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Multiple sources have reported in the past few days that 1995 Co-Rookies Of The Year Grant Hill and Jason Kidd are both retiring after 19 years in the NBA. Kidd will make the Hall of Fame, while Hill is unlikely to get in. Once upon a time, Hill had the much bigger future. Hill was the first heir apparent to Michael Jordan (not counting the overhyped Harold "Baby Jordan" Miner), while Kidd toiled on losing teams in Dallas and was as well known for his scorned lover role in his love triangle with singer Toni Braxton and teammate Jimmy Jackson, as he was as a basketball player.
"Un-Break my Heart"
Kidd would get a rebirth in Phoenix and then when he led the forever crappy Nets to the Finals he had joined the NBA elite. Grant Hill would never be the same after leaving Detroit for Orlando. He put up some decent years later on in Phoenix, but he was nothing like the player he once was. He also never competed for a title. He had a chance to be on the Celtics Fin...
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Grant Hill announced his retirement from the NBA after 19 seasons in the league. Hill was a 7-time All-Star during his injury-filled career.
With Grant Hill retiring after 19 seasons on Saturday evening, it’s only appropriate to to remember Grant when he was really doin’ it in the 90′s. Here is a collection of Grant Hill’s most memorable plays: Crossing over MJ Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
The Los Angeles Clippers today announced that seven-time NBA All-Star Grant Hill will retire after 19 seasons.The entire Clippers organization wants to congratulate Grant on an incredible career, Clippers vice president of basketball pperations Gary Sacks said in a release. For 19 years, Grant has always been the embodiment of class, a true professional and not only one of the best...
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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Over the weekend, Grant Hill called it a career as the Clippers announced he was retiring from the NBA after 19 seasons.
“The entire Clippers organization wants to congratulate Grant on an incredible career,” Clippers Vice President of Basketball Operations Gary Sacks said. “For 19 years, Grant has always been the embodiment of class, a true professional and not only one...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
JKidd-2nd in assists, 2nd in steals, 2nd in terrible rap songs (behind Kobe, obviously)
Jason Kidd Retires
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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...