The Philadelphia 76ers first name was Syracuse Nationals. They started in 1946, after the Warriors left Philadelphia for San Francisco. Philadelphia 76ers was named best NBA team in 1966-1967.
Some of their best players are the big names like Charles Barkley, Moses Malone, Julius Erving, Wilt Chamberlain, Hal Geer, Billy Cunningham and Maurice Cheeks. They have made a mark on basketball history and they made Philadelphia one of the most promising teams in the NBA!
They play in the Atlantic Division of the Eastern Conference of the National Basketball Association (NBA) at the Wells Fargo Arena.
This team had won the title in 1955, 1967 and 1983.