2017 NBA Finals
2017 NBA Finals

Golden State Warriors raise bar for winning percentage in NBA playoffs

NBA.com Staff

Jun 13, 2017 12:16 AM ET

Kevin Durant scored 39 points, Stephen Curry added 34 and the Golden State Warriors won their second NBA championship in three seasons with a 129-120 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 5 of The Finals on Monday night.

It wasn't a perfect postseason, but the Golden State Warriors still posted the highest winning percentage in NBA playoff history.

Best Playoff Records In NBA History

2017Golden State Warriors16-1.941
2001Los Angeles Lakers15-1.938
1983Philadelphia 76ers12-1.923
1989Detroit Pistons15-2.882
1991Chicago Bulls15-2.882
1999San Antonio Spurs15-2.882
1971Milwaukee Bucks12-2.857
1982Los Angeles Lakers12-2.857
1950Minneapolis Lakers10-2.833
1986Boston Celtics15-3.833
1987Los Angeles Lakers15-3.833
1996Chicago Bulls15-3.833

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