1. Jimmy Butler Is Leading No. 8 Bulls to Historic Heights vs. Top-Seeded Celtics

    The eighth-seeded Bulls were barely hanging on a prayer as they made the 2017 NBA Playoffs, and sights were even dimmer as they had to face the Celtics . Now the tables have turned...

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  2. Russell Westbrook Sets NBA Record for Most Points in a Postseason Triple-Double

    Fact: Russell Westbrook had 51 points, 13 assists and 10 rebounds in the Oklahoma City Thunder's 115-111 loss to the Houston Rockets on Wednesday night, scoring the most points ever in a triple-double in postseason history...

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  3. Red Sox RF Mookie Betts Is MLB's King of Not Striking out

    Bleacher Report is your one-stop source for Major League Baseball. From the first pitch to the final out, Bleacher Report has you covered with the latest news and analysis you can't miss...

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  4. Bulls Became Second No. 8 Seed to Go Up 2-0 on a No. 1 Seed in Playoff History

    Fact: The Bulls beat the Celtics 111-97 on Tuesday night, giving them a 2-0 series lead. They became just the second No. 8 seed to go up 2-0 on a No. 1 seed in playoff history, joining the 1992-93 Lakers ...

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  5. King of Round 1: LeBron James Could Make History, Pass Magic with Pacers Sweep

    LeBron James has been a force to be reckoned with since entering the NBA . At 32 years old, he shows no sign of stopping and is ready to write his name in another history book...

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  6. Kyrie Irving Moves into 2nd Place All Time on Cavaliers' Postseason Points List

    Fact: Kyrie Irving scored 37 points in the Cleveland Cavaliers' 117-111 win over the Indiana Pacers on Monday night, passing Mark Price (818 points) for the second-most postseason points in franchise history...

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  7. Trey Mancini Joins 3 Other Former Rookies with Historical Home Run Binge

    Baltimore Orioles rookie slugger Trey Mancini finished Sunday's game against the Toronto Blue Jays 3-for-5 with two home runs, four RBI and two runs scored...

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  8. Celtics Become 6th No. 1 Seed Since 2003 to Lose Game 1 to No. 8 Seed

    Fact: The Boston Celtics lost to the Chicago Bulls 106-102 on Sunday night. No. 1 seeds to lose Game 1 at home have a 3-2 series record since series expanded to a best-of-seven ...

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  9. Raptors Are 1-11 in Game 1s in Franchise History, Including 0-9 in Opening Round

    Fact: The Toronto Raptors lost to the Milwaukee Bucks 97-83 in Game 1 of the opening round of the NBA playoffs Saturday. They are 1-11 in Game 1s in franchise history, including 0-9 in the opening round...

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  10. Cleveland Has Swept Its Opponents in the 1st Round Last 2 Postseasons

    Fact: The Cavaliers and Pacers open up the NBA playoffs on Saturday afternoon. Cleveland has swept its opponent in the opening round in each of the last two postseasons...

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  11. Pacers Can Upset Cavs in NBA Playoffs by Claiming Home-Court Advantage

    Indiana's diehard passion for basketball helped stimulate the Pacers ' home record enough to land them in the 2017 NBA playoffs as the No. 7 seed in the Eastern Conference...

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  12. Mets Star Yoenis Cespedes Notches 2nd Multi-HR Game of 2017 Season

    Fact: Yoenis Cespedes hit two home runs in the Mets' 9-8 win over the Marlins on Thursday night, his second game this season with multiple home runs. Last season, Cespedes only had one such game...

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  13. LeBron James Is Shredding the NBA Scoring Record Books

    LeBron James is defying the laws of age as the 32-year-old's nightly numbers only continue to grow with absolutely no signs of slowing down...

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  14. Giannis Antetokounmpo Is 5th Player to Lead Team in Pts, Reb, Ast, Stl & Blks

    Fact: Giannis Antetokounmpo finished the season leading the Bucks in points, rebounds, assists, steals and blocks...

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  15. Breaking Down the MLB's Hottest Starts of 2017

    The MLB season is finally underway, and the bats are already heating up fast. Check out who's off to the best start so far this season...

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  16. Karl-Anthony Towns Passes Kevin Love for Most Points in a Single Season

    Fact: Karl-Anthony Towns had 26 points for the Timberwolves on Tuesday night, passing Kevin Love for the most points scored in a single season in franchise history. Towns has 2,033 points this season...

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  17. Brook Lopez Became Brooklyn's All-Time Leading Scorer

    Fact: Brook Lopez had 25 points for the Nets on Monday night, surpassing Buck Williams to become Brooklyn's all-time leading scorer with 10,444 points...

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  18. IPL 2017: Top Run-Scorers, Wicket-Takers After Kings vs. Royal Challengers T20

    Kings XI Punjab defeated Royal Challengers Bangalore by eight wickets in the 2017 Indian Premier League on Monday...

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  19. Russell Westbrook Sets NBA Record with 42nd Triple-Double in 2016-17

    Fact: Russell Westbrook recorded his 42nd triple-double (50 points, 16 rebounds and 10 assists) of the season in the Oklahoma City Thunder's 106-105 win over the Denver Nuggets on Sunday night, setting a single-season record for triple-doubles...

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  20. Damian Lillard Scores 59 Points to Set Franchise and Career High

    Fact: Damian Lillard scored a career-high 59 points in the Portland Trail Blazers ' 101-86 win over the Utah Jazz on Saturday night, setting a Blazers franchise record...

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  21. Russell Westbrook Becomes 2nd Player in NBA History to Average a Triple-Double

    Fact: Russell Westbrook had eight assists despite the Thunder's 120-99 loss to the Suns on Friday night...

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  22. IPL 2017: Highest Run-Scorers, Top Bowling Figures, Strike Rates and More

    Rising Pune Supergiant defeated Mumbai Indians in the second day of action at the 2017 Indian Premier League, winning by seven wickets on Thursday...

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  23. Russell Westbrook Scores 40-Plus Points for 17th Time in 2016-17 Season

    Fact: Russell Westbrook had 45 points in the Oklahoma City Thunder's 103-100 win over the Memphis Grizzlies on Wednesday night, his 17th game this season with 40 or more points...

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  24. Russ Ties the Big O for Most Triple-Doubles in a Single Season in NBA History

    Fact: Russell Westbrook had 12 points, 13 assists and 13 rebounds in the Thunder's 110-79 win over the Bucks on Tuesday, tying Oscar Robertson for most triple-doubles (41) in a single season in NBA history...

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  25. Will Jordan Spieth Continue Incredible Masters Run?

    Jordan Spieth made his PGA splash two years ago when he snagged the coveted green jacket. After a late collapse in last year's final round of the Masters, he's back for vengeance...

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