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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One of Bobcats coach Steve Clifford?s major concerns when he got the job was the team?s traditionally poor rebounding. So far, at least, that hasn?t been a problem. The Bobcats entered Friday?s game first in the NBA in defensive-rebound percentage (portion of potential defensive rebounds grabbed in) and fifth on total-rebound percentage.Philadelphia 76ers Rookie Puts Salary in Trust: A Smart Choice?
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Philadelphia 76ers' Elliot Williams, front, is fouled by Charlotte Bobcats' Bismack Biyombo, back, during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Charlotte, N.C., Friday, Dec. 6, 2013.Carter-Williams (knee) likely out Friday
Philadelphia 76ers guard Michael Carter-Williams, the NBA Eastern Conference rookie of the month for November, likely will sit out the team's Friday road game against the Charlotte Bobcats due to a sore right knee. Carter-Williams missed practice Thursday, and he remained in Philadelphia to receive treatment when the team traveled to Charlotte, the 76ers announced in a press release. The injury ...Jeff Taylor?s 20 leads Charlotte Bobcats past Philadelphia 76ers
New starting small forward Jeff Taylor matched a career high with 20 points to lead the Charlotte Bobcats to a 105-88 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers at Time Warner Cable Arena.76ers-Nuggets Preview
It will be a matchup between two of the league's top rebounding teams when the Philadelphia 76ers (46.4 RPG) go head-to-head against the Denver Nuggets (45.7 RPG). The 76ers currently hold a 7-13 record and haven't been able to win consistently. While the 76ers have struggled all year, they have been even worse lately, losing eight of their last 10 games. Entering with a record of 11-8, the ...Philadelphia 76ers Who Have Already Exceeded Expectations
So much for all that tanking nonsense. The Philadelphia 76ers were expected to flop, roll over and become the laughingstock of the NBA with hopes of landing a star like Andrew Wiggins in the 2014 draft. After they dealt Jrue Holiday for Nerlens Noel and a 2014 first-rounder, Philly seemed destined to become the ultimate tank machine. But through just about the first quarter of the season, the ...The Philadelphia 76ers will retire Allen Iverson?s jersey on March 1
Since last playing in the NBA in 2011, NBA legend Allen Iverson has gone through a not particularly respectable period of time typified by news stories alternately unfortunate and ridiculous. However, things appear to be looking up for Iverson, in ? Continue reading ?Philadelphia 76ers: Is Kwame Brown's Career Over?
COMMENTARY | On Wednesday, the Philadelphia 76ers released Kwame Brown. "If he can find career-best fitness, he still has value," Sixers coach Brett Brown was quoted as saying in a CSNPhilly.com article by John Finger. Brett Brown didn't just say that Kwame Brown needed to be fit; Judging by Brown's career, the bar isn't set very high.Kemba Walker gets double-double, Bobcats defeat 76ers
Kemba Walker scored 18 points and registered 10 assists, his first double-double of the season, to lead the Charlotte Bobcats to a victory over the Philadelphia 76ers, 105-88. The Bobcats put together a very efficient performance, turning it over on only nine possessions while totaling 29 assists. Other top performers for Charlotte were Jeff Taylor with 20 points and 8 rebounds, Al Jefferson ...
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The franchise started as the Syracuse Nationals, from 1939-1963. In 1964 they moved to Philadelphia.
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