Nikola Jokic or Deandre Ayton: Who will be more important in Game 2? | First Take

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Nikola Jokic or Deandre Ayton: Who will be more important in Game 2? | First Take
Max Kellerman and Kendrick Perkins debate whether NBA MVP Nikola Jokic or Phoenix Suns star Deandre Ayton will be more important in Game 2.


0:00 Perks says Deandre Ayton.
2:00 Max says Jokic is the most important player.
4:00 Perk says Ayton has to continue to play with high energy in Game 2.

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  • Haha, what a question!!!

    GORDAN VARLJENGORDAN VARLJEN12 өдрийн өмнө
  • Of course its jokic. Hes the league MVP. Jokic doesn't have that much helped compared to Ayton

    Aey PhanAey Phan12 өдрийн өмнө
  • Hey the Suns won game 2....anybody wanna argue wit Perk now?? Lol Ayton is more important and now you can kiss the Nuggets goodbye they have no chance. The Suns are the most complete team in the league with the Jazz a close 2nd

    George BishopGeorge Bishop13 өдрийн өмнө
  • Ayton has been playing out of his mind during these playoffs. He's legit been the playing the best basketball of his career during what has been the most important games of his young career up to this point.

    EuropaEuropa13 өдрийн өмнө
  • ...and Perk was right ✅ Suns killed Nuggets 123-98. Chris Paul the MVP of the series..carry on

    GodsonMusicGodsonMusic13 өдрийн өмнө
  • Looks like Perk nailed it.

    Gabriel FonsecaGabriel Fonseca13 өдрийн өмнө
  • 顿宝

    RICH yuanRICH yuan14 өдрийн өмнө
  • I think Perk got this one

    Chicken An Koolaid PodcastChicken An Koolaid Podcast14 өдрийн өмнө
  • Max: shut your mouth and hold this L

    A LoveA Love14 өдрийн өмнө
  • Jokic is the most important because when Ayton dominates him, the Nuggets are done.

    fred barnesfred barnes14 өдрийн өмнө
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    Gaurav BoseGaurav Bose14 өдрийн өмнө
  • Max just crashed Perk's point

    Mr EfisMr Efis14 өдрийн өмнө
    • Max is an idiot.. this didn't age well🤣

      KassanderKassander13 өдрийн өмнө
  • Bring back Ryan hollin

    TheChampishere 99TheChampishere 9914 өдрийн өмнө
  • AYTON GONNA EAT THE JOKER ALIVE! !!!!!!....... LOL LOL LOL!!!!!!!....... 💪💪💪💪💪💪💪!!!!!!!....... 👊👊👊👊👊👊👊!!!!!!!....... TIME TO GET THAT RING!!!!!!!....... 🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆!!!!!!!

    MccoyMccoy14 өдрийн өмнө
  • Devin Booker is the most important player in this series.

    Michael RhoadsMichael Rhoads14 өдрийн өмнө
  • Perkins is terrible at basketball debates

    kingbankssskingbanksss14 өдрийн өмнө
  • I’d actually watch this show more if it was Perk and not SAS

    Mamba MentalityMamba Mentality14 өдрийн өмнө
  • I find myself looking for the mute button when Max talks. Im i alone? Is it just me ??

    music gibeonmusic gibeon14 өдрийн өмнө
  • I WANT IGUADALA!!!!!

    Jorge SandovalJorge Sandoval14 өдрийн өмнө
  • Ayton reminds me of Tim Duncan, but more athletic

    Besnik ImeriBesnik Imeri14 өдрийн өмнө
    • @martin espuma facts

      Besnik ImeriBesnik Imeri13 өдрийн өмнө
    • That’s what I been saying! He’s the closest thing we’re gonna see to Tim. calm never aggressive and goes in and out Ayton will last forever playing like that

      martin espumamartin espuma13 өдрийн өмнө
  • max is too smart for perk please stop pairing them

    J VJ V14 өдрийн өмнө
  • “Especially in game 1” There has only been one game.

    Mali KaliMali Kali14 өдрийн өмнө
  • Max schooled Perk soooo bad😂😂💀

    Y2Jmarco1Y2Jmarco114 өдрийн өмнө
    • Lmao Max still lost 😂 Perk was right

      GodsonMusicGodsonMusic13 өдрийн өмнө
  • They call themselves “analysts” yet they don’t know how to do their job. Jokic when guarded by Ayton: 11 points, 5-14 fg, 1-3 from 3 and 1 turnover.

