The Philadelphia 76ers plan to build a practice facility in New Jersey, a 100,000-square foot complex they expect to become the jewel of the NBA.
The Sixers filed for tax credits on Friday to start the process. The team hoped to break ground in October and planned to move in some time in 2016. The site will be on the Camden, New Jersey, waterfront on a plot of land between the Camden Aquarium and the Susquehanna Bank Center.
''As part of our due diligence related to a new Training Center, we have officially filed an application for a site along the New Jersey waterfront in Camden,'' the Sixers said in a statement. ''We understand the New Jersey Economic Development Authority will be voting on an incentive for a possible facility on the waterfront at their upcoming meeting. We will have more to say on this matter after the EDA vote.''
The Sixers have rented practice space in the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine since 1999.
They will join the Flyers as Philadelphia teams that practice in New Jersey. The Flyers train in Voorhees, New Jersey.
The Sixers front office is based at the Navy Yard, just a few miles away from the Philadelphia sports complex that's home to the four major professional teams.

Top NBA Public Bets

NBA Top Stories

Thumbnail Knicks trade for Derrick Rose The Chicago Bulls and New York Knicks made a big trade on Wednesday when the Knicks acquired Derrick Rose in a...
Thumbnail 2017 NBA Finals Odds With the NBA Finals now complete, here is a look ahead to which teams will be favored to contend for next year’s championship.
Thumbnail NBA Finals Game 7 Pick It’s all come down to one game. Who will prevail in Game 7 of the NBA Finalsas the Golden State Warriorshost the Cleveland Cavaliersat 8PM ET?
Thumbnail NBA Finals Game 7 Total Pick Will Game 7 of the NBA Finalsbe another high-scoring affair, or will it be a grind out between the Golden State Warriorsand Cleveland...
Thumbnail NBA Finals Game 6 Pick Can the Golden State Warriors get back on track in Game 6 of the NBA Finals or will the Cleveland Cavaliers create...
More inNBA Articles  

NBA Team Pages