Top 10: Damaging losses for the Philadelphia 76ers (1)

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The Philadelphia 76ers avoided setting a new NBA record for the most consecutive losses tonight as they avoided the loss against the Detroit Pistons.

The Sixers, who hadn't won since January 29th when they triumphed over the Boston Celtics, matched the Cleveland Cavaliers previous record of 26 on Thursday night when they fell to defeat at the hands of the Houston Rockets.

Cleveland set the record during their disastrous 2010-11 season and it is one they will be glad to see matched.

The Sixers, who are unsurprisingly now ruled out of making it to this year's NBA play-offs won't be seeing their run of games get easier following the game against Detroit as they still face games against Play-off chasing Brooklyn Nets, Charlotte Bobcats and the Atlants Hawks.

With a run of 26/27 straight losses, Philadelphia have had some narrow defeats and some humiliating score-lines.

Ranging from 1 point to 45, the run is unprecedented and in this list, i count down the most damaging defeats in that time.

To make it clear before it begins, this is not just who had the biggest points margin over the Sixers in the last two months.

It looks at just how damaging a defeat it was for the team given the quality of opponent, timing of the match and the match events themselves.

New York Knicks
Houston Rockets
Golden State Warriors
Cleveland Cavaliers
LA Clippers
Atlanta Hawks
San Antonio Spurs
Memphis Grizzlies
Milwaukee Bucks
Oklahoma City Thunder
Philadelphia Sixers

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