8:48 AM EST, Thu February 21, 2019
ClutchPoints Feb 15, 2019
Pelicans’ Jahlil Okafor has nothing but good things to say about Anthony Davis

Pelicans’ Jahlil Okafor has nothing but good things to say about Anthony Davis

With how messy the impending breakup has been looking lately, it’s easy to forget the type of teammate Anthony Davis is. The New Orleans Pelicans superstar always seems to be spoken about extremely positive by his teammates, and this time it’s Jahlil Okafor reminding everyone of that. During a Q&A with William Guillory of The […] The post Pelicans’ Jahlil Okafor has nothing but good things to say about Anthony Davis appeared first on ClutchPoints.
Pippen Ain't Easy Feb 7, 2019

Chicago Bulls: Markkanen posts double-double in loss to Pels

The Chicago Bulls welcomed the New Orleans Pelicans to the Madhouse on Madison. With Anthony Davis out due to trade rumors, Bulls forward Lauri Markkanen came ready to play against another hometown kid in Jahlil Okafor. Before tonight’s game, the Chicago Bulls traded forwards Bobby Portis and Jabari Parker to the Washington Wizards in exchange […] Chicago Bulls: Markkanen posts double-double in loss to Pels - Pippen Aint Easy - Pippen Aint Easy - A Chicago Bulls Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
ClutchPoints Feb 7, 2019
Pelicans’ Jahlil Okafor ‘blown away’ by Zion Williamson

Pelicans’ Jahlil Okafor ‘blown away’ by Zion Williamson

Another day, another NBA player gushing about Duke superstar Zion Williamson. New Orleans Pelicans big man Jahlil Okafor, who led the Blue Devils to a national title in 2015, is the latest to shower basketball’s next big thing with praise. “He’s phenomenal,” Okafor said of Williamson, per K.C. Johnson of the Chicago Tribune. “I played some […] The post Pelicans’ Jahlil Okafor ‘blown away’ by Zion Williamson appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Feb 4, 2019
Video: Pelicans’ Jahlil Okafor dazzles with handles before carving up the Cavs’ defense for an easy bucket

Video: Pelicans’ Jahlil Okafor dazzles with handles before carving up the Cavs’ defense for an easy bucket

New Orleans Pelicans center Jahlil Okafor is having one of the best stretches of his young NBA career these past few weeks. Okafor has taken advantage of the absence of star Anthony Davis, stepping up to play some huge productive minutes for the team. During a Sunday night matchup with the Cleveland Cavaliers, the big man […] The post Video: Pelicans’ Jahlil Okafor dazzles with handles before carving up the Cavs’ defense for an easy bucket appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Jan 30, 2019
Jahlil Okafor claims the Anthony Davis rumors have resulted in no drama

Jahlil Okafor claims the Anthony Davis rumors have resulted in no drama

Over the past 48 hours, much of the talk surrounding the NBA was the trade request of New Orleans Pelicans superstar Anthony Davis, and while everyone is wondering what’s going to happen within the next week, Pelicans big man Jahlil Okafor says that the team remains focused on the regular season. A lot of people […] The post Jahlil Okafor claims the Anthony Davis rumors have resulted in no drama appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Jan 30, 2019
The rise of Jahlil Okafor: Is it real and can he help the Pelicans for life after Anthony Davis?

The rise of Jahlil Okafor: Is it real and can he help the Pelicans for life after Anthony Davis?

The random rise of Jahlil Okafor, at least it seems on the surface, has come at the perfect time for the New Orleans Pelicans. As general manager Dell Demps is in the process of sussing through trade overtures for stranded superstar Anthony Davis, might the Pelicans already possess his long-term replacement? Okafor’s numbers over the […] The post The rise of Jahlil Okafor: Is it real and can he help the Pelicans for life after Anthony Davis? appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Jan 30, 2019
Alvin Gentry raves about Jahlil Okafor’s intangibles

Alvin Gentry raves about Jahlil Okafor’s intangibles

If there’s one man who has been making the most out of all the drama within the New Orleans Pelicans of late, then it has to be former third overall pick Jahlil Okafor. The 23-year-old has been on an absolute tear of late, taking full advantage of the myriad of injuries that have affected the […] The post Alvin Gentry raves about Jahlil Okafor’s intangibles appeared first on ClutchPoints.
The Dream Shake Jan 30, 2019
Five takeaways from the Rockets’ loss to the Pelicans

