Sixers on the Road Again

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The Wizards guard Bradley Beal goes to the basket against 76ers forward Thaddeus Young and Damien Wilkins during the second half. (Nick Wass/AP)

The Sixers have lost 13 consecutive games away from the Wells Fargo Center, the third-longest, one-season road slide in franchise history and just eight road drops away from setting a club record.

They pick up with a West Coast trip Wednesday in Los Angeles, and things don’t look promising until the club hits Sacramento next weekend. Looking down the darkened road, the record-setting game would come in Miami (where the Heat are 30-3) on April 6.

Here’s a look at the worst one-season road losing streaks in the team’s 50 seasons in Philadelphia, as well as a look at their next eight away-game opponents (with that team’s home and overall records going into Wednesday’s games):

 SIXERS' LONGEST ONE-SEASON ROAD LOSING STREAKS
 No.    Season  First Loss    Last Loss    Broken  By
 20  1987-88    Dec. 28  March 4  March 6    Indiana Pacers  
 15  1972-73  Jan. 9  March 20  (End of Season) 
 13  2012-13  Jan. 2  March 10  Current  —
 12  1972-73  Oct. 10  Nov. 19  Nov. 28  Buffalo Braves
 11  1973-74  Dec. 21  Feb. 9  Feb. 11  Atlanta Hawks

 

 SIXERS' NEXT EIGHT ROAD GAMES 
 
 No.  
 
 Date
 
 Opponent
 Home  
 W-L
 Overall 
 W-L
 14  March 20    Los Angeles Clippers    26-8  46-22
 15  March 21  Denver Nuggets  30-3  47-22
 16  March 24  Sacramento Kings  18-15  24-44
 17  March 25  Utah Jazz  24-9  34-33
 18  March 29  Cleveland Cavaliers  13-20  22-45
 19  April 3  Charlotte Bobcats  9-24  15-52
 20  April 5  Atlanta Hawks  21-12  37-30
 21  April 6  Miami Heat  30-3  52-14

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