This season the NBA world has been mesmerized with the Golden State Warriors, and rightfully so. They have been smashing records that we never thought would be broken, and have redefined the way the game has been played with their explosive offense. With all eyes on the Dubs, the San Antonio Spurs have been quietly going about their business and are right there in the Warriors’ shadow, waiting for their chance to pounce.
In any other season, if a team put up more than 65 wins in a season, they would be a key talking point for the media, but this isn’t any other season. Thursday night marked the the first time in NBA history that two teams with at least 65 wins met in the regular season – and there’s still one week to go!
San Antonio have set their own NBA record with 39 consecutive home wins to start a season, leaving them two victories from the first perfect home regular-season record in league history. The Spurs final two home games are Sunday against the Warriors, and Tuesday against Oklahoma City. Overall, this season the Spurs have won 48 straight home regular-season games, the second-longest streak in NBA history behind, guess who, the Warriors’ epic 54 win run which ended when the Celtics played the Warriors for fools on April 1st.
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