New Orleans Pelicans

Pelicans sign Emeka Okafor for the remainder of the season

Credit: Paul Sancya/Associated Press

The former number two overall pick of the 2004 NBA Draft received word Monday that he would remain with the New Orleans Pelicans. The Pelicans who originally brought Emeka Okafor in on a 10-day contract decided to extend it for the rest of the season. Okafor has been pretty impressive despite being 35 as he’s averaged 3.7 points, 6.3 rebounds and 2.0 blocks in 16.2 minutes per game which including a five block game performance against the Miami Heat on Friday.

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