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Okafor Signs With Pelicans

Big Jah gets another chance to establish himself in the NBA

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NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 03: Jahlil Okafor #4 of the Brooklyn Nets attempts to block a shot by Gorgui Dieng #5 of the Minnesota Timberwolves during their game at Barclays Center on January 3, 2018 in New York City.
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Jahlil Okafor has struggled to find a home in the NBA but the former Duke big man has signed with New Orleans.

It’s apparently a two year deal and the Pelicans have an option for the second year. He’ll be on a team with Anthony Davis, Julius Randle and fellow former Blue Devil Frank Jackson.

Bonus: he may be teammates with former UConn big man Emeka Okafor, meaning that the Pelicans would be the first NBA team to have two Okafors.

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