Philadelphia 76ers Facts
Professional basketball team based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
- Philadelphia 76ers are also popular as "Sixers".
- They are earlier called Syracuse Nationals.
- Paper magnate Irv Kosloff bought the Nationals from Danny Biasone and moved them to Philadelphia in 1963.
- They play in the Atlantic Division of the Eastern Conference of the National Basketball Association (NBA).
- They are the oldest basketball franchises in NBA.
- They won three NBA championships so far - 1955, 1966-67 and in 1982-83.
- "76ers" is part of the team name as a tribute to the gallant men who forged this country's independence.
- The Wells Fargo Center is their arena.
- Red, Royal Blue and White are their team colors.