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Longest NBA Losing Streaks

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List of the longest NBA losing streaks by professional teams. A losing streak may span consecutive games or consecutive seasons, and the National Basketball Association has long been a vehicle for keeping such stats on professional sports teams. The losing streak record has been broken numerous times over the years, and this list includes several ties on the longest losing streaks list.

The NBA was founded in 1946 with the consolidation of existing leagues. Early teams such as the New York Knicks, the Boston Celtics, and the Destroit Pistons are still active today, while other teams like the Minneapolis Lakers and the New Orleans Jazz have moved to different city. Basketball has been a favorite American sport for generations and draws crowds at high school, college, and professional levels. Basketball legends from Lenny Wilkins to Michael Jordan to Shaquille O'Neal are frequently listed among the greatest athletes of all time.

This list of NBA losing streak records covers the entire history of professional basketball in the US.
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