Jason Kidd was arrested on Sunday morning after his 2010 Cadillac Escalade
struck a telephone pole and went into the woods.
Police were called to the scene following the single-car accident where Kidd was allegedly found intoxicated in the driver’s seat. Kidd was arraigned on a misdemeanor DWI charge on Sunday morning in Southampton Town Justice Court and released on his own recognizance.
Sag Harbor attorney Eddie Burke Jr. said he is representing Kidd and was on his way to speak with Kidd late Sunday morning. “We await further discovery from the district attorney’s office,” Burke said.
Kidd signed a three-year deal with the Knicks on Thursday for $9.5 million. As Patch also reported, Kidd bought a house last year in Water Mill, which is where the accident occurred.
Derrick Rose’s season-ending injury and surgery on his meniscus wasn’t necessarily a shock considering what we know about ACL recoveries — but most reaction was generally pretty dramatic, and “shocked” is a word that could describe it. For the first time in a while, basically every journalist, fan and commentator forgot about their fantasy teams or click-grabbing #HotSportsTakes and simply felt bad for the talent that any true basketball fan loves watching fly around the court like the ethereal phenomenon that Rose is.
It is quite the paradox indeed that a professional sports best ever player could, in fact, be its worst administrator. However that appears to be the case when it comes to Michael Jordan. Viewed by many as the greatest player to wear a pair of Nike’s or any other type shoe for that matter, it is quickly becoming the opinion of those same individuals that he is a terrible boss.
By R. Hoyal
When D. J. Stephens jumps, the record books ask how high. From his humble beginning in Killeen, Texas, D.J. has grown to a rising star in basketball. At his recent workout with the Brooklyn Nets, this 6’5” small forward leapt to the amazing height of 46-inches during his vertical jump. …