Nets to retire Jason Kidd's jersey before Heat game Oct. 17
SEP 09, 2013 3:55p ET
The Nets said Monday the ceremony will take place Oct. 17 before their preseason game against the Miami Heat.
Kidd led the New Jersey Nets to the 2002 and 2003 NBA Finals and is their career leader in numerous statistical categories. He ended his 19-year playing career after spending last season with the New York Knicks, and the Nets hired him as their coach in June.
He will be the sixth Nets player to have his number retired, following Julius Erving, Drazen Petrovic, John Williamson, Bill Melchionni and Buck Williams.