Grownup Kidd

An inspired and reformed Jason Kidd leads the once hapless New Jersey Nets to their first finals

As the smallest guys in the NBA, point guards have a special need to be liked. And Jason Kidd is the Bill Clinton of point guards. He signs endless autographs, does tons of interviews, shows up at heaps of charity events, never trash talks on the court and tidies up the day before the cleaning service comes. For his initial date with his future wife, he must have been the only American male to suggest seeing How to Make an American Quilt--even watching it a few nights before so he could seem smart about it.

The people who truly love him...

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