Jason Kidd RUMORS & NEWS

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    October 29

  • Chandler will miss teammate Kidd

    New York Post "Tyson Chandler tried all season to convince Jason Kidd he shouldn’t retire but couldn’t sway the former Knicks point guard, The Post has learned. Kidd retired 12 days ago and has crossed enemy lines to become the Brooklyn Nets head coach. Speaking by phone from his offseason home in southern..." June 16

  • Jason Kidd chasing Nets' coaching job

    Yahoo! Sports "Freshly retired NBA star Jason Kidd is pursuing the Brooklyn Nets' head coaching job and his candidacy has been discussed within the highest levels of the organization, league sources told Yahoo! Sports. Kidd has been talking with associates about the possibility of making the immediate leap..." June 10

  • Jason Kidd’s highlights

    North Jersey "Jason Kidd announced his retirement Monday after 19 seasons in the NBA, ending a career that earned him the rank as one of the greatest point guards in the game. Here are some of his notable accomplishments: Second overall pick: 1994 NBA Draft behind Glenn Robinson, Kidd earns co-Rookie Of The..." June 04

  • Knicks' Kidd retires; took Nets to Finals twice

    New York Post "Jason Kidd heard the basketball gods screaming loud and clear. Following a 10-game playoff scoreless streak and two second-half benchings by Knicks coach Mike Woodson to end the season, it was time to hang it up. Four days after wondering if he could “do the grind all over again,” Kidd..." June 04

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    Al Iannazzone @Al_Iannazzone

    The Knicks just announced that Jason Kidd has retired from playing professional basketball.

  • Jason Kidd retires after 19 seasons

    New York Post "Four days after wondering if he could “do the grind all over again,’’ Jason Kidd announced his retirement Monday, ending a 19-year career that will land him in the Hall of Fame. Kidd, who turned 40 in March, finished out his career with 10 straight scoreless playoff games – likely triggering..." June 03

  • Jason Kidd's future still up in the air

    North Jersey "When the Knicks were eliminated from the postseason, Jason Kidd departed in silence, not speaking after the series-ending loss in Indiana and skipping out on the media session as his teammates cleaned out their lockers. He emerged Thursday and spoke, but still had little to say that would clear up..." June 01

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    Al Iannazzone @Al_Iannazzone

    Jason Kidd said the plan is to play again next year, but he said he would weigh whether he wants to go thru the grind again at 40/41.

  • Knicks GM Grunwald expects Kidd back next season Read more: Knicks GM Grunwald expects Kidd back next season

    New York Post "Knicks GM Glen Grunwald said Jason Kidd gave him no indication he was retiring. “We had a great meeting with Jason yesterday,’’ Grunwald said in a end-of-season press conference with the media. “He was a big part of our success and we look forward to having him back next year.’’ Asked if Kidd..." May 21

  • Woodson not giving up on Kidd

    New York Post "During a quiet moment, in the locker room in Toronto, on the eve of his 40th birthday in March, Jason Kidd asked a group of Knicks beat writers if they thought he would make a good coach and whether he would enjoy being one. Kidd said jokingly that dealing with the media several times a day..." May 18

  • Kidd staying confident despite missing points

    New York Post "There is so much that Jason Kidd offers apart from scoring. He brings calmness, wisdom and experience, he’s active defensively and, as the backup point guard, he’s a facilitator for his teammates. But over the course of the season, Kidd still delivered some scoring — especially when it..." May 07

  • New York's Jason Kidd wins NBA Sportsman Award

    NBA.com "Jason Kidd of the New York Knicks is the recipient of the Joe Dumars Trophy presented to the 2012-13 NBA Sportsmanship Award winner, the NBA announced today. Kidd becomes the first back-to-back winner, having won the award last season as a member of the Dallas Mavericks. Additionally, Kidd is only..." May 01

  • Doc: That Kidd’s good

    New York Post "Celtics coach Doc Rivers is a graybeards fan. He said yesterday the Knicks’ offseason signing of antiques “was a very good strategy” and pointed to Jason Kidd as proof. “He created havoc [in Game 1],” Rivers said. “I don’t know if I can beat Jason in a sprint, but I think I can give him a go...." April 22

  • Ageless Kidd sparkles

    New York Post "Jason Kidd’s son T.J. may have said it best. “He’s still got it,” the younger Kidd said outside the Knicks locker room Saturday. A month ago, Jason turned 40. A month from now, his team might still be playing in the postseason in part because of him. The future Hall of Famer remains a..." April 21

  • How long will Kidd last?

