Team Logo. The Philadelphia 76ers are a team in the National Basketball Association. They compete in the Eastern Conference (NBA). Their name comes from the city's role in the signing of the Declaration of Independence. Retrieved from "https://prosportsteams.fandom.com/wiki/Philadelphia_76ers?oldid=16939" Categories: National Basketball Association teams Eastern Conference (NBA) teams Teams in Pennsylvania Teams in Philadelphia Add category Cancel Save Community content is available under CC-BY-SA unless otherwise noted.