Jason “Da Bomb” Kidd Attends a Fan’s Birthday Party 14 Years After Being Invited

Published on May 19th, 2015 by Astramskas, David | 1,154 views


Better late than never right? In 2001, 10 year basketball fan Daniel Marks wrote a letter to his favorite basketball player in the NBA, Jason “Da Bomb” Kidd of the New Jersey Nets, and asked for some tips, an autograph, his teammates autograph and for him to show up to his upcoming birthday party.

As expected, the leagues best point guard and the Nets didn’t show up to his party (or the NBA Finals vs the Lakers), but 14 years later, guess what the Kidd did (reference for the B-Ball’s Best Kept Secret fans)?

If you are wondering how or why this happened.  Daniel is now an employee of the Bucks which is where Kidd coaches so you can connect the dots.

In honor of Daniel’s birthday, here’s a top 10 plays list that would have made Daniel go crazy a decade ago.

Source: Bleacher Report


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David Astramskas,

Aka VincentDa & RedApples fka Expiredpineapples. My alter-ego is a digital-marketing guy in Houston. Won editing awards & created obsolete flash websites that have been featured in mags like Sports Illustrated. Studied film & women at FSU during the golden age of hip-hop. Collects records, laserdiscs, sports memorabilia & toys. Father of 2 daughters that are more athletic and popular on YouTube.

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