Heat’s Wade Thankful For Jason Kidd

Source: Tim Bontemps, New York Post

Heat_Dwayne_Wade_22Dwyane Wade has had many battles against Jason Kidd throughout their respective careers.

But besides playing alongside Kidd on the 2008 U.S. Olympic Team, Wade said before the Nets’ 86-62 preseason triumph at Barclays Center Thursday night his fondest memories of the future Hall of Fame point guard was giving a young Wade pointers during his early years in the league.

“Playing against him, I was a young guard coming in, a young point guard, and Jason would talk to me throughout the games early on, especially early in my career when I was trying to figure it out,” Wade said. “He kind of helped me out, gave me a couple of pointers … it was good. I needed that.