2004 Draft: Emeka Okafor
( STEPHEN DUNN / February 8, 2003 )
Emeka Okafor (2001-04)
UConn highlights: Outstanding player of 2004 Final Four as UConn won NCAA championship. Career leader in field-goal percentage (59.0) and blocked shots (441). No. 16 on career scoring list (1,426) and No. 3 on rebound list (1,091). Led nation in blocks in 2003 and 2004. Two-time national defensive player of the year.
Of note: No. 2 overall pick by Charlotte, UConn's highest selection. Rookie of the year in 2004-05 season. NBA career averages: 14.3 points, 10.8 rebounds.
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