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Jason Kidd

Pleads GUILTY

in Drunk Driving Case

7/16/2013 9:05 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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Former NBA star Jason Kidd just pled guilty to drunk driving in New York ... but the Brooklyn Nets coach won't spend a single day behind bars.

As we previously reported, Kidd was arrested on July 15, 2012 ... after crashing his Cadillac SUV into a telephone poll around 2am. Cops say he reeked of booze.

In the hours leading up to the crash, Kidd was partying at a club and appeared so drunk, he had to be carried out of the place.

This morning, Kidd pleaded guilty to one count of misdemeanor DWI (driving while intoxicated) ... and was placed on interim probation. Kidd was also ordered to speak to high school students in Long Island about the dangers of driving drunk.

FYI -- "interim probation" is a voluntary version of regular probation. Bottom line -- if Kidd violates his probation, the judge can still throw his ass in jail.

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12 COMMENTS

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1.

KicksandGiggles    

What moron would carry a drunk buddy to a car to drive? If he is too drunk to walk, his azz is too drunk to drive!!

375 days ago
2.

Brett Cox    

Think you meant telephone POLE not POLL, good job editor. LOL

375 days ago
3.

DDTDAJOM    

Trayvon was a gay basher

375 days ago
4.

Donka Do Ball    

Who? We aren't interested in a story that doesn't include a black, a gay, and/or a Kardashian.

375 days ago
5.

Pudding Tang    

It's telephone 'pole' iddyoutts

375 days ago
6.

jeff    

I guess no one else noticed the "brewers" hat Jason Kidd has on in the photo. How ironic for a DUI story.

375 days ago
7.

AnnaR    

Take a taxi, hire a driver - why do people insist on getting so drunk you can't walk and then try and drive. smh

375 days ago
8.

Sassy    

Who carried him out drunk and to his car? That's just bananas! He should've been shoved into a taxi and picked up his car the next day. He could've killed someone.

374 days ago
9.

Susanlsmith    

I'm so disgusted by the free pass people with fame and money get. Separate set of rules apply to them. The rest of us would be serving hard time

374 days ago
10.

Happy    

If he had ta be carried out of a bar, why the hell would somebody that carried him out, let him drive or not call a cab?? But lets reward him with a big contract to become a first time NBA coach! Good lesson for the kids!

374 days ago
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just another reason we need these http://snip.ps/5XD

372 days ago

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