Stephen A. Smith pleads with Knicks fans not to panic if New York fails to hit the lottery and land Zion Williamson in the 2019 NBA draft. Instead, Stephen A. wants the franchise and its fan base to be patient because he's banking on Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving signing with the Knicks this summer as free agents.
#FirstTake
✔ Subscribe to ESPN on YouTube: http://es.pn/SUBSCRIBEtoYOUTUBE
✔ Subscribe to ESPN FC on YouTube: http://bit.ly/SUBSCRIBEtoESPNFC
✔ Subscribe to NBA on ESPN on YouTube: http://bit.ly/SUBSCRIBEtoNBAonESPN
✔ Watch ESPN on YouTube TV: http://es.pn/YouTubeTV

Exclusive interviews with Rachel Nichols https://urlzs.com/jNURe


Stephen A. Smith on ESPN https://urlzs.com/W19Tz

ESPN on Social Media:
► Follow on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/espn
► Like on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/espn
► Follow on Instagram: www.instagram.com/f/espn

Visit ESPN on YouTube to get up-to-the-minute sports news coverage, scores, highlights and commentary for NFL, NHL, MLB, NBA, College Football, NCAA Basketball, soccer and more.

More on ESPN.com: http://www.espn.com

YOU MAY LIKE
Loading...
Zion 'looked like he had been hit by a truck' after NBA draft lottery - Rachel Nichols | SC with SVP

Rachel Nichols joins SportsCenter with Scott Van Pelt to recap the 2019 NBA draft lottery, where the New Orleans Pelicans landed the No. 1 overall pic...

‘If you’re Kawhi Leonard, you don’t want to play with LeBron’ – Stephen A. | First Take

Stephen A. Smith says he would be surprised if Kawhi Leonard opted to play with ball-dominant LeBron James on the Los Angeles Lakers instead of choosi...

Zion has been playing against boys, he’s about to face men in the NBA – Stephen A. | First Take

Stephen A. Smith is holding back from anointing Zion Williamson as the NBA’s next generational player since his only competition so far has been colle...

Kevin Durant's injury could wind up benefiting the Warriors' future - Max Kellerman | First Take

Max Kellerman argues that Kevin Durant's injury might eventually benefit the Golden State Warriors if his strained calf turns out to be more severe th...

The Pelicans should offer Anthony Davis a max deal, then build around Zion - Stephen A. | First Take

Stephen A. Smith suggests that the New Orleans Pelicans offer Anthony Davis a max contract, knowing that Davis will not stay to make it known that he ...

I'll carry his bags, clean up his locker! - Stephen A. begs for KD to join the Knicks | First Take

Stephen A. Smith gives his best sales-pitch for Kevin Durant to join the New York Knicks this summer after hopes of selecting Zion Williamson with the...