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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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Sixers GM says Michael Carter-Williams isn't ready for full contact
Philadelphia 76ers general manager Sam Hinkie met with the media this week and provided this slightly-concerning update on the status of Rookie of the Year point guard Michael Carter-Williams:  * On the progress of Michael Carter-Williams following his April shoulder surgery: "Things are coming along. What's weird is that in a celebrity softball game, MCW hit a home run off Magic Johnson earlier ...

Sam Hinkie: Sixers didn't have any conversations about Anthony Bennett
Philadelphia 76ers general manager Sam Hinkie denied the rumors that the team had tried to acquire 2013 No. 1 overall pick Anthony Bennett in a conference call on Tuesday. "I can tell you unequivocally we didn't have any conversations about [Bennett]," Hinkie said, via The Intelligencer's Tom Moore. The Philadelphia Daily News erroneously reported weeks ago that Bennett would be going to the ...

Report: Bennett to Sixers in Love deal
The Philadelphia 76ers will acquire center Anthony Bennett as part of the Kevin Love trade, according to the Philadelphia Daily News. The Cleveland Cavaliers sent Bennett, guard/forward Andrew Wiggins and a future first-round draft pick to the Minnesota Timberwolves for Love. Minnesota will send Bennett, as part of a package of players, to Philadelphia in exchange for forward Thaddeus Young.

Clippers expected to re-sign Hedo Turkoglu this week
The Clippers are on the verge of re-signing free agent forward Hedo Turkoglu to a one-year, veteran?s minimum contract of $1.4 million, according to a league source not authorized to publicly discuss the deal because it was not official.

Report: Sixers In On Australian Joe Ingles
The Sixers have holes....everywhere, so it is a little surprising that the instances Philadelphia has been linked to free agents are few and far between. According to the always reliable Sportando (and reporter Orazio Cauchi), the team has shown interest in Australian small forward Joe Ingles. Australian forward Joe Ingles has received some interest from the Philadelphia 76ers, sources told ...

76ers, Devils Buy Technology to Boost Pre-, Post-Games
The Josh Harris-controlled Philadelphia 76ers and New Jersey Devils bought technology from Quince Imaging, aiming to improve the pre- and post-game shows for both professional sports teams.

Philadelphia 76ers Showing the NBA How Rebuilding Is Done
Thaddeus Young's departure from the Philadelphia 76ers was but one piece of a much broader puzzle. The 26-year-old forward was sent to the Minnesota Timberwolves as part of a three-team deal centered around the exchange of disaffected star Kevin Love for 2014 first-overall pick Andrew Wiggins. Per Yahoo! Sports' Adrian Wojnarowski , " The Timberwolves will send Philadelphia the  Miami Heat 's ...

Melbourne United signs Philadelphia 76ers draft pick Jordan McRae
Melbourne United has used its newly built connections to the NBA to sign Philadelphia 76ers draft pick Jordan McRae as its second import.

Trading Thad Young Was Right Move for Philadelphia 76ers
At the end of the 2013-14 season, Thaddeus Young was the only member on the Philadelphia 76ers ' roster who played on the team that ended up one game away from beating the Boston Celtics to get to the Eastern Conference Finals in the 2012 NBA playoffs. He is now gone. Trading away Young is like going to the doctor to get a shot. Sure, you hate seeing the needle, and thinking about how much it's ...

Predicting the Roles and Impact of Each Philadelphia 76ers Newcomer This Season
The Philadelphia 76ers have more NBA newcomers than a kindergarten class, and finding a role for each of them will be a difficult task. There are some very important holes for people to step up and fill within Philadelphia's roster. The team needs another scorer off the bench, a lock-down perimeter defender and some kind of interior presence to name a few. There happens to be some positive news ...

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