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San Antonio Spurs v Philadelphia 76ers
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It’s Time for the Sixers to Shut Down Jahlil Okafor

Just as they did with Joel Embiid last month, the Philadelpia 76ers should shut down Jahlil Okafor for the remainder of the season.

By the time the Sixers return from their current road trip – which Okafor isn’t on – the second-year center from Duke will have missed six straight games, seven out of the past eight, and a whopping 13 total on the 2016-’17 season with lingering right knee soreness...

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Jackson: Dont Know If Sixers Will Be Able To Trade Okafor

Jahlil Okafor has now missed five of the Sixers last six games and there is no timetable for his return to the court this season.  Okafor had been the subject of trade rumors for the last ten months but it was Nerlens Noel was traded instead of the second year Center from Duke University...

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Philadelphia 76ers v Indiana Pacers
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What Is Going On With Jahlil Okafor’s Knee?

Over the last two season Jahlil Okafor has missed 52 games and a majority of those absences are due to Knee problems.  After being selected as the Third Overall Pick in the 2015 NBA Draft, his rookie season ended early due to having  arthroscopic surgery to repair a slightly torn right meniscus...

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Detroit Pistons v Philadelphia 76ers
Joel Embiid will have surgery in the coming days. (Mitchell Leff/Getty Images)
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Surgery for Joel Embiid

Rookie center Joel Embiid will have surgery to repair a meniscus tear in his left knee, no date has been scheduled for the surgery.

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Los Angeles Clippers v Philadelphia 76ers
Richaun Holmes could see more minutes with Nerlens Noel traded to Dallas. (Photo by Mitchell Leff/Getty Images)
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Did Richaun Holmes Make Nerlens Noel Expendable?

Its seems like when given an opportunity, Richaun Holmes has been productive, and it might be the reason the Sixers moved on from Nerlens Noel at the NBA trade deadline.

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Philadelphia 76ers v Detroit Pistons
Teams around the league have reportedly been re-engaging with the 76ers on a Nerlens Noel trade. (Photo by B. Sevald/Einstein/NBAE via Getty Images)
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Teams Turning Attention to Noel?

The NBA trade deadline hits Thursday afternoon and the Philadelphia 76ers continue to be connected to rumors around the league.

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Will New Lakers GM Magic Johnson Come Calling For Okafor?

On Tuesday afternoon the Los Angeles Lakers made a major move by ending the tenure of both Mitch Kupchak and Jim Buss, who were given the task of rebuilding the Lakers...

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Los Angeles Lakers v Philadelphia 76ers
The Sixers have been on the brink of an Jahlil Okafor, but he still a member of the 76ers. (Mitchell Leff/Getty Images)
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Pacers Interested in Okafor?

Add the Indiana Pacers to the list of teams with a reported interest in Sixers center Jahlil, per Romona Shelbourne of ESPN.

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Miami Heat v Philadelphia 76ers
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Questions Loom Large for Sixers at All-Star Break

While one might think that an improved on-court performance for the Philadelphia 76ers

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Los Angeles Lakers v Philadelphia 76ers
The Sixers have been on the brink of an Jahlil Okafor, but he still a member of the 76ers. (Mitchell Leff/Getty Images)
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What’s Gap Between What Sixers And Other Teams Value Okafor?

On Thursday night Jahlil Okafor returned to the court in a Sixers uniform after missing two straight games due to trade speculation.  While Okafor only played 17 minutes, he tallied Four Points, Four Rebounds and Three Blocks to show he is still a viable commodity to be acquired via trade before next Thursday's NBA Trade Deadline...

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