Originally written on Fox Sports Southwest  |  Last updated 11/21/12
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DALLAS-- 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 also knew they were receiving a player who would also have a very positive impact off the court, namely in the locker room. Besides coming to a brand new team in the Knicks after spending the past few years in Dallas, where he was part of an NBA championship team in 2011, not only did the former Cal star have a new group of teammates to get acclimated to, but he also had to play at the two spot for the first time in his career. A point guard by trade, the Knicks already had someone to run the offense on their roster in Raymond Felton, who was returning to the Big Apple after playing in Denver and Portland the last few years after seeing 54 games of action with New York in 2010-11 before being dealt to the Nuggets near the trade deadline. Felton is one o...
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