QUESTION: What former Illinois star set the NBA record for most 3-pointers in one half five years ago today?

ANSWER: Deron Williams made nine 3s in the first half and 11 for the game to finish with 42 points for Brooklyn in a 95-78 win over Washington. The next season, Chandler Parsons of Houston broke Williams’ record with 10 second-half 3s in a loss to Memphis.