Jahlil Okafor

Jahlil Okafor

Height/Weight: 6' 10"/275 lbs
Born: Chicago, Illinois
College: Duke
Draft: 2015 1st round (3rd pick) by the
  • Hartford Courant

    After rise up draft boards, former UConn guard Tyrese Martin is ready to prove himself in the NBA

    Tyrese Martin sat alone with his thoughts in his childhood bedroom in Allentown, Pa., and tried to process the previous night’s events. The former UConn guard still couldn’t believe the Atlanta Hawks had traded for him after the Golden State Warriors selected him with the 51st overall pick in the second round of the NBA draft Thursday. “It felt surreal almost to hear my name,” Martin told The ...


    Anthony Duruji Signs With Atlanta Hawks

    According to his agency, ProMondo Sports, Florida Gator alumni Anthony Duruji has signed with the Atlanta Hawks as an undrafted free agent. Right now the terms of the deal are unknown, but it’s likely an unguaranteed deal that will allow him to come to camp and compete in the NBA Summer League and look to stick at the highest level. With only two rounds in the NBA Draft there are plenty of undrafted players to make an impact, and 25% of the players in the NBA playoffs were undrafted free agents.

  • KENS 5 San Antonio

    New reporting on a trade that would send Dejounte Murray to the Hawks

    The NBA world is alive with rumors of an eventual San Antonio Spurs - Atlanta Hawks trade happening involving Spurs' Dejounte Murray. And things really heated up when Atlanta's WSB Sports Director, Zach Klein, tweeted that the Hawks and Spurs are on the "verge" of closing a deal sending Murray to Atlanta in exchange for forward Danilo Gallinari and multiple draft picks. But is any rumored deal dependent on Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich?