Milwaukee Bucks offering a 2nd round pick for Brooklyn Nets coach Jason Kidd

The Bucks are trying to get Jason Kidd from the Nets

6/30/14 in NBA   |   Pat   |   5232 respect

May 4, 2014; Toronto, Ontario, CAN; Brooklyn Nets head coach Jason Kidd during their game against the Toronto Raptors in game seven of the first round of the 2014 NBA Playoffs at Air Canada Centre. The Nets beat the Raptors 104-103. Mandatory Credit: Tom Szczerbowski-USA TODAY SportsJason Kidd's first season as a head coach was a tumultuous one.

They struggled to a 9-19 start, but finished 44-38 and made the playoffs as the 6th seed in the Eastern Conference.

They beat the Raptors in 7 games in their first round series, then lost 4-1 to the Heat in the second round.

Kidd didn't exactly blow anyone's mind as a head coach, and there are questions about the Nets bringing in a rookie head coach to lead their star-studded team. Still, the Bucks are interested, and are willing to give the Nets a 2nd round pick in order to acquire him as their coach.

The Nets appear to be holding out for a first rounder, and the Bucks are willing to move on if Brooklyn won't budge on the price for Kidd.

It's a bit surprising that the Bucks are showing so much interest, considering the fact that Kidd wasn't exactly a Coach of the Year candidate.

According to an ESPN source, the deal will be done soon, if at all.
 
"If the Nets agree then there will be a deal, if they don't then [the Bucks] are comfortable moving on and there will be nothing further to talk about. The only thing (the Bucks) would give them is a second-round pick. They want a first. In the next 24 hours, there will either be a deal or there won't be a deal."

Kidd may want some sort of organizational control, which the Bucks haven't shown any interest in offering him at this point. Still, it seems like he'd be willing to move on if the Nets and Bucks were to reach an agreement.

We'll find out soon if the two teams can work something out, but it will be interesting to see what happens if Kidd ends up back in Brooklyn after the Nets flirt with moving him to Milwaukee.
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