Two Days Til Sixers: JaKarr Sampson’s NBA Potential

Expectations were fairly low for JaKarr Sampson when he joined the team as an undrafted free agent out of training camp last year, and rightfully so. The lanky sophomore out of St. John’s was nothing but length, hops and goofy hair (RIP), and seamlessly filled into the “athletically gifted, bankrupt of talent” archetype that’s engulfed every cynical narrative surrounding the team and inspired more hot takes than not.