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

  • Published on:  3/13/2019
  • 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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  • Nehemiah Howard (Mar 13, 2019)

    Arent the nuggets still in 2nd?

  • CIA (4 days ago)

    elliot bizness no ones scared of your pussy ass

  • AlreadyWon (6 days ago)

    +Pat LThey won games and earned 2nd , they also damn near beat the warriors head on and took their spot for #1 in the west multiple times. That's not "overrated", you just don't like them jackass

  • ShowTimeGaming (Mar 13, 2019)

    Will it also fuel Chris Paul’s hamstring to stay healthy 😐?

  • p3rryn (6 days ago)

    +AlreadyWon an L is an L no matter how you wanna look at it. and did the warriors have boogie? no.. so we can go bac n forth with "what ifs" all day. but lets talk facts. they lost. I remember that clearly. im sure you do too

  • AlreadyWon (6 days ago)

    Huh? Im floyd fan u dummy. also did u forget Houstan was clearing warriors in last year playoffs but CP3 got injured? What if CP3 don't get injured

  • aka_novio (Mar 13, 2019)

    How is 14-5 Is not that impressive,but 31-11 Is "balling"🤔

  • David Chou (5 days ago)

    Same reason running a short sprint and a mile at the same speed are differently impressive.

  • p3rryn (6 days ago)

    well percentage wise, 31-11 is better. more games played as well

  • Vonte TheYoungGod (Mar 13, 2019)

    Kevin Durant’s injured = Steph gets to go off🔥

  • Tyler Murphy (6 days ago)

    Moncia Griffin Klay don’t need to dribble anyways 😂

  • 💎Gloss&More💎 (Mar 13, 2019)

    What about when rockets went to oracle n beat them with out Harden 🤷🏾‍♂️

  • Daveed da sick (5 days ago)

    But how do we convince harden not to play so the rockets can win the series

  • George Foley (Mar 13, 2019)

    Had all those top 5 players but won by ONLY single digits against little old Houston Rockets. The point is that Gs struggled last season to win the conference finals and they are struggling this season to win against Houston. They are the champs we give them that, BUT they have a big hurdle to jump over this season. Houston just not going to let them take it this time. Houston have a very big chip on there shoulders and you can tell.

  • Megan Stumpf (Mar 13, 2019)

    pretty sure 14-5 since cp3 returner is pretty good actually 😂😂😂

  • p3rryn (6 days ago)

    lol how you still feel after that L

  • Daniel Tayong (Mar 13, 2019)

    Rockets on fire. I anticipate a rematch in the Conf Finals

  • Captain Cartman (6 days ago)

    Rockets 1st round exit again

  • Snoop (Mar 14, 2019)

    *avengers music starting in the distance*

  • Michael Cabiles (Mar 13, 2019)

    i think the rockets can beat them now.. Faried is a big help...

  • Michael Cabiles (6 days ago)

    +Dan Alx obiviosuly ur a gsw fanboy...and is ur face red now? I'll try to remember to comeback to this thread if gsw gets elimated in the play offs hahahaha. Ur such a sore loser boy..thats my opinion and im not taking sides. I actually hate harden but i also appreciate great players. I did not say gsw wont win right? Im just saying seems rockets can take them on right now..and ur taking it too personal...fanboy hahahaha. Grow up.. dont u have a life? Those gsw players dont even know u personlly lol

  • andypan103 (Mar 13, 2019)

    There should be no excuses for the warrior whether or not KD is playing. James Harden beat the warriors without CP at oracle, and cp3 beat the warriors without harden and Clint 🤷‍♂️

  • kevin mitchell (Mar 13, 2019)

    I guess Stephen A forgot the rockets went into golden state without cp3 and Gordon and beat them 😂😂 but hey as long as iggy is playing the warriors should win right 🚀🚀

  • Staihla Benton (6 days ago)

    X w K I kmm@b. B

  • Rushking20 #Cheesehead (Mar 14, 2019)

    Michael D only klay not draymond and like i said he couldnt even beat just klay draymond and iggy klay can barely dribble lmao