Ekpe Udoh’s Book Club Gets Shoutout From Michelle Obama
Apr 1, 2019, 5:53 PM | Updated: May 2, 2019, 2:40 pm
(Eric Woodyard, Deseret News)
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Utah Jazz center Ekpe Udoh’s book club just got a big time stamp of approval from former First Lady Michelle Obama.
Udoh’s book club, named simply Ekpe’s Book Club, recently wrapped up its last meeting as a group to discuss Obama’s recent book, Becoming.
Upon learning that the Jazz center was a fan of her book, the former First Lady to President Barack Obama, took to Twitter to express her appreciation.
— Michelle Obama (@MichelleObama) April 1, 2019
An avid reader, Udoh joined the Jazz prior to the 2017-18 season. This year, in a largely reserve-based role, he’s averaging 1.9 points and 1.3 rebounds per game.
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