August 19, 2017

21 Records that the Golden State Warriors Have Broken this Season

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Steph Curry celebrates nine three pointers made
It seems like the only thing anyone who watches the NBA can talk about is the Golden State Warriors run at the best-ever regular season record of 72-10 set by the Michael Jordan led 1995-1996 Bulls. The Warriors are close, and the odds are favoring that they will beat the record.

To date; however, the Warriors have already made history during the 2015-16 NBA regular season with breaking more than 21 records already. So, while we all wait to see if Jordan’s regular season record will fall, the following are some of the accomplishments that the Warriors already have in the bag before it is time for the 2016 NBA Playoffs to begin. To make it easier to track, we have listed the different records broken by the team in date order. Enjoy! As the Warriors set more records, please feel free to share them with us in the comments section of the article if we have not posted them yet.

21 Golden State Warriors Basketball Records in 2015-16

#1 Largest Win-Margin over the First Four NBA Regular Season Gamessteph-curry
Record: Win margin
Date: November 3, 2015

Golden State opened the season with four wins and a total margin of victory of 100 points. This beat the previous record held by the 1961-62 Boston Celtics at 99 points over the first four games of the season.

#2 Longest Franchise Winning Streak and 3 Point Field Goals Made
Record: Franchise win streak
Date: November 27, 2015

The Warriors won their 17th straight game and made 22 3-pointers during a win over the Phoenix Suns (135-116).

#3 Longest Franchise Road Winning Streak
Record: Consecutive road wins
Date: December 5, 2015

With a win over the Toronto Raptors (112-109), the Warriors improved to 21-0 and also set a record with their 11th straight road victory.

# 4 Longest Road Winning Streak at Start of an NBA Season
Record: Road wins to start season
Date: December 8, 2015

With a 131-123 win over the Pacers, the Warriors improved to 13-0 on the road and 23-0 overall. This set the record for the best road start in NBA history.

#5 Longest Winning Streak to Start NBA Season
Record: Win streak to start season
Date: December 12, 2015

The Warriors winning streak to start the 2015-16 NBA Regular season officially ended at 24 games with a loss to the Bucks (108-95). This also put an end to the second-best overall NBA winning streak of 28 games that dated back to the 2014-15 season.

#6 Best Winning Percentage in NBA History across Two Seasons
Record: Win % over 2 seasons
Date: December 31, 2015

The Warriors finished the 2015 portion of the regular season with a 72-12 (.857) record between the first half of this season and the second half of the previous. If including playoff games, Golden State was a combined 88-17 (.838).

#7 Franchise Record of Total Number of Triple-Doubles Tied (Draymond Green)
Record: Most Triple Doubles in one season (franchise)
Date: January 31, 2016

During a win over the New York Knicks, Draymond Green tied NBA Hall of Famer Tom Gola’s record (franchise) of nine total triple-doubles in a season.

#8 Best Start to an NBA Regular Season by All Star Break
Record: Best record by NBA All-Star Break
Date: February 10, 2016

By reaching the 2016 NBA All Star Break with a 48-4 record, the Warriors set the record for best start to an NBA season by this point in the year.

#9 Fastest Team to 50 Wins
Record: Quickest to 50 wins
Date: February 22, 2016

With a win over the Atlanta Hawks, Golden State became the fastest NBA team to reach 50 wins in a single season with a 50-5 record.

#10 Franchise Record for Road Victories in a Row
Record: Franchise Record for consecutive road wins
Date: February 27, 2016

By taking down the Oklahoma City Thunder, the Warriors broke their record of 28 consecutive road wins with their 29th road win in a row.

#11 Fastest NBA Team to Clinch a Playoff Berth
Record: Quickest to secure NBA Playoff spot
Date: February 27, 2016

During the same victory, the Warriors became the fastest team ever in the NBA to clinch a playoff berth in just 58 games. This beat the previous record set by the 1985-86 Boston Celtics who did it in 59 games.

#12 Single Season Three Point Record
Record: Team threes in one season
Date: February 27, 2016

During the same game, Stephen Curry broke the single season three-point record of 286 (that he owned). He also made a total of 12 threes during the game that tied the single game NBA record held by Donyell Marshall and Kobe Bryant.

#13 Tied the Longest Regular Season Home Game Winning Streak
Record: Longest home win streak
Date: March 3, 2016

With a 121-106 win over the Oklahoma City Thunder at home, the Warriors tied the 1995-1996 Chicago Bulls record for longest regular season home game winning streak (44 games). Golden State’s streak dates back to the previous season.

#14 First Time a Team with a Winning Percentage over .900 loses to a team below .200
Record: Ouch
Date: March 6, 2016

Not all of the Golden State records this season are positive! The Warriors set a record by losing to the 12-51 Los Angeles Lakers (.190 winning percentage) 112-95 at LA. Golden State was 55-5 at the time for a .917 winning percentage.

#15 Longest Regular Season Home Game Winning Streak (45)
Record: And counting….
Date: March 7, 2016

By defeating the Orlando Magic, Golden State won their 45th straight regular season home game. This overtook the record held by the 1995-96 Chicago Bulls who had won 44 games in a row.

#16 First Player to Score 300 Three-Pointers in One Season
Record: 300 threes in one season by one player
Date: March 7, 2016

Stephen Curry became the first NBA Player to make 300 three-pointers in an NBA regular season.

#17 Most Combined Three Pointers in a Game
Record: Combined threes by both teams (game)
Date: March 11, 2016

During a 128-112 victory over Portland, both teams combined for a total of 37 three-pointers made during the game. The Warriors made 18, and the Trail Blazers made 19.

#18 Fastest Team to 60 Wins in the NBA Regular Season
Record: Fastest to 60 victories
Date: March 14:

By defeating the New Orleans Pelicans, the Warriors became the fastest team to reach 60 wins in a season with a 60-6 overall record.

#19 Best Intradivisional Record during NBA Regular Season (Franchise)
Record: Most dominate in their division
Date: March 23,2016

Golden State finished the Pacific Division with a 15-1 overall record (.938). This is the best record against other division teams in their franchise history.

#20 Most Three Pointers Made during the NBA Regular Season
Record: Most threes by a team in a seaosn
Date: March 25, 2016

During a 128-120 win over the Dallas Mavericks, Golden State passed the Houston Rockets record for most threes in a season. After this game, the Warrior’s count of threes made was at 933 and counting. The Rockets set the record during the 2014-15 NBA regular season.

#21 Franchise Records for Total Season and OT Wins
Record: Overtime wins (franchise)
Date: March 30, 2016

With their win over the Utah Jazz, the Warriors set a franchise record for wins in a regular season. By pulling out the win in OT (103-96), they also set a franchise record for OT wins in a season. During this game, Draymond Green also set a record for being the first NBA player to score 1,000 points, get 500 rebounds, 500 assists, 100 steals, and 100 blocks in a single season.

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