San Antonio Matches NBA Home Record
Golden State poised to set all-time win record
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted Apr 13, 2016 12:24 AM CDT
San Antonio Spurs forward Kawhi Leonard (2) drives between Oklahoma City Thunder defenders Cameron Payne (22) and Steven Adams (12) during the second half of an NBA basketball game, Tuesday, April 12,...   (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
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(Newser) – Kawhi Leonard had 26 points and the San Antonio Spurs had to rally at the AT&T Center to beat the short-handed Oklahoma City Thunder 102-98 in overtime Tuesday night to finish 40-1 at home this season, matching an NBA record, the AP reports. The Boston Celtics had the same record in 1985-86. San Antonio came close to surpassing the Celtics' record, but they had their first home loss of the season to the Golden State Warriors on Sunday. Golden State, meanwhile, are on the verge of making their season even more historic. The win over San Antonio matched the 72-win record set by the Chicago Bulls in 1995-96, and victory over the Memphis Grizzlies Wednesday would give them win No. 73. (Kobe Bryant's last game with the LA Lakers is setting ticket price records.)

 

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