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The 76ers of the NBA

The Philadelphia 76ers is a team of NBA basketball. They have been in the league since 1949 (when they were Syracuse Nationals), and many basketball legends like Julius Erving, Moses Malone, Wilt Chamberlain played for the Sixers and known.

The team conducts its origins to 1946, when Danny Biason paid $ 5,000 to the National Basketball League to start a franchise in Syracuse. They were like the relatives that time known. They were one of seven teams from the merger with the NBA in 1949 and has played with the Syracuse Nationals in 1963, when the unit moved to Philadelphia and renamed 76ers.It not long before the members of an impact in the league have had. Future Future of Fame Dolph Schayes led them to an NBA championship of the season 1954-1955. Finally, the members of the only team to play in a medium-sized city and began to financial difficulties. Biason sells the team of Irv Kosloff, the team is transferred to Philadelphia. They changed their name to the 76ers of 1776, the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia was signed. One year earlier, the Philadelphia Warriors had left for San Francisco.In play in the 1964-1965 season to start, the 76ers acquired Wilt Chamberlain dominant. Chamberlain had his high school football played in Philadelphia and made a lasting impression on fans in Philadelphia, where he played for the Warriors, while still in Philadelphia.

Just two years earlier had made Chamberlain 100 points in a game of the regular season against the New York Knicks, scored a record that has not been before or after the law passed, so much bigger challenge was been sent for the 76ers to the Boston Celtics . The Celtics were in the middle of one of the longest dynasties in professional sports in the 1960s, eight consecutive titles won from 1959 to 1966. Philadelphia overcame a seven-game Eastern Conference finals in 1966.The 76ers would put up one of the best seasons in league history the following year. They began to win their first 46 of 50 games en route 68-13 record (best record in league history at the time). He went to the NBA Finals against Boston in five games in his series championship eight years to finish. She turned facing the Warriors in the final and played in six games for his first title since joining Philadelphia.Philadelphia in the Conference Finals next year in a remake of 1967 with the Boston Celtics. Obviously the end result would be the same after Philadelphia took a 3-1 lead in the show. However, Boston won the last three games of the NBA Finals back. The 1967-1968 season was also the fact that they are traded Chamberlain to the Lakers in Los Angeles marks later. Only six years after his victory in 1967 in one of the best seasons of all time, was without doubt the worst season in Philadelphia League history. They lost their first 15 games of the 1972-73 season and the same year got straight on 20th It ended with a 9-73 record, which is so far the worst record in league history.

After the merger, ABA-nba in 1976 acquired Julius Erving Philadelphia. Erving has been among the fans of basketball as one of the most exciting player in the history created during his years in the ABA. He continued in the NBA to support the 76ers reach the NLC in 1977, 1980 and 1982, but lost in all the team acquired center series.It Only Moses Malone in the 1982-83 season in Philadelphia was able to win championships. Malone was named MVP of the season with 65 victories in the regular season. Dominant during the playoffs and delivered to the prediction to win Malone, the league, sweep.Th against the Lakers in four games E 76ers have not won since his historic championship season 1983rd They have one of the best leagues of the players picked, however, that forward Charles Barkley and Allen Iverson.

Iverson led the Sixers to the finals in 2001, losing again to the Lakers in five games.After another disappointing season in 2009-2010, Philadelphia Hired to coach Doug Collins. Collins played for the team and he succeeded as head coach in the NBA before the Chicago Bulls. They have the second choice in the draft ahead of the NBA and are forward Elton Brand and Andre Iguodala led guard.

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