Kidd a cheat? Or just Gamesmanship....

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  1. CyKings

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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v7jeIpbmMgo

    Jason Kidd out of timeouts, with under 10 seconds down by 1 score... tells his player to hit him, and causes him to "spill" his drink and get another timeout. Is he a cheat or is it just gamesmanship?

    I think it's hilarious, curious what CF thinks.

    (See the 27 second mark to see him say "hit me")
     
  2. chadly82

    chadly82 Well-Known Member

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    I think its pretty stupid, i have no real issue with it because he wont be a coach long anyways the way things are going.
     
  3. isufbcurt

    isufbcurt Well-Known Member

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    Personally I think it is genius. However, I don't see why you would ever admit it.
     
  4. 00clone

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    It would have been genius in a day when there weren't high definition cameras on the key people in every sporting event at every second. If you're going to do that...wipe your lip or something while you say it and cover your mouth.
     
  5. xboxfever

    xboxfever Well-Known Member

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    I love it. He is going to be fined, and not coaching, at least as a head coach for much longer, but brilliant.
     
  6. jdoggivjc

    jdoggivjc Well-Known Member

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    Meh. Kidd might have had a better season if the Nets didn't build their team around former Celtics that need to be put out to pasture. Then again, maybe not.
     
  7. 3TrueFans

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    I'm sure it's been done before but I haven't seen it, I think it's brilliant. But yeah, that's not something you openly admit to, even if it's not against the rules it's certainly against the spirit of the rules.
     
  8. Rabbuk

    Rabbuk Well-Known Member

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    Seems like cheating.
     
  9. CycloneErik

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    Cheating is a fair word for this.
     
  10. Wesley

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    More new rules to come.
     
  11. SpokaneCY

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    People describing this as "brilliant" really reinforce the negative image of win at all costs... Whether it's that, or flopping, or having coaches demand a PI flag on every pass makes me sad. We should let them call their own fouls sometime but since most of these millionaires are armed it would probably end up in gang violence.

    I miss the days of winning and losing with character.
     
  12. SpokaneCY

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    People describing this as "brilliant" really reinforce the negative image of win at all costs... Whether it's that, or flopping, or having coaches demand a PI flag on every pass makes me sad. We should let them call their own fouls sometime but since most of these millionaires are armed it would probably end up in gang violence.

    I miss the days of winning and losing with character and dignity.
     
  13. heitclone

    heitclone Well-Known Member

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    Jason Kidd has always been under the impression that hitting can solve lots of situations, he's always been a scumbag, always will be.
     
  14. Cy83ag

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  15. GrindingAway

    GrindingAway Well-Known Member

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    In the poker world I'd classify it as angle shooting.
     
  16. ianoconnor

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    Hope he gets a sizable fine.
     
  17. Cyclones_R_GR8

    Cyclones_R_GR8 Well-Known Member

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    $50k according to ESPN
     
  18. CyCy

    CyCy Well-Known Member

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    Spent $50,000 in order to draw up a play that didn't work. That must really hurt.
     
  19. 3TrueFans

    3TrueFans Well-Known Member

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    $50k for a timeout could be worth it in the playoffs, or if you're actually a good coach.
     
  20. SerenityNow

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    Cheat and still lose. He's awesome.
     

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