Duke's Jahlil Okafor gets his wish; where is he headed?

BREAKING: 76ers Trade Jahlil Okafor, Nik Stauskas To Nets

An NBA trade is about to go down.

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Brooklyn would also get guard Nik Stauskas and a 2019 second-round pick, per ESPN, while forward Trevor Booker would head to Philly.

Okafor is talented enough to have attracted multiple offers, but the Sixers settled on what they felt was best for the future of the franchise, which in turn brought them yet another draft pick to help build their future.

Okafor had fallen out of the Sixers rotation with Joel Embiid, Amir Johnson, and Richaun Holmes all slotted ahead of him in the depth chart at Center. They had to make a trade that summer while the value was still high.

Okafor played just two games for the Sixers this season.


Okafor was the third overall pick in the 2015 NBA draft and made the first-team All-NBA Rookie team, but that's disappeared into the distance as he has played only two games this season.

"I know it's business, but in my eyes, I don't know if it's good business".

At minimum, starting or coming off the bench, Okafor should play a fair amount for the Nets.

Already loaded with forwards, Trevor Booker will have to find a way into the 76ers rotation. Dario Saric is now starting at power forward and Embiid at center, with Amir Johnson backing them up.

While this move may not sit well with some Sixers fans, they must take a moment and familiarize themselves with Booker.

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