Age: 49 Height: 6-11 Weight: 275 lbs School: Duke
The Pelicans have ruled out Lonzo Ball, JJ Reddick and Jahlil Okafor for Saturday's game against the Heat, while Brandon Ingram has been downgraded to questionable.
Jrue Holiday made his return to the Pelicans lineup Thursday, while Jahlil Okafor, Brandon Ingram and Kawhi Leonard were among the night's standouts. (AP)
The New Orleans Pelicans' matchup against Nikola Jokic and the Denver Nuggets looked troublesome on paper, yet a stunning performance by Jahlil Okafor lifted the Pelicans to their first win of the young season. Okafor scored 26 points, Brandon Ingram added 25 and the Pelicans beat the Nuggets 122
Jahlil Okafor scores 26 points and grabs 5 rebounds as the Pelicans beat the Nuggets 122-107.