NBA Hall of Famer Michael Jordan extended his congratulations to the Golden State Warriors after they set the NBA’s regular season wins record on Wednesday night.
The Warriors improved to 73–9 after defeating the Memphis Grizzlies 125–104. The record surpasses Jordan’s 1995–96 Chicago Bulls that finished the season 72–10 before winning the NBA championship. The Bulls went 15–3 in the playoffs as they defeated the Seattle SuperSonics in six games.
“I want to congratulate the Warriors on their amazing season,” Jordan said in a statement. “The game of basketball is always evolving and records are made to be broken. The Warriors have been a lot of fun to watch and I look forward to seeing what they do in the playoffs.”
The Warriors have locked up the No. 1 seed in the Western Conference for the playoffs and will play the Houston Rockets in the first round.