With a ninth victory last week, the Denver Nuggets needed, as of Monday night, only one more in their final 10 games to avoid tying the 1972-73 Philadelphia 76ers for the worst winning percentage in NBA history. A further consolation: As miserable as they've been, the Nuggets don't lag as far behind as past underachievers. Here's how Denver stacks up against other NBA single-season train wrecks, the teams that finished the furthest below the league's offensive and defensive averages.
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