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Kidd Signs Extension With Suns

May 26, 2000

PHOENIX (AP) _ Point guard Jason Kidd has signed a one-year contract extension with the Phoenix Suns, assuring he’ll be with the team through the 2003-04 season.

Kidd won the NBA assists title the past two seasons and led the league’s guards in rebounding. His 9.3 career assist average is fourth on the all-time NBA list.

The Suns acquired Kidd in a 1996 trade with Dallas. Since joining the Suns, he has been a two-time All-Star.

This season, his sixth in the NBA, Kidd averaged 14.3 points, 10.1 assists, a career high 7.2 rebounds and 2.0 steals. He had five triple-doubles.

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