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Chris Copeland says Jason Kidd was 'top reason' he came to Milwaukee

The Milwaukee Bucks haven't typically been a free agent destination, but Jason Kidd may be helping to change that a bit.  Kidd and the Bucks signed Chris Copeland this offseason, who was a former teammate of Kidd's with the New York Knicks.  Here's more on what Copeland told Charles F. Gardner of the Journal Sentinel:  "Jason Kidd has been a top reason," Copeland said of choosing...
Via Fox Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Reunited with Kidd and recovered from stab injuries, Copeland focused on Bucks

ST. FRANCIS, Wis. -- A connection with Bucks coach Jason Kidd lured free-agent Chris Copeland to Milwaukee. He's looking forward to playing for a familiar face in a new home, and not dwelling on the injuries he sustained after getting stabbed outside a New York night club in the spring. "I'm just focusing on the season this year," Copeland said. "I'm really excited about the year...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Jeff Schwartz no longer the authority with Nets he once was

The Nets have a roster diverse with different agents. That wasn't the case just a few years ago, as NetsDaily points out: Read the rest of the article to find out exactly who represents all of Brooklyn's players. Schwartz's presence mostly left when Jason Kidd left for Milwaukee. He's Kidd's agent, and it might not be such a coincidence that the Bucks have stacked up on Schwartz...
Via Fox Sports
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Bucks coach Kidd, GM deny any changes coming to front office

MADISON, Wis. -- Milwaukee Bucks coach Jason Kidd and general manager John Hammond appeared together Monday and denied a report suggesting changes were coming for the NBA team's front office. The report from said Kidd would take over team operations and Hammond would be reassigned within the Bucks organization, or possibly leave the team. Kidd has two years remaining...
Via AP on Fox
July 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Bucks deny report Kidd is taking over as general manager

A report from Dave Begel of 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 was happening in...
Via Sportsnaut
July 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Jason Kidd to be named general manager of Bucks

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, Hammond is on the verge of being rewarded by finding himself replaced by Bucks head coach Jason Kidd, who will reportedly be named the team’s general...
Via Sportsnaut
July 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Milwaukee Bucks: What the team gains from playoff experience

The Milwaukee Bucks head into Thursday’s Game 3 against the Chicago Bulls down two games to none, and that’s just fine. After a poor performance by Milwaukee in Game 1, the Bucks improved on many things in Game 2. However, that still wasn’t enough to beat Chicago. The Bulls are a superior team in every way. While the Bucks are playing hard, they can’t realistically expect...
April 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Milwaukee Bucks: Kidd proves coaching matters in NBA

The best coaches in sports at any level are the ones who can teach and unite their teams to play beyond their capabilities. The best coaches are the ones who can inspire their players and bring out the best in them in good and bad times. Coaches often grow with their players, but when athletes get to the professional level, many coaches seem to have less influence on their players...
March 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Byron Scott on Jason Kidd: He was known as being an a-hole

It’s a rare occurrence indeed for a member of any coaching fraternity, no matter the sport, to come out and essentially badmouth a fellow head coach, even in a veiled manner. But given the rumored bad blood from days gone by that apparently exists between Byron Scott and Jason Kidd, perhaps the fact that the...Read More The post Byron Scott takes shot at Jason Kidd: ‘He was...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
February 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Jason Kidd sensed Nets wanted to fire him

It is a rare event when a coach gets traded. Then again, Jason Kidd‘s one-year tenure in Brooklyn was anything but normal. Here was a coach fresh off of retirement taking over a veteran team with championship aspirations. The Nets, a team already boasting big expectations even if they were a bit undeserved and a bloated payroll, struggled at the beginning and faced injuries to...
Via Crossover Chronicles
October 20, 2014  |  Discuss

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