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The Brooklyn Nets traveled to Houston to take on the Rockets Friday night and one fan in particular was ready and waiting.Seen here is a fan sporting a custom-made shirt that pokes fun of Nets head coach Jason Kidd for his role in "Cupgate."In case you can't quite make it out, the shirt reads, “4 SALE, COLA & ICE, $50,000 PER CUP, HIT ME UP."Props to the guy for managing to get the shirt made within two days of the fiasco.Via Bleacher Report
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According to a report from YaHoo Sports, the NBA will be fining Brooklyn Nets head coach Jason Kidd $50,000 for dropping his cup of soda on the floor in order to create extra time for himself with no timeouts remaining. TV replays caught Kidd telling Nets guard Tyshawn Taylor to “hit me” with 8.3 seconds left against the Lakers at the Barclays Center. Taylor walked up and into...
Brooklyn Nets head coach Jason Kidd was fined $50,000 for “Cupgate,” in which he allegedly made Tyshawn Taylor bump into him to spill his drink onto the court in order to gain the Nets an unofficial timeout. ESPN brought the report. The act itself succeeded, as Nets assistant coach John Welch was able to draw up a last-second play for a chance to tie the game. Paul Pierce, however...
Jason Kidd was arguably the smartest player in the NBA during his future-Hall of Fame career. But through the first month of his coaching career with Brooklyn, it appears commissioner David Stern and the league office are just a bit smarter.
Kidd was fined $50,000 Thursday for intentionally spilling his drink on the court in the Nets’ 99-94 loss to the Lakers in an attempt to gain...
Brooklyn Nets head coach Jason Kidd didn’t have any timeouts with under 10 seconds remaining in his team’s game against the Los Angeles Lakers on Wednesday night.
In the middle of a difficult predicament, Kidd came up with a plan to stall the game. He was holding a cup of soda, and appeared to ask one of his players to bump into him. Tyshawn Taylor walked over to his coach, the...
If Jason Kidd was regretful about his spilled soda cup caper Wednesday night, he sure didn't sound like it after he was fined $50,000 by the NBA.The Brooklyn Nets head coach was hit with the fine Thursday for intentionally spilling a drink to get a break in the action when his slumping team didn't have any timeouts remaining in the closing seconds against the Los Angeles...
Well that was quick.
Adrian Wojnarowski is reporting that Jason Kidd will be fined $50,000 for his spilled drink routine that enabled the Nets to draw up a play late in their loss to the Lakers.
The NBA will fine Nets coach Jason Kidd $50,000 for his stunt with the dropped cup in loss to Lakers, league sources tell Yahoo.
— Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) November 29, 2013
Long before Jason Kidd was intentionally spilling drinks on the court to give his team an extra timeout at the end of a game, Del Harris was pulling the same move. How do we know? Mark Cuban reminded us. The Dallas Mavericks owner tweeted a link to a video of Harris spilling a drink with […]
Jason Kidd went from throwing drinks on the court to throwing in the towel.
After a truly dreadful first half against the Rockets on Friday night, the Nets coach responded by sitting four of his five starters — Shaun Livingston, Joe Johnson, Paul Pierce and Andray Blatche — for the entire second half during a 114-95 obliteration at Toyota Center.
“I had to go with the guys...
I take back everything bad I said about the Jason Kidd coaching hire. How many years has the NBA been in existence and no one has had the balls to pull off the old spilled drink routine?
Here is another angle from the LA Lakers feed. Mike D’Antoni is so pissed because he knows that he can’t compete with Kidd’s coaching skills.
This is obviously a play that the...
After the NBA fined him $50,000 Brooklyn Nets coach Jason Kidd spoke about his actions at the end of Wednesday nights loss to the Los Angeles Lakers.
With no further discipline on tap, Kidd spoke about the incident calling it something he “probably shouldn’t have done.”
As interesting is that Kidd believes his actions were in the best interest of trying to win the game for...
Nets coach Jason Kidd tried to send a message when he benched nearly his entire starting lineup for the second half of Friday night’s blowout loss in Houston.
Behind stellar play from Joe Johnson and Andray Blatche — two of the four players benched Friday night — the Nets came away with a 97-88 victory inside FedEx Forum Saturday night, giving them a...
All right hoopsters, time for you to earn the name on the back of your jersey. There ain’t nothing cool about someone rocking a Nick Van Exel Blazers jersey but having no clue that he went to Cincinnati. Here are 20 NBA sports trivia questions to test your skills.
Higher Points Per Game Average for their career:
Dominique Wilkins or Dwyane Wade?
Larry Bird or Shaquille O’Neal...
No one saw this one coming… The Brooklyn Nets are hovering at 4-11 and sitting next to the bottom of the league beside their neighbour New York Knicks. Jason Kidd looks to find coaching as a bigger challenge within itself. When the Raptors took on the new-look Brooklyn Nets it seemed as though most of their guidance was coming from the assistant coach Lawrence Frank. Sure the...
Carmelo Anthony wasn’t surprised about Jason Kidd’s cup-dropping incident against the Lakers on Wednesday. That’s the kind of savvy the Nets coach displayed in his one season as a Knick last year.
Kidd picked up a $50,000 fine from the NBA, but also got his coaching staff a chance to draw up a final play.
“That goes to show you what kind of person he is,’’ Anthony said...