Would $1 million per player be enough of an incentive for a midseason tournament? | The Jump

Objavljeno 14. sep. 2021
Zach Lowe and Kendrick Perkins join Richard Jefferson on The Jump to discuss if they think $1 million per player would be enough of an incentive for a midseason tournament.

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  • Should just be a percentage of each player salary. A player making 40 mil a year. Not going to risk it for 1 mil.

  • 2day's divas do not need to be paid incentives to do their already paid jobs. the association is a joke.

  • If the players don’t want it then why should they do it...??

  • This guys need to have a show here in espn it's fun and it's worth it to listen to, I think.

  • this is definutely not a soccer thing. idk about the shitty league in usa, but in europe, football is all tradition. the midseason tournaments are basically friendlies during the mid season break just to get back into it for the second half of the season. but its not like KP knows anything about soccer

  • So regular season games in a tournament format? Why?

  • RJ rubs people the wrong way how he talks to them

  • Please stop with the in season tournament talk 🤦🏿‍♂️

  • Season too long to care

  • How about a 1 on 1 tournament for a million dollars ???

  • They should just do 2vs2 or 3v3 for all star break do a tournament that way an give a title to the winner an money incentive

  • Lmao this won’t matter at all for at least 10-12 teams every year that are in playoff contention

  • I Would Do It But It Would Only Be For Rookies & Sophomores.

  • RJ is doing a great job. For real for real

  • NBA ratings will been trash, and they’re trying anything these days🤷🏾‍♂️

  • If the winner got an automatic playoff qualification spot in the top 4 seeds of their conference ??

  • Perk got hot😭😭

  • Looks like Rachel's exit was addition by subtraction...Keep The Jump ESPN!

  • If only us regular people could have these types of problems....smh.

  • Bad idea- going to put too much strain on the players.

  • Is you mofos insane. Why not incentivize players to compete harder by granting 10 millies per player for winning a championship? The competition will go nuts

  • How about the lottery teams play for the #1 pick and call it a day with a single game elimination tournament two halfs of basketball like college

  • It would be if the NBA reduced salaries by 75%

  • Man nba is over none of this nonsense bringing us back its done!! NBA is WWE of sports now!

  • What is the point of a stupid midseason tournament? The only tournament should be for the teams playing for the number one draft pick

  • We gonna have a bunch of bench guys playing all the stars ain't playing lol

  • The only thing id be cool with would be the worst 4 teams battle it out for the first pick. One game elimination they can have this during the play in tournament. Would be weird but cool.

  • LEDARIUS

  • Wow the Jump is so much better with RJ as the host

  • If it ain’t broke don’t fix it

  • M a s k o f f w e b. made me happy

  • A 3v3 at Venice would be dope

  • perkins is actually right for once

  • This is lame they need to pump money into the dunk contest! We haven't seen a goat matchup in a long time. We got lucky with Zach/Aaron, no one expected that at all. We want Zion, Ja, Edwards, Zach, Aaron, Westbrook, etc

  • Do all this for the WNBA at the least

  • RJ makes this show fun, they should try to bring in Gilbert Arenas at times and the show would explode. About the NBA now I think they should consider making the regular season 62 games and probably add a trounament for the teams that dont make the playoffs, in which the winner would get the no1 pick in the next draft

  • ✋🏽I’ll play

  • less game world vs nba tournemet

  • Who is going to risk injury for just a million dollar

  • Where is this million per player coming from?

  • He called that man by his full name on national television... Lol...

  • Perk looks like jeezy high key

  • As a fan, I don't want a mid-season champion. I'd rather see shorter seasons with healthier teams in the final tournament. That's where it gets really exciting. It's such a business that it's a turn off in many ways. Teams have times where they need to rest players because it's just so long and boring. This is just a dumb idea and reminds me of why I don't watch sports like Soccer!!!!! Now, if you want things to be a little more interesting, make a portion of bonus pay based on number of wins only during the regular season. You'd have to figure out a formula that used overall team salary to allow a team that's in 5th place to earn a larger bonus vs a stacked team. Also, a rule about team ownership needs to be put in place. Something along the lines of, if your team misses the playoffs X number of years and the overall team salaries are X below what other teams are spending, then the league strips the owner of it's ownership, allowing a new owner to take over. There are teams that are not trying to win; that makes things quite boring too!!!!

  • Personally I would invest more promoting the G league.. keep the NBA tradition as it is

  • Shorten the regular season before even considering a midseason tournament

  • I think midseason tournament would be good but just for the 2nd-3rd unit from each teams that most likely never get a min to play in NBA game. It's nonsense for the cores to take a risk of getting injury and then miss the playoffs.

  • 194th comment

  • Last season stars got injured left and right, more match Will only hurt the playoff

  • This is how you go at your co worker without insulting them. Learn SAS 🧐

  • It’s like they are trying to cause injuries lol

  • Thank you i n t e l l e c t w e b s you helped my life

  • Mid-season tournament is a great idea and commissioner Silver should go for it

  • why would the nba conduct midseason tourney for an 82-game season? play-in tourney is stupid enough, don't add anything else.

  • Yes it's a soccer thing but it might be needed to offset some of the revenue loss if they decide to lower the number of regular season games. This tournament should target teams that don't normally make playoffs and a few international teams. This will increase global viewerships and bring lots of money via sponsorships, media exposure. And the winner of the tournament guarantees a spot in the play-in tournament. NBA needs to evolve. I'd enjoy this more than an all star weekend.

