#FreeJah Could Become The NBA's Newest Movement

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Here's a question for you: why the heck is Jahlil Okafor still a 76er?

Since day one, the young Center never seemed like an ideal fit in Philadelphia. While having a decent rookie season, the room for Jahlil's growth and spotlight drastically dwindled after the resurgence of Joel Embiid and Dario Saric. And with Ben Simmons looking like a Rookie of The Year favorite, Okafor is pretty much the odd man out on the Philly roster.

Everybody knows that he doesn't belong there... even Jah's own father.

In Saturday night's game against the Warriors, Okafor's father was spotted wearing a "Free Jah" t-shirt, no doubt in reference to Okafor's relationship with the 76ers.

With the NBA season continuing on, and with the Sixers showing no signs of making a deal anytime soon, could "Free Jah" become the NBA's next big movement? While admittedly far-fetched (because the public hardly remembers Okafor anymore), it could certainly pick up steam if enough rally behind the cause.

Obviously, the team is not focused on a trade deal so early in the season, but a move would certainly benefit everyone involved.

It's time to see what this kid can really do, and we'll never see it as long as Jah continues to don a Sixers jersey.