The Golden State Warriors did the impossible. They beat the San Antonio Spurs at the AT&T Center in Texas, after failing to achieve the feat in two decades. They have the same record now with the Chicago Bulls 1995-96 record of 72-9. The Warriors are now just one win away from the momentous accomplishment and top Michael Jordan’s Bull’s record.
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The Warriors after their lose to Boston had to win all of their remaining four games to achieve the incredible record. They are now just left with one after Sunday night’s stupendous victory.
“We can get to 73,” forward Draymond Green said. “That’s the significance for me of 72.”
As per the official NBA reports, Steph Curry scored 37-points to help beat the Spurs 92-86. “Obviously, we’re in the moment, enjoying the ride,” Curry said. “The goal is to win a championship. That’s the goal. But we put ourselves in a great position to end the season with a win and do something no team has done in the history. That’s an amazing accomplishment.”
“They just exploded,” Spurs forward David West said. “Steph just took over the game. We weren’t able to get to him, keep bodies in front of him.”
A lot of records were shattered on Sunday. The Warriors also brought an end to the Spur’s dream home run in Texas which eventually paved the way for the historic record.
The Warriors beat the Spurs 112-101 last week
The defending champions will host the Memphis Grizzlies to finish their regular season on Wednesday.
As per the ESPN reports, NBA also released a “Chicago Bulls 72-10 Mixtape” from the 1995-1996 Season.
Here is the record breaking 72-10 season mixtape of the 1995-1996 Chicago Bulls.
A lot is at stake in Memphis-Warriors’ Wednesday night’s game. Stay tuned for more updates on the upcoming clash.