Philadelphia 76ers

American professional basketball team from 1946, in Syracuse 1946–1963, then in Philadelphia

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Philadelphia 76ers: American professional basketball team from 1946, in Syracuse 1946–1963, then in Philadelphia
The Philadelphia 76ers are an American professional basketball team based in the Philadelphia metropolitan area. The 76ers compete in the National Basketball Association (NBA) as a member of the league's Eastern Conference Atlantic Division and play at the Wells Fargo Center. Founded in 1946 and originally known as the Syracuse Nationals, they are one of the oldest franchises in the NBA and one of only eight to survive the league's first decade.


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The Sixers are unsure how long Ben Simmons will be out with an injured knee, but they're confident they can overcome his absence, no matter how long. - Published

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LeBron James insists he practiced the 36-foot 3-pointer he made in the Los Angeles Lakers' win over the Philadelphia 76ers on Tuesday night. - Published

Richardson, Simmons lead 76ers past Clippers 110-103

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James moves past Bryant to third on NBA's all-time scoring list

LeBron James surpasses Kobe Bryant to become the NBA's third-highest scorer of all time in the LA Lakers' 108-91 defeat by the Philadelphia 76ers.
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Sixers bounce Bucks with barrage of three-pointers, grab big Christmas win

Philadelphia torched Milwaukee's defense with 21 three-pointers – the team's season-high – as the Sixers slammed the Bucks 121-109 on Christmas Day. - Published

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Two Philadelphia Sixers fans were banned for one year after yelling obscenities and making obscene gestures at Washington guard Isaiah Thomas. - Published

Philadelphia 76ers' Ben Simmons finally hits a 3-pointer in NBA game

Ben Simmons connected from beyond the arc for the first time in his NBA career Wednesday night in the 76ers' game against the Knicks. - Published

76ers rookie Matisse Thybulle quickly responds to mom's heartfelt message about son's leukemia diagnosis

NBA rookie Matisse Thybulle quickly responded to Beth Curley's message on Instagram about her son's recent leukemia diagnosis. - Published

Joel Embiid, Karl-Anthony Towns suspended after fight and escalating antics

Philadelphia 76ers' Joel Embiid and Minnesota Timberwolves' Karl-Anthony Towns suspended two games by NBA after fight in Wednesday night's game. - Published

Joel Embiid and Karl-Anthony Towns ejected for sparking brawl between Sixers and T'wolves

A highly anticipated matchup between two of the NBA's premier big men ended with punches and Joel Embiid and Karl-Anthony Towns ejected. - Published

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Sixers forward Mike Scott wears Redskins jersey, gets in fight with Eagles fans

76ers forward Mike Scott was involved in a fight with Eagles fans while tailgating outside stadium after he wore Redskins jersey and hat to the party. - Published

Simmons backflips, withdraws from Australia's Word Cup squad

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Ben Simmons is now the highest paid Australian athlete ever

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