PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Kyle Lowry scored 23 points and Luis Scola had 21 to lead the Toronto Raptors to a 119-103 victory over the winless Philadelphia 76ers on Wednesday night.
One year after starting 0-17, the sorry Sixers have lost their first eight games of this season.READ MORE: Teen Victim Speaks Out For First Time Following Racially Motivated Attack Aboard SEPTA Train
Philadelphia has lost 18 straight games dating to March 27, 2015. That’s the fourth-longest mark in franchise history, one shy of the 19 straight dropped from March 21, 1972, to Nov. 10, 1972.
The Sixers matched an NBA record with 26 straight losses from Jan. 31, 2014, to March 27, 2014, and also lost 20 straight from Jan. 9, 1973, to Feb. 11, 1973.READ MORE: Police Searching For Suspect In Fatal Thanksgiving Day Hit-And-Run In Cherry Hill
The schedule is cruel for the Sixers, with games ahead against Oklahoma City, San Antonio and Dallas.
Scola scored 17 points on 8-for-10 shooting in the third quarter and helped Toronto put away the game.MORE NEWS: Dr. Oz Plans To Run For Senate Seat In Pennsylvania, Sources Say
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