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.
Nets beat Grizzlies, put coach over .500 for first time
Jason Kidd has a winning record for the first time in his coaching career.Nets-Nuggets Preview
Jason Kidd was in his last full season with the Nets the last time they won in Denver. Times are also tough for fellow first-year coach Brian Shaw's Nuggets, who have lost eight of nine entering Thursday night's matchup. It was the Nets' worst loss since a 110-63 defeat at Memphis on Dec. 13, 2003 - when Kidd was playing point guard. The Nets trailed by 24 at halftime against the Trail Blazers ...Thornton scores 27 to lead Nets past Kings, 104-89
Marcus Thornton has been around the Brooklyn Nets for only two weeks, so he's still trying to learn his new team's playbook. According to Nets first-year coach Jason Kidd, there are some plays his reserve guard understands pretty well. Thornton did just that on his way to scoring 15 of his 27 points in the fourth quarter against his old team while Joe Johnson added 18 points to help Brooklyn ...Nets beat Grizzlies, over .500 for first time
NEW YORK (AP) ? Jason Kidd has a winning record for the first time in his coaching career.Nets' Collins becomes NBA's 1st openly gay player
Jason Collins heard his name called by Nets coach Jason Kidd early in the second quarter and headed to the scorer's table to check in. When he walked onto the court, Collins became the first openly gay athlete to play in one of the United States' four major professional leagues. He understood the significance attached to his appearance in an NBA game, but he had a job to do. ''It felt like, 'I ...Jason Kidd reportedly engaged Deron Williams in ?spirited exchange? of basketball skills
At this very moment, is Jason Kidd a better basketball player or basketball coach? I?ll let you write your own punch line. The first-year Nets coach, who has both improved as the season progressed and stumbled into a small-ball lineup that works for his team, hasn?t stopped playing. Not completely, at least. Stefan Bondy of?Dempsey: Jason Kidd, Brian Shaw share lots in common, including losses
Until this season, Brian Shaw and Jason Kidd shared a hometown and NBA playing careers that gave them smiles and laughs more often than they didn't.Thornton scores 27, leads Nets past Kings
NEW YORK -- Having only been in Brooklyn for two weeks, there might have been some doubt that Brooklyn Nets guard Marcus Thornton did not know all of his new team's plays. On Sunday night against his former team, it was apparent that Thornton did not necessarily need to know them all. According to his head coach, Jason Kidd, there was one he has down pat. Thornton scored 27 points off the bench ...Nets rolling into key Atlantic showdown
The Nets did what they were supposed to Sunday night, dispatching a Kings team playing out the string and emerging from Barclays Center with a 104-89 victory. Now comes the...Jason Kidd tries his luck at three-point shootout after Nets practice (VIDEO)
Jason Kidd is in his first year as head coach of the Nets, and he retired following last season?s campaign with the Knicks for a reason. After working hard throughout his 19-year career to become a high-percentage shooter from three-point distance, Kidd seemed to lose his shot entirely in his final games in New York,?
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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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