Pelicans bring back Jahlil Okafor for another season

Pelicans bring back Jahlil Okafor for another season
Jahlil Okafor started 24 games for the Pels last season. (Nola.com)

NEW ORLEANS, La. (WVUE) - The Pelicans exercised its team option on center Jahlil Okafor’s contract for the 2019-20 season.

Okafor signed a two-year deal with the Pels last offseason with a team option for the second season. He’s set to make $1.7 million next season.

Okafor appeared in 59 games for the Pelicans last season, averaging 8.2 points and 4.7 rebounds.

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