After leading his team to a 23-22 record this season, the Milwaukee Bucks have fired coach Jason Kidd, the team announced on Monday. Wojnarowski also reports that assistant coach Joe Prunty will fill in as interim head coach tonight against the Suns.
"We appreciate everything that Jason has done for the Bucks organization, but we have decided to make a coaching change", general manager Jon Horst said in a release. He also played a meaningful role in helping to keep the Bucks in Milwaukee.More news: NVIDIA (NVDA) Stock Rating Lowered by Vetr
The Bucks have struggled over the last month and have fallen in the Eastern Conference standings to the No. 8 seed.
The Bucks are now sitting at the No. 8 spot in the Eastern Conference at 23-22 after a two-game skid. Following a failed attempt at leveraging his way into a position with greater personnel influence with the Brooklyn Nets, Kidd landed in Milwaukee as the head coaching job was pulled from under Larry Drew.More news: DMV accepting applications for optional "REAL ID" cards
Kidd shockingly left the Nets for the Bucks in the summer of 2014 to gain more control of the franchise he would be a part of.More news: Twitter to Tell Users About Kremlin-Linked Trolls
The Milwaukee Bucks are no longer a team Hall of Fame point guard Jason Kidd will be coaching. And once more information does break, we will have it for you right here.