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Jahlil Okafor

Jahlil Okafor

Center, New Orleans Pelicans

Age: 23 Height: 6-11 Weight: 275 lbs School: Duke

New Orleans Pelicans

Jahlil Okafor News

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — It's crazy how the paths have turned out with D'Angelo Russell and Kristaps Porzingis. You can now make the argument that in 2015, the Knicks could have been better off if the Lakers had passed on Russell for Jahlil Okafor, the 76ers snatched Porzingis and the Ohio State southpaw

Jahlil Okafor was among several Pelicans players and coaches who expressed support for Anthony Davis on Wednesday, with Okafor saying, "At the end of the day, I just want him to be happy."

Short-handed Pelicans upset Rockets Wednesday, Jan 30, 2019

HOUSTON - If the drama between Anthony Davis and the New Orleans Pelicans is frustrating his teammates, it didn't show in their return to the court Tuesday night. Jahlil Okafor scored 27 points and the short-handed Pelicans overcame a big early deficit to beat the Houston Rockets 121-116 in their

One day after Davis requested a trade, and with five of the team's top six scorers -- Anthony included -- absent because of injury, the Pelicans withstood a 37-point performance from Rockets star James Harden to triumph. Jahlil Okafor scored 27 points for New Orleans. Jrue Holiday added 19 and Ian Clark chipped in 15 off the bench for a New Orleans team that used its 20th different starting lineup of the season thanks to injuries to Davis, Nikola Mirotic, Julius Randle and Elfrid Payton.

Jahlil Okafor produced a season-high point total for a second consecutive game while Jrue Holiday undergirded a patchwork rotation with a sensational defensive performance as the depleted New Orleans Pelicans stunned the host Houston Rockets 121-116 on Tuesday. James Harden led the Rockets with 37 points

Player Role

Backup C

Draft Rankings

Overall

#340

Among Cs

#70