In this Friday, April 25, 2014, file photo, Brooklyn Nets coach Jason Kidd gestures to his team during the second half of Game 3 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series against the Toronto Raptors, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II, File)
MILWAUKEE (AP) -?? The Milwaukee Bucks have hired Jason Kidd as coach after completing a deal with the Brooklyn Nets.The Bucks sent the Nets two second-round picks for Kidd, who went 44-38 in his only season as Brooklyn coach.Milwaukee fired Larry Drew on Monday after reaching the deal for Kidd. Drew went 15-67, the worst record in the league, in his only season guiding the Bucks.Bucks co-owners Marc Lasry and Wes Edens say in a statement that Kidd "is a determined leader, a tough-minded competitor and a great teammate."
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