Basketball The Best Philadelphia 76ers of All Time  

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List Rules Please rank the players based only on their time with the 76ers

This list of the best Philadelphia 76ers of all time includes some of the most legendary names to ever play the game of basketball. When you think of all the amazing players who, at one time or another suited up for the 76ers, it's hard not to be in awe. Who do you think is the top Sixer ever? Vote for your favorites and re-rank this list in any order you want. Your rerank does affect the overall rankings!

Some of the top NBA players of all time played for the Philadelphia 76ers. Names like Julius Erving, Wilt Chamberlain and Charles Barkley come to mind immediately. Each of these great men wore a 76ers uniform -- some for longer than others (Barkley got his wish for a trade to Phoenix after eight seasons in Philly). Arguably, several of the best Philadelphia 76ers of all time could also be considered among the best overall athletes of all time, in any sport. Certainly, many are some of the greatest offensive players in NBA history, too. But who are 76ers' best players? Rank these Philadelphia basketball players so that we can finally have the answer we've been waiting for.
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Julius Erving is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Philadelphia 76ers of All Time
Small forward Julius Winfield Erving II, commonly known by the nickname Dr. J, is a retired American basketball player who helped launch a modern style of play that emphasizes leaping and play above the rim. ...more

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1,690 383
Wilt Chamberlain is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Philadelphia 76ers of All Time
Center Wilton Norman "Wilt" Chamberlain was an American basketball player. He played for the Philadelphia/San Francisco Warriors, the Philadelphia 76ers and the Los Angeles Lakers of the NBA; ...more

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2,303 322
Allen Iverson is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Philadelphia 76ers of All Time
Point guard, Shooting guard Allen Ezail Iverson is an American retired professional basketball player who played for four different teams during 14 seasons in the National Basketball Association. He played both the point ...more

4
1,095 353
Moses Malone is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Philadelphia 76ers of All Time
Power forward, Center Moses Eugene Malone is an American retired Hall of Fame basketball player who starred in both the American Basketball Association and the National Basketball Association. A three-time NBA MVP ...more

5
1,240 246
Charles Barkley is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Philadelphia 76ers of All Time
Small forward, Power forward Charles Wade Barkley is a retired American professional basketball player and current analyst on the television program Inside the NBA. Nicknamed "Chuck", "Sir Charles", and ...more

6
537 320
Hal Greer is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Philadelphia 76ers of All Time
Shooting guard Harold Everett Greer is a retired American professional basketball player. Born in Huntington, West Virginia, he attended Douglass Junior and Senior High School in Huntington. He played college ...more

7
495 246
Billy Cunningham is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Philadelphia 76ers of All Time
Shooting guard, Small forward William John "Billy" Cunningham is an American former professional basketball player and coach, who was nicknamed the Kangaroo Kid.

8
356 245
Dolph Schayes is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Philadelphia 76ers of All Time
Power forward, Center Adolph "Dolph" Schayes is a retired American professional basketball player and former coach in the NBA. A top scorer and rebounder, he was a member of the 1955 NBA champion Syracuse ...more

9
585 222
Maurice Cheeks is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Philadelphia 76ers of All Time
Point guard Maurice Edward "Mo" Cheeks is an American retired professional basketball player. He was previously an assistant coach for the Oklahoma City Thunder. He was the head coach of the ...more

10
297 173
Andrew Toney is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Philadelphia 76ers of All Time
charlieup2 added Andrew Toney is an American former professional basketball player who played for the NBA's Philadelphia 76ers from 1980 to 1988. He was dubbed "The Boston Strangler" by Boston, ...more

11
153 198
Chet Walker is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Philadelphia 76ers of All Time
Small forward, Power forward Chester "Chet" Walker is an American former professional basketball player. Walker played high school basketball for the Benton Harbor High School boys basketball team. He graduated ...more

12
342 163
Bobby Jones is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Philadelphia 76ers of All Time
Small forward Robert Clyde "Bobby" Jones is a retired American professional basketball player in the American Basketball Association and National Basketball Association.

13
598 86
Joel Embiid is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Philadelphia 76ers of All Time
JordanH added Power forward, Center Joel-Hans Embiid is a Cameroonian professional basketball player who plays for the Philadelphia 76ers of the National Basketball Association. The 76ers drafted Embiid third overall in the 2014 ...more

14
582 308
Andre Iguodala is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Philadelphia 76ers of All Time
Shooting guard, Small forward Andre Tyler Iguodala is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Golden State Warriors of the National Basketball Association. He was an NBA All-Star in 2012 and ...more

15
481 198
Darryl Dawkins is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Philadelphia 76ers of All Time
wiabux added Center Darryl Dawkins is a retired American professional basketball player, most noted for his days with the NBA's Philadelphia 76ers and New Jersey Nets, although he also played briefly for the ...more

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444 145
Dikembe Mutombo is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Philadelphia 76ers of All Time
slaft added Center Dikembe Mutombo Mpolondo Mukamba Jean-Jacques Wamutombo, commonly referred to as Dikembe Mutombo, is a Congolese American retired professional basketball player who played 18 seasons in the ...more

17
108 168
Larry Costello is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Philadelphia 76ers of All Time
Point guard Lawrence Ronald "Larry" Costello was an American professional basketball player and coach. He was known as the National Basketball Association's last two-handed set shooter. After ...more

18
277 113
Doug Collins is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Philadelphia 76ers of All Time
Shooting guard, Small forward Paul Douglas "Doug" Collins is an American retired basketball player. He was the first overall pick of the 1973 NBA draft and a four-time NBA All-Star. He has also been an NBA coach, ...more

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77 101
Archie Clark is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Philadelphia 76ers of All Time
johnny-hernandez added Guard Archie L. Clark is a retired American professional basketball player. At 6'2", he played guard for five National Basketball Association teams. Born in Conway, Arkansas, Clark grew up in the ...more

20
290 125
George McGinnis is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Philadelphia 76ers of All Time
Power forward, Center George F. McGinnis is an American retired professional basketball player who played 11 seasons in the American Basketball Association and National Basketball Association. He was drafted into the ...more

21
294 36
Ben Simmons is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Philadelphia 76ers of All Time
Point guard, forward Benjamin David Simmons is an Australian professional basketball player for the Philadelphia 76ers of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played college basketball for one season with ...more

22
232 121
Hersey Hawkins is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Philadelphia 76ers of All Time
Shooting guard Hersey Hawkins is the father of Corey Hawkins.

23
77 98
Lucious Jackson is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Philadelphia 76ers of All Time
slaft added Power forward, Center Lucious Brown "Luke" Jackson is a retired American professional basketball player.

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83 129
Red Kerr is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Philadelphia 76ers of All Time
johnny-hernandez added Center, power forward

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250 93
World B. Free is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Philadelphia 76ers of All Time
JelaniTrawickJr. added Point guard, Shooting guard World B. Free is an American former professional basketball player who played in the NBA from 1975–1988. Free was known as the "Prince of Midair" as well as "All-World".