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Carter reaches 10,000 milestone

February 08, 2005 18:50 IST

Jason Kidd notched a triple-double and fellow All-Star guard Vince Carter poured in 43 points to reach 10,000 in his career as the New Jersey Nets rallied to beat the Philadelphia 76ers 107-97 in overtime on Monday.

Kidd had 22 points, 11 rebounds and dished out a season-high 16 assists to collect his 62nd triple-double and help the Nets extend their home winning streak to five games.

Carter, obtained in a trade with the Toronto Raptors earlier this season, became the 41st player to reach the 10,000 milestone. His final five points in regulation forced overtime.

To complete a productive night, Carter also contributed 14 rebounds.

The 76ers were without Allen Iverson, the NBA's leading scorer missing the game with flu.

Six Philadelphia players scored in double figures, led by 28 points from Willie Green.

In Atlanta, Antoine Walker collected 26 points, Tony Delk added 25 and Josh Childress had his first career double-double as the Hawks upset the slumping Los Angeles Lakers 114-108.

Childress recorded season highs in points (19) and rebounds (11) as the Hawks, last in the Eastern Conference, claimed only their 10th victory of the season.

Los Angeles almost erased a 29-point deficit, closing to 98-97 with three minutes

to play.

Kobe

Bryant, who continues to nurse a badly sprained ankle that has sidelined him for nearly a month, watched from the Lakers's bench.

Lamar Odom led the Lakers with 28 points and Tierre Brown added 27.

In Washington, Gilbert Arenas tied his career-high with 43 points, including 16 in the fourth quarter, to lead the Wizards to a 108-104

triumph over the Indiana Pacers.

Antawn Jamison added 24

points for the Wizards.

Jermaine O'Neal had 30 points, 13 rebounds and blocked five shots for the Pacers while Stephen Jackson picked up 29

points.

In Miami, Shaquille O'Neal posted 27 points and 14 rebounds and Eddie Jones scored 22 points as the Heat won 105-96 to hand the Golden State Warriors their 10th

straight road loss.

Dwyane Wade, the Heat's leading scorer, had 18

points as Miami seized its third consecutive win.

In Salt Lake City, Stephon Marbury grabbed 30 points, including eight in overtime, to help the New York Knicks edge the Utah Jazz 102-99 for their first road win in 10

attempts.

Utah's Gordan Giricek recorded seven points and his last two from the free-throw

line with less than a second to play sent the contest into overtime.

Andrei Kirilenko notched 25

points in a losing effort.

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