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.
McGee, Sixers talking buyout, sources say
The Philadelphia 76ers are engaged in active buyout talks with newly-acquired center JaVale McGee in advance of Sunday night's playoff-eligibility deadline, according to league sources.Nerlens Noel leads 76ers past Wizards, 89-81
Washington Wizards' Rasual Butler (8) goes up to shoot between Philadelphia 76ers' Nerlens Noel (4) and Thomas Robinson (41) during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Friday, Feb. 27, 2015, in Philadelphia.Report: Philadelphia 76ers willing to trade Joel Embiid or anyone else
We all know Philadelphia 76ers general manager Sam Hinkie loves draft picks, but we may not realize exactly how far it goes.Nerlens Noel leads Philadelphia 76ers past Washington Wizards, 89-81
Nerlens Noel had 14 points and 13 rebounds in the Philadelphia 76ers' 89-81 victory over the Washington Wizards on Friday night.FLORENCE: Students participate in first 76ers Junior Sixers program
Florence Township Recreation participated in its first season Philadelphia 76ers Junior Sixers Program last week.The man behind the 76ers' mascot, understandably, hates the Philadelphia 76ers
Some clever sleuthing produced a series of anti-Philadelphia sports tweets from the man inside the Sixer mascot.The Philadelphia 76ers just made a genius trade to get a 1st-round pick for nothing
The Philadelphia 76ers have acquired JaVale...76ers-Pacers Preview
The Indiana Pacers are happy to be part of the logjam in the Eastern Conference playoff picture as they look to take advantage of a favorable stretch of opponents. The Pacers can hand the Philadelphia 76ers a 12th straight road defeat by capturing the season series Sunday evening. Indiana (24-34) is part of a crowded field of six East clubs battling for the final two playoff spots. The Pacers ...NBA: 76ers end skid with victory over slumping Wizards
The last time the Philadelphia 76ers faced the Washington Wizards, Sixers coach Brett Brown said Friday, his club seemed like "a high school team" compared to Washington. Philadelphia showed some growth in the rematch, getting 14 points, 13 rebounds and three blocks from rookie center Nerlens Noel to beat the skidding Wizards 89-81.Hey, who even plays for the Philadelphia 76ers now?
After an active deadline day, GM Sam Hinkie has assembled a basketball team of sorts.
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The franchise started as the Syracuse Nationals, from 1939-1963. In 1964 they moved to Philadelphia.
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