    J GJ G14 өдрийн өмнө
  • I'm not saying he don't deserve the MVP basis on the team record and stats sheets the regular season MVD basis on regular season number even if the Denver choke the trophy already hand out

    John LiuJohn Liu14 өдрийн өмнө
  • If DA can match Jokic this series will be over quickly

    Jacey GaitherJacey Gaither14 өдрийн өмнө
  • Idk how stupid Perk actually is, there is a really simple answer to the question, if Jokic plays bad Denver automatically lose, if Ayton plays bad they still have CP3 and Devin Booker to bail them out. So Jokic is more important, plain and simple

    Petar VPetar V14 өдрийн өмнө
  • Perk is the next skip bayless

    That Kid JayThat Kid Jay14 өдрийн өмнө
  • Suns in 5

    Oscar TorresOscar Torres14 өдрийн өмнө
  • Why does this show constantly have to pick the opposite side of the argument just to argue? It's f****** annoying

    DigitalKreamDigitalKream14 өдрийн өмнө
  • No one talks about the disrespect to Kobe only winning 1 MVP, he was the best player in basketball for at least 5 years solid and only 1 MVP? Smh love me some Nash but how I’m the fooook does he have 2.

    Hector GuzmanHector Guzman14 өдрийн өмнө
  • Perk over exaggerating with him saying Ayton has dominated Jokic. Matched him if anything.

    DTSDTS14 өдрийн өмнө
  • DominAyton!!!!

    Ray promotionsRay promotions14 өдрийн өмнө
  • The Serbian Warlord will dominate.

    box score watcherbox score watcher14 өдрийн өмнө
  • Finally Mark Bryant getting recognition.

    deT nibuLdeT nibuL14 өдрийн өмнө
  • Max is so dumb

    Eb BoldEb Bold14 өдрийн өмнө
  • no way they rly ask dumb questions like this

    BOBBOB14 өдрийн өмнө
  • I wanna hear ryan hollins opinion on this matter.

    Frozen BeanFrozen Bean14 өдрийн өмнө
  • Ayton is Batman stopping the joker 🤣

    Yessirrr ZkyYessirrr Zky14 өдрийн өмнө
  • This is disrespectful... Jokic just won MVP and the only thing First Take said about him was a dumb discussion about him vs Ayton... This is mad disrespectful

    Aton Shabazz-BeyAton Shabazz-Bey14 өдрийн өмнө
  • Max literally said Ayton has played well against Jokic and AD and Perk got all sensitive when Max mentioned AD lmao

    Russel LimbatRussel Limbat14 өдрийн өмнө
  • Max be killin big Perk 🤣🤣🤣

    Cam AdamsCam Adams14 өдрийн өмнө
  • Hold up Max Lakers better then nuggets and Ayton held it down. Now this not Portland were they going to let Jokic get off Jokic gotta work against Ayton and Jokic is tired

    lil zaelil zae14 өдрийн өмнө
  • I like Jokic but i can't say he MVP caliber because he only play one side on court and that offense

    lil zaelil zae14 өдрийн өмнө
  • Ayton can dominate these nuts in his mouth.

    G GG G14 өдрийн өмнө
  • Perk is right on this one

    Bob ChristieBob Christie14 өдрийн өмнө
  • lol@ trying to compare jokic to ayton. ayton aint about s**t without all the pressure on cp3 and booker. jokic is 4 times a better player than this cat. perk...chil out with that yayoo man.

    Augustine ChoiAugustine Choi14 өдрийн өмнө
  • Looks like Perkins wants to kill Max when he talks

    Modesto IrizarryModesto Irizarry14 өдрийн өмнө
  • It's interesting how conveniently no one mentions that Joker shot zero free throws in that game. How does a man who pounds the ball in the paint not pick up at least ONE free throw attempt? Ayton fouled Joker all night. Ayton also didn't pick up his first foul until halfway through the 4th. Gee, I wonder if that might have affected Joker's shooting. NBA refs are biased pieces of garbage.

    J GriffJ Griff14 өдрийн өмнө
  • I am the only person who doesn´t like Perk? my god... he is irritating

    Jaime López-JamarJaime López-Jamar14 өдрийн өмнө
  • Perk really been wrong all day 😂

    Josiah BravoJosiah Bravo14 өдрийн өмнө
  • We just witnessed a live murder in 4K on ESPN. Someone get this man Max lmao

    GGX Gang HQGGX Gang HQ14 өдрийн өмнө
  • I dk if Max should be allowed to bring up Iguodala in arguments any more... 😂

    NineSixTVNineSixTV14 өдрийн өмнө
  • Max clearly lost. Ayton killed Jokic in game 1

    spursyankeesfanspursyankeesfan14 өдрийн өмнө
    • Spiritual Von Knows Best lol I guess. But ayton is having the better of him

      spursyankeesfanspursyankeesfan14 өдрийн өмнө
    • That’s why Jokic is more important

      Spiritual Von Knows BestSpiritual Von Knows Best14 өдрийн өмнө
  • Jokic managed to beat the Blazers with no other stars around him and with 2 injured starters out. Ayton isn’t even the 2nd best player on his team. Why is this even an argument?

