The 25 Most Versatile Players in NBA History

7. Jason Kidd

"Official" position: Point Guard
Other position(s) played: Shooting Guard
Career years: (1994-2013)
Career stats: 12.6 PPG, 6.3 RPG, 8.7 APG, 1.9 SPG, 0.3 BPG
Accolades: 1x NBA Champion, 10x NBA All-Star, 5x All-NBA First Team, 1x All-NBA Second Team, 4x NBA All-Defensive First Team, 5x NBA All-Defensive Second Team, 1995 NBA All-Rookie First Team, 1995 NBA Co-Rookie of the Year

The new head coach of the Nets was also an amazing player in his prime, as Jason Kidd often did his best Oscar Robertson impression in recording the third-most triple-doubles in NBA history, trailing only the Big O and Magic Johnson. Starring for the Suns and Nets between 1996-97 and 2006-07, Kidd was a driving force behind numerous championship contenders as he contributed 72 of his 107 career triple-doubles over that time period, easily the most in the league. Despite being just 6'4", Kidd was particularly strong on the glass, chasing down loose balls and running the break with the likes of Richard Jefferson and later Vince Carter, helping turn in highlight-reel plays on a nightly basis.

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