Are the days of splashy NBA free agency signings over? | The Jump

Objavljeno 14. sep. 2021
Bobby Marks joins Richard Jefferson on The Jump to discuss how approach to building teams through free agency is changing, potential big names that could be available after next season and if there is a salary cap spike looming.


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  • I love Richard in this role

  • Has LeBron retired? It will all go back to normal once the cry baby is gone

  • Big money for what? At this point how does $20,$30,40,$50 million a year make a difference for these players…. They should be donating more to educational funds, youth internship funds, advocate for fair rights and clean energy.

  • Rj way better than Rachel she used to always put her two cents in and her monologue would drag on good riddance !!!

  • rj doing a great job as the new host

  • Man this show need Big Perk

  • Lol that little "u seem so excited" I the reason Richard should stay as host we love him!!!

  • the only reason why i watch ESPN, bc of R.Jefferson!

  • lmao RJ sounds so condescending when he says thanks

  • This take is going to stink, just like the KG trade.

  • I'm glad that racist white woman Rachel isn't on here anymore I couldn't stand her

  • The abusive gear fundamentally worry because cactus contemporaneously print except a far-flung soap. squeamish, trite gazelle

  • This is the new era of max deal players forcing trades. Harden was the first, followed by Simmons. Don't be surprised if players like Booker, Tatum, Mitchell request trades 2 to 4 years from now. They will get tired of getting spanked in the playoffs.

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

  • there arent enuff star caliber scrubbs lef in the association to sign in free agency. they've all either gone 2 the *lakers or the nets. the parity is thru the roof (sarcasm).

  • Rockets started rebuilding at the perfect time

  • I gotta say I miss Rachel, but Richard is killing it as host. Keep it up👌

  • RJ, khris middleton not drafted by bucks lol

  • ol dude with the big nose sound sick go get some rest

  • No RJ. Kawhi had a much better and experienced team in Toronto that just won the championship. He left because he wanted to be home in LA. KD and Kyrie wanted to be in a better version of NY. Simple.

  • Richard Jefferson is doing a great job. He just has to sound a little more like real host. A little more enthusiasm won't hurt. He was like that before this anyway. He can do it. The Jump is still my favorite.

    • @Joshua Woodard Rachel "the fake" Nichols ... all is lost but not missed.

    • Anything is better than Rachel. Her fake personality didn't fit.

  • my favorite part is that dude was wearing tshirts and hoodies for rachel but now he stuntin, i could never stand her anywayz, good riddence.

  • Players want guaranteed money and teams don’t want to lose players for nothing. Makes perfect sense

  • Perk made a great point, wow

  • Khris Middleton was drafted by the Detroit Pistons

  • Its as if Rachel never existed..🤔

  • RJ the goat

  • How could high end free agency be over we just aren’t in a free agency window where big names want to move on there’ll be rumors trades and signings over the next few seasons along with buyouts

  • So is the jump really over then? Sorry but Richard Jeff ain't it. Malika wya

  • Perk said what I’ve been thinking. Owners are going to do something about Max contract guys forcing their way out. AD, James harden, Ben Simmons may have created a huge issue for the next CBA meeting

    • Pelicans got a lot for the AD trade tho, Some people even said Pelicans won the trade.

    • Just get rid of the supermax contracts. Rarely works out for most players and teams.

  • Rjs head is sooo smooth...u can put butter on it and slide down it

  • NBA needs to dip from ESPN and go back to NBC where they belong including TBS and TNT

  • Free agency surely benefits players because they paid much more than their previous contract but not for team management

  • Richard is Pat Riley and RN is Jack McKinney. Put your stamp on it RJ! (talking to the producer) New set?

  • Off topic, but the thumbnail got me thinking....I realized something today....These new niggas do not watch basketball...They get their news from NBA 2k. 2k ratings are why folks think Giannis is better than KD.......This is actually what this new generation of kids go by. When A.I was covering 2k covers every year, and NBA Live was the jam; nobody in my era was dumb enough to go by video game ratings..... Wrestling marks don't even go by that $hit lol.....Booker T had a 83 overrall in 2006...But was the champion and most popular guy in the biz that year...LOL....These new niggas man....smh.....

  • R Jeff>>>> Rachel annoying self

  • RJ should of had his own show a long time ago lol he did sell out. Since when does he wear suits??? Oh wait he had to in order to get that show lmfao I’m not hating. Overdue RJ 💪🏽💪🏽

  • RJ, I am so happy you are the host of the JUMP now ..... some actual humor with better focus without any ego but real smarts ...

