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Lakers hire Frank Vogel as new coach, Jason Kidd as deputy

May 12, 2019 - 8:07 AM

LeBron James and the Lakers look to turn their fortunes around with ex-Pacers coach Frank Vogel and former NBA star guard Jason Kidd

MAJOR CHALLENGE. Frank Vogel takes on the high pressure and much scrutiny that comes with the Lakers coaching post. Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images/AFP

Jason Kidd mentioned as 'serious candidate' for Lakers coaching job

Mar 25, 2019 - 2:41 PM

The Lakers reportedly are considering the Hall of Famer if ever Luke Walton is let go

EXPERIENCED. Jason Kidd has coached for the Brooklyn Nets and the Milwaukee Bucks. File Photo by Peter Foley/EPA

Westbrook ties Kidd for 3rd most NBA triple-doubles

Nov 29, 2018 - 12:53 PM

OKC Thunder superstar Russell Westbrook tallies the 107th triple-double of his NBA career

DOUBLE VICTORY. Russell Westbrook's triple-double effort also helps the Thunder roll to their 13th victory in their last 16 games. Photo by Gene Sweeney Jr./Getty Images/AFP

Steve Nash leads 13 Basketball Hall of Fame inductees

Sep 07, 2018 - 9:29 AM

Other former NBA stars sharing the honor with Nash are Ray Allen, Jason Kidd, Grant Hill and Maurice Cheeks

LEGENDS. Naismith Hall of Fame inductee Steve Nash (center) describes the 2018 class as a 'Dream Team.' Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images/AFP

Nash, Kidd highlight 2018 Hall of Fame class

Apr 01, 2018 - 2:27 PM

Other inductees include ex-NBA stars Grant Hill, Ray Allen, Maurice Cheeks, college coach Lefty Driesell and female players Katie Smith and Tina Thompson

GREATS. (From left) Jason Kidd, Steve Nash, Ray Allen and Grant Hill headline the 2018 Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame class. Kidd, Nash and Hill photos from Shutterstock and Allen photo by Rommel Demano/AFP/Getty Images

Bucks fire coach Kidd

Jan 23, 2018 - 11:17 AM

Franchise chiefs say a change was needed to help the team challenge for championships

FIRED. Jason Kidd leaves the Bucks with a 23-22 record. Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images/AFP

Bucks' Jabari Parker out for rest of season with torn knee ligament

Feb 10, 2017 - 2:25 PM

The Milwaukee Bucks forward will require surgery and is expected to be sidelined for 12 months

BUCK STOPS HERE. Jabari Parker had averaged 20.1 points, 6.2 rebounds and 2.8 assists per game before the injury. Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images/AFP

Shaq, Iverson, Yao could join Basketball Hall of Fame in 2016

Dec 15, 2015 - 11:34 AM

With changes to the the eligibility period on the horizon 2016 could bring about one of the strongest induction classes in recent years

DEEP CLASS. The eligibility of Yao Ming, Shaquille O'Neal and Allen Iverson could make for one of the more memorable induction classes in recent years.

NBA Season Preview: Milwaukee Bucks

Sep 26, 2015 - 1:14 PM

With an even better roster can Jason Kidd’s Bucks make more noise this NBA season?

NBA wRap: Kobe makes history again

Nov 19, 2014 - 5:26 PM

Kobe increases his career scoring total to 32 000 points – and inches to closer to Michael Jordan s 32 292 – as the Lakers claim a much needed win over Atlanta

ANOTHER MILESTONE. Kobe Bryant (L), seen here stealing the ball away from Atlanta Hawks forward Paul Millsap (R), records 32,000-point of his career. Photo by Erik S. Lesser/EPA

Prokhorov looking to sell Brooklyn Nets - reports

Oct 03, 2014 - 5:08 PM

Reports say the Russian Billionaire is keen on cashing out his investment on the NBA team

HAPPY TIMES OVER? Brooklyn Nets General Manager Billy King (L) shares a light moment with team owner Mikhail Prokhorov (R). File photo by Justine Lane/EPA

LeBron James and Cavs to play Miami on Christmas

Aug 14, 2014 - 9:23 AM

NBA superstar LeBron James back home in Cleveland this season to lead the Cavaliers will still be spending Christmas in Miami

