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CBE Hall of Fame Classic Bracket Breakdown
North Carolina returns every major contributor from last season with the exception of J.P. Tokoto, who turned pro and now suits up for the Philadelphia...

J.P. Tokoto Plans To Sign Camp Deal With 76ers
J.P. Tokoto plans to sign a training camp deal with the Philadelphia 76ers, a league source tells RealGM. Tokoto and the 76ers are discussing terms,...

Report: J.P. Tokoto won’t sign with Philadelphia
J.P. Tokoto entered the NBA draft knowing he wasn’t a first-round pick. He just wanted to turn pro. But, even after the 76ers drafted him...

Triangle area talents making impact in NBA summer leagues
J.P. Tokoto surprised many by leaving UNC after his junior season. Tokoto was a late second round pick, with his most obvious transferable skill being...

Video: J.P. Tokoto Pulls Off the Acrobatic Alley-Oop
J.P. Tokoto pulls off the insane high-flying alley-oop for the Philadelphia 76'ers during NBA Summer League play against the Brooklyn Nets...

Defensive stopper J.P. Tokoto finding his role with Sixers
Even though J.P. Tokoto does not have impressive offensive numbers, that’s not his primary focus. Tokoto, the No. 58 overall pick during June’s NBA draft,...

Video: Is J.P. Tokoto Among the Legendary UNC Dunkers?
Just before the 2015 NBA Draft, former UNC and now Philadelphia 76ers high-flier J.P. Tokoto said that a dunk contest with fellow Tar Heel Vince...

J.P Tokoto, Former ACC Players Make NBA Summer League Debut
Making his professional debut for the Philadelphia 76ers in the opening game of the NBA’s Salt Lake City Summer League, Jahlil Okafor from Duke scored...

Despite draft status, Tokoto, Lacey face similar NBA challenge
J.P. Tokoto was taken by the Philadelphia 76ers with the third-to-last pick of the NBA draft last Thursday. Trevor Lacey was left out in the...

Video: J.P. Tokoto Introduced By The Philadelphia 76ers
After a successful three-year stint in Chapel Hill, former North Carolina high-flyer J.P. Tokoto has landed in Philadelphia with the 76ers. Tokoto was selected 58th...

Audio: Tokoto’s Fit in Philadelphia
JP Tokoto was taken at number 58 overall in the two-round NBA Draft on Thursday night after leaving Carolina following his junior year. Brian Geisinger,...

J.P. Tokoto: The Basketball Player That Almost Never Was
When J.P. Tokoto was selected by the 76ers with the 58th overall pick, half the cheers in the Barclays Center were coming from his family...

Gamble paying off for Tokoto
Thursday night, the Philadelphia 76ers thought enough of J.P. Tokoto to acquire him with the 58th pick of the NBA draft. That was a second-round...

J.P. Tokoto Drafted In 2nd Round By 76ers
The Philadelphia 76ers drafted J.P. Tokoto, a junior small forward at the University of North Carolina, with the 58th pick in the 2015 NBA Draft...

UNC players in the NBA Draft
North Carolina has always been successful at getting players from the college ranks to the NBA. With the 2015 NBA draft tonight and J.P. Tokoto...

2015 NBA Draft Primer
The NBA Draft is tonight and with it we learned exactly where J.P. Tokoto might end up. His decision to leave UNC after his junior...

J.P. Tokoto in NBA Mock Drafts
The 2015 NBA Draft is Thursday night at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. Television coverage starts at 7:00 PM ET on ESPN. Barring something...

Will J.P. Tokoto Be An Effective NBA Player?
The good news for J.P. Tokoto is that shooting is teachable, and his raw athleticism is not. He can develop a better jump-shot with the...

After workout with Bucks, Tokoto and others await fate
Milwaukee was the last of many workout stops for a trio of players who have battled one another on the road to Thursday's NBA draft...

A man full of surprises, ex-Tar Heel J.P. Tokoto prepares for NBA draft
When J.P. Tokoto told his coach of the past three years goodbye, he had one promise that eased Roy Williams’s mind: though he would never...

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