Jason Kidd's tumultuous run as Brooklyn Nets coach is almost certainly over after his relationship with ownership crashed in recent days.

The problem arose when Kidd demanded more power -- particularly, a title above that of general manager Billy King. That didn't sit well with ownership, led by Russian billionaire Mikhail Prokhorov. A source told Yahoo Sports, "The Russians are done with Kidd."

According to several reports, the Milwaukee Bucks have offered Kidd their coaching job -- despite still having a coach in Larry Drew. The Nets and Bucks are in negotiations for compensation.

Reports have linked former Warriors coach Mark Jackson, Lionel Hollins and George Karl to the soon-to-be-open Nets job.

The Nets hired Kidd about a year ago, only weeks after his retirement as a player. They went 44-38 and lost to Miami in the playoffs.

  • Chris Bosh told Miami that he, like LeBron James and Dwyane Wade, will opt out of the final two years on his contract -- making him a free agent. The move was not unexpected and gives the Heat tons of financial flexibility to shop with when the free-agent window opens Monday at 9 p.m. (Pacific time). Like James, Bosh could have made $20,590,000 this coming season, and $22,112,500 in the 2015-16 season. Wade was due to make slightly less each year.

  • A source told The Associated Press that Toronto has agreed to trade John Salmons to Atlanta for Lucas Nogueira and Lou Williams.


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    Motor sports

    Simon Pagenaud won the second IndyCar race of the Grand Prix of Houston doubleheader. It came a day after he started from the pole but had an early spin and was later collected in Scott Dixon's crash. Pagenaud and Mikhail Aleshin finished 1-2 for team owner Sam Schmidt at the 1.69-mile street circuit. Carlos Huertas won Saturday.

  • Hector Arana Jr. won the Pro Stock Motorcycle title at the Route 66 NHRA Nationals in Joliet, Illinois. He beat father and teammate Hector Arana with a 6.925-second run at 193.93 mph. Antron Brown won in Top Fuel, beating Brittany Force in the final.

    NHL

    Florida placed captain Ed Jovanovski on waivers with the intent to buy out the final year of the four-year contract. He will get $2.7 million of the $4 million owed to him.

  • Buffalo bought out Christian Ehrhoff's contract. The veteran defenseman signed a 10-year, $40 million contract in 2011.

  • Edmonton traded Sam Gagner to Tampa Bay for Teddy Purcell. The Lightning then sent Gagner and B.J. Crombeen to Arizona for a sixth-round draft pick next year.

    MLS

    Columbus and FC Dallas paused before their 0-0 draw to support the recovery of a firefighter who was struck by lightning in Crew Stadium's parking lot. The game was set for Saturday night but rescheduled after Stu Tudor, 54, was hit during a pregame storm. He's listed in critical condition.

  • Jack McInerney scored twice in Montreal's 2-0 win over Houston.

  • Brazilian Kaka signed with Orlando City, which will begin play next season.

    WNBA

    Former Stanford star Chiney Ogwumike had 22 points and 17 rebounds, but Connecticut lost to New York 67-65.

  • Brittney Griner blocked 11 shots to set a WNBA record and added 21 points to lead Phoenix to an 80-77 win over Tulsa.

    The Associated Press contributed to this report.