Jason Kidd

Jason Kidd Arrested for DWI

The Knicks player crashed his SUV while intoxicated behind the wheel

Jason Kidd

New Knick Jason Kidd was arrested Sunday morning for driving while intoxicated in Southhampton, New York. Around 1:45 a.m. Kidd crashed his car into a telephone pole in the upstate vacation town, alerting police. After being released from the hospital with minor injuries, the 39-year-old point guard was taken to the local station for booking. 

The 18-year veteran and oldest player in the NBA signed a three-year $9.5 million contract with New York in July. Kidd, who has a history of alcohol abuse, reportedly stopped drinking in 2001 after going through anger management therapy  — court mandated after Kidd was charged with abusing his then wife. The team had no immediate comment about Kidd's arrest.

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