Former Whitney Young standout Jahlil Okafor involved in street fight

BOSTON (FOX 32 News) - NBA star Jahlil Okafor was caught on camera punching a man in the face outside of a bar.

TMZ obtained footage of the 19-year-old former Whitney Young standout getting physical in the streets of Boston. The incident reportedly happened after Okafor's team, the Philadelphia 76ers, lost to the Boston Celtics Wednesday night.

TMZ reports the altercation started when a man in the group yelled "The 76ers suck" at Okafor.

A representative for Okafor told TMZ that the star was heckled from the moment he left the club and he felt threatened because people were swarming him on the street.

Okafor was the third overall pick in the 2015 NBA Draft. 

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