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Name: Ogugua "OG" Anunoby

School: Indiana

Season: Sophomore

ESPN High School Ranking: Unranked

Birthdate: July 17, 1997 (19)

Birthplace: Jefferson City, Missouri

Family: 

- Father, OG Anunoby Sr., grew up in Nigeria and moved family to London and then Missouri

- OG Anunoby Sr.is a professor of business and finance at Lincoln University

- Older brother Chigbo played in the NFL

High School: Jefferson City High School 

Twitter: OAnunoby

Instagram: OAnunoby

Height: 6'8

Weight: 235

Injury History: 

- Suffered sprained ankle vs. UNC on December 1, 2016 - Out indefinitely

Interviews, Personality, Psychology, Experience: 

- Polite and honest in interviews

- Not much personality

Freshman Season Stats: 

- 4.9 PPG

- 2.6 RPG

- 0.8 BPG

- 0.8 SPG

- 57% FG

- 45% 3

- 48% FT

Sophomore Season Stats: Through 8 Games

- 12.5 PPG

- 6 RPG

- 1.2 APG

- 1.5 BPG

- 0.8 SPG

- 57% FG

- 38% 3

- 59% FT

Analytics: 

- 3rd in 2 point field goal percentage in the Big Ten in 2016-17

- 4th in offensive rating in the Big Ten in 2016-17

- 5th in player efficiency rating in the Big Ten in 2016-17

Position: SF

Greatest Strength: Athleticism

Greatest Weakness: Floor Game + FT shooting

Athleticism: 8

Aggression: 8

Speed: 7

Strength: 8

Lateral Movement: 7

Basketball IQ: 7

Switchability: 8

3 point shooting: 6

Jumpshot: 6

Ability to finish at the rim: 8

Post moves: 7

Handle: 6

Passing: 6

Rebounding: 7

Motor: 8

Touch: 6

Hands: 8

On ball defense: 7

Help defense: 5

Steals: 7

Blocks: 7

Pick and Roll: 

- Anunoby is not a pick-and-roll player offensively, though he could be a nightmare roller with great athleticism to finish around the rim

- Defensively, Anunoby is a good pick-and-roll defender that should continue to improve - he can guard anywhere from SG-PF

Abilities and Areas of Improvement:

- Strong

- Good rebounder - finds his man, always boxes out, good hops

- Gets low in his stance on post D, doesn't get pushed off his spot or backed down

- Very athletic with great hops

- Doesn't force shots offensively 

- Long arms

- Takes long strides 

- Doesn't stunt well but could - coaching should be able to fix that

- Covers a lot of ground in minimal dribbles

- Needs to improve FT shooting

Game Analysis: 

- vs. North Carolina

- #4 Isaiah Hicks

- #44 Justin Jackson

- #32 Luke May

- #0 Nate Britt

 

- Good backdoor cut from right corner when his man turned to help and he gathered the pass and layed it in backwards - athletic finish

- Miscommunication to show/switch on handoff and leaves big wide open lane to hoop

- In transition catches at right corner, drives middle and fouled going up - FTs 1/2

- Good boxout on Jackson, strong base going up for the board and good balance

- Catch left corner, drives baseline out of control, turns it over trying to pass along baseline to weakside corner 3 shooter

- Runs floor in transition, drives towards middle from left baseline, fouled going up - FTs 1/2

- Catches right block, squares up, quick sweep through left to right, goes up strong to lay it up high on glass with contact, and 1 - FT 1/1

- Catch and shoot right 45 3 - miss

- Incredible alley-oop finish in transition pass was too high but he gathered it with his right and stuffed it - elite athlete

- Poor weakside help - had opportunity to stunt and stop the drive and he let him go by 

- Tips out offensive rebound to create another opportunity

- Solid contest at the rim as help - doesn't reach

- Poor help at left 45 after guard was beaten - didn't move his body infront of driver

- Catches left corner, dribbles, hesitates, drives middle goes into contact and finishes layup at hoop, and 1 - FT 0/1

- Catch and shoot left 45 3 - miss

- Nice bounce pass one handed feed to big with good positioning for a layin

- Good drive baseline, forces help, good pass under hoop to open big

- Catch and shoot right 45 3 - hits

- Poor help again - usually doesn't recognize when he needs to help

- Drive, good pass to weak corner shooter

NBA Comparison: Worse Andre Iguodala

Current Ability: 6

Projection as an NBA Player: 7

Projected Draft Spot: Late 1st Round

Opinion: Intriguing prospect. Definitely does not have the offensive skills of a typical lottery pick, but he is an elite hysical specimen. He is thick, tall, athletic, quick, tough and can switch onto almost every position. He has the potential to become an elite NBA role player.