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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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The Sixers added two highly touted prospects this summer in Joel Embiid and Dario Saric. General manager Sam Hinkie and head coach Brett Brown will continue to preach patience in Philadelphia. To provide the best overview possible I've solicited the help of Roy Burton, Associate Editor at Liberty Ballers and Co-Host of The Broad Street Line.

Joel Embiid Sounds Off: Philadelphia 76ers Rookie Talks Nicki Minaj, Rick Ross & The Shmoney Dance
On June 20, six days before being selected by the Philadelphia 76ers as the third overall pick in the 2014 NBA Draft, Joel Embiid had two screws...

Jakarr Sampson signs partially-guaranteed NBA deal with Philadelphia 76ers
Sampson left St. John's after his sophomore year in search of his NBA dream. Jakarr Sampson left Steve Lavin's St. John's team in search of an NBA roster spot - and he's much closer to that dream than some observers would have imagined. With last night's news, perhaps the lesson here is that even when naysayers say no, dreams can come true for a player like Jakarr Sampson - blessed with raw ...

Report: Sixers' Nerlens Noel doing Rocky Balboa run in Philadelphia
Philadelphia 76ers big man Nerlens Noel is running through the streets of Philadelphia like Rocky Balboa on Friday, per the Philadelphia Inquirer's Mike Sielski: A camera crew will track Noel as he works out at 11 a.m., goes through a shootaround session at noon, and grabs lunch. Starting between 1 and 1:30, Noel will run at the various spots around the city that Stallone used in his movies ...

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 ...

Sixers GM says Michael Carter-Williams isn't ready for full contact
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 ...

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76ers, Devils Buy Technology to Boost Pre-, Post-Game Shows
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.

Kevin Love traded to Cavaliers, joins LeBron James
The Minnesota Timberwolves, Cleveland Cavaliers and Philadelphia 76ers completed a delayed blockbuster trade Saturday that's been talked about for months and on hold for 30 days. Love, arguably the game's best power forward, is headed from Minnesota to Cleveland, where he will join James and instantly make the Cavs NBA title favorites.

Dolph Schayes: Syracuse is One of World's Greatest Basketball Cities
The former Syracuse National and still Syracuse resident makes a bold claim In the lead-up to October's preseason game between the NBA's Philadelphia 76ers and New York Knicks, Sixers.com's Max Rappaport chatted with former Syracuse National (and hall of famer) Dolph Schayes about the city, the Nats and its history with basketball. For those who didn't know, Schayes spent 14 years with the NBA's ...

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The franchise started as the Syracuse Nationals, from 1939-1963. In 1964 they moved to Philadelphia.
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