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The dry witticisms (Kiddicisms?) of Milwaukee’s new head coach

The dry witticisms (Kiddicisms?) of Milwaukee’s new head coach

| October 1, 2014

Share Jason Kidd came to Milwaukee with a less than sterling reputation with the East Coast media. They all seemed to hold some grudges and were quick to bury him when he was leaving Brooklyn for Milwaukee. But he seemed just swell up on display in front of the Milwaukee media on Monday morning at the [...]

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Brandon Knight will not let go of the point guard position

Brandon Knight will not let go of the point guard position

| September 30, 2014 | 5 Replies

Share“It’s basketball. It’s basketball players. That’s who they are. You guys do all the labeling.” – Jason Kidd at Media Day By almost all accounts, Brandon Knight had the best season of his three year NBA career last season. It could almost been seen as a breakout season. Career highs in points per game, assists per game, [...]

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In Milwaukee and abroad, Joe Prunty is always coaching

In Milwaukee and abroad, Joe Prunty is always coaching

| September 18, 2014 | Reply

ShareWhen the US team defeated Serbia Sunday for the gold medal of the FIBA World Cup, the season of international basketball for NBA players effectively came to a close. Among the Bucks, Giannis Antetokounmpo figured most prominently. Coming off the bench for a Greece team that went undefeated in group play, Antetokounmpo averaged 6.3 points and [...]

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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

ShareAccording 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) July [...]

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Buck Hits: New owners, Kidd talks about his roster, lots of Giannis, and a new lottery?

Buck Hits: New owners, Kidd talks about his roster, lots of Giannis, and a new lottery?

| July 17, 2014 | 2 Replies

ShareDespite the activity at the Las Vegas Summer League, there are a number of stories relevant to the Bucks away from Vegas, starting with a slate of new owners. Bucks.com Wednesday night, Adam Silver announced that a new slate of owners had been approved by the NBA’s Board of Governors earlier that day. On Thursday, [...]

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Stein: Milwaukee Bucks and Jerryd Bayless closing in on a deal

Stein: Milwaukee Bucks and Jerryd Bayless closing in on a deal

| July 16, 2014 | 6 Replies

ShareAccording to ESPN’s Marc Stein, the Milwaukee Bucks are closing in on a deal with NBA journeyman guard Jerryd Bayless. ESPN sources say Milwaukee Bucks are closing in on a deal with free-agent guard Jerryd Bayless — Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine) July 16, 2014 Bayless, a 6-foot-3, 200 pound combo guard, averaged 9.3 points per game [...]

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If he grows, Giannis Antetokounmpo could be the NBA’s first 7-foot point guard

If he grows, Giannis Antetokounmpo could be the NBA’s first 7-foot point guard

| July 16, 2014 | 1 Reply

ShareJason Kidd was a tall point guard. Last season, the most successful coaching decision Kidd made involved an even taller point guard. Now Kidd is in Milwaukee tinkering with the player who may become the tallest point guard of all: Giannis Antetokounmpo. “With (Brandon) Knight and Giannis, we have additional playmakers and when we have that [...]

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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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