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50 Emeka Okafor C

Phoenix Suns

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Key Stats
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Player Updates

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Report: Lakers, Suns discussing Pau Gasol-Emeka Okafor swap
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com

The Phoenix Suns have emerged as a possible trade suitor for Lakers center Pau Gasol, according to ESPN's Marc Stein on Sunday.

The Lakers nearly traded Gasol to Cleveland for Andrew Bynum before talks broke down in early January. With Los Angeles looking to avoid the league's luxury-tax threshold, a deal involving Gasol for injured center Emeka Okafor's expiring contract could leave them only less than $3 million away from the threshold.

Okafor has not played a game this season, as he continued to recover from neck surgery. Gasol averaged 20.8 points and 11.9 rebounds in January, but is expected to miss at least a week of action because of a strained right groin.

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Emeka Okafor could miss half the season
by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com

Wizards president Ernie Grunfeld told CSNWashington.com Saturday that the state of  center Emeka Okafor's neck injury accelerated the team's desire to acquire another big man. After trading Okafor to the Suns for Marcin Gortat, Grunfeld gave a bit more information about the extent of the injury.

"If Emeka didn't have the (injury) it probably wouldn't have been as imperative for us to get another big man in there. We don't know what his status will be," Grunfeld said. "Emeka was very frustrated with his situation. There's really no timetable for him. Probably if Emeka was healthy it probably wouldn't have been as important for us to get another big man."

Okafor is dealing with a herniated disc, and is officially listed as out indefinitely. The report indicates that Okafor is unlikely to be back on the court before the end of the calendar year, and he would still have to get into playing shape. 

Okafor could ultimately miss half the season while recovering.

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Report: Suns trade Marcin Gortat to Washington for Emeka Okafor
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com

The Suns have agreed to trade power forward Marcin Gortat, guard Shannon Brown, guard Malcolm Lee and guard Kendall Marshall to the Wizards for center Emeka Okafor and a first-round pick in the 2014 draft -- which is protected to No. 12, according to an ESPN report Friday.

Gortat averaged 7.7 points and 6.7 rebounds through seven preseason games. Okafor has not played this preseason and is likely to miss the start of the season due to a herniated disc in his neck. He remains hopeful of avoiding surgery.

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Neck injury to sideline Emeka Okafor
by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com

Wizards center Emeka Okafor is likely to miss the start of the season, as the team announced he is out indefinitely due to a herniated disc in his neck. This news comes nearly a week before the start of training camp.

Okafor expects to avoid surgery, and is set to begin a rehabilitation process. The first step will be to reduce inflammation around the injury, before it can be corrected. Okafor first experienced pain in his next a few weeks ago while working out, and an MRI revealed the extent of the injury.

Okafor has no timetable for his possible return, but is confident he can return at some point this season. 

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Okafor out Wednesday
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The Washington Post reports that Wizards center Emeka Okafor will not play Wednesday night against the Bulls in the season finale due to an injured right ankle.
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Situational Stats
10/30/2013 vs. DET
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Awards
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Career Shooting Stats
SeasonTEAMGMINFGFGAFG%FG3FG3AFG3%FTFTAFT%PTSAVG
2004-05Charlotte732600448100344.7010.020934360.9110515.1
2005-06Charlotte2687413131641.5000.08212565.634413.2
2006-07Charlotte67232939474053.2000.017529559.396314.4
2007-08Charlotte82271846086053.5000.021337457.0113313.8
2008-09Charlotte82269143377256.1000.021936959.3108513.2
2009-10New Orleans82237034865653.0000.015427456.285010.4
2010-11New Orleans72228730052457.3010.014525856.274510.3
2011-12New Orleans2778111421453.3000.0387451.42669.9
2012-13Washington79205232868747.7000.010919157.17659.7
TOTAL590187032956577251.2020.01344230358.4725612.3
More Stats
SeasonTEAMGMINREBRAVGAAAVGSTLSAVGBLKBAVGTO
2004-05Charlotte73260079510.9640.9620.81251.7125
2005-06Charlotte2687426110.0311.2220.8501.953
2006-07Charlotte67232975711.3801.2570.91722.6111
2007-08Charlotte82271887610.7700.9620.81381.7164
2008-09Charlotte82269182710.1530.6480.61361.7144
2009-10New Orleans8223707429.0550.7540.71271.5111
2010-11New Orleans7222876849.5420.6400.61271.8119
2011-12New Orleans277812137.9240.9160.6261.037
2012-13Washington7920526928.8931.2450.6771.0107
TOTAL5901870358479.95120.94060.79781.7971
Postseason Stats
SeasonTEAMGMINFGFGAFG%FG3FG3AFG3%FTFTAFT%PTSAVG
2010-11New Orleans6188203164.5000.041136.4447.3
TOTAL6188203164.5000.041136.4447.3
More Postseason Stats
SeasonTEAMGMINREBRAVGAAAVGSTLSAVGBLKBAVGTO
2010-11New Orleans6188335.500.061.061.012
TOTAL6188335.500.061.061.012
College Career Shooting Stats
SeasonTEAMGMINFGFGAFG%FG3FG3AFG3%FTFTAFT%PTSAVG
2001-02Connecticut34102110517859.0000.0579262.02677.9
2002-03Connecticut33108722138158.0000.08213759.952415.9
2003-04Connecticut36116626143659.9000.011321851.863517.6
TOTAL103327458799559.0000.025244756.4142613.8
More College Stats
SeasonTEAMGMINREBRAVGAAAVGSTLSAVGBLKBAVGTO
2001-02Connecticut3410213069.0270.8260.81384.147
2002-03Connecticut33108737011.2180.5290.91564.775
2003-04Connecticut36116641511.5361.0361.01474.184
TOTAL1033274109110.6810.8910.94414.3206
 
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Player Info

Height/Weight:
6-10/255
Birthdate:
9/28/1982
Age:
31
Hometown:
Houston, TX
Team:
Phoenix Suns
School:
Connecticut
NBA Experience:
9
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