Klay Thompson scored 21 points, and the Golden State Warriors equaled the best start in NBA history, defeating the Nuggets, 118-105, on Sunday night in Denver to move to 15-0.
Golden State matched the start of the 1948-49 Washington Capitols and the '93-94 Houston Rockets. The Warriors can break the record Tuesday at home against the Lakers.
The Warriors also surpassed the 1957-58 Boston Celtics for the best start by a defending champion.
Thompson hit a three-pointer with 2:08 remaining in the second quarter and Golden State never trailed again. The reserves built up a sizable lead and allowed Stephen Curry to rest the entire fourth quarter. He had 19 points, the first...