When the Sixers drafted Duke big man Jahlil Okafor with the No. 3 overall in June’s NBA Draft, a lot of people wondered how he would mesh with the other young big man on the team, Nerlens Noel. Would there be issues? Would the chemistry be there?
Well, it seems like things are going to be just fine, especially if this play from Sunday was any indication.
The Sixers were taking on the Brooklyn Nets in preseason action, and at one point in the game Okafor had the ball on the fast break. From here, he executed the perfect alley-oop pass to Noel, who threw it down with authority.
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