Duke's Jahlil Okafor gets his wish; where is he headed?

Nov 20 2017 Philadelphia PA USA Philadelphia 76ers center Jahlil Okafor looks on from the bench during the fourth quarter against the Utah Jazz at Wells Fargo Center. Mandatory Credit Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports

That KG/Pierce trade was seriously one of the worst trades in the history of the National Basketball Association.

The Nets acquired Okafor from the 76ers Thursday in a trade that also included shooting guard Nick Stauskas and a second-round pick in the 2019 draft, ESPN's Zach Lowe reported. Over multiple seasons, the Sixers drafted three prominent college big men: Okafor, Kentucky's Nerlens Noel and Kansas' Joel Embiid. Fast forward to this season, and Okafor was pretty much phased out of the rotation, and his agent has went to Adrian Wojnarowski not once, but twice, complaining about the situation.

Okafor was the third overall pick in the 2015 NBA draft and made the first-team All-NBA Rookie team, but that's disappeared into the distance as he has played only two games this season. Philly had to surrender what may be a decent second round pick but makes good with Okafor, who they essentially refused to play for most of the past year as they tried to trade him.

"I would like for them to just send me somewhere where I can get an opportunity", Okafor told ESPN in November.

When looking at all of the drama behind the center expressing his frustration by still being on the team without receiving playing time, a fresh start for Okafor was best for both parties.

While this move may not sit well with some Sixers fans, they must take a moment and familiarize themselves with Booker.

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