Jahlil Okafor Not Facing Police Investigation For Scuffle With Fan Outside Bar

November 27th, 2015 by Mike Chiari Leave a reply »

Despite allegedly getting involved in a fight outside a Boston bar Wednesday night, Philadelphia 76ers center Jahlil Okafor is not currently facing a police investigation.

According to ESPN's Jeff Goodman, Okafor scuffled with a heckler following the winless Sixers' loss to the Celtics.

TMZ released a video of the incident, and it appears to show the former Duke standout getting physical:

Despite the video evidence, Boston police revealed Friday that there will be no investigation or charges unless a victim steps forward, per ESPN.com.

According to Goodman, a source close to Okafor said someone taunted the 2015 No. 3 overall pick, which caused the situation to escalate: "Apparently, they said: 'The 76ers suck and you guys are all losers. You'll never win a game,'" the source said. "I was around the corner when it happened. I saw him a minute after he knocked the dude out. I think the guy was just talking (expletive). Saying the Sixers suck."

Per Goodman, the 76ers later released a statement describing their knowledge of the incident: "We are aware of the report and we are ...

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