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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...
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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...
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Gary Payton To Advise Bucks PG Giannis Antetokounmpo

The ‘Greek Freak’ in entering his second NBA season. Antetokounmpo made All-Rookie Second Team last season, while averaging 6.8 points, 4.4 rebounds and nearly 2 dimes again. New Bucks head coach Jason Kidd is intrigued with the idea of making Antetokounmpo a full-time point guard. He’ll do it with the help of hall of famer Gary Payton. Jason Kidd had a vision going to Milwaukee...
Via BlackSportsOnline
2 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...
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5 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
8 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...
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9 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...
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Jason Kidd: Just What The Milwaukee Bucks Need Right Now

The Milwaukee Bucks have been around since 1968 as an NBA franchise and in that time have won a single NBA title, two conference titles and numerous division titles. The team has been the home of a number of notable NBA players over the years, including Oscar Robertson, Bob Lanier, Glenn Robinson, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and […] Jason Kidd: Just What The Milwaukee Bucks Need Right...
Via NBA Draft Blog
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 report. A source told 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
June 29, 2014  |  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
June 28, 2014  |  Discuss
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