Jason Kidd has been doing things well for the Mavs in the playoffs, impressing his teammates with key performances on both ends of the court. It doesn’t matter if Dallas wins the championship or not, the Mavericks stellar point guard Jason Kidd said he has no intentions of retiring with one more season left on his contract. Odds.
The 38-year old Kidd says he’s feeling great and is trying to turn into the oldest point guard in NBA history to win a title. It would be his first ring in his 17-year career, and on Saturday he said if it happens it won’t make him retire either.
The Mavs and the Heat will square off in the NBA Finals on Tuesday night at the American Airlines Arena. This will be the third time Kidd reaches the Finals stage and first since consecutive trips in 2002 and 2003 with the New Jersey Nets. Scores.
Kidd is having a blast this postseason and it has been his most productive one too. Since rejoining the Mavs, the team that drafted him second overall in 1994. Kidd is averaging 9.9 points, 7.7 assists, 4.5 rebounds in 15 games, plus he has a playoff-high 33 steals.
Several of those steals have come against scoring machines Kobe Bryant and Kevin Durant. Kidd’s late-game defense against those two perennial All-Stars has arguably been his most impressive feat of the playoffs. Next on Kidd’s crunch-time defensive hit list could be Heat superstar LeBron James.
As good as this guy has been, the 2011-12 season, could be tough for Kidd to return as a 39-year-old going on 40. In the meantime let’s enjoy watching him play this magnificent final stretch performing at still a high level. Las Vegas odds.
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