Sixers Investigating Reported Jahlil Okafor Fight in Boston - NBC 10 Philadelphia

Sixers Investigating Reported Jahlil Okafor Fight in Boston

The Sixers are investigating reports that a fight captured on video in Boston involved center Jahlil Okafor. (Published Friday, Nov. 27, 2015)

The Sixers released a statement Thursday evening regarding the TMZ report that contained video of a person the website identified as Jahlil Okafor in a fight outside of a Boston nightclub:

"We are aware of the report and we are currently working to gather additional information. Until that time, we will have no further comment."

A source confirmed to ESPN's Jeff Goodman that Okafor was involved in a street fight Wednesday night. The incident occurred after the Sixers blew an 11-point fourth-quarter lead in an 84-80 loss to the Celtics to fall to 0-16.

The third overall pick in this year's draft, Okafor leads the Sixers in scoring (18.4 points per game) and rebounding (8.0).

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