GRUDGE MATCH. LeBron James will be looking to spread Christmas cheer to his old team the Miami Heat. Photo by Rhona Wise/EPA

Holding Court: Jason Kidd just adds to his bad rep

Jul 10, 2014 - 6:45 AM

All Star point guard turned head coach Jason Kidd s recent power grab attempt at Brooklyn just adds to his long list of indiscretions

Jason Kidd's run with the Brooklyn Nets is over. File Photo by Peter Foley/EPA

Jason Kidd reportedly accepts Bucks coaching gig

Jul 01, 2014 - 12:52 PM

The NBA’s Milwaukee Bucks have reportedly reached a deal with Brooklyn to make Jason Kidd their next coach

Jason Kidd's run with the Brooklyn Nets is over. File Photo by Peter Foley/EPA

NBA: Bucks get green light to talk to Brooklyn coach Jason Kidd

Jun 29, 2014 - 3:08 PM

The Nets reportedly denied Kidd s request to expand his powers with their organization to become both coach and head of basketball operations

Andray Blatche’s journey from New York to Gilas Pilipinas

Jun 13, 2014 - 3:31 AM

Andray Blatche s decision to seek Filipino citizenship was initially met with disbelief but his journey to the Philippines is another stop in the roller coaster ride that is his life

KUYA ANDRAY IN MANILA. Andray Blatche poses with Filipino fans during a courtesy call to the Senate building on Tuesday, June 9. Photo by Francis R. Malasig/EPA

Fil-Am Brickman aspires to play in NBA after NCAA benchmark

Mar 04, 2014 - 1:34 PM

Fil Am basketball player Jason Brickman just wrapped up his college career with the fourth best assists tally in NCAA history Now he sets his sights on the NBA

DARE TO BE GREAT. Fil-Am college basketball player Jason Brickman goes to the hoop during a game in November. Photo by Michael Hickey/Getty Images/AFP

Nets may sign first openly gay NBA player‎ Collins

Feb 21, 2014 - 8:32 AM

Jason Collins who revealed he was gay last April could become the first openly gay player in the NBA by signing a 10 day contract with the Brooklyn Nets

BACK IN THE LEAGUE. Jason Collins, then a member of the New Jersey Nets, pumps his fist after scoring a basket during game one of the 2004 NBA Eastern Conference playoffs. Photo by Jason Szenes/EPA

NBA wRap: Westbrook a hero, Kidd fined $50K

Dec 02, 2013 - 7:00 AM

Russell Westbrook s triple at the buzzer gives OKC the win but Jason Kidd s spilled drink only gets him a 50K fine

HERO. Russell Westbrook was the hero for the Oklahoma City Thunder as he sank an incredible game-winning triple against the Golden State Warriors. File Photo by Larry W. Smith/EPA

Kidd fined $50,000 for drink spill to delay game

Nov 30, 2013 - 12:49 PM

Delaying tactics are not welcome in the NBA as Jason Kidd gets fined US 50 000 for deliberately spilling soda on the court

FINED. The NBA sent a message to the league that it does not tolerate delaying tactics as it fined Nets coach Jason Kidd for spilling soda on the court. File Photo by Peter Foley/EPA

Garnett, Pierce look to lead Brooklyn to title

Jul 19, 2013 - 8:38 AM

Just introduced as members of the Brooklyn Nets Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce are already talking about a championship

HELLO, BROOKYLN. Garnett, Pierce and Terry are welcomed by the Nets. Photo by EPA/Justin Lane.

No Kidd-ing: Jason to coach Nets

Jun 13, 2013 - 11:24 PM

Jason Kidd a star point guard who helped the United States win two Olympic gold medals and captured an NBA title with Dallas in 2011 has been hired to coach the NBA s Brooklyn Nets

BRILLIANT YEARS. After 19 seasons in the NBA, Jason Kidd has established himself as one of the best point guards during his time. Photo from New York Knicks Facebook page.

After 19 seasons, Kidd announces retirement

Jun 04, 2013 - 6:36 PM

After 19 years an NBA championship and two Olympic gold medals star point guard Jason Kidd announces his retirement

BRILLIANT YEARS. After 19 seasons in the NBA, Jason Kidd has established himself as one of the best point guards during his time. Photo from New York Knicks Facebook page.