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76ers Plan to Build NJ Practice Facility



    The Philadelphia 76ers are making moves to build a state-of-the-art practice facility across the river in Camden, N.J. (Published Saturday, June 7, 2014)

    The Philadelphia 76ers plan to build a practice facility in New Jersey, a 100,000-square foot complex the team expects 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.

    The team says in a statement that "the New Jersey Economic Development Authority will be voting on an incentive for a possible facility on the waterfront at their upcoming meeting." The team says it will have more to say after the vote.

    The Sixers have rented practice space in the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine since 1999. That facility is located in the Wynnefield Heights section of Philadelphia.

    They will join the Flyers as Philadelphia teams that practice in New Jersey. The Flyers train in Voorhees, New Jersey.