JASON KIDD NEWS

Bucks' GM calls six-man core the future of the organization

Milwaukee Bucks GM John Hammond has done a nice job building a young core for head coach Jason Kidd to tutor and grow with.And while there are multiple young players with potential on the roster, Hammond looks at the core group of Michael Carter-Williams, Khris Middleton, Jabari Parker, Giannis Antetokounmpo, Greg Monroe and John Henson as the biggest pieces for the future. Here...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Copeland says Jason Kidd was 'top reason' he came to Milwaukee

The Milwaukee Bucks haven't typically been a free agent destination, but Jason Kidd may be helping to change that a bit.  Kidd and the Bucks signed Chris Copeland this offseason, who was a former teammate of Kidd's with the New York Knicks.  Here's more on what Copeland told Charles F. Gardner of the Journal Sentinel:  "Jason Kidd has been a top reason," Copeland said of choosing...
Via Fox Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Reunited with Kidd and recovered from stab injuries, Copeland focused on Bucks

ST. FRANCIS, Wis. -- A connection with Bucks coach Jason Kidd lured free-agent Chris Copeland to Milwaukee. He's looking forward to playing for a familiar face in a new home, and not dwelling on the injuries he sustained after getting stabbed outside a New York night club in the spring. "I'm just focusing on the season this year," Copeland said. "I'm really excited about the year...
Via AP on Fox
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Reunited with Kidd and recovered from stab injuries, Copeland focused on Bucks

ST. FRANCIS, Wis. -- A connection with Bucks coach Jason Kidd lured free-agent Chris Copeland to Milwaukee. He's looking forward to playing for a familiar face in a new home, and not dwelling on the injuries he sustained after getting stabbed outside a New York night club in the spring. "I'm just focusing on the season this year," Copeland said. "I'm really excited about the year...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Recovered from stab injuries, Copeland focused on Bucks

ST. FRANCIS, Wis. (AP) A connection with Bucks coach Jason Kidd lured free-agent Chris Copeland to Milwaukee. He's looking forward to playing for a familiar face in a new home, and not dwelling on the injuries he sustained after getting stabbed outside a New York night club in the spring. ''I'm just focusing on the season this year,'' Copeland said. ''I'm really excited about the...
Via AP on Fox
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Jeff Schwartz no longer the authority with Nets he once was

The Nets have a roster diverse with different agents. That wasn't the case just a few years ago, as NetsDaily points out: Read the rest of the article to find out exactly who represents all of Brooklyn's players. Schwartz's presence mostly left when Jason Kidd left for Milwaukee. He's Kidd's agent, and it might not be such a coincidence that the Bucks have stacked up on Schwartz...
Via Fox Sports
19 days ago  |  Discuss

The 5 Greatest NBA Point Guards of All Time

One of the most enthralling experiences in sports is watching a point guard in full control of the game — Jason Kidd pointing teammates to spots on the floor, Magic Johnson throwing behind the back passes across the floor, and Tony Parker shuffling in and out of screens. From Bob Cousy to Isiah Thomas to Chris Paul and Steph Curry, the position has evolved and evolved, but the...
Via Crossover Chronicles
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Antetokounmpo: "Thank God Jason Kidd came to our team"

Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo is more talented than most in the NBA, but he's quick to credit second-year Bucks coach Jason Kidd with spurring his development. 2014-2015 was Antetokounmpo's second season in the NBA, and the Greek forward took great strides to improve his game, particularly making plays with the ball in his hand. Kidd, he said, deserves praise for...
Via Fox Sports
July 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Wisconsin state Assembly approves Milwaukee Bucks arena deal

MADISON, Wis. -- The Wisconsin state Assembly has passed a bill to have taxpayers pay $250 million to help pay for a new Milwaukee Bucks arena. The bill passed on a bipartisan 52-34 vote Tuesday. The measure now goes to Gov. Scott Walker who has been working with lawmakers to reach a deal. Under the agreement, current and former Bucks owners will pay $250 million toward the cost...
Via AP on Fox
July 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Wisconsin state Assembly to approve $500 million Bucks arena deal

MADISON, Wis. -- The Wisconsin state Assembly has passed a bill to have taxpayers pay $250 million to help pay for a new Milwaukee Bucks arena. The bill passed on a bipartisan 52-34 vote Tuesday. The measure now goes to Gov. Scott Walker who has been working with lawmakers to reach a deal. Under the agreement, current and former Bucks owners will pay $250 million toward the cost...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
July 28, 2015  |  Discuss

John Henson, Bucks Closing in on Contract Extension

The Milwaukee Bucks were one of the biggest surprises in the NBA last season, and were able to make it to the NBA Playoffs despite not being given much of a chance by the media. Jason Kidd did an excellent job in his second season as a head coach and the Bucks played excellent fundamental basketball. Johnson Henson is a big piece of their puzzle heading into the 2015-16 season, and...
Via Hoops-Nation
July 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Brook Lopez says he heard from Bucks coach Jason Kidd during free agency

