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New Orleans Pelicans: Jahlil Okafor out 1-2 weeks with right-ankle sprain

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The New Orleans Pelicans say center Jahlil Okafor has been diagnosed with a sprained right ankle and is expected to miss one or two weeks. The injury occurred in the fourth quarter of the Pelicans’ preseason opener at Chicago on Sunday. The 6-foot-11 Okafor was drafted third overall out of Duke by Philadelphia in 2015. But ...

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Reports: Jahlil Okafor agrees to deal with New Orleans Pelicans

The New Orleans Pelicans reportedly have another new face that will grace their frontcourt for the 2018-19 season.  According to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, the Pelicans have agreed to deal with former No. 3 overall pick Jahlil Okafor. Okafor averaged 6.4 points, 2.9 rebounds and shot 56.6 percent overall last season for the Nets, who acquired him via a trade with ...

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Jahlil Okafor excited for fresh start with Brooklyn Nets

NEW YORK (AP) — Jahlil Okafor finally got the fresh start he wanted. Okafor was the consensus No. 1 high school player in his class, won a national championship at Duke, and averaged 17.5 points and seven rebounds in his rookie campaign for the Philadelphia 76ers. Then things changed drastically. Okafor struggled with injuries and a logjam at his position ...

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