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

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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  1. Forever Hues

    Forever Hues7 ਘੰਟੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    Horrible idea


    HARRIS LAMਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    If a million dollars to play a mid season tournament is not enough, they can always do it for 10,000$.

  3. GB

    GBਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    I do NOT understand a mid season tournament. I mean... WHY?

  4. SpamandJam JamandSpam

    SpamandJam JamandSpam2 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    This trio of perk, rj and Zach Lowe is the best!

  5. Garrett Hoskins

    Garrett Hoskins2 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

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

  6. sebastian absolution

    sebastian absolution4 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

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

  7. chase

    chase4 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

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

  8. Erdcen Jhenverd Maximo Mabuti

    Erdcen Jhenverd Maximo Mabuti4 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

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

  9. Not Pandemic p

    Not Pandemic p4 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    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

  10. LeFrederick Stallworth

    LeFrederick Stallworth4 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    So regular season games in a tournament format? Why?

  11. Osei & Armani

    Osei & Armani4 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    RJ rubs people the wrong way how he talks to them

  12. New Age Mob

    New Age Mob4 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    Please stop with the in season tournament talk 🤦🏿‍♂️

  13. Yesta_fiesta

    Yesta_fiesta4 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    Season too long to care

  14. Philadelphian

    Philadelphian5 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

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

  15. Mark lopata

    Mark lopata5 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    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

  16. Mark lopata

    Mark lopata5 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

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

  17. Kydd 25

    Kydd 255 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

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

  18. Anony Mous

    Anony Mous5 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    RJ is doing a great job. For real for real

  19. Liberty

    Liberty5 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

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

  20. Lou Sudu

    Lou Sudu5 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

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

  21. jordan holt

    jordan holt5 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    Perk got hot😭😭

  22. Bernard Bell

    Bernard Bell5 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

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

  23. Tony Cockerham

    Tony Cockerham5 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

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

  24. Divine Rascal

    Divine Rascal5 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

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

  25. Irakli Nikuradze

    Irakli Nikuradze5 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    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

  26. nick strickland

    nick strickland5 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    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

  27. Tom T

    Tom T5 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    It would be if the NBA reduced salaries by 75%

  28. handymandy20

    handymandy205 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

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

  29. Christian Soldier

    Christian Soldier5 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

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

  30. Dman4901

    Dman49015 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

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

  31. Rupert Pupkin

    Rupert Pupkin5 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    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.

  32. Kevin Lim

    Kevin Lim5 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ


  33. Jordan Cook

    Jordan Cook5 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

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

  34. makeouthill

    makeouthill5 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    If it ain’t broke don’t fix it

  35. Mrs Mary

    Mrs Mary5 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

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

  36. edgar bier

    edgar bier5 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    A 3v3 at Venice would be dope

  37. FBI

    FBI5 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    perkins is actually right for once

  38. TONEakaSHOW

    TONEakaSHOW6 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    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

  39. HG tv

    HG tv6 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    Do all this for the WNBA at the least

  40. kapers

    kapers6 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    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

  41. sebastian absolution

    sebastian absolution4 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    will gilbert show up w/ a gun?🥴🥴

  42. Malign M

    Malign M6 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    ✋🏽I’ll play

  43. Em Elou

    Em Elou6 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    less game world vs nba tournemet

  44. L-e-gendary

    L-e-gendary6 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    Who is going to risk injury for just a million dollar

  45. Viken Manjikian

    Viken Manjikian6 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    Where is this million per player coming from?

  46. Trainer Rob

    Trainer Rob6 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

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

  47. Jason Black

    Jason Black6 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    Perk looks like jeezy high key

  48. C A

    C A6 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    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!!!!

  49. lous hands

    lous hands6 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

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

  50. no magic

    no magic6 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    Shorten the regular season before even considering a midseason tournament

  51. Trisno Chandra

    Trisno Chandra6 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    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.

