Bucks, Raptors, Celtics, or 76ers? Which is the East's best after deadline trades? | First Take

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  • Published on:  Friday, February 8, 2019
  • Tom Thibodeau joins First Take to break down the NBA Eastern Conference after the 2019 trade deadline, saying that the Milwaukee Bucks are the best team and to keep an eye on the Boston Celtics. Max Kellerman and Stephen A. Smith assess the Toronto Raptors' chances after trading for Marc Gasol.

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  • Destiny 100
    Destiny 100  3 months ago

    Watching this after finals boy were they wrong. Toronto came out east 😂😂😂

  • Panagiotis Papadimitriou

    Few months later, and Celtics are eliminated bad, 4-1 by Milwaukee.

  • Avaneesh Trikona
    Avaneesh Trikona  7 months ago


  • Edward Bliss
    Edward Bliss  8 months ago

    The record of the Raptors compared to the Bucks is very misleading. One, Kawhi Leonard has only played 44 out of 62 games to give him rest. Two, their back-up center Jonas Valanciunas was out for 2 months with a thumb injury. Third, Kyle Lowry has been dealing with lower-back pain all season, which has made him a non-factor quite a few games. You eliminate any one of the three, Toronto is easily first in the Eastern Conference.

  • Tyson Jackson
    Tyson Jackson  8 months ago

    Pacers in the west now?

  • mike vic
    mike vic  9 months ago

    They're not a better team without Kawhi Leonard.. well the numbers prove otherwise you fucking clown.. Tom is jealous of the Raptors because .. the guy is so stupid no wonder he's a loser.

  • mike vic
    mike vic  9 months ago

    Bucks and Boston , shut the fuk up. Loser coaches going to be talking shit. Americans always ignore toronto like they don't exist....lol

  • curse_mode
    curse_mode  9 months ago

    thom thibodeau looks depressed as hell

    FRED CASH  9 months ago

    The east is the beast right now..Toronto raptors should take the east

  • Chris Magda
    Chris Magda  9 months ago

    Jimmy Butler a top 10 player in the league? The NBA league???? This video must be from an alternative universe

  • Chris Magda
    Chris Magda  9 months ago

    Can ya please STOP STOP with the Celtics. This isn't the 1980's......enough man.

  • tom tracy
    tom tracy  9 months ago

    Enough about Giannis' jump shot, you're never going to admit he's the best because he doesn't have a jump shot? Neither did Shaq

  • Jumbo Kevin
    Jumbo Kevin  9 months ago

    Jimmy Butler is a top 10 player in the NBA? Thibs needs to see a psychiatrist

  • Sasaf 767
    Sasaf 767  9 months ago

    Philadelphia has a big 4 and if they all play well they have a big chance of winning the title

  • Billy Studholme
    Billy Studholme  9 months ago

    Kawhi is still the best player in the East for me. Love Giannis, he's great, but he isn't Kawhi. Seen him disappear offensively against great teams during the season. Is he the guy that's gonna secure the win? He's a little predictable on offense at times. Someone like Al Horford would give him nightmares, especially when you factor in Theiss, Baynes, etc. I dunno, I need to see it from Giannis before I can believe it. They're not winning the East.

  • Red Vanderbilt
    Red Vanderbilt  9 months ago +1

    Sixers and Raptors are playoff-ready team. Both of these team not going to settle for only reaching 2nd round or conference finals.

    NBHOOPZ  9 months ago


  • Pxnkyy
    Pxnkyy  9 months ago

    Kawhi is so underrated
    best defender
    one of best offence.

  • Music Man Joe
    Music Man Joe  9 months ago

    Bucks vs Celtics in the ECF this season. You heard it here first!

    #FearTheDeer 🦌

  • Gabe Greene
    Gabe Greene  9 months ago

    I like how they say Giannis is under a lot of pressure in the playoffs. Get tf outta here with that ESPN. Giannis averages over 26 a game in the post season career wise and y'all saying hes under pressure like wth he's still being the most dominant player in the league.