Jason Kidd had hopes of finishing his career teaming up with friend Deron Williams and said that the free-agent point guard duo was closer than some might realize to being Dallas-bound.

Mavericks guard Jason Kidd spent some time with friend Deron Williams before the Nets guard chose to play in Brooklyn. Kidd explained in a story by ESPN's Jaff Caplan that The Colony product preferred the Nets' lineup to the one in Dallas.