"Probably not the best financial decision, but it's baseball," Kidd said.
”You know that is a good question! He contended intense jealousy, paranoia, and the threat of "false domestic abuse claims" to the police as reasons for the divorce. In November 2002, Kidd was selected to participate in the 2002 USA Basketball Men's World Championship Team. In the first round of the 2006–07 postseason Kidd averaged 14.0 points, 13.2 assists, 10.0 rebounds, and 2.0 steals, as the Nets defeated the Toronto Raptors in six games.
Robinson argued that Ball had more of a fluid jumper than Kidd had. Parker, then young and unproven, was perceived to have "limitations" in his game that Kidd did not.  Despite Kidd's efforts the Nets were eliminated in six games in the Eastern Conference Semifinals by the Cleveland Cavaliers.
, On June 12, 2013, Kidd was named head coach of the Brooklyn Nets, replacing interim coach P. J. “You look at what he did in Jersey and took them two straight NBA Finals against the Kobe Bryant and Shaquille O’Neal Lakers and then the next year vs. David Robinson/Tim Duncan Spurs. His father, Jason is a basketball coach and a former basketball player. Milwaukee achieved that feat despite losing their 2nd draft pick overall Jabari Parker in December to a knee injury and trading star guard Brandon Knight to the Phoenix Suns in February. At 38 years of age, he became the oldest starting point guard ever to lead his team to the championship.. During that year, he also received a host of individual honors, including the Naismith Award as the nation's top high school player, and was named Player of the Year by PARADE and USA Today.
However, he had to withdraw from the team due to an injury. With the Nets hanging on the prospect of missing the playoffs for the first time since 2001 and with Jefferson injured, Carter and Kidd combined to fuel the team to a late regular season surge that enabled them to inch past the Cleveland Cavaliers for the eighth and final playoff berth in the East. While Kidd was recovering, his assistant Joe Prunty was acting as an interim coach. For him to say that my dad wasn’t “hungry” when he played just isn’t true.  Although already a member of the Mavericks, Kidd started for the Eastern Conference in the 2008 NBA All-Star Game, as he had already been named as a starter prior to the trade. Kidd also had a FG% of 51.6 and shot 50% from 3-point range. Any rumors about his love life are not available. In January 2001, he was arrested and pleaded guilty to a domestic abuse charge for assaulting her.
So for him to have an interest in doing it, it’s cool. Indiana's Reggie Miller forced the first overtime with a 35-foot 3-pointer at the buzzer and the second one with a two-handed dunk, but the Nets eventually survived and beat Indiana 120–109.  On April 1, 2014, he was named Eastern Conference Coach of the Month a second time for March. Rookie of the Year and an NBA title.” https://t.co/tqTYGoQbpx pic.twitter.com/wshzmqaIyZ, — ? He has twin sisters, Jazelle and Miah. I kind of blew him off.".
In the NBA Finals, the Mavericks defeated the Miami Heat in six games, despite being down after the first three. Kidd's season ended there as the Mavs lost to the Denver Nuggets in five games. On July 12, 2012, Kidd signed with the New York Knicks.  However, the Nets then won three consecutive games, while Kidd averaged a triple double for the entire series. Many critics and fans have argued that Kidd deserved to win the award because of his impact in New Jersey—transforming the Nets from perennial league doormats into championship contenders seemingly in the space of a single training camp.  In the semifinals, the Nets faced the Miami Heat and lost the series 4–1.