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Old 12-03-2007, 08:25 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default No Comment On Extension Talk for Kidd

I hope to hell Kidd wasn't asking for a one year, $24 million dollar deal. Maybe 5 years ago I would consider something of that magnitude, but at 34 ... you've got to be kidding me. :mad:

Originally Posted by New York Daily News
Kidd denied a published report that said he was turned down when he asked for a one-year, $24 million extension recently. Kidd, who claimed he never asked for it, also was noncommittal when asked if he would like to extend his current deal, which expires after next season.
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Originally Posted by New York Post
Technically, that may be true as Kidd's representatives did the talking. One source maintained management rejected a bid for a one-year, $13 million extension, offering instead $10 million.
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Originally Posted by Newark Star-Ledger
Rod Thorn would not discuss the report in The Star-Ledger that he turned down a request from Jason Kidd's agent for a contract extension for the 2009-2010 season, saying he doesn't comment on contract negotiations. But he did say he thought everything was fine with Kidd. "As far as I know," he said. Kidd said he didn't ask for the extension.

"Extension?" he said. "I haven't asked for anything."
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