Jason Kidd career timeline: The path from NBA champion and Hall of Fame player to Mavericks head coach

Kidd's Hall of Fame playing career was unknown to Milwaukee Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo when he was his head coach. Kidd may not be as well known as some 2000s stars,

The 6-4 floor general was a great passer, defender, and rebounder. He had almost 100 triple-doubles and second-most NBA assists and steals. 

Kidd was a 1995 co-Rookie of the Year, 10-time All-Star, 6-time All-NBA, 9-time All-Defense, and 5-time assist champion. In 2011, he helped Dirk Nowitzki and the Mavericks defeat LeBron James, Dwyane Wade,

Kidd would join a select group of NBA players and coaches to win a championship as a coach for Dallas. 

Kidd was an All-American at Cal for two years. The Mavericks picked him with the second overall pick in the 1994 NBA Draft.

1 . Jason Kidd playing career timeline

He was named co-Rookie of the Year with Grant Hill in 1995 and made his first All-Star team in 1996 in his first two-and-a-half seasons in Dallas. During the 1996-97 season, 

Kidd went on to become a legendary point guard after the trade. He led the Suns to the playoffs all five years, but they only advanced once. 

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