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In case you missed it, the Dallas Mavericks are finally close to signing their point guard of the future. Now, for the bad news: His name is Jason Kidd.
With all due respect to the future Hall of Famer, this doesn't exactly seem like the "big fish" that Donnie Nelson talked about shortly after dismantling an NBA championship team. One of my pals in the media - let's call him Tim Cowlishaw - said Thursday in an otherwise excellent column that he doesn't believe allowing to Tyson Chandler to walk in free agency constituted blowing up a title team.
Well, it sure felt that way to me while watching Russell Westbrook and James Harden knife through the lane while sweeping the Mavs in the first round of the playoffs. And surely the man with an Abraham Lincoln tattoo on his neck, DeShawn Stephenson could've at least made the Thunder work for some of those points. Oh, and there's that young Puerto Rican named J.J. Barea that emerged as a consistent scoring th...
BEST OF MAXIM
Jason Kidd has spent the past four-plus seasons in Dallas, and it doesn't look like he's going anywhere any time soon. Kidd is closing in on a multiyear contract with the Mavericks, according to ESPN.com. Kidd, of course, started his career in Dallas in 1994, and then enjoyed stints in Phoenix and New Jersey before being sent back to Dallas in 2008. The 10-time All-Star averaged...
On Wednesday night, Jason Kidd was reportedly close to finalizing a deal to remain in Dallas for a few more seasons. But by Thursday afternoon, things had changed. Kidd has agreed to join the New York Knicks, according to a report by ESPN. The specifics of the deal have yet to be released, but it's likely that the money will be worth more than the reported three-years, $9 million...
(Photo Credit: Ronald Martinez/Getty Images) This has turned into a nightmare. Things have gotten so bad in Dallas that less than 24 hours ago, a Mavericks stalwart, 39-year-old Jason Kidd, turned down a 3-year, $9 million deal to go to New York. That wouldn’t be too terrible, if it wasn’t for one thing: He left [...]
Mark Cuban and the Mavericks were unsuccessful in their efforts to sign Deron Williams.
Vet Jason Kidd reportedly is close to a three-year, $9 million contract with the Dallas Mavericks, according to ESPN’s Marc Stein. The Mavs were interested in fellow free agent point guards Deron Williams and Steve Nash but fell short in their pursuit as Williams re-signed with the Nets Tuesday and Nash landed with the Lakers [...]
Taking his Talents to Broadway!
Dirk Nowitzki has two seasons remaining on his contract and also a no-trade clause.
Early Thursday it was reported that vet Jason Kidd was close to a three-year contract with the Dallas Mavericks, according to ESPN’s Marc Stein, but apparently Kidd had a sudden change of heart and has decided to sign with the New York Knicks. The Mavs have had a rough off-season so far, not only losing out in [...]
After eight years with Dallas, Jason Terry is leaving the team he helped win at title in 2011. He's expected to sign July 11 with Boston.
In a phone interview with FOX Sports Florida on Wednesday, the free-agent guard said it's certain he will depart Dallas. He said he's still "solidifying a deal" with the Celtics, although not everything is completed.
The Lakers get Steve Nash and the Knicks end up securing a multi-year deal with Jason Kidd. Kidd has decided to leave the Dallas Mavericks – that drafted him and where he finally won an NBA ring – and join the Knicks. The deal he was close to signing with the Mavericks was allegedly for [...]