The Info List - Jason Kidd

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Jason Frederick Kidd (born March 23, 1973) is an American professional basketball coach and former player. He most recently served as the head coach of the Milwaukee Bucks
Milwaukee Bucks
of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Previously a point guard in the NBA, Kidd was a ten-time NBA All-Star, a five-time All-NBA First Team
All-NBA First Team
member, and a nine-time NBA All-Defensive Team
NBA All-Defensive Team
member. He won an NBA Championship in 2011 as a member of the Dallas Mavericks, and was a two-time Olympic Gold Medal winner during his pro career, as part of Team USA in 2000 and 2008. Kidd played college basketball for the California Golden Bears and was drafted second overall by the Dallas Mavericks
Dallas Mavericks
in the first round of the 1994 NBA draft. He was named co- NBA Rookie of the Year
NBA Rookie of the Year
in his first season with the Mavericks. Then, from 1996 to 2001, Kidd played for the Phoenix Suns
Phoenix Suns
and later for the New Jersey Nets
New Jersey Nets
from 2001 to 2008. He led the Nets to two consecutive NBA Finals
NBA Finals
appearances in 2002 and 2003. In the middle of the 2007–08 season, Kidd was traded back to Dallas. At age 38, Kidd won his only NBA championship when Dallas defeated Miami in the 2011 NBA Finals. He finished his playing career in 2013 with the New York Knicks. The following season, he became the head coach of the Nets, who had relocated from New Jersey to Brooklyn. After one season, he was traded to the Milwaukee Bucks, where he coached for four seasons until he was fired mid-season in 2018. Kidd's ability to pass and rebound made him a regular triple-double threat, and he retired ranked third all-time in the NBA for regular season triple-doubles with a career total of 107[1] and second in playoff triple-doubles with a career total of 11.[2] He ranks second on the NBA all-time lists in career assists and steals and ninth on the 3-point field goals made category.[3]


1 Early life 2 College 3 NBA playing career

3.1 Dallas Mavericks
Dallas Mavericks
(1994–1996) 3.2 Phoenix Suns
Phoenix Suns
(1996–2001) 3.3 New Jersey Nets
New Jersey Nets
(2001–2008) 3.4 Return to the Mavericks (2008–2012) 3.5 New York Knicks
New York Knicks

4 NBA coaching career

4.1 Brooklyn Nets
Brooklyn Nets
(2013–2014) 4.2 Milwaukee Bucks
Milwaukee Bucks

5 Milestones 6 National team career 7 Player profile 8 Personal life 9 NBA career statistics

9.1 Regular season 9.2 Playoffs

10 Head coaching record 11 NBA highlights

11.1 Other

12 See also 13 Notes 14 References 15 External links

Early life[edit] Kidd was born in San Francisco, and raised in an upper middle class section of Oakland. His father, Steve, was African-American, and his mother, Anne, is Irish-American. As a youth, Kidd was highly scouted for AAU teams and tourneys, garnering various all-star and MVP awards. He attended the East Oakland Youth Development Center
East Oakland Youth Development Center
and frequented the city courts of Oakland, where he often found himself pitted against future NBA Hall of Famer Gary Payton. At St. Joseph Notre Dame High School in Alameda, under the guidance of coach Frank LaPorte, Kidd led the Pilots to consecutive state championships, averaging 25 points, 10 assists, 7 rebounds and 7 steals his senior season. During that year, he also received a host of individual honors, including the Naismith Award as the nation's top high school player, and was named Player of the Year by PARADE and USA Today. The all-time prep leader in assists (1,155) and the state's seventh-highest career scorer (2,661 points), Kidd was voted California Player of the Year for the second time and also a McDonald's All-American. On January 31, 2012, Kidd was honored as one of the 35 Greatest McDonald's All Americans.[4] After a highly publicized recruiting process, Kidd shocked many fans and pundits alike by choosing to attend the nearby University of California, Berkeley—a school that was coming off a 10–18 season and had not won a conference title since 1960—over a number of top-ranked collegiate programs including the University of Arizona, the University of Kentucky, the University of Kansas, and Ohio State University. College[edit] In his first year playing for the Golden Bears, Kidd averaged 13.0 points, 7.7 assists, 4.9 rebounds, and 3.8 steals per game which earned him national Freshman of the Year honors and a spot on the All-Pac-10 team. His 110 steals set an NCAA record for most steals by a freshman and set school record for most steals in a season, while his 220 assists that season was also a school record. His play was also a key factor in the resurgence of Cal basketball and helped the Golden Bears earn an NCAA Tournament bid, where they upset two-time defending national champion Duke in the second round of that tournament before losing to Kansas in the Sweet 16. Kidd continued his success as a sophomore, tallying averages of 16.7 points, 6.9 rebounds, 3.1 steals and 9.1 assists, breaking his previous school record for most assists in a season with 272, while also leading the nation in that category. He was also selected a First Team All-American, the first Cal player to be so named since 1968, as well as Pac-10 Player of the Year, becoming the first sophomore to receive that honor. The Golden Bears made the NCAA Tournament again as a fifth seed, but was upset in the first round by Dick Bennett's Wisconsin–Green Bay team 61–57. Kidd was also named a finalist for both the Naismith and Wooden Awards as college basketball's top player and subsequently opted to enter the NBA draft
NBA draft
in 1994. In 2004, Cal retired Kidd's number 5 jersey. NBA playing career[edit] Dallas Mavericks
Dallas Mavericks
(1994–1996)[edit] Kidd was selected as the second pick overall by the Dallas Mavericks, behind Glenn Robinson of Purdue, and just ahead of Duke's Grant Hill. In his first year, he averaged 11.7 points, 5.4 rebounds and 7.7 assists, and led the NBA in triple doubles, sharing 1995 NBA Rookie of the Year honors with Hill of the Detroit Pistons.[5] The year before the Mavericks drafted Kidd, they finished the season with the worst record in the NBA at 13–69. After Kidd's first season with the Mavericks, their record improved to 36–46 which was the largest improvement in the NBA. In the following season Kidd was voted a starter in the 1996 All-Star Game. In his first two years with the Mavericks, the move most people associated him with was "the baseball pass". Kidd was a member of the "Three J's" in Dallas along with Jim Jackson and Jamal Mashburn. After promising beginnings, things turned sour among the trio. Mashburn's injury combined with deteriorated personal relations between the immature leaders of the team resulted in the Mavericks taking a step backwards instead of further development. Kidd's continued problems with the coaches affected the Mavericks' decision to trade their young star just in his third season in the league.[6] Phoenix Suns
Phoenix Suns
(1996–2001)[edit] Kidd was traded to the Phoenix Suns
Phoenix Suns
with Tony Dumas and Loren Meyer for Michael Finley, A. C. Green, and Sam Cassell
Sam Cassell
during the 1996–97 season. In his first full season with the Suns in 1997–98, the team's win total improved by 16 games.[7] The Suns, who finished the season with a 56–26 record, had been recognized for their fast-paced style of play with Kidd frequently leading a small lineup of four guards (Kidd, Kevin Johnson, Rex Chapman and Steve Nash) being on the floor at the same time together with Antonio McDyess
Antonio McDyess
playing at center.[8] In the 1998–99 season, Kidd averaged 10.8 assists per game to dethrone Washington's Rod Strickland
Rod Strickland
as the league's assists leader. He also led the NBA with seven triple-doubles (the rest of the league had just 11) and was second in the NBA with 41.2 minutes per game (behind Allen Iverson's 41.5 mpg). Kidd averaged career highs in points (16.9 ppg), field goal percentage (.444), rebounds (6.8 rpg, best among NBA guards) and steals (2.28 spg, fourth in the NBA) and was the only player to be ranked among the top 50 in the NBA in 10 different statistical categories. The Suns won all seven of the games in which he had triple-doubles.[9] The Suns acquired Penny Hardaway
Penny Hardaway
from the Orlando Magic
Orlando Magic
before the start of the 1999–00 season in hope of creating the best backcourt duo in the league. Combination of Kidd and Hardaway in the starting lineup was often labeled as the BackCourt 2000. Despite a decent 53–29 record, the Suns' season was spoiled by injuries to both of their superstars. Kidd, who broke his ankle late in the regular season, returned during the playoffs to help his team to beat the defending champion San Antonio Spurs
San Antonio Spurs
and advance to the second round for the first time in his career.[10] The 2000–01 season was affected by Kidd's personal problems as he was charged with domestic abuse of his wife.[11] The Suns, who struggled in the middle part of the season, finished strongly with a 15–6 record to secure another 50-win season. Kidd took on more of the offensive load after his teammates encouraged him to be more selfish. He recorded 30-plus points six times on the year and five times in the last 19 games. In one particular hot stretch, he scored 36, 32 and 31 in three consecutive games in mid-March, prior to which he had never recorded consecutive 30-point games.[12] During his stay in Phoenix, Kidd made the All-Star Game in 1998, 2000, and 2001 (in 1999 it was not held because of a lockout) and led the NBA in assists for three consecutive years (1999–2001). It was also with the Suns that Kidd rose to the status of the league's best playmaker as he was voted to the All-NBA First Team
All-NBA First Team
three years in a row (1999–2001). On June 28, 2001, after five seasons in Phoenix in which the team made the playoffs each year, he was traded, along with Chris Dudley, to the New Jersey Nets
New Jersey Nets
for Stephon Marbury, Johnny Newman, and Soumaila Samake. New Jersey Nets
New Jersey Nets

