Jahlil Okafor pulled over for speeding on bridge, according to report

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Sunday, November 29, 2015

Off-the-court incidents continue to mount for Philadelphia 76ers rookie Jahlil Okafor.

Okafor was stopped by police on the Ben Franklin Bridge about three weeks ago for going 108 mph, The Philadelphia Inquirer reports. Going over 40 mph on the bridge, which spans the Delaware River and connects Philadelphia and Camden, New Jersey, is considered reckless driving, according to the report.

This is not Okafor's only run-in this season.

Boston police announced this weekend that a man filed a report claiming that he was the victim in a fight with Okafor outside a nightclub early Thursday morning. That department had said Friday that it wouldn't investigate the incident unless someone came forward.

And in October, a heckler pointed a gun at Okafor's head following a verbal exchange at a Philadelphia club, the Inquirer reported.

Okafor, 19, the No. 3 overall pick in the 2015 NBA draft, is averaging 18.0 points and 7.9 rebounds per game.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.