This is just something I am curious about, as a basketball fan, that I would think I should be able to figure out after finishing a probablitity theory class, but can't seem to get.

OK, I am wondering what is the probability that an NBA team goes through an entire 82 game season without losing 2 games in a row at any point (in other words, not having a single losing streak) GIVEN their record/winning percentage at the end of the season. For example, the 1995-96 Bulls went 72-10 for the season, so if we consider any permutation of 72 wins and 10 losses equally likely, what is the probability that no two of the 10 losses are next to each other? (They actually had just one 2-game losing streak)

I am just curious because I'm a Pistons fan and after 34 games we haven't lost 2 in a row yet

OK, I am wondering what is the probability that an NBA team goes through an entire 82 game season without losing 2 games in a row at any point (in other words, not having a single losing streak) GIVEN their record/winning percentage at the end of the season. For example, the 1995-96 Bulls went 72-10 for the season, so if we consider any permutation of 72 wins and 10 losses equally likely, what is the probability that no two of the 10 losses are next to each other? (They actually had just one 2-game losing streak)

I am just curious because I'm a Pistons fan and after 34 games we haven't lost 2 in a row yet

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