Lakers assistant coach Jason Kidd amongst candidates for Blazers head coach place

Jason Kidd, former NBA champion and present assistant coach of the Los Angeles Lakers, is amongst potential candidates to switch the Portland Path Blazers head coach Terry Scotts if he will get fired, per Shams Charania and Sam Amick of The Athletic.

After serving as a head coach for the Milwaukee Bucks and the Brooklyn Nets for 5 seasons, Kidd joined the Lakers as an assistant coach in 2019.

The checklist of potential candidates additionally contains Nate McMillan (Atlanta Hawks interim coach), Dave Joerger (Philadelphia 76ers assistant coach), Chauncey Billups (Los Angeles Clippers assistant coach) and Brent Barry (San Antonio Spurs Vice President of Basketball Operations).

If the Blazers half with Terry Stotts, they’d doubtless go for an enormous title, high-dollar substitute.

Jason Kidd, Nate McMillan, Dave Joerger, Chauncey Billups and Brent Barry are among the many potential candidates.

Sources inform @sam_amick & @ShamsCharania: https://t.co/0E0n7FGiZj pic.twitter.com/pakOEQoyWz

— The Athletic NBA (@TheAthleticNBA) Might 5, 2021

Portland is at the moment within the seventh place within the Western Convention and will make the playoffs this season.

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