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ASK IRA: Could Jahlil Okafor make it onto Heat's radar?

ASK IRA: Could Jahlil Okafor make it onto Heat's radar?

 


July 16, 2018

Q: Justise Winslow and Josh Richardson have posted "likes" on Jahlil Okafor's Instagram. What do you think? -- Brian.

A: To be candid, this was a name I summarily dismissed at the start of free agency, mostly because of the Heat's glut in the power rotation (Hassan Whiteside. Bam Adebayo, Kelly Olynyk, James Johnson and perhaps even Udonis Haslem), which is among the reasons why the team did not pick up the option on Jordan Mickey. Beyond that, with a back-to-back basket big man in Whiteside, it is not exactly the type of role you attempt to duplicate in today's NBA. But that was then, when it might...

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