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Jahlil Okafor
Jahlil Okafor
Position: C
Born: 12/15/95
Height: 6-11 / 2.11
Weight:270 lbs. / 122.5 kg.
Salary: $4,582,680
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One category, the “DM fail,” is the result of a simple screwup, when the sender tweets what was meant as a DM, as NBAer Ray Allen presumably did in 2009 when he instructed his followers to think about him during intimate, ahem, me time. The more common class of disaster-by-DM involves a violation of privacy on the part of the recipient. There’s a name for it. “The screenshot,” says 76ers rookie Jahlil Okafor, which has been making athletes nervous since at least 2013, when now-Cavs guard J.R. Smith, the crown prince of digital dumb­assery, made a metaphorical plumbing tweet. (Just Google it.) “I was very immature and stupid,” Smith says. “But I learned from it too: Watch what you say on social media.”
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Duke University has brought Jahlil Okafor with many opportunities on and off the basketball court. It most importantly has allowed him to be placed on a path towards earning a top-notch education which was a commitment he vowed to complete at a young age when the game of basketball was propelling him to new heights. Next month, Okafor will be returning to Duke which will see him take summer classes on campus to continue working towards completing his college education. “Everybody in my family has a degree of some sort,” Okafor said. “My dad has his Master’s. My aunt, who’s like my mom now, she has her Ph.D. It was always instilled in me — the importance of getting a degree.”
2 weeks ago via FANLY
The guidance from Coach K will serve as a teachable moment for Okafor to put into perspective his own career and what needs to be valued moving forward. While the circumstances of the off-the-court events are a thing of the past, the leadership received from arguably the game’s greatest leaders will be invaluable in regaining Okafor’s primary focus in earning a college degree while continuing to become a consummate professional. “Jah is one of the greatest kids ever. Ever, ever, ever, ever,” Krzyzewski said earlier this season. “He did a couple of stupid things, and so knock him for it. Suspend him, but let’s move on. Make him learn from it, but don’t characterize him based on that. He’s a special, special kid.”
2 weeks ago via FANLY