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Philadelphia 76ers
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Conference Eastern
Division Atlantic
Founded 1946
History Syracuse Nationals
1946–1963
Philadelphia 76ers
1963–present
Arena Wells Fargo Center
Location Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Team colors Blue, red, white
                 
Main sponsor StubHub
CEO Scott O'Neil
General manager Elton Brand
Head coach Brett Brown
Ownership Joshua Harris
Affiliation(s) Delaware Blue Coats
Championships 3 (1955, 1967, 1983)
Conference titles 9 (1950, 1954, 1955, 1967, 1977, 1980, 1982, 1983, 2001)
Division titles 5 (1977, 1978, 1983, 1990, 2001)
Retired numbers 10 (2, 3, 4, 6, 10, 13, 15, 24, 32, 34)
Website www.nba.com/sixers
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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.

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