The Golden State Warriors have toppled another record in what will go down as arguably the most decorated season in the 1995-1996 season by the Chicago Bulls.
Yesterday the Warriors notched up their 45th consecutive home win, breaking the record set by the Bulls, of 44. In the same game, reigning, defending MVP Steph Curry hit his record 300th 3 pointer for the season, the first time that has been done by any player ever.
With 21 games left to go before the regular season ends and the big dance starts, The Warriors sit at 56-6, can they catch the 72-10 record? Only time will tell. Have a look at the list of records they’ve already broken, in both the NBA and their franchise history, below;
Records broken by the Warriors this season:
Best start to a season: 24-0 (breaking the 15-0 record set by the 93-94 Houston Rockets and 48-49 Washington Capitols) – This also broke a 131 year old record of 20-0 by the 1884 St. Louis Maroons baseball team to stake their claim as having the best start to a season in all of professional American Sports.
2nd Longest Winning Streak in NBA: Dating back to the 2014-15 season, they ammased 28 straight wins, eclipsing the record of the 2012-13 Miami Heat.
Best Record at the All Star Break: 48-4
Best Home Record – 45-0
Best Road Start: 14-0, surpassing the 1969-70 New York Knicks, which also places them joint-third on the list for longest road winning streaks.
First time three players have been All-Stars: Steph Curry, Klay Thompson and Draymond Green were all selected for the Western Conference All-Star team in Toronto this season, the first time they’ve managed that.
Triple-Double Record: Draymond Green broke the record of 9, currently having amassed 12.
Made 3 pointers in a season: Steph Curry broke his own record of 281, currently sitting on 300
Consecutive Games with 1 3 pointer: Curry also broke Kyle Korver’s record of 127 striaght games with a 3, it currently sits at 132.
Made 3’s in a game: Curry tied the record of 12, set by Kobe Bryant and Donyell Marshall
Fastest Team to clinch a playoff spot: After defeating the Oklahoma City Thunder of February 27th, they broke the record, taking only 58 games to secure their place.