They are a loss away from becoming the Philadelphia 26ers. As in, losers of 26 in a row.
Shaquille O’Neal, Grant Hill and Darrell Griffith headline the 2014 College Basketball Hall of Fame class.
Philadelphia will face Houston on Thursday with the dubious distinction of being a loss shy of tying the NBA record for consecutive losses set by the Cleveland Cavaliers in 2010-11.
The Sixers are in the midst of a franchise worst 24 game losing streak and currently own the second worst record in all of the NBA (15-55), still two games ahead of the dreadful Milwaukee Bucks. Fans have been salivating over the potential players the Sixers might acquire in the upcoming draft.
The Sixers have signed guard Casper Ware to a 10-day contract, as the 10-day contract of guard Darius Johnson-Odom expired. The team elected not to give Johnson-Odom a second 10-day contract.
The NFL is the biggest sports in the United States. Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban thinks that might not last much longer.
The Sixers have matched the Vancouver Grizzlies (1995-96), Denver Nuggets (1997-98) and Charlotte Bobcats (2011-12) for the second-longest single-season losing streak in NBA history.
The 76ers are freefalling toward NBA history.
It’s hard to believe that in November, much of the conversation around the Sixers was that they might be “too good.” 3-0 seems like a million years ago, doesn’t it?
The Sixers haven’t won since Jan. 29 at Boston.
Maynor, acquired in a trade at the NBA trade deadline, along with two second round picks, was waived by the Sixers, the team announced today.
Mike Conley scored 19 points and Zach Randolph had 14 to lead the Memphis Grizzlies to a 103-77 win Saturday night, sending the 76ers to a franchise-tying 20th straight loss.
Paul George scored 25 points and David West had 18 to help the Indiana Pacers beat Philadelphia 101-94 on Friday night, sending the 76ers to their 19th straight loss.
As if Brett Brown’s job isn’t difficult enough already, he took some time to call season ticket holders and ask them to renew for the 2014-15 season.
Rudy Gay scored 27 points, Isaiah Thomas added 20 and the Sacramento Kings defeated Philadelphia 115-98 Wednesday night to extend the 76ers’ losing streak to 18 games.
Things are heating up around the NBA. Check out the cheerleaders and dancers for the week of April 12, 2013.