10. That's the biggest number for the Nets this season, the number of games they have to win to avoid the worst record in NBA history, now held by the 1972-73 Sixers. Two members of that team tell the Times they don't think the Nets are that bad, that Devin Harris and Brook Lopez will lead them to enough wins to avoid the ignominy. In fact, they say, they'd be upset if the Nets broke the record.
- Nets Seem Unlikely Threat to 1972-73 Sixers’ Loss Record - Howard Beck - New York Times
- Score Tied in Race to be Worst - New York Times