impressive night? | First Take
    Stephen A. Smith and Max Kellerman debate which player had the more impressive night between Zion Williamson and James Harden.

    0:00 Stephen A. explains why he is more impressed with James Harden's performance for the Brooklyn Nets in an OT win against the San Antonio Spurs than he is with Zion Williamson's 26 points in the New Orleans Pelicans' win against the Utah Jazz.
    1:55 Max says Harden might be the best player in basketball right now.
    2:35 Max breaks down why Zion had the more impressive night.

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COMMENTS: 40

  • ESPN
    ESPN   2 months ago

    0:00​ Stephen A. explains why he is more impressed with James Harden's performance for the Brooklyn Nets in an OT win against the San Antonio Spurs than he is with Zion Williamson's 26 points in the New Orleans Pelicans' win against the Utah Jazz. 1:55​ Max says Harden might be the best player in basketball right now. 2:35​ Max breaks down why Zion had the more impressive night.

  • Elinson Berroa
    Elinson Berroa   4 weeks ago

    The greatest showman is zion. Harden is a veteran. You expect that from him. But a 20 year old zion. Still leaning vs the best team in the NBA is a showcase for sure

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  • ItIsRell
    ItIsRell   2 months ago

    He got lucky lol he just had 8 turnovers last night lol

  • Andrew Thomas
    Andrew Thomas   2 months ago

    This was the worst game of zion over the last 9 games . . . So, ya this one isn't a question.

  • Timothy Isaac
    Timothy Isaac   2 months ago

    Zion is evolving so fast that by the next 10 games he will be hard to beat. BI and Lanzo will grow organically in this environment and this will change the game. The best player on the court is the one that learns to beat a team and that is the evolution of the NBA. GWS is doing just that, Suns and Jazz but for those teams, it's from a coaching perspective, not a player IQ. Zion is developing 4 dimensional understanding of players and seeing the game no matter the opponents. That's why GSW is winning they have that ability in Curry and D Green. We are in March and this is the evolution of all the teams.

  • Mickie Hoeger
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  • DENMARK
    DENMARK   2 months ago

    Except they beat the spurs and pels beat the top seed jazz. But other than that...😁 Everything leaning Harden’s way. Looking MVP right now.

  • Jimmy Logan
    Jimmy Logan   2 months ago

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  • Luís Augusto
    Luís Augusto   2 months ago

    Yall can hate all u want but, rn Harden is the best player in the NBA.

  • bobby357
    bobby357   2 months ago

    Max is a amazing. How can anyone who sounds so smart be so dumb?

  • Jeffrey Thompson
    Jeffrey Thompson   2 months ago

    When Max made that statement about Van Gundy it really rang some bells. He was also really the only coach who unlocked Hedo Turkoglu's potential. Hedo ran point forward for the Magic and was borderline an all-star in Van Gundy's system, and was average at best anywhere else in his career. Not saying Hedo compares to Zion, I'm just saying that Zion's got a coach who is very good at scheming offense through his forwards and it highlights their vision.

  • Collin Alexander
    Collin Alexander   2 months ago

    Zion and Luka need to be on the same team in the next 5 years or imma be mad.

  • CP4Z
    CP4Z   2 months ago

    Would be a shame if Harden doesn’t get a ring when it’s all said and done

  • Antoney don
    Antoney don   2 months ago

    Nothings wrong about stephan A decision but u gotta realise zions only 20 and hes doing so well that now hes getting compared against other stars

  • cha sam
    cha sam   2 months ago

    Why this even a debate? Harden is the league better player, and has been the real MVP for the last 5 years!

  • Arlond Williams
    Arlond Williams   2 months ago

    These are the topics they need to have more on all sports networks. I know it's there job but it gets tedious to hear them pick a different Champ after every game

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  • Walter Cruz-Avila
    Walter Cruz-Avila   2 months ago

    Yo was someone eating in the background, I swear I heard the forks hitting plates lmao

  • Nephyr
    Nephyr   2 months ago

    James Harden is on another level this year

  • Kj Young
    Kj Young   2 months ago

    Dam Zion kept making Rudy go flying over and over again lmao

  • Chef C
    Chef C   2 months ago

    Zion is becoming everything I thought he would be.

  • Isaiah Leal
    Isaiah Leal   2 months ago

    If y'all heard that "Last Dragon" reference and never saw the movie, gon ahead and look it up rn on youtube

  • trav W
    trav W   2 months ago

    Harden - Has less turnovers than Zion, More Points than Zion, More Assists than Zion, More Rebounds than ZionESPN - More impressive night: Zion or Harden? 🤦🏽‍♂️😂

  • KING LARNO 1
    KING LARNO 1   2 months ago

    show nuff .. blruce lee roy .. lool i think i will watch the movie

  • Zay Poccets
    Zay Poccets   2 months ago

    Max don’t even sound like he believe that 😂😂

  • Malcolm Harris
    Malcolm Harris   2 months ago

    I just don’t understand. When Steph was having an mvp season in 19 everybody said he can’t win mvp because he’s playing with kd and Klay how does this make sense

  • Dwaun Guidry
    Dwaun Guidry   2 months ago

    The Spurs were missing 3 starters to COVID

  • Verbal Kint
    Verbal Kint   2 months ago

    I'm confused by this question lol, Harden had better numbers all around

  • Qqq Myes
    Qqq Myes   2 months ago

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  • William Hill
    William Hill   2 months ago

    Harden is the best player on the nets! Most important! Too