The NBA's longest winning streaks

NBA's Longest Single-Season Winning Streaks
   Streak   Team    Season    DatesFinal Finish
33Los Angeles Lakers1971-7211/5/71 - 1/7/72NBA Champions
20Milwaukee Bucks1970-712/6/71 - 3/8/71NBA Champions
19Los Angeles Lakers1999-002/4/00 - 3/13/00NBA Champions
18New York Knicks1969-7010/24/69 - 11/28/69NBA Champions
18Boston Celtics1981-822/24/82 - 3/26/82Conference Finals
18Chicago Bulls1995-9612/29/95 - 2/2/96NBA Champions
17Washington Capitals1946-4711/16/46 - 12/30/46Conference Finals
17Boston Celtics1959-6011/28/59 - 1/1/60NBA Champions
17San Antonio Spurs1995-962/29/95 - 4/2/96Conference Semifinals
17Phoenix Suns2006-0712/29/06 - 1/29/07? ? ?
16Dallas Mavericks2006-071/27/07 - present? ? ?
16Boston Celtics1964-6512/19/64 - 1/23/65NBA Champions
16Milwaukee Bucks1970-7110/24/70 - 11/25/70NBA Champions
16Los Angeles Lakers1990-911/9/91 - 2/5/91NBA Finals
16Portland Trail Blazers1990-913/20/91 - 4/19/91Conference Finals
16Los Angeles Lakers1999-0012/11/99 - 1/12/00NBA Champions

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