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.