The All-Time Starting 5 For Every NBA Franchise

Philadelphia 76ers

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Point Guard — Allen Iverson

Shooting Guard — Julius Erving

Forward — Charles Barkley

Forward — Joel Embiid

Center — Wilt Chamberlain

This 76ers outfit would not back down from anyone. Wilt Chamberlain and Joel Embiid have drastically different styles of play, but both became two-way phenoms due to their elite athleticism and fluidity at the center position. Charles Barkley was a matchup nightmare waiting to happen. Though shorter than a traditional power forward at the time, Barkley dominated the interior and was named an All-Star in each of his final six seasons with the 76ers.

Erving played his entire NBA career with the 76ers (11 seasons), making the All-Star team each year and winning a title in ’83. Over the last 40 years, the closest Philadelphia has been to an NBA title was during the 2001 season when league MVP Allen Iverson led the 76ers to a Finals appearance. Iverson played 12 years in Philadelphia, and no athlete has ever embodied the city’s relentless attitude better.