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Toronto Raptors guard DeMar DeRozan set a single-game franchise playoff record with his 32 field-goal attempts in Sunday's 89-84 Game 7 victory over the Indiana Pacers, per ESPN Stats & Info.

Continuing a trend from throughout the series, DeRozan had another high-volume, low-efficiency shooting performance, making just 10 of the 32 field-goal attempts, including only one of his five shots from beyond the arc.

He did, however, sink all nine of his free throws, adding five rebounds, two assists, three steals and two blocks while only turning the ball over one time.

Despite his many misses, DeRozan became the first NBA player since Allen Iverson in 2001 (against the Milwaukee Bucks) to record 30-plus field-goal attempts and 30-plus points in Game 7 of a playoff series, per Sportsnet Stats.

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The Miami Heat defeated the Charlotte Hornets by a score of 106-73 in Sunday's Game 7 of their opening-round playoff series, marking the fifth-largest point differential (33) in a Game 7 in NBA playoff history, per ESPN Stats & Info.

It was also the largest Game 7 win in franchise history, topping any such victories from the team's four-year LeBron James era.

The rout was led by starting point guard Goran Dragic, who made 11 of his 17 field-goal attempts for a game-high 25 points, also adding six rebounds, four assists and a block, with only a pair of turnovers.

Other key contributors included forward Luol Deng—who had 15 points, eight boards and four assists despite attempting just nine shots in 27 minutes—along with center Hassan Whiteside, who recorded 10 points, 12 rebounds and a series-best five blocks.

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Though unable to get his team out of the opening round, Indiana Pacers forward Paul George did set a new franchise record for most points in a single playoff series, dropping 191 over the course of a seven-game battle with the Toronto Raptors, per ESPN Stats & Info.

George obliterated the previous record of 181, which was set by none other than Reggie Miller during a seven-game Eastern Conference Finals series against the Orlando Magic in 1995.

Indiana also lost that series, as Miller (25.9 points per game) and Rik Smits (18.3 PPG) were the only Pacers to average more than 14 points.

George felt an even larger burden in the series that just finished up Sunday, with his 27.3 points per game more than doubling the 13.6 averaged by Indiana's second-leading scorer, starting point guard George Hill.

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Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson stayed hot in Sunday's 118-106 win over the Portland Trail Blazers, becoming the first player in NBA history to make seven three-pointers in three consecutive playoff games, per the Warriors' official Twitter account.

Coming off two big performances to finish a first-round series against the Houston Rockets, the 26-year-old sharpshooter helped his team pick up right where it left off, single-handedly outscoring the Blazers 18-17 in the opening quarter of Sunday's Game 1.

The Warriors held a 37-17 lead at the end of the first quarter, setting a new franchise record for the largest lead (20 points) at the end of one quarter in any playoff game during the shot-clock era (since the 1954-55 season), per ESPN Stats & Info.

Portland did settle in and even threatened to make the game close a few times, but the Warriors are simply too good to blow such a commanding lead on their home court.

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The New York Yankees finished an abysmal first month from the batter's box by ranking last in the majors in runs scored during April for the first time since 1984, per Elias Sports Bureau (via ESPN Stats & Info).

With just 74 runs, the so-called Bronx Bombers finished with one fewer run than a struggling Atlanta Braves team that had a 5-18 record for the month.

To put this into perspective, the Braves notched just five home runs through the month of April and still managed to outscore New York (22 home runs).

Back in 1984, the Yankees overcame a slow start to rank fourth in the American League with 758 runs. The current squad may thus have some hope, even though it enters Sunday on pace for just 545 runs, with an 8-14 record to boot. 

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Pittsburgh Penguins centers Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin both made the 107th playoff appearances of their careers in Saturday's 2-1 road win over the Washington Capitals, tying Mario Lemieux for second place on the franchise's all-time list for playoff games played, per Sportsnet Stats.

Coming off a 4-3 overtime loss in Thursday's Game 1, the Penguins managed to flip home-ice advantage in their favor, pulling out a narrow victory to send the series to Pittsburgh tied at one game apiece.

The Caps allowed Crosby to put just three shots on goal and held him off the scoresheet, while Malkin had just two shots on net but was credited with the first assist on right wing Eric Fehr's game-winning goal, which occurred with only four minutes, 38 seconds remaining in the contest.

Crosby debuted in 2005-06 and has missed just one playoff game in his career, with the Penguins qualifying for the postseason in every year besides his rookie campaign.

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Toronto Blue Jays pitcher Brett Cecil recently became the first player in MLB history to be credited with five losses as a relief pitcher during the month of April, per Elias Sports Bureau (h/t ESPN.com).

The last reliever to lose five games in any single calendar month was former Oakland Athletics pitcher Brian Fuentes, who did so in May 2011.

Cecil finished April with an 0-5 record and 5.79 ERA, leading the majors in losses while sitting in a four-way tie atop the leaderboard for most blown saves (three).

Despite the early struggles, Cecil does have some positive numbers, as he's allowed just one home run (46 batters faced) and is tied for 14th in the majors with five holds.

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Colorado Rockies shortstop Trevor Story finished April with 17 extra-base hits, joining Joe DiMaggio (23 in May 1936) and Albert Pujols (17 in April 2001) as the only players since 1900 to record 17 or more extra-base hits during the first calendar month of their respective careers, per Elias Sports Bureau (via ESPN.com).

One of the biggest surprises early in the season, the 23-year-old Story was never viewed as a top-notch prospect, and he might not have even made the big-league roster out of spring training if not for Jose Reyes' absence in the wake of a domestic violence allegation.

Nonetheless, Story made history by hitting seven home runs in the first six games of his career, with six of those long balls coming in the first four games.

He's slowed down considerably since the season's first week, yet still managed to break Pujols' National League record of eight home runs by a rookie in April.

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The Philadelphia Eagles selected former North Dakota State quarterback Carson Wentz with the second overall pick in the 2016 NFL draft on Thursday, making him the first non-FBS quarterback to be drafted in the first round in eight years, per ESPN Stats & Info.

The last non-FBS quarterback to hear his name called during the first round of the draft was Delaware's Joe Flacco, who went 18th overall to the Baltimore Ravens in 2008. 

Wentz first jumped onto scouts' radars in 2014 when he threw for 3,111 yards with 25 touchdowns. During that same season, the 6'5", 237-pound freight train of a quarterback rushed for 642 yards and another six touchdowns.

Many critics have questioned how Wentz will transition from a non-FBS school to the NFL. Naturally, many of those critics also questioned Flacco's ability to do the same thing eight years ago.

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Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Jake Arrieta witnessed his home scoreless streak come to an end at 52.2 innings when he surrendered an RBI double to Milwaukee Brewers outfielder Alex Presley in the fifth inning of Thursday's eventual 7-2 Cubs victory, per Sportsnet Stats.

Arrieta's streak, unsurprisingly, is the longest of its kind by any Cubs pitcher in Wrigley Field history. 

Although Presley's RBI double was the only earned run charged to Arrieta on Thursday, the Cubs ace did walk four Brewers and allow three hits en route to his league-leading fifth win of the 2016 season.

Last year, he posted a 22-6 record to go along with a 1.77 ERA and 236 strikeouts on his way to winning the Cubs' first National League Cy Young Award since Greg Maddux in 1992.