Originally Posted by MichaelWi101
I understand wanting to get Baynes some playing time, but that wasn't the spot for it.
Crowd was going crazy, the mavs were busting their butts all over the floor and you're going to put the ball in the hands of a guy whose been with the team and in the NBA for all of what 2 days? And it's under the other team's basket.
No matter how you slice it,that was a mistake on Bud's part.
great point! he was a new guy with a hostile away crowd and you can believe the kid was nervous as heck already.
even at a home game it'd be a bad decision, but the pressure wouldn't be mounting as much as away at a rival's arena.