Nets waive Jahlil Okafor

2021-09-09T22:55:12+00:00 2021-09-09T22:56:42+00:00.

Antonis Stroggylakis

09/Sep/21 22:55

Jahlil Okafor is out of the Brooklyn Nets.

By Eurohoops team /

Jahlil Okafor has been waived by the Brooklyn Nets five days after he was acquired via a trade with the Detroit Pistons. The former No. 3 pick played 27 games last season, averaging 5.4 points and 2.4 rebounds in 12.9 minutes.

Per Nets:

The Brooklyn Nets have requested waivers on center Jahlil Okafor.

Okafor (6’10”, 270) was acquired by the Nets in a trade with the Detroit Pistons on September 4. He’s seen action in 247 games (116 starts) in six seasons with Detroit (2020-21), New Orleans (2018-20), Brooklyn (2017-18) and Philadelphia (2015-17), posting averages of 10.4 points and 4.7 rebounds in 19.5 minutes per game.