The 7 Greatest 76ers in history, ranked by Player Efficiency Rating (PER)

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6. Julius Erving- 22

Julius Erving was already a superstar before he landed in Philadelphia in 1976, as he won three consecutive MVPs prior to his NBA arrival. Erving arrived with a great deal of fanfare, as he led the ABA in scoring in three of his final four seasons before bolting to the NBA.

Erving was a three-time MVP finalist in three consecutive seasons between 1979 and 1982 and ultimately won the award in 1980-81, posting averages of 24.6 points, eight rebounds, 4.4 assists, 2.1 steals, and 1.8 blocks.

Erving and the Sixers won the title in 1982-83, sweeping the Los Angeles Lakers. All told, Erving changed the way the game was played, especially as it pertains to dunking.

The Doctor would later be named to the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, in addition to the league’s 35th, 50th, and 75th Anniversary teams.

5. Dolph Schayes- 22.1

Dolph Schayes was one of the league's best scorers and rebounders during the 1950s and '60s, as he was capable of averaging 20 points and 12 rebounds quite regularly. Schayes made 12 consecutive All-Star teams and was the runner-up MVP in 1957-58.

Schayes was also a hell of a foul shooter, as he led the league in free throw percentage three times in a five year span and hovered around 90 percent from the charity stripe on numerous occasions. 

Which isn't the norm for a big man.

All told, Schayes averaged 18.5 points, 12.1 rebounds, 3.1 assists, and 84.9 percent from the foul line in 15 seasons and won a title in 1954-55.