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Jason Kidd of the Milwaukee Bucks stands on the court during a game against the Brooklyn Nets at Barclays Center on November 19, 2014. (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

WATCH: Jason Kidd Booed Mercilessly At Barclays In Brooklyn Return

Jason Kidd revealed a distrust of the Nets’ front office and a desire to get past his messy departure from the franchise when he returned to Brooklyn on Wednesday as coach of the Bucks.

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Milwaukee Bucks coach Jason Kidd talks to a referee during a game against the Brooklyn Nets on November 19, 2014 at Barclays Center in New York. (Photo by Don Emmert/AFP/Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: D’oh! Nets Fail To Stick It To Kidd In Brooklyn Return

Nets fans attending Wednesday night’s game at the Barclays Center must have felt like the cat in “The Itchy and Scratchy Show.” Because in the end, the rat always wins.

10 hours ago

Milwaukee Bucks coach Jason Kidd talks to the referee during the Bucks game against the Brooklyn Nets during their NBA game November 19, 2014 at the Barclay Center in New York. AFP PHOTO/Don Emmert        (Photo credit should read DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Bucks Outlast Nets In Triple Overtime As Kidd Makes Return To Brooklyn, 122-118

The Milwaukee Bucks overcame Brandon Knight’s shocking missed layup at the end of the first overtime to outlast the Nets 122-118 in three overtimes on Wednesday night in coach Jason Kidd’s return to Brooklyn.

10 hours ago

Jason Collins (Photo by Sam Forencich/NBAE via Getty Images)

Jason Collins, Who Made History By Coming Out, Announces Retirement From NBA

“It feels wonderful to have been part of these milestones for sports and for gay rights, and to have been embraced by the public, the coaches, the players, the league and history.”

11/19/2014

Jason Kidd (Photo by Issac Baldizon/NBAE via Getty Images)

Kevin Garnett Hopes Jason Kidd Receives Warm Reception In Brooklyn Return

Wednesday night’s game at Barclays Center has plenty of intrigue, and should make for some great theater.

11/19/2014

Nets head coach Lionel Hollins (Photo by Alex Goodlett/Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: With Kidd Coming To Town, Nets In Familiar Position — Lacking Identity

Somewhere in Milwaukee this morning, Bucks coach Jason Kidd is smiling as he reads reports his scouts have filed on the Nets in preparation for his impending return to Brooklyn on Wednesday.

11/18/2014

NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 17:  Udonis Haslem #40 of the Miami Heat goes to the basket Brook Lopez #11 of the Brooklyn Nets on November 17, 2014 at the Barclays Center in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2014 NBAE (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Nets Hit Offensive Low In 95-83 Loss To Miami

Mario Chalmers scored 22 points, Chris Bosh ended his shooting slump and added 15 points and nine rebounds, and the Miami Heat snapped a three-game losing streak by beating the Brooklyn Nets 95-83.

11/18/2014

(Photo by Steven Freeman/NBAE via Getty Images)

Boomer & Carton: Brett Yormark On Big Things Happening In Brooklyn

Brett Yormark is the CEO of the Nets and Barclays Center. Can you say ‘big shot’? I know you can.

WFAN–11/18/2014

Travis Hamonic #3 (C) of the New York Islanders celebrates his goal at 6:38 of the second period against the Colorado Avalanche and is joined by John Tavares #91 (L) and Kyle Okposo #21 (R). (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

3 Up And 3 Down: Who’s Hot And Who’s Not In New York Sports

Taking a look at who’s hot and who’s not on the NY/NJ sports landscape.

11/17/2014

Mason Plumlee of the Brooklyn Nets goes up for a shot against the Portland Trail Blazers on Nov. 15, 2014, at the Moda Center Arena in Portland, Oregon. (credit:  Sam Forencich/NBAE via Getty Images)

Blazers Beat Nets 97-87 Without Aldridge, Batum

Missing their two starting forwards could have been a problem for the Portland Trail Blazers. Instead, it was an opportunity.

11/16/2014

Evan Fournier #10 of the Orlando Magic dribbles around Brook Lopez #11 of the Brooklyn Nets in the first half at Barclays Center on November 9, 2014.  (Photo by Alex Goodlett/Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: What Should The Nets Do With Brook Lopez?

Something has to be done with Brook Lopez. The seven-foot center is just killing the Nets on both ends of the court.

11/14/2014

Joe Johnson #7 of the Brooklyn Nets goes up for a shot against the Golden State Warriors on November 13, 2014 at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California. (Photo by Noah Graham/NBAE via Getty Images)

Warriors Snap 2-Game Skid, Beat Nets 107-99

The matchup of the league’s best-shooting teams coming into the game – the Warriors at 49.7 percent, and Brooklyn at 48.6 percent – lived up to the hype in brief bursts.

11/14/2014

Nets shooting guard Joe Johnson (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: Unimpressed By Fast Start, ‘Big Shot’ Joe Sends Message To Nets

Joe Johnson, a 2014 All-Star and the Nets’ go-to scorer down the stretch of tight games, is not one who usually shares his beefs with the media. But something sure is bugging him these days.

11/11/2014

Nets’ point guard Deron Williams, left, goes up for a shot against the Knicks on Nov. 7, 2014 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn.  (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Nets’ Williams Named Eastern Conference Player Of The Week

It’s early, but it appears Deron Williams is a different player than a season ago. The veteran point guard has done basically everything right of late and on Monday was rewarded for it.

11/10/2014

Members of the Jets celebrate during their 20-13 win over Pittsburgh at MetLife Stadium on Nov. 9, 2014. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

3 Up And 3 Down: Who’s Hot And Who’s Not In New York Sports — Week 2

It’s time once again to look at who’s hot and who’s not on the New York/New Jersey sports landscape.

11/10/2014

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