A general on the basketball court, Jason Kidd is a tremendous presence who has taken the New Jersey Nets from the doghouse to the penthouse. A playmaker who sees the court and picks apart defenses, Jason's veteran leadership will play a big part in whether the Nets make it to the NBA finals for the third year in a row in the 2003-2004 season.
Jason Kidd says he feels at home in Milwaukee, where his neighbors baked him brownies
Jason Kidd spent one season as the head coach of the Brooklyn Nets, but it never felt like he was at home in the city of New York, let alone the borough of Brooklyn. After having lobbied for the job just months prior to his retirement from the NBA as a player, Kidd over-played his hand at season's end and soon found himself as the newest head coach of the Bucks and living in Milwaukee. In an ...Jason Kidd adds a new title to his resume? landlord
Yes, Jason Kidd has left New York City ? and his controversial coaching job with the Brooklyn Nets ? to coach the Milwaukee Bucks ? But rather than sell his apartment...Report: Gary Payton to be "Special Advisor" to Giannis Antetokounmpo
It is being reported that Jason Kidd has tabbed former Seattle Supersonic great, Gary Payton, to turn Giannis Antetokounmpo into a point guard. Many people have discussed what position Giannis Antetokounmpo will play this season. Now it appears that new head coach Jason Kidd has a radical idea that he's been toying with;Andrei Kirilenko hoping for more, consistent minutes from Lionel Hollins
Andrei Kirilenko made some pointed comments about Jason Kidd over the summer, then seemed to soften them, but there seems little doubt the 33-year-old believes his old coach didn't appreciate him ... and that his new coach will rectify that. As noted on Monday, the key word is consistency. Of note today: Andrei Kirilenko said he doesn't care if he starts, but expects his minutes to be more ...Podcast: Distinguishing Jabari Parker from Giannis Antetokounmpo
In this episode of the Brew Hoop Podcast, we discuss the differences between Jabari Parker and Giannis Antetokounmpo, and the Bucks' 2014 NBA Draft class. After unpacking the Jason Kidd hiring and offseason organizational shifts in the previous episode of the Brew Hoop podcast, it's time to turn to the on-court future of the Milwaukee Bucks: Jabari Parker and Giannis Antetokounmpo. This ...Offseason Recap: A look at who and what the Nets lost this offseason on the basketball court
The Brooklyn Nets and their capped-out roster came up short of championship aspirations last season when they fell in the second round to the Miami Heat. Last season, Jason Collins didn't receive much of a role with the Nets. The acquisition of Collins was mostly to give Jason Kidd the insurance of always having a big man to go to, just in case any injuries occurred or Kevin Garnett needed extra ...Call them "sneaky good" or "under the radar," but Billy King likes what he sees
Billy King hadn't spoken to a gathering of the Nets beats since early July, when Lionel Hollins was announced as head coach, following the Jason Kidd power play and debacle. Since then, of course, the Nets lost out on Paul Pierce, traded for Jarrett Jack and Sergey Karasev, signed Bojan Bogdanovic and a lot of other things. "I like the fact that everybody is talking about other teams," King ...How steep the Brooklyn Nets learning curve under new coach Hollins
Lionel Hollins is the Brooklyn Nets fourth coach in three years following Avery Johnson, P.J. Carlesimo and Jason Kidd. He's also their seven coach in seven years. Lawrence Frank, Tom Barrise (for two games), Kiki Vandeweghe worked in New Jersey before the team moved. Different systems, different personalities.2014 Outlook: Jose Calderon
Jason Kidd transitioned from a floor general to a spot-up shooter with Dallas late in his career, and Jose Calderon did the exact same thing last year. He finished seventh in three point field goals made and fifth in three point percentage at 44.9. But with a trade to the Knicks, you can probably forget about that version of Calderon. New York swapped him for Raymond Felton, meaning Calderon ...Gary Payton is mentoring Giannis Antetokounmpo, but will he actually be a point forward?
The nine-time All-Star was invited to training camp by head coach Jason Kidd.
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Won Naismith Award as nation's top high school player after senior season at St. Joseph of Notre Dame (Alameda, CA), averaging 25.0 points, 10.0 assists, 7.0 rebounds and 7.0 steals
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