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It's true, Okafor's that good

Updated: March 17, 2004, 10:28 PM ET
By Greg Garber | ESPN.com

The cynical reporter has heard and read the stories.

Emeka Okafor, they all insist with varying degrees of breathlessness, is a gem -- on the court and off. Unique. Special. Incredible, even.

"When you spend some time with him," said Dr. Ted Taigen, the academic coordinator for the University of Connecticut basketball team, "you will absolutely love him. "When people first come in contact with Emeka, there is a sense of incredulity.

"He can't be that nice."

Well, yes, he ...

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