  • Honestly if the league wants to try to add in things and make improvements then just find more ways to get these players to actually try at the all star game

  • RJ & Perk a good duo now. But they need to bring in Malika so that RJ & Perk can go head to head on the panel. 😂

  • I love RJ

  • I like the idea of a tournament with 2-4 worst teams from each conference, winner of each conference play for the 1st overall pick. What are the potential risks to this?

  • nba finna have an aau tournament

  • And that’s the cash prize only ? SMH nba would make 100x that for the tournament

  • So 6 or 700k after taxes lol

  • The all-star game week is already basically that. Honestly I don't think it would even be very popular. Who cares? What does the winner get called? The first half champion? Is it better or worse than being the #1 seed "regular season champion"

  • Maybe incentivize the winning teams for mid season to have a guaranteed playoff spot

  • Getting greedy

  • Please take RJ off the show

  • Personally I think a mid season tournament is dumb it’s just risking more injury for players but people will do anything for money so

  • I’m against it because its like players are just gambling or playing the lottery…if they win they win if they lose they lose….it’s one chance in a lifetime for most players to win a championship..

  • Players are already being injured left and right. They already added couple more games for the Play in and now they want more? It seems that NBA might really be in the red because of the Pandemic. Adam Silverio is pushing a lot of stuff.

  • Espn has rj saying Rachels lines smh

  • just ax the all star game and make it a 1 v1 tournament with seating by votes recieved

  • Better Idea! Either a 1 on 1 or a 3 on 3 tournament for $!1M. Could be done in 1 day!

  • All you will is the WNBA wine and cry about this!

  • This show is heavy mid now

  • “A soccer thing.” You know how much soccer players make and their clubs? If executed correctly, this tournament can take the league to new levels.

    • @Devin Harris so just to be sure...theres 2 1st league and a few regional league teams in my city..which one represents my country?

    • @Devin Harris 😂😂😅😂 you MUST be American.

    • Soccer teams represent entire countries surely you understand the difference

    • Basket dna is regular season and post season

  • a little more RJ and slightly less Richard and i could be watching this consistenly

  • have a champion league, have all league champion around the world play together to see whose the best. of coz the prize money must be huge for players to be competitive to play.

  • What about a 3 on 3 tourney during all star break? Get like 8 captains, all pick 3 guys so u got a sub as well. And Duke it out. Thatd be fun af

  • or add it to the finals

  • Its not that it js simply a „soccer thing“. They just execute it right. The tournament needs to be an all season tournament, not a midseason tournament. Random Single Elimination Matchups spread far and throughout the whole season with a final game at the end of it and a trophy to commemorate. Also include G-League Teams, Euroleague Teams etc from other leagues in there, to have underdog surprise wins occur every once in a while and make the game even more global. Then you have something players will care about in addition to the championship, like with the cups in soccer.

    • A tournament with nba teams and European teams is coming eventually but we gotta do a domestic one first. But yeah spreading the games out throughout the season isn’t a bad idea, like they do in soccer. But having it condensed similar to ncaa style I think is probably better for the first few years.

  • Is it just me, or is just watching Richard Jefferson try to be a serious professional just entertaining enough?

  • I think if the mid-season tournament was more like a showcase which allows players who (a) don’t get a chance to play much and (b) players on two-way contracts trying to get more concrete deals to show what they can do. I’d even take it a step further and include the top two-four squads from the g-league to participate and make it a true tournament with real stakes, more than just a cash prize.

  • Fawk no 5 million each injury risk ain't worth a million

  • So is this replacing all star weekend then?

  • I’ll play 10 years for 1 million

  • If they introduced a tourney with international leagues like UEFA, then I could understand.

  • No thanks, keep the 82 games. How much pull did the eastern play-in games have? The West was a hit largely because it was GSW vs Lakers. If the 4 teams involved next season don’t have a large pull, the play-in might be a flop 😬.

  • They're already millionaires!!

  • I like it. The competition level will stay high The whole year and it will push guys at the bottom of the rosters to push there guys to play harder.... I like Silvers strategy

  • KP's metaphors tho 🤣🤣🤣

  • 3million

  • This is so dumb.

  • Ngl.. RJ reminds me of Jason from "The Game"😅

  • I thought the Jump was going to be canceled

  • it's a stupid gimmick

  • The solution to making the regular season games more enjoyable is simple - fix the officiating

    • Nah, can't do that, then the entities that be can't fix games anymore. That would be bad to them!!!

  • I miss Rachel Nichols sooo bad. This is the first time I watched The Jump since ESPN unnecessarily fired her, and it'll be my last. Still like Kendrick and Zach, but it just isn't the same without her..

    • @Q Skiii NOT EVEN CLOSE. 42 AAW. I STAND BY MY STATEMENT. I MISS RACHEL NICHOLS ON THE JUMP.

    • You must be a teenage white girl lol

  • We don't want a midseason tournament. We want a 5-game series between Team USA (Lebron, KD, Steph, Harden, etc.) and Team Europe (Doncic, Jokic, Giannis, Gobert, etc.)!

  • I will sub in for any NBA player that doesnt need that kind of petty cash

  • Mid-season tournament is stupid. Use that money to improve the dunk contest