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List of the longest NBA winning streaks by professional teams. A winning streak may span consecutive games or consecutive seasons, and the National Basketball Association has long been a vehicle for keeping such stats on professional sports teams. The winning streak record has been broken numerous times over the years, and this list includes several ties on the longest winning streaks list.

The NBA was founded in 1946 with the consolidation of existing leagues. Early teams such as the New York Knicks, the Boston Celtics, and the Destroit Pistons are still active today, while other teams like the Minneapolis Lakers and the New Orleans Jazz have moved to different city. Basketball has been a favorite American sport for generations and draws crowds at high school, college, and professional levels. Basketball legends from Lenny Wilkins to Michael Jordan to Shaquille O'Neal are frequently listed among the <a href="http://www.ranker.com/crowdranked-list/best-athletes-of-all-time">greatest athletes of all time</a>.

This list of NBA winning streak records covers the entire history of professional basketball in the US.

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Los Angeles Lakers is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Longest NBA Winning Streaks
Los Angeles Lakers Los Angeles - 33, Nov 5, 1971 - Jan 7, 1972

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Houston Rockets is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Longest NBA Winning Streaks
Houston Rockets Houston - 22, Jan 29, 2008 - Mar 18, 2008

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Chicago Bulls is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Longest NBA Winning Streaks
Chicago Bulls Chicago - 18, Dec 29, 1995 - Feb 2, 1996

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New York Knicks is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Longest NBA Winning Streaks
New York Knicks New York City - 18, Oct 24, 1969 - Nov 28, 1969

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Dallas Mavericks is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Longest NBA Winning Streaks
Dallas Mavericks Dallas - 17, Jan 27, 2007 - Mar 12, 2007

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Phoenix Suns is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Longest NBA Winning Streaks
Phoenix Suns Phoenix - 17, Dec 29, 2006 - Jan 29, 2007

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San Antonio Spurs is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Longest NBA Winning Streaks
San Antonio Spurs San Antonio - 17, Feb 29, 1996 - Mar 31, 1996

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Washington Capitols is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Longest NBA Winning Streaks
Washington Capitols 17, Nov 16, 1946 - Dec 30, 1946

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Milwaukee Bucks is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Longest NBA Winning Streaks
Milwaukee Bucks Milwaukee - 16, Oct 24, 1970 - Nov 25, 1970

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Portland Trail Blazers is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Longest NBA Winning Streaks
Portland Trail Blazers Portland - 16, Mar 20, 1991 - Apr 19, 1991

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Boston Celtics is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Longest NBA Winning Streaks
Boston Celtics Boston - 16, Dec 19, 1964 - Jan 22, 1965