Bucks' Jason Kidd plans to return to coaching next week

After about a month to recover from hip surgery, Milwaukee Bucks coach Jason Kidd plans on returning to his job.

Kidd is set to re-start his coaching tenure with the Bucks after the team's current road trip which includes games this weekend in Houston and New Orleans.

He shared this Facebook message below.

 

A Message From Bucks Head Coach Jason Kidd:I feel great after surgery and am looking forward to getting back on the...

Posted by Milwaukee Bucks on Thursday, January 21, 2016

He takes the role back from acting coach Joe Prunty, an assistant who guided the team from December 23rd through Saturday night's game against the Pelicans.

So far, Prunty's tenure has netted a 9-7 record for the Bucks who have improved defensively in that span of time. Milwaukee is on a three-game winning streak.

Previously, the Bucks were 10-18 under Kidd.

Kidd has appeared at practices for the team in recent days.

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