Can Miami Heat break NBA's all-time win streak record?

Oklahoman Published: March 14, 2013

On Wednesday night, the Heat squeaked by the Sixers to win their 20th consecutive game, an accomplishment that put them well within range of potentially tying (or besting) the 2007-08 Rockets’ improbable 22-game run. But that string is only the longest in the modern era; the league record is 33 victories in a row — courtesy of the 1971-72 Lakers team led by Jerry West, Gail Goodrich and Wilt Chamberlain.

The Heat have been so terrific over the course of the last 20 games that a few Hall of Famers from that Lakers team are growing anxious.

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