Jason Kidd

Lakers Lose to Mavericks at the Buzzer, 111-110

With 0.2 seconds remaining in the critical Lakers vs. Mavericks matchup at the Crypto.com Arena on Friday, Dallas forward Maxi Kleber stuck a dagger in the heart of the Lakers and their fans with a game-winning three-pointer.

Booker, Paul Lead Suns in 112-95 Win Over Clippers

Devin Booker scored a game-high 35 points and Chris Paul made history by becoming the third player in NBA history to reach 11,000 assists as the Phoenix Suns beat the Los Angeles Clippers 112-95 on Sunday evening at Crypto.com Arena.

Lakers Are Setting The Tone Early In 2022

The Lakers are starting 2022 off the right way with back-to-back wins. As LeBron James sealed the win against the Kings, he told their bench “I’m a motherf***in problem.” However, Crypto.com Arena was full of energy after the 122-114 victory.

Recent Head Coaches Add More Diversity to NBA

Recently, three NBA head coaching jobs went to African Americans. Jason Kidd is to lead the Dallas Mavericks, Ime Udoka will coach the Boston Celtics and Chauncey Billups will be at the helm of the Portland Trailblazers. This shows how the NBA is attempting to resolve its racial disparities in a predominantly Black league. At the end of the regular season this year, seven out of 30 NBA teams had Black head coaches. In the NBA, 74.8 percent of the players identify as Black, and 81.9 percent consider themselves as people of color. In 2019, 18.1 percent of NBA players

Lakers Announce 2019-20 Coaching Staff

The Los Angeles Lakers have named Jason Kidd, Lionel Hollins, Phil Handy, Miles Simon, Mike Penberthy and Quinton Crawford as assistant coaches on Head Coach Frank Vogel’s staff, it was announced today. Also named to Vogel’s staff are Greg St. Jean as player development coach/advance scout, Dru Anthrop as head video coordinator/player development coach and Jon Pastorek, as assistant video coordinator/player development coach.

Bucks coach Kidd out indefinitely for hip surgery

PHOENIX (AP) — Milwaukee Bucks coach Jason Kidd is taking an indefinite leave to have hip surgery. Assistant coach Joe Prunty will direct the team in Kidd’s absence, general manager John Hammond said Sunday night after the Bucks’ 101-95 victory over the Phoenix Suns. “I tried to put off surgery for as long as I could, but after consulting with my doctor, he advised that the best course of action was to have the procedure now,” Kidd said in statement released by the team. The Bucks are 11-18 this season and 52-59 in two seasons under Kidd. Prunty has 20