DALLAS (AP) — Dirk Nowitzki scored 21 points while playing only 20 minutes and the Dallas Mavericks had their largest victory ever, 123-70 over the winless Philadelphia 76ers on Thursday night.

The 53-point margin for Dallas surpassed its 50-point win over the New York Knicks in January 2010.

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At 0-8, Philadelphia is the only NBA team without a victory. The only time the 76ers have gone deeper into a season before winning a game was 1972-73, when they lost their first 15 games, according to STATS.

The 76ers, who scored the last five points to avoid their largest loss ever, matched Utah’s 0-8 start from a year ago. The last NBA team with a longer losing streak to begin a season was the New Jersey Nets during their record 0-19 start in 2009-10.

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