The Sixers, US professional basketball team based in Philadelphia, founded in 1946.
76 refers to the United States Declaration of Independence adopted by the Continental Congress meeting at Philadelphia on July 4, 1776.
Revolution is our name
Philadelphia 76ers revive brand by tapping into revolutionary, underdog roots: http://t.co/bajmDkw10h pic.twitter.com/kLW4ndDKPA
— Adweek (@Adweek) 28 Septembre 2015