Video: Hamilton on coach Jason Kidd – good move for Nets?

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It used to be that the path from player to coach in the NBA required at least a couple of years as an assistant, executive or broadcaster. Not anymore. Jason Kidd has shattered that notion, making the switch from player to coach in less than a month when he was hired by the Brooklyn Nets, the same franchise he led to consecutive appearances in the NBA Finals 10 years ago. Kidd is one of the smartest players in league history, and has

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NBA issues tampering penalties

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At least 3 NBA teams have reportedly been fined for tampering, with the Houston Rockets and the Atlanta Hawks being the first two to be named or own up. The league sent out a memo to the NBA’s 30 teams announcing the penalties, but with no specific fines or teams mentioned. You can bet the fines won’t be small though, they will probably be equal in size to the giant jackpots on offer at top casino site Androidcasino.ca , as

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SH Blog: LeBron vows to be much better, Deron Williams admits hiring Kidd is risky

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LeBron James is struggling in the playoffs, and that means everyone is talking about his demise. When the King struggles – which he rarely does – it is always major news. Usually, his struggles stem from the inability of his teammates to step up and make plays. In Game 3 of the NBA Finals, however, that actually wasn’t the case. For once, LeBron didn’t have a whole lot to blame for his poor performance other than himself, and that’s exactly what

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Jason Kidd and the Nets: Perfect Together

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Until now, the Brooklyn Nets had been methodical and deliberate about naming a new coach. However, that all changed this week. Sources tell me that the Nets have offered their coaching job to Jason Kidd, their former star point guard and future Hall of Famer who recently retired. The Nets have an interview scheduled with Brian Shaw, but I am told that is just window dressing. They are talking contract with Kidd, who is in the process of building a coaching staff.

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SH Blog: Kidd “close” to being hired as Nets coach; Saric could withdraw from draft

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Not long ago, Jason Kidd still had two seasons left on his contract with the Knicks. Now it looks like he’ll still be in New York, but not with the Knicks, and not as a player. News came seemingly non-stop over the last 48 hours with Kidd going from a long-shot pipe dream to a potential candidate to an actual candidate to a clear-frontrunner. That’s the way things go in the NBA sometimes. If you take a day off, you could miss

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SH Blog: Jason Kidd a real candidate for Nets coaching job, Hollins out as Grizzlies coach

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A week ago, one of the best floor generals in the history of the NBA in Jason Kidd decided to hang it up after realizing his limitations at the age of 40. When you retire from a career you’ve held onto for 19 years, you’d think some kind of nice vacation to a fancy island is in order. Instead, news has broken that Kidd has become a real candidate to become the next head coach of the Brooklyn Nets. Does

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