Agence France-PresseMarch 30, 2014 04:16
The Philadelphia 76ers avoided a record-setting 27th straight National Basketball Association loss with a dominating 123-98 home victory over the struggling Detroit Pistons on Saturday.
Thaddeus Young finished with 21 points, six rebounds and three assists for the 76ers, who came into the contest having lost 18 straight at home and 26 overall, equaling the longest losing streak in league history.
"I am happy for the players and I am happy for the fans," said Sixers coach Brett Brown. "I am real happy for the players."