TAG: Jason Kidd

Latest News, NBA / Sep 10, 2013 / 12:30 am

Brooklyn Nets Set To Retire Jason Kidd’s No. 5 During Preseason

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Jason Kidd (photo. Instagram/Brooklynnets)

The Brooklyn Nets announced today they plan to retire Jason Kidd‘s No. 5 during an October 17th preseason game against the defending champion Heat on national television. Read More »

Latest News, NBA / Sep 4, 2013 / 10:00 am

Jay-Z Sells Nets Share To Coach Jason Kidd

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Jason Kidd (photo. Instagram/brooklynnets)

The Nets ownership stake Jay-Z bought in for was largely ceremonial. It’s not that .067 percent of the new Brooklyn Nets wasn’t expensive, it cost 500K, it’s that it was dwarfed by the Russian tycoon, Mikhail Prokhorov and the 80 percent majority share he bought in 2008. Now Jay’s fractional ownership stake has passed on to the coach of the team, Jason Kidd. The New York Post reports that HOVA sold his stake to Kidd, conflict of interest be damned. Read More »

NBA / Aug 26, 2013 / 10:30 pm

Coach Jason Kidd Wants To “Push” Deron Williams Back To Double-Digit Assists Next Season

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Jason Kidd, Deron Williams (photo. Instagram/dwill8)

Despite playing around the same number of minutes as he has since his sophomore season in the NBA, Deron Williams averaged a career-low 7.7 assists last season in over 36 minutes of action. While many blame ankle problems and his supporting cast, new coach Jason Kidd believes it’s his conditioning that will get him back to averaging double-digit assists next season. Read More »

NBA / Aug 5, 2013 / 2:30 pm

Reunited: The Top 10 NBA “Homecomings” You Should Be Excited About This Season

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Chauncey Billups (photo. Jonathan Mannion)

This season, we’ll see what feels like an unprecedented number of players and coaches reunited with their former teams. After a flurry of offseason moves, we’re taking a moment to celebrate some of the best “homecomings” of the upcoming 2013-2014 season. Read More »

2013 Free Agency, NBA, Video / Jul 18, 2013 / 11:15 pm

Watch Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce & Jason Terry As They’re Formally Introduced To Brooklyn

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Brooklyn Nets general manager, Billy King, owner, Mikhail Prokhorov and coach Jason Kidd were on hand at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn today to formally welcome the addition of former-Celtics stars, Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce and Jason Terry to their star-studded team. Read More »

Video / Jul 12, 2013 / 10:55 am

Jason Kidd Answers Phone Call During Summer League Game

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During the Brooklyn Nets’ Summer League game yesterday, new head coach Jason Kidd decided it was OK to ignore the action on the court and take a phone call on his cell. With the Nets having acquired Andrei Kirilenko on the same day, maybe owner Mikhail Prokhorov or GM Billy King had called to inform him of the deal. Read More »

NBA / Jul 7, 2013 / 11:22 am

5 Reasons To Watch NBA Summer League This Year

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Jason Kidd, Dime #40

Admit it, you miss basketball. Sure, the business of the offseason has been fun to follow with a walloping 26 free agents switching teams already, but it’s not the same. For many of you, the closest you’ve gotten to real basketball is either playing pickup with your friends, or constantly updating the rosters in NBA 2K13 in order to match all the moves being made around the league. Read More »

NBA, Style - Kicks and Gear / Jun 13, 2013 / 2:15 pm

Dime Q&A: Steve Nash Previews His All-Star Soccer “Showdown” & Speaks On Dwight Howard’s Soccer Skills

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Steve Nash (photo. Indochino)

The Steve Nash Foundation will be putting on their Sixth Annual All-Star Soccer Showdown Wednesday, June 26 in New York City and for the first time ever, a game will also take place in downtown Los Angeles on Sunday, July 14. Read More »

Latest News, NBA / Jun 12, 2013 / 9:41 pm

NBA Breaking News: Jason Kidd Hired as Brooklyn Nets Coach

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Boom. In the span of just a few weeks, Jason Kidd went from playing in the NBA Playoffs to emerging out of nowhere as candidate for the Brooklyn Nets head coaching vacancy to officially being named the team’s next head coach just minutes ago. Read More »

Latest News, NBA / Jun 10, 2013 / 9:26 am

Report: Jason Kidd is Going After the Brooklyn Nets Job

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You may have seen this yesterday, but it’s worth noting in case you missed it: It’s being reported in various places that newly-retired Jason Kidd is in hot pursuit of the Brooklyn Nets head coaching job. Can he get the gig? Read More »