Philadelphia 76ers

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Philadelphia 76ers
2017–18 Philadelphia 76ers season
Conference Eastern Conference
Division Atlantic Division
Founded 1946
Joined NBA in 1949.
History Syracuse Nationals
Philadelphia 76ers
Arena Wells Fargo Center
City Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Team colors Red, Royal Blue, White
Owner(s) Joshua Harris,[1] Adam Aron, David Blitzer, Martin Geller, David Heller, Travis Hennings, James Lassiter, Marc Leder, Jason Levien, Michael G. Rubin, Will Smith, Jada Pinkett Smith,[2] Erick Thohir, Art Wrubel
General manager Tony DiLeo
Head coach Brett Brown
G League affiliate Sioux Falls Skyforce
Championships 3 (1954–55, 1966–67, 1982–83)
Conference titles 9 (1949–50, 1953–54, 1954–55, 1966–67, 1976–77, 1979–80, 1981–82, 1982–83, 2000–01)
Division titles 5 (1976–77, 1977–78, 1982–83, 1989–90, 2000–01)
Retired numbers 8 (2, 6, 10, 13, 15, 24, 32, 34, Microphone)
Official website
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Away jersey
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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. "Group led by Joshua Harris completes purchase of Sixers". Philadelphia 76ers. Retrieved 19 September 2012.
  2. Inside the Sixers: New ownership for 76ers may mean changes in how they do business

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Preceded by
Minneapolis Lakers
NBA Champions
Syracuse Nationals

Succeeded by
Philadelphia Warriors
Preceded by
Boston Celtics
NBA Champions
Philadelphia 76ers

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

Succeeded by
Boston Celtics