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April 1996
Comcast-Spectacor purchased the 76ers from Harold Katz.
July 1981
Harold Katz buys the 76ers from Fitz Dixon.
May 1976
Fitz Dixon purchased the 76ers from Irv Kosloff.
May 1963
Ike Richman and Irv Kosloff purchase the Syracuse Nationals from Danny Biasone. They move the team from Syracuse to Philadelphia and changed the name.
1946
Danny Biasone, who later invented the NBA's 24-second shot clock, founded the Syracuse Nationals as part of the NBL (National Basketball League). After three seasons in the NBL, the Nationals joined the NBA in 1949.

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