Chuma Okeke Introductory Press Conference Orlando Magic Rookie #16 NBA Draft Pick

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  • Published on Jun 21, 2019
  • Orlando magic rookie Chuma Okeke introductory press conference with Jeff Weltman and Steve Clifford following the 2019 NBA draft. #OrlandoMagic #NBADraft #ChumaOkeke
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  • Jairetariq
    Jairetariq 6 days ago

    crazy how we went to high school together

  • Chris Hough
    Chris Hough 13 days ago

    If the Orlando magic fans want to know the work ethic of Chuma, go watch his highlights, especially against the blue bloods of the NCAA tournament. The guy is an absolute workhorse and great instincts. Great pick for the Orlando organization. War Damn Magic!

  • Ali Toroganan
    Ali Toroganan 18 days ago +1

    Does he play d?!? Hes like isaac but looks stronger

  • Cortney  Adams
    Cortney Adams 24 days ago

    Shoutout to fairburn, he came from Langston hughes high not westlake💯💯

    • Cortney  Adams
      Cortney Adams 6 days ago

      @Jairetariq dont you think the fact that he was there for 3 years doesn't play a part in it, of course he would be better in his later years

    • Jairetariq
      Jairetariq 6 days ago

      whoaa definitely did better at westlake than langston

  • chris warren
    chris warren 25 days ago

    16th pick for this guy is amazing , he is young he will heal just like Blake griffin did

  • Maddox
    Maddox 25 days ago

    Chuma was a good pick, yall need to give him a chance.

  • DeAndre Page
    DeAndre Page 26 days ago

    They don't want to be in the NBA Playoffs next year. 😞😞😞
    Drafting an already injured player, let the Philadelphia 76ers Sam Hinkie-style 5 years of losing before reaching the playoffs again.
    Free Vucevic from this madness, let him go to Conference champion.

  • Richie Rich
    Richie Rich 27 days ago +1

    Dude is the epitome of an all around player. Even inbounds plays for the other team aren't safe when he is on the court...even when they seem safe. He cares about winning more that his personal stats. I'd take him every day of the week if I was building a team. He can play 3, he can play 4. He can play 5 if he wanted. He can guard anyone. What I also like is that he never seemed to get into foul trouble ever either.

  • LC Henry
    LC Henry 27 days ago +4

    We should have got Kevin Porter Jr we have a log jam at the forward spot ......This is ridiculous we need a guard

    • N21theboss
      N21theboss 23 days ago +1

      That’s the exact player I wanted. We need a guy that can get his own shot.

    • Carlton Butler
      Carlton Butler 25 days ago

      LC Henry we hoping Markelle gets healthy by next season

  • pearl Middleton
    pearl Middleton 27 days ago +1

    Yesss

  • Sarj T.
    Sarj T. 27 days ago +2

    TBH i was shocked that the Magic picked Chuma O-keke dO You Luv Me at first because i was so adamant of getting a guard but after punching a hole in the wall i realized that this pick was a smart move by the front office. The kid was considered a lottery pick to most before his ACL injury. Chuma is a very skillful big who can shoot and play defense and that is something the Magic need more of. He's going to get consistent minutes behind Isaac and Gordon and those minutes could increase if the magic plan to play small ball which is more than likely. In addition, this also must signal the return of Markelle Fultz 🔥🔥🔥 He's going to be either our new PG or SG of the future and i think a lot people forget how talented he was. I think the Magic are going to address the 1 or 2 in free agency or in a trade. At the end of it all, the Magic are staying the course and the new FO is doing a solid job from what Rob Hennishit left on the platter.

  • MeguhCorey
    MeguhCorey 28 days ago +5

    Welcome to O-Town.

  • Robert Stidham
    Robert Stidham 28 days ago +1

    Welcome to the team! :)

  • Jay 2Cool
    Jay 2Cool 28 days ago +2

    Hell to the fuck yeah.lol welcome to orlando.🐊🐊🐊🐊🐊🐊🐊🐊🐊🐊🐊🐊🐊🐊

  • Andres Escobar
    Andres Escobar 28 days ago +3

    Stack up injured players, bad move Orlando magic. Might as well get players out of the g league.

