Jason Kidd

Basketball Player

Jason Frederick Kidd is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the New York Knicks of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Raised in Oakland, California, Kidd played college basketball at the University of California, Berkeley and was drafted second overall by the Dallas Mavericks in the first round of the 1994 NBA Draft. Then, from 1996 to 2001, Kidd played for the Phoenix Suns and later for the New Jersey Nets from 2001 to 2008.… Read More

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  • Antetokounmpo Shines As Bucks Silence Westbrook's Thunder
    Yahoo News - Jan 03, 2017
  • Thursday's Recap: Bucks 108, Bulls 97
    Chicago Times - Dec 16, 2016
  • Parker, Monroe Help Bucks Hold Off Hawks In Double Overtime
    NYTimes - Feb 21, 2016
  • Antetokounmpo Dunks 8 Times, Bucks Beat Magic In Kidd Return
    NYTimes - Jan 27, 2016


Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Jason Kidd.


1973 Birth Born on March 23, 1973.


1994 - 1998 8 More Events
2000 27 Years Old 1 More Event
Combination of Kidd and Hardaway in the starting lineup was often labeled as the BackCourt 2000. … Read More
2001 28 Years Old 1 More Event
On June 28, 2001, after five seasons in Phoenix in which the team made the playoffs each year, he was traded, along with Chris Dudley, to the New Jersey Nets for Stephon Marbury, Johnny Newman, and Soumaila Samake. … Read More
New Jersey enjoyed another stellar season under Kidd's leadership in the 2002–03 season, during which the team finished 49–33 and reached the NBA finals once again. … Read More


2003 - 2005 5 More Events
2006 33 Years Old 1 More Event
Kidd was named a reserve for the NBA All-Star game along with teammate Vince Carter during the 2006–07 season. … Read More
In the middle of the 2007–08 season, Kidd was traded back to Dallas, where he won his only NBA championship in 2011. … Read More
Kidd was voted by the fans to start in the 2008 All-Star game in New Orleans as a guard along with Dwyane Wade. … Read More
2009 36 Years Old 1 More Event
On July 5, 2009, Kidd verbally committed to re-signing with the Mavericks after being pursued heavily by the New York Knicks. … Read More
He won an NBA Championship in 2011 as a member of the Dallas Mavericks, and was a two-time Olympic Gold Medal winner during his pro career, as part of Team USA in 2000 and 2008.
With 39-year-old Kidd averaging career lows in minutes, points and assists for the regular season, the defending champions were swept by the Oklahoma City Thunder in the first round of the 2012 NBA playoffs.


Kidd retired on June 3, 2013, after one season with the Knicks and 19 seasons in the NBA. … Read More
However, the Nets were able to turn things around at the beginning of 2014 and finished the season with a 44-38 record, while Kidd began to get recognition for his coaching skills.
2015 42 Years Old 1 More Event
The 2015–16 season was less successful for Kidd, as the Bucks finished with a 33-49 record and did not qualify to the playoffs.
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