Warriors through and through
The 1948 Washington Capitals, 1993-94 Houston Rockets, 1957-58 Boston Celtics and the 2015-16 Golden State Warriors all have one thing in common. The best starts record to start an NBA season. The only difference between the four teams is three of them lost before the sixteenth game of the season. It's been twenty three games and the Warriors still have not lost.
Stephen Curry is the starting point guard for the Golden State team. He has taken the league by force. By becoming the league's most dangerous shooter he has led his team to 28 straight wins dating back to April of 2015. That stretch of wins is the third longest win streak in NBA history.
Connor Willson, one of Keystone Oaks biggest basketball fanatics, is more than impressed with the Warriors play as of late and expressed so by stating, “I have never seen a more fluent shot from the three-point line in over a decade”.
Basketball runs in the Curry family. Dell Curry, father of Stephen, is most remembered for when he played for the Charlotte Hornets in the 1990’s. He was an efficient player who helped his team in more ways than one. He is now an announcer for the games and an inspiration for his son. The inspiration provided has already helped Stephen sink more career three point shots than his father in a fraction of the amount of games.
Much like every sports team in American history, the superstar has the rest of his team to thank for their success. Klay Thompson, Draymond Green, Andre Iguodala, Harrison Barnes Andrew Bogut, and the bench have provided their leader with the tools necessary to stay undefeated. Luke Walton has done a terrific job stepping in as interim head coach in the absence of Steve Kerr.
The Warriors have a realistic shot at breaking the record for longest win streak. They aren't underdogs until March 19th, 2016 when the face the San Antonio Spurs in San Antonio. That would put the team at 69-1 if they weren't to lose until then. Although it's very unlikely that they win the next ten games, the team has a real shot at breaking a few records and winning the championship for the second straight year.
Posted: Monday, December 14, 2015