The Best Record in NBA History, Top 10 Best Record, and The Most Memorable Records

The Golden State Warriors had the best ever record in NBA history from 2015-16. Stephen Curry led the team and they had the record of 73-9 out of 82 games with the winning percentage of .890.

by Preethi

Updated Mar 23, 2024

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The Best Record in NBA History

The National Basketball Association (NBA),a professional basketball leagues in North America was started in 1946 as BAA. The Golden State Warriors had the best ever record in NBA history. They won 73 games. They lost only nine games.

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Several basketball teams participated in this league. Currently, 30 teams are there. For a season, each team plays 82 games. Out of these, the top eight teams will qualify for the playoffs. The team that beats other teams will be the NBA champions.

In 2015-16, the Golden State Warriors, led by Stephen Curry, opened their winning streak at 24-0. And they continued as 48-4. They played their finals with the Memphis Grizzlies, with a score of 125-104.

Overall, the Golden State Warriors created an unbreakable record with their performance of 73-9 out of 82 games. Their winning percentage is.890. And also, Stephen Curry won MVP, and the Golden State Warriors's coach won NBA Coach of the Year for that 2015-16 season. This is the best record ever in NBA history.

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Top 10 Best Records

Serial No.

Rank

Team

Season

Wins

1

1

Golden State Warriors

2015-16

73

2

2

Chicago Bulls

1995-96

72

3

3

Chicago Bulls

1996-97

69

4

3

Los Angeles Lakers

1971-72

69

5

5

Philadelphia 76ers

1966-67

68

6

6

Boston Celtics

1972-73

68

7

7

Boston Celtics

1985-86

67

8

7

Chicago Bulls

1991-92

67

9

7

Dallas Mavericks

2006-07

67

10

7

Golden State Warriors

2014-15

67

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The Most Memorable Records

Regular Season Records:

  • The Golden State Warriors, who won 73-9 in 2015–2016, won the most games in a single season.

  • The LA Lakers, who won 33 games in a row in 1971–1972, had the greatest winning streak in a single season.

  • At 48-4, the Golden State Warriors held the greatest record at the halfway point of the season in 2016.

  • Wilt Chamberlain's record of 100 points in a single game will ever be matched.

  • Michael Jordan holds the record average of 30.12 points per game.

  • In 2020, the Milwaukee Bucks won the playoffs with just 56 points.

  • Klay Thompson set a record with 14 3-pointers in one game

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Playoff Records:

  • LeBron James played the most playoff games and scored the most points in playoff history.

  • Michael Jordan averaged the most points per game in playoff history, with 33.4.

  • Kobe Bryant recorded +600 points, +100 rebounds, and +100 assists in three straight playoffs.

  • Magic Johnson and John Stockton share the record for most assists in one playoff game, with 24 each.

  • The Golden State Warriors had the best playoff run, going 16-1 in 2017 .

  • The Los Angeles Lakers have the best overall playoff record in NBA history.

  • Shaquille O’Neal grabbed the most offensive rebounds in playoff history.

  • Allen Iverson got the most balls in one playoff game, with 10.

All-Time Career Records:

  • LeBron James owns the NBA's all-time scoring record, with 38,652 points.

  • John Stockton has the most points and steals in NBA history.

  • Wilt Chamberlain recorded the most points in NBA history.

  • Stephen Curry has made the most three-pointers in NBA history.

  • The Boston Celtics and the Los Angeles Lakers both have 17 NBA titles.

  • Bill Russell holds the record for most regular season MVP awards, having won six.

Most Win Records by Player

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is a former professional basketball player from America. He played 20 seasons in the NBA for the Milwaukee Bucks and the Los Angeles Lakers teams. He had the record for most wins secured by an individual player in an NBA single regular season.

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Kareem played in a total of 1,560 games during his NBA career. Out of those, his team won an amazing 1,074 games. He scored a total of 38,387 points throughout all those games.

Statistic

Value

Games Played (GP)

1,560

Wins (W)

1,074

Points per Game (PPG)

24.6

Field Goal Percentage (FG%)

55.9%

Free Throw Percentage (FT%)

72.1%

Total Points (PTS)

38,387

Total Assists (AST)

5,660

Total Steals (STL)

1,160

Total Blocks (BLK)

3,189

Total Turnovers (TOV)

2,527

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Most Records in NBA History All Time by Player

LeBron James has scored more NBA points than any other player in history. He broke Kareem Abdul-Jabbar's record in February 2023. LeBron is also on track to become the first player ever to hit 40,000 career points.

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Kevin Durant of the Phoenix Suns is another player to keep an eye on, as he is also one of the top ten NBA scorers of all time. He is also a professional basketball player from America. He played for the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association (NBA). His nick name is "King James."

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