Wizards Insider: Emeka Okafor


Posted at 09:25 AM ET, 02/07/2014

Still collecting $3.5 million from Wizards, Shannon Brown has moved on to Spurs

The Wizards had no use for Shannon Brown after acquiring him from Phoenix in a deal for Marcin Gortat, but he has rebounded well with the San Antonio Spurs.

By Michael Lee  |  09:25 AM ET, 02/07/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Emeka Okafor, Marcin Gortat, NBA, Shannon Brown, Wizards

Posted at 10:17 PM ET, 10/26/2013

Wizards reflect on trading Emeka Okafor: “He was a great teammate”

The Wizards are excited about welcoming Marcin Gortat but took some time to reflect on a “great teammate” in Emeka Okafor.

By Michael Lee  |  10:17 PM ET, 10/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 05:47 PM ET, 10/25/2013

Washington Wizards trade Emeka Okafor and 2014 draft pick to Phoenix for Marcin Gortat

Gortat averaged 11.1 points, 8.5 rebounds last season.

By Michael Lee  |  05:47 PM ET, 10/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Emeka Okafor, Marcin Gortat

Posted at 06:04 PM ET, 10/06/2013

Wizards' Emeka Okafor recovering from neck injury in New York

The Wizards have given Emeka Okafor permission to rehab and recover from herniated disk in his neck in New York.

By Michael Lee  |  06:04 PM ET, 10/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Emeka Okafor, Washington Wizards

Posted at 04:36 PM ET, 09/18/2013

Wizards’ Emeka Okafor out indefinitely with neck injury

Veteran has a herniated disk in his neck.

By Michael Lee  |  04:36 PM ET, 09/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Emeka Okafor, Wizards injuries

Posted at 09:55 AM ET, 04/05/2013

Wizards' Emeka Okafor, Trevor Ariza both intend to complete contracts

Emeka Okafor and Trevor Ariza can opt out of their contracts after this season but both intend to complete their current deals.

By Michael Lee  |  09:55 AM ET, 04/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Emeka Okafor, Trevor Ariza

Posted at 02:04 AM ET, 02/24/2013

Wizards aiming to be clutch by committee

The Wizards don't have one go-to-guy in the clutch, but they have had some success in doing it by committee.

By Michael Lee  |  02:04 AM ET, 02/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bradley Beal, Emeka Okafor, John Wall

Posted at 08:51 AM ET, 01/30/2013

Wizards' Emeka Okafor on 14-point quarter: 'I wish I can have them more often'

Emeka Okafor got hot in the first half against Sacramento, continuing his inspired play of late, but he was disappointed with the loss.

By Michael Lee  |  08:51 AM ET, 01/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:22 PM ET, 12/10/2012

Wizards' Emeka Okafor ready to play former team

Washington faces the New Orleans Hornets on Tuesday night.

By Gene Wang  |  03:22 PM ET, 12/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Emeka Okafor, Washington Wizards

Posted at 07:15 PM ET, 10/11/2012

Emeka Okafor out against New York Knicks with stomach virus

Big man Emeka Okafor had hoped to make his Wizards debut on Thursday against the New York Knicks but was forced to wait again because of a stomach virus.

By Michael Lee  |  07:15 PM ET, 10/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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