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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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NBA owners shockingly vote against draft lottery reform, according to reports
The Philadelphia 76ers win! Reform isn't coming to the NBA draft lottery this year. Reform to the NBA's draft lottery system was reportedly imminent, but enough owners have had a last-second change of heart to shoot down the proposal. The league voted 17-13 in favor of the changes, which fell short of the 23 votes required to put the proposal into effect, according to Zach Lowe . Adrian ...

Why the NBA's draft lottery reform is a slippery slope
Everyone understands the reasons the Philadelphia 76ers want the NBA to wait on implementing a plan to reform the draft lottery: They need one more season to complete a most brazen two-year tanking cycle. The Sixers didn't invent the idea of gutting a roster to short-circuit a path to the No. 1 overall pick, only perfected the pursuit.

Sixers Dancers have new Signature Dress
The Philadelphia 76ers today unveiled the Sixers Dancers ?Signature Dress? by Nicole Miller. All 22 members of the Sixers Dancers will wear the dress ? created in the team?s signature blue and red colors, and accented with a silver Sixers logo pin ? on the court during pregame introductions and the National Anthem at the Philadelphia [...]

76ers guard Carter-Williams unsure of return following surgery
Philadelphia 76ers guard Michael Carter-Williams is unsure when he'll return to play following offseason shoulder surgery.

76ers should be even worse than last season
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Name a starter for the Philadelphia 76ers.

Andrew Nicholson, Magic held off by host 76ers
Drew Gordon scored 16 points as the Philadelphia 76ers held off the Orlando Magic 95-84 Saturday night.

Home of ex-Philadelphia 76ers President Pat Croce headed for auction
A Villanova, Pa., home owned by author, entrepreneur and former Philadelphia 76ers President Pat Croce will go to auction Oct. 25.

Cavs trade Bogans to Philadelphia, get trade exception in return
The Cavs have traded Keith Bogans to the Philadelphia 76ers just a few days after acquiring him.

Younger brother of 76ers Embiid dies in Africa
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Arthur Embiid, the younger brother of Philadelphia 76ers rookie center Joel Embiid, died Thursday in Africa.

Movin' on up: Keeping track of our former high school athletes
This week's list features the Philadelphia 76ers' Drew Gordon (Mitty) and Cal tennis' J.T. Nishimura (Piedmont Hills)

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The franchise started as the Syracuse Nationals, from 1939-1963. In 1964 they moved to Philadelphia.
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