    ESPN.com "Jason Kidd celebrated his 40th birthday in a Knick uniform on Saturday night. The question now is: will he be celebrating his 41st in orange and blue? Kidd is under contract for another two years, and Mike Woodson believes the 19-year veteran can fulfill the full obligation of his deal...." March 26

  • Knicks PG not a Kidd anymore

    New York Post "Knicks fans should cherish Jason Kidd’s role on the team. They may not see him when this season ends. Kidd, who turned 40 yesterday, said Friday night he may not play out his entire three-year contract with the team. “We’re going to revisit [it],” he said. “We [would] love to make it to..." March 24

  • As Jason Kidd turns 40 on Saturday, retirement could come after this season for NY Knicks point guard

    New York Daily News "Carmelo Anthony coined the nickname “Mid Life” for 40-year-old Kurt Thomas during training camp and the name stuck. “Oh my God,” Jason Kidd said. “We were dying.” The irony, of course, is not lost on Kidd. Yes, Thomas is the NBA's oldest player as well as the champion chop-buster of the Knicks..." March 22

  • Knicks' Kidd adjusts to passing time as backup PG

    New York Post "The view at the start of games is decidedly different these days. It’s a view Jason Kidd has seen only 17 times in his brilliant, Hall of Fame-bound career. It’s a view from the bench. Kidd, who turns 40 this month, has come off the bench for the Knicks in the past three games. Ask him the..." March 06

  • Kidd out of starting role & back on point

    New York Post "Knicks coach Mike Woodson finally pulled the trigger and benched ice cold Jason Kidd for last night’s 96-88 victory over the Wizards. Kidd moved from starting shooting guard to backup point guard and the switch could be permanent. Kidd said he and Woodson discussed the move two days..." March 02

  • Kidd’s value goes past the box score

    New York Post "The beauty of Jason Kidd, in part, was even in the January of his career, even at the start, he understood the game well enough that he never let things bother him that would send other players into month-long funks. Points? Shooting percentage? Vertical leap? Even then he was wise enough to..." March 02

  • Mike Woodson moves Jason Kidd to bench, possibly signaling the end of his days as a starter for NY Knicks

    New York Daily News "Jason Kidd's days as a starter may be over. Mike Woodson removed the struggling veteran from the starting lineup prior to last night's 96-88 victory over the Washington Wizards and made Kidd the back-up point guard, the role Kidd expected to play when he signed a three year contract last..." March 02

  • As Knicks halt slide, they need Jason Kidd to snap shooting funk

    New York Daily News "If Jason Kidd needed yet another reminder about his protracted longevity, the old memory bank was jostled again on Sunday when Kenyon Martin walked into the Knick locker room and donned a uniform in the neighboring cubbyhole. Here was his teammate from the Net glory years back in the early 2000s,..." February 25

  • Kidd, Rubio show mutual admiration of career paths

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "When Knicks point guard Jason Kidd looks at Ricky Rubio, he sees a younger version of himself. "He plays both ends," Kidd said Friday morning. "He's very good at finding the open guy. And defensively he can get in the passing lanes and get steals." In an era of shoot-first point guards, Kidd..." February 09

  • Hall of Famer Mullin in awe of Jason’s level of play

    New York Post "Chris Mullin was there in Oakland when it all began for Jason Kidd, who used to attend Warriors practices while in high school. “By the time he was in ninth grade, he was like the Pearl Washington of New York, he was so well-known,’’ Mullin told The Post yesterday. “And he kept getting better...." February 08

  • Jason: Back won't keep me out vs. Bucks

    New York Post "It's always a concern when a 39-year-old player comes up with a bad back, especially when he's a guard who already had missed four games earlier in the season with the same injury. But Jason Kidd insists he will play tonight, and — as long as he and the Knicks use common sense — the problem won't..." February 01

  • No Magic remedy: Sore Kidd scratched

    New York Post "Coach Mike Woodson's fears of running Jason Kidd into the ground were well-founded. The venerable guard was scratched before the Knicks' 113-97 victory over the Magic Wednesday night because of a sore lower back, three days after being limited to just five minutes against Atlanta. "When you..." January 31

