Cleveland Cavaliers Lose 22nd Straight: Will Cavs Break Own Record for Futility?

February 2nd, 2011 by Brian Murtaugh Leave a reply »
The Cleveland Cavaliers are only one game away from making NBA history and giving the city the most publicity it has seen since LeBron James took his talents to South Beach.

Unfortunately for the Cavaliers and their fans, this bit of history is nothing to be proud of.

Cleveland is only one game away from matching the longest single-season losing streak in the history of the National Basketball Association.

The Denver Nuggets and Vancouver Grizzlies currently hold the record at 23 games, set during the 1997-98 and 1995-96 seasons respectively.

The Vancouver Grizzlies were simply an expansion team throughout their terrible losing streak as they managed to scrape out 15 victories even though the team had five different players averaging over 10 points per game.

The Nuggets only won 11 games throughout the course of the entire 1997 NBA season.

The Nuggets struggled to find their way out of the basement for seasons to come as poor drafting and a serious lack of free agent appeal kept Denver in the dark ages.

Is Cleveland headed for the same fate?

The only thing Cleveland can do to avoid going ...

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