Report: Jason Kidd Interested in Sixers Head Coaching Opening
The Sixers parted ways with head coach Brett Brown on Monday after being swept by the Boston Celtics in the NBA Playoffs.
Many names have been talked about, Ty Lue, Jay Wright, Mike Brown and other names have been mentioned as potential replacements for Brown, and now you can add a pair of names to the list - Jason Kidd and John Lucas.
Kidd, a former head coach with the Nets and Bucks is currently an assistant with the Lakers, and is reported to be interested in the Sixers job according to multiple league sources.
In five NBA seasons, Kidd has a record of 183-190 and 9-15 in the playoffs. His best season came during his one season with the Nets in 2013-14 season going 44-38.
One another name is apparently interested in the team's opening, and that's former Sixers head coach John Lucas.
Lucas was the Sixers head coach for two seasons from 1994-96 going 42-122. Overall in six NBA seasons, Lucas is 171-258 in 431 games with the Sixers, Spurs and Cavs. He is currently the Houston Rockets players development coach.
Other possible candidates in addition to Lue, Wright, and Brown are current Sixers assistant Ime Udoka, and former Grizzlies and Kings coach Dave Joerger.