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With Jason Kidd’s retirement earlier this week, Kevin Garnett becomes the active leader in minutes (47,801) and games played (1,323).
At 37, KG isn’t the league’s oldest player. Kurt Thomas (40), Juwan Howard (40), Steve Nash (39), Derek Fisher (38) and Jerry Stackhouse (38) are all clinging to their respective careers. Nash is the only one of the group with a contract for next season.
Robert Parish leads all players with 1,611 games played. Garnett would need nearly 3 more full seasons to eclipse the Chief. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar played more minutes than any other player – 57,446. Maintaining 25 mpg for 70 games, KG would need another 6 seasons to pass Jabbar. Don’t hold your breath.
If KG returns for his 18th season (and Jackie Mac thinks he will), expect Garnett to surpass Reggie Miller (14), Alex English (13) and come close to John Havlicek on the all-time scoring list. He’s likely to overtake Walt Bellamy (9) and possibly Nate Thurmond (8) on the all-time rebounding list.
BEST OF MAXIM
Jason Kidd announced his retirement after a wonderful 19-year career in the NBA and in honor of him hanging up his sneakers, Cal’s athletic department released a two minute highlight video of his time there. The crossover on Bobby Hurley towards the end of the reel is pretty fantastic.
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Jason Kidd has announced his retirement from the NBA.
Kidd was the second overall pick out of California by the Dallas Mavericks in 1994.
Kidd was a 10-time All-Star and co-Rookie of the Year in 1995.
Kidd had multiple stints with the Mavericks, culminating in a title in 2011 when he had evolved into a more complementary piece. Kidd also led the Nets to multiple appearances in The...
Jason Kidd announced his retirement from the NBA yesterday. New York Knicks Executive Vice President of Basketball Operation and general manager Glen Grunwald made the announcement.“Jason’s value to the Knicks and the National Basketball Association cannot be quantified by statistics alone,” Grunwald said. “Everyone here in New York saw firsthand what a tremendous competitor...
Jason Kidd announced his retirement from the NBA Monday afternoon, leaving two years and $6 million on the table after signing a three-year contract with the New York Knicks this past offseason.
The 10-time All Star averaged 6.0 points, 4.3 rebounds and 3.3 assists this past season for the Knicks, his only in New York.
“Jason’s value to the Knicks and the National Basketball...
NBA players around the league react to the news that 19-year veterans, Grant Hill and Jason Kidd, are retiring.
Wow! Wanna give a shout out to Jason Kidd and Grant Hill!! Not only two great basketball players but great guys! #respect fellas #19yrs
— Dorell Wright (@DWRIGHTWAY1) June 3, 2013
In 1 year, @realgranthill33 was one of the best teammates I’ve ever had…ALWAYS looked...
Jason Kidd and Grant Hill came into the NBA together in 1994, taking the league by storm and sharing rookie of the year honors. Close to two decades later, they now go out together with considerably less fanfare.
Two days after Hill announced his retirement from the NBA, Kidd called it quits on Monday. Kidd, 40, will hang up his sneakers after 19 years, 10 All-Star selections and...
A surefire first-ballot Hall of Famer, legendary point guard Jason Kidd retired from the NBA on Monday. Taken second overall out of California by the Dallas Mavericks in 1994, the 40-year-old Kidd averaged 12.6 points, 8.7 assists, 6.3 rebounds and 1.9 steals over 1,391 games with four organizations. As a 10-time All-Star who led the association in dishes on five occasions, the 6...
When Jason Kidd snubbed the Dallas Mavericks last offseason and signed with the New York Knicks, Mavericks owner Mark Cuban wasn't happy.
And he let the world know.
Cuban was asked on the Ben and Skin show last summer if Kidd's number would be retired in Dallas when Kidd stepped away from the league.
"As of now, I wouldn't put J. Kidd's number in the rafters...
JKidd-2nd in assists, 2nd in steals, 2nd in terrible rap songs (behind Kobe, obviously)
Jason Kidd Retires
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Jason Kidd has decided o retire after 19 seasons
Jason Kidd and fellow co-Rookie of the Year winner Grant Hill came into the league together and will be exiting together. After a magnificent career that saw Kidd play for four teams (Mavericks, Suns, Nets, and Knicks) in 19 seasons, Kidd decided to call it quits.
Kidd was a 10-time all-star that just completed his first year of a...
Without flash, Jason Kidd elevated the play of team after team
Mark Cuban’s public stance on Jason Kidd’s retirement? Silence. His private stance?
'Cube reached out and sent me a nice note,' Kidd tells 105.3 The Fan. 'Cube is one of, if not the, best owner in sports. We were lucky to be with him when we won that championship.' And maybe, if the ice thaws, both sides can consider themselves lucky to reunite?
With Jason Kidd announcing his retirement from the NBA earlier today, I figured it was only right to compile this list. While Kidd was a shell of himself during the 2012-13 season, he will go out as one of the greatest to do ever do it as his position. Second all time in career assists and steals behind only John Stockton. Third all time in three pointers made. And Kidd’s 107...
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