  52. javier book shadows contributor du

    javier book shadows contributor du6 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    194th comment

  53. PatrickStarfist

    PatrickStarfist6 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

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

  54. biggzkb

    biggzkb6 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

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

  55. YoutubeOnbullshh Idontlikegmail

    YoutubeOnbullshh Idontlikegmail6 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    It’s like they are trying to cause injuries lol

  56. Carolina F. Gann

    Carolina F. Gann6 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

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

  57. Ивайло Димитров

    Ивайло Димитров6 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

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

  58. lavlin

    lavlin6 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

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

  59. Mohamed ali

    Mohamed ali6 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    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.

  60. MistGoCrazy

    MistGoCrazy6 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    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

  61. stupendousA

    stupendousA6 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    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. 😂

  62. mpho maja

    mpho maja6 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    I love RJ

  63. N

    N6 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    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?

  64. fontae2hunnid

    fontae2hunnid6 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    nba finna have an aau tournament

  65. Michael Letona

    Michael Letona6 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

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

  66. Michael Letona

    Michael Letona6 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    So 6 or 700k after taxes lol

  67. Eric Bilodeau

    Eric Bilodeau6 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    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"

  68. Death4K

    Death4K6 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

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

  69. GATSBY

    GATSBY6 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    Getting greedy


    SHADI AWAD6 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    Please take RJ off the show

  71. Grayson Pitts

    Grayson Pitts6 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    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

  72. Carlos Atkinson

    Carlos Atkinson6 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    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..

  73. Steven Carreon

    Steven Carreon6 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    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.

  74. Youtube Burr

    Youtube Burr6 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    Espn has rj saying Rachels lines smh

  75. Craig Shanower

    Craig Shanower6 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

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

  76. joyis9638

    joyis96386 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

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

  77. John Nelson

    John Nelson6 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

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

  78. Reasonable Trout

    Reasonable Trout6 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    Call them a wambulance

  79. hendrix.

    hendrix.6 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    This show is heavy mid now

  80. astheskylarksings

    astheskylarksings6 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    “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.

  81. sku36

    sku366 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    @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?

  82. astheskylarksings

    astheskylarksings6 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

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

  83. Devin Harris

    Devin Harris6 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    Soccer teams represent entire countries surely you understand the difference

  84. Leon Bouadi

    Leon Bouadi6 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    Basket dna is regular season and post season

  85. Rockyyz

    Rockyyz6 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

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

  86. mpp1386

    mpp13866 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    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.

  87. Robert Zurawski

    Robert Zurawski6 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    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

  88. Mazzi

    Mazzi6 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    or add it to the finals

  89. S P

    S P6 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    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.

  90. Morgan Zimmerglass

    Morgan Zimmerglass6 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    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.

  91. Jerome Blackwell

    Jerome Blackwell6 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

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

  92. Lando De Windt

    Lando De Windt6 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    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.

  93. Sheesh

    Sheesh6 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

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

  94. pc_t

    pc_t6 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    So is this replacing all star weekend then?

  95. Culture ToneRome

    Culture ToneRome6 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    I’ll play 10 years for 1 million

  96. Koryolis Effect

    Koryolis Effect6 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

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

  97. Corey McCoy

    Corey McCoy6 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    Dope idea

  98. Monique X

    Monique X6 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    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 😬.

  99. Erick Hines

    Erick Hines6 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    They're already millionaires!!

  100. Jacob Jiles

    Jacob Jiles6 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    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

  101. J.yoU.G

    J.yoU.G6 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    KP's metaphors tho 🤣🤣🤣

  102. Steven

    Steven6 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ


  103. Kiel Wiegmann

    Kiel Wiegmann6 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    This is so dumb.

  104. Meagan Murray-Bruce

    Meagan Murray-Bruce6 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

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

  105. Reem Raider

    Reem Raider6 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    I thought the Jump was going to be canceled

  106. Spike Shooter

    Spike Shooter6 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    it's a stupid gimmick

  107. David Ho

    David Ho6 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

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

  108. Dashawn Griffin

    Dashawn Griffin5 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

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

  109. Ivory Davis

    Ivory Davis6 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    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..

  110. Ivory Davis

    Ivory Davis6 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ


  111. Q Skiii

    Q Skiii6 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ

    You must be a teenage white girl lol