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These Two Teams Are Reportedly Interested In Jahlil Okafor

Jahlil Okafor drives the ball against North Carolina defenders.

CHAPEL HILL, NC - MARCH 07: Jahlil Okafor #15 of the Duke Blue Devil drives between defenders Brice Johnson #11, Marcus Paige #5 and Marcus Paige #5 of the North Carolina Tar Heels during their game at the Dean Smith Center on March 7, 2015 in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. (Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images)

Former No. 3 overall pick Jahlil Okafor spent most last season with the Brooklyn Nets. However, he's looking for a new team for 2018-19.

Looking at his NBA career thus far, it is hard to believe that Okafor was as highly-regarded as he was coming out of Duke. He averaged 17.5 points per game as a rookie with the Philadelphia 76ers in 2015-16, but saw his playing time decrease over the next two seasons.

In fact, Okafor was glued to the bench last season in Philly until the Sixers traded him to Brooklyn. He's shown the ability to score in the NBA, but his defense is lacking and traditional centers are devalued in today's NBA.

Still, there looks like there is some market for Okafor. He reportedly worked out for four teams recently, according to Sporting News' Sean Deveney.

Among the teams reportedly interested are the Indiana Pacers and the Chicago Bulls.

Okafor has reportedly slimmed down this summer, dropping 17 pounds from his listed 275-pound frame. We'll see if it impacts his game at all.

As a high draft pick, Okafor will be able to get some extra chances in the NBA. Teams will always think they can tap into something that hasn't been used yet.

However, the former Duke star had better show signs of improvement at his next stop, or his days in the league will be numbered.