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Jason Kidd | Guard | #5

Team: Milwaukee Bucks
Age / DOB:  (42) / 3/23/1973
Ht / Wt:  6'4' / 220
College: California
Drafted: 1994 / Rd. 1 (2) / DAL
Contract: view contract details

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Coach Jason Kidd will coach on Tuesday against the Magic.
He was back at practice on Monday and is going to take it day by day. Not much should change with the Bucks, but one thing that will be interesting is how Kidd handles Khris Middleton. He's been running the offense more, which wasn't happening back when Kidd was on the bench. Jan 25 - 2:55 PM

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Milwaukee head coach Jason Kidd (hip surgery) is planning to return to the Bucks bench next week.

The plan is for Kidd to return to the bench when the Bucks return from their road trip, so the earliest he would return is on Tuesday against Orlando. While the Bucks have been doing well without him, it sounds like Milwaukee could have their head coach back in the near future.
Jan 21 - 10:37 AM

Jason Kidd will have right hip surgery in New York on Monday and he's expected to miss "significant time" in January.

Kidd hopes that he'll be back in his office in two weeks, but until he can pace the sidelines the Bucks will be coached by assistant Joe Prunty. "It's been chronic for the last three to four years, since I was in Dallas the last time," Kidd said. "The pain has been to the point where I can't function." We'll keep an eye on the Bucks' rotations in case Prunty makes any substantial changes.
Sun, Dec 20, 2015 09:17:00 PM

The NBA has suspended Bucks coach Jason Kidd one game for knocking the ball out of a referee's hand on Wednesday.

This means that Kidd will not be on the sidelines for Friday's game vs. the Magic. The suspension was warranted and this isn't a surprise, and he will likely be forced to pay a hefty fine as well.
Fri, Nov 27, 2015 12:48:00 PM

Coach Jason Kidd slapped the ball out of a referee's hands on Wednesday and was ejected.

Well, he won't be coaching this weekend. Kidd has a hefty fine coming his way, especially for a guy with issues with referees in his career. You can check out a Vine in the link below.
Wed, Nov 25, 2015 10:58:00 PM

The Bucks have extended General Manager John Hammond's contract through the 2016-17 season, sources told the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel.

It's just a one year extension for Hammond as he continues to work with Jason Kidd and the new ownership group to remake Milwaukee's roster. There are a lot of interesting pieces on the Bucks' roster, but this is a team in desperate need of adding more outside shooting.
Mon, Sep 14, 2015 01:04:00 PM

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker officially signed the Bucks $250 million arena financing plan on Wednesday.

The Bucks current owners have pledged $150 million for building a new arena in Milwaukee, and former owner Herb Kohl will provide the other $100 million. "The new arena will be a dynamic attraction for the city of Milwaukee and the state of Wisconsin," Walker said. It appears that the Bucks will be remaining in Milwaukee for the foreseeable future.
Wed, Aug 12, 2015 11:22:00 AM

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker will reportedly sign the Bucks arena bill next week.

The bill will provide $250 million of taxpayer money to help fund the Bucks' new arena and Walker plans to sign the deal on August 12. While the figure could climb to $400 million when interest is factored in, the new arena will keep the Bucks in Milwaukee for the foreseeable future.
Source: ESPN
Thu, Aug 6, 2015 10:43:00 AM

The Wisconsin Assembly has agreed to approve $250 million in public funding to build a new arena for the Milwaukee Bucks.

Politics aside, this is grew news for the city of Milwaukee as the deal with keep the Bucks in Wisconsin for the foreseeable future. There had been rumors that the Bucks would be on their way to Seattle or Las Vegas if this deal wasn't approved, but the city of Milwaukee will now get to watch a young Bucks team attempt to develop into a legit playoff contender.
Tue, Jul 28, 2015 01:24:00 PM

The Bucks arena financing deal passed a state senate vote 21-10 on Wednesday.

"Today's vote is a significant step forward in our collective effort to build a new sports and entertainment district in Wisconsin," Bucks president Peter Feigin said. "We appreciate the bipartisan leadership in Madison for bringing this transformative partnership one step closer to reality. We're optimistic that this financing package will receive support in the Assembly and look forward to working with state, county and city officials."There were plenty of concerns that the Bucks could move to Seattle or Las Vegas, but this is a big step in the right now. For now, it would be a surprise to see the Bucks leave Milwaukee.
Wed, Jul 15, 2015 06:57:00 PM

Jason Kidd said that he wants the Bucks to take more 3-point attempts per game next season.

The Bucks ranked as the second-worst team in 3-point attempts last season, and Kidd would like to change that. Giannis Antetokounmpo said he will work on developing 3-point range this offseason, so that could help Milwaukee's overall attempts in addition to giving Giannis' fantasy value a significant boost. The addition of Greivis Vasquez to the roster will also help space the floor, but Michael Carter-Williams' complete lack of 3-point range is a bit of a problem.

The Bucks unveiled their new uniforms on Saturday.

They're pretty sweet and you can check them out in the link below. This upcoming year we're hoping we can find out which players will be in these beautiful uniforms in a more timely manner before game time.
Sat, Jun 6, 2015 04:21:00 PM

The Milwaukee Bucks are close to a deal for a new arena, according to the Associated Press.

City officials, members of the Wisconsin state Legislature, and the president of the Bucks all said they're close to reaching a deal to pay for a new $500 million arena and are hoping to announce the deal on Wednesday. This is great news for the Bucks and their fans as the NBA had previously said they would have to buy back the team and relocate it in the absence of a new stadium by 2017.
Tue, May 26, 2015 01:28:00 PM

Jason Kidd praised his young team after Thursday's season-ending Game 6 loss to the Bulls.

"I wanted to congratulate the guys on a great year, not just a great series, but a great year," said Kidd. "They're not a secret anymore, and they have to get better if they want to compete against the best. That's it, you move on." Kidd transformed the Bucks franchise from a 15-win organization, to a 41-win playoff team in his first season with Milwaukee with limited changes to the roster. Khris Middleton really excelled in Kidd's system, and if he elects to re-sign with Milwaukee during free agency, he'll make for a quality mid-round selection in standard fantasy leagues.
Fri, May 1, 2015 09:45:00 AM

The Milwaukee Bucks unveiled a new team logo on Tuesday that they will start using after the 2014-15 season.

The new logo can be see in the link below, but the existing logo has been updated to what the team is calling a "fiercer and more aggressive" look. While the new logo will bring a new look to the Bucks, fantasy owners will have to hope that the change will also bring a positive change to Jason Kidd's clear-as-mud rotations.
Source: ESPN
Tue, Apr 14, 2015 11:47:00 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PG1Michael Carter-Williams
2Jerryd Bayless
3Greivis Vasquez
4Tyler Ennis
SG1Khris Middleton
2O.J. Mayo
3Rashad Vaughn
SF1Giannis Antetokounmpo
PF1Jabari Parker
2Chris Copeland
3Johnny O'Bryant
C1Greg Monroe
2John Henson
3Miles Plumlee