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The Philadelphia 76ers are a professional basketball team based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. They play in the Atlantic Division of the Eastern Conference in the National Basketball Association (NBA). The 76ers, also known as the Sixers, are one of the oldest teams in the NBA, having been founded in 1946. They have won three NBA championships, in 1955, 1967, and 1983, and have made the playoffs in 48 of their 77 seasons in the NBA. The 76ers have a long-standing rivalry with the Boston Celtics, and more recently with the New York Knicks. Some of the team’s notable players have included Wilt Chamberlain, Julius Erving, Charles Barkley, and Allen Iverson. The team is currently owned by Joshua Harris and is coached by Doc Rivers.