Yes, he said it. Yes, his agent and Rod Thorn have been talking about an extension, but no, it's not that simple. "Plain and simple. You're reaching for something that's not there." Yet. In interviews Saturday, Carter tried to take back what he said Friday about his contract. It's still up in the air. Of course, the past two games, so has Carter. He will have to stay up in the air for the Nets to agree to what he wants. Meanwhile, Magic GM Otis Smith admits he did express interest in "Fool's Gold" Carter.
- Despite scrutiny, Nets' Carter fierce, focused - Dave D'Alessandro - Star-Ledger
- Carter hopes he stays put - Fred Kerber - New York Post
- Carter to Nets: I want to stay - Julian Garcia - New York Daily News
- Isiah has Vin-sanity - Mitch Lawrence - New York Daily News
- VC hints he'd like to stay - Al Iannazzone - The Record
- Trade Talks - John Denton - Florida Today