  • Jason Kidd and Tyson Chandler probable for Wednesday, Steve Novak dunked

    Posting And Toasting "The first and most important bit of news coming from today's practice regards the availability of Tyson Chandler and Jason Kidd for Wednesday's game against the Magic. Neither player practiced today-- Kidd has a sore back, Chandler a sore neck-- and this morning, Alan Hahn reported Kidd's status..." January 29

  • Knicks to Ask Less of Kidd After Asking for Whole Lot

    New York Times "After playing five minutes in Sunday's game against the Atlanta Hawks, Jason Kidd headed to the bench, put on a white Knicks T-shirt and began talking with his teammates. He never made it back on the court. Instead, he went in the opposite direction, to the team's locker room, where he spent the..." January 29

  • Knicks point guard Jason Kidd's becoming an increasing concern

    New York Daily News "Jason Kidd's recurring back problems are a growing concern for the Knicks despite Mike Woodson saying on his weekly radio show that he expected the veteran point guard to be available for Wednesday's game against the Orlando Magic. On Sunday, Kidd played just five minutes in the Knicks' win..." January 29

  • Kidd takes seat with ailing back

    New York Post "The concern regarding Jason Kidd's back continues to grow. Kidd started last night, played the first 5:24 and was yanked for J.R. Smith. Kidd never saw the court again and it's unclear when he will again. Woodson rested Kidd the final three quarters in last night's 106-104 conquest of the..." January 28

  • Jason Kidd key to NY Knicks' hopes of slowing down Tony Parker and San Antonio Spurs

    New York Daily News "From their alarming defensive lapses, to Raymond Felton's absence and to the return of Amar'e Stoudemire possibly screwing up Carmelo Anthony's MVP bid, the Knicks find themselves in their first great crisis of the season. What to do? Maybe Gregg Popovich can help. Maybe Pop will be nice..." January 03

  • With Raymond Felton out with broken right pinkie, NY Knicks veteran Jason Kidd will shift over from shooting guard to point guard

    New York Daily News "There was a warm afterglow about the Knicks as they left US Airways Center on Wednesday night. They were still caught up in their 99-97 win over the Suns on a buzzer-beating shot by J.R. Smith in a game in which the Knicks had to go without injured starters Raymond Felton and Carmelo..." December 28

  • The Kidd Konundrum

    Posting And Toasting ""Deep down in my stomach, with every inch of me, I pure, straight hate you...but goddamn it do I respect you!" -Wes Mantooth Yep...that line pretty much sums up how I feel about Jason Kidd. I despised the man when he played for other teams and I cruelly mocked him for his recent..." December 24

  • Knicks' offseason backup plan a slam dunk so far

    New York Post "Imagine if Knicks general manager Glen Grunwald got his first choice, and Steve Nash and Jeremy Lin were running the Knicks instead of Jason Kidd and Raymond Felton. Certainly they wouldn't be an Eastern Conference-leading 16-5 entering tonight's Garden showdown vs. the 9-13 Lakers. As luck..." December 13

  • Kidd's three-pointer adds another chapter to Knicks-Nets budding rivalry

    Bergen Record "The winning shot had left his hands only seconds before, but it wasn't until the final buzzer sounded that Jason Kidd granted his emotions a similar release. Lunging forward, fist pumping, Kidd stomped his way across Brooklyn's new basketball court, having just stomped all over his former team's..." December 12

  • Jason Kidd brings some old magic to new Knicks-Nets rivalry

    Newark Star-Ledger "As he rose up, a kind of charged emptiness hung in the air, as if something that hadn't been said was plain to everybody in the room, and didn't require any expression. Of course, everyone thought. Jason Kidd — in a tie game, 24 seconds left, facing a make-or-miss from 24 feet to win or..." December 12

  • NY Knicks' Jason Kidd hits game-winning 3-pointer to beat Brooklyn Nets, while Carmelo Anthony scores 45 points

    New York Daily News "The first pump is very much a Jersey thing, so it was fitting that Jason Kidd, whose career took off in the Garden State, ended the night by pumping his fist and embracing Carmelo Anthony. "It might be," Kidd says, "the biggest celebration you'll get out of me." The Anthony-Kidd combination,..." December 12

