Jason Kidd Research Paper

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G- Jason Kidd: 2001-2008 From 2001 until his departure in 2008, Jason Kidd was the face of the New Jersey Nets’ franchise. Not only was he the team’s best player but he was also among the best point guards in the entire NBA. During his time in New Jersey, Kidd developed into a much more complete player, emerging as one of the best three-point shooters in the league. Kidd finished in the top five of made three point field goals during his tenure in New Jersey. Night in and night out Kidd was also a threat to record triple-double, leading the NBA in triple-doubles during his tenure with the Nets. Kidd was a five-time All-Star while with the Nets and was a member of three All-NBA Teams (2x First Team, 1x Second Team). His best season came…show more content…
While with the Nets, Jefferson averaged 17.4 points, 5.4 rebounds, and 3.0 assists per game. The Nets made six playoff appearances, including two trips to the NBA…show more content…
Jefferson’s best season came during the 2005-2006 season, a season in which he averaged 19.5 points, 6.8 rebounds, and 4.0 assists. His PER of 18.9 is a career high for Jefferson. F- Buck Williams: 1981-1989 Behind Jason Kidd, Buck Williams has had the best career of the NBA’s iteration of the New Jersey/Brooklyn Nets franchise. He’s the franchises all-time leader in games played, minutes played, made field goals, made free throws, total rebounds, and points scored. During his eight seasons in New Jersey, Williams was a three-time All-Star and was the team’s best player. He was a member of the All-NBA Second Team in 1983. He led them to the playoffs five times. Williams consistently played in 82 games, doing so five of his eight seasons. He played no fewer than 74 games in any of his seasons with the team. He may not have been the greatest individual talent, but given his longevity with the team, and overall standing in terms of team statistics, Williams deserves a spot on the Nets’ All-NBA First Team. C- Brook Lopez:
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