Move over 1995-96 Chicago Bulls, there's a new record-setting NBA regular-season team. The Golden State Warriors finished the campaign 73-9 Wednesday night with a 125-104 win over the Memphis Grizzlies.
In beating the Bulls' previous record by one victory, the Warriors also become the first team in NBA history not to lose a double-digit number of games in an 82-game schedule.
|2015-16 Golden State Warriors||73-9||?|
|1995-96 Chicago Bulls||72-10||Won NBA title|
|1996-97 Chicago Bulls||69-13||Won NBA title|
|1971-72 Los Angeles Lakers||69-13||Won NBA title|
|1966-67 Philadelphia 76ers||68-13||Won NBA title|
They complete the season with a .890 winning percentage, six full games ahead of the next best team in the Western Conference, the San Antonio Spurs.
"The team held itself to a high standard throughout the season, playing with purpose every night and captivating fans around the world with its free-flowing style, spectacular shooting and flair for the dramatic," NBA commissioner Adam Silver congratulated the team in a release. "Kudos to the entire Warriors organization."