Kyle Korver

Cavs make NBA regular-season record 25 3s, top Hawks 135-130

On a record-breaking night when Kyrie Irving and LeBron James combined for 81 points, it was fitting that the biggest shot belonged to Kyle Korver.

Irving scored 43 points, James had 38 and the 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, Korver — who was traded from Atlanta to the Cavaliers on Jan. 7 — hit the record-breaking 3-pointer.

"Kyle knocked it down when it mattered the most," said Atlanta's Tim Hardaway Jr. "That's why he's one of the best...