With a 110-99 victory in Milwaukee on Wednesday night, the Houston Rockets won their 17th consecutive game, passing the Boston Celtics for the longest winning streak this season.
James Harden led the way with 26 points. He's averaging 30.1 during the streak, while Houston is outscoring opponents by an average of 12.4 points.
The Rockets, who haven't lost since Jan. 26 at New Orleans, go for their 18th win in a row tonight in Toronto against the Eastern Conference-leading Raptors.
Here's a look at the longest winning streaks in Rockets history:
2007-08 (Jan. 29 - March 18)Finished 55-27, lost in first round of playoffs
The third-longest win streak in NBA history included 10 victories after Yao Ming was lost for the season.
2017-18 (Jan. 28 - Mar. 9)
Twice a runner-up for Kia MVP, James Harden is averaging 30.9 points, 8.9 assists and 5.2 rebounds.
1993-94 (Nov. 5 - Dec. 21)Finished 58-24, won NBA Finals
In Hakeem Olajuwon's MVP season, the Rockets opened 15-0 and won the first of their back-to-back titles.
1992-93 (Feb. 13 - March 16)Finished 55-27, lost in Western Conference semifinals
Vernon Maxwell and the Rockets won 40 of their final 51 to earn the No. 2 seed in the Western Conference.