January 14 News The Eagles beat the Pacers 113-111 away.
After the game, Hawks head coach Nate McMillan accepted media interviews.
Talking about Onyeka-Okongwu’s performance, McMillan said: “This is growth, any time you gain experience in starting games, facing the opponent’s starting lineup, and you are a young substitute player role,
That’s definitely going to help you the rest of the season. Because he’s getting more confident, he’s learning how to play the game, he’s learning how to play when it matters, and that will definitely help him.”
In this game, Okongwu made 9 of 12 shots and scored 18 points, 20 rebounds, 4 assists, 2 steals and 4 blocks.