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PHOTO: ÀLEX CAPARRÓS - FCB

The two three-pointers that Juan Carlos Navarro scored against Blancos de Rueda de Valladolid meant he became the second highest scorer of three pointers in the ACB level with Velimir Perasovic (882 triples).

The Catalan has achieved the record in 487 ACB games, which means he averages 1.81 three-point shots per game. Navarro is one step closer to Alberto Herreros' all-time record of 1,233 triples in 654 games, an average of 1.89 a game. If Navarro keeps up his current rate of scoring, he'll need five more seasons to catch Herreros.

Close to Euroleague record

Navarro may also reach another important milestone in his career this week, as he closes in on becoming the highest all-time scorer of the Euroleague. He needs just 13 more points to catch Marcus Brown (2.715 points). Players such as Nikola Vujcic (2.444), Jaka Lakovic (2.409) and JR Holden (2.388) are still a way behind the Barça man.

Navarro is averaging 12.4 points a game in the first five matches of this season's Euroleague and if he can just beat that in front of the home crowd at the Palau, the record will be his.

Making his mark in the NBA

Navarro's record scoring feats have been achieved with the only team he's played for in Europe –Barça- In his only season in the NBA, with the Memphis Grizzlies, La Bomba also made his mark, just missing out on becoming the rookie with most three pointers in a season, falling two short of Kerry Kittles' record of 158.

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