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Jason Kidd on Rashad Vaughn: There's no pressure on him

Somehow, the Milwaukee Bucks have gotten even younger this offseason. That will happen when you draft an 18-year-old rookie, but it sounds like there will be no pressure on Rashad Vaughn to grow up too quickly.Here's what Bucks head coach Jason Kidd told Truman Reed of Bucks.com:  “You talk about a competitor,” Kidd said. “You look at the boxes, he fits our age group. He’s...
Via Fox Sports
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Milwaukee Bucks: Positionless Perfection

Are the Milwaukee Bucks positionless?  Well, what is positionless?  According to Merriam-Webster’s dictionary, positionless isn’t actually a term.  Judging by all the red lines underneath the word every time I type it, autocorrect seems to agree with Merriam-Webster.  It is, however, an adjective that appears to mean “without a position.”  So again, are the Bucks positionless...
Via isportsweb.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Jason Kidd likes Milwaukee's flexibility entering draft

After trading Ersan Ilyasova to the Detroit Pistons for the non-guaranteed contracts of Caron Butler and Shawne Williams, Milwaukee Bucks head coach Jason Kidd sounds excited about new flexibility the Bucks should enjoy, both in the draft and free agency.Here's more from Genaro Armas of the Washington Times:“Yeah, I like what [GM John] Hammond has done, the position he has put...
Via Fox Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Will the Brooklyn Nets Lose Brook Lopez to Jason Kidd and the Milwaukee Bucks?

Brook Lopez #11 of the Brooklyn Nets drives against Pero Antic #6 of the Atlanta Hawks during Game Five of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals of the NBA Playoffs at Philips Arena on April 29, 2015 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images) The Brooklyn Nets finished out their 2015 season on such a higher note than the majority of NBA fans would have ever given them...
Via The Sports Journal
13 days ago  |  Discuss

With draft approaching, Kidd likes Bucks' possibilities

KOHLER, Wis. (AP) The trade of a veteran forward leaves an opening on the Milwaukee Bucks that could be filled by another rookie. The NBA draft is next week, and the Bucks pick 17th in the first round. Coach Jason Kidd likes the possibilities for the future of his young team following a 41-win season and playoff berth. Ersan Ilyasova was dealt last week to the Detroit Pistons, and...
Via AP on Fox
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Where was Jason Kidd's impact felt the most?

In his first year as head coach of the Milwaukee Bucks, Jason Kidd accomplished quite a bit. Taking the Bucks from a 15-win season in 2013-14 to 41 wins and a playoff appearance this past year was no easy task, but Kidd's impact was felt in more places than just the standings.Here's Dakota Schmidt at Bballbreakdown.com:Knowing that he had a team filled with slew of long, athletic...
Via Fox Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Bucks To Pursue Brook Lopez, Tyson Chandler

The Milwaukee Bucks created max space with their trade of Ersan Ilyasova to the Detroit Pistons and have identified Brook Lopez and Tyson Chandler as targets. Jason Kidd played with Chandler in both Dallas and New York, while he coached Lopez with the Nets. Chandler is 32 and would give the Bucks a veteran rim protector, while Lopez is still just 27 and would help improve their offense...
Via RealGM
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Jason Kidd still has a stake in the Nets

Jason Kidd had an ugly divorce with the Nets last summer, but apparently, you don't split up without getting to keep a little something of your former partner's for yourself. Kidd has learned this, and it seems he still has a stake in the Nets, even almost a full 12 months after leaving Brooklyn for the Milwaukee Bucks.From NetsDaily:Kidd led the Bucks from 15 wins the season before...
Via Fox Sports
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Shaun Livingston credits Jason Kidd, not the Nets, for his career revival

Shaun Livingston rode a revival season in Brooklyn last year to a three-year contract with the Warriors last summer. Now, he's acting as a major contributor to a team which could end up winning it all.So, who does Livingston credit his career turnaround to? His coach with the Nets, Jason Kidd...except he doesn't give the organization, itself, much credit. Here's some of what Livingston...
Via Fox Sports
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Hawks Coach Mike Budenholzer Has Court Date Set

Atlanta Hawks coach Mike Budenholzer was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol in August 2013, and his court date has been set. Per Chris Vivlamore of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, the 2014-15 NBA Coach of the Year is due in Fulton County State Court on July 29. Budenholzer could be subject to a variety of penalties, Vivlamore writes: “Budenholzer faces up...
Via Sportsnaut
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Will Michael Carter-Williams spend more time in the post next season?

If there's one thing that's been consistent about Jason Kidd in his short time as a head coach in the NBA, it's that he likes to post up his point guards. Whether it's been Deron Williams, Shaun Livingston or even Kendall Marshall, Kidd has relied on his point guards getting points against smaller players pretty regularly. While it's hard to tell whether that's a schematic decision...
Via Fox Sports
May 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Why the Milwaukee Bucks should have relocated

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker Let’s talk economics, class. On Thursday, Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker discussed the points of the potential $500 million deal that would get the Milwaukee Bucks their new arena. Although it is yet to be made public, and the deal is still on the verge of being finalized, multiple unnamed sources have said that the proposal, as it stands, would...
Via isportsweb.com
May 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Jason Kidd shows up to fan's birthday party, 14 years after invitation

