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Lakers blow out Warriors, pull out biggest regular-season upset in NBA history

Golden State Warriors v Los Angeles Lakers

LOS ANGELES, CA - MARCH 6: Stephen Curry #30 of the Golden State Warriors drives against Kobe Bryant #24 of the Los Angeles Lakers at Staples Center March 6, 2016, in Los Angeles, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using the photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

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All season long, the Warriors have been chasing history. Even after Sunday, they’re on pace to be the greatest team in NBA history, record-wise. But the history they made Sunday was not the kind they wanted to make. Their 112-95 blowout loss to the Lakers at Staples Center was, by winning percentage, the biggest regular-season upset ever.

It was their first nationally televised loss of the year, and they shot 13.3 percent from three-point range as a team. The Lakers’ backcourt of D’Angelo Russell and Jordan Clarkson combined for 46 points, overshadowed only by Russell’s celebration after this Larry Nance, Jr. dunk:

Afterwards, Byron Scott called Marcelo “Councilman Jamm” Huertas the team’s MVP. It was that kind of night.

Meanwhile, Steve Kerr took a page from his old boss Robert Sarver to describe his own team’s effort: