Other than running San Antonio out of American Airlines Arena in game two of the 2013 NBA Finals, 103-84, the most memorable thing folks will remember is LeBron James‘ incredible “not-in-my-house” block of what would have been a slam dunk by Tiago Splitter.
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Kidd, 40, just retired as a player from the NBA last week. Apparently he doesn’t need or want any time to relax. No spending a year or two or more as an assistant coach for him; he feels he’s ready to take it to the next level right now.
Of course Kidd is familiar with the Nets after helping the team get to the NBA Finals in 2002 and 2003. The 19-year veteran point guard showed a strong knowledge of the game throughout his NBA career, being named an NBA All-Star 10 times despite never possessing top-end athleticism.
Reports say the Nets reportedly are considering Indiana Pacers associate head coach Brian Shaw to be their next coach, but there have been discussions within Brooklyn’s front office about Kidd’s potential as Nets coach.
Kidd, an all-around player, averaged 12.6 points, 8.7 assists, 6.3 rebounds and 1.9 steals in his NBA career.
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