Chris details the end of the Sixers record losing streak, DeSean Jackson being released by the Eagles, and Jay Paterno dropping out of the race for Pennsylvania Lieutenant Governor. He talks to President of the Heritage Foundation, Jim Demint, Phillies General Manager Ruben Amaro Jr, as well as, Michael Bronstein and Jeff Roe on the Monday Morning Matchup.
The Philadelphia 76ers are on the cusp of winning the NBA’s version of The Biggest Loser.
The Philadelphia 76ers tied the NBA record with their 26th straight loss Thursday night, as James Harden’s triple-double led the Houston Rockets to a 120-98 victory.
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 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.
Darren Sproles looks to be a valuable weapon in Chip Kelly’s arsenal come September.
The Sixers haven’t won since Jan. 29 at Boston.
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.
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.
Tim Hardaway Jr. scored 28 points as the New York Knicks defeated Philadelphia 123-110 on Monday night, sending the 76ers to their 17th straight loss.
Gordon Hayward scored 22 points, Alec Burks added 19 and the Utah Jazz beat Philadelphia 104-92 on Saturday night, sending the 76ers to their 16th consecutive loss.
Russell Westbrook had a triple-double in 21 minutes and Kevin Durant scored 42 points to help the Oklahoma City Thunder defeat the woeful Philadelphia 76ers 125-92 on Tuesday night for their third straight win.
Tobias Harris scored a career-high 31 points and the Orlando Magic beat the 76ers for the second time in less than a week, winning 92-81 Sunday night to extend Philadelphia’s losing streak to 14 games.
Thaddeus Young had 19 points for the Sixers, who lost their 12th straight overall and 11th in a row at home.
Philadelphia (15-42), which owns the league’s second worst record, has lost 21 of 24 and 10 straight at home. It is the club’s longest skid since a 12-game losing streak during the 1996-97 season.