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  • December 13, 2019
    PHILADELPHIA -- Down and out or down to the wire, the 76ers are freefalling toward NBA history. [b]Under Armour China Wholesale[/b] . D.J Augustin scored 20 points and Taj Gibson had 19 points and 13 rebounds to lead the Chicago Bulls to a 102-94 win over Philadelphia on Wednesday night, handing the 76ers their 22nd straight loss. The Sixers are four losses shy of matching the NBA record for the longest single-season losing streak. The Cleveland Cavaliers set the record of 26 consecutive losses in the 2010-11 season. The Vancouver Grizzlies (1995-96), Denver Nuggets (1997-98) and Charlotte Bobcats (2011-12) each lost 23 straight. "Winnable game," 76ers coach Brett Brown said. "I say that because a group thats been losing ... still stays together. They still compete. Im proud of them." The Sixers also lost their 17th straight home game since beating Charlotte on Jan. 15. They were 8-11 at home at that point and had already defeated Miami, the Bulls, and Houston in Philadelphia. After the Sixers were 3-0 following a Nov. 2 win over Chicago, fans held signs that said, "3-0. Thats No Bull." That seems like another season at times after the Sixers traded Evan Turner, Spencer Hawes and Lavoy Allen at the deadline for draft picks, a necessary step for a rebuilding franchise. Unlike most of the first 21 losses in the streak, the Sixers were competitive until the final possessions, never letting the Bulls lead by more than 11. Sixers centre Byron Mullens, who hadnt attempted a shot all game, hit consecutive 3s to pull the Sixers to 83-80. He made a nifty save on a ball headed out of bounds, leading to Henry Sims bucket and a foul. With a chance to tie the game, Sims missed the free throw with 8:19 left. Thaddeus Young bailed him out a possession later with a 3-pointer that made it 85-all. Joakim Noah buried a go-ahead 3 from the top of the arc and Augustin followed with one from the sideline to put the Bulls up 91-85. Tony Wrotens 3 made it 93-90 but it was just more false hope. Carlos Boozers emphatic dunk stretched the lead to six and the Bulls did enough to hang on and move to .500 on the road (17-17). The Sixers have lost three of four by less than 10 points after losing each of the previous 10 games by double-digits. "We knew it would be this type of game," Augustin said. "We just tried to fight them until the end and it was a fight, a real fight." The Sixers could make it 23 straight with a loss Friday to New York. Then three straight on the road at Chicago, San Antonio and Houston. If the Sixers lose all of those games, the potential record 27th loss would come March 29 vs. Detroit. Young scored 24 points for the Sixers and Wroten had 17. "Were going to get one soon," Wroten said. Boozer had 12 points and 11 rebounds for the Bulls and Noah added 14 points and 10 boards. The Sixers solid 11-for-24 3-point shooting was undone by a 9 of 19 mark from the free-throw line. "There is just no inch for error," Brown said. "Theres no wiggle room at all." The Sixers stayed tight and chipped away in the third, making it 64-61 on Youngs 3-pointer. Sims was 0 for 7 from the floor until his first basket cut it to 64-63. The Sixers just couldnt make the clutch basket or two to finally take the lead. Theyd get as close again as two points in the third and trailed only 75-69 at the end of the quarter. "I think Bretts done a great job with them," Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau said. "Theyve got a lot of moving parts. I give a guy like Young a lot of credit for his professionalism -- how hard he plays. They shot the ball well. The Bulls played without Derrick Rose, the former MVP point guard who tore the meniscus in his right knee at Portland in November and was ruled out for the remainder of the season. Thibodeau said Rose could could be ready to return if he gets the call to play this summer for Team USA at the world championships. "I know hed like to do it," Thibodeau said. "I know how USA basketball feels about him. If hes cleared to do it, Id love to see him do it." NOTES: The Sixers are 3-32 since a four-game winning streak ended Jan. 4. ... The Bulls have won seven of eight against the Sixers. [b]Vans Old Skool Clearance[/b] . -- Chicago manager Darold Butler has a message for the Windy City. [b]Nike Air Max Plus China[/b] .com) - Many people at Eastern Washington are waiting to see if star quarterback Vernon Adams Jr.The stars of WWE are thoroughly enjoying their tour of the United Kingdom - and not just in the wrestling ring! Smackdown stars Dolph Ziggler and Becky Lynch, who hold the brands Intercontinental and Womens Championships respectively, headed to the Etihad Stadium on Saturday to watch Manchester Citys 1-1 draw with Middlesbrough in the Premier League. The Show-Off and The Lass Kicker take in the view Ziggler posted a picture on Twitter of himself and Dublin-born Lynch posing outside Pep Guardiolas sides stadium, while the two were also introduced to the crowd before kick-off. However, the wrestlers also provided alternative commentary on the game for Manchester Citys media channels, before they defended their belts at a WWE event in the city later in the evening. Dolph Ziggler and Becky Lynch were introduced to the Etihad Stadium crowd Lynch - who also kept hold of her championship with a win over Alexa Bliss at Tuesdays edition of Smackdown in Glasgow - visited reigning Premier League champions Leicester City as well.The 29-year-old and colleague Baron Corbin had their picture taken with Foxes full-back Christian Fuchs, with Fuchs also helping Corbin deal with the leg injury that has prevented him from competing at Survivor Series. Lynch, Corbin and Fuchs pose for pictures Baron Corbins leg is stretched out by Cristian Fuchs Its not just the WWE stars that have been showing up at events, though. [b]Vapormax Plus Cheap[/b]. Former light-welterweight world boxing champion Amir Khan was in attendance for the Manchester show, while West Brom goalkeeper Ben Foster watched Wednesdays event in Birmingham.Plus, double Olympic taekwondo champion, Wales Jade Jones, accompanied Bayley on her ring walk at Fridays event at Wembley Arena. Jade Jones (pictured) walked to the ring with Bayley Jones later tweeted: Had a good time at @WWEUK! Was amazing getting to do a walk out with @itsBayleyWWE and the rest of the stars! I wanted to get in there.Last Friday, WWEs Bella Twins, Nikki and Brie, popped into Sky Studios for an interview - read it here - while they also met up with Sky Football expert Jamie Redknapp. The Bella Twins met Jamie Redknapp at Sky Studios - pic: @WWEUK Also See: WWE returning to UK in May Follow @SkySportsWWE WWE on Sky Sports WWE videos ' ' '