Philadelphia 76ers Schedule in 2014 - 2015
The Philadelphia 76ers open the season on Wednesday October 29 at Indiana. This is followed by another road game on Friday October 31 at Mil. The home opener for Philadelphia is Saturday November 1 against Miami. They also close the season at home against Miami on Wednesday April 15. The team has nine home games in November, five home games in December, nine home games in January, five home games in February, ten home games in March, and three home games in April.
Philadelphia 76ers Roster
The Philadelphia 76ers roster consists of 16 players. The five. SG's are James Anderson, Jason Richardson, Hollis Thompson, Elliott Williams, and Tony Wroten. The three PG's are Michael Carter-Williams, Alexery Shred, and Casper Ware. The SF is Mbah a Moute, Luc Richard. The three PF's are Brandian Davies, Arnett Moultrie, and Jarvis Varnado. To round out the roster, the four centers are Byron Mullens, Nerlens Noel, Henry Sims, and Haseem Thabeet.
The tallest player on the roster is Hasheem Thabeet who is 7 foot 3. The smallest player on the team is Elliott Williams who is 6 foot 5 and that is not small at all. The youngest player on the team is Nerlens Noel who is 20 years old. The oldest player on the Philadelphia 76ers is Jason Richardson who is 33 years old. As a matter of fact, Jason is the only player in his 30s on the team.
Philadelphia 76ers Fan Experience
The Philadelphia 76ers has a great stadium known as the Wells Fargo Center. The stadium holds over 20,000 people and a little over 21,000 for standing room. The Wells Fargo Center opened for the 1996-1997 NBA season. The stadium is shared with the NHL Philadelphia Flyers teams as well as the Arena football team. The construction cost is up to $316 million dollars in 2014. The Philadelphia 76ers are owned by Comcast Spectacor and is operated by Global Spectrum. There have been various concerts at the stadium, which includes Ray Charles, Guns N Roses and Billy Joel.
Philadelphia 76ers Trivia
Here are a couple of fun facts from the Philadelphia 76ers. Allen Iverson and Dikembe Mumtambo went to the same college in Georgetown. The team does not have a player under 6 foot 5 for the 2014-2015 season, which should bring a lot of height to the Philadelphia 76ers this year. Hopefully, that brings them a winning season this year.
Philadelphia 76ers History
The team started back in 1937. It was not in Philadelphia however until 1963. Will Chambelin was one of the Philadelphia 76ers biggest superstar in the 1960s. Some of the best years of the team came in the 1966-1967 when Will Chamberlin almost won the scoring title. The team in the early 1970s was not good as they failed to make the playoffs. The team did however return to the playoffs in 1976. this helped under new order in 1976 Fitz Eugene Dixon who wanted to spend money to win. The team had a few superstars in the 1980s, which included Moses Malone and the great one and only Charles Barkley who everyone loves to hate. However in 1992-1993, Charles Barkley was traded as well as some new coaches came in. This rebuilding process brought the 76ers back to the Playoffs in 1998-1999. the 76ers made the playoffs a lot in the 2000's. Hopefully, the team has a winning season this year to keep the winning tradition alive.
Philadelphia 76ers Fan Info
The Philadelphia 76ers fans are very passionate. That is just like the other teams in Philadelphia such as the Philadelphia Flyers and Philadelphia Eagles. As passionate as the fans are, they can be extremely tough on their players when they are not doing good. The fans come to the Philadelphia 76ers games in their team gear whether it is a t shirt or a team logo sweatshirt. These items can be sold in sporting good stores or online such as e bay. Hopefully, the fans can enjoy another winning season during the 2014-2015 NBA season. This team has great potential in my opinion.
Philadelphia 76ers Rumors
It is being reported that Bogans was traded from The Cleveland Cavaliers to the Philadelphia 76ers. Other sources are reporting that Malcolm Lee will also sign with the 76ers. Prior to the signing, Malcolm Lee worked out for the Lakers and Nets. The Malcolm Lee signing is stating that this is a non guarantee signing. The team seems to making these moves in order to keep the team strong and being put in position for a post season birth. Whether these signings work out is still remain to be seen.