Kidd Tapped as NBA Coach


Former St. Joseph Notre Dame High School — and NBA — star Jason Kidd, 40, is now set to coach the Brooklyn Nets.

Kidd retired from the NBA less than two weeks ago after one season with the New York Knicks. He is second on the NBA’s career list in assists and steals, won an NBA title with Dallas and has two Olympic gold medals. ]

After playing for St. Joe’s in Alameda, Kidd went on to join the Cal basketball team.

The Bay Area native told the press this week that he was also contacted by the Dallas Mavericks.

Janet Levaux