Okpala (Achilles) will remain out for Wednesday's game against the Cavaliers, Ira Winderman of the South Florida Sun Sentinel reports.
Okpala hasn't taken the court since Oct. 27 due to a lingering Achilles injury. His next opportunity to return will come Friday in Chicago.
Okpala (Achilles) will not play Saturday against the Pelicans, Anthony Chiang of the Miami Herald reports.
Okpala has been sidelined since Oct. 29 as a result of a left Achilles strain. He remains day-to-day, with his next chance to play arriving Wednesday against the Cavaliers.
Okpala (Achilles) has been ruled out for Thursday's game against Cleveland.
It'll be the rookie's eight straight missed contest, as he continues to battle back from a left Achilles strain. Even when healthy, Okpala likely won't have a spot in the Miami rotation.
Okpala (Achilles) won't play Tuesday against Detroit, Anthony Chiang of the Miami Herald reports.
It'll be the seventh straight contest in which the forward will be sidelined. The Heat haven't provided any convincing evidence about Okpala's health recently, so his status for Thursday's game at Cleveland is also likely up in the air at the moment.
Okpala (Achilles) remains out for Friday's game against the Lakers, Anthony Chiang of the Miami Herald reports.
A left Achilles strain keeps Okpala out for a sixth straight contest. His next chance to return is Tuesday against the Pistons.
Okpala (Achilles) will not play Thursday against he Suns, Ira Winderman of the South Florida Sun Sentinel reports.
Okpala is still nursing an Achilles injury and will miss a fifth straight game as a result. He's appeared in just two games this season, tallying a lone one rebound across two minutes.
Okpala (Achilles) has been ruled out for Tuesday's game against the Nuggets, Ira Winderman of the South Florida Sun Sentinel reports.
Okpala will miss his fourth straight matchup due to an Achilles injury. His next chance to return will come Thursday in Phoenix.
Okpala (Achilles) has been ruled out for Saturday's game against Houston, Will Manso of ABC reports.
Okpala will miss a third-straight game Sunday as he continues to battle an Achilles injury. Until more is known about the severity of the injury, Okpala can be considered day-to-day going into Tuesday's tilt with Denver.
Okpala won't travel to Atlanta for Thursday's game due to left Achilles' tendinitis.
It's unknown how severe Okpala's Achillies injury may be, but nevetheless, the rookie won't make the trip out to Atlanta on Thursday. Okpala's next chance at a possible return will be Sunday against Houston.
Okpala (illness) will be available for Wednesday's game against Memphis.
Okpala missed Sunday's practice session due to flu-like symptoms, but he's been cleared to take the court for Wednesday's regular-season opener. However, he's not expected to see much playing time this year with the Heat.
Okpala (illness) didn't practice Sunday, Anthony Chiang of the Miami Herald reports.
Okpala has been dealing with the flu recently. As a result, the second-round pick missed Friday's preseason finale and now practice Sunday. As a result, the rookie will likely be a game-time call for the season opener Wednesday against the Grizzlies.
Okpala won't play in Friday's preseason game against the Rockets due to illness, Ira Winderman of the South Florida Sun Sentinel reports.
This doesn't appear to be a serious issue for Okpala, and he figures to have a good chance of returning to health in time for Wednesday's season opener against Memphis.
Okpala (coach's decision) is out for the remainder of summer league, Ira Winderman of the South Florida Sun Sentinel reports.
While it remains unclear why Okpala won't participate, we know that he'll be out for the remainder of summer league. The Heat have made it into the summer league postseason.
Okpala (coach's decision) will remain out for Wednesday summer league game against the Timberwolves, Ira Winderman of the South Florida Sun Sentinel reports.
Okpala won't see action in Wednesday's summer league matchup with Minnesota despite signing a multi-year deal with the Heat on Tuesday. The second-round pick isn't dealing with an injury but is being held out in order to give him time to catch up with the team's core schemes. It's unclear if he'll see the floor prior to the end of Vegas summer league on July 15th.
Okpala (coach's decision) signed a multi-year contract with the Heat on Sunday.
The terms of Okpala's deal aren't known, but Miami's decision to sign the second-round pick out of Stanford suggests he'll likely begin his career in the NBA rather than in the G League or overseas. The signing comes despite Okpala having yet to make his summer-league debut, as he'll remain unavailable for Tuesday's game against the Magic in Las Vegas, according to Barry Jackson of the Miami Herald. The forward isn't dealing with an injury, but the Heat are instead eager to have him spend more time getting familiar with the club's core schemes in an observational role before thrusting him into game action. It's unclear if he'll get the chance to make his summer debut before the Vegas league officially ends July 15.
Okpala won't play in Sunday's summer league game against the Jazz, Ira Winderman of the South Florida Sun Sentinel reports.
Okpala was selected in the second round of the 2019 NBA Draft by the Heat, but he'll be held out of another summer league contest while he gets up to speed. His next chance to take the court will come Tuesday against the Magic.
Okpala was selected with the 32nd overall pick in the 2019 NBA Draft.
Okpala is coming off a stellar sophomore season at Stanford where he averaged 16.8 points and 5.7 rebounds per game while shooting a much-improved 36.8 percent from behind the arc. The lengthy swingman is a slasher and made a habit of getting to the free throw line last season. In Miami, Okpala joins the likes of Josh Richardson, Justise Winslow and Derrick Jones Jr. on the wing and will likely be hard-pressed to find playing time over the first part of his rookie season.
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