Emeka Okafor is getting his chance to return to the NBA - a comeback four years in the making.
Okafor, the former UConn star, has agreed to terms with the 76ers and will be in training camp with them, the team announced Monday morning.
It was a good day for former Huskies. The Spurs signed Amida Brimah, who graduated last season, and added him to their 19-player roster.
Sidelined by injuries, the most serious a herniated disc in his neck, Okafor, 34, has not played in the NBA since the 2012-13 season, when he averaged 9.9 points and 8.8 rebounds for Washington. After leading the Huskies to the 2004 national championship, Okafor, 6 feet 10, was the second pick in the...