The Milwaukee Bucks landed Greg Monroe and retained Khris Middleton this offseason, but was it possible that head coach Jason Kidd was looking to add Brook Lopez?Lopez quickly re-signed with the Brooklyn Nets, but he did admit that he spoke with his former coach during the offseason. Here's more from Devin Kharpertian at the Brooklyn Game: “I heard from J-Kidd, we talked a little...
Via Fox Sports
July 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Bucks coach Kidd, GM deny any changes coming to front office

MADISON, Wis. -- Milwaukee Bucks coach Jason Kidd and general manager John Hammond appeared together Monday and denied a report suggesting changes were coming for the NBA team's front office. The report from onmilwaukee.com said Kidd would take over team operations and Hammond would be reassigned within the Bucks organization, or possibly leave the team. Kidd has two years remaining...
Via AP on Fox
July 06, 2015  |  Discuss

'No friction' between Bucks' Kidd, Hammond, no changes to front office

MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- Milwaukee Bucks coach Jason Kidd and general manager John Hammond appeared together Monday and denied a report suggesting changes were coming for the NBA team's front office. The report from onmilwaukee.com said Kidd would take over team operations and Hammond would be reassigned within the Bucks organization, or possibly leave the team. Kidd has two years remaining...
Via AP on Fox
July 06, 2015  |  Discuss

'No friction' between Bucks' Kidd, Hammond, no changes to front office

MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- Milwaukee Bucks coach Jason Kidd and general manager John Hammond appeared together Monday and denied a report suggesting changes were coming for the NBA team's front office. The report from onmilwaukee.com said Kidd would take over team operations and Hammond would be reassigned within the Bucks organization, or possibly leave the team. Kidd has two years remaining...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
July 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Bucks coach, GM deny any chances coming to front office

MADISON, Wis. (AP) Milwaukee Bucks coach Jason Kidd and general manager John Hammond appeared together Monday and denied a report suggesting changes were coming for the NBA team's front office. The report from onmilwaukee.com said Kidd would take over team operations and Hammond would be reassigned within the Bucks organization, or possibly leave the team. Kidd has two years remaining...
Via AP on Fox
July 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Kidd Gives Freedom On Offense, If You Do Everything Exactly Right On Defense

Jason Kidd has successfully turned the Milwaukee Bucks into one of the NBA's best defensive teams along with assistant coach Sean Sweeney. Jared Dudley spoke of how Kidd implemented his system. "What J-Kidd kind of instilled when I first came in was a system where we were going to play the right way," said Dudley, who played in Milwaukee last season before being dealt to the Wizards...
Via RealGM
July 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Bucks deny report Kidd is taking over as general manager

A report from Dave Begel of OnMilwaukee.com on Sunday evening indicated that the Milwaukee Bucks were on the verge of replacing general manager John Hammond with head coach Jason Kidd. Considering Kidd’s obvious thirst for power, that report didn’t come as too much of a surprise. Though, Hammond’s success over the past couple seasons did make us wonder what was happening in...
Via Sportsnaut
July 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Jason Kidd to be named general manager of Bucks

Milwaukee Bucks general manager John Hammond has been one of the most integral members of the organization in its turnaround from bottom feeder to playoff team over the past couple seasons. According to Dave Begel of OnMilwaukee.com, Hammond is on the verge of being rewarded by finding himself replaced by Bucks head coach Jason Kidd, who will reportedly be named the team’s general...
Via Sportsnaut
July 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Greg Monroe Finds Perfect Opportunity With Bucks

For the vast majority of players in the NBA, finding situations where teams can accentuate their strengths while subsidizing their weaknesses is the only way to unlock their true potential. By choosing to take the Milwaukee Bucks max contract offer earlier today, free agent big man Greg Monroe did exactly that. After five years in the league, Monroe has established himself as something...
Via RealGM - NBA
July 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Milwaukee Bucks Top Ten best plays from 2014-15 season

Last year, many people thought the Milwaukee Bucks would be an improved team but many didn’t expect them to make the Eastern Conference playoffs but they did. The Bucks young core lead by head coach Jason Kidd includes Michael Carter-Williams, Jabari Parker, Khris Middleton, and Giannis Antetokounmpo look to make more noise in the upcoming seasons. To remember some of the Bucks...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
July 01, 2015  |  Discuss

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
June 30, 2015  |  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
June 29, 2015  |  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
June 19, 2015  |  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
June 17, 2015  |  Discuss
Bucks News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Fox Sports Digital Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.
the YARDBARKER app
Get it now!
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

Fantasy football round-by-round draft strategy

Ronda Rousey's Carl’s Jr. ad

The WWE Divas Revolution is getting ugly

The NFL’s season kickoff isn’t going as planned, but plans don’t matter in the NFL

The Opening Drive: What happened to all the great Michigan tailbacks?

The 1980s Lakers represent the NBA’s ultimate creation story

The Orioles’ frustrating season

Five greatest NBA players of all-time

Finding signs of life for the Red Sox

10 NFL players set for down seasons in 2015

Today's Best Stuff
For Publishers
Company Info
Help
Follow Yardbarker