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

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    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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    1. Paul Arlukiewicz

      Hope he get better soon i like durant

    2. Vule

      KD will always be a snake.

    3. Shawn Hammack

      Awe damn, da nigga got hurt.

    4. Michael Kelligan

      Its those gay assed sneakers he was wearing lol

    5. Ravenchat

      When are they going to fire that annoying chick

    6. Michael Kearney

      I don't care if their the 4th seed, 8th seed, or Hennessy... Dubs in fo'

    7. Steven Porras

      Harden playing defense? Cut that bullshit out.

    8. Rachel Hall

      Perhaps if took those woman’s shoes off he wouldn’t be falling like a drunk woman in heels

    9. Pierce

      H-TOWN 19 CHAMPS BOYYYSSS

    10. Billy Clob

      If you dont wanna play, dont fake and incident. Just tell your coach.

    11. Daveed da sick

      Those pink shoes lowered his testosterone

    12. 2 0

      SAS loves to show love. Shoutout from Htown brotha!

    13. Pat Smith

      Pink sneakers?

    14. Kilmer Porter

      You know, are you talking heads seem to miss the fact that Kevin Durant normally gets injured around this time or close to it. All that happens is he gets healthy and destroys in the playoffs and then wins a championship, So just stop

    15. Samantha Board

      Take off pink tennis shoes

    16. Wayne Tucker

      Don't forget about about the spurs they can beat any team in the west de Rosen is playing really gud ball rite now two okc with Paul George and west brook Steve Adam's which I think can beat the rockets they forget bout other teams I think that worriors and rockets will get knock out by 2nd round depending on who they play

    17. young Nuketown

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      Media g-force This article is about a type of acceleration. For other uses, see G-Force (disambiguation). This article is about effects of long acceleration. For transient acceleration, see mechanical shock. In straight and level flight, lift (L) equals weight (W). In a banked turn of 60°, lift equals double the weight (L=2W). The pilot experiences 2 g and a doubled weight. The steeper the bank, the greater the g-forces. This top-fuel dragster can accelerate from zero to 160 kilometres per hour (99 mph) in 0.86 seconds. This is a horizontal acceleration of 5.3 g. Combined with the vertical g-force in the stationary case the Pythagorean theorem yields a g force of 5.4 g. The g-force (with g from gravitational) is a measurement of the type of acceleration that causes a perception of weight. Despite the name, it is incorrect to consider g-force a fundamental force, as "g-force" (lower case character) is a type of acceleration that can be measured with an accelerometer. Since g-force accelerations indirectly produce weight, any g-force can be described as a "weight per unit mass" (see the synonym specific weight). When the g-force acceleration is produced by the surface of one object being pushed by the surface of another object, the reaction-force to this push produces an equal and opposite weight for every unit of an object's mass. The types of forces involved are transmitted through objects by interior mechanical stresses. The g-force acceleration (save for certain electromagnetic force influences) is the cause of an object's acceleration in relation to free-fall.[1][2] The g-force acceleration experienced by an object is due to the vector sum of all non-gravitational and non-electromagnetic forces acting on an object's freedom to move. In practice, as noted, these are surface-contact forces between objects. Such forces cause stresses and strains on objects, since they must be transmitted from an object surface. Because of these strains, large g-forces may be destructive. Gravitation acting alone does not produce a g-force, even though g-forces are expressed in multiples of the acceleration of a standard gravity. Thus, the standard gravitational acceleration at the Earth's surface produces g-force only indirectly, as a result of resistance to it by mechanical forces. These mechanical forces actually produce the g-force acceleration on a mass. For example, the 1 g force on an object sitting on the Earth's surface is caused by mechanical force exerted in the upward direction by the ground, keeping the object from going into free-fall. The upward contact-force from the ground ensures that an object at rest on the Earth's surface is accelerating relative to the free-fall condition. (Free fall is the path that the object would follow when falling freely toward the Earth's center). Stress inside the object is ensured from the fact that the ground contact forces are transmitted only from the point of contact with the ground. Objects allowed to free-fall in an inertial trajectory under the influence of gravitation only, feel no g-force acceleration, a condition known as zero-g (which means zero g-force). This is demonstrated by the "zero-g" conditions inside a freely falling elevator falling toward the Earth's center (in vacuum), or (to good approximation) conditions inside a spacecraft in Earth orbit. These are examples of coordinate acceleration (a change in velocity) without a sensation of weight. The experience of no g-force (zero-g), however it is produced, is synonymous with weightlessness. In the absence of gravitational fields, or in directions at right angles to them, proper and coordinate accelerations are the same, and any coordinate acceleration must be produced by a corresponding g-force acceleration. An example here is a rocket in free space, in which simple changes in velocity are produced by the engines, and produce g-forces on the rocket and passengers 8 inches per square mile constellations always in fixed locations airplanes could never reached destination if traveling same direction as earth rotation gyro are useless unless acted upon or driven by some sort of external force however at rest with only there external force being that of the earths supposed rotation doesn't move n increment That Stuff Is Flat us-new.com/online/video-4EOumW8gVN4.html

