March 27, 2017, 6:56 am
Based on all their injury problems and the recent news that Joel Embiid will also be needing surgery, this isn’t really a surprise. There currently isn’t a timetable for his return with Okafor missing two games in a row with right knee soreness and nine total games on the season. This has been a disappointing season for him and the Sixers clearly wanted to move him during the trade deadline. Richaun Holmes and Shawn Long will continue to take over while he is out.