The New Orleans Pelicans have picked up the 2019-20 team option on Jahlil Okafor, league sources told ESPN.
2019 ScheduleAll times ET
- 2/12L 118-88
- 2/14W 131-122
- 2/22L 126-111
- 2/23W 128-115
- 2/25L 111-110
- 2/27L 125-119
- 3/1W 130-116
- 3/2W 120-112
- 3/4W 115-112
- 3/6L 114-104
- 3/8L 127-104
- 3/10L 128-116
- 3/12L 130-113
- 3/15L 122-110
- 3/16L 138-136
- 3/18W 129-125
- 3/20L 119-96
- 3/24L 113-90
- 3/26L 130-120
- 3/28W 121-118
- 3/31L 130-102
- 4/3L 115-109
- 4/5L 133-126
- 4/7W 133-129
- 4/9L 112-103
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Pelicans are picking up Jahlil Okafor's team option for the 2019-2020 season, league sources tell ESPN. The New Orleans staff is impressed by the way Okafor has reworked his body and the improvements he's made on the defensive end of the floor - Malika Andrews
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