Comcast Spectacor has sold the Philadelphia 76ers basketball team. The company announced that it sold the NBA franchise to a new group led by billionaire Joshua Harris. Apollo Global Management LLC is the new owners of the Sixers; the same company recently bought the rights to American Idol. Terms of the deal have not been disclosed, but various reports put the price tag at around $280 million. Comcast Spectacor had owned the Sixers since 1996.