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Jason Kidd made his NBA head coaching debut for the Brooklyn Nets on Sunday afternoon during a summer league game against the Pistons. It didn’t go as smooth as J-Kidd likely hoped – not only did the Nets lose 76-67, but Kidd also got his first technical foul as a coach during the game for wandering too far out of the coaching box. Looks like Kidd has got quite a bit to learn...
Most NBA head coaches don't go anywhere near their franchise's Summer League team, as it is usually full of rookies and fringe players just looking to earn an NBA contract.
Clearly, Jason Kidd is not like most NBA head coaches. Kidd will be coaching the Brooklyn Nets summer leaguers in order to garner as much sideline experience as possible before beginning his first regular...
Many have wondered how Jason Kidd, a guy who has zero coaching experience, would fair in his first year on the bench. Well, he got his first taste of action Sunday during the Orlando Summer League and he promptly received his first technical foul.
Kidd spent most of the afternoon looking relaxed but intense during the Brooklyn Nets’ first summer league game. But he got off the...
Jason Kidd made his NBA head coaching debut for the Brooklyn Nets on Sunday afternoon during a summer league game against the Pistons.
The Nets lost 76-67, and Kidd got his first ever technical foul, but not for arguing a call or anything like that. Kidd got the technical for wandering too far outside of the coaching box.
Heat columnist Ethan Skolnick said that Kidd chalked it...
There was a relaxed intensity about Jason Kidd at the Orlando Summer League, applauding the effort by players, talking with assistants and yelling instructions from the bench.
Then he received his first technical as an NBA coach.
Brooklyn's new coach got off the bench Sunday, walked across half court to challenge a foul call and was teed up with 2:23 left in the Nets' 76...
Jason Kidd has had many firsts during 21 seasons in the NBA but added another one to his career Sunday — this time as the Brooklyn Nets' new head coach.
Kidd received his first technical as an NBA coach at the team's first Summer League game while making his debut as the Nets bench leader.
Brooklyn's rookie coach got off the bench Sunday, walked too far across half...
Nets head coach Jason Kidd received a technical in his first game as an NBA head coach at the Orlando Summer League on Sunday. With 2:33 remaining in the fourth quarter, Kidd got called for the T after crossing midcourt as he talked to the refs about a foul call. Keep in mind this is a summer league game, technicals are hard to come by!
Kidd’s reaction via Newsday after the game...
Hey, give Jason Kidd a break, he’s new at this whole head coaching thing. Really new.
In a lot of ways, Kidd is in an unenviable position heading into the 2013-14 NBA season. Not only does he have to learn on the fly how to be a head coach, just months removed from being a player on the court, but there are some serious expectations in Brooklyn. After the acquisition of Paul Pierce...
Jason Kidd has had a lot of firsts. I won’t list them all here, but for instance, I’m sure he learned to walk at some point in his life. Yesterday, coaching in his first ever NBA basketball game, he got himself a technical foul for leaving the coaching box to argue a foul. I expect plenty more of these to follow – Jason Kidd clearly gets in and out of boxes.
Kidd Is A Liar...
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New Brooklyn Nets coach Jason Kidd get his first sniff of being a head coach in the NBA during today’s Orlando Summer League game against the Detroit Pistons.
Nearing the end of the game, J-Kidd got called for a technical and provided us with this classic response per Andy Vazquez of the New Jersey Record:
So, Jason Kidd got a technical foul. In a summer league game. His response...
In Summer League? Really?
Some NBA coaching staffs are closer than others and during the first day of the Orlando Summer League, the Brooklyn Nets coaching team decided to show off their love for each other.
How you may ask? By delivering some quality fist bumps to each other starting with head coach Jason Kidd and assistant Lawrence Frank:
You get a fist bump, You get a fist bump, you all get fist bumps!