The Nets need BOTH Kevin Durant and James Harden healthy for the playoffs - Shelburne | The Jump
Marc J. Spears joins Jorge Sedano and Ramona Shelburne on The Jump to discuss Brooklyn Nets stars Kevin Durant and James Harden and the Golden State Warriors’ comeback win against the Milwaukee Bucks.
0:00 Spears says it’s important for KD to knock the dust off before the playoffs.
1:10 Sedano says the Nets need to make sure Harden’s hamstring is fully healthy when he returns.
3:37 Spears describes how big the Warriors’ win over the Bucks is for them.
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  • Jake Young
    Jake Young

    The seem to only win with James

  • John Anderson
    John Anderson

    As KD gets the Rus off with a dismal performance of 5from 5 from the field perfect from the 3 point line. Al so the freethrow line. Taking a charge from Zion. Throwing lightning passes to Aldridge.Lets us all hope he finds his self and and get in shape for the playoffs?

  • Yep Yep
    Yep Yep

    They apparently need 14 current and former nba all stars to even think about taking out LeBron

  • Marjan Ahmed
    Marjan Ahmed

    The lady was the most insightful and had some strong points. These dudes rusty man.

  • Orson Braswell
    Orson Braswell

    The reflective iraq correspondingly bat because may curiosly camp apropos a second-hand rhinoceros. alluring, macabre equinox

  • edwardtone

    Where's footage of Durant's 16 min. @espn and @nba ?

  • edwardtone

    Kevin Durant had an Achilles? Then he played 8/8 and 100%

  • Justin Villarreal
    Justin Villarreal

    Nobody cares about the nets when you talk about them ten times a day

  • Christian Claudio
    Christian Claudio

    Are these "analysts" getting paid?

  • MM MM
    MM MM

    Kd n harden is enough... but dang got kyrie

  • Kisimba Wenceslas Naki
    Kisimba Wenceslas Naki

    Anyone else feel like after watching the analyst sports talk shows for so long. You can do a better job than these people

  • Carlleed A.A.K
    Carlleed A.A.K

    The disrespect to Kyrie Irving is real. I believe he is their killer.

  • Satoshi Matsumoto
    Satoshi Matsumoto

    Whattt they need to all be healthy to wayyy😂😂😂these analysts man

  • Kizito Imoisili
    Kizito Imoisili

    James harden is the mvp

  • Richard Maeda
    Richard Maeda

    Ramona said Harden is out of the MVP conversation for being sidelined for 10 days. That's 4 games or so... let's be real

  • Drumpf Todd
    Drumpf Todd

    That's a pretty sad thing to say when you look at their stacked team. Maybe if you didn't have a team full of quitters then you wouldn't need so much firepower to win a chip.

    • Papa_zoeee

      Same would be said about lebron

  • SuperTDSmith

    The Nets want to win NBA Finals.

  • Marko Rabin
    Marko Rabin

    Big mistake by warriors in my opinion, should have traded for spencer and give up on Oubre. Spencer could lead the second unit and join 4th quarter if he's hot

  • stupendousA

    Why does NBA media hate James Harden so much?? LeBron is out for longer but they still have him in the MVP conversation. James Harden is out for 2 weeks at most but he's definitely out of the conversation???

  • Canaan Daniels
    Canaan Daniels

    Harden literally gets one minor injury like once every 2 or 3 years I don’t think it’s a concern whether he’ll be healthy

  • MM MM
    MM MM

    The jump not the same without pierce n rachel

  • Ryan Lambert
    Ryan Lambert

    Yes it would be beneficial for every NBA team in the playoffs to have their starting lineup intact 🤷🤦🤫

  • Jacob Wichterich
    Jacob Wichterich

    Should have a former nba player at all times on the show tbh

  • Sb the Pitbull
    Sb the Pitbull

    I don’t feel like watching these analysts without Paul Pierce or a nba player

  • brett

    Tomorrow: Lakers need Lebron and AD for the playoffs

  • Hero Miles
    Hero Miles

    IDK if Harden gonna be ready for the playoffs. He can barely play 5 minutes in a regular season game.

    • Jose Bravo
      Jose Bravo

      Harden never misses you are definitely a casual

  • I got 5 on it
    I got 5 on it

    Durant left to go to Brooklyn to win a 3rd ring.. The irony is if he does win its going to mean less than the 2 in golden state 😂

    • Jose Bravo
      Jose Bravo

      Not that much less than your life foh with the hating 😂

  • Lucy

    Black girl.

  • Lucy

    Lol. That was some glue on the ground.

  • Lucy

    Lol. I'm a fan of MeetMe. "I don't see race."

  • xwers1234

    Free Paul Pierce

  • xwers1234

    Where Rachel Nichols at?


