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Joe Harris overtakes Jason Kidd as all-time Nets leader in 3-point goal

With this shot, Joe Harris becomes the Nets; all-time leader in the 3-pointers achieved.

With his third 3 points on Wednesday night, Joe Harris became the Nets’ all-time leader in 3 points scored, surpassing Jason Kidd’s record of 813 3 points.

Harris hit the milestone with a corner 3 at 11:09 of the third quarter. It took Harris a total of 349 games to set the record – 157 short of Kidd.

Ahead of the game, Nets coach Steve Nash praised Harris for his dedication to his profession.

“He’s a sniper for a reason,” Nash said. “His dedication and discipline to do it every day is exceptional and that’s why he’s where he is. I don’t think anyone has thought when he was in high school or college that he would be the all-time leader of the Nets in 3 points, so it’s just a tribute to his dedication, to everything he’s willing to sacrifice to keep going to grow up as a player and be in that type of category.

The Nets’ top 5 snipers list, in terms of 3-pointers, now reads: Harris (816), Kidd (813), Kerry Kittles (687), Vince Carter (638) and Joe Johnson ( 516).

Harris, who has led the NBA with a 3-point percentage in two of the past three seasons, is the only player in Nets history to lead the league with a 3-point percentage and he also holds the career record. of the Nets for a percentage of 3 points. (44.1%).

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