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Miami Heat center Hassan Whiteside turned in a remarkable performance in Sunday's 96-84 win over the Chicago Bulls, becoming the first player in franchise history to record a triple-double that includes blocks, per ESPN Stats and Info.

Whiteside recorded 14 points, 13 rebounds and 12 blocks over just 24 minutes, 37 seconds to set a new NBA record for fewest minutes played in a game with 10 points, 10 rebounds and 10 blocks, per NBA.com/Stats.

He also logged the second-fewest minutes in a 12-block game, behind only Manute Bol's 12-block performance over 23 minutes in 1986-87, per NBA.com/Stats.

Furthermore, Whiteside became the first player since Shawn Bradley in 1997-98 to record 12 or more points, rebounds and blocks in the same game, per ESPN Stats & Info.

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With Sunday's 112-100 win over the Minnesota Timberwolves, the Atlanta Hawks became the 10th team in NBA history to win 30 or more games in a 32-game stretch, per ESPN Stats & Info.

The victory extended Atlanta's franchise-record winning streak to 16 games, after the team broke the record with Friday's 103-93 victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder.

Following a modest 8-6 start to the season, Atlanta started its run of dominance with a nine-game winning streak from Nov. 28 to Dec. 12, before losing a 100-99 nailbiter to the Orlando Magic on Dec. 13.

Just two days later, the Hawks started a five-game winning streak, which ended Dec. 26 with a surprising 107-77 home loss to the Milwaukee Bucks.

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New York Islanders forward John Tavares tied an NHL All-Star Game record with his four goals in Sunday's 17-12 victory for Team Toews over Team Foligno, per ESPN Stats & Info.

In a game that featured 29 goals on 92 shots, Tavares was one of eight players to score multiple goals and one of just six skaters (out of 35) to finish without an assist.

He found twine once during the first period and once in the third, with a pair of goals during a second period that featured 11 between both teams.

Despite tying an All-Star Game record held by five other players, Tavares did not earn MVP honors, which instead went to Columbus Blue Jackets forward Ryan Johansen, who tallied two goals and two assists for Nick Foligno's team.

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The Cleveland Cavaliers set a franchise record for largest halftime lead Friday against the Charlotte Hornets, carrying a 75-40 advantage into the break, per ESPN Stats & Info.

The 35-point margin narrowly bested the previous record of 34, set back in 2008 against the Oklahoma City Thunder.

After jumping out to a 33-13 lead by the end of the first quarter, Cleveland outscored Charlotte 42-27 in the second quarter, giving the Cavs their sixth half with 75 or more points in franchise history, per Basketball-Reference.com's play index.

The franchise record of 79 points in a half was set in October 1979 against the Detroit Pistons.

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With Friday's 103-93 victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder, the Atlanta Hawks set a new franchise record by winning a 15th consecutive game, per ESPN Stats & Info.

According to basketball-reference.com's play index, the old record of 14 straight wins was set back in 1993-94, a season best remembered in Hawks lore for the team's decision to trade franchise icon Dominique Wilkins to the Los Angeles Clippers for Danny Manning.

This year's team is unlikely to have a similar shake-up, as the Hawks own a 36-8 record that puts them 6.5 games ahead of the Washington Wizards for the No. 1 seed in the Eastern Conference.

On pace for 67 victories, the Hawks have a good chance to best the single-season franchise record of 57, which was set in 1986-87 and matched in 1993-94.

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Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson scored 37 points in the third quarter of Friday's 126-101 win over the Sacramento Kings to set a new NBA record for most points in a single quarter, per NBA.com/Stats.

In one of the most memorable performances in league history, Thompson entered his historic quarter with a modest 13 points, having made just three of his nine field-goal attempts in the first half.

He didn't score his first points of the second half until he drained a mid-range jumper with nine minutes, 44 seconds remaining in the third quarter, but it was lights-out from that point on.

Thompson scored each of Golden State's next 17 points, with his 19-point streak only ending when he picked up an assist on a lay-up by forward Draymond Green.

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Chicago Blackhawks forward Marian Hossa scored the 474th goal of his career during Wednesday's 3-2 shootout win over the Pittsburgh Penguins to move into sole possession of 50th place on the NHL's all-time goals list, per Sportsnet Stats.

The 36-year-old winger reached the milestone just two minutes, 41 seconds into the second period, when his wrist shot from inside the left circle slipped through a crowd of bodies to beat Penguins goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury.

The power-play goal gave Chicago a 2-0 lead, with assists credited to Brent Seabrook and Brandon Saad.

Pittsburgh tied the game with a pair of goals later in the same period, but Chicago came out on top in the shootout, thanks to conversions from forwards Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane.

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Chicago Blackhawks forward Patrick Kane scored his 200th career goal during Tuesday's 6-1 win over the Arizona Coyotes, making him the 42nd American-born player to reach the 200-goal plateau in the NHL, per Sportsnet Stats.

Kane's milestone mark occurred three minutes and 51 seconds into the second period, when Kane fed the puck to Brad Richards on a two-on-two and then cleaned up Richards' rebound to extend Chicago's lead to 3-0.

Patrick Sharp was credited with the second assist on the even-strength goal, giving him a pair of helpers for the game.

Kane finished the night with a goal and two assists, bringing his season totals to a team-high 22 goals and team-high 29 assists.

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The Atlanta Hawks will face the Indiana Pacers on Wednesday with a chance to match the all-time franchise record of a 14-game winning streak, per ESPN Stats & Info.

Winners of 13 straight, the 34-8 Hawks have surprisingly emerged as the hottest team in the NBA, using the recent stretch of phenomenal basketball to build a five-game lead over the Washington Wizards for the top seed in the Eastern Conference.

And Atlanta hasn't just been beating up on bad teams, as eight of those 13 games were played against squads that are currently positioned to make the playoffs, with another two victories coming against a Detroit Pistons team that appears vastly improved since releasing current Houston Rockets forward Josh Smith.

The Hawks are heavy favorites to match the franchise record Wednesday night, as the 15-28 Pacers enter the contest in the midst of a five-game losing streak.

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With Monday's 99-92 victory over the New Orleans Pelicans, the New York Knicks ended a 16-game stretch of futility that represents the longest single-season losing streak in franchise history, per Sportsnet Stats.

Having last won a game Dec. 12, the Knicks benefited immensely from the presence of star forward Carmelo Anthony, who was playing his second game since missing six straight contests due to a knee injury.

Though still somewhat hobbled by his balky knee, the 30-year-old Anthony managed a game-high 24 points over 36 minutes, with nine rebounds, three assists, two blocks and a steal.

The other key contributor was 23-year-old rookie point guard Langston Galloway, who had 21 points, five rebounds and three assists in the fifth game of his NBA career.