Sixers @ Timberwolves
Standings: 5th in Atlantic Division
Last Game: Loss - 109-103 v. Spurs (Dec. 1st)
Steak: Lost 17
- The Sixers are 8-16 all-time in Minnesota and have lost each of their last two trips to the Target Center.
- Philadelphia is 0-3 in games decided by five points or fewer after going 9-5 in those games in 2013-14.
- The Sixers have lost 17 straight games and are now one loss away from tying the NBA record for most consecutive losses to open a season, currently held by the 2009-10 New Jersey Nets.
Standings: 3rd in Northwest Division
Last Game: Loss - 127-101 @ Clippers (Dec. 1st)
Steak: Lost 2
- The Timberwolves are 27-20 all-time against the Sixers and have won each of their last five meetings against the 76ers.
- Minnesota has held the Sixers below 100 points in each of their last five meetings.
- The Timberwolves are 1-12 when allowing 100+ points but they are 3-0 when allowing less than 100 points.