The 76ers' home winless streak is intact.
They suffered a 109-91 loss to the Charlotte Hornets on Friday night, extending their home winless skid to start a season to 14 games.
The Hornets (7-19) were supposed to be a beatable opponent for the Sixers (2-23), who have also lost five consecutive games - home and away. Charlotte had lost four straight and 14 of 16. They were 1-10 on the road, and without standout shooting guard Lance Stephenson (pelvic strain).
Instead, the setback moved the Sixers closer to the 1993-94 Dallas Mavericks' NBA record for the most consecutive home losses to start a season - 19.
Michael Carter-Williams just wants the struggling squad to get a win, regardless of where it comes.
"We got one on the road," he said of Sunday night's contest at the Orlando Magic. "So we got to focus on that game. We can't worry about winning at home. We just got to worry about winning our next game and try to win there."
Their next chance to get a home win will come Jan. 5 against the LeBron James-led Cleveland Cavaliers. That game will be much tougher for them to win than Friday night's.
This time, their inability to hold onto the ball and stop Kemba Walker hurt the Sixers.
They committed 25 turnovers, which led to 34 Charlotte fastbreak points. Eight of their turnovers came in the second quarter.
"That's a really big number," Sixers coach Brett Brown said. "Thirty-four points against the team that really isn't statistically known for turning people over. That's not just their style. And for us, it became rampant. It wasn't like it was just a few people."
Carter-Williams, Robert Covington, and K.J. McDaniels had four apiece. Tony Wroten, Henry Sims, and JaKarr Sampson all had three. Nerlens Noel had two, while Luc Mbah a Moute had one.
Walker, the Hornets' point guard, finished with a game-high 30 points. He made 13 of 23 shots (3 for 4 on three-pointers) and had five assists. Center Al Jefferson added 20 points and 12 rebounds.
Wroten, a reserve point guard, and Covington, a small forward, led the Sixers with 19 points apiece. Wroten's performance came one game after he was held scoreless against the Boston Celtics on Monday. Carter-Williams, the starting point guard, had 14 points and 10 assists, but shot 6 for 17 from the field.
Sixers reserve power forward Furkan Aldemir did not play against the Hornets because of plantar fasciitis in his right heel.
"I feel miserable about it," said the Turkish player, who signed with the team on Monday and played that night against the Celtics. "This is my first week [with the Sixers] and I get injured during my first week. That's so disappointing for me, too."