Did Michael Jordan make the right choice by drafting LaMelo Ball to the Hornets? | First Take


Stephen A. Smith, Max Kellerman and Jay Williams weigh in on whether Michael Jordan and the Charlotte Hornets made the right choice by drafting LaMelo Ball with the No. 3 overall pick in the 2020 NBA Draft.
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  • Dinero A1
    Dinero A14 dager siden

    1:36 lol max looks stupid now😭

  • Poochy Poachy
    Poochy Poachy15 dager siden

    Poppa ball 😂

  • Tuketuke73tf
    Tuketuke73tf15 dager siden

    he did

  • Rebecca Price
    Rebecca Price16 dager siden

    U the answer is yes

  • Andy Tashchyan
    Andy TashchyanMåned siden

    40 games in and this is already hilarious lmao.

  • Nistron
    NistronMåned siden

    "the Michael Jordan of bad owners." Yah, lets go ahead and correct that statement now.....................

  • Lamont Jenkins

    Lamont Jenkins

    Måned siden

    wow one good pick out of 19464639 lol shut up

  • jason garnett
    jason garnettMåned siden

    Smh Max so far off on this

  • Maceo
    MaceoMåned siden

    this guy was so wrong🤣🤣

  • x_x
    x_xMåned siden

    MJ struck a superstar with other great talent around him he's going to be something else they are the most fun team to watch

  • 2121ABID
    2121ABIDMåned siden

    Rookie of the year easily. How wrong these lot were is hilarious. Stick to boxing

  • Mr Speedforce
    Mr Speedforce2 måneder siden

    I think they eating there words now.

  • Koni Vaitohi
    Koni Vaitohi2 måneder siden

    This guy needs to shut up..

  • Rocco DQ
    Rocco DQ2 måneder siden

    These did not age well.

  • Andy Zhang
    Andy Zhang2 måneder siden

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  • Laced Up
    Laced Up2 måneder siden

    What type of tea did he say ?

  • Jp Pabla
    Jp Pabla2 måneder siden


  • Antonio Medina
    Antonio Medina2 måneder siden

    Whos after LaMelo looks better after every game? 🔥 rookie of the year on lock 🔐

  • Mean Mister Mustard
    Mean Mister Mustard2 måneder siden

    michael jordan of bad owner's made me giggle... lol

  • GVL
    GVL2 måneder siden

    needs to work on his shot....you two need to stick to the sport you are best at...mouth running!!

  • Bryan Martinez
    Bryan Martinez2 måneder siden

    Can’t be successful without people Doubting you

  • Andrey Bann
    Andrey Bann2 måneder siden

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  • Danny Jones
    Danny Jones2 måneder siden

    Lamelo: And I took it personal

  • James Nsnsjaj
    James Nsnsjaj2 måneder siden

    who is here after him saying melo aint a good defender

  • Hapsatou Deme
    Hapsatou Deme2 måneder siden

    They always judging but can’t even play basketball😑😑

  • Jake Barnard
    Jake Barnard2 måneder siden

    Lamelo is gonna be a superstar just watch, they all hating for no reason

  • Soccer Clip
    Soccer Clip2 måneder siden

    3 month later he becomes the youngest player to ever get a triple double

  • Ronald Abache-Pulval
    Ronald Abache-Pulval2 måneder siden

    This shows how little analyst know about a game they’ve never played! You guy suck except my man jay W. all these idiots should be replaced by x players, people that really know basketball.

  • Veronico Lazarte
    Veronico Lazarte2 måneder siden

    Max a clown analyst

  • skinfan jay
    skinfan jay2 måneder siden

    Kid will be a star

  • Steve L.
    Steve L.2 måneder siden

    ESPN really messed up with Lavar and Melo.

  • gunjeevan thakkar
    gunjeevan thakkar2 måneder siden

    Yea he did

  • A R
    A R2 måneder siden

    Whose here after lamelo took the starting spot and dropped 37 in one game? I’m Interested to see him and wiseman develop.

  • Jean-Charles LOUIS
    Jean-Charles LOUIS2 måneder siden

    This aged well

  • Brandon Harris
    Brandon Harris2 måneder siden


  • Gabriel Ydntk
    Gabriel Ydntk2 måneder siden

    LMFAO my boy had to come back and apologize cause he understood Melo is a beast, and his main point was his shoot, look at highlight reels of Melo, you'll mostly see shooting and passing.

  • Antonio Williams
    Antonio Williams2 måneder siden

    Yes indeed

  • j jones
    j jones3 måneder siden

    MJ hit the jackpot!

  • Abel Cantutay
    Abel Cantutay3 måneder siden

    I think in e able that hornets,could be a playoffs contender they must need a trade, find a legit center scorer and defensive to help lamelo ball🤔

  • Rob2k kicks
    Rob2k kicks3 måneder siden

    Funny How First take didn’t mention his triple double, or his 27 5 9 game either

  • Jason Carby
    Jason Carby3 måneder siden

    Absolutely Lamelo is stud

  • Bird Doe
    Bird Doe3 måneder siden

    Melo's gonna get trained by the best Jordan & Scottie

  • Bird Doe
    Bird Doe3 måneder siden

    Oh no Max pokin a bear, slow your role Max

  • Basszillajay
    Basszillajay3 måneder siden

    These guys need to be fired for pretending they know sports - apologize - he’s a great defender 14 in the NBA in steals leads all rookies - who made this dude a commentator? Apologize - Stephen A knows sports!!! Max has got to go!!!

