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Was Taking Okafor Right Move?
Was Taking Okafor Right Move?
While many fans wanted Ohio State guard D'Angelo Russell, the Sixers ended up with Duke big man Jahlil Okafor, so is this a bad thing? "They were fortunate to get him," ESPN basketball insider Jeff Goodman told me on the Sports Bash.  "They got a player that most people thought would go number one for most of the year and most of the last couple of years...
Okafor is a Sixer
Okafor is a Sixer
The 76ers have selected Duke center Jahlil Okafor with the third pick in the NBA Draft. Okafor averaged 17.3 points, 8.6 rebounds, and 1.4 blocks in his lone season at Duke. Many fans thought maybe Okafor was taken just to be traded but according to Sixers GM Sam Hinkie that's not the case as Andy Katz reported...
Joel Embiid to Philly
Joel Embiid to Philly
With the third pick in the 2014 NBA draft, the Sixers selected Kansas center Joel Embiid. The Sixers assume the risk of him sitting out the entire 2014-15 season, but Embiid would likely have been the consensus top pick if healthy so there is a large reward that comes with that risk...
Follow the Draft
Follow the Draft
It's the NBA Draft tonight on 97.3 ESPN and you call follow all the action with Mike Gill and Pete Giordano inside the 97.3 ESPN Sports Bash Sixers war room presented by Westy's Irish Pub. We'll be tweeting live with reaction, follow:  @973ESPN, @MikeGillshow, @PeteyG973 You can also watch the guys reaction on our You Tube  After every pick and trade the Sixers make we'll have instant reaction her

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