(SportsNetwork.com) - Only the Memphis Grizzlies (15-2) have a better record than the Golden State Warriors (14-2), who will try to stretch their season high winning streak to 10 games Tuesday versus the Orlando Magic.
The Grizzlies are idle Tuesday and the Warriors can match them with a win Tuesday night in the opener of a quick homestand at Oracle Arena. The Warriors, who will also entertain New Orleans on the stay, went 5-0 on a recent road trip.
Golden State made it nine wins in a row with Sunday's 104-93 victory over the Detroit Pistons and led by as many as 22 points in the third quarter. The Warriors outscored the Pistons, 32-16, in the second quarter and shot 46.8 percent from the floor.
Stephen Curry, the NBA's fifth leading scorer at 23.8 points per game, recorded 16 points and 10 assists in the win over Detroit, while Draymond Green made a career-best 5-of-8 3-pointers for 20 points. Klay Thompson scored 15 points for the Warriors, whose 14-2 start is the best in franchise history.
"It's showing the character of this team to keep winning games that are obviously tough considering the situation," Curry said. "We're happy to have done so well on the trip going home."
Curry is questionable Tuesday with a sprained left ankle.
The Warriors are 5-1 at home and have won three in a row there. They are first in the NBA in field goal percentage (48.7), third in the league with 107.1 ppg and 10-0 when holding opponents under 100 points.
Golden State won 11 consecutive games from Dec. 29-Jan. 22, 1971-72.
Meanwhile, the Magic ended a four-game slide with Sunday's 93-90 win at Phoenix and improved to 1-1 on a six-game road trip.
The Magic opened the junket with a loss in Indiana on Friday and played four solid quarters against the Suns. Tobias Harris and Nik Vucevic scored 21 and 18 points, respectively, and Evan Fournier ended with 15 points for Orlando, which shot 46.1 percent and survived despite 23 turnovers.
Orlando led 52-39 at halftime and by as many as 16 points during the fourth quarter.
"I told the guys afterward that as a group, they decided the results of that game," said Magic head coach Jacque Vaughn. "Very good effort for us."
Orlando is 5-7 on the road and will also visit the Los Angeles Clippers, Utah Jazz and Sacramento Kings on the trip. Vucevic leads the Magic in points (18.6) and rebounds (11.7), and is first in the NBA with 13 double-doubles.
The Magic dropped a 111-96 decision at home to the Warriors last Wednesday, as Curry netted 28 points and Harris countered with 16. Orlando has lost the previous three games in this series, but is 10-5 in the past 15.