    ItsjustlikemagicItsjustlikemagic14 өдрийн өмнө
    • Defense

      Marcus HuntMarcus Hunt14 өдрийн өмнө
  • They can't stop disrespecting Jokic, man.

    MrSlowFlowwMrSlowFloww14 өдрийн өмнө
  • Max's therapist must be a rich person

    Omar AbuseifOmar Abuseif14 өдрийн өмнө
  • win or lose jokic gonna be a beast ,thats for sure

    s ks k14 өдрийн өмнө
  • "Now youre gonna sit there and figure out how you lost another argument", perk makes max look like Stephen A when these two pair up

    Zain AliZain Ali14 өдрийн өмнө
  • Perk losing every argument today. On God💫

    Michael Jr. OseiMichael Jr. Osei14 өдрийн өмнө
  • What world y’all in cause Max got smoked

    Eileen HoosierEileen Hoosier14 өдрийн өмнө
  • Max you tried!! But you just gave us a show of Kendrick Perkins smoked you.. Suns in 5!! But if we win game 3 we could sweep them!!

    Eileen HoosierEileen Hoosier14 өдрийн өмнө
  • Max your about crazy.. Ayton is the best player after game 1!! Also Perkins is right here he wore Joker down!! Also Ayton had 20-10 yes Joker had 23-7 of Ayton shows up tonight like he did in game 1 The Suns will win in game 2.. Max joker might been the dam mvp but the fact is that if Ayton wears him down this will be a long series for Denver.. Guess what Max you are lost cause no one is worried about the Lakers.. You can stand you have been Eliminated round 1..

    Eileen HoosierEileen Hoosier14 өдрийн өмнө
  • He’s finna show y’all why he’s mvp tonight

    Tyrone HarrisTyrone Harris14 өдрийн өмнө
  • Perk argument is that Jokic isn’t that good lol

    Jay The ActivistJay The Activist14 өдрийн өмнө
  • Perk can’t rely on the “we brothas, white boy don’t know basketball” to win a debate when SAS checks out.

    Tyrel GeorgeTyrel George14 өдрийн өмнө
    • @M P Truth. You feel some type of way for a reason.

      Tyrel GeorgeTyrel George14 өдрийн өмнө
    • Right. just ignorant

      M PM P14 өдрийн өмнө
  • Max didn't have to snap on Big Perk like that 😆😆

    Quincy WallaceQuincy Wallace14 өдрийн өмнө
  • I’m sorry Ayton is more important to me he needs to stop jokic to win the whole series

    Selfmade ShawnSelfmade Shawn14 өдрийн өмнө
  • I think the guy who thought the Grizzlies were gonna win in 6 needs a drug test

    TheApeTheApe14 өдрийн өмнө
  • Jokic was just off he’s going to work ayton tonight!!!

    Moe FitMoe Fit14 өдрийн өмнө
  • We need a new staff on first take scratch ALL these mfs

    Tc GrantTc Grant14 өдрийн өмнө
  • Man, Perks logic is outta this world... Like he never played, looking like he takes Xanax before each clip...

    dzrdzadzrdza14 өдрийн өмнө
  • 260th comment Molly is cute

    javier book shadows contributor dujavier book shadows contributor du14 өдрийн өмнө
  • Max & Jokic got something in common today... MVPs 😭 Perk gettin it! lol

    PlayazzzConnectEntPlayazzzConnectEnt14 өдрийн өмнө
  • Why is he bringing Andre Iguodala every time😂😂

    Aadil SafarAadil Safar14 өдрийн өмнө
  • Shame on ESPN. This was like 4th subject talk about no congrats to Jokic for MVP. They just showed clip of him getting mvp and then Perk started talking about how Ayton dominated Jokic..gtfohm. ESPN clearly racist AF and can't stand a white European getting award. America racist no doubt, blacks be just as racist as white folks.

    Alvin WebsterAlvin Webster14 өдрийн өмнө
  • Max a coward for not acting like this with SAS. Even when he wins he lets him treat him like a fool.

