Load management has gone too far, West will come down to Lakers & Clips — Broussard | NBA | THE HERD

  • Published: 07 November 2019
  • Chris Broussard joins Colin Cowherd to discuss Kawhi Leonard, load management, LeBron James and more. Hear why he strongly dislikes load management and why he believes the NBA Western Conference will come down to the Los Angeles Clippers and Los Angeles Lakers.

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  • The Herd with Colin Cowherd

    What should the NBA do about load management?

    • Durango Basics
      Durango Basics  7 days back

      @SteelCity MusicMan Because now the training is way harder than the 80's. Probably harder to remain an nba player today than 80's. Dont forget that 80's food quality was probably higher than todays food

    • gary marasigan
      gary marasigan  1 weeks back

      D. Rose was ultra upset when he got injured because he wanted to play so bad but couldn't. Kawhi on the other hand could have played but he wouldn't because he might get injured.

    • Ollie Ollie
      Ollie Ollie  1 weeks back

      @Kodi Lauren So that whole drama with Kawhi vs the Spurs medical staff didn't happen? What about when Kawhi got Finals MVP in 2014 vs Heat? Pretty sure Bucks and 76ers are happy he went back to West conference. He has nothing left to prove and shortening the season has been proposed for decades.

  • Ttruckk
    Ttruckk  4 hours back

    There are a lot of tough teams in the west and Lakers have had a fluff schedule so far with a win against the mavericks in which they had to cheat to get to overtime. Too much hype too early for the Lakers.

    • Daniel Johnson
      Daniel Johnson  9 hours back

      woah.... Jack didn't play every tournament.

      • Gregory Castillo
        Gregory Castillo  10 hours back

        Kawhi is retiring after this contract

        • Corey Davis
          Corey Davis  13 hours back

          The Nba should do what the nfl does if you don’t play you don’t get paid.

          • Kruppt808
            Kruppt808  1 days back

            Colin has already reversed this take lol

            • Glass Chin Joshua
              Glass Chin Joshua  1 days back

              NBA players are dumb. If you wanna rest pick your 8 games and say you got a “sprain”. Boom problem solved

              • Rugerman205
                Rugerman205  1 days back

                Preeeach Chris!

                • alextrose7
                  alextrose7  1 days back

                  Did Chris just say that Kawhi is "low maintenance?" Dude you are TRIPPIN!!! This fake baby Bron replacement forced his way off a team by quitting on them after they'd shown him loyalty and treated him with the highest respect. Low maintenance... are you stupid?

                  • Philip Onen
                    Philip Onen  1 days back

                    I'm with Chris on this, load management this early is a rip-off to fans and the league...the players association needs to act on this. I hope ESPN and TNT reduce the paycheck so that the players realize they got to play.....

                    Maybe they should pay players on a game on game basis. Why pay them a full season and have players play half and then some... They are paid to play and they should play when they're healthy

                    • John Jeter
                      John Jeter  2 days back

                      Honest Question How and why do people keep asking Broussard basketball questions he’s often wrong and his “SOURCES” have been shoddy at best. He’s like the weatherman in sports...Wrong more than not and continues to get air time 😫😂

                      • Tom Yazel
                        Tom Yazel  2 days back

                        you set games when you are healthy because you are NOT a team guy...you are about YOU.  reason why the NBA sucks.

                        • Jayeson Mack
                          Jayeson Mack  2 days back

                          The Clippers are being smart..This regular season doesnt matter..The only thing that matters is the playoffs..And its going to be the Lakers vs Clippers..KL will be fresh and healthy. And they will beat the Lakers in the playoffs.

                          • determination a mi title

                            The sitting queen Kawhi Leonard

                            • Keith S.
                              Keith S.  2 days back

                              Low maintenance? Lol

                              • roxxylala26
                                roxxylala26  2 days back

                                Either shorten the NBA calendar or start slashing player's paycheck. How much is Kawhi Leonard getting for a season and refuses to play more than 65 games. FOH... Fans should be outraged.. paying 400 dollars for a ticket and not seeing top all stars playing in games because of load management?/!!

                                • EmpError Prexy
                                  EmpError Prexy  3 days back

                                  The fans paid for this players to play every night,then suddenly players demanding some excuses to not play for unknown reason or not appropriate reasons.Nba commissioner should address this issue.

                                  • Earl Daniel Lee
                                    Earl Daniel Lee  3 days back

                                    teams who do load management should be fined according to the player's salary for that game (1st & 2nd offense).. 3rd offense said player should be excluded from any individual or team awards at the end of the season; banned for playing in the postseason.. that player can play 1 minute for a game & not be penalized for load management but it will drastically affect his stats for the season.. it's their cal

                                    • Jack Xiao
                                      Jack Xiao  3 days back

                                      You'll get criticized for load management if you get a low seed and lose in the first round. Otherwise, I think it makes sense.

                                      • JP Schlecht
                                        JP Schlecht  3 days back

                                        Lebron still have it

                                        • Rainer Vivas
                                          Rainer Vivas  4 days back

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                                          • Vilouboy
                                            Vilouboy  4 days back


                                            I can't work 6 months out of the year but get a years salary. NBA players are spoiled kids

                                            • Rodrick Evans
                                              Rodrick Evans  4 days back

                                              Who pays $400(or more) for a ticket? I know salaries have to come from somewhere, but....?????

