The 2015–16 Golden State Warriors season was the 70th season of the franchise in the National Basketball Association, and its 54th in the San Francisco Bay Area.
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The San Francisco Bay Area is a populous region surrounding the San Francisco and San Pablo estuaries in Northern California.
The Golden State Warriors are an American professional basketball team based in Oakland, California.
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The Warriors entered the season as the defending NBA champions and they set the best ever regular-season record of 73–9, breaking the 1995–96 Chicago Bulls record of 72–10.
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Golden State broke over twenty-five NBA records and more than ten franchise records that season, including most wins ever recorded in a season ; with 88.
This team's regular season is considered to be one of the greatest in NBA and professional sports history.
However, they would go on to lose the NBA Finals to the Cleveland Cavaliers, 4 games to 3.The Warriors began the 2015–16 season by winning their first 24 games, eclipsing the previous best start in NBA history, set by the 1993–94 Houston Rockets and the 1948–49 Washington Capitols at 15–0.
Their record-setting start ended when they were defeated by the Milwaukee Bucks on December 12, 2015.
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The Warriors broke a 131-year-old record of 20–0 set by the 1884 St. Louis Maroons baseball team, to claim the best start to a season in all of the major professional sports in America.
They also won 28 consecutive regular-season games dating back to the 2014–15 season, eclipsing the 2012–13 Miami Heat for the second longest winning streak in NBA history.
The team set an NBA record 54-straight regular-season home-game winning streak, which spanned from January 31, 2015, to March 29, 2016.
The previous record of 44 was held by the 1995–96 Chicago Bulls.
Golden State broke their franchise record of 28 road wins in a season which they set in 2014–15; they ended the season with 34, passing the same mid-1990s Chicago Bulls team led by Michael Jordan for the most road wins in NBA history.
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The team became the first in NBA history to go the entire regular-season without back-to-back losses and without losing to the same team twice.
The team's record-setting roster would be featured in NBA 2K18.
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Steve Kerr was named Coach of the Year, the third coach in Warriors history to win the award.
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Stephen Curry was named Most Valuable Player for a second successive season and is the first unanimous winner in NBA history.
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Curry, Draymond Green and Klay Thompson were all named to the All-Star Game, the first time the Warriors have had three All-Stars since 1976.
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Curry broke his own NBA record for made three-pointers in a season of 286, finishing with 402.
Curry won the scoring title, averaging 30.1 points per game and led the league in steals and had the best free throw percentage.
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He became the seventh player to enter the 50–40–90 club.
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