  • Kidd's vintage effort sinks guard's former team

    New York Post "Jason Kidd not only missed the Knicks' first Brooklyn encounter with back spasms, he refused to watch it while laid up in his Manhattan pad. "It's tough to watch games,'' Kidd said last night. "I didn't watch it.'' Kidd was in Brooklyn for the first time last night and rocked the borough,..." December 12

  • Knicks' Jason Kidd ready for light duty

    Bergen Record "At the very least, Jason Kidd joked he had fresh legs. But since keeping the 39-year-old future Hall of Fame guard healthy throughout the marathon NBA season is imperative to the Knicks, he's likely to be eased back into the lineup. "It's good to be back on the floor with the guys," Kidd..." December 05

  • Both Raymond Felton and Jason Kidd expected to play for NY Knicks against Bobcats

    New York Daily News "When the Knicks left the Garden on Sunday, it looked as if they would start their three-game road trip Wednesday without their banged-up starting backcourt. As it turns out, both Raymond Felton and Jason Kidd expect to play against the Bobcats after the veteran guards practiced Tuesday and..." December 05

  • Knicks miss Jason Kidd, who is out again tonight vs. Bucks

    Bergen Record "For all of the debate about Jeremy Lin and Raymond Felton this past summer as the Knicks reworked their roster, putting an end to Linsanity in New York, it turns out that the real value may be in the player brought in to mentor either one of those point guards. Jason Kidd, 39, is now the third..." November 28

  • Woodson: Ronnie Brewer will play Wednesday, Jason Kidd still out

    Posting And Toasting "Ronnie Brewer left the floor in the fourth quarter of Monday's loss to the Nets because he'd done something unpleasant to his finger while reaching in on defense. The immediate diagnosis was a dislocated left ring finger, and subsequent X-rays revealed no further damage. After the finger got..." November 27

  • Kidd impacting new team on, off the court

    Fox Sports Southwest "When the New York Knicks signed Jason Kidd to a free-agent contract over the summer, not only did Knicks coaches and brass know they were getting one of the greatest floor generals in the history of the NBA, but they knew they were receiving a player who would have a very positive impact off the..." November 22

  • Will Cuban and Kidd ever get back together?

    Fox Sports Southwest "Michael Finley once told me that loyalty is not about how you're treated by a team while you're playing. It's about how you're treated when you're done playing. Judging by the frost coming from Mark Cuban, don't expect the Jason Kidd and Dallas Mavericks to make up anytime soon...." November 22

  • Jason Kidd says no one is looking to 'embarrass' Jeremy Lin when NY Knicks face Houston Rockets

    New York Daily News "The countdown to Jeremy Lin has begun. It starts with Jason Kidd saying that the Knicks won't be "looking to embarrass" the Rockets point guard on Friday but instead will be focused on beating Houston. The Knicks face Lin for the first time since the club's controversial decision not to..." November 22

  • Kidd solid again, but falls to ex-team

    New York Post "Jason Kidd may or may not have his jersey retired in the American Airlines Center rafters if Mavericks owner Mark Cuban holds a grudge, but he still has a championship ring and looks like he might get close to adding a second one. Kidd, who made his bittersweet Dallas homecoming in the Knicks'..." November 22

  • Kidd-Vaughn reunion

    Bergen Record "It was seven years ago when Jason Kidd and Jacque Vaughn shared a backcourt for the Nets. When they met Tuesday night in Orlando it was with Kidd starting in the backcourt, but Vaughn in his new role as head coach of the Magic. Kidd said it made him feel old. Vaughn, 37, is younger than four..." November 14

  • Knicks' Jason playing like a Kidd again

    New York Post "Jason Kidd finally played Kidd-like minutes — a season-high 31:53 — and he saved his best for last. Kidd, with Ronnie Brewer's knee swelling up, played the first nine minutes of the fourth quarter and made a handful of big plays early to give the Knicks the momentum for good as they pulled away..." November 14

  • No Kidd-ing! Cuban still full of jeer

    New York Post "Mavericks flamboyant owner Mark Cuban didn't take back his harsh words about Knicks guard Jason Kidd, joking before the game he would "boo the hell out of him'' last night. Nevertheless, Cuban, surrounded by reporters before last night's Knicks-Mavericks game, didn't add fuel to the fire. Kidd..." November 10