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Kidd gets stitched up

Jason Kidd needed seven stitches to close a gash on the side of his head that opened in the first quarter of Sunday's game against Indiana.

Jason Kidd

Jason Kidd

#5 PG
New York Knicks

2013 STATS

  • GM7
  • PPG8.6

  • RPG2.3

  • APG3.1

  • FG%.594

  • FT%1.000

Kidd collided with Indiana guard and Brooklyn product Lance Stephenson. It appeared that Stephenson's tooth hit the side of Kidd's head, resulting in a sizeable cut.

Kidd initially wore a headband to cover the blood and returned to the court to shoot three free-throws. He then left the court to receive the stitches.

The 39-year-old returned to the floor in the second quarter, wearing the headband over the gash.