The 11 Best Regular Season Records In NBA History

The Golden State Warriors posted a remarkable 67-15 record during the regular season, putting them in a different class than the rest of the teams in the league. How does it stack up against the best regular seasons in NBA history?

10) 1970-71 Milwaukee Bucks (66-16)

The Bucks were in just their third season in the NBA, but a center named Lew Alcindor (who later changed his name to Kareem Abdul-Jabbar) dominated the league and carried the Bucks to the lone championship in franchise history.

6) 2006-2007 Dallas Mavericks (67-15)

Dallas recorded three double-digit win streaks in star Dirk Nowitzki's MVP season, but they were upset in the first round of the playoffs by the eight-seed Golden State Warriors.

6) 1999-2000 Los Angeles Lakers (67-15)

The Lakers started off the season 25-5, and then posted separate 16, 19, and 11 game win streaks on their way to the franchise's first title since 1988.

6) 1991-1992 Chicago Bulls (67-15)

Michael Jordan and the Bulls were on a mission in 1991 as MJ won MVP and the Bulls dominated the competition in the playoffs on the way to their first of six championships.

6) 1985-86 Boston Celtics (67-15)

Boston was propelled by the best home record in league history (40-1), and Larry Bird & Co. didn't let up in the playoffs as they lost less than five games in the playoffs.

6) 2014-2015 Golden State Warriors (67-15)

Golden State has yet to write the final chapter to their season, their outstanding season has them in the conversation for one of the best teams ever.

5) 1972-1972 Boston Celtics (68-14)

Despite their dominant regular season, the Celtics lost to the Knicks in the conference finals.

4) 1966-1967 Philadelphia 76ers (68-13)

Wilt Chamberlain led Philly to a 46-4 start, and even though they took their foot off of the gas late in the year, they were able to win a championship.

2) 1971-1972 Los Angeles Lakers (69-13)

Chamberlain, Jerry West, and Elgin Baylor combined the lead the Lakers to a championship and what was the best record in the league until it was broken by Michael Jordan's Bulls.

2) 1996-1997 Chicago Bulls (69-13)

The Bulls were trying to win back-to-back titles for the second time in the 1990's, and they accomplished that feat behind Michael Jordan, Scottie Pippen, and Dennis Rodman.

1) 1995-1996 Chicago Bulls (72-10)

Michael Jordan had come out of retirement late in the 1994-1995 season, and after the Bulls lost in the playoffs that year, Jordan was determined to bring Chicago back to the NBA Finals. With a full offseason dedicated to basketball, MJ carried the Bulls to the best record in league history and another championship.

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