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Jason Kidd gives Bucks written tests on NBA history

The average NBA player assumes their test taking days are a wrap. But apparently if you play for the Mlwaukee Bucks, you better sharpen up that number 2 pencil. head coach Jason Kidd is giving tests on offensive schemes and NBA history to his team. Kidd gives his players a written test every game day, a trick he picked up from Rick Carlisle and Terry Stotts in Dallas, he...
Via Jocks and Stiletto Jill
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Jason Kidd gives Bucks written tests on game days

If the Milwaukee Bucks aren’t on their toes every time they have a game, they will wind up failing. And by failing we don’t just mean losing on the court. Before every game, Bucks head coach Jason Kidd gives his players a written exam. As Zach Lowe of Grantland notes, Kidd got the idea from...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Jason Terry Passes Jason Kidd On All-Time 3-Point List

Houston Rockets guard Jason Terry hit two three pointers in the first quarter of the Rockets home game vs. the Phoenix Suns to pass Jason Kidd for 3rd place on the all time list. Terry finished the game with three 3 pointers to get to 1990 total career three pointers passing Kidd’s 1988 total. It’s unlikely he will move up the list any more as Ray Allen (2973) and Reggie Miller...
Via Basketball Bicker
18 days ago  |  Discuss

NBA execs: Jason Kidd not playing Jabari Parker enough

Milwaukee Bucks first year coach Jason Kidd has the Bucks off to an 11-10 start after 21 games – which nearly is the win total of the entire 2013-2014 NBA season, where Milwaukee won a combined 15 contests. However, the reversal of fortunes early on for the Bucks doesn’t matter to league scouts and executives who believe coach Kidd is hurting the development of Jabari Parker...
Via Pass The Pill
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Jason Kidd brings defensive mentality to Bucks

This is a different Bucks team. The record tells you as much — 10-7 and fourth in the Eastern Conference entering Sunday’s games. This is not the 2014 Bucks. The team’s disaster of a season last year — Brandon Knight not adequately replacing Brandon Jennings‘ production, Larry Sanders‘ constant injuries and issues and O.J. Mayo‘s struggles from the floor. The Bucks...
Via Crossover Chronicles
25 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Jason Kidd returns to chorus of boos in Brooklyn

In Jason Kidd’s first game back in Brooklyn since leaving the Nets in June, fans welcomed him back with a chorus of boos Wednesday night at Barclays Center. Kidd. who left this past summer to be the head coach for the Milwaukee Bucks, was booed and taunted as a traitor in the arena where his retired jersey hangs in the rafters.It wasn't exactly a Mr. Kotter moment....
Via The Other Paper
November 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Jason Kidd’s Hamptons Mansion With Putting Green Up For Sale

After just one season coaching the Brooklyn Nets, Jason Kidd landed a new gig with the Milwaukee Bucks. So he’s selling his home in the Hamptons … for reasons we don’t understand. Maybe it’s just us, but if we were making between $3-4 million a year, like Kidd is, we’d be sure to keep a summer home on Long Island if the rest of our year had to spent in Wisconsin. According...
Via Back9Network
October 23, 2014  |  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

Report: Bucks and Nets agree to deal on Jason Kidd

It looks like Jason Kidd has successfully forced his way out of Brooklyn. Word broke that he had a failed power play in with Nets management where he wanted more power and a raise after seeing what Derek Fisher and Steve Kerr got in their deals yesterday. Shortly after that, the Bucks became the lead contender to get Jason Kidd to coach them when the Nets refused to budge. Now it...
Via BlackSportsOnline
June 30, 2014  |  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

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