  • RJ is like BKLYN had to build a playoff quality team then get stars to compliment them. But they didn't do that. They got rid of literally everyone. They shipped out Jarrett Allen, Tauren Prince, Caris Lavert and Dinwiddie got hurt then they let him walk. Clippers did the same thing. Lou Williams, Pat Bev, Montrezl. Where they at? These stare aren't coming in to compliment an already functioning team. They are coming there to gut an replace everything. Lakers did the same thing. What a team really needs is playoff quality so they have Trade assets. Cut the stars will come but they'll want those guys flipped for other stars

  • Poor Rachel.

  • fReE agENcY iS oVeRr dUh

  • Bam, Donovan and Tatum to Miami 2026.

  • What happened to Rachel Nichols? This show is useless without her.

    • Racist records about Maria Taylor

  • Where Becky with the good hair at

  • IT!!

  • If Lakers win championship you can guarantee he resigns with the Lakers and they repeat!!!

  • Good, I hate when 30 stars leave in 1 season so annoying

  • Lakers?

  • This is a stupid question. There will always be splashy free agent signing cause espn hypes most of these guys up!

  • They need to bring RJ back as analyst, not presenter. He made the show. Now there are no jokes.

  • Richard Jefferson is the kind of guy that will call the cops on u.

  • PLEASE make RJ the permanent host, should've been from the start tbh

    • @Brandon Franzen God damnit what was it?

    • You missed a good pun here sir

  • Perk slick hating on the low...

  • The NBA needs to be back on NBC.....not all the games but certainly Sunday games when the NFL season is over.

    • I can hear the music now :)

    • That is nostalgia talking. Nobody that worked on the NBA on NBC back then are around. You aren't going to get that back simply because you put the games back on that network,.

    • Why lml it’s just a channel

    • Nbc had the best games in the 90s

  • Free agency is still better

  • We get it. ESPN is bored. Big FA signings are over. The Denver Nuggets are a top 5 team in the West. Hot and big takes.

  • Want to keep big bags in the future, forget the BLM stupidity and woke movement and focus on real basketball

    • @burb green most people don't care about the player doing off or even on the court it has to be something intellectual and that's the problem.

    • That has nothing to do with nothing sound like you just want people to shut up & dribble. Cause I’m pretty sure everybody getting paid that’s showing up

  • Middleton wasnt drafted by Milwaukee he was drafted by Detroit than played gleague then the bucks but all in a small window so i get it

  • This show = 💩 without Rachel.

  • The with RJ is really really good

  • I'm starting to think that they should make a clause where players can't be moved the first 1/2 years of 4/5 year extensions. Because that's bs to sign a 5 year extension then demand a trade before the extension money even starts coming in. I'm not pro organizations taking advantage of players but that's messed up for a player to sign a contract for the team that drafted them and ask out that same year, it's unfair to the smaller market teams.

    • Its a business move from the player. They want to have a winning environment and ensure they get money that had been earned. Are you good with ownership making their own business decisions not to pay for success and diminish their teams success; OKC......

    • But it’s ok to be traded in the middle of the night or traded after the owner or gm says your not being traded or cut ?

  • They say its over because once Lebron n those like CP3 who have voices is done the NBA is about to get strict

  • I miss Rachael where she been?

  • No they’re just over for now until the new generation become the next wave of superstars. Then it’ll be back

  • One offseason of a top ten player not changing teams and now “those days are over”? This is so dramatic man lol

    • @Noble Venom that’s not true 😂😂😂 it’s more than just 2 allstars in the nba

    • It’s because all the greats of this generation such as kawhi, durant etc, went to their desired teams in 2019

    • I swear that’s wat I’m saying 😂😂😂😂😂

  • This show is different without Rachel.

    • Much better 👏🏾

    • For better or worse?

  • bring Malika back as the host. Richard is great but he needs to be the #1 analyst on the show, not the host. Even Sedano is good at that.

    • No the show is good how it is

    • No thank you. RJ is way more fun and has personal knowledge of the game.

  • Can’t believe this is a question.

  • It's hard to balance paying a Star vs winning

  • I miss Rachel Nichols

  • Small market teams better do everything in their power to keep their stars. Milwaukee just did that with Giannis. they got him Jrue Holiday. I like drafting but if you want to speed up the process you have to spend.

    • @Metta Vinci but the point is the organization signed KD.. They also signed Iggy.

