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Philadelphia 76ers

The Philadelphia 76ers, one of the four current NBA teams remaining from the NBL, is one of the 30 NBA teams. Originally named the Syracuse Nationals, the team later moved to Philadelphia.

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How many wives did Julius Erving have?

He was married to Turquoise Brown from 1972 to 2003 and, in 2008, he married Dorys Madden.

When was Charles Barkley's rookie season?

He played his rookie season in 1984-85. He was drafted 5th overall believe it or not!! The top 5 draft picks in '84 was in the following order:

1) (H)akeem Olajuwon (Houston)

2) Sam Bowie (Portland)

3) Michael Jordan (Chicago)

4) Sam Perkins (Dallas)

5) Charles Barkley (Philadelphia)

John Stockton was part of this draft class too but wasn't picked until noticeably later in the 1st round.

Who was the first Sixer ever to be named NBA Rookie of the Year?

Doug Collins Woody Sauldsberry, Philadelphia, F/C 1958 answer from http://www.rauzulusstreet.com/basketball/nbaawards/rookieawards.htm or http://www.insidehoops.com/nba-rookie-of-year-history.shtml Alan Iverson

Did the Sixers go to the playoffs in 1988?

No, the Philadelphia 76ers did not make the NBA Playoffs in the 1987-1988 NBA Season.

In what games did Iverson score 40 or more points?

Allen Iverson has scored 40 or more points 58 times in his NBA career as of the 2004-2005 NBA Season. This meaning that Allen Iverson has scored 40 or more points in 9.51% of all of his games in his career.

Who were the top five players of all time to play for the Philadelphia 76er's?

  1. 1. Unquestionably Doctor J (Julius Erving)
  2. 2. The Round Mound of Rebound

(Charles Barkley)

  1. 3. Moses Malone
  2. 4 Allen Iverson.."The ", as he likes to be called, is a gutsy little player who likes to throw the ball up. His true position on this list is clouded by his prima Donna antics.
  3. 5 Maureece Cheeks

1.pg [the answer] Allen iverson2.sg h.greer3.sf [doctor,j]Julius erving4.pf Charles barkley5. c wilt the stiltwilt camberlain

The five best would actually make a great team:

F-Julius ErvingF-Charles BarkleyC-Wilt ChamberlainG-Hal GreerG-Allen Iverson

The second team's not too bad either:

F-Billy CunninghamF-Dolph SchayesC-Moses MaloneG-Maurice CheeksG-Andrew Toney

Wilt Chamberlain, Julius Erving, Moses Malone, Charles Barkley, and Allen Iverson are the five greatest players in the history of the franchise of the Philadelphia 76ers in my opinion.

What was the starting lineup in the 1982-1983 championship season of the Philadelphia 76ers?

Center: Moses Malone
Guards: Maurice Cheeks and Andrew Toney
Forwards: Julius Erving and several players started at the other forward spot. They were Caldwell Jones, Marc Iavaroni, and Bobby Jones although Bobby Jones mainly came off the bench.

How do you contact the 76ers basketball team on behalf of a child with cancer?

Go to www.nba.com/sixers/. Then on the left click on sixers charities. Also, go to www.comcast-spectacor.com/corporate/csfoundation.asp, then click on Comcast Spectacor Foundation.

Who was the first basketball coach of the Philadelphia 76 ers?

The 76's were first known as the Syracuse Nationals from, they later became known as the Philadelphia 76ers. The coach of this team was Al Cervi, Paul Seymour and Alex Hannum Played As: Syracuse Nationals* 1946/47-1962/63 Philadelphia 76ers 1963/64-Present *-Played in NBL 1946/47-1948/49 Logo: Syracuse Nationals written in the continental United Sates over in white over horizontal red and white stripes encircled by blue stars Colors: Red, White and Blue Coaches: (3) Al Cervi 1948/49-1956/57 Paul Seymour 1956/57-1959/60 Alex Hannum 1960/61-1962/63 Arenas: (2) State Fair Coliseum 1946/47-1950/51 Onondaga War Memorial 1951/52-1962/63 This answer completely omits the fact that they were known as the Philadelphia Warriors at one time, circa late 50's, early 60's, before becoming the '76ers. Actually, they were the Philadelphia Warriors from 1946-1962, and for the first several years, Ed Gottlieb was their coach. Wilt Chamberlain and Tom Gola, among other Greats, played as the Philadelphia Warriors, not 76ers. The name was sold to San Francisco after 1962, and they eventually became the Golden State Warriors. At no time in Philadelphia was any basketball team known by the word: "Syracuse," although that's where the team originated from. http://www.sportsecyclopedia.com/nba/pwar/phlwarriorsshots.html The above link clarifies the name issue of the team.

Is Ahmad Rashad Muslim?

Both his first name and last name are Muslim names!

The names are Arabic and Muslim!

Have the Philadelphia 76ers ever won an NBA title?

As of the start of the 2010-11 season, the franchise known as the Philadelphia 76ers has won three NBA titles. The first (1954-55) was won when the team played in Syracuse and was known as the Nationals and the last two (1966-67, 1982-83) were won in Philadelphia.

Does dr. jay have an N B A ring?

A two-time ABA MVP, Erving led the New York Nets to two ABA championships. In 1976, Erving moved to the NBA and became a Philadelphia 76er. In 1983, he led the 76ers to the NBA championship. [From The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame]

Who won the last 6 NBA titles from 1999 to 2004?

1999 San Antonio Spurs 2000 Los Angeles Lakers 2001 Los Angeles Lakers 2002 Los Angeles Lakers 2003 San Antonio Spurs 2004 Detroit Pistons

How many championships did the Philadelphia 76ers win?

As of the 2007-08 season, the 76ers have won 2 NBA championships: 1966-67, 1982-83

How many championships did dr jay win?

Julius "Dr. J" Erving won two ABA championships in 1974 and 1976. He won one NBA championship in 1983.

Who is the general manager of the sixers' basketball team?

As of the 2007-08 season, Billy King, President of the 76ers, assumes the duties of the GM.