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Elie Okobo recalled after two games with the NAZ Suns

Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook, left, loses control of the ball after a foul by Phoenix Suns guard Elie Okobo, right, in the second half of an NBA basketball game in Oklahoma City, Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

Phoenix Suns first-round draft pick, Elie Okobo, was recalled from the Northern Arizona Suns after a brief stint with the G League affiliate.

The assignment in the G League lasted two games and Okobo excelled. He averaged 18.5 points, 9.0 assists, 5.5 rebounds and 1.0 steals per game over 33.8 minutes per game.

Okobo has appeared in 11 games in the NBA averaging 6.0 points and 2.3 assists per game.

His highest scoring output came on Oct. 28 against the Oklahoma City Thunder when he poured in 18 points to go with seven assists and five rebounds. 

The Suns take on the same Oklahoma City team tonight at Talking Stick Resort Arena.

The game can be heard on 98.7 FM Arizona’s Sports Station starting at 7:00 p.m.

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