3. He has a personal and professional relationship with team players.After Kidd was traded following six seasons with the NJ Nets, he maintained a positive relationship with not only the players, but with owner Mikhail Prokhorov, which should make the transition a little easier amongst Brooklyn’s loudest fans come game time.
"Championship teams are built on being prepared, playing unselfishly and being held accountable, and that's how I expect to coach this basketball team,” Kidd said about the announcement. “I am truly excited about this next phase of my basketball career."
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