Which NBA team has the longest regular season losing streak?

The 2023-24 Detroit Pistons and the 2014-15 Philadelphia 76ers share the NBA record for the longest losing streak of regular season games at 28 straight games.

Which NBA team has the longest active regular season losing streak?

The Atlanta Hawks and the Washington Wizards have the longest active losing streak of regular season games at 6 straight games.

Which NBA team has the most losing streaks in the all-time top 50?

The Los Angeles Clippers have 7 different losing streaks in the all time top 50, which is the most of any NBA franchise. The most recent qualifying losing streak by the Clippers was the 17 game losing streak which started on Mar 15, 2000 and ended on Apr 19, 2000.

Longest NBA Losing Streaks

Team Year(s) Losing Streak Streak Breaker
1 Detroit Pistons 2023 28 vs Toronto Raptors Raptors 129-127
Philadelphia 76ers 2015* 28 vs Los Angeles Lakers Lakers 103-91
3 Cleveland Cavaliers 2010 - 2011 26 vs Los Angeles Clippers Clippers 126-119
Philadelphia 76ers 2014 26 vs Detroit Pistons Pistons 123-98
5 Cleveland Cavaliers 1982* 24 @ Golden State Warriors Warriors 132-120
6 Charlotte Bobcats 2012 23 vs Indiana Pacers Pacers 90-89
Denver Nuggets 1997 - 1998 23 @ Los Angeles Clippers Clippers 99-81
Vancouver Grizzlies 1996 23 vs Minnesota Timberwolves Timberwolves 105-103
9 Detroit Pistons 1980* 21 @ Houston Rockets Rockets 112-109
10 Dallas Mavericks 1993 20 @ Minnesota Timberwolves Timberwolves 93-89
Houston Rockets 2021 20 vs Toronto Raptors Raptors 117-99
Los Angeles Clippers 1994* 20 vs Milwaukee Bucks Bucks 96-94
New York Knicks 1985* 20 vs Phoenix Suns Suns 103-93
Philadelphia 76ers 1973 20 vs Milwaukee Bucks Bucks 106-104
15 Dallas Mavericks 1993 19 vs Orlando Magic Magic 102-96
Los Angeles Clippers 1988 - 1989 19 vs Houston Rockets Rockets 114-111
Memphis Grizzlies 2018 19 vs Denver Nuggets Nuggets 101-94
New Jersey Nets 2009* 19 vs Charlotte Bobcats Bobcats 97-91
Orlando Magic 2003 19 vs Phoenix Suns Suns 105-98
Philadelphia 76ers 1972* 19 @ Houston Rockets Rockets 114-112
San Diego Clippers 1982 19 vs Portland Trail Blazers Trail Blazers 129-123
Vancouver Grizzlies 1995 19 vs Portland Trail Blazers Trail Blazers 104-100
23 Boston Celtics 2007 18 vs Milwaukee Bucks Bucks 117-97
Charlotte Bobcats 2012 18 @ Chicago Bulls Bulls 91-81
Minnesota Timberwolves 2011* 18 vs Dallas Mavericks Mavericks 99-82
New York Knicks 2019 18 @ Atlanta Hawks Hawks 106-91
San Antonio Spurs 2023 18 vs Los Angeles Lakers Lakers 129-115
Utah Jazz 1982 18 vs Kansas City Kings Kings 127-118
29 Dallas Mavericks 1994 17 @ Sacramento Kings Kings 88-80
Los Angeles Clippers 2000 17 @ Seattle SuperSonics SuperSonics 114-106
Los Angeles Clippers 1999 17 vs Sacramento Kings Kings 106-92
Miami Heat 1988 17 @ Los Angeles Clippers Clippers 89-88
Orlando Magic 1991 - 1992 17 @ Seattle SuperSonics SuperSonics 104-103
Philadelphia 76ers 2014 17 @ Minnesota Timberwolves Timberwolves 85-77
Phoenix Suns 2019 17 @ Miami Heat Heat 124-121
San Diego Rockets 1968 17 vs Philadelphia 76ers 76ers 111-106
San Francisco Warriors 1964 - 1965 17 vs Cincinnati Royals Royals 105-90
Toronto Raptors 1997 17 @ Philadelphia 76ers 76ers 104-97
39 Atlanta Hawks 1976 16 vs Philadelphia 76ers 76ers 123-109
Brooklyn Nets 2017 16 @ Sacramento Kings Kings 109-100
Charlotte Bobcats 2012 16 @ Toronto Raptors Raptors 98-91
Chicago Bulls 2001 16 vs Atlanta Hawks Hawks 96-92
Dallas Mavericks 1993 - 1994 16 vs Sacramento Kings Kings 108-101
Denver Nuggets 1998 16 vs Vancouver Grizzlies Grizzlies 98-93
Golden State Warriors 1984 - 1985 16 vs New York Knicks Knicks 114-98
Los Angeles Clippers 1987* 16 vs Utah Jazz Jazz 100-88
Los Angeles Clippers 1986 - 1987 16 vs Denver Nuggets Nuggets 123-105
Minnesota Timberwolves 2010 16 vs Sacramento Kings Kings 108-99
Minnesota Timberwolves 1994* 16 @ Golden State Warriors Warriors 114-112
Minnesota Timberwolves 1992 16 @ Denver Nuggets Nuggets 121-114
New Jersey Nets 1978 16 vs Indiana Pacers Pacers 140-138
New York Knicks 2014 - 2015 16 vs New Orleans Pelicans Pelicans 99-92
San Antonio Spurs 2023 16 @ Utah Jazz Jazz 102-94
Washington Wizards 2024 16 vs Charlotte Hornets Hornets 112-100
Washington Wizards 2010 16 @ New Orleans Hornets Hornets 96-91

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