    • @MrRay that was a mistake 🤦🏾‍♂️, I apologize

    • @PatMatthews28 that was a mistake 🤦🏾‍♂️, I apologize

    • @Metta Vinci no such thing as luck they got nothing to prove fading away is irrelevant unless it’s one of those big cities la Boston Miami a lot of teams “Fade Away” smh

    • @Reem Raider owners are smart to put out a product and convince others to be fanatics over their product

  • Lavine isn't leaving Chicago. The Bulls revamped the front office to coaching to the roster. They brought in all-star Nikola Vucevic and then added DeMar DeRozan, Lonzo Ball, Alex Caruso, and other solid players.

    • @Howdidhenotseeme And the Pels have a new coach, have never had a winning history (one year they made it to the 2nd round), and they haven't been decent on defense since AD left. Not to mention Zion and Ingram on the floor together is was one of the worst defensive lineups in the league last season. But like I said before, I don't respect your knowledge of basketball anyway based on your previous statements.

    • @09lowkey Zion is better than Vuc. Zion was an all star in the west. Lavine is a little better than Ingram. Lonzo is lonzo. My point is talent on a team doesnt translate to wins directly. Defense matters, winning history matters, coaching matters.

    • @Howdidhenotseeme If you think that Vuc, Lavine, DeRozan isn't better than Ingram, Zion, and Bledsoe then I don't trust your basketball knowledge anyway.

    • @09lowkey Bulls a 3-5 seed? HAHAHAHA. They wont be better than a healthy Nets, Bucks, Heat, Hawks, Sixers bare MINIMUM. If the bulls are a 3-5 seed, sure I can see him staying......... but they WONT. The Pelicans are more talented than the Pelicans and have yet to even play in a play in game......... Idc about all those names. The Pelicans had Zion, Ingram, Lonzo, Hart, Adams, Bledsoe etc.... and went 31-41.

    • Bulls still missing MJ… That franchise owner will make plenty of money .., I doubt win anymore nba finals

  • It will never be over as long as teams have money

  • Richard should set that last bit to the lakers, cause lakers dont draft well, they just steal other ppls players, as they are the big market team that has the money and location. lakers werent playoff before lebron got there, and missed on the his first yr with the lakers. its not until they poached AD that they got even better. and the biggest factor is the media, cough espn promoting lakers trades all day long.

    • @TNT Section they developed once they left....

    • The lakers are one of the best teams at drafting. Fym. Since 2005 they’ve hit the most on late picks. Marc gasol, Patrick Beverly, Jordan Clarkson, Larry nance jr, ivica zubac, Kyle Kuzma, THT, etc… you really can’t name another team that’s come even close to them in terms of drafting. Maybe okc and Denver

    • They’ve drafted ingram randle lonzo dlo clarkson just recently tho

    • Julius Randle? D’angelo Russel? Jordan Clarkson? ALL good draft picks.

    • @Gary Bostic yea this dude is a hater.. first year lakers were ballin like #2 seed, then Bron went out with the groin injury. They fell out the playoffs without him. Bron the GOAT 🐐 👑

  • Want Rachel back!

  • Friendly reminder Richard Jefferson is good for nba tv

  • To whoever sees this comment, you saw it for a reason. This is a sign your gonna be successful... all you gotta do is put in the work and grind. All love! ❤️

  • not gonna lie, removing Rachel hurt this show significantly.

  • opa, faço uns videos de highlights de basquete, quem quiser da uma olhada tmj

  • This might go unnoticed but I’m an up & Coming Artist worth the listen 👂 💯

  • RACHEL!!! 😪 let's see how long it takes Disney to remove my comment

  • I just picture Rachel punching air rn 🤣

    • @Young FaBb you ever heard of cancel culture ???

    • @Young FaBb people being fired isn’t always based on what’s right or wrong, sometimes it’s due to corruption.

    • @MistGoCrazy right that’s why she was fired for doing nothing wrong 🤫

    • @Juju nothing she said was wrong

    • @Niccolò Machiavelli let's ask Jimmy Butler

  • Jefferson is terrible

  • RJ is awful at this

  • Warriors will be more exciting than lakers, especially if klay is splashing like his old self. Give me Steph in mvp form first half of the season and then klay taking over headlines after New Years. Should be fun. Sprinkle in some rookie highlights and you got material for the year. Especially if the surprise and beat the lakers or nets or Phoenix early in the season.

