Report: Jason Kidd Arrested on Suspicion of Drunk Driving in Southampton [UPDATE]

According to the Southampton Patch, New York Knicks guard Jason Kidd was arrested early this morning on suspicion of Driving While Intoxicated [Update: After crashing into a telephone pole].

Details are still emerging, but Southampton Town police confirmed that the basketball star was arrested during the midnight shift.

Kidd, 39, was arraigned on a misdemeanor DWI charge on Sunday morning in Southampton Town Justice Court and released on his own recognizance.

Kidd just signed a three-year $9.5 million deal with the Knicks on Thursday.

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[Update: The reporter, Taylor Vecsey, is the daughter of NBA columnist Peter Vecsey.]

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