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NBA legends Kidd, Houston visit Training Centre

Posted on 16 January 2013  - 18:29

Jason Kidd and Allan Houston took time off from New York Knicks' preparations for Thursday night's NBA showdown against Detroit Pistons to visit our new Training Centre on Wednesday.

NBA legends Kidd, Houston visit Training Centre

Kidd is one of the NBA's all-time greats and approaching 20 years at the top of the game.

He started his career at Dallas Mavericks in 1994 and enjoyed spells with Phoenix Suns (1996-2001), New Jersey Nets (2001-2008) before returning to Dallas in 2008 and winning his first NBA championship in 2011.

An incredible 10-time NBA All-Star and two-time Olympic champion with the USA (2000, 2008), Kidd joined the Knicks in July, 2012.

Houston played for the Pistons between 1993-1996 before joining the Knicks in 1996. He went on to play for nine seasons before a knee injury forced him to retire. Twice an NBA All-Star, he won Olympic gold with the US in 2000. He's now the Knicks' Assistant General Manager.

The pair enjoyed a tour of the Training Centre - prompting Kidd to say 'it makes me want to be a soccer player' - before watching the squad continue preparations for Sunday's huge match against Manchester United.

Look out tomorrow for more from Kidd here on tottenhamhotspur.com, plus @SpursOfficial on Twitter, Facebook, YouTube and Spurs TV Online...

Kidd in action for the Knicks against Dallas in November, 2012