Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

NBA: Cavs Make Record 25 3s, Top Hawks

Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

NBA: Cavs Make Record 25 3s, Top Hawks

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Kyrie Irving scored 43 points, LeBron James had 38 and the visiting Cleveland Cavaliers set the NBA regular-season record with 25 3-pointers as they turned back Atlanta's late rally to beat the Hawks 135-130 on Friday night.

After Paul Millsap's baseline jumper over James cut Cleveland's lead to 124-123, Kyle Korver who was traded from Atlanta to the Cavaliers on Jan. 7 hit the record-breaking 3-pointer to pad the lead.

Cleveland made 25 of 46 3s to break a record that stood less than three months. Houston made 24 treys in a 122-100 win over New Orleans on Dec. 16.

At halftime on Friday, the Hawks retired "Pistol" Pete Maravich's No. 44. He is only the fifth player in franchise history to have his number retired.

NOTEBOOK

Hawks to sign Calderon * Atlanta intends to sign point guard Jose Calderon to fill its open roster spot, according to several people familiar with the situation. …

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