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      00 Aries failure did it work for you how about this skip to main content Smithsonian Science Education Center ExpandExpandExpandExpand STEMvisions Blog SCIENCE 15 NOV The Most Famous Failed Experiment By Sarah Wells 1710 It’s been just over 110 years since Einstein published his groundbreaking papers in 1905 that revolutionized physics as we know it and ushered in the quantum age. Among these papers were his theories on special relativity (not to be confused with general relativity, which he published 10 years later in 1915). His theories on special relativity discussed such strange things as length contraction and time dilation when an observer moved at speeds approaching the speed of light (3 x 108 meters per second, or c). While Einstein was a brilliant physicist, he by no means developed these theories in a vacuum. All great science comes from collaboration and parallel research. Results from an experiment from 1887 would go on to support Einstein’s theories of special relativity and help drive the quantum age alongside it. The experiment in question, the Michelson-Morley experiment, would become one of the most famous failed experiments in history. Image from quantum-reality.net The idea behind the Michelson-Morley experiment can be simplified to the analogy of a person swimming in a river with a current. Depending on whether or not the person is swimming with or against the current, his or her relative velocity (the speed of travel) will change. For Albert Michelson and Edward Morley the river is a material (or medium) called “ether” and the person swimming is light. From ideas presented by physicist James Clerk Maxwell years earlier, Michelson and Morley knew that light was a wave. From daily experiences they had some preconceived notions about waves. 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    22. 3 Hotz N a Cot

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    23. S laRock

      Basketball is trash. Espn is trash. I like to trash the trash. Straight basuda.

    24. porgy scorgy

      Not a warriors fan, but they are going to win it all yet again this year. Their saving their all for playoffs and finals

    25. More Power

      Pure joy, LMAO.

    26. Mustafa Shah

      What is this lady talking about she trying to get involved but it’s not helping

    27. L. Torrence

      Why is Max whispering?!

    28. Brie The Princess

      Don’t ignore her when she talking to you Max... I hate how they treat women and I only clicked her bc them pink shoes fyeeeee 🔥 but fuck that white guy

    29. T0nyMc420

      Oh its not like they don't have 4 other all stars...basketball is gay

    30. Ishaan Kharbanda

      First of all who is wearing those fucking pink sneakers in the thumbnail ? 😂😂😂😂😂

    31. Keontae Carter

      Pathetic pink shoes, nice tumble on the ground apparently XD

    32. hmm ok

      Haha, now take off those ugly fuckin shoes klutz.

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    34. gorillawarfair

      Kinda messed up this is trending because someone got hurt and all anyone cares about is who is gonna win this year...

    35. Tebby

      Nice shoes tho

    36. Nate Dembowski

      Doesn't matter....Bucks in 6

    37. dreamtimej

      Warriors looked really good with Cousins with out Durant.

