Jahlil Okafor

Jahlil Okafor looks good and is going hard on both ends

The New Orleans Pelicans felt comfortable waiving Emeka Okafor because of how Jahlil Okafor performed this summer, according to Keith Smith of …

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76ers sign Emeka Okafor to their training camp roster

The 76ers signed Emeka Okafor to a training-camp deal on Friday, one day before the start of training camp.<p>Okafor returned to the NBA last season …

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Pelicans News Around the Web (09-21-2018)

Jahlil Okafor: ‘There were a multitude of reasons to come’ to New Orleans<p>Combined with a clean bill of health and noticeably-improved conditioning, …

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Philadelphia 76ers: 3 candidates for a breakout season in 2018-19

The Philadelphia 76ers have a few particular players who must rise to the occasion this season. Here are three candidates for breakout campaigns in …

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Jahlil Okafor: ‘There were a multitude of reasons to come’ to New Orleans

The best player on Jahlil Okafor’s new NBA roster is a fellow Chicago native, but more importantly, a sounding board and encouraging voice during …

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Pelicans waive Emeka Okafor

The New Orleans Pelicans announced they have waived center Emeka Okafor.<p>Okafor signed a pair of 10-day contracts last season before receiving a deal …

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New Orleans Pelicans: 3 storylines that will dominate 2018-19

Exploring the three biggest storylines that will dominate the 2018-19 NBA season for the New Orleans Pelicans<p>The New Orleans Pelicans were one of the …

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Sasha Vujacic tries out for Pelicans after a year overseas

It’s been a year since Sasha Vujacic was in the NBA, but the longtime shooting guard was reportedly in Louisiana for a tryout with the New Orleans …

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Pelicans News Around the Web (09-04-2018)

An 'old school' approach: Pelicans bring in trio of swingmen for roster spot tryout<p>The New Orleans Pelicans are taking a retro approach to finding a …

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New Orleans Pelicans Center Jahlil Okafor Eager To Be Mentored By Anthony Davis

New Orleans Pelicans center Jahlil Okafor looks up to Anthony Davis as a mentor and is eager to be taught as he tries to get his NBA career back on …

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Jahlil Okafor Reveals He Has Been Working On Two Things That Sixers & Nets Called Him Out On

The New Orleans Pelicans seem to have a more focused version of Jahlil Okafor this season. He recently sat down with Portland Trail Blazers star CJ …

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Video: Dwyane Wade refuses trainer’s request to get into ice bath

Looking like a 16-year-old all over again, Dwyane Wade doesn’t like one aspect of his recovery sessions: taking an ice bath. Wade was seen …

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Video: Chris Paul, Carmelo Anthony, Donovan Mitchell show up to Dwyane Wade’s workout

Miami Heat icon Dwyane Wade is still mum about his decision to potentially retire from the NBA, but given the plethora of talent showing up for his …

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Pelicans News Around the Web (08-30-2018)

Jahlil Okafor ready to be part of New Orleans Pelicans winning environment<p>The newly signed big man appeared on C.J McCollum’s latest podcast “Pull …

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Jahlil Okafor ready to help Pelicans where ‘atmosphere is all about winning’

Jahlil Okafor sounds like a guy who just wants a chance to prove himself.<p>The former No. 3 pick out of Duke has battled injuries in his short career …

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Utah Jazz: Donovan Mitchell attends Dwyane Wade training camp

Utah Jazz star Donovan Mitchell recently attended a camp hosted by Dwyane Wade from which an awesome image appeared of mentor speaking to pupil.<p>As …

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Jahlil Okafor looks up to Anthony Davis as a role model

Jahlil Okafor is getting yet another second wind (a third wind?) in the NBA, this time with the New Orleans Pelicans after two previous failed stints …

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New Orleans Pelicans: How will Jahlil Okafor fit in next year?

The New Orleans Pelicans added a late piece in free agency with the addition of Jahlil Okafor. Here’s a look at how he’ll fit in next year.<p>The New …

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NBA rookies have lousy track record in picking ROTY winner

Year<p>NBA Rookie of the Year pick<p>Team(s)<p>Percentage of votes %<p>ROTY winner<p>2007-08<p>Kevin Durant<p>SuperSonics<p>53.5<p>Kevin Durant<p>2009-10<p>Blake …

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Jahlil Okafor Took To Instagram To Open Up About His Mental Health And Physical Transformation

It’s been a tough road for Jahlil Okafor during his NBA journey. Even before he entered the league, many critics were skeptical about how his game would translate to the modern NBA. Okafor is an old-school back-to-the-basket-type player, which has gone increasingly out of vogue in an era that …

Mental Health

Jahlil Okafor Seeks To Revive Career With Pelicans After Unlikely Inspiration

While the Philadelphia 76ers continue to ride the wave of The Process and its first playoff appearance to a prosperous future, Jahlil Okafor–Sam …

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Jahlil Okafor opens up about mental health struggles, thanks Kevin Love

Pelicans center Jahlil Okafor is the latest NBA player to open up about battles with mental health.<p>Okafor, 22, shared a transformative photo on …

Mental Health

Jahlil Okafor says he’s “learned how to identify and manage different stressors such as anxiety”

Jahlil Okafor is trying to take advantage of his chance with the New Orleans Pelicans this season.<p>He talked about it in an Instagram post, and most …

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Okafor shows off toned physique, opens up about mental health

It was just over three years ago when Jahlil Okafor was considered one of the blue-chip prospects in the 2015 draft. The Duke star was selected third …

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Jahlil Okafor opens up over mental health struggles on Instagram

New Orleans Pelicans center Jahili Okafor could finally get over the hump.In a ‘transformation picture’ that he posted on his Instagram account, …

Mental Health

Jahlil Okafor Reveals Transformed Body, Discusses Mental Health Awareness

As Jahlil Okafor prepares for a fresh start with the New Orleans Pelicans, he is opening up about the struggles—both mentally and physically—he has dealt with through the years.<p>On Friday, the 22-year-old center took to Instagram to give fans a glimpse of everything he has been through:<p><i>"My summer of</i> …

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Jahlil Okafor shares bout with anxiety, credits Kevin Love

Much-maligned 2015 lottery pick Jahlil Okafor is the latest NBA player to open up about his struggles with mental health, following in the footsteps …

Mental Health

John Wall vs. Terry Rozier ROUND 2 at Remy Workouts NBA Run 🍿

John Wall and Terry Rozier matched up again for ROUND 2 in a private NBA run with #remyworkouts. NBA’s own Tim Hardaway Jr, Hassan Whiteside, Jeff …

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Pelicans will shore up wing via midseason trade

The New Orleans Pelicans wasted no time rebuilding their lineup after the departure of DeMarcus Cousins and Rajon Rondo this summer. By adding the …

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In The NO Episode 4: Okafor, Schedule, and Ticket Sales | New Orleans Pelicans

Part 1:<p>Part 2:<p>In Part 1 of the latest episode of In the NO, Shamit and Mason kick things off by discussing the addition of Jahlil Okafor. They then …

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