Because they have established a new record for the most losses in the history of the National Basketball Association (NBA), the Detroit Pistons are now on the losing end of the record books.
After the Pistons’ loss against the Brooklyn Nets on Tuesday, which established a new record for the longest single-season losing streak in the history of the National Basketball Association (NBA), fans are going completely crazy on social media. The loss also created a new record for the longest losing streak from a single season.
The Pistons have now suffered a string of 27 consecutive defeats. Detriot surpassed both the Cleveland Cavaliers of the 2010-2011 season and the Philadelphia Sixers of the 2013-2014 season with a record-setting loss to the Sixers. With a score of 118-111, the Sixers were defeated in their game.
The loss that the Pistons suffered on Tuesday was not the result of a lack of effort on their part, since they were in the lead for a considerable portion of the game. Although Detriot made a brave effort in the fourth quarter to escape making history, Cade Cunningham, a key player for the Pistons, scored a game-high 41 points, nine assists, and five rebounds. Detriot also made a valiant effort to avoid making history.
Despite the fact that Mikal Bridges and Cam Johnson are two of the most talented players on the Nets, the club was unable to handle their presence despite their abilities. Having scored 24 points, Johnson was in the lead. The social media platform X, which was once known as Twitter, was flooded with comments from NBA fans in reaction to the historic performance. Not only that, but videos of members of the Pistons audience chanting “sell the team” were also uploaded to the internet.
In order to convey their disdain of the team, this fan made the following statement: “The last twenty seconds of the Pistons game were the most embarrassing basketball I’ve ever watched.” I simply could not allow a game to be lost in such a manner. Another guy made the following statement in jest regarding the performance of the Detroit Lions in the National Football League this season: “Detroit had to sacrifice everything for a Lions division title.”
“Enough is enough, when are the pistons going to start making trades?” a third person stated while expressing their frustration. “Detroit deserves better,” stated a fourth individual who expressed their sympathies for the team. Being a sports fan in this place is truly a beautiful experience, and I have high hopes that the Pistons will be able to get their act together in the near future. There is a sixth one that goes as follows: “Cade had 41, but the Pistons still lost.” It is really an awful piece of news!
Currently, Detriot is only one game away from tying the record for the most consecutive losses in the history of the sport. This record goes back to the beginning of the sport. Over the span of two seasons, 2014–2015 and 2015–2016, the Sixers were defeated one after the other, resulting in a series of 28 consecutive losses.
With 228 games played thus far this season, the Pistons have the worst record in all of basketball. They have played the absolute most games. The next game that Detriot will play will be on Thursday, and it will be shown on NBA TV. The game will be against the Boston Celtics.