Originally written on Knicks Journal  |  Last updated 10/17/14
For the Knicks, bringing in a veteran (and Hall of Fame bound) player like Jason Kidd was necessary on many levels.After spending the second half of last season riding or dying on Jeremy Lin, it was obvious a stable floor general was crucial. Kidd represents a number of things Lin does not. Perhaps most importantly, he's one of the most experienced players in all of the NBA. As a recent NBA champion, he knows how to win, and understands how to do it on a consistent basis. After playing the same role, elevating each and every team he's been on, it's safe to say Kidd knows how to be a leading man on both ends of the floor.With so many offensive weapons in their team's arsenal, someone to help the Knicks connect the dots surely comes in handy. Kidd came to the Big Apple with his playmaking ability and veteran presence standing as two of the bigger (and more obvious) benefits to acquiring him.But as he's helped pace the Knickerbockers to a perfect 4-0 start, Kidd has...
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