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The losing gets to Okafor
Following Philadelphia's Wednesday-night loss in Boston, 76ers rookie center Jahlil Okafor lost his cool outside a nightclub, reportedly getting into a street fight with hecklers following his team's 16th straight loss to start the season. Footage of the melee quickly circulated on TMZ.
Okafor, who helped Duke win the NCAA tournament in April, later told reporters he was embarrassed, and his actions were "definitely dumb on my part." The 76ers drafted Okafor with the third overall pick in June. Okafor has impressed on the court,...
Orlando guard Victor Oladipo cheers during the NBA Summer League game of Orlando Magic versus Philadelphia 76'ers at the Amway Center in Orlando on Thursday, July 11, 2013. (Stephen M. Dowell/Orlando Sentinel)