Detroit Pistons set NBA single season record with 27-game losing streak after being defeated 118-112 by the Brooklyn Nets

  • Pistons guard Cade Cunningham scored a game-high 41 points in the loss
  • The only longer streak in NBA history of 28 games happened over two seasons 
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The Detroit Pistons suffered a 118-112 loss to the Brooklyn Nets to move their losing streak to an NBA single season record 27 straight games.

Detroit’s streak had extended to a record tying 26 games following a loss to the Nets on Saturday. 

They now take sole ownership of the longest single season streak in NBA history from the 2013-14 Philadelphia 76ers and 2010-11 Cleveland Cavaliers.

The only longer streak in NBA history is the 28-straight losses for the 76ers that spanned the 2014-15 season to the 2015-16 seasons.

Detroit has not won a game since October 28 when they moved their record to 2-1 after defeating the Chicago Bulls 118-102 a night after being the Charlotte Hornets 111-99.

The Pistons have set the record for the longest single season losing streak in NBA history

Detroit suffered their 27th-straight loss after being defeated by Brooklyn Nets 1__-1__

Detroit suffered their 27th-straight loss after being defeated by Brooklyn Nets 1__-1__

Cade Cunningham gave Detroit their best chances of ending the streak after scoring 41 points

 Cade Cunningham gave Detroit their best chances of ending the streak after scoring 41 points

The Pistons got out to a strong start in Tuesday’s game against Brooklyn and were able to finish the first quarter with a 31-25 advantage before the Nets took the lead back heading into halftime.

Detroit was able to fight back after falling a game-high 11-points behind and briefly take the lead during the third quarter but still entered the fourth quarter behind on the scoreboard.

The Pistons were able to get off to a tremendous start in the fourth and took the lead once again after going on a 12-2 run before Brooklyn regained control with a 13-0 run of their own.

Superstar guard Cade Cunningham led Detroit in defeat/to victory and ended the night with 41 points, five assists, and nine rebounds.

Brooklyn meanwhile were led by forward Cam Johnson who ended the night with 23 points. Center Nic Claxton also recorded a double-double after he ended the night with 11 points and 11 rebounds.

Nets backup center Day’ron Sharpe also recorded a double-double after recording 11 points and 11 rebounds off the bench.

As the game neared it’s end, unhappy Pistons fans once again chanted for ownership to sell the team. 

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