Jan 30, 2013; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Washington Wizards center Emeka Okafor (50) celebrates scoring during the first quarter against the Philadelphia 76ers at the Wells Fargo Center. Mandatory Credit: Howard Smith-USA TODAY Sports

On This Date in NBA History: September 28, Emeka Okafor was Born

1982 – Happy 31st birthday to Washington Wizards center Emeka Okafor (@BigMek50), who was traded from the New Orleans Hornets to the Wizards a year ago. His 9.9 career rebounds per game is currently the fifth-highest among active NBA players.

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