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Sixers' Okafor out for Saturday's game against Suns

PHOENIX (AP) Philadelphia 76ers rookie center Jahlil Okafor missed Saturday's game against the Phoenix Suns with right knee soreness.

Okafor, the third overall pick in last year's NBA draft, is averaging 17.6 points and 7.9 rebounds per game this season. He also leads the Sixers in minutes played and has scored in double figures in 26 of the 29 games he's played this season.

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