CBS2-Header-Logo WFAN 1010WINS WCBS tiny WLNYLogo

Jason Kidd

Head Coach Jason Kidd of the Brooklyn Nets instructs player Deron Williams #8 during a game against the New York Knicks. (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Jason Kidd Named Eastern Conference Coach Of The Month

The first-year coach, who has had his fair share of struggles since trading in his jersey for a jacket, has been named the Eastern Conference Coach of the Month for January.

02/03/2014

Nets point guard Deron Williams and head coach Jason Kidd (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: No Award Will Mask Nets’ Shortcomings At Head Coach

To all those who have already touted Jason Kidd for Eastern Conference Coach of the Month of January for piloting the Nets to 10 wins in their first 12 games in 2014, know this: He was clearly the second-best coach on the sidelines Monday night.

01/28/2014

Kevin Garnett, right, celebrates with teammate Shaun Livingston during the first half of the Nets’ game against the Miami Heat at the Barclays Center on Jan. 10, 2014. (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: Nets’ Team Effort Generates Wins, Not All Star Selections

Since Kidd adjusted his lineup in the New Year by moving Garnett, Pierce, and Johnson up one position number, the Nets’ offense has been much more free-flowing and less dependent on any particular player’s output.

01/25/2014

Joe Johnson #7 of the Brooklyn Nets shoots against Carmelo Anthony #7 of the New York Knicks during a game at Madison Square Garden in New York City on January 20, 2014.  Copyright 2014 NBAE  (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Johnson Scores 25 As Nets Win 103-80, Send Knicks To Fourth Straight Defeat

Joe Johnson scored 25 points, as the Brooklyn Nets sent the Knicks to a fourth straight loss with a 103-80 victory Monday, evening this season’s New York rivalry at a game apiece.

01/20/2014

Jason Kidd (right) and Deron Williams (Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images)

Deron Williams, Pablo Prigioni Return For Monday’s Nets-Knicks Game

Deron Williams returned to the Brooklyn Nets in a reserve role and Pablo Prigioni started for the Knicks as both New York teams got point guards back Monday.

01/20/2014

Joe Johnson (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Nets Head Coach Jason Kidd Praises Joe Johnson On Visit With ‘Joe And Evan’

The Nets have been hit by major injuries throughout the season. Head coach Jason Kidd has noticed guard Joe Johnson stepping up his game.

01/20/2014

Brooklyn Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov  (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: Nets’ Prokhorov Will Have To Settle For Global Games Title

In a season of unpredictable twists and turns, the Nets happen to be one of the hottest teams in the league right now after winning their sixth in seven games. But let’s be real — they’re not championship caliber.

01/17/2014

Nets guard Shaun Livingston (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: Led By Livingston, Nets Proving Small Ball Is A Misnomer

At six-foot seven and with a lengthy wingspan, Livingston’s size wrecked havoc on Miami on both ends. Livingston played 51 of the 58 minutes and filled up the stat sheet with 19 points, 11 rebounds, 5 assists, a steal and 3 blocked shots.

01/11/2014

Nets point guard Deron Williams with head coach Jason Kidd (Photo by Layne Murdoch/NBAE via Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: Nets’ Recent Winning Streak Not Tied To Kidd’s Wardrobe

I get this kind of logic from my kids all the time: A followed B, therefore B caused A. But I also know that, unless ties were preventing oxygen from flowing to his brain, there’s more to this streak than Kidd ditching his neckwear.

01/07/2014

Fireworks light up Times Square as the Countdown Ball drops as thousands of revelers gather in New York's Times Square to celebrate the ball drop at the annual New Years Eve celebration on December 31, 2013 in New York City.

Top 10 New Year’s Resolutions For 2014 From Around The Sports World

It’s New Year’s resolution time. Here’s what prominent sports figures are (or should be) saying.

01/06/2014

J.R. Smith (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

WATCH: J.R. Smith Unties Opponent’s Shoe During Knicks-Mavs

Smith’s hijinks occurred during a free-throw attempt by Dirk Nowitski, when he was subbed in with 2:08 left in the first half and promptly bent over to yank on the laces of Shawn Marion.

01/06/2014

Jason Kidd (right) and Deron Williams (Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: Nets Hoping ‘Small Ball’ Will Cure Their Ailing Season

Whether it was a stroke of genius or dumb luck, Nets coach Jason Kidd concocted a new look for his team as it entered the New Year, pairing his two point guards.

01/05/2014

Stan Van Gundy (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images), Jason Kidd  (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: New Year, Same Old ‘Bush-League’ Nets With Kidd At Helm

Well, now we know that Stan Van Gundy won’t be coming to rescue the hapless Nets in 2014.

01/01/2014

Head coach Jason Kidd looks on during the Nets' game at Charlotte on Nov. 20, 2013. (Photo by Brock Williams-Smith/NBAE via Getty Images)

Parker’s 18 Leads Spurs To 113-92 Rout Of Nets

Tony Parker had 18 points to lead six players in double figures and the San Antonio Spurs rolled past the listless Brooklyn Nets 113-92 on Tuesday night.

12/31/2013

Jason Kidd (Photo by David Sherman/NBAE via Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: Nets Can’t Wait Any Longer To Change Direction

The one move that King has to make now, as it’s three weeks overdue, is to fire Kidd. Kidd, who took the job only 10 days after retiring as a player, is unsurprisingly in over his shaved head.

12/26/2013

more

previous