Philadelphia 76ers

The Philadelphia 76ers are one of the most historic franchises in the NBA. Founded in 1946 as the Syracuse Nationals, the team moved to Philadelphia in 1963 and changed its name to the Philadelphia 76ers in 1963. The 76ers have a long history of success, with three NBA titles and numerous Finals appearances. In recent years, the 76ers have returned to being a competitive team thanks to a solid base of young talent. Ben Simmons and Joel Embiid are two pillars of the team and have led the 76ers to the playoffs on several occasions. With the addition of talents like Jimmy Butler and Tobias Harris, the 76ers have proven they can compete with the best teams in the league.

Founded in 1939 as the Syracuse Nationals based in Syracuse (New York), they began playing in the NBL in the 1946-47 season, immediately becoming the most important team in the East; To join the league, owner Danny Biasone paid $5,000 to the league's offices in Chicago. In 1949, the Nationals and six other NBL teams were absorbed by the BAA (Basketball Association of America) which took on the new name of NBA. Led by Dolph Schayes they became one of the strongest teams in the league and, after two losing finals, they won their first title in the 1954-55 season, beating the Fort Wayne Pistons.