(WVUE) - Emeka Okafor is planning to sign with the Pelicans for the remainder of the season according to a report by Yahoo Sports. Okafor's second 10-day contract ended yesterday. The Pels had the option of signing him for the rest of the season, or releasing him.
Okafor has averaged three points and six rebounds for the Pelicans in six games.
The Pelicans (33-26) are currently on a five-game winning streak. They host the Suns tonight. FOX 8 Sports Chris Hagan will be live at the SKC at 4 and 5 p.m. to preview the matchup.