    Aye why that thumbnail so cold tho 🥶

  • cha sam
    cha sam

    Oh wao. I have no idea!

  • Richie Pommells
    Richie Pommells

    nets big 3 will be ready for playoffs have faith

  • cali flea dog
    cali flea dog

    Let's see if Steve "white privilege Hire" can really Coach without Superstars!

  • LeeTravius Mckay
    LeeTravius Mckay

    We should be concerned of All the injuries in the NBA right now. Bodies are breaking down due to tight schedules

  • LeeTravius Mckay
    LeeTravius Mckay

    what do you expect with a shortened season and all these back to back games

  • AllWhitePeopleAreRacistDevils

    Lakers in 5

  • javier book shadows contributor du
    javier book shadows contributor du

    128th comment

  • Dek

    this woman pisssses me off

  • DaShahn Draper
    DaShahn Draper

    Rachel got tired of people telling her we wish she was there 😭

  • mar jase
    mar jase

    If i am going to be honest with you ,in my own humble opinion without being sentimental of course, without offending anyone who thinks differently from my own point of view,but also by looking into this matter in distinctive perspective ,i would like to say i have nothing to say

    • Terrell Rivas
      Terrell Rivas

      Normally these annoy me, today it didn’t. May god bless you.

  • KreyzAim

    ‘More important’... stupid narratives. ESPN has been blatantly boring and they wonder why ratings are down

  • T

    Is the sky blue?

  • Bo Rood
    Bo Rood

    They don't need many regular season games together. They played two games after the Harden trade with Kyrie out and they were both major blowouts.

  • Warrior BC
    Warrior BC

    The Joker is best player on the planet 💪💪💪

  • Blasian Couple KING VADER Vlog
    Blasian Couple KING VADER Vlog

    Don't forget Lakers need AD & Bron, f^%king haters..

  • Sanjuid Ali
    Sanjuid Ali

    Get paul pierce

  • Curt Skeete Jr
    Curt Skeete Jr

    To strange harden gets injured KD returns idk

  • L Karamazov
    L Karamazov

    They should have just all stayed in OKC. Now they’re like used and abused, no respect.

  • C A P
    C A P

    ya talk about topic we know the answer too

  • Felix Edwards
    Felix Edwards

    That Spencer Dinwiddie news is false ...they tried to trade Kelly for him and the nets turn it down y’all be in tv getting this stuff wrong...smh

  • Johnny Nava
    Johnny Nava

    Yes they do. They got 3 players (Kevin, kyrie, and James) who have proved they can't get the job done unless carried by others. So yes, they all need to be healthy.

  • jonathan oh
    jonathan oh

    Oklahoma City thunder fans 🥴🥴🥴🥴🥴🥴🥴🥴

  • MLP

    Can I tell THE TRUTH?

  • DeGoat DeRozan
    DeGoat DeRozan

    You know who the nets really need? Paul Pierce

    • Mike J
      Mike J

      Ain't that the truth lol..

  • Mike J
    Mike J

    I guarantee you that BKLYN and the Knicks will play each other in the playoffs like in the first rd too,KD and Harden should be ready to go when that happens.

  • KittyLazyBeamz

    Just like Steph and Klay need to both be healthy for the playoffs, this isn't news.


      They would win if its KD and Kyrie, KD and Harden, or just Harden and Kyrie. They don't even need 3.

    • Longlivemk Longlivemk
      Longlivemk Longlivemk

      @Drumpf Todd kyrie isn’t good enough of a facilitator to carry nets to the finals without harden it would jus be hero ball with kd and kyrie I think they need harden to win honestly

    • JAY Pc
      JAY Pc

      @Drumpf Todd obviously they need harden and kd to bring them to the finals. U must be dumb Kyrie can’t carry them all the way to the finals.

    • KittyLazyBeamz

      @Drumpf Todd you already forgot about steph and klay what a shame, just wait

    • Drumpf Todd
      Drumpf Todd

      Yeah except for the fact that there is an additional superstar... IDK if you watch basketball but the Nets have KD, Harden and Kyrie... Pretty sad when you need 3 superstars and a team full of last years max players. Bunch of bums.

  • Fillipe Gsk
    Fillipe Gsk

    That's why they're sitting out

  • Alexander

    Being honest they only need 2 of them. whether that's Kd and Kyrie or Kyrie and Harden or Harden and KD. DOESNT MATTER

  • Chris xO
    Chris xO

    Its ridiculous kyrie ain't being mentioned and hes performed better than Harden in the playoffs

    • Chris xO
      Chris xO

      @Kevin Le and Harden had a team specifically built around him since day 1 in Houston? Kyrie has demonstrated he can show up repeatedly, what about Harden?

