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The Best Philadelphia 76ers of All Time

Updated April 24, 2020 35.7k votes 5.6k voters 102.6k views78 items

List RulesPlease 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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    Allen Iverson

    Point guard

    Age45

    BirthplaceUSA, Virginia, Hampton

    Number1

    TeamsPhiladelphia 76ers, Denver Nuggets, Detroit Pistons

    Allen Ezail Iverson (; born June 7, 1975), nicknamed "the Answer", is an American former...  more

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    AgeDec. at 63 (1936-1999)

    BirthplacePhiladelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America

    TeamsPhiladelphia 76ers, Los Angeles Lakers, Philadelphia Warriors, San Francisco Warriors

    Wilton Norman Chamberlain (; August 21, 1936 – October 12, 1999) was an American basketball...  more

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    Julius Erving

    Small forward

    Age70

    BirthplaceRoosevelt, New York, United States of America

    TeamsPhiladelphia 76ers, New York Nets

    Julius Winfield Erving II (born February 22, 1950), commonly known by the nickname Dr. J, is...  more

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    Charles Barkley

    Power forward

    Age57

    BirthplaceLeeds, Alabama, United States of America

    Number34

    TeamsPhoenix Suns, Houston Rockets, Philadelphia 76ers

    Charles Wade Barkley (born February 20, 1963) is an American retired professional basketball...  more

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    Moses Malone

    Power forward, Center

    Age65

    BirthplaceVirginia

    TeamsWashington Wizards, Atlanta Hawks, Philadelphia 76ers, Buffalo Braves, Houston Rockets

    Moses Eugene Malone (March 23, 1955 – September 13, 2015) was an American basketball player...  more

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    #22 of 31 The Best Power Forwards of the 1990s#5 of 25 The Best Power Forwards of the 80s

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    Joel Embiid

    Power forward, Center

    BirthplaceYaoundé, Cameroon

    Number21

    TeamsPhiladelphia 76ers

    Joel Hans Embiid (born 16 March 1994) is a Cameroonian professional basketball player for the...  more

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    Maurice Cheeks

    Point guard

    Age64

    BirthplaceChicago, Illinois

    TeamsAtlanta Hawks, Philadelphia 76ers, Brooklyn Nets, New York Knicks

    Maurice Edward Cheeks (born September 8, 1956) is an American former professional basketball...  more

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    #13 of 25 The Best NBA Point Guards of the 1970s#62 of 120 The Fastest NBA Players of All Time

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    Ben Simmons

    Point guard, forward

    Number12

    TeamsPhiladelphia 76ers

    Benjamin David Simmons (born 20 July 1996) is an Australian professional basketball player for...  more

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    599
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    Age54

    BirthplaceKinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo

    TeamsAtlanta Hawks, Philadelphia 76ers, Brooklyn Nets, Houston Rockets, Denver Nuggets

    Dikembe Mutombo Mpolondo Mukamba Jean-Jacques Wamutombo (born June 25, 1966) is a Congolese...  more

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    #3 of 22 The Greatest Georgetown Basketball Players of All Time#7 of 107 The Best Foreign NBA Players of All Time

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    Age63

    BirthplaceOrlando, Florida

    TeamsUtah Jazz, Philadelphia 76ers, Brooklyn Nets, Detroit Pistons

    Darryl Dawkins (January 11, 1957 – August 27, 2015) was an American professional basketball...  more

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    Bobby Jones

    Small forward

    Age69

    BirthplaceCharlotte, North Carolina

    TeamsPhiladelphia 76ers, Denver Nuggets

    Robert Clyde Jones (born December 18, 1951) is an American retired professional basketball...  more

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    #16 of 29 The Greatest Small Forwards of the 1980s#13 of 23 The Best Power Forwards of the '70s

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    Billy Cunningham

    Shooting guard, Small forward

    Age76

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York

    TeamsPhiladelphia 76ers

    William John Cunningham (born June 3, 1943) is an American former professional basketball...  more

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    George McGinnis

    Power forward, Center

    Age69

    BirthplaceIndianapolis, Indiana

    TeamsIndiana Pacers, Philadelphia 76ers, Denver Nuggets

    George F. McGinnis (born August 12, 1950) is an American retired professional basketball...  more

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    World B. Free

    Point guard, Shooting guard

    Age67

    BirthplaceAtlanta, Georgia

    TeamsPhiladelphia 76ers, Houston Rockets, San Diego Clippers, Cleveland Cavaliers, Golden State Warriors

    World B. Free (born Lloyd Bernard Free; December 9, 1953) is an American retired professional...  more

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    Andre Iguodala

    Small forward

    Age36

    BirthplaceSpringfield, Illinois

    Number9

    TeamsMiami Heat

    Andre Tyler Iguodala ( ig-wə-DAH-lə; born January 28, 1984) is an American professional...  more

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    #35 of 54 The Most Hated Active NBA Players#9 of 50 The Greatest African NBA Players of All Time

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    Doug Collins

    Shooting guard, Small forward

    Age68

    BirthplaceChristopher, Illinois, United States of America

    TeamsPhiladelphia 76ers

    Douglas or Doug Collins may refer to: Doug Collins (journalist) (1920–2001), Canadian...  more
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    Hal Greer

    Shooting guard

    Age84

    BirthplaceHuntington, West Virginia

    TeamsPhiladelphia 76ers, Syracuse Nationals

    Harold Everett Greer (June 26, 1936 – April 14, 2018) was an American professional basketball...  more
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    Jimmy Butler

    Small forward

    Age31

    BirthplaceHouston, Texas

    Number21

    TeamsMiami Heat

    Jimmy Butler III (born September 14, 1989) is an American professional basketball player for...  more

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    Hersey Hawkins

    Shooting guard

    Age54

    BirthplaceChicago, Illinois

    TeamsPhiladelphia 76ers, Charlotte Hornets, Seattle Supersonics, Chicago Bulls

    Hersey R. Hawkins, Jr. (born September 29, 1966) is an American retired professional...  more

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    Dolph Schayes

    Power forward, Center

    Age91

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York

    TeamsPhiladelphia 76ers, Syracuse Nationals

    Adolph Schayes (May 19, 1928 – December 10, 2015) was an American professional basketball...  more

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    #189 of 269 The Top NBA Players Of All Time#1083 of 1,427 The Best Athletes Of All Time

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    J. J. Redick

    Shooting guard

    Age36

    BirthplaceCookeville, Tennessee

    Number4

    TeamsDallas Mavericks

    Jonathan Clay "JJ" Redick (born June 24, 1984) is an American professional basketball player...  more

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    #3 of 76 The Greatest Duke Basketball Players of All Time#29 of 75 The Best Current Wing Players in the NBA

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    Jerry Stackhouse

    Shooting guard, Small forward

    Age46

    BirthplaceKinston, North Carolina, United States of America

    Number42

    TeamsDallas Mavericks, Washington Wizards, Philadelphia 76ers, Detroit Pistons

    Jerry Darnell Stackhouse (born November 5, 1974) is an American basketball coach and retired...  more

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    Lou Williams

    Point guard, Shooting guard

    Age34

    BirthplaceMemphis, Tennessee

    Number3

    TeamsAtlanta Hawks

    Louis Tyrone Williams (born October 27, 1986) is an American professional basketball player...  more

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    Andrew Toney

    Andrew Toney (born November 23, 1957) is an American former professional basketball player who...  more

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    Kyle Korver

    Small forward

    Age39

    BirthplaceLakewood, California

    Number26

    TeamsMilwaukee Bucks

    Kyle Elliot Korver (born March 17, 1981) is an American professional basketball player for the...  more

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