  • go anygma
    go anygma 28 days ago +1

    hey! believe this !

  • Copeland Taylor
    Copeland Taylor 28 days ago +7

    War Eagle and Go Magic!

  • alex drew
    alex drew 28 days ago

    Here's my question for Jeff.
    Why are you making the same stupid choices Hennigan made?
    Jeff cause stupidity is contagious

  • Swaeigh Productions
    Swaeigh Productions 28 days ago +8

    I like this kid don’t get me wrong. But I’m just so confused on why we drafted ANOTHER forward instead of a 2 guard.. are they planning on replacing Isaac or Gordon with this kid? Do they want him to just be a bench player?? Or are they LITERALLY trying to go positionless and have one true guard and the rest switchable bigs.. It’s just such a questionable move especially since we’ve seen what Orlando truly lacks from being in the playoffs.. Guard Presence..

    • Ali Toroganan
      Ali Toroganan 18 days ago

      Seems theyre going to let go of aaron

    • Szymon Kołodziejczyk
      Szymon Kołodziejczyk 27 days ago +1

      We lacked shooting, we lacked versatile defenders, we lacked ball handling and creation. No one left on the board fit better than Okeke. NAW is worse, less versatile defender, not good enough creator. We have many guards on the roster who are better than NAW projects to be : Fournier, Fultz hopefully Ross and we have Frazier. Pg is steady with DJ who was lottery pick in 2009. We lack wings and forwards with high intelligence, shooting and good feel for the game.

    • Swaeigh Productions
      Swaeigh Productions 28 days ago

      Jay 2Cool who you think REALISTICALLY Orlando try’s to throw some money at if we package Evan and vuc walks

    • Jay 2Cool
      Jay 2Cool 28 days ago +4

      We gambling on Markelle to be at least half the player he once was and i also think we trying to trade Fournier and let vuvu go in free agency🤔🤔🤔🤔🤔🤔

    • Adam Walker
      Adam Walker 28 days ago

      Late round young Guards are hard to develop. It’s better to sign an established one on free agency. They already have Markelle to develop, don’t need another one.

  • Ace Raw
    Ace Raw 28 days ago +9

    Welcome to the Magic!!!!!

  • Kinihun25
    Kinihun25 28 days ago +7

    By the way as a fellow Nigerian, his name is pronounced Oh-keh-keh.

    • tyrone
      tyrone 21 day ago

      Christopher Sopeju no it's oh key key

  • Kinihun25
    Kinihun25 28 days ago +12

    His game reminds me of Klay Thompson. 39% from 3's 65% from the post. And top 5 defender

    • Abbas Davis
      Abbas Davis 28 days ago +2

      Thought the same thing when I saw his highlights.

  • ASAP IV
    ASAP IV 28 days ago +12

    Steal of the draft

  • Skirr Skirrt sAllY 111agoon

    Andrei kirilenko

  • Orlando MagicFan
    Orlando MagicFan 29 days ago +21

    Ever since we fired rob hennigan the Orlando Magic Front office has done everything right I see some magic fans are unhappy with the pick but fans should believe in Jeff Weltman and John Hammond There draft resume proves that they know what there doing Welcome To Orlando Chuma Okeke!!!

    • alex drew
      alex drew 26 days ago

      Fuck all you assholes

    • alex drew
      alex drew 27 days ago

      @Sarj T.
      You think I'm stupid too. Then I think you're an asshole too.

    • Sarj T.
      Sarj T. 27 days ago +5

      @alex drew completely disagree

    • alex drew
      alex drew 27 days ago

      Hey @Cameron Wilson if I'm stupid then you're an asshole

    • alex drew
      alex drew 28 days ago

      Fuck you

  • J A M E S
    J A M E S 29 days ago +45

    I promise you Magic Fans this is the steal of the draft give him time to recover from the ACL, I promise you won’t regret this pick 💯 War Eagle!

  • king kuffz
    king kuffz 29 days ago +31

    You want to find a superstar in the middle of the draft this is how you do it take chances on a player with traits like kawhi

  • Excusemeclif _
    Excusemeclif _ 29 days ago +4

    🎶Orlando Magic ohhh ohh ohhh ohhh 🎶Orlando Magic🎵