CHICAGO (TICKER) —The Golden State Warriors try to extend their season-high winning streak to seven games and move over .500 for the first time in more than four months when they visit the United Center to face the lowly Chicago Bulls.
The Warriors have won six straight games for the first time this season and are trying to win seven in a row for the first time since an eight-game run from April 9-23, 1994.
Golden State has a .500 record at the latest point in any season since completing the 1993-94 season at 50-32. It has not been over .500 since winning its season opener over San Antonio on October 30.
The Warriors extended their home winning streak to four games with a 107-100 victory over the Indiana Pacers on Tuesday.
Gilbert Arenas had 22 points and nine assists and Jason Richardson and Erick Dampier each had 20 points for Golden State, which is one-half game behind Houston for ninth place in the Western Conference playoff race.
The Warriors are 16-6 against the Eastern Conference, including 4-4 on the road.
Golden State has won five of its last seven games on the road, where it is 11-18 this season.
Chicago opened a three-game homestand with a 104-89 loss to the Orlando Magic on Monday.
The Bulls are one victory shy of reaching 22 wins for the first time since going 62-20 in 1997-98 - Michael Jordan’s last season.
Golden State has won six of the last seven overall meetings with Chicago, including 100-94 home victory on November 20. The Warriors have lost 11 of their last 14 visits to the United Center.