Mike Krzyzewski Addresses Jahlil Okafor’s off-Court Incidents

December 2nd, 2015 by Alec Nathan Leave a reply »

The Philadelphia 76ers announced Wednesday center Jahlil Okafor was suspended two games following an altercation outside a bar in Boston captured by TMZ Sports, and Duke head coach Mike Krzyzewski opened up regarding his feelings for the former Blue Devils standout. 

Speaking to reporters following a 20-point win over Indiana, Krzyzewski had only positive things to say about the centerpiece of last year's national championship squad, according to the Raleigh News & Observer's Laura Keeley: 

Beyond the physical confrontation in Boston, the 19-year-old Okafor has encountered several other problems over the past couple weeks.

According to the Philadelphia Inquirer's Keith Pompey, Okafor was stopped by police for driving 108 mph on the Ben Franklin Bridge several weeks ago. Okafor was also reportedly denied entry at a Philadelphia bar in late October after he attempted to use a fake ID to gain admittance, per CSNPhilly.com's John Gonzalez. 

Despite the off-court turbulence, Okafor has been a steady presence on the hardwood for the Sixers. Not on ...

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