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JASON KIDD RUMORS & GOSSIP

NBA 30 teams/30 days preview: Milwaukee Bucks

Editor's note: This is the second of Sam Amico's 30 NBA team previews entering the 2014-15 seson. Coach Jason Kidd's hiring (and former coach Larry Drew's firing) was just weird. That's something on which almost everyone in the NBA agrees -- that new ownership made a major misstep in how it handled bringing Kidd on board. But PR nightmare or not, Kidd is here...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Star on team under Kidd: We practiced, but not really

How’s this for an indictment of the way Jason Kidd coached the Brooklyn Nets? At Nets media day on Friday, Nets guard Joe Johnson was asked about the practice styles of former Nets head coach Jason Kidd and the team’s new coach, Lionel Hollins. Johnson says Hollins cares a lot about practice. As for Kidd, […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Gary Payton won’t be mentoring Giannis Antetokounmpo after all

Jason Kidd is the new head coach of the Bucks, and has plans to turn one of the team’s longest players in Giannis Antetokounmpo into a point guard — something he seems capable of doing, given the way he handles the ball and can get up and down the floor with ease. So, when a report surfaced quoting Gary Payton as saying he would be acting as a “special advisor” in Milwaukee...
Via Pro Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

The Milwaukee Bucks are considering letting Giannis Antetokounmpo play point guard this season

If you don’t know about Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo, you will by midseason. The legend of Antetokounmpo continues to grow as the season get closer. After growing two inches during last season, Antetokounmpo now stands at 6’11 but has the handles and quickness of a guard. The Bucks have noticed the type of matchup problem Antetokounmpo creates and now are considering...
Via No Guts, No Glory
4 days ago  |  Discuss

The Bucks to have first 7-foot point guard with help of Gary Payton

Jason Whitney The Milwaukee Bucks have brought in Gary Payton to help start the transformation of Giannis Antetotokoumpo into the NBA’s first 7-foot point guard. Payton’s childhood friend, Jason Kidd, invited the “Glove” to help with the process. The Greek Freak, as Antetotokoumpo is called, has grown two inches since he was drafted and currently stands at 6-11. […] Sports...
Via Sports-Kings
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Giannis Antetokounmpo will be mentored by Gary Payton over playing point guard

After a solid showing at the 2014 FIBA World Cup, many Milwaukee Bucks fans will be excited for the second year of Giannis Antetokounmpo’s career in the league. Recently, there were some rumors that head coach Jason Kidd was tossing around the idea of Giannis playing point guard during games. It appears now that Kidd is planning to do so since has decided to bring in Seattle Supersonics...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Deron Williams: Surprised by Jason Kidd’s Exit, Hasn’t Spoken to Him Since

After a rough start to his coaching career, Jason Kidd was finally getting the hang of things, turning the Brooklyn Nets into a playoff threat by season’s end. And then left for the Milwaukee Bucks. It appears as though Deron Williams was just as shocked as we were by his departure. According to ESPN’s Ohm Youngmisuk, D.Will was “surprised” by Kidd’s Nets exit and hasn’t...
Via Basketball Bicker
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Jason Kidd Renting Out His Lavish Manhattan Apartment (Photos)

Jason Kidd is putting up his Manhattan diggs for rent for a cool $22,000 a month. Kidd will no longer be requiring the use of the apartment after leaving the Brooklyn Nets for the Milwaukee Bucks earlier this summer. Check out photos of the apartment (via Street Easy), which includes a pool, two-lane bowling alley, dance studio, pilates room, gym, basketball court and squash court...
Via Basketball Bicker
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Jason Kidd’s Milwaukee neighbors made his family brownies

One of the major coaching changes in the offseason happened when Jason Kidd went from being the head coach at the Brooklyn Nets and moving to the Milwaukee Bucks. Recently, Chris Gardener of the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel wrote a piece about Kidd’s summer in Milwaukee and one of the interesting portions of the article was story about Kidd’s neighbors: The couple has sampled several...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Jason Kidd’s Swank Manhattan Apartment With Pilates Room Up For Rent

Jason Kidd isn’t ready to part ways with New York just yet. After a failed power play with the Brooklyn Nets organization this past offseason, Kidd took the head coaching job in Milwaukee, but he’s holding on to his ritzy apartment in Manhattan so he can rent it out for $22,000 per month, according to the New York Post. The 40,000 square-foot apartment, located at the Aldyn on...
Via NESN.com
18 days ago  |  Discuss
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