The Chicago Bulls may just have their all-time best NBA record swept away from them, as it is now being sought out by the Golden State Warriors after their win tonight against the Philadelphia 76ers. After tonight's win, Golden State simply needs to win seven of the last nine games.
The Golden State Warriors started out this season with a 24-0 run. Currently, after their win against the Philadelphia 76ers, Golden State sits at a 66-7 record, closely comparable to the Chicago Bulls during their record-breaking year of 65-8.
SportsLine's Projections show that the Golden State Warriors have a 72.2 percent chance of beating the Chicago Bulls' all-time record. CBS Sports shares some light on future game predictions that could give Golden State the new record.
- March 29: Golden State Warriors Vs. Washington Wizards
- March 30: Golden State Warriors Vs. Utah Jazz
- April 1: Golden State Warriors Vs. Boston Celtics
- April 3: Golden State Warriors Vs. Portland Trail Blazers
- April 5: Golden State Warriors Vs. Minnesota Timberwolves
- April 7 and April 10: Golden State Warriors Vs. Antonio Spurs
- April 9 and April 13: Golden State Warriors Vs. Memphis Grizzlies
So, how do the Golden State Warriors compare to the Chicago Bulls winning-record team? According to the chart provided by NBA, Golden State kept their perfect record through the 24th game, whereas the Bulls lost their first game on six against Orlando Magic. On the 24th game, the Bulls had lost two games in total.
During game 40, the Golden State Warriors started to lag behind the Bulls when they lost their 4th game against the Detroit Pistons. However, the Warriors held on to their wins for the next 11 games before losing their 5th game against the Portland Trail Blazers.
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