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J.P. Tokoto News Archive

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...

J.P. Tokoto Updated NBA Draft Scouting Report
Measured at 6'6.25” with an impressive 6'10” wingspan and a developing 196-pound frame at the NBA Draft Combine, J.P. Tokoto rounds out his athletic tool...

Video: UNC Forward J.P. Tokoto NBA Draft Hype Video
Standing 6-6 and 200 pounds, J.P. Tokoto is one the best athletes in the 2015 NBA Draft. "Air Pierre" earned his nickname for his high-flying...

J.P. Tokoto's stock rising during NBA team workouts
Former UNC wing J.P. Tokoto was listed as a late first round pick in Sports Illustrated's most recent 2015 NBA mock draft. He is slotted...

J.P. Tokoto Workout Video
An interview with North Carolina's J.P. Tokoto featuring footage from his pre-draft workouts at IMG Academy and in Chicago...

J.P. Tokoto expects to hear name called in NBA Draft, maybe in the first round
The NBA Draft will be held next month and a local product fully expects to hear his name called. After all, he’s quite used to...

Rave reviews for Tokoto at NBA combine
At North Carolina, 6-foot-6 wing J.P. Tokoto was know for his insane leaping ability, athleticism, and crowd pleasing dunks. He was a force on defense,...

Power Rankings: North Carolina No. 1 ahead of Kentucky, Kansas, Maryland
1. North Carolina: While the Tar Heels have the most returning talent of any contender, they won't win it all if they're merely the same...

Video: J.P. Tokoto Looking Forward to Dunking on NBA Stars
Former North Carolina Tar Heel J.P. Tokoto is at the NBA Draft Combine and was interviewed by Jordan Cornette of Campus Insiders. Tokoto says he...

NBA Draft Combine: UNC’s Tokoto shows off improvements
J.P. Tokoto knows there are North Carolina fans who can’t get their heads around his decision to turn pro with a season of eligibility remaining...

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