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76ers counting on free agents, draft picks for better future

The 76ers are ready to dump Philadelphia for the promise of a fresh start practicing in New Jersey.

But who comes along for the ride?

The Sixers have pointed to the fall opening of their state-of-the art 120,000-square foot training headquarters in Camden as the rebirth of the distressed franchise.

Team officials tout the hydrotherapy room, two regulation-size courts and a private players restaurant among the goodies that will keep their stars happy and entice free agents to sign.

Selling players on the state of the franchise is the tricky part. Philadelphia must still suffer as the home of 41 games.

The third year of coach Brett Brown's tenure was the...