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.
Philadelphia 76ers outlast Boston Celtics 113-108
Michael Carter-Williams tallied 21 points, a career-high 14 rebounds and six assists to help the Philadelphia 76ers outlast the Boston Celtics, 113-108, on Monday.The Philadelphia 76ers lose their 26th straight game, tying an NBA record
The Philadelphia 76ers could set an NBA record for consecutive games lost.Philadelphia 76ers avoid making history on their own
Their 26 consecutive losses ties a record for a major U.S. professional sport, though it's not surprising for a franchise that has done everything to be as bad as possible. Among the many things the Philadelphia 76ers had lost since Evan Turner drove for a game-winning layup Jan. 29 against the Boston Celtics: Turner and hope.Carter-Williams leads 76ers past Celtics
PHILADELPHIA -- In leading the Philadelphia 76ers to a rare victory Monday night, Michael Carter-Williams added another line to his resume. The rookie point guard had 21 points, a career-high 14 rebounds and six assists as the Sixers held off the Boston Celtics 113-108. "I think he's been great," Sixers coach Brett Brown said. It was the 16th double-double of the season for Carter-Williams, and ...Carter-Williams leads 76ers to rare win
PHILADELPHIA -- In leading the Philadelphia 76ers to a rare victory Monday night, Michael Carter-Williams added another line to his resume. The rookie point guard had 21 points, a career-high 14 rebounds and six assists as the Sixers held off the Boston Celtics 113-108. "I think he's been great," 76ers coach Brett Brown said. It was the 16th double-double of the season for Carter-Williams, and ...Philadelphia 76ers' Arnett Moultrie suspended 5 games for violating NBA/NBPA drug policy
The big man's disappointing sophomore season continues, and may have just come to a quiet, ignominious end.C?s No Match for 76ers
Philadelphia 76ers guard Michael Carter-Williams (1) drives through the Boston Celtics for a basket during the second half of an NBA basketball game Friday, April 4, 2014, in Boston. Carter-Williams had 24 points in the 76ers' 111-102 win.Hoyas legend backs UConn
Philadelphia 76ers guards Allen Iverson, right, and Kevin Ollie back in 2000.Philadelphia 76ers end record-tying losing streak at 26 games
The Philadelphia 76ers routed visiting Detroit 123-98 and thus avoided having a longer losing streak than any team in NBA history. The Sixers lost their previous 26 games, tying the 2010-11 Cleveland Cavaliers for the longest streak of futility.NBA: Chicago 102, Philadelphia 94
The Philadelphia 76ers' losing streak reached 22 games after a late run against a top Eastern Conference team fell short.
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The franchise started as the Syracuse Nationals, from 1939-1963. In 1964 they moved to Philadelphia.
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