The team acted as the primary affiliate of the from 1935 to 1941.
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Though the franchise was average for much of the 1950s, the 1960 championship-winning Eagles were the only team to defeat the -coached in a playoff game.
In the Eastern Finals, the Nationals fell to the Knickerbockers again, dropping the series in four games.
This time the 76ers beat the Celtics in five games.
Since 2010, the Greater Philadelphia area has been the home of the of , making the Philadelphia market one of that hosts a team in the five major sports leagues.
The Blue Coats franchise is named in honor of the , which fought in the.
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