Jason Kidd denies premeditated spill

Updated: November 28, 2013, 1:17 PM ET
By Mike Mazzeo | Special to ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- Jason Kidd intended to make a splash as coach of the Brooklyn Nets, but probably didn't expect anything like what happened Wednesday night.

With 8.3 seconds left in Wednesday's game against the Los Angeles Lakers and his team out of timeouts, Kidd, who was holding a cup of soda, appeared to say "hit me" to point guard Tyshawn Taylor in order to stop the game so the team could draw up a last-second offensive play.

After Lakers guard Jodie Meeks made the first of ...

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