Kidd with the Nets in 2006

Kidd joined the franchise as the team was constructed around a sophomore Kenyon Martin, veterans Kerry Kittles and Keith Van Horn, along with the rookies Richard Jefferson, Jason Collins, and Brandon Armstrong coming from the draft-day trade for the 7th pick Eddie Griffin. The 2001–02 season saw Kidd lead the Nets to a 52–30 finish, a 26-game improvement from the season before and the first 50-win season in the franchise's NBA history.[7] He was voted to the All-NBA First Team
All-NBA First Team
and finished second to the Spurs' Tim Duncan
Tim Duncan
in MVP voting. Many critics and fans have argued that Kidd deserved to win the award because of his impact in New Jersey—transforming the Nets from perennial league doormats into championship contenders seemingly in the space of a single training camp. Under Kidd's guidance, the young Nets team prospered through the playoffs, won the Eastern Conference title and advanced to the franchise's first-ever appearance in the NBA Finals. Along the way they had some memorable moments including a double overtime victory against the Indiana Pacers
Indiana Pacers
in the decisive Game 5 (NBA used to have a 2-2-1 format for the playoffs first round back then). Indiana's Reggie Miller forced the first overtime with a 35-foot 3-pointer at the buzzer and the second one with a two-handed dunk, but the Nets eventually survived and beat Indiana 120-109. Kidd scored 20 of his then playoffs-best 31 points in the 4th quarter and overtimes.[13] After defeating the Charlotte Hornets 4-1 in the second round, the Nets then faced the Boston Celtics in the Conference Finals. In that series Kidd and the Nets experienced the biggest 4th quarter collapse in the playoffs history, when the Celtics came back from a 21-point deficit to win the pivotal Game 3, taking a 2-1 series lead.[14] However, the Nets then won three consecutive games, while Kidd averaged a triple double for the entire series.[15] In the NBA Finals the Nets were swept in four games by Shaquille O'Neal
Shaquille O'Neal
and Kobe Bryant's Los Angeles Lakers. New Jersey enjoyed another stellar season under Kidd's leadership in the 2002–03 season, during which the team finished 49–33 and reached the NBA finals once again. Kidd had his highest scoring season with 18.7 points per game[16] and led the league in assists with 8.9 per game. This time Kidd was selected to the All-NBA
Second Team. In the playoffs after splitting the first four games with the Milwaukee Bucks, the Nets recorded a 10-game winning streak, while sweeping the Celtics and the Detroit Pistons
Detroit Pistons
on the way to their second consecutive NBA Finals.[17] In the Finals New Jersey lost to Tim Duncan's San Antonio Spurs in six games, even though the series was tied after the first four games. As an unrestricted free agent in the 2003 offseason, there was speculation that Kidd would join the defending champion Spurs and replace Tony Parker
Tony Parker
as their starting point guard. Parker, then young and unproven, was perceived to have "limitations" in his game that Kidd did not.[18] However, Kidd elected to stay with the Nets on a 6-year, $99 million deal.[19] In the 2003–04 season, Kidd averaged 15.5 points, 6.4 rebounds, and 9.2 assists (leading the league in assists for the second year in a row). The Nets led by Kidd finished the season 47–35 as their leader was voted to the All-NBA
First Team for the fifth time in his career. In the playoffs however, they lost in the Conference Semifinals in a seven-game series against the Detroit Pistons, the eventual champions. Kidd went scoreless in the decisive Game 7, while playing with a serious knee injury.[20] On July 1, 2004, Kidd underwent microfracture surgery to repair a damaged knee. He made a full recovery and returned to the court for the 2004–05 season in December, during which the Nets acquired star swingman Vince Carter
Vince Carter
from the Toronto Raptors. With the Nets hanging on the prospect of missing the playoffs for the first time since 2001 and with Jefferson injured, Carter and Kidd combined to fuel the team to a late regular season surge that enabled them to inch past the Cleveland Cavaliers
Cleveland Cavaliers
for the eighth and final playoff berth in the East. The Nets were eliminated in four games to the top-seeded Miami Heat in the first round. In the 2005–06 season, Kidd averaged 13.3 points, 7.3 rebounds, and 8.4 assists. He and Carter led the Nets to a third-place finish in the East with a 49–33 record to clinch their fourth Atlantic Division title in the last five seasons. In April the Nets recorded NBA season-best winning streak, which was ended by the Cleveland Cavaliers at 14 wins in a row. Kidd was named to the NBA All-Defensive First Team for the fourth time in his career. In the playoffs the Nets beat the Indiana Pacers
Indiana Pacers
in six games in the first round, but later in the Conference Semifinal they were defeated again by the Miami Heat, the eventual champions. Kidd was named a reserve for the NBA All-Star
NBA All-Star
game along with teammate Vince Carter
Vince Carter
during the 2006–07 season. However, Kidd missed the game because of a strained back and was replaced on the roster by Joe Johnson.[21] On April 7, 2007, Kidd and Carter became the first teammates to record triple-doubles in the same game since Michael Jordan and Scottie Pippen
Scottie Pippen
did it in 1989 for the Chicago Bulls. In the first round of the 2006–07 postseason Kidd averaged 14.0 points, 13.2 assists, 10.0 rebounds, and 2.0 steals, as the Nets defeated the Toronto Raptors
Toronto Raptors
in six games. He joined Wilt Chamberlain
Wilt Chamberlain
and Magic Johnson as the only players in NBA history to average a triple-double in multiple playoff series.[22] For the postseason, Kidd averaged 14.6 points, 10.9 assists and 10.9 rebounds in twelve playoff games.[23] He became the second player in NBA history to average a triple-double for an entire postseason.[24] Despite Kidd's efforts the Nets were eliminated in six games in the Eastern Conference Semifinals by the Cleveland Cavaliers. In the 2007–08 season, Kidd became the third player to get a triple-double in three straight games since 1989. He did so after he logged his 97th career triple-double in a 115–99 loss to the Charlotte Bobcats.[25] Kidd was voted by the fans to start in the 2008 All-Star game in New Orleans as a guard along with Dwyane Wade. During that season Kidd had been mentioned in trade rumors, notably to the Los Angeles Lakers, but the deal fell through when the Lakers refused to give up their young center Andrew Bynum. On January 28, 2008, Kidd revealed that his agent had been talking to the Nets' front office about a trade. On February 19, 2008, Kidd was traded[26] to the Dallas Mavericks, the team that originally drafted him. Return to the Mavericks (2008–2012)[edit]

