Jahlil Okafor Trade Rumors: Latest News, Speculation on 76ers Star

March 27th, 2016 by Matt Fitzgerald Leave a reply »

The Philadelphia 76ers reportedly may try to trade star rookie Jahlil Okafor this summer.

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Okafor's Future Could Hinge on Joel Embiid's Health Sunday, March 27  Philly.com's Keith Pompey passed along the hot rumor Sunday, indicating the 76ers are anticipating the long-awaited debut of oft-injured big man Joel Embiid next season. If Embiid is deemed healthy enough, Pompey reported the 76ers may move Okafor.

Also mentioned in the report is the possibility of Embiid not checking out medically, at which point the Sixers would have to decide between keeping either Nerlens Noel or Okafor.

A controversial organizational strategy has led to a lot of losing in Philadelphia, along with scrutiny of some questionable lottery draft picks. The frontcourt mess the squad is currently dealing with is the front office's doing.

The stockpile of premium assets hasn't translated to on-court results for the Sixers. In the past three offseasons, they've spent or traded high selections to acquire Noel, Embiid and Okafor, respectively.

Noel missed his entire rookie year while recovering ...

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