A general on the basketball court, Jason Kidd is a tremendous presence who has taken the New Jersey Nets from the doghouse to the penthouse. A playmaker who sees the court and picks apart defenses, Jason's veteran leadership will play a big part in whether the Nets make it to the NBA finals for the third year in a row in the 2003-2004 season.
Nets 101, Raptors 97
NEW YORK - Paul Pierce wasn't expected to play, but Brooklyn Nets coach Jason Kidd was sure happy he did. The Nets guard buried a 3-pointer with 1:14 left in the fourth quarter to help lift the Nets to a 101-97 win over the Toronto Raptors at Barclays Center Monday night. Pierce, who left Sunday's win over the Kings with a bruised shoulder, knocked down his 3-pointer with two seconds left on the ...Nets' Pierce comes through despite injury
NEW YORK - Before Monday night's showdown with the Toronto Raptors, Brooklyn Nets coach Jason Kidd said he was surprised Paul Pierce would be on the court. Pierce had no doubt where he would be, though. "I knew the implications of this game," Pierce said. Pierce played an influential role in the pivotal Atlantic Division victory, draining a 3-pointer with 1:14 left in the fourth quarter to help ...Nets beat Grizzlies, put coach over .500 for first time
Jason Kidd has a winning record for the first time in his coaching career.Nets-Nuggets Preview
Jason Kidd was in his last full season with the Nets the last time they won in Denver. Times are also tough for fellow first-year coach Brian Shaw's Nuggets, who have lost eight of nine entering Thursday night's matchup. It was the Nets' worst loss since a 110-63 defeat at Memphis on Dec. 13, 2003 - when Kidd was playing point guard. The Nets trailed by 24 at halftime against the Trail Blazers ...NBA: Pierce wills Nets to victory over Raptors
Paul Pierce wasn't expected to play, but Brooklyn Nets coach Jason Kidd was sure happy he did. The Nets guard buried a 3-pointer with 1:14 left in the fourth quarter to help lift the Nets to a 101-97 win over the Toronto Raptors at Barclays Center Monday night (Sunday, PHL time).Garnett stiffens, ?back? to bench
When Nets coach Jason Kidd addressed reporters before Monday?s night?s 101-97 victory over Atlantic Division-leading Raptors in Brooklyn, he announced Kevin Garnett would be making his return to the lineup...Nets beat Grizzlies, over .500 for first time
NEW YORK (AP) ? Jason Kidd has a winning record for the first time in his coaching career.Nets' Collins becomes NBA's 1st openly gay player
Jason Collins heard his name called by Nets coach Jason Kidd early in the second quarter and headed to the scorer's table to check in. When he walked onto the court, Collins became the first openly gay athlete to play in one of the United States' four major professional leagues. He understood the significance attached to his appearance in an NBA game, but he had a job to do. ''It felt like, 'I ...Thornton scores 27 to lead Nets past Kings, 104-89
Marcus Thornton has been around the Brooklyn Nets for only two weeks, so he's still trying to learn his new team's playbook. According to Nets first-year coach Jason Kidd, there are some plays his reserve guard understands pretty well. Thornton did just that on his way to scoring 15 of his 27 points in the fourth quarter against his old team while Joe Johnson added 18 points to help Brooklyn ...Dempsey: Jason Kidd, Brian Shaw share lots in common, including losses
Until this season, Brian Shaw and Jason Kidd shared a hometown and NBA playing careers that gave them smiles and laughs more often than they didn't.
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Won Naismith Award as nation's top high school player after senior season at St. Joseph of Notre Dame (Alameda, CA), averaging 25.0 points, 10.0 assists, 7.0 rebounds and 7.0 steals
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