The National Basketball Association's franchise in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, the team was founded in 1939 and joined the NBA in 1948. The franchise has won NBA Championships in 1955, 1967 and 1983. Hall Of Famers to play for the Sixers include Wilt Chamberlain, Billy Cunningham, Julius Erving, Hal Greer, Bailey Howell, Moses Malone and Dolph Schayes. Other notables to have played for the Sixers include Charles Barkley, Allen Iverson
, Manute Bol, Joe Bryant and Dikembe Mutombo.
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Philadelphia 76ers general manager Sam Hinkie met with the media this week and provided this slightly-concerning update on the status of Rookie of the Year point guard Michael Carter-Williams: * On the progress of Michael Carter-Williams following his April shoulder surgery: "Things are coming along. What's weird is that in a celebrity softball game, MCW hit a home run off Magic Johnson earlier ...Sam Hinkie: Sixers didn't have any conversations about Anthony Bennett
Philadelphia 76ers general manager Sam Hinkie denied the rumors that the team had tried to acquire 2013 No. 1 overall pick Anthony Bennett in a conference call on Tuesday. "I can tell you unequivocally we didn't have any conversations about [Bennett]," Hinkie said, via The Intelligencer's Tom Moore. The Philadelphia Daily News erroneously reported weeks ago that Bennett would be going to the ...Melbourne United signs Philadelphia 76ers draft pick Jordan McRae
Melbourne United has used its newly built connections to the NBA to sign Philadelphia 76ers draft pick Jordan McRae as its second import.76ers, Devils Buy Technology to Boost Pre-, Post-Games
The Josh Harris-controlled Philadelphia 76ers and New Jersey Devils bought technology from Quince Imaging, aiming to improve the pre- and post-game shows for both professional sports teams.The Philadelphia 76ers' Radical Tanking Plan Is Getting Even More Extreme
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Philadelphia 76ers rookie Joel Embiid has one of the most entertaining Twitter accounts in the NBA...Sixers acquire Thabeet
The Philadelphia 76ers acquired center Hasheem Thabeet and cash considerations from the Oklahoma City Thunder in exchange for a 2015 protected second round draft pick.Philadelphia 76ers Showing the NBA How Rebuilding Is Done
Thaddeus Young's departure from the Philadelphia 76ers was but one piece of a much broader puzzle. The 26-year-old forward was sent to the Minnesota Timberwolves as part of a three-team deal centered around the exchange of disaffected star Kevin Love for 2014 first-overall pick Andrew Wiggins. Per Yahoo! Sports' Adrian Wojnarowski , " The Timberwolves will send Philadelphia the Miami Heat 's ...How Do the Philadelphia 76ers Keep Moving the Epic Rebuild Forward?
The Philadelphia 76ers are supposed to be in a rebuilding phase, but so far it's hard to tell where exactly the tear-down ends and the rebuild begins. In the one season and (nearly) two offseasons since Sam Hinkie took over as general manager, they have shipped out many of their most notable players? Jrue Holiday, Evan Turner, Spencer Hawes, Thaddeus Young. In their place, they've added Michael ...OKC Thunder Trade Hasheem Thabeet to Philadelphia 76ers
The Oklahoma City Thunder traded center Hasheem Thabeet to the Philadelphia 76ers on Aug. 26.In exchange, the Thunder received a $1.25 million trade exception and a 2015 second-round draft pick, per...
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The franchise started as the Syracuse Nationals, from 1939-1963. In 1964 they moved to Philadelphia.
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