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Kidd grateful for latest shot at NBA title

After two career disappointments, ex-Net hopes his third appearance is the charm

Updated: June 1, 2011, 2:35 AM ET
By Ohm Youngmisuk | ESPNNewYork.com

Jason Kidd always figured he'd get another crack at the Larry O'Brien trophy.

He did what many thought was the impossible by taking the New Jersey Nets to not one but two consecutive NBA Finals appearances in 2002 and 2003. Surely Kidd had too many triple-doubles left in him not to get another crack.

"When you go back-to-back, you feel like you will be able to go back every other year," Kidd said in an interview with ESPNNewYork.com. "I didn't think it would be a drought as long ...

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