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When did every NBA team lose its ninth game?

The Golden State Warriors’ Klay Thompson (11) has his shot blocked by the Minnesota Timberwolves’ Karl-Anthony Towns (32) during an NBA basketball game Tuesday, April 5, 2016, in Oakland. Minnesota won 124-117 in overtime.
The Golden State Warriors’ Klay Thompson (11) has his shot blocked by the Minnesota Timberwolves’ Karl-Anthony Towns (32) during an NBA basketball game Tuesday, April 5, 2016, in Oakland. Minnesota won 124-117 in overtime. The Associated Press

The Warriors can set the NBA record with their 73rd victory of the season Wednesday at home against the Memphis Grizzlies. That would allow the Warriors to finish the season with just nine losses. Here’s a look the number of games it took every NBA team to lose its ninth game this season (record and date in parentheses):

Team

Games

(Record, date)

Golden State Warriors

78

(69-9, April 5)

San Antonio Spurs

54

(45-9, Feb. 18)

Cleveland Cavaliers

28

(19-9, Dec. 26)

Chicago Bulls

24

(15-9, Dec. 18)

Charlotte Hornets

23

(14-9, Dec. 12)

Indiana Pacers

22

(13-9, Dec. 12)

Atlanta Hawks

21

(12-9, Dec. 2)

Toronto Raptors

21

(12-9, Dec. 5)

Boston Celtics

20

(11-9, Dec. 5)

Memphis Grizzlies

20

(11-9, Dec. 3)

Orlando Magic

20

(11-9, Dec. 5)

Dallas Mavericks

20

(11-9, Dec. 4)

Los Angeles Clippers

19

(10-9, Dec. 2)

Detroit Pistons

17

(8-9, Nov. 29)

Minnesota Timberwolves

17

(8-9, Nov. 29)

New York Knicks

17

(8-9, Nov. 27)

Utah Jazz

17

(8-9, Dec. 3)

Phoenix Suns

16

(7-9, Nov. 27)

Washington Wizards

16

(7-9, Dec. 2)

Denver Nuggets

15

(6-9, Nov. 24)

Houston Rockets

14

(5-9, Nov. 21)

Portland Trail Blazers

13

(4-9, Nov. 18)

Sacramento Kings

13

(4-9, Nov. 19)

Los Angeles Lakers

11

(2-9, Nov. 16)

Brooklyn Nets

10

(1-9, Nov. 14)

New Orleans Pelicans

10

(1-9, Nov. 15)

Philadelphia 76ers

9

(0-9, Nov. 13)

Compiled by Jeff Caraska

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