Daily Gallery: Top 10 winning streaks in history
March 13, 2013
With the 2012-13 Miami Heat currently on a 19-game winning streak, sportsnet.ca takes a look at the top winning streaks in history.
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LeBron James (right) and Dwyane Wade will both be out on Friday. (AP/David Santiago)
Wilt Chamberlain and the 1971-72 Los Angeles Lakers won a NBA-record 33 consecutive games, before going on to capture the NBA championship.
Mario Lemieux and the 1992-93 Pittsburgh Penguins won a record 17 games in a row, but were unable to capture their third consecutive Stanley Cup.
Michael Schumacher won a record seven consecutive Formula One races in 2004.
David Justice and the 2002 Oakland Athletics won 20 consecutive games, and spawned the sabermetric movement in baseball.
From 2000-01, Tiger Woods won four consecutive Majors.
The 2001-02 Arsenal team won its last 14 games of the season, and two years later went undefeated in the Premiership.
From 1971-74, John Wooden’s UCLA won 88 consecutive games, many while superstar Bill Walton attended the school.
From 2008-10, Geno Auriemma and UConn women’s basketball won 90 consecutive games.
Spain won 15 international matches in a row from 2008-09, and have won its last three international competitions.