The Golden State Warriors made history in their game against the San Antonio Spurs last night, tying the Chicago Bulls' record from the 1995/96 NBA season for best regular season record.
The Warriors have the chance to actually break the Bulls record later this week when they take on the Memphis Grizzlies on Wednesday night, where they can finally write their names into the history books as the best regular season team of all-time.
Despite their incredible feat, the Golden State side have been plagued by talk from former NBA players that they're actually not that good and that the Chicago team of the 90s would crush them. In a turn of events, one former Bulls player has come out and congratulated the Warriors.
Moments after the Warriors 92-86 victory over the Spurs on Sunday that secured their 72nd win of the season, former Bulls forward and Hall of Famer Scottie Pippen sent out his congratulations.
Pippen took to Twitter to praise the Warriors and Stephen Curry personally.
"Giving credit where credit is due. Congrats to @SteveKerr and his @warriors on win no. 72. They earned it tonight," he said in the first tweet.
Pippen then went on to call Curry the MVP.
"@StephenCurry30 showed why he's the MVP. As cold-blooded shooter as I've ever seen and a basketball IQ that is off the charts."
The 50-year-old has said that he does enjoy watching how Golden State plays the game, and believes someone challenging the record is good for the sport.
"To see the Warriors doing what they're doing today, the way the game has changed, I think it's great," Pippen said. "I'm probably one of the Warriors' biggest fans."
"You want to see people go at them. I mean, I don't want to see that 72 stay up there and no one get close," he went on to add.
"If they break it, let them have it. But regular season don't win championships."
If what Draymond Green said is true, that Michael Jordan wants them to go out and break the record, then you know the Warriors have a bit more motivation to make it happen.