He told the network that Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo offered to try to save his job minutes before the team officially swung the ax, but he was too late.
Bucks assistant coach Joe Prunty will take over for Milwaukee's game against the Phoenix Suns later on Monday.
The Bucks' decision to dismiss their head coach was met with some shock around the National Basketball Association and it has been reported that it didn't go down well with the team's star player, either.
Seeking change amid midseason struggles, the Milwaukee Bucks fired coach Jason Kidd on Monday after a slide that left a team with designs on challenging the NBA's best in eighth place in the Eastern Conference.
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According to ESPN's Chris Haynes, Giannis Antetokounmpo was "devastated" to discover that Kidd had been relieved of his duties. The evening of the firing, ESPN's Ramona Shelburne reported that Kidd talked to ESPN and made a private conversation with Giannis Antetokounmpo public.
Antetokounmpo was intent on calling the owners directly, but Kidd insisted there was nothing he could do. All you can do is tell the truth.
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The Bucks front office has made it clear they're playing to win now after Kidd's sudden firing, and the re-assessment doesn't stop there, as they will be aggressive in the trade deadline in hopes to garner home court advantage in the playoffs.
"[Kidd] wanted to do too much personnel decision making and they said Jason, stick to coaching, that's what you're here to do,". "The players have some type of responsibility", Middleton said after scoring 35 points in the victory.
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Under Kidd this season, the Bucks underwhelmed to a 23-22 start. It also didn't help Kidd's cause that their 2014 top two draft pick Jabari Parker has seen extremely limited action since becoming a Buck due to yearly injuries.