Former Nets star and future Hall of Famer Jason Kidd, 39, was arrested this morning on suspicion of drunk driving after crashing into a telephone pole in Southhampton, according to Sgt. Michael Burns of the Southampton Police Dept. More details below……………
According to NY daily
Kidd was the only person in his 2010 Cadillac Escalade at the time of the incident, and was treated for minor injuries near Kidd’s summer home in the Hamptons, according to police. Then later transferred to Southampton police station for processing, and then arraigned on a misdemeanor DWI charge. Which he was released after being charged.
Also Kidd signed a three-year, $9.5 million deal with the Knicks on Thursday. He was under the impression that he’d be backing up Lin in a mentor role, but the Knicks reached a deal for Raymond Felton on Saturday and indications are Lin isn’t coming back.
Kidd, a 10-time All-Star, led the Nets to back-to-back Finals appearances before winning a title with the Dallas Mavericks in 2011. Chose the Knicks this summer over the Mavericks.