HoopsHype Jason Kidd rumors

June 29, 2014 Updates

There is no deal among Nets, Kidd and Bucks as of late Saturday. The Nets will not fire Kidd but his days with the Nets are over. There is deep bitterness in Nets ownership camp about how Kidd has treated them after they gave him a job despite having no coaching experience whatsoever ... and a checkered past. NetsDaily

Gery Woelfel: Bucks would be absolutely moronic to give up first-rounder for Kidd who, I'm told, has fallen out of the good graces of Nets brass. Twitter @GeryWoelfel

Apparently Jason Kidd isn’t satisfied with just coaching he Nets, and it may cause him to leave the franchise. A league source told The Post Kidd recently approached ownership with a series of demands, including the role of overseeing the Nets’ basketball operations department in addition to his head-coaching responsibilities. The source said Kidd didn’t want general manager Billy King to be dismissed, but wanted to be given a title and placed above him in the organizational hierarchy. New York Post

Jason Kidd's future as coach of the Brooklyn Nets is uncertain after an attempt to gain more power within the organization led to the team granting him permission to interview with the Milwaukee Bucks, according to sources close to the process. Sources have confirmed a New York Post report that Kidd, after a successful debut season upon making the difficult jump from player to coach, recently approached ownership with a request to have personnel control in addition to his coaching duties. Nets ownership, however, rebuffed Kidd. ESPN.com

After denying Jason Kidd a larger role within the front office to go with his duties as head coach, the Nets have given Kidd permission to talk with the Bucks, league sources confirmed Saturday night. Newsday

Adrian Wojnarowski: In pursuing exit to Milwaukee, source tells Yahoo of Jason Kidd's ambitions: "He wants the Doc and Pop role (there). Running everything." Twitter @WojYahooNBA

Ohm Youngmisuk: Sources described Billy King's relationship w/ Kidd as strained. Sources said King suggested coaching change in DEC as Nets opened 10-21 Twitter @NotoriousOHM

Charles F. Gardner: Bucks officials knew nothing about pursuit of Jason Kidd, sources indicate. Hammond and Drew were with Parker at press event Friday. Twitter @cf_gardner

June 28, 2014 Updates

Adrian Wojnarowski: In pursuing exit to Milwaukee, source tells Yahoo of Jason Kidd's ambitions: "He wants the Doc and Pop role (there). Running everything." Twitter @WojYahooNBA

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