SIXERS HAPPY TO SEE THE JAH OF OLD RETURN TO THE OFFENSE

By Annie Ross

Sixer rookie center Jahlil Okafor was in a slump after his two-game suspension for off-court behavior.

But the good news is that Jah is back.

The Sixers’ second-quarter run against Detroit Friday night was sparked by one of those series of Jahlil post-ups where he scores three times in a row on three different moves, and the opposing center seems absolutely hopeless to stop him.

He also hit a couple of banked jumpers and showed some very encouraging pick-and-roll chemistry with the recently returned Kendall Marshall. He ended up with 22 points on 10-18 shooting.

He only grabbed six rebounds though, 10 fewer than his Detroit counterpart, Andre Drummond did.

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