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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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Report: Okafor, Pelicans agree to partially guaranteed deal

Free-agent center Jahlil Okafor and the New Orleans Pelicans have agreed to a partially guaranteed contract for 2018-19 with a team option for the following season, sources told ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. Okafor, the third pick of the 2015 draft by the <a d… NBA | theScore

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New Orleans Pelicans extend Emeka Okafor through the end of the season

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The New Orleans Pelicans have signed center Emeka Okafor through the rest of the season. Terms of the contract, announced by the club before Monday’s night’s game against Phoenix, have not been disclosed. The 6-foot-10 Okafor had been out of the NBA since 2013 because of a herniated disk in his neck before making a comeback ...

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