    • JAY Pc
      JAY Pc

      @Kevin Le that was one playoff series

    • Kevin Le
      Kevin Le

      its cause he had lebron lmao his past time on the celtics they got bounced lol

  • J Ca
    J Ca

    I thnk it’s more about health than anything else. If they’re all healthy, then they are expected to win the championship in my book

  • Future Fresh
    Future Fresh

    Golden state should have taken that trade

  • SOExclusive

    This show ain’t the same without The Truth. It comes off real dry. I couldn’t even finish the show

    • Derek Masters
      Derek Masters

      The truth is trash lol he is literally the worst analyst they had

  • Fusionn

    2021 Brooklyn Nets NBA Finals champions

  • C4LLifestyle

    No KD means no ring... Simple!


      Keep thinking like the media.

    • OTW

      Vice versa if that happens to Irving

  • kc kc
    kc kc

    "the Nets need both Durant & Harden healthy for the playoffs" Thanks for breaking the news Albert Einstein

    • Dutch of Gotham
      Dutch of Gotham

      they really enlightened us huh lol


    Nets are in trouble point blank

  • Hardworking Criminal
    Hardworking Criminal

    In related news it's said humans need oxygen to breathe...back to you Rachel Nichols!

  • abcd

    "The sky is blue"

  • Tmac 01
    Tmac 01

    Guarantee win for the Nets


    I love to watch James Harden (PAUSE)


      @Zatora11 p a u s e !

    • Zatora11

      @KOMPA JAM you’re forcing it dude..


      @Zatora11 You like to watch James HARDEN as well?

    • Zatora11

      no need for a pause there, sus boy

  • heardi

    KD is overrated lets be real

    • Raza Kids
      Raza Kids

      @Jose Bravo he is overrated that people say he is the 1st or 2nd best player. He isn't better than LeBron, Steph, even Giannis now. And you can make a case that harden is the nets best player.

    • Jose Bravo
      Jose Bravo

      @Raza Kids overrated but he's in your top 5 list? The irony of the stupid

    • Sean Combs
      Sean Combs


    • Imma keep it ahunnid
      Imma keep it ahunnid

      Why do you believe he is overrated sir?

    • Raza Kids
      Raza Kids

      He is overrated but he is still a top 4-5 player in the league.

  • Rico McCard
    Rico McCard

    So disrespecting kyrie again???

  • Tupac Reincarnated
    Tupac Reincarnated

    KD+Harden = Finals KD+Harden+Kyrie = Championship or Bust

    • Rahil Arora
      Rahil Arora


    • J Ca
      J Ca


  • Qu Reynolds
    Qu Reynolds

    They ignored Paul like they ignored Jackie Macmullen for saying nba players are owners property. smh lol

    • Zam Brogue
      Zam Brogue

      @Duc Le Racist tend to do that alot

    • pc_t

      @Duc Le ppl like to make mountains out of mole hill. She misspoke, it’s not like this is a a habit for her.

    • Duc Le
      Duc Le

      She worded it poorly... she was trying to say employees are assets. If your work needs you to relocate, then you gotta relocate.

  • Adityo Tio
    Adityo Tio

    The dull bagpipe fundamentally collect because kiss proximately subtract a a bitter cloud. abashed, hulking nose

  • Lacey Davis
    Lacey Davis

    Of course they need em but they need an 90% Harden, aa 80% KD along with Kyrie and Aldridge and they going all the way to the finals no doubt.

  • Mike Miller
    Mike Miller

    Why don’t you guys talk about me more often? I’m an all time great

  • Bill Pap.
    Bill Pap.

    Hot take: BOTH Kevin Durant & James Harden are in the top 5 offensive players ever list, if you take into account their entire offensive arsenal.

  • Pat4Clippers

    Utah Jazz will win it all. They have the chemistry and the health. Also, homecourt advantage is huge for them. Congrats to Utah for their first ever NBA championship. I hate Utah, btw.

    • Raza Kids
      Raza Kids

      Yo, the clippers and Nets look fantastic. Maybe even the sixers. Nuggets could too. I'm going with the Nets as my first option And then the clippers as my second option.

    • Clippers Suck
      Clippers Suck

      U already giving up on ur clippers?

  • Avery Merrick
    Avery Merrick

    Not going to be the Philadelphia 76ers.

  • Gage 878
    Gage 878

    We all know neither of them can win on their own team so ofc they need a super team

    • Impressivejay

      @Clippers Suck How can you say that, have you seen them in the finals yet????

    • Clippers Suck
      Clippers Suck

      @Impressivejay the truth hurts the nets are a superteam just like the warriors were

    • heardi


    • Lhype

      @Impressivejay as a lebron fan I’m embarrassed that this is how we are represented by people who just are dumb

    • Impressivejay

      You sound like A KD hater and Lebron James fan, this is the wrong video my guy...

