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Miami Heat guard Dwyane Wade moved into the top 15 of the NBA's all-time playoff scoring list, passing Scottie Pippen during Thursday's 96-92 loss to the Toronto Raptors in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals, per the Heat's official twitter account.

Wade otherwise had a forgettable performance, finishing with 17 points (on 17 field-goal attempts), six rebounds, three assists and five turnovers in 38 minutes.

Nonetheless he now has 3,655 career playoff points, leaving him 13 ahead of Pippen (3,642) and just eight behind Dallas Mavericks forward Dirk Nowitzki, who sits in 14th place on the all-time list.

Poised to pass Nowitzki during Saturday's Game 3, the 34-year-old Wade might even move into the top 10 by the end of the ongoing playoffs, though he'd likely need his Heat to advance to the Eastern Conference Finals, if not all the way to the NBA Finals.

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The Cleveland Cavaliers set a new NBA single-game record by making 25 three-point shots in Wednesday's 123-98 win over the Atlanta Hawks in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals, per NBA on Twitter.

The old record of 23 was set in the regular season by the 2008-09 Orlando Magic, then matched (also during the regular season) by the 2012-13 Houston Rockets, per ESPN Stats & Info.

The old playoff record of 21 three-pointers made was set by the Golden State Warriors on April 24, just four days after this same Cavaliers team tied the prior record of 20, per ESPN Stats & Info.

It comes as no surprise to see these kinds of records falling so often, as NBA teams have become increasingly reliant on three-point shots in recent years.

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Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James moved up a notch on the NBA's all-time playoff scoring list during Wednesday's 123-98 win over the Atlanta Hawks, passing San Antonio Spurs center Tim Duncan to take sole possession of fifth place, per ESPN Stats & Info.

James poured in 27 points to bring his career playoff total to 5,163, which puts him 17 ahead of Duncan (5,146) and just 87 behind fourth-place Shaquille O'Neal (5,250).

Third-place Kobe Bryant will likely be out of reach until at least next season, having recently finished his career with 5,640 playoff points, just 347 shy of all-time leader Michael Jordan (5,987).

It's seemingly just a matter of time before James takes the record for himself, as he's only 31 years old and hasn't missed out on the playoffs since his second season (2004-05) in the NBA.

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American Pharoah dazzled the masses last year, becoming the 12th horse to win the Triple Crown after spectators waited 37 years for the feat to be accomplished.

This year, Nyquist—the undefeated horse named after Detroit Red Wings forward Gustav Nyquist—is the odds-on favorite to win the Kentucky Derby.

But what are the horse's actual chances of winning at Churchill Downs? Will another so-called dark horse make an upset bid?

Watch as Stephen Nelson and Joe Kristufek of America's Best Racing break down the Derby field and the possibility of a Triple Crown performance in the video above.

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Pittsburgh Penguins goalie Matt Murray stopped 47 of the 49 shots he faced in Monday's 3-2 win over the Washington Capitals in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals, setting a new franchise playoff record for most saves in a non-overtime victory, per ESPN Stats & Info.

With Penguins mainstay Marc-Andre Fleury suffering a concussion March 31, the 21-year-old rookie took over as the team's primary netminder down the stretch, finishing his first regular season with a 9-2-1 record, 2.00 goals-against-average (GAA) and .930 save percentage.

Murray has carried that success into the playoffs, winning five of his six starts while posting a 1.79 GAA and .944 save percentage.

Fleury was actually available Monday for the first time since March 31, yet Penguins coach Mike Sullivan opted to stick with his red-hot rookie between the pipes.

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Toronto Raptors guard DeMar DeRozan passed Vince Carter to become the franchise's all-time leading playoff scorer during Tuesday's 102-96 overtime loss to the Miami Heat in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals, per Sportsnet Stats.

Despite reaching the milestone, DeRozan didn't have a particularly efficient outing, making just nine of his 22 field-goal attempts and four of his six free throws to finish with 22 points, six rebounds, four assists, a steal and two turnovers in 42 minutes.

