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As Amico Hoops reported five weeks ago, Jason Kidd is expected to get plenty of attention if Luke Walton is fired as coach of the Los Angeles Lakers, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN.
Kidd will be among the serious candidates for the Lakers coaching job if Luke Walton is dismissed, league sources tell ESPN. That’s expected to give Kidd some pause on pursuing the Cal opening now. https://t.co/mm1SHCcVNJ
— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) March 24, 2019
Marc J. Spears of ESPN reported Sunday that Kidd is expected to be a candidate to take over the program at his collegiate alma mater, California.
While ex-Cal star and Hall of Famer Jason Kidd is expected to be a target for his old school for their newly opened head coach job, a source said he is still strongly interested in returning to the NBA as a head coach and could wait to see what opens up.
— Marc J. Spears (@MarcJSpearsESPN) March 24, 2019
Kidd has been effusive in his praise for Lakers star LeBron James through the years, including before he was fired by the Milwaukee Bucks last season.
Giannis being compared to a young LBJ? J Kidd says “we would all sign up to be the next LeBron..he took what Michael did & raised the bar”
— Fred McLeod (@CavsFredMcLeod) October 20, 2017