When ESPN and LeBron James conceived the idea of the decision, everyone knew that the Cleveland Cavaliers would slip significantly when James announced he was leaving Cleveland for Miami. No one could have conceived just how far the Cavs would fall. Cleveland owner Dan Gilbert's proclamation that the Cavs would win a title before the Heat was certainty ill conceived.
The Cavaliers current 26 game losing streak is not the first time in franchise history they have had a losing streak in the 20's. Some of the teams, players and programs on this list have recovered from their losing days, while others have continued to be bottom feeders in their sport.