    38. Juice Juice

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    40. The Jason Station

      If you need to rely on a player getting injured to consider yourself now capable of beating that team, then you're a really shitty team. Period.

    41. troll ko ito

      How about now? Rockets lost

    42. Orthodox 1 1

      Pink shoes ??????????????????

    43. DSkehan2004

      Pink shoes?

    44. Kerlin johnson

      Irene Nicholas is a witch

    45. joshua holder

      Saying the Warriors have a “Must win game” in the regular season is such a joke

    46. ClickClack99

      5:07 anyone else hear that?

    47. Dillard Hudson

      Max why are you doubting 3 core players of the 73-9 Warriors with Boogie

    48. Jose Prieto

      🐍

    49. TeamSwagGod

      What pink KDs are those? Thanks

    50. Matt Sir

      Bucks will forever be #1. No doubt

    51. Mark Jacob

      Those pink shoes are so Gay.

    52. ClickClack99

      Golden state is still unstoppable with just klay and curry, Durant is just insurance

    53. Cosmo Kramer

      Glad he’s hurt!!..🖕

    54. NBA Live Mobile Gamer

      Nooooo KD

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    55. Von Eddie20

      I’m here after the game, go warriors. The rockets trash.

    56. arabion knights

      Let K D rest, the play offs are coming.

    57. Natasha Favero

      Warriors won without KD 💁

    58. James Matthews

      Snakes 🐍 don’t deserve to have legs

    59. DDTV

      KD’s my boy, but warriors always play better without him. So I don’t think Houston losing to KD less warriors is bad.

    60. Jon Oz

      Yes, they're 3 & a half back to the 2:1 but that doesn't mean that the second or even the third seed opens up. The two one would have to come into play for that to even be a option thrice.

    61. Michael Bryant

      Maybe he wouldn’t gotten hurt if he wasn’t wearing girls shoes.

    62. Ian Bower

      Bassgod curse

    63. sarad Limbu

      in yo face MAX... rockets lose hahhahhha

    64. Eva Lyn

      What about the nuggets?! They literally skipped them completely. 😂

    65. HITMAN T The antagonist

      I'm glad fuck golden state and them likeskinned pussied....and what the hell Durant Draymond Green doing on that mutt team anyway

      1. DemPrincessBoyz

        dude said likeskinned

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      !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    67. Kevin Loera

      Still won without KD !!!! Say mouthafucking something

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      who came back here after GSW are looked at MAX as stupid and reaching for nonsense

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      Steven A says 31-11 (73.8%) is "flat out balling", then in next sentence says 14-5 (73.6%) is "not that impressive"

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        or nah

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      Again I'll say it. It was those DAMN PINK SHOES !!!

    72. Peter Burman

      Harden isn't the leading MVP candidate lol Stephen A hecka ignorant

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      That's why they lost

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      *He can still slither around....*

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    80. IWillSub2 Pewds!

      everyone here knows he failed this rite?

    81. p3rryn

      fuel what? they took an L right? oh ok..

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    83. Bilir Kasuh

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    84. Kronos92

      The rockets are trash 😂

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    90. Pičku materinu jebem hejterima takoreći lagano

      If the refs are same like last season in WCF then there will be ABSOLUTELY no problems for GSW to get to the NBA finals AT ALL. I mean Rockets literally deserved to be NBA champions of the 2017/2018. THEY were BETTER than GSW in last season Western Conference Finals! FULL STOP!!!

    91. Chris Renshaw

      Max is deluted

    92. Dennis Tayag

      SMH...

    93. Eduardo Ruiz

      They were saying?

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    97. SAMZIRRA

      James Harden, the worst defensive player in the league

    98. runtrat9

      And then the Rockets lost to the Warriors w/out KD....

    99. SAMZIRRA

      Noooooo!!! Heal.up well.KD.