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Jahlil Okafor (back) will not play Monday against the Grizzlies.
Okafur will miss his third straight game due to a back injury. With Derrick Favors also ruled out, look for Jaxson Hayes to see an uptick in minutes at the center spot. Okafur's next chance to return will be Wednesday's game against the Spurs.
Jahlil Okafor (back) won't play Saturday against the Clippers.
Okafur will miss his second consecutive game due to a back injury. Jaxson Hayes should see an uptick in minutes with Okafur out. His next chance to return will be Monday against the Grizzlies.
Jahlil Okafor (back) has been ruled out for Thursday's game against the Jazz.
Okafor was listed as probable for Thursday's game, but the Pelicans decided to hold him out. He will miss at least one contest due to a back injury. Jaxson Hayes should start at center for the Pelicans Thursday. Okafor's next chance to return will be Saturday's tilt against the Clippers.
Jahlil Okafur is starting Monday against the Pistons.
Okafur will draw the start with Derrick Favors sidelined with a hamstring injury. It’s his first start since December 11th. Okafur can be used as a punt play in DFS.
Jahlil Okafor got the start on Monday versus the Pistons and finished with nine points, six rebounds, one block, and one assist in 22 minutes of action.
Jaxson Hayes was starting but the Pelicans faced off with Andre Drummond so it made sense to roll with Okafor. Hayes and Okafor are both only bench worthy in deeper leagues.