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Jahlil Okafor

Height 6' 11
Weight 270
Country United States
Position Center
Graduating Class 2018
School Duke University
High School Whitney Young Magnet School, Illinois
2015 NBA Mock DraftRd # Team
DraftSite Mock Draft ProjectionProjected to be undrafted.
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DraftSite Mock Draft HistoryVersion 1: 06-25-201512Los Angeles Los Angeles
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Drafted in 2015 NBA Draft: 1st Round, 3rd Overall Pick by Philadelphia Philadelphia
Additional Information Strengths: Okafor is certainly the top inside scorer in this draft class. He has incredible size and length, and he has refined his post moves to near perfection in his one year under Coach K. Okafor is a smart enough player to avoid double teams and find teammates when he’s in trouble. He has a nice touch around the rim, and he can rebound very well when he stays focused and determined.

Weaknesses: Okafor is not the explosive athlete that other top five picks usually are. He doesn’t have extreme jumping ability or quickness. Another weakness of his game is his poor free throw shooting. That will have to improve unless he wants to turn into a DeAndre Jordan. It will be interesting to see how Okafor’s lack of athleticism hurts him in the NBA, but his unique inside scoring skills will carry him to the top of the draft class.

--Tom Bellucco, RotoBaller.com
Additional Statistics 2014-2015 statistics: 17.3 ppg, 8.5 rpg, 1.4 bpg, 1.3 apg

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