Philadelphia 76ers is a professional basketball team in America which is commonly known as Sixers. They represent Philadelphia in NBA tournament. The team used to take part in National Basketball Association (NBA) as a member of Atlantic Division of Eastern Conference. The team was founded in 1946 and by when it was known as Syracuse Nationals. It is one of the oldest franchise team in NBA as well as one of the eight teams from league’s first decade. Philadelphia 76ers is one of the very popular team in NBA which has quite rich histories. Some greatest players used to play for the team and among them Julius Erving, Billy Cunningham, Moses Malone, Allen Iverson, Charles Barkley, Wilt Chamberlain and Hal Greer were quite renowned. The team won three NBA championship titles where first time they won it in 1955 by when it was known as Syracuse Nationals. The 2nd title was won in 1967 and this time Chamberlain led the team. 3rd title was taken in 1983 where Erving and Malone led the team this time. Since then they returned to the NBA final in 2001 but faced defeat against Los Angeles Lakers. Let’s check the details of the team Philadelphia 76ers or Sixers below.
# Philadelphia 76ers Live stream & Match details
- Official Name – Philadelphia 76ers
- Simply Known As – Sixers
- Conference – Eastern
- Division – Atlantic
- Established – 1946
- Home Arena – Wells Fargo Center
- Team Colors – Blue, Red, Silver, Navy, White
- Official Sponsor – StubHub
- CEO – Scott O’Neil
- General Manager – Elton Brand
- Head Coach – Brett Brown
# Home Venue: The current home venue of Philadelphia 76ers is Wells Fargo Center. The venue Wells Fargo Center is a multi-purpose indoor arena which is located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The venue Wells Fargo Center is originally called as Spectrum II which is opened in 13th August, 1996. And since then Sixers are using it as the home venue. The building cost of the ground was US$210 million. For a basketball match, the ground has 20,478 seats capacity. Besides, the ground also hosts Hockey, Pro Wrestling, Arena football and Concerts.
# Current Rosters of Sixers: Jerryd Bayless, Anthony Brown, Jonah Bolden, Wilson Chandler, Joel Embiid, Robert Covington, Markelle Fultz, Amir Johnson, Demetrius Jackson, Furkan Korkmaz, Shake Milton, TJ McConnell, Mike Muscala, Norvel Pelle, Emeka Okafor, JJ Redick, Landry Shamet, Dario, Ben Simmons, Zhaire Smith.
# Assistant Coaches:
- Kevin Young
- Monty Williams
- Jim O’Brien
- Billy Lange
# League Championship: Philadelphia 76ers won NBA titles total three times so far though they reached final total nine times. Last time they played final in 2001 but against Lakers they faced defeat. Last time they won the title in 1983. They also won Conference titles nine times so far. Besides, they won five times Division titles as well. Let’s see the winning years below.
- NBA Winning Years – 1955, 1967, 1983 (Three Times)
- NBA Losing Years – 1950, 1954, 1977, 1980, 1982, 2001 (Six Times)
- Conference Titles – 1950, 1954, 1955, 1967, 1977, 1980, 1982, 1983, 2001 (Nine Times)
- Division Titles – 1977, 1978, 1983, 1990, 2001 (Five Times)
# Rivalries: The team Philadelphia 76ers has big rivalry with Boston Celtics which are the oldest and considered as the 2nd greatest rivalry in NBA competition after Boston Celtics and Lakers rivalry. This two teams Celtics and 76ers faced against each other in NBA playoff total nineteen series where Boston Celtics won highest twelve times so far.