New York Knicks: 5 Reasons Jason Kidd Would Be a Perfect Backup for Jeremy Lin

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New York Knicks: 5 Reasons Jason Kidd Would Be a Perfect Backup for Jeremy Lin
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With the free agent period now open, the Knicks are looking to make Jason Kidd the new back-up point guard for Jeremy Lin. 

Kidd is a realistic option for the Knicks since he recently expressed to Newsday how much he likes the Knicks’ current roster. 

"They've got a lot of studs. When you talk about Carmelo, Amar'e, they've got pieces that can help you win. So that helps."

Kidd has also stated before that Tyson Chandler, who left the Mavericks for the Knicks prior to last season, was one of his favorite teammates he’s ever played with. 

Since Kidd clearly has shown he has interest in joining the Knicks this offseason, the ball is now in team GM Glen Grunwald and coach Mike Woodson’s court to make it happen. 

Here are five reasons why Jason Kidd would be the perfect backup for Jeremy Lin. 

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