• Kidd: D-Will was 'very close' to joining Mavs

    Summary of 2 articles · Updated Jul 5, 2012
    "Honestly, it came down to the roster," Kidd said. The source said the deal is not completed, but barring any snags, Kidd will close out his career alongside Dirk Nowitzki. Reeling from Williams' rejection, the Mavs' front office quickly shifted gears and engaged Nash, who left Dallas in the summer of 2004 to accept a lucrative free-agent deal with the Suns, and they also targeted Knicks restricted free agent Jeremy Lin. Williams, the prized free agent, was said to be torn between re-signing with the Brooklyn-bound Nets, a move he finds exciting, or playing near friends and family for his hometown Mavericks alongside superstar Dirk Nowitzki.
    Source: ESPN.com
    • Source: Kidd close to deal to stay with Mavs

      Dallas guard Jason Kidd is closing in on a multiyear deal to stay with the Mavericks, a source close to the situation said.
      Source: ESPN.com

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