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Company Overview of Philadelphia 76ers, Inc.

Company Overview

Philadelphia 76ers, Inc., also known as the Sixers, is a professional basketball team that plays in National Basketball Association (NBA). The team’s home ground is Wachovia Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The team was formerly known as Syracuse Nationals and it changed its name to Philadelphia 76ers in 1963. The team was founded in 1937 and is based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Philadelphia 76ers, Inc. was a subsidiary of Comcast Spectacor, L.P.

3601 South Broad Street

Wachovia Center

Philadelphia, PA 19148

United States

Founded in 1937

Phone:

215-339-7600

Fax:

215-339-7632

Key Executives for Philadelphia 76ers, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer
Age: 44
President
Senior Vice President of Finance and Chief Financial Officer
Director of Basketball Administration
Director of Player Personnel
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Philadelphia 76ers, Inc. Key Developments

The 76ers Plans to Build Practice Facility and Offices in Camden

The 76ers are eyeing Camden's waterfront to build a practice facility and offices to serve as their administrative hub. The team has rented space to practice in the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine in West Philadelphia since 1999 but has been looking for a site to build its own facility. The team would continue to play games at the Wells Fargo Center in South Philadelphia. The Navy Yard plan called for a 55,000-square-foot facility to include two basketball courts, additional training spaces, locker rooms, a player lounge, broadcast center, and other services to open in June 2015.

Philadelphia 76ers Names Ravi Shah as Vice President of Strategy

The Philadelphia 76ers hired Ravi Shah as the organization's vice president of strategy. He had been a manager in team marketing and business operations for the NBA.

Philadelphia 76ers Announces Executive Changes

Adam Aron is out as the CEO of the Philadelphia 76ers. He will be replaced by Scott O'Neil who will oversee every aspect of the team's business operations. Most recently, O'Neil served as president of Madison Square Garden Sports. O'Neil will succeed Adam Aron, who will become Chairman and CEO of a new investment vehicle, funded by members of the Sixers ownership group. Aron also will remain a Sixers co-owner and board member. His departure had been rumored for weeks but the team declined to comment on it.

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