Jason was no ordinary Jersey Kidd

Former Nets share their favorite memories before No. 5 gets raised to the rafters

Updated: October 17, 2013, 8:28 PM ET
By Ohm Youngmisuk | ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- Not long after becoming a New Jersey Net in a draft-night deal, Richard Jefferson was driving around his hometown of Phoenix when he heard breaking news on the radio.

Jason Kidd had been traded from the Phoenix Suns to the New Jersey Nets. Meanwhile, in another part of Phoenix that late June day in 2001, while ordering carryout at a Taco Bell drive-thru, Kidd and his family learned that he had been dealt for Stephon Marbury.

The shockwaves were felt throughout Phoenix, ...

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