Jason Kidd retires just two days after Grant Hill announced his retirement, and this is not the first milestone these two NBA point guards have shared during their 19-year career.
In 1994, they were the second and third overall picks of the NBA draft, and at the end of that season, they both shared the Rookie of the Year award. During their tenure they both played for four different franchises, sharing one team in common, but not at the same time. Kidd played for
Both Hill and Kidd are leaving the game while they still have years left on their contracts. Kidd’s contract with the Knicks has two years left on it, while Hill’s contract with the Clippers has one.
There is one big difference between them during their NBA careers. Hill never reached the NBA finals, but Kidd played in three, winning the championship once.
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In 2002 the Hornets franchise relocated to
If the name change is approved, it most likely wouldn’t take effect until the 2014-15 season.
Former NC State standout and number one draft pick, Mario Williams is suing his ex-fiancée, Erin Marzouki, for a 10-carat engagement ring estimated at $785,000.
The Buffalo Bills defensive end claims in his lawsuit that Marzouki never intended to marry him and she used him as a means to his money. In addition to the ring, Williams purchased $230,000 worth of “luxury items” for Marzouki, and he also gave her an American express card that she used to ring up $108,000 worth of charges within the year.
Williams proposed to Marzouki in February 2012 while he was still living in
and with the Houston Texans. Under
marriage will not happen, Williams wants the ring back, but Marzouki refuses to return it.