Kidd during his second tenure as a Maverick

On February 13, 2008, the Dallas Mavericks
Dallas Mavericks
and New Jersey Nets
New Jersey Nets
reached an agreement on a trade to send Kidd and Malik Allen
Malik Allen
to Dallas for Devin Harris, Devean George, Jerry Stackhouse, DeSagana Diop, Maurice Ager, two first-round drafts picks (in 2008 and 2010), and $3 million, but the trade fell through when George invoked his (Early) Bird rights, as was stipulated in his contract at the time.[27][28] The trade was retooled, with Trenton Hassell
Trenton Hassell
replacing George, and Keith Van Horn, who had agreed to come out of retirement, replacing Stackhouse, because NBA officials informed the Mavericks that if Stackhouse were to be included in the deal, he could not re-sign with the team if the Nets chose to buy out his contract.[29] Antoine Wright was also added to the retooled trade proposal (the two teams originally agreed on a separate deal that would have sent Wright to the Mavericks for a 2008 second-round pick, but were ultimately able include him in the Kidd deal).[30] On February 19, 2008, Kidd was traded to the Mavericks along with Allen and Wright for Van Horn (via a sign and trade deal), Harris, Diop, Hassell, Ager, $3 million, and first round picks in 2008 and 2010.[31][32]

Kidd drives to the bucket in 2008

The Mavericks hoped that Kidd would provide leadership to the team that for years had been labelled as weak mentally and help Dallas and its franchise-player Dirk Nowitzki
Dirk Nowitzki
to win their first ever NBA Championship.[32] Although already a member of the Mavericks, Kidd started for the Eastern Conference in the 2008 NBA All-Star
NBA All-Star
Game, as he had already been named as a starter prior to the trade. The Mavericks made a strong playoff push following the trade, but despite a 51–31 record, they were only able to secure the seventh seed in the highly competitive Western Conference. In the playoffs, they faced Chris Paul's New Orleans Hornets, and were eliminated in five games in the first round. The following 2008–09 season saw Kidd and the Mavericks stumble out to a rocky start, losing eight out of the first fifteen games; however, the team finished the season strong to earn the sixth seed in the playoffs with a 50–32 record. Kidd finished the season ranked third in the league in steals with 2.0 per game, his best average in six years. In the playoffs, the Mavericks upset the San Antonio Spurs, with Kidd leading the team in assists in all but one game; the Mavericks reached the Conference Semifinals for the first time since 2006. Kidd's season ended there as the Mavs lost to the Denver Nuggets in five games. On July 5, 2009, Kidd verbally committed to re-signing with the Mavericks after being pursued heavily by the New York Knicks. The three-year deal reportedly was worth more than $25 million, all of it fully guaranteed.[33] In the first year of Kidd's new contract in the 2009–10 season the Mavericks finished second in the Western Conference with a 55-27 record during the regular season. However, the season ended with another disappointment as the Mavericks lost in six games to the San Antonio Spurs
San Antonio Spurs
in the first round of the 2010 NBA Playoffs. It was rumored that Kidd had gone through a flu just before the series began which might have affected his physical conditions. He did not speak to reporters after Games 5 and 6 and skipped the team's final meeting.[34] Kidd won the NBA championship with the Dallas Mavericks
Dallas Mavericks
on June 12, 2011, defeating NBA All-Stars LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, and Chris Bosh and the Miami Heat. After appearing and losing in two different NBA finals, it was the first and only championship in his career. Despite a mid-season injury to Dirk Nowitzki, and a season-ending surgery to their starting small forward Caron Butler, the 2010–11 season turned out to be the best for the Mavs in the Kidd's era as they finished the regular season with a 57-25 record. On 4 February, Kidd hit a 3-pointer with 2.5 seconds remaining in the fourth quarter to give the Mavs a win in Boston over the Celtics, extending their winning streak to seven games.[35] Kidd sparked the Mavericks' impressive run with a total of 42 points in the first two playoff games against the Portland Trail Blazers.[36] Dallas won the series 4–2. The Mavs then swept the two-time defending champion Los Angeles Lakers, with Kidd successfully guarding Kobe Bryant
Kobe Bryant
in decisive moments of close games 1 and 3.[37] In the Western Conference Finals against the Oklahoma City
Oklahoma City
Thunder, Kidd was partly responsible for guarding young and athletic superstars Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook. Kidd hit a tie-breaking 3-pointer late in overtime in a Game 4 victory at Oklahoma City
Oklahoma City
to give his team a 3–1 lead.[38] Dallas defeated Oklahoma in five games. In the NBA Finals, the Mavericks defeated the Miami Heat
Miami Heat
in six games, despite being down after the first three. Kidd averaged 9.3 points, 7.3 assists, 4.5 rebounds, and 1.9 steals per game during the Mavericks' 21-game championship run. At 38 years of age, he became the oldest starting point guard ever to lead his team to the championship.[39] Shortened by a lockout the 2011–12 season turned out to be the last for Kidd in the Mavericks uniform. With 39-year-old Kidd averaging career lows in minutes, points and assists for the regular season, the defending champions were swept by the Oklahoma City Thunder
Oklahoma City Thunder
in the first round of the 2012 NBA playoffs. New York Knicks
New York Knicks