  • mlb the show gets me angry sometimes teddy
    mlb the show gets me angry sometimes teddy3 måneder siden

    Max wrong again. Melo is awesome lmfao

  • Ajgbnget123 Ajgbnget123
    Ajgbnget123 Ajgbnget1233 måneder siden


  • LBJ Durant
    LBJ Durant3 måneder siden

    Best pick but poor choice of getting Borrego as headcoach

  • Think Outloudd
    Think Outloudd3 måneder siden

    LaMelo is the best rookie.

  • Keith Williams
    Keith Williams3 måneder siden


  • PLR 88
    PLR 883 måneder siden

    Lamello come to The Warriors 🌉

  • PLR 88
    PLR 883 måneder siden

    I wish Lamello played for The Warriors! If he leaves The Hornets he should come to The Bay and let Chef Curry show him the way , groom him and give him the legendary touches early. That would be DOPE!

  • PLR 88
    PLR 883 måneder siden

    Lamello is Jordan’s greatest draft! Sometimes it takes time to learn something new. Melo is pure gold 🏆

  • PLR 88
    PLR 883 måneder siden

    I’ve been watching the ball brothers from Day 1. Lamello should be a 99 in NBA 2K. He should be starting every game.

  • Callie Williams
    Callie Williams3 måneder siden

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  • UK Boxing Blogger News
    UK Boxing Blogger News3 måneder siden

    Big shout out for lavar, we'll said Stephen A. The hating needs to stop

  • Valerie Jackson
    Valerie Jackson3 måneder siden

    Melo trying to be humble don't mess with his..please

  • Samuel Mahmud
    Samuel Mahmud3 måneder siden

    Owner Jordan made the right pick give lamelo a chance to grow/develop🏀💯

  • Benjamln Lewis
    Benjamln Lewis3 måneder siden

    Can they keep bringing him of the bench?

  • jessie hewing
    jessie hewing3 måneder siden


  • Gary Andrews
    Gary Andrews3 måneder siden

    "Melo Magic "

  • Kirk Morris
    Kirk Morris3 måneder siden


  • Isaiah Majka
    Isaiah Majka3 måneder siden

    I have been watching this kiddo since he was 14 and very proud of him! I just hope the NBA doesn’t change them. They all are very quiet and well manner young men. Why it threw me on Gelo but we all make mistakes and I think Gelo has paid the price and them some! I will aways love all 3 of them! Go Team Tina Ball and her husband lol 😂😜🤪 jk Mr Ball

  • pukafish
    pukafish3 måneder siden

    Love watching this in 2021 after LaMelo pulls off a triple double. Max is way off! Hahaha.

  • Dtrixx X
    Dtrixx X3 måneder siden

    Who else hates molly

  • Ryan Kuffel
    Ryan Kuffel3 måneder siden

    1 month later... he’s a star

  • McKing
    McKing3 måneder siden

    It's scary when his in the full potential and on his prime and add some Muscle man,His gonna be a Triple Dub Machine🔥Starting to broke records in just ten games off the bench unreal🔥🔥

  • SD Tracy Harper
    SD Tracy Harper3 måneder siden

    Detroit has made a mistake that will (has) hurt them in their pocket.

  • Mista YG
    Mista YG3 måneder siden

    lamelo just hit the first triple double and is the youngest player to ever do it.. yea MJ did well lol

  • awesemo
    awesemo3 måneder siden

    10 Games in and already breaking world records at the age 19 !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Jason Ryan Whitecap
    Jason Ryan Whitecap3 måneder siden

    Lamelo haters lol. Good pick Jordan.

  • Horace Brumfield
    Horace Brumfield3 måneder siden


  • mlb the show gets me angry sometimes teddy
    mlb the show gets me angry sometimes teddy3 måneder siden

    Yes he did

  • Feti mazi
    Feti mazi3 måneder siden

    Lamello ball is good player but he not chance to have atletic force to be lebro n as young ,but lebron is best of M . j and durant longnly best of M j . not interested have titles have when you have pipen and kuko¢ . it kleare why jordan didn't champ at washington wizards :

  • Leafy Peach

    Leafy Peach

    3 måneder siden


  • McKing


    3 måneder siden

    Cause the year he went to Wizards he doesn't care about winning he want to help people that came on his 2 year contract he just want to play.Thats the real 🐐

  • Devil zr
    Devil zr3 måneder siden

    at lease they still making more money then him

  • Devil zr
    Devil zr3 måneder siden

    why he hating

  • Technically
    Technically3 måneder siden

    ESPN and First Take haven’t done a video on Lamelo since they post their initial hate videos about his draft position and his 0 points in first game. Smh they won’t even acknowledge his success how much they hate Lavar and to be wrong.

