Warriors

Warriors

Programming note: Watch "Steph Curry's Top 30 plays of the 2015-16 season" tonight at 8pm on CSN Bay Area.

On Wednesday night, the Warriors broke the record for most wins in a single season in NBA history.

Shortly after the final horn, Michael Jordan released a statement:

"I want to congratulate the Warriors on their amazing season. The game of basketball is always evolving and records are made to be broken.

"The Warriors have been a lot of fun to watch and I look forward to seeing what they do in the playoffs."

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Golden State opens its quest for back-to-back championships on Saturday against the Houston Rockets.

Jordan's Charlotte Hornets earned the No. 6 seed in the Eastern Conference and open the playoffs against the Miami Heat on Sunday.

When the Bulls won 72 games in 1995-96, Jordan averaged 30.4 points, 6.6 rebounds and 4.3 assists, while shooting 49.5 percent from the field and 42.7 percent from deep (he made 111 3-pointers).

In the 1996 playoffs, Chicago knocked off Miami 3-0 in the first round, beat the Knicks in five games in Round 2, swept the Magic in the Eastern Conference Finals and defeated the Sonics in six games in the NBA Finals.

This year, Steph Curry averaged 30.1 points, 5.4 rebounds and 6.7 assists, while shooting 50.4 percent from the field and 45.4 percent from 3-point territory (he made 402 3-pointers).