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Stephen A. Smith Furious With Max Kellerman's Bold Comment

Stephen A. Smith at the Warriors vs. Thunder game.

OAKLAND, CA - MAY 30: TV sports personality Stephen A. Smith speaks with youth from the Hidden Genius Project prior to Game Seven of the Western Conference Finals between the Golden State Warriors and the Oklahoma City Thunder during the 2016 NBA Playoffs at ORACLE Arena on May 30, 2016 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Robert Reiners/Getty Images)

Whether you love them or not, there's no denying that Stephen A. Smith and Max Kellerman are an extremely entertaining duo.

During this Thursday's edition of First Take on ESPN, Kellerman unleashed a bold take regarding Atlanta Hawks point guard Trae Young. After witnessing the All-Star guard drop 48 points in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals, Kellerman is ready to say that Young's ceiling is higher than Steph Curry's.

"He's [Young] fearless under pressure," Kellerman said on First Take. "Steph is careless under pressure. Steph shimmies in the regular season. Trae shimmies in the playoffs."

It would be an understatement to say that Smith was unhappy with that take from Kellerman. The charismatic ESPN personality was downright disgusted with his colleague's comments about Curry.

"You do have this knack for just annoying the living hell out of me," Smith told Kellerman. "[It's] to the point where I'm really going to have a conversation with the bosses about I think I need to get paid more for having to talk basketball with you."

Young has been fantastic this postseason, averaging 30.5 points per game.

Although his ceiling is incredibly high, analysts might want to pump the brakes when talking about Young's future in the NBA. And if they really want to rave about Young's production in the playoffs, why do they need to bring down Curry in the process?

The Hawks will be back in action this Friday for a pivotal Game 2 with the Bucks. Kellerman might unleash another bold take on First Take if Young carries his team to back-to-back road wins.