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Mavs sign coach Jason Kidd to contract extension

Jason Kidd has led the Mavs to at least 50 wins in 2 of his 3 seasons with the team and has them in 2024 West semis.

Jason Kidd was hired as coach of the Mavs in the summer of 2021.

DALLAS — The Dallas Mavericks and coach Jason Kidd have signed a multi-year contract extension, the team announced today.

“We are excited to have Coach Kidd continue to lead our team throughout the coming years with this well-earned contract extension,” stated Dallas Mavericks Governor Patrick Dumont. “Kidd led our team to two playoff appearances in three seasons, and we are looking forward to his leadership in continuing to build and grow this already great franchise.”

“I have known Jason for a long time, and I cannot think of a better, more qualified candidate to lead this team going forward,” stated General Manager Nico Harrison. “As a former NBA Champion Hall of Fame player, Jason brings a wealth of experience and expertise to this role which cannot be duplicated. He has earned the trust and respect of our players and that of so many across the league, and I look forward to working alongside him as we continue to build upon the culture and foundation of success he’s helped foster throughout his tenure as head coach.”

Kidd is in his third season as head coach of the Mavericks with the team recording 50-plus wins in two of his three seasons at the helm (52 in 2021-22 and 50 in 2023-24) and winning the Southwest Division title this year. Additionally, during his tenure Dallas won a playoff series in two of his first three seasons as the head coach, advancing to the Western Conference Finals in 2022.