Report: Jahlil Okafor, Nik Stauskas to Be Traded to Nets for Trevor Booker

By Sports Wire on December 7, 2017

The Philadelphia 76ers officially cut bait on center Jahlil Okafor on Thursday, trading him, Nik Stauskas and a second-round pick to the Brooklyn Nets in exchange for Trevor Booker.

ESPN.com's Zach Lowe first reported the deal. Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN.com noted Philly will send the New York Knicks' 2019 second-round pick to Brooklyn. 

Booker appeared to confirm the trade when he tweeted goodbye to Brooklyn: 

Okafor, 21, was the third overall pick in the 2015 draft. He has played just 25 minutes all season, as he struggled to receive consistent playing time amid Joel Embiid's breakout. He averaged 17.5 points and 7.0 rebounds as a rookie, though he encountered multiple off-court issues that season.

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