Milwaukee Bucks: Giannis Tried To Save Kidd’s Job

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The Milwaukee Bucks fired head coach Jason Kidd on Monday, the team announced. Jason Kidd told ESPN’s Ramona Shelburne that Giannis Antetokounmpo tried to help save him his job.

Kidd told Shelburne that the Bucks star called him about 15 minutes before Kidd was officially notified he’d been fired by the Bucks and offered to help.

“He called me and said, ‘Coach, this isn’t right what they’re about to do, but (they) are gonna let you go,” Kidd said.  Kidd says he told Antetokounmpo that He had a feeling that was gonna take place

Kidd said he was officially informed he’d been fired about 15 minutes later when he met with general manager Jon Horst and team president Peter Feigin at a pizza restaurant.

Jason Kidd coached the Milwaukee Bucks for four seasons ending with a 139-152 record. Assistant Coach Joe Prunty will assume headcCoaching duties until the Bucks decide on a new hire.

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