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 continue to inch closer to the longest losing streak in team history.Knicks send 76ers to 17th straight loss
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COMMENTARY | After the Philadelphia 76ers lost back-to-back 40-plus-point games on the West Coast, more damage might be done to the team than just ruining confidence. The performance of some individuals may have hindered any leverage Philadelphia had on the trade market. All season long the 76ers have been involved in trade rumors. It's no secret that impending free agents to be Spencer Hawes ...Andrew Bynum shows signs of life in Indiana Pacers debut (Video)
The NBA career of Andrew Bynum is at a crossroads. After being traded from the Los Angeles Lakers to the Philadelphia 76ers in the summer of 2012, Bynum has experienced one non-event of a season in Philly and a severely disappointing stint with the Cleveland Cavaliers this season before his release. When the Indiana Pacers signed Bynum in early February, it was unclear exactly how much Bynum ...Philadelphia 76ers retire Allen Iverson?s number
Iverson?s jersey will join seven others immortalized at the Wells Fargo Center. (@Sixers/Twitter)Are Philadelphia 76ers the Worst NBA Team in the Last 20 Years?
The Philadelphia 76ers are fielding about as bad a basketball roster as you?ll ever see. But are they the worst team in 20 years? The Sixers lost their 17th consecutive game Monday night, succumbing to the New York Knicks 123-110. Philly?s second-leading scorer, rookie Michael Carter-Williams , is shooting 39 percent from the field. Speaking of field-goal percentages, not a single player on the ...Allen Iverson Jersey Retirement Ceremony: Philadelphia 76ers Honor Former Star
The Philadelphia 76ers retired Allen Iverson 's No. 3 jersey on Saturday night during halftime of their game against the Washington Wizards . It's the eighth jersey the organization has retired. NBA .com posted some video of ceremony: With a player as beloved as Iverson, you knew the ceremony would be impressive. The fans in the Wells Fargo Center gave AI a standing ovation on multiple occasions ...LeBron James won basketball
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The Philadelphia 76ers announced the buyout of Danny Granger on Wednesday that will allow the veteran forward to sign with another team and be eligible for the postseason. The move comes after the Eastern Conference-leading Indiana Pacers traded Granger to the 76ers last week for forwards Evan Turner and Lavoy Allen. The Sixers also received a future second-round pick. Granger, 30, has been ...Philadelphia 76ers Lose 16th Straight Game
"Tankadelphia" might just be reaching its apex. The Philadelphia 76ers continued their march toward infamy on Saturday with a 104-92 home loss to a Utah Jazz team that had lost the first five games of its six-game road trip. The secret is out: When your team needs a win, Philly is the place to go. Saturday's loss was the team's 16th in a row. Not only have the Sixers failed to win a single ...
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The franchise started as the Syracuse Nationals, from 1939-1963. In 1964 they moved to Philadelphia.
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