How Long Can Jason Kidd’s Game Hang On?

Kidd’s tank is running on fumes (Daily Knicks)

In Titanic, Kate Winslet promised Leonardo DiCaprio she would never let go.  Her assurance was meaningless.  In New York, Jason Kidd believes he can play effective basketball until he’s 42.  These are long odds, but the 18 year NBA veteran’s words hold more weight than his peers.  Kidd signed a 3 year, $9 million contract in July, hoping the Knicks would serve as a retirement home.

While Kidd is slated to come off the bench, his ability to make plays and stops is a crucial factor to New York’s upcoming campaign, because starter and fellow import Raymond Felton’s effort is questionable.  Their division features star point men Deron Williams, Kyle Lowry, Rajon Rondo and Jrue Holiday, so the 10 time NBA All Star will be eventually needed to slow them down.

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Eddy Curry’s Love For Comfort Food Outweighs His Love For Basketball

After 14 appearances with the Heat, Curry is a free agent (Getty Images)

According to various studies, the US adult population will be nearly 50% obese in 2030.  It would be safe to include Eddy Curry in the demographic. The 29 year old center is jobless, in part to a decade-long struggle with buffet addiction.  Curry’s avidity for food helped him cope with personal tragedies throughout his career, but he faces a crossroads after playing only 24 NBA games since 2008.  Following a failed tryout with Brooklyn in August, it’s now or never to contact Jenny Craig and resume filling buckets.

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