Found June 13, 2013 on PRO HOOPS CENTRAL:
The Brooklyn Nets may have hired the next hot young coach in the Association on Thursday as they announced on the team website, that they have chosen former Nets star Jason Kidd to be their next bench boss. There are very few men that could retire from the NBA and days later become a head coach for another franchise; however Kidd should have no trouble in his new role. As a premier point guard in the Association for 19-seasons, he has displayed his capability of running the offense and being a Floor General. He was also one of the most respected players in the game, quickly becoming a leader in the clubhouse, after joining a team. Brooklyn General Manager Billy King had narrowed his choices down to two candidates, current Indiana Pacers assistant Brian Shaw and Kidd, according to numerous reports earlier this week. Although the former Nets All-Star has no coaching experience at any level, he was able to impress the club’s brain-trust. King told reporters “On behalf of the Nets organ...
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