The Warriors have done it. Stephen Curry and Golden State have tied the 1995–96 Chicago Bulls with their 72nd win with a victory against the San Antonio Spurs.

By Kenny Ducey
April 10, 2016

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The Warriors have done it.

Driven by yet another remarkable performance from Stephen Curry, Golden State beat San Antonio 92–86 on Sunday for its record-tying 72nd win. The Warriors can surpass the 1995–96 Chicago Bulls and complete the single greatest regular-season in NBA history with a win at home on Wednesday against Memphis.

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Golden State became the first team to win in San Antonio all season, ending the Spurs’ record 39-game winning streak at the AT&T Center. The Warriors also won their first game in San Antonio since 1997.

What started as a defensive battle, heading into halftime tied at 35, finished with a flurry of offense. Curry shined in the fourth with his defense, ball distribution and interior scoring to finish with 37 points.

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LaMarcus Aldridge led the Spurs with 24 points, knocking down jumper after jumper down the stretch. Kawhi Leonard added 20 with 13 rebounds for San Antonio.

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