Five takeaways from the Rockets’ loss to the Pelicans

The Houston Rockets’ loss to the New Orleans Pelicans on Tuesday night was a tough one to swallow. Even though the Rockets got the lead as high as 15 against the injury-riddled and Anthony Davis-less team, New Orleans was able to storm back and get an inspired win on the road. Good, bad, or just news, here are some takeaways from the game: Kenneth Faried Is A Legit Back-Up Big Kenneth Faried had probably the most legitimate test as a back-up big that he could have asked for, going head-to-head with back-up center Jahlil Okafor (maybe starting center from now own) in starting roles....
ClutchPoints Jan 29, 2019
Video: Pelicans’ Jahlil Okafor runs the floor and finishes the break with huge slam vs. Rockets

Video: Pelicans’ Jahlil Okafor runs the floor and finishes the break with huge slam vs. Rockets

Jahlil Okafor of the New Orleans Pelicans ran the floor and was rewarded with a sweet dish before finishing with a huge slam in the third quarter of Tuesday night’s game against the Houston Rockets. Check out the clip below posted by Bleacher Report. As observed, even his teammates were surprised by the 23-year-old Duke Blue […] The post Video: Pelicans’ Jahlil Okafor runs the floor and finishes the break with huge slam vs. Rockets appeared first on ClutchPoints.
www.chron.com Jan 29, 2019

Okafor helps short-handed Pelicans beat Rockets 121-116

HOUSTON (AP) — Jahlil Okafor scored 27 points and the short-handed New Orleans Pelicans overcame a big early deficit to beat the Houston Rockets 121-116 on Tuesday night in their first game since Anthony Davis' agent said the five-time All-Star wanted to be traded. James Harden scored 37 points for Houston to extend his streak of 30-point games to 24, but he had a tough shooting night, making 11 of 32 overall and going 6 for 18 from 3-point range. He had 11 rebounds, six assists and four steals. Jrue Holiday had 19 points, eight assists, six rebounds and a career-high six blocks for New...
ClutchPoints Jan 22, 2019
Pelicans center Jahlil Okafor’s father flew straight from Chicago upon learning son will start

Pelicans center Jahlil Okafor’s father flew straight from Chicago upon learning son will start

New Orleans Pelicans center Jahlil Okafor had the opportunity to start his first game against the Memphis Grizzlies. When he told his father of the great news, he flew all the way from Chicago to Memphis to see his son play. Okafor told Jim Eichenhofer of Pelicans.com that it felt “normal” for his father to […] The post Pelicans center Jahlil Okafor’s father flew straight from Chicago upon learning son will start appeared first on ClutchPoints.
Balanced Pelicans easily top Grizzlies without injured Davis

Balanced Pelicans easily top Grizzlies without injured Davis

Jrue Holiday and Nikola Mirotic scored 21 points, Jahlil Okafor and Julius Randle had 20, and the balanced New Orleans Pelicans beat the Memphis Grizzlies 105-85 on Monday without injured star Anthony Davis.

Jahlil Okafor Photos

Pelicans Player News

  • 1

    Anthony Davis

    Should the Nuggets pursue Anthony Davis this summer?

  • Jrue Holiday

    Pelicans coach Alvin Gentry and guard Jrue Holiday handle Davis drama with dignity

  • Stanley Johnson

    Ex-Piston Stanley Johnson in New Orleans: 'I feel like I’m wanted here'

  • Julius Randle

    New Orleans Pelicans: Julius Randle enjoying a career year

  • Jahlil Okafor

    Pelicans’ Jahlil Okafor has nothing but good things to say about Anthony Davis

  • Solomon Hill

    Pacers rumors: Indiana exploring deals for rookie Aaron Holiday

  • Elfrid Payton

    Pelicans PG Elfrid Payton out vs. Thunder

  • Jason Smith

    Roundtable: Bucks Land Mirotic At Deadline

  • Kenrich Williams

    Solomon Hill replaced in Pelicans’ starting unit amid inclusion in Anthony Davis trade with Lakers

  • E'Twaun Moore

    Pelicans hit with injury bug as they face Rockets