Free agent point guard Jason Kidd spurned the New York Knicks' recruiting attempts, closing in on an agreement Thursday to return to Dallas for three more seasons, according to a report from Marc Stein of ESPN.
Kidd will earn $9 million over the next three seasons in Dallas with a contract that will take him to the age of 42. He had been interested in joining Deron Williams as a package deal wherever Williams signed, but when Williams decided to re-sign with the Brooklyn Nets, the team and Kidd decided not to enter an agreement.
That left the Knicks and Mavericks as Kidd's two top remaining suitors, and he chose a return to the team with which he started his career and has played his four and a half seasons.
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