Athletes The Best Philadelphia 76ers To Have Their Numbers Retired  

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List Rules Vote up the best Philadelphia 76ers players to have their legendary number retired for all time.

These Philadelphia 76ers players have all had their numbers retired. After making a big impact while playing for the team, players such as Wilt Chamberlain and Moses Malone had their jerseys retired. But not every player in the NBA gets their number retired, it is an honor bestowed upon the best players of a franchise. Which of these athletes are the greatest Philadelphia 76ers players? This list is only for Philadelphia 76ers players with retired numbers. Coaches and managers have had their numbers retired as well but we're here to determine the best Philadelphia 76ers players that have had their number retired for all time.

Although these are undoubtedly great players, not all of them have been voted into the Basketball Hall of Fame despite having their numbers retired. The Philadelphia 76ers players that have been elected to the Basketball Hall of Fame are noted below. Vote up the Philadelphia 76ers players with retired numbers that you think made the biggest contribution to the team.

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Julius Erving is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Philadelphia 76ers To Have Their Numbers Retired
Small forward

Number: 6

Years With Franchise: 1976–1987

Elected to the Basketball Hall of Fame.

2
6 2
Wilt Chamberlain is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Philadelphia 76ers To Have Their Numbers Retired
Center

Number: 13

Years With Franchise: 1965–1968

Elected to the Basketball Hall of Fame.

3
5 1
Moses Malone is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Philadelphia 76ers To Have Their Numbers Retired
Power forward, Center

Number: 2

Years With Franchise: 1982–1986, 1993–1994

Elected to the Basketball Hall of Fame.

4
3 0
Allen Iverson is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Philadelphia 76ers To Have Their Numbers Retired
Point guard, Shooting guard

Number: 3

Years With Franchise: 1996–2006, 2009–2010

Elected to the Basketball Hall of Fame.

5
3 1
Charles Barkley is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Philadelphia 76ers To Have Their Numbers Retired
Small forward, Power forward

Number: 34

Years With Franchises: 1984–1992

Elected to the Basketball Hall of Fame.

6
2 0
Maurice Cheeks is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Philadelphia 76ers To Have Their Numbers Retired
Point guard

Number: 10

Years With Franchise: 1978–1989

Elected to the Basketball Hall of Fame.

7
3 2
Hal Greer is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Philadelphia 76ers To Have Their Numbers Retired
Shooting guard

Number: 15

Years With Franchise: 1958–1973

Elected to the Basketball Hall of Fame.

8
2 1
Dolph Schayes is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Philadelphia 76ers To Have Their Numbers Retired
Power forward, Center

Number: 4

Years With Franchise: 1949–1964

Elected to the Basketball Hall of Fame.

9
1 0
Billy Cunningham is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Philadelphia 76ers To Have Their Numbers Retired
Shooting guard, Small forward

Number: 32

Years With Franchise: 1965–1972, 1974–1975

Elected to the Basketball Hall of Fame.

10
1 2
Bobby Jones is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Philadelphia 76ers To Have Their Numbers Retired
Small forward

Number: 24

Years With Franchise: 1978–1986