  • Mario Maturin
    Mario Maturin3 måneder siden

    What about now ?You see yesterday's game 1-9-2020. Youngest player in the NBA with a triple double... Only thing broken is your reporting lol...Numbers don't lie triple double! Jordan just got him an all star and future MVP. I'm calling it. Lamelo has the most passion for the game on any court in comparison to any player but most importantly is his path to the NBA and my friends thats what makes the man dangerous. Knowledge,Passion,Appreciation = He Got Game!!!!!

  • H Rod
    H Rod3 måneder siden

    Yes yes he did

  • Olhead Youngbul
    Olhead Youngbul3 måneder siden

    Melo out there Ballin’ literally

  • Jimmy Davis
    Jimmy Davis3 måneder siden

    The way he's playing now, Jordan made the right decision. 👍

  • Syco
    Syco3 måneder siden


  • Mini Surf
    Mini Surf3 måneder siden

    I was hoping he dropped to the Knicks😩😩😩 i would have picked him first!!!

  • Johnny Gringo
    Johnny Gringo3 måneder siden


  • Orange Chicken
    Orange Chicken3 måneder siden

    Here after his triple-double 👀

  • Naisa
    Naisa3 måneder siden

    this guy must look stupid now

  • Riv & Reb
    Riv & Reb3 måneder siden

    Here to apologize and eat my words. Have at me Melo lovers, I bashed this kid for 3-4 years. Said he'd never make it and be a bust because of his shot. I was wrong

  • Thisisnotathinganymore


    2 måneder siden

    Atleast you admit you was wrong. Super respectable 💯

  • Riv & Reb

    Riv & Reb

    2 måneder siden

    @Idiot Squad Yeah, I was putting him in the same boat as Julian Newman, but he's killing it

  • Hairy Watermelon

    Hairy Watermelon

    2 måneder siden

    Well you owned up to it so it’s all good my g

  • TalyaT922


    2 måneder siden

    @NoobieSnake LaMelo was definitely very immature in his mid teens, but I've enjoyed watching him mature significantly since he went to Spire and linked up with Jermaine Jackson.

  • Lt Brook

    Lt Brook

    2 måneder siden

    @NoobieSnake hang on this whole discussion is cause u made assumptions about an 18yr old child. How old are you?

  • Lyn&Lloyd Vlogs
    Lyn&Lloyd Vlogs3 måneder siden

    Greatness see greatness.💪🏻🏀

  • Lyn&Lloyd Vlogs

    Lyn&Lloyd Vlogs

    3 måneder siden

    @McKing precisely 😉 but he has a long way to go bro, he just need to play the game the rightway🏀

  • McKing


    3 måneder siden

    Great Player plays for the Greatest of all time 🐐

  • SadBoys 1996
    SadBoys 19963 måneder siden

    who's here after Lamelo broke the NBA record for the youngest player to record a Triple-double?

  • Feti mazi

    Feti mazi

    3 måneder siden

    @John Guyi proving any time that . i'm not american but king of king in all world is lebron , It is easy cleveland never give fulll love lebron to win titles i and you and jordan nknow that Lebron have many way of pointing . i wrote it' easy way why jordan in wizards he no getting ni y play up .shut up and dont belive jordans jokeing .takeit easy from Mazrekaj ,Kosova Lbj ,Lbj

  • John Guy

    John Guy

    3 måneder siden

    Prove them doubters wrong



    3 måneder siden


  • jermerio sloan

    jermerio sloan

    3 måneder siden

    I am

  • Feti mazi

    Feti mazi

    3 måneder siden

    Lbj ,K durant

  • Simrin Singh
    Simrin Singh3 måneder siden

    This aged well.

  • Jesse


    16 dager siden


  • Yoarteemj


    2 måneder siden

    Need to see what they have to say

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  • TalyaT922


    2 måneder siden


  • Etc Jr

    Etc Jr

    3 måneder siden


  • Bermuda Bryson
    Bermuda Bryson4 måneder siden

    Melo probably going to be a superstar in the league soon. If he keep playing the way he playing.

  • JustHuman
    JustHuman4 måneder siden

    He needed a pg and melo was pretty much the best he could get. Mj coices history as an owner is bad... But u think melo can be a great player.

  • chima inwere
    chima inwere4 måneder siden

    How is he the greatest Athlete in the History of world Sports? Loud American Sports Presenters at it again!!

  • truck driver
    truck driver4 måneder siden

    Yall cra then cra now Alonzo shot looks great n so does Melo. Chuch

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  • eco8gator
    eco8gator4 måneder siden

    Daddy Ball - "Neva Loss"

  • Jonathan Borders
    Jonathan Borders4 måneder siden

    Jordan did a good time with this young hornets team

  • Jonathan Borders
    Jonathan Borders4 måneder siden

    This did not age well lmao

  • Riv & Reb

    Riv & Reb

    3 måneder siden

    Youngest player to get a triple double, I think he'll be an all-star

  • LuSco Jad
    LuSco Jad4 måneder siden

    22 pts with a Block n a wet 3 pointer smh You can’t be serious talking down on this kid

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