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Mind craft: Warriors soar into NBA history

How did the Warriors manage to set an NBA record by starting the season 16-0? Ethan Sherwood Strauss offers some insight into the psychology of their winning approach.

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Warriors' streak is all about dominance

What are the most impressive numbers from the Warriors' winning streak? We look at big leads, 3-point barrages and blocked-shot differential.

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Rockets' Ty Lawson remains on the bench

Ty Lawson will be a backup for the fourth straight game on Wednesday, but interim coach J.B. Bickerstaff said the veteran still has a winning attitude.

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Howard: Why Porzingis fever is no fluke

It shouldn't be surprising that Knicks rookie Kristaps Porzingis has taken the NBA by storm, writes Johnette Howard. The big man from Latvia has been preparing for this moment most of his life.

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NBA Power Rankings: Ultimate Warriors

The 15-0 Warriors are one win away from setting a new gold standard in the NBA, and their hold on the No. 1 spot has never been stronger. Where do the 29 other teams fall on Marc Stein's latest list?


Curry crossover crosses up Clarkson

Stephen Curry used a pick and this really slick behind-the-back dribble to send Lakers guard Jordan Clarkson flying.


Lakers' defenses make it easy for Curry

Stephen Curry has many dazzling moves, but he didn't need any here: The Lakers left a clear path to the basket for him.


Steph spins and of course it goes in

Stephen Curry was letting the ball roll but picked it up quickly and put a turning move on D'Angelo Russell before making a smooth layup.


Griffin gets off ground, nails 3 before landing

The Clippers went all jump passes on this play, but Blake Griffin nails the 3 while still in midair.


Michael B. Jordan is ... Michael Jordan

Some might say this is the role he was born to play, as the actor reenacted some iconic MJ moments.


Butler hits halfcourt buzzer-beater

The Bulls' Jimmy Butler burned the Blazers by hitting this halfcourt shot at the halftime horn.


Draymond Green: 'The sky's the limit'

Draymond Green is enjoying setting an NBA record for best start at 16-0, but knows the Warriors have plenty still to improve on to be a better team later in the season.


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Kobe: "I couldve scored 80 tonight. It wouldnt have made a damn difference. We just have bigger problems."

Warriors make history with easy win

The defending champion Warriors set the record for best start in NBA history at 16-0 as Stephen Curry had 24 points and nine assists in a 111-77 rout of the Lakers.


Bulls best Blazers in Rose's return

Derrick Rose scored 17 points in his return to the lineup, helping the Bulls to a 93-88 win over the Trail Blazers.


All Lakers starters can't match Steph

The Los Angles starting lineup made 10 field goals in the 111-77 loss to the Warriors ... or exactly the same number that Stephen Curry made in that game.


Warriors set NBA record to open season

Golden State is now 16-0, which is the best start of the NBA season ever, after an easy 111-77 win over the Lakers. Box score


Warriors keeping it 100 at home

Golden State has now scored at least 100 points in 43 straight home games, the longest streak since the 1990-91 Nuggets (47 straight). The Warriors lead the Lakers 106-70 in the fourth quarter. Follow live


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Kobe is 1-14. If he doesnt re-enter the game, this will tie for his worst shooting game with a made field goal. Was also 1-14 on 11/14/14.

Balanced scoring puts Clips over Nuggets

Six Clippers players scored in double figures and Los Angeles cruised to a 111-94 win over Denver.