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AP source: Kidd to Bucks after Nets agree to deal

AP source: Kidd to Bucks after Nets agree to deal

Jason Kidd Photo: Associated Press/Photo: Associated Press

BRIAN MAHONEY, AP Basketball Writer

NEW YORK (AP) — The Milwaukee Bucks have fired coach Larry Drew, paving the way for them to hire Jason Kidd.

The Bucks and Brooklyn Nets agreed to a deal earlier Monday allowing Kidd to become Milwaukee’s coach, a person with knowledge of the details said.

The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the deal has not been announced.

Drew went 15-67 in his only season in Milwaukee, but there had been no indication he wouldn’t be back before the Kidd situation emerged.

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