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Sixers Look to Bounce Back in 2016-17

The NBA season is approaching quickly. Some fans are going crazy with the prospect of their team making it to the championship of this season. People are going crazy putting their money on either their favorite team or the ones they think will go big this season. Basketball is one of the most favorite past times of Americans.

Not only do they take their national league seriously but also minor and college level leagues support fans that many international sporting teams may be jealous of. If you are afraid that your favorite player may let you down on the betting odds, create your own luck by logging on to now.

A Philadelphia Legend

The Philadelphia 76ers is a professional basketball team in the national basketball association. They are commonly known as the “Sixers”. They are a member of the Eastern Conference Atlantic Division. They were originally named as Syracuse Nationals when the club was founded in 1946 making them one of the pioneers of the national league. They have produced a number of great ball players like Will Chamberlain, Julius Erving, Charles Barkley and many others. Their home court is located at the Wells Fargo Centre.

Sixers have fallen on tough times

The present season can be termed as one of the worst seasons for the sixers as they lie on the bottom of the eastern conference tables with only 10 wins and 72 losses. To add impetus to their team and performance they have added some new signings off season. They have started a campaign to introduce their new signings to the public on their official website. One of the new signings is Gerald Henderson who chose the sixers over 30 other teams.

Looking Forward

Although it may seem like yesterday when Henderson formed a back court duo with Wayne Ellington (later on who played for Miami Heats) and dominated the Philadelphia Inter-Ac League playing for the Episcopal Academy. Henderson who is now turning 29 years old this fall, will start his eight season as a professional basketball player with the 76ers. He played his first seven seasons for Charlotte Hornets.

With new layers turning up at the door, the sixers will believe that they still have enough in them to topple a few giants on the way to the middle of the table before the season ends so they can finish the season on a high and carry the momentum to the next season.

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