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.