Blame Jason Kidd? The Bucks Report Card Says Yes

Going into the 2017-18 season, the Milwaukee Bucks, coached by Jason Kidd, placed a premium on continuity, bringing back players who accounted for 93% of their 2016-17 minutes, second only to the Portland Trail Blazers (96%). 12 games into the season both clubs find themselves at 7-6. For Milwaukee, a slightly above .500 start belies…

The Trouble in Milwaukee

Are the Milwaukee Bucks rebuilding?  General Manager John Hammond doesn’t think so.  In a recent interview, Hammond stated his belief that Milwaukee’s young group of players can develop into a contender.  One can understand the rationale for the question given that the Bucks sit third-to-last in the Eastern Conference at 22-32.  To make matters more…

Jason Kidd is Back

After a month absence from the sidelines as the head coach of the Milwaukee Bucks, and ahead of schedule, Jason Kidd is returning to his job next week. Hip surgery caused Kidd to miss 15 games and in his absence, interim coach, Bucks assistant, Joe Prunty, kept the ship afloat. Prunty was 8-7 with wins…

Jason Kidd’s Indefinite Leave of Absence

The collateral damage of a long playing career is felt in the body long after basketball is over. The pattern is predictable. Torture comes first. Unbearable pain that causes suffering, sleepless nights, painful days and useless medication is the follow-up. Finally the issue is forced. For Jason Kidd, best point guard of his generation or…