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Sixers to celebrate franchise’s dominant title team in 80s

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The Philadelphia 76ers are set to honor the last NBA title team.

Next Tuesday, March 20, the club will celebrate the 40th anniversary of winning the NBA Championship in the 1982-83 season with a halftime ceremony against the Chicago Bulls.

Fans inside the Wells Fargo Center will wear special ‘Fo’Fo’Fo’ warm-up shirts, honoring the late Moses Malone for predicting his team’s playoff achievements that season. Ultimately, Philadelphia lost only one game in a dominant title run.

The announcement further highlighted Julius Irving, Maurice Cheeks, Bobby Jones, Mark Iavalloni, Clint Richardson, Reggie Johnson, Clement Johnson, Franklin Edwards and Earl Cureton as expected players. rice field. Meanwhile, Malone’s family will also be present to represent the Hall of Famers.

The Sixers pushed past the 1982-83 bracket to clinch the title, dominating the LA Lakers team of Magic Johnson and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar in the final round.

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