Kidd as a Knick guarded by Washington's John Wall

On July 12, 2012, Kidd signed with the New York Knicks.[40] After making a verbal commitment to re-sign with the Mavericks, Kidd changed his mind and decided to sign a 3-year deal with the Knicks.[41] Kidd was expected to act as a mentor to Jeremy Lin
Jeremy Lin
but after Lin left to the Houston Rockets, it was assumed that Kidd would serve as a backup to Raymond Felton
Raymond Felton
at the point guard position.[42] During the preseason however, the Knicks head coach Mike Woodson
Mike Woodson
decided to start the season with both playmakers in the starting lineup and Kidd adjusting more to the shooting guard role. With the new backcourt duo in the lineup, the Knicks opened the 2012–13 season with a 18–5 record while Kidd averaging 9.0 points per game on 44 percent three-point shooting in the first two months of the season. Nearly 40 years old, Kidd was asked to play almost 33.0 minutes per game in December. New York finished the season with 54 wins, an 18-game jump from the previous season. It was their first 50-win season since 1999–2000. The Knicks advanced to the second round of the playoffs, but lost to the Indiana Pacers
Indiana Pacers
in six games. Kidd struggled during the playoffs, when he was held without a field goal in his last 10 playoff games.[7] It was believed that overworking Kidd during the regular season had strongly affected his performance in the second half of the season and left him burned out for the playoffs.[43][44] Kidd retired on June 3, 2013, after one season with the Knicks and 19 seasons in the NBA. His announcement came two days after 1995 co-Rookie of the Year Grant Hill
Grant Hill
retired.[7] NBA coaching career[edit] Brooklyn Nets
Brooklyn Nets
(2013–2014)[edit] On June 12, 2013, Kidd was named head coach of the Brooklyn Nets, replacing interim coach P. J. Carlesimo.[45] He is the third person since the ABA–NBA merger
ABA–NBA merger
to debut as an NBA head coach the season after he retired as a player.[a][46] In September 2013, Kidd bought a minority ownership stake in the team (from Jay-Z).[47] On October 17, 2013, the Nets retired and raised his number 5 jersey to the rafters before a preseason game against the Miami Heat.[48] Kidd was suspended for the first two games of the season after pleading guilty to a misdemeanor DWI charge stemming from an incident in July 2012.[49] Joe Prunty served as acting head coach for the team's season opener in Cleveland and their home opener against Miami.[50] He made his debut as head coach on November 3 in a loss to the Orlando Magic. On November 5, Kidd had his first victory as head coach in a 104-88 win over the Utah Jazz. On November 28, Kidd was fined $50,000 by the NBA for instructing his player Tyshawn Taylor
Tyshawn Taylor
to bump into him and intentionally spilling a cup of soda on the court in order to stop the game so his team could draw up a last-second offensive play against the Lakers.[51] After a loss to the Chicago Bulls
Chicago Bulls
on Christmas Day, the Nets dropped to a disappointing 9–19 record. Many critics started to question Kidd's ability to manage a group of veterans that included Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce
Paul Pierce
and Joe Johnson and there even appeared rumours that Kidd might be on his way out before the end of the season.[52] However, the Nets were able to turn things around at the beginning of 2014 and finished the season with a 44-38 record, while Kidd began to get recognition for his coaching skills. On February 3, 2014, Kidd was named the Eastern Conference Coach of the Month for January.[53] On April 1, 2014, he was named Eastern Conference Coach of the Month a second time for March.[54] He became the fourth coach overall to win both Player of the Month and Coach of the Month honors. He also became the second coach, after Jeff Hornacek of the Phoenix Suns, to win both honors with the same team.[55] In the first round of the 2014 NBA Playoffs, the Brooklyn Nets eliminated the Toronto Raptors
Toronto Raptors
in a 7-game series. Kidd is the 19th rookie head coach in the league's history to coach his team in a decisive Game 7 on the road, and became the first one to win it.[56] In the semifinals, the Nets faced the Miami Heat
Miami Heat
and lost the series 4–1. Milwaukee Bucks
Milwaukee Bucks

Kidd giving instructions to Matthew Dellavedova
Matthew Dellavedova
during his tenure as Bucks coach

