Nov 25, 2015 12:59 AM

Warriors make NBA history as first team to start season 16-0

The Associated Press

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) The defending champion Golden State Warriors set the record for best start in NBA history at 16-0, as Stephen Curry had 24 points and nine assists in a 111-77 rout of the Los Angeles Lakers on Tuesday night.

With their coach sidelined, the Warriors surpassed the 15-0 starts by the Washington Capitols of 1948-49 and 1993-94 Houston Rockets.

Confetti streamed down when the final buzzer sounded and Golden State's players barely celebrated.

Kobe Bryant shot 1 of 14 for just four points in one of the worst shooting performances of his career. The Lakers dropped to 2-12 with the second-worst record in the NBA.

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