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Kidd was magician in New Jersey

Jason finished with Knicks, but his greatest feat was a revival across the river

Updated: June 4, 2013, 11:06 AM ET
By Ian O'Connor | ESPNNewYork.com

Jason Kidd would throw a lob pass clear over the backboard, or a no-look pass six feet beyond the reach of a New Jersey Nets teammate, and Lawrence Frank would scream at his point guard in the early moments of some nondescript game in January.

What the hell are you doing?

Only Kidd knew exactly what he was doing. He was intentionally committing a turnover in the first quarter so Kenyon Martin or Keith Van Horn or Kerry Kittles would run faster and jump higher in the fourth.

"I ...

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