A record NBA outburst: 5 games of 43 or more on the same day

Indiana Pacers guard Buddy Hield, left, douses guard Tyrese Haliburton (0) after the team’s NBA basketball game against the Miami Heat on Friday in Miami. Haliburton hit a 3-pointer with 2 seconds left. (AP Photo/Jim Rassol)

The NBA went into Christmas with a night like none other.