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 owner Josh Harris calls 63-loss season a 'huge success'
It may seem crazy to be fine with holding the second-worst record in the NBA, but the Sixers are looking for a different kind of progress.Thaddeus Young scores 20, 76ers beat Heat
The Philadelphia 76ers shot lights out from the field in this one, going 38-74 (51.4%), to defeat the Miami Heat, 100-87. Philadelphia (19-63) has now won back-to-back games after defeating Boston Celtics on Monday.The Philadelphia 76ers lose their 26th straight game, tying an NBA record
The Philadelphia 76ers could set an NBA record for consecutive games lost.Philadelphia 76ers outlast Boston Celtics 113-108
Michael Carter-Williams tallied 21 points, a career-high 14 rebounds and six assists to help the Philadelphia 76ers outlast the Boston Celtics, 113-108, on Monday.Philadelphia 76ers avoid making history on their own
Their 26 consecutive losses ties a record for a major U.S. professional sport, though it's not surprising for a franchise that has done everything to be as bad as possible. Among the many things the Philadelphia 76ers had lost since Evan Turner drove for a game-winning layup Jan. 29 against the Boston Celtics: Turner and hope.Philadelphia 76ers' Best Options in Upcoming 2014 NBA Draft
With a final record of 19 wins and 63 losses, most people would not call the Philadelphia 76ers? 2013-14 season a success. However, Philly?s owner, Josh Harris, isn ?t most people: Obviously with the goal of tanking the season away accomplished and a near-record of 26 straight losses at one point under their belt, the 76ers can now officially look ahead to the future. While some teams are ...76ers beat Miami Heat 100-87
The Philadelphia 76ers started the season with a win over the Miami Heat and ended the campaign in the same fashion.Sports update: Philadelphia 76ers on cusp of NBA record 27th straight loss
The Philadelphia 76ers are on the cusp of winning the NBA's version of The Biggest Loser.C?s No Match for 76ers
Philadelphia 76ers guard Michael Carter-Williams (1) drives through the Boston Celtics for a basket during the second half of an NBA basketball game Friday, April 4, 2014, in Boston. Carter-Williams had 24 points in the 76ers' 111-102 win.LATEST NEWS
Philadelphia 76ers guard Hollis Thompson (31) looks for an opening past Miami Heat forward Shane Battier during the first half of an NBA basketball game on Wednesday, April 16, 2014, in Miami.
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The franchise started as the Syracuse Nationals, from 1939-1963. In 1964 they moved to Philadelphia.
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