    • Long as Curry doesn’t slip and fall , he’s so fragile … You know if Curry not playing Greens going to find an excuse not to play

    • That’s assuming a lot goes right and nothing goes wrong lol

  • Where is rachel

    • she got sold as an nft

  • Stupid segment no wonder this show is almost done! Free agency isn’t the best way?? KD WENT TO THE NETS in the off-season! Kawhi went to the clippers in the off-season! Lebron left in the off-season to LA. This bald guy is dumb. I’m not talking about RJ the other guy

    • @Alex Escutia Trades, instead of free agent moves for Anthony Davis, James Harden, Russell Westbrook, Kawhi Leonard (from SA), Chris Paul, Paul George, Jimmy Butler, Kyle Lowry, Jrue Holiday would suggest otherwise.

    • @David Ho Please tell me what percentage of players are on the same team as they were two years ago. I think you’ll find it’s incredibly low. 2 years is a very long time in the NBA

    • @Floyd Billows 2 years is not a long time lol

    • @Floyd Billows so two years is a big enough sample size?

    • 2 years ago. It’s done, no team will let their superstars go for nothing, unless you’re competing for a chip the year they leave. Like Durant, like kawhi.

  • Ok ca yb

  • It's difficult. But ye. They get paid so much. And do what they want to do

  • RJ: "you have to draft and develop talent from within and then bring in talent to join them"

    • U posted this trying to be funny , didn't work.

    • @LeeTravius McKay you misquoted him. He said "you have to DEVELOP talent from within" Huge difference in meaning

    • Draft well and develop then you can make trade and or add through free agency 🤦🏾‍♂️

    • @Anna Reta how is that crazy

    • LOL..say anything with confidence and you can pull off any crazy take

  • I'm happy the Jump is not cancelled because I could not imagine going months without nba/basketball topics until the season starts.

    • Uhhh it’s going to be off the air in a several weeks

    • Right! And I like Richard Jefferson as the host!

    • @Freddy Gaulman come on skiiuuuup

    • It’s apparently getting cancelled and they’re getting a new nba show. I think people associate the jump with Rachel so I don’t think ESPN wants that association anymore

    • @Samuel Famosa yea sometimes I want that SAS rant haha, a lil jalen here and there I feel it

  • Why is Richard even hosting...they must be Desperate after Rachel's firing lol End this show like yesterday frfr

    • @Bellac For NBA news obviously smDh. This show is WACK with Rachel & without imjs MY opinion!

    • Why are you here then? I love the show n I’m glad it’s still running…

  • I like how no matter what they won't acknowledge Chicago even when talking about big markets. But I've never heard them not mention the Knicks.

    • @SilentKiiller Bron wouldn't have made the finals in 2015 if Cleveland wasn't given an extra timeout. The streak would've ended right there. Or when they didn't call the goaltend in the pacers series a few years back. Tons of series that could've went the other way if they didn't give Bron a pass.

    • They literally just insulted the team

    • @Rahson Henderson were they ever really a true ‘contender’ in the Lebron East?

    • @A R that's cap the bulls were contenders 6 years ago. Which was a long time but even then the Lakers were getting more attention then us. And they were garbage.

    • To be fair, Chicago hasn’t been good for a decade.

  • If not sign and trade before FA

  • Nets isn’t ready sign to Kyrie and James harden until they win champion

    • @Captain Jaber they can’t win. They will break them next year.

    • Marks is expecting them to sign and stated such last month it should be done by the end of this month. Brooklyn's roster is not breaking up anytime soon; if they win this year, they will readjust their roster again and go for a second, it will be the third year where the Nets evaluate do they keep the core or trade them away. I expect them to win at least one ring together before the team breaks up.

    • @A R yet they probably all better than your favorite player not to mention giannis can’t guard KD either 😂

    • Kyrie a flat earther joke. Harden a flopping joke, Kd a cupcake snake. Can’t guard antetokumpo, and won’t give his previous teammates credit. Always backhanded compliments to Steph and klay. Kd like a petti ex girlfriend. 🤣

  • As long as the big market teams Lakers, Celtics and Knicks keep taking big names

    • Over blown… when has NY ever gotten a top tier FA…that has never happened am I Knicks fan, I know

  • Tbh if you play the Knicks, Lakers and other teams with big markets. You would have fun signing people in 2k22 but then 2k will Use the Uno reverse card and not let you sign a Good Player sometimes. 🤣

  • ESPN is a complete clown show!!!