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.
The Philadelphia 76ers are finally embracing statistical analysis, to the chagrin of a local writer
On Monday, Philadelphia Inquirer scribe Marcus Hayes lent his byline to a column. He talked about Twinkies and Comic-Con, and new Philadelphia 76ers general manager Sam Hinkie. Hinkie, who was hired to replace a very expensive personnel team featuring Rod ? Continue reading ?Philadelphia 76ers Should Draft Kelly Olynyk
COMMENTARY | There is one simple question that can be easily answered by the Philadelphia 76ers after a dismal 2012-13 season: Does the team need a center?Mock Help Wanted Ad for Philadelphia 76ers' Open Head Coaching Position
Not going to lie to any of you out there...everyone here at the Philadelphia 76ers organization feels a little disappointed about trying to find a head coach by posting a "help wanted" ad, but we are a bit desperate. Scratch that, we are definitely desperate. Going 34-48 and missing the playoffs after getting to the Eastern Conference semifinals the previous year isn't what we were trying to do ...Philadelphia 76ers tap Sam Hinkie as new general manager
PHILADELPHIA, May 14 (UPI) -- The Philadelphia 76ers announced Tuesday they have hired former Houston Rockets executive Sam Hinkie as their general manager.Philadelphia 76ers: Five Things that Went Wrong in 2012-13
COMMENTARY | Expectations were very high for the Philadelphia 76ers coming into the 2012-2013 season.Why Philadelphia 76ers Must Be Draft-Day Wheeling and Dealing at 2013 NBA Draft
The Philadelphia 76ers failed to strike lottery gold on Tuesday. After entering the night with the 11th-best odds of landing the No. 1 draft pick, the Sixers ended the night in the No. 11 spot. For the next month, the organization now has two missions: Figure out which late-lottery prospects intrigue them the most, then decide whether they can find an amenable draft-day trade partner. The Sixers ...What Philadelphia 76ers Roster Will Look Like with and Without Andrew Bynum
The looming question surrounding the Philadelphia 76ers is what will end up happening with Andrew Bynum and their roster. Bynum is now a free agent after bowling his knees off to never see the court this past season, and Philadelphia is forced to pull out a Shakespeare quote: "To re-sign or not to re-sign, that is the question." Well, it was something like that. The Sixers will have to weigh ...Philadelphia 76ers 2013 NBA Draft Lottery FAQ
Loading... The 20-62 Orlando Magic had the worst record this year, so they will be assigned 250 out of the 1,000 possible combinations (actually, there are 1,001 possible combinations, but the NBA ignores 11-12-13-14 because... basketball reasons).Philadelphia 76ers Can Be Thankful That Doug Collins Resigned
Doug Collins' resignation didn't exactly come out of the blue, but it's still something that the Philadelphia 76ers can be happy about. Collins was only with the Sixers for three seasons, yet it felt as if he slightly overstayed his welcome. That's said with as much respect as possible because he truly did a lot of positive things for the franchise, he just fell short in certain areas and it ...Philadelphia 76ers Purchase NBA Development League Team
NEW YORK, April 27, 2013 -- The NBA Development League today announced that the Philadelphia 76ers have purchased the right to own and operate an NBA D-League team that will play in Newark, Delaware.
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The franchise started as the Syracuse Nationals, from 1939-1963. In 1964 they moved to Philadelphia.
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