October 19, 2021

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Jahlil Okafor Fantasy Basketball News

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    Pistons’ Jahlil Okafor: Good to go Friday

    Jahlil Okafor (ankle) is available Friday against the Celtics, Keith Langlois of the Detroit Pistons’ official site reports.Okafor has missed the past two games due to a sprained ankle, but he will take the court Friday. In his first two appearances, he tallied 14 points, 11 rebounds and one assist in 33 minutes.

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    Pistons’ Jahlil Okafor: Probable Friday

    Jahlil Okafor (ankle) is probable for Friday’s game against the Celtics.Okafor has missed the past two games due to a sprained ankle, but he should be able to take the court Friday. In his first two appearances, he tallied 14 points, 11 rebounds and one assist in 33 minutes.

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    Pistons’ Jahlil Okafor: Doubtful to play Tuesday

    Jahlil Okafor (ankle) is listed as doubtful to play Tuesday against the Warriors.The right ankle injury looks like it will keep Okafor out for the second game in a row after he was injured in Saturday’s contest. If he’s held out, the 25-year-old will have a few days to try to get healthy before the team’s next game on Friday against Boston.

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    Pistons’ Jahlil Okafor: Won’t play Monday

    Jahlil Okafor (ankle) will not play in Monday’s game against the Hawks, James Edwards of The Athletic reports.A sprained right ankle will keep Okafor out of action, which is not a major surprise considering he missed practice Sunday. With Okafor and Blake Griffin (rest) both out, coach Dwane Casey said he’ll employ a center-by-committee with Mason Plumlee, rookie Isaiah Stewart and perhaps even Sekou Doumbouya (foot) seeing minutes at the five.

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    Pistons’ Jahlil Okafor: Out Monday

    Jahlil Okafor (ankle) will not play in Monday’s matchup with the Hawks, Omari Sankofa II of the Detroit Free Press reports.Okafor injured his ankle in Saturday’s loss to the Cavaliers and subsequently missed Sunday’s practice. It looks the Detroit Pistons will opt to err on the side of caution and attempt to avoid a lingering issue. His next opportunity to suit up will come Tuesday against the Warriors.

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    Pistons’ Jahlil Okafor: No practice Sunday

    Jahlil Okafor (ankle) did not practice Sunday, Rod Beard of the Detroit News reports.Okafor exited Saturday’s game with a right ankle injury, and his absence Sunday suggests he could end up missing Monday’s game in Atlanta. Okafor, himself, isn’t much of a fantasy consideration, but a potential absence could lead to more minutes for Mason Plumlee. Detroit begins Week 2 of the fantasy season with a road/home back-to-back.

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    Pistons’ Jahlil Okafor: Leaves with ankle injury

    Jahlil Okafor suffered a right ankle injury and won’t return to Saturday’s game against the Cavaliers, Keith Langlois of the Detroit Pistons’ official site reports.The 25-year-old played 18 minutes and had six points (3-4 FG) and four rebounds before exiting the contest. Okafor should be considered questionable for Monday’s matchup with the Hawks until more is known on the injury.

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    Pistons’ Jahlil Okafor: Grabs eight rebounds in win

    Jahlil Okafor recorded eight points (4-8 FG, 0-2 FT), eight rebounds, one assist and one steal in 23 minutes in the 97-86 win against Washington on Thursday.Okafor put together a strong performance in the paint during the win Thursday. The center led the team in rebounds and added a few buckets to help lead Detroit to the win. Okafor has some stiff competition for minutes and will need to prove a lot during the pre-season to warrant a run of any type.

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    Pistons’ Jahlil Okafor: Headed to Detroit

    Jahlil Okafor has agreed to terms on a two-year deal with the Detroit Pistons, Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN reports.Okafor spent his last two seasons with the Pelicans. He averaged 8.2 points and 4.6 rebounds across 15.8 minutes during his tenure there. He is the third new big man that Detroit has added this offseason, as they also signed Mason Plumlee and traded for Dewayne Dedmon. Thus, playing time will not be a given, but with all the new faces the former lottery pick will presumably have an opportunity to earn some type of role with the team.

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    Pelicans’ Jahlil Okafor: Scores 21 points off bench

    Jahlil Okafor notched 21 points (9-11 FG, 3-4 FT), four rebounds, two blocks and one assist in 26 minutes off the bench during Tuesday’s loss to the Kings.Okafor was extremely effective in this game, missing just two field goals and one free throw while posting his third game with 20 or more points this season. Okafor hadn’t played in the Orlando bubble, but he is likely to receive a decent run on the court now that the New Orleans Pelicans are eliminated from playoff contention.

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