For Now, Jason Kidd Is The Mavericks’ Point Guard of the Future

December 1st, 2009 by Alex McVeigh Leave a reply »
This summer, the Mavs' front office repeatedly said that re-signing Jason Kidd was priority No. 1. Some (at the risk of sounding like a Kobe fan, I'll call this group the "haters") thought that it was a face-saving move by owner Mark Cuban that the Mavs had to retain Kidd's services in order to make it seem like they didn't give Devin Harris away for a year-and-a-half of disappointing basketball.

After the Mavs got into a little bit of a bidding war with the New York Knicks, they ended up offering the 36-year-old point guard a three-year deal.

It was a strange move, even for the Mavs faithful, because even though the front office declared objective No. 1 "accomplished," we still had the same point guard we had last year, nothing had changed; enter the haters.

The haters are saying that the Mavs should have let Jason Kidd go and that they should have gone after someone else; that Kidd is too old to be at the helm of a contender.

Well, those people are idiots. Jason Kidd is the best point guard the Mavs could realistically have right now.

Did I wait until Kidd had one of his best performances of the season last night against ...

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