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  • 76ers rookie Jahlil Okafor out to 'dominate'

    76ers rookie Jahlil Okafor out to 'dominate'
    PHILADELPHIA — Jahlil Okafor was the center of attention Thursday, which is nothing new for the former Duke star. But this marked his first day of mincamp with the 76ers, who made Okafor the No. 3 overall pick in the June 25 NBA Draft. "I'm...
  • Sources say Kings trade Stauskas, Thompson, Landry to 76ers

    Sam Hinkie has added another first-round pick and three players in a trade with the Kings. Hinkie and the 76ers acquired veteran forwards Jason Thompson, a former Lenape High (N.J.) and Rider University standout, Carl Landry, young shooting guard Nik...
  • Unrestricted Sims 'a little surprised' at Okafor pick

    Unrestricted Sims 'a little surprised' at Okafor pick
    With the deadline looming for the 76ers to pick up his $1.18 million qualifying offer, Henry Sims knew Tuesday could be the last day of his first stint with the team. The addition of Duke center Jahlil Okafor, who was the No. 3 overall selection in...
  • 76ers ordered to pay Pelicans $3 million for not disclosing Holiday's injuries

    The 76ers were ordered to pay the New Orleans Pelicans $3 million by the NBA last season for not fully disclosing Jrue Holiday's injury history before he was traded two years ago, according to two sources. The Sixers traded Holiday, an All-Star point...
  • Sixers take cautious approach with Embiid

    Sixers take cautious approach with Embiid
    PHILADELPHIA — The 76ers should have an answer within a month. There is a great deal at stake. The Sixers would be thrilled if additional tests and specialists around the country/world determine center Joel Embiid just needs time and rest for...
  • 76ers' Okafor fan of Curry, but titles go through big men

    76ers' Okafor fan of Curry, but titles go through big men
    Jahlil Okafor is a fan of Steph Curry and enjoyed watching the MVP lead the guard-heavy Golden State Warriors to an NBA championship. He still thinks the best road to a title is through the big man. That's what makes the 6-foot-11 center out of Duke...
  • 76ers GM Hinkie: Okafor was best available player

    In between traveling to see prospects in person, watching film and talking with coaches on the phone, Sam Hinkie has a less conventional way of assessing talent and potential. The 76ers general manager talks to players about other players because they've...
  • Embiid's latest CT scan raised red flag, according to 76ers GM Hinkie

    The 76ers are close to making a decision that will dictate center Joel Embiid's immediate and long-term future, general manager Sam Hinkie said in a news conference Friday morning. Hinkie said that another surgery has not been ruled out as an option, and...
  • Sixers say uncertainty over Joel Embiid's injury may have played a factor in picking Jahlil Okafor

     Sixers say uncertainty over Joel Embiid's injury may have played a factor in picking Jahlil Okafor
    Sam Hinkie hopes the Philadelphia 76ers would've selected Duke center Jahlil Okafor at No. 3 in Thursday's NBA Draft even if Joel Embiid's right foot stress fracture had continued to heal properly, but he's not sure. "I'd like to think we would've had...
  • Bob Ford: Okafor selection makes Sixers more talented, also sets them back

    The 76ers became more talented on Thursday night, but that was a given since they held the third pick in an NBA draft that was considered very deep at the top of the lottery. What they did not become, however, was any closer to contending for a title....
  • Jahlil Okafor says he's happy to be a Sixer

    Jahlil Okafor says he's happy to be a Sixer
    NEW YORK — Sam Hinkie went big again. After the Lakers grabbed Ohio State point guard D'Angelo Russell at No. 2 in Thursday night's NBA Draft at the Barclays Center, Sixers general manager Hinkie selected Duke center Jahlil Okafor at No. 3,...