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Jahlil Okafor crushes Drummond in New Orleans Pelicans overtime win

The New Orleans Pelicans were looking for a positive end to their three-game road trip after splitting a win over the New York Knicks and a loss to the Boston Celtics on back-to-back nights. However, tonight it took an unlikely effort to help push the team to a winning road stand.

Staring in the New Orleans Pelicans’ 117-110 overtime victory over the Detroit Pistons was Jahlil Okafor, who hasn’t been a featured member of Alvin Gentry’s rotations over the last few weeks.

Drawing a rare start, Okafor took advantage of his hefty helping of minutes and had one of his finest games as a member of the NBA.