Kidd is right man for Nets -- again

Jason didn't fail the franchise in New Jersey; don't bet against him in Brooklyn

Updated: June 13, 2013, 12:42 PM ET
By Ian O'Connor | ESPNNewYork.com

In the end, Jason Kidd stole this Brooklyn Nets job as if it were a lazy cross-court pass. He was lurking out of sight, waiting for the right moment to pounce, and pounce he did as soon as it was clear the Nets wanted star power from a pool of available coaches that included no true stars.

Lionel Hollins or George Karl in Brooklyn? Thanks, but no thanks. Brian Shaw? He's a widely respected assistant with extensive postseason experience, but if he's really everybody's All-American, ...

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