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Bucks, Jason Kidd Working On Contract Extension

The Milwaukee Bucks are working on a contract extension with Jason Kidd. Kidd led the Bucks to the playoffs in his first season with the team but they took a step backwards in 15-16 after re-signing Khris Middleton and also signing Greg Monroe in free agency. Kidd also took some time off during the middle of the season to undergo hip surgery. Kidd is entering the final season of...
Via RealGM
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Report: Bucks hiring Jazz executive Justin Zanik as GM-in-waiting; leaning toward extension for Jason Kidd

The Milwaukee Bucks are hiring Utah Jazz executive Justin Zanik as the team's general-manager-in-waiting, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports. Per Wojnarowski, Zanik — an assistant general manager in Utah — has been hired to be the successor to current Bucks general manager John Hammond. Under an agreement, he will join the organization in a similar role before...
Via Brew Hoop
1 day ago

Milwaukee Bucks Reportedly Adding Justin Zanik To Front Office

The Milwaukee Bucks offseason is starting with a bang, as the team looks to add Justin Zanik as a future GM to one day replace John Hammond. Things are getting even more complicated in the Milwaukee Bucks front office. While last season two voices–those of Jason Kidd and John Hammond–seemed to be calling the shots […] Milwaukee Bucks Reportedly Adding Justin Zanik To Front...
Via Behind the Buck Pass
1 day ago

Elementary? Not quite, but Watson could work out well for the Suns

Earl Watson isn’t a splashy hire for the Phoenix Suns. He will coach his first NBA game at the age of 37. He’s been an assistant coach for only two years since his playing career ended, and only one of those was spent in the NBA Jason Kidd showed that a relatively quick transition from playing to coaching can work, but for every Kidd, there’s a Derek Fisher (and then some)...
Via Crossover Chronicles
April 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Jason Kidd at odds with Bucks ownership over personnel power

Is Jason Kidd having some issues with ownership in his second job, too? The Bucks coach is reportedly at odds with ownership, according to the Vertical’s Adrian Wojnarowski, with the team’s ownership group reportedly vetoing a “massive deal” with New Orleans that Kidd had put together. “At last week’s trade deadline, Kidd tried to engineer a massive deal with New Orleans...
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Jason Kidd expected to return to coach Bucks next week

The Milwaukee Bucks are only 3.5 games back of the eighth seed in the Eastern Conference standings despite missing head coach Jason Kidd for the last month. But next week, Kidd will resume his coaching duties after recovering from hip surgery. Kidd, 42, played 19 seasons in the NBA before taking up coaching two years ago. But a nagging hip injury followed him to the bench, and it...
Via The Sports Daily
January 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Jason Kidd acting as de facto general manager of Bucks

Bucks head coach Jason Kidd apparently carries a lot more clout within the team than his official title would suggest. According to NBA insider Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports in a recent edition of his “The Vertical Podcast with Woj”, Kidd, who is out indefinitely as he recovers from hip surgery, is the main man calling the shots in the Milwaukee front office as well. ...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Jason Kidd not happy about his players partying at strip club

TMZ posted a video on Wednesday of the Milwaukee Bucks’ O.J. Mayo, Greg Monroe, Khris Middleton, and Miles Plumlee having themselves a fun time at a Los Angeles strip club. The strip-club partying took place on Monday, or, technically Monday night-Tuesday morning, as the Bucks’ players were apparently at the strip club until 2 AM. Well, the Bucks had a game on Tuesday night...
Via The Comeback
December 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Bucks deny report Kidd is taking over as general manager

By Vincent Frank A report from Dave Begel of OnMilwaukee.com on Sunday evening indicated that the Milwaukee Bucks were on the verge of replacing general manager John Hammond with head coach Jason Kidd. Considering Kidd’s obvious thirst for power, that report didn’t come as too much of a surprise. Though, Hammond’s success over the past couple seasons did make us wonder what...
Via Sportsnaut
July 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Jason Kidd to be named general manager of Bucks

by Vincent Frank Milwaukee Bucks general manager John Hammond has been one of the most integral members of the organization in its turnaround from bottom feeder to playoff team over the past couple seasons. According to Dave Begel of OnMilwaukee.com, Hammond is on the verge of being rewarded by finding himself replaced by Bucks head coach Jason Kidd, who will reportedly be named...
Via Sportsnaut
July 05, 2015  |  Discuss
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