On July 1, 2014, the Milwaukee Bucks
Milwaukee Bucks
secured Kidd's coaching rights from the Brooklyn Nets
Brooklyn Nets
in exchange for two second-round draft picks in 2015 and 2019.[57] The move did not come without controversy, as it was reported that Kidd had been seeking more management power over the Nets' general manager Billy King and after being denied began talks with the Bucks even though they still had a coach under contract in Larry Drew.[58] He later stated that he felt the Nets truly did not want him nor were they committed to building a contender.[59] In his return to Brooklyn on November 19, 2014, he was greeted with heavy boos and jeers.[60] The Bucks were one of the biggest surprises of the 2014–15 season. Under Kidd's guidance the young team improved from franchise-worst 15 wins in the previous season, finishing with a 41–41 record to advance to the playoffs as the 6th seed in the Eastern Conference. Milwaukee achieved that feat despite losing their 2nd draft pick overall Jabari Parker
Jabari Parker
in December to a knee injury and trading star guard Brandon Knight to the Phoenix Suns
Phoenix Suns
in February. Kidd is the first coach in NBA history to lead two franchises to the playoffs in his first two years as a head coach.[61] Kidd finished third in voting for the Coach of the Year Award behind Mike Budenholzer
Mike Budenholzer
and Steve Kerr.[62] The 2015–16 season was less successful for Kidd, as the Bucks finished with a 33–49 record and did not qualify to the playoffs. On December 20, 2015 it was reported that Kidd would be out indefinitely as he would undergo hip surgery on December 21. While Kidd was recovering, his assistant Joe Prunty was acting as an interim coach.[63] On a positive note, Kidd moved rising 21-year old Giannis Antetokounmpo into a point guard position, which helped the young player to record five triple doubles in the season and make progress in most statistical categories. Despite the disappointing season, the Bucks owners issued Kidd a vote of confidence and mentioned a possible prolongation of his contract expiring after the next season.[64] The following season Kidd led the Bucks to a winning record as they qualified to the playoffs for the second time in three years. Kidd had his projected starting unit available for just several minutes during the season. On February 9, the same day the shooting guard Khris Middleton was making his season debut after recovering from a hamstring injury, the power forward Jabari Parker
Jabari Parker
went down with an ACL injury.[65] Despite the setback, Kidd had the Bucks finishing the season strong with a 42–40 record. In the first round of the playoffs against the Toronto Raptors, the Bucks took a 2–1 lead after game 3, but went on to lose the series in six games. On January 22, 2018, the Bucks fired Kidd after the team posted a 23–22 record midway through the 2017–18 season.[66] Milestones[edit]

In Game 3 of the second round of the 2007 playoffs, Kidd recorded his 11th postseason triple-double breaking a tie with Larry Bird
Larry Bird
for second place on the All-Time career list for postseason triple-doubles.[2] On April 16, 2008, Kidd recorded his 100th career triple-double in the final regular season game with the Dallas Mavericks
Dallas Mavericks
that year against the New Orleans Hornets. In the 2008–09 season, Kidd became just the fourth player in NBA history to reach the 10,000 assist milestone and is now the only player in NBA history with 15,000 points, 10,000 assists and 7,000 rebounds. Kidd is tied for the most turnovers in a game. He committed 14 turnovers against the New York Knicks
New York Knicks
on November 17, 2000 while playing for the Phoenix Suns. Kidd tied John Drew, who also turned the ball over 14 times in a game on March 1, 1978.[67] On April 5, 2009, Kidd passed Magic Johnson
Magic Johnson
for third on the all-time assist list in a 140–116 victory over the Phoenix Suns. Kidd scored 19 points to go with a season high 20 assists, giving him a total of 10,142 career assists. On November 26, 2009, Kidd moved into 2nd place on the all-time assists list in a win against the Houston Rockets, surpassing Mark Jackson on the list. On November 12, 2010, Kidd dished out his 11,000th career assist on an alley-oop dunk to teammate Tyson Chandler. On January 12, 2011, Kidd hit his 1,720th 3-point field goal, passing Dale Ellis for third place on the NBA career 3-pointers made list.[68] On February 20, 2012, Kidd collected his 2,515th career steal (passing Michael Jordan) for second all-time in steals behind only John Stockton.[69] On February 8, 2013, Kidd broke the 12,000 career assist mark as a New York Knick vs. the Minnesota Timberwolves in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He reached 12,000 on a pass to J. R. Smith
J. R. Smith
for a 3-pointer. The Knicks eventually won that game 100-94.[70] In 2013, Kidd became the first player to win back-to-back NBA sportsmanship awards.[71]

National team career[edit] Kidd's first participation in USA basketball came after his first season in college. He was the only freshman chosen to take part in Team USA's 10-member team. The team played five games in Europe and finished with a record of 3–2. Kidd tied for team highs in assists per game with 4.0, and steals per game with 1.4. He also had averages of 8.4 points per game, and 4.2 rebounds per game. Kidd's next stint with USA basketball came in 1999 where he participated in the USA Olympic Qualifying Tournament. The team finished with an undefeated record of 10–0 resulting in a gold medal and earning a berth at the 2000 Olympics. Kidd averaged 7.4 PPG, 6.8 APG, 4.4 RPG, 2.7 SPG and again led the team in APG and SPG. In 2000, Kidd was appointed as one of Team USA's tri-captains for the 2000 Olympics
2000 Olympics
at Sydney. Kidd again led the team to an undefeated record of 8–0 which resulted in team USA winning the gold medal at the Olympic Games. Kidd had averages of 6.0 ppg, 5.3 rpg, and had team highs of 4.4 apg, and 1.1 spg. Kidd also had a FG% of 51.6 and shot 50% from 3-point range. In November 2002, Kidd was selected to participate in the 2002 USA Basketball
Men's World Championship Team. However, he had to withdraw from the team due to an injury. Kidd came back the next year and participated at the 2003 FIBA Americas Olympic Qualifying Tournament in Puerto Rico. Kidd again led the team to a record of 10–0, bringing home the gold medal and a berth at the 2004 Olympics. Kidd started all 10 games and had averages of 3.4 ppg, 2.7 rpg, 5.9 apg, and 1.2 spg. However, Jason Kidd
Jason Kidd
again had to withdraw from the 2004 Olympic team due to another injury. In 2007, Kidd participated in the FIBA Americas Championship
FIBA Americas Championship
2007. Kidd helped the team to a 10–0 record where he brought home another gold medal and a berth at the 2008 Olympics
2008 Olympics
in Beijing, China. Kidd had averages of 1.8 ppg, 3.3 rpg, 4.6 apg, and 1.3 spg. He also shot 60% from the field and 62.5% from 3-point distance. Kidd led the entire tournament with assist-to-turnover ratio of 9.20. With Kidd's help team USA averaged 116.7 ppg, and defeated their opponents by a margin of 39.5 ppg. In 2008, Kidd participated in the 2008 Olympics
2008 Olympics
where the team yet again went undefeated in winning their first gold medal since the 2000 Olympics.[72] The team, given the "Redeem team" moniker because of failures in the 2002 FIBA World Championship
2002 FIBA World Championship
and 2004 Summer Olympics, were once again crowned to be the best team in world basketball. Overall, Kidd brought home five gold medals as member of the national team: three from Olympic qualifying tournaments, one from the 2000 Sydney Olympics, and one from the 2008 Beijing Olympics.[73] Player profile[edit]

