Report: 76ers “Gauging Interest” in Rookie C Jahlil Okafor

The 76ers used the 3rd pick in the 2015 NBA Draft to select Jahlil Okafor out of Duke, and he’s put up a very solid rookie season to this point. Okafor is averaging 17.7 points to go along with 7.4 rebounds per game and 1.2 blocks on a 8-45 76ers team that will have anContinue reading “Report: 76ers “Gauging Interest” in Rookie C Jahlil Okafor”

Jahlil Okafor says Rookie of the Year is One of His Goals

76ers rookie center Jahlil Okafor has already commented on his role in the NBA, which he said was to dominate, and now he has revealed that his goal (which every rookie’s goal should be) is to win Rookie of the Year for the 2015-2016 season. “For myself, before the season I just need to makeContinue reading “Jahlil Okafor says Rookie of the Year is One of His Goals”

Jahlil Okafor on Role With 76ers: ‘My role is to dominate’

The Philadelphia 76ers used the third pick in the 2015 NBA Draft to draft Jahlil Okafor, one of the best centers during the college basketball season coming out of Duke University. Okafor was ranked by many, us included, the best center in the draft. He knows that’s part of the reason the 76ers took himContinue reading “Jahlil Okafor on Role With 76ers: ‘My role is to dominate’”

Nik Stauskas Looking for Rebirth in Philadelphia

Nik Stauskas had a lack-luster rookie season to say the least during the 2014-2015 season, as the former Michigan sharpshooter averaged 4.4 points, .9 assists, and 1.2 rebounds per game in 73 regular season games for the Sacramento Kings in an average of 15.4 minutes on average per night. Not up to par as theContinue reading “Nik Stauskas Looking for Rebirth in Philadelphia”

Perfect Pick for the Lakers in D’Angelo Russell

The NBA Draft is always one of my favorite nights to be a basketball fan and a fan of sports in general. So with that out the way, you already know what I was doing Thursday night. I was sitting at Buffalo Wild Wings getting ready to prepare for the NBA Draft. I knew Karl-AnthonyContinue reading “Perfect Pick for the Lakers in D’Angelo Russell”

Five Early Favorites for NBA Rookie of the Year

The 2015 NBA Draft is officially in the books. Karl-Anthony Towns was the number one overall pick by the Minnesota Timberwolves while Luka Mitrovic was the last pick in the draft which was made by the Philadelphia 76ers. Other than those two players, there were 58 players picked during the draft, and we’re going to breakContinue reading “Five Early Favorites for NBA Rookie of the Year”

Ranking the Top Five Players in the 2015 NBA Draft

The 2015 NBA Draft is right around the corner. Teams will be making their selections from drafting their franchise player to drafting the final piece to the championship puzzle. Let’s get right into the video countdown of the top five players in the 2015 NBA Draft. Like The Game Day Report on Facebook The GameContinue reading “Ranking the Top Five Players in the 2015 NBA Draft”

The Problem With Jahlil Okafor

Recently, Jahlil Okafor was reported as saying that he doesn’t want to play for the Minnesota Timberwolves and may try to persuade the Timberwolves to look otherwise. The reason for this is simple; he wants to play for the Los Angeles Lakers, who hold the second pick. Personally, I think the reported comments are aContinue reading “The Problem With Jahlil Okafor”

Frank Kaminsky: Jahlil Okafor Should be 1st Pick in 2015 NBA Draft

Frank Kaminsky and Jahlil Okafor squared off twice last college basketball season. Once in the regular season, and once on college basketball’s biggest stage: the national title game. Kaminsky has became an Okafor fan himself, as he thinks that Okafor should go number one in the 2015 NBA Draft. “I think Jahlil is a goodContinue reading “Frank Kaminsky: Jahlil Okafor Should be 1st Pick in 2015 NBA Draft”

Malik Newman’s Commitment to Mississippi State Great for College Basketball

Malik Newman. An explosive combo guard from Jackson, Mississippi, committed to Mississippi State on April 24th. Newman chose Mississippi State over Arizona, Arkansas, Connecticut, Florida State, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisville, LSU, Memphis, N.C. State, North Carolina, Ole Miss, Duke Georgetown, and Southern Miss. I wasn’t that caught off guard by Newman’s decision to stay in hisContinue reading “Malik Newman’s Commitment to Mississippi State Great for College Basketball”

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