Philadelphia 76ers

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Philadelphia 76ers
2019–20 Philadelphia 76ers season
Philadelphia 76ers logo
ConferenceEastern
DivisionAtlantic
Founded1946
HistorySyracuse Nationals
1946–1963
Philadelphia 76ers
1963–present[1][2][3]
ArenaWells Fargo Center
LocationPhiladelphia, Pennsylvania
Team colorsBlue, red, white[4][5][6]
              
Main sponsorStubHub[7]
CEOScott O'Neil
General managerElton Brand
Head coachBrett Brown
OwnershipJoshua Harris[8]
Affiliation(s)Delaware Blue Coats
Championships3 (1955, 1967, 1983)
Conference titles9 (1950, 1954, 1955, 1967, 1977, 1980, 1982, 1983, 2001)
Division titles5 (1977, 1978, 1983, 1990, 2001)
Retired numbers10 (2, 3, 4, 6, 10, 13, 15, 24, 32, 34)
Websitewww.nba.com/sixers
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The Philadelphia 76ers (or Sixers for short) are a professional basketball team in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. They play in the National Basketball Association. They started in the year 1946 as the Syracuse Nationals. They joined the NBA in 1949. The 76ers have won three NBA championships.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Historical Look at the Sixers" (PDF). 2018–19 Philadelphia 76ers Media Guide. NBA Media Ventures, LLC. November 12, 2018. Retrieved December 15, 2018.
  2. "History: Team by Team" (PDF). 2018-19 Official NBA Guide. NBA Properties, Inc. October 8, 2018. Retrieved May 5, 2019.
  3. "NBA.com/Stats–Philadelphia 76ers seasons". Stats.NBA.com. NBA Media Ventures, LLC. Retrieved January 10, 2017.
  4. NBA Media Ventures, LLC (August 1, 2017). "Sixers Unveil 2017-18 Nike Association & Icon Jerseys". Press release. https://www.nba.com/sixers/first-overall-pick-markelle-fultz-unveils-philadelphia-76ers-2017-18-season-nike-jerseys-exclusive-0. Retrieved May 5, 2019. 
  5. "Sixers Quick Facts–General Information" (PDF). 2018–19 Philadelphia 76ers Media Guide. NBA Media Ventures, LLC. November 12, 2018. Retrieved December 15, 2018.
  6. "Philadelphia 76ers Reproduction and Usage Guideline Sheet". NBA Properties, Inc. Retrieved May 30, 2017.
  7. NBA Media Ventures, LLC (May 15, 2016). "Philadelphia 76ers And StubHub Announce First Jersey Sponsorship In Major American Professional Sports". Press release. http://www.nba.com/sixers/philadelphia-76ers-and-stubhub-announce-first-jersey-sponsorship-major-american-professional-sports. Retrieved December 17, 2017. 
  8. "Group led by Joshua Harris completes purchase of Sixers". Sixers.com. NBA Media Ventures, LLC. October 18, 2011. Archived from the original on October 18, 2013. Retrieved May 15, 2015. Cite uses deprecated parameter |dead-url= (help)

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Preceded by
Minneapolis Lakers
1954
NBA Champions
Syracuse Nationals

1955
Succeeded by
Philadelphia Warriors
1956
Preceded by
Boston Celtics
1966
NBA Champions
Philadelphia 76ers

1967
Succeeded by
Boston Celtics
1968
Preceded by
Los Angeles Lakers
1982
NBA Champions
Philadelphia 76ers

1983
Succeeded by
Boston Celtics
1984