Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors are on the verge of breaking the record set by Michael Jordan and the Chicago Bulls back in the 1995-96 season of the most wins in a single season. They're currently on a record of 62-6 and the target to beat is 72-10.
While many are making the comparisons and saying this season's Warriors could be on par with or even surpass that Bulls team, not everyone agrees with the judgement.
Although he didn't mean any disrespect, Tony Parker of the San Antonio Spurs doesn't believe the Warriors match up to Jordan's Bulls, or even his very own Spurs team from the Tim Duncan era, stating they need more titles in order to achieve that goal.
However, he did also say that Golden State is having a brilliant season and that the quest to achieve 70 wins is remarkable.
He said, according to San Antonio Express-News: "I’ll say they’ve been having an unbelievable season. Being in the league for 15 years, it’s tough to try to get 70 wins, with all the back to backs and all the great teams you have in the league. So it’s pretty impressive.
"Compare them to the Bulls. They won six (titles) in eight years. So you have to give a little bit of time to that (Warriors) team to see how well they’re going to do over 10 years, the longevity. Like us, the Spurs, we won five titles since ’99. That’s how you judge teams."
The first challenge for the Warriors will be to make sure they get a win against the Spurs this Saturday when the two teams clash. Then it will be making sure they keep on rolling and break the record for the most wins in a season, knocking Jordan's Bulls off their perch.
Finally, the next target will be making sure they retain the NBA Championship in the postseason, winning it in consecutive seasons, something which the Spurs have never done.