Emeka Okafor

Chukwuemeka Ndubuisi Okafor, abbreviated as Emeka Okafor (eh-meh-KAH oh-KAH-FOR) (born September 28, 1982), is an American professional basketball player playing at power forward and center for the Charlotte Bobcats of the National Basketball Association. Prior to the NBA, Okafor attended Houston’s Bellaire High School, and the University of Connecticut. On July 29, 2008, he agreed to a 6 year $72 million dollar extension.