The Golden State Warriors are taking the court by storm in the 2015-2016 NBA season. The Warriors clenched a 15-0 record after defeating the Denver Nuggets 118-105 on Sunday night. The Warriors are tied with the ’48-’49 Washington Capitols and the ’93-’94 Houston Rockets for the best start in NBS history.
The Golden State Warriors could surpass the record for best NBA start if they defeat the Los Angeles Lakers this Tuesday night. The Warriors will have home-court advantage and plenty of fan support. After becoming NBS champions in the 2014-2015 season, the Golden State Warriors have seen some of the largest amount of fan support in franchise history.
“Whether or not we get it, it really doesn’t affect our ultimate goal of trying to win a championship,” said Luke Walton, the Golden State Warriors interim coach. “It would be something nice to get along the way.”
The Warriors faced a close match-up throughout the first half of the game against the Denver Nuggets. Klay Thompson, who scored 21 points in the game, hit a 3-pointer with 2:08 remaining in the second quarter, allowing the Golden State Warriors to lead for the rest of the game. Thompson sizable lead allowed for the Golden State Warriors to sit Stephen Curry for the entire fourth courter to get some rest. When the Warriors faed off against the Nuggets back in March however, fans were not happy to see Curry taken out of the game when the match-up was much closer. The Warriors have come a long way, and hope to take the title of winningest start to a season after their match-up against Los Angeles.