[VIDEO] Jahlil Okafor Punches Heckler Outside Boston Nightclub
Sixers rookie Jahlil Okafor got into an altercation with a heckler outside of a Boston bar on Wednesday night. The 76ers say that they are aware of the reported incident, and are currently working on gathering additional information.
This Sixers issued this statement:
"We are aware of the report and we are currently working to gather additional information. Until that time, we will have no further comment."
In this video from TMZ.com, Okafor punches a heckler in the face, knocking him out cold.
According to the TMZ report, representatives of Okafor said that he and an unnamed teammate were being heckled from the moment they left the club, and someone reportedly got physical with the unnamed Sixer so Jahlil did what he "felt he needed to do to protect himself and his friends."