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New role, same ol' skills: Emeka Okafor called on to help Pelicans' playoff push

It's a different league now, but the veteran is filling a void for New Orleans after his four-year hiatus
1 day ago

Wizards recall Devin Robinson from the Delaware 87ers

The Wizards recalled Devin Robinson from the Delaware 87ers of the NBA G League on Wednesday. Robinson was signed by the Wizards on a two-way contract last summer, but was called up to the Wizards in January when Otto Porter was out due to a hip strain. Robinson played 32 games for Delaware, the 76ers’ G-League affiliate. The 87ers play at the Bob Carpenter Arena at the University...
Via Bullets Forever
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Emeka Okafor returning to NBA after nearly five years away

As the New Orleans Pelicans continue to try and pick up the pieces following Demarcus Cousins’ Achilles injury, they have reportedly signed former No. 2 overall pick Emeka Okafor to a 10-day contract.Shams Charania of The Vertical reported this news on Saturday morning.The 35-year-old center played last in the NBA way back in 2013 with the Washington Wizards. A herniated disc derailed...
Via Sportsnaut
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Sixers Reportedly Will Waive Emeka Okafor, Kris Humphries, and James Blackmon

All three were long shots to make the team out of camp. The 76ers finished up preseason on Friday night and had until today to choose which players will make the team, as waivers need to be requested today so the players can hit free agency ahead of Monday’s roster cutting deadline. Per The Inquirer’s Keith Pompey, the team has already informed Kris Humphries, Emeka Okafor, and James...
Via Liberty Ballers
October 14, 2017

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