Neither the Philadelphia 76ers nor the Sacramento Kings will factor into the playoffs this season, as Philadelphia will not qualify for only the second time since 2008 while Sacramento will miss out for the seventh straight season.
But lately, things have looked better for the Kings, while the Sixers keep inching dangerously closer to an all-time franchise mark for road futility.
Sacramento will try for its fifth victory in six games at home on Sunday night against Philadelphia.
The Sixers (26-42) have lost two in a row and are the NBA's lowest scoring team at 92.4 points per game, but their struggles have been magnified away from home, where they've lost 15 straight and are 6-25 on the season, averaging 90.2 points per game. They haven't won on the road since a 103-99 victory against the Lakers on New Year's Day.
It's Philadelphia's longest road losing streak since the club dropped 20 in a row from Dec. 28, 1987-March 4, 1988. Perhaps a game against the Kings can help, as the S...