Jason Kidd Will Consider Retirement if He Doesn't Get the Deal He Wants

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Jason Kidd's career is coming to an end and that end may come this offseason.

According to Sports Illustrated's Chris Mannix, Kidd will retire unless ihe gets a mid-level type offer.

At 40 years old, all Kidd could really command at this point is the veteran's minimum or a small exception. If that's all he gets, though, his NBA career will come to an end.

Tweets Mannix:

Hearing Jason Kidd isn't interested in playing for a vets minimum or small exception. If he doesn't get a mid-level type offer, he'll quit.

— Chris Mannix (@ChrisMannixSI) May 3, 2012

Don't forget, Kidd will be 40 next season. He has won a championship, established himself as one of the great point guards of all-time.

— Chris Mannix (@ChrisMannixSI) May 3, 2012

Kidd averaged 6.2 points, 5.5 assists, and 4.1 rebounds per game this season. His Mavericks currently trail the Oklahoma City Thunder 2-0 in Round One of the NBA Playoffs.

If he doesn't get the offer he wants from Dallas, I wouldn't be surprised if some teams out there are interested enough to sign him to that kind of deal. Miami could be an option if they can't land Steve Nash.

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