The Sixers on Tuesday signed Jahlil Okafor, the No. 3 overall pick in last month's NBA draft, to a two-year, $7.79 million contract with two team options.
Pierre Jackson has spent a year healing from a torn Achilles last summer, and his ability to score from anywhere could lead to a role with the Sixers.
Despite 20 points and nine rebounds in his summer league debut, Sixers big man Jahlil Okafor said he "could have played better."
1w"That is the majority opinion inside the Lakers' front office," Ding said. "I expect the Lakers to take Russell."
1wAllen Iverson covets a position in the Philadelphia 76ers front office, so what would he do if he were Sam Hinkie in the war room tonight?
1wIf the Lakers take Jahlil Okafor with the second pick in tonight's NBA draft, then the Sixers could do the expected and select D'Angelo Russell. But if the Lakers pass on Oakfor and take Russell, then look out.
1wThe question for me, then, isn't so much who the Sixers will take with the #3 pick tonight — if indeed, they end up picking there at all — but what the story of Philly's 2015 draft will be.
1wIn his final mock draft, John Gonzalez projects Latvian big man Kristaps Porzingis to the Sixers, who miss out on D'Angelo Russell by a pick.
1wWith his Chester basketball track record, could Arizona product Rondae Hollis-Jefferson be a similar NBA player to former Wildcat Andre Iguodala?
1wWho would Allen Iverson select in the NBA draft? Is he the toughest athlete in Philadelphia history? The Answer answers on The700Level Show.