Kidd shooting a jump shot in 2009

Kidd retired second all-time in NBA history in both assists and steals behind John Stockton. He led the NBA in assists five times. His 107 career triple-doubles are third all-time, trailing only Hall of Famers Oscar Robertson
Oscar Robertson
and Magic Johnson. Kidd finished his career with averages of 12.6 points, 8.7 assists, 6.3 rebounds and 1.9 steals in 1,391 regular season games.[7] He impacted games with his accurate passes and by involving his teammates; scoring was not his focus.[74] He is considered by many to be one of the best rebounding guards ever to play in the league,[75][76][77] and ESPN
called him "one of the best passing and rebounding point guards in NBA history."[7] Although Kidd was considered a poor outside shooter when he began his pro career, he retired ranked third all-time in the NBA in three-point field goals made.[78] The New York Times
The New York Times
called his improvement as a shooter "perhaps Kidd's biggest, and most surprising, transformation".[74] He considered his NBA championship with Dallas and his two gold medals in the Olympics as tied for the top highlights of his career, followed by the co-Rookie of the Year he shared with Grant Hill.[7] Personal life[edit] Kidd married his first wife, Joumana, in 1997. In January 2001, he was arrested and pleaded guilty to a domestic abuse charge for assaulting his wife Joumana. As part of his plea, Kidd was ordered to attend anger management classes for six months. Kidd completed the mandatory counseling and continued to attend on his own. He and his wife were both active in their church and were thought to have completely reconciled. The incident, however, would be considered a catalyst for the Suns to trade Kidd to the Nets that year. On January 9, 2007, Kidd filed for divorce, citing "extreme cruelty" during their relationship. He contended intense jealousy, paranoia, and the threat of "false domestic abuse claims" to the police as reasons for the divorce. On February 15, 2007, Joumana Kidd filed a counterclaim for divorce,[79] claiming that the NBA star—among countless instances of abuse—"broke her rib and damaged her hearing by smashing her head into the console of a car". The couple have three children: Trey Jason (T.J.), born October 12, 1998, and twins Miah and Jazelle, born September 26, 2001.[80][81] On September 10, 2011, Kidd married Porschla Coleman, a former model.[82] They have two children. On July 15, 2012, Kidd was arrested by Southampton Town police and charged with a misdemeanor of driving while intoxicated.[83] According to police, around 2 a.m. Kidd's vehicle struck a telephone pole and ended up in the woods a few blocks away from his home.[84] NBA career statistics[edit]


  GP Games played   GS  Games started  MPG  Minutes per game

 FG%  Field goal percentage  3P%  3-point field goal percentage  FT%  Free throw
Free throw

 RPG  Rebounds per game  APG  Assists per game  SPG  Steals per game

 BPG  Blocks per game  PPG  Points per game  Bold  Career high

† Denotes season in which Kidd won an NBA championship

* Led the league

Regular season[edit]


1994–95 Dallas 79 79 33.8 .385 .272 .698 5.4 7.7 1.9 .3 11.7

1995–96 Dallas 81 81 37.5 .381 .336 .692 6.8 9.7 2.2 .3 16.6

1996–97 Dallas 22 22 36.0 .369 .323 .667 4.1 9.1 2.0 .4 9.9

1996–97 Phoenix 33 23 35.5 .423 .400 .688 4.8 9.0 2.4 .4 11.6

1997–98 Phoenix 82 82 38.0 .416 .313 .799 6.2 9.1 2.0 .3 11.6

1998–99 Phoenix 50 50 41.2 .444 .366 .757 6.8 10.8* 2.3 .4 16.9

1999–00 Phoenix 67 67 39.0 .409 .337 .829 7.2 10.1* 2.0 .4 14.3

2000–01 Phoenix 77 76 39.8 .411 .297 .814 6.4 9.8* 2.2 .3 16.9

2001–02 New Jersey 82 82 37.3 .391 .321 .814 7.3 9.9 2.1 .2 14.7

2002–03 New Jersey 80 80 37.4 .414 .341 .841 6.3 8.9* 2.2 .3 18.7

2003–04 New Jersey 67 66 36.6 .384 .321 .827 6.4 9.2* 1.8 .2 15.5

2004–05 New Jersey 66 65 36.9 .398 .360 .740 7.4 8.3 1.9 .1 14.4

2005–06 New Jersey 80 80 37.2 .404 .352 .795 7.3 8.4 1.9 .4 13.3

2006–07 New Jersey 80 80 36.7 .406 .343 .778 8.2 9.2 1.6 .3 13.0

2007–08 New Jersey 51 51 37.2 .366 .356 .820 8.1 10.4 1.5 .3 11.3

2007–08 Dallas 29 29 34.9 .426 .461 .815 6.5 9.5 2.1 .4 9.9

2008–09 Dallas 81 81 35.6 .416 .406 .819 6.2 8.7 2.0 .5 9.0

2009–10 Dallas 80 80 36.0 .423 .425 .808 5.6 9.1 1.8 .4 10.3

2010–11† Dallas 80 80 33.2 .361 .340 .870 4.4 8.2 1.7 .4 7.9

2011–12 Dallas 48 48 28.7 .363 .354 .786 4.1 5.5 1.7 .2 6.2

2012–13 New York 76 48 26.9 .372 .351 .833 4.3 3.3 1.6 .3 6.0

Career 1,391 1,350 36.0 .400 .349 .785 6.3 8.7 1.9 .3 12.6

All-Star 9 5 23.2 .525 .478 .833 3.4 7.7 2.7 .0 6.4



1997 Phoenix 5 5 41.4 .396 .364 .526 6.0 9.8 2.2 .4 12.0

1998 Phoenix 4 4 42.8 .379 .000 .813 5.8 7.8 4.0 .5 14.3

1999 Phoenix 3 3 42.0 .419 .250 .714 2.3 10.3 1.7 .3 15.0

2000 Phoenix 6 6 38.2 .400 .364 .778 6.7 8.8 1.8 .2 9.8

2001 Phoenix 4 4 41.5 .319 .235 .750 6.0 13.3 2.0 .0 14.3

2002 New Jersey 20 20 40.2 .415 .189 .808 8.2 9.1 1.7 .4 19.6

2003 New Jersey 20 20 42.6 .402 .327 .825 7.7 8.2 1.8 .2 20.1

2004 New Jersey 11 11 43.1 .333 .208 .811 6.6 9.0 2.3 .5 12.6

2005 New Jersey 4 4 45.5 .388 .367 .545 9.0 7.3 2.5 .0 17.3

2006 New Jersey 11 11 40.9 .371 .300 .826 7.6 9.6 1.5 .2 12.0

2007 New Jersey 12 12 40.3 .432 .420 .520 10.9 10.9 1.8 .4 14.6

2008 Dallas 5 5 36.0 .421 .462 .625 6.4 6.8 1.4 .4 8.6

2009 Dallas 10 10 38.6 .458 .447 .850 5.8 5.9 2.2 .3 11.4

2010 Dallas 6 6 40.5 .304 .321 .917 6.8 7.0 2.3 .2 8.0

2011† Dallas 21 21 35.4 .398 .374 .800 4.5 7.3 1.9 .5 9.3

2012 Dallas 4 4 36.0 .341 .346 .900 6.0 6.0 3.0 .3 11.5

2013 New York 12 0 20.6 .120 .176 1.000 3.5 2.0 1.0 .3 .9

Career 158 146 38.5 .391 .322 .781 6.7 8.0 1.9 .3 12.9

Head coaching record[edit]


