The Philadelphia 76ers are known as the sixers for short. When the team first started off they were known as the Syracuse Nationals. They are one of the NBA’s oldest franchises. A new name was decided for the team when they made their move to Philadelphia; there was a contest held to determine the new name for the team. Walter Stalberg chose the name 76er’s. He chose the name as a tribute to men that gave the country their independence in 1776. With on of the most dedicated fan bases they have many season ticket holders however we always have 76ers tickets when you need them!
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