Here are some interesting facts about the Philadelphia 76ers:
The franchise was founded in 1946 and were originally known as the Syracuse Nationals. They are one of the oldest franchises in the NBA, and one of eight (out of 23) franchises to survive the league’s first decade. The 76ers have had a rich history, with many of the greatest players in NBA history having played on the team. Some of those players included Wilt Chamberlain, Julius “Dr. J” Erving, Moses Malone, Charles Barkley, Allen Iverson, and Billy Cunningham, who also coached the team from 1977-85.
The Philadelphia 76ers logo has had seven logo variations, including the original design back in 1946 when the team was called the Syracuse Nationals. See the different Philadelphia 76ers logo designs that they have had over the years.
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