Regular season G Games coached W Games won L Games lost W–L % Win–loss %

Post season PG Playoff games PW Playoff wins PL Playoff losses PW–L % Playoff win–loss %

Team Year G W L W–L% Finish PG PW PL PW–L% Result

Brooklyn 2013–14 82 44 38 .537 2nd in Atlantic 12 5 7 .417 Lost in Conference Semifinals

Milwaukee 2014–15 82 41 41 .500 3rd in Central 6 2 4 .333 Lost in First Round

Milwaukee 2015–16 82 33 49 .402 5th in Central — — — — Missed playoffs

Milwaukee 2016–17 82 42 40 .512 2nd in Central 6 2 4 .333 Lost in First Round

Milwaukee 2017–18 45 23 22 .511 (fired) — — — — —

Career 373 183 190 .491

24 9 15 .375

NBA highlights[edit]

NBA champion: 2011 10-time NBA All-Star: 1996, 1998, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2007, 2008, 2010 6-time All-NBA:

First Team: 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2004 Second Team: 2003

9-time All-Defensive Selection:

First Team : 1999, 2001, 2002, 2006 Second Team: 2000, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2007

NBA co-Rookie of the Year: 1995 (with Grant Hill) NBA All-Rookie First Team: 1995 NBA Skills Challenge
NBA Skills Challenge
champion: 2003 5-time NBA regular season leader, assists per game: 1999 (10.8), 2000 (10.1), 2001 (9.8), 2003 (8.9), 2004 (9.2) 3-time NBA regular season leader, total assists: 1999 (539), 2001 (753), 2003 (711) NBA regular season leader, total steals: 2002 (175)


1992 Naismith High School Player of the Year USA Today
USA Today
and PARADE 1992 National High School Player of the Year 2× First-team All-Pac-10 (1993–1994) 1994 Pac-10 Player of the Year Named First Team All-American as a sophomore at UC Berkeley. Member of the 2000 U.S.A. Dream Team which won gold at the Sydney Olympics. Member of the 2003 U.S.A. Basketball
Men's Senior National Team. Named to the USA Today
USA Today
All-time All-USA Second Team in 2003. Featured on the cover of NBA Live 2003. University of California jersey (5) retired in 2004. Gold Medal with Team USA, Tournament of Americas Olympic Qualifiers Named USA Basketball's 2007 Male Athlete of the Year. Gold Medal with Team USA, 2008 Summer Olympic Games
Olympic Games
in Beijing. Ranked No.28 in SLAM Magazine's 2009 revision of the top 50 greatest players of all time (published in the August 2009 issue)[85]

See also[edit]

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^ The other coaches to do this were Mike Dunleavy, Sr. (after 1990–91 with the Los Angeles Lakers) and Paul Silas
Paul Silas
(after 1980–81 with the San Diego Clippers).


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NCAA Division I men's basketball season steals leaders

1986: Brittman 1987: Fairley 1988: Ware 1989: Robertson 1990: McMahon 1991: Usher 1992: Snipes 1993: Kidd 1994: Griggs 1995: Anderson 1996: P. Williams 1997: Hoover 1998: Wells 1999: Rogers 2000: C. Williams 2001: Daniels 2002: Cambridge 2003: McMillan 2004: Green 2005: Trotter 2006: Smith 2007: T. Holmes 2008: Gibson 2009: C. Holmes 2010: Threatt 2011: Nelson 2012: Edwin & Threatt 2013: Mondy 2014: Weber 2015: Walden 2016: Hollins 2017: Amin 2018: Chartouny

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NCAA Division I men's basketball season assists leaders

1951: Walker 1952: O'Toole 1953–1983: None recorded 1984: Lathen 1985: Weingard 1986: Jackson 1987: Av. Johnson 1988: Av. Johnson 1989: Williams 1990: Lehmann 1991: Corchiani 1992: Usher 1993: Crawford 1994: Kidd 1995: Haggerty 1996: Miglinieks 1997: Mitchell 1998: Lewis 1999: Gottlieb 2000: Dickel 2001: Carr 2002: Ford 2003: Bailey 2004: Davis 2005: Coleman & Funn 2006: Jordan 2007: Jordan 2008: Richards 2009: Jones 2010: Moore 2011: Aa. Johnson 2012: Machado 2013: Brickman 2014: Brickman 2015: West 2016: Felder 2017: Ball 2018: Young

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Pac-12 Conference Men's Basketball
Player of the Year

1976: Lee 1977: M. Johnson 1978: Greenwood 1979: Greenwood 1980: Collins 1981: S. Johnson 1982: Conner 1983: Fields 1984: Green 1985: Carlander 1986: Welp 1987: Ortiz 1988: Elliott 1989: Elliott 1990: Payton 1991: Brandon 1992: Miner 1993: Mills 1994: Kidd 1995: O'Bannon & Stoudamire 1996: Abdur-Rahim 1997: Gray 1998: Bibby 1999: Terry 2000: House 2001: Lampley 2002: Clancy 2003: Ridnour 2004: Childress 2005: Diogu 2006: Roy 2007: Afflalo 2008: Love 2009: Harden 2010: Randle 2011: Williams 2012: Gutiérrez 2013: Crabbe 2014: N. Johnson 2015: Young 2016: Pöltl 2017: Brooks 2018: Ayton

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1994 NCAA Men's Basketball
Consensus All-Americans

First Team

Grant Hill Jason Kidd Donyell Marshall Glenn Robinson Clifford Rozier

Second Team

Melvin Booker Eric Montross Lamond Murray Khalid Reeves Jalen Rose Corliss Williamson

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1994 NBA draft

First round

Glenn Robinson Jason Kidd Grant Hill Donyell Marshall Juwan Howard Sharone Wright Lamond Murray Brian Grant Eric Montross Eddie Jones Carlos Rogers Khalid Reeves Jalen Rose Yinka Dare Eric Piatkowski Clifford Rozier Aaron McKie Eric Mobley Tony Dumas B. J. Tyler Dickey Simpkins Bill Curley Wesley Person Monty Williams Greg Minor Charlie Ward Brooks Thompson

