With each win, it seems the Golden State Warriors impress more and more people with their season-opening winning streak. On Tuesday night, the champs took down the Pacers in Indiana to run their record to 23-0 — 27 straight wins dating back to the end of last regular season.
Forgive the Harlem Globetrotters if they’re not among those wowed by the accomplishment. You see, they have a bit of a streak to their own credit, and after Wednesday night’s game they let the Warriors know about it:
The winning streak to which the legendary club refers is tough to tell … records of Globetrotters winning streaks are pretty sketchy and the team’s actual beginning remains in dispute. But nonetheless, the guys famous for repeatedly beating up on the Washington Generals — for decades — must have thought twice, because they followed up with this tweet:
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Congrats to the @Warriors on their 27-game win streak. They're now just 3,562 short of our current mark.
Since the NBA does keep official records, we know that if the Warriors do want to reach 3,589 straight wins, they will have to run the table this regular season … and the next 43-plus regular seasons after that.