The Sixers are stuck at just four wins. After Thursday night's game against the Bulls, a 7 p.m. tip off on CSN), they will probably still have just four.
Though they have been playing better basketball of late, their schedule has been brutal. They have welcomed the Hawks, Raptors and Cavaliers during this homestand and Chicago is no easier task.
The Bulls have the fourth best record in the East at 22-15. But the 76ers (4-36) do have a few things in their favor. Chicago has struggled on the road, posting a 6-9 mark away from the United Center. They also have dropped their last three games.
After Thursday's game the Sixers close their five-game slate at home with the Trailblazers Saturday.
Here's a look at the upcoming schedule for the 76ers:
Thursday, January 14: Bulls at 76ers, 7 p.m. (CSN)
Saturday, January 16: Trailblazers at 76ers, 7:30 p.m. (CSN)
Monday, January 18: 76ers at Knicks, 1 p.m. (CSN)
Wednesday, January 20: 76ers at Magic, 7 p.m. (CSN)