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Russell Westbrook has a triple-double with at least 40 points in consecutive games. Michael Jordan and Pete Maravich are the only other players in NBA history to do that in back-to-back games.
The Hawks became the first team in the NBA to clinch a playoff berth by defeating the Rockets, 104-96. Atlanta rallied from an 18-point deficit, their second-largest comeback win of the season.
Kentucky outscored Georgia 25-8 down the stretch to win their 30th game of the season. The Wildcats are just the fourth team to start 30-0 or better since Indiana completed the last perfect season in men's Division I in 1975-76.
Virginia is the first school other than Duke or North Carolina to win consecutive outright ACC regular-season titles since North Carolina State in 1973-74.
NHL clubs made 24 trades, involving 43 players, prior to the trade deadline. Twenty one of the 30 teams made at least one deal.
Playing his first game against the Suns since his trade to the Heat, Goran Dragic scored 21 points in just 14:48 as Miami won 115-98.
Iowa State trailed by as many as 21 points in the second half before rallying to defeat Oklahoma, 77-70. It matched the Cyclones' largest second-half comeback since 1980.
Jahlil Okafor joined Luol Deng and Jabari Parker as the only players in the past 15 seasons with a double-double in the first game of the Duke-North Carolina rivalry.
Duke has won three straight OT games against UNC. It was the first OT game between the two teams since 2004.
Wayne Blackshear became the first Louisville player to foul out with 0 points, 0 rebounds and 0 assists since Andre McGee in December 2008 vs. Minnesota.
Cristiano Ronaldo scored his 73rd Champions League goal, which puts him two behind Lionel Messi's career record of 75.
Georgetown has won 10 straight home games against St. John's and hasn't lost to the Red Storm at home since 2003.
Amanda Zahui B. recorded 39 points and 29 rebounds for Minnesota in its win over Iowa. The last NBA player with the same line in a game was Moses Malone in October 1979.
Westbrook is the fourth player in Thunder/SuperSonics franchise history to win the All-Star Game MVP (Kevin Durant, Tom Chambers, Lenny Wilkens).
MVP Russell Westbrook scored 41 points in the All-Star Game, finishing just one point shy of Wilt Chamberlain, who holds the record with 42 points.
The Western Conference won the All-Star Game 163-158. The 321 combined points are the most in an NBA All-Star Game.
LeBron James (278 points) passes Michael Jordan and is now two points shy of Kobe Bryant in career All-Star Game scoring.
Zach LaVine is the first Timberwolves player to win the dunk contest since Isaiah Rider (1994). When Rider won, LaVine was not even born yet.
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