ason Kidd was brought in with great fanfare last week as the point guard with all this NBA wisdom, all this championship pedigree, the perfect mentor for Jeremy Lin before everything Rocketed out of control for James Dolan and the Knicks with an infamous Houston offer sheet.

Before Kidd, behind the wheel of his 2010 Cadillac Escalade after a wild night of partying in East Hampton, rocketed out of control and crashed into a telephone pole at 2 in the morning yesterday and was arrested for alleged drunk driving on Cobb Road near his Water Mill home.