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Bobcats top Rockets in overtime

...wavered in their desire to build their franchise around Emeka Okafor. The rookie is proving they made the right choice...that sent him to the sideline with a bloody nose. "Emeka Okafor is a definite star in the making in this league...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/12/19/nba_437580.shtml
NBA
UConn wins national championship

...Rollie Massimino's eighth-seeded Villanova squad in 1985.Napier and Boatright now go down with Kemba Walker, Emeka Okafor and all those other UConn champs of years past. This adds to the school's titles in 1999, 2004 and 2011.This one...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-04-07/uconn-wins-national-champ
UConn men's coach Kevin Ollie kept promise, delivered title

...also was on hand, helping to unveil a plaque that put his name alongside other former UConn greats such as Ray Allen, Emeka Okafor and Kemba Walker on the Huskies of Honor wall high atop the arena."Wow, I never thought I would be in the Huskies...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-04-08/uconn-mens-coach-kevin-ol
Carmelo Anthony lights up depleted Heat

...winning streak snapped.WIZARDS 90, BULLS 86In Washington, John Wall had 27 points, nine assists and eight rebounds, Emeka Okafor scored the go-ahead dunk in the final minute and the Wizards won their eighth consecutive home game.Wall was 8 for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2013-04-02/carmelo-anthony-lights-deplet
Boston Celtics beat Charlotte for 11th consecutive home win

...as Washington won its fourth in a row at home and third in a row overall while setting its season high in scoring.Emeka Okafor added 17 points and 10 rebounds as Washington snapped a 10-game losing streak to Phoenix.SPURS 119, CAVALIERS 113In...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2013-03-16/boston-celtics-beat-charlotte
Pacers deny Hawks chance to clinch playoff berth

...game.WIZARDS 107 GRIZZLIES 94In Washington, John Wall scored a career-high 47 points and added eight assists, Emeka Okafor had 21 points and nine rebounds, and the undermanned Wizards surprised Memphis.Wall shot 13 of 22 from the field...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2013-03-25/pacers-deny-hawks-chance-clin
Chris Bosh plays hero role for Heat in win over Spurs

...RAPTORS 92In Washington, Bradley Beal scored 24 points in his return to the lineup, leading the Wizards over Toronto.Emeka Okafor had 19 points and 10 rebounds, and John Wall added 18 points and 10 assists for Washington. The Wizards, who came...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2013-03-31/chris-bosh-plays-hero-role-he
Hall of Famer Bill Sharman dies at 87

...Wizards acquired center Marcin Gortat from the Phoenix Suns in a multiplayer trade.Phoenix will get injured center Emeka Okafor and a top-12-protected first-round draft pick in 2014.The Suns are sending guards Kendall Marshall, Shannon...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2013-10-25/hall-famer-bill-sharman-dies-
Connecticut ends Southern Illinois's advance

...Connecticut ended Southern Illinois' magical march through the NCAA tournament. Caron Butler scored 19 points, and Emeka Okafor provided big plays at both ends Friday night, leading UConn back to the final eight with a 71-59 victory over 11th-seeded...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/03/23/nca_340470.shtml
College basketball
Okafor's back problems linger

...and clearly we could jump on his back and take a pretty exciting ride," the Connecticut coach said of junior center Emeka Okafor. Calhoun's comments seemed humorous because it's Okafor's back that will be the center of attention as the Big...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/03/10/nca_408283.shtml
College basketball