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.
Philadelphia 76ers finally win first game; social media goes nuts
Well it was bound to happen -- the Philadelphia 76ers finally won a game this season.Philadelphia 76ers fall to Memphis Grizzlies
The Philadelphia 76ers fell to the Memphis Grizzlies in overtime on Saturday in Philadelphia. Kemba Walker's 30 powers Bobcats over 76ers
Kemba Walker put up 30 points to help the Charlotte Bobcats take down the Philadelphia 76ers, 109-91. Charlotte (7-19) has won just three of its last 10 games.Photos: Philadelphia 76ers v Atlanta Hawks
Photos from the Hawks 95-79 win over the 76ers at Philips Arena.Walker, Jefferson lead Charlotte Hornets past Philadelphia 76ers, 109-91
Kemba Walker scored a season-high 30 points, Al Jefferson added 20 points and 12 rebounds, and the Charlotte Hornets snapped a four-game losing streak with a 109-91 win over the Philadelphia 76ers on Friday night.Boston Celtics pile on Philadelphia 76ers
Kelly Olynyk scored a career-high 30 points as the Boston Celtics hammered the lowly Philadelphia 76ers, 105-87, on Monday.Philadelphia 76ers Win (Finally!) After 17 Straight Losses
The Philadelphia 76ers finally broke through to the win column, topping the Minnesota Timberwolves 85-77 following an 0-17 start to the season.76ers snap 0-17 start with 85-77 win over Wolves
The Philadelphia 76ers were 16 seconds into their game against the Minnesota Timberwolves and Henry Sims was stepping to the free throw line when referee Zach Zarba blew his whistle and stopped the game.Philadelphia 76ers avoid record losing streak, win first game of season
MINNEAPOLIS, USA - The Philadelphia 76ers avoided matching an ignominious NBA record on Wednesday, beating the Minnesota Timberwolves 85-77 for their first win of the season after an 0-17 start. With the long-awaited victory, the Sixers avoided equalling the worst start to a season in league history, the 0-18 season-opening run ...76ers acquire Kirilenko, draft pick from Brooklyn
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The Philadelphia 76ers have acquired veteran forward Andrei Kirilenko, a second-round pick in the 2020 draft, guard Jorge Gutierrez and cash considerations from the Brooklyn Nets in exchange for forward Brandon Davies.
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The franchise started as the Syracuse Nationals, from 1939-1963. In 1964 they moved to Philadelphia.
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