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Tuesday, October 13, 2015

Articles tagged: Jason Kidd

Jason Kidd benches Giannis Antetokounmpo without telling him why

Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo missed his first game of the season on Wednesday night. Why? We have no idea. Neither does he, apparently. Antetokounmpo, who had appeared in 145 consecutive games and started 64 in a row heading into the matchup against the Cleveland Cavaliers, is not battling an injury. When asked after the…Read More

Byron Scott: Jason Kidd was ‘kind of known as being an A-hole’

When Jason Kidd had some of the best seasons of his career, Byron Scott was his coach. Scott helped lead the New Jersey Nets to back-to-back NBA Finals appearances in 2002 and 2003, when Kidd averaged a career-high 18.7 points per game. That does not mean the two got along. Scott was fired following a…Read More

Jason Kidd hosts former teammate Kenyon Martin for workout

Milwaukee Bucks head coach Jason Kidd hosted a very familiar face for a workout on Tuesday. Kenyon Martin, a 37-year-old free agent who has appeared in just 50 games over the past two seasons, drew the praise of Kidd. “He hasn’t played since February, so for someone who hasn’t played since February, he looked good,”…Read More

Jason Kidd gives Bucks players 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

Mikhail Prokhorov has great quote for Jason Kidd (Video)

Mikhail Prokhorov may be Russian, but that hasn’t stopped him from picking up on a few American sayings. In fact, he dropped one perfect one when talking about Jason Kidd. Prokhorov was in the house on Monday to watch his Brooklyn Nets’ home opener against the Oklahoma City Thunder. The team owner spoke with the…Read More

Joe Johnson on Nets under Jason 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,…Read More

Andrei Kirilenko: Jason Kidd couldn’t handle pressure of New York

Andrei Kirilenko played 19 minutes per game with the Brooklyn Nets last season, which was by far the lowest total of his career. It was hardly a secret that Kirilenko was not Jason Kidd’s favorite player, so AK47 must have been glad when Kidd forced his way to Milwaukee. A recent interview he gave with…Read More

NY Daily News nails it with Jason Kidd cover

Maybe this one was just too easy. Maybe it was a layup for copy editors. Still, a round of applause goes out to the New York Daily News for this awesome back page in response to Jason Kidd leaving the Brooklyn Nets for the Milwaukee Bucks. You really can’t top that. Kidd essentially forced his…Read More

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