Second round

Deon Thomas Antonio Lang Howard Eisley Rodney Dent Jim McIlvaine Derrick Alston Gaylon Nickerson Michael Smith Andrei Fetisov Dontonio Wingfield Darrin Hancock Anthony Miller Jeff Webster William Njoku Gary Collier Shawnelle Scott Damon Bailey Dwayne Morton Voshon Lenard Jamie Watson Jevon Crudup Kris Bruton Charles Claxton Lawrence Funderburke Anthony Goldwire Albert Burditt Željko Rebrača

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NBA Rookie of the Year
NBA Rookie of the Year

1953: Meineke 1954: Felix 1955: Pettit 1956: Stokes 1957: Heinsohn 1958: Sauldsberry 1959: Baylor 1960: Chamberlain 1961: Robertson 1962: Bellamy 1963: Dischinger 1964: Lucas 1965: Reed 1966: Barry 1967: Bing 1968: Monroe 1969: Unseld 1970: Alcindor 1971: Cowens & Petrie 1972: Wicks 1973: McAdoo 1974: DiGregorio 1975: Wilkes 1976: Adams 1977: Dantley 1978: Davis 1979: Ford 1980: Bird 1981: Griffith 1982: Williams 1983: Cummings 1984: Sampson 1985: Jordan 1986: Ewing 1987: Person 1988: Jackson 1989: Richmond 1990: Robinson 1991: Coleman 1992: Johnson 1993: O'Neal 1994: Webber 1995: Hill & Kidd 1996: Stoudamire 1997: Iverson 1998: Duncan 1999: Carter 2000: Brand & Francis 2001: Miller 2002: Gasol 2003: Stoudemire 2004: James 2005: Okafor 2006: Paul 2007: Roy 2008: Durant 2009: Rose 2010: Evans 2011: Griffin 2012: Irving 2013: Lillard 2014: Carter-Williams 2015: Wiggins 2016: Towns 2017: Brogdon

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NBA season assists leaders

1947: Calverley 1948: Dallmar 1949: Davies 1950: McGuire 1951: Phillip 1952: Phillip 1953: Cousy 1954: Cousy 1955: Cousy 1956: Cousy 1957: Cousy 1958: Cousy 1959: Cousy 1960: Cousy 1961: Robertson 1962: Robertson 1963: Rodgers 1964: Robertson 1965: Robertson 1966: Robertson 1967: Rodgers 1968: Chamberlain 1969: Robertson 1970: Wilkens 1971: Van Lier 1972: West 1973: Archibald 1974: DiGregorio 1975: Porter 1976: Watts 1977: Buse 1978: Porter 1979: Porter 1980: Richardson 1981: Porter 1982: Moore 1983: Johnson 1984: Johnson 1985: Thomas 1986: Johnson 1987: Johnson 1988: Stockton 1989: Stockton 1990: Stockton 1991: Stockton 1992: Stockton 1993: Stockton 1994: Stockton 1995: Stockton 1996: Stockton 1997: Jackson 1998: Strickland 1999: Kidd 2000: Kidd 2001: Kidd 2002: Miller 2003: Kidd 2004: Kidd 2005: Nash 2006: Nash 2007: Nash 2008: Paul 2009: Paul 2010: Nash 2011: Nash 2012: Rondo 2013: Rondo 2014: Paul 2015: Paul 2016: Rondo 2017: Harden

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USA Basketball
Male Athlete of the Year

1980: Thomas 1981: Boyle 1982: Rivers 1983: Jordan 1984: Jordan & Perkins 1985: Person 1986: Robinson 1987: Manning 1988: Majerle 1989: Johnson 1990: Mourning 1991: Laettner 1992: U.S. Olympic team 1993: Finley 1994: O'Neal 1995: Allen 1996: Pippen 1997: Boykins 1998: Brand 1999: Payton 2000: Mourning 2001: Duhon 2002: Miller 2003: Duncan 2004: May & Paul 2005: Williams 2006: Anthony 2007: Kidd 2008: U.S. Olympic team 2009: McAdoo 2010: Durant 2011: Parker 2012: James 2013: Gordon 2014: Irving 2015: Brunson 2016: Anthony & Durant 2017: Warney

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NBA Sportsmanship Award

1996: Dumars 1997: Brandon 1998: Johnson 1999: Hawkins 2000: Snow 2001: Robinson 2002: Smith 2003: Allen 2004: Brown 2005: Hill 2006: Brand 2007: Deng 2008: Hill 2009: Billups 2010: Hill 2011: Curry 2012: Kidd 2013: Kidd 2014: Conley 2015: Korver 2016: Conley 2017: Walker

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Dallas Mavericks
Dallas Mavericks
2010-11 NBA champions

0 Marion 2 Kidd 3 Beaubois 4 Butler 6 Chandler 11 Barea 13 Brewer 16 Stojaković 20 Jones 28 Mahinmi 31 Terry 33 Haywood 35 Cardinal 41 Nowitzki (Finals MVP) 92 Stevenson

Head coach
Head coach

Assistant coaches Armstrong Casey Grgurich Hackett Mathis Stotts

Regular season Playoffs

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United States squad – 1999 Tournament of the Americas
1999 Tournament of the Americas
– Gold medal

Baker Brand Duncan Garnett Gugliotta Hamilton Hardaway Houston Kidd Payton Smith Szczerbiak Coach: Brown

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United States men's basketball squad – 2000 Summer Olympics
2000 Summer Olympics
– Gold medal

4 Smith 5 Kidd 6 Houston 7 Mourning 8 Hardaway 9 Carter 10 Garnett 11 Baker 12 Allen 13 McDyess 14 Payton 15 Abdur-Rahim Coach: Tomjanovich

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United States squad – 2003 Tournament of the Americas
2003 Tournament of the Americas
– Gold medal

4 Iverson 5 Kidd 6 McGrady 7 O'Neal 8 Carter 9 Collison 10 Bibby 11 Martin 12 Allen 13 Duncan 14 Brand 15 Jefferson Coach: Brown

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United States squad – 2007 FIBA Americas Championship
FIBA Americas Championship
– Gold medal

4 Billups 5 Kidd 6 James 7 Williams 8 Redd 9 Prince 10 Bryant 11 Howard 12 Stoudemire 13 Miller 14 Chandler 15 Anthony Coach: Krzyzewski

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United States men's basketball squad – 2008 Summer Olympics
2008 Summer Olympics
– Gold medal

4 Boozer 5 Kidd 6 James 7 Williams 8 Redd 9 Wade 10 Bryant 11 Howard 12 Bosh 13 Paul 14 Prince 15 Anthony Coach: Krzyzewski

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Naismith Memorial Basketball
Hall of Fame Class of 2018


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