Apparently, NBA referee Ken Mauer decided to get this jump ball between New York Knicks forward Amare Stoudemire and Indiana Pacers guard D.J. Augustin as soon as possible.
Watch as Amare wins the bad jump ball but Indiana ultimately gains possession:
Ken Mauer throws terrible jump ball [SB Nation]
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Referee Ken Mauer threw up an awkward and terrible jump ball during the second quarter of Game 6 between the Knicks and Pacers on Saturday night. Watch as the ball is quickly and unexpectedly released from Mauer’s hands to Amar’e Stoudemire and D.J. Augustin.
Newly acquired Indiana Pacers point guard, D.J. Augustin, spent four seasons, or 282 games (roughly half of which he started) with the struggling Charlotte Bobcats organization before Charlotte renounced Augustin’s rights over the summer, landing him as an unrestricted free agent. And Augustin couldn’t be happier to start fresh with a new team, per Mike Wells of the...
Breaking: Pacers add Augustin to fold with 1-year deal - Pacers CenterThe Indiana Pacers’ roster picture is coming into focus. Moments ago the Indianapolis Star’s Mike Wells tweeted that, according to a source, newly-renounced Charlotte Bobcats free agent point guard, D.J. Augustin, will sign a one year deal with Indiana. The deal is reportedly worth $3.5 million. Just yesterday...
The Bobcats have announced they've rescinded their qualifying offer to point guard D.J. Augustin.
That means Augustin, Charlotte's starting point guard last year when not injured, immediately becomes an unrestricted free agent.
The move will save the Bobcats about $4.4 million under the salary cap and likely means Kemba Walker will be the team's starting point guard...
Via AP on Fox
July 12, 2012
The Charlotte Bobcats' franchise-record losing streak has coincided with injuries to key contributors.
The return of D.J. Augustin and a date with the struggling Minnesota Timberwolves could be exactly what they need to get on track.
Visiting Charlotte looks to end its 15-game skid by earning its fifth straight win over Minnesota when the teams meet Wednesday night.
After 1 1/2 days of treatment on a left ankle sprain, Charlotte Bobcats point guard D.J. Augustin went through morning shootaround and expects to play tonight at home against the Miami Heat. Augustin can't say with any confidence how effective...
Bobcats point guard D.J. Augustin expects to play Wednesday night against the Heat.
Augustin sprained his ankle in the final minute of Monday night's 96-95 win over the Bucks but x-rays were negative. Although Augustin didn't practice Tuesday, coach Paul Silas says, ''he's hurting, but he thinks he might be able to make it (Wednesday) night.''
Via AP on Fox
December 27, 2011
DJ Augustin is a good point guard. He is solid. He can shoot, pass, and is an OK defender. Augustin was the 9th overall pick in the NBA Draft a few years ago and has yet to reach his peak. Anyone who follows the Los Angeles Lakers knows they need a quick point guard immediately. Derek Fisher is the starting point guard for the Lakers and is long in the tooth and has a very hard...
Charlotte Bobcats point guard D.J. Augustin doesn’t suddenly look like an NFL safety, but he sure doesn’t look like a runt. Augustin spent the off-season in Houston, working on his upper-body strength and playing daily with NBA veterans Rashard Lewis,...