Jason Kidd is on the verge of being traded to the Milwaukee Bucks. No, it’s not 2006 and Kidd isn’t a player anymore, but the head coach of the Brooklyn Nets is very much on his way out of town after just one season on their bench.

Per multiple reports, the Nets are “done with” Kidd after he approached ownership about more power. Kidd was supposedly “annoyed” by the power and big money received recently by both Steve Kerr and Derek Fisher, and has a desire to gain a bigger role within an NBA franchise. Kerr and Fisher both signed on with the Golden State Warriors and New York Knicks, respectively, and both did so without any prior head coaching experience.

As close friends with a member of the Milwaukee Bucks front office, Kidd was quickly engulfed in rumors of “jumping ship” and going over to Milwaukee to chase a bigger role in their front office. Per recent reports, the Bucks and Nets are now discussing compensation to complete the swap.

The pending trade is expected to include one or several future second round draft picks, and at least for now Kidd would be brought on to replace current head coach Larry Drew. Drew coached the Bucks to the NBA’s worst record in his first season as head coach, prompting Milwaukee’s new regime to start looking to the future.

Kidd is seemingly a big part of that future suddenly, after going 44-38 in his first ever season as head coach during the 2013-14 NBA season. The Nets rebounded from a sluggish start early in the year to be one of the better teams in the league, as they finished second in the Atlantic Division and lost to the Miami Heat in the second round of the playoffs.

Despite the solid showing, there was much disappointment with Brooklyn’s season, as the team was built to make a deep playoff run. There was still some optimism going into next year with Kidd at the helm, but the recent happenings have thrown the entire team into a bit of a whirlwind.

With Kidd almost surely moving on at this point, the Nets are expected to track down a veteran head coach shortly after parting with Kidd. Per reports, Lionel Hollins and George Karl are two veteran coaches that are high on Brooklyn’s “wish list”.

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