Knicks' Kidd charged with DWI after Hamptons charity bash

Recent New York Knicks acquisition Jason Kidd has been charged with DWI after he drove his Cadillac into a telephone pole in the Hamptons area of Long Island, police say.

The 39-year-old point guard was found to be intoxicated at the scene of the crash early Sunday morning in Southampton, according to a police statement.

Before the accident, Kidd was seen partying at a charity event hosted by R&B singer Ne-Yo in the East Hamptons, the New York Post reported.

Kidd was treated for minor injuries at Southampton Hospital and was released Sunday morning after processing and arraignment at police headquarters.