How Jahlil Okafor Battled Depression On His Way Back To The NBA

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Jahlil Okafor

When Jahlil Okafor lost his mom at the age of 9, the basketball court became his sanctuary. Once he reached the NBA out of Duke, the game became a challenge of its own, as he dealt with mental health issues. Now, the former No. 3 overall pick has put his career back on track in New Orleans, and shared his joy with kids during a recent trip to his hometown of Chicago.

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