PHOTOS: Philadelphia 76ers playoff history since 1999

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There are so many reasons to believe this could finally be the year for the Philadelphia 76ers.

The franchise’s most recent championship came in a memorable 1983 sweep of the Los Angeles Lakers. The ensuing four decades have brought postseason memories from Allen Iverson, Eric Snow, Andre Iguodala and Joel Embiid but no visits to the mountaintop.

Still, there were plenty of Sixers successes to cheer, losses to mourn and processes to trust alone the way. With all that in mind, we take a look back at the past two-plus decades of playoff history for the Sixers organization with the photo gallery below.

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2019-20: First round

Alec Burks, Kemba Walker
Alec Burks, Kemba Walker

(Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports)

Record - head coach: 43-30 - Brett Brown First round: Lost to Boston Celtics, 4-0

2018-19: Second round

Joel Embiid, Kawhi Leonard
Joel Embiid, Kawhi Leonard

(John E. Sokolowski-USA TODAY Sports)

Record - head coach: 51-31, Brett Brown First round: Beat Brooklyn Nets, 4-1 Second round: Lost to Toronto Raptors, 4-3

2017-18: Second round

Terry Rozier, Joel Embiid
Terry Rozier, Joel Embiid

(Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports)

Record - head coach: 52-30, Brett Brown First round: Beat Miami Heat, 4-1 Second round: Lost to Boston Celtics, 4-1

2012-13 through 2016-17: No playoff appearances

Adam Silver, Ben Simmons
Adam Silver, Ben Simmons

(Jerry Lai-USA TODAY Sports)

2016-17: 28-54 under Brett Brown 2015-16: 10-72 under Brett Brown 2014-15: 18-64 under Brett Brown 2013-14: 19-63 under Brett Brown 2012-13: 34-48 under Doug Collins

2011-12: Second round

Andre Iguodala, Luol Deng
Andre Iguodala, Luol Deng

(Dennis Wierzbicki-USA TODAY Sports)

Record - head coach: 35-31 - Doug Collins First round: Beat Chicago Bulls, 4-2 Second round: Lost to Boston Celtics, 4-3

2010-11: First round

Jrue Holiday, LeBron James
Jrue Holiday, LeBron James

(Howard Smith-USA TODAY Sports)

Record - head coach: 41-41 - Doug Collins First round: Lost to Miami Heat, 4-1

2009-10: Missed playoffs

Eddie Jordan 76ers
Eddie Jordan 76ers

(AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

2009-10: 27-55 under Eddie Jordan

2008-09: First round

Rashard Lewis, Thaddeus Young
Rashard Lewis, Thaddeus Young

(AP Photo/Tom Mihalek)

Record - head coach: 41-41 - Maurice Cheeks (9-14), Tony DiLeo (32-27) First round: Lost to Orlando Magic, 4-2

2007-08: First round

Samuel Dalembert, Andre Iguodala
Samuel Dalembert, Andre Iguodala

(AP Photo/Tom Mihalek)

Record - head coach: 40-42 - Maurice Cheeks First round: Lost to Detroit Pistons, 4-2

2005-06 and 2006-07: Missed playoffs

Maurice Cheeks
Maurice Cheeks

(AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)

2006-07: 35-47 under Maurice Cheeks 2005-06: 38-44 under Maurice Cheeks

2004-05: First round

Allen Iverson, Lindsey Hunter
Allen Iverson, Lindsey Hunter

(The Detroit News/Robin Buckson)

Record - head coach: 43-39 - Jim O'Brien First round: Lost to Detroit Pistons, 4-1

2003-04: Missed playoffs

Dajuan Wagner, Eric Snow
Dajuan Wagner, Eric Snow

(AP Photo/George Widman)

2003-04: 33-49 under Randy Ayers (21-31) and Chris Ford (12-18)

2002-03: Second round

Allen Iverson, Jamaal Magliore
Allen Iverson, Jamaal Magliore

(AP Photo)

Record - head coach: 48-34 - Larry Brown First round: Beat New Orleans Hornets, 4-2 Second round: Lost to Detroit Pistons, 4-2

2001-02: First round

Eric Snow, Tony Battie
Eric Snow, Tony Battie

(AFP photo / John Mottern)

Record - head coach: 43-39 - Larry Brown First round: Lost to Boston Celtics, 3-2

2000-01: NBA Finals

Allen Iverson 2001 NBA Finals
Allen Iverson 2001 NBA Finals

(AP Photo/Pool, Jeff Mitchell)

Record - head coach: 56-26 - Larry Brown First round: Beat Indiana Pacers, 3-1 Second round: Beat Toronto Raptors, 4-3 Conference finals: Beat Milwaukee Bucks, 4-3 NBA Finals: Lost to Los Angeles Lakers, 4-1

1999-2000: Second round

Jalen Rose, Allen Iverson
Jalen Rose, Allen Iverson

(AP Photo/Chuck Robinson)

Record - head coach: 49-33 - Larry Brown First round: Beat Charlotte Hornets, 3-1 Second round: Lost to Indiana Pacers, 4-2

1999: Second round

Reggie Miller, Allen Iverson
Reggie Miller, Allen Iverson

(AP Photo/Chris Gardner)

Record - head coach: 28-22 - Larry Brown First round: Beat Orlando Magic, 3-1 Second round: Lost to Indiana Pacers, 4-0

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