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Old 04-23-2014, 12:10 AM   #1
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Default Chris Paul or Jason Kidd?

Who would you take to start a franchise?

With Paul you get a 20/10 type of guy who's just as good a floor general as Kidd, with good defense.

With Kidd you get a walking triple double with great defense, and great leadership/intangibles/etc, but inferior in scoring.
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Old 04-23-2014, 12:13 AM   #2
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Default Re: Chris Paul or Jason Kidd?

Nothing wrong with CP3 but I'll take Kidd.
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Old 04-23-2014, 12:15 AM   #3
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Default Re: Chris Paul or Jason Kidd?

I actually can't even decide lol, leaning towards CP3 but Kidd was just a beast
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Old 04-23-2014, 12:16 AM   #4
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Default Re: Chris Paul or Jason Kidd?

How is this a question? I will take the guy who averaged a triple double in a playoff series..
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Old 04-23-2014, 12:18 AM   #5
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Default Re: Chris Paul or Jason Kidd?

Kidd. I know the stat nerds don't like hearing it, but his impact goes way beyond the box score.
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Old 04-23-2014, 12:20 AM   #6
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Kidd, better point guard.
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Old 04-23-2014, 12:21 AM   #7
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Default Re: Chris Paul or Jason Kidd?

Kidd vs Miller playoff duel

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q51UYp0fRjs

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Default Re: Chris Paul or Jason Kidd?

I'll take the one with the ring. Jason!
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Default Re: Chris Paul or Jason Kidd?

i'll take the non career playoff choker/loser
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Default Re: Chris Paul or Jason Kidd?

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Default Re: Chris Paul or Jason Kidd?

I'd take Kidd. Two straight finals appearances, even if you bring up the weak Eastern Conference at the time, is a pretty good feat. I think his vision and passing ability was better than CP3's. Just higher bball IQ in general, and that's saying a lot because CP3 has superior basketball intelligence.

But Kidd, he just had that 'it' factor.
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Old 04-23-2014, 12:39 AM   #12
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Kidd took less talented teams further. Kidd for many reasons
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Default Re: Chris Paul or Jason Kidd?

Chris Paul. Better scorer, passer, and just as good of a defender.
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Default Re: Chris Paul or Jason Kidd?

I think it's pretty close. I do think CP3 is a superior offensive player while Kidd is a better defensive player and a better intangibles.

Yeah Kidd averaged a triple double for a playoff run, so did Rondo.
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Default Re: Chris Paul or Jason Kidd?

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Chris Paul. Better scorer, passer, and just as good of a defender.

CP3 is not a better defender than Kidd, CP3 is generously listed at 6'0 where as Jkidd is a legit 6'3 1/2, 6'4. He was known for his versatility on defense, being able to guard the one and two, sometimes even the 3 position. He played some of the best defense I ever seen on Kobe when he was already old. Kidd had a stronger base, which allowed him to guard stronger guys while still being able to keep up with them on the court. JKidd was also a slightly better passer, he put the ball on the best spot possible for his teammate to score easier most of the time. You're only right about Paul being a better scorer but Paul < Kidd
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