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Grading the rookie season of Onyeka Okongwu



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Williams is a tremendous exponent of the pick and roll, so much so that he took Okongwu under his wing, becoming Okongwu’s veteran on the team. Okongwu was not always the first choice as the backup big man for Clint Capela. The ex-coach missed the opportunity to develop the rookie as he was unsure whether Okongwu or Bruno Fernando should be the backup center.

Atlanta Hawks rookie Onyeka Okongwu turned it all around under Nate McMillan

When Nate McMillan took over as the head coach he promptly set about developing Okongwu.

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