Jason Kidd no longer a candidate to take over the Pelicans

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Jason Kidd is not among the finalists for the head coaching position of the New Orleans Pelicans.

The assistant coach of the Los Angeles Lakers is not on the final list of the Pelicans for the replacement of Alvin Gentry, per Shams Charania of The Athletic.

Kidd has already been linked to a move in several NBA teams that are looking for a new head coach, but it is likely he will remain with the Lakers for another season.

Kidd and the Lakers won the 2020 NBA championship a week ago.