BREAKING: Bucks Fire Head Coach Jason Kidd

The Milwaukee Bucks have fired head coach Jason Kidd, according to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.

Milwaukee has fired coach Jason Kidd, league sources tell ESPN. 

Bucks made move on Kidd based upon dropping into the 8th seed in the East, frayed relationships in organization and general non-alignment, league sources tell ESPN. Bucks job will be most sought after of offseason, largely because of Giannis Antetokounmpo.

Led by Antetokounmpo, the Bucks were expected to take a step forward and become one of the better teams in the Eastern Conference. That thought only became stronger when they traded for Eric Bledsoe, but they currently sit eighth with a 23-22 record.

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Kidd now becomes the third head coach to be fired this season, joining Earl Watson (Suns) and David Fizdale (Grizzlies).

Kidd was halfway through his fourth season in charge of the Bucks, compiling a 139-152 record. While the Bucks made the playoffs twice under his tenure, they never advanced past the first round and only had one winning season.

Assistant coach Joe Prunty will take over as interim head coach

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