He also struggled during a seven-game first-round series against the Indiana Pacers, averaging 17.9 points, 3.6 boards, 2.6 dimes, 1.6 steals and 2.7 turnovers, with a field-goal percentage of just 31.9 and a three-point percentage of 16.7.

Backcourt mate Kyle Lowry didn't fare any better, averaging 13.9 points, 4.1 rebounds, 7.6 assists, 1.3 steals and 2.9 turnovers while making just 31.6 percent of his field-goal attempts and 16.3 percent of his three-point tries.

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New York Mets pitcher Bartolo Colon earned his 220th career win in Monday's 4-1 victory over the Atlanta Braves, passing former Mets hurler Pedro Martinez (219) for the second-most wins by a Dominican-born pitcher in MLB history, per MLB Stat of the Day.

The 42-year-old righty struck out seven batters and allowed seven hits in eight scoreless innings, dropping the hapless Braves to 6-19 as the Mets improved to 16-8.

Colon has also enjoyed an excellent season from an individual standpoint, with Monday's outing improving his record to 2-1, his ERA to 2.56 and his WHIP to 1.14. He even has 28 strikeouts (and just three walks) over 31.2 innings, though he remains a lost cause at the plate with six strikeouts and no hits in nine at-bats.

Colon now needs just 23 more wins to match Juan Marichal (243) for the most by a Dominican-born pitcher, and while it's unlikely that he'll reach that milestone this season, Colon could get there at some point next year.

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Washington Nationals relief pitcher Jonathan Papelbon recorded the 358th save of his career in Monday's 2-0 win over the Kansas City Royals, moving into a tie with Troy Percival for 10th place on the all-time saves list, per Kyle Brostowitz of the Nationals' communications department.

Working almost strictly as a closer since his 2005 rookie season, the 35-year-old righty has converted save opportunities at an 88.4 percent clip, blowing just 47 chances in his 12 MLB seasons.

He also owns a 2.35 ERA and 1.02 WHIP, having maintained his effectiveness into the latter stage of his career.

Papelbon has converted nine of his 10 save opportunities this season, allowing three earned runs on 11 hits and a walk over 11.1 innings, giving him a 2.38 ERA and 1.06 WHIP that are close to his career marks.

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Washington Nationals second baseman Daniel Murphy recorded the 1,000th hit of his career in the sixth inning of Monday's 2-0 win over the Kansas City Royals, smacking a two-out, bases-empty double to straightaway center field off Royals pitcher Edinson Volquez, per MLB Stat of the Day.

Murphy got some help for his milestone hit, with the ball bouncing off the glove of Royals outfielder Lorenzo Cain, who arguably benefited from favorable home-field scoring to avoid an error.

The hit was Murphy's second of three in Monday's game, and he also had an RBI groundout in the first inning.

After spending the first seven years of his major league career with the New York Mets, the 31-year-old second baseman has proved to be an excellent addition for the division-rival Nationals, tallying 34 hits in 24 games (and 89 at-bats) for his new team.

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Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James earned the 120th playoff victory of his career in Monday's Game 1 against the Atlanta Hawks, passing Michael Jordan (119) on the NBA's all-time playoff wins list, per NBA.com on Twitter.

Coming out of a first-round sweep of the Detroit Pistons, a well-rested Cavs squad had its hands full Monday night, as the Hawks took an 88-87 lead with 4:28 remaining after trailing throughout the majority of the contest.

Cleveland outscored Atlanta 17-5 from that point on to earn a 104-93 victory that was a bit more difficult than the final score would seem to indicate.

Per usual, James was the leading force, tallying a team-high mark in points (25) and game-high mark in assists (nine), along with seven rebounds, five steals, a block and four turnovers. He only got to the free-throw line one time, but he more than made up for it by sinking 11 of his 21 field-goal attempts, including two of his four three-point tries.