It's not every day that your favorite basketball player agrees to attend your birthday party, and usually the RSVP card doesn't include a checkbox to indicate you'll be 14 years late. But that's sorta what happened this week in the case of 24-year-old Daniel Marks, a longtime Jason Kidd fan. In an Instagram post this week, Marks revealed that, for his 10-year-old birthday party,...
Via Fox Sports
May 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Jason Kidd shows up to fan's birthday party 14 years late (PHOTO)

14 years ago, Jason Kidd received an invitation. It was for the birthday party of a young fan by the name of Daniel Marks.Surely we've all been there before. I remember sending queries to my favorite players with a card in the envelope, asking for a signature. Some of them were nice enough to get out the sharpie and reply. But none of them entered my life more than a decade later...
Via Fox Sports
May 19, 2015  |  Discuss

NBA Draft Combine Diary — Day One

This will be a compilation of information, tweets, thoughts and opinion from day one of the NBA Draft Combine in Chicago. It’s basically just some notes from the show in case you didn’t have four hours during a weekday afternoon to watch the proceedings. I’m assuming that’s most people, so be grateful I did it for you. Donations are accepted on my behalf. The coverage was...
Via Crossover Chronicles
May 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Key Year Coming Up for MCW

Michael Carter-Williams has had an interesting start to his NBA career.  He was the main attraction on an under-talented, up-tempo Sixers team his rookie year, and the unbridled opportunity provided for him to put up stats on that squad led to him being selected as the League’s Rookie of the Year.  Despite the accolade, the Sixers were never completely sold on him and his trade...
Via Philadunkia
May 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Bucks announce date for new uniform unveiling

The Milwaukee Bucks released a new logo this spring, just in time for the team's playoff run.That wasn't the end of their identity shift, however. On Saturday, June 6, the organization will hold a block party in local Schlitz Park, featuring player appearances and the cherry on top of their makeover sundae: New uniforms will be unveiled.The Bucks' change in style comes under new...
Via Fox Sports
May 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Brook Lopez could join Bucks

Jason Kidd didn't leave the Brooklyn Nets with a lot of bridges intact. The Current Milwaukee Bucks head coach had a famously sudden, dramatic exit from his post with New York's second team. It was an episode that opened a can of NBA insider rumor worms.But while Kidd may have caused fires within management offices, the roster he left behind seems not to feel so aggrieved by his...
Via Fox Sports
May 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Bucks expected to make a run at Brook Lopez if he opts out

The Milwaukee Bucks surprised everyone by making the playoffs in head coach Jason Kidd’s first season. With the Bucks considered to be young and upcoming, they will be looking for free agents to help them get to the next level. While they are not expected to be in the LaMarcus Aldridge sweepstakes, the Bucks have their eyes focused on another big man. According to Gery Woelfel...
Via No Guts, No Glory
May 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Bucks coach Jason Kidd looks ahead to bright future

MILWAUKEE (AP) Milwaukee Bucks coach Jason Kidd looked ahead to what he sees as a bright future, rather than dwell on the disheartening final 48 minutes of this season. The Bucks improved from an NBA-worst 15 victories last season to 41 in their first season under Kidd. Their surprising season come to an abrupt halt with the worst defeat in franchise history, a 120-66 loss to the...
Via AP on Fox
May 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Bucks’ recent surge fueled by strong defensive play

Head coach Jason Kidd’s team has given up just 89.0 points per game over the last two games. Chicago forward Taj Gibson gave the Milwaukee Bucks a backhanded compliment after the Bulls fell 94-88 in Game 5 at the United Center. “At times we think we’re a little too good,” forward Taj Gibson said. “You look at how our team was made up over the last couple years, we were...
Via The Lottery Mafia
April 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Milwaukee Bucks coach Jason Kidd another moron who doesn't know the TO signal

Milwaukee Bucks coach Jason Kidd called a timeout last night against the Bulls by hopping, skipping, and jumping.That's some Derek Fisher school of stupidity right there.Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return home for Top sports news.
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April 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Milwaukee Bucks: Jason Kidd Deserved Coach of the Year

(Source: Streeter Lecka/Getty Images North America) Milwaukee Bucks: Jason Kidd Deserved Coach of the Year By Myles Stedman: Staff Writer/Hoopstuff… It is arguable that the Coach of the Year award is one of the most competitive and underrated awards that the NBA gives out each year. This year was no different. Mike Budenholzer of the Atlanta Hawks finished over 40 votes ahead...
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April 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Chicago Bulls Fans Reaction Captured Perfectly Last Night

The Chicago Bulls lost game four to the Milwaukee Bucks last night in dramatic fashion. After Jason Kidd called a timeout with 1.3 seconds left in a tie ball game, Jerryd Bayless beat Derrick Rose for an easy layup to seal the game for the Bucks. Chicago Bulls fans were pissed. That defense by d rose on the last play of the game was a disaster when I saw the replay I couldn't...
Via Sports Mockery
April 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Jerryd Bayless Sinks Chicago at the Buzzer

Milwaukee Bucks coach Jason Kidd drew up a perfect play and guard Jerryd Bayless executed it, by tricking Rose to get open for a pass from Dudley underneath the rim for a layup at the buzzer to win Game 4, extending the series. “Basically it’s you lose, you go home,” Mayo said. “I don’t think today was our day to go home. We went out there and fought. I thought Bayless...
Via Hooped Up
April 26, 2015  |  Discuss
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