The last thing an NBA rookie needs is the kind of exposure Philadelphia 76ers rookie Jahlil Okafor is receiving right now. Caught on camera fighting.
By Robby Sabo
Now that the rumors surrounding Philadelphia 76ers rookie big-man Jahlil Okafor have officially made the rounds, video evidence has surfaced.
Courtesy of TMZ Sports, Okafor was caught on camera fighting outside a nightclub in Boston following his team’s 84-80 loss to the Celtics on Wednesday night (video above, WARNING: video contains NSFW language).
According to the report, the incident started after a man yelled, “The 76ers suck!” at the Philadelphia big man. Someone also “got physical” with an unnamed teammate with Okafor, per TMZ.
“We spoke with a rep for Jahlil who tells us…Okafor says he was being heckled from the moment he left the club and felt threatened because people swarmed him on the street,” TMZ reported, adding that everyone left, and no one was arrested.