Jason Kidd through the years

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Just two days after fellow 1994-95 co-Rookie of the Year Grant Hill retired from basketball, former Dallas, Phoenix, New Jersey and New York point guard Jason Kidd announced his own retirement. Now Kidd has entered the world of coaching and is in his first season as the head coach of the Brooklyn Nets.

Brooklyn Nets head coach Jason Kidd, right, argues a call with referee Eddie F. Rush, left, during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Charlotte, N.C., Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2013. The Bobcats won 95-91. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
Brooklyn Nets head coach Jason Kidd, right, argues a call with referee Eddie F. Rush, left, during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Charlotte, N.C., Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2013. The Bobcats won 95-91
Brooklyn Nets head coach Jason Kidd, right, argues a call with referee Eddie F. Rush, left, during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Charlotte, N.C., Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2013. The Bobcats won 95-91. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
2 May 2000: Jason Kidd #32 of the Phoenix Suns looks up at the hoop during the NBA Western Conference Playoffs Round One Game against the San Antonio Spurs at American West Arena in Phoenix, Arizona. The Suns defeated the Spurs 89-78.
2 May 2000: Jason Kidd #32 of the Phoenix Suns looks up at the hoop during the NBA Western Conference Playoffs Round One Game against the San Antonio Spurs at American West Arena in Phoenix, Arizona. The Suns defeated the Spurs 89-78. NOTE TO USER: It is expressly understood that the only rights Allsport are offering to license in this Photograph are one-time, non-exclusive editorial rights. No advertising or commercial uses of any kind may be made of Allsport photos. User acknowledges that it is aware that Allsport is an editorial sports agency and that NO RELEASES OF ANY TYPE ARE OBTAINED from the subjects contained in the photographs.Mandatory Credit: Tom Hauck /Allsport
2 May 2000: Jason Kidd #32 of the Phoenix Suns looks up at the hoop during the NBA Western Conference Playoffs Round One Game against the San Antonio Spurs at American West Arena in Phoenix, Arizona. The Suns defeated the Spurs 89-78.
14 FEB 1993: A CANDID PORTRAIT OF CALIFORNIA GOLDEN BEARS GUARD JASON KIDD
14 FEB 1993: A CANDID PORTRAIT OF CALIFORNIA GOLDEN BEARS GUARD JASON KIDD
14 FEB 1993: A CANDID PORTRAIT OF CALIFORNIA GOLDEN BEARS GUARD JASON KIDD
Jason Kidd #2 of the Dallas Mavericks reacts on the bench during the NBA game against the Phoenix Suns at US Airways Center on March 8, 2012 in Phoenix, Arizona. The Suns defeated the Mavericks 96-94.
ËPHOENIX, AZ - MARCH 08: Jason Kidd #2 of the Dallas Mavericks reacts on the bench during the NBA game against the Phoenix Suns at US Airways Center on March 8, 2012 in Phoenix, Arizona. The Suns defeated the Mavericks 96-94. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
Jason Kidd #2 of the Dallas Mavericks reacts on the bench during the NBA game against the Phoenix Suns at US Airways Center on March 8, 2012 in Phoenix, Arizona. The Suns defeated the Mavericks 96-94.
Steve Nash #13 is held back by Jason Kidd #32 of the Phoenix Suns as Jaren Jackson #2 of the San Antonio Spurs moves in during the NBA Western Conference Playoffs round 1 game at the Alamo Dome in San Antonio, Texas.
29 Apr 1998: Steve Nash #13 is held back by Jason Kidd #32 of the Phoenix Suns as Jaren Jackson #2 of the San Antonio Spurs moves in during the NBA Western Conference Playoffs round 1 game at the Alamo Dome in San Antonio, Texas. The Spurs defeated the Su
Steve Nash #13 is held back by Jason Kidd #32 of the Phoenix Suns as Jaren Jackson #2 of the San Antonio Spurs moves in during the NBA Western Conference Playoffs round 1 game at the Alamo Dome in San Antonio, Texas.
Jason Kidd and Porschla Kidd at Sky Room on September 6, 2012 in New York City.
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 06: Jason Kidd and Porschla Kidd at Sky Room on September 6, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Steve Mack/Getty Images for Caravan)
Jason Kidd and Porschla Kidd at Sky Room on September 6, 2012 in New York City.
Jason Kidd #5 of the USA Basketball Men's Senior National Team dribbles against the Russian National Team during the USA Basketball International Challenge exhibition game at the Qizhong Arena on August 3, 2008 in Shanghai, China.
%SHANGHAI, CHINA - AUGUST 03: Jason Kidd #5 of the USA Basketball Men's Senior National Team dribbles against the Russian National Team during the USA Basketball International Challenge exhibition game at the Qizhong Arena on August 3, 2008 in Shanghai, China. (Photo by MN Chan/Getty Images)
Jason Kidd #5 of the USA Basketball Men's Senior National Team dribbles against the Russian National Team during the USA Basketball International Challenge exhibition game at the Qizhong Arena on August 3, 2008 in Shanghai, China.
Jason Kidd #2 of the Western Conference is welcomed by fans during introductions before the NBA All-Star Game, part of 2010 NBA All-Star Weekend at Cowboys Stadium on February 14, 2010 in Arlington, Texas. The Eastern Conference defeated the Western Conference 141-139 in regulation.
!ARLINGTON, TX - FEBRUARY 14: Jason Kidd #2 of the Western Conference is welcomed by fans during introductions before the NBA All-Star Game, part of 2010 NBA All-Star Weekend at Cowboys Stadium on February 14, 2010 in Arlington, Texas. The Eastern Conference defeated the Western Conference 141-139 in regulation. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)
Jason Kidd #2 of the Western Conference is welcomed by fans during introductions before the NBA All-Star Game, part of 2010 NBA All-Star Weekend at Cowboys Stadium on February 14, 2010 in Arlington, Texas. The Eastern Conference defeated the Western Conference 141-139 in regulation.
DALLAS, TX - MAY 05: Russell Westbrook #0 of the Oklahoma City Thunder takes a shot against Jason Kidd #2 of the Dallas Mavericks during Game Four of the Western Conference Quarterfinals in the 2012 NBA Playoffs at American Airlines Center on May 5, 2012 in Dallas, Texas. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)
Russell Westbrook #0 Of The Oklahoma City Thunder Takes Getty Images
DALLAS, TX - MAY 05: Russell Westbrook #0 of the Oklahoma City Thunder takes a shot against Jason Kidd #2 of the Dallas Mavericks during Game Four of the Western Conference Quarterfinals in the 2012 NBA Playoffs at American Airlines Center on May 5, 2012 in Dallas, Texas. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)
Dallas Mavericks guard Jason Kidd, right, drives against Sacramento Kings guard Isaiah Thomas during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game in Sacramento, Calif., Friday, March 9, 2012. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
Kings end 10-game skid vs. Mavs with 110-97 win
Dallas Mavericks guard Jason Kidd, right, drives against Sacramento Kings guard Isaiah Thomas during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game in Sacramento, Calif., Friday, March 9, 2012. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

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