Okafor, 76ers top Celtics in Utah
Jahlil Okafor totaled 13 points and nine rebounds in the 76ers' 76-62 win over the Celtics in the Utah summer league. Terry Rozier scored 14 points for the Celtics.
Spurs edge 76ers, Okafor in opener
Dairis Bertans scored 19 points to lead the San Antonio Spurs past the Philadelphia 76ers, 74-71, in the teams' Summer League opener on Monday in Salt Lake City. The 76ers' Jahlil Okafor, the third pick in last month's draft, collected 18 points and 10 rebounds in 29 minutes.
During the 2014 Orlando Summer League, guard Pierre Jackson tore his Achilles just seven minutes into the first game, which forced him out of the entire 2014-15 NBA season.
Philadelphia 76ers center Jahlil Okafor overcame a shaky start to finish with a team-high 18 points, 10 rebounds and two blocks in his team's Utah Summer League opener against the Spurs.
After a rough first half, Jahlil Okafor finished with 18 points and 10 rebounds, but the No. 3 pick in the draft wasn't happy with his performance.
Okafor jumping right in for 76ers
Unlike Nerlens Noel and Joel Embiid before him, 76ers top pick Jahlil Okafor is wasting no time getting into NBA action. He's starting tonight as the Sixers face the Spurs in Utah Summer League action.
The Philadelphia 76ers, with Sam Hinkie in charge of basketball operations, have had a lot of roster movement the last few years. Heading into the 2015-16 season, Hinkie improved the talent on the team thanks to the draft and trade with Sacramento.
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Third overall pick Jahlil Okafor impressed in his first team practice with the Philadelphia 76ers.
The Philadelphia 76ers are currently a team built with talent in the frontcourt and lacking in the backcourt. For that reason, they remind some of how one NBA team played in the mid-80's.
The Sacramento Kings have entered the race for free-agent swingman Wesley Matthews, according to league sources, and have agreed to a trade with Philadelphia in an effort to clear cap space.
Kings ship 3 to Sixers to clear cap space
Philadelphia will get Carl Landry, Jason Thompson and Sacramento's 2014 first-round pick Nik Stauskas, according to ESPN and multiple reports. The deal was first reported by Yahoo! Sports. Sacramento has entered the race for the Blazers free agent swingman Wesley Matthews, according to league sources. Story
Jahlil Okafor, the Philadelphia 76ers' No. 3 pick in last week's draft, is expected to play in both the Utah Jazz Summer League and the Samsung NBA Summer League in Las Vegas, the team announced.
The Chicago Bulls have agreed to a five-year, $90 million maximum contract with free-agent guard Jimmy Butler, sources said.
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The Philadelphia 76ers selected Duke's Jahlil Okafor with the No. 3 pick in the 2015 NBA draft and while he has been criticized for his lack of defense, that is not an issue for head coach Brett Brown.
The Bulls offered Jimmy Butler a maximum five-year, $90 million contract Monday, leading the restricted free agent to postpone meetings with several other teams.
Okafor already doin' work in Philly
Sixers coach Brett Brown on Jahlil Okafor: "I come in the gym this morning at 6:30 and I see Jahlil in the gym sweating. And you come up to your office, and you have a new bounce to your step." (via SiriusXM NBA Radio)
Sixers pay price for injury nondisclosure
The NBA forced the 76ers to pay the Pelicans $3 million last season for failing to disclose a leg injury to Jrue Holiday that has limited his playing time for two years, The Philadelphia Inquirer has reported. Story
The NBA forced the 76ers to pay the Pelicans $3 million last season for failing to disclose a leg injury to Jrue Holiday that has limited his playing time for two years, according to a report.
Points Per Game92.029th
Rebounds Per Game42.919th
Assists Per Game20.524th