The Philadelphia 76ers are a professional basketball team based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The "Sixers" play in the Atlantic Division of the Eastern Conference at the Wachovia Center. They are named after the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia in 1776.
They won the NBA Championship three times (1955, 1967, and 1983) but also have the distinction of having the worst full-season record in NBA history (9-73 during the 1972-73 season).
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