zimpy27 wrote:KidA24 wrote:Hey all. Bucks fan here.
Let me give you my super brief JKidd rundown.
He's a terrible coach. He didn't develop young players at all - See MCW, Thon, Rashard Vaughn, Jabari.
He favored playing guys who offered no reasonable skill beyond looking like they tried hard or that were his friends (or friends kids) such as GP3, DeAndre Liggins and Miles Plumlee, and 54 year old Jason Terry.
He also ran an offense that regularly featured initiating it at the elbow through John Henson.
Yes. That elite playmaker, John Henson. Over Middleton, Brogdon or a Giannis.
I have no doubt he'll cause dysfunction in your locker room or on the coaching staff, he avoids blame, and forces it upon everyone else publicly to make himself look good (the opposite of what a good leader does).
Good luck with him.
Giannis credits his development to Kidd and you can see a lot of what makes Giannis so good is replicating elements of Kidds game, things he developed while under Kidd.
Why do Bucks fans try to ignore this? The greatest thing you have is partly because of Kidd
It's been reported several times that Giannis' appreciation of Kidd has been widely overstated, he'd still be coaching here if Giannis didn't agree a change was needed. Kidd also ruined Giannis's confidence with his jumpshot by pulling him whenever he took a wide open 3. He caused a rift between Middleton and Giannis by playing that against one another for leadership of the team. Kidd was a disaster in Milwaukee.