During his one year in Durham, Jahlil Okafor racked up several highlight-reel blocks as he went toe-to-toe with some of the best big men in the country.
Saturday, he added another legendary block to his resume—except this time the victim was a young fan, not another 7-foot college player.
While participating in the Philadelphia 76ers' Beach Bash event in Avalon, N.J., Okafor had a huge size advantage on some of his competition, and he used it to his benefit. The reigning ACC Player of the Year must have missed the memo to go easy on the young fans in attendance, dishing out a harsh rejection of this attempted jump shot.
Okafor—who was selected with the third overall pick by Philadelphia in last month's NBA draft—didn't dominate the youngsters for the entire event. He also used his 6-foot-11 frame to lift up a young fan and help her dunk.
The Chicago native averaged 15.8 points and 8.4 rebounds in five summer league contests, showing lots of promise as the NBA season gets set to kick off in a few months.
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