A person with direct knowledge of the deal tells The Associated Press the Philadelphia 76ers are planning to build a practice facility in New Jersey.
The person spoke Friday on condition of anonymity because the deal has not been officially announced. The Sixers will combine their business and basketball operations in the facility in Camden, New Jersey.
The person said the Sixers filed for tax credits on Friday to start the process. The team hopes to break ground in October and plans to move in some time in 2016.
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.
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