The Milwaukee Bucks extended their league-leading winning streak to 14 games with a 104-101 win over the Phoenix Suns in Milwaukee on Sunday. It was also the 10th straight win for the team at home. They have now won 15 of their last 17 games at Fiserv Forum.
The Milwaukee Bucks have the second-best home record in the NBA this season
The Bucks upped their home record this season to 26-5. The .839 winning percentage at home is second in the NBA this year behind the Denver Nuggets who are 28-4 (.875).
The 26-5 (.839) mark at home is currently the sixth best winning percentage for the Bucks at home in their history. The Bucks best winning percentage at home was in 1970-71 when that Bucks’ team was 34-2 at home, a .944 winning percentage.
The Bucks could tie their second-best home record in franchise history
With 10 home games remaining in the season, the Bucks will not have a chance to top the best home record in team history, but they could tie for the second-best record in home games. In 1984-85, the Bucks were 36-5 (.878). With 10 home contests remaining in the 2022-23 season, the Bucks would need to win each of their remaining 10 games at home to finish the season at 36-5 and a tie for the second-best home record in franchise history.
The Top 10 home winning percentages in Bucks history
Here is a look at the 10 seasons in which the Bucks had a home winning percentage above .800.
1970-71: 34-2 .944
1984-85: 36-5 .878
1972-73: 33-5 .868
1971-72: 31-5 .861
2019-20: 30-5 .857
1980-81: 34-7 .829
1973-74: 31-7 .816
1990-91: 33-8 .805
1985-86: 33-8 .805
2018-19: 33-8 .805
Forty-one different NBA teams have had a home winning percentage of .900 or above in a season in league history. Two teams, the 1985-86 Boston Celtics and the 2015-16 San Antonio Spurs are tied for the best home record in NBA history at 40-1 (.976). The 1970-71 Bucks’ .944 home winning percentage ranks 14th all-time,
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