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One, two, 500. With two homers in Tuesday's 7-2 win over Washington, Albert Pujols became the 26th player to reach 500 career home runs. Even more, he is the first to hit home runs 499 and 500 in the same game. After a shaky start this season, Pujols has been on a tear, blasting each of his eight HRs in the last 13 games. With Pujols likely nearing the tail end of his prolific career, it's a great feeling to see him add this milestone to his resume. Find out which cleats he wore after the break.

The action on the NBA Playoff front remained highly competitive and there's now four match-ups tied at 1-1. But in Chicago, the Washington Wizards were able to pull out another shocker, coming away with a 101-99 OT win and taking a 2-0 series advantage. After a lengthy postseason dry spell, the Wizards looked poised to make an impact in the east. Catch up on all of last night's games and the best shoes on the hardwood 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 pop culture, he can be found on Twitter @rchrstphr.

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Bradley Beal
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Bradley Beal Carries Offensive Load for Wizards in the Zoom HyperRev

Shoe: Nike Zoom HyperRev
Player: Bradley Beal
Game: Washington vs. Chicago
Key Stat: 26 points, 7 rebounds

$120

Bradley Beal
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Joakim Noah
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Joakim Noah Goes Off in Chicago's OT Loss

Shoe: adidas adiPure Crazy Ghost
Player: Joakim Noah
Game: Washington vs. Chicago
Key Stat: 20 points, 12 rebounds

$70

Joakim Noah
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DeMar DeRozan
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DeMar DeRozan Drops 30, Shoots 86% in the Kobe 9 Elite

Shoe: Nike Kobe 9 Elite
Player: DeMar DeRozan
Game: Toronto vs. Brooklyn
Key Stat: 30 points

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DeMar DeRozan
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DeMar DeRozan
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Jose Fernandez
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Jose Fernandez Strikes Out 14 Batters in the Spine Highlight ST

Shoe: UA Spine Highlight ST
Player: Jose Fernandez
Game: Miami vs. Atlanta
Key Stat: 8 IP, 0 ER, 14 K

$100

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Jose Fernandez
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Kyle Lowry
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Kyle Lowry Goes Hard in the PEAK K-Low II

Shoe: PEAK K-Low II
Player: Kyle Lowry
Game: Toronto vs. Brooklyn
Key Stat: 14 points, 9 rebounds, 6 assists

$88

Kyle Lowry
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Paul George
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Paul George Does it All in the Zoom Crusader PE

Shoe: Nike Zoom Crusader PE
Player: Paul George
Game: Indiana vs. Atlanta
Key Stat: 27 points, 10 rebounds, 6 assists, 4 steals

$110

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Paul George
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Albert Pujols
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Albert Pujols Joins 500 HR Club in the MVP Elite 3/4

Shoe: Nike MVP Elite 3/4
Player: Albert Pujols
Game: LAA vs. Washington
Key Stat: 2-4, 2 HR, 5 RBI

$145

Albert Pujols
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Albert Pujols
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Amir Johnson
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Amir Johnson Unloads on Brooklyn in the Air Jordan Retro III

Shoe: Air Jordan Retro III "Black/Cement"
Player: Amir Johnson
Game: Toronto vs. Brooklyn
Key Stat: 16 points, 9 rebounds

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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 pop culture, he can be found on Twitter @rchrstphr.

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