1. Celtics Win 1st Playoff Series Since 2012

    Fact: The Celtics beat the Bulls 105-83 on Friday night, giving head coach Brad Stevens his first series win in his playoff career and Boston its first series win since 2012 (Eastern Conference Semifinals vs...

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  2. Myles Garrett Became 1st Player from Texas A&M to Be Selected 1st Overall

    Fact: The Cleveland Browns selected Myles Garrett with the No. 1 overall in the 2017 NFL draft. He became the first player from Texas A&M to be selected with the first overall pick...

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  3. John Wall Had His 30th Game This Season with 20+ Points and 10+ Assists

    Fact: John Wall had 20 points and 14 assists in the Wizards ' 103-99 win over the Hawks on Wednesday night, his 30th such game this season with 20 or more points and 10 or more assists...

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  4. Los Angeles Clippers Now 1-11 in Game 5 When Series Tied 2-2

    Fact: The Los Angeles Clippers lost 96-92 to the Utah Jazz on Tuesday night, bringing their playoff record to 1-11 all time in Game 5 if the series is tied 2-2...

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  5. Eric Thames Ties Milwaukee Brewers April Home Run Record

    Milwaukee Brewers first baseman Eric Thames recorded his ninth and 10th home runs of the season Monday evening against the Cincinnati Reds , becoming just the second player in franchise history to total double-digit homers in April, per ESPN...

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  6. Warriors Complete 3rd Sweep in a Best-of-7 Series in Franchise History

    Fact: The Warriors swept the Blazers on Monday night with a 128-103 victory, their third sweep in a best-of-seven series in franchise history (1975 NBA Finals versus the Washington ...

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  7. LeBron James Has Won 21 Consecutive 1st-Round Games, Includes 5 Straight Sweeps

    Fact: The Cleveland Cavaliers swept the Indiana Pacers with a 106-102 victory on Sunday. Teams led by LeBron James have won 21 consecutive first-round games and swept each of their past five first-round series...

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  8. Marc Gasol Makes Grizzlies History with Game-Winning Shot vs. Spurs in Game 4

    Fact: Marc Gasol hit the game-winner in the Memphis Grizzlies' 110-108 overtime victory over the San Antonio Spurs on Saturday night. His shot was the first go-ahead field goal with under 10 seconds left in Memphis postseason history...

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  9. Isaiah Thomas Had More Assists in Game 3 Than in Games 1 and 2 Combined

    Fact: In the first two games of the Chicago Bulls - Boston Celtics NBA playoff series, Isaiah Thomas had a total of eight assists. In Boston's 104-87 win over Chicago on Friday night, Thomas had nine...

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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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  21. 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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  22. 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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  23. 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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  24. 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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  25. 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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