Philadelphia 76ers sign Jahlil Okafor

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Tuesday, July 7, 2015
Jahlil Okafor, the first-round pick of the Philadelphia 76ers in the NBA draft, talks to reporters during a press conference at the 76ers practice facility, Saturday, June 27, 2015

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- The Philadelphia 76ers have signed rookie center Jahlil Okafor.

Okafor was the third overall pick by the 76ers in the 2015 NBA Draft.

He was drafted from Duke where he helped lead the Blue Devils to a 35-4 mark and the National Championship.

Okafor, 19, was named the 2015 ACC Player of the Year and the USBWA 2015 National Freshman of the year.

On Monday night, he achieved a game-high 20 points along with nine rebounds and two blocks in his debut at the NBA's Summer League.