    Jurr JurrJurr Jurr14 өдрийн өмнө
  • Perk been getting whooped all day. Makes a great point about Ayton though. He has been surprisingly dominant when you needed it and has risen to the occasion.

    FairPlay JayFairPlay Jay14 өдрийн өмнө
  • Max showing off when Stephen A ain’t here

    Michael PersonMichael Person14 өдрийн өмнө
  • I actually agree with perk. If Ayton plays solid defense and gets his 20 and 10 the suns sweep the series because the nuggets can’t match the production from the suns backcourt. Jokic can score 40 and they still might not win the game

    João BritoJoão Brito14 өдрийн өмнө
  • Jokic has to destroy ayton for the nuggets to win the series

    kmkm14 өдрийн өмнө
  • I'm tired of clicking the thumb nail expecting Stephen A. and I keep getting this fool Perkins😡 stop trying to force me to watch him ESPN🤦🏾‍♂️

    John JohnsonJohn Johnson14 өдрийн өмнө
  • Why does he always need to bring up Igudala

    Zach FalbergZach Falberg14 өдрийн өмнө
  • Ayton played good defense but jokic was just missing easy jumpers and layups

    Fundings GTFundings GT14 өдрийн өмнө
  • at 6:05 you can hear max trying to not laugh at perk the way he dominated him today.

    mobarakmobarak14 өдрийн өмнө
  • The Suns are a problem

    Stoner KitchenStoner Kitchen14 өдрийн өмнө
  • I swear Perk is trying to be Stephen A. It's so funny 🤣🤣👏

    Cj JamesCj James14 өдрийн өмнө
  • They need to get Perk outta there. He argues against himself. “We’re not talking about AD” meanwhile max was highlighting how good Ayton was against AD. So uneducated

    NO NAMENO NAME14 өдрийн өмнө
  • Max been killing perk all day 😂

    Kai MazakuKai Mazaku14 өдрийн өмнө
    • This didn't age well lol

      GodsonMusicGodsonMusic13 өдрийн өмнө
    • Fax

      Bicsectamore BicsectamoreBicsectamore Bicsectamore13 өдрийн өмнө
    • I usually don't agree with either one of them when talking basketball so I say it was tied today. Perks accent is what hurts him💯just my opinion. Max can't ever stay on topic.🤣

      furious stylesfurious styles14 өдрийн өмнө
    • @J Griff 😭

      Spends ShanksSpends Shanks14 өдрийн өмнө
    • The English language been killing Perk his whole life

      J GriffJ Griff14 өдрийн өмнө
  • It's tiring to hear Perk speak. He's not built for debates, he turns salty and start getting personal every time he's cornered. Shut up Perk!

    iamram 19iamram 1914 өдрийн өмнө
  • Max cant miss today hes been killing Perk

    Giorgos LolosGiorgos Lolos14 өдрийн өмнө
  • Perks right

    Elijah FerreiraElijah Ferreira14 өдрийн өмнө
  • If I was Ayton, I'd make a point to shut down Jokic now. If you shut down the MVP that says alot.

    Deacon MackDeacon Mack14 өдрийн өмнө
  • Max we love you but sometimes you just talk a lot of 💩😂🤣

    Sherwin PattersonSherwin Patterson14 өдрийн өмнө
  • If Ayton has a great game you know the suns win, if Jokic has a great game you still dont know

    T DeMan99T DeMan9914 өдрийн өмнө
  • ESPN are fools for putting Perkins on the air. One of the stupidest takes I've ever heard. If he wants to say this is a different ball game playing against the Suns because they play defense, let me remind you that Jokic put up numbers against Utah and the Clippers last year in the playoffs, two of the better defensive teams in the league. Just keep watching, Jokic will have some monster games in this series. The Suns may very well win this series, but I guarantee you it will have nothing to do with Deandre Ayton "dominating" Jokic LMAO.

    JonathanJonathan14 өдрийн өмнө
  • I love how dumb is Perkins.

    Юлиан ГеоргиевЮлиан Георгиев14 өдрийн өмнө
  • The fact that Giannis has more mvp than Kobe and Jokic tied Kobe is ridiculous

    Vignesh AkkinaVignesh Akkina14 өдрийн өмнө
  • Perkins was talking this same smack against the Nuggets against the Blazers .. then what happened .. ?? These dudes have these takes them when it doesn’t come true you never hear about it again

    CJ MorganCJ Morgan14 өдрийн өмнө
  • What perk? i hope you got paid extra to say that

    Almighty DaVinciAlmighty DaVinci14 өдрийн өмнө
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