New York Knicks point guard Jason Kidd intends to fight a charge that he was drunk when he crashed his SUV into a telephone pole in the Hamptons over the summer, his lawyer said Wednesday.

Kidd, wearing a navy pinstriped suit and tie, said “good morning” to reporters outside Southampton Town Court on Long Island. But he didn’t speak as he stood, back straight, facing the judge during his brief procedural appearance.

When asked about the allegations, attorney Edward Burke Jr. told reporters, “We are defending that.”

– Reported by theĀ Associated Press