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Scouting Report on Jahlil Okafor

by Eric Bossi - 09/23/2013
Jahlil Okafor is one of the most skilled and poised back to the basket centers to come along in some time. He establishes and holds positions, finishes with either hand and is a great rebounder. Okafor isn't a high flyer but fully understands how to use his skill and size advantage.

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