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Bio: Johnny O'Bryant


  • Johnny O’Bryant III

    Full Name: Johnny Lee O’Bryant III
    Position: Forward
    Height/Weight: 6-9 (2.06 m)/ 256 (116.1 kg) Birthdate: June 1, 1993 (Cleveland, Miss.) High School: East Side HS (Cleveland, Miss.) College: LSU

    Season G MPG FGM FGA PCT FTM FTA PCT RPG APG SPG BPG PTS AVG 2011-12 28 21.4 91 228 .399 55 88 .625 6.7 0.4 0.5 0.8 239 8.5 2012-13 29 29.1 153 319 .480 84 141 .596 8.7 1.7 0.5 0.7 393 13.6 2013-14 34 30.0 203 409 .496 118 186 .634 7.7 1.6 0.5 0.9 525 15.4 Totals 91 27.1 447 956 .468 257 415 .619 7.7 1.3 0.5 0.8 1157 12.7 Three-point field goals: 2011-12, 2-for-12 (.167); 2012-13, 3-for-12 (.250); 2013-14, 1-for-2 (.500). Totals: 6-for-26 (.231).

    Career Highlights: All-SEC First Team by the coaches each of the last two years. Started 79 times in 91 career appearances. One of just 14 LSU players to record 1,000 career points and 700 career rebounds. Ranks 31st on LSU’s career scoring list and 20th all-time in rebounding. Named as a McDonald’s, Jordan, USA Today and Parade All-American as a high school senior. Selected for the 2009-10 USA Basketball Men’s Developmental National Team.

    Junior (2013-14): Averaged a career-high 15.4 points, along with 7.7 rebounds at LSU, while shoot- ing 49.6 percent from the field, which ranked fourth in the SEC. Finished the year ninth in the confer- ence in scoring and fifth in rebounds. Selected by the coaches as First Team All-SEC and media as Second Team for the second straight year. Scored in double figures in eighth of the last nine games of his career, averaging 16.7 points per game and 8.1 rebounds over the last 18 games of his career. Had eight 20-plus scoring games and eight double-doubles on the season. Voted All-District by both the NABC (First Team) and USBWA. Totaled 29 points in a win over No. 11 Kentucky, one off his career high set the previous season. Hit 12-of-20 field goal attempts in that game. Had 20 points in the overtime rematch in Lexington and 18 against the Wildcats in the SEC Tournament. Scored 25 points at No.1- ranked Florida. Scored 20 and pulled down 16 rebounds at Arkansas.

    Sophomore (2012-13): Averaged a team-best 13.6 points, while grabbing 8.7 rebounds, good for third in the SEC. Finished fourth in the league in field goal percentage (.487). Selected Coaches All-SEC First Team, AP All-SEC Second Team and USBWA All-District team. In SEC play only, averages rose to 14.7 points (6th in the SEC) and 9.4 rebounds (2nd). Finished second in the league with 15 doubles-doubles. Had a five-game stretch of double-doubles in SEC play, a feat not achieved by a Tiger since Glen Davis in 2005-06. Posted 20-plus points five times topped by career-best 30 at South Carolina. Had a sea- son-best 14 boards at Georgia and career-best eight assists at Mississippi State. Played 51 minutes in the triple OT game vs. Alabama.

    Freshman (2011-12): Averaged 8.5 points and 6.7 rebounds in 21.4 minutes a contest. Missed the first five SEC games because of a freak hand injury in practice.

    Strengths: Has a terrific NBA body at the four position. Tenacious rebounder. Very physical. Clears his man out in the low post. Has the strength to keep his man off the block on the defensive end. Solid mid- range jumper.

    Personal: Lists Carmelo Anthony as his favorite NBA player.

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