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A triple-double in basketball is one of the hardest stats to come by. Nearly every superstar pulls of the feat a handful of times throughout their careers, but many great players can go through lengthy dry spells without any triple-doubles at all.

After the performances he's been turning in as of late, Chicago's Joakim Noah is well on his way to both the 'superstar' and 'great' titles. In his last three games, Noah has recorded two triple-doubles, his most recent coming in last night's win over Detroit. He had 10 points, 11 boards, and 11 assists as Chicago powered to a 105-94 win over the Pistons. Things are looking up for the Bulls program, who suffered a setback earlier in the season with the injury of Derrick Rose. In their last 10 games, they're a solid 8-2, and they've got a firm grip on the second place position in the Central Division at 34-27.

Around the league, Sacramento's Isaiah Thomas, Washington's Trevor Ariza, and Denver's Ty Lawson also had big nights in kicks that you won't want to miss, so be sure to hit the gallery above for the full recap.

All this and NCAA men's coverage as March Madness approaches, plus a hat trick from Neymar in an International Friendly after the break.

Riley Jones is a freelance writer from Charlottesville, VA and a contributor to Sneaker Report. With an unshakable affinity for basketball and all things ’90s, he can be found on Twitter @rchrstphr.

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Neymar Pulls off a Hat Trick in the Nike Hypervenom Phantom

Shoe: Nike Hypervenom Phantom
Player: Neymar
Game: Brazil vs. South Africa
Key Stat: Goals at 41', 46', and 90' + 1'

$180

Neymar
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Neymar
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Isaiah Thomas
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Isaiah Thomas Goes Hard in the Reebok Kamikaze I

Shoe: Reebok Kamikaze I PE
Player: Isaiah Thomas
Game: Sacramento vs. Milwaukee
Key Stat: 25 points, 6 assists, 4 steals

$115

Isaiah Thomas
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Isaiah Thomas
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Ty Lawson
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Ty Lawson Leads Denver in the Zoom Soldier VII

Shoe: Nike Zoom Soldier VII
Player: Ty Lawson
Game: Denver vs. Dallas
Key Stat: 20 points, 7 assists, 6 rebounds

$100

Ty Lawson
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Ty Lawson
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Joakim Noah
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Joakim Noah Posts 2nd Triple-Double in Last 3 Games

Shoe: adidas adipureCrazyghost
Player: Joakim Noah
Game: Chicago vs. Detroit
Key Stat: 10 points, 11 rebounds, 11 assists

$80

Joakim Noah
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Joakim Noah
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Trevor Ariza
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Trevor Ariza Picks up Load for Washington in the Zoom HyperRev

Shoe: Nike Zoom HyperRev
Player: Trevor Ariza
Game: Washington vs. Utah
Key Stat: 26 points, 5 rebounds

$120

Trevor Ariza
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Trevor Ariza
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Tarik Black
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Tarik Black Shoots 9-for-9 in the Rose 773 2

Shoe: adidas Rose 773 2
Player: Tarik Black
Game: Kansas vs. Texas Tech
Key Stat: 19 points, 6 rebounds

$110

Tarik Black
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Tarik Black
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Shabazz Napier
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Shabazz Napier Rallies UConn in the Hyperdunk Low

Shoe: Nike Hyperdunk Low
Player: Shabazz Napier
Game: Connecticut vs. Rutgers
Key Stat: 26 points, 4 assists, 3 steals

$80

Shabazz Napier
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Shabazz Napier
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Russ Smith
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Russ Smith Fights Through Sickness, Drops 26 on No. 18 SMU

Shoe: adidas Englewood Custom
Player: Russ Smith
Game: Louisville vs. Southern Methodist
Key Stat: 26 points, 6 rebounds, 5 assists

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Russ Smith
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Russ Smith
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Riley Jones is a freelance writer from Charlottesville, VA and a contributor to Sneaker Report. With an unshakable affinity for basketball and all things ’90s, he can be found on Twitter @rchrstphr.

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