Trade reaction: Should you add Okafor in all fantasy leagues?

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The Philadelphia 76ers just traded with the Brooklyn Nets:

Brooklyn gets: Jahlil Okafor, Nik Stauskas and a 2019 second-round pick

Philadelphia gets: Trevor Booker

With this trade, the 76ers finally came to a resolution on their glut of young, high-lottery centers. Last season, they sent a disgruntled Nerlens Noel to the Mavericks. And now they have sent Okafor, the No. 3 overall pick from 2015 and a first-team All-NBA Rookie team member, away to the Nets. But in fantasy terms, what does this trade mean for the individuals and teams involved? Let’s explore.

Nets hoping for a diamond in the rough

For much of the 2014-15 college season, Okafor was projected as potentially the top pick in the upcoming NBA draft. He was a throwback, back-to-the basket, low-post big man with soft touch who could volume score around the rim. He projected as a possible 20-10 big man in the pros, which eventually got him drafted third overall, behind Karl-Anthony Towns and D’Angelo Russell but ahead

Article source: http://www.espn.com/fantasy/basketball/story/_/id/21705122/add-okafor-all-fantasy-leagues

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