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Korver sets NBA three-point record

Kyle Korver set a new NBA record with a three-pointer for the 90th straight game to help the Atlanta Hawks beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 108-89.

Korver got the record out of the way early, sinking one from beyond the arc in the first quarter to beat Dana Barros' mark of 89 games set back in 1996.

Korver had 10 points in all, Al Horford paced the Hawks with 22 and Cleveland's Dion Waters led all scorers with 30.

Wesley Matthews scored 24 points and the Portland Trail Blazers sunk a team-record 17 three-pointers on their way to a 130-98 win over the Utah Jazz.

Damian Lillard added 21 points while LaMarcus Aldridge had 20 points and 15 rebounds.

James Harden poured in 34 points to lift the Houston Rockets to a 105-83 victory over the Golden State Warriors.

Dwight Howard backed up Harden's big performance with 22 points and 18 rebounds, while Stephen Curry led the Warriors with 22 points.

Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook combined for 54 points to help the Oklahoma City Thunder see off the New Orleans Pelicans 109-95.

Durant scored 29 and Westbrook added 25 as the Thunder overcame New Orleans for the ninth time in succession.

Khris Middleton's 29 points helped the Milwaukee Bucks beat the Washington Wizards 109-105 in overtime, while the Boston Celtics overcame the Denver Nuggets 106-98 and the Phoenix Suns were 106-97 winners over the Toronto Raptors.

There were also wins for the Charlotte Bobcats, the New York Knicks and the Los Angeles Lakers.