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Report: Greg Foster joins Jason Kidd’s staff as an assistant coach

Report: Greg Foster joins Jason Kidd’s staff as an assistant coach

| July 31, 2014 | 2 Replies

Share According to SBNation, former NBA center and Philadelphia Sixers assistant coach Greg Foster will join Jason Kidd’s staff in Milwaukee as an assistant coach next season. In a move that shocked many with the Sixers, Greg Foster left Philly for a “big promotion” to a full Assistant Coach with Milwaukee. — Jake Fischer (@JakeLFischer) [...]

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Sweeney, Oppenheimer and Hughes will be on Kidd’s staff

Sweeney, Oppenheimer and Hughes will be on Kidd’s staff

| July 3, 2014 | 2 Replies

ShareYesterday, the Milwaukee Bucks held a press conference to introduce Jason Kidd as their new head coach. At the same time, the composition of the rest of the coaching staff is starting to take shape. The staff seems particularly focused on basketball instructors, people who might be able to tutor one of the younger rosters [...]

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One Direction: Lasry, Edens, Hammond and Kidd

One Direction: Lasry, Edens, Hammond and Kidd

| July 2, 2014 | 25 Replies

ShareGive Marc Lasry and Wes Edens some credit: They’ve put their stamp on the Milwaukee Bucks organization quickly. They want to rebuild and appear to be committed to that being a long term process. While they wait for wins to arrive, they’ll collect talent and act decisively when they get the chance to acquire the talent they want. [...]

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Everything else aside: How is Jason Kidd as an actual coach?

Everything else aside: How is Jason Kidd as an actual coach?

| July 1, 2014 | 19 Replies

ShareA cursory glance at Basketball-Reference.com tells us a few things about the 2013-14 Brooklyn Nets. Last season the Brooklyn Nets were slow. They weren’t very good defensively and they were average an offense. This is not the whole story of the 2013-14 Brooklyn Nets. Its also not a good guide to the coach that Jason Kidd was [...]

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Reports: Bucks finalize deal with Nets, send two second round picks for new coach Jason Kidd

Reports: Bucks finalize deal with Nets, send two second round picks for new coach Jason Kidd

| June 30, 2014 | 23 Replies

ShareJason Kidd will be the next head coach of the Milwaukee Bucks. According to ESPN, then reported by multiple other outlets, the Bucks have agreed to send two second round picks to the Brooklyn Nets for Kidd. Kidd will sign a new multi-year deal with the Bucks to serve only as the head coach, contrary [...]

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Reports: Bucks offering second round pick to make Kidd new head coach

Reports: Bucks offering second round pick to make Kidd new head coach

| June 29, 2014 | 19 Replies

ShareSOUUURRRRCCEEEEESSS!! The Jason Kidd story has taken another turn. Now it appears the Milwaukee Bucks only desired him as head coach all along and never had any aspirations to make him the team’s president. They first met with Kidd the day after the NBA Draft in New York and have quietly been working on a [...]

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UPDATE: Bucks get permission from Nets to talk to Jason Kidd about presidency role according to reports

UPDATE: Bucks get permission from Nets to talk to Jason Kidd about presidency role according to reports

| June 28, 2014 | 20 Replies

ShareUPDATE: Kidd appears to be in the running for the President job in Milwaukee, which has been unoccupied since Herb Kohl stepped down as owner. Lasry said last week the Bucks were in the process of interviewing for the position. Bucks officials under this belief, sources tell Yahoo: Kidd wants Phil Jackson-like president’s role with Bucks – [...]

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Larry Drew is learning, struggling and adjusting to his new coaching life

Larry Drew is learning, struggling and adjusting to his new coaching life

| January 17, 2014 | 11 Replies

ShareBefore being hired as head coach in June of 2010, Larry Drew had been an assistant coach with the Atlanta Hawks for six years under Mike Woodson. He’d seen Josh Smith’s entire NBA career, from draft night to rise to prominence. He helped mold Joe Johnson into an All-Star. He was there to help integrate [...]

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Cleamons brings ten rings to Milwaukee. He also knows Scottie Pippen.

Cleamons brings ten rings to Milwaukee. He also knows Scottie Pippen.

| August 13, 2013 | 2 Replies

ShareThe Bucks made an interesting hire for their top assistant coach. According to Marc Spears of Yahoo! Sports, they scooped up Jim Cleamons, a long-time assistant for Phil Jackson in Chicago and Los Angeles. In Chicago, the players he coached included current Bucks assistant coach Scott Williams. Cleamons also has a lot of championship rings. [...]

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