06/03/2013 04:08 pm ET Updated Jun 03, 2013

Jason Kidd Highlights: Point Guard Retires After 19 Seasons Of Astounding Passes, Assists (VIDEO)


Over 19 seasons in the NBA, Jason Kidd served up enough exquisite dishes to add a James Beard Award to all his hoops accolades. He fed his teammates in his various stops with seeing-eye bounce passes, soaring alley-oops and the occasional bowling ball pass.

The No. 2 overall selection in the 1994 NBA Draft, Kidd retired on Monday with the second-most career assists all time and the third-most career triple doubles.

From inbounds lobs to Lamond Murray during his days at Cal to alley-oops connections with Tyson Chandler during his final campaign with the Knicks, here are a few dozens of the most jaw-dropping, defense-dissecting passes that Kidd doled out:

WATCH: Classic Jason Kidd Passes