Everyone knows the NBA in and out. Basketball is the most nerve-wrecking and the most stylish game in the history of sports. The NBA or the National Basketball Association is the hub of all basketball activity in the world. The greatest players are given a platform to shine and show off their talents at the NBA. The NBA is composed of different divisions and conferences.
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Philadelphia 76ers play in the Atlantic Division of the Eastern Conference. Prior to Philadelphia 76ers,the team was called ‘Syracuse Nationals’. It is one of the oldest franchises in the history of NBA. The team was located elsewhere but in 1963 it moved to Philadelphia. A competition was held to decide a name for the team. The winner was chosen by Walter Stalberg . He chose the name 76ers. The Declaration of Independence was signed in Philadelphia in the year 1776 and it is after that declaration, that the team is named. Philadelphia 76ers wear Red, Royal Blue and White jerseys.
The club was founded in 1939, which makes it one of the oldest in NBA. Being the oldest clubs in the NBA, the Philadelphia 76ers have a long storied history. The greatest players that the NBA ever saw have come from this club. Wilt Chamberlain, Moses Malone, Charles Barkley and Julius Erving are to name a few, as these players took the team to great heights.
Philadelphia 76ers is known as the ‘Sixers’ in short. The team has won three NBA Championships, one prior to the move to Philadelphia. The other two in the 1966-67 season and the 1982-83 season. The 1982-83 season was led by Erving and Malone . After that the sixers had a drought. They only made it to the 2001 finals and there too, they lost to the ‘LA Lakers’. They have also won eleven Division titles and five Conference Titles.
The Philadelphia 76ers were not having very good seasons earlier, but the 2010 season saw a complete turn in their game. The NBA Draft Lottery landed the Philadelphia 76ers as the second pick. Doug Collins was hired as the team’s head coach. Although the season’s start wasn't as expected, they won 38 of their last 66 games and finished 41-41. The team made it to the playoff berth and lost to ‘Miami Heat’.
The Sixerswill be playing better this season. Their form suggests that they may bring some titles in this year. Only if it weren't for a bad start last season, they would have had better records but they know what they were doing wrong and this is the season they change all that. Everyone will be looking forward to their next game. Get your Philadelphia 76ers Tickets online right now and make sure you get them at the best possible rates from us.