New York, NY - Former NBA star and former Bucks head coach Jason Kidd's heading to the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame. The announcement will be made official this weekend, but NBA insider Adrian Wojnarowski reports that Kidd, Steve Nash, Grant Hill, and Maurice Cheeks will all be part of the class of 2018.
Kidd played 19 NBA seasons with the Mavericks, Suns, Nets, and Knicks. He's second all-time in assists (12,091) and steals (2,684). He was the Rookie of the Year in 1995, made the all-NBA first team five times, and won a championship with the Mavericks in 2011.
Kidd coached the Nets in 2013-'14 before coming to the Bucks for three and a half seasons. He was 4-8 in two playoff appearances with Milwaukee.