In all sports disciplines there are records that neither athletes nor teams want to reach, we talk about losing or negative streaks as the case may be. On this occasion, the Detroit Pistons team of the National Basketball Association (NBA) in the United States suffered one of the worst losing streaks in the history of this category.
The quintet lost on Tuesday night, December 26, to the Brooklyn Nets with a score of 112-118 points, achieving 27 consecutive losses, which is the worst consecutive streak in the history of the NBA in a single season, and leaves them in last place as well. In the league with the terrible mark of 2 wins and 28 losses.
With the record, the Pistons join their city cousins with the worst losing record in a major league campaign in the North American nation. In MLB (baseball) the Tigers finished the 2003 season with a record of 43-116. In the NFL (American football) the 2008 Lions went 0-16; While the NHL (ice hockey) Red Wings finished 2019 with a record of 17-49-5.
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But the nightmare could continue, as the other limits that the Pistons, who are not fueled, can reach are the 28 consecutive defeats that the Philadelphia 76ers suffered in the period from 2014-2015 and 2015-2016, counting the end of one season and the beginning of the season. . the next .
Without hope, they have not achieved any victory since last October 28, when they beat the Chicago Bulls 118-102, and they have not achieved a single victory throughout the entire month of November or so far in December.
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In addition, they are also about to enter the room of teams with the worst record and winning percentage at the end of a regular season in NBA history.
A 2-28 mark leaves Detroit with a winning percentage of .066 while the worst teams in league history at the end of the regular season were the 2011-12 Charlotte Bobcats (7-59 and .106 in a lockout-shortened season) and the 1972-73 Philadelphia 76ers (9-9). 73 and 110).