76ers cuts include veteran center Emeka Okafor

Official release

Oct 13, 2018 6:51 PM ET

Emaka Okafor's preseason tryout with the 76ers ended with his release on Saturday.

PHILADELPHIA – Philadelphia 76ers General Manager Elton Brand announced today that the team has waived forward Cory Jefferson, guard Darin Johnson and center Emeka Okafor. Per team policy, terms of the deals were not disclosed.

Jefferson and Johnson signed with the team on Oct. 12, while Okafor joined Philadelphia on Sept. 21 and appeared in two preseason games.

The 76ers roster now stands at 17. 


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