76ers agree to trade Jahlil Okafor to Nets

Report | 76ers to trade Jahlil Okafor to Nets

The Philadelphia 76ers have traded center Jahlil Okafor, Nik Stauskas and a second-round draft pick to the Brooklyn Nets in exchange for Trevor Booker, according to Zach Lowe of ESPN.

The deal will end something of a stand-off between the Sixers and Okafor, as detailed by Wojnarowski. In June, the Nets acquired D'Angelo Russell, as well as Timofey Mozgov, from the Lakers for Brook Lopez and the 27th pick in the 2017 draft. He's averaging just 12.5 minutes per game this season, and it was clear long ago that he wouldn't be a part of the 76ers' long-term plans.

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Okafor figures to see significant playing time for the Nets, whether it be as a starter or as a sixth or seventh man off the bench.

In return, the 76ers get a veteran forward in Booker. Stauskas, a former lottery pick himself, has fallen out of head coach Brett Brown's rotation this season after the addition of J.J. Redick, health of Jerryd Bayless and improvement of players like Timothe Luwawu-Cabarrot. The 30-year-old has averaged a career-high 10.1 points per game so far this season, adding 6.6 rebounds and 2.1 assists in 18 games for the Nets.

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