Top Ten Videos to watch

A Man Operating A Tv Camera
Maurice White
March2Justice
'News One Now' With Roland Martin Taping
Bill Cosby
Activists In Los Angeles Gather To Burn Likenesses Of The Confederate Flag
Flint Firebirds V Windsor Spitfires
CBC Message To America: Rep. Conyers Addresses The Damage Inflicted On Our Communities By Poverty, Mass Incarceration And Lack Of Economic Development
Iowa Caucus Ted Cruz
NewsOne Now NAACP Image Awards Preview
Student sitting at a desk in a classroom
Slavery Stock image
The 16th Annual Wall Street Project Gala Fundraising Reception
Ava DuVernay
Roland Martin Blasts Stacey Dash For Comments About BET, Black Networks
President Obama Delivers State Of The Union Address At U.S. Capitol
Ava DuVernay
2016 North American International Auto Show
Democratic National Committee Presidential Primary Debate
88th Oscars Nominations Announcement
Democratic debate
Dream Speech
GOP Presidential Candidates Debate In Charleston
US President Barack Obama speaks on the
24593149
2011 Winter TCA Tour - Day 5
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 18, 2015: Two wooden stand-in Oscar statuettes are ready to be taken on
Woman Holding Dollars - Isolated
President Barack Obama Delivers His State Of The Union Address
Leave a comment
jj hickson

Cleveland Cavaliers' J.J. Hickson (21) walks off the court after losing 103-94 to the Detroit Pistons in an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Feb. 9, 2011, in Cleveland. Cleveland's losing streak reached 26, matching the 1976-77 Tampa Bay Buccaneers' record for consecutive incompetence on Wednesday night with a 103-94 loss to the Detroit Pistons, who were supposedly a beatable opponent for the bottom-dwelling Cavs. (AP Photo)

By Dwayne C. Nelson

No franchise in any professional sport should lose 26 games in a row.

But somehow, the Cleveland Cavaliers (8-45) have managed to do so, dropping their 26th straight game, 103-94, last night to the Detroit Pistons (20-33).

Already in the books for consecutive losses in NBA history, the LeBron James-less Cavs tied the NFL’s 1976-1977 Tampa Bay Buccaneers yesterday for the longest losing streak in American major sports history.

Reserve guard Rodney Stuckey shot 8 for 10 from the line and scored 22 points to drive the Pistons’ win. Cavs big man J.J. Hickson put up 18 points and pulled down 15 boards, but it wasn’t enough as Cleveland fell yet again in front of its home crowd at Quicken Loans Arena. The Cavs last victory was Dec. 18.

Here are the rest of last night’s scores with each squad’s top performers.

San Antonio 111, Toronto 100.

Top performers

San Antonio: DeJuan Blair, 28 points and 14 rebounds.

Toronto: DeMar DeRozan, 25 points, 4 rebounds and 4 assists.

L.A. Clippers 116, New York 108.

Top performers

L.A. Clippers: Baron Davis, 16 points and 16 assists.

New York: Raymond Felton, 17 points and 12 assists.

Orlando 99, Philadelphia 95.

Top performers

Orlando: Dwight Howard, 30 points and 17 rebounds.

Philadelphia: Andre Iguodala, 21 points, 8 assists and 3 steals.

New Jersey 103, New Orleans 101 (OT).

Top performers

New Jersey: Sasha Vujacic, 25 points (5-for-7 three-point range).

New Orleans: David West, 32 points, 15 rebounds and 5 assists.

Dallas 102, Sacramento 100.

Top performers

Dallas: Jason Terry, 22 points.

Sacramento: DeMarcus Cousins, 19 points and 15 rebounds.

Chicago 91, Utah 86.

Top performers

Chicago: Derrick Rose, 29 points and 7 assists.

Utah: Al Jefferson, 26 points, 8 rebounds and 3 blocks.

Golden State 116, Denver 114.

Top performers

Golden State: Monta Ellis, 37 points and 5 assists.

Denver: Carmelo Anthony, 29 points.

Indiana 104, Charlotte 103.

Top performers

Indiana: Roy Hibbert, 29 points and 10 rebounds.

Charlotte: Stephen Jackson, 27 points (4-for-8 three-point range).

Washington 100, Milwaukee 85.

Top performers

Washington: JaVale McGee, 16 points, 17 rebounds and 3 blocks.

Milwaukee: Brandon Jennings, 20 points, 5 rebounds and 4 assists.

NBA All-Star game

Grammy Award winning singers Rihanna and Lenny Kravitz will headline the music entertainment for the all-star game Feb. 20 in Los Angeles, the league announced yesterday.

Kravitz is slated to rock his latest  joint “Come On Get It” during introductions of the game’s starters, and Rihanna’s scheduled to perform the hits “Only Girl (In the World)” and “What’s My Name” during the special half-time show.

Dwayne C. Nelson is an arts & entertainment and sports blogger whose content is featured on various Web sites, including Associated Content, Yahoo! Sports, Urban Daily and News One. You can now follow him on Twitter to stay abreast of his latest posts.

RELATED:

LeBron Says He Wishes Cavs ‘The Best’

LeBron Dominates In Cleveland Return

LeBron James Mocks Cavs On Twitter After 55 Point Loss To Lakers

Also On News One: