Deron Williams, a kid from the Dallas suburbs, visited his Olympic teammate and idol Jason Kidd Thursday night in the Mavericks locker room, offering the Mavs point guard congratulations and, suggested ESPN Dallas, " trying to get all the knowledge he can from the 38-year old point guard who is just one victory away from his first NBA title".
The once and current Net point guards have a long history. Williams has said he modeled his game after Kidd The two were also teammates on Team USA, winning the gold medal in Beijing in 2008. And D-Will called J-Kidd after being traded to the Nets and taking on Kidd's mantle. Moreover, reports have Williams thinking about hiring Kidd's agent, Jeff Schwartz.
- Praise gets heaped upon Jason Kidd - Calvin Watkins - ESPN Dallas
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