Emeka Okafor Speaker Profile
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Emeka Okafor Biography
NBA Rookie of the Year in 2005, Emeka Okafor was born September 28, 1982 and is a basketball player playing at power forward and center for the Charlotte Bobcats. Prior to the NBA, Okafor attended Houston's Bellaire High School, and the University of Connecticut. On July 29, 2008, he agreed to a 6 year $72 million dollar extension.
On April 16, 2004, he declared his eligibility for the 2004 NBA Draft, giving up his one remaining year of college athletic eligibility. He did however receive his undergraduate degree in Accounting/Finance in three academic years. On June 24, Okafor was selected second overall in the draft, becoming the first ever draft pick by the expansion Charlotte Bobcats. The following day, he accepted an invitation to join the United States team for the 2004 Summer Olympics, which finished with the bronze medal in Athens.
Okafor will enter the 2008-09 season with active franchise-record streaks of 93 consecutive games played and 92 consecutive games started.
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