Talk:Jahlil Okafor

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Playing father in father in one-on-one basketball games[edit]

"That year, he beat his father in one-on-one basketball games for the first and last time."

So, I take it, he isn't expected to ever beat his father again in one-on-one basketball games? Have his skills digressed? If so, why would Duke and other universities even recruit him? 198.212.237.48 (talk) 19:18, 21 March 2014 (UTC)

What's in the lede?[edit]

Per WP:BRD

Why is vague, unsourced speculation about Okafor's height more important than the fact that he was named the sole representative of his sport in a small list of athletes aggregated by one of the most prestigious sports publications (Sports Illustrated)? That beats me. --bender235 (talk) 12:21, 21 December 2012 (UTC)

Wikipedia is a tertiary source. Almost every article about him mentions his height. I have not seen any articles mention the SI list other than SI itself.--TonyTheTiger (T/C/BIO/WP:CHICAGO/WP:FOUR) 07:05, 30 December 2012 (UTC)
None of the above explains removing his relation to Emeka Okafor.--TonyTheTiger (T/C/BIO/WP:CHICAGO/WP:FOUR) 07:05, 30 December 2012 (UTC)
There is rampant discussion in articles about whether he is the best player in the country.--TonyTheTiger (T/C/BIO/WP:CHICAGO/WP:FOUR) 07:05, 30 December 2012 (UTC)
I am reverting your changes because they take the emphasis off of the things secondary sources are writing about.--07:05, 30 December 2012 (UTC)
I am willing to reconsider the stuff about him possibly growing to 7'3", but it should remain in the article.--TonyTheTiger (T/C/BIO/WP:CHICAGO/WP:FOUR) 07:05, 30 December 2012 (UTC)
I agree that this "growth speculation" deserves to be mentioned in the article. But why in the lede? I don't see that. I wonder if anyone besides you does. --bender235 (talk) 13:07, 30 December 2012 (UTC)