Warriors tie Bulls' record, have shot at history

The history was made in fitting form, with Stephen Curry doing what he does in those final stretches of the game. And he helped the Golden State Warriors get a record they’ve worked hard for.

The Warriors finally reached the rarefied air of Michael Jordan and his legendary 1995-96 Chicago Bulls team, downing the San Antonio Spurs 92-86 on Sunday night to improve to 72-9 and guarantee at least a tie for the record 72-10 mark. They also became the first team in league history to never lose two games in a row for an entire season.

Curry hit driving layups, leaning floaters, and those patented transition pull-up threes that are so impossible to defend. For good measure, and despite the “MVP” chants of Spurs fans who lavished the love on their own Kawhi Leonard, the Warriors’ reigning MVP even dribbled through the entire Spurs cavalry with some 90 seconds left before his layup put Golden State up 11 points late. He finished with 37 points, hitting 13 of 22 shots overall and – by way of a four three-pointer outing –…

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