How many tennis balls can you hold in one hand? Duke forward and Chicago native Jahlil Okafor can hold 13.
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Okafor, a projected top pick in the 2015 NBA Draft, has massive hands for being 6-foot-11. When you look at Okafor palm a basketball, it looks like the basketball is youth-sized.
A lot of NBA scouts say Okafor has soft hands and can catch the ball well. If he couldn’t catch a basketball with those huge mitts, there would be a call for concern.
Okafor helped Duke win the 2015 National Championship, and he used his posts moves to solidify himself as one of the top forwards in the upcoming draft. His post moves wouldn’t be possible without his large hands.