Warriors not ready to celebrate history just yet

With 72 wins, the Warriors have matched the mark for most wins in a season; a record set by Jordan and the 1996 Chicago Bulls.
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SAN ANTONIO – The Golden State Warriors had made history, catching Michael Jordan’s Bulls and their 72-win mark that seemed so safe through all these years.

Yet somehow, amid all the revelry inside AT&T Center on Sunday night, Draymond Green was headed home empty-handed.

Stephen Curry claimed the game ball, clutching and cradling it after their 92-86 win over the San Antonio Spurs as if it were one of his two young daughters. But there were still souvenirs to be had, box scores and such that could help refresh these memories when they’re all old and gray.

“I’ll wait ‘til Wednesday to get something,” Green said with a smile as he headed toward the bus.

Know this much as the Warriors prepare for their regular-season finale against the Memphis Grizzlies at Oracle Arena: They want this record all for themselves.

Beyond the obvious…

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