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Warriors and Spurs fight to set records in the NBA

The Golden State Warriors and the San Antonio Spurs continue their unbeaten run at home and the fight to establish the best records in NBA history.
Point guard Stephen Curry had 33 points and led the Warriors to their 51st consecutive win at Oakland’s Oracle Arena to extend the best winning streak in NBA history by defeating the Los Angeles Clippers 114-89, in duel of leading teams in the Pacific Division.
With their win, the Warriors (64-7), who have nine games to play, still have a one-win advantage to surpass the 1995-96 Chicago Bulls’ record of 72 in a season.
If they win nine of the remaining 11 games, eight of them at home, they would get 73 wins, one more than the legendary Bulls of Michael Jordan and now Warriors coach Steven Kerr, then a player with the Chicago team.
The Golden State team also extended to 33-0 the undefeated they have in their field, from last season they concluded it with 18 consecutive victories.
The Clippers (43-27), second in the Pacific Division, behind the leading Warriors, had center DeAndre Jordan as their leader with a double-double of 19 points and 20 rebounds.
Forward Kawhi Leonard equaled his best mark with 32 points and helped the Spurs achieve a historic mark and be perfect in their field after defeating the Miami Heat 112-88, in a matchup of leading teams in the Division.
The Spurs (60-11), leaders in the Southwest Division, added their 36th victory in a row at their home at the AT&T Center.
The Texan team became the second best mark in the section of home wins in NBA history by reaching 45, including nine from last season and have the second largest mark in NBA history in that section by surpassing the 44 that the Bulls had in the 1995-96 season.
The Spurs, who have not lost at home since March 12 of last year 125-128 in overtime against the Cleveland Cavaliers, are only surpassed by the Warriors, with 51.

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