Four years removed from the NBA, Emeka Okafor is attempting a comeback. Step one is to impress during Sixers training camp.
The numbers can help us understand just how significant a variable he was for the Sixers during his abbreviated rookie season.
The Sixers are equipped with young talent and solid veterans.
The Sixers center is using social media critics as motivation.
Many of the players are unsure what their role will be or how they will fit into the Sixers' scheme.
J.J. Redick says, "I'm about as anti-Trump as you can get."
Simmons is the other significant piece that people are penciling in for a court-defining impact. The player himself seems to agree with those expectations.
Joel Embiid: "Hopefully, I can [play] in the first game of the season."
The 19-year-old No. 1 pick has a lot to live up to. He says he is ready for the challenge and anything that comes his way.
The Sixers center thinks he can play 5-on-5 if need be.
"I think what he's done is self-explanatory," the backup guard says.
Luwawu-Cabarrot is experiencing knee tendinitis; Okafor is overcoming knee soreness.
Emeka Okafor, 34, has averaged 12.3 points, 9.9 rebounds and 1.7 blocks in 590 career games.
The new property will serve as an umbrella for the 76ers, the New Jersey Devils, the Delaware 87ers, and other organizations.