Okafor a game-day decision against Kings
SALT LAKE CITY – Jahlil Okafor is, once again, a game-day decision due to right knee soreness.
The 76ers will determine on Wednesday if the rookie center will play in that night's game against the Sacramento Kings at Sleep Train Arena.
Okafor has not competed in the three practices or in the first two games of this post-Christmas West Coast trip. They Sixers will see if he'll be able to compete in the Wednesday morning's shootaround.
"It's just part of the NBA season," Brown said of the cause of Okafor's sore knee. "It wasn't a single incident that made it be what it is now. It's just like the wear and tear of a 19-year-old figuring out the volume of games and frequency of games that NBA gives us."
The 6-foot-11, 265-pounder leads all NBA rookies in scoring at 17.6 points per game.
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