Jason Collins had been feeling great and playing well of late, until he suffered a thigh bruise in Wednesday's game against New York. He is questionable for the Spurs Friday night. Meanwhile, Jason Kidd learned he will be getting some time off soon. David Stern chose Gilbert Arenas for the final all-Star spot. Kidd also will have the next few summers off, saying he has chosen not to play for Team USA.
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