The long nightmare of a losing streak that stretched more than eight months, 28 games and parts of two seasons, is over for the 76ers.
Behind 23 points from Robert Covington and 14 points from Nerlens Noel and Jerami Grant, the Sixers broke through into the win column with a 103-91 decision over the hapless Los Angeles Lakers on Tuesday night a the Wells Fargo Center.
Gone with the victory is the longest losing streak in North American major sports history at 28. Also wiped out is the NBA record-tying 18 straight losses to open a season.
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