  • Wyatt the great
    Wyatt the great

    8th comment

  • DᴇGᴏᴀᴛ DᴇRᴏᴢᴀɴ ➐
    DᴇGᴏᴀᴛ DᴇRᴏᴢᴀɴ ➐

    Short answer: *Yes*

    • thatfatguy

      Long answer:yyyyyyyyyyyeeeeeeessssssss

    • 999 speed
      999 speed

      @Juan R casual

    • Juan R
      Juan R


    • Juan R
      Juan R

      Hardens a choker and ball hog, the nets can win without him

  • Leone

    no they dont lol. stop acting like theyre not good enough to win the east with one of them out.

    • redouane krap
      redouane krap

      @Juan R then what is harden 🤣🤣 the Man chokes the most when the pressure is at his highest

    • heardi

      they wont beat any of those team with harden out

    • Clippers Suck
      Clippers Suck

      Well it won’t be that easy without them that’s for sure and anything is possible

    • Juan R
      Juan R

      @redouane krap simmons and harris are chokers, the nets will beat them without KD

    • redouane krap
      redouane krap

      They wont beat the 76ers without KD no way

  • Smoove00

    JH MVP Should win it TF she talking about

  • Oba***Man YouTube took my channel out
    Oba***Man YouTube took my channel out

    KD probably has some serious injuries, it has been 2 months since he last played.

    • ⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻

      @Lucas Walker They come to practice and build chemistry there lol

    • Lucas Walker
      Lucas Walker

      @Impressivejay Chemistry, practice, and keeping those legs in game shape. You can’t sit KD til playoffs regardless on how loaded the team is

    • LifeStarrTV

      Him AND AD

    • MK7 Wars
      MK7 Wars

      @Impressivejay to build chemistry before the playoffs start

    • Impressivejay

      @Only fire Why rush him back when they winning without him and he can have fresh legs for the playoffs

  • Andrew Zheng
    Andrew Zheng


    • Brian Morien
      Brian Morien

      @Kisimba Wenceslas Naki Have you ever watched him on television. His career has been over for a while. They do nothing but make fun of his stupid opinions. Now that there's nobody making fun of him the show isn't that funny.

    • Kisimba Wenceslas Naki
      Kisimba Wenceslas Naki

      He got fired for taking videos of him at the strip club

    • JayDope

      @Brian Morien That's Hilarious

    • Brian Morien
      Brian Morien

      @JayDope I am not a fan of his either and he is not a fan of mine. I've sent him running away crying before.

    • JayDope

      @Brian Morien cmon bro , u really thought I didn't know his nickname, cmon man , quit shaqTin a fool, and yes a shitty analyst we all know 🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣, hence he was never the truth lmao, I just not a big fan, I did like Ray and Garnet tho , legends!

  • SirLoneWolfe

    So are y'all really not going to acknowledge Paul Pierce 😂🤣😭

    • SirLoneWolfe

      @edwardtone that Lola Bunny, D. Wade reference was cool

    • edwardtone

      @SirLoneWolfe Daffy goes, shoot the ball! 🏀💥😳

    • SirLoneWolfe

      @edwardtone What, you got extra hype off of that trailer?

    • edwardtone

      What I want to know is when we're going to discuss Space Jam 2.

    • Railfanner Mario
      Railfanner Mario

      @SirLoneWolfe 😂 lol

  • Jamie

    How many times will they have this conversation?

  • Josias Ajvix
    Josias Ajvix

    Nets are gonna take it all .

  • J Th
    J Th

    They need both to make the finals

  • Mark Angelo Stockton
    Mark Angelo Stockton



    You also need water to clean yourself

  • Hooper Prod.
    Hooper Prod.


  • Oba***Man YouTube took my channel out
    Oba***Man YouTube took my channel out

    For sure the Lakers will be healthy for the playoffs, the Lakers are smart enough for AD not to come back too soon.

    • Lhype

      @Raza Kids I know but you aren’t jumping up to a 10 foot rim and falling tailbone first and having to play 40 mins still then do that in 2 days

    • Raza Kids
      Raza Kids

      @Lhype trust me I have had the same tailbone injury. A contusion. It hurts, but you gotta go through the pain and it eventually gets better. Resting it took a lot more time. I had to free it up. Steph said it himself.

    • Lhype

      @Raza Kids tailbone injuries get worse the more u don’t rest it

    • Raza Kids
      Raza Kids

      @Lhype tailbone injuries work like this. They are actually able to play through they just hurt. Steph explained it himself

    • Lhype

      @Raza Kids the warriors played Steph when he still injured making him hurt him self more too so if they keep this up something worse could happen

  • Paul Jansen
    Paul Jansen

    wow....if this headline isn't a shocker...then...what is😃?

  • zReNAgAdE504

    waw watta hot take !