Lionel Hollins with perhaps a subtle jab at Jason Kidd at Nets introductory press conference

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Jason Kidd has moved on from being the Nets head coach to taking the same job in Milwaukee, after unsuccessfully trying to gain more power within Brooklyn’s front office.

After just one year as an NBA head coach, that move couldn’t possibly have been all that thrilling to the Nets brass, so not surprisingly, they went with a much more tenured head coach in Lionel Hollins as Kidd’s replacement.

Hollins is unlikely to have those same front office aspirations that Kidd so ungratefully showed, and he reminded us of that during his introductory press conference in Brooklyn on Monday.

From Chris Iseman of NorthJersey.com:

Unlike his predecessor, he has no interest in a front-office position, isn’t yearning for power beyond his head-coaching duties and is satisfied with only controlling what takes place on the court.

“I’m a basketball coach,” Hollins said. “I don’t want to do [general manager] Billy [King’s]…

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