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JASON KIDD RUMORS & GOSSIP

Kirilenko Clarifies his "Negativity" Towards Kidd

Andrei Kirilenko made comments about Jason Kidd that may have been taken out of context. He said that Kidd "couldn't handle" coaching in New York, but AK47 told ESPN New York that he has no negativity towards Kidd leaving; he just is unsure of why he left.“It sounds in the article like I have a negativity [about Jason leaving], but that’s completely untrue,”...
Via Nets Take Over
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Andrei Kirilenko Says Kidd 'couldn't handle' the Pressure of New York

As we all are fully aware, Jason Kidd decided to attempt a power play with the Nets several weeks ago, which lead to his being traded to the Milwaukee Bucks. Kidd wanted more power, but the Nets were no going to oblige.Not many players have spoken to the media about the situation, but Andrei Kirilenko decided he would.Kirilenko had trouble finding consistent minutes under Kidd, both...
Via Nets Take Over
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Andrei Kirilenko: Jason Kidd couldn’t handle pressure of New York

Andrei Kirilenko played 19 minutes per game with the Brooklyn Nets last season, which was by far the lowest total of his career. It was hardly a secret that Kirilenko was not Jason Kidd’s favorite player, so AK47 must have been glad when Kidd forced his way to Milwaukee. A recent interview he gave with […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Nets Andrei Kirilenko: Jason Kidd “Couldn’t Handle” the Pressure

  Shots fired. According to a story via the Score, Brooklyn Nets forward Andrei Kirilenko took some shots at his former head coach Jason Kidd during an interview with Russian Sports publication SovSports. In it, the Russian forward bluntly said that the Nets job was simple too much for Kidd to handle. “So the pressure is huge. And Kidd couldn’t handle it,” Kirilenko said...
Via BlackSportsOnline
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Andrei Kirilenko Criticizes Jason Kidd

After the entire Jason Kidd soap opera played out in Brooklyn earlier this offseason, current members of the Nets were swept under the rug. The primary focus was on Kidd’s relationship with the ownership group and his eventual move to the Milwaukee Bucks.  This doesn’t mean that Nets players are without an opinion on this topic. Veteran forward Andrei Kirilenko had this to...
Via Sportsnaut
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Andrei Kirilenko critical of Jason Kidd's tenure with Nets

PHOTO COURTESY: NED DISMAN/GETTY IMAGES VIA BLEACHER REPORT New York can be a tough place to live, especially if you are an athlete.  Some guys simply can’t hack the constant pressure that the Big Apple brings. Was that the case for Jason Kidd?  Andrei Kirilenko thinks so. In an interview with a Russian tabloid SovSport, Kirilenko took some shots at his former coach Kidd when...
Via New York Sports-Kings
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Jason Kidd Writes Awkward Letter to Bucks Fans

Jason Kidd is one of the more interesting personalities in the NBA. Since he was drafted back in 1994, Kidd has left a trail of fractured relationships and questionable self-serving decisions. From the Mavs to the Suns to the Nets back to the Mavs and then again back to the Nets, Kidd has rarely left a situation without causing some sort of resentment. This was even more evident...
Via BlackSportsOnline
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Bucks would trade 2nd round pick for Jason Kidd

After an up-and-down season with the Brooklyn Nets, Jason Kidd will become the Milwaukee Bucks head coach for the 2014-15 season and beyond if the team relinquishes its 2015 second-round draft pick, according to an ESPN.com report. A source told ESPN.com that the Nets are looking for a first-round pick, and the Bucks are offering a second-rounder. So if the two parties can agree...
Via The Sports Daily
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Mark Jackson a potential Jason Kidd replacement?

With reports indicating that Brooklyn Nets head coach Jason Kidd could be on his way to Milwaukee, rumors about who would fill Kidd’s shoes in Brooklyn have already begun. One name that has been tossed around is former Golden State Warriors head coach Mark Jackson. According to Brian Windhorst of ESPN.com, Jackson’s name has been discussed internally by the Nets as a possible...
Via NESN.com
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Jason Kidd to interview with Bucks after failed power play

Photo Credit: Seth Wenig/AP After his first year as the Brooklyn Nets head coach, it is safe to say that Jason Kidd did as good of a job as you could expect. Apparently, Kidd isn’t satisfied with merely being the head coach, though. According to Tim Bontemps of the New York Post, Kidd approached Nets management demanding a position to run the teams basketball operations, which...
Via New York Sports-Kings
27 days ago  |  Discuss
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