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LeBron James on the Warriors pursuit of history: "I think it's pretty cool"

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LeBron James is a bona fide superstar in the NBA today. As a 12-time All-Star, four-time MVP, two-time NBA champion and two-time Finals MVP, the 31-year-old is no stranger to making history.

The Golden State Warriors have shown they have a penchant for re-writing the record books this season themselves.

With just two wins needed in their remaining two outings after they defeated the Memphis Grizzlies 100-99 last night, the Warriors are within touching distance of the Chicago Bulls' 1995-96 regular season record.

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The record might not have an effect on James' legacy, but he thinks it's pretty cool for sport as a whole to continually push the boundaries and believes it wouldn't make Michael Jordan's Bulls of 95-96 any less significant if the Warriors do manage the historic feat.

"Records are meant to be broken," James said prior to Saturday's 105-100 loss to the Chicago Bulls. "That doesn't mean your record that's broken [and] anyone is looking less of you. You have rushing records that are broken. You have home run records that are broken. You have 100-yard dash [times] that are broken. You have all types of records that are broken, but no one ever looks down upon the record that is broken.

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"You actually praise it even more. You look back at it like, 'Wow, they really did that?' So having Golden State in a position where if they win three in a row they can break that record, I think it's pretty cool."

The Warriors have to travel to the San Antonio Spurs on Sunday before wrapping the season up against the Memphis Grizzlies - whom they just beat - on Thursday evening.

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