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Kidd, Carter on the March to Milestones


Carter is 12 points away from breaking his own Nets' single season scoring record and 100 points away from being the first Net in their NBA history to record 2,000 points in a single season.

Carter's 46-point effort against the Wizards was his sixth 40+ point game this season, breaking the previous record of five, held jointly by him and John Williamson.

Carter is one 30+ point game away from tieing his own Net record for most 30+ point games in a single season. He has 23.

Carter has a chance to break the Nets' single season record of 158 three-pointers, held by Kerry Kittles. He has 142 and needs 17 over six games. Carter set the franchise record for most three-point field goals made in a game with 9 vs. Memphis in December.

Carter is the only Net to play in all 76 games this season. If he plays in all 82, it would be the first time since his second season, 1999-00, that he has played in all 82 games. He also played in all 50 games in the NBA's strike-shortened season of 1998-99. He would be the first Net since Kittles and Richard Jefferson in 2003-04 to play in all 82 games.


Kidd is currently averaging 13.4 ppg, 9.2 apg and 8.0 rpg. If he continues to average those numbers, he will become only the third player in NBA history to average better than 13, 9 and 8, joining only Magic Johnson and Oscar Robertson. After passing for the 8,000th assist of his career vs. Seattle on 11/13, Kidd became one of only two players, along with Johnson to record at least 12,500 points, 8,000 assists, 5,500 rebounds and 1,500 steals in their career.

Kidd, now third in assists per game, is virtually assured of finishing in the top five of assists per game for the 11th straight year, making him only the third player in NBA history to accomplish that feat, joining Bob Cousy (13 consecutive) and John Stockton (11).

Kidd's 11 triple doubles, a personal best, are eight more than Kevin Garnett, who's second in the league. That's the largest margin in his career. Last season, he had 8, Lebron James 6.

Kidd has 589 rebounds, six short of his personal best, set in 2001-02. He also has 679 assists. Although he won't get near his personal best in that category, 32 more in six games would give him the most he's had since 2001-02.