Okpala (illness) will be available for Wednesday's game against Memphis.
Okpala missed Sunday's practice session due to flu-like symptoms, but he's been cleared to take the court for Wednesday's regular-season opener. However, he's not expected to see much playing time this year with the Heat.
Okpala (illness) didn't practice Sunday, Anthony Chiang of the Miami Herald reports.
Okpala has been dealing with the flu recently. As a result, the second-round pick missed Friday's preseason finale and now practice Sunday. As a result, the rookie will likely be a game-time call for the season opener Wednesday against the Grizzlies.
Okpala won't play in Friday's preseason game against the Rockets due to illness, Ira Winderman of the South Florida Sun Sentinel reports.
This doesn't appear to be a serious issue for Okpala, and he figures to have a good chance of returning to health in time for Wednesday's season opener against Memphis.