VIDEO: Jason Kidds Jersey Retirement Ceremony

Updated: October 18, 2013


[box]The Captain of the New Jersey Nets , Jason Kidd, had his #5 jersey sent to the rafters for perpetuity at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn last night while the team held a ceremony prior to the game against the Miami Heat.

Kidd played six and a half of his 19 NBA seasons in New Jersey and brought the floundering franchise to back-to-back Finals appearances in 2002 and 2003 and averaged 14.6 points, 9.1 assists and 7.2 rebounds per game.

As a Net, he was a five-time All-Star, and was All-NBA three times and All-Defensive team six times and owns franchise records for assists (4,620), steals (950), 3-point field goals made (813) and triple-doubles (61).

Kidd is now the sixth Nets player to have his jersey to be retired, following Julius Erving, Drazen Petrovic, John Williamson, Bill Melchionni and Buck Williams.[/box]

          [quote_simple] Here’s a look at the video of the ceremony:


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