                                              • Jefferson Candia
                                                Jefferson Candia  5 days back

                                                lebron has been doing that for years.m

                                                • Mark Anthony Cruz II
                                                  Mark Anthony Cruz II  5 days back

                                                  It should have a logical regulation about this load management, This could be detrimental to the players career and the NBA as the whole.

                                                  • mtrujillo1973
                                                    mtrujillo1973  5 days back

                                                    Neither one of these teams will take the finals this year

                                                    Hop off the bandwagon...front runners

                                                    • Shawn Baker
                                                      Shawn Baker  5 days back

                                                      Chris Broussard dropping FACTS!!!!

                                                      • Will
                                                        Will  5 days back

                                                        Kawhi is no where near the best player in the world right now and never will be considered. Lebron has more triple doubles than this man kawhi has double digit assist games. Raptors are still doing their thing even with without him. Lebron got ripped for not playing all 82 games when compared to MJ. Kawhi doesn’t have the court vision, the IQ or the passing ability. I can’t imagine why people still call him better than lebron when he still doesn’t put up the numbers that he does

                                                        • Luke Cardenas
                                                          Luke Cardenas  5 days back

                                                          Cry babies. let the winner be!

                                                          • fishbone3333
                                                            fishbone3333  5 days back

                                                            The media are partially to blame for this. For at least 20 years, the media have been constantly saying that is it is "all about the rings", rendering the regular season meaningless.

                                                            If I was an NBA coach and I was asked about load managing players, my simply response would be, "You have told me that this game is all about championships. I am plying for June, not November"

                                                            • voetbal12
                                                              voetbal12  5 days back

                                                              You're all morons.

                                                              • Evo1122
                                                                Evo1122  6 days back

                                                                Kawhi is not the best player because he's lazy... Best player in the world should work hard and must have that Mamba Mentality... Which Kawhi don't have because he's lazy 🤣🤣🤣

                                                                • Evelyn Tolleno
                                                                  Evelyn Tolleno  6 days back

                                                                  If anyone deserves load mgnt its gonna be lbj.. how in d world that this man becomes d greatest basketball player n d world and then resting though healthy...

                                                                  • dizzy mike
                                                                    dizzy mike  6 days back

                                                                    Just because u dont like it...doesnt mean it will go ur way

                                                                    • Mustafa
                                                                      Mustafa  6 days back

                                                                      Why dont the NBA just give 2 championships? One for the regular season and another for the post season. That way there is an incentive to play every game. Similar to how football league and league cup works.

                                                                      • Sumanth Mukkala
                                                                        Sumanth Mukkala  6 days back

                                                                        Why are these two so good together? Please do more often.

                                                                        • jessie gomez
                                                                          jessie gomez  6 days back

                                                                          Chris is right.Clippers are the best team and best defensive team.If clippers dont win the chip.kawhi amd the clippers were failures plain and simple.And clipper fans know this.Clippers aint winning a 💍.Karma aint finish with yall yet.thank kwahi for that.karma vs kawhi.who wins.KARMA.think im lieing.just watch as the season goes by.

                                                                          • Ethan Vaughan
                                                                            Ethan Vaughan  6 days back

                                                                            He has left knee problems

                                                                            • Ethan Vaughan
                                                                              Ethan Vaughan  6 days back

                                                                              ESPN is only people who care

                                                                              • High Flyer Dr.H
                                                                                High Flyer Dr.H  6 days back

                                                                                Never compare Kawhi to MJ or LBJ, those 2 didnt have to deal with that load management BS to win it all

                                                                                • Cyrus Farid
                                                                                  Cyrus Farid  7 days back

                                                                                  If Kawhi was on my Bulls I’d be cool with lm. Clippers fans aren’t going to be complaining in June when they’re celebrating their first championship.

                                                                                  • Spacedawn Productions- Gaming Clan Archive

                                                                                    No respect for maxing out your body for a ring

                                                                                    • Jesper Blomqvist
                                                                                      Jesper Blomqvist  7 days back

                                                                                      i don't think kawhi is the best in the world, if you are the best you don't sit out games end of it, i still think Giannis is the best sry boys

                                                                                      • Robert Jacobson
                                                                                        Robert Jacobson  1 weeks back

                                                                                        No other player can get a bucket like Kawhi? Umm james harden is averaging 38ppg! Colin says dumb things

                                                                                        • Carlos I Sanchez
                                                                                          Carlos I Sanchez  1 weeks back

                                                                                          Colin: “ Nobody can get a bucket like kawhi”

                                                                                          Harden: “Am I Joke to you”

                                                                                          • Alexander Attiki Greece

                                                                                            I always bought season tickets ,not anymore ,5 of us cancelled Sixers tickets .Cuz of bens poor shooting

                                                                                            • ShutUpNerd
                                                                                              ShutUpNerd  1 weeks back

                                                                                              Great points by Broussard on this topic.

                                                                                              • Brian Miller
                                                                                                Brian Miller  1 weeks back

                                                                                                I assume he is still getting pad for those load managed games?